The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 15 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 37.50% 22.50% 29.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.69% 50.00% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 13
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £43,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 65.00% 45.00% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

SQL Salary Trend in Sussex

SQL
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Sussex

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 13 (59.09%) HTML
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) XML
5 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 9 (40.91%) JSON
5 9 (40.91%) RESTful
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) JUnit
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Ajax
8 6 (27.27%) C++
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
8 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) JDBC
8 6 (27.27%) Servlets
8 6 (27.27%) UML
8 6 (27.27%) JBoss
8 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (27.27%) J2SE

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 6 (27.27%) JBoss
1 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 6 (27.27%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) NetBeans
2 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) StarTeam
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) WiX
4 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.55%) Behat
4 1 (4.55%) Calabash
4 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.55%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 9 (40.91%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) J2SE
5 6 (27.27%) JMS
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) JDBC
5 6 (27.27%) Servlets
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) Dojo
5 6 (27.27%) JAX-WS
5 6 (27.27%) JPA
5 6 (27.27%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) VMS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) AOP
3 6 (27.27%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Tcl
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) OCPJP
1 6 (27.27%) OCMJD
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Sun
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Endeca
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR