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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 30 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 40.54% 59.74% 20.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.22% 83.64% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 5
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
46 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 62.16% 71.43% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 28
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
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 23 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (42.42%) Degree
3 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
4 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (37.88%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (22.73%) QA
6 15 (22.73%) ISEB
7 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.21%) ITIL
7 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 12 (18.18%) MS Access
8 12 (18.18%) UNIX
9 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (16.67%) Project Management
9 11 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Windows
10 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 8 (12.12%) Analytics
11 8 (12.12%) Business Objects
11 8 (12.12%) Data Mining
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (18.18%) MS Access
6 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.12%) Data Mining
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (4.55%) OLTP
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Tester
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Software Tester
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Junior Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Junior
6 7 (10.61%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Software Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
1 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (21.21%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (13.64%) Migration
4 9 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 8 (12.12%) Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.61%) ETL
7 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
10 2 (3.03%) BPR
10 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) C#
1 6 (9.09%) COBOL
2 5 (7.58%) VBA
2 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 15 (22.73%) ISEB
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) Veeam
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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Posted: 4 days ago
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