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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1340 1602 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 14.32% 16.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.64% 51.23% 59.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1397 1701
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,700 £70,000 £67,500
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
2813 3127 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.05% 27.96% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2705 2838
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,994 £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 27 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 27 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 1564 (56.38%) SQL
2 1231 (44.38%) .NET
3 1100 (39.65%) C#
4 1085 (39.11%) Microsoft
5 918 (33.09%) Finance
6 773 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 742 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
8 724 (26.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 717 (25.85%) ASP.NET
10 655 (23.61%) Windows
11 654 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 574 (20.69%) MS Excel
13 570 (20.55%) JavaScript
14 561 (20.22%) HTML
15 560 (20.19%) MVC
16 542 (19.54%) T-SQL
17 509 (18.35%) Oracle
18 488 (17.59%) Business Intelligence
19 417 (15.03%) CSS
20 410 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
21 394 (14.20%) jQuery
21 394 (14.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 379 (13.66%) SQL Server 2012
23 355 (12.80%) TDD
24 348 (12.55%) SharePoint
25 331 (11.93%) Degree
26 329 (11.86%) ETL
26 329 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
27 322 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
28 318 (11.46%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 348 (12.55%) SharePoint
2 243 (8.76%) IIS
3 136 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 95 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 80 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 79 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 67 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 64 (2.31%) CMS
9 54 (1.95%) Apache
10 52 (1.87%) Tomcat
11 40 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (1.26%) SAS
13 27 (0.97%) WordPress
14 26 (0.94%) Umbraco
15 25 (0.90%) MQSeries
16 23 (0.83%) Node.js
17 21 (0.76%) JBoss
17 21 (0.76%) WorkSite
17 21 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 20 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 574 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 174 (6.27%) MS Office
3 51 (1.84%) InfoPath
4 42 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.97%) PowerPivot
6 21 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.61%) MS Project
8 13 (0.47%) SPSS
9 6 (0.22%) LaTeX
10 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.072%) HipChat
11 2 (0.072%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.036%) InDesign
12 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.036%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 81 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 13 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.36%) Magento
9 9 (0.32%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
11 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.22%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
13 5 (0.18%) Endur
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.41%) SaaS
3 30 (1.08%) Office 365
4 26 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.50%) PaaS
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.14%) Trello
7 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.072%) GitHub
9 2 (0.072%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.036%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.61%) SAN
2 99 (3.57%) Firewall
2 99 (3.57%) DNS
3 71 (2.56%) Internet
3 71 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 65 (2.34%) DHCP
5 59 (2.13%) WAN
6 54 (1.95%) Intranet
7 51 (1.84%) VPN
8 49 (1.77%) LAN
9 38 (1.37%) HTTP
10 31 (1.12%) Extranet
11 28 (1.01%) FTP
12 24 (0.87%) iSCSI
13 21 (0.76%) NAS
14 17 (0.61%) VoIP
15 16 (0.58%) SMTP
15 16 (0.58%) VLAN
16 15 (0.54%) LDAP
16 15 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 773 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 724 (26.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 654 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 410 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
5 394 (14.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 379 (13.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 322 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 209 (7.53%) Relational Database
9 142 (5.12%) MySQL
10 128 (4.61%) Oracle Database
11 108 (3.89%) QlikView
12 100 (3.60%) OLAP
13 81 (2.92%) RDBMS
14 69 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
15 65 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 64 (2.31%) Big Data
17 59 (2.13%) MongoDB
18 57 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
19 53 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
20 52 (1.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 248 (8.94%) Visual Studio
2 216 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (4.29%) Subversion
4 91 (3.28%) JIRA
5 70 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 57 (2.05%) NUnit
7 48 (1.73%) TeamCity
8 43 (1.55%) Jenkins
9 35 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 29 (1.05%) Selenium
11 28 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 25 (0.90%) Maven
13 23 (0.83%) JUnit
14 21 (0.76%) Moq
15 20 (0.72%) SpecFlow
16 16 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
17 15 (0.54%) MSTest
17 15 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
18 14 (0.50%) MSBuild
18 14 (0.50%) Ant
General
1 918 (33.09%) Finance
2 318 (11.46%) Banking
3 122 (4.40%) Marketing
4 102 (3.68%) Front Office
5 100 (3.60%) Advertising
6 94 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 87 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 84 (3.03%) Legal
9 80 (2.88%) Retail
10 70 (2.52%) Law
11 50 (1.80%) Back Office
12 39 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 36 (1.30%) Publishing
14 21 (0.76%) Billing
15 20 (0.72%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.54%) Games
17 11 (0.40%) Electronics
18 4 (0.14%) International Banking
19 3 (0.11%) Italian Language
19 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1302 (46.94%) Developer
2 433 (15.61%) Analyst
3 328 (11.82%) .NET Developer
4 280 (10.09%) C# Developer
5 262 (9.44%) DBA
6 211 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 194 (6.99%) SQL DBA
8 177 (6.38%) Administrator
9 160 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 153 (5.52%) Architect
11 144 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 128 (4.61%) Consultant
13 126 (4.54%) Support Analyst
14 120 (4.33%) Applications Support
15 93 (3.35%) SQL Server DBA
15 93 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 84 (3.03%) Programmer
17 80 (2.88%) Data Analyst
18 76 (2.74%) Software Developer
19 73 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1231 (44.38%) .NET
2 717 (25.85%) ASP.NET
3 561 (20.22%) HTML
4 417 (15.03%) CSS
5 394 (14.20%) jQuery
6 329 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 290 (10.45%) WCF
8 266 (9.59%) Web Services
9 261 (9.41%) .NET Framework
10 249 (8.98%) XML
11 246 (8.87%) HTML5
12 165 (5.95%) Ajax
13 138 (4.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 138 (4.97%) AngularJS
14 121 (4.36%) WPF
15 118 (4.25%) CSS3
16 107 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 89 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 85 (3.06%) JSON
19 80 (2.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 303 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 129 (4.65%) Clustering
4 109 (3.93%) Replication
5 70 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 63 (2.27%) User Experience
7 63 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 54 (1.95%) Visualisation
9 51 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 47 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 43 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 42 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 41 (1.48%) Fixed Income
14 37 (1.33%) Statistics
15 36 (1.30%) Open Source
16 34 (1.23%) Derivative
16 34 (1.23%) N-Tier
17 31 (1.12%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 655 (23.61%) Windows
2 268 (9.66%) Linux
3 248 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (4.79%) UNIX
6 130 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (2.05%) Android
8 54 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 45 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 25 (0.90%) Solaris
11 25 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.68%) Debian
13 19 (0.68%) CentOS
13 19 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.61%) AIX
15 12 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.25%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (20.19%) MVC
3 488 (17.59%) Business Intelligence
4 355 (12.80%) TDD
5 329 (11.86%) ETL
6 266 (9.59%) Scrum
7 231 (8.33%) OO
8 221 (7.97%) ITIL
9 171 (6.16%) CRM
10 163 (5.88%) Project Management
10 163 (5.88%) Analytics
11 148 (5.34%) BDD
12 136 (4.90%) Data Modelling
13 135 (4.87%) Data Analysis
14 129 (4.65%) Web Development
15 123 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
16 121 (4.36%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.04%) Software Engineering
18 110 (3.97%) SOA
19 107 (3.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1564 (56.38%) SQL
2 1100 (39.65%) C#
3 570 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 542 (19.54%) T-SQL
5 256 (9.23%) Java
6 145 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 126 (4.54%) VBA
8 93 (3.35%) VB.NET
9 81 (2.92%) VB
10 76 (2.74%) Perl
11 75 (2.70%) Python
12 69 (2.49%) C++
13 65 (2.34%) PHP
14 61 (2.20%) C
15 60 (2.16%) PL/SQL
16 47 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 46 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 42 (1.51%) VBScript
19 29 (1.05%) Ruby
20 18 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 331 (11.93%) Degree
2 196 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (2.74%) MCSE
4 59 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 55 (1.98%) MCITP
6 32 (1.15%) MCSA
7 24 (0.87%) MCTS
8 22 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.65%) IBM Certification
10 18 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
11 17 (0.61%) OCP
12 16 (0.58%) ISEB
12 16 (0.58%) CCA
12 16 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (0.58%) MCP
13 15 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.43%) MCSD
14 12 (0.43%) DV Cleared
15 11 (0.40%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.40%) QA
2 52 (1.87%) SLA
3 35 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.072%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.036%) EMIR
10 1 (0.036%) HL7
10 1 (0.036%) MiFID
System Software
1 295 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 176 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
5 50 (1.80%) vSphere
6 40 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.08%) XenApp
8 22 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 22 (0.79%) XenDesktop
9 20 (0.72%) XenServer
10 19 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.54%) NFS
12 11 (0.40%) Varnish
12 11 (0.40%) vCloud
12 11 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.36%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
15 7 (0.25%) Docker
15 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (2.05%) SCOM
2 45 (1.62%) SCCM
3 38 (1.37%) Nagios
4 36 (1.30%) Puppet
5 30 (1.08%) Data Guard
6 22 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 19 (0.68%) OpenView
8 19 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 16 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (0.50%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.47%) Cacti
11 13 (0.47%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.43%) WSUS
12 12 (0.43%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
13 11 (0.40%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1085 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 509 (18.35%) Oracle
3 234 (8.44%) VMware
4 120 (4.33%) HP
5 96 (3.46%) Business Objects
6 94 (3.39%) Citrix
7 85 (3.06%) Cisco
8 83 (2.99%) SAP
9 76 (2.74%) Cognos
10 70 (2.52%) Sybase
11 69 (2.49%) IBM
12 66 (2.38%) NetApp
13 56 (2.02%) Tableau
14 41 (1.48%) TIBCO
15 40 (1.44%) Telerik
16 38 (1.37%) Informatica
17 37 (1.33%) Red Hat
18 34 (1.23%) Remedy
19 30 (1.08%) Symantec
20 29 (1.05%) Dell
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40-55k + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 per annum + cash car + other bens
Posted: 12 hours ago