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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 786 1459 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.44% 14.08% 15.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.35% 47.87% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1281 1827
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 £37,275 £35,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1733 3048 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.43% 29.42% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 2640 3482
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 972 (57.79%) SQL
2 721 (42.87%) Finance
3 692 (41.14%) Microsoft
4 623 (37.04%) .NET
5 588 (34.96%) C#
6 523 (31.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 485 (28.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 418 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
9 403 (23.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 389 (23.13%) T-SQL
11 381 (22.65%) JavaScript
12 358 (21.28%) MS Excel
13 346 (20.57%) ASP.NET
14 333 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
15 319 (18.97%) Windows
16 296 (17.60%) MVC
17 289 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
18 266 (15.81%) Oracle
19 259 (15.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 255 (15.16%) HTML
21 248 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
22 244 (14.51%) Banking
23 243 (14.45%) Degree
24 232 (13.79%) CSS
25 222 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
26 207 (12.31%) ETL
27 198 (11.77%) TDD
28 191 (11.36%) Java
29 186 (11.06%) jQuery
30 184 (10.94%) Web Services

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
1 161 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 122 (7.25%) IIS
3 67 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 67 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 65 (3.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 58 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 57 (3.39%) Apache
7 50 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 49 (2.91%) CMS
9 46 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 46 (2.73%) JBoss
10 38 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.84%) Apache Solr
12 28 (1.66%) Skype for Business
13 25 (1.49%) SAS
14 23 (1.37%) WordPress
15 22 (1.31%) Apache Spark
16 20 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (1.19%) WebLogic
17 17 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 358 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 112 (6.66%) MS Office
3 21 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.07%) MS Project
4 18 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.059%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 69 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.49%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.95%) Siebel Analytics
4 11 (0.65%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.42%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.24%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.18%) Magento
9 3 (0.18%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.12%) Cognos Planning
10 2 (0.12%) Decalog
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.12%) HiInvest
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.21%) SaaS
4 51 (3.03%) Office 365
5 31 (1.84%) GitHub
6 17 (1.01%) IaaS
6 17 (1.01%) PaaS
7 13 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.36%) Force.com
9 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.059%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.75%) DNS
2 60 (3.57%) Intranet
3 59 (3.51%) Firewall
4 55 (3.27%) SAN
5 47 (2.79%) Internet
6 45 (2.68%) LAN
7 44 (2.62%) WAN
8 39 (2.32%) DHCP
9 37 (2.20%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.49%) VPN
11 20 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (1.13%) SMTP
13 17 (1.01%) Skype
13 17 (1.01%) VoIP
14 16 (0.95%) HTTP
15 11 (0.65%) FTP
15 11 (0.65%) SSL
16 10 (0.59%) Extranet
17 8 (0.48%) iSCSI
17 8 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (31.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 485 (28.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 403 (23.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 289 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 259 (15.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 248 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
7 162 (9.63%) Relational Database
7 162 (9.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 117 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 86 (5.11%) Big Data
10 83 (4.93%) MySQL
11 68 (4.04%) RDBMS
12 64 (3.80%) Oracle Database
13 63 (3.75%) Hadoop
14 58 (3.45%) QlikView
15 54 (3.21%) NoSQL
16 51 (3.03%) OLAP
17 48 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
17 48 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 47 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 122 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 111 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 95 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 83 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 69 (4.10%) JIRA
6 60 (3.57%) JUnit
7 56 (3.33%) Subversion
8 53 (3.15%) NUnit
9 43 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 31 (1.84%) Maven
10 31 (1.84%) TeamCity
11 29 (1.72%) Bitbucket
12 28 (1.66%) Selenium
13 21 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (1.19%) Gradle
14 20 (1.19%) Log4j
14 20 (1.19%) TestNG
15 16 (0.95%) MSBuild
16 15 (0.89%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 721 (42.87%) Finance
2 244 (14.51%) Banking
3 149 (8.86%) Law
4 101 (6.00%) Marketing
5 83 (4.93%) Retail
6 68 (4.04%) Front Office
7 62 (3.69%) Legal
8 57 (3.39%) Advertising
9 44 (2.62%) Back Office
10 36 (2.14%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.49%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.43%) Games
13 12 (0.71%) Billing
14 11 (0.65%) Publishing
15 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 4 (0.24%) International Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 888 (52.79%) Developer
2 267 (15.87%) SQL Developer
3 262 (15.58%) Analyst
4 239 (14.21%) C# Developer
5 230 (13.67%) .NET Developer
6 195 (11.59%) Senior Developer
7 171 (10.17%) DBA
8 154 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 151 (8.98%) SQL DBA
10 133 (7.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 101 (6.00%) SQL Server DBA
12 98 (5.83%) Administrator
13 97 (5.77%) Applications Support
13 97 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
14 95 (5.65%) SQL Analyst
15 94 (5.59%) SQL Server Developer
16 92 (5.47%) SSIS Developer
17 88 (5.23%) Support Analyst
18 85 (5.05%) Java Developer
19 81 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (37.04%) .NET
2 346 (20.57%) ASP.NET
3 255 (15.16%) HTML
4 232 (13.79%) CSS
5 186 (11.06%) jQuery
6 184 (10.94%) Web Services
7 171 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 152 (9.04%) XML
9 127 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 118 (7.02%) WCF
11 117 (6.96%) AngularJS
12 98 (5.83%) HTML5
13 82 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 80 (4.76%) Ajax
15 78 (4.64%) Entity Framework
16 77 (4.58%) MDX
17 72 (4.28%) CSS3
18 56 (3.33%) XSLT
19 55 (3.27%) LINQ
20 54 (3.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 222 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 89 (5.29%) Clustering
4 86 (5.11%) Replication
5 79 (4.70%) Mathematics
6 68 (4.04%) Visualisation
7 62 (3.69%) Management Information System
8 39 (2.32%) Hedge funds
9 38 (2.26%) Fintech
10 36 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 35 (2.08%) Equities
12 34 (2.02%) SWIFT
13 33 (1.96%) Data Integration
13 33 (1.96%) User Experience
14 27 (1.61%) Client/Server
14 27 (1.61%) Data Centre
15 26 (1.55%) Algorithms
15 26 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
15 26 (1.55%) Statistics
16 25 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 319 (18.97%) Windows
2 157 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 156 (9.27%) Linux
4 71 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 53 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (3.09%) Unix
8 29 (1.72%) Android
9 25 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.19%) openSUSE
12 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.89%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.36%) Solaris
16 5 (0.30%) AIX
17 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
3 296 (17.60%) MVC
4 207 (12.31%) ETL
5 198 (11.77%) TDD
6 168 (9.99%) ITIL
7 145 (8.62%) Scrum
8 141 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
9 139 (8.26%) SDLC
9 139 (8.26%) Web Development
10 125 (7.43%) Data Modelling
11 112 (6.66%) CRM
12 111 (6.60%) Analytics
12 111 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (6.60%) OO
13 93 (5.53%) Asset Management
13 93 (5.53%) Data Management
14 91 (5.41%) Change Management
15 90 (5.35%) Migration
16 79 (4.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 972 (57.79%) SQL
2 588 (34.96%) C#
3 389 (23.13%) T-SQL
4 381 (22.65%) JavaScript
5 191 (11.36%) Java
6 127 (7.55%) Python
7 103 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 85 (5.05%) VBA
9 73 (4.34%) PHP
10 70 (4.16%) VB
11 54 (3.21%) Perl
12 52 (3.09%) Ruby
13 48 (2.85%) C++
13 48 (2.85%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.32%) C
15 34 (2.02%) VBScript
16 31 (1.84%) XPath
17 30 (1.78%) VB.NET
18 25 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 23 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 243 (14.45%) Degree
2 109 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (3.21%) MCSE
4 43 (2.56%) MCSA
5 32 (1.90%) MCTS
6 31 (1.84%) MCITP
7 23 (1.37%) MCDBA
8 19 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (0.89%) MCP
10 14 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.65%) CCNA
13 10 (0.59%) ISEB
14 9 (0.54%) CCA
15 7 (0.42%) PhD
16 6 (0.36%) EMC Certification
16 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.82%) QA
2 70 (4.16%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.02%) SLA
4 21 (1.25%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) MiFID
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.059%) COBIT
9 1 (0.059%) GAAP
System Software
1 148 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 73 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.02%) Docker
4 27 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.37%) XenApp
8 21 (1.25%) vSphere
9 13 (0.77%) XenServer
10 10 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.36%) HDFS
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.30%) NFS
12 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (3.69%) Puppet
2 60 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.84%) Salt
4 24 (1.43%) Data Guard
5 20 (1.19%) Ansible
6 18 (1.07%) SCOM
7 16 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.95%) SCCM
8 13 (0.77%) Kibana
8 13 (0.77%) logstash
9 11 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 11 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.42%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.42%) WSUS
13 6 (0.36%) Control-M
13 6 (0.36%) Graphite
13 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 692 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 266 (15.81%) Oracle
3 118 (7.02%) VMware
4 79 (4.70%) Tableau
5 61 (3.63%) Cisco
6 54 (3.21%) Citrix
7 38 (2.26%) HP
7 38 (2.26%) IBM
8 36 (2.14%) SAP
9 33 (1.96%) Bloomberg
10 31 (1.84%) EPiServer
11 29 (1.72%) Sybase
12 25 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.37%) Reuters
14 22 (1.31%) Siebel
15 20 (1.19%) Informatica
16 18 (1.07%) Cognos
17 17 (1.01%) Dell
18 16 (0.95%) Veeam
19 15 (0.89%) Symantec
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £73,500 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £95,000 (flexible for the right candidate and has an extremel
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City, London
Ebury
Salary: £37000.00 - £39073.00 per annum + benefits & 35 days holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £47,000 to £50,000 per annum Great bens package, see spec
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: Market Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive package and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: Yesterday