The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6434 6911 7256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.25% 15.20% 15.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.76% 49.34% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5684 6213 6544
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13472 14006 14064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.84% 30.81% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11727 12240 12323
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server
Salary Trend in London

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in London

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in London

SQL Server
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
City of London -1 1574 £52,500 - 229
Uxbridge +16 54 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Croydon +2 52 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Docklands, London -1 46 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Bromley 0 27 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Harrow 0 22 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -17 18 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Wimbledon -12 15 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Wembley +6 13 £40,500 -7.42% 3
Enfield -1 13 £42,500 - 4
Sidcup +3 9 £42,125 -20.51% 1
Hammersmith -6 9 £42,500 -1.73%
Southwark - 9 £40,000 -
Beckenham +5 8 £40,000 -4.76%
Hounslow +3 8 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Dagenham - 8 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +10 7 £57,500 -8.00%
Romford +4 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Pinner - 7 £47,500 -
Upminster -2 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Worcester Park +2 5 £46,250 +27.58%
Barnet +2 5 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Hackney - 5 - -
Hornchurch -1 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Chiswick -1 4 £40,000 +21.21%
Grays - 3 £40,000 -
Greenford - 3 £30,000 - 1
New Malden - 3 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 3 £30,000 - 1
Orpington - 3 £40,000 -
Mayfair +5 2 £42,500 -59.52%
West Drayton - 2 £67,500 -
Clapham - 2 £28,750 -
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Chessington - 2 £30,000 - 1
Ealing +4 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Feltham +1 1 - -
Stanmore 0 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Ruislip -1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Northwood - 1 £38,500 -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 7215 (53.52%) SQL
2 6411 (47.56%) .NET
3 5936 (44.04%) C#
4 4679 (34.71%) Microsoft
5 4165 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4148 (30.77%) Finance
7 4074 (30.22%) ASP.NET
8 3597 (26.68%) Windows
9 3110 (23.07%) MVC
10 2848 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 2844 (21.10%) JavaScript
12 2755 (20.44%) HTML
13 2699 (20.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2672 (19.82%) Oracle
15 2627 (19.49%) MS Excel
16 2567 (19.04%) T-SQL
17 2445 (18.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2231 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
19 2191 (16.25%) CSS
20 2188 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2136 (15.85%) TDD
22 1852 (13.74%) WCF
23 1836 (13.62%) Degree
24 1799 (13.35%) Scrum
25 1777 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
26 1622 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 1619 (12.01%) Java
28 1618 (12.00%) OO
29 1601 (11.88%) Web Services
30 1558 (11.56%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1558 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 1194 (8.86%) IIS
3 596 (4.42%) MS Exchange
4 408 (3.03%) CMS
5 403 (2.99%) Apache
6 393 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 362 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
8 357 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 333 (2.47%) Tomcat
10 255 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 251 (1.86%) Node.js
12 209 (1.55%) JBoss
13 188 (1.39%) Apache Solr
14 174 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 168 (1.25%) Umbraco
16 166 (1.23%) nginx
17 160 (1.19%) WebLogic
18 152 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
19 127 (0.94%) SAS
20 109 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 2627 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 639 (4.74%) MS Office
3 105 (0.78%) PowerPivot
4 97 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 85 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 80 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 61 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 52 (0.39%) MS Project
9 49 (0.36%) SPSS
10 41 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.089%) S-PLUS
12 7 (0.052%) LaTeX
13 6 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.037%) FastStats
15 3 (0.022%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
16 2 (0.015%) Stata
17 1 (0.007%) Revit
17 1 (0.007%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 329 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 57 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 55 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 50 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 48 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 38 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 38 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 37 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 30 (0.22%) HFM
10 28 (0.21%) RMDS
10 28 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 23 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 23 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 23 (0.17%) Agresso
11 23 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 23 (0.17%) Fredhopper
12 22 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
13 21 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 464 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 322 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 295 (2.19%) SaaS
4 146 (1.08%) GitHub
5 137 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 120 (0.89%) Office 365
7 91 (0.68%) PaaS
8 69 (0.51%) IaaS
9 65 (0.48%) Trello
10 59 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.022%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.022%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.015%) Force.com
15 2 (0.015%) Heroku
16 1 (0.007%) Taleo
16 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 605 (4.49%) SAN
2 496 (3.68%) Internet
3 441 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 437 (3.24%) Firewall
5 391 (2.90%) DNS
6 338 (2.51%) LAN
7 330 (2.45%) WAN
8 292 (2.17%) DHCP
9 255 (1.89%) Intranet
10 210 (1.56%) HTTP
11 202 (1.50%) NAS
12 197 (1.46%) VPN
13 117 (0.87%) FTP
14 114 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
15 101 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
16 91 (0.68%) Extranet
17 90 (0.67%) LDAP
18 85 (0.63%) NetScaler
19 83 (0.62%) Network Security
20 82 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2848 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2699 (20.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2445 (18.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1777 (13.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1622 (12.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1553 (11.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1205 (8.94%) Relational Database
8 1163 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1088 (8.07%) MySQL
10 620 (4.60%) Oracle Database
11 610 (4.53%) RDBMS
12 533 (3.95%) OLAP
13 488 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 367 (2.72%) MongoDB
15 346 (2.57%) Big Data
16 338 (2.51%) DB2
17 329 (2.44%) NoSQL
18 318 (2.36%) QlikView
19 297 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
20 279 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1080 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 889 (6.59%) NUnit
3 777 (5.76%) Subversion
4 617 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 615 (4.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 545 (4.04%) Git (software)
7 406 (3.01%) TeamCity
8 369 (2.74%) Moq
9 278 (2.06%) JIRA
10 232 (1.72%) Jenkins
11 213 (1.58%) SpecFlow
12 202 (1.50%) Selenium
13 178 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 169 (1.25%) MSTest
15 149 (1.11%) JUnit
16 141 (1.05%) Eclipse
17 131 (0.97%) Maven
18 124 (0.92%) ReSharper
19 113 (0.84%) Cucumber
20 102 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 4148 (30.77%) Finance
2 1410 (10.46%) Banking
3 586 (4.35%) Marketing
4 562 (4.17%) Front Office
5 536 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 511 (3.79%) Retail
7 437 (3.24%) Law
8 368 (2.73%) Advertising
9 344 (2.55%) Telecoms
10 318 (2.36%) Legal
11 309 (2.29%) Games
12 266 (1.97%) Back Office
13 196 (1.45%) Publishing
14 144 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 82 (0.61%) French Language
16 67 (0.50%) Music Industry
17 62 (0.46%) Billing
18 47 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.24%) Manufacturing
20 21 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6940 (51.48%) Developer
2 2244 (16.65%) .NET Developer
3 1871 (13.88%) Analyst
4 1863 (13.82%) C# Developer
5 1137 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 1129 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 1114 (8.26%) DBA
8 789 (5.85%) SQL Developer
9 765 (5.68%) Administrator
10 757 (5.62%) SQL DBA
11 709 (5.26%) Applications Support
12 668 (4.96%) Architect
13 640 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 638 (4.73%) Support Analyst
15 589 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 571 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 495 (3.67%) Consultant
18 456 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
19 424 (3.15%) Junior
20 378 (2.80%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6411 (47.56%) .NET
2 4074 (30.22%) ASP.NET
3 2755 (20.44%) HTML
4 2191 (16.25%) CSS
5 2188 (16.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1852 (13.74%) WCF
7 1601 (11.88%) Web Services
8 1555 (11.54%) jQuery
9 1504 (11.16%) XML
10 1431 (10.62%) .NET Framework
11 1178 (8.74%) WPF
12 979 (7.26%) HTML5
13 842 (6.25%) Ajax
14 667 (4.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 590 (4.38%) NHibernate
16 588 (4.36%) LINQ
17 540 (4.01%) WinForms
18 497 (3.69%) AngularJS
19 441 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 440 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1163 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 947 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 515 (3.82%) Clustering
4 496 (3.68%) Replication
5 433 (3.21%) Hedge funds
6 394 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 331 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 254 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 242 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 229 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 226 (1.68%) Open Source
12 217 (1.61%) Equities
13 215 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 206 (1.53%) Visualisation
15 200 (1.48%) Mathematics
16 197 (1.46%) Derivative
17 175 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
18 173 (1.28%) Mobile App
19 168 (1.25%) Data Integration
20 152 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3597 (26.68%) Windows
2 1345 (9.98%) Linux
3 1005 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 757 (5.62%) UNIX
5 600 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 525 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 258 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 239 (1.77%) Solaris
9 214 (1.59%) Android
10 182 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 154 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 129 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 103 (0.76%) AIX
14 101 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 82 (0.61%) Debian
16 51 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 44 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 39 (0.29%) CentOS
19 33 (0.24%) Windows Vista
20 29 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4165 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 3110 (23.07%) MVC
3 2231 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2136 (15.85%) TDD
5 1799 (13.35%) Scrum
6 1618 (12.00%) OO
7 1477 (10.96%) ETL
8 1134 (8.41%) E-Commerce
9 1061 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 1001 (7.43%) BDD
11 788 (5.85%) ITIL
12 724 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
13 708 (5.25%) Unit Testing
14 697 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 665 (4.93%) CRM
15 665 (4.93%) Web Application Development
16 660 (4.90%) Project Management
17 631 (4.68%) Web Development
18 597 (4.43%) Data Modelling
18 597 (4.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7215 (53.52%) SQL
2 5936 (44.04%) C#
3 2844 (21.10%) JavaScript
4 2567 (19.04%) T-SQL
5 1619 (12.01%) Java
6 606 (4.50%) VB
7 565 (4.19%) C++
8 556 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 500 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 490 (3.64%) VBA
11 422 (3.13%) Python
12 385 (2.86%) Perl
13 351 (2.60%) Ruby
14 347 (2.57%) PHP
15 290 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 225 (1.67%) VBScript
17 208 (1.54%) C
18 187 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 181 (1.34%) Shell Script
20 118 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1836 (13.62%) Degree
2 793 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 269 (2.00%) MCSE
4 241 (1.79%) MCTS
5 225 (1.67%) MCP
6 179 (1.33%) MCITP
7 178 (1.32%) MCSD
8 146 (1.08%) MCAD
9 114 (0.85%) MCSA
10 96 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 90 (0.67%) Security Cleared
12 89 (0.66%) ISEB
13 87 (0.65%) MCDBA
14 76 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 71 (0.53%) CCNA
16 57 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
16 57 (0.42%) ISTQB
17 52 (0.39%) SC Cleared
18 39 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 32 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (4.60%) QA
2 261 (1.94%) SLA
3 46 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 31 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.14%) EMIR
7 16 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.096%) UCITS
9 10 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.067%) WCAG
10 9 (0.067%) ISO 8583
11 8 (0.059%) Basel III
12 6 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.037%) HL7
13 5 (0.037%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.037%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.037%) COREP
14 3 (0.022%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 1037 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 709 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (1.89%) vSphere
4 241 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 207 (1.54%) XenApp
6 189 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
7 162 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 103 (0.76%) NFS
9 85 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 74 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 62 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
12 58 (0.43%) XenServer
12 58 (0.43%) UAG
13 56 (0.42%) KVM
13 56 (0.42%) HDFS
14 50 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 48 (0.36%) SRDF
16 46 (0.34%) Apache Flume
17 41 (0.30%) Samba
18 38 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 182 (1.35%) Puppet
2 158 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 146 (1.08%) SCCM
4 132 (0.98%) Nagios
5 127 (0.94%) SCOM
6 83 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 81 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 62 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 57 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 55 (0.41%) OpenView
11 53 (0.39%) ZABBIX
12 51 (0.38%) HP SIM
13 50 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
14 49 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
15 41 (0.30%) HAProxy
15 41 (0.30%) logstash
16 40 (0.30%) StatsD
16 40 (0.30%) Opsview
17 39 (0.29%) Oozie
18 36 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4679 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 2672 (19.82%) Oracle
3 1060 (7.86%) VMware
4 629 (4.67%) Cisco
5 512 (3.80%) Citrix
6 491 (3.64%) HP
7 486 (3.61%) Sybase
8 437 (3.24%) Business Objects
9 381 (2.83%) IBM
10 286 (2.12%) Cognos
11 280 (2.08%) NetApp
12 263 (1.95%) SAP
13 238 (1.77%) Red Hat
14 211 (1.57%) EMC
15 205 (1.52%) Facebook
16 200 (1.48%) Dell
17 197 (1.46%) Tableau
18 194 (1.44%) Informatica
19 190 (1.41%) Google
20 158 (1.17%) Apple
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I.T. Skillfinder
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