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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 835 1212 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.06% 13.86% 14.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.58% 47.33% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1086 1521
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1832 2561 3264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 30.84% 29.28% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 2219 2847
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 965 (59.31%) SQL
2 691 (42.47%) Finance
3 642 (39.46%) .NET
4 632 (38.84%) Microsoft
5 623 (38.29%) C#
6 490 (30.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 457 (28.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 403 (24.77%) T-SQL
9 389 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 378 (23.23%) JavaScript
11 373 (22.93%) ASP.NET
12 371 (22.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 357 (21.94%) Business Intelligence
14 335 (20.59%) MVC
15 320 (19.67%) Windows
16 279 (17.15%) HTML
17 276 (16.96%) Oracle
18 265 (16.29%) MS Excel
18 265 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
19 264 (16.23%) Banking
20 248 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
21 244 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 240 (14.75%) CSS
23 217 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
24 212 (13.03%) Web Services
25 206 (12.66%) TDD
26 192 (11.80%) Degree
27 189 (11.62%) SQL Server 2014
28 182 (11.19%) ETL
29 177 (10.88%) Java

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 145 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 106 (6.52%) IIS
3 68 (4.18%) CMS
4 60 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 59 (3.63%) Apache
6 48 (2.95%) MS Exchange
7 42 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 39 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 39 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 36 (2.21%) JBoss
10 30 (1.84%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.66%) Skype for Business
12 26 (1.60%) Apache Solr
13 22 (1.35%) WordPress
14 21 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 20 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
16 19 (1.17%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.92%) SAS
18 14 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 265 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.83%) MS Office
3 16 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.49%) MS Project
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.061%) HipChat
7 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
5 5 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
8 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.061%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (3.07%) Office 365
4 46 (2.83%) SaaS
5 27 (1.66%) GitHub
6 25 (1.54%) PaaS
7 21 (1.29%) IaaS
8 12 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (0.37%) Force.com
11 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.061%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.18%) Internet
2 67 (4.12%) Intranet
3 62 (3.81%) DNS
4 54 (3.32%) SAN
5 51 (3.13%) Firewall
6 45 (2.77%) DHCP
7 38 (2.34%) WAN
8 37 (2.27%) LAN
9 35 (2.15%) VPN
10 34 (2.09%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.11%) VoIP
12 17 (1.04%) Skype
13 16 (0.98%) HTTP
14 13 (0.80%) SMTP
15 11 (0.68%) Wireless
16 8 (0.49%) LDAP
16 8 (0.49%) VLAN
17 7 (0.43%) SSL
18 6 (0.37%) FTP
18 6 (0.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (30.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 457 (28.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 371 (22.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 265 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 248 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
6 244 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 189 (11.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 153 (9.40%) Relational Database
9 116 (7.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 90 (5.53%) MySQL
11 79 (4.86%) Oracle Database
12 62 (3.81%) Big Data
13 59 (3.63%) NoSQL
14 56 (3.44%) Power BI
15 54 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 52 (3.20%) MongoDB
17 51 (3.13%) RDBMS
18 50 (3.07%) Hadoop
19 46 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (2.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 133 (8.17%) Visual Studio
2 112 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 70 (4.30%) JIRA
5 50 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 48 (2.95%) NUnit
7 38 (2.34%) Subversion
8 30 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.60%) Bitbucket
9 26 (1.60%) MSTest
9 26 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 25 (1.54%) JUnit
10 25 (1.54%) Selenium
11 17 (1.04%) Maven
12 16 (0.98%) Log4j
13 15 (0.92%) Gradle
13 15 (0.92%) TestNG
14 14 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.74%) NCrunch
16 11 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 691 (42.47%) Finance
2 264 (16.23%) Banking
3 118 (7.25%) Law
4 79 (4.86%) Legal
5 72 (4.43%) Front Office
6 60 (3.69%) Marketing
7 52 (3.20%) Retail
8 45 (2.77%) Advertising
9 34 (2.09%) Investment Banking
10 33 (2.03%) Back Office
11 19 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.86%) Games
13 7 (0.43%) Music Industry
13 7 (0.43%) Publishing
14 6 (0.37%) Billing
15 5 (0.31%) International Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Turkish Language
17 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 842 (51.75%) Developer
2 292 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 259 (15.92%) C# Developer
4 227 (13.95%) Analyst
5 222 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 201 (12.35%) Senior Developer
7 197 (12.11%) DBA
8 176 (10.82%) SQL DBA
9 169 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 124 (7.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 119 (7.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 104 (6.39%) SQL Server DBA
13 93 (5.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 86 (5.29%) Applications Support
15 85 (5.22%) Administrator
16 77 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
17 75 (4.61%) SQL Analyst
18 71 (4.36%) Junior
18 71 (4.36%) SSIS Developer
19 70 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (39.46%) .NET
2 373 (22.93%) ASP.NET
3 279 (17.15%) HTML
4 240 (14.75%) CSS
5 217 (13.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 212 (13.03%) Web Services
7 161 (9.90%) AngularJS
8 159 (9.77%) jQuery
9 157 (9.65%) XML
10 139 (8.54%) .NET Framework
11 129 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 126 (7.74%) HTML5
13 97 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 97 (5.96%) WCF
14 91 (5.59%) Entity Framework
15 84 (5.16%) CSS3
16 76 (4.67%) Ajax
17 65 (4.00%) XSLT
18 60 (3.69%) REST
19 57 (3.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 82 (5.04%) Replication
4 79 (4.86%) Clustering
5 77 (4.73%) Mathematics
6 54 (3.32%) User Experience
6 54 (3.32%) Visualisation
7 51 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.64%) Hedge funds
9 39 (2.40%) Equities
10 36 (2.21%) Fintech
11 29 (1.78%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.54%) Statistics
14 22 (1.35%) Reference Data
15 21 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.23%) Data Integration
16 20 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 320 (19.67%) Windows
2 169 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 132 (8.11%) Linux
4 80 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (3.50%) Unix
7 35 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 28 (1.72%) Android
10 26 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.98%) Solaris
12 16 (0.98%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.92%) openSUSE
14 11 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.18%) AIX
17 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (21.94%) Business Intelligence
3 335 (20.59%) MVC
4 206 (12.66%) TDD
5 182 (11.19%) ETL
6 175 (10.76%) SDLC
7 160 (9.83%) Performance Tuning
8 152 (9.34%) ITIL
9 148 (9.10%) OO
10 132 (8.11%) Web Development
11 129 (7.93%) Scrum
12 109 (6.70%) Analytics
13 103 (6.33%) Asset Management
14 99 (6.08%) Data Modelling
15 91 (5.59%) Migration
16 90 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
17 89 (5.47%) Change Management
18 83 (5.10%) Data Management
18 83 (5.10%) UML
19 80 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 965 (59.31%) SQL
2 623 (38.29%) C#
3 403 (24.77%) T-SQL
4 378 (23.23%) JavaScript
5 177 (10.88%) Java
6 121 (7.44%) Python
7 111 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 82 (5.04%) VBA
9 64 (3.93%) VB
10 56 (3.44%) XPath
11 52 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 50 (3.07%) PHP
13 47 (2.89%) Perl
14 45 (2.77%) C++
15 43 (2.64%) Ruby
16 28 (1.72%) VB.NET
17 27 (1.66%) VBScript
18 24 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 22 (1.35%) Bash Shell
20 21 (1.29%) C
Qualifications
1 192 (11.80%) Degree
2 79 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (2.77%) MCSE
4 24 (1.48%) MCITP
4 24 (1.48%) MCTS
5 20 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.17%) MCSA
7 17 (1.04%) CCNA
8 14 (0.86%) EMC Certification
9 13 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.68%) ISEB
11 9 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.55%) MCDBA
11 9 (0.55%) OCP
11 9 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.37%) CCA
13 6 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.37%) MCP
13 6 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.76%) QA
2 56 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.72%) SLA
4 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) MiFID
7 2 (0.12%) SDET
8 1 (0.061%) EMIR
8 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.061%) SEPA
8 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 144 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.84%) Docker
4 30 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (1.17%) XenApp
6 8 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.43%) vSphere
7 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.12%) HDFS
9 2 (0.12%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) RHEV
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.061%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (2.64%) Puppet
2 42 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.84%) Data Guard
4 27 (1.66%) Salt
5 19 (1.17%) Ansible
5 19 (1.17%) SCCM
6 14 (0.86%) AirWatch
7 13 (0.80%) Control-M
8 12 (0.74%) SCOM
9 10 (0.61%) Kibana
9 10 (0.61%) logstash
10 9 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.55%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.49%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.37%) Perfmon
12 6 (0.37%) WSUS
13 5 (0.31%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 632 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 276 (16.96%) Oracle
3 105 (6.45%) VMware
4 93 (5.72%) Tableau
5 62 (3.81%) Citrix
6 60 (3.69%) Cognos
6 60 (3.69%) Sybase
7 58 (3.56%) Cisco
8 46 (2.83%) EPiServer
9 41 (2.52%) IBM
10 31 (1.91%) SAP
11 24 (1.48%) Informatica
12 23 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.29%) HP
14 20 (1.23%) EMC
14 20 (1.23%) Google
15 19 (1.17%) Siebel
16 17 (1.04%) Bloomberg
17 15 (0.92%) Symantec
18 13 (0.80%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, bonus, healthcare, dental +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and Proft share
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55-70K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago