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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1826 1623 1971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 13.72% 15.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.88% 48.38% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1485 1839
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
3453 3355 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.08% 28.36% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3017 3374
Average salary £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,805
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 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 2053 (54.66%) SQL
2 1584 (42.17%) .NET
3 1477 (39.32%) Finance
4 1434 (38.18%) C#
5 1342 (35.73%) Microsoft
6 1088 (28.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1005 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 937 (24.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 936 (24.92%) Windows
10 912 (24.28%) ASP.NET
11 834 (22.20%) T-SQL
12 767 (20.42%) MS Excel
13 762 (20.29%) Oracle
14 744 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
15 718 (19.12%) HTML
16 658 (17.52%) JavaScript
17 642 (17.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 604 (16.08%) MVC
19 587 (15.63%) CSS
20 571 (15.20%) Banking
21 566 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
22 536 (14.27%) Degree
23 504 (13.42%) ETL
24 495 (13.18%) Java
25 480 (12.78%) SQL Server 2005
26 457 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
27 456 (12.14%) SharePoint
28 434 (11.55%) XML
29 425 (11.32%) Visual Studio
30 412 (10.97%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 456 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 313 (8.33%) IIS
3 148 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 136 (3.62%) CMS
5 113 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
5 113 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 109 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 98 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 94 (2.50%) Apache
9 63 (1.68%) Umbraco
10 60 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 55 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
12 53 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 45 (1.20%) MQSeries
14 40 (1.06%) SAS
15 27 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (0.67%) Lync
17 20 (0.53%) Node.js
18 18 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
19 16 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 767 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 157 (4.18%) MS Office
3 42 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 26 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 22 (0.59%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.32%) MS Project
8 11 (0.29%) SPSS
9 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.027%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 84 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 30 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 19 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (0.37%) SAP Business One
7 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.27%) HFM
9 9 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
11 7 (0.19%) Magento
12 6 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
12 6 (0.16%) Maximo
13 5 (0.13%) LatentZero
13 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
14 4 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
14 4 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 96 (2.56%) SaaS
2 82 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.69%) PaaS
6 25 (0.67%) IaaS
7 24 (0.64%) Office 365
8 14 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.053%) Force.com
11 1 (0.027%) Heroku
11 1 (0.027%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.54%) SAN
2 118 (3.14%) Internet
3 113 (3.01%) Intranet
4 108 (2.88%) LAN
5 106 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 101 (2.69%) DNS
7 97 (2.58%) Firewall
8 93 (2.48%) WAN
9 82 (2.18%) DHCP
10 38 (1.01%) VPN
10 38 (1.01%) HTTP
11 35 (0.93%) FTP
12 34 (0.91%) Network Security
13 28 (0.75%) IP Telephony
14 26 (0.69%) VoIP
15 24 (0.64%) NAS
16 23 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (0.59%) Extranet
18 19 (0.51%) Wireless
18 19 (0.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1088 (28.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1005 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 937 (24.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 642 (17.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 566 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
6 480 (12.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 326 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 312 (8.31%) Relational Database
9 208 (5.54%) OLAP
10 198 (5.27%) MySQL
11 172 (4.58%) Oracle Database
12 152 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 119 (3.17%) QlikView
14 110 (2.93%) RDBMS
15 86 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
16 74 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
17 69 (1.84%) MS Access
18 66 (1.76%) Big Data
19 64 (1.70%) MongoDB
20 60 (1.60%) DTS
Development Applications
1 425 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 231 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (4.13%) Subversion
4 125 (3.33%) NUnit
5 105 (2.80%) JIRA
6 83 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 71 (1.89%) Git (software)
8 56 (1.49%) Selenium
9 49 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 45 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 43 (1.14%) JUnit
12 40 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 38 (1.01%) Maven
14 34 (0.91%) MSTest
15 32 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 31 (0.83%) SpecFlow
17 30 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
18 26 (0.69%) Bugzilla
19 24 (0.64%) ERwin
19 24 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1477 (39.32%) Finance
2 571 (15.20%) Banking
3 255 (6.79%) Investment Banking
4 177 (4.71%) Front Office
5 157 (4.18%) Marketing
6 152 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 136 (3.62%) Retail
8 128 (3.41%) Advertising
9 86 (2.29%) Law
10 76 (2.02%) Back Office
11 63 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.30%) Legal
13 36 (0.96%) Publishing
14 31 (0.83%) Billing
15 18 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.43%) Games
17 15 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.37%) Manufacturing
19 13 (0.35%) International Banking
20 9 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1840 (48.99%) Developer
2 627 (16.69%) Analyst
3 419 (11.16%) .NET Developer
4 384 (10.22%) C# Developer
5 306 (8.15%) Senior Developer
6 282 (7.51%) DBA
7 273 (7.27%) SQL Developer
8 247 (6.58%) Applications Support
9 227 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 223 (5.94%) Support Analyst
11 188 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 178 (4.74%) SQL DBA
13 177 (4.71%) Administrator
14 174 (4.63%) Consultant
15 169 (4.50%) Architect
16 113 (3.01%) Web Developer
17 111 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
18 109 (2.90%) Java Developer
19 105 (2.80%) SQL Server Developer
20 100 (2.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1584 (42.17%) .NET
2 912 (24.28%) ASP.NET
3 718 (19.12%) HTML
4 587 (15.63%) CSS
5 434 (11.55%) XML
6 412 (10.97%) jQuery
7 396 (10.54%) WCF
8 389 (10.36%) Web Services
9 362 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 326 (8.68%) .NET Framework
11 223 (5.94%) HTML5
11 223 (5.94%) WPF
12 204 (5.43%) Ajax
13 131 (3.49%) MDX
13 131 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 130 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 111 (2.96%) CSS3
16 102 (2.72%) Middleware
17 100 (2.66%) XSLT
18 97 (2.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 275 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 148 (3.94%) Clustering
3 127 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 110 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 100 (2.66%) Replication
6 91 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 81 (2.16%) Open Source
8 72 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 71 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 57 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 56 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 54 (1.44%) Equities
13 47 (1.25%) Derivative
14 42 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 39 (1.04%) Visualisation
16 37 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 36 (0.96%) Market Risk
18 33 (0.88%) Data Extraction
19 31 (0.83%) Credit Risk
20 29 (0.77%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 936 (24.92%) Windows
2 328 (8.73%) Linux
3 285 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 283 (7.53%) UNIX
5 176 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 168 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (2.53%) Solaris
8 59 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.38%) AIX
10 48 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 23 (0.61%) Android
13 17 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.29%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.27%) HPUX
16 8 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.16%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.13%) CentOS
19 4 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
2 604 (16.08%) MVC
3 504 (13.42%) ETL
4 457 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (9.58%) OO
6 308 (8.20%) TDD
7 302 (8.04%) Scrum
8 281 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
9 259 (6.90%) Project Management
10 238 (6.34%) Web Development
11 224 (5.96%) ITIL
12 216 (5.75%) Data Modelling
13 209 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 209 (5.56%) Asset Management
14 201 (5.35%) Unit Testing
15 190 (5.06%) CRM
16 184 (4.90%) SOA
17 183 (4.87%) Software Engineering
18 137 (3.65%) Business Analysis
19 135 (3.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2053 (54.66%) SQL
2 1434 (38.18%) C#
3 834 (22.20%) T-SQL
4 658 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 495 (13.18%) Java
6 215 (5.72%) VB
7 199 (5.30%) C++
8 177 (4.71%) VBA
9 154 (4.10%) VB.NET
10 132 (3.51%) PowerShell
11 129 (3.43%) C
12 113 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 84 (2.24%) VBScript
14 83 (2.21%) Perl
15 81 (2.16%) PHP
16 74 (1.97%) Python
17 67 (1.78%) Shell Script
18 47 (1.25%) XPath
19 37 (0.99%) Ruby
20 32 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 536 (14.27%) Degree
2 211 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (2.05%) MCSE
4 73 (1.94%) MCITP
5 55 (1.46%) MCTS
6 33 (0.88%) ISEB
7 28 (0.75%) MCDBA
8 25 (0.67%) MCSA
9 23 (0.61%) MCP
9 23 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.59%) CCNA
10 22 (0.59%) Security Cleared
11 19 (0.51%) MCSD
12 17 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.35%) MCAD
14 12 (0.32%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.21%) CISA
15 8 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.19%) CCNP
17 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (6.02%) QA
2 83 (2.21%) SLA
3 28 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.29%) HL7
5 10 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) WCAG
8 3 (0.080%) COREP
9 2 (0.053%) Basel III
9 2 (0.053%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.053%) COBIT
9 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.027%) Section 508
10 1 (0.027%) EMIR
10 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 266 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 204 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (1.97%) VMware ESX
4 69 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.06%) XenApp
6 39 (1.04%) vSphere
7 22 (0.59%) MetaFrame
8 20 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.48%) UAG
10 18 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 13 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.19%) XenServer
15 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 5 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (1.36%) SCCM
2 42 (1.12%) Control-M
3 37 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (0.85%) Nagios
5 30 (0.80%) Puppet
6 27 (0.72%) SCOM
7 26 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.53%) Opsview
9 17 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 17 (0.45%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
11 13 (0.35%) WSUS
11 13 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 13 (0.35%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.29%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.16%) OpenView
13 6 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.16%) Cacti
13 6 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1342 (35.73%) Microsoft
2 762 (20.29%) Oracle
3 295 (7.85%) VMware
4 199 (5.30%) Business Objects
5 170 (4.53%) Citrix
6 144 (3.83%) Cisco
7 115 (3.06%) IBM
8 103 (2.74%) Cognos
9 102 (2.72%) SAP
10 94 (2.50%) Sybase
11 91 (2.42%) Informatica
12 89 (2.37%) HP
13 83 (2.21%) TIBCO
14 72 (1.92%) Red Hat
15 66 (1.76%) NetApp
16 63 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (1.46%) Tableau
18 54 (1.44%) EPiServer
19 47 (1.25%) EMC
19 47 (1.25%) JBoss
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Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
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Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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