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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 21 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 44.68% 35.09% 31.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 87.50% 86.96% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 15
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
24 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 51.06% 40.35% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 26
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Sussex

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) SOAP
4 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Degree
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) SOA
6 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
6 10 (27.78%) XML
6 10 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
6 10 (27.78%) Maven
6 10 (27.78%) Subversion
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (25.00%) SDLC
8 8 (22.22%) Social Media
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) UNIX
9 7 (19.44%) XML Schema
9 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 7 (19.44%) XQuery
9 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
9 7 (19.44%) JSP
9 7 (19.44%) TOGAF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) SAS
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Maven
1 10 (27.78%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) LoadUI
3 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 3 (8.33%) StarTeam
4 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.78%) Calabash
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Business Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) XML
3 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) Web Services
6 7 (19.44%) XML Schema
6 7 (19.44%) JSP
7 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) HTML5
8 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (11.11%) DOM
9 3 (8.33%) JMS
9 3 (8.33%) J2SE
9 3 (8.33%) Servlets
9 3 (8.33%) JDBC
9 3 (8.33%) J2EE
9 3 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Social Media
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
2 7 (19.44%) Data Structures
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) SOA
3 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
4 7 (19.44%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (19.44%) Web Development
4 7 (19.44%) Refactoring
4 7 (19.44%) Release Management
4 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Business Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) XQuery
3 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
3 7 (19.44%) XPath
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) VBA
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) Tcl
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) COBOL
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) OCPJP
2 3 (8.33%) OCMJD
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) iRise
3 5 (13.89%) Tableau
4 3 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Endeca