The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4000 4387 5174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.71% 21.03% 22.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.12% 43.54% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 3834 4494
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9969 10076 11056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 54.12% 48.30% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8930 8649 9537
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region.

SQL Salary Trend in the South East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 875 £37,500 -7.97% 99
Berkshire 0 835 £45,000 - 78
Surrey -1 756 £45,000 +5.88% 76
Oxfordshire -3 355 £47,500 +15.15% 49
Buckinghamshire -1 341 £42,500 +8.97% 42
West Sussex +2 334 £42,500 +6.25% 18
East Sussex +3 282 £41,127 +2.81% 25
Kent -6 159 £38,000 +2.35% 15
Middlesex -1 26 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Home Counties -2 1 £48,000 -26.15%
Thames Valley -3 1 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Sussex -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,500 - 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 3258 (40.21%) SQL Server
2 3039 (37.51%) C#
3 3009 (37.14%) .NET
4 2488 (30.71%) JavaScript
5 2149 (26.52%) HTML
6 2049 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2038 (25.15%) Microsoft
8 1900 (23.45%) CSS
9 1809 (22.33%) Windows
10 1690 (20.86%) ASP.NET
11 1658 (20.46%) Finance
12 1633 (20.16%) Oracle
13 1478 (18.24%) MVC
14 1388 (17.13%) Java
15 1332 (16.44%) Degree
16 1211 (14.95%) MS Excel
17 1208 (14.91%) T-SQL
18 1144 (14.12%) jQuery
19 1065 (13.14%) XML
20 1035 (12.77%) Linux
21 944 (11.65%) Web Services
22 839 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
23 822 (10.15%) Software Engineering
24 788 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
25 760 (9.38%) Computer Science
26 755 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
27 753 (9.29%) TDD
28 731 (9.02%) Web Development
29 712 (8.79%) Scrum
30 710 (8.76%) Windows Server

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 493 (6.08%) IIS
2 340 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 231 (2.85%) MS Exchange
4 222 (2.74%) CMS
5 218 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 180 (2.22%) Apache
7 146 (1.80%) SAS
8 141 (1.74%) JBoss
9 128 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 114 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 108 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 107 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 96 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 71 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 63 (0.78%) Apache Spark
16 59 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
17 54 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
18 50 (0.62%) Umbraco
18 50 (0.62%) WordPress
19 37 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 1211 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 336 (4.15%) MS Office
3 101 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 78 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.27%) MS Project
6 15 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.15%) SPSS
8 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.099%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.025%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.025%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.012%) InDesign
12 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 188 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.54%) Magento
5 41 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 35 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 34 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 28 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 27 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 24 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
11 20 (0.25%) Unica
12 19 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 18 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
14 15 (0.19%) SAP Business One
15 14 (0.17%) Sage X3
16 13 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
17 12 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
18 11 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
18 11 (0.14%) SAP MDM
18 11 (0.14%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 277 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (3.01%) SaaS
4 173 (2.14%) Office 365
5 59 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (0.52%) GitHub
7 40 (0.49%) PaaS
8 35 (0.43%) IaaS
9 22 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.23%) Sage Pay
11 18 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.19%) Yammer
13 14 (0.17%) Bluemix
14 11 (0.14%) Google Apps
15 10 (0.12%) Google Play
16 9 (0.11%) Taleo
17 8 (0.099%) Force.com
17 8 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
18 5 (0.062%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 317 (3.91%) Firewall
2 198 (2.44%) SAN
3 197 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 184 (2.27%) WAN
5 176 (2.17%) LAN
6 167 (2.06%) HTTP
7 141 (1.74%) DNS
8 130 (1.60%) Internet
9 83 (1.02%) DHCP
10 81 (1.00%) NAS
11 62 (0.77%) SSL
12 58 (0.72%) VPN
13 56 (0.69%) VoIP
14 45 (0.56%) SMTP
15 43 (0.53%) VLAN
16 42 (0.52%) Intranet
17 39 (0.48%) LDAP
18 34 (0.42%) Network Security
19 31 (0.38%) Wireless
20 29 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3258 (40.21%) SQL Server
2 666 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 637 (7.86%) MySQL
4 558 (6.89%) Relational Database
5 557 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 423 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 406 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 396 (4.89%) Oracle Database
9 362 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 265 (3.27%) Big Data
11 264 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 253 (3.12%) NoSQL
13 195 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 185 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 180 (2.22%) Hadoop
16 172 (2.12%) MongoDB
17 169 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
18 165 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
19 154 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
20 146 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 498 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 451 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 410 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 323 (3.99%) Selenium
5 318 (3.92%) Subversion
6 222 (2.74%) JIRA
7 186 (2.30%) NUnit
8 144 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 142 (1.75%) JUnit
10 137 (1.69%) Maven
11 136 (1.68%) Eclipse
12 114 (1.41%) WebDriver
13 96 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 91 (1.12%) Cucumber
15 83 (1.02%) HP UFT
16 78 (0.96%) TeamCity
17 75 (0.93%) JMeter
18 73 (0.90%) MSTest
18 73 (0.90%) SpecFlow
19 68 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1658 (20.46%) Finance
2 311 (3.84%) Marketing
3 286 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 254 (3.14%) Banking
5 230 (2.84%) Retail
6 133 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 109 (1.35%) Games
8 82 (1.01%) Legal
9 80 (0.99%) Back Office
10 79 (0.98%) Advertising
11 67 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 59 (0.73%) Electronics
13 54 (0.67%) Billing
14 47 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 47 (0.58%) Publishing
15 46 (0.57%) Automotive
16 44 (0.54%) Law
17 31 (0.38%) Military
18 30 (0.37%) French Language
19 28 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4113 (50.77%) Developer
2 1536 (18.96%) .NET Developer
3 1489 (18.38%) C# Developer
4 1356 (16.74%) Analyst
5 1224 (15.11%) SQL Developer
6 1080 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 814 (10.05%) Software Developer
8 648 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 615 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 549 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 505 (6.23%) Java Developer
12 501 (6.18%) Applications Support
13 451 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
14 417 (5.15%) .NET Software Developer
15 412 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 390 (4.81%) Support Analyst
17 363 (4.48%) Junior
18 358 (4.42%) Web Developer
19 340 (4.20%) SQL Analyst
20 333 (4.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3009 (37.14%) .NET
2 2149 (26.52%) HTML
3 1900 (23.45%) CSS
4 1690 (20.86%) ASP.NET
5 1144 (14.12%) jQuery
6 1065 (13.14%) XML
7 944 (11.65%) Web Services
8 839 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 599 (7.39%) .NET Framework
10 511 (6.31%) WCF
11 505 (6.23%) AngularJS
12 434 (5.36%) HTML5
13 431 (5.32%) SOAP
14 415 (5.12%) Ajax
15 413 (5.10%) Spring
16 330 (4.07%) REST
17 320 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 320 (3.95%) JSON
18 310 (3.83%) Entity Framework
19 307 (3.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 760 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 755 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 245 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 195 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 174 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 173 (2.14%) Clustering
8 162 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 141 (1.74%) Replication
10 123 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 119 (1.47%) User Experience
12 102 (1.26%) iPad
13 95 (1.17%) Data Integration
14 91 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 85 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 78 (0.96%) Statistics
17 70 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 60 (0.74%) N-Tier
19 56 (0.69%) Physics
20 40 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1809 (22.33%) Windows
2 1035 (12.77%) Linux
3 710 (8.76%) Windows Server
4 513 (6.33%) Unix
5 312 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 275 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 126 (1.56%) Android
8 112 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 95 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 93 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 91 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 70 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 49 (0.60%) CentOS
14 44 (0.54%) Windows 10
15 41 (0.51%) Solaris
16 33 (0.41%) AIX
17 31 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
19 26 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
20 22 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2049 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1478 (18.24%) MVC
3 822 (10.15%) Software Engineering
4 788 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
5 753 (9.29%) TDD
6 731 (9.02%) Web Development
7 712 (8.79%) Scrum
8 569 (7.02%) OO
9 558 (6.89%) SDLC
10 528 (6.52%) CRM
11 460 (5.68%) ETL
12 444 (5.48%) Unit Testing
13 404 (4.99%) ITIL
14 378 (4.67%) Project Management
15 346 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
16 334 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
17 298 (3.68%) Analytics
18 295 (3.64%) E-Commerce
19 293 (3.62%) Mentoring
20 292 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3039 (37.51%) C#
2 2488 (30.71%) JavaScript
3 1388 (17.13%) Java
4 1208 (14.91%) T-SQL
5 642 (7.92%) C++
6 584 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 499 (6.16%) PHP
8 462 (5.70%) VB.NET
9 447 (5.52%) Python
10 349 (4.31%) VB
11 272 (3.36%) C
12 204 (2.52%) Perl
13 196 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 185 (2.28%) Ruby
15 169 (2.09%) VBA
16 163 (2.01%) Bash Shell
17 122 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 98 (1.21%) R
19 95 (1.17%) VB6
20 75 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1332 (16.44%) Degree
2 271 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 209 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 169 (2.09%) ISEB
5 134 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 130 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 124 (1.53%) MCSE
8 96 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 81 (1.00%) CCNA
10 74 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 69 (0.85%) MCITP
12 47 (0.58%) MCSA
13 42 (0.52%) CCNP
14 40 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (0.47%) MCP
16 36 (0.44%) CISSP
16 36 (0.44%) PMI Certification
17 34 (0.42%) HND
18 30 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (5.49%) QA
2 223 (2.75%) SLA
3 80 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 57 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.26%) DICOM
7 17 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.062%) HL7
10 5 (0.062%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.037%) GPG13
12 2 (0.025%) GAMP
12 2 (0.025%) GxP
12 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.025%) SDET
13 1 (0.012%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.012%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.012%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.012%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 484 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 282 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 85 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 79 (0.98%) vSphere
6 69 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 65 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
8 51 (0.63%) Docker
9 36 (0.44%) HDFS
10 35 (0.43%) XenApp
11 32 (0.39%) VMware ESX
12 31 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 20 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 18 (0.22%) KVM
15 16 (0.20%) XenDesktop
16 15 (0.19%) vCloud
16 15 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
17 13 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 12 (0.15%) Xen
19 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (0.90%) SCCM
2 70 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (0.80%) Puppet
4 61 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (0.42%) SCOM
6 30 (0.37%) Ansible
7 29 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 28 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 28 (0.35%) Nagios
9 24 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (0.26%) WSUS
11 17 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (0.17%) Terraform
13 13 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
14 12 (0.15%) Perfmon
15 11 (0.14%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.14%) OpenAM
15 11 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 2038 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 1633 (20.16%) Oracle
3 490 (6.05%) VMware
4 228 (2.81%) Cisco
5 193 (2.38%) Citrix
6 172 (2.12%) IBM
7 148 (1.83%) SAP
8 132 (1.63%) HP
9 126 (1.56%) Cognos
10 107 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 95 (1.17%) Tableau
12 77 (0.95%) Telerik
13 70 (0.86%) Google
14 67 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
15 57 (0.70%) Informatica
15 57 (0.70%) Zend
16 49 (0.60%) NetApp
17 38 (0.47%) EMC
18 37 (0.46%) Sybase
19 36 (0.44%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + medical + pension + life assurance + others
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago