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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 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 2292 2870 2761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.58% 22.73% 23.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.82% 43.02% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2529 2455
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 £70,000 £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
5353 6672 6402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.40% 52.84% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4711 5769 5683
Average salary £55,000 £53,875 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 1773 (39.77%) Finance
2 1591 (35.69%) SQL Server
3 1088 (24.41%) .NET
4 1047 (23.49%) C#
5 993 (22.27%) Java
6 970 (21.76%) Microsoft
7 944 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
8 876 (19.65%) Oracle
9 805 (18.06%) Windows
10 708 (15.88%) Banking
11 704 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 700 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 698 (15.66%) JavaScript
14 693 (15.55%) Degree
15 668 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 657 (14.74%) T-SQL
17 647 (14.51%) Linux
18 635 (14.24%) HTML
19 575 (12.90%) UNIX
20 566 (12.70%) MS Excel
21 532 (11.93%) ASP.NET
22 503 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
23 484 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
24 455 (10.21%) ETL
25 450 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
26 431 (9.67%) CSS
27 426 (9.56%) XML
28 421 (9.44%) MVC
29 407 (9.13%) TDD
30 376 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 300 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 191 (4.28%) IIS
3 145 (3.25%) SAS
4 114 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 110 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 64 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 60 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 59 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 57 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (1.19%) CMS
10 53 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 50 (1.12%) Apache
12 44 (0.99%) JBoss
13 36 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 26 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
15 25 (0.56%) Node.js
16 24 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 24 (0.54%) Confluence
17 21 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
18 20 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 566 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 210 (4.71%) MS Office
3 55 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 50 (1.12%) SPSS
4 50 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (1.03%) InfoPath
6 31 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.27%) FastStats
10 8 (0.18%) MS Project
11 6 (0.13%) LaTeX
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.090%) GNU Octave
14 2 (0.045%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 54 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 26 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 23 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
6 21 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
7 20 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 18 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 15 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
10 14 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
11 12 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
11 12 (0.27%) thinkFolio
12 11 (0.25%) SAP Business One
12 11 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 11 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 10 (0.22%) Agresso
14 9 (0.20%) ION MarketView
14 9 (0.20%) MetaTrader
15 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (0.96%) SaaS
4 30 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.45%) Office 365
6 10 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.18%) Force.com
7 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.16%) PaaS
9 5 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.067%) GitHub
10 3 (0.067%) IaaS
10 3 (0.067%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.045%) Scribe Online
12 1 (0.022%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.022%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.022%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.16%) Firewall
2 89 (2.00%) SAN
3 87 (1.95%) Internet
3 87 (1.95%) WAN
4 78 (1.75%) DNS
5 77 (1.73%) LAN
6 73 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 70 (1.57%) HTTP
8 49 (1.10%) DHCP
9 37 (0.83%) VPN
10 35 (0.79%) Intranet
10 35 (0.79%) FTP
11 31 (0.70%) Network Security
12 25 (0.56%) LDAP
13 24 (0.54%) VoIP
14 21 (0.47%) Extranet
15 19 (0.43%) Wireless
16 18 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.34%) NAS
18 14 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1591 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 700 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 668 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 484 (10.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 450 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
6 376 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 351 (7.87%) Relational Database
8 243 (5.45%) Oracle Database
9 237 (5.32%) MySQL
10 230 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 203 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 165 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 161 (3.61%) Big Data
14 153 (3.43%) RDBMS
15 141 (3.16%) QlikView
16 114 (2.56%) MongoDB
17 103 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
18 102 (2.29%) Hadoop
19 93 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
20 90 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 189 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 182 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 154 (3.45%) JIRA
4 148 (3.32%) Subversion
5 140 (3.14%) Selenium
6 120 (2.69%) JUnit
7 100 (2.24%) Maven
7 100 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 97 (2.18%) WebDriver
9 87 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 81 (1.82%) Cucumber
11 56 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 51 (1.14%) NUnit
13 47 (1.05%) Ant
14 41 (0.92%) Hudson
15 39 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
16 37 (0.83%) Eclipse
17 36 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 30 (0.67%) SpecFlow
19 29 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 1773 (39.77%) Finance
2 708 (15.88%) Banking
3 286 (6.42%) Front Office
4 272 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 181 (4.06%) Marketing
6 145 (3.25%) Retail
7 125 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 124 (2.78%) Back Office
9 95 (2.13%) Advertising
10 92 (2.06%) Law
10 92 (2.06%) Legal
11 77 (1.73%) Financial Institution
12 76 (1.70%) Games
13 60 (1.35%) Publishing
14 26 (0.58%) Billing
15 17 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.31%) French Language
17 13 (0.29%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.25%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1794 (40.24%) Developer
2 988 (22.16%) Analyst
3 317 (7.11%) Java Developer
4 307 (6.89%) Applications Support
5 280 (6.28%) Support Analyst
6 276 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 272 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 259 (5.81%) DBA
9 242 (5.43%) Consultant
10 220 (4.93%) Business Analyst
11 204 (4.58%) C# Developer
12 185 (4.15%) SQL Developer
13 184 (4.13%) SQL DBA
14 172 (3.86%) Administrator
15 152 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
16 148 (3.32%) Architect
17 146 (3.28%) Data Analyst
18 128 (2.87%) Junior
19 105 (2.36%) AWS Developer
20 103 (2.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (24.41%) .NET
2 635 (14.24%) HTML
3 532 (11.93%) ASP.NET
4 431 (9.67%) CSS
5 426 (9.56%) XML
6 349 (7.83%) jQuery
7 272 (6.10%) Web Services
8 257 (5.76%) Spring
9 223 (5.00%) WCF
10 212 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 197 (4.42%) HTML5
12 179 (4.02%) .NET Framework
13 151 (3.39%) Hibernate
14 144 (3.23%) Ajax
15 124 (2.78%) WPF
15 124 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
16 121 (2.71%) JSON
17 110 (2.47%) SOAP
18 101 (2.27%) AngularJS
19 93 (2.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 503 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 330 (7.40%) Computer Science
3 171 (3.84%) Equities
4 162 (3.63%) Mathematics
5 154 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 148 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 143 (3.21%) Derivative
8 134 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 131 (2.94%) Hedge funds
10 118 (2.65%) Open Source
11 112 (2.51%) Statistics
12 111 (2.49%) Clustering
13 93 (2.09%) Replication
13 93 (2.09%) Visualisation
14 87 (1.95%) Data Structures
15 76 (1.70%) User Experience
16 65 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
17 60 (1.35%) Credit Risk
18 50 (1.12%) Data Integration
19 49 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 805 (18.06%) Windows
2 647 (14.51%) Linux
3 575 (12.90%) UNIX
4 212 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 143 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 122 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (1.48%) Solaris
8 55 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (0.99%) Android
11 33 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 24 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.38%) AIX
15 15 (0.34%) Debian
15 15 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.31%) CentOS
17 10 (0.22%) zOS
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 704 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 455 (10.21%) ETL
4 421 (9.44%) MVC
5 407 (9.13%) TDD
6 324 (7.27%) Analytics
7 301 (6.75%) Scrum
8 296 (6.64%) ITIL
9 294 (6.59%) OO
10 262 (5.88%) CRM
11 254 (5.70%) Project Management
12 252 (5.65%) Data Modelling
13 223 (5.00%) Data Analysis
14 207 (4.64%) Multithreading
14 207 (4.64%) BDD
15 197 (4.42%) Business Analysis
16 191 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
17 190 (4.26%) Asset Management
18 180 (4.04%) Data Management
19 175 (3.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1047 (23.49%) C#
2 993 (22.27%) Java
3 698 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 657 (14.74%) T-SQL
5 318 (7.13%) Python
6 269 (6.03%) VBA
7 263 (5.90%) PL/SQL
8 217 (4.87%) Perl
9 196 (4.40%) C++
10 155 (3.48%) Shell Script
10 155 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 118 (2.65%) Ruby
12 112 (2.51%) PHP
12 112 (2.51%) VB
13 107 (2.40%) VB.NET
14 103 (2.31%) Bash Shell
15 102 (2.29%) C
16 100 (2.24%) R
17 46 (1.03%) Scala
18 43 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 693 (15.55%) Degree
2 168 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.39%) MCSE
5 57 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (1.23%) CCNA
7 49 (1.10%) ISEB
7 49 (1.10%) MCITP
8 44 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (0.72%) MCSA
10 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 27 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 27 (0.61%) PhD
11 27 (0.61%) CISSP
12 25 (0.56%) MCTS
13 22 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
14 20 (0.45%) OCP
15 18 (0.40%) MCP
16 14 (0.31%) CCSA
16 14 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (5.81%) QA
2 98 (2.20%) SLA
3 42 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.31%) COBIT
7 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.25%) EMIR
10 10 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.20%) MiFID
12 8 (0.18%) Basel II
13 5 (0.11%) Basel III
14 4 (0.090%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.090%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.022%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.022%) GAAP
System Software
1 284 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 145 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.70%) XenApp
6 27 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.58%) vSphere
8 22 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 18 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.20%) XenServer
11 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
13 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.090%) vCloud
14 4 (0.090%) KVM
15 3 (0.067%) HDFS
15 3 (0.067%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.067%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.045%) Docker
16 2 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (0.92%) Puppet
2 38 (0.85%) SCCM
3 34 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (0.72%) SCOM
5 28 (0.63%) Nagios
6 27 (0.61%) Data Guard
7 24 (0.54%) OpenView
8 20 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (0.43%) Control-M
10 18 (0.40%) Ansible
11 15 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (0.34%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.25%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.22%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.20%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.20%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 6 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 970 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 876 (19.65%) Oracle
3 242 (5.43%) VMware
4 133 (2.98%) Cisco
5 127 (2.85%) Sybase
6 119 (2.67%) HP
7 114 (2.56%) Tableau
8 109 (2.45%) Citrix
9 106 (2.38%) Business Objects
10 97 (2.18%) Cognos
11 73 (1.64%) SAP
12 59 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 58 (1.30%) IBM
14 49 (1.10%) Informatica
15 48 (1.08%) NetApp
16 47 (1.05%) Google
17 39 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (0.81%) Adobe
19 33 (0.74%) TIBCO
20 27 (0.61%) CheckPoint
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 25 minutes ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60 - 65k plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Salary: Perm
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + package+Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago