The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.30% 8.02% 10.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.45% 27.14% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 34
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 70 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.05% 29.54% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 55
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Canary Wharf region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) QA
4 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Data Mapping
6 8 (34.78%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (34.78%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (34.78%) Cognos
6 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (34.78%) ETL
6 8 (34.78%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (34.78%) SAP
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (17.39%) CRM
9 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) Android
9 4 (17.39%) Visualforce
9 4 (17.39%) Apex Code
9 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Informix
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (4.35%) ERwin
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) ETL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior QlikView Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Visualforce
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Equities
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
1 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
1 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Data Mapping
3 8 (34.78%) Dimensional Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) ETL
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITSM
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Apex Code
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opsview
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 8 (34.78%) Cognos
4 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (13.04%) Sybase
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) Infragistics
7 1 (4.35%) Perforce
7 1 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (4.35%) DevExpress