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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 795 1361 1930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 13.77% 15.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.59% 48.57% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1197 1720
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1824 2802 3590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 29.55% 28.35% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 2395 3124
Median salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, 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.

1 935 (57.97%) SQL
2 705 (43.71%) Finance
3 608 (37.69%) Microsoft
4 597 (37.01%) .NET
5 572 (35.46%) C#
6 462 (28.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 445 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 388 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
9 372 (23.06%) T-SQL
10 369 (22.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 362 (22.44%) JavaScript
12 350 (21.70%) ASP.NET
13 334 (20.71%) Business Intelligence
14 328 (20.33%) Windows
15 297 (18.41%) MVC
16 277 (17.17%) Oracle
17 270 (16.74%) SQL Server 2012
18 268 (16.62%) MS Excel
19 265 (16.43%) Banking
20 254 (15.75%) HTML
21 237 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
22 228 (14.14%) CSS
23 222 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 202 (12.52%) Degree
25 196 (12.15%) Web Services
26 186 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
27 181 (11.22%) ETL
28 180 (11.16%) Java
29 171 (10.60%) TDD
30 170 (10.54%) Analytical Skills

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
1 144 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 108 (6.70%) IIS
3 60 (3.72%) Apache
4 59 (3.66%) CMS
5 58 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 54 (3.35%) MS Exchange
7 51 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 42 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
10 37 (2.29%) WebSphere
11 36 (2.23%) JBoss
12 29 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (1.67%) Apache Solr
14 24 (1.49%) Skype for Business
14 24 (1.49%) WordPress
15 22 (1.36%) Apache Spark
15 22 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (1.30%) SAS
17 20 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
18 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 268 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.96%) MS Office
3 18 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.56%) MS Project
5 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.062%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 42 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.43%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (0.68%) Siebel Analytics
4 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 5 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.12%) Endur
8 2 (0.12%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.062%) Maximo
9 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.062%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 101 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (3.04%) SaaS
4 47 (2.91%) Office 365
5 33 (2.05%) GitHub
6 20 (1.24%) IaaS
7 18 (1.12%) PaaS
8 8 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.37%) Force.com
10 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.062%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.062%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.062%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.78%) DNS
2 59 (3.66%) Intranet
3 58 (3.60%) Firewall
4 56 (3.47%) SAN
5 55 (3.41%) Internet
6 44 (2.73%) WAN
7 43 (2.67%) LAN
8 41 (2.54%) DHCP
9 36 (2.23%) TCP/IP
10 33 (2.05%) VPN
11 20 (1.24%) VoIP
12 19 (1.18%) HTTP
13 18 (1.12%) Skype
14 16 (0.99%) SMTP
15 11 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.50%) LDAP
16 8 (0.50%) Wireless
17 7 (0.43%) PBX
17 7 (0.43%) SSL
18 6 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (28.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 445 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 369 (22.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 270 (16.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 237 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
6 222 (13.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 170 (10.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 152 (9.42%) Relational Database
9 118 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 93 (5.77%) MySQL
11 77 (4.77%) Oracle Database
12 70 (4.34%) Big Data
13 56 (3.47%) NoSQL
14 55 (3.41%) RDBMS
15 54 (3.35%) Hadoop
16 49 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
17 48 (2.98%) QlikView
18 46 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 44 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
20 43 (2.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 124 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 100 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 75 (4.65%) JIRA
5 66 (4.09%) Jenkins
6 45 (2.79%) NUnit
7 41 (2.54%) Subversion
8 38 (2.36%) JUnit
9 34 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 28 (1.74%) Bitbucket
12 26 (1.61%) Selenium
13 21 (1.30%) Maven
13 21 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (1.18%) MSTest
15 18 (1.12%) Log4j
16 17 (1.05%) Gradle
16 17 (1.05%) TestNG
17 15 (0.93%) NCrunch
18 13 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 705 (43.71%) Finance
2 265 (16.43%) Banking
3 136 (8.43%) Law
4 70 (4.34%) Front Office
4 70 (4.34%) Marketing
5 66 (4.09%) Legal
6 54 (3.35%) Retail
7 51 (3.16%) Advertising
8 35 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.92%) Back Office
10 27 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.49%) Games
12 12 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.50%) Billing
13 8 (0.50%) Publishing
14 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.31%) International Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
17 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 815 (50.53%) Developer
2 252 (15.62%) Analyst
3 238 (14.76%) .NET Developer
4 222 (13.76%) SQL Developer
5 216 (13.39%) C# Developer
6 192 (11.90%) DBA
7 183 (11.35%) Senior Developer
8 171 (10.60%) SQL DBA
9 142 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 122 (7.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 106 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 100 (6.20%) SQL Server DBA
13 96 (5.95%) Applications Support
14 93 (5.77%) Administrator
15 85 (5.27%) SQL Analyst
15 85 (5.27%) Support Analyst
16 79 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 73 (4.53%) Java Developer
18 72 (4.46%) SQL Server Developer
19 67 (4.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (37.01%) .NET
2 350 (21.70%) ASP.NET
3 254 (15.75%) HTML
4 228 (14.14%) CSS
5 196 (12.15%) Web Services
6 186 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 161 (9.98%) XML
8 160 (9.92%) jQuery
9 146 (9.05%) AngularJS
10 118 (7.32%) .NET Framework
11 107 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 106 (6.57%) HTML5
13 91 (5.64%) WCF
14 77 (4.77%) CSS3
14 77 (4.77%) Entity Framework
15 73 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 72 (4.46%) Ajax
17 58 (3.60%) XSLT
18 55 (3.41%) REST
19 47 (2.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 86 (5.33%) Clustering
4 84 (5.21%) Replication
5 75 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 60 (3.72%) Visualisation
7 58 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.67%) User Experience
9 39 (2.42%) Equities
10 36 (2.23%) Hedge funds
11 35 (2.17%) Fintech
12 31 (1.92%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.74%) Fixed Income
13 28 (1.74%) Statistics
14 27 (1.67%) Data Centre
15 24 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.43%) Algorithms
16 23 (1.43%) SWIFT
17 22 (1.36%) Derivative
18 21 (1.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 328 (20.33%) Windows
2 170 (10.54%) Windows Server
3 147 (9.11%) Linux
4 71 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (3.78%) Unix
5 61 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.61%) Android
7 26 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.05%) openSUSE
11 15 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.68%) Solaris
13 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.25%) AIX
14 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.25%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (20.71%) Business Intelligence
3 297 (18.41%) MVC
4 181 (11.22%) ETL
5 171 (10.60%) TDD
6 164 (10.17%) SDLC
7 161 (9.98%) Performance Tuning
8 154 (9.55%) ITIL
9 131 (8.12%) Scrum
10 129 (8.00%) Web Development
11 128 (7.94%) OO
12 104 (6.45%) Data Modelling
13 99 (6.14%) Asset Management
14 92 (5.70%) Migration
15 89 (5.52%) Analytics
15 89 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (5.33%) Change Management
17 76 (4.71%) Data Management
18 74 (4.59%) High Availability
19 73 (4.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 935 (57.97%) SQL
2 572 (35.46%) C#
3 372 (23.06%) T-SQL
4 362 (22.44%) JavaScript
5 180 (11.16%) Java
6 131 (8.12%) Python
7 110 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 81 (5.02%) VBA
9 62 (3.84%) VB
10 60 (3.72%) PHP
11 52 (3.22%) PL/SQL
12 49 (3.04%) C++
12 49 (3.04%) Perl
13 44 (2.73%) Ruby
13 44 (2.73%) XPath
14 30 (1.86%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.86%) VBScript
15 24 (1.49%) C
16 21 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 202 (12.52%) Degree
2 76 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (2.91%) MCSE
4 28 (1.74%) MCSA
4 28 (1.74%) MCTS
5 25 (1.55%) MCITP
6 18 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.87%) CCNA
9 13 (0.81%) ISEB
9 13 (0.81%) MCDBA
10 11 (0.68%) EMC Certification
11 10 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.43%) CCA
13 7 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.43%) MCP
13 7 (0.43%) OCP
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.95%) QA
2 51 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.61%) SLA
4 10 (0.62%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.25%) MiFID
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
9 1 (0.062%) COBIT
9 1 (0.062%) SEPA
System Software
1 149 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 64 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 32 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (1.86%) Docker
6 20 (1.24%) XenApp
7 16 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.74%) vSphere
9 8 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.50%) XenServer
10 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.25%) HDFS
13 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.12%) NFS
14 2 (0.12%) RHEV
15 1 (0.062%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (3.04%) Puppet
2 48 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 28 (1.74%) Salt
5 19 (1.18%) SCCM
6 18 (1.12%) Ansible
7 16 (0.99%) SCOM
8 11 (0.68%) AirWatch
8 11 (0.68%) Control-M
9 10 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.56%) Kibana
10 9 (0.56%) logstash
11 8 (0.50%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.37%) Perfmon
13 6 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 608 (37.69%) Microsoft
2 277 (17.17%) Oracle
3 114 (7.07%) VMware
4 90 (5.58%) Tableau
5 62 (3.84%) Citrix
6 60 (3.72%) Cisco
7 53 (3.29%) Sybase
8 44 (2.73%) Cognos
9 42 (2.60%) IBM
10 39 (2.42%) EPiServer
11 34 (2.11%) SAP
12 29 (1.80%) HP
13 24 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.43%) Informatica
15 19 (1.18%) Bloomberg
15 19 (1.18%) Siebel
16 17 (1.05%) EMC
17 16 (0.99%) Symantec
18 15 (0.93%) Google
18 15 (0.93%) Teradata
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + Competitive Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 5-10% Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40000 - 55000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago