The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 27 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.68% 22.15% 27.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.70% 49.25% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 23
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,230 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 67 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 40.35% 44.97% 52.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
SQL
West Yorkshire

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SQL
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Wakefield region.

SQL Salary Trend in Wakefield

SQL
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Wakefield

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing SQL 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 SQL.

1 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (65.22%) .NET
3 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 21 (45.65%) C#
5 20 (43.48%) HTML
6 19 (41.30%) CSS
6 19 (41.30%) WinForms
6 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
6 19 (41.30%) WPF
6 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (34.78%) T-SQL
8 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
8 15 (32.61%) Windows
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
10 12 (26.09%) Web Services
10 12 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (23.91%) Project Management
11 11 (23.91%) Change Control
12 10 (21.74%) CSS3
12 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (21.74%) HTML5
12 10 (21.74%) MVVM
12 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
12 10 (21.74%) IBM
12 10 (21.74%) TDD
12 10 (21.74%) Scrum
12 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
12 10 (21.74%) MQSeries

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing SQL 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 SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.74%) WebSphere
1 10 (21.74%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.17%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) LAN
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) SSH
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (8.70%) MySQL
8 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) DBA
7 4 (8.70%) Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Report Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SAP Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Junior
9 2 (4.35%) Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) WinForms
3 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
3 19 (41.30%) WPF
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
5 12 (26.09%) Web Services
6 10 (21.74%) CSS3
6 10 (21.74%) HTML5
7 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (13.04%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) jQuery
10 2 (4.35%) Ajax
10 2 (4.35%) WCF
10 2 (4.35%) XHTML
10 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.17%) XSL
11 1 (2.17%) XSLT
11 1 (2.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Celerra
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Project Management
1 11 (23.91%) Change Control
2 10 (21.74%) MVVM
2 10 (21.74%) TDD
2 10 (21.74%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Release Management
5 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.35%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) ETL
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) RPG
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
6 3 (6.52%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) PHP5
8 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.17%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Postfix
1 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) EMC
4 4 (8.70%) SAP
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) Sage
7 1 (2.17%) Percussion
7 1 (2.17%) Kronos
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) Ektron
7 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.17%) Zend
7 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard