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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL 19 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.97% 12.64% 34.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.18% 45.10% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 36
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,600 £64,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
44 51 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.35% 28.02% 70.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 93
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) C#
4 21 (37.50%) Analytics
5 20 (35.71%) .NET
6 18 (32.14%) Oracle
6 18 (32.14%) Data Modelling
6 18 (32.14%) ETL
6 18 (32.14%) Degree
7 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 16 (28.57%) Java
7 16 (28.57%) Banking
7 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 16 (28.57%) Migration
8 14 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 13 (23.21%) Big Data
9 13 (23.21%) Middleware
10 12 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (19.64%) HTML
11 11 (19.64%) XML
11 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.64%) Credit Risk
11 11 (19.64%) WPF
11 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
11 11 (19.64%) BDD
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Big Data
2 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
3 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
7 4 (7.14%) DB2
7 4 (7.14%) Data Mart
7 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.36%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (5.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (5.36%) HBase
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) OLAP
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (10.71%) Subversion
4 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.14%) ERwin
5 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
5 4 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Front Office
3 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Release Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Swing Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) TM1 Developer
8 2 (3.57%) TM1 Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) Middleware
3 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) XML
3 11 (19.64%) WPF
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.07%) HTML5
6 8 (14.29%) WCF
6 8 (14.29%) REST
6 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.93%) Silverlight
7 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 4 (7.14%) XSLT
8 4 (7.14%) Swing
8 4 (7.14%) JMS
8 4 (7.14%) WS-I
8 4 (7.14%) XBRL
8 4 (7.14%) MDX
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (19.64%) Credit Risk
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.07%) Visualisation
3 9 (16.07%) Derivative
4 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 7 (12.50%) Equities
6 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
6 5 (8.93%) Replication
6 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
7 4 (7.14%) Taxonomies
8 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.79%) Clustering
9 1 (1.79%) User Experience
9 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Analytics
3 18 (32.14%) ETL
3 18 (32.14%) Data Modelling
4 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 16 (28.57%) Migration
4 16 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) MVC
7 9 (16.07%) TDD
8 8 (14.29%) Data Management
8 8 (14.29%) DevOps
8 8 (14.29%) Release Management
8 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 7 (12.50%) OO
9 7 (12.50%) SDLC
10 6 (10.71%) RUP
10 6 (10.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.71%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Solace
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) Informatica
4 6 (10.71%) Perforce
4 6 (10.71%) Red Gate
5 4 (7.14%) Talend
5 4 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.36%) Sybase
6 3 (5.36%) Cognos
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 2 (3.57%) Actimize
8 1 (1.79%) Netezza
8 1 (1.79%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.79%) Vertica
8 1 (1.79%) MapR
8 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks