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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1406 1934 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 15.28% 13.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.12% 50.68% 50.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1728 1449
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
2984 3816 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.79% 30.16% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3309 2841
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 1680 (59.94%) SQL
2 1181 (42.13%) .NET
3 1072 (38.24%) C#
4 1015 (36.21%) Finance
5 957 (34.14%) Microsoft
6 754 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 738 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
8 704 (25.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 657 (23.44%) ASP.NET
10 636 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 604 (21.55%) T-SQL
12 601 (21.44%) MS Excel
13 588 (20.98%) JavaScript
14 580 (20.69%) Oracle
15 574 (20.48%) Windows
16 545 (19.44%) MVC
17 543 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
18 527 (18.80%) HTML
19 436 (15.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 404 (14.41%) CSS
21 402 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
22 372 (13.27%) jQuery
23 370 (13.20%) Degree
24 350 (12.49%) Banking
25 347 (12.38%) TDD
26 343 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
27 337 (12.02%) ETL
28 331 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
29 323 (11.52%) Linux
30 305 (10.88%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 300 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 191 (6.81%) IIS
3 112 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 71 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 64 (2.28%) Apache
5 64 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 61 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 58 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 58 (2.07%) SAS
8 55 (1.96%) CMS
9 46 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (1.36%) JBoss
11 35 (1.25%) Umbraco
12 33 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 23 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
14 23 (0.82%) MQSeries
15 21 (0.75%) WorkSite
16 19 (0.68%) Drupal
16 19 (0.68%) Kentico
Applications
1 601 (21.44%) MS Excel
2 158 (5.64%) MS Office
3 42 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.28%) PowerPivot
5 29 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.71%) SPSS
7 16 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.071%) LaTeX
10 2 (0.071%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.071%) MS Project
10 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.036%) InDesign
11 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.036%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 54 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 18 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
4 17 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 15 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
8 10 (0.36%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.29%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
11 5 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
12 4 (0.14%) LatentZero
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.14%) Magento
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.18%) SaaS
4 29 (1.03%) Office 365
5 18 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 9 (0.32%) GitHub
8 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.21%) PaaS
10 5 (0.18%) IaaS
10 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.071%) Scribe Online
11 2 (0.071%) Datadog
11 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.071%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.25%) SAN
2 78 (2.78%) Firewall
2 78 (2.78%) DNS
3 68 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 52 (1.86%) WAN
5 50 (1.78%) DHCP
6 48 (1.71%) Internet
7 45 (1.61%) LAN
8 28 (1.00%) FTP
9 26 (0.93%) VPN
10 23 (0.82%) HTTP
11 19 (0.68%) iSCSI
12 18 (0.64%) Intranet
13 16 (0.57%) LDAP
14 15 (0.54%) SSL
15 14 (0.50%) SMTP
16 13 (0.46%) Network Security
17 11 (0.39%) VoIP
17 11 (0.39%) VLAN
18 10 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 754 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 704 (25.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 636 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 436 (15.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 402 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
6 343 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 259 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 202 (7.21%) Relational Database
9 151 (5.39%) Oracle Database
10 120 (4.28%) Big Data
10 120 (4.28%) MySQL
11 107 (3.82%) RDBMS
12 102 (3.64%) QlikView
13 92 (3.28%) OLAP
14 73 (2.60%) NoSQL
15 69 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 65 (2.32%) Hadoop
16 65 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 62 (2.21%) MongoDB
18 52 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 217 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 177 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (3.50%) Subversion
4 88 (3.14%) JIRA
5 85 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 77 (2.75%) NUnit
7 53 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 48 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 38 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 36 (1.28%) Selenium
11 34 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 31 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
12 31 (1.11%) JUnit
13 29 (1.03%) Moq
14 28 (1.00%) Maven
15 22 (0.78%) SpecFlow
16 20 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
18 17 (0.61%) Ant
19 15 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
General
1 1015 (36.21%) Finance
2 350 (12.49%) Banking
3 142 (5.07%) Marketing
4 132 (4.71%) Front Office
5 107 (3.82%) Legal
6 106 (3.78%) Retail
7 91 (3.25%) Investment Banking
8 79 (2.82%) Telecoms
9 66 (2.35%) Advertising
10 65 (2.32%) Back Office
11 46 (1.64%) Publishing
12 43 (1.53%) Law
13 38 (1.36%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.93%) Games
15 20 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.61%) Billing
17 16 (0.57%) Electronics
18 11 (0.39%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1356 (48.38%) Developer
2 498 (17.77%) Analyst
3 342 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 341 (12.17%) C# Developer
5 276 (9.85%) DBA
6 245 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 206 (7.35%) SQL DBA
8 192 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 186 (6.64%) SQL Developer
10 165 (5.89%) Administrator
11 159 (5.67%) Support Analyst
12 148 (5.28%) Applications Support
13 140 (4.99%) Architect
14 126 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 124 (4.42%) Consultant
16 112 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
17 97 (3.46%) Analyst Developer
18 89 (3.18%) Software Developer
19 80 (2.85%) SQL Server Developer
20 78 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1181 (42.13%) .NET
2 657 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 527 (18.80%) HTML
4 404 (14.41%) CSS
5 372 (13.27%) jQuery
6 331 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 259 (9.24%) WCF
8 251 (8.95%) XML
9 237 (8.46%) .NET Framework
10 229 (8.17%) Web Services
11 186 (6.64%) HTML5
12 141 (5.03%) Entity Framework
13 138 (4.92%) WPF
14 133 (4.74%) AngularJS
15 115 (4.10%) Ajax
16 109 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 100 (3.57%) CSS3
18 94 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 91 (3.25%) LINQ
20 85 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 120 (4.28%) Replication
4 103 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 85 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 83 (2.96%) Clustering
7 75 (2.68%) Derivative
8 74 (2.64%) Mathematics
9 67 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 66 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (1.89%) Equities
12 46 (1.64%) Visualisation
13 45 (1.61%) User Experience
14 43 (1.53%) Data Centre
15 41 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 39 (1.39%) Kindle
17 38 (1.36%) Data Structures
18 37 (1.32%) Statistics
19 31 (1.11%) Data Integration
20 25 (0.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 574 (20.48%) Windows
2 323 (11.52%) Linux
3 181 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 164 (5.85%) UNIX
5 128 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (1.61%) Android
9 27 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.82%) Solaris
11 23 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.71%) CentOS
13 19 (0.68%) Debian
14 14 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.39%) AIX
16 10 (0.36%) openSUSE
16 10 (0.36%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.29%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (19.44%) MVC
3 543 (19.37%) Business Intelligence
4 347 (12.38%) TDD
5 337 (12.02%) ETL
6 238 (8.49%) Scrum
7 198 (7.06%) ITIL
8 194 (6.92%) Analytics
9 182 (6.49%) SDLC
10 178 (6.35%) OO
11 165 (5.89%) CRM
11 165 (5.89%) Project Management
12 164 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
13 149 (5.32%) BDD
14 136 (4.85%) Data Modelling
15 129 (4.60%) Data Analysis
16 126 (4.50%) Migration
17 122 (4.35%) Software Engineering
18 118 (4.21%) Unit Testing
19 115 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1680 (59.94%) SQL
2 1072 (38.24%) C#
3 604 (21.55%) T-SQL
4 588 (20.98%) JavaScript
5 305 (10.88%) Java
6 149 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 104 (3.71%) VBA
8 101 (3.60%) Python
9 99 (3.53%) Perl
10 77 (2.75%) C
11 72 (2.57%) VB.NET
11 72 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 63 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 61 (2.18%) PHP
14 60 (2.14%) C++
15 58 (2.07%) VB
16 55 (1.96%) PL/SQL
17 37 (1.32%) Ruby
18 30 (1.07%) R
19 27 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 370 (13.20%) Degree
2 185 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (2.35%) MCSE
4 58 (2.07%) MCITP
5 42 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
7 27 (0.96%) OCP
8 26 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (0.89%) MCSA
10 21 (0.75%) MCP
11 17 (0.61%) IBM Certification
12 16 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.57%) MCDBA
13 15 (0.54%) MCSD
13 15 (0.54%) CCA
13 15 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (0.46%) MCTS
15 11 (0.39%) CCEA
16 10 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.53%) QA
2 47 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 43 (1.53%) SLA
4 33 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.43%) COBIT
7 11 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.14%) EMIR
9 4 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.071%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.036%) HL7
11 1 (0.036%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 204 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 109 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 58 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.21%) vSphere
6 32 (1.14%) XenApp
7 25 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.54%) XenServer
10 14 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.39%) Docker
12 10 (0.36%) Varnish
12 10 (0.36%) vCloud
12 10 (0.36%) NFS
12 10 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
14 5 (0.18%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 45 (1.61%) Data Guard
1 45 (1.61%) Puppet
2 38 (1.36%) SCOM
2 38 (1.36%) Nagios
3 27 (0.96%) SCCM
4 24 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (0.71%) OpenView
7 17 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 16 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (0.43%) Cacti
10 12 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.39%) WSUS
11 11 (0.39%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.36%) Salt
12 10 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.36%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 957 (34.14%) Microsoft
2 580 (20.69%) Oracle
3 182 (6.49%) VMware
4 118 (4.21%) Sybase
5 111 (3.96%) Citrix
6 110 (3.92%) Business Objects
7 104 (3.71%) SAP
8 101 (3.60%) IBM
9 100 (3.57%) HP
10 86 (3.07%) Cognos
11 84 (3.00%) Tableau
12 72 (2.57%) Cisco
13 60 (2.14%) Informatica
14 46 (1.64%) Red Hat
15 45 (1.61%) NetApp
16 38 (1.36%) TIBCO
17 34 (1.21%) Netezza
18 33 (1.18%) Symantec
19 31 (1.11%) Remedy
20 30 (1.07%) Reuters
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