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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1494 1779 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 14.92% 15.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.35% 51.34% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1586 1705
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2967 3465 3418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.99% 29.06% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 3041 3136
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 1670 (52.81%) SQL
2 1423 (45.00%) .NET
3 1279 (40.45%) C#
4 1193 (37.73%) Microsoft
5 1108 (35.04%) Finance
6 868 (27.45%) ASP.NET
7 847 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 826 (26.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 805 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
10 796 (25.17%) Windows
11 717 (22.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 672 (21.25%) JavaScript
13 667 (21.09%) MS Excel
14 641 (20.27%) HTML
15 624 (19.73%) MVC
16 594 (18.79%) Oracle
17 593 (18.75%) T-SQL
18 558 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
19 524 (16.57%) CSS
20 491 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
21 481 (15.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 432 (13.66%) Degree
23 426 (13.47%) jQuery
24 419 (13.25%) ETL
25 416 (13.16%) SharePoint
26 389 (12.30%) Banking
27 381 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
28 380 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
29 376 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
30 363 (11.48%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 416 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 272 (8.60%) IIS
3 125 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 107 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 99 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 96 (3.04%) CMS
7 85 (2.69%) Tomcat
8 70 (2.21%) Apache
9 59 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
10 53 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 48 (1.52%) SAS
12 42 (1.33%) Umbraco
13 35 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
14 29 (0.92%) MQSeries
15 27 (0.85%) Node.js
16 22 (0.70%) WordPress
16 22 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (0.60%) JBoss
18 17 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 667 (21.09%) MS Excel
2 180 (5.69%) MS Office
3 47 (1.49%) InfoPath
4 39 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.60%) PowerPivot
7 16 (0.51%) MS Project
8 14 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.25%) SPSS
11 6 (0.19%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.032%) Mingle
13 1 (0.032%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 98 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 13 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.28%) Magento
8 9 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.19%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
11 5 (0.16%) Infor M3
11 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (1.87%) SaaS
3 44 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.04%) PaaS
6 28 (0.89%) Office 365
7 15 (0.47%) IaaS
8 14 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.13%) Trello
11 2 (0.063%) GitHub
11 2 (0.063%) Force.com
12 1 (0.032%) Heroku
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.032%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.62%) SAN
2 110 (3.48%) DNS
3 108 (3.42%) Intranet
4 95 (3.00%) Internet
5 91 (2.88%) Firewall
6 85 (2.69%) DHCP
7 75 (2.37%) LAN
8 74 (2.34%) TCP/IP
9 71 (2.25%) WAN
10 52 (1.64%) VPN
11 41 (1.30%) Extranet
12 35 (1.11%) HTTP
13 28 (0.89%) NAS
14 24 (0.76%) FTP
14 24 (0.76%) Network Security
15 20 (0.63%) IP Telephony
16 19 (0.60%) Wireless
17 17 (0.54%) NetScaler
18 16 (0.51%) VoIP
19 14 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 847 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 826 (26.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 717 (22.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 491 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
5 481 (15.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 381 (12.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 324 (10.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 239 (7.56%) Relational Database
9 175 (5.53%) MySQL
10 170 (5.38%) OLAP
11 123 (3.89%) Oracle Database
12 116 (3.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 109 (3.45%) QlikView
14 95 (3.00%) RDBMS
14 95 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
15 74 (2.34%) SQL Server 2000
16 72 (2.28%) OLAP Cube
17 67 (2.12%) DTS
18 63 (1.99%) DB2
18 63 (1.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 318 (10.06%) Visual Studio
2 180 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 159 (5.03%) Subversion
4 100 (3.16%) JIRA
5 92 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 86 (2.72%) NUnit
7 74 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 45 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.04%) SpecFlow
10 31 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 26 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 24 (0.76%) JUnit
13 21 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
14 19 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 19 (0.60%) MSBuild
14 19 (0.60%) Selenium
14 19 (0.60%) Maven
15 17 (0.54%) Moq
16 16 (0.51%) Artifactory
17 15 (0.47%) Mercurial
General
1 1108 (35.04%) Finance
2 389 (12.30%) Banking
3 169 (5.34%) Investment Banking
4 135 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 121 (3.83%) Marketing
6 119 (3.76%) Law
7 114 (3.61%) Front Office
8 111 (3.51%) Advertising
9 79 (2.50%) Retail
10 73 (2.31%) Legal
11 52 (1.64%) Back Office
12 51 (1.61%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.76%) Billing
14 18 (0.57%) Publishing
15 11 (0.35%) Games
16 9 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.25%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.19%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1582 (50.03%) Developer
2 475 (15.02%) Analyst
3 424 (13.41%) .NET Developer
4 323 (10.22%) C# Developer
5 265 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 242 (7.65%) DBA
7 215 (6.80%) SQL Developer
8 172 (5.44%) Applications Support
9 170 (5.38%) Administrator
10 161 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 160 (5.06%) Architect
12 158 (5.00%) SQL DBA
13 147 (4.65%) Support Analyst
14 140 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 120 (3.80%) Consultant
16 101 (3.19%) Team Leader
17 93 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
17 93 (2.94%) Web Developer
18 92 (2.91%) SQL Server Developer
19 91 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1423 (45.00%) .NET
2 868 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 641 (20.27%) HTML
4 524 (16.57%) CSS
5 426 (13.47%) jQuery
6 380 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 363 (11.48%) WCF
8 354 (11.20%) Web Services
9 310 (9.80%) XML
10 287 (9.08%) .NET Framework
11 262 (8.29%) HTML5
12 187 (5.91%) Ajax
13 170 (5.38%) WPF
14 130 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 127 (4.02%) AngularJS
16 122 (3.86%) CSS3
17 112 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 94 (2.97%) MDX
19 85 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
20 79 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 376 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 167 (5.28%) Clustering
4 103 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 96 (3.04%) Replication
6 78 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 76 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 60 (1.90%) Data Integration
10 59 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 55 (1.74%) N-Tier
12 54 (1.71%) User Experience
13 51 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 47 (1.49%) Fixed Income
15 45 (1.42%) Mathematics
16 44 (1.39%) Open Source
17 42 (1.33%) Data Extraction
18 37 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 36 (1.14%) Statistics
20 35 (1.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 796 (25.17%) Windows
2 290 (9.17%) Linux
3 260 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 213 (6.74%) UNIX
5 150 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (2.72%) Solaris
8 55 (1.74%) AIX
9 54 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 37 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (1.17%) Android
11 20 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.41%) HPUX
14 12 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
16 7 (0.22%) CentOS
16 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (19.73%) MVC
3 558 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 419 (13.25%) ETL
5 356 (11.26%) OO
6 338 (10.69%) TDD
7 292 (9.23%) Scrum
8 220 (6.96%) ITIL
9 209 (6.61%) Project Management
10 204 (6.45%) Web Development
11 182 (5.76%) CRM
12 175 (5.53%) Data Modelling
13 168 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
14 160 (5.06%) SOA
15 159 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 159 (5.03%) Software Engineering
16 153 (4.84%) Unit Testing
17 126 (3.98%) Asset Management
18 124 (3.92%) BDD
19 123 (3.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1670 (52.81%) SQL
2 1279 (40.45%) C#
3 672 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 593 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 350 (11.07%) Java
6 154 (4.87%) VBA
7 147 (4.65%) VB
8 127 (4.02%) VB.NET
9 119 (3.76%) C++
10 113 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 93 (2.94%) C
12 71 (2.25%) PHP
13 61 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 60 (1.90%) Perl
15 54 (1.71%) VBScript
16 52 (1.64%) Python
17 48 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 40 (1.27%) XPath
19 27 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 432 (13.66%) Degree
2 192 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (2.18%) MCSE
4 56 (1.77%) MCITP
5 42 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 35 (1.11%) MCTS
7 28 (0.89%) MCSA
7 28 (0.89%) MCDBA
8 18 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.54%) CCNA
10 16 (0.51%) MCP
10 16 (0.51%) ISEB
11 15 (0.47%) CISA
12 14 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.41%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.22%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.22%) CCNP
16 6 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (5.28%) QA
2 56 (1.77%) SLA
3 17 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.13%) WCAG
8 3 (0.095%) COREP
9 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.063%) COBIT
10 1 (0.032%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.032%) Basel III
10 1 (0.032%) EMIR
10 1 (0.032%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 273 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 200 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 54 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.71%) vSphere
5 29 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (0.92%) XenApp
5 29 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 16 (0.51%) MetaFrame
8 12 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 10 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.28%) UAG
10 9 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 8 (0.25%) XenServer
12 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (1.30%) SCCM
2 39 (1.23%) SCOM
3 28 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.82%) Nagios
6 20 (0.63%) Puppet
7 18 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (0.51%) Control-M
8 16 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 14 (0.44%) OpenView
10 13 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.35%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.32%) Opsview
13 9 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (0.25%) WSUS
14 8 (0.25%) StatsD
15 7 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.22%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1193 (37.73%) Microsoft
2 594 (18.79%) Oracle
3 268 (8.48%) VMware
4 146 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 98 (3.10%) Citrix
6 91 (2.88%) IBM
7 90 (2.85%) Cisco
7 90 (2.85%) Sybase
8 84 (2.66%) HP
9 74 (2.34%) Cognos
9 74 (2.34%) SAP
10 67 (2.12%) NetApp
11 58 (1.83%) TIBCO
12 49 (1.55%) Informatica
13 45 (1.42%) Tableau
13 45 (1.42%) Red Hat
14 41 (1.30%) Telerik
15 39 (1.23%) EPiServer
15 39 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (1.20%) EMC
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