The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1854 1974 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.54% 16.55% 13.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.70% 59.10% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1757 1809
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3657 3340 3716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.68% 27.99% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3180 2986 3443
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 1895 (56.15%) SQL
2 1603 (47.50%) .NET
3 1415 (41.93%) C#
4 1311 (38.84%) Finance
5 1128 (33.42%) Microsoft
6 838 (24.83%) Windows
7 831 (24.62%) ASP.NET
8 795 (23.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 782 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 770 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 712 (21.10%) T-SQL
12 645 (19.11%) HTML
13 626 (18.55%) MS Excel
14 622 (18.43%) MVC
15 613 (18.16%) Oracle
16 576 (17.07%) JavaScript
17 574 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
18 520 (15.41%) CSS
19 508 (15.05%) Degree
20 475 (14.07%) Banking
21 471 (13.96%) WCF
22 442 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
23 435 (12.89%) .NET Framework
24 427 (12.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 418 (12.39%) SQL Server 2005
26 415 (12.30%) TDD
27 411 (12.18%) XML
28 407 (12.06%) Scrum
29 406 (12.03%) jQuery
30 401 (11.88%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 401 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 356 (10.55%) IIS
3 151 (4.47%) MS Exchange
4 114 (3.38%) CMS
5 102 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 101 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
7 96 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 82 (2.43%) Apache
9 80 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 77 (2.28%) WebSphere
11 68 (2.01%) Umbraco
12 62 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 47 (1.39%) MQSeries
14 40 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
15 39 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 36 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
16 36 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
17 26 (0.77%) Node.js
17 26 (0.77%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 626 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 145 (4.30%) MS Office
3 45 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.01%) MS Project
5 20 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.12%) SPSS
11 2 (0.059%) ArcInfo
11 2 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.059%) Maya
12 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 54 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 54 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 24 (0.71%) SAP Business One
4 22 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
5 14 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.41%) nopCommerce
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.27%) Maximo
8 8 (0.24%) Endur
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.21%) HFM
10 6 (0.18%) LatentZero
11 5 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
11 5 (0.15%) Eikon
12 4 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
12 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.089%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (1.90%) SaaS
2 35 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.71%) Office 365
4 21 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.53%) IaaS
7 12 (0.36%) PaaS
7 12 (0.36%) GitHub
8 11 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.089%) Force.com
11 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.74%) DNS
2 146 (4.33%) TCP/IP
3 127 (3.76%) SAN
4 116 (3.44%) DHCP
5 94 (2.79%) Internet
6 82 (2.43%) WAN
7 80 (2.37%) LAN
8 73 (2.16%) Firewall
9 42 (1.24%) Intranet
9 42 (1.24%) HTTP
10 40 (1.19%) NAS
11 39 (1.16%) VPN
12 26 (0.77%) LDAP
13 24 (0.71%) FTP
14 23 (0.68%) VoIP
15 16 (0.47%) SSL
15 16 (0.47%) VLAN
16 14 (0.41%) SMTP
16 14 (0.41%) Kerberos
17 10 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (23.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 782 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 770 (22.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 427 (12.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 418 (12.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 379 (11.23%) Data Warehouse
7 328 (9.72%) Relational Database
8 315 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 177 (5.24%) MySQL
10 141 (4.18%) Oracle Database
11 117 (3.47%) OLAP
12 104 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 93 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 91 (2.70%) RDBMS
15 90 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
16 85 (2.52%) QlikView
17 67 (1.99%) DTS
18 65 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 63 (1.87%) NoSQL
20 43 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 320 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 243 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 201 (5.96%) NUnit
4 143 (4.24%) Subversion
5 78 (2.31%) JIRA
6 77 (2.28%) Selenium
7 64 (1.90%) Moq
8 62 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
9 61 (1.81%) Maven
10 58 (1.72%) Eclipse
11 51 (1.51%) Git (software)
12 45 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 43 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 41 (1.21%) JUnit
15 40 (1.19%) MSBuild
16 38 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
17 35 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 30 (0.89%) Bugzilla
19 29 (0.86%) Ant
20 26 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 1311 (38.84%) Finance
2 475 (14.07%) Banking
3 211 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 189 (5.60%) Front Office
5 133 (3.94%) Marketing
6 114 (3.38%) Advertising
7 102 (3.02%) Retail
8 95 (2.81%) Financial Institution
9 94 (2.79%) Telecoms
10 83 (2.46%) Law
11 70 (2.07%) Back Office
12 67 (1.99%) Legal
13 36 (1.07%) Publishing
14 34 (1.01%) Games
15 17 (0.50%) Billing
16 11 (0.33%) Music Industry
17 10 (0.30%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.27%) International Banking
19 7 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 6 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1632 (48.36%) Developer
2 620 (18.37%) Analyst
3 451 (13.36%) .NET Developer
4 428 (12.68%) C# Developer
5 272 (8.06%) DBA
6 247 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 234 (6.93%) Senior Developer
8 217 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 209 (6.19%) Applications Support
10 198 (5.87%) SQL Developer
11 188 (5.57%) SQL DBA
12 180 (5.33%) Administrator
13 178 (5.27%) Consultant
14 162 (4.80%) Architect
15 156 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 146 (4.33%) Applications Support Analyst
17 116 (3.44%) Java Developer
18 109 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
19 99 (2.93%) Web Developer
20 94 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1603 (47.50%) .NET
2 831 (24.62%) ASP.NET
3 645 (19.11%) HTML
4 520 (15.41%) CSS
5 471 (13.96%) WCF
6 435 (12.89%) .NET Framework
7 411 (12.18%) XML
8 406 (12.03%) jQuery
9 324 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 300 (8.89%) Web Services
11 284 (8.41%) WPF
12 254 (7.53%) Ajax
13 212 (6.28%) HTML5
14 202 (5.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 190 (5.63%) LINQ
16 164 (4.86%) WinForms
17 152 (4.50%) XSLT
18 145 (4.30%) NHibernate
19 130 (3.85%) J2EE
20 117 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 124 (3.67%) Clustering
3 104 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (2.93%) Replication
5 93 (2.76%) Derivative
6 86 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 85 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 72 (2.13%) Hedge funds
9 69 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 51 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 51 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 48 (1.42%) Blackberry
13 45 (1.33%) Equities
14 44 (1.30%) Open Source
15 35 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
16 29 (0.86%) Credit Risk
17 28 (0.83%) Mobile App
18 25 (0.74%) Data Integration
19 24 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 838 (24.83%) Windows
2 303 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 234 (6.93%) Linux
4 233 (6.90%) UNIX
5 156 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 121 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 116 (3.44%) Windows 7
8 47 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 46 (1.36%) Android
10 36 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.01%) Solaris
12 31 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 22 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.30%) CentOS
16 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.21%) Debian
17 7 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (18.43%) MVC
2 574 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
3 442 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 415 (12.30%) TDD
5 407 (12.06%) Scrum
6 321 (9.51%) ETL
7 269 (7.97%) OO
8 208 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
9 196 (5.81%) Asset Management
10 195 (5.78%) Project Management
11 193 (5.72%) ITIL
12 175 (5.19%) SOA
13 173 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 154 (4.56%) E-Commerce
15 145 (4.30%) Software Engineering
16 144 (4.27%) Investment Management
17 140 (4.15%) Data Modelling
18 139 (4.12%) Business Analysis
18 139 (4.12%) Web Development
19 138 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1895 (56.15%) SQL
2 1415 (41.93%) C#
3 712 (21.10%) T-SQL
4 576 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 370 (10.96%) Java
6 184 (5.45%) VB
7 180 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 168 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 162 (4.80%) C++
10 137 (4.06%) VBScript
11 133 (3.94%) PL/SQL
12 114 (3.38%) VBA
13 73 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 71 (2.10%) C
15 62 (1.84%) PHP
16 61 (1.81%) Perl
17 45 (1.33%) Python
18 41 (1.21%) XPath
19 34 (1.01%) Ruby
20 33 (0.98%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 508 (15.05%) Degree
2 301 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (3.67%) MCTS
4 102 (3.02%) MCAD
4 102 (3.02%) MCSD
5 99 (2.93%) MCP
6 93 (2.76%) MCSE
7 91 (2.70%) MCITP
8 56 (1.66%) ISEB
9 45 (1.33%) MCSA
10 28 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.56%) Security Cleared
12 15 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.39%) CCNA
14 11 (0.33%) MCDBA
15 8 (0.24%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.24%) Sun Certification
16 6 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.56%) QA
2 61 (1.81%) SLA
3 35 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.41%) HL7
5 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.36%) COBIT
7 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.089%) Basel II
11 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.030%) Basel III
System Software
1 270 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 166 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 61 (1.81%) XenApp
5 53 (1.57%) vSphere
6 40 (1.19%) VMware ESX
7 29 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 29 (0.86%) XenServer
8 26 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 22 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.47%) Squid
11 15 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (0.39%) UAG
13 12 (0.36%) vCloud
13 12 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.24%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (1.75%) SCCM
2 39 (1.16%) SCOM
3 27 (0.80%) Data Guard
4 25 (0.74%) Puppet
5 23 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (0.62%) Nagios
7 18 (0.53%) Control-M
8 16 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.36%) WSUS
10 11 (0.33%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.21%) Cacti
14 6 (0.18%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.15%) WMI
15 5 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
15 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 5 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.15%) Zenoss
16 4 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1128 (33.42%) Microsoft
2 613 (18.16%) Oracle
3 272 (8.06%) VMware
4 167 (4.95%) Citrix
5 123 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 110 (3.26%) Cognos
7 96 (2.84%) Cisco
8 88 (2.61%) Sybase
9 85 (2.52%) IBM
10 79 (2.34%) SAP
11 70 (2.07%) HP
12 67 (1.99%) TIBCO
13 57 (1.69%) Sitecore
13 57 (1.69%) Tableau
14 50 (1.48%) Sun
14 50 (1.48%) Google
15 48 (1.42%) JBoss
15 48 (1.42%) Informatica
16 45 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
17 38 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
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