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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 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 2107 2932 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.33% 22.96% 22.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.68% 43.26% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 2607 2355
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
5055 6777 6357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.18% 53.07% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4469 5879 5622
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 1720 (39.98%) Finance
2 1570 (36.49%) SQL Server
3 1059 (24.62%) .NET
4 1001 (23.27%) C#
5 962 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
6 954 (22.18%) Microsoft
7 938 (21.80%) Java
8 837 (19.46%) Oracle
9 788 (18.32%) Windows
10 728 (16.92%) Degree
11 712 (16.55%) JavaScript
12 686 (15.95%) Banking
13 675 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
14 662 (15.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 657 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 644 (14.97%) T-SQL
17 640 (14.88%) Linux
18 638 (14.83%) HTML
19 558 (12.97%) MS Excel
20 519 (12.06%) ASP.NET
21 512 (11.90%) UNIX
22 459 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
23 438 (10.18%) CSS
24 435 (10.11%) MVC
25 431 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
26 419 (9.74%) TDD
27 418 (9.72%) XML
28 383 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
29 375 (8.72%) ETL
30 371 (8.62%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 282 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 182 (4.23%) IIS
3 138 (3.21%) SAS
4 108 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 108 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 65 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 54 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 52 (1.21%) CMS
8 50 (1.16%) Apache
8 50 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 46 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 42 (0.98%) JBoss
11 40 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 28 (0.65%) Node.js
14 25 (0.58%) Umbraco
15 23 (0.53%) Drupal
15 23 (0.53%) MQSeries
16 22 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 22 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 558 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 217 (5.04%) MS Office
3 51 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 51 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 35 (0.81%) SPSS
6 31 (0.72%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.44%) FastStats
8 18 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.33%) MS Project
9 14 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.12%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.093%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.023%) Gephi
12 1 (0.023%) Revit
12 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.023%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 65 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 34 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 24 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 22 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 21 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
8 20 (0.46%) Cognos Planning
9 16 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
10 15 (0.35%) SAP Business One
10 15 (0.35%) thinkFolio
11 13 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
12 10 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 10 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
12 10 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
13 9 (0.21%) MetaTrader
14 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (0.19%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (0.91%) SaaS
4 33 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.49%) Office 365
7 12 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.26%) Force.com
9 8 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.16%) PaaS
11 6 (0.14%) IaaS
12 5 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.070%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.046%) GitHub
15 2 (0.046%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.07%) Firewall
2 85 (1.98%) Internet
3 84 (1.95%) DNS
3 84 (1.95%) WAN
4 75 (1.74%) LAN
5 74 (1.72%) SAN
6 70 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 57 (1.32%) HTTP
8 53 (1.23%) DHCP
9 39 (0.91%) VPN
10 37 (0.86%) FTP
11 34 (0.79%) Network Security
12 23 (0.53%) LDAP
13 22 (0.51%) Intranet
14 21 (0.49%) VoIP
15 18 (0.42%) Broadband
16 17 (0.40%) SSL
17 15 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (0.33%) Wireless
19 12 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1570 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 662 (15.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 657 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 431 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 383 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
6 370 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 338 (7.86%) Relational Database
8 241 (5.60%) Oracle Database
9 225 (5.23%) MySQL
10 208 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 188 (4.37%) Big Data
12 182 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 160 (3.72%) RDBMS
14 156 (3.63%) NoSQL
15 139 (3.23%) QlikView
16 115 (2.67%) MongoDB
17 110 (2.56%) Hadoop
18 101 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
19 72 (1.67%) OLAP
20 71 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 187 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 176 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 140 (3.25%) JIRA
4 121 (2.81%) Subversion
5 119 (2.77%) Selenium
6 116 (2.70%) JUnit
7 109 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 98 (2.28%) Maven
9 84 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 77 (1.79%) WebDriver
11 71 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 48 (1.12%) NUnit
13 47 (1.09%) TeamCity
14 39 (0.91%) Ant
14 39 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 31 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 28 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
17 27 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 26 (0.60%) JMeter
19 25 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 1720 (39.98%) Finance
2 686 (15.95%) Banking
3 253 (5.88%) Front Office
4 245 (5.70%) Investment Banking
5 210 (4.88%) Marketing
6 154 (3.58%) Retail
7 125 (2.91%) Back Office
8 114 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 104 (2.42%) Legal
10 96 (2.23%) Advertising
11 75 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 73 (1.70%) Law
13 69 (1.60%) Games
14 65 (1.51%) Publishing
15 31 (0.72%) Billing
16 14 (0.33%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 12 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1761 (40.93%) Developer
2 997 (23.18%) Analyst
3 299 (6.95%) Java Developer
4 289 (6.72%) Senior Developer
5 284 (6.60%) Applications Support
6 276 (6.42%) Support Analyst
7 274 (6.37%) .NET Developer
8 241 (5.60%) DBA
9 223 (5.18%) Consultant
9 223 (5.18%) Business Analyst
10 218 (5.07%) C# Developer
11 176 (4.09%) SQL DBA
12 172 (4.00%) SQL Developer
13 159 (3.70%) Administrator
14 142 (3.30%) Data Analyst
15 137 (3.18%) Applications Support Analyst
16 134 (3.11%) Architect
17 125 (2.91%) Junior
18 121 (2.81%) Software Developer
19 105 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1059 (24.62%) .NET
2 638 (14.83%) HTML
3 519 (12.06%) ASP.NET
4 438 (10.18%) CSS
5 418 (9.72%) XML
6 324 (7.53%) jQuery
7 265 (6.16%) Web Services
8 222 (5.16%) WCF
9 220 (5.11%) Spring
10 203 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 195 (4.53%) HTML5
12 176 (4.09%) .NET Framework
13 136 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
14 133 (3.09%) Ajax
15 129 (3.00%) Hibernate
16 123 (2.86%) WPF
17 106 (2.46%) JSON
18 105 (2.44%) AngularJS
18 105 (2.44%) J2EE
19 94 (2.19%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 459 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 162 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 158 (3.67%) Equities
5 152 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 136 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 133 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 128 (2.98%) Derivative
9 125 (2.91%) Fixed Income
10 109 (2.53%) Visualisation
11 108 (2.51%) Statistics
12 95 (2.21%) Replication
13 85 (1.98%) Clustering
14 83 (1.93%) Data Structures
15 71 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (1.49%) Data Centre
17 61 (1.42%) User Experience
18 58 (1.35%) Algorithms
19 49 (1.14%) Mobile App
20 48 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 788 (18.32%) Windows
2 640 (14.88%) Linux
3 512 (11.90%) UNIX
4 191 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 138 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 118 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (1.49%) Solaris
8 59 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (1.12%) Android
10 44 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 37 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 24 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 18 (0.42%) Debian
15 15 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.33%) AIX
17 13 (0.30%) CentOS
18 10 (0.23%) zOS
19 8 (0.19%) Windows Vista
20 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
3 435 (10.11%) MVC
4 419 (9.74%) TDD
5 375 (8.72%) ETL
6 324 (7.53%) Analytics
7 307 (7.14%) Scrum
8 296 (6.88%) ITIL
9 289 (6.72%) SDLC
10 279 (6.49%) CRM
11 273 (6.35%) Project Management
12 266 (6.18%) OO
13 253 (5.88%) Data Modelling
14 219 (5.09%) Multithreading
15 218 (5.07%) Data Analysis
16 197 (4.58%) Business Analysis
17 194 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
18 186 (4.32%) Asset Management
19 185 (4.30%) BDD
20 170 (3.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1001 (23.27%) C#
2 938 (21.80%) Java
3 712 (16.55%) JavaScript
4 644 (14.97%) T-SQL
5 329 (7.65%) Python
6 250 (5.81%) PL/SQL
7 211 (4.90%) VBA
8 204 (4.74%) Perl
9 192 (4.46%) C++
10 165 (3.84%) Shell Script
11 153 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 122 (2.84%) Ruby
13 117 (2.72%) PHP
14 110 (2.56%) R
15 106 (2.46%) VB
16 103 (2.39%) C
17 101 (2.35%) Bash Shell
18 90 (2.09%) VB.NET
19 42 (0.98%) Scala
20 38 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 728 (16.92%) Degree
2 175 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 65 (1.51%) MCSE
4 63 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (1.44%) CCNA
6 57 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 50 (1.16%) ISEB
8 47 (1.09%) MCITP
9 40 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (0.88%) PhD
11 33 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 29 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
13 28 (0.65%) CISSP
13 28 (0.65%) MCSA
14 25 (0.58%) OCP
15 21 (0.49%) MCP
16 17 (0.40%) SC Cleared
16 17 (0.40%) IBM Certification
16 17 (0.40%) MCTS
17 16 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (5.58%) QA
2 94 (2.19%) SLA
3 47 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.35%) COBIT
7 13 (0.30%) EMIR
8 10 (0.23%) MiFID
9 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.14%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.093%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.093%) CRD IV
12 3 (0.070%) Basel III
13 1 (0.023%) GAAP
13 1 (0.023%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 257 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 125 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 50 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.67%) XenApp
6 25 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 21 (0.49%) vSphere
8 17 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
11 7 (0.16%) XenServer
12 5 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.12%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.093%) vCloud
14 3 (0.070%) Docker
14 3 (0.070%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.070%) Postfix
15 2 (0.046%) Samba
15 2 (0.046%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (0.84%) Puppet
2 36 (0.84%) SCCM
3 34 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 32 (0.74%) SCOM
5 28 (0.65%) Nagios
6 25 (0.58%) OpenView
6 25 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 21 (0.49%) Control-M
8 17 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (0.40%) Ansible
9 16 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 14 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.16%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.14%) OPNET
13 6 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 954 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 837 (19.46%) Oracle
3 214 (4.97%) VMware
4 137 (3.18%) Cisco
5 121 (2.81%) Tableau
6 116 (2.70%) Sybase
7 109 (2.53%) Citrix
8 108 (2.51%) HP
9 101 (2.35%) Cognos
10 98 (2.28%) Business Objects
11 80 (1.86%) IBM
11 80 (1.86%) SAP
12 62 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 50 (1.16%) Google
14 46 (1.07%) Informatica
14 46 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
15 42 (0.98%) NetApp
15 42 (0.98%) Adobe
16 40 (0.93%) TIBCO
17 31 (0.72%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hudson IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday