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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 33.33% 20.00% 33.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% 55.00% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
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
21 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 50.00% 36.36% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 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 £45,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 29 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Sussex

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) Ajax
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) JPA
5 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 6 (28.57%) StarTeam
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
5 6 (28.57%) AOP
5 6 (28.57%) Dojo
5 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 6 (28.57%) GlassFish
5 6 (28.57%) Subversion
5 6 (28.57%) OCPJP
5 6 (28.57%) OCMJD
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 6 (28.57%) GlassFish
1 6 (28.57%) JBoss
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) StarTeam
2 6 (28.57%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
2 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) Rational Robot
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
3 7 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (33.33%) RESTful
4 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
4 6 (28.57%) JPA
4 6 (28.57%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) Dojo
4 6 (28.57%) JDBC
4 6 (28.57%) Servlets
4 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 6 (28.57%) J2SE
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) VMS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 6 (28.57%) AOP
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) UML
1 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Tcl
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) OCPJP
1 6 (28.57%) OCMJD
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
1 6 (28.57%) Sun
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) 3PAR