The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 57.14% 13.33% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 80.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 Thames Valley region.

Programming Languages Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 71.43% 20.00% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) QA Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle