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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3171 4141 4367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.27% 21.48% 20.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.13% 42.21% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2803 3702 3764
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 £60,000 £57,500 £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 7901 9811 10085
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.00% 50.90% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6855 8731 8699
Median salary £44,250 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 March 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 March 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 +1 732 £40,000 +6.66% 104
Berkshire 0 586 £46,000 +2.22% 66
Surrey 0 534 £50,000 +11.11% 66
Buckinghamshire -1 317 £38,500 -9.41% 49
West Sussex 0 299 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Oxfordshire 0 294 £40,000 -3.61% 48
Kent -1 216 £35,000 -6.66% 25
East Sussex -3 140 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Middlesex 0 14 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Sussex +2 13 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Isle of Wight +3 11 £32,500 -
Home Counties +1 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (36.98%) SQL Server
2 2317 (36.49%) C#
3 2287 (36.02%) .NET
4 1984 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1771 (27.89%) JavaScript
6 1760 (27.72%) Microsoft
7 1663 (26.19%) HTML
8 1415 (22.29%) CSS
9 1281 (20.18%) MVC
10 1278 (20.13%) ASP.NET
11 1211 (19.07%) Windows
12 1206 (19.00%) Java
13 1093 (17.22%) T-SQL
14 1060 (16.70%) Oracle
15 1043 (16.43%) Finance
16 926 (14.58%) Degree
17 863 (13.59%) MS Excel
18 853 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
19 776 (12.22%) Web Services
20 762 (12.00%) XML
21 714 (11.25%) jQuery
22 702 (11.06%) Linux
23 685 (10.79%) TDD
24 649 (10.22%) Software Engineering
25 647 (10.19%) AngularJS
26 645 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 634 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 631 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
29 606 (9.54%) Web Development
30 604 (9.51%) Analytical Skills

SQL
Top Related 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
1 308 (4.85%) IIS
2 245 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 160 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 135 (2.13%) Apache
5 130 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 116 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 115 (1.81%) JBoss
8 91 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 90 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
10 89 (1.40%) CMS
11 86 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 72 (1.13%) SAS
13 69 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 58 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
14 58 (0.91%) NServiceBus
14 58 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 55 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 55 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
16 52 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
17 50 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 863 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 234 (3.69%) MS Office
3 58 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.16%) SPSS
7 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.063%) MS Project
9 3 (0.047%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.016%) GIMP
11 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 80 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 48 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
6 28 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 27 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 21 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 20 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 18 (0.28%) Eloqua
12 17 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
13 16 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
13 16 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
14 14 (0.22%) FastStats
14 14 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
15 13 (0.20%) Unica
16 12 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
17 11 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 600 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 265 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 220 (3.47%) SaaS
4 118 (1.86%) Office 365
5 71 (1.12%) PaaS
6 51 (0.80%) IaaS
7 47 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.61%) GitHub
9 29 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.16%) Taleo
13 9 (0.14%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.11%) Asana
14 7 (0.11%) Boomi
14 7 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.11%) Silverpop
15 6 (0.095%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.095%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 186 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 173 (2.72%) Firewall
3 157 (2.47%) DNS
4 132 (2.08%) HTTP
5 129 (2.03%) Internet
6 111 (1.75%) SAN
7 63 (0.99%) LAN
8 56 (0.88%) SSL
9 52 (0.82%) WAN
10 46 (0.72%) DHCP
11 43 (0.68%) VoIP
12 39 (0.61%) Network Security
13 35 (0.55%) SMTP
13 35 (0.55%) VPN
14 31 (0.49%) Intranet
15 28 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (0.38%) HTTPS
17 23 (0.36%) IP Telephony
18 21 (0.33%) FTP
19 18 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2348 (36.98%) SQL Server
2 645 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 634 (9.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 511 (8.05%) MySQL
5 443 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 360 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 357 (5.62%) NoSQL
8 339 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 325 (5.12%) Relational Database
10 270 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 262 (4.13%) Big Data
12 240 (3.78%) Oracle Database
13 205 (3.23%) MongoDB
14 165 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 151 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
16 149 (2.35%) Power BI
17 132 (2.08%) Hadoop
18 120 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
19 117 (1.84%) DB2
20 113 (1.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 488 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 407 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 364 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 276 (4.35%) Selenium
5 205 (3.23%) JIRA
6 203 (3.20%) Subversion
7 138 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 114 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 112 (1.76%) NUnit
10 109 (1.72%) WebDriver
11 90 (1.42%) Maven
12 69 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
13 64 (1.01%) JMeter
13 64 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
14 63 (0.99%) JUnit
14 63 (0.99%) SoapUI
15 55 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 49 (0.77%) Eclipse
17 47 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
18 40 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 1043 (16.43%) Finance
2 256 (4.03%) Marketing
3 232 (3.65%) Retail
4 173 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 148 (2.33%) Banking
6 122 (1.92%) Advertising
7 107 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 76 (1.20%) Legal
9 72 (1.13%) German Language
10 65 (1.02%) French Language
11 59 (0.93%) Electronics
12 50 (0.79%) Back Office
13 45 (0.71%) Automotive
14 42 (0.66%) Games
15 40 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.44%) Publishing
18 25 (0.39%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.33%) Billing
20 18 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 3111 (49.00%) Developer
2 1226 (19.31%) .NET Developer
3 1056 (16.63%) C# Developer
4 1005 (15.83%) Analyst
5 775 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 760 (11.97%) SQL Developer
7 718 (11.31%) Software Developer
8 457 (7.20%) Senior Developer
9 407 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 405 (6.38%) Java Developer
11 371 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 345 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
13 328 (5.17%) DBA
14 288 (4.54%) C# Software Developer
15 284 (4.47%) Software Engineer
16 267 (4.21%) Support Analyst
17 253 (3.98%) Consultant
18 250 (3.94%) Applications Support
19 238 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 232 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2287 (36.02%) .NET
2 1663 (26.19%) HTML
3 1415 (22.29%) CSS
4 1278 (20.13%) ASP.NET
5 776 (12.22%) Web Services
6 762 (12.00%) XML
7 714 (11.25%) jQuery
8 647 (10.19%) AngularJS
9 631 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 533 (8.40%) .NET Framework
11 426 (6.71%) HTML5
12 409 (6.44%) WCF
13 401 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 329 (5.18%) REST
15 305 (4.80%) Spring
16 300 (4.73%) Ajax
17 288 (4.54%) Entity Framework
18 280 (4.41%) WPF
19 277 (4.36%) SOAP
20 213 (3.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 604 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 498 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 158 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 147 (2.32%) User Experience
5 138 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 129 (2.03%) Clustering
7 117 (1.84%) Replication
8 93 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 83 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 72 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 58 (0.91%) Social Media
12 54 (0.85%) iPad
13 53 (0.83%) Algorithms
14 48 (0.76%) Blog
14 48 (0.76%) Fintech
15 39 (0.61%) EPoS
16 38 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 32 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
18 31 (0.49%) Driving Licence
19 28 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1211 (19.07%) Windows
2 702 (11.06%) Linux
3 504 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 365 (5.75%) Unix
5 246 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 241 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 138 (2.17%) Android
7 138 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 84 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 59 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 57 (0.90%) CentOS
11 55 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 30 (0.47%) Solaris
15 27 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.22%) Debian
18 12 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 10 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1984 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1281 (20.18%) MVC
3 853 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
4 685 (10.79%) TDD
5 649 (10.22%) Software Engineering
6 606 (9.54%) Web Development
7 580 (9.14%) Scrum
8 463 (7.29%) ETL
9 452 (7.12%) Unit Testing
10 449 (7.07%) SDLC
11 438 (6.90%) OO
12 400 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
13 338 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
14 317 (4.99%) Analytics
15 291 (4.58%) ITIL
16 286 (4.50%) Data Modelling
17 280 (4.41%) Mentoring
18 272 (4.28%) CRM
19 240 (3.78%) Data Analysis
20 228 (3.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2317 (36.49%) C#
2 1771 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 1206 (19.00%) Java
4 1093 (17.22%) T-SQL
5 462 (7.28%) Python
6 449 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 413 (6.50%) C++
8 337 (5.31%) PHP
9 295 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 221 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 186 (2.93%) C
12 173 (2.72%) VB
13 156 (2.46%) Ruby
14 147 (2.32%) Shell Script
15 142 (2.24%) Perl
16 136 (2.14%) Bash Shell
17 107 (1.69%) R
18 98 (1.54%) VBA
19 64 (1.01%) Scala
20 59 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 926 (14.58%) Degree
2 190 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 147 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 126 (1.98%) MCSE
5 120 (1.89%) ISEB
6 111 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 99 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 88 (1.39%) CCNA
8 88 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 54 (0.85%) CISSP
10 47 (0.74%) MCSA
11 36 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 35 (0.55%) MCP
13 22 (0.35%) CISM
13 22 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
14 21 (0.33%) SANS
15 20 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (0.30%) MCITP
16 19 (0.30%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (5.36%) QA
2 128 (2.02%) SLA
3 91 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 65 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.19%) SDET
6 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.13%) PMO
9 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.063%) COBIT
11 3 (0.047%) COSO
11 3 (0.047%) IFRS
11 3 (0.047%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.047%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.047%) SEPA
12 1 (0.016%) CDISC
12 1 (0.016%) GDPR
12 1 (0.016%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.016%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 411 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 195 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 95 (1.50%) Docker
5 44 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.41%) vSphere
9 24 (0.38%) KVM
10 19 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (0.27%) XenApp
12 15 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (0.22%) VMware ESX
14 13 (0.20%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
16 11 (0.17%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.17%) UAG
16 11 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 116 (1.83%) Puppet
2 76 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (0.74%) SCCM
4 34 (0.54%) Ansible
5 33 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 32 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 31 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 28 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (0.39%) SCOM
10 23 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 22 (0.35%) Data Guard
12 21 (0.33%) Tivoli
13 20 (0.32%) Kubernetes
14 18 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 18 (0.28%) Nagios
15 16 (0.25%) Grafana
16 15 (0.24%) Salt
17 13 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 11 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 9 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 1760 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 1060 (16.70%) Oracle
3 335 (5.28%) VMware
4 143 (2.25%) SAP
5 118 (1.86%) Cisco
5 118 (1.86%) Tableau
6 107 (1.69%) Cognos
7 103 (1.62%) Citrix
8 95 (1.50%) HP
9 87 (1.37%) IBM
10 77 (1.21%) Red Hat
11 69 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 69 (1.09%) Talend
12 64 (1.01%) Google
13 61 (0.96%) Informatica
14 48 (0.76%) Zend
15 42 (0.66%) Sage
16 40 (0.63%) Teradata
17 36 (0.57%) Xamarin
18 34 (0.54%) Dell
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Yearly bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
KV Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Annual Bonus, Extra Holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
JM
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55K+Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 hours ago