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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 819 1441 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.47% 14.45% 15.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 48.18% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1276 1798
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
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 median 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
1755 2991 3930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.73% 29.99% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 2607 3432
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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.

1 971 (58.35%) SQL
2 709 (42.61%) Finance
3 702 (42.19%) Microsoft
4 607 (36.48%) .NET
5 575 (34.56%) C#
6 535 (32.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 488 (29.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 429 (25.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 402 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
10 390 (23.44%) T-SQL
11 370 (22.24%) MS Excel
12 360 (21.63%) JavaScript
13 332 (19.95%) ASP.NET
14 321 (19.29%) Business Intelligence
15 315 (18.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 314 (18.87%) Windows
17 272 (16.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 270 (16.23%) MVC
19 256 (15.38%) Degree
20 252 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
21 242 (14.54%) HTML
22 237 (14.24%) Oracle
23 232 (13.94%) Banking
24 226 (13.58%) CSS
25 215 (12.92%) ETL
26 212 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
27 188 (11.30%) jQuery
28 185 (11.12%) Java
29 181 (10.88%) TDD
30 165 (9.92%) Web Services

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
1 151 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 128 (7.69%) IIS
3 66 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 66 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 63 (3.79%) Tomcat
5 56 (3.37%) CMS
6 54 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (3.00%) MS Exchange
8 45 (2.70%) Apache
8 45 (2.70%) Node.js
8 45 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 39 (2.34%) JBoss
10 30 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
11 25 (1.50%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.44%) SAS
13 22 (1.32%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.32%) Skype for Business
14 18 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 370 (22.24%) MS Excel
2 116 (6.97%) MS Office
3 21 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.14%) MS Project
6 6 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.50%) Markit EDM
3 21 (1.26%) Siebel Analytics
4 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.48%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.30%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.30%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.24%) Decalog
9 4 (0.24%) HiInvest
10 3 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.18%) Magento
10 3 (0.18%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
11 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.70%) Office 365
4 42 (2.52%) SaaS
5 25 (1.50%) GitHub
6 12 (0.72%) IaaS
6 12 (0.72%) Mimecast
6 12 (0.72%) PaaS
7 9 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.30%) Force.com
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.49%) Intranet
2 57 (3.43%) DNS
3 54 (3.25%) Firewall
3 54 (3.25%) SAN
4 46 (2.76%) Internet
5 39 (2.34%) LAN
6 37 (2.22%) WAN
7 33 (1.98%) DHCP
8 32 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 18 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (0.96%) SMTP
11 15 (0.90%) HTTP
11 15 (0.90%) VPN
12 13 (0.78%) Skype
12 13 (0.78%) SSL
13 12 (0.72%) Extranet
14 11 (0.66%) FTP
15 10 (0.60%) VoIP
16 8 (0.48%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (32.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 488 (29.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 429 (25.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 315 (18.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 272 (16.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 252 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
7 157 (9.44%) Relational Database
8 155 (9.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 125 (7.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 89 (5.35%) Big Data
11 75 (4.51%) MySQL
12 68 (4.09%) Hadoop
13 67 (4.03%) RDBMS
14 60 (3.61%) QlikView
15 55 (3.31%) OLAP
16 51 (3.06%) Oracle Database
17 50 (3.00%) NoSQL
18 43 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
18 43 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 40 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 125 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 91 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 80 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 59 (3.55%) Subversion
6 57 (3.43%) NUnit
7 56 (3.37%) JUnit
8 53 (3.19%) JIRA
9 36 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 29 (1.74%) TeamCity
11 28 (1.68%) Maven
12 27 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 22 (1.32%) Selenium
14 19 (1.14%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.14%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.90%) Moq
17 15 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 709 (42.61%) Finance
2 232 (13.94%) Banking
3 148 (8.89%) Law
4 109 (6.55%) Marketing
5 104 (6.25%) Retail
6 65 (3.91%) Advertising
6 65 (3.91%) Legal
7 64 (3.85%) Front Office
8 42 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 38 (2.28%) Back Office
10 30 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.32%) Games
12 12 (0.72%) Publishing
13 10 (0.60%) Billing
14 5 (0.30%) Automotive
14 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) German Language
17 2 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 857 (51.50%) Developer
2 266 (15.99%) Analyst
2 266 (15.99%) SQL Developer
3 215 (12.92%) C# Developer
4 213 (12.80%) .NET Developer
5 207 (12.44%) Senior Developer
6 175 (10.52%) DBA
7 146 (8.77%) SQL DBA
8 140 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 138 (8.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 109 (6.55%) SQL Server DBA
10 109 (6.55%) SSIS Developer
11 107 (6.43%) Administrator
12 97 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
13 95 (5.71%) Applications Support
13 95 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
14 92 (5.53%) SQL Analyst
15 89 (5.35%) Support Analyst
16 81 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 80 (4.81%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (36.48%) .NET
2 332 (19.95%) ASP.NET
3 242 (14.54%) HTML
4 226 (13.58%) CSS
5 188 (11.30%) jQuery
6 165 (9.92%) Web Services
7 156 (9.38%) XML
8 152 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 129 (7.75%) WCF
10 126 (7.57%) .NET Framework
11 104 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 100 (6.01%) HTML5
13 89 (5.35%) MDX
14 74 (4.45%) Ajax
15 73 (4.39%) CSS3
16 71 (4.27%) Entity Framework
17 65 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 51 (3.06%) SOAP
19 50 (3.00%) REST
20 49 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 212 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (9.19%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.65%) Replication
4 84 (5.05%) Clustering
5 74 (4.45%) Mathematics
6 61 (3.67%) Visualisation
7 53 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.58%) Fintech
9 42 (2.52%) Hedge funds
10 36 (2.16%) SWIFT
11 34 (2.04%) Data Integration
12 32 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
12 32 (1.92%) Data Structures
13 29 (1.74%) Algorithms
13 29 (1.74%) Equities
13 29 (1.74%) User Experience
14 24 (1.44%) Credit Risk
14 24 (1.44%) Reinsurance
15 23 (1.38%) Derivative
15 23 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 314 (18.87%) Windows
2 145 (8.71%) Linux
3 144 (8.65%) Windows Server
4 71 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (3.91%) Windows 7
6 56 (3.37%) Unix
7 54 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.50%) Android
9 21 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.84%) openSUSE
13 11 (0.66%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.30%) AIX
15 5 (0.30%) Solaris
16 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.060%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (19.29%) Business Intelligence
3 270 (16.23%) MVC
4 215 (12.92%) ETL
5 181 (10.88%) TDD
6 162 (9.74%) ITIL
7 140 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
8 135 (8.11%) SDLC
9 133 (7.99%) Scrum
10 128 (7.69%) Web Development
11 119 (7.15%) CRM
12 117 (7.03%) Analytics
13 111 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 109 (6.55%) Data Modelling
15 104 (6.25%) OO
16 96 (5.77%) Asset Management
16 96 (5.77%) Migration
17 91 (5.47%) Change Management
18 85 (5.11%) Data Management
19 79 (4.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 971 (58.35%) SQL
2 575 (34.56%) C#
3 390 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 360 (21.63%) JavaScript
5 185 (11.12%) Java
6 115 (6.91%) Python
7 84 (5.05%) PowerShell
8 78 (4.69%) VB
9 73 (4.39%) VBA
10 65 (3.91%) PHP
11 52 (3.13%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.82%) Ruby
13 46 (2.76%) Perl
14 44 (2.64%) C++
15 41 (2.46%) C
16 40 (2.40%) VBScript
17 29 (1.74%) XPath
18 28 (1.68%) VB.NET
19 26 (1.56%) Shell Script
20 25 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 256 (15.38%) Degree
2 125 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (3.13%) MCSE
4 49 (2.94%) MCSA
5 42 (2.52%) MCITP
6 37 (2.22%) MCTS
7 26 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 26 (1.56%) MCDBA
8 19 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 18 (1.08%) MCP
10 17 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.72%) ISEB
12 8 (0.48%) CCA
13 7 (0.42%) CCNP
13 7 (0.42%) PhD
13 7 (0.42%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.57%) QA
2 68 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.04%) SLA
4 24 (1.44%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) COBIT
6 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) MiFID
6 3 (0.18%) SEPA
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) SDET
8 1 (0.060%) GAAP
System Software
1 140 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.62%) Docker
3 27 (1.62%) XenApp
3 27 (1.62%) XenDesktop
4 20 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.14%) vSphere
6 17 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.02%) XenServer
7 12 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.54%) Terminal Server
9 8 (0.48%) HDFS
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.12%) GPFS
12 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (3.49%) Puppet
2 56 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (1.50%) Salt
5 24 (1.44%) SCOM
6 19 (1.14%) SCCM
7 18 (1.08%) Ansible
8 13 (0.78%) Kibana
8 13 (0.78%) logstash
9 11 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 11 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.48%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.36%) Control-M
13 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.30%) Graphite
14 5 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 702 (42.19%) Microsoft
2 237 (14.24%) Oracle
3 123 (7.39%) VMware
4 70 (4.21%) Tableau
5 57 (3.43%) Citrix
6 44 (2.64%) Cisco
7 39 (2.34%) Bloomberg
8 37 (2.22%) HP
9 34 (2.04%) Siebel
10 32 (1.92%) EPiServer
11 27 (1.62%) SAP
12 26 (1.56%) Sybase
13 24 (1.44%) IBM
13 24 (1.44%) Reuters
14 18 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.02%) Cognos
16 16 (0.96%) Dell
16 16 (0.96%) Veeam
17 14 (0.84%) Sitecore
18 13 (0.78%) NetApp
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 7k Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
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Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago