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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / City of London
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1176 1422 2192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.43% 21.00% 21.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.60% 38.83% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1270 1984
Median salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2827 3662 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.33% 54.09% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3243 4522
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1135 (44.42%) Finance
2 978 (38.28%) SQL Server
3 715 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 599 (23.44%) C#
5 578 (22.62%) .NET
6 577 (22.58%) Java
7 556 (21.76%) Microsoft
8 498 (19.49%) Business Intelligence
9 489 (19.14%) T-SQL
10 470 (18.40%) JavaScript
11 466 (18.24%) Banking
12 430 (16.83%) Oracle
13 419 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 364 (14.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 356 (13.93%) Linux
16 352 (13.78%) HTML
17 345 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
18 329 (12.88%) Degree
19 303 (11.86%) Python
20 293 (11.47%) Windows
21 285 (11.15%) TDD
22 282 (11.04%) MS Excel
23 260 (10.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 259 (10.14%) ETL
25 257 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
26 252 (9.86%) ASP.NET
27 244 (9.55%) Front Office
28 239 (9.35%) XML
29 233 (9.12%) MVC
30 230 (9.00%) Analytics

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 99 (3.87%) Apache
2 98 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 94 (3.68%) IIS
4 79 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 54 (2.11%) Apache Spark
6 41 (1.60%) SAS
7 33 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 33 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.25%) Confluence
8 32 (1.25%) JBoss
9 31 (1.21%) CMS
10 28 (1.10%) Jetty
11 21 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.67%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 282 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.44%) MS Office
3 43 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.53%) MS Project
6 16 (0.63%) SPSS
7 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.039%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 45 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
4 15 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.47%) thinkFolio
7 10 (0.39%) Raiser's Edge
8 8 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 6 (0.23%) Eze OMS
10 6 (0.23%) FastStats
10 6 (0.23%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.20%) Sage X3
11 5 (0.20%) Salerio
12 4 (0.16%) RMDS
12 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.12%) Infor CRM
13 3 (0.12%) LatentZero
13 3 (0.12%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 128 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.41%) Office 365
4 24 (0.94%) SaaS
5 17 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.63%) GitHub
7 11 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
7 11 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.39%) G Suite
9 9 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.27%) PaaS
12 6 (0.23%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.20%) IaaS
13 5 (0.20%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.04%) Firewall
2 38 (1.49%) DNS
3 35 (1.37%) DHCP
4 33 (1.29%) FTP
5 28 (1.10%) SAN
6 26 (1.02%) Internet
7 25 (0.98%) LAN
8 24 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 22 (0.86%) WAN
10 21 (0.82%) HTTP
11 20 (0.78%) NetScaler
12 17 (0.67%) VoIP
13 14 (0.55%) Intranet
14 13 (0.51%) VPN
15 12 (0.47%) iSCSI
15 12 (0.47%) VLAN
16 11 (0.43%) LDAP
16 11 (0.43%) MPLS
16 11 (0.43%) SSL
17 10 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 419 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 364 (14.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 345 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
5 260 (10.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 205 (8.02%) Relational Database
7 199 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 155 (6.07%) Big Data
9 139 (5.44%) NoSQL
10 133 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 129 (5.05%) Power BI
12 126 (4.93%) MySQL
13 89 (3.48%) Hadoop
14 77 (3.01%) Oracle Database
15 67 (2.62%) QlikView
16 58 (2.27%) MongoDB
17 56 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
18 55 (2.15%) Data Mining
19 43 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
19 43 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 167 (6.54%) Maven
2 152 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 131 (5.13%) JIRA
4 102 (3.99%) JUnit
5 98 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 92 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 89 (3.48%) NUnit
8 79 (3.09%) Selenium
9 69 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 67 (2.62%) Subversion
11 59 (2.31%) Gradle
12 45 (1.76%) Toad
13 43 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 42 (1.64%) MSTest
15 36 (1.41%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 28 (1.10%) Ant
18 22 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (0.86%) Eclipse
18 22 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 1135 (44.42%) Finance
2 466 (18.24%) Banking
3 244 (9.55%) Front Office
4 95 (3.72%) Legal
4 95 (3.72%) Retail
5 92 (3.60%) Marketing
6 76 (2.97%) Back Office
7 72 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 71 (2.78%) Advertising
9 69 (2.70%) Law
10 60 (2.35%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.86%) Billing
13 17 (0.67%) Publishing
14 12 (0.47%) French Language
14 12 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.35%) Games
16 8 (0.31%) Turkish Language
17 6 (0.23%) German Language
17 6 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1133 (44.34%) Developer
2 615 (24.07%) Analyst
3 303 (11.86%) SQL Developer
4 301 (11.78%) C# Developer
5 290 (11.35%) Senior Developer
6 284 (11.12%) Java Developer
7 233 (9.12%) .NET Developer
8 161 (6.30%) Junior
9 159 (6.22%) Business Analyst
10 156 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 150 (5.87%) Support Analyst
12 149 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
13 145 (5.68%) Applications Support
14 135 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 120 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 119 (4.66%) Junior Developer
17 106 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
18 99 (3.87%) Consultant
19 91 (3.56%) DBA
20 90 (3.52%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (22.62%) .NET
2 352 (13.78%) HTML
3 252 (9.86%) ASP.NET
4 239 (9.35%) XML
5 227 (8.88%) CSS
6 220 (8.61%) AngularJS
7 155 (6.07%) jQuery
8 151 (5.91%) Web Services
9 146 (5.71%) Spring
10 127 (4.97%) WCF
11 121 (4.74%) .NET Framework
11 121 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 116 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 110 (4.31%) JDBC
14 106 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
15 97 (3.80%) WPF
16 96 (3.76%) HTML5
17 90 (3.52%) REST
18 80 (3.13%) J2EE
19 77 (3.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 257 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 145 (5.68%) Fintech
4 92 (3.60%) Fixed Income
5 82 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 71 (2.78%) Derivative
7 63 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 62 (2.43%) Algorithms
8 62 (2.43%) Equities
9 60 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 44 (1.72%) Replication
11 42 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 41 (1.60%) Reference Data
13 39 (1.53%) SWIFT
14 31 (1.21%) Credit Risk
15 30 (1.17%) Clustering
15 30 (1.17%) User Experience
16 25 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 356 (13.93%) Linux
2 293 (11.47%) Windows
3 220 (8.61%) Unix
4 107 (4.19%) Windows Server
5 66 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.63%) Android
10 15 (0.59%) Debian
10 15 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.51%) CentOS
11 13 (0.51%) Solaris
11 13 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.39%) NetWare
13 10 (0.39%) SUSE
14 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (19.49%) Business Intelligence
3 285 (11.15%) TDD
4 259 (10.14%) ETL
5 233 (9.12%) MVC
6 230 (9.00%) Analytics
7 228 (8.92%) Scrum
8 191 (7.48%) SDLC
9 188 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
10 185 (7.24%) Mathematics
11 148 (5.79%) BDD
11 148 (5.79%) Data Modelling
12 142 (5.56%) CRM
13 138 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 136 (5.32%) Mentoring
15 135 (5.28%) Project Management
16 132 (5.17%) Software Engineering
17 122 (4.77%) OO
18 120 (4.70%) OOD
19 115 (4.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 599 (23.44%) C#
2 577 (22.58%) Java
3 489 (19.14%) T-SQL
4 470 (18.40%) JavaScript
5 303 (11.86%) Python
6 112 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 104 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 90 (3.52%) Scala
9 88 (3.44%) C++
10 72 (2.82%) R
11 70 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 63 (2.47%) VB
13 61 (2.39%) Perl
13 61 (2.39%) VBA
14 60 (2.35%) PHP
15 51 (2.00%) Ruby
16 50 (1.96%) VB.NET
17 47 (1.84%) Bash Shell
18 42 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 32 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 329 (12.88%) Degree
2 48 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.76%) ISEB
4 37 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 26 (1.02%) CISA
6 25 (0.98%) PCI QSA
7 24 (0.94%) PhD
7 24 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 15 (0.59%) MCSE
9 14 (0.55%) Security Cleared
10 11 (0.43%) PMP
11 9 (0.35%) MCTS
12 7 (0.27%) CISSP
12 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.23%) MCP
13 6 (0.23%) MCPD
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.16%) OCP
15 4 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (7.01%) QA
2 62 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.33%) MiFID
4 30 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 27 (1.06%) SLA
6 17 (0.67%) EMIR
7 16 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) Basel II
8 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.078%) IFRS
11 1 (0.039%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.039%) GCP
11 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.039%) ISO22301
System Software
1 112 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.64%) XenApp
4 32 (1.25%) vSphere
5 28 (1.10%) Docker
6 18 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.59%) XenServer
8 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.31%) Xen
11 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.20%) HDFS
13 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.12%) NFS
14 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.078%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (1.41%) SCCM
2 31 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.21%) Puppet
3 29 (1.14%) Ansible
4 25 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.78%) SCOM
6 18 (0.70%) Control-M
7 16 (0.63%) Nagios
8 13 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
9 10 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (0.39%) Simpana
9 10 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.35%) Oozie
11 8 (0.31%) Cobbler
11 8 (0.31%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.31%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.31%) Salt
11 8 (0.31%) Terraform
12 7 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 556 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 430 (16.83%) Oracle
3 125 (4.89%) Tableau
4 109 (4.27%) Cognos
5 82 (3.21%) VMware
6 72 (2.82%) Sybase
7 57 (2.23%) HP
8 56 (2.19%) Citrix
9 48 (1.88%) Google
10 43 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 41 (1.60%) PayPal
11 41 (1.60%) SAP
12 40 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 39 (1.53%) IBM
14 29 (1.14%) Atlassian
15 28 (1.10%) OpenText
16 27 (1.06%) Sun
17 26 (1.02%) Cisco
18 25 (0.98%) Adobe
18 25 (0.98%) Siebel
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £77000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago