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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 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 3705 4381 4989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 20.99% 22.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.80% 43.15% 46.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3325 3825 4308
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
9548 10152 10688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.03% 48.65% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8493 8753 9040
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 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire 0 802 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Hampshire +1 779 £38,625 -3.43% 93
Surrey -1 708 £45,000 +5.88% 77
Buckinghamshire -2 335 £40,000 +2.56% 29
West Sussex +1 320 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Oxfordshire -2 300 £47,000 +17.50% 39
East Sussex +4 281 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Kent -6 130 £38,000 +1.33% 20
Middlesex +3 23 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Home Counties -1 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Sussex -5 1 £45,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3111 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 2884 (37.73%) C#
3 2862 (37.45%) .NET
4 2258 (29.54%) JavaScript
5 2031 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1948 (25.49%) HTML
7 1918 (25.09%) Microsoft
8 1705 (22.31%) CSS
9 1651 (21.60%) Windows
10 1611 (21.08%) ASP.NET
11 1533 (20.06%) Finance
12 1488 (19.47%) Oracle
13 1431 (18.72%) MVC
14 1288 (16.85%) Java
15 1207 (15.79%) T-SQL
16 1200 (15.70%) Degree
17 1113 (14.56%) MS Excel
18 1061 (13.88%) jQuery
19 1001 (13.10%) XML
20 920 (12.04%) Web Services
21 901 (11.79%) Linux
22 822 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 799 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
24 774 (10.13%) Software Engineering
25 747 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
26 743 (9.72%) Scrum
27 739 (9.67%) TDD
28 690 (9.03%) Computer Science
29 663 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 641 (8.39%) 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
1 505 (6.61%) IIS
2 310 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 210 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 205 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 191 (2.50%) CMS
6 175 (2.29%) Apache
7 140 (1.83%) JBoss
8 124 (1.62%) SAS
9 106 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 105 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 104 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 95 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
13 84 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 67 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 59 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
16 50 (0.65%) Apache Spark
17 46 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (0.55%) nginx
19 38 (0.50%) WordPress
20 35 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1113 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 290 (3.79%) MS Office
3 82 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 76 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.26%) MS Project
6 12 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) SPSS
8 7 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.026%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.026%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 183 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 51 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 40 (0.52%) Magento
5 36 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 35 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 34 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
8 29 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
9 26 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
10 21 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 20 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
12 18 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 15 (0.20%) SAP Business One
14 12 (0.16%) Sage X3
14 12 (0.16%) Unica
15 11 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
15 11 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
15 11 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 11 (0.14%) SAP MDM
15 11 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 288 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 225 (2.94%) SaaS
4 168 (2.20%) Office 365
5 61 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.72%) PaaS
7 53 (0.69%) IaaS
8 33 (0.43%) GitHub
9 27 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.21%) Sage Pay
11 14 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.16%) Yammer
13 10 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
13 10 (0.13%) Taleo
14 9 (0.12%) Google Apps
15 7 (0.092%) Force.com
15 7 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.079%) Bluemix
16 6 (0.079%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 263 (3.44%) Firewall
2 192 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 189 (2.47%) SAN
4 162 (2.12%) WAN
5 153 (2.00%) LAN
6 145 (1.90%) HTTP
7 138 (1.81%) DNS
8 132 (1.73%) Internet
9 79 (1.03%) DHCP
10 72 (0.94%) NAS
11 54 (0.71%) VoIP
12 51 (0.67%) VPN
13 46 (0.60%) SSL
14 39 (0.51%) Intranet
14 39 (0.51%) SMTP
15 36 (0.47%) Wireless
16 35 (0.46%) LDAP
16 35 (0.46%) VLAN
17 33 (0.43%) Network Security
18 26 (0.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3111 (40.70%) SQL Server
2 663 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 627 (8.20%) MySQL
4 541 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 471 (6.16%) Relational Database
6 412 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
7 369 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 355 (4.64%) Oracle Database
9 351 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 274 (3.58%) NoSQL
11 257 (3.36%) Big Data
11 257 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 178 (2.33%) MongoDB
13 173 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 171 (2.24%) Hadoop
15 169 (2.21%) RDBMS
16 155 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
16 155 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
17 139 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
18 136 (1.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 480 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 476 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 375 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 350 (4.58%) Selenium
5 286 (3.74%) Subversion
6 218 (2.85%) JIRA
7 169 (2.21%) NUnit
8 154 (2.01%) Jenkins
9 134 (1.75%) Maven
10 133 (1.74%) WebDriver
11 117 (1.53%) JUnit
12 102 (1.33%) SoapUI
13 100 (1.31%) Eclipse
14 99 (1.30%) Cucumber
15 85 (1.11%) SpecFlow
16 78 (1.02%) TeamCity
17 77 (1.01%) HP UFT
17 77 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
18 72 (0.94%) JMeter
19 71 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 1533 (20.06%) Finance
2 297 (3.89%) Marketing
3 245 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 237 (3.10%) Retail
5 223 (2.92%) Banking
6 120 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 111 (1.45%) Games
8 93 (1.22%) Back Office
9 88 (1.15%) Advertising
10 74 (0.97%) Legal
11 72 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 57 (0.75%) Automotive
13 47 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 47 (0.61%) Publishing
14 46 (0.60%) Electronics
15 39 (0.51%) Law
16 36 (0.47%) Billing
17 30 (0.39%) Military
18 27 (0.35%) French Language
18 27 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3837 (50.20%) Developer
2 1421 (18.59%) .NET Developer
3 1362 (17.82%) C# Developer
4 1308 (17.11%) Analyst
5 1186 (15.52%) SQL Developer
6 985 (12.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 779 (10.19%) Software Developer
8 585 (7.65%) Senior Developer
9 552 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 497 (6.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 476 (6.23%) Applications Support
12 429 (5.61%) Java Developer
13 426 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
14 404 (5.29%) .NET Software Developer
15 389 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 369 (4.83%) Support Analyst
17 334 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
18 322 (4.21%) Software Engineer
19 321 (4.20%) Junior
20 318 (4.16%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2862 (37.45%) .NET
2 1948 (25.49%) HTML
3 1705 (22.31%) CSS
4 1611 (21.08%) ASP.NET
5 1061 (13.88%) jQuery
6 1001 (13.10%) XML
7 920 (12.04%) Web Services
8 822 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 578 (7.56%) .NET Framework
10 517 (6.76%) WCF
11 493 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 392 (5.13%) HTML5
13 382 (5.00%) SOAP
14 376 (4.92%) Spring
15 371 (4.85%) Ajax
16 334 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 320 (4.19%) JSON
18 290 (3.79%) REST
19 276 (3.61%) WPF
20 273 (3.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 747 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 690 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 315 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 225 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 191 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 181 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 152 (1.99%) Clustering
8 149 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 122 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 115 (1.50%) Replication
11 102 (1.33%) User Experience
12 92 (1.20%) iPad
12 92 (1.20%) Statistics
13 86 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 86 (1.13%) Data Integration
14 71 (0.93%) Driving Licence
15 64 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 56 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 50 (0.65%) Physics
17 50 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1651 (21.60%) Windows
2 901 (11.79%) Linux
3 641 (8.39%) Windows Server
4 444 (5.81%) Unix
5 282 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 255 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (1.52%) Android
8 109 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 90 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 85 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 79 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 72 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 46 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 43 (0.56%) CentOS
15 37 (0.48%) Solaris
16 31 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 27 (0.35%) AIX
18 21 (0.27%) Windows Phone
19 20 (0.26%) Windows XP
20 18 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2031 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1431 (18.72%) MVC
3 799 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
4 774 (10.13%) Software Engineering
5 743 (9.72%) Scrum
6 739 (9.67%) TDD
7 612 (8.01%) Web Development
8 511 (6.69%) OO
9 503 (6.58%) SDLC
10 489 (6.40%) CRM
11 474 (6.20%) ETL
12 381 (4.98%) ITIL
13 378 (4.95%) Unit Testing
14 356 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
15 336 (4.40%) Project Management
16 327 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
17 315 (4.12%) Analytics
18 299 (3.91%) Data Analysis
19 274 (3.58%) Mentoring
20 273 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2884 (37.73%) C#
2 2258 (29.54%) JavaScript
3 1288 (16.85%) Java
4 1207 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 584 (7.64%) C++
6 512 (6.70%) PL/SQL
7 485 (6.35%) PHP
8 457 (5.98%) Python
9 414 (5.42%) VB.NET
10 339 (4.44%) VB
11 256 (3.35%) C
12 215 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 182 (2.38%) Perl
14 178 (2.33%) Ruby
15 168 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 141 (1.84%) VBA
17 94 (1.23%) Shell Script
18 87 (1.14%) VB6
19 83 (1.09%) R
20 67 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1200 (15.70%) Degree
2 272 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 203 (2.66%) ISEB
4 196 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 159 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 127 (1.66%) MCSE
6 127 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 93 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 82 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 81 (1.06%) MCITP
10 76 (0.99%) CCNA
11 63 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 50 (0.65%) PMI Certification
13 49 (0.64%) MCSA
14 47 (0.61%) CCNP
15 40 (0.52%) CISSP
16 39 (0.51%) MCP
17 38 (0.50%) RHCSA
18 31 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (5.63%) QA
2 200 (2.62%) SLA
3 87 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 85 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.24%) DICOM
8 15 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.052%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.039%) GPG13
12 2 (0.026%) GAMP
12 2 (0.026%) GxP
12 2 (0.026%) HL7
12 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.026%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.026%) SDET
13 1 (0.013%) COBIT
13 1 (0.013%) COSO
13 1 (0.013%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 458 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 253 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 79 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 75 (0.98%) vSphere
6 69 (0.90%) Docker
6 69 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 37 (0.48%) XenApp
9 27 (0.35%) HDFS
10 26 (0.34%) VMware ESX
11 25 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 15 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.17%) KVM
13 13 (0.17%) NFS
13 13 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.17%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.14%) vCloud
14 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 74 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 71 (0.93%) Puppet
3 68 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (0.84%) SCCM
5 32 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 30 (0.39%) Ansible
7 29 (0.38%) SCOM
8 26 (0.34%) Nagios
9 24 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 21 (0.27%) WSUS
11 17 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 17 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 16 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 16 (0.21%) Terraform
13 15 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (0.17%) Packer
14 13 (0.17%) Perfmon
15 10 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.12%) Ambari
16 9 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1918 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 1488 (19.47%) Oracle
3 440 (5.76%) VMware
4 206 (2.70%) Cisco
5 182 (2.38%) IBM
6 180 (2.36%) Citrix
7 144 (1.88%) SAP
8 132 (1.73%) HP
9 120 (1.57%) Cognos
10 93 (1.22%) Tableau
11 91 (1.19%) Red Hat
12 74 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 64 (0.84%) Telerik
14 63 (0.82%) Informatica
15 61 (0.80%) Google
16 57 (0.75%) Zend
17 45 (0.59%) NetApp
18 43 (0.56%) Remedy
18 43 (0.56%) Sybase
19 35 (0.46%) EMC
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BUPA, Pension, Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-47k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c40-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago