The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1421 2005 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 15.37% 14.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.70% 50.93% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1783 1503
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2979 3937 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.45% 30.17% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 3427 2740
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 1597 (58.33%) SQL
2 1195 (43.64%) .NET
3 1073 (39.19%) C#
4 998 (36.45%) Microsoft
5 936 (34.19%) Finance
6 730 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
7 717 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 685 (25.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 678 (24.76%) ASP.NET
10 663 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 586 (21.40%) JavaScript
12 576 (21.04%) Windows
13 571 (20.85%) MS Excel
14 555 (20.27%) T-SQL
15 545 (19.91%) MVC
16 535 (19.54%) HTML
17 518 (18.92%) Oracle
18 505 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
19 411 (15.01%) CSS
20 408 (14.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 386 (14.10%) jQuery
22 383 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
23 355 (12.97%) TDD
24 353 (12.89%) SQL Server 2012
25 347 (12.67%) Degree
26 342 (12.49%) Banking
27 328 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
28 321 (11.72%) ETL
29 309 (11.29%) Linux
30 298 (10.88%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 298 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 204 (7.45%) IIS
3 115 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 72 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 70 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 64 (2.34%) Apache
7 59 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 58 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 55 (2.01%) CMS
9 55 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (1.53%) SAS
11 34 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 30 (1.10%) JBoss
13 26 (0.95%) Umbraco
14 24 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
15 22 (0.80%) WorkSite
16 21 (0.77%) Kentico
16 21 (0.77%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.73%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 571 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 176 (6.43%) MS Office
3 39 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.24%) PowerPivot
5 32 (1.17%) InfoPath
6 26 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (0.66%) SPSS
8 16 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.15%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.15%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.11%) MS Project
11 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.037%) FastStats
12 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.037%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 65 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
3 17 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.58%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
6 12 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.22%) Magento
10 5 (0.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 5 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
10 5 (0.18%) Endur
11 4 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
12 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.24%) SaaS
4 29 (1.06%) Office 365
5 22 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.33%) PaaS
9 6 (0.22%) IaaS
10 5 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
10 5 (0.18%) GitHub
10 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.073%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.073%) Trello
11 2 (0.073%) Scribe Online
11 2 (0.073%) Datadog
11 2 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.037%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.037%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.47%) SAN
2 90 (3.29%) DNS
3 82 (2.99%) Firewall
4 66 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.23%) Internet
6 58 (2.12%) DHCP
7 57 (2.08%) WAN
8 51 (1.86%) LAN
9 37 (1.35%) VPN
10 27 (0.99%) FTP
11 25 (0.91%) Intranet
12 24 (0.88%) HTTP
13 21 (0.77%) iSCSI
14 17 (0.62%) SSL
15 15 (0.55%) LDAP
16 14 (0.51%) SMTP
17 13 (0.47%) Network Security
18 12 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (0.44%) Extranet
19 11 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 717 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 685 (25.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 663 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 408 (14.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 383 (13.99%) Data Warehouse
6 353 (12.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 282 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 176 (6.43%) Relational Database
9 138 (5.04%) Oracle Database
10 125 (4.57%) MySQL
11 105 (3.83%) QlikView
11 105 (3.83%) Big Data
12 90 (3.29%) OLAP
13 86 (3.14%) RDBMS
14 65 (2.37%) NoSQL
15 63 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 62 (2.26%) MongoDB
17 60 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
18 59 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
19 56 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 228 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 206 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (3.69%) JIRA
3 101 (3.69%) Subversion
4 78 (2.85%) Git (software)
5 73 (2.67%) NUnit
6 50 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 41 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 40 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 38 (1.39%) Selenium
10 32 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 31 (1.13%) JUnit
12 30 (1.10%) Maven
13 29 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (1.02%) Moq
15 23 (0.84%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.62%) Jasmine
16 17 (0.62%) Gradle
17 16 (0.58%) Ant
18 15 (0.55%) MSTest
General
1 936 (34.19%) Finance
2 342 (12.49%) Banking
3 132 (4.82%) Marketing
4 116 (4.24%) Front Office
5 97 (3.54%) Legal
6 88 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 86 (3.14%) Retail
8 84 (3.07%) Advertising
9 63 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 54 (1.97%) Back Office
11 43 (1.57%) Law
12 42 (1.53%) Financial Institution
13 41 (1.50%) Publishing
14 21 (0.77%) Billing
14 21 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.77%) Games
15 15 (0.55%) Electronics
16 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1321 (48.25%) Developer
2 447 (16.33%) Analyst
3 340 (12.42%) .NET Developer
4 318 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 255 (9.31%) DBA
6 226 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 193 (7.05%) SQL DBA
8 173 (6.32%) Administrator
8 173 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 156 (5.70%) SQL Developer
10 143 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 139 (5.08%) Applications Support
12 132 (4.82%) Consultant
13 129 (4.71%) Architect
14 99 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 98 (3.58%) SQL Server DBA
16 82 (2.99%) Software Developer
17 74 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
17 74 (2.70%) Programmer
18 72 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1195 (43.64%) .NET
2 678 (24.76%) ASP.NET
3 535 (19.54%) HTML
4 411 (15.01%) CSS
5 386 (14.10%) jQuery
6 328 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 254 (9.28%) WCF
8 250 (9.13%) .NET Framework
9 232 (8.47%) Web Services
10 224 (8.18%) XML
11 204 (7.45%) HTML5
12 149 (5.44%) Entity Framework
13 136 (4.97%) Ajax
14 132 (4.82%) AngularJS
15 111 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 110 (4.02%) WPF
17 103 (3.76%) CSS3
18 93 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 79 (2.89%) LINQ
19 79 (2.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 240 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 118 (4.31%) Replication
4 87 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 87 (3.18%) Clustering
5 78 (2.85%) Hedge funds
6 61 (2.23%) Derivative
7 60 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (2.12%) Mathematics
9 54 (1.97%) Fixed Income
10 51 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 48 (1.75%) User Experience
12 45 (1.64%) Equities
13 44 (1.61%) Statistics
13 44 (1.61%) Visualisation
14 42 (1.53%) Data Centre
15 41 (1.50%) Kindle
16 40 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 30 (1.10%) Blackberry
18 29 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 576 (21.04%) Windows
2 309 (11.29%) Linux
3 200 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (4.71%) UNIX
6 112 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (1.94%) Android
8 51 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 27 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.73%) Debian
12 20 (0.73%) Solaris
12 20 (0.73%) CentOS
13 19 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 14 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.44%) openSUSE
16 9 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.29%) AIX
18 5 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (19.91%) MVC
3 505 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
4 355 (12.97%) TDD
5 321 (11.72%) ETL
6 233 (8.51%) Scrum
7 198 (7.23%) ITIL
8 191 (6.98%) SDLC
9 186 (6.79%) Analytics
10 174 (6.36%) OO
11 171 (6.25%) CRM
12 160 (5.84%) Project Management
13 153 (5.59%) BDD
14 137 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
15 133 (4.86%) Data Analysis
16 127 (4.64%) Data Modelling
17 118 (4.31%) Unit Testing
18 115 (4.20%) Software Engineering
19 109 (3.98%) Migration
20 108 (3.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1597 (58.33%) SQL
2 1073 (39.19%) C#
3 586 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 555 (20.27%) T-SQL
5 275 (10.04%) Java
6 145 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 109 (3.98%) VBA
8 98 (3.58%) Perl
9 82 (2.99%) Python
10 73 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 64 (2.34%) C
12 63 (2.30%) PHP
13 57 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 54 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 53 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 53 (1.94%) C++
16 49 (1.79%) VB
17 28 (1.02%) Ruby
18 23 (0.84%) R
19 22 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 347 (12.67%) Degree
2 187 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (2.48%) MCSE
4 58 (2.12%) MCITP
5 47 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 28 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
7 27 (0.99%) MCSA
8 25 (0.91%) OCP
8 25 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (0.77%) IBM Certification
10 18 (0.66%) MCP
11 15 (0.55%) MCTS
11 15 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.55%) CCA
11 15 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.47%) ISEB
13 11 (0.40%) MCDBA
13 11 (0.40%) MCSD
13 11 (0.40%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.75%) QA
2 49 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 37 (1.35%) SLA
4 24 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.47%) COBIT
7 10 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.15%) MiFID
9 4 (0.15%) EMIR
10 2 (0.073%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.037%) HL7
11 1 (0.037%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 233 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 126 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (1.24%) vSphere
6 31 (1.13%) XenApp
7 27 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.58%) XenServer
10 13 (0.47%) Docker
10 13 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.44%) NFS
11 12 (0.44%) Varnish
12 11 (0.40%) vCloud
12 11 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
13 9 (0.33%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.22%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.18%) PowerHA
15 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (1.50%) Puppet
2 40 (1.46%) Nagios
3 38 (1.39%) SCOM
4 36 (1.31%) Data Guard
5 29 (1.06%) SCCM
6 21 (0.77%) OpenView
6 21 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 20 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.62%) Tivoli
9 16 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 14 (0.51%) Cacti
12 13 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 12 (0.44%) WSUS
13 12 (0.44%) Salt
14 11 (0.40%) AirWatch
14 11 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
14 11 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 998 (36.45%) Microsoft
2 518 (18.92%) Oracle
3 184 (6.72%) VMware
4 112 (4.09%) Citrix
5 108 (3.94%) HP
6 105 (3.83%) SAP
7 96 (3.51%) Cognos
8 95 (3.47%) Business Objects
9 92 (3.36%) IBM
10 88 (3.21%) Sybase
11 79 (2.89%) Cisco
12 77 (2.81%) Tableau
13 55 (2.01%) Informatica
14 50 (1.83%) NetApp
15 42 (1.53%) Red Hat
16 33 (1.21%) TIBCO
17 32 (1.17%) Symantec
18 30 (1.10%) Remedy
18 30 (1.10%) Reuters
19 25 (0.91%) Sun
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Salary: 50k-55k
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + £2k Bonus plus Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £25700 - £27400 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum £50-£54K + Excellent Bonus +Exceptio
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