The table below looks at the statistics for SQR skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQR over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Report Writer (SQR)
Rank 890 877 874
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQR 6 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.007% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 7
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQR
Salary Trend

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

SQR Salary Trend in the UK

SQR
Salary Histogram

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

SQR Salary Histogram in the UK

SQR
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQR within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -8 6 £47,500 +5.55%
South East - 4 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £47,500 -
London +14 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

SQR
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SQR also 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 that cited SQR.

1 10 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (80.00%) PeopleTools
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) PeopleCode
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (30.00%) OCP
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Billing
7 2 (20.00%) Middleware

SQR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SQR also 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 that cited SQR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Peoplesoft Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PeopleCode
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) OCP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle