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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1689 1584 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.71% 13.58% 14.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.97% 47.61% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1451 1740
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 £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
3250 3327 3538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.31% 28.53% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2859 2980 3246
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 1990 (54.02%) SQL
2 1563 (42.43%) .NET
3 1454 (39.47%) Finance
4 1416 (38.44%) C#
5 1308 (35.50%) Microsoft
6 1061 (28.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 969 (26.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 912 (24.76%) Windows
9 905 (24.57%) ASP.NET
9 905 (24.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 885 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
11 803 (21.80%) T-SQL
12 770 (20.90%) MS Excel
13 753 (20.44%) Oracle
14 720 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
15 700 (19.00%) HTML
16 651 (17.67%) JavaScript
17 623 (16.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 586 (15.91%) MVC
19 574 (15.58%) CSS
20 563 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
21 552 (14.98%) Banking
22 518 (14.06%) Degree
23 514 (13.95%) ETL
24 477 (12.95%) Java
25 449 (12.19%) SharePoint
26 444 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
27 415 (11.26%) XML
28 411 (11.16%) Visual Studio
29 397 (10.78%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 449 (12.19%) SharePoint
2 290 (7.87%) IIS
3 142 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 125 (3.39%) CMS
5 109 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 106 (2.88%) Tomcat
7 101 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 97 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
9 91 (2.47%) Apache
10 56 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 55 (1.49%) Umbraco
12 53 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
13 47 (1.28%) WebSphere
14 45 (1.22%) SAS
15 43 (1.17%) MQSeries
16 23 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (0.62%) Lync
17 20 (0.54%) Node.js
18 19 (0.52%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 770 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 168 (4.56%) MS Office
3 39 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.62%) PowerPivot
6 22 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.30%) SPSS
8 10 (0.27%) MS Project
9 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.027%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 81 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 12 (0.33%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.27%) HFM
9 8 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.19%) Magento
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
12 5 (0.14%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
13 4 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
13 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.42%) SaaS
2 82 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.62%) PaaS
6 21 (0.57%) Office 365
6 21 (0.57%) IaaS
7 15 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.16%) GitHub
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.054%) Force.com
11 1 (0.027%) Pure360
11 1 (0.027%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.64%) SAN
2 110 (2.99%) Intranet
2 110 (2.99%) LAN
3 107 (2.90%) Internet
4 106 (2.88%) DNS
5 105 (2.85%) TCP/IP
6 94 (2.55%) Firewall
7 92 (2.50%) WAN
8 88 (2.39%) DHCP
9 43 (1.17%) VPN
10 40 (1.09%) HTTP
11 38 (1.03%) FTP
12 36 (0.98%) Network Security
13 31 (0.84%) IP Telephony
14 26 (0.71%) NAS
15 25 (0.68%) VoIP
16 23 (0.62%) Extranet
17 20 (0.54%) NetScaler
17 20 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (28.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 969 (26.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 905 (24.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 623 (16.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 563 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
6 444 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 333 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 297 (8.06%) Relational Database
9 214 (5.81%) MySQL
10 210 (5.70%) OLAP
11 168 (4.56%) Oracle Database
12 152 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 120 (3.26%) QlikView
14 112 (3.04%) RDBMS
15 88 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
16 78 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
17 70 (1.90%) Big Data
18 66 (1.79%) MongoDB
19 62 (1.68%) MS Access
20 57 (1.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 411 (11.16%) Visual Studio
2 210 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 156 (4.23%) Subversion
4 114 (3.09%) NUnit
5 101 (2.74%) JIRA
6 77 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 73 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 49 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 48 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 48 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 44 (1.19%) Selenium
11 38 (1.03%) JUnit
12 34 (0.92%) SpecFlow
12 34 (0.92%) MSTest
13 33 (0.90%) Maven
14 28 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
15 27 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
16 26 (0.71%) ERwin
17 22 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 21 (0.57%) Moq
General
1 1454 (39.47%) Finance
2 552 (14.98%) Banking
3 246 (6.68%) Investment Banking
4 170 (4.61%) Front Office
5 159 (4.32%) Marketing
6 147 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 128 (3.47%) Advertising
8 124 (3.37%) Retail
9 90 (2.44%) Law
10 74 (2.01%) Back Office
11 62 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.33%) Legal
13 32 (0.87%) Publishing
14 29 (0.79%) Billing
15 15 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 15 (0.41%) Games
15 15 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.33%) International Banking
18 6 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1802 (48.91%) Developer
2 613 (16.64%) Analyst
3 421 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 370 (10.04%) C# Developer
5 309 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 280 (7.60%) DBA
7 268 (7.27%) SQL Developer
8 239 (6.49%) Applications Support
9 212 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 203 (5.51%) Support Analyst
11 183 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 178 (4.83%) Administrator
13 174 (4.72%) SQL DBA
14 164 (4.45%) Architect
15 161 (4.37%) Consultant
16 111 (3.01%) Web Developer
17 106 (2.88%) Team Leader
18 104 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
18 104 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
19 100 (2.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1563 (42.43%) .NET
2 905 (24.57%) ASP.NET
3 700 (19.00%) HTML
4 574 (15.58%) CSS
5 415 (11.26%) XML
6 397 (10.78%) jQuery
7 386 (10.48%) WCF
8 379 (10.29%) Web Services
9 353 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 305 (8.28%) .NET Framework
11 221 (6.00%) HTML5
12 217 (5.89%) WPF
13 191 (5.18%) Ajax
14 129 (3.50%) MDX
15 128 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 125 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 106 (2.88%) CSS3
18 96 (2.61%) Middleware
19 91 (2.47%) XSLT
20 90 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 364 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 150 (4.07%) Clustering
4 118 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 113 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 95 (2.58%) Replication
7 92 (2.50%) Hedge funds
8 81 (2.20%) Open Source
9 68 (1.85%) Fixed Income
10 62 (1.68%) Data Integration
11 61 (1.66%) Mathematics
12 58 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 48 (1.30%) Visualisation
13 48 (1.30%) Equities
14 43 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 42 (1.14%) User Experience
16 40 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 40 (1.09%) Derivative
17 36 (0.98%) Statistics
18 33 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 912 (24.76%) Windows
2 343 (9.31%) Linux
3 272 (7.38%) UNIX
4 266 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 161 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (2.71%) Solaris
8 55 (1.49%) AIX
9 53 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.68%) Android
12 21 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.22%) HPUX
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.14%) CentOS
18 3 (0.081%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
3 586 (15.91%) MVC
4 514 (13.95%) ETL
5 354 (9.61%) OO
6 310 (8.41%) TDD
7 295 (8.01%) Scrum
8 267 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
9 261 (7.08%) Project Management
10 232 (6.30%) Web Development
11 226 (6.13%) ITIL
12 217 (5.89%) Data Modelling
13 212 (5.75%) E-Commerce
14 191 (5.18%) Asset Management
15 189 (5.13%) Unit Testing
16 188 (5.10%) CRM
17 180 (4.89%) Software Engineering
18 176 (4.78%) SOA
19 147 (3.99%) Release Management
20 138 (3.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1990 (54.02%) SQL
2 1416 (38.44%) C#
3 803 (21.80%) T-SQL
4 651 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 477 (12.95%) Java
6 199 (5.40%) VB
7 190 (5.16%) C++
8 174 (4.72%) VBA
9 158 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 135 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 123 (3.34%) C
12 93 (2.52%) PL/SQL
13 79 (2.14%) Perl
14 77 (2.09%) VBScript
15 76 (2.06%) Python
16 75 (2.04%) PHP
17 54 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 47 (1.28%) XPath
19 36 (0.98%) Ruby
20 31 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 518 (14.06%) Degree
2 210 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (2.14%) MCSE
4 73 (1.98%) MCITP
5 53 (1.44%) MCTS
6 31 (0.84%) MCDBA
7 28 (0.76%) MCSA
8 26 (0.71%) ISEB
9 23 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (0.62%) MCP
10 22 (0.60%) Security Cleared
10 22 (0.60%) CCNA
11 18 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (0.41%) MCSD
13 14 (0.38%) CISA
14 11 (0.30%) SC Cleared
15 10 (0.27%) MCAD
16 8 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.19%) CCNP
18 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (6.03%) QA
2 76 (2.06%) SLA
3 26 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.16%) HL7
7 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 3 (0.081%) COREP
10 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.027%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.027%) EMIR
11 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.027%) Basel III
11 1 (0.027%) Section 508
System Software
1 261 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 207 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 68 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.09%) XenApp
6 39 (1.06%) vSphere
7 26 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (0.65%) MetaFrame
9 20 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.49%) UAG
11 15 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 13 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.19%) XenServer
15 6 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.16%) Xen
15 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (1.30%) SCCM
2 41 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (1.11%) Control-M
3 34 (0.92%) Nagios
4 31 (0.84%) SCOM
5 29 (0.79%) Puppet
6 26 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.54%) Opsview
8 17 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 15 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 14 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
11 12 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.30%) WSUS
13 10 (0.27%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.24%) OpenView
15 7 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 6 (0.16%) Foglight
17 5 (0.14%) Tivoli
17 5 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 1308 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 753 (20.44%) Oracle
3 293 (7.95%) VMware
4 198 (5.37%) Business Objects
5 157 (4.26%) Citrix
6 135 (3.66%) Cisco
7 114 (3.09%) IBM
8 100 (2.71%) SAP
9 95 (2.58%) Cognos
9 95 (2.58%) Sybase
10 94 (2.55%) HP
11 92 (2.50%) Informatica
12 76 (2.06%) Red Hat
13 75 (2.04%) TIBCO
14 66 (1.79%) NetApp
15 63 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
16 59 (1.60%) Tableau
17 53 (1.44%) EPiServer
18 45 (1.22%) JBoss
19 42 (1.14%) EMC
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
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JM
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday