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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1388 2130 2900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.12% 21.21% 22.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.36% 41.59% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1906 2583
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3715 5122 6686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.53% 51.01% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3414 4532 5813
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 25 May 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 1380 (48.54%) Finance
2 968 (34.05%) SQL Server
3 650 (22.86%) C#
4 643 (22.62%) .NET
5 639 (22.48%) Microsoft
6 632 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
7 606 (21.32%) Java
8 503 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
9 495 (17.41%) Degree
10 481 (16.92%) Oracle
11 473 (16.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 468 (16.46%) JavaScript
13 467 (16.43%) Banking
14 458 (16.11%) Windows
15 456 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 447 (15.72%) T-SQL
17 443 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
18 418 (14.70%) Linux
19 376 (13.23%) Python
20 366 (12.87%) MS Excel
21 360 (12.66%) Unix
22 356 (12.52%) HTML
23 355 (12.49%) Data Warehouse
24 342 (12.03%) Computer Science
25 295 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
26 290 (10.20%) ASP.NET
27 283 (9.95%) ETL
28 277 (9.74%) Analytics
29 263 (9.25%) CSS
29 263 (9.25%) MVC

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
1 138 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 107 (3.76%) IIS
3 93 (3.27%) Apache
3 93 (3.27%) SAS
4 72 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 64 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 53 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 41 (1.44%) CMS
7 41 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 38 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (1.16%) Confluence
10 32 (1.13%) JBoss
11 30 (1.06%) Node.js
11 30 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 30 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 25 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 366 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 141 (4.96%) MS Office
3 41 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.60%) MS Project
6 14 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.46%) SPSS
8 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.11%) Revit
11 2 (0.070%) EViews
11 2 (0.070%) Gephi
12 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.035%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.035%) Stata
Business Applications
1 51 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
3 30 (1.06%) Cognos Planning
3 30 (1.06%) Markit EDM
4 21 (0.74%) Siebel Analytics
5 16 (0.56%) MetaTrader
5 16 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.28%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 7 (0.25%) Summit
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.18%) LatentZero
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.08%) SaaS
4 24 (0.84%) GitHub
5 21 (0.74%) Office 365
6 14 (0.49%) Force.com
7 13 (0.46%) IaaS
7 13 (0.46%) PaaS
8 12 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.62%) Firewall
2 37 (1.30%) Internet
3 36 (1.27%) HTTP
4 34 (1.20%) Intranet
5 28 (0.98%) DNS
6 24 (0.84%) LAN
7 22 (0.77%) SAN
8 21 (0.74%) Broadband
9 20 (0.70%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.63%) VPN
10 18 (0.63%) WAN
11 17 (0.60%) DHCP
11 17 (0.60%) LDAP
12 15 (0.53%) SSL
13 12 (0.42%) Network Security
13 12 (0.42%) SSH
14 10 (0.35%) Skype
15 9 (0.32%) Extranet
15 9 (0.32%) SMTP
15 9 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 968 (34.05%) SQL Server
2 473 (16.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 456 (16.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 355 (12.49%) Data Warehouse
5 295 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 245 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 237 (8.34%) Relational Database
8 219 (7.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 174 (6.12%) Big Data
10 143 (5.03%) Hadoop
11 129 (4.54%) MySQL
11 129 (4.54%) QlikView
12 123 (4.33%) Oracle Database
13 119 (4.19%) NoSQL
14 105 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
15 100 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
16 91 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
17 74 (2.60%) RDBMS
18 61 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
19 58 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 147 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 107 (3.76%) Maven
3 92 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (3.20%) JUnit
5 90 (3.17%) JIRA
5 90 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 77 (2.71%) Subversion
7 67 (2.36%) TeamCity
8 59 (2.08%) Selenium
9 57 (2.00%) Jenkins
10 51 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 48 (1.69%) Gradle
12 39 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 37 (1.30%) NUnit
14 29 (1.02%) Mockito
15 28 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 24 (0.84%) Eclipse
17 23 (0.81%) Ant
18 22 (0.77%) Mercurial
18 22 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 1380 (48.54%) Finance
2 467 (16.43%) Banking
3 239 (8.41%) Front Office
4 164 (5.77%) Law
5 154 (5.42%) Marketing
6 134 (4.71%) Investment Banking
7 128 (4.50%) Retail
8 114 (4.01%) Back Office
9 99 (3.48%) Advertising
10 81 (2.85%) Legal
11 77 (2.71%) Telecoms
12 41 (1.44%) Games
13 28 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.84%) Publishing
15 23 (0.81%) Billing
16 17 (0.60%) German Language
17 15 (0.53%) French Language
17 15 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.46%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1177 (41.40%) Developer
2 662 (23.29%) Analyst
3 319 (11.22%) SQL Developer
4 259 (9.11%) C# Developer
5 243 (8.55%) Senior Developer
6 214 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 200 (7.03%) Applications Support
8 198 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 187 (6.58%) SQL Analyst
10 176 (6.19%) Support Analyst
11 149 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
12 146 (5.14%) DBA
13 135 (4.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 124 (4.36%) Applications Support Analyst
15 116 (4.08%) SQL DBA
16 113 (3.97%) Business Analyst
17 103 (3.62%) SSIS Developer
18 96 (3.38%) Consultant
19 94 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
20 87 (3.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (22.62%) .NET
2 356 (12.52%) HTML
3 290 (10.20%) ASP.NET
4 263 (9.25%) CSS
5 242 (8.51%) XML
6 229 (8.05%) Web Services
7 183 (6.44%) jQuery
8 115 (4.05%) .NET Framework
9 112 (3.94%) FIX Protocol
10 111 (3.90%) AngularJS
11 109 (3.83%) Spring
12 98 (3.45%) HTML5
13 96 (3.38%) MDX
14 92 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 92 (3.24%) WCF
15 86 (3.02%) REST
16 74 (2.60%) J2EE
16 74 (2.60%) SOAP
17 72 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
18 66 (2.32%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 443 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 342 (12.03%) Computer Science
3 200 (7.03%) Mathematics
4 157 (5.52%) Derivative
5 151 (5.31%) Fintech
6 145 (5.10%) Visualisation
7 128 (4.50%) Equities
8 126 (4.43%) Management Information System
9 118 (4.15%) Fixed Income
10 113 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 92 (3.24%) Statistics
12 73 (2.57%) Hedge funds
13 66 (2.32%) Clustering
14 62 (2.18%) Algorithms
14 62 (2.18%) Replication
15 56 (1.97%) Data Integration
16 48 (1.69%) User Experience
17 45 (1.58%) Data Structures
18 43 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
19 35 (1.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 458 (16.11%) Windows
2 418 (14.70%) Linux
3 360 (12.66%) Unix
4 106 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 43 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 34 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.74%) Android
11 19 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 19 (0.67%) Solaris
12 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.49%) Debian
14 9 (0.32%) CentOS
14 9 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.21%) AIX
17 2 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
3 283 (9.95%) ETL
4 277 (9.74%) Analytics
5 263 (9.25%) MVC
6 224 (7.88%) TDD
7 218 (7.67%) ITIL
8 200 (7.03%) OO
9 196 (6.89%) Data Analysis
10 187 (6.58%) Asset Management
11 185 (6.51%) Scrum
11 185 (6.51%) SDLC
12 178 (6.26%) Performance Tuning
13 177 (6.23%) Data Management
14 173 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
15 165 (5.80%) Data Modelling
16 157 (5.52%) Software Engineering
17 139 (4.89%) CRM
18 137 (4.82%) Investment Management
19 132 (4.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 650 (22.86%) C#
2 606 (21.32%) Java
3 468 (16.46%) JavaScript
4 447 (15.72%) T-SQL
5 376 (13.23%) Python
6 184 (6.47%) PL/SQL
7 170 (5.98%) VBA
8 164 (5.77%) C++
9 118 (4.15%) VB
10 112 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 97 (3.41%) R
11 97 (3.41%) Ruby
12 89 (3.13%) Perl
13 83 (2.92%) PHP
14 78 (2.74%) Shell Script
15 69 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 57 (2.00%) VBScript
17 50 (1.76%) Scala
18 41 (1.44%) MATLAB
19 38 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 495 (17.41%) Degree
2 97 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.44%) PhD
4 37 (1.30%) MCSE
5 36 (1.27%) MCITP
6 31 (1.09%) MCSA
7 28 (0.98%) MCTS
8 26 (0.91%) MCDBA
9 25 (0.88%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.84%) ISEB
11 20 (0.70%) CISA
11 20 (0.70%) PCI QSA
12 19 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.39%) Security Cleared
15 10 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.35%) MCP
16 8 (0.28%) IIBA
17 7 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.19%) QA
2 142 (4.99%) Data Quality
3 46 (1.62%) SLA
4 32 (1.13%) Solvency II
5 19 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.46%) SDET
7 11 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.39%) MiFID
8 9 (0.32%) EMIR
9 8 (0.28%) SEPA
10 7 (0.25%) CRD IV
10 7 (0.25%) SSAE 16
11 5 (0.18%) COBIT
12 4 (0.14%) COREP
13 3 (0.11%) Basel III
13 3 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.070%) FINREP
14 2 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.60%) vSphere
3 17 (0.60%) XenServer
4 16 (0.56%) Xen
5 15 (0.53%) HDFS
5 15 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.46%) XenApp
7 11 (0.39%) Docker
8 9 (0.32%) Terminal Server
8 9 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.28%) NFS
10 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.11%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.11%) Snort
12 2 (0.070%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (1.62%) Puppet
2 44 (1.55%) Control-M
3 39 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.95%) Ansible
6 26 (0.91%) SCCM
7 19 (0.67%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.53%) Cobbler
8 15 (0.53%) Salt
8 15 (0.53%) Terraform
9 14 (0.49%) EnCase
9 14 (0.49%) FTK
10 12 (0.42%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
12 9 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.25%) OpenView
14 7 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 639 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 481 (16.92%) Oracle
3 113 (3.97%) Tableau
4 97 (3.41%) VMware
5 72 (2.53%) IBM
6 56 (1.97%) Sybase
7 55 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (1.83%) Cognos
9 46 (1.62%) SAP
10 45 (1.58%) Citrix
10 45 (1.58%) Informatica
11 44 (1.55%) Bloomberg
12 41 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 37 (1.30%) HP
14 35 (1.23%) Siebel
15 31 (1.09%) Murex
16 26 (0.91%) Google
16 26 (0.91%) StreamBase
17 21 (0.74%) Cisco
17 21 (0.74%) WorldPay
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Harrington Starr
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
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Oliver Bernard
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Hays Finance Technology
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Client Server
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Empiric.com
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 15% bonus and benefits
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Pesaro
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