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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 764 1452 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.15% 13.86% 15.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.14% 48.38% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1267 1698
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1771 3001 3704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.16% 28.65% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 2580 3203
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 July 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 July 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.

1 965 (57.00%) SQL
2 734 (43.35%) Finance
3 673 (39.75%) Microsoft
4 610 (36.03%) .NET
5 583 (34.44%) C#
6 500 (29.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 479 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 421 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
9 394 (23.27%) T-SQL
10 391 (23.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 365 (21.56%) JavaScript
12 342 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
13 340 (20.08%) ASP.NET
14 335 (19.79%) Windows
15 333 (19.67%) MS Excel
16 291 (17.19%) MVC
17 281 (16.60%) SQL Server 2012
18 279 (16.48%) Oracle
19 262 (15.48%) Banking
20 252 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
21 249 (14.71%) HTML
22 243 (14.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 233 (13.76%) Degree
24 224 (13.23%) CSS
25 206 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
26 195 (11.52%) ETL
27 190 (11.22%) Java
27 190 (11.22%) TDD
28 187 (11.05%) Web Services
29 174 (10.28%) jQuery

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
1 166 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 124 (7.32%) IIS
3 70 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 67 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 64 (3.78%) Apache
6 63 (3.72%) MS Exchange
7 62 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 50 (2.95%) CMS
8 50 (2.95%) WebSphere
9 48 (2.84%) JBoss
10 40 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.89%) Apache Solr
13 29 (1.71%) Skype for Business
14 24 (1.42%) Apache Spark
14 24 (1.42%) SAS
14 24 (1.42%) WordPress
15 22 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
16 20 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 333 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 106 (6.26%) MS Office
3 23 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.95%) MS Project
5 15 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 65 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.71%) Siebel Analytics
4 9 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.53%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 6 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.18%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.25%) SaaS
4 53 (3.13%) Office 365
5 38 (2.24%) GitHub
6 19 (1.12%) IaaS
7 18 (1.06%) PaaS
8 13 (0.77%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.35%) Force.com
10 5 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.31%) DNS
2 67 (3.96%) Firewall
3 62 (3.66%) SAN
4 58 (3.43%) Intranet
5 49 (2.89%) LAN
5 49 (2.89%) WAN
6 42 (2.48%) Internet
7 41 (2.42%) DHCP
8 37 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 32 (1.89%) VPN
10 19 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (1.06%) Skype
11 18 (1.06%) VoIP
12 17 (1.00%) HTTP
12 17 (1.00%) SMTP
13 11 (0.65%) FTP
13 11 (0.65%) SSL
14 8 (0.47%) iSCSI
14 8 (0.47%) LDAP
15 7 (0.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (29.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 479 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 391 (23.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 281 (16.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 252 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
6 243 (14.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 163 (9.63%) Relational Database
7 163 (9.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 122 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 88 (5.20%) MySQL
10 82 (4.84%) Big Data
11 77 (4.55%) Oracle Database
12 64 (3.78%) RDBMS
13 62 (3.66%) Hadoop
14 60 (3.54%) NoSQL
15 59 (3.48%) QlikView
16 55 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
17 49 (2.89%) BusinessObjects
18 48 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 46 (2.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 115 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 102 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 83 (4.90%) Jenkins
5 70 (4.13%) JIRA
6 58 (3.43%) JUnit
7 52 (3.07%) NUnit
8 50 (2.95%) Subversion
9 43 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 34 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 31 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 28 (1.65%) Selenium
13 24 (1.42%) Maven
14 23 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (1.18%) Gradle
15 20 (1.18%) Log4j
15 20 (1.18%) TestNG
16 16 (0.95%) MSBuild
17 15 (0.89%) MSTest
17 15 (0.89%) NCrunch
General
1 734 (43.35%) Finance
2 262 (15.48%) Banking
3 155 (9.16%) Law
4 95 (5.61%) Marketing
5 71 (4.19%) Front Office
6 69 (4.08%) Retail
7 64 (3.78%) Legal
8 63 (3.72%) Advertising
9 43 (2.54%) Back Office
10 37 (2.19%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.54%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.36%) Games
13 10 (0.59%) Billing
13 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.41%) Publishing
15 5 (0.30%) International Banking
15 5 (0.30%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
16 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 863 (50.97%) Developer
2 269 (15.89%) Analyst
3 258 (15.24%) SQL Developer
4 233 (13.76%) C# Developer
5 230 (13.59%) .NET Developer
6 185 (10.93%) DBA
7 184 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 165 (9.75%) SQL DBA
9 151 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 137 (8.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 105 (6.20%) SQL Server DBA
12 103 (6.08%) Administrator
13 100 (5.91%) Applications Support
14 95 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
15 91 (5.38%) Support Analyst
16 90 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
17 87 (5.14%) SQL Server Developer
18 79 (4.67%) Java Developer
19 76 (4.49%) SSIS Developer
20 72 (4.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (36.03%) .NET
2 340 (20.08%) ASP.NET
3 249 (14.71%) HTML
4 224 (13.23%) CSS
5 187 (11.05%) Web Services
6 174 (10.28%) jQuery
7 165 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 157 (9.27%) XML
9 127 (7.50%) AngularJS
10 122 (7.21%) .NET Framework
11 113 (6.67%) WCF
12 96 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 90 (5.32%) HTML5
14 76 (4.49%) Ajax
15 73 (4.31%) Entity Framework
16 71 (4.19%) CSS3
17 69 (4.08%) MDX
18 57 (3.37%) XSLT
19 54 (3.19%) LINQ
20 53 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 90 (5.32%) Clustering
4 83 (4.90%) Replication
5 82 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 69 (4.08%) Visualisation
7 66 (3.90%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.36%) Equities
8 40 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 38 (2.24%) Fintech
10 35 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 32 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 31 (1.83%) SWIFT
12 31 (1.83%) User Experience
13 30 (1.77%) Data Integration
14 29 (1.71%) Fixed Income
15 25 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
16 24 (1.42%) Client/Server
16 24 (1.42%) Derivative
16 24 (1.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 335 (19.79%) Windows
2 171 (10.10%) Windows Server
3 155 (9.16%) Linux
4 81 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (3.19%) Windows 7
7 50 (2.95%) Unix
8 28 (1.65%) Android
9 25 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 24 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.18%) openSUSE
12 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.95%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.41%) Solaris
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
16 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
3 291 (17.19%) MVC
4 195 (11.52%) ETL
5 190 (11.22%) TDD
6 163 (9.63%) ITIL
7 149 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
8 147 (8.68%) Scrum
9 139 (8.21%) SDLC
9 139 (8.21%) Web Development
10 115 (6.79%) Data Modelling
11 107 (6.32%) OO
12 106 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (6.20%) CRM
14 102 (6.02%) Analytics
15 98 (5.79%) Migration
16 90 (5.32%) Data Management
17 87 (5.14%) Change Management
18 84 (4.96%) Asset Management
19 74 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 965 (57.00%) SQL
2 583 (34.44%) C#
3 394 (23.27%) T-SQL
4 365 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 190 (11.22%) Java
6 133 (7.86%) Python
7 117 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 86 (5.08%) VBA
9 70 (4.13%) PHP
10 67 (3.96%) VB
11 56 (3.31%) Perl
12 51 (3.01%) PL/SQL
12 51 (3.01%) Ruby
13 49 (2.89%) C++
14 38 (2.24%) C
15 31 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 31 (1.83%) VBScript
15 31 (1.83%) XPath
16 26 (1.54%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 233 (13.76%) Degree
2 104 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (3.43%) MCSE
4 41 (2.42%) MCSA
5 34 (2.01%) MCTS
6 31 (1.83%) MCITP
7 20 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.12%) MCDBA
9 18 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.83%) CCNA
11 13 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (0.71%) MCP
13 10 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (0.59%) ISEB
14 9 (0.53%) CCA
14 9 (0.53%) EMC Certification
15 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.35%) PhD
16 6 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.37%) QA
2 62 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.77%) SLA
4 19 (1.12%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) MiFID
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.059%) COBIT
9 1 (0.059%) GAAP
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 164 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 75 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.13%) Docker
5 31 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.36%) XenApp
8 19 (1.12%) vSphere
9 13 (0.77%) XenServer
10 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.41%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.35%) HDFS
13 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.30%) NFS
14 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.12%) GPFS
16 2 (0.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 61 (3.60%) Puppet
2 59 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.89%) Salt
4 29 (1.71%) Data Guard
5 22 (1.30%) Ansible
5 22 (1.30%) SCCM
6 20 (1.18%) SCOM
7 13 (0.77%) Kibana
7 13 (0.77%) logstash
8 11 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 11 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (0.59%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (0.47%) WSUS
12 7 (0.41%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 673 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 279 (16.48%) Oracle
3 128 (7.56%) VMware
4 95 (5.61%) Tableau
5 68 (4.02%) Cisco
6 57 (3.37%) Citrix
7 43 (2.54%) IBM
8 40 (2.36%) SAP
9 35 (2.07%) HP
9 35 (2.07%) Sybase
10 33 (1.95%) EPiServer
11 32 (1.89%) Cognos
12 28 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (1.48%) Bloomberg
14 20 (1.18%) Informatica
14 20 (1.18%) Reuters
15 18 (1.06%) Symantec
16 17 (1.00%) Dell
16 17 (1.00%) Veeam
17 16 (0.95%) EMC
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Coded People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £65,000 (flexible for the right candidate and has an extremel
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working
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City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Training and Development
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