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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 815 939 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.34% 13.59% 14.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.57% 43.15% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 769 843 1434
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
1644 2176 3061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 30.94% 31.49% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1949 2703
Median salary £57,604 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.18% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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.

1 983 (60.49%) SQL
2 704 (43.32%) Finance
3 665 (40.92%) .NET
4 646 (39.75%) C#
5 615 (37.85%) Microsoft
6 497 (30.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 416 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
8 408 (25.11%) JavaScript
9 404 (24.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 388 (23.88%) ASP.NET
11 379 (23.32%) T-SQL
12 366 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
13 356 (21.91%) MVC
14 354 (21.78%) HTML
15 325 (20.00%) Windows
16 317 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 285 (17.54%) CSS
18 255 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
19 254 (15.63%) Oracle
20 253 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
21 252 (15.51%) Banking
22 246 (15.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 231 (14.22%) MS Excel
24 225 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
25 202 (12.43%) TDD
26 199 (12.25%) Web Services
27 196 (12.06%) .NET Framework
28 194 (11.94%) ETL
28 194 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
29 193 (11.88%) SDLC

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
1 127 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 102 (6.28%) CMS
3 101 (6.22%) IIS
4 53 (3.26%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 41 (2.52%) Apache
7 37 (2.28%) JBoss
8 31 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 27 (1.66%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
14 14 (0.86%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (0.74%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.68%) Confluence
16 11 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 231 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.52%) MS Office
3 14 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 21 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.80%) Cognos Planning
4 10 (0.62%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.25%) Salerio
6 4 (0.25%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.18%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.062%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.062%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.65%) Office 365
4 36 (2.22%) SaaS
5 28 (1.72%) PaaS
6 20 (1.23%) IaaS
7 19 (1.17%) GitHub
8 12 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.68%) Data Lake Analytics
10 10 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.62%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.25%) G Suite
14 3 (0.18%) Force.com
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.12%) Google Play
16 1 (0.062%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.34%) Internet
2 93 (5.72%) Intranet
3 60 (3.69%) DNS
4 55 (3.38%) SAN
5 53 (3.26%) Firewall
6 47 (2.89%) DHCP
7 35 (2.15%) VPN
8 34 (2.09%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.85%) WAN
10 29 (1.78%) LAN
11 17 (1.05%) VoIP
12 9 (0.55%) HTTP
13 8 (0.49%) SSL
13 8 (0.49%) Wireless
14 7 (0.43%) VLAN
15 6 (0.37%) FTP
15 6 (0.37%) LDAP
15 6 (0.37%) NAS
15 6 (0.37%) SMTP
16 5 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (30.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 404 (24.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 317 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 255 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
5 246 (15.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 225 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 194 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 137 (8.43%) Relational Database
9 94 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 92 (5.66%) MySQL
11 83 (5.11%) Power BI
12 73 (4.49%) Oracle Database
13 69 (4.25%) Big Data
14 60 (3.69%) NoSQL
15 54 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 47 (2.89%) QlikView
17 45 (2.77%) Hadoop
18 43 (2.65%) RDBMS
19 42 (2.58%) MongoDB
20 32 (1.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 148 (9.11%) Visual Studio
2 128 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (3.88%) NUnit
4 62 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 59 (3.63%) JIRA
6 48 (2.95%) MSTest
7 31 (1.91%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 21 (1.29%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.11%) Subversion
11 17 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.80%) Plastic SCM
13 12 (0.74%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.74%) FishEye
14 10 (0.62%) Moq
14 10 (0.62%) SilkPerformer
14 10 (0.62%) SilkTest
14 10 (0.62%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.55%) Selenium
16 7 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 704 (43.32%) Finance
2 252 (15.51%) Banking
3 98 (6.03%) Legal
4 96 (5.91%) Law
5 54 (3.32%) Marketing
6 49 (3.02%) Front Office
7 36 (2.22%) Retail
8 33 (2.03%) Back Office
9 27 (1.66%) Advertising
10 25 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.92%) Publishing
14 9 (0.55%) Turkish Language
15 7 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.18%) Automotive
17 3 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 844 (51.94%) Developer
2 367 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 327 (20.12%) C# Developer
4 246 (15.14%) SQL Developer
5 225 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 219 (13.48%) Analyst
7 199 (12.25%) Senior Developer
8 174 (10.71%) DBA
9 148 (9.11%) SQL DBA
10 147 (9.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 126 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 109 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 96 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 85 (5.23%) SQL Server Developer
15 84 (5.17%) Applications Support
16 83 (5.11%) Junior
17 81 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
18 76 (4.68%) SQL Analyst
19 74 (4.55%) Consultant
20 73 (4.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (40.92%) .NET
2 388 (23.88%) ASP.NET
3 354 (21.78%) HTML
4 285 (17.54%) CSS
5 253 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (12.25%) Web Services
7 196 (12.06%) .NET Framework
8 180 (11.08%) HTML5
9 173 (10.65%) XML
10 166 (10.22%) AngularJS
11 154 (9.48%) jQuery
12 140 (8.62%) Entity Framework
13 136 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 129 (7.94%) CSS3
15 126 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 117 (7.20%) WCF
17 85 (5.23%) WPF
18 84 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 76 (4.68%) XSLT
20 72 (4.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 109 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.62%) User Experience
4 67 (4.12%) Mathematics
5 66 (4.06%) Replication
6 58 (3.57%) Clustering
7 54 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 54 (3.32%) Visualisation
8 49 (3.02%) Fintech
9 37 (2.28%) Data Structures
10 36 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 31 (1.91%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.72%) SWIFT
13 25 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 22 (1.35%) Equities
16 20 (1.23%) Reference Data
16 20 (1.23%) Statistics
17 19 (1.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 325 (20.00%) Windows
2 179 (11.02%) Windows Server
3 114 (7.02%) Linux
4 77 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.83%) Unix
7 39 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.92%) Android
9 15 (0.92%) Solaris
9 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.25%) Debian
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
3 356 (21.91%) MVC
4 202 (12.43%) TDD
5 194 (11.94%) ETL
6 193 (11.88%) SDLC
7 184 (11.32%) ITIL
8 178 (10.95%) OO
9 163 (10.03%) Web Development
10 133 (8.18%) Analytics
11 118 (7.26%) Scrum
12 116 (7.14%) Change Management
13 109 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
14 106 (6.52%) OOD
15 105 (6.46%) UML
16 97 (5.97%) Asset Management
17 94 (5.78%) Kimball Methodology
18 92 (5.66%) Project Management
19 90 (5.54%) Configuration Management
20 89 (5.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 983 (60.49%) SQL
2 646 (39.75%) C#
3 408 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 379 (23.32%) T-SQL
5 169 (10.40%) Java
6 105 (6.46%) PowerShell
7 85 (5.23%) Python
8 70 (4.31%) XPath
9 61 (3.75%) VBA
10 39 (2.40%) VB
11 33 (2.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 29 (1.78%) C++
12 29 (1.78%) PHP
12 29 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 24 (1.48%) Perl
15 20 (1.23%) Ruby
16 17 (1.05%) C
17 15 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (9.66%) Degree
2 74 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.28%) MCSE
4 22 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.17%) CCNA
6 17 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.92%) EMC Certification
7 15 (0.92%) ISEB
7 15 (0.92%) MCSA
8 12 (0.74%) MCITP
9 9 (0.55%) MCTS
9 9 (0.55%) OCP
9 9 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.43%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.37%) PMP
13 4 (0.25%) CCA
13 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.94%) QA
2 37 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.72%) SLA
4 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.062%) EMIR
7 1 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.062%) SDET
7 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 141 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.78%) XenApp
5 25 (1.54%) Docker
5 25 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (1.05%) vSphere
7 10 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.37%) HDFS
10 6 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.12%) RHEV
13 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (1.48%) Puppet
1 24 (1.48%) SCCM
2 23 (1.42%) Data Guard
3 19 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.98%) SCOM
5 15 (0.92%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.68%) Ansible
6 11 (0.68%) Control-M
6 11 (0.68%) Nagios
7 10 (0.62%) Salt
8 9 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (0.55%) FortiGate
8 9 (0.55%) Perfmon
9 7 (0.43%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.43%) WSUS
10 6 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.37%) Kibana
10 6 (0.37%) logstash
10 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 615 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 254 (15.63%) Oracle
3 107 (6.58%) VMware
4 101 (6.22%) Cognos
5 98 (6.03%) Tableau
6 83 (5.11%) EPiServer
7 74 (4.55%) Citrix
8 65 (4.00%) Sybase
9 62 (3.82%) Cisco
10 40 (2.46%) IBM
11 27 (1.66%) Google
12 25 (1.54%) SAP
13 24 (1.48%) HP
14 22 (1.35%) EMC
15 21 (1.29%) Xamarin
16 17 (1.05%) Atlassian
16 17 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.98%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.86%) Informatica
18 14 (0.86%) Sitecore
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £28000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + 25 days holidays & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + 25 days holidays & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £90000 per annum + 15% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000
Posted: 3 days ago