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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3194 4063 4501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.88% 22.06% 21.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.77% 41.19% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2816 3655 3930
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 8031 9865 10279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 55.01% 53.56% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7001 8823 8786
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -2 727 £40,000 +6.66% 102
Berkshire -1 576 £45,000 - 62
Surrey -2 565 £47,500 +9.19% 82
West Sussex +1 338 £42,500 - 26
Buckinghamshire +1 329 £42,500 - 50
Oxfordshire -1 248 £40,000 -18.36% 38
Kent +5 193 £35,000 -7.89% 26
East Sussex -2 183 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Middlesex -10 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties +5 2 £60,000 -
Sussex -4 2 £55,000 +33.33% 1
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2348 (36.76%) C#
2 2330 (36.48%) SQL Server
3 2297 (35.96%) .NET
4 2023 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1890 (29.59%) JavaScript
6 1801 (28.20%) Microsoft
7 1635 (25.60%) HTML
8 1428 (22.36%) CSS
9 1359 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 1354 (21.20%) MVC
11 1256 (19.66%) Windows
12 1193 (18.68%) Java
13 1124 (17.60%) Finance
14 1112 (17.41%) Oracle
15 1005 (15.74%) T-SQL
16 937 (14.67%) Degree
17 909 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
18 784 (12.27%) XML
19 744 (11.65%) Linux
20 733 (11.48%) AngularJS
21 728 (11.40%) Web Services
22 712 (11.15%) jQuery
23 696 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
24 685 (10.72%) TDD
25 679 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 656 (10.27%) Scrum
27 653 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 633 (9.91%) Software Engineering
29 618 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
30 582 (9.11%) Web Development

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
1 330 (5.17%) IIS
2 273 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 149 (2.33%) Apache
4 138 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 136 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 128 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 105 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 87 (1.36%) CMS
9 82 (1.28%) JBoss
10 79 (1.24%) SAS
11 77 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 76 (1.19%) WebLogic
13 74 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 69 (1.08%) Apache Spark
15 60 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
16 56 (0.88%) Drupal
17 45 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
17 45 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 40 (0.63%) Confluence
18 40 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 434 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 305 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.094%) EngageOne
9 5 (0.078%) SPSS
10 4 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.047%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (0.047%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.031%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.031%) Stata
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 118 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 71 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 45 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 38 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 35 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
7 33 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 25 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (0.34%) Eloqua
10 21 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
11 20 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
12 19 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
13 18 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
14 16 (0.25%) Exstream
14 16 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
14 16 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.20%) NetSuite
15 13 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
15 13 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 576 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 286 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 251 (3.93%) SaaS
4 128 (2.00%) Office 365
5 66 (1.03%) PaaS
6 54 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.64%) GitHub
8 40 (0.63%) IaaS
9 30 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
10 29 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
11 21 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
14 12 (0.19%) Boomi
14 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.16%) Force.com
16 8 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (0.11%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 199 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 173 (2.71%) DNS
3 164 (2.57%) HTTP
4 148 (2.32%) Firewall
5 135 (2.11%) Internet
6 64 (1.00%) SAN
7 62 (0.97%) DHCP
8 56 (0.88%) LAN
9 52 (0.81%) WAN
10 48 (0.75%) Intranet
11 44 (0.69%) SSL
12 42 (0.66%) Network Security
13 39 (0.61%) SMTP
14 27 (0.42%) VPN
15 25 (0.39%) Skype
16 24 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
17 23 (0.36%) VLAN
18 22 (0.34%) FTP
18 22 (0.34%) Wireless
19 19 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2330 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 679 (10.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 653 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 483 (7.56%) MySQL
5 422 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
6 390 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 366 (5.73%) NoSQL
8 356 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 312 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 293 (4.59%) Big Data
11 259 (4.06%) Oracle Database
12 242 (3.79%) MongoDB
13 224 (3.51%) Power BI
14 222 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 158 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
16 153 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
17 150 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
18 135 (2.11%) Hadoop
19 128 (2.00%) QlikView
20 127 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 444 (6.95%) Visual Studio
2 367 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 315 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 311 (4.87%) Selenium
5 246 (3.85%) JIRA
6 218 (3.41%) Subversion
7 152 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 150 (2.35%) NUnit
9 139 (2.18%) WebDriver
10 116 (1.82%) Maven
11 82 (1.28%) JUnit
12 80 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 77 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 73 (1.14%) JMeter
15 63 (0.99%) SpecFlow
16 61 (0.96%) Cucumber
16 61 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
17 56 (0.88%) HP UFT
18 51 (0.80%) Eclipse
19 40 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1124 (17.60%) Finance
2 300 (4.70%) Marketing
3 241 (3.77%) Retail
4 226 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 168 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 133 (2.08%) Advertising
7 129 (2.02%) Banking
8 98 (1.53%) Electronics
9 80 (1.25%) Back Office
10 68 (1.06%) Automotive
11 62 (0.97%) Legal
12 61 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 53 (0.83%) Publishing
14 52 (0.81%) German Language
15 51 (0.80%) Games
16 46 (0.72%) French Language
17 21 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.31%) Billing
19 19 (0.30%) Front Office
19 19 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3183 (49.84%) Developer
2 1126 (17.63%) .NET Developer
3 1008 (15.78%) Analyst
4 1002 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 728 (11.40%) SQL Developer
6 721 (11.29%) Software Developer
7 644 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 500 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 450 (7.05%) Java Developer
10 375 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 347 (5.43%) DBA
12 322 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 294 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
14 280 (4.38%) C# Software Developer
15 271 (4.24%) Support Analyst
16 265 (4.15%) SQL Analyst
17 262 (4.10%) Applications Support
18 257 (4.02%) Consultant
19 241 (3.77%) Software Engineer
20 235 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2297 (35.96%) .NET
2 1635 (25.60%) HTML
3 1428 (22.36%) CSS
4 1359 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 784 (12.27%) XML
6 733 (11.48%) AngularJS
7 728 (11.40%) Web Services
8 712 (11.15%) jQuery
9 696 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 532 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 379 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 375 (5.87%) HTML5
13 345 (5.40%) WCF
14 329 (5.15%) REST
15 309 (4.84%) Spring
16 303 (4.74%) WPF
17 260 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 258 (4.04%) Ajax
18 258 (4.04%) Entity Framework
19 245 (3.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 618 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 480 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 240 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
4 161 (2.52%) User Experience
5 138 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 137 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 132 (2.07%) Replication
8 128 (2.00%) Clustering
9 117 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 92 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 77 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 73 (1.14%) Fintech
13 65 (1.02%) iPad
14 57 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 55 (0.86%) Social Media
16 50 (0.78%) Data Structures
17 49 (0.77%) N-Tier
18 27 (0.42%) Driving Licence
18 27 (0.42%) EPoS
18 27 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1256 (19.66%) Windows
2 744 (11.65%) Linux
3 521 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 402 (6.29%) Unix
5 245 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 183 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (2.10%) Android
8 129 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 90 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 61 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 57 (0.89%) CentOS
12 51 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 51 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 44 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.38%) AIX
16 14 (0.22%) Solaris
17 11 (0.17%) Debian
18 8 (0.13%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.094%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2023 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1354 (21.20%) MVC
3 909 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
4 685 (10.72%) TDD
5 656 (10.27%) Scrum
6 633 (9.91%) Software Engineering
7 582 (9.11%) Web Development
8 546 (8.55%) Test Automation
9 465 (7.28%) SDLC
10 454 (7.11%) OO
11 412 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 388 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 372 (5.82%) ETL
14 352 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
15 350 (5.48%) ITIL
16 314 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 299 (4.68%) Analytics
18 288 (4.51%) CRM
19 273 (4.27%) Data Modelling
20 264 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2348 (36.76%) C#
2 1890 (29.59%) JavaScript
3 1193 (18.68%) Java
4 1005 (15.74%) T-SQL
5 516 (8.08%) Python
6 477 (7.47%) PL/SQL
7 433 (6.78%) C++
8 350 (5.48%) PHP
9 339 (5.31%) VB.NET
10 250 (3.91%) C
11 225 (3.52%) PowerShell
12 160 (2.51%) VB
13 158 (2.47%) Perl
14 142 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 136 (2.13%) Shell Script
16 130 (2.04%) R
17 124 (1.94%) Ruby
17 124 (1.94%) VBA
18 79 (1.24%) Scala
19 64 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 937 (14.67%) Degree
2 227 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 186 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 183 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 118 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 117 (1.83%) MCSE
7 94 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 87 (1.36%) ISEB
9 81 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 80 (1.25%) CCNA
11 43 (0.67%) CISSP
11 43 (0.67%) MCP
12 41 (0.64%) MCSA
13 37 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
15 27 (0.42%) MCITP
16 25 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 24 (0.38%) MCTS
18 23 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (6.04%) QA
2 145 (2.27%) SLA
3 86 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 53 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.25%) PMO
8 13 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.13%) GDPR
11 5 (0.078%) GxP
12 4 (0.063%) HL7
13 3 (0.047%) IFRS
13 3 (0.047%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.031%) GAAP
15 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.016%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.016%) JTAG
15 1 (0.016%) MISRA
15 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 386 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 201 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 99 (1.55%) Docker
5 54 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 48 (0.75%) XenApp
7 41 (0.64%) vSphere
8 35 (0.55%) KVM
9 30 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 24 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 20 (0.31%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.30%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.27%) XenServer
15 12 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.14%) HDFS
16 9 (0.14%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (1.38%) Puppet
2 63 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (0.92%) SCCM
4 42 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 41 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 40 (0.63%) Ansible
6 40 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 33 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 30 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (0.44%) WSUS
10 23 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 20 (0.31%) SCOM
12 18 (0.28%) Nagios
13 17 (0.27%) Salt
13 17 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 11 (0.17%) FortiGate
14 11 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (0.17%) Packer
15 10 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1801 (28.20%) Microsoft
2 1112 (17.41%) Oracle
3 327 (5.12%) VMware
4 208 (3.26%) SAP
5 142 (2.22%) Tableau
6 126 (1.97%) Citrix
7 125 (1.96%) Cisco
8 120 (1.88%) HP
9 104 (1.63%) Cognos
10 79 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 67 (1.05%) IBM
12 65 (1.02%) Google
13 55 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (0.75%) Xamarin
15 44 (0.69%) Sage
16 43 (0.67%) Zend
17 42 (0.66%) Informatica
18 37 (0.58%) Apple
19 35 (0.55%) Hyperion
19 35 (0.55%) Talend
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago