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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Programmer
Rank 852 885 821
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 45 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.039% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.041% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 62
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +38.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +43.84%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £67,500 £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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

SQL Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Programmer
Top 18 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 July 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 +44 45 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +29 23 £50,000 +3.35%
London +32 21 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Berkshire -5 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Croydon - 8 £47,500 -
Slough - 6 £42,500 -
Surrey +8 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
Kent +13 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Reading -12 3 £30,000 -40.00%
City of London - 3 £39,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Brighton +19 2 £50,000 -
East Sussex +10 2 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £25,000 -
West Midlands -15 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

SQL Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 97 (100.00%) SQL
2 57 (58.76%) SQL Server
3 45 (46.39%) C#
4 41 (42.27%) .NET
5 35 (36.08%) Finance
6 32 (32.99%) Oracle
7 31 (31.96%) PL/SQL
8 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
9 24 (24.74%) Degree
10 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
10 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET
11 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
11 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
11 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (15.46%) VB
14 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
14 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
15 13 (13.40%) AIX
15 13 (13.40%) Toad
16 12 (12.37%) Migration
16 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (11.34%) OO
17 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
18 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
18 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling

SQL Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.12%) SAS
2 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (58.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (11.34%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.19%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (6.19%) OLAP
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (4.12%) Big Data
9 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.03%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Toad
2 9 (9.28%) PowerBuilder
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.09%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) ProC
4 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Local Government
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) .NET
2 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.34%) .NET Framework
4 9 (9.28%) HTML
5 8 (8.25%) Web Services
5 8 (8.25%) WCF
6 7 (7.22%) CSS
6 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.19%) XML
8 5 (5.15%) WPF
8 5 (5.15%) Spring
8 5 (5.15%) Swing
8 5 (5.15%) JDBC
9 3 (3.09%) J2EE
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.03%) jQuery
10 1 (1.03%) JSON
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.22%) Hedge funds
3 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.06%) Equities
7 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) AIX
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Windows NT
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.37%) Migration
3 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.34%) OO
5 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.31%) ETL
6 9 (9.28%) MVC
6 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) TDD
8 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.22%) Open Source
8 7 (7.22%) OOP
8 7 (7.22%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.19%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) SQL
2 45 (46.39%) C#
3 31 (31.96%) PL/SQL
4 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.46%) VB
6 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
7 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.25%) Java
8 8 (8.25%) VBScript
9 5 (5.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (5.15%) VBA
10 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.06%) C
12 1 (1.03%) PHP
12 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (24.74%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) Oracle
2 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Red Gate
3 3 (3.09%) Perforce
3 3 (3.09%) Informatica
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau
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