The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3185 4092 4485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.54% 21.04% 20.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.33% 41.15% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 3659 3863
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7898 9944 10429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.42% 51.13% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6877 8837 8967
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the South East

SQL
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL in the South East

SQL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the South East over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in the South East

SQL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 801 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Berkshire 0 552 £50,000 +13.63% 55
Surrey 0 536 £47,500 +5.55% 67
West Sussex 0 314 £43,500 +2.35% 36
Buckinghamshire -2 304 £40,000 -5.88% 33
Oxfordshire 0 290 £40,000 -11.11% 46
Kent 0 212 £35,000 -6.66% 22
East Sussex 0 161 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Middlesex -8 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 -
Sussex -3 3 £55,000 +17.02% 2
Home Counties +3 2 £65,000 +8.33%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL.

1 2349 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 2319 (36.64%) C#
3 2250 (35.55%) .NET
4 1958 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
5 1811 (28.61%) JavaScript
6 1781 (28.14%) Microsoft
7 1659 (26.21%) HTML
8 1445 (22.83%) CSS
9 1302 (20.57%) MVC
10 1297 (20.49%) ASP.NET
11 1273 (20.11%) Windows
12 1176 (18.58%) Java
13 1073 (16.95%) Oracle
14 1050 (16.59%) T-SQL
15 1030 (16.27%) Finance
16 925 (14.61%) Degree
17 848 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
18 758 (11.97%) XML
19 740 (11.69%) Web Services
20 719 (11.36%) Linux
21 715 (11.30%) jQuery
22 694 (10.96%) AngularJS
23 681 (10.76%) TDD
24 671 (10.60%) Software Engineering
25 648 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 646 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
27 643 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 607 (9.59%) Scrum
29 589 (9.30%) Web Development
30 584 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 306 (4.83%) IIS
2 263 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 144 (2.27%) Apache
4 139 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 125 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 123 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 116 (1.83%) JBoss
8 103 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
9 98 (1.55%) CMS
10 87 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 73 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 68 (1.07%) SAS
13 67 (1.06%) WebLogic
14 65 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
15 61 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 58 (0.92%) Drupal
17 52 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
18 50 (0.79%) NServiceBus
19 49 (0.77%) Apache Spark
20 46 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 373 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 253 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 43 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.16%) SPSS
7 6 (0.095%) EngageOne
8 5 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.047%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.047%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
10 2 (0.032%) Stata
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.016%) GIMP
11 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 85 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 42 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 26 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 24 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (0.36%) Eloqua
9 22 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 21 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
12 18 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
13 15 (0.24%) FastStats
13 15 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
14 12 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
15 10 (0.16%) Infor CRM
15 10 (0.16%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 584 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 261 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 233 (3.68%) SaaS
4 118 (1.86%) Office 365
5 77 (1.22%) PaaS
6 49 (0.77%) IaaS
7 42 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.60%) GitHub
9 27 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.14%) Boomi
15 9 (0.14%) Force.com
15 9 (0.14%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.11%) Asana
17 6 (0.095%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.095%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 186 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 157 (2.48%) Firewall
3 153 (2.42%) DNS
4 128 (2.02%) Internet
5 122 (1.93%) HTTP
6 98 (1.55%) SAN
7 61 (0.96%) LAN
8 50 (0.79%) WAN
9 48 (0.76%) SSL
10 45 (0.71%) DHCP
10 45 (0.71%) Network Security
11 37 (0.58%) Intranet
12 35 (0.55%) SMTP
13 32 (0.51%) VoIP
14 31 (0.49%) VPN
15 22 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (0.35%) IP Telephony
16 21 (0.33%) HTTPS
17 20 (0.32%) Skype
18 18 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2349 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 648 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 643 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 537 (8.48%) MySQL
5 419 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
6 355 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 348 (5.50%) NoSQL
8 336 (5.31%) Relational Database
9 324 (5.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 263 (4.15%) Big Data
11 258 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 231 (3.65%) Oracle Database
13 211 (3.33%) MongoDB
14 163 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
15 160 (2.53%) Power BI
16 158 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
17 130 (2.05%) Hadoop
18 123 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
19 121 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
20 120 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 476 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 381 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 380 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 292 (4.61%) Selenium
5 203 (3.21%) Subversion
6 194 (3.06%) JIRA
7 145 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 124 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 113 (1.79%) NUnit
10 107 (1.69%) TeamCity
11 93 (1.47%) Maven
12 72 (1.14%) JMeter
13 66 (1.04%) SoapUI
14 63 (1.00%) JUnit
15 58 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
16 55 (0.87%) Eclipse
16 55 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
17 49 (0.77%) Cucumber
17 49 (0.77%) SpecFlow
18 44 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 1030 (16.27%) Finance
2 255 (4.03%) Retail
3 250 (3.95%) Marketing
4 171 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 145 (2.29%) Banking
6 120 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 119 (1.88%) Advertising
8 77 (1.22%) Legal
9 62 (0.98%) Electronics
10 60 (0.95%) German Language
11 56 (0.88%) Games
12 54 (0.85%) French Language
13 51 (0.81%) Automotive
14 49 (0.77%) Back Office
14 49 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.54%) Publishing
16 28 (0.44%) Billing
17 24 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.32%) Military
19 18 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3095 (48.89%) Developer
2 1175 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 1026 (16.21%) C# Developer
4 1009 (15.94%) Analyst
5 750 (11.85%) SQL Developer
6 728 (11.50%) Software Developer
7 713 (11.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 466 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 399 (6.30%) Java Developer
10 386 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 349 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 340 (5.37%) DBA
13 325 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
14 296 (4.68%) Software Engineer
15 274 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
16 271 (4.28%) Support Analyst
17 256 (4.04%) Applications Support
18 247 (3.90%) Consultant
19 235 (3.71%) SQL Analyst
20 231 (3.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2250 (35.55%) .NET
2 1659 (26.21%) HTML
3 1445 (22.83%) CSS
4 1297 (20.49%) ASP.NET
5 758 (11.97%) XML
6 740 (11.69%) Web Services
7 715 (11.30%) jQuery
8 694 (10.96%) AngularJS
9 646 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 528 (8.34%) .NET Framework
11 417 (6.59%) HTML5
12 396 (6.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 371 (5.86%) WCF
14 325 (5.13%) REST
15 310 (4.90%) WPF
16 280 (4.42%) Spring
17 279 (4.41%) SOAP
18 276 (4.36%) Entity Framework
19 264 (4.17%) Ajax
20 223 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 583 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 485 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 188 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
4 157 (2.48%) User Experience
5 148 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 139 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 137 (2.16%) Clustering
8 123 (1.94%) Replication
9 101 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 86 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 66 (1.04%) Social Media
12 65 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 59 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 58 (0.92%) iPad
15 50 (0.79%) Fintech
16 42 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 36 (0.57%) EPoS
17 36 (0.57%) N-Tier
18 35 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
19 33 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1273 (20.11%) Windows
2 719 (11.36%) Linux
3 553 (8.74%) Windows Server
4 367 (5.80%) Unix
5 250 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 243 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 151 (2.39%) Android
8 147 (2.32%) Apple iOS
9 88 (1.39%) Windows 7
10 66 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 63 (1.00%) CentOS
12 52 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 43 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 25 (0.39%) Solaris
17 15 (0.24%) AIX
17 15 (0.24%) Debian
18 14 (0.22%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1958 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1302 (20.57%) MVC
3 848 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
4 681 (10.76%) TDD
5 671 (10.60%) Software Engineering
6 607 (9.59%) Scrum
7 589 (9.30%) Web Development
8 461 (7.28%) SDLC
9 450 (7.11%) OO
10 438 (6.92%) Unit Testing
11 420 (6.64%) ETL
12 393 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
13 366 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
14 297 (4.69%) Analytics
15 278 (4.39%) ITIL
16 270 (4.27%) CRM
17 265 (4.19%) Mentoring
18 261 (4.12%) Data Modelling
19 232 (3.67%) DevOps
20 229 (3.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2319 (36.64%) C#
2 1811 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 1176 (18.58%) Java
4 1050 (16.59%) T-SQL
5 471 (7.44%) Python
6 416 (6.57%) C++
7 413 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 363 (5.73%) PHP
9 313 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 225 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 205 (3.24%) C
12 159 (2.51%) Perl
13 154 (2.43%) VB
14 145 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 145 (2.29%) Shell Script
15 140 (2.21%) Ruby
16 119 (1.88%) VBA
17 107 (1.69%) R
18 58 (0.92%) TypeScript
19 56 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 925 (14.61%) Degree
2 186 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 149 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 113 (1.79%) MCSE
5 109 (1.72%) ISEB
6 101 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 98 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 73 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 72 (1.14%) CCNA
10 50 (0.79%) MCSA
11 47 (0.74%) CISSP
12 41 (0.65%) MCP
13 26 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (0.39%) MCITP
15 24 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
16 22 (0.35%) OCP
17 21 (0.33%) MCTS
18 20 (0.32%) OCA
18 20 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (5.59%) QA
2 141 (2.23%) SLA
3 85 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.19%) SDET
7 11 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.13%) PMO
9 3 (0.047%) IFRS
9 3 (0.047%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.047%) SEPA
10 2 (0.032%) GDPR
10 2 (0.032%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) COBIT
11 1 (0.016%) COSO
11 1 (0.016%) HL7
11 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.016%) JTAG
11 1 (0.016%) MISRA
System Software
1 408 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 187 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 98 (1.55%) Docker
5 50 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 32 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (0.46%) vSphere
8 27 (0.43%) KVM
9 25 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (0.30%) XenApp
11 15 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.17%) HDFS
15 10 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 10 (0.16%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.14%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 115 (1.82%) Puppet
2 69 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (0.81%) SCCM
4 38 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 38 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 36 (0.57%) Ansible
6 30 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
7 28 (0.44%) Data Guard
8 27 (0.43%) Backup Exec
9 25 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (0.38%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.35%) SCOM
12 20 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 19 (0.30%) Nagios
13 19 (0.30%) Salt
14 17 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 16 (0.25%) Kubernetes
16 15 (0.24%) Grafana
17 12 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 12 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1781 (28.14%) Microsoft
2 1073 (16.95%) Oracle
3 323 (5.10%) VMware
4 151 (2.39%) SAP
5 121 (1.91%) Tableau
6 113 (1.79%) Cognos
7 111 (1.75%) Cisco
8 110 (1.74%) Citrix
9 95 (1.50%) HP
10 77 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 73 (1.15%) IBM
12 57 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 56 (0.88%) Google
14 55 (0.87%) Talend
15 51 (0.81%) Informatica
16 50 (0.79%) Zend
17 44 (0.70%) Sage
18 43 (0.68%) Xamarin
19 35 (0.55%) Adobe
20 33 (0.52%) Teradata
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k + enhanced pension + 25 holidays
Posted: 8 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Possibly slightly higher for the rig
Posted: 8 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k+Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horley, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-37k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Juicy Benefits!
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 43k
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harris Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago