The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL 22 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 42.31% 47.27% 14.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.89% 72.22% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 5
Average salary £35,426 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.25% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
SQL
Staffordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 86.54% 65.45% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 23
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

SQL
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Salary Trend in Stafford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (35.00%) Degree
4 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
5 12 (30.00%) UNIX
6 10 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) COBOL
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 6 (15.00%) UML
9 6 (15.00%) WCF
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (12.50%) MSTest
10 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) MS Access
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) MS Access
4 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (7.50%) OLTP
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 17 (42.50%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Software Tester
5 9 (22.50%) Analyst Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Software Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Database Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Junior DBA
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) WCF
3 2 (5.00%) WinForms
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Economics
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (15.00%) UML
5 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) COBOL
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VB6
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) Talend
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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