The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stafford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 15.22% 42.86% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.92% 63.16% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,600 £27,391
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 80.43% 67.86% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 29
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £30,391
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
Staffordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) UML
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.00%) MSTest
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) COBOL
7 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.00%) VB
8 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) WinForms
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) COBOL
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VB6
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Talend