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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 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 2195 2373 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.12% 22.51% 22.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.64% 41.77% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 2083 2194
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,100 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
5148 5681 5833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.53% 53.89% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 4918 5303
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 March 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 March 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 1759 (39.03%) Finance
2 1565 (34.72%) SQL Server
3 1121 (24.87%) .NET
4 1103 (24.47%) C#
5 1038 (23.03%) Java
6 980 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 959 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 917 (20.35%) Oracle
9 798 (17.71%) Windows
10 749 (16.62%) JavaScript
11 685 (15.20%) HTML
12 678 (15.04%) Degree
13 674 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
14 671 (14.89%) Banking
15 655 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 642 (14.24%) UNIX
17 641 (14.22%) T-SQL
18 621 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 613 (13.60%) Linux
20 587 (13.02%) ASP.NET
21 550 (12.20%) MS Excel
22 519 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
23 516 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
24 498 (11.05%) CSS
25 465 (10.32%) ETL
26 455 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
27 445 (9.87%) XML
28 442 (9.81%) MVC
29 419 (9.30%) TDD
30 390 (8.65%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 346 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 199 (4.42%) IIS
3 156 (3.46%) SAS
4 111 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 110 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 81 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 69 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 66 (1.46%) CMS
9 64 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 60 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 59 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 49 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 49 (1.09%) Apache
13 42 (0.93%) JBoss
14 33 (0.73%) Umbraco
15 26 (0.58%) Apache Pig
15 26 (0.58%) MQSeries
15 26 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 25 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 24 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 550 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 230 (5.10%) MS Office
3 55 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (1.20%) InfoPath
5 52 (1.15%) SPSS
6 50 (1.11%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.55%) PowerPivot
8 18 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.29%) FastStats
11 9 (0.20%) LaTeX
11 9 (0.20%) MS Project
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.089%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.089%) Weka
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.022%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 52 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.75%) Markit EDM
4 25 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.44%) Cognos Planning
6 20 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
7 16 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
8 15 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 15 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (0.33%) thinkFolio
8 15 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.24%) ION MarketView
12 10 (0.22%) LatentZero
13 9 (0.20%) Agresso
13 9 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 8 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 95 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (0.98%) SaaS
4 36 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.38%) Office 365
7 14 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.20%) GitHub
8 9 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.11%) Force.com
10 5 (0.11%) PaaS
11 2 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.022%) Yammer
12 1 (0.022%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.022%) IaaS
12 1 (0.022%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.42%) SAN
2 103 (2.29%) Firewall
3 87 (1.93%) Internet
4 82 (1.82%) WAN
5 75 (1.66%) LAN
6 71 (1.58%) HTTP
7 69 (1.53%) DNS
8 66 (1.46%) TCP/IP
9 44 (0.98%) DHCP
9 44 (0.98%) Intranet
10 41 (0.91%) FTP
11 39 (0.87%) VPN
12 36 (0.80%) VoIP
13 29 (0.64%) Extranet
14 24 (0.53%) LDAP
15 21 (0.47%) Network Security
16 19 (0.42%) NAS
16 19 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (0.40%) Wireless
18 12 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1565 (34.72%) SQL Server
2 655 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 621 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 519 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 455 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
6 390 (8.65%) Relational Database
7 350 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 251 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 234 (5.19%) MySQL
10 230 (5.10%) Oracle Database
11 210 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 167 (3.71%) NoSQL
13 146 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 146 (3.24%) Big Data
14 139 (3.08%) QlikView
15 121 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
16 120 (2.66%) MongoDB
17 110 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
18 100 (2.22%) Hadoop
19 90 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 200 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 185 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 164 (3.64%) Subversion
4 134 (2.97%) Selenium
5 132 (2.93%) JIRA
6 106 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 101 (2.24%) JUnit
7 101 (2.24%) WebDriver
8 98 (2.17%) Maven
9 90 (2.00%) Git (software)
10 78 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 66 (1.46%) NUnit
12 62 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 57 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
14 48 (1.07%) Eclipse
15 43 (0.95%) SpecFlow
16 41 (0.91%) Hudson
17 40 (0.89%) Ant
18 31 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 28 (0.62%) Appium
General
1 1759 (39.03%) Finance
2 671 (14.89%) Banking
3 334 (7.41%) Front Office
4 267 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 158 (3.51%) Marketing
6 142 (3.15%) Retail
7 141 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 120 (2.66%) Law
9 103 (2.29%) Back Office
10 98 (2.17%) Advertising
11 90 (2.00%) Legal
12 86 (1.91%) Games
13 67 (1.49%) Financial Institution
14 57 (1.26%) Publishing
15 31 (0.69%) Billing
16 17 (0.38%) General Ledger
17 15 (0.33%) French Language
18 12 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1861 (41.29%) Developer
2 1017 (22.56%) Analyst
3 364 (8.08%) Java Developer
4 320 (7.10%) Applications Support
5 292 (6.48%) Support Analyst
6 291 (6.46%) .NET Developer
7 278 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 259 (5.75%) DBA
9 245 (5.44%) Consultant
10 228 (5.06%) Business Analyst
11 222 (4.93%) C# Developer
12 204 (4.53%) SQL Developer
13 183 (4.06%) SQL DBA
14 160 (3.55%) Administrator
15 154 (3.42%) Architect
16 151 (3.35%) Data Analyst
17 150 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
18 122 (2.71%) Junior
19 106 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
20 102 (2.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1121 (24.87%) .NET
2 685 (15.20%) HTML
3 587 (13.02%) ASP.NET
4 498 (11.05%) CSS
5 445 (9.87%) XML
6 386 (8.56%) jQuery
7 315 (6.99%) Spring
8 302 (6.70%) Web Services
9 258 (5.72%) WCF
10 234 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 229 (5.08%) HTML5
12 193 (4.28%) Hibernate
13 191 (4.24%) .NET Framework
14 179 (3.97%) Ajax
15 139 (3.08%) WPF
16 122 (2.71%) SOAP
17 117 (2.60%) JSON
18 115 (2.55%) AngularJS
19 114 (2.53%) J2EE
20 108 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 516 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 175 (3.88%) Fixed Income
4 168 (3.73%) Equities
5 167 (3.71%) Mathematics
6 155 (3.44%) Derivative
7 148 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 135 (3.00%) Open Source
9 131 (2.91%) Hedge funds
10 124 (2.75%) Clustering
11 120 (2.66%) Management Information System
12 107 (2.37%) Statistics
13 105 (2.33%) Visualisation
14 94 (2.09%) Replication
15 79 (1.75%) Data Structures
16 78 (1.73%) User Experience
17 72 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
18 67 (1.49%) Data Integration
19 62 (1.38%) Credit Risk
20 58 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 798 (17.71%) Windows
2 642 (14.24%) UNIX
3 613 (13.60%) Linux
4 211 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 116 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (1.49%) Solaris
8 62 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 58 (1.29%) Android
10 43 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 29 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.36%) AIX
16 15 (0.33%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.29%) Debian
18 12 (0.27%) CentOS
19 10 (0.22%) HPUX
20 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
3 465 (10.32%) ETL
4 442 (9.81%) MVC
5 419 (9.30%) TDD
6 342 (7.59%) Scrum
7 339 (7.52%) OO
8 316 (7.01%) Analytics
9 278 (6.17%) ITIL
10 261 (5.79%) Data Modelling
11 245 (5.44%) Project Management
12 230 (5.10%) CRM
13 214 (4.75%) BDD
14 211 (4.68%) Asset Management
15 209 (4.64%) Data Analysis
16 194 (4.30%) Business Analysis
17 188 (4.17%) Unit Testing
17 188 (4.17%) Data Management
18 187 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
18 187 (4.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1103 (24.47%) C#
2 1038 (23.03%) Java
3 749 (16.62%) JavaScript
4 641 (14.22%) T-SQL
5 306 (6.79%) Python
6 303 (6.72%) VBA
7 256 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 238 (5.28%) C++
9 167 (3.71%) Perl
10 156 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 148 (3.28%) VB
12 138 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 117 (2.60%) C
14 104 (2.31%) VB.NET
15 103 (2.29%) Ruby
16 101 (2.24%) PHP
17 95 (2.11%) Bash Shell
18 88 (1.95%) R
19 59 (1.31%) VBScript
20 43 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 678 (15.04%) Degree
2 161 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.73%) VCP4
5 55 (1.22%) MCSE
6 52 (1.15%) MCITP
7 50 (1.11%) ISEB
8 44 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (0.87%) CCNA
10 34 (0.75%) MCSA
11 32 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (0.60%) SC Cleared
13 26 (0.58%) MCTS
14 24 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.38%) PhD
15 17 (0.38%) CISSP
16 15 (0.33%) MCP
17 11 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (5.61%) QA
2 74 (1.64%) SLA
3 35 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.18%) Basel II
7 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.18%) COBIT
8 6 (0.13%) Basel III
9 5 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.089%) MiFID
11 3 (0.067%) EMIR
11 3 (0.067%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.044%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.044%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.022%) GAAP
13 1 (0.022%) COREP
System Software
1 281 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 143 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (0.75%) vSphere
5 34 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (0.67%) XenApp
7 17 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.22%) XenServer
9 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.13%) Xen
12 5 (0.11%) KVM
12 5 (0.11%) HDFS
13 4 (0.089%) vCloud
14 3 (0.067%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.067%) NFS
15 2 (0.044%) Samba
Systems Management
1 40 (0.89%) SCOM
1 40 (0.89%) Puppet
2 37 (0.82%) SCCM
3 33 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (0.69%) Nagios
5 29 (0.64%) Data Guard
6 26 (0.58%) OpenView
7 20 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (0.40%) Control-M
9 14 (0.31%) Ansible
10 13 (0.29%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.27%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.24%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.22%) Vagrant
14 9 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 5 (0.11%) SCSM
17 4 (0.089%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 980 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 917 (20.35%) Oracle
3 226 (5.01%) VMware
4 139 (3.08%) Business Objects
5 116 (2.57%) HP
6 115 (2.55%) Sybase
7 113 (2.51%) Cisco
8 98 (2.17%) Cognos
9 97 (2.15%) Citrix
10 89 (1.97%) Tableau
11 69 (1.53%) SAP
12 55 (1.22%) Informatica
13 52 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 51 (1.13%) IBM
15 50 (1.11%) NetApp
16 44 (0.98%) Google
17 37 (0.82%) TIBCO
18 35 (0.78%) Remedy
18 35 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (0.78%) Vermilion
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits, Pension, Work/Home Life
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago