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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / City of London
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 745 791 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 12.24% 13.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.63% 40.65% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 693 714 1334
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,105 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
1564 1946 2798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 31.55% 30.11% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1735 2511
Median salary £57,604 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.18% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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.

1 966 (60.83%) SQL
2 745 (46.91%) Finance
3 666 (41.94%) C#
4 658 (41.44%) .NET
5 615 (38.73%) Microsoft
6 532 (33.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 441 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
8 434 (27.33%) JavaScript
9 387 (24.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 386 (24.31%) ASP.NET
11 379 (23.87%) HTML
11 379 (23.87%) Business Intelligence
12 354 (22.29%) T-SQL
13 352 (22.17%) MVC
14 302 (19.02%) Banking
15 297 (18.70%) CSS
16 285 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 283 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 283 (17.82%) Windows
18 271 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 258 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
20 244 (15.37%) MS Excel
21 242 (15.24%) Oracle
22 219 (13.79%) Web Development
23 218 (13.73%) ETL
24 210 (13.22%) Java
25 209 (13.16%) AngularJS
26 207 (13.04%) OO
27 205 (12.91%) .NET Framework
28 204 (12.85%) SQL Server 2012

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
1 123 (7.75%) CMS
2 120 (7.56%) SharePoint
3 92 (5.79%) IIS
4 52 (3.27%) MS Exchange
5 34 (2.14%) Apache
6 33 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 30 (1.89%) JBoss
8 29 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (1.51%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.63%) SAS
17 9 (0.57%) Apache Spark
17 9 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.57%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 244 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.39%) MS Office
3 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.01%) Cognos Planning
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.31%) Salerio
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.25%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.19%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.19%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.13%) Endur
8 2 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.13%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.063%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 143 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.27%) Office 365
4 24 (1.51%) PaaS
5 19 (1.20%) SaaS
6 15 (0.94%) IaaS
7 11 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
7 11 (0.69%) G Suite
7 11 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.63%) GitHub
9 7 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.19%) Yammer
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.13%) Force.com
12 2 (0.13%) Google Play
12 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (8.44%) Internet
2 117 (7.37%) Intranet
3 48 (3.02%) DNS
3 48 (3.02%) SAN
4 46 (2.90%) DHCP
5 42 (2.64%) Firewall
6 29 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.26%) VPN
8 18 (1.13%) WAN
9 16 (1.01%) LAN
9 16 (1.01%) NetScaler
10 11 (0.69%) VoIP
11 9 (0.57%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.57%) SSL
12 6 (0.38%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.38%) Wireless
13 5 (0.31%) HTTP
13 5 (0.31%) LDAP
13 5 (0.31%) NAS
13 5 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (33.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 387 (24.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 285 (17.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 283 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 258 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
6 204 (12.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 193 (12.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 119 (7.49%) Relational Database
9 112 (7.05%) Power BI
10 84 (5.29%) MySQL
11 75 (4.72%) Big Data
12 73 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 67 (4.22%) NoSQL
14 58 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 49 (3.09%) Oracle Database
16 48 (3.02%) QlikView
17 41 (2.58%) Hadoop
18 36 (2.27%) MongoDB
19 32 (2.02%) DB2
20 29 (1.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 174 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 152 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (4.03%) NUnit
4 56 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 55 (3.46%) JIRA
6 50 (3.15%) MSTest
7 28 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 24 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.45%) Subversion
10 17 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.01%) Moq
12 14 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.76%) Plastic SCM
14 10 (0.63%) Maven
14 10 (0.63%) SilkPerformer
14 10 (0.63%) SilkTest
15 8 (0.50%) SpecFlow
16 7 (0.44%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.44%) FishEye
16 7 (0.44%) Liquibase
General
1 745 (46.91%) Finance
2 302 (19.02%) Banking
3 101 (6.36%) Legal
4 73 (4.60%) Law
5 54 (3.40%) Front Office
6 49 (3.09%) Marketing
7 47 (2.96%) Back Office
7 47 (2.96%) Retail
8 26 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.07%) Advertising
10 17 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.76%) Publishing
12 9 (0.57%) Turkish Language
13 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.25%) French Language
14 4 (0.25%) German Language
14 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 898 (56.55%) Developer
2 374 (23.55%) .NET Developer
3 338 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 257 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 251 (15.81%) SQL Developer
6 238 (14.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 225 (14.17%) Analyst
8 152 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 139 (8.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 133 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 126 (7.93%) DBA
12 103 (6.49%) SQL DBA
13 100 (6.30%) Senior .NET Developer
14 87 (5.48%) Junior
15 82 (5.16%) SQL Server Developer
16 79 (4.97%) Business Developer
17 78 (4.91%) SQL Analyst
18 74 (4.66%) Senior SQL Developer
19 72 (4.53%) Senior C# Developer
20 68 (4.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (41.44%) .NET
2 386 (24.31%) ASP.NET
3 379 (23.87%) HTML
4 297 (18.70%) CSS
5 271 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 209 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 205 (12.91%) .NET Framework
8 203 (12.78%) Web Services
9 201 (12.66%) HTML5
10 188 (11.84%) XML
11 156 (9.82%) Entity Framework
12 154 (9.70%) jQuery
13 147 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 146 (9.19%) CSS3
15 119 (7.49%) WCF
16 117 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 112 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 101 (6.36%) XSLT
19 94 (5.92%) WPF
20 76 (4.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.68%) Computer Science
2 97 (6.11%) User Experience
3 89 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 64 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 56 (3.53%) Replication
7 48 (3.02%) Fintech
8 41 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 38 (2.39%) Clustering
10 35 (2.20%) Hedge funds
11 31 (1.95%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.57%) SWIFT
14 23 (1.45%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.39%) Fixed Income
15 22 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
15 22 (1.39%) Mobile App
16 20 (1.26%) Statistics
16 20 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 283 (17.82%) Windows
2 141 (8.88%) Windows Server
3 101 (6.36%) Linux
4 74 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.90%) Unix
7 35 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.88%) Solaris
11 11 (0.69%) Android
11 11 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.50%) Debian
13 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.50%) NetWare
13 8 (0.50%) SUSE
14 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (23.87%) Business Intelligence
3 352 (22.17%) MVC
4 219 (13.79%) Web Development
5 218 (13.73%) ETL
6 207 (13.04%) OO
7 194 (12.22%) SDLC
8 191 (12.03%) ITIL
9 179 (11.27%) TDD
10 139 (8.75%) Change Management
11 126 (7.93%) OOD
12 125 (7.87%) UML
13 124 (7.81%) Analytics
14 123 (7.75%) Configuration Management
14 123 (7.75%) Scrum
15 115 (7.24%) Content Management
15 115 (7.24%) Test Scripting
16 108 (6.80%) Release Management
17 99 (6.23%) Dependency Injection
17 99 (6.23%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 966 (60.83%) SQL
2 666 (41.94%) C#
3 434 (27.33%) JavaScript
4 354 (22.29%) T-SQL
5 210 (13.22%) Java
6 99 (6.23%) XPath
7 81 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 79 (4.97%) Python
9 61 (3.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 56 (3.53%) VBA
11 37 (2.33%) VB
12 28 (1.76%) C++
13 26 (1.64%) PHP
14 25 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.26%) R
16 19 (1.20%) C
16 19 (1.20%) Perl
17 16 (1.01%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (9.38%) Degree
2 61 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.76%) MCSE
4 19 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 15 (0.94%) ISEB
6 14 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.82%) CCNA
8 12 (0.76%) MCSA
9 11 (0.69%) EMC Certification
10 10 (0.63%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.50%) OCP
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.44%) PMP
13 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.31%) CCA
14 5 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.31%) MCTS
14 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (9.95%) QA
2 25 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.26%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.25%) MiFID
6 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.063%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.063%) COBIT
8 1 (0.063%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.063%) SDET
8 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 130 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (3.02%) XenApp
3 25 (1.57%) vSphere
4 23 (1.45%) Docker
5 19 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.44%) HDFS
9 7 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.38%) XenServer
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.063%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (1.89%) SCCM
2 19 (1.20%) Puppet
3 17 (1.07%) SCOM
4 14 (0.88%) Nagios
5 13 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (0.63%) Control-M
8 9 (0.57%) Ansible
8 9 (0.57%) FortiGate
9 8 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.50%) EMC VPLEX
9 8 (0.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 8 (0.50%) Simpana
10 7 (0.44%) Kibana
10 7 (0.44%) logstash
10 7 (0.44%) Salt
11 6 (0.38%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 615 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 242 (15.24%) Oracle
3 108 (6.80%) EPiServer
4 102 (6.42%) Cognos
5 94 (5.92%) Sybase
6 91 (5.73%) Tableau
7 89 (5.60%) Citrix
8 83 (5.23%) VMware
9 53 (3.34%) Cisco
10 31 (1.95%) IBM
11 30 (1.89%) HP
12 28 (1.76%) Google
13 26 (1.64%) EMC
14 20 (1.26%) SAP
14 20 (1.26%) Xamarin
15 19 (1.20%) Bloomberg
16 16 (1.01%) Red Hat
16 16 (1.01%) Reuters
16 16 (1.01%) Sitecore
17 14 (0.88%) NetApp
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
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
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago