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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 797 1395 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.94% 13.43% 14.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.05% 50.04% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1311 1340
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
1990 2788 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 26.84% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 2508 2582
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 11 February 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 11 February 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 1098 (61.44%) SQL
2 789 (44.15%) Finance
3 719 (40.24%) Microsoft
4 650 (36.37%) .NET
5 621 (34.75%) C#
6 554 (31.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 473 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 466 (26.08%) T-SQL
9 462 (25.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 406 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
11 391 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 390 (21.82%) Windows
13 355 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
14 343 (19.19%) ASP.NET
15 339 (18.97%) JavaScript
16 311 (17.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 310 (17.35%) Banking
18 282 (15.78%) Oracle
19 280 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
20 279 (15.61%) Data Warehouse
20 279 (15.61%) MVC
21 270 (15.11%) HTML
22 269 (15.05%) Degree
23 262 (14.66%) ETL
24 246 (13.77%) CSS
25 225 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
26 223 (12.48%) jQuery
27 190 (10.63%) Java
27 190 (10.63%) TDD
27 190 (10.63%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 153 (8.56%) IIS
2 132 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 55 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 54 (3.02%) CMS
5 42 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 40 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 35 (1.96%) JBoss
9 31 (1.73%) Umbraco
10 29 (1.62%) SAS
11 26 (1.45%) Apache
11 26 (1.45%) Node.js
11 26 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 23 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 19 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 18 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (0.73%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 391 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.71%) MS Office
3 31 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.56%) MS Project
6 9 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.50%) SPSS
7 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 43 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (2.29%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.84%) thinkFolio
4 14 (0.78%) Siebel Analytics
5 10 (0.56%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.39%) Decalog
6 7 (0.39%) HiInvest
7 5 (0.28%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.11%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 98 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.68%) Office 365
4 26 (1.45%) SaaS
5 19 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.84%) GitHub
7 7 (0.39%) PaaS
8 5 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.09%) DNS
2 72 (4.03%) Firewall
3 63 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.08%) DHCP
5 49 (2.74%) SAN
6 47 (2.63%) Internet
7 42 (2.35%) VPN
8 39 (2.18%) LAN
9 36 (2.01%) Intranet
10 30 (1.68%) WAN
11 24 (1.34%) HTTP
12 19 (1.06%) FTP
12 19 (1.06%) SMTP
13 15 (0.84%) Extranet
13 15 (0.84%) SSL
13 15 (0.84%) VLAN
14 10 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.56%) LDAP
14 10 (0.56%) NetScaler
15 9 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (31.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 473 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 462 (25.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 311 (17.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 280 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 279 (15.61%) Data Warehouse
7 178 (9.96%) Relational Database
8 118 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 98 (5.48%) Big Data
10 97 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 94 (5.26%) RDBMS
12 82 (4.59%) MySQL
13 73 (4.09%) OLAP
14 70 (3.92%) Oracle Database
15 68 (3.81%) Hadoop
16 60 (3.36%) QlikView
17 57 (3.19%) NoSQL
18 46 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
19 37 (2.07%) Siebel EIM
20 36 (2.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 133 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 125 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 78 (4.36%) Git (software)
4 70 (3.92%) NUnit
5 67 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 58 (3.25%) Subversion
7 51 (2.85%) Jenkins
8 44 (2.46%) JIRA
9 41 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 38 (2.13%) JUnit
11 32 (1.79%) Selenium
12 26 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 26 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (1.34%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.06%) MSBuild
15 18 (1.01%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.90%) Moq
17 14 (0.78%) ProC
18 13 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 789 (44.15%) Finance
2 310 (17.35%) Banking
3 120 (6.72%) Retail
4 114 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 96 (5.37%) Marketing
6 89 (4.98%) Front Office
7 79 (4.42%) Law
8 74 (4.14%) Legal
9 47 (2.63%) Advertising
10 42 (2.35%) Back Office
11 39 (2.18%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.34%) Financial Institution
13 23 (1.29%) Publishing
14 13 (0.73%) German Language
15 12 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.45%) Automotive
18 7 (0.39%) French Language
19 6 (0.34%) Billing
20 5 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 853 (47.73%) Developer
2 305 (17.07%) Analyst
3 296 (16.56%) SQL Developer
4 268 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 253 (14.16%) .NET Developer
6 205 (11.47%) DBA
7 192 (10.74%) Senior Developer
8 174 (9.74%) SQL DBA
9 170 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 154 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 117 (6.55%) SQL Server DBA
12 116 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 116 (6.49%) SQL Server Developer
13 98 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 93 (5.20%) Administrator
15 91 (5.09%) Applications Support
16 82 (4.59%) SQL Analyst
17 81 (4.53%) Support Analyst
18 74 (4.14%) Architect
19 70 (3.92%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (36.37%) .NET
2 343 (19.19%) ASP.NET
3 270 (15.11%) HTML
4 246 (13.77%) CSS
5 223 (12.48%) jQuery
6 149 (8.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 136 (7.61%) XML
8 133 (7.44%) .NET Framework
9 132 (7.39%) WCF
10 122 (6.83%) Web Services
11 117 (6.55%) HTML5
12 103 (5.76%) AngularJS
13 99 (5.54%) MDX
14 72 (4.03%) Entity Framework
15 71 (3.97%) Ajax
16 70 (3.92%) CSS3
16 70 (3.92%) WPF
17 65 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
18 63 (3.53%) LINQ
19 51 (2.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 225 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 95 (5.32%) Replication
4 89 (4.98%) Clustering
5 67 (3.75%) Visualisation
6 60 (3.36%) Hedge funds
6 60 (3.36%) Mathematics
7 39 (2.18%) Data Integration
7 39 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.01%) Derivative
8 36 (2.01%) User Experience
9 31 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 29 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
11 27 (1.51%) Equities
11 27 (1.51%) Fintech
12 25 (1.40%) Blackberry
12 25 (1.40%) Credit Risk
12 25 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 390 (21.82%) Windows
2 181 (10.13%) Windows Server
3 157 (8.79%) Linux
4 111 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (5.65%) Unix
6 88 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.74%) Windows 7
8 34 (1.90%) Android
9 27 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (1.18%) Solaris
12 19 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.84%) AIX
13 15 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.28%) CentOS
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (19.87%) Business Intelligence
3 279 (15.61%) MVC
4 262 (14.66%) ETL
5 190 (10.63%) SDLC
5 190 (10.63%) TDD
6 140 (7.83%) Data Modelling
7 138 (7.72%) Analytics
8 127 (7.11%) OO
9 125 (6.99%) ITIL
10 122 (6.83%) Asset Management
11 120 (6.72%) Scrum
12 118 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
14 101 (5.65%) CRM
14 101 (5.65%) Data Management
15 93 (5.20%) Unit Testing
16 91 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 83 (4.64%) Web Development
18 82 (4.59%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1098 (61.44%) SQL
2 621 (34.75%) C#
3 466 (26.08%) T-SQL
4 339 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 190 (10.63%) Java
6 108 (6.04%) PowerShell
7 81 (4.53%) Python
8 73 (4.09%) VB
9 63 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 61 (3.41%) VBA
11 56 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 54 (3.02%) Perl
13 50 (2.80%) C++
14 48 (2.69%) C
15 44 (2.46%) PHP
16 41 (2.29%) VBScript
17 27 (1.51%) Ruby
18 23 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 21 (1.18%) Bash Shell
20 18 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 269 (15.05%) Degree
2 136 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (2.80%) MCSE
4 46 (2.57%) MCSA
5 45 (2.52%) MCITP
6 23 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.12%) MCTS
8 18 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.90%) CCNA
9 16 (0.90%) MCP
10 15 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.78%) MCDBA
12 12 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (0.62%) ISEB
14 10 (0.56%) Security Cleared
14 10 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.50%) CCNP
16 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.81%) QA
2 67 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 43 (2.41%) SLA
4 17 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) SEPA
9 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.056%) EMIR
9 1 (0.056%) MiFID
System Software
1 155 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 85 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (1.34%) XenApp
6 14 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.78%) vSphere
7 13 (0.73%) Terminal Server
8 12 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.39%) XenServer
11 6 (0.34%) Docker
12 5 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.17%) HDFS
14 2 (0.11%) GPFS
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) vCloud
14 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 43 (2.41%) Puppet
2 40 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (1.62%) SCCM
4 29 (1.62%) SCOM
5 12 (0.67%) Ansible
5 12 (0.67%) Kibana
5 12 (0.67%) logstash
6 11 (0.62%) Salt
7 10 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.56%) WSUS
8 9 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.22%) SCSM
12 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 719 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 282 (15.78%) Oracle
3 134 (7.50%) VMware
4 78 (4.36%) Citrix
5 54 (3.02%) Sybase
5 54 (3.02%) Tableau
6 45 (2.52%) SAP
7 43 (2.41%) Siebel
8 37 (2.07%) Bloomberg
9 36 (2.01%) HP
10 32 (1.79%) Cisco
11 25 (1.40%) Cognos
11 25 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.23%) Reuters
13 19 (1.06%) NetApp
14 18 (1.01%) IBM
15 14 (0.78%) Remedy
15 14 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.73%) Red Gate
16 13 (0.73%) Telerik
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday