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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1326 2091 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.29% 24.26% 22.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.19% 43.62% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1813 2292
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3472 4794 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.37% 55.62% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3202 4213 5198
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 1296 (48.54%) Finance
2 955 (35.77%) SQL Server
3 705 (26.40%) C#
4 625 (23.41%) .NET
5 569 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 568 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
7 533 (19.96%) Java
8 519 (19.44%) Banking
9 472 (17.68%) T-SQL
10 464 (17.38%) JavaScript
11 451 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
12 448 (16.78%) Oracle
13 423 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 418 (15.66%) Windows
15 403 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 382 (14.31%) Linux
17 377 (14.12%) Degree
18 365 (13.67%) Python
19 354 (13.26%) HTML
20 332 (12.43%) Unix
20 332 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
21 301 (11.27%) ASP.NET
22 293 (10.97%) MS Excel
22 293 (10.97%) Data Warehouse
23 272 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
24 271 (10.15%) CSS
25 267 (10.00%) Computer Science
26 260 (9.74%) MVC
27 250 (9.36%) Front Office
28 234 (8.76%) XML

SQL
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
1 120 (4.49%) IIS
2 119 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 71 (2.66%) Apache
4 67 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.61%) SAS
6 36 (1.35%) Confluence
6 36 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 33 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 25 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 22 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (0.79%) CMS
11 21 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
12 20 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.71%) Skype for Business
14 18 (0.67%) JBoss
15 16 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 293 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.12%) MS Office
3 47 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.01%) MS Project
5 15 (0.56%) SPSS
6 14 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.075%) Gephi
10 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.037%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 49 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.20%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.37%) Summit
5 9 (0.34%) MetaTrader
5 9 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
6 7 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.15%) FastStats
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.11%) Relativity
9 3 (0.11%) Ringtail
9 3 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 2 (0.075%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.39%) SaaS
4 24 (0.90%) Office 365
5 20 (0.75%) GitHub
6 18 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
7 16 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (0.26%) Force.com
10 7 (0.26%) IaaS
11 5 (0.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 4 (0.15%) AdWords
13 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.62%) Firewall
2 44 (1.65%) DNS
3 40 (1.50%) HTTP
4 38 (1.42%) VoIP
5 34 (1.27%) WAN
6 32 (1.20%) LAN
7 31 (1.16%) SAN
8 26 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 24 (0.90%) DHCP
9 24 (0.90%) Internet
10 23 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (0.82%) 4G
12 21 (0.79%) MPLS
13 20 (0.75%) LDAP
14 14 (0.52%) Skype
15 12 (0.45%) VPN
16 11 (0.41%) SMTP
17 10 (0.37%) CTI
17 10 (0.37%) Intranet
17 10 (0.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 955 (35.77%) SQL Server
2 423 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 403 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 293 (10.97%) Data Warehouse
5 272 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 210 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 193 (7.23%) Relational Database
8 191 (7.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 124 (4.64%) MySQL
9 124 (4.64%) Oracle Database
10 120 (4.49%) NoSQL
11 114 (4.27%) Big Data
12 102 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 99 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
14 81 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
15 80 (3.00%) QlikView
16 75 (2.81%) MongoDB
17 61 (2.28%) Hadoop
18 58 (2.17%) Power BI
19 48 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 163 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 141 (5.28%) JIRA
3 98 (3.67%) Maven
4 81 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 66 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 65 (2.43%) Selenium
6 65 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 64 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (2.21%) NUnit
9 58 (2.17%) Subversion
10 55 (2.06%) JUnit
11 35 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.24%) Gradle
13 28 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 26 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 24 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 23 (0.86%) MSTest
17 21 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (0.79%) SpecFlow
18 19 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 1296 (48.54%) Finance
2 519 (19.44%) Banking
3 250 (9.36%) Front Office
4 122 (4.57%) Marketing
5 115 (4.31%) Investment Banking
6 109 (4.08%) Law
7 103 (3.86%) Legal
8 98 (3.67%) Back Office
9 86 (3.22%) Retail
10 82 (3.07%) Advertising
11 66 (2.47%) Financial Institution
12 44 (1.65%) Telecoms
13 31 (1.16%) Billing
14 28 (1.05%) Games
15 19 (0.71%) Music Industry
16 13 (0.49%) Publishing
17 12 (0.45%) Private Banking
18 10 (0.37%) French Language
18 10 (0.37%) German Language
19 8 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1158 (43.37%) Developer
2 600 (22.47%) Analyst
3 297 (11.12%) C# Developer
4 293 (10.97%) SQL Developer
5 240 (8.99%) .NET Developer
6 229 (8.58%) Senior Developer
7 221 (8.28%) Applications Support
8 211 (7.90%) Java Developer
9 172 (6.44%) DBA
10 161 (6.03%) Support Analyst
11 153 (5.73%) SQL Analyst
12 152 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 152 (5.69%) SQL DBA
13 132 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 109 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
14 109 (4.08%) Junior
15 99 (3.71%) Consultant
16 98 (3.67%) Business Analyst
17 85 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 84 (3.15%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (23.41%) .NET
2 354 (13.26%) HTML
3 301 (11.27%) ASP.NET
4 271 (10.15%) CSS
5 234 (8.76%) XML
6 202 (7.57%) Web Services
7 174 (6.52%) AngularJS
8 145 (5.43%) jQuery
9 134 (5.02%) .NET Framework
10 122 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 116 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 102 (3.82%) HTML5
13 96 (3.60%) FIX Protocol
14 90 (3.37%) WCF
15 87 (3.26%) REST
16 84 (3.15%) Entity Framework
17 76 (2.85%) JSON
18 73 (2.73%) MDX
19 71 (2.66%) WPF
20 66 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 332 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 169 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 134 (5.02%) Fixed Income
5 125 (4.68%) Derivative
6 116 (4.34%) Fintech
7 114 (4.27%) Equities
8 108 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 107 (4.01%) Visualisation
10 82 (3.07%) Hedge funds
11 81 (3.03%) Management Information System
12 71 (2.66%) Statistics
13 69 (2.58%) Replication
14 68 (2.55%) Algorithms
15 60 (2.25%) Clustering
16 51 (1.91%) Data Structures
17 41 (1.54%) Data Integration
18 27 (1.01%) User Experience
19 26 (0.97%) Client/Server
19 26 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 418 (15.66%) Windows
2 382 (14.31%) Linux
3 332 (12.43%) Unix
4 140 (5.24%) Windows Server
5 70 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.05%) Solaris
10 20 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.52%) CentOS
12 13 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.37%) Android
13 10 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.22%) AIX
16 6 (0.22%) SUSE
17 5 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (9.74%) MVC
4 231 (8.65%) ETL
5 222 (8.31%) Analytics
6 207 (7.75%) Asset Management
7 205 (7.68%) TDD
8 202 (7.57%) Scrum
9 188 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
10 179 (6.70%) SDLC
11 164 (6.14%) OO
12 151 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
13 149 (5.58%) Data Analysis
14 143 (5.36%) Data Modelling
15 141 (5.28%) Investment Management
16 135 (5.06%) ITIL
16 135 (5.06%) Software Engineering
17 114 (4.27%) CRM
18 111 (4.16%) Data Management
18 111 (4.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 705 (26.40%) C#
2 533 (19.96%) Java
3 472 (17.68%) T-SQL
4 464 (17.38%) JavaScript
5 365 (13.67%) Python
6 187 (7.00%) PL/SQL
7 140 (5.24%) C++
8 130 (4.87%) VBA
9 118 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 102 (3.82%) VB
11 90 (3.37%) Perl
12 74 (2.77%) Scala
12 74 (2.77%) Shell Script
13 66 (2.47%) PHP
14 63 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 59 (2.21%) Ruby
16 48 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.42%) C
17 38 (1.42%) R
18 28 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 377 (14.12%) Degree
2 67 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.50%) MCSE
4 27 (1.01%) ISEB
4 27 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 22 (0.82%) CISA
5 22 (0.82%) PCI QSA
6 16 (0.60%) MCSA
7 15 (0.56%) MCTS
8 14 (0.52%) MCITP
9 12 (0.45%) PhD
10 10 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.34%) OCP
11 9 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.30%) CISSP
12 8 (0.30%) MCDBA
13 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.22%) QA
2 84 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 39 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.42%) SLA
5 17 (0.64%) MiFID
6 11 (0.41%) SEPA
7 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.22%) SDET
9 5 (0.19%) EMIR
10 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.11%) COBIT
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.11%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.037%) COREP
12 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 119 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 25 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 22 (0.82%) Docker
7 20 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (0.71%) vSphere
9 15 (0.56%) XenServer
10 12 (0.45%) Xen
11 9 (0.34%) XenApp
12 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.11%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.075%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.075%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.037%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.037%) Firmware
15 1 (0.037%) Snort
Systems Management
1 64 (2.40%) Control-M
2 42 (1.57%) Puppet
3 29 (1.09%) Data Guard
4 24 (0.90%) Ansible
4 24 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.86%) SCCM
6 20 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
8 14 (0.52%) Nagios
8 14 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.49%) Salt
9 13 (0.49%) SCOM
10 12 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.41%) Cobbler
11 11 (0.41%) Terraform
12 9 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.34%) OpenView
13 7 (0.26%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 569 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 448 (16.78%) Oracle
3 123 (4.61%) Tableau
4 102 (3.82%) VMware
5 55 (2.06%) Sybase
6 48 (1.80%) Cognos
7 46 (1.72%) HP
8 44 (1.65%) Google
8 44 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 41 (1.54%) Informatica
10 39 (1.46%) SAP
11 38 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 38 (1.42%) Citrix
12 35 (1.31%) Cisco
13 33 (1.24%) IBM
13 33 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
14 29 (1.09%) Bloomberg
15 27 (1.01%) Murex
15 27 (1.01%) PayPal
16 20 (0.75%) Mitel
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45,000-50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Commission Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 35,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £68,000 to £70,000 per annum + extensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Superb Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Brand new offices + Full Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum with varying benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago