The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 381 234 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.77% 36.45% 31.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 74.12% 64.29% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 282 186 146
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
SQL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
514 364 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.19% 56.70% 60.80%
Number of salaries quoted 409 299 255
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

SQL Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 130 £32,500 -3.70% 12
Burton-upon-Trent +1 38 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Tamworth +7 27 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Stafford 0 27 £35,213 +35.43% 4
Cannock +10 20 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Lichfield 0 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

1 408 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 402 (50.63%) .NET
3 297 (37.41%) C#
4 283 (35.64%) ASP.NET
5 256 (32.24%) Microsoft
6 193 (24.31%) VB.NET
7 186 (23.43%) HTML
8 166 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 158 (19.90%) T-SQL
10 156 (19.65%) MS Excel
11 154 (19.40%) CSS
12 153 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (17.25%) JavaScript
14 118 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 116 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
16 114 (14.36%) Windows
17 110 (13.85%) .NET Framework
18 105 (13.22%) XML
18 105 (13.22%) Ajax
19 100 (12.59%) Mentoring
20 98 (12.34%) Web Development
21 96 (12.09%) jQuery
22 93 (11.71%) Degree
23 86 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
24 80 (10.08%) Web Services
25 77 (9.70%) Finance
26 73 (9.19%) HTML5
27 71 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 70 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
29 69 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 53 (6.68%) IIS
2 42 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (0.88%) SAS
5 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.13%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 156 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.66%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.13%) Stata
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.14%) Agresso
2 16 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.88%) Line 500
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.50%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
8 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.27%) Office 365
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.02%) Wireshark
2 11 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.76%) FTP
4 5 (0.63%) HTTP
4 5 (0.63%) SAN
5 3 (0.38%) LAN
5 3 (0.38%) WAN
5 3 (0.38%) VLAN
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.25%) VPN
6 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 166 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
5 71 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 69 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (7.68%) OLAP
8 57 (7.18%) Relational Database
9 48 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (2.64%) QlikView
12 20 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (1.64%) MySQL
14 13 (1.64%) DTS
14 13 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.64%) Big Data
15 12 (1.51%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.39%) MS Access
17 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 46 (5.79%) Subversion
3 32 (4.03%) JIRA
4 27 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.76%) MSTest
7 6 (0.76%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.38%) LLBLGen Pro
8 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.38%) NetAdvantage
9 2 (0.25%) Ant
9 2 (0.25%) Selenium
9 2 (0.25%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 77 (9.70%) Finance
2 38 (4.79%) Retail
3 24 (3.02%) Games
4 18 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.26%) Marketing
6 6 (0.76%) Billing
7 3 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.25%) Back Office
8 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.13%) Automotive
9 1 (0.13%) Legal
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 484 (60.96%) Developer
2 162 (20.40%) .NET Developer
3 115 (14.48%) Analyst
4 82 (10.33%) Team Leader
5 77 (9.70%) C# Developer
5 77 (9.70%) SQL Developer
6 74 (9.32%) Software Developer
7 72 (9.07%) Senior Developer
8 49 (6.17%) VB.NET Developer
9 47 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (5.54%) Junior
11 43 (5.42%) DBA
12 39 (4.91%) Development Team Leader
12 39 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 35 (4.41%) SQL DBA
14 33 (4.16%) MI Developer
15 32 (4.03%) Web Developer
16 29 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 29 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (50.63%) .NET
2 283 (35.64%) ASP.NET
3 186 (23.43%) HTML
4 154 (19.40%) CSS
5 110 (13.85%) .NET Framework
6 105 (13.22%) Ajax
6 105 (13.22%) XML
7 96 (12.09%) jQuery
8 80 (10.08%) Web Services
9 73 (9.19%) HTML5
10 63 (7.93%) WinForms
11 47 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (4.91%) WPF
13 38 (4.79%) WCF
14 37 (4.66%) CSS3
15 29 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 28 (3.53%) XSLT
17 26 (3.27%) XHTML
18 22 (2.77%) WF
19 18 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.42%) N-Tier
3 24 (3.02%) Mathematics
4 13 (1.64%) Online Games
5 12 (1.51%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.13%) Clustering
8 8 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.88%) Replication
9 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.76%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (0.50%) EPoS
12 4 (0.50%) CMDB
13 3 (0.38%) Open Source
14 2 (0.25%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.25%) Online Gambling
14 2 (0.25%) Economics
14 2 (0.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.36%) Windows
2 61 (7.68%) UNIX
3 17 (2.14%) Linux
4 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.50%) CentOS
6 4 (0.50%) Android
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (12.59%) Mentoring
4 98 (12.34%) Web Development
5 68 (8.56%) MVC
6 66 (8.31%) ETL
7 48 (6.05%) OO
8 47 (5.92%) Unit Testing
9 46 (5.79%) ITIL
10 45 (5.67%) E-Commerce
11 41 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (4.66%) Dimensional Modelling
13 36 (4.53%) Data Analysis
13 36 (4.53%) SOA
14 32 (4.03%) Data Modelling
14 32 (4.03%) TDD
15 29 (3.65%) Software Engineering
16 27 (3.40%) OOP
16 27 (3.40%) SEO
17 26 (3.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 297 (37.41%) C#
2 193 (24.31%) VB.NET
3 158 (19.90%) T-SQL
4 137 (17.25%) JavaScript
5 50 (6.30%) VB
6 24 (3.02%) C++
7 22 (2.77%) VB6
8 18 (2.27%) Java
9 15 (1.89%) C
10 14 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.51%) Python
11 12 (1.51%) Ruby
12 11 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.26%) VBA
13 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.13%) COBOL
15 7 (0.88%) PHP
16 6 (0.76%) F#
16 6 (0.76%) Scala
16 6 (0.76%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 93 (11.71%) Degree
2 18 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.76%) ISEB
4 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.50%) MCSE
8 3 (0.38%) MCSA
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.13%) MCITP
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.64%) QA
2 18 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.39%) SLA
4 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.88%) vSphere
4 3 (0.38%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.50%) Nagios
2 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 256 (32.24%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.68%) Oracle
3 49 (6.17%) Cognos
4 34 (4.28%) MicroStrategy
5 28 (3.53%) AccuRev
6 17 (2.14%) VMware
7 14 (1.76%) Business Objects
8 12 (1.51%) Remedy
9 7 (0.88%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.88%) Sage
9 7 (0.88%) Citrix
10 6 (0.76%) ATG
10 6 (0.76%) Kronos
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco
11 5 (0.63%) Sun
12 4 (0.50%) BMC
12 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.50%) Teradata
12 4 (0.50%) Logi Analytics
13 2 (0.25%) Tableau
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17K to 21K + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable (+ Bonus and Relocation)
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiabe
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago