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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2266 2652 2677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.17% 22.73% 23.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.47% 42.94% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 2317 2413
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5335 6176 6227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.85% 52.94% 54.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 5318 5603
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 April 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1735 (39.16%) Finance
2 1558 (35.16%) SQL Server
3 1082 (24.42%) .NET
4 1055 (23.81%) C#
5 1013 (22.86%) Java
6 976 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 961 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 902 (20.36%) Oracle
9 807 (18.21%) Windows
10 707 (15.96%) JavaScript
11 681 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
12 673 (15.19%) Banking
12 673 (15.19%) Degree
13 671 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 648 (14.62%) HTML
15 646 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 643 (14.51%) T-SQL
17 620 (13.99%) Linux
18 571 (12.89%) UNIX
19 547 (12.34%) MS Excel
20 543 (12.25%) ASP.NET
21 514 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
22 504 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
23 449 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
24 445 (10.04%) ETL
25 441 (9.95%) CSS
26 433 (9.77%) XML
27 428 (9.66%) MVC
28 412 (9.30%) TDD
29 368 (8.31%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
1 309 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 192 (4.33%) IIS
3 148 (3.34%) SAS
4 122 (2.75%) MS Exchange
5 115 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 74 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 67 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 66 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 60 (1.35%) CMS
10 59 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 56 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
12 47 (1.06%) Apache
13 43 (0.97%) JBoss
14 42 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 27 (0.61%) Umbraco
16 25 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
17 24 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
18 23 (0.52%) Node.js
19 22 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
19 22 (0.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 547 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 216 (4.87%) MS Office
3 56 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.17%) InfoPath
5 50 (1.13%) SPSS
6 48 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 27 (0.61%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.32%) FastStats
9 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.20%) MS Project
10 9 (0.20%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.090%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.045%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.023%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 53 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.84%) Markit EDM
4 22 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 21 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
5 21 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
7 15 (0.34%) thinkFolio
8 13 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 12 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
10 11 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.23%) Agresso
11 10 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 10 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (0.93%) SaaS
4 33 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.50%) Office 365
6 14 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.14%) Force.com
10 6 (0.14%) PaaS
11 3 (0.068%) GitHub
11 3 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.045%) IaaS
12 2 (0.045%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.045%) Yammer
13 1 (0.023%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.023%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.023%) Heroku
13 1 (0.023%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (3.07%) Firewall
2 104 (2.35%) SAN
3 91 (2.05%) WAN
4 90 (2.03%) Internet
5 80 (1.81%) LAN
6 77 (1.74%) DNS
7 70 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 69 (1.56%) HTTP
9 50 (1.13%) DHCP
10 43 (0.97%) Intranet
11 37 (0.84%) FTP
12 36 (0.81%) VPN
13 31 (0.70%) VoIP
14 28 (0.63%) Extranet
15 25 (0.56%) Network Security
16 24 (0.54%) LDAP
17 19 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (0.41%) Wireless
18 18 (0.41%) NAS
19 12 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1558 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 671 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 646 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 504 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 449 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
6 366 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 360 (8.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 244 (5.51%) Oracle Database
9 242 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 235 (5.30%) MySQL
11 204 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 161 (3.63%) NoSQL
13 147 (3.32%) Big Data
14 145 (3.27%) RDBMS
15 140 (3.16%) QlikView
16 110 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
16 110 (2.48%) MongoDB
17 100 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
18 94 (2.12%) Hadoop
19 90 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 189 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 188 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (3.50%) Subversion
4 149 (3.36%) JIRA
4 149 (3.36%) Selenium
5 113 (2.55%) JUnit
6 103 (2.32%) WebDriver
7 97 (2.19%) Maven
7 97 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 87 (1.96%) Git (software)
9 81 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 63 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 51 (1.15%) NUnit
12 45 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
13 40 (0.90%) Ant
13 40 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 40 (0.90%) Hudson
14 38 (0.86%) SpecFlow
15 36 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 29 (0.65%) Appium
General
1 1735 (39.16%) Finance
2 673 (15.19%) Banking
3 295 (6.66%) Front Office
4 266 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 164 (3.70%) Marketing
6 144 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 138 (3.11%) Retail
8 116 (2.62%) Back Office
9 103 (2.32%) Law
9 103 (2.32%) Advertising
10 88 (1.99%) Legal
11 78 (1.76%) Games
12 71 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 59 (1.33%) Publishing
14 33 (0.74%) Billing
15 17 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.32%) French Language
17 13 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.27%) Manufacturing
19 9 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1778 (40.13%) Developer
2 988 (22.30%) Analyst
3 335 (7.56%) Java Developer
4 292 (6.59%) Applications Support
5 276 (6.23%) Senior Developer
6 274 (6.18%) Support Analyst
7 268 (6.05%) DBA
8 264 (5.96%) .NET Developer
9 247 (5.57%) Consultant
10 225 (5.08%) Business Analyst
11 203 (4.58%) C# Developer
12 192 (4.33%) SQL Developer
13 191 (4.31%) SQL DBA
14 169 (3.81%) Administrator
15 155 (3.50%) Architect
16 151 (3.41%) Data Analyst
17 144 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
18 119 (2.69%) Junior
19 106 (2.39%) AWS Developer
20 90 (2.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1082 (24.42%) .NET
2 648 (14.62%) HTML
3 543 (12.25%) ASP.NET
4 441 (9.95%) CSS
5 433 (9.77%) XML
6 368 (8.31%) jQuery
7 283 (6.39%) Web Services
8 272 (6.14%) Spring
9 229 (5.17%) WCF
10 216 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 215 (4.85%) HTML5
12 178 (4.02%) .NET Framework
13 166 (3.75%) Ajax
14 161 (3.63%) Hibernate
15 129 (2.91%) WPF
16 121 (2.73%) JSON
17 114 (2.57%) SOAP
18 105 (2.37%) FIX Protocol
19 97 (2.19%) AngularJS
20 94 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 514 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 318 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 160 (3.61%) Mathematics
4 157 (3.54%) Equities
5 149 (3.36%) Fixed Income
6 148 (3.34%) Derivative
7 144 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 127 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 126 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 121 (2.73%) Clustering
10 121 (2.73%) Open Source
11 105 (2.37%) Statistics
12 100 (2.26%) Visualisation
13 98 (2.21%) Replication
14 86 (1.94%) Data Structures
15 81 (1.83%) User Experience
16 71 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
17 66 (1.49%) Credit Risk
18 61 (1.38%) Data Integration
19 56 (1.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 807 (18.21%) Windows
2 620 (13.99%) Linux
3 571 (12.89%) UNIX
4 218 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 125 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (1.56%) Solaris
8 57 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 53 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (1.15%) Android
11 37 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 20 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.38%) AIX
14 17 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.34%) CentOS
16 14 (0.32%) Debian
17 8 (0.18%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.18%) HPUX
17 8 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
3 445 (10.04%) ETL
4 428 (9.66%) MVC
5 412 (9.30%) TDD
6 318 (7.18%) Analytics
7 315 (7.11%) Scrum
8 313 (7.06%) OO
9 286 (6.45%) ITIL
10 261 (5.89%) CRM
11 255 (5.75%) Data Modelling
12 245 (5.53%) Project Management
13 206 (4.65%) Data Analysis
14 203 (4.58%) BDD
15 201 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
15 201 (4.54%) Multithreading
16 193 (4.36%) Business Analysis
16 193 (4.36%) Asset Management
17 189 (4.27%) Data Management
18 183 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1055 (23.81%) C#
2 1013 (22.86%) Java
3 707 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 643 (14.51%) T-SQL
5 305 (6.88%) Python
6 279 (6.30%) VBA
7 268 (6.05%) PL/SQL
8 203 (4.58%) C++
9 188 (4.24%) Perl
10 149 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 149 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 117 (2.64%) VB
12 110 (2.48%) PHP
13 107 (2.41%) Ruby
14 100 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 99 (2.23%) C
16 95 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 95 (2.14%) R
17 49 (1.11%) VBScript
18 44 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 673 (15.19%) Degree
2 166 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 55 (1.24%) MCSE
5 54 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (1.15%) CCNA
6 51 (1.15%) MCITP
7 48 (1.08%) ISEB
8 39 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (0.74%) MCSA
10 32 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 29 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 26 (0.59%) MCTS
13 22 (0.50%) CISSP
14 20 (0.45%) PhD
15 19 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
16 18 (0.41%) OCP
17 17 (0.38%) MCP
18 13 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (6.14%) QA
2 88 (1.99%) SLA
3 39 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.23%) COBIT
6 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.18%) EMIR
8 8 (0.18%) Basel II
9 6 (0.14%) MiFID
9 6 (0.14%) Basel III
10 4 (0.090%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.068%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.023%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.023%) GAAP
System Software
1 284 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 150 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 54 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (0.79%) XenApp
5 34 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (0.65%) vSphere
7 20 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.25%) XenServer
10 8 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.11%) KVM
12 5 (0.11%) HDFS
13 4 (0.090%) vCloud
14 3 (0.068%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.068%) NFS
15 2 (0.045%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.045%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 43 (0.97%) SCCM
2 40 (0.90%) Puppet
3 38 (0.86%) SCOM
4 29 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.65%) Nagios
5 28 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 24 (0.54%) OpenView
7 21 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.45%) Control-M
9 18 (0.41%) Ansible
10 17 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (0.29%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.27%) NetBackup
12 12 (0.27%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.18%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 976 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 902 (20.36%) Oracle
3 248 (5.60%) VMware
4 129 (2.91%) Cisco
5 119 (2.69%) Business Objects
6 118 (2.66%) HP
7 115 (2.60%) Sybase
8 104 (2.35%) Citrix
9 103 (2.32%) Tableau
10 97 (2.19%) Cognos
11 75 (1.69%) SAP
12 63 (1.42%) Red Hat
13 53 (1.20%) NetApp
14 51 (1.15%) IBM
15 47 (1.06%) Informatica
16 42 (0.95%) Google
17 39 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (0.81%) TIBCO
19 33 (0.74%) Telerik
20 31 (0.70%) Adobe
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, on call, overime and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per month + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Work From Home
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Triple Seven
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago