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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4382 5665 6838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.69% 12.92% 14.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.65% 43.34% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3969 4951 6033
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
11053 13071 14074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.49% 29.80% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9634 11078 12212
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 828 £55,000 +4.76% 113
Kingston Upon Thames 0 45 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Uxbridge -9 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Brentford +2 15 £55,000 +61.35%
Clapham - 15 £52,500 -
Croydon -17 14 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Ruislip - 13 £42,500 -
Hammersmith +9 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Harrow +2 11 £30,000 -31.81%
Surbiton +3 10 £55,000 - 2
Northwood - 9 £50,000 - 1
Dagenham 0 8 £42,500 -29.16%
Wembley +3 7 £23,500 -53.23%
Bromley -2 7 £85,000 +106.06% 2
Romford -4 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Wimbledon -14 7 - -
Twickenham -2 6 £39,216 -22.34%
Westminster -11 6 £77,500 +55.00%
Ealing +29 5 £42,500 -
Docklands, London +9 4 - - 1
Canary Wharf -1 4 £57,500 -
Southwark - 4 £67,500 -
Hayes - 4 £48,500 - 1
Barnet -2 3 £42,500 - 2
Coulsdon -3 3 £22,000 -53.68%
Sidcup - 3 £60,000 -
Chessington -10 2 £36,250 +16.93%
West Drayton - 2 £30,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £62,500 -
Feltham +6 1 £32,500 -38.67%
Chiswick -20 1 £32,500 -14.47%
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £54,500 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4981 (53.42%) SQL
2 4629 (49.65%) .NET
3 4471 (47.95%) C#
4 3368 (36.12%) Microsoft
5 3280 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2988 (32.05%) Finance
7 2911 (31.22%) ASP.NET
8 2578 (27.65%) MVC
9 2379 (25.51%) JavaScript
10 2181 (23.39%) Windows
11 2060 (22.09%) HTML
12 1997 (21.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1908 (20.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1845 (19.79%) TDD
15 1842 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1736 (18.62%) CSS
17 1696 (18.19%) T-SQL
17 1696 (18.19%) Oracle
18 1636 (17.55%) MS Excel
19 1632 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
20 1466 (15.72%) WCF
21 1382 (14.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 1373 (14.73%) Degree
23 1348 (14.46%) SQL Server 2014
24 1340 (14.37%) Scrum
25 1241 (13.31%) AngularJS
26 1235 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
27 1176 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
28 1157 (12.41%) jQuery
29 1117 (11.98%) Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 776 (8.32%) SharePoint
2 708 (7.59%) IIS
3 358 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 356 (3.82%) MS Exchange
5 317 (3.40%) Apache
6 316 (3.39%) CMS
7 249 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 229 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
9 227 (2.43%) WebSphere
10 207 (2.22%) JBoss
11 136 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 128 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 122 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 109 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 109 (1.17%) Skype for Business
15 104 (1.12%) Umbraco
16 100 (1.07%) SAS
17 96 (1.03%) Confluence
18 82 (0.88%) WordPress
19 79 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1636 (17.55%) MS Excel
2 287 (3.08%) MS Office
3 60 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (0.50%) SPSS
5 33 (0.35%) MS Project
6 31 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 31 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.18%) HipChat
9 14 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.032%) InDesign
12 3 (0.032%) Weka
13 2 (0.021%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.021%) Windchill
14 1 (0.011%) EViews
14 1 (0.011%) Gephi
14 1 (0.011%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 235 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.75%) Markit EDM
3 56 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 26 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 26 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 24 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 18 (0.19%) FastStats
6 18 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 17 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.16%) Misys Opics
8 15 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 13 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 12 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
10 12 (0.13%) Siebel Analytics
11 11 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (0.12%) Salerio
11 11 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
12 10 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 695 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 525 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 245 (2.63%) Office 365
4 229 (2.46%) SaaS
5 126 (1.35%) GitHub
6 72 (0.77%) PaaS
7 68 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (0.54%) IaaS
9 36 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 28 (0.30%) Google Play
12 24 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 16 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.16%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
16 14 (0.15%) Force.com
17 13 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 338 (3.63%) Internet
1 338 (3.63%) SAN
2 293 (3.14%) DNS
3 285 (3.06%) Firewall
4 229 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 195 (2.09%) DHCP
6 191 (2.05%) HTTP
7 185 (1.98%) Intranet
8 176 (1.89%) WAN
9 174 (1.87%) LAN
10 138 (1.48%) NAS
11 129 (1.38%) VPN
12 75 (0.80%) SMTP
13 71 (0.76%) iSCSI
14 65 (0.70%) Skype
15 61 (0.65%) FTP
15 61 (0.65%) LDAP
16 58 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
17 55 (0.59%) VoIP
18 53 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1997 (21.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1842 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1382 (14.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1348 (14.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1235 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1176 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 930 (9.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 861 (9.23%) Relational Database
9 618 (6.63%) MySQL
10 566 (6.07%) NoSQL
11 493 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 400 (4.29%) MongoDB
13 366 (3.93%) RDBMS
14 315 (3.38%) Big Data
15 310 (3.32%) Oracle Database
16 298 (3.20%) QlikView
17 244 (2.62%) Hadoop
17 244 (2.62%) Power BI
18 239 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 232 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 719 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 712 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 704 (7.55%) NUnit
4 586 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 474 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 424 (4.55%) Subversion
7 396 (4.25%) JIRA
8 335 (3.59%) Moq
9 319 (3.42%) TeamCity
10 217 (2.33%) Jenkins
11 209 (2.24%) Selenium
12 206 (2.21%) MSTest
13 155 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 106 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 94 (1.01%) JUnit
16 85 (0.91%) Bitbucket
16 85 (0.91%) SpecFlow
17 83 (0.89%) Maven
17 83 (0.89%) MSBuild
18 64 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2988 (32.05%) Finance
2 1117 (11.98%) Banking
3 512 (5.49%) Marketing
4 364 (3.90%) Retail
5 363 (3.89%) Front Office
6 323 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 319 (3.42%) Legal
8 315 (3.38%) Games
9 253 (2.71%) Back Office
10 229 (2.46%) Law
11 195 (2.09%) Telecoms
12 175 (1.88%) Advertising
13 104 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 95 (1.02%) Publishing
15 94 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 47 (0.50%) Music Industry
17 46 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 41 (0.44%) Online Betting
19 34 (0.36%) French Language
20 32 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5160 (55.34%) Developer
2 2627 (28.17%) .NET Developer
3 2321 (24.89%) C# Developer
4 1770 (18.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 1281 (13.74%) SQL Developer
6 1076 (11.54%) Analyst
7 1017 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 881 (9.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 796 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 787 (8.44%) DBA
11 725 (7.78%) Senior Developer
12 654 (7.01%) SQL DBA
13 507 (5.44%) Applications Support
14 463 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
15 431 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 412 (4.42%) Administrator
17 386 (4.14%) Consultant
18 379 (4.06%) Architect
19 365 (3.91%) SSIS Developer
20 360 (3.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4629 (49.65%) .NET
2 2911 (31.22%) ASP.NET
3 2060 (22.09%) HTML
4 1908 (20.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1736 (18.62%) CSS
6 1466 (15.72%) WCF
7 1241 (13.31%) AngularJS
8 1157 (12.41%) jQuery
9 1116 (11.97%) .NET Framework
10 1065 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1041 (11.16%) Web Services
12 906 (9.72%) HTML5
13 877 (9.41%) WPF
14 862 (9.24%) XML
15 856 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 670 (7.19%) Entity Framework
17 568 (6.09%) Ajax
18 500 (5.36%) NHibernate
19 498 (5.34%) LINQ
20 485 (5.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 823 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 782 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 317 (3.40%) Hedge funds
4 315 (3.38%) Replication
5 308 (3.30%) Clustering
6 255 (2.73%) Mathematics
7 250 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
8 237 (2.54%) Visualisation
9 233 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 215 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 196 (2.10%) Client/Server
12 193 (2.07%) Fintech
13 190 (2.04%) User Experience
14 176 (1.89%) Fixed Income
14 176 (1.89%) Mobile App
15 160 (1.72%) Data Centre
16 137 (1.47%) Data Integration
17 136 (1.46%) Equities
18 129 (1.38%) Data Structures
19 128 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2181 (23.39%) Windows
2 916 (9.82%) Linux
3 898 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 432 (4.63%) Unix
4 432 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 371 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 186 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 177 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 167 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 151 (1.62%) Android
10 120 (1.29%) Solaris
11 101 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 62 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 59 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 55 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 28 (0.30%) CentOS
16 23 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 23 (0.25%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.16%) VMS
18 14 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3280 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2578 (27.65%) MVC
3 1845 (19.79%) TDD
4 1632 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1340 (14.37%) Scrum
6 1102 (11.82%) ETL
7 889 (9.53%) BDD
8 841 (9.02%) OO
9 791 (8.48%) Web Application Development
10 742 (7.96%) Web Development
11 709 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
12 691 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
13 582 (6.24%) Analytics
14 578 (6.20%) ITIL
14 578 (6.20%) SDLC
15 481 (5.16%) Software Engineering
16 465 (4.99%) Project Management
17 453 (4.86%) CRM
18 436 (4.68%) E-Commerce
18 436 (4.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4981 (53.42%) SQL
2 4471 (47.95%) C#
3 2379 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 1696 (18.19%) T-SQL
5 953 (10.22%) Java
6 640 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 442 (4.74%) Python
8 407 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 368 (3.95%) Ruby
10 327 (3.51%) VB
11 276 (2.96%) VBA
12 268 (2.87%) PL/SQL
13 216 (2.32%) PHP
14 195 (2.09%) Perl
15 194 (2.08%) C++
16 132 (1.42%) R
17 114 (1.22%) Bash Shell
18 109 (1.17%) C
19 98 (1.05%) VBScript
20 96 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1373 (14.73%) Degree
2 361 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (1.59%) MCSE
4 83 (0.89%) MCTS
5 74 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (0.78%) MCITP
7 55 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 53 (0.57%) CCNA
8 53 (0.57%) MCP
9 48 (0.51%) MCSA
10 47 (0.50%) MCSD
11 45 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 39 (0.42%) MCAD
13 36 (0.39%) ISTQB
14 35 (0.38%) PMP
15 33 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 32 (0.34%) CISSP
17 31 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 30 (0.32%) ISEB
19 26 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (3.89%) QA
2 201 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 161 (1.73%) SLA
4 50 (0.54%) MiFID
5 44 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.23%) HL7
8 17 (0.18%) COBIT
9 16 (0.17%) DICOM
10 15 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.11%) SDET
11 10 (0.11%) SSAE 16
12 9 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.097%) WCAG
13 7 (0.075%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.064%) EMIR
15 5 (0.054%) AIFMD
16 4 (0.043%) Basel III
16 4 (0.043%) ISO 9000
17 3 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 732 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 385 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 150 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 106 (1.14%) vSphere
6 101 (1.08%) Docker
7 92 (0.99%) XenApp
8 67 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 65 (0.70%) NFS
10 52 (0.56%) VMware ESX
11 51 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 35 (0.38%) SRDF
13 32 (0.34%) XenDesktop
14 30 (0.32%) Xen
15 27 (0.29%) Terminal Services
16 26 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
17 25 (0.27%) KVM
18 20 (0.21%) HDFS
19 16 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 218 (2.34%) Puppet
2 168 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (1.30%) SCCM
4 92 (0.99%) SCOM
5 91 (0.98%) Ansible
6 86 (0.92%) Nagios
7 68 (0.73%) Data Guard
8 44 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 40 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 40 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 40 (0.43%) SCVMM
10 39 (0.42%) Control-M
11 38 (0.41%) Perfmon
12 37 (0.40%) OpenAM
13 32 (0.34%) WSUS
14 29 (0.31%) Salt
15 27 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
15 27 (0.29%) Kibana
16 23 (0.25%) AirWatch
16 23 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 3368 (36.12%) Microsoft
2 1696 (18.19%) Oracle
3 613 (6.57%) VMware
4 431 (4.62%) Tableau
5 319 (3.42%) Cisco
6 242 (2.60%) Citrix
7 237 (2.54%) Sybase
8 188 (2.02%) Google
9 172 (1.84%) SAP
10 171 (1.83%) HP
11 166 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 159 (1.71%) Cognos
13 154 (1.65%) IBM
14 146 (1.57%) Informatica
15 134 (1.44%) Facebook
16 131 (1.40%) EPiServer
17 109 (1.17%) NetApp
18 106 (1.14%) EMC
19 95 (1.02%) Sitecore
20 79 (0.85%) Dell
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55-70K + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55K + BENS
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits flexible working hours
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Expenses and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago