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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1473 1809 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 14.87% 15.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.24% 50.43% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1618 1695
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,150 £72,500
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
2932 3587 3391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.97% 29.49% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2595 3140 3099
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £76,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 1745 (52.75%) SQL
2 1451 (43.86%) .NET
3 1318 (39.84%) C#
4 1225 (37.03%) Microsoft
5 1190 (35.97%) Finance
6 882 (26.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 877 (26.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 869 (26.27%) ASP.NET
9 864 (26.12%) Windows
10 820 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
11 750 (22.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 701 (21.19%) MS Excel
13 653 (19.74%) JavaScript
14 647 (19.56%) HTML
15 646 (19.53%) Oracle
16 641 (19.38%) T-SQL
17 614 (18.56%) MVC
18 591 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
19 532 (16.08%) CSS
20 517 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 513 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
22 466 (14.09%) Degree
23 454 (13.72%) ETL
24 431 (13.03%) SharePoint
25 424 (12.82%) Banking
26 409 (12.36%) jQuery
27 387 (11.70%) WCF
28 382 (11.55%) SQL Server 2012
28 382 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
29 375 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 431 (13.03%) SharePoint
2 279 (8.43%) IIS
3 135 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 111 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 109 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 102 (3.08%) CMS
7 101 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 79 (2.39%) Apache
9 61 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
9 61 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (1.42%) SAS
11 40 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
12 38 (1.15%) Umbraco
13 29 (0.88%) MQSeries
14 25 (0.76%) Node.js
15 23 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
16 21 (0.63%) JBoss
17 20 (0.60%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.54%) MS Project Server
19 17 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 701 (21.19%) MS Excel
2 166 (5.02%) MS Office
3 40 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.18%) InfoPath
5 31 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.73%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.48%) MS Project
9 9 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.21%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.091%) SPSS
12 2 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.030%) FastStats
13 1 (0.030%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 93 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 9 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.27%) SAP Business One
7 9 (0.27%) Magento
8 8 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
10 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.15%) HFM
10 5 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.12%) Adaptiv
11 4 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 92 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (2.15%) SaaS
3 43 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (0.91%) PaaS
6 27 (0.82%) Office 365
7 18 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.39%) IaaS
9 9 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.060%) Force.com
10 2 (0.060%) Trello
10 2 (0.060%) GitHub
11 1 (0.030%) Heroku
11 1 (0.030%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.030%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.41%) SAN
2 109 (3.30%) Intranet
3 108 (3.26%) DNS
4 91 (2.75%) Firewall
4 91 (2.75%) DHCP
5 86 (2.60%) Internet
6 85 (2.57%) LAN
7 76 (2.30%) WAN
8 73 (2.21%) TCP/IP
9 52 (1.57%) VPN
10 39 (1.18%) HTTP
11 38 (1.15%) Extranet
12 31 (0.94%) FTP
13 29 (0.88%) NAS
14 28 (0.85%) Network Security
15 23 (0.70%) NetScaler
15 23 (0.70%) IP Telephony
16 20 (0.60%) Wireless
16 20 (0.60%) VoIP
17 19 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 882 (26.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 877 (26.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 750 (22.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 517 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 513 (15.51%) Data Warehouse
6 382 (11.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 355 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 252 (7.62%) Relational Database
9 190 (5.74%) OLAP
10 179 (5.41%) MySQL
11 143 (4.32%) Oracle Database
12 117 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 104 (3.14%) RDBMS
14 102 (3.08%) QlikView
15 88 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
16 81 (2.45%) OLAP Cube
17 77 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
18 65 (1.96%) MongoDB
19 64 (1.93%) OLTP
20 62 (1.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 336 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 170 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 165 (4.99%) Subversion
4 101 (3.05%) JIRA
5 91 (2.75%) Git (software)
6 88 (2.66%) NUnit
7 71 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 42 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 38 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 37 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 35 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 30 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
13 26 (0.79%) JUnit
14 24 (0.73%) MSTest
15 22 (0.67%) Selenium
16 20 (0.60%) Moq
16 20 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 20 (0.60%) MSBuild
17 19 (0.57%) Maven
18 17 (0.51%) ERwin
General
1 1190 (35.97%) Finance
2 424 (12.82%) Banking
3 183 (5.53%) Investment Banking
4 135 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 130 (3.93%) Front Office
6 121 (3.66%) Marketing
7 115 (3.48%) Law
8 112 (3.39%) Advertising
9 83 (2.51%) Retail
10 67 (2.03%) Legal
11 58 (1.75%) Back Office
12 48 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.70%) Billing
14 21 (0.63%) Publishing
15 11 (0.33%) Games
16 10 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.27%) General Ledger
18 7 (0.21%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1645 (49.73%) Developer
2 499 (15.08%) Analyst
3 425 (12.85%) .NET Developer
4 341 (10.31%) C# Developer
5 286 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 260 (7.86%) DBA
7 238 (7.19%) SQL Developer
8 189 (5.71%) Applications Support
9 172 (5.20%) Administrator
10 170 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 168 (5.08%) Architect
12 167 (5.05%) SQL DBA
13 164 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
14 153 (4.63%) Support Analyst
15 117 (3.54%) Consultant
16 107 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
17 102 (3.08%) Team Leader
18 96 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
19 94 (2.84%) Web Developer
20 93 (2.81%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1451 (43.86%) .NET
2 869 (26.27%) ASP.NET
3 647 (19.56%) HTML
4 532 (16.08%) CSS
5 409 (12.36%) jQuery
6 387 (11.70%) WCF
7 375 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 363 (10.97%) Web Services
9 323 (9.76%) XML
10 296 (8.95%) .NET Framework
11 251 (7.59%) HTML5
12 193 (5.83%) WPF
13 189 (5.71%) Ajax
14 130 (3.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 117 (3.54%) MDX
16 115 (3.48%) AngularJS
17 114 (3.45%) CSS3
17 114 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 82 (2.48%) LINQ
19 81 (2.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 382 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 167 (5.05%) Clustering
4 114 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 99 (2.99%) Replication
6 75 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 75 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 60 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 60 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 59 (1.78%) Data Integration
9 56 (1.69%) Open Source
10 54 (1.63%) Fixed Income
11 53 (1.60%) User Experience
12 52 (1.57%) Mathematics
13 50 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 45 (1.36%) N-Tier
15 39 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 39 (1.18%) Data Extraction
16 37 (1.12%) Derivative
17 34 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 864 (26.12%) Windows
2 315 (9.52%) Linux
3 278 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 230 (6.95%) UNIX
5 162 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 152 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (2.87%) Solaris
8 58 (1.75%) AIX
9 56 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 44 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.91%) Android
12 20 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.39%) HPUX
15 12 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.30%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.21%) CentOS
18 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (18.56%) MVC
3 591 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
4 454 (13.72%) ETL
5 372 (11.25%) OO
6 333 (10.07%) TDD
7 306 (9.25%) Scrum
8 224 (6.77%) ITIL
9 212 (6.41%) Project Management
10 210 (6.35%) Web Development
11 198 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
12 192 (5.80%) Data Modelling
13 174 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 172 (5.20%) CRM
15 169 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 165 (4.99%) Unit Testing
17 163 (4.93%) SOA
18 142 (4.29%) Asset Management
19 135 (4.08%) Release Management
20 125 (3.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1745 (52.75%) SQL
2 1318 (39.84%) C#
3 653 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 641 (19.38%) T-SQL
5 369 (11.15%) Java
6 171 (5.17%) VB
7 162 (4.90%) VBA
8 141 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 138 (4.17%) C++
10 122 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 101 (3.05%) C
12 74 (2.24%) PHP
13 73 (2.21%) Perl
14 66 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 61 (1.84%) Python
16 56 (1.69%) VBScript
17 48 (1.45%) Shell Script
18 43 (1.30%) XPath
19 32 (0.97%) Ruby
20 30 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 466 (14.09%) Degree
2 197 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.15%) MCSE
4 60 (1.81%) MCITP
5 38 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 37 (1.12%) MCTS
7 30 (0.91%) MCDBA
8 29 (0.88%) MCSA
9 20 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (0.57%) CCNA
11 18 (0.54%) SC Cleared
12 17 (0.51%) MCP
13 15 (0.45%) CISA
14 14 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (0.39%) ISEB
15 13 (0.39%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.24%) MCSD
18 7 (0.21%) CCNP
18 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (4.93%) QA
2 66 (2.00%) SLA
3 15 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) WCAG
9 3 (0.091%) COREP
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.030%) Basel III
11 1 (0.030%) EMIR
11 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.030%) HL7
11 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
System Software
1 266 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 216 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 61 (1.84%) vSphere
5 60 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 38 (1.15%) XenApp
7 31 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 26 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.57%) MetaFrame
11 16 (0.48%) UAG
11 16 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 13 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.33%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.30%) XenServer
15 6 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.18%) Xen
15 6 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (1.39%) SCCM
2 41 (1.24%) SCOM
3 30 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (0.85%) Nagios
5 27 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.70%) Control-M
7 21 (0.63%) Puppet
8 18 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 16 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 14 (0.42%) OpenView
11 14 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 12 (0.36%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.36%) Opsview
13 10 (0.30%) Backup Exec
14 8 (0.24%) WSUS
14 8 (0.24%) StatsD
15 7 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
15 7 (0.21%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1225 (37.03%) Microsoft
2 646 (19.53%) Oracle
3 289 (8.74%) VMware
4 145 (4.38%) Business Objects
5 117 (3.54%) Citrix
6 104 (3.14%) Cisco
7 93 (2.81%) IBM
8 92 (2.78%) Sybase
9 87 (2.63%) HP
10 70 (2.12%) NetApp
11 69 (2.09%) SAP
11 69 (2.09%) Cognos
12 59 (1.78%) Informatica
12 59 (1.78%) TIBCO
13 54 (1.63%) Red Hat
14 46 (1.39%) EMC
15 40 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 40 (1.21%) Tableau
16 39 (1.18%) EPiServer
17 38 (1.15%) Telerik
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum + Annual performance bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday