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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / City of London
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1230 1341 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.50% 20.74% 21.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.34% 38.38% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 1191 1981
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2838 3494 5035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.53% 54.04% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 3150 4520
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 £38,500 £40,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1158 (44.83%) Finance
2 975 (37.75%) SQL Server
3 658 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 608 (23.54%) C#
5 575 (22.26%) .NET
6 570 (22.07%) Java
7 529 (20.48%) Microsoft
8 501 (19.40%) Banking
9 484 (18.74%) Business Intelligence
10 466 (18.04%) T-SQL
11 461 (17.85%) Oracle
12 451 (17.46%) JavaScript
13 405 (15.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 366 (14.17%) Linux
15 353 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 338 (13.09%) HTML
17 334 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
18 323 (12.50%) Degree
19 312 (12.08%) Python
20 300 (11.61%) Windows
21 290 (11.23%) MS Excel
22 275 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
23 273 (10.57%) TDD
24 268 (10.38%) ETL
25 262 (10.14%) ASP.NET
26 249 (9.64%) Analytics
27 246 (9.52%) Unix
28 240 (9.29%) XML
28 240 (9.29%) Front Office
29 234 (9.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 99 (3.83%) IIS
2 93 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 82 (3.17%) Apache
4 69 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 52 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 48 (1.86%) SAS
7 36 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.28%) MS Exchange
9 27 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (1.05%) Jetty
10 22 (0.85%) CMS
11 21 (0.81%) JBoss
12 20 (0.77%) Confluence
13 18 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.46%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 290 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.64%) MS Office
3 45 (1.74%) MS Project
4 44 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.62%) SPSS
7 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.077%) Gephi
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 47 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.62%) Cognos Planning
4 15 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.35%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.31%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.23%) Eze OMS
9 6 (0.23%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.19%) FastStats
10 5 (0.19%) Sage X3
10 5 (0.19%) Salerio
11 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
12 3 (0.12%) Infor CRM
12 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
12 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 115 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.20%) Office 365
4 17 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
5 16 (0.62%) SaaS
6 14 (0.54%) GitHub
7 12 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
9 10 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.31%) G Suite
12 7 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.27%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.23%) PaaS
14 5 (0.19%) IaaS
15 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.67%) Firewall
2 40 (1.55%) DNS
3 33 (1.28%) DHCP
4 32 (1.24%) LAN
5 29 (1.12%) HTTP
5 29 (1.12%) Internet
5 29 (1.12%) SAN
5 29 (1.12%) VoIP
5 29 (1.12%) WAN
6 26 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 25 (0.97%) FTP
8 23 (0.89%) MPLS
9 21 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (0.77%) 4G
11 15 (0.58%) NetScaler
11 15 (0.58%) VLAN
12 13 (0.50%) Intranet
12 13 (0.50%) LDAP
12 13 (0.50%) VPN
13 10 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 975 (37.75%) SQL Server
2 405 (15.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 353 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 334 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
5 234 (9.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 219 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 202 (7.82%) Relational Database
8 149 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 147 (5.69%) Big Data
10 144 (5.57%) NoSQL
11 134 (5.19%) MySQL
12 107 (4.14%) Power BI
13 89 (3.45%) Hadoop
14 78 (3.02%) Oracle Database
15 68 (2.63%) MongoDB
16 64 (2.48%) QlikView
16 64 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
17 60 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
18 49 (1.90%) Data Mining
19 47 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 145 (5.61%) Maven
2 139 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 129 (4.99%) JIRA
4 91 (3.52%) NUnit
5 90 (3.48%) Jenkins
6 80 (3.10%) JUnit
7 79 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (3.02%) Selenium
9 61 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 50 (1.94%) Gradle
11 45 (1.74%) MSTest
12 44 (1.70%) Subversion
13 40 (1.55%) Toad
14 38 (1.47%) Cucumber
14 38 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 27 (1.05%) WebDriver
16 26 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 23 (0.89%) Eclipse
17 23 (0.89%) SpecFlow
18 22 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 1158 (44.83%) Finance
2 501 (19.40%) Banking
3 240 (9.29%) Front Office
4 112 (4.34%) Legal
5 100 (3.87%) Retail
6 94 (3.64%) Marketing
7 85 (3.29%) Law
8 83 (3.21%) Investment Banking
9 72 (2.79%) Back Office
10 65 (2.52%) Advertising
11 62 (2.40%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.28%) Telecoms
13 24 (0.93%) Billing
14 16 (0.62%) Publishing
15 11 (0.43%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
16 9 (0.35%) Turkish Language
17 7 (0.27%) Games
18 6 (0.23%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1109 (42.93%) Developer
2 644 (24.93%) Analyst
3 325 (12.58%) SQL Developer
4 291 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 283 (10.96%) Java Developer
6 273 (10.57%) Senior Developer
7 235 (9.10%) .NET Developer
8 162 (6.27%) Junior
9 159 (6.16%) Business Analyst
10 158 (6.12%) Support Analyst
11 154 (5.96%) SQL Analyst
12 152 (5.88%) Applications Support
13 144 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 125 (4.84%) Junior Developer
15 119 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 118 (4.57%) DBA
17 106 (4.10%) Consultant
18 105 (4.07%) Data Analyst
19 98 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
20 92 (3.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (22.26%) .NET
2 338 (13.09%) HTML
3 262 (10.14%) ASP.NET
4 240 (9.29%) XML
5 219 (8.48%) AngularJS
6 211 (8.17%) CSS
7 153 (5.92%) jQuery
8 137 (5.30%) Web Services
9 133 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 127 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 127 (4.92%) Spring
11 115 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 107 (4.14%) WCF
13 102 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
14 97 (3.76%) JDBC
15 95 (3.68%) HTML5
16 93 (3.60%) WPF
17 88 (3.41%) REST
18 75 (2.90%) Entity Framework
19 74 (2.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 275 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 155 (6.00%) Mathematics
4 138 (5.34%) Fintech
5 100 (3.87%) Fixed Income
6 98 (3.79%) Visualisation
7 97 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 87 (3.37%) Derivative
9 75 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 74 (2.86%) Equities
11 67 (2.59%) Algorithms
12 58 (2.25%) Statistics
13 55 (2.13%) Replication
14 54 (2.09%) Hedge funds
15 48 (1.86%) Client/Server
16 44 (1.70%) Data Structures
17 40 (1.55%) SWIFT
18 38 (1.47%) Reference Data
19 36 (1.39%) Data Integration
20 35 (1.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 366 (14.17%) Linux
2 300 (11.61%) Windows
3 246 (9.52%) Unix
4 114 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 70 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.74%) Solaris
10 16 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.50%) Android
11 13 (0.50%) Debian
12 12 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.43%) CentOS
13 11 (0.43%) SUSE
13 11 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.31%) NetWare
14 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (18.74%) Business Intelligence
3 273 (10.57%) TDD
4 268 (10.38%) ETL
5 249 (9.64%) Analytics
6 225 (8.71%) MVC
7 207 (8.01%) Scrum
7 207 (8.01%) SDLC
8 167 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
9 152 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 136 (5.27%) BDD
11 133 (5.15%) OO
12 132 (5.11%) Asset Management
13 129 (4.99%) CRM
13 129 (4.99%) Project Management
14 125 (4.84%) Software Engineering
15 124 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 123 (4.76%) Data Analysis
17 114 (4.41%) Mentoring
18 112 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 608 (23.54%) C#
2 570 (22.07%) Java
3 466 (18.04%) T-SQL
4 451 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 312 (12.08%) Python
6 133 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 104 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 99 (3.83%) C++
9 95 (3.68%) Scala
10 73 (2.83%) VBA
11 72 (2.79%) Shell Script
12 70 (2.71%) VB
13 59 (2.28%) R
14 58 (2.25%) Ruby
15 57 (2.21%) Perl
16 52 (2.01%) PHP
17 51 (1.97%) Bash Shell
18 47 (1.82%) VB.NET
19 43 (1.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 34 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 323 (12.50%) Degree
2 47 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.74%) ISEB
4 38 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.05%) CISA
5 27 (1.05%) PCI QSA
6 26 (1.01%) PhD
7 25 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 18 (0.70%) MCSE
9 11 (0.43%) PMP
10 10 (0.39%) CISSP
10 10 (0.39%) Security Cleared
11 9 (0.35%) OCP
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.27%) MCSA
14 6 (0.23%) MCP
15 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (7.05%) QA
2 61 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.16%) SLA
4 28 (1.08%) MiFID
5 14 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.46%) EMIR
7 4 (0.15%) Basel II
7 4 (0.15%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.077%) SDET
9 1 (0.039%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 117 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 59 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.43%) XenApp
4 31 (1.20%) vSphere
5 26 (1.01%) Docker
5 26 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 18 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.62%) XenServer
8 14 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.35%) Xen
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.19%) HDFS
14 3 (0.12%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.077%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.077%) NFS
15 2 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (1.28%) SCCM
2 31 (1.20%) Control-M
2 31 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (1.05%) Puppet
4 24 (0.93%) Ansible
5 21 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.74%) SCOM
7 16 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 16 (0.62%) Nagios
8 13 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (0.50%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.39%) Salt
11 9 (0.35%) Cobbler
11 9 (0.35%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.35%) Oozie
11 9 (0.35%) Terraform
12 8 (0.31%) EMC VPLEX
12 8 (0.31%) Simpana
Vendors
1 529 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 461 (17.85%) Oracle
3 124 (4.80%) Tableau
4 110 (4.26%) Cognos
5 92 (3.56%) VMware
6 76 (2.94%) Sybase
7 60 (2.32%) HP
8 59 (2.28%) Citrix
9 46 (1.78%) IBM
10 42 (1.63%) Google
10 42 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 41 (1.59%) PayPal
12 39 (1.51%) SAP
13 38 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 34 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (1.12%) Informatica
15 29 (1.12%) Siebel
16 28 (1.08%) Sun
17 26 (1.01%) Bloomberg
17 26 (1.01%) Cisco
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Commission Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JS Agency
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday