The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9 37 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.98% 12.50% 25.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 18.59% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 91
Average salary £57,500 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 199 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.61% 67.23% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 190 186
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

SQL Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

SQL
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL 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.

1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) Cognos
3 14 (43.75%) QA
4 13 (40.63%) ETL
4 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (34.38%) IBM
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (34.38%) SAP
5 11 (34.38%) SAP Data Services
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (31.25%) Data Mapping
6 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (28.13%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) Web Design
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.63%) CSS
11 5 (15.63%) UNIX
11 5 (15.63%) Toad
11 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (15.63%) Banking

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SmartSockets
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (34.38%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (9.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos Metric Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Toad
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (3.13%) ERwin
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) ETL Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
4 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Report Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.38%) Equities
3 2 (6.25%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ETL
1 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (31.25%) Data Mapping
3 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
4 9 (28.13%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.63%) Web Design
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) Cognos
3 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 11 (34.38%) SAP
4 9 (28.13%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Infragistics
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Pega
6 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase