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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 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 1392 2222 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.79% 21.36% 22.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.24% 43.44% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 2043 2022
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
3640 5115 5617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.35% 49.17% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3264 4591 4878
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average 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 £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 1499 (47.44%) Finance
2 1117 (35.35%) SQL Server
3 783 (24.78%) C#
4 778 (24.62%) .NET
5 744 (23.54%) Java
6 722 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
7 646 (20.44%) Microsoft
8 579 (18.32%) Oracle
9 567 (17.94%) JavaScript
10 550 (17.41%) Banking
11 545 (17.25%) Degree
12 541 (17.12%) T-SQL
13 532 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 509 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
15 502 (15.89%) Windows
16 492 (15.57%) Linux
17 469 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 462 (14.62%) HTML
19 450 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
20 421 (13.32%) Unix
21 374 (11.84%) MS Excel
22 373 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
23 367 (11.61%) Python
24 366 (11.58%) ETL
25 357 (11.30%) CSS
26 347 (10.98%) ASP.NET
27 327 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
28 313 (9.91%) Computer Science
29 306 (9.68%) Front Office
30 298 (9.43%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 134 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 112 (3.54%) Apache
2 112 (3.54%) IIS
3 100 (3.16%) SAS
4 74 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 60 (1.90%) CMS
6 56 (1.77%) JBoss
7 55 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 44 (1.39%) Node.js
9 43 (1.36%) Apache Spark
10 40 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 32 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 30 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 29 (0.92%) Confluence
13 29 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (0.76%) Apache Pig
14 24 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.73%) Umbraco
16 22 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 374 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 106 (3.35%) MS Office
3 32 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.98%) SPSS
5 26 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.79%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.25%) GNU Octave
10 7 (0.22%) MS Project
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.13%) GIMP
12 2 (0.063%) Gephi
12 2 (0.063%) InDesign
12 2 (0.063%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.032%) EViews
13 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.032%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.032%) Stata
Business Applications
1 49 (1.55%) Markit EDM
2 42 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.73%) thinkFolio
4 20 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.44%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.44%) Siebel Analytics
6 13 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.32%) LatentZero
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
10 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.52%) SaaS
4 39 (1.23%) GitHub
5 22 (0.70%) Force.com
6 17 (0.54%) Office 365
7 15 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.19%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.19%) PaaS
9 3 (0.095%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.095%) IaaS
10 2 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.063%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.032%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.032%) CodePlex
11 1 (0.032%) Datadog
11 1 (0.032%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.18%) Firewall
2 53 (1.68%) HTTP
2 53 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 50 (1.58%) LAN
4 42 (1.33%) Internet
4 42 (1.33%) SAN
4 42 (1.33%) WAN
5 40 (1.27%) DNS
6 35 (1.11%) Intranet
7 32 (1.01%) VPN
8 24 (0.76%) SSH
9 22 (0.70%) DHCP
10 21 (0.66%) Network Security
10 21 (0.66%) VLAN
11 15 (0.47%) LDAP
12 13 (0.41%) Extranet
12 13 (0.41%) NAS
13 12 (0.38%) SSL
14 11 (0.35%) Broadband
15 10 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1117 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 532 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 469 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 373 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
5 327 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 288 (9.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 245 (7.75%) Relational Database
8 218 (6.90%) Big Data
9 195 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 192 (6.08%) Hadoop
11 190 (6.01%) MySQL
12 169 (5.35%) NoSQL
13 134 (4.24%) Oracle Database
14 123 (3.89%) QlikView
15 111 (3.51%) RDBMS
16 96 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
17 87 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
18 74 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
19 67 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
20 64 (2.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 204 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 126 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 110 (3.48%) Maven
5 104 (3.29%) Subversion
6 101 (3.20%) JUnit
7 98 (3.10%) JIRA
8 78 (2.47%) Jenkins
9 74 (2.34%) Selenium
10 73 (2.31%) NUnit
11 72 (2.28%) TeamCity
12 54 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 50 (1.58%) Ant
14 48 (1.52%) Eclipse
15 42 (1.33%) SpecFlow
16 36 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
17 35 (1.11%) Gradle
18 32 (1.01%) Mockito
19 28 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 27 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1499 (47.44%) Finance
2 550 (17.41%) Banking
3 306 (9.68%) Front Office
4 185 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 167 (5.28%) Marketing
6 153 (4.84%) Retail
7 121 (3.83%) Back Office
8 107 (3.39%) Law
9 87 (2.75%) Telecoms
10 76 (2.41%) Legal
11 67 (2.12%) Financial Institution
12 46 (1.46%) Advertising
13 33 (1.04%) Publishing
14 24 (0.76%) German Language
14 24 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 23 (0.73%) French Language
15 23 (0.73%) Games
16 21 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.63%) Billing
18 15 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1423 (45.03%) Developer
2 679 (21.49%) Analyst
3 367 (11.61%) SQL Developer
4 346 (10.95%) C# Developer
5 282 (8.92%) .NET Developer
6 273 (8.64%) Java Developer
7 257 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 204 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 192 (6.08%) Applications Support
10 186 (5.89%) SQL Analyst
11 175 (5.54%) Support Analyst
12 164 (5.19%) DBA
13 143 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 131 (4.15%) SQL DBA
15 126 (3.99%) Consultant
16 118 (3.73%) Data Analyst
17 103 (3.26%) Applications Support Analyst
18 99 (3.13%) Business Analyst
19 96 (3.04%) Architect
19 96 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 778 (24.62%) .NET
2 462 (14.62%) HTML
3 357 (11.30%) CSS
4 347 (10.98%) ASP.NET
5 297 (9.40%) XML
6 275 (8.70%) Web Services
7 258 (8.16%) jQuery
8 176 (5.57%) HTML5
9 147 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 147 (4.65%) Spring
10 143 (4.53%) AngularJS
10 143 (4.53%) WCF
11 131 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 108 (3.42%) JSON
13 93 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
14 89 (2.82%) CSS3
14 89 (2.82%) J2EE
15 88 (2.78%) WPF
16 87 (2.75%) MDX
17 86 (2.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 450 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 313 (9.91%) Computer Science
3 166 (5.25%) Equities
4 162 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 155 (4.91%) Derivative
6 114 (3.61%) Fixed Income
7 111 (3.51%) Visualisation
8 110 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 104 (3.29%) Management Information System
10 100 (3.16%) Fintech
11 90 (2.85%) Hedge funds
12 75 (2.37%) Replication
13 74 (2.34%) Clustering
14 72 (2.28%) Data Integration
14 72 (2.28%) Statistics
15 71 (2.25%) Algorithms
16 58 (1.84%) Data Structures
16 58 (1.84%) User Experience
17 44 (1.39%) N-Tier
18 41 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 502 (15.89%) Windows
2 492 (15.57%) Linux
3 421 (13.32%) Unix
4 164 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 91 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.68%) Solaris
8 50 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (1.20%) Android
10 38 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 30 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 24 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.60%) AIX
13 19 (0.60%) CentOS
14 17 (0.54%) Debian
15 14 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
18 5 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
3 366 (11.58%) ETL
4 298 (9.43%) MVC
5 286 (9.05%) TDD
6 284 (8.99%) Analytics
7 270 (8.54%) SDLC
8 247 (7.82%) OO
9 229 (7.25%) ITIL
10 215 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (6.71%) Data Modelling
12 208 (6.58%) Asset Management
13 195 (6.17%) Data Management
14 185 (5.85%) Scrum
15 180 (5.70%) Data Analysis
16 176 (5.57%) Project Management
17 157 (4.97%) CRM
18 149 (4.72%) Software Engineering
19 145 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
20 144 (4.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 783 (24.78%) C#
2 744 (23.54%) Java
3 567 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 541 (17.12%) T-SQL
5 367 (11.61%) Python
6 186 (5.89%) PL/SQL
7 168 (5.32%) C++
8 144 (4.56%) Perl
9 136 (4.30%) VBA
10 122 (3.86%) PHP
11 111 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 107 (3.39%) PowerShell
13 99 (3.13%) VB
14 96 (3.04%) Ruby
15 93 (2.94%) Bash Shell
16 87 (2.75%) R
17 75 (2.37%) VB.NET
18 69 (2.18%) C
19 56 (1.77%) VBScript
20 52 (1.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 545 (17.25%) Degree
2 121 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (1.36%) MCSE
4 40 (1.27%) MCITP
5 34 (1.08%) MCSA
6 33 (1.04%) PhD
7 24 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.73%) Security Cleared
9 21 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (0.54%) CCNA
12 15 (0.47%) MCTS
13 12 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.35%) ISEB
14 11 (0.35%) MCDBA
14 11 (0.35%) MCP
15 9 (0.28%) CCNP
15 9 (0.28%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (6.17%) QA
2 139 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 67 (2.12%) SLA
4 25 (0.79%) Solvency II
5 19 (0.60%) MiFID
6 16 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.44%) SEPA
8 13 (0.41%) SDET
9 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.28%) CRD IV
10 9 (0.28%) EMIR
11 4 (0.13%) COBIT
12 3 (0.095%) Basel III
13 2 (0.063%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.063%) COREP
13 2 (0.063%) FINREP
14 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 91 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 17 (0.54%) XenApp
6 16 (0.51%) HDFS
7 15 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.47%) XenServer
8 14 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 12 (0.38%) vSphere
10 11 (0.35%) Docker
11 10 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.22%) iptables
12 7 (0.22%) Postfix
12 7 (0.22%) Samba
12 7 (0.22%) Xen
13 5 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.095%) NFS
15 2 (0.063%) Snort
Systems Management
1 54 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (1.58%) Puppet
3 43 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.98%) Control-M
5 30 (0.95%) SCCM
5 30 (0.95%) Tivoli
6 28 (0.89%) Ansible
7 24 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
8 20 (0.63%) SCOM
9 15 (0.47%) Backup Exec
9 15 (0.47%) Nagios
10 14 (0.44%) Salt
10 14 (0.44%) WSUS
11 13 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (0.38%) Data Guard
12 12 (0.38%) EnCase
12 12 (0.38%) FTK
12 12 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 646 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 579 (18.32%) Oracle
3 158 (5.00%) VMware
4 146 (4.62%) Sybase
5 87 (2.75%) Tableau
6 79 (2.50%) Citrix
7 65 (2.06%) SAP
8 61 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
9 60 (1.90%) IBM
10 55 (1.74%) Informatica
11 53 (1.68%) HP
12 47 (1.49%) Bloomberg
13 45 (1.42%) Cognos
13 45 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 45 (1.42%) WorldPay
14 40 (1.27%) Siebel
15 34 (1.08%) Netezza
16 33 (1.04%) Adobe
17 29 (0.92%) Hortonworks
18 24 (0.76%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +exc benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Boston Hale
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training & Bonus!
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000
Posted: 16 hours ago