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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5784 6881 6330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.10% 14.83% 14.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.68% 48.49% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5012 6077 5623
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
12945 14191 13223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.32% 30.58% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10981 12365 11455
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 1275 £54,000 +2.85% 137
Kingston Upon Thames +6 51 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Croydon +1 46 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Uxbridge -2 40 £42,500 +3.65% 6
Dagenham +4 28 £57,500 +15.00%
Chiswick -2 21 £35,000 +16.66%
Hammersmith +13 17 £50,000 +33.33%
Twickenham -2 17 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Wimbledon -1 16 £50,000 +11.11%
Harrow +6 15 £46,500 +9.41% 1
Teddington 0 15 £50,000 +29.87%
Canary Wharf -1 12 £57,500 -
Chessington +10 10 £32,500 -23.52%
Chislehurst - 10 £40,000 - 1
Bromley +14 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Brentford +11 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Docklands, London -22 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Wembley -1 8 £50,250 +54.61%
Surbiton +5 7 £45,000 +9.09%
Enfield +1 6 £37,500 - 3
Beckenham - 6 £40,000 -
Hayes 0 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Southwark +5 3 £44,750 +11.87%
Ruislip +4 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Mitcham -3 3 £55,000 +52.77%
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Orpington +5 2 £41,500 +14.48%
Westminster +3 2 £50,000 -
Barnet +3 2 - -
Hounslow +2 2 £66,250 +65.62%
Hackney +1 2 - -
New Malden 0 2 - - 1
Paddington 0 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Romford -1 1 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Mayfair -8 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Feltham -15 1 £53,000 +17.77%
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 -
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
Stanmore - 1 - -
Coulsdon - 1 £47,500 - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6671 (54.88%) SQL
2 5872 (48.31%) .NET
3 5629 (46.31%) C#
4 4154 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
5 4127 (33.95%) Microsoft
6 3892 (32.02%) Finance
7 3596 (29.58%) ASP.NET
8 3260 (26.82%) Windows
9 3160 (26.00%) MVC
10 2845 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 2510 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2457 (20.21%) Oracle
13 2420 (19.91%) MS Excel
14 2366 (19.46%) T-SQL
15 2351 (19.34%) HTML
16 2293 (18.86%) TDD
17 2284 (18.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2231 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 2219 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
20 1980 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
21 1893 (15.57%) WCF
22 1848 (15.20%) Degree
23 1843 (15.16%) CSS
24 1806 (14.86%) Scrum
25 1566 (12.88%) .NET Framework
26 1476 (12.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 1465 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
28 1444 (11.88%) Java
29 1410 (11.60%) jQuery
30 1371 (11.28%) Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1034 (8.51%) IIS
1 1034 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 433 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 340 (2.80%) Node.js
4 321 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
5 307 (2.53%) CMS
6 304 (2.50%) Apache
7 288 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 246 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 232 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 213 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 211 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 185 (1.52%) SAS
13 156 (1.28%) Umbraco
14 154 (1.27%) JBoss
15 153 (1.26%) WebLogic
16 106 (0.87%) Apache Solr
17 100 (0.82%) nginx
18 96 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
19 95 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2420 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 532 (4.38%) MS Office
3 107 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 103 (0.85%) PowerPivot
5 62 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (0.39%) SPSS
7 45 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 37 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 31 (0.26%) MS Project
10 24 (0.20%) FastStats
11 8 (0.066%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.049%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.041%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.025%) Vensim
16 2 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
16 2 (0.016%) Stata
16 2 (0.016%) Acrobat
17 1 (0.008%) ProjectWise
17 1 (0.008%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 275 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 56 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.46%) RMDS
4 47 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
5 44 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 34 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 33 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 32 (0.26%) SAP Business One
10 29 (0.24%) Magento
11 26 (0.21%) thinkFolio
12 22 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 21 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
13 21 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
14 20 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
14 20 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
14 20 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
15 18 (0.15%) LatentZero
16 17 (0.14%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 694 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 508 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 292 (2.40%) SaaS
4 119 (0.98%) Office 365
5 109 (0.90%) GitHub
6 88 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (0.54%) IaaS
8 61 (0.50%) PaaS
9 35 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 35 (0.29%) Mimecast
10 23 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.099%) Heroku
13 10 (0.082%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.049%) Google Apps
16 6 (0.049%) Amazon CloudSearch
16 6 (0.049%) Yammer
16 6 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 434 (3.57%) SAN
2 375 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 358 (2.95%) DNS
3 358 (2.95%) Internet
4 349 (2.87%) Firewall
5 232 (1.91%) LAN
6 227 (1.87%) WAN
7 223 (1.83%) DHCP
8 157 (1.29%) NAS
9 134 (1.10%) HTTP
10 102 (0.84%) Intranet
11 100 (0.82%) SSL
12 92 (0.76%) VPN
13 81 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
14 75 (0.62%) NetScaler
14 75 (0.62%) Multicast
15 74 (0.61%) FTP
16 71 (0.58%) FCoE
17 65 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
18 62 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2510 (20.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2284 (18.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2219 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1476 (12.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1465 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1302 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1045 (8.60%) Relational Database
8 761 (6.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 683 (5.62%) MySQL
10 541 (4.45%) Oracle Database
11 538 (4.43%) NoSQL
12 472 (3.88%) RDBMS
13 413 (3.40%) Big Data
14 347 (2.85%) MongoDB
15 343 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 319 (2.62%) OLAP
17 300 (2.47%) Hadoop
18 263 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
19 255 (2.10%) QlikView
20 245 (2.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1013 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 908 (7.47%) NUnit
3 732 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 705 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 635 (5.22%) Subversion
6 584 (4.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 439 (3.61%) Moq
8 407 (3.35%) TeamCity
9 339 (2.79%) JIRA
10 227 (1.87%) Selenium
11 220 (1.81%) MSTest
12 216 (1.78%) Jenkins
13 164 (1.35%) SpecFlow
14 157 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 124 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
16 119 (0.98%) JUnit
17 110 (0.90%) Maven
18 93 (0.77%) MSBuild
19 85 (0.70%) Jasmine
20 82 (0.67%) FitNesse
General
1 3892 (32.02%) Finance
2 1371 (11.28%) Banking
3 717 (5.90%) Retail
4 576 (4.74%) Front Office
5 551 (4.53%) Marketing
6 411 (3.38%) Investment Banking
7 398 (3.27%) Legal
8 375 (3.08%) Back Office
9 330 (2.71%) Telecoms
10 291 (2.39%) Games
11 262 (2.16%) Law
12 213 (1.75%) Advertising
13 210 (1.73%) Publishing
14 188 (1.55%) Financial Institution
15 75 (0.62%) Automotive
16 59 (0.49%) Billing
17 56 (0.46%) Music Industry
17 56 (0.46%) Manufacturing
18 48 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 38 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6356 (52.29%) Developer
2 2459 (20.23%) .NET Developer
3 1692 (13.92%) Analyst
4 1686 (13.87%) C# Developer
5 1069 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 986 (8.11%) DBA
7 975 (8.02%) Senior Developer
8 727 (5.98%) SQL DBA
9 701 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 630 (5.18%) Applications Support
11 613 (5.04%) Consultant
12 609 (5.01%) Architect
13 603 (4.96%) Support Analyst
14 581 (4.78%) Administrator
15 534 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 494 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
17 489 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 423 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
19 405 (3.33%) Junior
20 365 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5872 (48.31%) .NET
2 3596 (29.58%) ASP.NET
3 2351 (19.34%) HTML
4 2231 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1893 (15.57%) WCF
6 1843 (15.16%) CSS
7 1566 (12.88%) .NET Framework
8 1410 (11.60%) jQuery
9 1178 (9.69%) XML
10 1142 (9.39%) Web Services
11 1039 (8.55%) WPF
12 941 (7.74%) Entity Framework
13 871 (7.17%) HTML5
14 839 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 773 (6.36%) AngularJS
16 744 (6.12%) NHibernate
17 722 (5.94%) Ajax
18 625 (5.14%) LINQ
19 522 (4.29%) WinForms
20 475 (3.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1002 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 985 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 526 (4.33%) Hedge funds
4 513 (4.22%) Replication
5 478 (3.93%) Clustering
6 385 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 302 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 297 (2.44%) Derivative
9 284 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 279 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 266 (2.19%) Data Centre
12 265 (2.18%) Mobile App
13 229 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 227 (1.87%) Visualisation
15 222 (1.83%) Equities
16 208 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
17 205 (1.69%) Client/Server
18 204 (1.68%) Data Integration
19 183 (1.51%) Fixed Income
20 180 (1.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3260 (26.82%) Windows
2 1219 (10.03%) Linux
3 773 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 614 (5.05%) UNIX
5 511 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 349 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 229 (1.88%) Android
8 182 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 181 (1.49%) Solaris
10 180 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 164 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 84 (0.69%) CentOS
13 82 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 81 (0.67%) Debian
14 81 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 52 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 49 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 48 (0.39%) AIX
18 20 (0.16%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4154 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 3160 (26.00%) MVC
3 2293 (18.86%) TDD
4 1980 (16.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1806 (14.86%) Scrum
6 1295 (10.65%) OO
7 1195 (9.83%) ETL
8 965 (7.94%) BDD
9 903 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
10 854 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 736 (6.05%) Web Application Development
12 726 (5.97%) ITIL
13 714 (5.87%) SDLC
14 712 (5.86%) Analytics
15 643 (5.29%) Software Engineering
16 639 (5.26%) CRM
16 639 (5.26%) E-Commerce
17 550 (4.52%) Project Management
18 524 (4.31%) Unit Testing
19 523 (4.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6671 (54.88%) SQL
2 5629 (46.31%) C#
3 2845 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 2366 (19.46%) T-SQL
5 1444 (11.88%) Java
6 609 (5.01%) PowerShell
7 502 (4.13%) Python
8 460 (3.78%) VB.NET
9 447 (3.68%) C++
10 386 (3.18%) VBA
11 371 (3.05%) Ruby
12 367 (3.02%) VB
13 356 (2.93%) Perl
14 351 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 282 (2.32%) C
16 254 (2.09%) PHP
17 156 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 155 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 104 (0.86%) VBScript
20 100 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 1848 (15.20%) Degree
2 502 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 186 (1.53%) MCSE
4 173 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 141 (1.16%) MCP
6 127 (1.04%) MCITP
7 100 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 91 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 83 (0.68%) MCTS
10 81 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
11 79 (0.65%) CCNA
12 78 (0.64%) MCSA
13 72 (0.59%) OCP
14 70 (0.58%) SC Cleared
15 64 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
15 64 (0.53%) MCSD
16 50 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (0.39%) ISEB
18 38 (0.31%) MCAD
19 36 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (5.17%) QA
2 167 (1.37%) SLA
3 99 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 62 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 50 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.31%) COBIT
8 35 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 12 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.058%) EMIR
11 7 (0.058%) FISMA
12 3 (0.025%) MiFID
13 2 (0.016%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.008%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.008%) FATCA
14 1 (0.008%) HL7
14 1 (0.008%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.008%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 817 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 594 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 175 (1.44%) vSphere
5 174 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 133 (1.09%) XenApp
7 122 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 89 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 81 (0.67%) NFS
10 70 (0.58%) SRDF
11 64 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 61 (0.50%) Varnish
13 46 (0.38%) UAG
14 45 (0.37%) XenDesktop
15 37 (0.30%) Terminal Services
16 33 (0.27%) Docker
17 29 (0.24%) Samba
18 28 (0.23%) KVM
19 26 (0.21%) GlusterFS
20 21 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 228 (1.88%) Puppet
2 206 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (1.06%) SCCM
4 111 (0.91%) Nagios
5 108 (0.89%) SCOM
5 108 (0.89%) Data Guard
6 75 (0.62%) ZABBIX
7 56 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 52 (0.43%) Tivoli
9 49 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 44 (0.36%) Kibana
11 39 (0.32%) logstash
11 39 (0.32%) Graphite
12 36 (0.30%) AirWatch
12 36 (0.30%) WSUS
13 32 (0.26%) StatsD
14 28 (0.23%) Backup Exec
15 26 (0.21%) OpenView
15 26 (0.21%) HAProxy
15 26 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4127 (33.95%) Microsoft
2 2457 (20.21%) Oracle
3 944 (7.77%) VMware
4 464 (3.82%) Citrix
5 415 (3.41%) Cisco
6 381 (3.13%) Sybase
7 320 (2.63%) Tableau
8 284 (2.34%) IBM
9 274 (2.25%) HP
10 265 (2.18%) SAP
11 210 (1.73%) Cognos
12 193 (1.59%) Google
13 191 (1.57%) Informatica
14 179 (1.47%) Red Hat
15 174 (1.43%) NetApp
16 172 (1.41%) Facebook
17 171 (1.41%) TIBCO
18 147 (1.21%) EMC
19 137 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
20 130 (1.07%) Bloomberg
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £445.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £20 - £22000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
THE RACING POST
Salary: dependent on experience)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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