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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Programmer
Rank 851 860 806
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 42 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.041% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.043% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 66
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

SQL Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 19 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 28 August 2015. 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 +2 42 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South East +20 21 £42,500 -15.00%
London +25 19 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +14 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Croydon - 7 £47,500 -
Surrey +9 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent - 6 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £25,000 -
Slough - 5 £42,500 -
Reading -2 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
City of London +26 2 - - 1
Wallingford +16 1 £33,500 -44.16%
Yorkshire +11 1 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 £33,500 -44.16%
West Midlands -5 1 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) SQL
2 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.19%) C#
4 39 (43.82%) .NET
5 30 (33.71%) Finance
6 28 (31.46%) Oracle
7 27 (30.34%) PL/SQL
8 25 (28.09%) Degree
8 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
9 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
10 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
11 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
12 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
13 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.61%) Toad
14 13 (14.61%) HTML
14 13 (14.61%) AIX
15 12 (13.48%) Migration
15 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
16 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
16 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (11.24%) VB
17 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
17 10 (11.24%) Performance Tuning

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (4.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.62%) Big Data
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.49%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (4.49%) OLAP
7 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.12%) ProClarity
10 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.12%) MS Access
10 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Toad
2 9 (10.11%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.62%) ProC
5 4 (4.49%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) .NET
2 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.61%) HTML
4 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
4 8 (8.99%) WCF
4 8 (8.99%) Web Services
5 7 (7.87%) Swing
5 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 7 (7.87%) CSS
5 7 (7.87%) JDBC
5 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.62%) WPF
7 3 (3.37%) jQuery
7 3 (3.37%) XML
8 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.12%) JSON
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.87%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.74%) Data Integration
5 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.25%) Equities
9 1 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) AIX
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Windows NT
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.48%) Migration
4 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.11%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) MVC
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
6 8 (8.99%) ETL
6 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.87%) Concurrent Programming
7 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.87%) Open Source
7 7 (7.87%) OOP
7 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.74%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (47.19%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) PL/SQL
4 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
5 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.24%) VB
6 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.99%) VBScript
8 7 (7.87%) Java
9 5 (5.62%) VBA
9 5 (5.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 4 (4.49%) C
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) HND
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Oracle
2 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Perforce
3 4 (4.49%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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