The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South East / Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 9.52% 16.67% 39.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 100.00% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Median salary £55,000 £41,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.26%  
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 Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 10 2 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 47.62% 16.67% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Median salary £67,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex 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 Sussex

SQL
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for SQL in Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sussex region with a requirement for SQL.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) VBA
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Economics
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (40.00%) Statistics
3 5 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Confluence
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SAS EBI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Commercial Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 5 (33.33%) Play Framework
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Economics
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) VBA
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP