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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2570 2677 3226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.49% 22.55% 25.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.13% 41.02% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2293 2423 2998
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
5959 6526 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.14% 54.98% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5189 5860 6565
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2280 (40.88%) Finance
2 2000 (35.86%) SQL Server
3 1427 (25.59%) C#
4 1411 (25.30%) .NET
5 1316 (23.60%) Java
6 1197 (21.46%) Oracle
7 1168 (20.94%) Microsoft
7 1168 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
8 948 (17.00%) T-SQL
9 917 (16.44%) Banking
10 906 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 900 (16.14%) Windows
12 891 (15.98%) Degree
13 854 (15.31%) UNIX
14 834 (14.95%) HTML
15 821 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
16 813 (14.58%) JavaScript
17 797 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 768 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 755 (13.54%) Linux
20 716 (12.84%) ASP.NET
21 663 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
22 622 (11.15%) CSS
23 596 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
24 587 (10.53%) XML
25 581 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
26 562 (10.08%) ETL
27 536 (9.61%) Front Office
28 500 (8.97%) Relational Database
29 484 (8.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 349 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 229 (4.11%) IIS
3 173 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 169 (3.03%) SAS
5 113 (2.03%) Apache
6 110 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 89 (1.60%) MS Exchange
8 81 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 65 (1.17%) CMS
10 53 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 53 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 52 (0.93%) Node.js
12 50 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 31 (0.56%) Umbraco
14 31 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (0.48%) WebSphere Process Server
17 26 (0.47%) MQSeries
18 22 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 797 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 240 (4.30%) MS Office
3 88 (1.58%) SPSS
4 49 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.52%) CPLEX
8 23 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.32%) PowerPivot
10 14 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.20%) FastStats
12 9 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.16%) MS Project
13 7 (0.13%) LaTeX
14 3 (0.054%) Weka
15 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 62 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.84%) Markit EDM
3 44 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 43 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 41 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 34 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 31 (0.56%) Magento
8 26 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 24 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
10 23 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
11 22 (0.39%) LatentZero
11 22 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
12 21 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 21 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
13 20 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
13 20 (0.36%) SAP Business One
14 19 (0.34%) Sentinel
15 15 (0.27%) HFM
15 15 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 81 (1.45%) SaaS
2 64 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.38%) Office 365
6 19 (0.34%) PaaS
7 18 (0.32%) GitHub
8 12 (0.22%) IaaS
9 11 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.072%) Force.com
10 4 (0.072%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.018%) Heroku
11 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.018%) Route 53
11 1 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.018%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.018%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 104 (1.86%) HTTP
3 101 (1.81%) SAN
4 97 (1.74%) Internet
5 73 (1.31%) DNS
6 67 (1.20%) Firewall
7 62 (1.11%) Intranet
8 60 (1.08%) LAN
9 59 (1.06%) DHCP
10 45 (0.81%) WAN
11 40 (0.72%) FTP
12 29 (0.52%) VoIP
13 28 (0.50%) VPN
14 26 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.41%) SSL
16 22 (0.39%) LDAP
17 20 (0.36%) Extranet
17 20 (0.36%) Wireless
18 18 (0.32%) NAS
19 16 (0.29%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2000 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 906 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 768 (13.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 596 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
5 581 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 500 (8.97%) Relational Database
7 484 (8.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 305 (5.47%) Oracle Database
9 291 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 264 (4.73%) MySQL
11 214 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 176 (3.16%) Big Data
13 158 (2.83%) RDBMS
14 156 (2.80%) OLAP
15 150 (2.69%) QlikView
16 139 (2.49%) NoSQL
17 125 (2.24%) MongoDB
18 120 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
19 116 (2.08%) Data Mining
20 111 (1.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 311 (5.58%) Visual Studio
2 195 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (2.78%) Subversion
4 152 (2.73%) Selenium
5 125 (2.24%) JIRA
6 115 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 98 (1.76%) NUnit
8 96 (1.72%) Maven
9 95 (1.70%) JUnit
10 90 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 89 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
12 73 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 66 (1.18%) WebDriver
14 64 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 58 (1.04%) Ant
16 52 (0.93%) Cucumber
17 43 (0.77%) Toad
18 42 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
18 42 (0.75%) SpecFlow
19 38 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 2280 (40.88%) Finance
2 917 (16.44%) Banking
3 536 (9.61%) Front Office
4 381 (6.83%) Investment Banking
5 232 (4.16%) Marketing
6 224 (4.02%) Retail
7 174 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 170 (3.05%) Advertising
9 137 (2.46%) Back Office
10 135 (2.42%) Law
11 122 (2.19%) Legal
12 95 (1.70%) Financial Institution
13 78 (1.40%) Games
14 61 (1.09%) Billing
15 34 (0.61%) Publishing
16 26 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.41%) French Language
17 23 (0.41%) General Ledger
18 19 (0.34%) German Language
18 19 (0.34%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2210 (39.63%) Developer
2 1424 (25.53%) Analyst
3 494 (8.86%) Applications Support
4 440 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 409 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 348 (6.24%) Senior Developer
7 340 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 328 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 313 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 296 (5.31%) DBA
11 281 (5.04%) SQL Developer
12 225 (4.03%) Consultant
13 203 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
14 193 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 192 (3.44%) Architect
16 180 (3.23%) Administrator
17 178 (3.19%) SQL DBA
18 171 (3.07%) Junior
19 163 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
20 154 (2.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1411 (25.30%) .NET
2 834 (14.95%) HTML
3 716 (12.84%) ASP.NET
4 622 (11.15%) CSS
5 587 (10.53%) XML
6 388 (6.96%) Web Services
7 340 (6.10%) Spring
8 336 (6.02%) jQuery
9 282 (5.06%) WCF
10 250 (4.48%) HTML5
11 234 (4.20%) Hibernate
12 231 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 214 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 203 (3.64%) Ajax
15 169 (3.03%) WPF
16 167 (2.99%) J2EE
17 164 (2.94%) SOAP
18 141 (2.53%) Middleware
19 125 (2.24%) CSS3
20 111 (1.99%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 663 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 247 (4.43%) Equities
4 231 (4.14%) Derivative
5 229 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 206 (3.69%) Fixed Income
7 175 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 156 (2.80%) Statistics
9 133 (2.38%) Hedge funds
10 129 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 127 (2.28%) Visualisation
12 126 (2.26%) Open Source
13 120 (2.15%) Clustering
14 94 (1.69%) Replication
15 89 (1.60%) Data Integration
16 69 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 64 (1.15%) Physics
18 62 (1.11%) Credit Risk
19 60 (1.08%) Market Risk
19 60 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 900 (16.14%) Windows
2 854 (15.31%) UNIX
3 755 (13.54%) Linux
4 189 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (1.47%) Solaris
8 80 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 44 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 43 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 37 (0.66%) Android
12 26 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 26 (0.47%) AIX
13 21 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.27%) CentOS
14 15 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.14%) HPUX
17 7 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1168 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
2 821 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
3 562 (10.08%) ETL
4 464 (8.32%) OO
5 454 (8.14%) MVC
6 414 (7.42%) TDD
7 383 (6.87%) Analytics
8 369 (6.62%) Data Modelling
8 369 (6.62%) Scrum
9 321 (5.76%) Asset Management
10 303 (5.43%) Project Management
11 302 (5.42%) ITIL
12 300 (5.38%) CRM
13 298 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 282 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
15 275 (4.93%) Business Analysis
16 270 (4.84%) Multithreading
17 269 (4.82%) Data Analysis
18 230 (4.12%) Investment Management
19 226 (4.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1427 (25.59%) C#
2 1316 (23.60%) Java
3 948 (17.00%) T-SQL
4 813 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 344 (6.17%) C++
6 340 (6.10%) VBA
7 329 (5.90%) Python
8 322 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 314 (5.63%) VB
10 209 (3.75%) Perl
11 185 (3.32%) Shell Script
12 169 (3.03%) VB.NET
13 167 (2.99%) C
14 160 (2.87%) PHP
15 148 (2.65%) PowerShell
16 117 (2.10%) R
17 112 (2.01%) Ruby
18 107 (1.92%) VBScript
19 69 (1.24%) Bash Shell
20 61 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 891 (15.98%) Degree
2 223 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 100 (1.79%) MCSE
4 96 (1.72%) ISEB
5 89 (1.60%) MCITP
6 52 (0.93%) PhD
7 45 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 39 (0.70%) Security Cleared
8 39 (0.70%) MCTS
9 31 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (0.52%) MCSA
11 25 (0.45%) MCP
12 21 (0.38%) MCDBA
12 21 (0.38%) CCNA
13 18 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.23%) SC Cleared
16 12 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
18 10 (0.18%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (5.83%) QA
2 69 (1.24%) SLA
3 34 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.14%) EMIR
7 8 (0.14%) HL7
7 8 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.11%) COREP
8 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.072%) WCAG
11 3 (0.054%) Basel III
11 3 (0.054%) COBIT
12 2 (0.036%) FATCA
13 1 (0.018%) MiFID
13 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 225 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 113 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 24 (0.43%) XenApp
7 21 (0.38%) vSphere
7 21 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.23%) HDFS
11 11 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.090%) Varnish
15 4 (0.072%) Samba
15 4 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.072%) Xen
16 3 (0.054%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
2 75 (1.34%) SCCM
3 52 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 39 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 36 (0.65%) Puppet
6 29 (0.52%) SCOM
7 28 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (0.48%) Control-M
9 25 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 23 (0.41%) WSUS
11 19 (0.34%) Nagios
12 11 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.18%) Opsview
13 10 (0.18%) Windows Intune
14 9 (0.16%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.16%) OpenView
15 8 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
16 7 (0.13%) Ansible
16 7 (0.13%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 1197 (21.46%) Oracle
2 1168 (20.94%) Microsoft
3 241 (4.32%) VMware
4 192 (3.44%) Business Objects
5 173 (3.10%) Sybase
6 166 (2.98%) Citrix
7 131 (2.35%) SAP
8 123 (2.21%) Cognos
9 117 (2.10%) HP
10 91 (1.63%) Informatica
11 88 (1.58%) Cisco
12 87 (1.56%) IBM
13 77 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 77 (1.38%) Tableau
14 75 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 70 (1.26%) Google
16 65 (1.17%) JBoss
17 61 (1.09%) Bloomberg
18 53 (0.95%) thinkFolio
19 50 (0.90%) Charles River
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £250000000 - £350000000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 70K + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago