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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1426 1866 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.65% 14.79% 15.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.14% 50.28% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1641 1662
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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
3025 3711 3237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.96% 29.41% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 3216 2870
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 1601 (58.09%) SQL
2 1211 (43.94%) .NET
3 1083 (39.30%) C#
4 1025 (37.19%) Microsoft
5 928 (33.67%) Finance
6 747 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 725 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
8 713 (25.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 697 (25.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 681 (24.71%) ASP.NET
11 609 (22.10%) Windows
12 577 (20.94%) MS Excel
13 557 (20.21%) JavaScript
14 552 (20.03%) T-SQL
15 548 (19.88%) MVC
16 528 (19.16%) HTML
17 515 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
18 487 (17.67%) Oracle
19 419 (15.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 399 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
21 390 (14.15%) CSS
22 383 (13.90%) jQuery
23 373 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
24 351 (12.74%) TDD
25 337 (12.23%) ETL
26 334 (12.12%) Banking
27 327 (11.87%) Degree
28 325 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
29 322 (11.68%) SharePoint
30 297 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 322 (11.68%) SharePoint
2 210 (7.62%) IIS
3 122 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 81 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 78 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
6 62 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 62 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 61 (2.21%) Apache
8 58 (2.10%) CMS
9 54 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 34 (1.23%) SAS
12 24 (0.87%) JBoss
12 24 (0.87%) WordPress
13 23 (0.83%) Umbraco
13 23 (0.83%) WorkSite
14 22 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 21 (0.76%) Node.js
16 20 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
16 20 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 577 (20.94%) MS Excel
2 184 (6.68%) MS Office
3 41 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.38%) InfoPath
5 36 (1.31%) PowerPivot
6 25 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.58%) SPSS
9 8 (0.29%) MS Project
10 6 (0.22%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.15%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.036%) HipChat
13 1 (0.036%) FastStats
13 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.036%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 69 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
4 13 (0.47%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 12 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 7 (0.25%) Magento
7 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.18%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.18%) Endur
9 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
10 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.15%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.16%) SaaS
4 29 (1.05%) Office 365
5 18 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 11 (0.40%) PaaS
8 9 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
9 5 (0.18%) IaaS
10 4 (0.15%) Trello
10 4 (0.15%) GitHub
11 2 (0.073%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.073%) Datadog
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.073%) Scribe Online
12 1 (0.036%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.036%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.85%) SAN
2 96 (3.48%) Firewall
3 94 (3.41%) DNS
4 72 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 66 (2.39%) Internet
6 64 (2.32%) DHCP
7 60 (2.18%) WAN
8 53 (1.92%) LAN
9 43 (1.56%) VPN
10 37 (1.34%) Intranet
11 32 (1.16%) HTTP
12 27 (0.98%) FTP
13 22 (0.80%) iSCSI
14 19 (0.69%) Extranet
15 16 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.58%) LDAP
16 15 (0.54%) SSL
16 15 (0.54%) VoIP
16 15 (0.54%) SMTP
17 14 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 713 (25.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 697 (25.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 419 (15.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 399 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
6 373 (13.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 297 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 183 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 137 (4.97%) MySQL
10 124 (4.50%) Oracle Database
11 106 (3.85%) QlikView
12 102 (3.70%) OLAP
13 88 (3.19%) Big Data
14 81 (2.94%) RDBMS
15 63 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 62 (2.25%) MongoDB
16 62 (2.25%) NoSQL
16 62 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
17 60 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
18 50 (1.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 227 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 220 (7.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (3.92%) Subversion
4 96 (3.48%) JIRA
5 74 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 68 (2.47%) NUnit
7 50 (1.81%) Jenkins
8 42 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 37 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 36 (1.31%) Selenium
11 31 (1.12%) JUnit
12 30 (1.09%) Maven
12 30 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 27 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (0.98%) Moq
14 26 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.58%) Gradle
16 15 (0.54%) MSTest
16 15 (0.54%) Ant
17 14 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
General
1 928 (33.67%) Finance
2 334 (12.12%) Banking
3 128 (4.64%) Marketing
4 108 (3.92%) Front Office
5 90 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 89 (3.23%) Legal
7 84 (3.05%) Advertising
8 81 (2.94%) Retail
9 69 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.89%) Back Office
11 51 (1.85%) Law
12 43 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 39 (1.42%) Publishing
14 24 (0.87%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.73%) Games
16 19 (0.69%) Billing
17 15 (0.54%) Electronics
18 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.15%) International Banking
20 3 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1327 (48.15%) Developer
2 450 (16.33%) Analyst
3 331 (12.01%) .NET Developer
4 296 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 253 (9.18%) DBA
6 223 (8.09%) Senior Developer
7 193 (7.00%) SQL DBA
8 170 (6.17%) Administrator
9 162 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 160 (5.81%) SQL Developer
11 138 (5.01%) Support Analyst
12 134 (4.86%) Architect
13 132 (4.79%) Applications Support
14 124 (4.50%) Consultant
15 104 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 92 (3.34%) SQL Server DBA
17 80 (2.90%) Programmer
18 77 (2.79%) Software Developer
19 74 (2.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 73 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1211 (43.94%) .NET
2 681 (24.71%) ASP.NET
3 528 (19.16%) HTML
4 390 (14.15%) CSS
5 383 (13.90%) jQuery
6 325 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 258 (9.36%) WCF
8 255 (9.25%) .NET Framework
9 233 (8.45%) Web Services
10 223 (8.09%) XML
11 215 (7.80%) HTML5
12 146 (5.30%) Entity Framework
13 141 (5.12%) Ajax
14 137 (4.97%) AngularJS
15 112 (4.06%) WPF
16 105 (3.81%) CSS3
17 101 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
18 86 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 83 (3.01%) JSON
20 73 (2.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 255 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 114 (4.14%) Replication
4 103 (3.74%) Clustering
5 79 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.54%) Hedge funds
7 63 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 54 (1.96%) Derivative
10 52 (1.89%) Fixed Income
11 51 (1.85%) User Experience
12 48 (1.74%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.71%) Statistics
13 47 (1.71%) Visualisation
14 46 (1.67%) Open Source
15 36 (1.31%) Equities
15 36 (1.31%) Blackberry
16 35 (1.27%) Kindle
17 32 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 32 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 609 (22.10%) Windows
2 291 (10.56%) Linux
3 219 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 141 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (4.50%) UNIX
5 124 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (2.18%) Android
7 47 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 27 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 26 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 25 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.73%) Solaris
13 19 (0.69%) CentOS
13 19 (0.69%) Debian
14 17 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.40%) openSUSE
17 10 (0.36%) AIX
18 8 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (26.31%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (19.88%) MVC
3 515 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
4 351 (12.74%) TDD
5 337 (12.23%) ETL
6 239 (8.67%) Scrum
7 204 (7.40%) ITIL
8 190 (6.89%) OO
9 169 (6.13%) CRM
10 166 (6.02%) Analytics
11 155 (5.62%) Project Management
12 153 (5.55%) BDD
13 144 (5.22%) Data Analysis
14 134 (4.86%) Data Modelling
15 129 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
16 119 (4.32%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.06%) Web Development
18 108 (3.92%) Mentoring
19 107 (3.88%) Software Engineering
20 103 (3.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1601 (58.09%) SQL
2 1083 (39.30%) C#
3 557 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 552 (20.03%) T-SQL
5 263 (9.54%) Java
6 142 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 116 (4.21%) VBA
8 100 (3.63%) Perl
9 88 (3.19%) VB.NET
10 83 (3.01%) Python
11 64 (2.32%) PHP
12 54 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 53 (1.92%) C
13 53 (1.92%) VB
14 51 (1.85%) Shell Script
14 51 (1.85%) C++
15 49 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.02%) VBScript
17 27 (0.98%) Ruby
18 21 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 327 (11.87%) Degree
2 188 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (2.76%) MCSE
4 58 (2.10%) MCITP
5 52 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (0.94%) MCSA
8 22 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
9 21 (0.76%) OCP
9 21 (0.76%) MCTS
10 19 (0.69%) IBM Certification
11 18 (0.65%) MCP
12 16 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.58%) CCA
12 16 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (0.58%) SC Cleared
13 14 (0.51%) ISEB
14 12 (0.44%) MCSD
15 11 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.40%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.35%) QA
2 43 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 40 (1.45%) SLA
4 15 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.44%) COBIT
5 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.15%) MiFID
8 4 (0.15%) EMIR
9 2 (0.073%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.036%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 264 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 147 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (1.56%) vSphere
6 30 (1.09%) XenApp
6 30 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.62%) XenServer
8 17 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.44%) NFS
9 12 (0.44%) Docker
9 12 (0.44%) vCloud
10 11 (0.40%) Varnish
10 11 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
11 9 (0.33%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.25%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.18%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 44 (1.60%) SCOM
2 40 (1.45%) Puppet
3 36 (1.31%) Nagios
3 36 (1.31%) SCCM
4 32 (1.16%) Data Guard
5 23 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.69%) OpenView
7 18 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 18 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 13 (0.47%) Cacti
10 13 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.44%) WSUS
11 12 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
12 11 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (0.40%) Salt
12 11 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1025 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 487 (17.67%) Oracle
3 195 (7.08%) VMware
4 114 (4.14%) HP
5 105 (3.81%) Citrix
6 97 (3.52%) SAP
7 87 (3.16%) Cisco
8 85 (3.08%) Business Objects
9 84 (3.05%) Sybase
10 81 (2.94%) Cognos
11 74 (2.69%) IBM
12 63 (2.29%) Tableau
13 59 (2.14%) NetApp
14 46 (1.67%) Informatica
15 39 (1.42%) Red Hat
16 34 (1.23%) TIBCO
17 31 (1.12%) Symantec
18 28 (1.02%) Reuters
18 28 (1.02%) Remedy
19 27 (0.98%) Dell
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