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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 29 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 36.71% 55.32% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.88% 72.22% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 7
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
57 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 72.15% 76.60% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (51.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
5 23 (41.07%) Degree
6 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.00%) ISEB
8 14 (25.00%) ITIL
8 14 (25.00%) QA
8 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (23.21%) .NET
10 11 (19.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (17.86%) Project Management
11 10 (17.86%) C#
11 10 (17.86%) MS Access
12 9 (16.07%) Windows
12 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.29%) CSS
13 8 (14.29%) Business Objects
13 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
13 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 8 (14.29%) Analytics
14 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
14 7 (12.50%) Migration

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (51.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (17.86%) MS Access
7 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
8 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Moq
General
1 11 (19.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Junior
5 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Junior Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
8 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.36%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) Ajax
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.79%) HTML5
8 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.79%) WCF
8 1 (1.79%) DOM
8 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 8 (14.29%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) C#
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) VBA
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.36%) COBOL
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 14 (25.00%) ISEB
3 8 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.93%) Citrix
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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