The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2289 2633 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.99% 22.22% 21.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.26% 40.48% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2093 2311 2366
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5416 6504 6090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.67% 54.89% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5684 5653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the City of London region.

SQL Salary Trend in the City of London

SQL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SQL 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.

1 1930 (39.62%) Finance
2 1677 (34.43%) SQL Server
3 1269 (26.05%) C#
4 1216 (24.96%) .NET
5 1186 (24.35%) Java
6 1011 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1010 (20.73%) Oracle
8 981 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 796 (16.34%) Windows
10 766 (15.73%) JavaScript
11 759 (15.58%) UNIX
12 732 (15.03%) Degree
12 732 (15.03%) Banking
13 721 (14.80%) HTML
14 707 (14.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 690 (14.17%) T-SQL
16 681 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
17 677 (13.90%) Linux
18 650 (13.34%) MS Excel
19 640 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 635 (13.04%) ASP.NET
21 573 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
22 568 (11.66%) CSS
23 560 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
24 522 (10.72%) Data Warehouse
25 510 (10.47%) ETL
26 471 (9.67%) XML
27 450 (9.24%) Front Office
28 430 (8.83%) MVC
29 417 (8.56%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 345 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 208 (4.27%) IIS
3 170 (3.49%) SAS
4 134 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 79 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 78 (1.60%) Apache
7 76 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 74 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 67 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 65 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 60 (1.23%) CMS
12 56 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 51 (1.05%) JBoss
14 43 (0.88%) WebLogic
15 36 (0.74%) Node.js
16 35 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
17 31 (0.64%) Apache Pig
18 28 (0.57%) Umbraco
19 26 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
20 22 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 650 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 238 (4.89%) MS Office
3 66 (1.35%) SPSS
4 58 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.90%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 15 (0.31%) CPLEX
9 13 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.18%) FastStats
11 9 (0.18%) LaTeX
11 9 (0.18%) MS Project
12 4 (0.082%) Weka
13 1 (0.021%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 58 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 25 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 25 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 23 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.33%) SAP Business One
8 16 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (0.29%) LatentZero
10 14 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.27%) Sentinel
11 13 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 11 (0.23%) ION MarketView
13 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
14 9 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (1.13%) SaaS
3 47 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.49%) Office 365
6 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.23%) PaaS
8 9 (0.18%) GitHub
8 9 (0.18%) IaaS
9 6 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.062%) Force.com
12 2 (0.041%) Heroku
12 2 (0.041%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.021%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.16%) SAN
2 79 (1.62%) Firewall
3 76 (1.56%) Internet
4 74 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 74 (1.52%) HTTP
5 67 (1.38%) DNS
6 61 (1.25%) LAN
7 59 (1.21%) WAN
8 56 (1.15%) Intranet
9 50 (1.03%) DHCP
10 39 (0.80%) VoIP
11 35 (0.72%) VPN
12 33 (0.68%) Extranet
13 25 (0.51%) FTP
14 24 (0.49%) Wireless
15 22 (0.45%) Network Security
16 20 (0.41%) LDAP
17 18 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (0.37%) NAS
18 16 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1677 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 707 (14.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 640 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 560 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 522 (10.72%) Data Warehouse
6 387 (7.94%) Relational Database
7 383 (7.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 269 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 240 (4.93%) Oracle Database
10 232 (4.76%) MySQL
11 224 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 158 (3.24%) Big Data
13 153 (3.14%) NoSQL
14 143 (2.94%) QlikView
15 141 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
16 138 (2.83%) OLAP
17 135 (2.77%) RDBMS
17 135 (2.77%) MongoDB
18 120 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
19 106 (2.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 201 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 173 (3.55%) Subversion
3 139 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (2.67%) JIRA
5 115 (2.36%) Selenium
6 105 (2.16%) Git (software)
7 90 (1.85%) WebDriver
8 89 (1.83%) Jenkins
9 85 (1.75%) Maven
10 83 (1.70%) JUnit
11 73 (1.50%) NUnit
12 60 (1.23%) Cucumber
13 56 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
14 54 (1.11%) TeamCity
15 53 (1.09%) Eclipse
16 51 (1.05%) SpecFlow
17 40 (0.82%) Ant
18 39 (0.80%) Toad
19 37 (0.76%) Hudson
20 32 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1930 (39.62%) Finance
2 732 (15.03%) Banking
3 450 (9.24%) Front Office
4 297 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 186 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 155 (3.18%) Retail
7 153 (3.14%) Marketing
8 139 (2.85%) Law
9 129 (2.65%) Advertising
10 118 (2.42%) Back Office
11 115 (2.36%) Legal
12 88 (1.81%) Games
13 74 (1.52%) Financial Institution
14 59 (1.21%) Billing
15 25 (0.51%) Publishing
16 18 (0.37%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 14 (0.29%) French Language
19 13 (0.27%) International Banking
19 13 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2079 (42.68%) Developer
2 1131 (23.22%) Analyst
3 457 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 392 (8.05%) Applications Support
5 340 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 330 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 317 (6.51%) .NET Developer
8 275 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 256 (5.26%) DBA
10 255 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 249 (5.11%) SQL Developer
12 221 (4.54%) Consultant
13 176 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
14 168 (3.45%) SQL DBA
15 160 (3.28%) Administrator
16 156 (3.20%) Data Analyst
17 153 (3.14%) Junior
18 142 (2.92%) Architect
19 127 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 124 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1216 (24.96%) .NET
2 721 (14.80%) HTML
3 635 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 568 (11.66%) CSS
5 471 (9.67%) XML
6 384 (7.88%) Spring
7 354 (7.27%) jQuery
8 315 (6.47%) Web Services
9 254 (5.21%) Hibernate
10 251 (5.15%) HTML5
11 247 (5.07%) WCF
12 215 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 206 (4.23%) .NET Framework
14 189 (3.88%) Ajax
15 149 (3.06%) WPF
16 146 (3.00%) J2EE
17 125 (2.57%) FIX Protocol
18 123 (2.53%) CSS3
19 114 (2.34%) SOAP
20 108 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 573 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 331 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 203 (4.17%) Derivative
4 201 (4.13%) Mathematics
5 200 (4.11%) Equities
6 196 (4.02%) Fixed Income
7 147 (3.02%) Statistics
8 139 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 135 (2.77%) Clustering
9 135 (2.77%) Open Source
10 120 (2.46%) Hedge funds
11 109 (2.24%) Visualisation
12 107 (2.20%) Management Information System
13 104 (2.14%) Replication
14 80 (1.64%) Data Integration
15 78 (1.60%) Data Structures
16 71 (1.46%) Algorithms
17 68 (1.40%) Credit Risk
18 67 (1.38%) User Experience
19 63 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 796 (16.34%) Windows
2 759 (15.58%) UNIX
3 677 (13.90%) Linux
4 185 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 90 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (1.46%) Solaris
8 55 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 38 (0.78%) Android
10 35 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 22 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.41%) AIX
15 15 (0.31%) HPUX
15 15 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 15 (0.31%) CentOS
16 13 (0.27%) Debian
17 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
3 510 (10.47%) ETL
4 430 (8.83%) MVC
5 417 (8.56%) TDD
6 397 (8.15%) OO
7 339 (6.96%) Scrum
8 330 (6.77%) Analytics
9 302 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 281 (5.77%) Asset Management
11 261 (5.36%) ITIL
12 258 (5.30%) Project Management
13 257 (5.28%) CRM
14 233 (4.78%) Data Analysis
15 228 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
16 211 (4.33%) Business Analysis
16 211 (4.33%) Multithreading
17 209 (4.29%) E-Commerce
18 192 (3.94%) Unit Testing
18 192 (3.94%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1269 (26.05%) C#
2 1186 (24.35%) Java
3 766 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 690 (14.17%) T-SQL
5 329 (6.75%) VBA
6 294 (6.04%) Python
7 275 (5.65%) C++
8 264 (5.42%) PL/SQL
9 184 (3.78%) VB
10 179 (3.67%) Perl
11 173 (3.55%) Shell Script
12 136 (2.79%) C
13 130 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 112 (2.30%) PHP
15 107 (2.20%) PowerShell
16 99 (2.03%) Ruby
17 86 (1.77%) R
18 80 (1.64%) Bash Shell
19 57 (1.17%) VBScript
20 44 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 732 (15.03%) Degree
2 176 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 68 (1.40%) MCSE
5 66 (1.35%) ISEB
6 64 (1.31%) MCITP
7 30 (0.62%) PhD
8 29 (0.60%) MCSA
8 29 (0.60%) MCTS
8 29 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.33%) MCDBA
13 15 (0.31%) CCNA
14 14 (0.29%) MCP
15 10 (0.21%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.16%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (5.36%) QA
2 59 (1.21%) SLA
3 20 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.12%) Basel II
7 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.12%) COBIT
7 6 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.10%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.082%) WCAG
9 4 (0.082%) Basel III
10 3 (0.062%) EMIR
10 3 (0.062%) COREP
11 2 (0.041%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.041%) MiFID
12 1 (0.021%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.021%) HL7
System Software
1 224 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 110 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 46 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (0.49%) XenApp
7 20 (0.41%) vSphere
8 19 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.25%) HDFS
10 11 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.16%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.14%) XenServer
13 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 7 (0.14%) Xen
14 6 (0.12%) KVM
14 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.062%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 56 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (0.88%) Puppet
3 36 (0.74%) SCCM
4 30 (0.62%) SCOM
4 30 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.62%) Data Guard
5 27 (0.55%) Nagios
6 23 (0.47%) Control-M
7 22 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 17 (0.35%) OpenView
8 17 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.21%) Ansible
10 9 (0.18%) Opsview
10 9 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.16%) Graphite
11 8 (0.16%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.14%) WSUS
12 7 (0.14%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1010 (20.73%) Oracle
2 981 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 196 (4.02%) VMware
4 166 (3.41%) Sybase
5 159 (3.26%) Business Objects
6 114 (2.34%) Citrix
7 99 (2.03%) HP
8 97 (1.99%) Cognos
9 82 (1.68%) Cisco
10 73 (1.50%) SAP
11 66 (1.35%) Tableau
12 61 (1.25%) IBM
12 61 (1.25%) Informatica
13 58 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 56 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 52 (1.07%) Google
16 45 (0.92%) Bloomberg
17 41 (0.84%) Vermilion
18 38 (0.78%) TIBCO
19 35 (0.72%) Fidessa
City, London
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + 26 days, pension, private medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus, Pension, Health & package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Equity + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago