The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Programmer in their job title 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
SQL Programmer
Rank 848 821 810
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 32 58 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.054% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.057% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 77
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK.

SQL Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Programmer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

SQL Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 31 £40,000 +7.38% 3
London -16 13 £48,000 +12.94% 2
South East -12 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Edgware - 8 £48,000 -
Surrey +1 6 £40,000 +77.77%
Berkshire +3 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Reading -1 4 £50,000 +66.66%
West Midlands -13 4 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Birmingham - 3 £22,000 - 1
City of London +11 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
West Yorkshire -7 1 - -
North West -13 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Manchester -15 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Bradford -16 1 - -
Hampshire -20 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire -25 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £35,000 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 - 1
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 - 1

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Programmer in their job title 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 with SQL Programmer in their job title.

1 76 (96.20%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) C#
3 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
4 26 (32.91%) .NET
4 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
5 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (27.85%) PL/SQL
7 21 (26.58%) Oracle
8 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (21.52%) Finance
10 16 (20.25%) Java
10 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
10 16 (20.25%) ETL
11 15 (18.99%) HTML
12 14 (17.72%) Linux
12 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.72%) Degree
13 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.46%) Web Services
14 12 (15.19%) T-SQL
15 11 (13.92%) Client/Server
15 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (12.66%) VB
17 9 (11.39%) VBA
17 9 (11.39%) XML
17 9 (11.39%) UNIX
17 9 (11.39%) Scrum
17 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Programmer in their job title 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 with SQL Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.13%) Moodle
2 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.13%) Snowflake Schema
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.80%) MySQL
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.80%) Star Schema
9 3 (3.80%) OLAP
10 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
2 15 (18.99%) HTML
3 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.46%) Web Services
4 9 (11.39%) XML
5 8 (10.13%) SOAP
5 8 (10.13%) WPF
6 7 (8.86%) WCF
7 6 (7.59%) RESTful
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) jQuery
10 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.27%) DHTML
11 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.27%) HTML5
11 1 (1.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.59%) FMCG
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) GIS
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (20.25%) ETL
3 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.59%) System Testing
6 6 (7.59%) ITIL
6 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.33%) UML
7 5 (6.33%) SOA
7 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Time Management
8 4 (5.06%) CRM
8 4 (5.06%) ERP
9 3 (3.80%) MVC
9 3 (3.80%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 76 (96.20%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) C#
3 22 (27.85%) PL/SQL
4 16 (20.25%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (12.66%) VB
7 9 (11.39%) VBA
8 8 (10.13%) C
9 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.33%) C++
11 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) VB6
12 1 (1.27%) VBScript
12 1 (1.27%) COBOL
12 1 (1.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Informatica
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Sun
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Sage
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