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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1317 1478 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.01% 14.05% 15.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.53% 51.81% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1307 1585
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +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
2659 2853 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.27% 27.11% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 2495 2902
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 1580 (54.26%) SQL
2 1301 (44.68%) .NET
3 1171 (40.21%) C#
4 1118 (38.39%) Microsoft
5 989 (33.96%) Finance
6 788 (27.06%) ASP.NET
7 765 (26.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 744 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
9 716 (24.59%) Windows
10 715 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 650 (22.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 626 (21.50%) JavaScript
13 610 (20.95%) MS Excel
14 606 (20.81%) HTML
15 586 (20.12%) MVC
16 554 (19.02%) Oracle
17 539 (18.51%) T-SQL
18 512 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
19 486 (16.69%) CSS
20 455 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
21 408 (14.01%) SharePoint
22 404 (13.87%) jQuery
23 397 (13.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 380 (13.05%) ETL
25 379 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
26 368 (12.64%) Degree
27 359 (12.33%) Banking
27 359 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
28 352 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
29 340 (11.68%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 408 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 244 (8.38%) IIS
3 124 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 108 (3.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 99 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 77 (2.64%) CMS
7 62 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 61 (2.09%) Apache
9 59 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 58 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (1.44%) SAS
12 32 (1.10%) MQSeries
13 31 (1.06%) Umbraco
14 29 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
15 26 (0.89%) WordPress
16 25 (0.86%) JBoss
16 25 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
17 22 (0.76%) Node.js
18 21 (0.72%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 610 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.59%) MS Office
3 56 (1.92%) InfoPath
4 40 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.89%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.55%) MS Project
9 9 (0.31%) SPSS
10 5 (0.17%) LaTeX
10 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.069%) HipChat
12 1 (0.034%) Mingle
12 1 (0.034%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 95 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.55%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 14 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.34%) Magento
8 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.21%) Endur
11 5 (0.17%) Infor M3
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (1.48%) SaaS
3 41 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.89%) Office 365
6 24 (0.82%) PaaS
7 13 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.27%) IaaS
10 4 (0.14%) Trello
10 4 (0.14%) GitHub
11 2 (0.069%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.034%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 138 (4.74%) SAN
2 104 (3.57%) DNS
3 76 (2.61%) DHCP
4 75 (2.58%) Firewall
5 66 (2.27%) Internet
6 63 (2.16%) Intranet
6 63 (2.16%) TCP/IP
7 59 (2.03%) LAN
8 58 (1.99%) WAN
9 51 (1.75%) VPN
10 34 (1.17%) HTTP
11 33 (1.13%) Extranet
12 29 (1.00%) NAS
13 25 (0.86%) FTP
14 16 (0.55%) IP Telephony
15 15 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.48%) iSCSI
16 14 (0.48%) Wireless
16 14 (0.48%) LDAP
17 12 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 765 (26.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 715 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 650 (22.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 455 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
5 397 (13.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 379 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 286 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 219 (7.52%) Relational Database
9 155 (5.32%) MySQL
10 123 (4.22%) OLAP
11 117 (4.02%) Oracle Database
12 104 (3.57%) QlikView
13 94 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
14 84 (2.88%) RDBMS
15 77 (2.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 63 (2.16%) MongoDB
17 62 (2.13%) DTS
18 60 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
19 56 (1.92%) DB2
19 56 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 257 (8.83%) Visual Studio
2 191 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 145 (4.98%) Subversion
4 101 (3.47%) JIRA
5 82 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 82 (2.82%) NUnit
6 66 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 53 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 34 (1.17%) SpecFlow
9 29 (1.00%) Selenium
10 26 (0.89%) Maven
11 24 (0.82%) JUnit
12 23 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 23 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 22 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 21 (0.72%) Artifactory
15 20 (0.69%) Eclipse
16 19 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 19 (0.65%) Moq
17 17 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 989 (33.96%) Finance
2 359 (12.33%) Banking
3 138 (4.74%) Investment Banking
4 122 (4.19%) Marketing
5 120 (4.12%) Advertising
6 117 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 103 (3.54%) Law
8 97 (3.33%) Front Office
9 79 (2.71%) Retail
10 61 (2.09%) Legal
11 50 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.68%) Back Office
13 22 (0.76%) Publishing
14 20 (0.69%) Billing
15 12 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.24%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.21%) International Banking
18 5 (0.17%) Games
18 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1402 (48.15%) Developer
2 434 (14.90%) Analyst
3 387 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 291 (9.99%) C# Developer
5 243 (8.34%) Senior Developer
6 239 (8.21%) DBA
7 184 (6.32%) Administrator
8 179 (6.15%) SQL Developer
9 170 (5.84%) SQL DBA
10 162 (5.56%) Architect
11 141 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 125 (4.29%) Applications Support
13 123 (4.22%) Consultant
14 119 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 113 (3.88%) Support Analyst
16 95 (3.26%) Team Leader
17 93 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
18 84 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
19 81 (2.78%) Data Analyst
19 81 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1301 (44.68%) .NET
2 788 (27.06%) ASP.NET
3 606 (20.81%) HTML
4 486 (16.69%) CSS
5 404 (13.87%) jQuery
6 352 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 336 (11.54%) WCF
8 309 (10.61%) Web Services
9 289 (9.92%) XML
10 284 (9.75%) .NET Framework
11 246 (8.45%) HTML5
12 192 (6.59%) Ajax
13 145 (4.98%) WPF
14 140 (4.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 134 (4.60%) AngularJS
16 118 (4.05%) CSS3
17 89 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 85 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 84 (2.88%) LINQ
20 82 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 359 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 151 (5.19%) Clustering
4 93 (3.19%) Replication
5 87 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 83 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 59 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 55 (1.89%) Data Integration
9 55 (1.89%) User Experience
10 54 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 53 (1.82%) Mathematics
12 51 (1.75%) Hedge funds
13 44 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 41 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 41 (1.41%) Blackberry
15 37 (1.27%) Fixed Income
16 32 (1.10%) Open Source
17 29 (1.00%) iPhone
18 28 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 716 (24.59%) Windows
2 258 (8.86%) Linux
3 251 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 177 (6.08%) UNIX
5 147 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 127 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (2.06%) Solaris
8 54 (1.85%) Windows 7
9 53 (1.82%) Android
10 38 (1.30%) AIX
11 32 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.38%) HPUX
17 11 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.27%) Debian
19 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (20.12%) MVC
3 512 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
4 380 (13.05%) ETL
5 340 (11.68%) TDD
6 301 (10.34%) OO
7 292 (10.03%) Scrum
8 217 (7.45%) ITIL
9 193 (6.63%) Project Management
10 164 (5.63%) CRM
11 157 (5.39%) Data Modelling
12 154 (5.29%) Web Development
13 146 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
14 139 (4.77%) BDD
15 136 (4.67%) E-Commerce
16 134 (4.60%) Software Engineering
16 134 (4.60%) Analytics
17 126 (4.33%) Unit Testing
18 125 (4.29%) SOA
19 117 (4.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1580 (54.26%) SQL
2 1171 (40.21%) C#
3 626 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 539 (18.51%) T-SQL
5 285 (9.79%) Java
6 141 (4.84%) VBA
7 121 (4.16%) PowerShell
8 107 (3.67%) VB
9 102 (3.50%) VB.NET
10 87 (2.99%) C++
11 77 (2.64%) C
12 63 (2.16%) PHP
13 57 (1.96%) Perl
14 54 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 53 (1.82%) VBScript
16 48 (1.65%) Python
17 43 (1.48%) Shell Script
18 36 (1.24%) XPath
19 34 (1.17%) Bash Shell
20 28 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 368 (12.64%) Degree
2 178 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (2.13%) MCSE
4 49 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.68%) MCITP
5 27 (0.93%) MCSA
6 24 (0.82%) MCTS
7 21 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.55%) ISEB
9 15 (0.52%) MCDBA
9 15 (0.52%) CISA
10 13 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.45%) IBM Certification
11 12 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.38%) CCNA
12 11 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.31%) MCP
14 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.24%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.57%) QA
2 45 (1.55%) SLA
3 18 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.21%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.034%) EMIR
10 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 278 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 181 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.79%) vSphere
5 42 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 37 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 33 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.69%) XenApp
9 14 (0.48%) MetaFrame
10 13 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.41%) NFS
11 12 (0.41%) XenServer
12 11 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.34%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.27%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.24%) vCloud
16 7 (0.24%) UAG
16 7 (0.24%) Varnish
17 6 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (1.89%) SCOM
2 45 (1.55%) SCCM
3 34 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (1.03%) Nagios
4 30 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.96%) Puppet
6 18 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (0.62%) OpenView
6 18 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 17 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.48%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.41%) SCVMM
9 12 (0.41%) Control-M
10 11 (0.38%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.27%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.27%) Cacti
12 8 (0.27%) StatsD
13 6 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.21%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1118 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 554 (19.02%) Oracle
3 238 (8.17%) VMware
4 134 (4.60%) Business Objects
5 92 (3.16%) HP
6 88 (3.02%) Cognos
7 83 (2.85%) IBM
8 75 (2.58%) Cisco
9 74 (2.54%) NetApp
10 71 (2.44%) Citrix
11 70 (2.40%) Sybase
12 64 (2.20%) SAP
13 52 (1.79%) TIBCO
14 49 (1.68%) Informatica
15 47 (1.61%) Tableau
16 42 (1.44%) Telerik
17 35 (1.20%) Red Hat
18 31 (1.06%) EMC
18 31 (1.06%) Remedy
19 27 (0.93%) DataFlux
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + great company
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 per annum + excelllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + cash car allowance + other bens
Posted: Yesterday