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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL 18 23 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 11.69% 9.09% 30.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 17.16% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 74
Average salary £60,000 £53,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,250 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
40 134 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.97% 52.96% 69.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 101 190
Average salary £60,000 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,100 £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 27 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (24.00%) CruiseControl
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Release Management
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Derivative
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 4 (16.00%) Back Office
8 4 (16.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (16.00%) MVVM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) ERwin
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Back Office
5 2 (8.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Release Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Statistician
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) WCF
2 6 (24.00%) WPF
3 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) Swing
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) JMS
6 1 (4.00%) WS-I
6 1 (4.00%) XBRL
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (16.00%) Derivative
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) Equities
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) MVVM
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) RUP
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sybase
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Actimize
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos