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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 32 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 48.48% 61.73% 20.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 74.42% 81.97% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 5
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
43 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 65.15% 75.31% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 37
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 17 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (50.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (47.27%) Degree
5 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
6 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) ISEB
9 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
9 13 (23.64%) QA
10 12 (21.82%) ITIL
10 12 (21.82%) UNIX
10 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (20.00%) MS Access
11 11 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.18%) Project Management
13 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (14.55%) Migration
14 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
15 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
15 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
15 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
15 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
16 6 (10.91%) COBOL
16 6 (10.91%) HTML
16 6 (10.91%) Business Objects
16 6 (10.91%) Data Mining

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (50.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (20.00%) MS Access
7 9 (16.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (10.91%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.45%) OLTP
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Analyst
2 17 (30.91%) Tester
3 15 (27.27%) Developer
4 14 (25.45%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) QA Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Software Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Junior
6 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Junior Software Tester
7 4 (7.27%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
3 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) UNIX
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
7 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Web Development
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.64%) BPR
10 2 (3.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) COBOL
2 4 (7.27%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
2 4 (7.27%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) ISEB
3 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Veeam
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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