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 18 April 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
18 Apr 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 2879 2761 3233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.74% 23.48% 23.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.97% 43.13% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 2455 3024
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6700 6402 7385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.93% 54.43% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5794 5683 6920
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 2205 (42.54%) Finance
2 1891 (36.48%) SQL Server
3 1405 (27.11%) .NET
4 1350 (26.05%) C#
5 1209 (23.33%) Java
6 1167 (22.52%) Oracle
7 1089 (21.01%) Microsoft
8 945 (18.23%) Windows
9 894 (17.25%) Degree
10 867 (16.73%) T-SQL
11 861 (16.61%) Banking
12 795 (15.34%) UNIX
13 785 (15.15%) HTML
14 762 (14.70%) JavaScript
15 729 (14.07%) Linux
16 705 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 695 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 664 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
19 634 (12.23%) ASP.NET
20 625 (12.06%) MS Excel
21 607 (11.71%) XML
22 601 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
23 555 (10.71%) CSS
24 492 (9.49%) Relational Database
25 481 (9.28%) Front Office
26 477 (9.20%) OO
27 474 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
28 469 (9.05%) MVC
29 466 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
30 451 (8.70%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 390 (7.52%) SharePoint
2 346 (6.68%) IIS
3 211 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 144 (2.78%) Apache
5 129 (2.49%) SAS
6 110 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 94 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 86 (1.66%) CMS
9 70 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 69 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 59 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 58 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
13 56 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
14 46 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
14 46 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 45 (0.87%) Node.js
16 38 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (0.62%) Drupal
18 30 (0.58%) Umbraco
19 28 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 625 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 209 (4.03%) MS Office
3 50 (0.96%) SPSS
4 47 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.46%) MS Project
8 18 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.12%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.077%) FastStats
13 2 (0.039%) Maya
14 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.019%) Stata
14 1 (0.019%) Mingle
14 1 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 68 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 54 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 46 (0.89%) Magento
5 43 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 39 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 32 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 27 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
9 26 (0.50%) Front Arena
10 25 (0.48%) LatentZero
11 21 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
11 21 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.39%) SAP Business One
12 20 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
13 19 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
14 18 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
15 16 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
15 16 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
16 15 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.06%) SaaS
2 33 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.23%) GitHub
6 11 (0.21%) PaaS
6 11 (0.21%) Office 365
7 9 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.096%) IaaS
10 4 (0.077%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.058%) Force.com
12 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.019%) Heroku
12 1 (0.019%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 167 (3.22%) Internet
2 161 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 150 (2.89%) DNS
4 125 (2.41%) SAN
5 111 (2.14%) DHCP
6 106 (2.05%) HTTP
7 68 (1.31%) Intranet
8 60 (1.16%) Firewall
9 47 (0.91%) LAN
10 43 (0.83%) WAN
11 32 (0.62%) NAS
12 30 (0.58%) Extranet
13 29 (0.56%) LDAP
14 28 (0.54%) SSL
15 19 (0.37%) FTP
15 19 (0.37%) SNMP
16 17 (0.33%) Wireless
17 15 (0.29%) VPN
17 15 (0.29%) VoIP
17 15 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1891 (36.48%) SQL Server
2 705 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 695 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 492 (9.49%) Relational Database
5 474 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 466 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
7 334 (6.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 315 (6.08%) Oracle Database
9 297 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 224 (4.32%) MySQL
11 181 (3.49%) RDBMS
12 153 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 150 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 119 (2.30%) NoSQL
15 106 (2.05%) Big Data
16 104 (2.01%) OLAP
17 98 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 96 (1.85%) Data Mining
19 92 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
20 90 (1.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 275 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 251 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 198 (3.82%) Selenium
4 174 (3.36%) Subversion
5 134 (2.59%) JIRA
6 127 (2.45%) NUnit
7 123 (2.37%) Maven
8 117 (2.26%) JUnit
9 116 (2.24%) Git (software)
10 75 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 74 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
11 74 (1.43%) Ant
12 62 (1.20%) Jenkins
13 58 (1.12%) WebDriver
14 55 (1.06%) Mercurial
15 51 (0.98%) TeamCity
16 49 (0.95%) Toad
17 39 (0.75%) Cucumber
18 36 (0.69%) Hudson
19 34 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2205 (42.54%) Finance
2 861 (16.61%) Banking
3 481 (9.28%) Front Office
4 389 (7.51%) Investment Banking
5 221 (4.26%) Marketing
6 207 (3.99%) Retail
7 149 (2.87%) Advertising
8 129 (2.49%) Law
9 123 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 123 (2.37%) Back Office
10 116 (2.24%) Legal
11 97 (1.87%) Financial Institution
12 74 (1.43%) Games
13 37 (0.71%) Publishing
13 37 (0.71%) Billing
14 16 (0.31%) German Language
15 15 (0.29%) French Language
16 13 (0.25%) International Banking
17 12 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1995 (38.49%) Developer
2 1326 (25.58%) Analyst
3 526 (10.15%) Applications Support
4 485 (9.36%) Support Analyst
5 373 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 371 (7.16%) C# Developer
7 313 (6.04%) Senior Developer
8 311 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 288 (5.56%) DBA
10 285 (5.50%) .NET Developer
11 256 (4.94%) Business Analyst
12 238 (4.59%) Consultant
13 213 (4.11%) SQL Developer
14 194 (3.74%) Administrator
15 193 (3.72%) SQL DBA
16 187 (3.61%) Architect
17 166 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
18 154 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 153 (2.95%) Junior
20 134 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1405 (27.11%) .NET
2 785 (15.15%) HTML
3 634 (12.23%) ASP.NET
4 607 (11.71%) XML
5 555 (10.71%) CSS
6 441 (8.51%) Web Services
7 407 (7.85%) jQuery
8 314 (6.06%) WCF
9 283 (5.46%) Spring
10 251 (4.84%) .NET Framework
11 244 (4.71%) HTML5
11 244 (4.71%) WPF
12 241 (4.65%) J2EE
13 239 (4.61%) Ajax
14 180 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 175 (3.38%) Hibernate
16 165 (3.18%) SOAP
17 133 (2.57%) WinForms
18 122 (2.35%) CSS3
19 114 (2.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 375 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 291 (5.61%) Derivative
3 266 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 229 (4.42%) Equities
5 228 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 209 (4.03%) Mathematics
7 152 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 127 (2.45%) Clustering
9 119 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 108 (2.08%) Statistics
11 86 (1.66%) Replication
11 86 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 78 (1.50%) Client/Server
13 75 (1.45%) Visualisation
14 72 (1.39%) Physics
15 67 (1.29%) Open Source
16 65 (1.25%) Data Integration
17 63 (1.22%) Credit Risk
18 58 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
19 56 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 945 (18.23%) Windows
2 795 (15.34%) UNIX
3 729 (14.07%) Linux
4 285 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 157 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 131 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 112 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (1.64%) Solaris
9 74 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 68 (1.31%) Windows XP
11 50 (0.96%) Android
12 33 (0.64%) CentOS
13 26 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 23 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 18 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.33%) AIX
18 9 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.15%) Debian
20 4 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (12.81%) Business Intelligence
2 601 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
3 477 (9.20%) OO
4 469 (9.05%) MVC
5 451 (8.70%) TDD
6 441 (8.51%) ETL
7 411 (7.93%) Scrum
8 340 (6.56%) ITIL
9 324 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 314 (6.06%) Data Modelling
11 289 (5.58%) Analytics
12 285 (5.50%) Project Management
13 279 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 274 (5.29%) Business Analysis
15 251 (4.84%) Multithreading
16 250 (4.82%) CRM
17 248 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
18 225 (4.34%) E-Commerce
19 215 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
20 209 (4.03%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1350 (26.05%) C#
2 1209 (23.33%) Java
3 867 (16.73%) T-SQL
4 762 (14.70%) JavaScript
5 369 (7.12%) PL/SQL
6 347 (6.69%) C++
7 337 (6.50%) Python
8 301 (5.81%) VBA
9 288 (5.56%) VB
10 254 (4.90%) Perl
11 220 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 194 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 173 (3.34%) VB.NET
14 170 (3.28%) PHP
15 164 (3.16%) VBScript
16 132 (2.55%) Ruby
17 125 (2.41%) C
18 75 (1.45%) Bash Shell
19 63 (1.22%) R
20 45 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 894 (17.25%) Degree
2 197 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (2.28%) ISEB
4 82 (1.58%) MCSE
5 80 (1.54%) MCITP
6 47 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 41 (0.79%) MCTS
9 32 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 31 (0.60%) MCP
10 31 (0.60%) MCSA
11 26 (0.50%) MCSD
12 25 (0.48%) MCAD
13 20 (0.39%) PhD
14 16 (0.31%) SC Cleared
14 16 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.25%) Sun Certification
17 12 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (7.12%) QA
2 89 (1.72%) SLA
3 46 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 21 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 17 (0.33%) HL7
7 12 (0.23%) COBIT
7 12 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.17%) Basel II
10 8 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.14%) Basel III
11 7 (0.14%) EMIR
11 7 (0.14%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.077%) FATCA
12 4 (0.077%) MiFID
12 4 (0.077%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.039%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.019%) COREP
System Software
1 263 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 143 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
4 50 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 45 (0.87%) vSphere
5 45 (0.87%) XenApp
6 22 (0.42%) XenServer
7 19 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (0.19%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.14%) Varnish
13 7 (0.14%) vCloud
14 5 (0.096%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.096%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 76 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (0.93%) SCCM
2 48 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 43 (0.83%) Puppet
4 37 (0.71%) SCOM
4 37 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 25 (0.48%) Control-M
7 24 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 17 (0.33%) Nagios
8 17 (0.33%) WSUS
9 16 (0.31%) Vagrant
10 14 (0.27%) Cryoserver
11 11 (0.21%) Ansible
12 7 (0.14%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.14%) Plesk
13 6 (0.12%) WMI
13 6 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 5 (0.096%) Munin
14 5 (0.096%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1167 (22.52%) Oracle
2 1089 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 263 (5.07%) VMware
4 181 (3.49%) Citrix
5 176 (3.40%) Sybase
6 164 (3.16%) Business Objects
7 148 (2.86%) Cognos
8 130 (2.51%) HP
9 120 (2.32%) SAP
10 101 (1.95%) Informatica
11 82 (1.58%) JBoss
12 79 (1.52%) Tableau
13 76 (1.47%) Google
14 70 (1.35%) IBM
15 59 (1.14%) thinkFolio
16 58 (1.12%) Sun
17 57 (1.10%) Charles River
18 54 (1.04%) Cisco
19 52 (1.00%) Red Hat
20 49 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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