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

Location
3 months to
30 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 2550 2654 3214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.48% 22.33% 25.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.05% 40.72% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 2399 2980
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 £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
5923 6518 6956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.22% 54.84% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5189 5846 6493
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
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 30 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 30 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 2240 (40.98%) Finance
2 1966 (35.97%) SQL Server
3 1402 (25.65%) C#
4 1377 (25.19%) .NET
5 1288 (23.56%) Java
6 1168 (21.37%) Oracle
7 1143 (20.91%) Microsoft
8 1123 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
9 914 (16.72%) T-SQL
10 909 (16.63%) Banking
11 888 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 881 (16.12%) Windows
13 877 (16.04%) Degree
14 830 (15.18%) UNIX
15 805 (14.73%) HTML
16 803 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
17 802 (14.67%) JavaScript
17 802 (14.67%) MS Excel
18 752 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 746 (13.65%) Linux
20 702 (12.84%) ASP.NET
21 645 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
22 602 (11.01%) CSS
23 589 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
24 572 (10.46%) XML
25 570 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
26 562 (10.28%) ETL
27 538 (9.84%) Front Office
28 487 (8.91%) Relational Database
29 471 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 343 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 219 (4.01%) IIS
3 172 (3.15%) SAS
4 165 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 112 (2.05%) Apache
6 107 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 85 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 74 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 62 (1.13%) CMS
10 52 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 50 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 49 (0.90%) Node.js
12 49 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 31 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
15 28 (0.51%) Umbraco
15 28 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
16 27 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
17 25 (0.46%) MQSeries
18 23 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 802 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 246 (4.50%) MS Office
3 88 (1.61%) SPSS
4 57 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.55%) CPLEX
8 21 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.33%) PowerPivot
10 15 (0.27%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.18%) FastStats
12 9 (0.16%) MS Project
13 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (0.13%) LaTeX
15 3 (0.055%) Weka
16 2 (0.037%) Fireworks
17 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 56 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 44 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 41 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 41 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 33 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.55%) Magento
8 25 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 24 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
10 23 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 23 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
11 22 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
11 22 (0.40%) LatentZero
12 20 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
13 19 (0.35%) SAP Business One
14 18 (0.33%) Sentinel
15 15 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
15 15 (0.27%) HFM
16 14 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 79 (1.45%) SaaS
2 63 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.38%) Office 365
6 19 (0.35%) GitHub
7 17 (0.31%) PaaS
8 12 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.22%) IaaS
9 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.073%) Force.com
11 2 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.018%) Route 53
12 1 (0.018%) Heroku
12 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 100 (1.83%) SAN
3 98 (1.79%) HTTP
4 85 (1.56%) Internet
5 72 (1.32%) DNS
6 64 (1.17%) Firewall
7 59 (1.08%) LAN
8 58 (1.06%) DHCP
9 56 (1.02%) Intranet
10 46 (0.84%) WAN
11 41 (0.75%) FTP
12 33 (0.60%) VoIP
13 30 (0.55%) VPN
14 26 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (0.38%) SSL
16 20 (0.37%) LDAP
17 19 (0.35%) NAS
18 18 (0.33%) Wireless
18 18 (0.33%) Extranet
19 15 (0.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1966 (35.97%) SQL Server
2 888 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 752 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 589 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
5 570 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 487 (8.91%) Relational Database
7 471 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 296 (5.42%) Oracle Database
9 281 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 260 (4.76%) MySQL
11 208 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 175 (3.20%) Big Data
13 156 (2.85%) RDBMS
14 152 (2.78%) OLAP
15 147 (2.69%) QlikView
16 131 (2.40%) NoSQL
17 122 (2.23%) MongoDB
18 120 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
19 114 (2.09%) Hadoop
20 111 (2.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 298 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 180 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 152 (2.78%) Subversion
4 138 (2.52%) Selenium
5 116 (2.12%) Git (software)
6 113 (2.07%) JIRA
7 89 (1.63%) NUnit
8 87 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 86 (1.57%) JUnit
10 85 (1.56%) Maven
11 84 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
12 68 (1.24%) Eclipse
13 65 (1.19%) WebDriver
13 65 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 54 (0.99%) Cucumber
15 52 (0.95%) Ant
16 43 (0.79%) Toad
17 42 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
18 39 (0.71%) SpecFlow
19 37 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 2240 (40.98%) Finance
2 909 (16.63%) Banking
3 538 (9.84%) Front Office
4 378 (6.92%) Investment Banking
5 223 (4.08%) Marketing
6 214 (3.92%) Retail
7 171 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 158 (2.89%) Advertising
9 134 (2.45%) Law
10 130 (2.38%) Back Office
11 116 (2.12%) Legal
12 89 (1.63%) Financial Institution
13 77 (1.41%) Games
14 64 (1.17%) Billing
15 29 (0.53%) Publishing
16 24 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 20 (0.37%) French Language
19 19 (0.35%) International Banking
20 18 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2164 (39.59%) Developer
2 1396 (25.54%) Analyst
3 488 (8.93%) Applications Support
4 430 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 405 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 339 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 332 (6.07%) Business Analyst
8 330 (6.04%) .NET Developer
9 301 (5.51%) C# Developer
10 296 (5.42%) DBA
11 283 (5.18%) SQL Developer
12 217 (3.97%) Consultant
13 200 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
14 194 (3.55%) Architect
15 185 (3.38%) SQL DBA
16 179 (3.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 177 (3.24%) Administrator
18 172 (3.15%) Junior
19 153 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
20 152 (2.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1377 (25.19%) .NET
2 805 (14.73%) HTML
3 702 (12.84%) ASP.NET
4 602 (11.01%) CSS
5 572 (10.46%) XML
6 375 (6.86%) Web Services
7 337 (6.17%) Spring
8 322 (5.89%) jQuery
9 279 (5.10%) WCF
10 245 (4.48%) HTML5
11 232 (4.24%) Hibernate
12 223 (4.08%) .NET Framework
13 205 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 199 (3.64%) Ajax
15 168 (3.07%) WPF
16 156 (2.85%) J2EE
17 152 (2.78%) SOAP
18 138 (2.52%) Middleware
19 123 (2.25%) CSS3
20 106 (1.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 645 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 396 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 241 (4.41%) Equities
4 226 (4.13%) Mathematics
5 223 (4.08%) Derivative
6 209 (3.82%) Fixed Income
7 170 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 160 (2.93%) Statistics
9 137 (2.51%) Hedge funds
10 132 (2.41%) Visualisation
11 126 (2.31%) Open Source
12 122 (2.23%) Algorithms
12 122 (2.23%) Clustering
13 121 (2.21%) Management Information System
14 98 (1.79%) Replication
15 86 (1.57%) Data Integration
15 86 (1.57%) Data Structures
16 64 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
17 62 (1.13%) Physics
18 61 (1.12%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 881 (16.12%) Windows
2 830 (15.18%) UNIX
3 746 (13.65%) Linux
4 179 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 89 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (1.48%) Solaris
8 76 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 44 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (0.79%) Windows 8
11 41 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 38 (0.70%) Android
13 28 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 25 (0.46%) AIX
15 20 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.31%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.24%) CentOS
18 9 (0.16%) HPUX
19 8 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
20 7 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 803 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
3 562 (10.28%) ETL
4 454 (8.31%) OO
5 432 (7.90%) MVC
6 400 (7.32%) TDD
7 382 (6.99%) Analytics
8 367 (6.71%) Data Modelling
9 358 (6.55%) Scrum
10 324 (5.93%) Asset Management
11 296 (5.42%) Project Management
12 295 (5.40%) CRM
12 295 (5.40%) ITIL
13 285 (5.21%) E-Commerce
14 278 (5.09%) Business Analysis
15 273 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
16 269 (4.92%) Data Analysis
17 261 (4.77%) Multithreading
18 237 (4.34%) Investment Management
19 215 (3.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1402 (25.65%) C#
2 1288 (23.56%) Java
3 914 (16.72%) T-SQL
4 802 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 339 (6.20%) C++
6 335 (6.13%) VBA
7 327 (5.98%) Python
8 313 (5.73%) VB
9 306 (5.60%) PL/SQL
10 202 (3.70%) Perl
11 179 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 168 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 166 (3.04%) C
14 154 (2.82%) PHP
15 144 (2.63%) PowerShell
16 119 (2.18%) R
17 110 (2.01%) Ruby
18 106 (1.94%) VBScript
19 69 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 59 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 877 (16.04%) Degree
2 215 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (1.76%) MCSE
4 91 (1.66%) ISEB
5 82 (1.50%) MCITP
6 50 (0.91%) PhD
7 45 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 39 (0.71%) Security Cleared
9 35 (0.64%) MCTS
10 33 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.51%) MCSA
12 24 (0.44%) MCP
13 22 (0.40%) MCDBA
13 22 (0.40%) CCNA
14 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.24%) SC Cleared
15 13 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (5.74%) QA
2 68 (1.24%) SLA
3 31 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.15%) EMIR
8 6 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.11%) COREP
8 6 (0.11%) HL7
8 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.091%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.073%) WCAG
10 4 (0.073%) COBIT
11 3 (0.055%) Basel III
12 2 (0.037%) FATCA
13 1 (0.018%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.018%) MiFID
13 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 224 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 106 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 52 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (0.42%) XenApp
7 21 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.35%) vSphere
9 14 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.24%) HDFS
11 10 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.091%) Xen
15 4 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.073%) Varnish
16 3 (0.055%) KVM
16 3 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 75 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 70 (1.28%) SCCM
3 51 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 40 (0.73%) Data Guard
5 34 (0.62%) Puppet
6 28 (0.51%) Control-M
7 27 (0.49%) SCOM
7 27 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 22 (0.40%) WSUS
10 20 (0.37%) Nagios
11 11 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (0.18%) OpenView
12 10 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.18%) Windows Intune
12 10 (0.18%) Opsview
13 8 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.13%) Ansible
14 7 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1168 (21.37%) Oracle
2 1143 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 227 (4.15%) VMware
4 191 (3.49%) Business Objects
5 170 (3.11%) Sybase
6 156 (2.85%) Citrix
7 121 (2.21%) SAP
8 115 (2.10%) Cognos
9 110 (2.01%) HP
10 89 (1.63%) Informatica
11 88 (1.61%) Cisco
12 85 (1.56%) IBM
13 76 (1.39%) Tableau
14 75 (1.37%) Red Hat
15 73 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
16 67 (1.23%) Google
17 61 (1.12%) JBoss
18 60 (1.10%) Bloomberg
19 51 (0.93%) thinkFolio
20 49 (0.90%) Charles River
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + PENSION, TRAVEL CARD LOANS, HEALTH INS.
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: full banking benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, 10% bonus, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago