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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1370 1539 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.67% 22.59% 20.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.94% 41.08% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1356 2093
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
3118 3746 5480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.41% 54.98% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2862 3377 4902
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 1247 (46.05%) Finance
2 996 (36.78%) SQL Server
3 675 (24.93%) C#
4 641 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
5 612 (22.60%) .NET
6 577 (21.31%) Java
7 532 (19.65%) Banking
8 527 (19.46%) Microsoft
9 500 (18.46%) Oracle
10 494 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
11 478 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 477 (17.61%) T-SQL
13 415 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 375 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 367 (13.55%) Linux
16 365 (13.48%) HTML
17 351 (12.96%) Degree
18 347 (12.81%) Windows
19 345 (12.74%) Python
20 322 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
21 299 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
22 288 (10.64%) ASP.NET
23 273 (10.08%) MS Excel
24 265 (9.79%) Unix
25 264 (9.75%) ETL
26 259 (9.56%) CSS
26 259 (9.56%) TDD
27 253 (9.34%) MVC
28 249 (9.19%) Analytics
29 247 (9.12%) Front Office

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
1 108 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 95 (3.51%) IIS
3 83 (3.06%) Apache
4 66 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.59%) SAS
6 41 (1.51%) Apache Spark
7 36 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 25 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (0.92%) CMS
10 23 (0.85%) JBoss
11 21 (0.78%) Confluence
11 21 (0.78%) Jetty
11 21 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
13 18 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 273 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 109 (4.03%) MS Office
3 45 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.59%) MS Project
5 31 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.55%) SPSS
7 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.074%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 47 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 15 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
4 14 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.30%) thinkFolio
7 6 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 6 (0.22%) Summit
7 6 (0.22%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.18%) Eze OMS
8 5 (0.18%) FastStats
8 5 (0.18%) Salerio
9 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.11%) Relativity
10 3 (0.11%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.03%) Office 365
4 23 (0.85%) SaaS
5 22 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.44%) GitHub
8 11 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
9 9 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.22%) IaaS
12 6 (0.22%) PaaS
13 5 (0.18%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.15%) G Suite
15 3 (0.11%) Force.com
15 3 (0.11%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.73%) Firewall
2 41 (1.51%) DNS
3 40 (1.48%) VoIP
4 37 (1.37%) LAN
4 37 (1.37%) WAN
5 35 (1.29%) HTTP
6 28 (1.03%) DHCP
6 28 (1.03%) SAN
7 26 (0.96%) Internet
7 26 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (0.92%) 4G
8 25 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 24 (0.89%) FTP
9 24 (0.89%) MPLS
10 18 (0.66%) LDAP
11 12 (0.44%) Intranet
11 12 (0.44%) Skype
11 12 (0.44%) VLAN
11 12 (0.44%) VPN
12 8 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 415 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 375 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 322 (11.89%) Data Warehouse
5 240 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 222 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 206 (7.61%) Relational Database
8 163 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 146 (5.39%) MySQL
10 135 (4.99%) NoSQL
11 132 (4.87%) Big Data
12 108 (3.99%) Oracle Database
13 97 (3.58%) Power BI
14 81 (2.99%) QlikView
15 77 (2.84%) Hadoop
16 76 (2.81%) MongoDB
16 76 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
17 72 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 64 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
19 48 (1.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 151 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 138 (5.10%) JIRA
3 124 (4.58%) Maven
4 91 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 87 (3.21%) NUnit
6 74 (2.73%) Selenium
7 73 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (2.47%) JUnit
9 62 (2.29%) Visual Studio
10 51 (1.88%) Subversion
11 49 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.59%) MSTest
13 41 (1.51%) Gradle
14 34 (1.26%) Toad
15 32 (1.18%) Cucumber
16 27 (1.00%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.96%) SpecFlow
17 26 (0.96%) WebDriver
18 24 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1247 (46.05%) Finance
2 532 (19.65%) Banking
3 247 (9.12%) Front Office
4 118 (4.36%) Legal
5 104 (3.84%) Retail
6 99 (3.66%) Marketing
7 97 (3.58%) Law
8 95 (3.51%) Investment Banking
9 83 (3.06%) Back Office
10 73 (2.70%) Financial Institution
11 67 (2.47%) Advertising
12 39 (1.44%) Telecoms
13 27 (1.00%) Billing
14 18 (0.66%) Publishing
15 11 (0.41%) Games
15 11 (0.41%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.33%) Turkish Language
17 8 (0.30%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.26%) French Language
19 5 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1183 (43.69%) Developer
2 645 (23.82%) Analyst
3 344 (12.70%) SQL Developer
4 318 (11.74%) C# Developer
5 280 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 253 (9.34%) .NET Developer
7 245 (9.05%) Senior Developer
8 170 (6.28%) Applications Support
9 164 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 159 (5.87%) Business Analyst
11 157 (5.80%) DBA
12 154 (5.69%) Junior
13 148 (5.47%) SQL Analyst
14 146 (5.39%) Support Analyst
15 129 (4.76%) SQL DBA
16 127 (4.69%) Consultant
17 123 (4.54%) Junior Developer
18 116 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 98 (3.62%) Data Analyst
20 88 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (22.60%) .NET
2 365 (13.48%) HTML
3 288 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 259 (9.56%) CSS
5 245 (9.05%) XML
6 214 (7.90%) AngularJS
7 163 (6.02%) jQuery
8 154 (5.69%) Web Services
9 152 (5.61%) .NET Framework
10 132 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 121 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 106 (3.91%) HTML5
13 103 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
14 101 (3.73%) Spring
15 95 (3.51%) WCF
16 91 (3.36%) Entity Framework
17 86 (3.18%) JDBC
18 77 (2.84%) MDX
18 77 (2.84%) REST
19 75 (2.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 299 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 234 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 160 (5.91%) Mathematics
4 131 (4.84%) Fintech
5 117 (4.32%) Fixed Income
6 108 (3.99%) Visualisation
7 100 (3.69%) Derivative
8 95 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 88 (3.25%) Equities
10 78 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 69 (2.55%) Algorithms
12 62 (2.29%) Statistics
13 61 (2.25%) Replication
14 56 (2.07%) Hedge funds
15 52 (1.92%) Clustering
16 50 (1.85%) Data Structures
17 46 (1.70%) Client/Server
18 42 (1.55%) SWIFT
19 41 (1.51%) Reference Data
20 37 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 367 (13.55%) Linux
2 347 (12.81%) Windows
3 265 (9.79%) Unix
4 134 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 73 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.85%) Solaris
10 21 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.41%) CentOS
12 10 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.33%) Android
13 9 (0.33%) Debian
14 8 (0.30%) SUSE
14 8 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
3 264 (9.75%) ETL
4 259 (9.56%) TDD
5 253 (9.34%) MVC
6 249 (9.19%) Analytics
7 205 (7.57%) SDLC
8 192 (7.09%) Scrum
9 157 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 154 (5.69%) Asset Management
11 152 (5.61%) Data Modelling
12 144 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
13 143 (5.28%) OO
14 129 (4.76%) Project Management
15 128 (4.73%) CRM
16 127 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 126 (4.65%) BDD
18 125 (4.62%) Data Analysis
19 124 (4.58%) Data Management
20 114 (4.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 675 (24.93%) C#
2 577 (21.31%) Java
3 478 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 477 (17.61%) T-SQL
5 345 (12.74%) Python
6 153 (5.65%) PL/SQL
7 119 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 115 (4.25%) C++
9 98 (3.62%) VBA
10 85 (3.14%) Scala
11 77 (2.84%) VB
12 73 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 70 (2.58%) Perl
14 57 (2.10%) Ruby
15 54 (1.99%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.99%) PHP
16 53 (1.96%) R
17 50 (1.85%) VB.NET
18 43 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 36 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 351 (12.96%) Degree
2 56 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.51%) ISEB
4 35 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.03%) MCSE
6 26 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 24 (0.89%) PhD
8 20 (0.74%) CISA
8 20 (0.74%) PCI QSA
9 12 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.44%) PMP
10 11 (0.41%) MCSA
11 10 (0.37%) CISSP
11 10 (0.37%) OCP
11 10 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.26%) MCITP
13 6 (0.22%) MCTS
13 6 (0.22%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.50%) QA
2 66 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.37%) SLA
4 26 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.92%) MiFID
6 15 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.26%) EMIR
8 4 (0.15%) Basel II
8 4 (0.15%) SDET
9 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.074%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.037%) COREP
11 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.037%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.037%) SEPA
System Software
1 118 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 26 (0.96%) Docker
4 26 (0.96%) VMware ESX
4 26 (0.96%) vSphere
4 26 (0.96%) XenApp
5 23 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.66%) XenServer
8 12 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.37%) Xen
10 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.15%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.11%) HDFS
14 2 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.074%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.037%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 45 (1.66%) Control-M
2 35 (1.29%) Puppet
3 29 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (1.03%) SCCM
5 25 (0.92%) Ansible
6 24 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (0.85%) Data Guard
8 21 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
9 18 (0.66%) Nagios
10 17 (0.63%) SCOM
11 15 (0.55%) Tivoli
12 12 (0.44%) Salt
13 11 (0.41%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.37%) Cobbler
14 10 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
14 10 (0.37%) Terraform
15 9 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
15 9 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.33%) Oozie
16 5 (0.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 527 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 500 (18.46%) Oracle
3 129 (4.76%) Tableau
4 101 (3.73%) Cognos
5 97 (3.58%) VMware
6 65 (2.40%) Sybase
7 60 (2.22%) HP
8 50 (1.85%) SAP
9 49 (1.81%) Citrix
10 45 (1.66%) Atlassian
11 43 (1.59%) Google
11 43 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 39 (1.44%) IBM
13 36 (1.33%) PayPal
14 35 (1.29%) Informatica
15 33 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (1.11%) Cisco
17 29 (1.07%) Siebel
18 27 (1.00%) Sun
19 25 (0.92%) Murex
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Certs
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus(5-15%) pension, private health
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 500 to £85 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £67500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago