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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5656 6167 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.86% 14.37% 15.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.34% 47.54% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5023 5427 6519
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 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
11948 12972 13525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.29% 30.23% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10298 11067 11919
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +3 1317 £51,250 -2.38% 265
Kingston Upon Thames +5 41 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Croydon +1 41 £50,000 +15.60% 6
Uxbridge +10 33 £44,000 +3.52% 3
Docklands, London +7 22 £40,000 -60.00% 1
Harrow +29 20 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Chessington - 20 £45,000 - 2
Brentford -5 13 £42,500 +9.58% 2
Enfield 0 12 £27,500 -43.58% 2
Wimbledon -4 11 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bromley +20 10 £35,250 -16.07% 1
Twickenham 0 10 £22,000 -54.16% 1
Sidcup -4 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Mayfair +5 9 £50,000 -20.00%
Hammersmith -6 9 £45,000 +0.55% 2
Wembley -1 7 £40,250 +28.80% 2
Southwark - 7 £50,000 -
Romford +1 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Hounslow - 6 £35,000 - 1
Beckenham - 3 £36,500 -
Greenford - 3 £30,000 -
Greenwich - 3 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf +8 2 £82,500 -9.83%
West Drayton +1 2 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Chiswick -7 2 - -
Paddington - 2 - - 1
Isleworth - 2 £32,500 - 1
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 - 2
Hackney +9 1 - -
Ealing +3 1 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Hayes - 1 - - 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6547 (53.99%) SQL
2 5672 (46.77%) .NET
3 5338 (44.02%) C#
4 4443 (36.64%) Microsoft
5 3728 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
6 3717 (30.65%) Finance
7 3618 (29.83%) ASP.NET
8 3372 (27.81%) Windows
9 2893 (23.86%) MVC
10 2677 (22.07%) JavaScript
11 2497 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 2472 (20.38%) HTML
13 2403 (19.82%) MS Excel
14 2375 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2335 (19.25%) Oracle
16 2243 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 2227 (18.36%) T-SQL
18 2050 (16.90%) TDD
19 1965 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
20 1938 (15.98%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1868 (15.40%) CSS
22 1728 (14.25%) Scrum
23 1627 (13.42%) Degree
24 1616 (13.33%) WCF
25 1536 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
26 1446 (11.92%) OO
27 1423 (11.73%) SharePoint
28 1409 (11.62%) Web Services
29 1407 (11.60%) SQL Server 2012
30 1386 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1423 (11.73%) SharePoint
2 1151 (9.49%) IIS
3 579 (4.77%) MS Exchange
4 371 (3.06%) Apache
5 356 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 351 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 331 (2.73%) CMS
8 282 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 278 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
10 255 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
11 243 (2.00%) Node.js
12 202 (1.67%) JBoss
13 171 (1.41%) nginx
14 164 (1.35%) SAS
15 160 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
16 159 (1.31%) WebLogic
17 151 (1.25%) WebSphere
18 138 (1.14%) Lync
19 129 (1.06%) Apache Solr
20 128 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2403 (19.82%) MS Excel
2 662 (5.46%) MS Office
3 104 (0.86%) PowerPivot
4 99 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 97 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 76 (0.63%) MS Project
6 76 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 69 (0.57%) SPSS
8 65 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
9 25 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.082%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.058%) S-PLUS
13 6 (0.049%) HipChat
14 5 (0.041%) CPLEX
14 5 (0.041%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.033%) Open Workbench
16 3 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 2 (0.016%) Stata
17 2 (0.016%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 320 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 56 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
4 48 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 39 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 38 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 37 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 36 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 36 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
9 35 (0.29%) RMDS
10 29 (0.24%) Agresso
11 28 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
12 26 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
13 23 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 21 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
15 18 (0.15%) Magento
16 15 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
17 14 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
18 13 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
19 12 (0.099%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 508 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (1.91%) SaaS
3 221 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 159 (1.31%) Office 365
5 134 (1.10%) GitHub
6 125 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 92 (0.76%) PaaS
8 83 (0.68%) IaaS
9 49 (0.40%) Trello
10 24 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.074%) CloudBees
13 7 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.033%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.025%) Heroku
16 3 (0.025%) Force.com
16 3 (0.025%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.016%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 678 (5.59%) SAN
2 447 (3.69%) Firewall
3 422 (3.48%) DNS
3 422 (3.48%) Internet
4 421 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 299 (2.47%) DHCP
6 283 (2.33%) WAN
7 271 (2.23%) LAN
8 216 (1.78%) HTTP
9 209 (1.72%) NAS
10 203 (1.67%) Intranet
11 191 (1.57%) VPN
12 122 (1.01%) iSCSI
13 117 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
14 104 (0.86%) FTP
15 93 (0.77%) Extranet
16 91 (0.75%) FCoE
17 84 (0.69%) Broadband
18 78 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
19 76 (0.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2497 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2375 (19.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2243 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1536 (12.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1407 (11.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1386 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1048 (8.64%) Relational Database
8 991 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 991 (8.17%) MySQL
9 561 (4.63%) RDBMS
10 543 (4.48%) Oracle Database
11 423 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 409 (3.37%) OLAP
13 367 (3.03%) MongoDB
14 348 (2.87%) NoSQL
15 344 (2.84%) QlikView
16 327 (2.70%) Big Data
17 273 (2.25%) DB2
18 251 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
19 243 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 919 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 849 (7.00%) NUnit
3 687 (5.67%) Subversion
4 584 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 547 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 506 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 389 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 325 (2.68%) Moq
9 285 (2.35%) JIRA
10 242 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 200 (1.65%) SpecFlow
12 173 (1.43%) Selenium
13 161 (1.33%) Maven
14 155 (1.28%) Eclipse
15 136 (1.12%) JUnit
16 132 (1.09%) Ant
17 124 (1.02%) MSTest
18 101 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 94 (0.78%) Cucumber
20 92 (0.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 3717 (30.65%) Finance
2 1220 (10.06%) Banking
3 574 (4.73%) Marketing
4 523 (4.31%) Retail
5 464 (3.83%) Front Office
6 423 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 386 (3.18%) Law
8 376 (3.10%) Advertising
9 374 (3.08%) Telecoms
10 362 (2.99%) Legal
11 240 (1.98%) Games
12 223 (1.84%) Back Office
13 183 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 120 (0.99%) Publishing
15 72 (0.59%) French Language
16 70 (0.58%) Billing
17 53 (0.44%) Manufacturing
18 42 (0.35%) Music Industry
19 32 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 31 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6150 (50.71%) Developer
2 2047 (16.88%) .NET Developer
3 1660 (13.69%) C# Developer
4 1659 (13.68%) Analyst
5 1025 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 980 (8.08%) DBA
7 908 (7.49%) Senior Developer
8 684 (5.64%) Administrator
9 672 (5.54%) SQL Developer
10 663 (5.47%) SQL DBA
11 611 (5.04%) Applications Support
12 574 (4.73%) Support Analyst
13 565 (4.66%) Consultant
14 555 (4.58%) Architect
15 553 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 524 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 493 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
18 349 (2.88%) Senior .NET Developer
19 345 (2.84%) Applications Support Analyst
20 338 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5672 (46.77%) .NET
2 3618 (29.83%) ASP.NET
3 2472 (20.38%) HTML
4 1938 (15.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1868 (15.40%) CSS
6 1616 (13.33%) WCF
7 1409 (11.62%) Web Services
8 1354 (11.17%) jQuery
9 1351 (11.14%) .NET Framework
10 1327 (10.94%) XML
11 1033 (8.52%) WPF
12 956 (7.88%) HTML5
13 795 (6.56%) Ajax
14 638 (5.26%) AngularJS
15 589 (4.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 542 (4.47%) NHibernate
17 533 (4.40%) LINQ
18 532 (4.39%) WinForms
19 519 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 439 (3.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1161 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 785 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 489 (4.03%) Clustering
4 468 (3.86%) Replication
5 414 (3.41%) Hedge funds
6 366 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 304 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 238 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 237 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 225 (1.86%) Fixed Income
10 225 (1.86%) Open Source
11 219 (1.81%) Mathematics
12 206 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 203 (1.67%) Client/Server
14 200 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
15 175 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 175 (1.44%) Data Integration
16 155 (1.28%) Derivative
17 142 (1.17%) N-Tier
18 139 (1.15%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3372 (27.81%) Windows
2 1237 (10.20%) Linux
3 1000 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 633 (5.22%) UNIX
5 615 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 565 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 292 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 226 (1.86%) Android
9 212 (1.75%) Solaris
10 169 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 157 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 142 (1.17%) Windows 8
13 135 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 84 (0.69%) Debian
15 75 (0.62%) AIX
16 59 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 48 (0.40%) CentOS
18 37 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.31%) Mac OS X
19 32 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3728 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 2893 (23.86%) MVC
3 2050 (16.90%) TDD
4 1965 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
5 1728 (14.25%) Scrum
6 1446 (11.92%) OO
7 1247 (10.28%) ETL
8 1003 (8.27%) BDD
9 829 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
10 827 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 749 (6.18%) ITIL
12 698 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
13 644 (5.31%) CRM
14 622 (5.13%) Project Management
15 605 (4.99%) Web Application Development
16 560 (4.62%) Software Engineering
17 532 (4.39%) Analytics
18 524 (4.32%) Web Development
19 504 (4.16%) Unit Testing
20 474 (3.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6547 (53.99%) SQL
2 5338 (44.02%) C#
3 2677 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 2227 (18.36%) T-SQL
5 1258 (10.37%) Java
6 490 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 457 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 451 (3.72%) VB
9 445 (3.67%) C++
10 403 (3.32%) VBA
11 346 (2.85%) Perl
12 345 (2.84%) Ruby
13 333 (2.75%) Python
14 268 (2.21%) PHP
15 235 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 188 (1.55%) Bash Shell
17 182 (1.50%) C
18 181 (1.49%) VBScript
19 152 (1.25%) Shell Script
20 92 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1627 (13.42%) Degree
2 595 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (1.95%) MCSE
4 177 (1.46%) MCITP
5 146 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 136 (1.12%) MCP
7 105 (0.87%) MCTS
8 99 (0.82%) MCSA
9 82 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 78 (0.64%) MCSD
11 75 (0.62%) ISEB
12 73 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 72 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 69 (0.57%) MCDBA
15 56 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 50 (0.41%) ISTQB
17 47 (0.39%) CCNA
18 46 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
19 43 (0.35%) OCP
19 43 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 559 (4.61%) QA
2 236 (1.95%) SLA
3 61 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 51 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 50 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.11%) HL7
9 12 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.074%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.074%) ISO 14001
11 8 (0.066%) COBIT
12 7 (0.058%) EMIR
13 5 (0.041%) Basel II
13 5 (0.041%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.025%) WCAG
15 2 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.016%) Basel III
16 1 (0.008%) DICOM
16 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1087 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 731 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 283 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 274 (2.26%) vSphere
5 197 (1.62%) XenApp
6 163 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 146 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 143 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 120 (0.99%) NFS
10 93 (0.77%) XenDesktop
11 64 (0.53%) SRDF
12 60 (0.49%) XenServer
13 49 (0.40%) KVM
14 43 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 41 (0.34%) HDFS
16 34 (0.28%) Apache Flume
17 33 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
17 33 (0.27%) Terminal Services
18 31 (0.26%) UAG
19 30 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 189 (1.56%) Puppet
2 186 (1.53%) SCCM
3 178 (1.47%) SCOM
4 145 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 137 (1.13%) Nagios
6 75 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 71 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 68 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
9 62 (0.51%) ZABBIX
10 54 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 46 (0.38%) OpenView
12 44 (0.36%) Graphite
13 43 (0.35%) logstash
14 42 (0.35%) SCVMM
15 41 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
15 41 (0.34%) Opsview
16 40 (0.33%) Tivoli
17 36 (0.30%) Kibana
18 34 (0.28%) WSUS
19 32 (0.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4443 (36.64%) Microsoft
2 2335 (19.25%) Oracle
3 1024 (8.44%) VMware
4 562 (4.63%) Cisco
5 504 (4.16%) Citrix
6 477 (3.93%) HP
7 358 (2.95%) Sybase
8 341 (2.81%) Business Objects
9 336 (2.77%) IBM
10 311 (2.56%) NetApp
11 247 (2.04%) Cognos
12 245 (2.02%) SAP
13 229 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 226 (1.86%) Tableau
15 224 (1.85%) EMC
16 189 (1.56%) Google
17 182 (1.50%) Informatica
18 180 (1.48%) Dell
19 160 (1.32%) Facebook
20 146 (1.20%) TIBCO
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