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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4374 5098 4779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 22.34% 21.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.36% 45.02% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3788 4394 4315
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
10087 11325 11069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 49.63% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8653 9856 9737
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 934 £45,000 - 115
Hampshire -1 835 £40,000 - 112
Berkshire 0 832 £47,000 +13.25% 124
Buckinghamshire +1 510 £38,000 +1.33% 71
Oxfordshire +4 366 £40,000 +6.66% 73
East Sussex -2 282 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Kent +2 277 £37,000 -7.50% 37
West Sussex -5 241 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Middlesex +2 56 £35,000 -19.07% 3
Sussex 0 23 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Thames Valley - 5 £65,000 -
Home Counties -2 3 - -
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 3413 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 3044 (34.88%) .NET
3 2886 (33.07%) C#
4 2397 (27.46%) Microsoft
5 2391 (27.39%) JavaScript
6 2356 (26.99%) HTML
7 2144 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2081 (23.84%) Windows
9 1877 (21.51%) ASP.NET
10 1853 (21.23%) CSS
11 1737 (19.90%) Oracle
12 1718 (19.68%) Java
13 1642 (18.81%) Finance
14 1604 (18.38%) T-SQL
15 1446 (16.57%) XML
16 1431 (16.40%) MVC
17 1428 (16.36%) MS Excel
18 1362 (15.60%) Degree
19 1206 (13.82%) Linux
20 1176 (13.47%) jQuery
21 1133 (12.98%) Web Services
22 1010 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
23 1007 (11.54%) Software Engineering
24 856 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
25 851 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 848 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 811 (9.29%) PL/SQL
28 799 (9.15%) UNIX
29 798 (9.14%) OO
30 723 (8.28%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 564 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 506 (5.80%) IIS
3 365 (4.18%) Tomcat
4 321 (3.68%) Apache
5 274 (3.14%) MS Exchange
6 187 (2.14%) CMS
7 184 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 175 (2.01%) WebSphere
9 162 (1.86%) SAS
10 158 (1.81%) JBoss
11 124 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 116 (1.33%) Node.js
13 101 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 98 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 65 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
16 61 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
17 58 (0.66%) Apache Solr
18 56 (0.64%) Lync
19 55 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
20 53 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1428 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 359 (4.11%) MS Office
3 111 (1.27%) PowerPivot
4 87 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 75 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 63 (0.72%) SPSS
7 61 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 40 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 34 (0.39%) MS Project
10 29 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 15 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
13 12 (0.14%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.092%) Solid Edge
15 6 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.057%) FastStats
17 4 (0.046%) InDesign
17 4 (0.046%) AutoCAD
17 4 (0.046%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 197 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 194 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 107 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 103 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
5 98 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
6 92 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
7 83 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
8 69 (0.79%) Oracle HRMS
9 54 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
10 45 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 41 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
12 40 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
13 36 (0.41%) Magento
14 34 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
15 31 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
16 29 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
17 27 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
18 23 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
19 21 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 21 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 298 (3.41%) SaaS
2 152 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (0.89%) Office 365
5 52 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (0.52%) IaaS
7 43 (0.49%) PaaS
8 25 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.27%) GitHub
10 23 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
11 17 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.18%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.11%) Force.com
14 8 (0.092%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.034%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.034%) Heroku
16 2 (0.023%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.011%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 367 (4.20%) Firewall
2 300 (3.44%) DNS
3 289 (3.31%) Internet
4 243 (2.78%) SAN
5 217 (2.49%) TCP/IP
6 191 (2.19%) LAN
7 177 (2.03%) WAN
8 171 (1.96%) HTTP
9 151 (1.73%) DHCP
10 129 (1.48%) VPN
11 116 (1.33%) VoIP
12 90 (1.03%) SMTP
13 84 (0.96%) MPLS
14 81 (0.93%) SSL
15 61 (0.70%) Wireless
16 47 (0.54%) Network Security
17 45 (0.52%) iSCSI
18 44 (0.50%) Ethernet
19 42 (0.48%) NAS
19 42 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3413 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 851 (9.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 848 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 694 (7.95%) MySQL
5 648 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
6 636 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 626 (7.17%) Relational Database
8 610 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 468 (5.36%) Oracle Database
10 294 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 264 (3.02%) RDBMS
12 253 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 227 (2.60%) NoSQL
14 203 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
15 178 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 168 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 166 (1.90%) Big Data
18 161 (1.84%) MongoDB
19 156 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
20 148 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 703 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 404 (4.63%) Subversion
3 360 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 334 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 275 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
6 270 (3.09%) Selenium
7 250 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 236 (2.70%) Maven
9 202 (2.31%) JIRA
10 201 (2.30%) Jenkins
11 140 (1.60%) Toad
12 137 (1.57%) WebDriver
13 119 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
14 118 (1.35%) NUnit
15 116 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 112 (1.28%) JMeter
17 105 (1.20%) JUnit
18 93 (1.07%) Ant
19 65 (0.74%) ReSharper
20 64 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 1642 (18.81%) Finance
2 338 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 328 (3.76%) Marketing
4 202 (2.31%) Retail
5 195 (2.23%) Banking
6 121 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.05%) Advertising
8 91 (1.04%) Publishing
9 54 (0.62%) Back Office
10 53 (0.61%) Electronics
11 49 (0.56%) Legal
12 40 (0.46%) German Language
13 39 (0.45%) Games
14 36 (0.41%) Law
15 34 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 34 (0.39%) General Ledger
16 33 (0.38%) Front Office
17 31 (0.36%) Automotive
18 28 (0.32%) French Language
19 24 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4319 (49.48%) Developer
2 1428 (16.36%) Analyst
3 1047 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 812 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 613 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 560 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 516 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 512 (5.87%) Java Developer
9 501 (5.74%) DBA
10 481 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 442 (5.06%) Software Engineer
12 400 (4.58%) Support Analyst
13 366 (4.19%) Support Engineer
14 364 (4.17%) Applications Support
15 360 (4.12%) SQL Developer
16 336 (3.85%) SQL DBA
17 327 (3.75%) Administrator
18 320 (3.67%) Consultant
19 306 (3.51%) Junior
20 304 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3044 (34.88%) .NET
2 2356 (26.99%) HTML
3 1877 (21.51%) ASP.NET
4 1853 (21.23%) CSS
5 1446 (16.57%) XML
6 1176 (13.47%) jQuery
7 1133 (12.98%) Web Services
8 674 (7.72%) HTML5
9 646 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 617 (7.07%) .NET Framework
11 534 (6.12%) WCF
12 531 (6.08%) Ajax
13 463 (5.30%) Spring
14 415 (4.75%) J2EE
15 367 (4.20%) AngularJS
16 364 (4.17%) SOAP
17 307 (3.52%) XSLT
18 295 (3.38%) JSON
19 286 (3.28%) CSS3
20 268 (3.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 856 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 723 (8.28%) Computer Science
3 270 (3.09%) Clustering
4 247 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 233 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 227 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 207 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 206 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 183 (2.10%) Open Source
10 176 (2.02%) User Experience
11 163 (1.87%) Data Structures
12 159 (1.82%) Replication
13 115 (1.32%) Statistics
14 112 (1.28%) Data Integration
15 99 (1.13%) Social Media
16 96 (1.10%) Visualisation
17 91 (1.04%) Algorithms
18 58 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
19 56 (0.64%) Life Science
20 54 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2081 (23.84%) Windows
2 1206 (13.82%) Linux
3 799 (9.15%) UNIX
4 442 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 317 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 298 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 180 (2.06%) Android
8 148 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 136 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 81 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 64 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 54 (0.62%) AIX
15 52 (0.60%) Solaris
16 39 (0.45%) CentOS
17 30 (0.34%) HPUX
18 29 (0.33%) Windows Phone
18 29 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2144 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1431 (16.40%) MVC
3 1010 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1007 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 798 (9.14%) OO
6 697 (7.99%) TDD
7 669 (7.66%) Scrum
8 503 (5.76%) ITIL
9 486 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
10 471 (5.40%) ETL
11 423 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
12 421 (4.82%) Project Management
13 391 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 335 (3.84%) Workflow
15 315 (3.61%) Web Development
16 298 (3.41%) E-Commerce
16 298 (3.41%) Mentoring
17 297 (3.40%) CRM
18 273 (3.13%) OOP
19 269 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2886 (33.07%) C#
2 2391 (27.39%) JavaScript
3 1718 (19.68%) Java
4 1604 (18.38%) T-SQL
5 811 (9.29%) PL/SQL
6 659 (7.55%) PHP
7 626 (7.17%) VB.NET
8 446 (5.11%) C++
9 380 (4.35%) Python
10 361 (4.14%) VB
11 282 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 252 (2.89%) VBA
13 250 (2.86%) Perl
14 214 (2.45%) C
15 199 (2.28%) Ruby
16 198 (2.27%) Shell Script
17 112 (1.28%) VBScript
18 74 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 70 (0.80%) PHP5
20 67 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1362 (15.60%) Degree
2 354 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 319 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 291 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 216 (2.47%) ISEB
6 159 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 147 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 146 (1.67%) MCSE
9 115 (1.32%) CCNA
10 103 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 74 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 60 (0.69%) MCITP
12 60 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 59 (0.68%) MCP
14 50 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 45 (0.52%) CCA
15 45 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 44 (0.50%) CCNP
17 43 (0.49%) CISSP
17 43 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (4.63%) QA
2 202 (2.31%) SLA
3 72 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.19%) HL7
8 14 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 11 (0.13%) COBIT
10 9 (0.10%) Section 508
10 9 (0.10%) WCAG
11 8 (0.092%) GPG13
12 7 (0.080%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.046%) GAMP
14 3 (0.034%) FISMA
15 2 (0.023%) COSO
16 1 (0.011%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.011%) BS25999
16 1 (0.011%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 523 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 368 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 142 (1.63%) vSphere
5 96 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 92 (1.05%) XenApp
7 60 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 47 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 47 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 40 (0.46%) XenServer
10 33 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (0.34%) ISA Server
12 29 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 26 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
14 23 (0.26%) iptables
15 11 (0.13%) Docker
16 9 (0.10%) IMail Server
17 8 (0.092%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 131 (1.50%) SCCM
2 103 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (0.78%) SCOM
4 60 (0.69%) Puppet
5 58 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 40 (0.46%) Data Guard
8 35 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 33 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 29 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 26 (0.30%) WSUS
12 25 (0.29%) Backup Exec
13 20 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (0.23%) EdgeSight
14 19 (0.22%) Nagios
15 15 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
16 11 (0.13%) cPanel
16 11 (0.13%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 11 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2397 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 1737 (19.90%) Oracle
3 575 (6.59%) VMware
4 280 (3.21%) Cisco
5 242 (2.77%) HP
6 222 (2.54%) Citrix
7 209 (2.39%) IBM
8 197 (2.26%) Cognos
9 142 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 140 (1.60%) SAP
11 127 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 96 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 92 (1.05%) Google
14 88 (1.01%) Tableau
15 81 (0.93%) Informatica
16 79 (0.91%) Twitter
17 74 (0.85%) EMC
18 68 (0.78%) Adobe
19 60 (0.69%) Sitecore
20 59 (0.68%) NetApp
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago