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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 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 2283 2833 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.73% 22.73% 22.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.43% 43.21% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 2503 2444
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
5510 6556 6647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.46% 52.61% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 5647 5984
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 1873 (41.07%) Finance
2 1701 (37.30%) SQL Server
3 1120 (24.56%) .NET
4 1067 (23.40%) C#
5 1033 (22.65%) Java
6 1017 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
7 927 (20.33%) Microsoft
8 896 (19.65%) Oracle
9 777 (17.04%) Degree
10 769 (16.86%) Windows
11 745 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
11 745 (16.34%) Banking
12 733 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 720 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 713 (15.64%) JavaScript
15 699 (15.33%) Linux
16 671 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 627 (13.75%) HTML
18 600 (13.16%) MS Excel
19 573 (12.57%) UNIX
20 510 (11.18%) ASP.NET
21 504 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
22 468 (10.26%) XML
23 454 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
24 443 (9.71%) MVC
25 430 (9.43%) CSS
26 428 (9.39%) Computer Science
27 412 (9.04%) TDD
28 405 (8.88%) ETL
29 404 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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
1 288 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 178 (3.90%) IIS
3 142 (3.11%) SAS
4 126 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 97 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 88 (1.93%) Apache
7 74 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 52 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 49 (1.07%) JBoss
10 48 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 47 (1.03%) CMS
12 46 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 38 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 34 (0.75%) Confluence
15 31 (0.68%) Apache Pig
16 25 (0.55%) Umbraco
17 24 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 23 (0.50%) Drupal
18 23 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
19 21 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 600 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 206 (4.52%) MS Office
3 59 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 53 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (1.07%) SPSS
6 23 (0.50%) PowerPivot
7 22 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.48%) FastStats
8 20 (0.44%) InfoPath
9 18 (0.39%) MS Project
10 10 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
12 4 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.088%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.044%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.044%) Revit
13 2 (0.044%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.022%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 66 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 29 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 29 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 23 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 23 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
7 16 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (0.33%) SAP Business One
9 13 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
10 12 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
10 12 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.24%) WebTrends
11 11 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 11 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
11 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 29 (0.64%) SaaS
5 25 (0.55%) Office 365
6 21 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.29%) Force.com
10 9 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.18%) IaaS
12 7 (0.15%) PaaS
12 7 (0.15%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.13%) GitHub
13 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.066%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (2.87%) Firewall
2 96 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 92 (2.02%) DNS
4 89 (1.95%) Internet
5 72 (1.58%) WAN
6 67 (1.47%) SAN
7 64 (1.40%) LAN
8 61 (1.34%) DHCP
9 51 (1.12%) HTTP
10 31 (0.68%) VPN
11 30 (0.66%) FTP
12 29 (0.64%) Network Security
13 25 (0.55%) Broadband
14 24 (0.53%) SSL
15 23 (0.50%) LDAP
16 21 (0.46%) Intranet
17 14 (0.31%) NAS
18 13 (0.29%) VoIP
19 12 (0.26%) Multicast
20 10 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1701 (37.30%) SQL Server
2 733 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 671 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 454 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
5 404 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 403 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 354 (7.76%) Relational Database
8 239 (5.24%) MySQL
9 233 (5.11%) Oracle Database
10 227 (4.98%) Big Data
11 200 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 169 (3.71%) RDBMS
13 159 (3.49%) NoSQL
14 158 (3.46%) Hadoop
15 151 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 140 (3.07%) QlikView
17 122 (2.68%) MongoDB
18 104 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
19 76 (1.67%) OLAP
20 74 (1.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 170 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 165 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 156 (3.42%) JIRA
4 147 (3.22%) Subversion
5 133 (2.92%) Git (software)
6 122 (2.68%) JUnit
7 112 (2.46%) Selenium
8 106 (2.32%) Jenkins
9 104 (2.28%) Maven
10 58 (1.27%) NUnit
10 58 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 58 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 52 (1.14%) WebDriver
12 41 (0.90%) Ant
13 34 (0.75%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 29 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 26 (0.57%) SoapUI
17 23 (0.50%) Hudson
17 23 (0.50%) FitNesse
General
1 1873 (41.07%) Finance
2 745 (16.34%) Banking
3 314 (6.89%) Front Office
4 246 (5.39%) Marketing
5 245 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 200 (4.39%) Retail
7 154 (3.38%) Back Office
8 148 (3.25%) Telecoms
9 119 (2.61%) Legal
10 112 (2.46%) Advertising
11 83 (1.82%) Law
12 80 (1.75%) Financial Institution
13 71 (1.56%) Games
14 63 (1.38%) Publishing
15 44 (0.96%) Billing
16 23 (0.50%) International Banking
16 23 (0.50%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 16 (0.35%) Multimedia
19 12 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1892 (41.49%) Developer
2 1157 (25.37%) Analyst
3 334 (7.32%) Support Analyst
4 323 (7.08%) Applications Support
5 310 (6.80%) Senior Developer
6 297 (6.51%) Java Developer
7 269 (5.90%) .NET Developer
8 256 (5.61%) DBA
9 251 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 237 (5.20%) Business Analyst
11 217 (4.76%) Consultant
12 216 (4.74%) SQL Developer
13 188 (4.12%) Data Analyst
14 185 (4.06%) SQL DBA
15 168 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
16 153 (3.36%) Administrator
17 148 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 146 (3.20%) Junior
19 137 (3.00%) Software Developer
20 122 (2.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1120 (24.56%) .NET
2 627 (13.75%) HTML
3 510 (11.18%) ASP.NET
4 468 (10.26%) XML
5 430 (9.43%) CSS
6 281 (6.16%) jQuery
7 262 (5.75%) Web Services
8 241 (5.29%) Spring
9 219 (4.80%) WCF
10 189 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 183 (4.01%) HTML5
12 164 (3.60%) WPF
13 163 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
14 154 (3.38%) J2EE
15 152 (3.33%) .NET Framework
16 145 (3.18%) Hibernate
17 120 (2.63%) SOAP
18 117 (2.57%) JSON
19 108 (2.37%) Ajax
20 105 (2.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 504 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (9.39%) Computer Science
3 188 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 184 (4.04%) Equities
4 184 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 171 (3.75%) Derivative
6 146 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 144 (3.16%) Management Information System
8 136 (2.98%) Hedge funds
9 132 (2.89%) Visualisation
10 112 (2.46%) Statistics
11 107 (2.35%) Replication
12 89 (1.95%) Data Structures
13 84 (1.84%) Clustering
14 71 (1.56%) Algorithms
15 65 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
15 65 (1.43%) Data Centre
16 62 (1.36%) Data Integration
17 61 (1.34%) User Experience
18 43 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 769 (16.86%) Windows
2 699 (15.33%) Linux
3 573 (12.57%) UNIX
4 168 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (1.71%) Solaris
8 54 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 49 (1.07%) Android
10 37 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.57%) AIX
12 22 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.44%) CentOS
15 18 (0.39%) Debian
16 12 (0.26%) HPUX
17 10 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
3 443 (9.71%) MVC
4 412 (9.04%) TDD
5 405 (8.88%) ETL
6 349 (7.65%) Analytics
7 300 (6.58%) Scrum
8 294 (6.45%) CRM
9 290 (6.36%) SDLC
10 287 (6.29%) ITIL
11 282 (6.18%) Data Modelling
11 282 (6.18%) Project Management
12 266 (5.83%) OO
13 245 (5.37%) Data Analysis
14 236 (5.18%) Asset Management
15 225 (4.93%) Multithreading
16 217 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
17 196 (4.30%) Software Engineering
18 188 (4.12%) Investment Management
19 187 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1067 (23.40%) C#
2 1033 (22.65%) Java
3 720 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 713 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 392 (8.60%) Python
6 244 (5.35%) PL/SQL
7 239 (5.24%) Perl
8 231 (5.07%) C++
9 196 (4.30%) VBA
10 189 (4.14%) Shell Script
11 179 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 150 (3.29%) C
13 147 (3.22%) PHP
14 122 (2.68%) Ruby
15 119 (2.61%) VB
16 117 (2.57%) R
17 110 (2.41%) Bash Shell
18 105 (2.30%) VB.NET
19 67 (1.47%) Scala
20 39 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 777 (17.04%) Degree
2 180 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (1.56%) MCSE
4 55 (1.21%) ISEB
5 51 (1.12%) CCNA
5 51 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 48 (1.05%) PhD
8 45 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 41 (0.90%) MCITP
10 35 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
12 26 (0.57%) MCSA
12 26 (0.57%) CISSP
13 23 (0.50%) OCP
14 19 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (0.39%) MCTS
15 18 (0.39%) SC Cleared
16 17 (0.37%) MCP
17 15 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (6.03%) QA
2 95 (2.08%) SLA
3 39 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 31 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.39%) MiFID
7 17 (0.37%) EMIR
8 15 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.26%) COBIT
10 9 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.13%) AIFMD
12 6 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.088%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.044%) Basel III
14 2 (0.044%) COREP
14 2 (0.044%) FINREP
14 2 (0.044%) Basel II
15 1 (0.022%) GAAP
15 1 (0.022%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 234 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 109 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
4 46 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.79%) XenApp
6 23 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.33%) vSphere
8 12 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.24%) XenServer
9 11 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
11 7 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.13%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.13%) vCloud
13 5 (0.11%) iptables
13 5 (0.11%) Postfix
14 4 (0.088%) Samba
14 4 (0.088%) zsh
Systems Management
1 59 (1.29%) Puppet
2 49 (1.07%) SCCM
3 48 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (0.94%) Nagios
5 40 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 36 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (0.70%) SCOM
8 26 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 26 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 22 (0.48%) Ansible
10 19 (0.42%) Control-M
11 18 (0.39%) OpenView
12 13 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.26%) AirWatch
14 9 (0.20%) WSUS
14 9 (0.20%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.18%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 6 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
17 6 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 927 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 896 (19.65%) Oracle
3 209 (4.58%) VMware
4 154 (3.38%) Sybase
5 147 (3.22%) Tableau
6 113 (2.48%) HP
6 113 (2.48%) Citrix
7 108 (2.37%) Cisco
8 100 (2.19%) IBM
9 95 (2.08%) Cognos
10 90 (1.97%) Business Objects
11 84 (1.84%) SAP
12 67 (1.47%) Informatica
13 64 (1.40%) Red Hat
14 63 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
15 59 (1.29%) Google
16 48 (1.05%) Adobe
17 47 (1.03%) TIBCO
18 36 (0.79%) Sun
19 32 (0.70%) Reuters
City, London
Stream Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Good Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum £55-68,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum £55-68,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65k - 70k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago