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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / City of London
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 764 836 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.39% 12.24% 13.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.39% 40.84% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 708 760 1299
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £37,359
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1579 2047 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 31.80% 29.97% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1803 2535
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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.

1 972 (60.56%) SQL
2 762 (47.48%) Finance
3 656 (40.87%) C#
4 653 (40.69%) Microsoft
5 645 (40.19%) .NET
6 552 (34.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 458 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
8 434 (27.04%) JavaScript
9 416 (25.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 405 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
11 385 (23.99%) T-SQL
12 366 (22.80%) HTML
13 365 (22.74%) ASP.NET
14 333 (20.75%) MVC
15 329 (20.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 327 (20.37%) Banking
17 288 (17.94%) CSS
18 285 (17.76%) Windows
19 279 (17.38%) Data Warehouse
20 271 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
21 255 (15.89%) MS Excel
22 254 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
23 245 (15.26%) Oracle
24 235 (14.64%) Java
25 226 (14.08%) ETL
25 226 (14.08%) AngularJS
26 221 (13.77%) Web Development
27 194 (12.09%) Web Services
28 193 (12.02%) OO
29 190 (11.84%) .NET Framework

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
1 120 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 119 (7.41%) CMS
3 97 (6.04%) EPiServer
4 94 (5.86%) IIS
5 61 (3.80%) MS Exchange
6 37 (2.31%) Apache
7 35 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.12%) JBoss
9 28 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.87%) Confluence
15 14 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.69%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.69%) SAS
16 11 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 255 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.31%) MS Office
3 12 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.19%) SPSS
6 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 23 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.00%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.37%) Sage CRM
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.31%) Salerio
6 5 (0.31%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.25%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.19%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
9 2 (0.12%) RMDS
9 2 (0.12%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.062%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.49%) Office 365
4 21 (1.31%) PaaS
5 19 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.18%) SaaS
6 17 (1.06%) IaaS
7 14 (0.87%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.81%) G Suite
9 11 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
10 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.56%) GitHub
12 7 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.19%) Yammer
16 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
16 2 (0.12%) Force.com
16 2 (0.12%) Google Play
16 2 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 118 (7.35%) Internet
2 107 (6.67%) Intranet
3 54 (3.36%) SAN
4 46 (2.87%) DNS
5 42 (2.62%) DHCP
6 41 (2.55%) Firewall
7 29 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 22 (1.37%) VPN
8 22 (1.37%) WAN
9 21 (1.31%) NetScaler
10 20 (1.25%) LAN
11 17 (1.06%) VoIP
12 13 (0.81%) iSCSI
13 10 (0.62%) SSL
14 7 (0.44%) Wireless
15 6 (0.37%) FTP
15 6 (0.37%) Network Security
15 6 (0.37%) VLAN
16 5 (0.31%) LDAP
16 5 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (34.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 416 (25.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 329 (20.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 279 (17.38%) Data Warehouse
5 271 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 186 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 177 (11.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 135 (8.41%) Power BI
9 120 (7.48%) Relational Database
10 84 (5.23%) Big Data
11 76 (4.74%) MySQL
12 65 (4.05%) NoSQL
13 61 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 56 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 54 (3.36%) Oracle Database
16 51 (3.18%) QlikView
17 38 (2.37%) MongoDB
18 37 (2.31%) Hadoop
19 32 (1.99%) Data Mining
19 32 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 159 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 155 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (3.86%) NUnit
4 58 (3.61%) JIRA
5 48 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 45 (2.80%) MSTest
7 35 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (1.99%) Subversion
9 30 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 20 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.06%) Moq
11 17 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.62%) Maven
12 10 (0.62%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.56%) Plastic SCM
14 7 (0.44%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.44%) SilkPerformer
14 7 (0.44%) SilkTest
15 6 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
16 5 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 762 (47.48%) Finance
2 327 (20.37%) Banking
3 87 (5.42%) Legal
4 66 (4.11%) Back Office
5 60 (3.74%) Law
6 56 (3.49%) Retail
7 53 (3.30%) Marketing
8 51 (3.18%) Front Office
9 32 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.18%) Advertising
12 16 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 14 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.50%) Turkish Language
15 6 (0.37%) French Language
15 6 (0.37%) German Language
15 6 (0.37%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 924 (57.57%) Developer
2 355 (22.12%) .NET Developer
3 335 (20.87%) C# Developer
4 259 (16.14%) SQL Developer
5 258 (16.07%) Senior Developer
6 238 (14.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 219 (13.64%) Analyst
8 171 (10.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 131 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
10 124 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 99 (6.17%) DBA
12 93 (5.79%) SQL Server Developer
13 90 (5.61%) Junior
14 88 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
15 85 (5.30%) Business Developer
16 84 (5.23%) Senior SQL Developer
17 81 (5.05%) Java Developer
17 81 (5.05%) SQL DBA
18 74 (4.61%) SQL Analyst
19 73 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (40.19%) .NET
2 366 (22.80%) HTML
3 365 (22.74%) ASP.NET
4 288 (17.94%) CSS
5 254 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 226 (14.08%) AngularJS
7 194 (12.09%) Web Services
8 190 (11.84%) .NET Framework
9 187 (11.65%) HTML5
10 183 (11.40%) XML
11 149 (9.28%) jQuery
12 139 (8.66%) Entity Framework
13 135 (8.41%) WCF
14 133 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 132 (8.22%) CSS3
16 114 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 99 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 97 (6.04%) WPF
19 96 (5.98%) XSLT
20 67 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 140 (8.72%) Computer Science
2 89 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.36%) User Experience
4 79 (4.92%) Visualisation
5 68 (4.24%) Mathematics
6 51 (3.18%) Fintech
7 41 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 39 (2.43%) Clustering
8 39 (2.43%) Replication
9 36 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 28 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.62%) Mobile App
14 25 (1.56%) SWIFT
15 21 (1.31%) Algorithms
16 20 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
17 19 (1.18%) Fixed Income
17 19 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 285 (17.76%) Windows
2 137 (8.54%) Windows Server
3 104 (6.48%) Linux
4 77 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (2.31%) Unix
7 25 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.69%) Android
13 10 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.62%) Debian
13 10 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.62%) NetWare
13 10 (0.62%) Solaris
13 10 (0.62%) SUSE
14 5 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
3 333 (20.75%) MVC
4 226 (14.08%) ETL
5 221 (13.77%) Web Development
6 193 (12.02%) OO
7 178 (11.09%) ITIL
8 168 (10.47%) TDD
9 164 (10.22%) SDLC
10 130 (8.10%) Scrum
11 125 (7.79%) Configuration Management
12 124 (7.73%) Change Management
13 114 (7.10%) OOD
14 111 (6.92%) Analytics
15 109 (6.79%) UML
16 105 (6.54%) Content Management
16 105 (6.54%) Project Management
17 103 (6.42%) Test Scripting
18 98 (6.11%) Release Management
19 95 (5.92%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 972 (60.56%) SQL
2 656 (40.87%) C#
3 434 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 385 (23.99%) T-SQL
5 235 (14.64%) Java
6 90 (5.61%) XPath
7 86 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 78 (4.86%) Python
9 76 (4.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 57 (3.55%) VBA
11 37 (2.31%) VB
12 33 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 27 (1.68%) PHP
14 25 (1.56%) C++
15 24 (1.50%) Perl
16 23 (1.43%) R
17 22 (1.37%) TypeScript
18 18 (1.12%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.00%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 180 (11.21%) Degree
2 66 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.74%) MCSE
4 19 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.81%) ISEB
6 11 (0.69%) CCNA
7 10 (0.62%) EMC Certification
7 10 (0.62%) MCSA
7 10 (0.62%) MCTS
8 8 (0.50%) PMP
8 8 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.37%) MCP
9 6 (0.37%) MCPD
10 5 (0.31%) CCA
10 5 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (9.53%) QA
2 25 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.12%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) MiFID
4 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.062%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.062%) COBIT
6 1 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.062%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.062%) SDET
6 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 130 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (3.12%) XenApp
4 27 (1.68%) vSphere
5 23 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.37%) Docker
7 18 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.44%) HDFS
11 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.37%) XenServer
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.12%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.062%) SRDF
15 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (1.99%) SCCM
2 24 (1.50%) Puppet
3 19 (1.18%) SCOM
4 16 (1.00%) Nagios
5 15 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.75%) Ansible
7 10 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 10 (0.62%) EMC VPLEX
7 10 (0.62%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 10 (0.62%) Simpana
8 8 (0.50%) Control-M
8 8 (0.50%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.50%) Kibana
8 8 (0.50%) logstash
9 7 (0.44%) Salt
10 6 (0.37%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.25%) WSUS
12 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.19%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 653 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 245 (15.26%) Oracle
3 98 (6.11%) Cognos
3 98 (6.11%) Sybase
4 97 (6.04%) Tableau
5 89 (5.55%) VMware
6 85 (5.30%) Citrix
7 55 (3.43%) Cisco
8 32 (1.99%) HP
9 28 (1.74%) Google
10 27 (1.68%) EMC
11 26 (1.62%) IBM
12 23 (1.43%) SAP
13 21 (1.31%) NetApp
13 21 (1.31%) Xamarin
14 20 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (1.12%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.12%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.06%) Bloomberg
17 16 (1.00%) 3PAR
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £77000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 and boastful benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holidays & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago