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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Programmer
Rank 853 804 804
Rank change year-on-year
-49 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 46 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.065% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.069% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 80
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

SQL Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 30 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 29 August 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 -60 43 £40,000 +15.94% 8
South East -17 15 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Leicestershire +3 6 £35,000 +4.47%
North West -9 6 £32,500 -12.16% 1
East Midlands -16 6 £35,000 +4.47%
London -27 6 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £30,000 -
North East - 6 £30,000 -
Leicester +4 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Berkshire -1 5 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -14 5 £46,750 +33.57% 1
Reading - 5 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
East of England -12 3 £47,500 +42.85%
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford - 3 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £46,750 -
Hertfordshire -18 2 £60,000 +80.45%
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Wallingford - 2 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £30,000 - 1
Brighton - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Surrey -10 1 £45,000 +39.53%
West Midlands -14 1 - -
Milton Keynes -16 1 £35,000 +9.37%

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 92 (100.00%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 40 (43.48%) C#
4 39 (42.39%) .NET
5 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
7 23 (25.00%) Linux
8 20 (21.74%) Web Services
8 20 (21.74%) Oracle
9 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
10 18 (19.57%) Windows
10 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 17 (18.48%) Client/Server
11 17 (18.48%) Degree
12 16 (17.39%) Web Development
12 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (15.22%) Scrum
15 13 (14.13%) Finance
15 13 (14.13%) WCF
16 12 (13.04%) WPF
16 12 (13.04%) RESTful
16 12 (13.04%) System Testing
16 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
16 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (10.87%) T-SQL
17 10 (10.87%) Java

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.26%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.26%) DataStage
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) MS Access
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) OLAP
7 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.17%) Informix
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.35%) WiX
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.17%) PVCS
6 2 (2.17%) Toad
6 2 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) .NET
2 26 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.74%) Web Services
4 13 (14.13%) WCF
5 12 (13.04%) WPF
5 12 (13.04%) RESTful
5 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (9.78%) HTML
7 7 (7.61%) XML
8 6 (6.52%) SOAP
9 4 (4.35%) WinForms
10 2 (2.17%) CSS
10 2 (2.17%) Classic ASP
11 1 (1.09%) XSLT
11 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.09%) HTML5
11 1 (1.09%) WF
11 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.35%) FMCG
3 2 (2.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (2.17%) Biotechnology
3 2 (2.17%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.09%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) Windows
3 8 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.39%) Web Development
2 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.22%) Scrum
4 12 (13.04%) System Testing
5 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.52%) CRM
7 6 (6.52%) Project Management
7 6 (6.52%) ETL
7 6 (6.52%) Investment Management
7 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Management
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Management
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.43%) Time Management
8 5 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (43.48%) C#
3 10 (10.87%) Java
3 10 (10.87%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.78%) C++
5 7 (7.61%) VBA
6 6 (6.52%) VB
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.52%) C
7 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.26%) VBScript
10 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) XPath
11 1 (1.09%) Perl
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) Sage
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) Capita
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase
5 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.09%) Progress
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
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