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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL 35 22 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.59% 10.33% 28.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.45% 36.67% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 51
Average salary £60,000 £60,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -13.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
62 60 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.47% 28.17% 70.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 156
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (76.60%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 17 (36.17%) Multithreading
5 16 (34.04%) Analytics
5 16 (34.04%) Banking
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
6 15 (31.91%) C#
7 13 (27.66%) Middleware
8 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
8 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
9 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
9 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (23.40%) ETL
9 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 10 (21.28%) HTML
10 10 (21.28%) Front Office
11 9 (19.15%) MVC
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (19.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (19.15%) Solace
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) TeamCity
12 8 (17.02%) Selenium
12 8 (17.02%) Release Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.51%) DB2
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mart
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.26%) HBase
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Impala
6 2 (4.26%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) TeamCity
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 8 (17.02%) SpecFlow
3 6 (12.77%) CruiseControl
4 4 (8.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) ERwin
5 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 36 (76.60%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
4 10 (21.28%) Front Office
5 4 (8.51%) Back Office
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
2 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Java Swing Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Release Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) TM1 Developer
6 2 (4.26%) TM1 Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Statistician
7 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) Middleware
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.02%) HTML5
5 8 (17.02%) REST
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.89%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) WPF
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 5 (10.64%) Silverlight
9 4 (8.51%) MDX
9 4 (8.51%) Swing
9 4 (8.51%) WS-I
9 4 (8.51%) XBRL
9 4 (8.51%) JMS
10 2 (4.26%) Spring
10 2 (4.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.89%) Equities
4 6 (12.77%) Derivative
5 5 (10.64%) Replication
5 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.51%) Fixed Income
6 4 (8.51%) Taxonomies
7 3 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
8 2 (4.26%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (2.13%) Statistics
9 1 (2.13%) Clustering
9 1 (2.13%) User Experience
9 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Multithreading
3 16 (34.04%) Analytics
3 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
5 11 (23.40%) ETL
6 9 (19.15%) MVC
7 8 (17.02%) Release Management
7 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 8 (17.02%) OO
7 8 (17.02%) Data Management
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) UML
8 6 (12.77%) RUP
8 6 (12.77%) Unified Process
8 6 (12.77%) Workflow
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Change Management
8 6 (12.77%) SOA
8 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Korn
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Solace
3 6 (12.77%) Informatica
4 4 (8.51%) Talend
4 4 (8.51%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Cognos
6 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Actimize
7 1 (2.13%) GoldenSource