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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 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 1332 2281 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.11% 21.78% 22.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.48% 41.65% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 2005 2466
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3554 5477 6475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.32% 52.29% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3268 4799 5573
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 1409 (49.08%) Finance
2 959 (33.40%) SQL Server
3 656 (22.85%) C#
4 623 (21.70%) .NET
5 608 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
6 607 (21.14%) Microsoft
7 570 (19.85%) Java
8 524 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
9 504 (17.55%) Banking
10 492 (17.14%) Oracle
11 466 (16.23%) JavaScript
11 466 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 459 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 457 (15.92%) T-SQL
14 454 (15.81%) Windows
15 443 (15.43%) Degree
16 415 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
17 408 (14.21%) Linux
18 390 (13.58%) Python
19 377 (13.13%) HTML
20 363 (12.64%) Unix
21 354 (12.33%) MS Excel
22 334 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
23 308 (10.73%) Computer Science
24 295 (10.28%) ASP.NET
25 291 (10.14%) CSS
26 270 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
27 260 (9.06%) Analytics
28 259 (9.02%) ETL
29 252 (8.78%) 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
1 143 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 118 (4.11%) IIS
3 92 (3.20%) Apache
4 78 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 77 (2.68%) SAS
6 49 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 39 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 38 (1.32%) Confluence
9 34 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 29 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (0.98%) CMS
13 25 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
14 22 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.73%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.63%) JBoss
16 18 (0.63%) Skype for Business
17 13 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 354 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 145 (5.05%) MS Office
3 49 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.59%) MS Project
6 13 (0.45%) SPSS
7 10 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.10%) Revit
11 1 (0.035%) EViews
11 1 (0.035%) Gephi
11 1 (0.035%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 52 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 30 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
4 27 (0.94%) Cognos Planning
5 15 (0.52%) MetaTrader
6 12 (0.42%) Summit
7 11 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
8 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.21%) thinkFolio
11 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (1.78%) SaaS
4 25 (0.87%) Office 365
5 21 (0.73%) GitHub
6 14 (0.49%) IaaS
7 13 (0.45%) PaaS
8 12 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.31%) Force.com
11 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 4 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.78%) Firewall
2 38 (1.32%) DNS
3 34 (1.18%) HTTP
4 33 (1.15%) Internet
5 27 (0.94%) Intranet
6 26 (0.91%) SAN
7 25 (0.87%) LAN
7 25 (0.87%) LDAP
8 24 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 23 (0.80%) WAN
10 20 (0.70%) VoIP
11 19 (0.66%) DHCP
12 15 (0.52%) Network Security
12 15 (0.52%) SMTP
13 14 (0.49%) Broadband
13 14 (0.49%) Skype
14 13 (0.45%) SSL
15 11 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.35%) 4G
17 9 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (33.40%) SQL Server
2 466 (16.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 459 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 334 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 270 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 230 (8.01%) Relational Database
7 228 (7.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 200 (6.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 148 (5.15%) Big Data
10 142 (4.95%) Oracle Database
11 131 (4.56%) QlikView
12 124 (4.32%) MySQL
13 106 (3.69%) NoSQL
14 105 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
15 104 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 102 (3.55%) Hadoop
17 97 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
18 65 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
19 63 (2.19%) RDBMS
20 54 (1.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 177 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 117 (4.08%) JIRA
3 93 (3.24%) Maven
4 86 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 77 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 75 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 73 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 69 (2.40%) JUnit
9 63 (2.19%) Subversion
10 55 (1.92%) Selenium
11 46 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 37 (1.29%) Gradle
13 35 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 33 (1.15%) NUnit
15 26 (0.91%) Eclipse
16 25 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.63%) Mockito
17 18 (0.63%) SpecFlow
17 18 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 15 (0.52%) NCrunch
General
1 1409 (49.08%) Finance
2 504 (17.55%) Banking
3 231 (8.05%) Front Office
4 150 (5.22%) Marketing
5 148 (5.15%) Law
6 129 (4.49%) Investment Banking
7 105 (3.66%) Back Office
8 104 (3.62%) Advertising
9 93 (3.24%) Legal
9 93 (3.24%) Retail
10 75 (2.61%) Telecoms
11 47 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 44 (1.53%) Games
13 28 (0.98%) Billing
14 18 (0.63%) Music Industry
15 17 (0.59%) German Language
16 15 (0.52%) Spanish Language
17 13 (0.45%) Publishing
18 11 (0.38%) Automotive
19 10 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1185 (41.27%) Developer
2 709 (24.70%) Analyst
3 318 (11.08%) SQL Developer
4 249 (8.67%) C# Developer
5 231 (8.05%) Applications Support
6 218 (7.59%) .NET Developer
7 208 (7.24%) Senior Developer
8 197 (6.86%) Support Analyst
9 193 (6.72%) Java Developer
10 192 (6.69%) SQL Analyst
11 174 (6.06%) DBA
12 153 (5.33%) SQL DBA
13 149 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 143 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 139 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
16 119 (4.14%) Business Analyst
17 101 (3.52%) Consultant
18 97 (3.38%) Administrator
18 97 (3.38%) Junior
19 91 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (21.70%) .NET
2 377 (13.13%) HTML
3 295 (10.28%) ASP.NET
4 291 (10.14%) CSS
5 252 (8.78%) XML
6 225 (7.84%) Web Services
7 158 (5.50%) jQuery
8 142 (4.95%) AngularJS
9 127 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
10 121 (4.21%) .NET Framework
11 92 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (3.20%) HTML5
12 88 (3.07%) REST
13 86 (3.00%) MDX
14 84 (2.93%) Spring
15 79 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 79 (2.75%) Entity Framework
15 79 (2.75%) WCF
16 76 (2.65%) SOAP
17 69 (2.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 415 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (10.73%) Computer Science
3 180 (6.27%) Mathematics
4 158 (5.50%) Derivative
5 152 (5.29%) Visualisation
6 150 (5.22%) Fixed Income
7 129 (4.49%) Fintech
8 127 (4.42%) Equities
9 118 (4.11%) Management Information System
10 113 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 92 (3.20%) Statistics
12 79 (2.75%) Clustering
13 72 (2.51%) Hedge funds
14 57 (1.99%) Algorithms
14 57 (1.99%) Replication
15 54 (1.88%) Data Integration
16 46 (1.60%) Data Structures
17 45 (1.57%) User Experience
18 26 (0.91%) Mainframe
18 26 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 454 (15.81%) Windows
2 408 (14.21%) Linux
3 363 (12.64%) Unix
4 122 (4.25%) Windows Server
5 45 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.80%) Solaris
10 20 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.52%) CentOS
13 14 (0.49%) Android
14 8 (0.28%) AIX
14 8 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.17%) Debian
15 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
3 260 (9.06%) Analytics
4 259 (9.02%) ETL
5 252 (8.78%) MVC
6 203 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
6 203 (7.07%) TDD
7 193 (6.72%) Asset Management
8 190 (6.62%) Scrum
9 182 (6.34%) OO
10 179 (6.23%) Data Analysis
11 177 (6.17%) ITIL
12 166 (5.78%) Investment Management
13 162 (5.64%) Data Modelling
14 159 (5.54%) SDLC
15 147 (5.12%) Software Engineering
16 146 (5.09%) Data Management
17 143 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
18 131 (4.56%) Web Development
19 130 (4.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 656 (22.85%) C#
2 570 (19.85%) Java
3 466 (16.23%) JavaScript
4 457 (15.92%) T-SQL
5 390 (13.58%) Python
6 203 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 186 (6.48%) VBA
8 149 (5.19%) C++
9 109 (3.80%) Perl
10 105 (3.66%) VB
11 102 (3.55%) PowerShell
12 88 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 82 (2.86%) Shell Script
14 77 (2.68%) R
15 74 (2.58%) Ruby
16 71 (2.47%) PHP
17 57 (1.99%) Scala
18 45 (1.57%) C
19 39 (1.36%) VB.NET
20 31 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 443 (15.43%) Degree
2 71 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (1.36%) MCSE
4 32 (1.11%) ISEB
5 27 (0.94%) PhD
6 26 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.84%) MCTS
8 23 (0.80%) CISA
8 23 (0.80%) PCI QSA
9 22 (0.77%) MCSA
10 21 (0.73%) MCITP
11 19 (0.66%) MCDBA
12 14 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.35%) IIBA
15 9 (0.31%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.31%) RHCE
16 8 (0.28%) Security Cleared
17 7 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (5.75%) QA
2 113 (3.94%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.29%) SLA
4 25 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 18 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.56%) MiFID
7 12 (0.42%) SEPA
8 8 (0.28%) SDET
9 7 (0.24%) EMIR
9 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.24%) SSAE 16
10 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.17%) COREP
11 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.10%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.070%) Basel III
14 2 (0.070%) FINREP
15 1 (0.035%) GAAP
System Software
1 112 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (0.77%) Docker
5 21 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.52%) vSphere
8 14 (0.49%) XenServer
9 13 (0.45%) Xen
10 11 (0.38%) XenApp
11 9 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.24%) NFS
14 6 (0.21%) HDFS
15 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.10%) KVM
16 3 (0.10%) Snort
16 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
17 2 (0.070%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (2.02%) Control-M
2 51 (1.78%) Puppet
3 31 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.01%) Data Guard
5 27 (0.94%) Ansible
6 26 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.77%) SCCM
8 13 (0.45%) BladeLogic
8 13 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.42%) Nagios
9 12 (0.42%) Salt
10 11 (0.38%) Cobbler
10 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.38%) Terraform
11 9 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (0.24%) OpenView
13 7 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 607 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 492 (17.14%) Oracle
3 142 (4.95%) Tableau
4 103 (3.59%) VMware
5 64 (2.23%) IBM
6 57 (1.99%) SAP
7 55 (1.92%) Cognos
8 54 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (1.67%) Sybase
10 46 (1.60%) HP
11 44 (1.53%) Informatica
11 44 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 37 (1.29%) Google
13 33 (1.15%) Bloomberg
14 32 (1.11%) Cisco
15 31 (1.08%) Citrix
15 31 (1.08%) Murex
16 22 (0.77%) Atlassian
17 19 (0.66%) NetApp
17 19 (0.66%) StreamBase
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £65,000 (flexible for the right candidate and has an extremel
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £52k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £46,000 to £56,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum with varying benefits including a brochures!
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago