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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3137 4048 4538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.69% 21.91% 21.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.59% 40.94% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2768 3636 3957
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 7924 9888 10420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.78% 53.51% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6907 8825 8904
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 24 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 24 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 -2 725 £40,000 +6.66% 103
Berkshire -1 551 £45,000 - 69
Surrey -2 551 £47,000 +6.81% 81
West Sussex +1 340 £42,500 - 27
Buckinghamshire +2 317 £42,500 - 50
Oxfordshire -2 244 £40,000 -17.09% 40
Kent +7 191 £35,000 -7.89% 29
East Sussex -2 187 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Middlesex -11 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties +5 2 £60,000 -
Sussex -3 2 £55,000 +33.33%
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 2302 (36.46%) C#
2 2296 (36.37%) SQL Server
3 2259 (35.78%) .NET
4 1995 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
5 1856 (29.40%) JavaScript
6 1784 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 1621 (25.68%) HTML
8 1418 (22.46%) CSS
9 1331 (21.08%) ASP.NET
10 1329 (21.05%) MVC
11 1239 (19.63%) Windows
12 1172 (18.56%) Java
13 1111 (17.60%) Finance
14 1106 (17.52%) Oracle
15 991 (15.70%) T-SQL
16 930 (14.73%) Degree
17 887 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
18 780 (12.36%) XML
19 739 (11.71%) Linux
20 721 (11.42%) AngularJS
21 720 (11.41%) Web Services
22 694 (10.99%) jQuery
23 684 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
24 674 (10.68%) TDD
25 672 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 647 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 634 (10.04%) Scrum
28 622 (9.85%) Software Engineering
29 612 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
30 578 (9.16%) 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
1 318 (5.04%) IIS
2 267 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 145 (2.30%) Apache
4 136 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 133 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 125 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 102 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
8 88 (1.39%) CMS
9 81 (1.28%) JBoss
10 78 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 78 (1.24%) SAS
11 77 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 71 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 69 (1.09%) Apache Spark
14 58 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
15 56 (0.89%) Drupal
16 46 (0.73%) WebSphere
17 45 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
18 39 (0.62%) Confluence
19 38 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 427 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 298 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.095%) EngageOne
9 5 (0.079%) SPSS
10 4 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.048%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (0.048%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.032%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.032%) Stata
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 118 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 74 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 48 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 36 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
6 34 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 33 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
8 26 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
8 26 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (0.35%) Eloqua
10 21 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
10 21 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
12 18 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
13 17 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
14 16 (0.25%) Exstream
14 16 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
15 14 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
16 13 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 575 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 247 (3.91%) SaaS
4 128 (2.03%) Office 365
5 67 (1.06%) PaaS
6 48 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.65%) IaaS
8 39 (0.62%) GitHub
9 29 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.19%) Boomi
14 11 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
15 10 (0.16%) Force.com
15 10 (0.16%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (0.11%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 171 (2.71%) DNS
3 163 (2.58%) HTTP
4 147 (2.33%) Firewall
5 137 (2.17%) Internet
6 64 (1.01%) SAN
7 62 (0.98%) DHCP
8 56 (0.89%) LAN
9 52 (0.82%) WAN
10 46 (0.73%) Intranet
11 44 (0.70%) Network Security
12 43 (0.68%) SSL
13 39 (0.62%) SMTP
14 27 (0.43%) VPN
15 25 (0.40%) Skype
16 24 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
17 23 (0.36%) VLAN
18 22 (0.35%) FTP
18 22 (0.35%) Wireless
19 19 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2296 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 672 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 647 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 486 (7.70%) MySQL
5 418 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
6 383 (6.07%) Relational Database
7 363 (5.75%) NoSQL
8 352 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 307 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 280 (4.44%) Big Data
11 252 (3.99%) Oracle Database
12 239 (3.79%) MongoDB
13 226 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 215 (3.41%) Power BI
15 158 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
16 151 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
16 151 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 131 (2.08%) Hadoop
18 124 (1.96%) QlikView
19 122 (1.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 434 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 365 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 309 (4.89%) Selenium
4 307 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 242 (3.83%) JIRA
6 218 (3.45%) Subversion
7 149 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 140 (2.22%) NUnit
9 139 (2.20%) WebDriver
10 112 (1.77%) Maven
11 80 (1.27%) TeamCity
12 76 (1.20%) JUnit
13 74 (1.17%) JMeter
14 73 (1.16%) SoapUI
15 61 (0.97%) SpecFlow
16 60 (0.95%) Cucumber
16 60 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
17 53 (0.84%) HP UFT
18 50 (0.79%) Eclipse
19 39 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1111 (17.60%) Finance
2 292 (4.63%) Marketing
3 238 (3.77%) Retail
4 222 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 164 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 130 (2.06%) Advertising
7 124 (1.96%) Banking
8 92 (1.46%) Electronics
9 74 (1.17%) Back Office
10 67 (1.06%) Automotive
11 63 (1.00%) Legal
12 62 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 51 (0.81%) German Language
14 50 (0.79%) Games
14 50 (0.79%) Publishing
15 47 (0.74%) French Language
16 22 (0.35%) Billing
17 19 (0.30%) Italian Language
17 19 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3133 (49.63%) Developer
2 1108 (17.55%) .NET Developer
3 994 (15.75%) Analyst
4 985 (15.60%) C# Developer
5 723 (11.45%) SQL Developer
6 712 (11.28%) Software Developer
7 633 (10.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 491 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 442 (7.00%) Java Developer
10 368 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 344 (5.45%) DBA
12 317 (5.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 294 (4.66%) .NET Software Developer
14 276 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
15 270 (4.28%) Support Analyst
16 260 (4.12%) Consultant
17 258 (4.09%) Applications Support
17 258 (4.09%) SQL Analyst
18 237 (3.75%) Software Engineer
19 233 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2259 (35.78%) .NET
2 1621 (25.68%) HTML
3 1418 (22.46%) CSS
4 1331 (21.08%) ASP.NET
5 780 (12.36%) XML
6 721 (11.42%) AngularJS
7 720 (11.41%) Web Services
8 694 (10.99%) jQuery
9 684 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 527 (8.35%) .NET Framework
11 373 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 373 (5.91%) HTML5
12 343 (5.43%) WCF
13 329 (5.21%) REST
14 300 (4.75%) WPF
15 298 (4.72%) Spring
16 255 (4.04%) Entity Framework
17 254 (4.02%) Ajax
18 252 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 242 (3.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 612 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 472 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 229 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
4 156 (2.47%) User Experience
5 136 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 135 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 131 (2.08%) Replication
8 121 (1.92%) Clustering
9 116 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 88 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 69 (1.09%) Fintech
13 65 (1.03%) iPad
14 59 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 57 (0.90%) Social Media
16 50 (0.79%) Data Structures
17 47 (0.74%) N-Tier
18 28 (0.44%) Driving Licence
19 27 (0.43%) EPoS
19 27 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1239 (19.63%) Windows
2 739 (11.71%) Linux
3 513 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 399 (6.32%) Unix
5 246 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 181 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (2.15%) Android
8 131 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 91 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 62 (0.98%) Windows 10
11 57 (0.90%) CentOS
12 51 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 50 (0.79%) Windows 8
14 44 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.36%) AIX
16 14 (0.22%) Solaris
17 11 (0.17%) Debian
18 8 (0.13%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.095%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1995 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1329 (21.05%) MVC
3 887 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
4 674 (10.68%) TDD
5 634 (10.04%) Scrum
6 622 (9.85%) Software Engineering
7 578 (9.16%) Web Development
8 538 (8.52%) Test Automation
9 449 (7.11%) SDLC
10 447 (7.08%) OO
11 400 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
12 374 (5.92%) Unit Testing
13 371 (5.88%) ETL
14 351 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
15 341 (5.40%) ITIL
16 304 (4.82%) Mentoring
17 296 (4.69%) Analytics
18 283 (4.48%) CRM
19 266 (4.21%) Data Modelling
20 264 (4.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2302 (36.46%) C#
2 1856 (29.40%) JavaScript
3 1172 (18.56%) Java
4 991 (15.70%) T-SQL
5 508 (8.05%) Python
6 476 (7.54%) PL/SQL
7 425 (6.73%) C++
8 349 (5.53%) PHP
9 332 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 242 (3.83%) C
11 221 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 159 (2.52%) Perl
13 157 (2.49%) VB
14 143 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 138 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 130 (2.06%) R
17 126 (2.00%) VBA
18 120 (1.90%) Ruby
19 77 (1.22%) Scala
20 62 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 930 (14.73%) Degree
2 224 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 187 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 178 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 117 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 115 (1.82%) MCSE
7 91 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 86 (1.36%) ISEB
9 78 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 77 (1.22%) CCNA
11 44 (0.70%) MCP
12 41 (0.65%) CISSP
13 40 (0.63%) MCSA
14 35 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 34 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
16 31 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (0.43%) MCITP
18 25 (0.40%) DV Cleared
19 24 (0.38%) MCTS
19 24 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (6.04%) QA
2 140 (2.22%) SLA
3 87 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 51 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.25%) PMO
8 13 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.13%) GDPR
11 4 (0.063%) GxP
11 4 (0.063%) HL7
12 3 (0.048%) IFRS
12 3 (0.048%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.032%) GAAP
14 1 (0.016%) IEC 61131
14 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.016%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.016%) JTAG
14 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 382 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 203 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 100 (1.58%) Docker
5 54 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 48 (0.76%) XenApp
7 41 (0.65%) vSphere
8 35 (0.55%) KVM
9 30 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
10 28 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 21 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 19 (0.30%) VirtualBox
15 17 (0.27%) XenServer
16 12 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.14%) HDFS
17 9 (0.14%) MetaFrame
17 9 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
18 8 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 90 (1.43%) Puppet
2 63 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (0.97%) SCCM
4 42 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 41 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 40 (0.63%) Ansible
6 40 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 34 (0.54%) Data Guard
8 28 (0.44%) WSUS
9 27 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (0.36%) ZABBIX
11 20 (0.32%) SCOM
12 18 (0.29%) Nagios
12 18 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (0.27%) Salt
14 12 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 11 (0.17%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
16 10 (0.16%) Kubernetes
16 10 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1784 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 1106 (17.52%) Oracle
3 326 (5.16%) VMware
4 200 (3.17%) SAP
5 139 (2.20%) Tableau
6 127 (2.01%) Citrix
7 122 (1.93%) Cisco
8 114 (1.81%) HP
9 101 (1.60%) Cognos
10 78 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 66 (1.05%) IBM
12 62 (0.98%) Google
13 53 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 47 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 45 (0.71%) Sage
16 43 (0.68%) Zend
17 42 (0.67%) Informatica
18 37 (0.59%) Apple
19 36 (0.57%) Talend
20 34 (0.54%) Mapinfo
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k - 55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago