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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Programmer
Rank 856 797 814
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 48 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.061% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.065% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 75
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £58,000
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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -64 44 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South East -8 12 £60,000 +86.04% 1
London -55 9 £56,000 +31.76% 5
Leicestershire +10 6 £35,000 +4.47%
Berkshire -1 6 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands -10 6 £35,000 +4.47%
North West -12 6 £32,500 -12.16%
Tyne and Wear - 6 £30,000 -
North East - 6 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £60,000 -
Manchester - 6 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £30,000 -
Reading - 6 £60,000 - 1
Leicester +9 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Oxford - 5 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 4 £60,000 -
Wallingford - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire -10 3 £30,000 -14.28%
East of England -16 3 £47,500 +39.70%
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
Aldershot - 3 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 2 £60,000 +76.47%
West Midlands -25 2 £34,000 -7.48%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Surrey -15 1 £45,000 +39.53%
City of London -15 1 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Milton Keynes -15 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Yorkshire -48 1 £34,500 +6.15%
Worcestershire - 1 £34,000 -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 42 (45.65%) C#
4 38 (41.30%) .NET
5 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
7 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
7 22 (23.91%) Web Services
8 21 (22.83%) Linux
9 19 (20.65%) Oracle
9 19 (20.65%) Client/Server
10 18 (19.57%) Degree
11 17 (18.48%) Scrum
11 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.30%) Windows
13 15 (16.30%) WCF
13 15 (16.30%) WPF
14 14 (15.22%) System Testing
14 14 (15.22%) RESTful
14 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
14 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
14 14 (15.22%) Web Development
15 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (11.96%) Finance
16 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.09%) Line 500
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (3.26%) OLAP
8 2 (2.17%) DataStage
8 2 (2.17%) Informix
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.09%) MS Access
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.17%) PVCS
5 2 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (2.17%) Toad
5 2 (2.17%) WiX
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) .NET
2 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
2 22 (23.91%) Web Services
3 15 (16.30%) WCF
3 15 (16.30%) WPF
4 14 (15.22%) RESTful
4 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (8.70%) HTML
6 7 (7.61%) XML
7 6 (6.52%) SOAP
8 2 (2.17%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.17%) WinForms
9 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.09%) HTML5
9 1 (1.09%) jQuery
9 1 (1.09%) WF
9 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.09%) CSS
9 1 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.52%) FMCG
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.26%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Biotechnology
5 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.17%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Windows
3 8 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Scrum
3 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.22%) System Testing
5 14 (15.22%) Web Development
6 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.61%) ETL
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) ITIL
8 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.52%) Data Management
8 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Management
8 6 (6.52%) Investment Management
8 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) C#
3 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.78%) Java
5 8 (8.70%) C++
5 8 (8.70%) VB
5 8 (8.70%) VBA
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.43%) C
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 2 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Sage
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