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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10 41 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.49% 13.67% 30.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 20.00% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 82
Average salary £79,000 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
28 205 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.18% 68.33% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 156 136
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) Cognos
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) QA
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) Data Mapping
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (31.58%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (31.58%) SAP
5 6 (31.58%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (26.32%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Sybase
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Derivative
8 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) Equities

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
1 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) ETL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Statistician
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) WS-I
2 1 (5.26%) XBRL
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Derivative
1 3 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) Equity Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Data Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Data Mapping
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Cognos
3 6 (31.58%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (31.58%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Talend