The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 78 119 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 41.71% 48.18% 34.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.41% 69.59% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 91 48
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 171 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.78% 69.23% 68.79%
Number of salaries quoted 114 130 90
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 77 (53.85%) .NET
2 71 (49.65%) SQL Server
3 57 (39.86%) C#
4 54 (37.76%) ASP.NET
5 42 (29.37%) VB.NET
6 40 (27.97%) HTML
7 30 (20.98%) Windows
8 28 (19.58%) CSS
9 27 (18.88%) Oracle
9 27 (18.88%) Relational Database
10 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 26 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (17.48%) Web Development
11 25 (17.48%) T-SQL
12 24 (16.78%) VB
13 22 (15.38%) MVC
13 22 (15.38%) Finance
13 22 (15.38%) XML
14 21 (14.69%) VB6
14 21 (14.69%) HTML5
15 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
16 19 (13.29%) MySQL
16 19 (13.29%) SLA
16 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
18 17 (11.89%) Linux
18 17 (11.89%) IIS
18 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (11.19%) OOP
19 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 17 (11.89%) IIS
2 10 (6.99%) Apache
3 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.10%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.40%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) SaaS
2 3 (2.10%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.29%) SNMP
3 4 (2.80%) LAN
3 4 (2.80%) WAN
4 3 (2.10%) Firewall
5 2 (1.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (49.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.88%) Relational Database
3 26 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (13.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.29%) MySQL
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
6 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (6.99%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.70%) MS Access
12 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.20%) JIRA
3 2 (1.40%) AccuRev
3 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium
4 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Games
2 4 (2.80%) Marketing
3 2 (1.40%) Back Office
3 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (56.64%) Developer
2 24 (16.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (10.49%) Analyst
4 14 (9.79%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 11 (7.69%) DBA
7 10 (6.99%) Consultant
8 9 (6.29%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Network Consultant
9 7 (4.90%) Junior
9 7 (4.90%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Database Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Database Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Database Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (53.85%) .NET
2 54 (37.76%) ASP.NET
3 40 (27.97%) HTML
4 28 (19.58%) CSS
5 22 (15.38%) XML
6 21 (14.69%) HTML5
7 14 (9.79%) jQuery
8 13 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (4.90%) Ajax
11 6 (4.20%) XSL
11 6 (4.20%) Web Services
12 4 (2.80%) COM+
12 4 (2.80%) WinForms
12 4 (2.80%) Apache Flex
12 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.10%) JSON
13 3 (2.10%) Software Packaging
13 3 (2.10%) Entity Framework
14 2 (1.40%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) PDA
3 4 (2.80%) Statistics
4 3 (2.10%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.10%) Open Source
4 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.98%) Windows
2 17 (11.89%) Linux
3 9 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (5.59%) UNIX
5 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.80%) Android
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.48%) Web Development
2 22 (15.38%) MVC
3 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.19%) OOP
4 15 (10.49%) Project Management
4 15 (10.49%) OO
5 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 10 (6.99%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.29%) Performance Management
8 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.90%) ERP
10 6 (4.20%) Data Management
10 6 (4.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.50%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.80%) ETL
12 4 (2.80%) Data Modelling
12 4 (2.80%) ITIL
12 4 (2.80%) CRM
12 4 (2.80%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.86%) C#
2 42 (29.37%) VB.NET
3 25 (17.48%) T-SQL
4 24 (16.78%) VB
5 21 (14.69%) VB6
6 14 (9.79%) Java
7 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.59%) PHP
8 8 (5.59%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.50%) VBScript
9 5 (3.50%) C++
9 5 (3.50%) C
10 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
11 1 (0.70%) Haskell
11 1 (0.70%) Erlang
11 1 (0.70%) F#
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) SLA
2 6 (4.20%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) WMI
2 1 (0.70%) Plesk
2 1 (0.70%) Nessus
2 1 (0.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Oracle
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 10 (6.99%) Sun
4 10 (6.99%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.29%) Cisco
6 5 (3.50%) VMware
7 4 (2.80%) Teradata
8 3 (2.10%) Google
8 3 (2.10%) Adobe
9 2 (1.40%) Nortel
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.40%) Avaya
10 1 (0.70%) Cognos
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