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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL 31 21 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.22% 8.79% 30.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.45% 21.88% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 68
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £76,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -28.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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
58 96 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.22% 40.17% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 195
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) .NET
4 14 (35.90%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) Banking
4 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
5 12 (30.77%) C#
6 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
6 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
6 11 (28.21%) Analytics
7 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
7 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) Middleware
8 9 (23.08%) ETL
8 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
10 7 (17.95%) Front Office
10 7 (17.95%) MVC
10 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) Solace
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) Release Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (5.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) OLAP
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) CruiseControl
2 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.13%) Toad
4 2 (5.13%) ERwin
General
1 29 (74.36%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.95%) Front Office
5 4 (10.26%) Back Office
6 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Release Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Swing Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (5.13%) TM1 Developer
7 2 (5.13%) TM1 Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) Middleware
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.38%) HTML5
4 6 (15.38%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (15.38%) WCF
4 6 (15.38%) WPF
5 5 (12.82%) Silverlight
6 4 (10.26%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) Swing
6 4 (10.26%) MDX
7 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) JMS
8 2 (5.13%) WS-I
8 2 (5.13%) XBRL
8 2 (5.13%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (12.82%) Derivative
4 4 (10.26%) Equities
5 3 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.13%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.56%) Clustering
7 1 (2.56%) Statistics
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.56%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Multithreading
3 11 (28.21%) Analytics
3 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.08%) ETL
5 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Workflow
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.38%) Data Management
7 6 (15.38%) DevOps
7 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) RUP
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.26%) UML
9 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) R
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Solace
3 4 (10.26%) Informatica
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos
4 3 (7.69%) Sybase
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Actimize
5 2 (5.13%) Talend
5 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource