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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 21 45 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.07% 19.07% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.26% 26.63% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 69
Average salary £57,500 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £98,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
38 169 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.89% 71.61% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 159 175
Average salary £65,000 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £51,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £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 18 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 18 (41.86%) Cognos
4 16 (37.21%) ETL
4 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (37.21%) QA
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
6 12 (27.91%) SAP
6 12 (27.91%) IBM
6 12 (27.91%) SAP Data Services
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Data Mapping
9 9 (20.93%) Dimensional Modelling
9 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
9 9 (20.93%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (18.60%) Toad
10 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (16.28%) Banking
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (13.95%) C#
12 6 (13.95%) HTML
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.63%) CSS
13 5 (11.63%) Retail

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) SmartSockets
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.98%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
1 3 (6.98%) DHCP
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SAP Data Services
3 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.98%) Cognos Event Studio
5 3 (6.98%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.65%) Informix
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Toad
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.33%) PVCS
4 1 (2.33%) ERwin
4 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.33%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) ETL Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Junior
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Junior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Support Assistant
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Support Supervisor
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
7 3 (6.98%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) WPF
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (11.63%) SWIFT
3 4 (9.30%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.98%) Equities
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) PMI
6 1 (2.33%) Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ETL
1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (25.58%) Data Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Data Mapping
4 9 (20.93%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) Web Design
6 5 (11.63%) Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.65%) Opsview
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 18 (41.86%) Cognos
3 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 12 (27.91%) IBM
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (6.98%) Sybase
6 3 (6.98%) Reuters
6 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
6 3 (6.98%) Murex
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) Perforce
8 1 (2.33%) Infragistics
8 1 (2.33%) Pega
8 1 (2.33%) DevExpress