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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2252 2715 2776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.39% 22.96% 23.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.12% 44.00% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 2416 2535
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
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
5223 6171 6729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.26% 52.19% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4569 5366 6081
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1861 (42.52%) Finance
2 1626 (37.15%) SQL Server
3 1091 (24.93%) .NET
4 1058 (24.17%) C#
5 1008 (23.03%) Java
6 997 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
7 866 (19.79%) Oracle
8 839 (19.17%) Microsoft
9 785 (17.93%) Banking
10 751 (17.16%) Degree
11 716 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
12 714 (16.31%) Windows
13 713 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 710 (16.22%) JavaScript
15 703 (16.06%) T-SQL
16 670 (15.31%) Linux
17 639 (14.60%) HTML
18 611 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 586 (13.39%) UNIX
20 564 (12.89%) MS Excel
21 477 (10.90%) ASP.NET
22 462 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
23 458 (10.46%) XML
24 451 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
25 450 (10.28%) CSS
26 437 (9.98%) Computer Science
27 424 (9.69%) MVC
28 407 (9.30%) TDD
29 391 (8.93%) ETL
30 382 (8.73%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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
1 266 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 160 (3.66%) IIS
3 136 (3.11%) SAS
4 122 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 116 (2.65%) Apache
6 70 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 58 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 54 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 49 (1.12%) CMS
10 45 (1.03%) JBoss
11 40 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (0.87%) Confluence
12 38 (0.87%) Apache Pig
13 35 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 34 (0.78%) Node.js
15 29 (0.66%) Umbraco
16 26 (0.59%) FileNet
16 26 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (0.50%) Apache Spark
18 21 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 564 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 196 (4.48%) MS Office
3 57 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 55 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (1.14%) SPSS
6 27 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.48%) MS Project
8 18 (0.41%) FastStats
8 18 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 17 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.30%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
13 3 (0.069%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.046%) InDesign
14 2 (0.046%) Revit
14 2 (0.046%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.046%) GNU Octave
15 1 (0.023%) Gephi
15 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 75 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 30 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 27 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 26 (0.59%) thinkFolio
6 24 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 21 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
8 20 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 16 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 15 (0.34%) SAP Business One
12 13 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (0.25%) WebTrends
14 10 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
15 9 (0.21%) MetaTrader
16 8 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
16 8 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
16 8 (0.18%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 32 (0.73%) Office 365
5 21 (0.48%) SaaS
6 20 (0.46%) Force.com
7 19 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 16 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.23%) IaaS
10 10 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.14%) PaaS
11 6 (0.14%) GitHub
12 4 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.091%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.069%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.069%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.069%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.069%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.74%) Firewall
2 102 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 96 (2.19%) DNS
4 77 (1.76%) Internet
5 65 (1.49%) DHCP
6 62 (1.42%) SAN
7 56 (1.28%) HTTP
7 56 (1.28%) LAN
8 55 (1.26%) WAN
9 32 (0.73%) Network Security
10 29 (0.66%) VPN
11 26 (0.59%) Broadband
12 24 (0.55%) SSL
13 21 (0.48%) Intranet
13 21 (0.48%) NAS
14 16 (0.37%) LDAP
15 15 (0.34%) SMTP
15 15 (0.34%) FTP
15 15 (0.34%) VLAN
16 13 (0.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1626 (37.15%) SQL Server
2 713 (16.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 611 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 451 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
5 381 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 351 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 336 (7.68%) Relational Database
8 238 (5.44%) Big Data
9 218 (4.98%) MySQL
10 215 (4.91%) Oracle Database
11 198 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 181 (4.14%) Hadoop
13 170 (3.88%) RDBMS
14 142 (3.24%) NoSQL
15 129 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 120 (2.74%) QlikView
17 115 (2.63%) MongoDB
18 103 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
19 95 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
20 69 (1.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 177 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 168 (3.84%) JIRA
3 167 (3.82%) Visual Studio
3 167 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (3.27%) Subversion
5 97 (2.22%) Maven
5 97 (2.22%) Selenium
5 97 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 94 (2.15%) JUnit
7 75 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 69 (1.58%) NUnit
9 43 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 36 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 35 (0.80%) Ant
12 34 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 32 (0.73%) WebDriver
14 26 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 25 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
15 25 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
16 23 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 1861 (42.52%) Finance
2 785 (17.93%) Banking
3 348 (7.95%) Front Office
4 264 (6.03%) Marketing
5 243 (5.55%) Investment Banking
6 208 (4.75%) Retail
7 176 (4.02%) Back Office
8 152 (3.47%) Telecoms
9 109 (2.49%) Legal
10 97 (2.22%) Advertising
11 92 (2.10%) Financial Institution
12 68 (1.55%) Law
13 62 (1.42%) Games
14 48 (1.10%) Publishing
15 43 (0.98%) Billing
16 31 (0.71%) International Banking
17 20 (0.46%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.39%) French Language
18 17 (0.39%) Multimedia
19 16 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1887 (43.11%) Developer
2 1094 (24.99%) Analyst
3 330 (7.54%) Support Analyst
4 325 (7.43%) Senior Developer
5 310 (7.08%) Applications Support
6 285 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 278 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 265 (6.05%) C# Developer
9 229 (5.23%) DBA
10 226 (5.16%) Business Analyst
11 218 (4.98%) SQL Developer
12 200 (4.57%) Consultant
13 197 (4.50%) Data Analyst
14 163 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
15 162 (3.70%) SQL DBA
15 162 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 145 (3.31%) Junior
17 130 (2.97%) Administrator
18 127 (2.90%) Software Developer
19 116 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1091 (24.93%) .NET
2 639 (14.60%) HTML
3 477 (10.90%) ASP.NET
4 458 (10.46%) XML
5 450 (10.28%) CSS
6 296 (6.76%) jQuery
7 279 (6.37%) Web Services
8 232 (5.30%) WCF
9 216 (4.93%) Spring
10 199 (4.55%) HTML5
11 175 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 164 (3.75%) WPF
12 164 (3.75%) FIX Protocol
13 157 (3.59%) .NET Framework
14 148 (3.38%) J2EE
15 140 (3.20%) Hibernate
16 129 (2.95%) AngularJS
17 126 (2.88%) JSON
18 121 (2.76%) CSS3
19 115 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 462 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 437 (9.98%) Computer Science
3 201 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 186 (4.25%) Derivative
5 183 (4.18%) Equities
6 174 (3.98%) Mathematics
7 135 (3.08%) Fixed Income
8 131 (2.99%) Hedge funds
9 128 (2.92%) Visualisation
10 119 (2.72%) Management Information System
11 106 (2.42%) Statistics
12 99 (2.26%) Replication
13 93 (2.12%) Data Structures
14 83 (1.90%) Algorithms
14 83 (1.90%) Data Integration
15 64 (1.46%) User Experience
16 59 (1.35%) Clustering
17 54 (1.23%) Data Centre
18 50 (1.14%) Mobile App
19 46 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 714 (16.31%) Windows
2 670 (15.31%) Linux
3 586 (13.39%) UNIX
4 163 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (1.99%) Solaris
8 52 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (1.03%) Android
10 38 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 33 (0.75%) AIX
12 24 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 22 (0.50%) CentOS
14 18 (0.41%) Debian
15 17 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.27%) HPUX
17 6 (0.14%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 424 (9.69%) MVC
4 407 (9.30%) TDD
5 391 (8.93%) ETL
6 336 (7.68%) Analytics
7 299 (6.83%) Scrum
8 280 (6.40%) SDLC
9 272 (6.21%) CRM
10 271 (6.19%) Data Modelling
11 265 (6.05%) ITIL
12 264 (6.03%) OO
12 264 (6.03%) Project Management
13 256 (5.85%) Asset Management
14 246 (5.62%) Data Analysis
15 221 (5.05%) Multithreading
16 211 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
17 195 (4.46%) Software Engineering
18 190 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
19 181 (4.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1058 (24.17%) C#
2 1008 (23.03%) Java
3 710 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 703 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 382 (8.73%) Python
6 253 (5.78%) Perl
7 249 (5.69%) PL/SQL
8 215 (4.91%) C++
9 185 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 166 (3.79%) PHP
11 165 (3.77%) VBA
12 161 (3.68%) PowerShell
13 155 (3.54%) C
14 122 (2.79%) Ruby
15 114 (2.60%) VB.NET
16 107 (2.44%) Bash Shell
17 100 (2.28%) R
17 100 (2.28%) VB
18 77 (1.76%) Scala
19 33 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 751 (17.16%) Degree
2 149 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.49%) MCSE
4 50 (1.14%) PhD
4 50 (1.14%) ISEB
5 44 (1.01%) CCNA
5 44 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 42 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 33 (0.75%) MCITP
8 25 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (0.53%) MCSA
10 20 (0.46%) OCP
11 19 (0.43%) CISSP
11 19 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.30%) MCTS
13 12 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.27%) SC Cleared
13 12 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.42%) QA
2 81 (1.85%) SLA
3 36 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.64%) MiFID
6 18 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.39%) EMIR
8 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.23%) COBIT
10 8 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.18%) AIFMD
11 6 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.091%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.046%) Basel III
14 2 (0.046%) COREP
14 2 (0.046%) FINREP
15 1 (0.023%) Basel II
15 1 (0.023%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 187 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 97 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 48 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.64%) XenApp
6 17 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.25%) Docker
8 11 (0.25%) XenServer
9 10 (0.23%) HDFS
10 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.18%) iptables
11 8 (0.18%) Postfix
12 7 (0.16%) Samba
12 7 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.14%) vCloud
13 6 (0.14%) vSphere
14 4 (0.091%) zsh
14 4 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 71 (1.62%) Puppet
2 52 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 47 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (0.91%) Nagios
5 35 (0.80%) SCCM
5 35 (0.80%) Data Guard
6 29 (0.66%) Ansible
7 28 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 25 (0.57%) SCOM
9 22 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (0.43%) Control-M
10 19 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 14 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
12 13 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.23%) OpenView
14 9 (0.21%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.21%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.16%) Salt
15 7 (0.16%) WSUS
15 7 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 866 (19.79%) Oracle
2 839 (19.17%) Microsoft
3 183 (4.18%) VMware
4 165 (3.77%) Sybase
5 137 (3.13%) Tableau
6 105 (2.40%) IBM
7 102 (2.33%) Citrix
8 89 (2.03%) HP
9 79 (1.80%) SAP
9 79 (1.80%) Cognos
10 78 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 76 (1.74%) Cisco
12 74 (1.69%) Informatica
13 63 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 59 (1.35%) Google
15 54 (1.23%) Adobe
16 40 (0.91%) TIBCO
17 37 (0.85%) Sun
18 36 (0.82%) Bloomberg
19 35 (0.80%) Reuters
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £34999 - £40001 per annum + Excellent Tech + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 PA plus Bonus and Bene
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago