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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 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 2192 2306 2302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.29% 22.24% 21.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.22% 40.91% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2009 2105
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
5072 5637 5728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.27% 54.37% 52.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 4894 5263
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1810 (39.52%) Finance
2 1581 (34.52%) SQL Server
3 1173 (25.61%) C#
4 1157 (25.26%) .NET
5 1071 (23.38%) Java
6 976 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
7 953 (20.81%) Microsoft
8 949 (20.72%) Oracle
9 810 (17.69%) Windows
10 752 (16.42%) JavaScript
11 704 (15.37%) HTML
12 696 (15.20%) UNIX
13 687 (15.00%) Banking
14 679 (14.83%) Degree
15 647 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
16 639 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 629 (13.73%) Linux
18 627 (13.69%) T-SQL
19 606 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 604 (13.19%) ASP.NET
21 580 (12.66%) MS Excel
22 546 (11.92%) CSS
23 517 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
24 503 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
25 477 (10.41%) ETL
26 473 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
27 462 (10.09%) XML
28 440 (9.61%) MVC
29 418 (9.13%) TDD
30 388 (8.47%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 355 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 198 (4.32%) IIS
3 151 (3.30%) SAS
4 113 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 86 (1.88%) MS Exchange
6 85 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 73 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 71 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 67 (1.46%) CMS
10 61 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 58 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 56 (1.22%) Apache
13 46 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 44 (0.96%) JBoss
15 34 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 29 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 28 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
18 26 (0.57%) MQSeries
18 26 (0.57%) Node.js
19 25 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 580 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 228 (4.98%) MS Office
3 59 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 56 (1.22%) InfoPath
5 51 (1.11%) SPSS
6 50 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.52%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.22%) MS Project
10 10 (0.22%) FastStats
11 8 (0.17%) LaTeX
12 5 (0.11%) CPLEX
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.087%) Weka
14 1 (0.022%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 58 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 34 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 22 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.35%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 15 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
9 14 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
9 14 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.26%) LatentZero
11 12 (0.26%) Sentinel
11 12 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
11 12 (0.26%) ION MarketView
12 11 (0.24%) SAP Business One
13 9 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (1.07%) SaaS
3 46 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.37%) Office 365
5 14 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.20%) GitHub
8 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.11%) PaaS
11 4 (0.087%) IaaS
12 3 (0.066%) Force.com
13 2 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.044%) Heroku
14 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.022%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.40%) SAN
2 80 (1.75%) Firewall
3 78 (1.70%) Internet
4 72 (1.57%) HTTP
5 71 (1.55%) WAN
6 69 (1.51%) LAN
7 64 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 64 (1.40%) DNS
8 48 (1.05%) Intranet
9 43 (0.94%) DHCP
10 38 (0.83%) VPN
11 32 (0.70%) VoIP
12 31 (0.68%) FTP
13 29 (0.63%) Extranet
14 21 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (0.41%) Network Security
15 19 (0.41%) Wireless
16 18 (0.39%) LDAP
17 17 (0.37%) NAS
18 16 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1581 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 639 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 606 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 517 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 473 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
6 388 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 348 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 261 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 233 (5.09%) Oracle Database
10 211 (4.61%) MySQL
11 200 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 157 (3.43%) NoSQL
13 149 (3.25%) RDBMS
14 133 (2.90%) Big Data
15 129 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
16 128 (2.79%) QlikView
17 127 (2.77%) MongoDB
18 118 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
19 110 (2.40%) OLAP
20 91 (1.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 199 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 165 (3.60%) Subversion
2 165 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (2.93%) JIRA
4 130 (2.84%) Selenium
5 100 (2.18%) WebDriver
6 95 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 93 (2.03%) Maven
8 88 (1.92%) JUnit
9 86 (1.88%) Git (software)
10 74 (1.62%) NUnit
11 68 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 61 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 58 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
14 55 (1.20%) Eclipse
15 54 (1.18%) SpecFlow
16 44 (0.96%) Ant
16 44 (0.96%) Hudson
17 29 (0.63%) Toad
18 27 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1810 (39.52%) Finance
2 687 (15.00%) Banking
3 377 (8.23%) Front Office
4 265 (5.79%) Investment Banking
5 151 (3.30%) Marketing
6 146 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 138 (3.01%) Retail
8 127 (2.77%) Law
9 110 (2.40%) Back Office
9 110 (2.40%) Advertising
10 85 (1.86%) Games
11 83 (1.81%) Legal
12 71 (1.55%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.81%) Billing
13 37 (0.81%) Publishing
14 14 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.31%) French Language
15 13 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1927 (42.07%) Developer
2 1032 (22.53%) Analyst
3 396 (8.65%) Java Developer
4 347 (7.58%) Applications Support
5 316 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 310 (6.77%) .NET Developer
7 305 (6.66%) Senior Developer
8 254 (5.55%) DBA
9 241 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 240 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 228 (4.98%) Consultant
12 218 (4.76%) SQL Developer
13 171 (3.73%) SQL DBA
14 164 (3.58%) Administrator
15 159 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
16 146 (3.19%) Data Analyst
17 142 (3.10%) Architect
18 121 (2.64%) Junior
19 115 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
20 111 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1157 (25.26%) .NET
2 704 (15.37%) HTML
3 604 (13.19%) ASP.NET
4 546 (11.92%) CSS
5 462 (10.09%) XML
6 381 (8.32%) jQuery
7 340 (7.42%) Spring
8 310 (6.77%) Web Services
9 263 (5.74%) WCF
10 239 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 234 (5.11%) HTML5
12 225 (4.91%) Hibernate
13 204 (4.45%) .NET Framework
14 193 (4.21%) Ajax
15 143 (3.12%) WPF
16 132 (2.88%) J2EE
17 121 (2.64%) AngularJS
18 117 (2.55%) SOAP
18 117 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
19 113 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 503 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 321 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 181 (3.95%) Fixed Income
4 177 (3.86%) Mathematics
5 167 (3.65%) Equities
6 163 (3.56%) Derivative
7 141 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 131 (2.86%) Hedge funds
9 128 (2.79%) Open Source
10 127 (2.77%) Clustering
11 108 (2.36%) Management Information System
12 103 (2.25%) Statistics
13 97 (2.12%) Visualisation
14 94 (2.05%) Replication
15 81 (1.77%) Data Structures
16 73 (1.59%) User Experience
16 73 (1.59%) Data Integration
17 71 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
18 62 (1.35%) Credit Risk
19 58 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 810 (17.69%) Windows
2 696 (15.20%) UNIX
3 629 (13.73%) Linux
4 196 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (1.40%) Solaris
8 57 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 49 (1.07%) Android
10 40 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 23 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 16 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.33%) HPUX
17 14 (0.31%) CentOS
18 13 (0.28%) Debian
19 12 (0.26%) AIX
20 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 647 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
3 477 (10.41%) ETL
4 440 (9.61%) MVC
5 418 (9.13%) TDD
6 366 (7.99%) OO
7 351 (7.66%) Scrum
8 297 (6.48%) Analytics
9 264 (5.76%) Data Modelling
10 259 (5.66%) ITIL
11 254 (5.55%) Asset Management
12 242 (5.28%) Project Management
13 233 (5.09%) CRM
14 209 (4.56%) BDD
15 203 (4.43%) Data Analysis
15 203 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
16 195 (4.26%) Unit Testing
17 191 (4.17%) Business Analysis
17 191 (4.17%) E-Commerce
17 191 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1173 (25.61%) C#
2 1071 (23.38%) Java
3 752 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 627 (13.69%) T-SQL
5 294 (6.42%) VBA
6 278 (6.07%) Python
7 263 (5.74%) PL/SQL
8 237 (5.17%) C++
9 176 (3.84%) Perl
10 162 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 157 (3.43%) VB
12 130 (2.84%) C
13 111 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 105 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 104 (2.27%) Ruby
16 101 (2.21%) PHP
17 96 (2.10%) Bash Shell
18 79 (1.72%) R
19 57 (1.24%) VBScript
20 44 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 679 (14.83%) Degree
2 155 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.35%) MCITP
5 58 (1.27%) MCSE
6 54 (1.18%) ISEB
7 35 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (0.61%) CCNA
9 27 (0.59%) MCSA
10 26 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 25 (0.55%) SC Cleared
12 22 (0.48%) MCTS
12 22 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.35%) PhD
14 10 (0.22%) CISSP
14 10 (0.22%) MCP
14 10 (0.22%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.20%) OCP
15 9 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.48%) QA
2 64 (1.40%) SLA
3 24 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.28%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.15%) COBIT
6 7 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.15%) Basel II
6 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) Basel III
7 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.087%) EMIR
10 3 (0.066%) MiFID
10 3 (0.066%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.044%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.022%) COREP
System Software
1 240 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 121 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (0.61%) vSphere
7 21 (0.46%) XenApp
8 19 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.17%) XenServer
13 7 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.15%) Xen
14 5 (0.11%) KVM
14 5 (0.11%) HDFS
15 4 (0.087%) NFS
16 3 (0.066%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 3 (0.066%) Samba
Systems Management
1 42 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (0.90%) Puppet
3 34 (0.74%) SCOM
4 30 (0.66%) SCCM
5 29 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 28 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.57%) Nagios
8 24 (0.52%) Control-M
9 21 (0.46%) OpenView
10 16 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 15 (0.33%) Backup Exec
12 13 (0.28%) Ansible
13 12 (0.26%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.22%) NetBackup
14 10 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 8 (0.17%) Vagrant
16 6 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
17 5 (0.11%) SCSM
18 4 (0.087%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 953 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 949 (20.72%) Oracle
3 205 (4.48%) VMware
4 153 (3.34%) Business Objects
5 139 (3.03%) Sybase
6 100 (2.18%) Cisco
7 98 (2.14%) HP
7 98 (2.14%) Citrix
8 95 (2.07%) Cognos
9 69 (1.51%) Tableau
10 62 (1.35%) Informatica
11 60 (1.31%) SAP
12 57 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 54 (1.18%) IBM
14 47 (1.03%) Google
15 43 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
16 42 (0.92%) Vermilion
17 41 (0.90%) NetApp
18 36 (0.79%) Bloomberg
18 36 (0.79%) Sitecore
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum C£35k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday