The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 10.00% 55.88% 11.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 70.37% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
SQL
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 70.00% 79.41% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 14
Average salary £65,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

SQL
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

SQL Salary Trend in Westminster

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft