The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 20343 21114 22684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.76% 21.58% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.46% 42.81% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17679 18549 19240
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49064 49315 52685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.48% 50.40% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42726 42717 44633
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the England region.

SQL Salary Trend in England

SQL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in England

SQL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 8419 £52,500 - 1255
South East 0 4411 £42,500 +6.25% 535
Yorkshire 0 1453 £38,000 +1.33% 280
East of England -1 1398 £42,000 +1.20% 169
South West +2 1375 £37,500 +4.16% 216
North West 0 1246 £37,500 - 327
West Midlands 0 1176 £40,000 +6.66% 212
East Midlands 0 740 £37,500 - 133
North East -5 119 £35,000 - 29
Midlands +32 35 £52,000 +9.47% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 16413 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 12577 (29.56%) .NET
3 12245 (28.78%) C#
4 11503 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11142 (26.19%) Finance
6 10096 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 9820 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 8839 (20.77%) Java
9 8665 (20.36%) HTML
10 8650 (20.33%) Oracle
11 7652 (17.98%) Windows
12 7434 (17.47%) T-SQL
13 6829 (16.05%) CSS
14 6723 (15.80%) Degree
15 6526 (15.34%) ASP.NET
16 6145 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
17 5902 (13.87%) MVC
18 5813 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 5725 (13.45%) MS Excel
20 5669 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 5381 (12.65%) Linux
22 5265 (12.37%) XML
23 4990 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
24 4687 (11.02%) Web Services
25 4399 (10.34%) jQuery
26 4163 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
27 4073 (9.57%) TDD
28 3861 (9.07%) Unix
29 3750 (8.81%) Software Engineering
30 3647 (8.57%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 2004 (4.71%) IIS
2 1915 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 1313 (3.09%) Apache
4 1215 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1129 (2.65%) SAS
6 865 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 790 (1.86%) CMS
8 748 (1.76%) JBoss
9 721 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 717 (1.69%) Node.js
11 661 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 468 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 437 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 414 (0.97%) Apache Spark
15 328 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 309 (0.73%) Umbraco
17 301 (0.71%) Confluence
18 279 (0.66%) Apache Pig
19 276 (0.65%) Skype for Business
20 253 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5725 (13.45%) MS Excel
2 1562 (3.67%) MS Office
3 318 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 303 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 235 (0.55%) SPSS
6 148 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 121 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 111 (0.26%) MS Project
9 42 (0.099%) InfoPath
10 26 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 23 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
12 22 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
13 16 (0.038%) Mathematica
14 15 (0.035%) GNU Octave
15 14 (0.033%) AutoCAD
16 12 (0.028%) S-PLUS
17 10 (0.024%) Weka
18 7 (0.016%) Fireworks
19 5 (0.012%) Gephi
19 5 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 586 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 441 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 304 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 253 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 224 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 199 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 159 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 153 (0.36%) Markit EDM
9 134 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 125 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
11 111 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 109 (0.26%) HFM
13 108 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
14 91 (0.21%) FastStats
14 91 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
15 89 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 85 (0.20%) Magento
17 83 (0.20%) SAP Business One
18 82 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
19 81 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1257 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1154 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 812 (1.91%) SaaS
4 403 (0.95%) Office 365
5 249 (0.59%) GitHub
6 225 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 199 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 137 (0.32%) PaaS
9 134 (0.31%) IaaS
10 123 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 77 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 71 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 57 (0.13%) Force.com
14 46 (0.11%) Mimecast
15 42 (0.099%) Google Apps
16 40 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
17 39 (0.092%) Heroku
18 38 (0.089%) Bluemix
19 37 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
20 25 (0.059%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1112 (2.61%) Firewall
2 859 (2.02%) DNS
3 842 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 824 (1.94%) Internet
5 724 (1.70%) SAN
6 566 (1.33%) HTTP
7 560 (1.32%) WAN
8 533 (1.25%) LAN
9 431 (1.01%) DHCP
10 335 (0.79%) VPN
11 267 (0.63%) SSL
12 251 (0.59%) Intranet
13 222 (0.52%) NAS
14 197 (0.46%) VoIP
15 193 (0.45%) Network Security
16 186 (0.44%) LDAP
17 184 (0.43%) FTP
18 172 (0.40%) SMTP
19 154 (0.36%) VLAN
20 122 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16413 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 5813 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5669 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4163 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3538 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3075 (7.23%) Relational Database
7 3056 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2808 (6.60%) MySQL
9 2536 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 2385 (5.61%) Oracle Database
11 1953 (4.59%) NoSQL
12 1929 (4.53%) Big Data
13 1321 (3.10%) RDBMS
14 1291 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 1277 (3.00%) Hadoop
16 1194 (2.81%) MongoDB
17 1157 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
18 1139 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
19 1098 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
20 943 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2359 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 2213 (5.20%) Git (software)
2 2213 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1665 (3.91%) Subversion
4 1464 (3.44%) Selenium
5 1370 (3.22%) JIRA
6 1156 (2.72%) JUnit
7 1010 (2.37%) Jenkins
8 968 (2.27%) Maven
9 831 (1.95%) NUnit
10 763 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 607 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 569 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 450 (1.06%) WebDriver
14 431 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
15 385 (0.90%) Ant
16 364 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 340 (0.80%) Toad
18 330 (0.78%) SoapUI
19 310 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 11142 (26.19%) Finance
2 2883 (6.78%) Banking
3 1995 (4.69%) Retail
4 1789 (4.20%) Marketing
5 1342 (3.15%) Front Office
6 1192 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 819 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 709 (1.67%) Back Office
9 660 (1.55%) Legal
10 626 (1.47%) Law
11 607 (1.43%) Games
12 591 (1.39%) Advertising
13 519 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 515 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 262 (0.62%) Publishing
16 260 (0.61%) Billing
17 221 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
18 214 (0.50%) Electronics
19 213 (0.50%) Automotive
20 167 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19769 (46.46%) Developer
2 8404 (19.75%) Analyst
3 5822 (13.68%) SQL Developer
4 5488 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 5313 (12.49%) .NET Developer
6 3690 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3419 (8.04%) Java Developer
8 3232 (7.60%) Senior Developer
9 2570 (6.04%) DBA
10 2451 (5.76%) Applications Support
11 2302 (5.41%) Support Analyst
12 2288 (5.38%) SQL Analyst
13 2141 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
14 2049 (4.82%) Software Developer
15 1879 (4.42%) SQL DBA
16 1809 (4.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 1689 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 1687 (3.96%) Administrator
19 1514 (3.56%) Consultant
20 1452 (3.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12577 (29.56%) .NET
2 8665 (20.36%) HTML
3 6829 (16.05%) CSS
4 6526 (15.34%) ASP.NET
5 5265 (12.37%) XML
6 4687 (11.02%) Web Services
7 4399 (10.34%) jQuery
8 2896 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2727 (6.41%) .NET Framework
10 2582 (6.07%) HTML5
11 2438 (5.73%) Spring
12 2319 (5.45%) AngularJS
13 2165 (5.09%) WCF
14 1977 (4.65%) Ajax
15 1764 (4.15%) REST
16 1736 (4.08%) SOAP
17 1586 (3.73%) J2EE
18 1534 (3.61%) Hibernate
19 1487 (3.49%) JSON
20 1453 (3.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4990 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3626 (8.52%) Computer Science
3 1603 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1089 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1077 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 1026 (2.41%) Replication
7 929 (2.18%) Clustering
8 902 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
9 869 (2.04%) User Experience
10 803 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 785 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 783 (1.84%) Equities
13 747 (1.76%) Statistics
14 641 (1.51%) Algorithms
15 607 (1.43%) Data Integration
16 587 (1.38%) Data Structures
17 579 (1.36%) Derivative
18 552 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 548 (1.29%) Fixed Income
20 497 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7652 (17.98%) Windows
2 5381 (12.65%) Linux
3 3861 (9.07%) Unix
4 2793 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 1342 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1038 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 848 (1.99%) Android
8 716 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 643 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 459 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 436 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 404 (0.95%) Solaris
13 254 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 253 (0.59%) CentOS
15 237 (0.56%) AIX
16 170 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 168 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 99 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 89 (0.21%) Mac OS X
20 88 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11503 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6145 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
3 5902 (13.87%) MVC
4 4073 (9.57%) TDD
5 3750 (8.81%) Software Engineering
6 3647 (8.57%) ETL
7 3616 (8.50%) Scrum
8 3444 (8.09%) OO
9 3111 (7.31%) SDLC
10 2820 (6.63%) Analytics
11 2433 (5.72%) ITIL
12 2384 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 2086 (4.90%) Unit Testing
14 2045 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
15 2030 (4.77%) E-Commerce
16 1967 (4.62%) Project Management
17 1958 (4.60%) Data Modelling
18 1846 (4.34%) CRM
19 1830 (4.30%) Mentoring
20 1733 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12245 (28.78%) C#
2 10096 (23.73%) JavaScript
3 8839 (20.77%) Java
4 7434 (17.47%) T-SQL
5 3340 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 2987 (7.02%) Python
7 2130 (5.01%) C++
8 1920 (4.51%) PHP
9 1878 (4.41%) VB.NET
10 1456 (3.42%) VB
11 1418 (3.33%) Perl
12 1405 (3.30%) VBA
13 1314 (3.09%) PowerShell
14 1063 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 1003 (2.36%) Ruby
16 994 (2.34%) C
17 807 (1.90%) R
18 677 (1.59%) Bash Shell
19 637 (1.50%) Scala
20 480 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6723 (15.80%) Degree
2 1311 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 969 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 737 (1.73%) ISEB
5 593 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 555 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 535 (1.26%) MCSE
8 337 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 315 (0.74%) PhD
10 288 (0.68%) MCSA
11 272 (0.64%) CCNA
12 256 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 237 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 233 (0.55%) MCITP
15 219 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
16 196 (0.46%) MCP
17 181 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 179 (0.42%) MCTS
19 155 (0.36%) OCP
20 151 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2408 (5.66%) QA
2 988 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 834 (1.96%) SLA
4 158 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 158 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 101 (0.24%) MiFID
6 83 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 70 (0.16%) SEPA
8 69 (0.16%) SDET
9 61 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 57 (0.13%) EMIR
11 54 (0.13%) HL7
12 48 (0.11%) Solvency II
13 31 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
14 27 (0.063%) COBIT
15 24 (0.056%) AIFMD
16 21 (0.049%) ISO20022
17 16 (0.038%) CRD IV
17 16 (0.038%) ISO15022
18 13 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 2153 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 1207 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 574 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 374 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 316 (0.74%) vSphere
6 231 (0.54%) XenApp
7 193 (0.45%) Docker
8 161 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 144 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 131 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 111 (0.26%) HDFS
12 85 (0.20%) Xen
13 74 (0.17%) XenDesktop
14 64 (0.15%) Firmware
15 59 (0.14%) VirtualBox
16 56 (0.13%) KVM
16 56 (0.13%) Terminal Server
17 55 (0.13%) XenServer
18 52 (0.12%) NFS
19 46 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 504 (1.18%) Puppet
2 376 (0.88%) SCCM
3 373 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 304 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 303 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 275 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 271 (0.64%) SCOM
8 258 (0.61%) Nagios
9 164 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 145 (0.34%) WSUS
11 140 (0.33%) Control-M
12 138 (0.32%) Ansible
13 121 (0.28%) Tivoli
14 114 (0.27%) Backup Exec
15 68 (0.16%) SCVMM
16 63 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
17 58 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 51 (0.12%) ZABBIX
19 50 (0.12%) NetBackup
19 50 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9820 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8650 (20.33%) Oracle
3 2003 (4.71%) VMware
4 983 (2.31%) Tableau
5 933 (2.19%) IBM
6 908 (2.13%) SAP
7 881 (2.07%) Citrix
8 820 (1.93%) Cisco
9 810 (1.90%) Sybase
10 728 (1.71%) HP
11 666 (1.57%) Google
12 523 (1.23%) Informatica
13 497 (1.17%) Cognos
14 476 (1.12%) Red Hat
15 317 (0.75%) NetApp
16 285 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
17 281 (0.66%) Adobe
18 253 (0.59%) Hyperion
19 235 (0.55%) Teradata
20 230 (0.54%) hybris
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Package + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000 - 90,000
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £49384.34 - £85599.53 per annum + + Free Accomodation + Bonus
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
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Guildford, Surrey
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + remote working options
Posted: 5 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
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The SmartList
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Report to the business + Bonus
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City, London
Harrington Starr
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