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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1897 1559 2071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.37% 13.07% 16.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.76% 48.31% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1418 1934
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3665 3227 3684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.69% 27.04% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2869 3400
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £36,645
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 2048 (54.74%) SQL
2 1605 (42.90%) .NET
3 1488 (39.78%) Finance
4 1451 (38.79%) C#
5 1326 (35.45%) Microsoft
6 1084 (28.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 983 (26.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 951 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 907 (24.24%) Windows
10 893 (23.87%) ASP.NET
11 831 (22.21%) T-SQL
12 742 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
13 734 (19.62%) MS Excel
14 730 (19.51%) Oracle
15 708 (18.93%) HTML
16 644 (17.21%) JavaScript
17 625 (16.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 613 (16.39%) MVC
19 573 (15.32%) CSS
20 567 (15.16%) Banking
21 532 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
22 528 (14.11%) Degree
23 489 (13.07%) SQL Server 2005
24 478 (12.78%) Java
25 475 (12.70%) ETL
26 474 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
27 459 (12.27%) SharePoint
28 457 (12.22%) XML
29 445 (11.90%) Visual Studio
30 431 (11.52%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 459 (12.27%) SharePoint
2 338 (9.04%) IIS
3 142 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 136 (3.64%) CMS
5 117 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 108 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 108 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 90 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 83 (2.22%) Apache
9 61 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 60 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
10 60 (1.60%) Umbraco
11 59 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 52 (1.39%) MQSeries
13 40 (1.07%) SAS
14 30 (0.80%) Lync
15 29 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (0.56%) Node.js
18 20 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 734 (19.62%) MS Excel
2 150 (4.01%) MS Office
3 47 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 18 (0.48%) MS Project
9 11 (0.29%) SPSS
10 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.053%) ArcInfo
14 1 (0.027%) FastStats
14 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 76 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 43 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 18 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 18 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (0.32%) HFM
8 11 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.21%) Maximo
12 6 (0.16%) Pivotal CRM
12 6 (0.16%) LatentZero
12 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.16%) Endur
12 6 (0.16%) Magento
12 6 (0.16%) Eikon
12 6 (0.16%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.35%) SaaS
2 69 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.67%) Office 365
5 24 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.64%) PaaS
6 23 (0.61%) IaaS
7 12 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.24%) GitHub
9 2 (0.053%) Force.com
9 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.053%) Pure360
10 1 (0.027%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.29%) SAN
2 122 (3.26%) Internet
3 112 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 109 (2.91%) Intranet
5 106 (2.83%) DNS
6 101 (2.70%) LAN
7 92 (2.46%) Firewall
7 92 (2.46%) WAN
8 85 (2.27%) DHCP
9 44 (1.18%) HTTP
10 34 (0.91%) VPN
11 32 (0.86%) FTP
12 29 (0.78%) Network Security
13 28 (0.75%) VoIP
13 28 (0.75%) NAS
14 25 (0.67%) IP Telephony
15 21 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.51%) LDAP
16 19 (0.51%) Extranet
17 17 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1084 (28.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 983 (26.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 951 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 625 (16.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 532 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
6 489 (13.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 334 (8.93%) Relational Database
8 299 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 190 (5.08%) MySQL
10 180 (4.81%) OLAP
11 174 (4.65%) Oracle Database
12 144 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 116 (3.10%) QlikView
14 112 (2.99%) RDBMS
15 81 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
16 72 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
17 67 (1.79%) MS Access
18 60 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
19 59 (1.58%) Big Data
20 55 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 445 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 263 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 148 (3.96%) Subversion
4 140 (3.74%) NUnit
5 105 (2.81%) JIRA
6 88 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 69 (1.84%) Selenium
8 55 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 52 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 51 (1.36%) JUnit
11 48 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 42 (1.12%) Maven
12 42 (1.12%) TeamCity
13 36 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
14 35 (0.94%) MSTest
14 35 (0.94%) Jenkins
15 30 (0.80%) MSBuild
16 29 (0.78%) Moq
16 29 (0.78%) Bugzilla
17 28 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 1488 (39.78%) Finance
2 567 (15.16%) Banking
3 255 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 188 (5.03%) Front Office
5 156 (4.17%) Marketing
6 141 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 130 (3.48%) Retail
8 119 (3.18%) Advertising
9 73 (1.95%) Back Office
9 73 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 71 (1.90%) Law
11 55 (1.47%) Legal
12 41 (1.10%) Publishing
13 30 (0.80%) Billing
14 18 (0.48%) Games
15 15 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.35%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.32%) International Banking
18 9 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1831 (48.94%) Developer
2 664 (17.75%) Analyst
3 426 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 396 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 278 (7.43%) Senior Developer
6 276 (7.38%) DBA
7 254 (6.79%) SQL Developer
8 245 (6.55%) Applications Support
9 235 (6.28%) Support Analyst
10 225 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 198 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 176 (4.70%) Consultant
12 176 (4.70%) SQL DBA
13 174 (4.65%) Administrator
14 165 (4.41%) Architect
15 123 (3.29%) Web Developer
16 119 (3.18%) Applications Support Analyst
17 112 (2.99%) Java Developer
18 102 (2.73%) Junior
19 97 (2.59%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1605 (42.90%) .NET
2 893 (23.87%) ASP.NET
3 708 (18.93%) HTML
4 573 (15.32%) CSS
5 457 (12.22%) XML
6 431 (11.52%) jQuery
7 405 (10.83%) WCF
8 373 (9.97%) Web Services
9 359 (9.60%) .NET Framework
10 354 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 236 (6.31%) WPF
12 226 (6.04%) HTML5
13 210 (5.61%) Ajax
14 156 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 124 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 121 (3.23%) XSLT
17 114 (3.05%) MDX
17 114 (3.05%) J2EE
18 111 (2.97%) Middleware
19 109 (2.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 273 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 137 (3.66%) Clustering
3 128 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 101 (2.70%) Replication
5 100 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 92 (2.46%) Hedge funds
7 82 (2.19%) Open Source
8 76 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 75 (2.00%) Fixed Income
10 63 (1.68%) Derivative
11 53 (1.42%) Equities
11 53 (1.42%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.34%) Data Integration
13 44 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 35 (0.94%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.88%) Statistics
17 30 (0.80%) Credit Risk
18 27 (0.72%) Blackberry
19 26 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 907 (24.24%) Windows
2 303 (8.10%) Linux
3 279 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 255 (6.82%) UNIX
5 175 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 158 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 75 (2.00%) Solaris
9 38 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (0.94%) AIX
11 29 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 25 (0.67%) Android
13 24 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.16%) CentOS
17 5 (0.13%) HPUX
17 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
2 613 (16.39%) MVC
3 475 (12.70%) ETL
4 474 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (9.22%) OO
6 330 (8.82%) Scrum
7 323 (8.63%) TDD
8 264 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
9 261 (6.98%) Project Management
10 234 (6.26%) Web Development
11 222 (5.93%) ITIL
12 210 (5.61%) Data Modelling
13 205 (5.48%) Asset Management
14 200 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 200 (5.35%) E-Commerce
15 198 (5.29%) SOA
16 186 (4.97%) CRM
17 175 (4.68%) Software Engineering
18 150 (4.01%) Business Analysis
19 141 (3.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2048 (54.74%) SQL
2 1451 (38.79%) C#
3 831 (22.21%) T-SQL
4 644 (17.21%) JavaScript
5 478 (12.78%) Java
6 228 (6.09%) VB
7 212 (5.67%) C++
8 172 (4.60%) VBA
9 168 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 154 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 126 (3.37%) C
12 120 (3.21%) PL/SQL
13 95 (2.54%) VBScript
14 87 (2.33%) Perl
15 80 (2.14%) PHP
16 77 (2.06%) Python
17 65 (1.74%) Shell Script
18 45 (1.20%) XPath
19 34 (0.91%) R
20 33 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 528 (14.11%) Degree
2 215 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (2.25%) MCSE
4 80 (2.14%) MCITP
5 57 (1.52%) MCTS
6 38 (1.02%) ISEB
7 29 (0.78%) MCSA
8 22 (0.59%) MCDBA
8 22 (0.59%) MCSD
8 22 (0.59%) MCP
8 22 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.56%) CCNA
10 20 (0.53%) Security Cleared
11 16 (0.43%) MCAD
12 12 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.27%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.13%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (6.01%) QA
2 83 (2.22%) SLA
3 35 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.35%) HL7
6 9 (0.24%) COBIT
7 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 3 (0.080%) COREP
9 3 (0.080%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.053%) Basel III
11 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.027%) Section 508
11 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 269 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 184 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 44 (1.18%) XenApp
6 40 (1.07%) vSphere
7 25 (0.67%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.48%) MetaFrame
9 18 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.43%) UAG
11 14 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 14 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 14 (0.37%) XenServer
12 11 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 7 (0.19%) vCloud
15 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 56 (1.50%) SCCM
2 39 (1.04%) Control-M
3 34 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (0.80%) Nagios
5 29 (0.78%) SCOM
6 26 (0.70%) Puppet
7 20 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 18 (0.48%) Opsview
9 16 (0.43%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
13 12 (0.32%) WSUS
13 12 (0.32%) Backup Exec
14 10 (0.27%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.16%) Cacti
16 6 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 6 (0.16%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1326 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 730 (19.51%) Oracle
3 274 (7.32%) VMware
4 188 (5.03%) Citrix
5 187 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 139 (3.72%) Cisco
7 112 (2.99%) Cognos
8 106 (2.83%) SAP
9 101 (2.70%) Sybase
10 98 (2.62%) TIBCO
11 97 (2.59%) IBM
12 91 (2.43%) Informatica
13 82 (2.19%) HP
14 63 (1.68%) Red Hat
15 62 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
15 62 (1.66%) Tableau
16 56 (1.50%) EPiServer
17 47 (1.26%) JBoss
17 47 (1.26%) NetApp
18 42 (1.12%) Telerik
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Asset Resourcing
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Resolve Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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I3
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
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Salary: £60000 - £92000 per annum + bonuses
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