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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1272 1457 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.72% 14.21% 16.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.46% 51.74% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1278 1627
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2680 2816 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.81% 27.46% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2460 2788
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 1539 (55.46%) SQL
2 1248 (44.97%) .NET
3 1109 (39.96%) C#
4 1087 (39.17%) Microsoft
5 908 (32.72%) Finance
6 771 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 736 (26.52%) ASP.NET
8 722 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
9 700 (25.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 663 (23.89%) Windows
11 636 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 583 (21.01%) JavaScript
13 576 (20.76%) MS Excel
14 567 (20.43%) HTML
15 563 (20.29%) MVC
16 529 (19.06%) T-SQL
17 518 (18.67%) Oracle
18 481 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
19 430 (15.50%) CSS
20 406 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
21 395 (14.23%) jQuery
22 379 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 371 (13.37%) SharePoint
24 367 (13.23%) SQL Server 2012
25 358 (12.90%) TDD
26 340 (12.25%) Degree
27 339 (12.22%) ETL
28 326 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
29 325 (11.71%) Banking
30 321 (11.57%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 371 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 248 (8.94%) IIS
3 130 (4.68%) MS Exchange
4 101 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 87 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 73 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 66 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 64 (2.31%) CMS
9 55 (1.98%) Apache
10 51 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 36 (1.30%) SAS
12 33 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (1.08%) MQSeries
14 25 (0.90%) Umbraco
14 25 (0.90%) WordPress
15 23 (0.83%) Node.js
15 23 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
16 21 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
17 20 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 576 (20.76%) MS Excel
2 187 (6.74%) MS Office
3 55 (1.98%) InfoPath
4 39 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.94%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.61%) MS Project
9 13 (0.47%) SPSS
10 6 (0.22%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.072%) HipChat
13 1 (0.036%) FastStats
13 1 (0.036%) Mingle
13 1 (0.036%) InDesign
13 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 91 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 15 (0.54%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 13 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.36%) Magento
7 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.18%) Infor M3
11 5 (0.18%) Endur
12 4 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.30%) SaaS
3 31 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.86%) Office 365
6 19 (0.68%) PaaS
7 9 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.14%) Trello
9 3 (0.11%) GitHub
9 3 (0.11%) IaaS
10 2 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.072%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 133 (4.79%) SAN
2 100 (3.60%) DNS
3 86 (3.10%) Firewall
4 67 (2.41%) Internet
5 65 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 65 (2.34%) DHCP
6 59 (2.13%) WAN
7 53 (1.91%) Intranet
8 50 (1.80%) VPN
9 49 (1.77%) LAN
10 41 (1.48%) HTTP
11 32 (1.15%) Extranet
12 30 (1.08%) FTP
13 25 (0.90%) NAS
14 22 (0.79%) iSCSI
15 17 (0.61%) VoIP
16 16 (0.58%) VLAN
17 15 (0.54%) SMTP
17 15 (0.54%) LDAP
18 14 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 771 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 700 (25.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 636 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 406 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
5 379 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 367 (13.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 318 (11.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 220 (7.93%) Relational Database
9 153 (5.51%) MySQL
10 121 (4.36%) Oracle Database
11 103 (3.71%) QlikView
12 96 (3.46%) OLAP
13 87 (3.14%) RDBMS
14 80 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
15 69 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 65 (2.34%) MongoDB
17 59 (2.13%) Big Data
18 56 (2.02%) DTS
19 55 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
20 54 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 253 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 213 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 131 (4.72%) Subversion
4 90 (3.24%) JIRA
5 72 (2.59%) Git (software)
6 70 (2.52%) NUnit
7 59 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 45 (1.62%) Jenkins
9 30 (1.08%) Selenium
9 30 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 29 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 26 (0.94%) Moq
12 25 (0.90%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.79%) Maven
14 20 (0.72%) JUnit
15 18 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (0.58%) MSTest
16 16 (0.58%) MSBuild
16 16 (0.58%) Artifactory
17 15 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 908 (32.72%) Finance
2 325 (11.71%) Banking
3 118 (4.25%) Marketing
4 112 (4.04%) Advertising
5 110 (3.96%) Investment Banking
6 104 (3.75%) Front Office
7 98 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 82 (2.95%) Retail
9 81 (2.92%) Law
10 79 (2.85%) Legal
11 45 (1.62%) Back Office
12 39 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 32 (1.15%) Publishing
14 19 (0.68%) Billing
15 17 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.50%) Games
17 8 (0.29%) Electronics
18 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.14%) International Banking
19 3 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1316 (47.42%) Developer
2 425 (15.32%) Analyst
3 352 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 285 (10.27%) C# Developer
5 246 (8.86%) DBA
6 213 (7.68%) Senior Developer
7 186 (6.70%) SQL DBA
8 175 (6.31%) Administrator
9 164 (5.91%) SQL Developer
10 150 (5.41%) Architect
11 144 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 127 (4.58%) Consultant
13 115 (4.14%) Applications Support
14 112 (4.04%) Support Analyst
15 94 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 87 (3.14%) SQL Server DBA
17 79 (2.85%) Data Analyst
17 79 (2.85%) ASP.NET Developer
17 79 (2.85%) Programmer
18 77 (2.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1248 (44.97%) .NET
2 736 (26.52%) ASP.NET
3 567 (20.43%) HTML
4 430 (15.50%) CSS
5 395 (14.23%) jQuery
6 326 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 314 (11.32%) WCF
8 284 (10.23%) Web Services
9 276 (9.95%) .NET Framework
10 257 (9.26%) XML
11 248 (8.94%) HTML5
12 172 (6.20%) Ajax
13 151 (5.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 141 (5.08%) AngularJS
15 124 (4.47%) WPF
16 122 (4.40%) CSS3
17 100 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 90 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 89 (3.21%) LINQ
20 84 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 321 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 134 (4.83%) Clustering
4 105 (3.78%) Replication
5 74 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 68 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 66 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.20%) User Experience
9 53 (1.91%) Visualisation
10 52 (1.87%) Hedge funds
11 51 (1.84%) Mathematics
12 49 (1.77%) Blackberry
13 45 (1.62%) Fixed Income
14 44 (1.59%) Data Integration
15 41 (1.48%) N-Tier
16 39 (1.41%) Mobile App
17 37 (1.33%) Statistics
18 35 (1.26%) Derivative
19 33 (1.19%) Open Source
20 30 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 663 (23.89%) Windows
2 252 (9.08%) Linux
3 245 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 138 (4.97%) UNIX
6 123 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (2.05%) Android
8 55 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 40 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.15%) Solaris
11 26 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 23 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 22 (0.79%) AIX
13 22 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.65%) Debian
14 18 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.61%) CentOS
16 12 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.40%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (20.29%) MVC
3 481 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
4 358 (12.90%) TDD
5 339 (12.22%) ETL
6 273 (9.84%) Scrum
7 250 (9.01%) OO
8 229 (8.25%) ITIL
9 180 (6.49%) Project Management
10 169 (6.09%) CRM
11 150 (5.41%) BDD
12 148 (5.33%) Analytics
13 134 (4.83%) Data Modelling
14 131 (4.72%) Web Development
15 130 (4.68%) Data Analysis
16 124 (4.47%) SOA
17 122 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
18 121 (4.36%) Unit Testing
19 120 (4.32%) Software Engineering
20 113 (4.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1539 (55.46%) SQL
2 1109 (39.96%) C#
3 583 (21.01%) JavaScript
4 529 (19.06%) T-SQL
5 245 (8.83%) Java
6 145 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 134 (4.83%) VBA
8 101 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 89 (3.21%) VB
10 76 (2.74%) C++
11 66 (2.38%) Perl
12 64 (2.31%) Python
13 62 (2.23%) C
14 61 (2.20%) PHP
15 53 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 50 (1.80%) VBScript
17 41 (1.48%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.37%) Bash Shell
19 29 (1.05%) Ruby
20 22 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 340 (12.25%) Degree
2 194 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (3.42%) VCP4
4 74 (2.67%) MCSE
5 56 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 52 (1.87%) MCITP
7 34 (1.23%) MCSA
8 25 (0.90%) MCTS
9 23 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.58%) IBM Certification
11 16 (0.58%) ISEB
11 16 (0.58%) CCA
11 16 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.47%) MCP
14 12 (0.43%) MCDBA
14 12 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.36%) CCEA
15 10 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.61%) QA
2 50 (1.80%) SLA
3 28 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.14%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.072%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.036%) MiFID
10 1 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.036%) EMIR
System Software
1 290 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 177 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.91%) vSphere
5 51 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 28 (1.01%) XenApp
9 19 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.65%) XenServer
11 16 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.50%) NFS
12 14 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.36%) Varnish
13 10 (0.36%) vCloud
14 9 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.29%) MetaFrame
16 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (2.27%) SCOM
2 44 (1.59%) SCCM
3 39 (1.41%) Nagios
4 30 (1.08%) Puppet
5 27 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 22 (0.79%) OpenView
8 21 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 19 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (0.68%) SCOrch
10 14 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (0.47%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.43%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.43%) Cacti
12 12 (0.43%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.36%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.32%) WSUS
14 9 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1087 (39.17%) Microsoft
2 518 (18.67%) Oracle
3 232 (8.36%) VMware
4 122 (4.40%) HP
5 106 (3.82%) Business Objects
6 84 (3.03%) Citrix
7 81 (2.92%) Cognos
8 78 (2.81%) Cisco
9 77 (2.77%) SAP
10 75 (2.70%) IBM
11 63 (2.27%) Sybase
12 62 (2.23%) NetApp
13 51 (1.84%) Tableau
14 48 (1.73%) TIBCO
15 42 (1.51%) Telerik
15 42 (1.51%) Informatica
16 37 (1.33%) Remedy
17 30 (1.08%) Red Hat
18 27 (0.97%) Dell
19 25 (0.90%) DataFlux
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + full benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & bonus sche
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
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Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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