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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 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 2739 2773 3289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.74% 22.88% 25.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.60% 40.92% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2535 3045
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,564
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
6282 6777 7137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.92% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 6123 6653
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 August 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 2292 (40.59%) Finance
2 2061 (36.50%) SQL Server
3 1427 (25.27%) .NET
4 1421 (25.16%) C#
5 1331 (23.57%) Java
6 1247 (22.08%) Oracle
7 1213 (21.48%) Microsoft
8 1000 (17.71%) T-SQL
9 940 (16.65%) Banking
10 921 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 920 (16.29%) Windows
12 899 (15.92%) Degree
13 853 (15.11%) UNIX
13 853 (15.11%) HTML
14 834 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
15 815 (14.43%) JavaScript
16 814 (14.41%) MS Excel
17 798 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 754 (13.35%) Linux
19 700 (12.40%) ASP.NET
20 618 (10.94%) CSS
21 605 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
22 593 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
23 587 (10.39%) XML
24 554 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
25 550 (9.74%) ETL
26 527 (9.33%) Front Office
27 514 (9.10%) Relational Database
28 489 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 473 (8.38%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 350 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 250 (4.43%) IIS
3 191 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 158 (2.80%) SAS
5 126 (2.23%) Apache
6 106 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 97 (1.72%) MS Exchange
8 82 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
9 71 (1.26%) CMS
10 60 (1.06%) Node.js
10 60 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 51 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 50 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 38 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 32 (0.57%) Umbraco
15 31 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 26 (0.46%) Drupal
17 25 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
17 25 (0.44%) MQSeries
18 24 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 814 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 244 (4.32%) MS Office
3 86 (1.52%) SPSS
4 52 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.51%) CPLEX
7 27 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.19%) MS Project
11 10 (0.18%) FastStats
12 7 (0.12%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 73 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 52 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 46 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 44 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
6 43 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 43 (0.76%) Magento
7 35 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 29 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 26 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
10 24 (0.43%) LatentZero
11 21 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
11 21 (0.37%) SAP Business One
12 20 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
12 20 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
13 19 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
13 19 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
14 15 (0.27%) HFM
14 15 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 82 (1.45%) SaaS
2 55 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.41%) Office 365
6 22 (0.39%) PaaS
7 16 (0.28%) GitHub
8 14 (0.25%) IaaS
9 10 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.053%) Force.com
11 2 (0.035%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.018%) Route 53
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.018%) Heroku
12 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.018%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 121 (2.14%) Internet
3 106 (1.88%) SAN
3 106 (1.88%) HTTP
4 72 (1.28%) Firewall
5 71 (1.26%) DNS
6 69 (1.22%) Intranet
7 62 (1.10%) LAN
8 56 (0.99%) DHCP
9 50 (0.89%) WAN
10 36 (0.64%) FTP
11 28 (0.50%) VoIP
12 23 (0.41%) Extranet
12 23 (0.41%) Wireless
13 22 (0.39%) SSL
13 22 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (0.37%) LDAP
14 21 (0.37%) VPN
15 19 (0.34%) GSM
16 18 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2061 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 921 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 798 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 605 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 593 (10.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 514 (9.10%) Relational Database
7 489 (8.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 335 (5.93%) Oracle Database
9 330 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 261 (4.62%) MySQL
11 204 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 167 (2.96%) RDBMS
13 165 (2.92%) Big Data
14 147 (2.60%) OLAP
15 141 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 130 (2.30%) NoSQL
17 129 (2.28%) QlikView
18 122 (2.16%) Data Mining
19 118 (2.09%) MongoDB
20 109 (1.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 329 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 230 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 187 (3.31%) Selenium
4 173 (3.06%) Subversion
5 140 (2.48%) JIRA
6 118 (2.09%) Git (software)
7 104 (1.84%) Maven
8 99 (1.75%) JUnit
9 98 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 98 (1.74%) NUnit
10 88 (1.56%) Jenkins
11 78 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 70 (1.24%) Ant
12 70 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 69 (1.22%) WebDriver
14 54 (0.96%) Cucumber
15 49 (0.87%) Toad
16 45 (0.80%) TeamCity
17 43 (0.76%) Mercurial
18 40 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 2292 (40.59%) Finance
2 940 (16.65%) Banking
3 527 (9.33%) Front Office
4 395 (6.99%) Investment Banking
5 250 (4.43%) Retail
6 236 (4.18%) Marketing
7 179 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 175 (3.10%) Advertising
9 145 (2.57%) Back Office
10 130 (2.30%) Legal
11 126 (2.23%) Law
12 106 (1.88%) Financial Institution
13 65 (1.15%) Games
14 60 (1.06%) Billing
15 35 (0.62%) Publishing
16 26 (0.46%) General Ledger
16 26 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.39%) French Language
18 21 (0.37%) International Banking
19 17 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2217 (39.26%) Developer
2 1462 (25.89%) Analyst
3 497 (8.80%) Applications Support
4 418 (7.40%) Java Developer
5 417 (7.38%) Support Analyst
6 355 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 340 (6.02%) Business Analyst
8 335 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 324 (5.74%) C# Developer
10 299 (5.29%) DBA
11 285 (5.05%) SQL Developer
12 228 (4.04%) Consultant
13 219 (3.88%) Applications Support Analyst
14 203 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 194 (3.44%) Architect
16 184 (3.26%) SQL DBA
17 170 (3.01%) Administrator
17 170 (3.01%) Junior
18 163 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
19 157 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1427 (25.27%) .NET
2 853 (15.11%) HTML
3 700 (12.40%) ASP.NET
4 618 (10.94%) CSS
5 587 (10.39%) XML
6 416 (7.37%) Web Services
7 359 (6.36%) jQuery
8 303 (5.37%) Spring
9 295 (5.22%) WCF
10 251 (4.44%) HTML5
11 241 (4.27%) .NET Framework
12 214 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 203 (3.59%) Ajax
14 197 (3.49%) Hibernate
15 180 (3.19%) SOAP
16 179 (3.17%) WPF
17 163 (2.89%) J2EE
18 138 (2.44%) Middleware
19 128 (2.27%) CSS3
20 116 (2.05%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 380 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 261 (4.62%) Derivative
3 253 (4.48%) Equities
4 216 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 201 (3.56%) Fixed Income
6 185 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 152 (2.69%) Statistics
8 132 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 127 (2.25%) Hedge funds
10 125 (2.21%) Clustering
11 121 (2.14%) Open Source
12 117 (2.07%) Visualisation
13 97 (1.72%) Replication
14 90 (1.59%) Data Integration
15 74 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
16 65 (1.15%) Credit Risk
17 63 (1.12%) Physics
18 60 (1.06%) Market Risk
19 58 (1.03%) Economics
20 54 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 920 (16.29%) Windows
2 853 (15.11%) UNIX
3 754 (13.35%) Linux
4 212 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 94 (1.66%) Solaris
9 53 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 42 (0.74%) Windows 8
11 38 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (0.64%) Android
13 32 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 29 (0.51%) AIX
15 24 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.39%) CentOS
17 10 (0.18%) HPUX
17 10 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.12%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
2 554 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (9.74%) ETL
4 473 (8.38%) OO
5 467 (8.27%) MVC
6 409 (7.24%) TDD
7 393 (6.96%) Scrum
8 381 (6.75%) Data Modelling
9 366 (6.48%) Analytics
10 333 (5.90%) Asset Management
11 319 (5.65%) ITIL
12 315 (5.58%) CRM
13 302 (5.35%) Project Management
14 298 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
15 294 (5.21%) Business Analysis
16 293 (5.19%) E-Commerce
17 272 (4.82%) Data Analysis
17 272 (4.82%) Multithreading
18 247 (4.37%) Software Engineering
19 235 (4.16%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1421 (25.16%) C#
2 1331 (23.57%) Java
3 1000 (17.71%) T-SQL
4 815 (14.43%) JavaScript
5 356 (6.30%) PL/SQL
6 338 (5.99%) C++
7 337 (5.97%) VBA
8 333 (5.90%) Python
9 322 (5.70%) VB
10 217 (3.84%) Perl
11 193 (3.42%) PHP
12 189 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 171 (3.03%) VB.NET
14 161 (2.85%) C
15 158 (2.80%) PowerShell
16 126 (2.23%) Ruby
17 119 (2.11%) VBScript
18 106 (1.88%) R
19 76 (1.35%) Bash Shell
20 56 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 899 (15.92%) Degree
2 223 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (1.93%) ISEB
4 97 (1.72%) MCSE
5 84 (1.49%) MCITP
6 54 (0.96%) PhD
7 46 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 41 (0.73%) MCTS
9 40 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 30 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (0.48%) MCSA
12 25 (0.44%) MCP
13 24 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 21 (0.37%) CCNA
15 20 (0.35%) MCDBA
16 16 (0.28%) SC Cleared
17 15 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 14 (0.25%) MCSD
19 13 (0.23%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (6.34%) QA
2 84 (1.49%) SLA
3 45 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.23%) HL7
7 11 (0.19%) EMIR
7 11 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.12%) COBIT
12 5 (0.089%) Basel III
12 5 (0.089%) COREP
13 4 (0.071%) FATCA
13 4 (0.071%) MiFID
13 4 (0.071%) WCAG
14 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 1 (0.018%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 227 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 127 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
5 34 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 30 (0.53%) XenApp
7 23 (0.41%) vSphere
8 22 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.23%) HDFS
12 12 (0.21%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.21%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.14%) Varnish
14 7 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.089%) Samba
16 4 (0.071%) NFS
16 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (1.38%) SCCM
2 70 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 50 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 40 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 35 (0.62%) Puppet
6 31 (0.55%) Control-M
7 28 (0.50%) SCOM
8 27 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (0.44%) WSUS
10 24 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 16 (0.28%) Nagios
12 12 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.18%) Opsview
13 10 (0.18%) Windows Intune
14 9 (0.16%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.16%) Cryoserver
15 8 (0.14%) Ansible
15 8 (0.14%) Vagrant
16 7 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
16 7 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 1247 (22.08%) Oracle
2 1213 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 260 (4.60%) VMware
4 194 (3.44%) Business Objects
5 180 (3.19%) Citrix
6 162 (2.87%) Sybase
7 141 (2.50%) SAP
8 131 (2.32%) Cognos
9 128 (2.27%) HP
10 90 (1.59%) Informatica
11 89 (1.58%) Cisco
12 88 (1.56%) IBM
13 74 (1.31%) Tableau
13 74 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 72 (1.28%) JBoss
15 70 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
16 62 (1.10%) Charles River
17 59 (1.04%) thinkFolio
17 59 (1.04%) Google
18 56 (0.99%) Bloomberg
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