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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 919 1479 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.05% 14.03% 15.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 48.41% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1310 1681
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
1969 3055 3727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.95% 28.98% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2660 3249
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 1004 (58.47%) SQL
2 732 (42.63%) Microsoft
3 726 (42.28%) Finance
4 617 (35.93%) .NET
5 599 (34.89%) C#
6 517 (30.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 490 (28.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 433 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 399 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
10 391 (22.77%) MS Excel
11 380 (22.13%) T-SQL
12 357 (20.79%) JavaScript
13 345 (20.09%) Windows
14 329 (19.16%) ASP.NET
15 312 (18.17%) Business Intelligence
16 308 (17.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 276 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 270 (15.73%) Degree
19 266 (15.49%) MVC
20 254 (14.79%) Oracle
21 248 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
22 244 (14.21%) Banking
23 242 (14.09%) HTML
24 230 (13.40%) CSS
25 227 (13.22%) ETL
26 219 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
27 196 (11.42%) Java
28 189 (11.01%) jQuery
29 173 (10.08%) TDD
30 164 (9.55%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 161 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 141 (8.21%) IIS
3 71 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 65 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 57 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 54 (3.15%) CMS
7 53 (3.09%) MS Exchange
8 47 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 45 (2.62%) JBoss
10 44 (2.56%) Node.js
11 40 (2.33%) Apache
12 26 (1.51%) Apache Spark
13 25 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
14 24 (1.40%) Apache Solr
14 24 (1.40%) SAS
15 22 (1.28%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 391 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 119 (6.93%) MS Office
3 22 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.16%) MS Project
5 9 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.23%) SPSS
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.81%) Markit EDM
3 23 (1.34%) Siebel Analytics
4 9 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.52%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.29%) Decalog
7 5 (0.29%) HiInvest
7 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.17%) Magento
9 3 (0.17%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 101 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.80%) Office 365
4 41 (2.39%) SaaS
5 25 (1.46%) GitHub
6 14 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.64%) IaaS
7 11 (0.64%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.64%) PaaS
8 5 (0.29%) Force.com
9 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.73%) Firewall
2 59 (3.44%) DNS
3 55 (3.20%) Intranet
3 55 (3.20%) SAN
4 49 (2.85%) Internet
5 37 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 36 (2.10%) DHCP
7 35 (2.04%) LAN
8 34 (1.98%) WAN
9 18 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (1.05%) VPN
10 17 (0.99%) SMTP
11 15 (0.87%) Extranet
12 11 (0.64%) SSL
12 11 (0.64%) VLAN
13 10 (0.58%) FTP
14 9 (0.52%) HTTP
15 8 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (0.47%) iSCSI
15 8 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (30.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 490 (28.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 433 (25.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 308 (17.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 276 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 248 (14.44%) Data Warehouse
7 160 (9.32%) Relational Database
8 143 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 117 (6.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 100 (5.82%) Big Data
11 89 (5.18%) MySQL
12 74 (4.31%) Hadoop
13 72 (4.19%) RDBMS
14 62 (3.61%) NoSQL
15 57 (3.32%) OLAP
15 57 (3.32%) QlikView
16 49 (2.85%) Oracle Database
17 40 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 40 (2.33%) Siebel EIM
18 35 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 133 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (6.70%) Visual Studio
3 89 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 75 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 61 (3.55%) NUnit
6 57 (3.32%) JUnit
7 54 (3.15%) Subversion
8 47 (2.74%) JIRA
9 37 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 33 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 32 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 29 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (1.40%) Maven
14 19 (1.11%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.11%) Selenium
15 18 (1.05%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.05%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.87%) MSBuild
17 14 (0.82%) Moq
18 13 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 726 (42.28%) Finance
2 244 (14.21%) Banking
3 135 (7.86%) Law
4 114 (6.64%) Retail
5 108 (6.29%) Marketing
6 71 (4.14%) Legal
7 68 (3.96%) Front Office
8 64 (3.73%) Advertising
9 61 (3.55%) Investment Banking
10 37 (2.15%) Back Office
11 32 (1.86%) Telecoms
12 22 (1.28%) Games
13 14 (0.82%) Publishing
14 8 (0.47%) German Language
15 7 (0.41%) Billing
15 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.35%) Automotive
16 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 849 (49.45%) Developer
2 288 (16.77%) Analyst
3 276 (16.07%) SQL Developer
4 217 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 216 (12.58%) C# Developer
6 210 (12.23%) .NET Developer
7 184 (10.72%) DBA
8 153 (8.91%) SQL DBA
9 142 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 128 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 114 (6.64%) SSIS Developer
12 110 (6.41%) Administrator
12 110 (6.41%) SQL Server DBA
13 102 (5.94%) Applications Support
14 101 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
15 99 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
16 96 (5.59%) Support Analyst
17 95 (5.53%) SQL Analyst
18 88 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
19 84 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (35.93%) .NET
2 329 (19.16%) ASP.NET
3 242 (14.09%) HTML
4 230 (13.40%) CSS
5 189 (11.01%) jQuery
6 154 (8.97%) Web Services
7 152 (8.85%) XML
8 150 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 132 (7.69%) WCF
10 108 (6.29%) HTML5
11 93 (5.42%) MDX
12 92 (5.36%) AngularJS
13 78 (4.54%) CSS3
14 72 (4.19%) Ajax
15 69 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 69 (4.02%) Entity Framework
16 53 (3.09%) JSON
17 50 (2.91%) SOAP
17 50 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 219 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 99 (5.77%) Replication
4 88 (5.13%) Clustering
5 72 (4.19%) Mathematics
6 59 (3.44%) Visualisation
7 50 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 45 (2.62%) Hedge funds
9 39 (2.27%) Fintech
10 38 (2.21%) Data Integration
11 35 (2.04%) SWIFT
12 34 (1.98%) Equities
13 32 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
13 32 (1.86%) Data Structures
14 31 (1.81%) User Experience
15 28 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 28 (1.63%) Credit Risk
16 27 (1.57%) Blackberry
16 27 (1.57%) Derivative
16 27 (1.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 345 (20.09%) Windows
2 154 (8.97%) Linux
3 151 (8.79%) Windows Server
4 78 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (4.02%) Unix
6 68 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 60 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.63%) Android
9 19 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.41%) openSUSE
16 6 (0.35%) AIX
17 5 (0.29%) Solaris
18 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.058%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (18.17%) Business Intelligence
3 266 (15.49%) MVC
4 227 (13.22%) ETL
5 173 (10.08%) TDD
6 163 (9.49%) ITIL
7 145 (8.44%) SDLC
8 132 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 131 (7.63%) Web Development
10 126 (7.34%) Analytics
11 123 (7.16%) Data Modelling
12 120 (6.99%) CRM
13 119 (6.93%) Scrum
14 116 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (6.70%) OO
16 105 (6.12%) Migration
17 96 (5.59%) Asset Management
18 93 (5.42%) Change Management
18 93 (5.42%) Data Management
19 80 (4.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1004 (58.47%) SQL
2 599 (34.89%) C#
3 380 (22.13%) T-SQL
4 357 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 196 (11.42%) Java
6 120 (6.99%) Python
7 95 (5.53%) PowerShell
8 82 (4.78%) VB
9 67 (3.90%) VBA
10 60 (3.49%) PHP
11 58 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.74%) C++
13 46 (2.68%) Ruby
14 45 (2.62%) VBScript
15 43 (2.50%) C
15 43 (2.50%) Perl
16 31 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 23 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 23 (1.34%) R
Qualifications
1 270 (15.73%) Degree
2 147 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.20%) MCSE
4 54 (3.15%) MCSA
5 49 (2.85%) MCITP
6 40 (2.33%) MCTS
7 25 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.46%) MCDBA
8 22 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
8 22 (1.28%) MCP
9 19 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.64%) CCNP
13 10 (0.58%) ISEB
14 9 (0.52%) CCA
15 8 (0.47%) Security Cleared
16 7 (0.41%) PhD
16 7 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.83%) QA
2 65 (3.79%) Data Quality
3 41 (2.39%) SLA
4 24 (1.40%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) COBIT
7 3 (0.17%) EMIR
7 3 (0.17%) MiFID
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.058%) GAAP
9 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.69%) XenApp
4 27 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 22 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.16%) Docker
7 18 (1.05%) vSphere
7 18 (1.05%) XenServer
8 12 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.70%) Terminal Server
9 8 (0.47%) HDFS
10 6 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.17%) NFS
12 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.12%) GPFS
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (3.20%) Puppet
2 51 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (1.51%) SCOM
5 20 (1.16%) Salt
5 20 (1.16%) SCCM
6 19 (1.11%) Ansible
7 15 (0.87%) Kibana
7 15 (0.87%) logstash
8 11 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 11 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.52%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.35%) Control-M
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.29%) Ambari
12 5 (0.29%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 732 (42.63%) Microsoft
2 254 (14.79%) Oracle
3 136 (7.92%) VMware
4 66 (3.84%) Citrix
5 61 (3.55%) Tableau
6 45 (2.62%) HP
7 42 (2.45%) Siebel
8 40 (2.33%) Cisco
9 39 (2.27%) Bloomberg
10 36 (2.10%) SAP
11 30 (1.75%) Sybase
12 28 (1.63%) EPiServer
13 25 (1.46%) Reuters
14 22 (1.28%) Cognos
14 22 (1.28%) IBM
15 18 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.99%) Dell
16 17 (0.99%) Veeam
17 16 (0.93%) Sitecore
18 15 (0.87%) NetApp
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Meadows Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago