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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 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 1492 2239 2839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.44% 21.43% 22.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.23% 42.39% 42.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1987 2517
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3903 5282 6620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.08% 50.55% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3537 4644 5743
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 6 May 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 6 May 2016, 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 1403 (48.65%) Finance
2 994 (34.47%) SQL Server
3 674 (23.37%) C#
4 659 (22.85%) .NET
5 641 (22.23%) Microsoft
6 627 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 613 (21.26%) Java
8 516 (17.89%) Degree
9 500 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
10 498 (17.27%) Oracle
11 476 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 471 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 470 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 457 (15.85%) Banking
15 453 (15.71%) Windows
15 453 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
16 438 (15.19%) T-SQL
17 418 (14.49%) Linux
18 393 (13.63%) Python
19 382 (13.25%) MS Excel
20 361 (12.52%) HTML
21 359 (12.45%) Unix
22 354 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
23 346 (12.00%) Computer Science
24 306 (10.61%) ETL
25 301 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
26 298 (10.33%) ASP.NET
27 288 (9.99%) Analytics
28 274 (9.50%) CSS
29 272 (9.43%) MVC

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
1 147 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 102 (3.54%) SAS
3 100 (3.47%) IIS
4 97 (3.36%) Apache
5 68 (2.36%) Apache Spark
6 62 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 52 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 45 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 41 (1.42%) CMS
10 37 (1.28%) JBoss
10 37 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 34 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.04%) Confluence
12 30 (1.04%) Node.js
13 29 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 382 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 140 (4.85%) MS Office
3 40 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.62%) MS Project
6 17 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.49%) SPSS
8 10 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
12 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.10%) Revit
13 2 (0.069%) EViews
13 2 (0.069%) Gephi
14 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.035%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.035%) Stata
Business Applications
1 47 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 31 (1.07%) Cognos TM1
4 30 (1.04%) Cognos Planning
5 22 (0.76%) Siebel Analytics
6 18 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.42%) MetaTrader
7 12 (0.42%) thinkFolio
8 11 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.24%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.94%) SaaS
4 28 (0.97%) GitHub
5 19 (0.66%) Office 365
6 16 (0.55%) Force.com
7 13 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.45%) IaaS
7 13 (0.45%) PaaS
8 10 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.77%) Firewall
2 38 (1.32%) Intranet
3 37 (1.28%) Internet
4 35 (1.21%) HTTP
5 28 (0.97%) LAN
6 26 (0.90%) DNS
6 26 (0.90%) SAN
7 25 (0.87%) VPN
8 22 (0.76%) WAN
9 21 (0.73%) Broadband
10 20 (0.69%) TCP/IP
11 18 (0.62%) DHCP
12 15 (0.52%) LDAP
12 15 (0.52%) SSH
12 15 (0.52%) SSL
13 13 (0.45%) Extranet
13 13 (0.45%) VLAN
14 10 (0.35%) Network Security
15 8 (0.28%) iSCSI
15 8 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 994 (34.47%) SQL Server
2 471 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 470 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 354 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
5 301 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 257 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 242 (8.39%) Relational Database
8 214 (7.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 189 (6.55%) Big Data
10 163 (5.65%) Hadoop
11 146 (5.06%) MySQL
12 129 (4.47%) NoSQL
13 128 (4.44%) QlikView
14 115 (3.99%) Oracle Database
15 98 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 96 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 91 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
18 77 (2.67%) RDBMS
19 63 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
20 58 (2.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 158 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 101 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 97 (3.36%) Maven
4 94 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 92 (3.19%) JUnit
6 83 (2.88%) JIRA
7 82 (2.84%) Subversion
8 65 (2.25%) TeamCity
9 60 (2.08%) Selenium
10 57 (1.98%) Jenkins
11 54 (1.87%) Cucumber
12 43 (1.49%) NUnit
13 41 (1.42%) Gradle
14 39 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 32 (1.11%) Mockito
16 29 (1.01%) Eclipse
16 29 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 26 (0.90%) SpecFlow
18 25 (0.87%) Ant
18 25 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 1403 (48.65%) Finance
2 457 (15.85%) Banking
3 245 (8.50%) Front Office
4 167 (5.79%) Law
5 148 (5.13%) Marketing
6 145 (5.03%) Investment Banking
7 131 (4.54%) Retail
8 105 (3.64%) Back Office
9 93 (3.22%) Advertising
10 85 (2.95%) Legal
11 79 (2.74%) Telecoms
12 40 (1.39%) Games
13 28 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.90%) Publishing
15 19 (0.66%) Billing
16 17 (0.59%) German Language
17 16 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.42%) French Language
19 11 (0.38%) Automotive
20 10 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1209 (41.92%) Developer
2 664 (23.02%) Analyst
3 332 (11.51%) SQL Developer
4 263 (9.12%) C# Developer
5 238 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 208 (7.21%) .NET Developer
7 204 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 196 (6.80%) Applications Support
9 192 (6.66%) SQL Analyst
10 175 (6.07%) Support Analyst
11 152 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 148 (5.13%) DBA
13 126 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 124 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
15 121 (4.20%) SQL DBA
16 110 (3.81%) Business Analyst
16 110 (3.81%) SSIS Developer
17 107 (3.71%) Consultant
18 99 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
19 88 (3.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (22.85%) .NET
2 361 (12.52%) HTML
3 298 (10.33%) ASP.NET
4 274 (9.50%) CSS
5 239 (8.29%) XML
6 230 (7.98%) Web Services
7 190 (6.59%) jQuery
8 122 (4.23%) .NET Framework
9 114 (3.95%) Spring
10 111 (3.85%) HTML5
11 106 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
12 100 (3.47%) AngularJS
12 100 (3.47%) MDX
13 98 (3.40%) WCF
14 97 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 77 (2.67%) REST
16 72 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 71 (2.46%) Ajax
18 69 (2.39%) J2EE
19 66 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 453 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 346 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 192 (6.66%) Mathematics
4 159 (5.51%) Derivative
5 153 (5.31%) Fintech
6 144 (4.99%) Equities
7 141 (4.89%) Visualisation
8 125 (4.33%) Management Information System
9 124 (4.30%) Fixed Income
10 109 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 92 (3.19%) Statistics
12 71 (2.46%) Hedge funds
13 70 (2.43%) Clustering
14 69 (2.39%) Replication
15 65 (2.25%) Algorithms
16 59 (2.05%) Data Integration
17 51 (1.77%) User Experience
18 49 (1.70%) Data Structures
19 45 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
20 36 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 453 (15.71%) Windows
2 418 (14.49%) Linux
3 359 (12.45%) Unix
4 112 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 38 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 23 (0.80%) Android
11 20 (0.69%) Solaris
12 19 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.55%) Debian
15 12 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.38%) CentOS
17 9 (0.31%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.21%) AIX
19 2 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (17.34%) Business Intelligence
3 306 (10.61%) ETL
4 288 (9.99%) Analytics
5 272 (9.43%) MVC
6 226 (7.84%) ITIL
7 224 (7.77%) TDD
8 214 (7.42%) OO
9 204 (7.07%) SDLC
10 193 (6.69%) Data Management
11 186 (6.45%) Data Analysis
12 180 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
13 177 (6.14%) Data Modelling
14 176 (6.10%) Asset Management
15 170 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
16 166 (5.76%) Scrum
17 152 (5.27%) Software Engineering
18 145 (5.03%) CRM
19 141 (4.89%) Project Management
20 136 (4.72%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 674 (23.37%) C#
2 613 (21.26%) Java
3 476 (16.50%) JavaScript
4 438 (15.19%) T-SQL
5 393 (13.63%) Python
6 175 (6.07%) C++
7 174 (6.03%) PL/SQL
8 168 (5.83%) VBA
9 119 (4.13%) VB
10 111 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 102 (3.54%) R
12 99 (3.43%) Ruby
13 96 (3.33%) Perl
14 90 (3.12%) Shell Script
15 89 (3.09%) PHP
16 73 (2.53%) PowerShell
17 56 (1.94%) VBScript
18 49 (1.70%) Scala
19 43 (1.49%) C
19 43 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 516 (17.89%) Degree
2 113 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (1.49%) MCITP
4 41 (1.42%) PhD
5 36 (1.25%) MCSA
5 36 (1.25%) MCSE
6 31 (1.07%) MCTS
7 25 (0.87%) MCDBA
8 21 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.69%) ISEB
10 18 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 17 (0.59%) CISA
11 17 (0.59%) PCI QSA
12 16 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.49%) MCP
14 12 (0.42%) Security Cleared
15 11 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.28%) CCNA
16 8 (0.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (6.14%) QA
2 148 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.84%) SLA
4 39 (1.35%) Solvency II
5 20 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.49%) SDET
7 11 (0.38%) MiFID
8 9 (0.31%) EMIR
8 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.24%) CRD IV
10 6 (0.21%) SSAE 16
11 5 (0.17%) COBIT
12 4 (0.14%) COREP
13 3 (0.10%) Basel III
13 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.10%) SEPA
14 2 (0.069%) FINREP
15 1 (0.035%) GAAP
15 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.62%) XenServer
4 16 (0.55%) HDFS
4 16 (0.55%) vSphere
5 15 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.52%) Xen
6 14 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.42%) Terminal Server
8 12 (0.42%) XenApp
9 10 (0.35%) Docker
10 8 (0.28%) NFS
11 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.10%) KVM
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.10%) Snort
12 2 (0.069%) Postfix
12 2 (0.069%) Samba
Systems Management
1 48 (1.66%) Puppet
2 45 (1.56%) Control-M
3 43 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.94%) Ansible
6 24 (0.83%) SCCM
7 18 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 16 (0.55%) Salt
9 14 (0.49%) Cobbler
9 14 (0.49%) EnCase
9 14 (0.49%) FTK
9 14 (0.49%) Terraform
10 11 (0.38%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.24%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 641 (22.23%) Microsoft
2 498 (17.27%) Oracle
3 114 (3.95%) VMware
4 109 (3.78%) Tableau
5 76 (2.64%) Sybase
6 67 (2.32%) IBM
7 58 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (1.94%) SAP
9 55 (1.91%) Cognos
10 53 (1.84%) Citrix
11 48 (1.66%) Informatica
12 41 (1.42%) Bloomberg
12 41 (1.42%) Siebel
13 39 (1.35%) Red Hat
14 36 (1.25%) HP
15 31 (1.07%) Murex
16 24 (0.83%) Google
16 24 (0.83%) WorldPay
17 23 (0.80%) StreamBase
18 22 (0.76%) Netezza
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + FULL BENS
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension and Travel Costs
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 35% Bonus, 25 days, Flexitime
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £250-300pd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday