The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 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 2782 2661 3307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.66% 22.33% 25.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.25% 40.20% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2455 2421 3065
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6433 6620 7143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.39% 55.55% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5543 5963 6642
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 2302 (40.95%) Finance
2 2050 (36.47%) SQL Server
3 1429 (25.42%) .NET
4 1413 (25.14%) C#
5 1316 (23.41%) Java
6 1237 (22.01%) Oracle
7 1220 (21.70%) Microsoft
8 1003 (17.84%) T-SQL
9 949 (16.88%) Banking
10 910 (16.19%) Windows
11 907 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 888 (15.80%) Degree
13 856 (15.23%) HTML
14 826 (14.69%) JavaScript
15 824 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
16 820 (14.59%) UNIX
17 796 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 779 (13.86%) MS Excel
19 747 (13.29%) Linux
20 686 (12.20%) ASP.NET
21 604 (10.75%) CSS
22 595 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
23 587 (10.44%) XML
24 580 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
25 558 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
26 534 (9.50%) Front Office
27 526 (9.36%) ETL
28 524 (9.32%) Relational Database
29 478 (8.50%) OO
30 470 (8.36%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 361 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 264 (4.70%) IIS
3 196 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 161 (2.86%) SAS
5 134 (2.38%) Apache
6 102 (1.81%) WebSphere
7 101 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 85 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
9 75 (1.33%) CMS
10 66 (1.17%) Node.js
11 58 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 53 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 50 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 40 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
15 33 (0.59%) Drupal
16 32 (0.57%) Umbraco
16 32 (0.57%) WebLogic
17 25 (0.44%) WordPress
18 24 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
18 24 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 779 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 237 (4.22%) MS Office
3 85 (1.51%) SPSS
4 55 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 40 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.50%) CPLEX
9 16 (0.28%) MS Project
10 15 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.25%) PowerPivot
12 11 (0.20%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.14%) FastStats
14 7 (0.12%) LaTeX
15 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.018%) Stata
16 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 65 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 61 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 50 (0.89%) Magento
5 47 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
6 42 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
7 39 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 38 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 31 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
10 29 (0.52%) LatentZero
11 25 (0.44%) Google Analytics
12 23 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
13 21 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
14 20 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
15 19 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
15 19 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
15 19 (0.34%) SAP Business One
16 18 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
17 17 (0.30%) HFM
18 16 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 76 (1.35%) SaaS
2 38 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.39%) Office 365
5 21 (0.37%) PaaS
6 18 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.30%) GitHub
8 11 (0.20%) IaaS
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.071%) Force.com
11 3 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.036%) Pure360
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.018%) Route 53
13 1 (0.018%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.018%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 142 (2.53%) Internet
2 133 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 106 (1.89%) HTTP
4 95 (1.69%) SAN
5 79 (1.41%) DNS
6 74 (1.32%) Intranet
7 73 (1.30%) Firewall
8 65 (1.16%) DHCP
9 51 (0.91%) LAN
10 42 (0.75%) WAN
11 34 (0.60%) FTP
12 28 (0.50%) Extranet
12 28 (0.50%) VoIP
13 23 (0.41%) SSL
13 23 (0.41%) Wireless
14 21 (0.37%) NAS
15 20 (0.36%) LDAP
16 19 (0.34%) GSM
16 19 (0.34%) VPN
17 15 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2050 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 907 (16.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 796 (14.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 595 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
5 580 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 524 (9.32%) Relational Database
7 470 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 337 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 335 (5.96%) Oracle Database
10 261 (4.64%) MySQL
11 185 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 166 (2.95%) RDBMS
13 156 (2.78%) Big Data
14 143 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 134 (2.38%) Data Mining
16 133 (2.37%) OLAP
17 128 (2.28%) NoSQL
18 122 (2.17%) QlikView
19 105 (1.87%) Hadoop
20 100 (1.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 333 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 254 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 196 (3.49%) Selenium
4 163 (2.90%) Subversion
5 132 (2.35%) JIRA
6 121 (2.15%) Git (software)
7 103 (1.83%) NUnit
8 102 (1.81%) Maven
8 102 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 99 (1.76%) JUnit
10 80 (1.42%) Jenkins
11 76 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 72 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 68 (1.21%) Ant
14 67 (1.19%) WebDriver
15 51 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 51 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 43 (0.76%) Toad
17 41 (0.73%) Mercurial
18 37 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2302 (40.95%) Finance
2 949 (16.88%) Banking
3 534 (9.50%) Front Office
4 407 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 245 (4.36%) Retail
6 241 (4.29%) Marketing
7 173 (3.08%) Advertising
8 172 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 146 (2.60%) Back Office
10 131 (2.33%) Legal
11 127 (2.26%) Law
12 107 (1.90%) Financial Institution
13 67 (1.19%) Games
14 55 (0.98%) Billing
15 39 (0.69%) Publishing
16 25 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.43%) French Language
18 23 (0.41%) General Ledger
19 20 (0.36%) International Banking
20 19 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2170 (38.61%) Developer
2 1486 (26.44%) Analyst
3 506 (9.00%) Applications Support
4 420 (7.47%) Support Analyst
5 388 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 346 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 340 (6.05%) Business Analyst
8 332 (5.91%) C# Developer
9 331 (5.89%) .NET Developer
10 302 (5.37%) DBA
11 264 (4.70%) SQL Developer
12 237 (4.22%) Applications Support Analyst
13 227 (4.04%) Consultant
14 211 (3.75%) Architect
15 193 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 186 (3.31%) SQL DBA
17 171 (3.04%) Junior
18 169 (3.01%) Administrator
19 163 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
20 162 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1429 (25.42%) .NET
2 856 (15.23%) HTML
3 686 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 604 (10.75%) CSS
5 587 (10.44%) XML
6 413 (7.35%) Web Services
7 375 (6.67%) jQuery
8 300 (5.34%) WCF
9 274 (4.87%) Spring
10 256 (4.55%) HTML5
11 253 (4.50%) .NET Framework
12 211 (3.75%) Ajax
13 209 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 196 (3.49%) WPF
15 182 (3.24%) SOAP
16 176 (3.13%) Hibernate
17 165 (2.94%) J2EE
18 137 (2.44%) Middleware
19 123 (2.19%) CSS3
20 104 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 364 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 278 (4.95%) Derivative
3 267 (4.75%) Equities
4 210 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 209 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 205 (3.65%) Mathematics
7 153 (2.72%) Statistics
8 132 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 123 (2.19%) Hedge funds
10 120 (2.13%) Clustering
11 111 (1.97%) Visualisation
12 107 (1.90%) Open Source
13 95 (1.69%) Replication
14 93 (1.65%) Data Integration
15 70 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 66 (1.17%) Physics
17 61 (1.09%) Credit Risk
18 58 (1.03%) Economics
19 56 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
20 54 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 910 (16.19%) Windows
2 820 (14.59%) UNIX
3 747 (13.29%) Linux
4 225 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 114 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 97 (1.73%) Solaris
9 60 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 41 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 38 (0.68%) Android
12 37 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 28 (0.50%) AIX
15 24 (0.43%) CentOS
16 21 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.089%) HPUX
18 5 (0.089%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
2 558 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
3 526 (9.36%) ETL
4 478 (8.50%) OO
5 470 (8.36%) MVC
6 408 (7.26%) TDD
7 401 (7.13%) Scrum
8 388 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 363 (6.46%) Analytics
10 334 (5.94%) Asset Management
11 325 (5.78%) ITIL
12 307 (5.46%) Business Analysis
13 302 (5.37%) Project Management
14 300 (5.34%) CRM
15 288 (5.12%) Data Analysis
16 284 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
17 283 (5.03%) E-Commerce
18 276 (4.91%) Multithreading
19 250 (4.45%) Software Engineering
20 249 (4.43%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1413 (25.14%) C#
2 1316 (23.41%) Java
3 1003 (17.84%) T-SQL
4 826 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 356 (6.33%) Python
6 354 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 352 (6.26%) VBA
8 344 (6.12%) C++
9 336 (5.98%) VB
10 218 (3.88%) Perl
11 199 (3.54%) PHP
12 184 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 181 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 179 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 151 (2.69%) C
16 134 (2.38%) Ruby
17 133 (2.37%) VBScript
18 103 (1.83%) R
19 70 (1.25%) Bash Shell
20 53 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 888 (15.80%) Degree
2 214 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (1.94%) ISEB
4 90 (1.60%) MCSE
5 77 (1.37%) MCITP
6 50 (0.89%) PhD
7 41 (0.73%) MCTS
7 41 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 40 (0.71%) Security Cleared
9 30 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (0.53%) MCSA
10 29 (0.52%) MCP
11 28 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.37%) CCNA
14 19 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (0.34%) MCDBA
15 17 (0.30%) MCSD
15 17 (0.30%) SC Cleared
16 16 (0.28%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (6.56%) QA
2 83 (1.48%) SLA
3 50 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.25%) HL7
6 13 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.20%) COBIT
9 9 (0.16%) EMIR
9 9 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 9 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.11%) Basel III
11 5 (0.089%) COREP
12 4 (0.071%) FATCA
12 4 (0.071%) WCAG
12 4 (0.071%) MiFID
13 3 (0.053%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.018%) UCITS
System Software
1 234 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 137 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 48 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 38 (0.68%) XenApp
6 33 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 28 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 26 (0.46%) vSphere
9 17 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 13 (0.23%) HDFS
13 11 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.14%) Varnish
14 8 (0.14%) XenServer
15 7 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 6 (0.11%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.071%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 79 (1.41%) SCCM
2 72 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 49 (0.87%) Tivoli
4 39 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 33 (0.59%) Puppet
6 32 (0.57%) Control-M
7 29 (0.52%) SCOM
8 24 (0.43%) WSUS
9 23 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 14 (0.25%) Nagios
11 14 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.23%) Cryoserver
13 11 (0.20%) Ansible
13 11 (0.20%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.18%) Windows Intune
14 10 (0.18%) Opsview
15 7 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.12%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 1237 (22.01%) Oracle
2 1220 (21.70%) Microsoft
3 260 (4.63%) VMware
4 189 (3.36%) Business Objects
5 186 (3.31%) Citrix
6 156 (2.78%) Sybase
7 145 (2.58%) SAP
8 138 (2.46%) Cognos
9 128 (2.28%) HP
10 92 (1.64%) Informatica
11 83 (1.48%) Tableau
12 80 (1.42%) Cisco
13 79 (1.41%) IBM
14 74 (1.32%) Red Hat
15 71 (1.26%) Charles River
15 71 (1.26%) JBoss
16 65 (1.16%) thinkFolio
17 64 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
18 53 (0.94%) Bloomberg
19 52 (0.93%) Google
City, London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + B
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + £45-£75 OTE
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Great benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago