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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 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 2414 2755 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.85% 22.73% 24.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.17% 41.09% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2462 2659
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5724 6704 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.82% 55.30% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5936 5961
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 October 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 31 October 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 2103 (40.41%) Finance
2 1846 (35.47%) SQL Server
3 1351 (25.96%) C#
4 1318 (25.33%) .NET
5 1239 (23.81%) Java
6 1088 (20.91%) Oracle
7 1072 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
8 1039 (19.97%) Microsoft
9 853 (16.39%) Banking
10 832 (15.99%) Degree
11 817 (15.70%) Windows
12 802 (15.41%) T-SQL
13 800 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 792 (15.22%) UNIX
15 784 (15.07%) JavaScript
16 759 (14.58%) HTML
17 735 (14.12%) MS Excel
18 723 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
19 702 (13.49%) Linux
20 679 (13.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 678 (13.03%) ASP.NET
22 607 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
23 578 (11.11%) CSS
24 568 (10.91%) XML
25 557 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
26 553 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
27 548 (10.53%) ETL
28 524 (10.07%) Front Office
29 460 (8.84%) Relational Database
30 431 (8.28%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 351 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 213 (4.09%) IIS
3 181 (3.48%) SAS
4 164 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 101 (1.94%) Apache
6 98 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 86 (1.65%) MS Exchange
8 77 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 69 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 60 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 58 (1.11%) CMS
12 54 (1.04%) JBoss
13 53 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 41 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.77%) Node.js
16 30 (0.58%) Apache Pig
16 30 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
17 28 (0.54%) Umbraco
18 24 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
19 22 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 735 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 230 (4.42%) MS Office
3 88 (1.69%) SPSS
4 53 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.58%) CPLEX
7 28 (0.54%) InfoPath
8 26 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.35%) PowerPivot
10 14 (0.27%) MS Project
11 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.19%) LaTeX
13 9 (0.17%) FastStats
14 4 (0.077%) Weka
15 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 57 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 37 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 35 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 29 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 24 (0.46%) LatentZero
9 23 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
10 21 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
10 21 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 21 (0.40%) SAP Business One
11 20 (0.38%) Sentinel
11 20 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.25%) HFM
12 13 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 11 (0.21%) Magento
14 10 (0.19%) ION MarketView
15 9 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
16 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.31%) SaaS
2 66 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.50%) Office 365
6 15 (0.29%) GitHub
6 15 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.21%) PaaS
9 9 (0.17%) IaaS
10 5 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.077%) Force.com
12 1 (0.019%) Heroku
12 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.019%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.019%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.019%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 97 (1.86%) SAN
2 92 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 81 (1.56%) HTTP
4 75 (1.44%) Internet
5 66 (1.27%) Firewall
6 65 (1.25%) DNS
7 59 (1.13%) LAN
7 59 (1.13%) Intranet
8 53 (1.02%) DHCP
9 52 (1.00%) WAN
10 40 (0.77%) VoIP
11 38 (0.73%) FTP
12 34 (0.65%) VPN
13 26 (0.50%) Extranet
14 22 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (0.38%) NAS
16 18 (0.35%) LDAP
17 17 (0.33%) SSL
18 16 (0.31%) Network Security
19 14 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1846 (35.47%) SQL Server
2 800 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 679 (13.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 557 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 553 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
6 460 (8.84%) Relational Database
7 424 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 269 (5.17%) Oracle Database
9 247 (4.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 246 (4.73%) MySQL
11 230 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 166 (3.19%) Big Data
13 149 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 148 (2.84%) OLAP
15 137 (2.63%) QlikView
16 130 (2.50%) NoSQL
17 123 (2.36%) MongoDB
18 118 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
19 110 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
19 110 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 254 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 169 (3.25%) Subversion
3 144 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 121 (2.33%) JIRA
4 121 (2.33%) Selenium
5 110 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 84 (1.61%) Maven
6 84 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 82 (1.58%) JUnit
8 77 (1.48%) WebDriver
9 73 (1.40%) NUnit
10 61 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 59 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
12 54 (1.04%) Cucumber
13 49 (0.94%) TeamCity
13 49 (0.94%) SpecFlow
14 48 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 44 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
15 44 (0.85%) Ant
16 42 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 2103 (40.41%) Finance
2 853 (16.39%) Banking
3 524 (10.07%) Front Office
4 370 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 191 (3.67%) Retail
6 184 (3.54%) Marketing
7 174 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 152 (2.92%) Advertising
9 134 (2.57%) Law
10 132 (2.54%) Back Office
11 120 (2.31%) Legal
12 83 (1.59%) Games
13 77 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 65 (1.25%) Billing
15 23 (0.44%) Publishing
16 22 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.40%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.33%) French Language
19 15 (0.29%) International Banking
20 14 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2147 (41.26%) Developer
2 1289 (24.77%) Analyst
3 451 (8.67%) Java Developer
4 444 (8.53%) Applications Support
5 375 (7.21%) Support Analyst
6 334 (6.42%) Senior Developer
7 328 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 308 (5.92%) Business Analyst
9 277 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 277 (5.32%) SQL Developer
10 273 (5.25%) DBA
11 203 (3.90%) Consultant
12 181 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
13 180 (3.46%) Architect
14 175 (3.36%) SQL DBA
15 172 (3.31%) Junior
16 171 (3.29%) Data Analyst
17 167 (3.21%) Administrator
18 158 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 128 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1318 (25.33%) .NET
2 759 (14.58%) HTML
3 678 (13.03%) ASP.NET
4 578 (11.11%) CSS
5 568 (10.91%) XML
6 365 (7.01%) Spring
7 349 (6.71%) Web Services
8 326 (6.26%) jQuery
9 270 (5.19%) WCF
10 248 (4.77%) Hibernate
11 244 (4.69%) HTML5
12 209 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 202 (3.88%) .NET Framework
14 196 (3.77%) Ajax
15 168 (3.23%) WPF
16 161 (3.09%) J2EE
17 154 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
18 133 (2.56%) SOAP
19 126 (2.42%) Middleware
20 108 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 607 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 361 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 230 (4.42%) Mathematics
4 225 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 222 (4.27%) Derivative
6 216 (4.15%) Equities
7 167 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 152 (2.92%) Statistics
9 135 (2.59%) Visualisation
10 134 (2.57%) Hedge funds
11 132 (2.54%) Open Source
12 120 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 118 (2.27%) Clustering
14 105 (2.02%) Replication
15 103 (1.98%) Algorithms
16 82 (1.58%) Data Integration
17 74 (1.42%) Data Structures
18 68 (1.31%) Economics
19 62 (1.19%) Credit Risk
19 62 (1.19%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 817 (15.70%) Windows
2 792 (15.22%) UNIX
3 702 (13.49%) Linux
4 174 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (1.56%) Solaris
8 58 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 43 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (0.75%) Android
11 33 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 26 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 25 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.46%) AIX
15 17 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.31%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.27%) CentOS
18 13 (0.25%) HPUX
19 6 (0.12%) Debian
20 5 (0.096%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1072 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 548 (10.53%) ETL
4 431 (8.28%) MVC
5 426 (8.19%) OO
6 397 (7.63%) TDD
7 366 (7.03%) Analytics
8 346 (6.65%) Scrum
9 341 (6.55%) Data Modelling
10 309 (5.94%) Asset Management
11 282 (5.42%) CRM
12 272 (5.23%) ITIL
13 265 (5.09%) Project Management
14 264 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
15 256 (4.92%) Data Analysis
16 244 (4.69%) Business Analysis
17 238 (4.57%) E-Commerce
18 236 (4.53%) Multithreading
19 221 (4.25%) Investment Management
20 194 (3.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1351 (25.96%) C#
2 1239 (23.81%) Java
3 802 (15.41%) T-SQL
4 784 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 337 (6.48%) VBA
6 319 (6.13%) Python
7 318 (6.11%) C++
8 277 (5.32%) VB
9 263 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 181 (3.48%) Perl
11 177 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 163 (3.13%) C
13 154 (2.96%) VB.NET
14 128 (2.46%) PHP
15 117 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 111 (2.13%) R
17 98 (1.88%) Ruby
18 86 (1.65%) VBScript
19 78 (1.50%) Bash Shell
20 51 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 832 (15.99%) Degree
2 197 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (1.67%) MCSE
4 78 (1.50%) ISEB
5 72 (1.38%) MCITP
6 55 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 46 (0.88%) PhD
8 39 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 33 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (0.58%) MCSA
11 25 (0.48%) MCTS
12 21 (0.40%) MCP
12 21 (0.40%) CCNA
13 20 (0.38%) MCDBA
13 20 (0.38%) SC Cleared
14 15 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.17%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (5.63%) QA
2 63 (1.21%) SLA
3 26 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.12%) EMIR
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.096%) COREP
10 4 (0.077%) Basel III
10 4 (0.077%) WCAG
10 4 (0.077%) COBIT
11 2 (0.038%) HL7
11 2 (0.038%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.019%) UCITS
12 1 (0.019%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 208 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 115 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 54 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
5 28 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (0.52%) XenApp
7 24 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.37%) vSphere
9 16 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.27%) HDFS
11 12 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.17%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.12%) KVM
15 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.12%) Xen
15 6 (0.12%) XenServer
16 4 (0.077%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 74 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (1.04%) SCCM
3 38 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 37 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 35 (0.67%) Puppet
6 32 (0.61%) SCOM
7 28 (0.54%) Nagios
8 27 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (0.46%) Control-M
10 19 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 15 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 15 (0.29%) WSUS
12 14 (0.27%) OpenView
13 12 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (0.19%) Opsview
15 9 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
16 8 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
17 7 (0.13%) Ansible
17 7 (0.13%) logstash
18 6 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1088 (20.91%) Oracle
2 1039 (19.97%) Microsoft
3 212 (4.07%) VMware
4 175 (3.36%) Sybase
5 171 (3.29%) Business Objects
6 123 (2.36%) Citrix
7 104 (2.00%) HP
8 94 (1.81%) Cognos
9 90 (1.73%) SAP
10 85 (1.63%) Cisco
11 80 (1.54%) Informatica
12 78 (1.50%) IBM
13 71 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 71 (1.36%) Tableau
14 65 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 56 (1.08%) Google
16 52 (1.00%) Bloomberg
17 51 (0.98%) thinkFolio
18 48 (0.92%) Charles River
19 42 (0.81%) Fidessa
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £63000 - £73000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + great company
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus 100% bonus & Equity
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + discretionary profit share
Posted: Yesterday