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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5805 6230 7196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.79% 14.48% 16.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.57% 47.46% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 5419 6459
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
12465 13128 13419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.62% 30.50% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 11123 11748
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 1317 £50,000 -4.76% 264
Kingston Upon Thames +1 43 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Croydon -3 36 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Uxbridge +16 33 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Docklands, London +16 30 £40,000 -60.00% 1
Harrow +19 21 £42,500 +6.25%
Brentford -9 17 £39,500 +1.85% 2
Chessington - 17 £45,000 - 1
Mayfair +4 14 £45,000 -51.35%
Enfield +7 12 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Twickenham -4 11 £22,000 -43.94%
Wimbledon -5 11 £40,000 -
Hammersmith -2 10 £45,000 - 2
Bromley +11 9 £38,000 +12.59%
Sidcup -8 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Isleworth - 8 £32,500 - 2
Romford +4 7 £45,000 +63.63%
Chiswick -5 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Beckenham - 7 £36,500 - 2
Ealing +1 5 £60,000 +60.18%
Wembley -5 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf +10 4 £72,500 -30.95%
West Drayton +1 4 £55,000 +8.37%
Southwark - 4 £50,000 -
Feltham - 4 £30,000 - 1
Hounslow +5 3 £35,000 -32.69%
South Croydon - 3 £50,000 - 1
Greenwich - 2 £30,000 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Ruislip - 2 £40,000 -
Morden - 2 £47,500 - 1
Grays - 2 £37,500 -
Greenford - 2 £30,000 -
Teddington 0 1 £42,500 - 1
Upminster -2 1 £37,500 +27.11%
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Hayes - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6504 (54.52%) SQL
2 5555 (46.56%) .NET
3 5252 (44.02%) C#
4 4411 (36.97%) Microsoft
5 3727 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
6 3638 (30.49%) Finance
7 3542 (29.69%) ASP.NET
8 3332 (27.93%) Windows
9 2876 (24.11%) MVC
10 2656 (22.26%) JavaScript
11 2497 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 2427 (20.34%) HTML
13 2391 (20.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2390 (20.03%) MS Excel
15 2276 (19.08%) Oracle
16 2218 (18.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 2174 (18.22%) T-SQL
18 2094 (17.55%) TDD
19 1912 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1901 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
21 1817 (15.23%) CSS
22 1730 (14.50%) Scrum
23 1656 (13.88%) WCF
24 1654 (13.86%) Degree
25 1480 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
26 1404 (11.77%) SQL Server 2012
27 1383 (11.59%) Web Services
28 1382 (11.58%) OO
29 1367 (11.46%) .NET Framework
30 1362 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1338 (11.22%) SharePoint
2 1145 (9.60%) IIS
3 585 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 360 (3.02%) Apache
5 337 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 336 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 315 (2.64%) CMS
8 280 (2.35%) Tomcat
9 279 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
10 269 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 242 (2.03%) Node.js
12 203 (1.70%) JBoss
13 162 (1.36%) SAS
13 162 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 151 (1.27%) WebLogic
15 149 (1.25%) WebSphere
16 142 (1.19%) nginx
17 136 (1.14%) Lync
18 115 (0.96%) Umbraco
19 105 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2390 (20.03%) MS Excel
2 665 (5.57%) MS Office
3 100 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 98 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 94 (0.79%) PowerPivot
6 87 (0.73%) MS Project
7 75 (0.63%) SPSS
8 68 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
9 62 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 24 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.084%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.059%) CPLEX
14 6 (0.050%) HipChat
14 6 (0.050%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.034%) Open Workbench
15 4 (0.034%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 2 (0.017%) FastStats
17 2 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 313 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 60 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 52 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 50 (0.42%) RMDS
6 41 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 36 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 35 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 30 (0.25%) Agresso
9 30 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 25 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
11 24 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
12 23 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 22 (0.18%) Magento
14 19 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
15 17 (0.14%) Endur
16 16 (0.13%) Fredhopper
17 15 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 15 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
18 14 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 536 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 219 (1.84%) SaaS
3 200 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 160 (1.34%) Office 365
5 111 (0.93%) GitHub
6 103 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 82 (0.69%) PaaS
8 71 (0.60%) IaaS
9 30 (0.25%) Trello
10 28 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.059%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.042%) Force.com
14 5 (0.042%) CloudBees
14 5 (0.042%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.042%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.034%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 690 (5.78%) SAN
2 459 (3.85%) Firewall
3 431 (3.61%) Internet
4 422 (3.54%) TCP/IP
4 422 (3.54%) DNS
5 296 (2.48%) WAN
6 282 (2.36%) DHCP
7 277 (2.32%) LAN
8 229 (1.92%) HTTP
9 203 (1.70%) NAS
10 198 (1.66%) VPN
11 186 (1.56%) Intranet
12 131 (1.10%) iSCSI
13 125 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
14 119 (1.00%) FTP
15 98 (0.82%) FCoE
16 96 (0.80%) Broadband
17 90 (0.75%) Extranet
18 77 (0.65%) VLAN
19 76 (0.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2497 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 2391 (20.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2218 (18.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1480 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1404 (11.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1362 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1043 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1038 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 966 (8.10%) MySQL
10 555 (4.65%) Oracle Database
11 544 (4.56%) RDBMS
12 386 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 370 (3.10%) NoSQL
14 369 (3.09%) OLAP
15 356 (2.98%) MongoDB
16 346 (2.90%) QlikView
17 342 (2.87%) Big Data
18 257 (2.15%) DB2
19 246 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
20 245 (2.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 922 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 868 (7.28%) NUnit
3 676 (5.67%) Subversion
4 596 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 532 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
6 495 (4.15%) Git (software)
7 363 (3.04%) TeamCity
8 352 (2.95%) Moq
9 306 (2.56%) JIRA
10 236 (1.98%) Jenkins
11 204 (1.71%) SpecFlow
12 158 (1.32%) Selenium
13 156 (1.31%) Maven
14 140 (1.17%) Eclipse
15 138 (1.16%) MSTest
16 128 (1.07%) Ant
17 123 (1.03%) JUnit
18 102 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 101 (0.85%) CruiseControl
20 93 (0.78%) FitNesse
General
1 3638 (30.49%) Finance
2 1178 (9.87%) Banking
3 584 (4.90%) Marketing
4 536 (4.49%) Retail
5 459 (3.85%) Front Office
6 406 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 375 (3.14%) Advertising
8 372 (3.12%) Legal
9 356 (2.98%) Telecoms
10 349 (2.93%) Law
11 240 (2.01%) Games
12 218 (1.83%) Back Office
13 186 (1.56%) Financial Institution
14 105 (0.88%) Publishing
15 81 (0.68%) Billing
16 60 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 56 (0.47%) French Language
18 33 (0.28%) Music Industry
19 30 (0.25%) German Language
20 29 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5996 (50.26%) Developer
2 2023 (16.96%) .NET Developer
3 1671 (14.01%) Analyst
4 1603 (13.44%) C# Developer
5 1000 (8.38%) DBA
6 987 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 874 (7.33%) Senior Developer
8 698 (5.85%) SQL DBA
9 679 (5.69%) Administrator
10 649 (5.44%) SQL Developer
11 583 (4.89%) Applications Support
12 580 (4.86%) Support Analyst
13 555 (4.65%) Consultant
14 537 (4.50%) Architect
15 516 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 500 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 469 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
18 339 (2.84%) Junior
19 336 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
20 318 (2.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5555 (46.56%) .NET
2 3542 (29.69%) ASP.NET
3 2427 (20.34%) HTML
4 1912 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1817 (15.23%) CSS
6 1656 (13.88%) WCF
7 1383 (11.59%) Web Services
8 1367 (11.46%) .NET Framework
9 1347 (11.29%) jQuery
10 1287 (10.79%) XML
11 1014 (8.50%) WPF
12 963 (8.07%) HTML5
13 778 (6.52%) Ajax
14 674 (5.65%) AngularJS
15 630 (5.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 595 (4.99%) NHibernate
17 565 (4.74%) LINQ
18 556 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
19 536 (4.49%) WinForms
20 430 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1163 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 747 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 496 (4.16%) Clustering
4 475 (3.98%) Replication
5 405 (3.39%) Hedge funds
6 342 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 294 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 257 (2.15%) Open Source
9 245 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 236 (1.98%) Visualisation
11 217 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 216 (1.81%) Fixed Income
12 216 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
13 213 (1.79%) Mathematics
14 203 (1.70%) Data Structures
15 167 (1.40%) Data Integration
15 167 (1.40%) Derivative
16 165 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 143 (1.20%) N-Tier
18 142 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3332 (27.93%) Windows
2 1201 (10.07%) Linux
3 966 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 624 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 572 (4.79%) UNIX
6 559 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 293 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 222 (1.86%) Android
9 194 (1.63%) Solaris
10 172 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 158 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 146 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 132 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 74 (0.62%) Debian
15 61 (0.51%) CentOS
16 60 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 58 (0.49%) AIX
18 42 (0.35%) Windows Vista
19 36 (0.30%) Mac OS X
20 33 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3727 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2876 (24.11%) MVC
3 2094 (17.55%) TDD
4 1901 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
5 1730 (14.50%) Scrum
6 1382 (11.58%) OO
7 1176 (9.86%) ETL
8 1022 (8.57%) BDD
9 789 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
10 765 (6.41%) ITIL
11 743 (6.23%) E-Commerce
12 726 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 643 (5.39%) Project Management
14 634 (5.31%) CRM
15 608 (5.10%) Web Application Development
16 547 (4.59%) Software Engineering
17 546 (4.58%) Analytics
18 501 (4.20%) Web Development
19 487 (4.08%) Unit Testing
20 483 (4.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6504 (54.52%) SQL
2 5252 (44.02%) C#
3 2656 (22.26%) JavaScript
4 2174 (18.22%) T-SQL
5 1194 (10.01%) Java
6 491 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 482 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 407 (3.41%) C++
9 406 (3.40%) VB
10 363 (3.04%) VBA
11 351 (2.94%) Python
12 334 (2.80%) Ruby
13 327 (2.74%) Perl
14 253 (2.12%) PHP
15 251 (2.10%) PL/SQL
16 189 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 165 (1.38%) VBScript
18 162 (1.36%) C
19 125 (1.05%) Shell Script
20 79 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 1654 (13.86%) Degree
2 629 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 268 (2.25%) MCSE
4 204 (1.71%) VCP4
5 195 (1.63%) MCITP
6 164 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 159 (1.33%) MCP
8 113 (0.95%) MCSA
9 109 (0.91%) MCTS
10 94 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 85 (0.71%) MCSD
12 77 (0.65%) ISEB
13 74 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
14 67 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 66 (0.55%) MCDBA
16 61 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
18 53 (0.44%) DV Cleared
19 51 (0.43%) ISTQB
20 50 (0.42%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (4.70%) QA
2 230 (1.93%) SLA
3 58 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 58 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 14 (0.12%) HL7
7 14 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.075%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.075%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.067%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.067%) COBIT
10 7 (0.059%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.059%) EMIR
11 5 (0.042%) Basel II
12 3 (0.025%) Basel III
13 2 (0.017%) GCP
13 2 (0.017%) MiFID
14 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1082 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 721 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 276 (2.31%) vSphere
5 191 (1.60%) XenApp
5 191 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
6 161 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 129 (1.08%) NFS
8 125 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 95 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 73 (0.61%) SRDF
11 68 (0.57%) XenServer
12 49 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
13 38 (0.32%) KVM
14 37 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
15 32 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 31 (0.26%) HDFS
17 29 (0.24%) Apache Flume
18 27 (0.23%) Varnish
19 26 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 197 (1.65%) SCOM
2 185 (1.55%) Puppet
3 171 (1.43%) SCCM
4 148 (1.24%) Nagios
5 129 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 99 (0.83%) Data Guard
7 74 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 66 (0.55%) ZABBIX
9 58 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 53 (0.44%) OpenView
11 49 (0.41%) NetBackup
12 44 (0.37%) SCVMM
13 42 (0.35%) Graphite
14 40 (0.34%) Opsview
15 39 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
16 38 (0.32%) Tivoli
16 38 (0.32%) WSUS
17 36 (0.30%) Cacti
17 36 (0.30%) logstash
18 30 (0.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4411 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 2276 (19.08%) Oracle
3 1013 (8.49%) VMware
4 541 (4.53%) Cisco
5 514 (4.31%) Citrix
6 468 (3.92%) HP
7 330 (2.77%) Sybase
8 300 (2.51%) NetApp
9 294 (2.46%) Business Objects
10 291 (2.44%) IBM
11 256 (2.15%) SAP
12 247 (2.07%) Tableau
13 223 (1.87%) Cognos
14 218 (1.83%) EMC
14 218 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 189 (1.58%) Google
16 169 (1.42%) Dell
17 168 (1.41%) Informatica
18 152 (1.27%) Facebook
19 147 (1.23%) TIBCO
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Westbourne Partners
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