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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6187 6754 7518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.97% 14.88% 15.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.38% 48.36% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5488 5958 6889
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 £68,450
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
13057 13965 14304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.48% 30.76% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11268 11968 12630
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 £36,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 1481 £52,500 - 237
Croydon +3 47 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Uxbridge +14 44 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -3 36 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Docklands, London +2 29 £45,000 -51.35%
Harrow +22 24 £40,750 +89.53% 2
Bromley +11 17 £40,000 -4.76%
Chessington - 15 £30,000 - 3
Wimbledon -11 14 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Enfield +1 13 £27,500 -42.40% 2
Southwark - 12 £50,000 -
Brentford +4 9 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Hounslow 0 9 £40,000 -6.43%
Sidcup -2 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Wembley +5 8 £40,500 +24.61%
Romford +2 8 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hammersmith -8 8 £70,000 +57.30%
Twickenham +9 7 £22,000 -56.21%
Beckenham - 7 £40,000 -
Greenford - 6 £30,000 -
Greenwich - 6 £30,000 -
Hackney +3 5 - - 1
Mayfair +3 5 £50,000 -33.33%
Hornchurch 0 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Dagenham -1 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Worcester Park +2 3 £50,000 +37.93%
Barnet 0 3 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Paddington +14 2 - -
Clapham -3 2 £28,750 -
Pinner - 2 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £82,500 +5.76% 1
West Drayton +1 1 £67,500 +33.00% 1
Feltham +1 1 - -
South Croydon -1 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Stanmore - 1 £22,000 -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
Orpington - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6865 (53.44%) SQL
2 6068 (47.24%) .NET
3 5653 (44.01%) C#
4 4662 (36.29%) Microsoft
5 3957 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3926 (30.56%) Finance
7 3894 (30.32%) ASP.NET
8 3558 (27.70%) Windows
9 3038 (23.65%) MVC
10 2748 (21.39%) JavaScript
11 2654 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 2564 (19.96%) HTML
13 2554 (19.88%) MS Excel
14 2528 (19.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2467 (19.21%) Oracle
16 2388 (18.59%) T-SQL
17 2314 (18.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2119 (16.50%) TDD
19 2081 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 2070 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
21 1978 (15.40%) CSS
22 1751 (13.63%) Scrum
23 1737 (13.52%) Degree
24 1706 (13.28%) WCF
25 1641 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
26 1556 (12.11%) OO
27 1538 (11.97%) Web Services
28 1506 (11.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 1484 (11.55%) SharePoint
30 1457 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1484 (11.55%) SharePoint
2 1187 (9.24%) IIS
3 612 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 399 (3.11%) Apache
5 371 (2.89%) CMS
5 371 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 344 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 323 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
8 320 (2.49%) Tomcat
9 264 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 258 (2.01%) Node.js
11 214 (1.67%) JBoss
12 192 (1.49%) nginx
13 173 (1.35%) Apache Solr
14 170 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 156 (1.21%) WebLogic
16 149 (1.16%) WebSphere
17 146 (1.14%) Umbraco
18 145 (1.13%) SAS
19 134 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 2554 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 690 (5.37%) MS Office
3 99 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 94 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 93 (0.72%) PowerPivot
6 76 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 64 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 64 (0.50%) MS Project
8 56 (0.44%) SPSS
9 34 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.070%) S-PLUS
12 8 (0.062%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.047%) LaTeX
14 5 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.031%) FastStats
15 4 (0.031%) Open Workbench
16 3 (0.023%) CPLEX
16 3 (0.023%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.016%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 362 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 55 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 51 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
5 46 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 36 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 36 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 31 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 29 (0.23%) Agresso
9 29 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 28 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
11 27 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 25 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 25 (0.19%) RMDS
13 18 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
13 18 (0.14%) Magento
14 17 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
14 17 (0.13%) Adaptiv
15 16 (0.12%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 526 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 278 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 260 (2.02%) SaaS
4 154 (1.20%) Office 365
5 150 (1.17%) GitHub
6 145 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 111 (0.86%) PaaS
8 95 (0.74%) IaaS
9 63 (0.49%) Trello
10 35 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.11%) CloudBees
13 7 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.023%) Force.com
17 2 (0.016%) Heroku
17 2 (0.016%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.016%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 675 (5.25%) SAN
2 476 (3.71%) Internet
3 468 (3.64%) Firewall
4 454 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 431 (3.36%) DNS
6 315 (2.45%) DHCP
7 286 (2.23%) LAN
8 285 (2.22%) WAN
9 239 (1.86%) Intranet
10 220 (1.71%) HTTP
11 210 (1.63%) NAS
12 200 (1.56%) VPN
13 109 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
14 108 (0.84%) FTP
15 104 (0.81%) iSCSI
16 98 (0.76%) Extranet
17 95 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
18 86 (0.67%) NetScaler
19 85 (0.66%) LDAP
19 85 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2654 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 2528 (19.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2314 (18.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1641 (12.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1506 (11.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1457 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1118 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 1078 (8.39%) MySQL
9 1055 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 583 (4.54%) RDBMS
11 555 (4.32%) Oracle Database
12 492 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 461 (3.59%) OLAP
14 377 (2.93%) MongoDB
15 363 (2.83%) QlikView
16 354 (2.76%) NoSQL
17 328 (2.55%) Big Data
18 312 (2.43%) DB2
19 267 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
20 257 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1008 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 877 (6.83%) NUnit
3 769 (5.99%) Subversion
4 635 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 579 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 562 (4.38%) Git (software)
7 432 (3.36%) TeamCity
8 331 (2.58%) Moq
9 267 (2.08%) JIRA
10 247 (1.92%) Jenkins
11 209 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 184 (1.43%) Selenium
13 154 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 136 (1.06%) JUnit
15 135 (1.05%) Maven
15 135 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 129 (1.00%) MSTest
17 114 (0.89%) Ant
18 106 (0.83%) ReSharper
18 106 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 3926 (30.56%) Finance
2 1288 (10.03%) Banking
3 606 (4.72%) Marketing
4 521 (4.06%) Retail
5 508 (3.95%) Front Office
6 483 (3.76%) Investment Banking
7 437 (3.40%) Law
8 384 (2.99%) Telecoms
9 380 (2.96%) Advertising
10 370 (2.88%) Legal
11 276 (2.15%) Games
12 248 (1.93%) Back Office
13 174 (1.35%) Financial Institution
14 141 (1.10%) Publishing
15 82 (0.64%) French Language
16 66 (0.51%) Billing
17 57 (0.44%) Music Industry
18 49 (0.38%) Manufacturing
19 41 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6580 (51.23%) Developer
2 2176 (16.94%) .NET Developer
3 1800 (14.01%) C# Developer
4 1737 (13.52%) Analyst
5 1119 (8.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 1042 (8.11%) DBA
7 1004 (7.82%) Senior Developer
8 713 (5.55%) SQL Developer
9 705 (5.49%) Administrator
10 690 (5.37%) SQL DBA
11 662 (5.15%) Applications Support
12 629 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 616 (4.80%) Support Analyst
14 592 (4.61%) Architect
15 552 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
16 547 (4.26%) Consultant
17 522 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 399 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
19 377 (2.93%) Junior
20 359 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6068 (47.24%) .NET
2 3894 (30.32%) ASP.NET
3 2564 (19.96%) HTML
4 2081 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1978 (15.40%) CSS
6 1706 (13.28%) WCF
7 1538 (11.97%) Web Services
8 1455 (11.33%) jQuery
9 1381 (10.75%) .NET Framework
10 1380 (10.74%) XML
11 1100 (8.56%) WPF
12 979 (7.62%) HTML5
13 803 (6.25%) Ajax
14 607 (4.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 598 (4.66%) AngularJS
16 547 (4.26%) NHibernate
17 541 (4.21%) LINQ
18 536 (4.17%) WinForms
19 485 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
20 418 (3.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1204 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 857 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 542 (4.22%) Clustering
4 508 (3.95%) Replication
5 413 (3.22%) Hedge funds
6 409 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 323 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 237 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 228 (1.78%) Open Source
10 226 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 218 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 216 (1.68%) Visualisation
13 213 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 193 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
15 189 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 188 (1.46%) Mathematics
17 171 (1.33%) Derivative
18 169 (1.32%) Equities
19 164 (1.28%) Data Integration
20 147 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3558 (27.70%) Windows
2 1315 (10.24%) Linux
3 1026 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 660 (5.14%) UNIX
5 603 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 600 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 288 (2.24%) Windows 7
8 229 (1.78%) Solaris
9 207 (1.61%) Android
10 188 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 147 (1.14%) Windows XP
12 138 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 133 (1.04%) Windows 8
14 101 (0.79%) AIX
15 98 (0.76%) Debian
16 59 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.36%) CentOS
18 43 (0.33%) Mac OS X
19 39 (0.30%) Windows Vista
20 32 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3957 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3038 (23.65%) MVC
3 2119 (16.50%) TDD
4 2070 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
5 1751 (13.63%) Scrum
6 1556 (12.11%) OO
7 1334 (10.39%) ETL
8 1018 (7.93%) BDD
9 955 (7.43%) E-Commerce
10 915 (7.12%) Performance Tuning
11 775 (6.03%) ITIL
12 717 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
13 707 (5.50%) CRM
14 658 (5.12%) Web Application Development
15 645 (5.02%) Project Management
16 596 (4.64%) Unit Testing
17 592 (4.61%) Software Engineering
18 588 (4.58%) Web Development
19 541 (4.21%) OOP
20 540 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6865 (53.44%) SQL
2 5653 (44.01%) C#
3 2748 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 2388 (18.59%) T-SQL
5 1403 (10.92%) Java
6 542 (4.22%) VB
7 524 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 502 (3.91%) C++
9 482 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 467 (3.64%) VBA
11 366 (2.85%) Perl
12 363 (2.83%) Ruby
13 354 (2.76%) Python
14 299 (2.33%) PHP
15 261 (2.03%) PL/SQL
16 205 (1.60%) VBScript
17 186 (1.45%) Bash Shell
18 184 (1.43%) C
19 171 (1.33%) Shell Script
20 107 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1737 (13.52%) Degree
2 664 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 267 (2.08%) MCSE
4 198 (1.54%) MCITP
5 138 (1.07%) MCP
6 122 (0.95%) MCTS
7 112 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 110 (0.86%) MCSA
9 93 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 86 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 85 (0.66%) ISEB
12 84 (0.65%) MCDBA
13 76 (0.59%) MCSD
14 64 (0.50%) CCNA
15 58 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 58 (0.45%) ISTQB
16 57 (0.44%) SC Cleared
17 45 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 39 (0.30%) PMI Certification
18 39 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 609 (4.74%) QA
2 263 (2.05%) SLA
3 60 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 48 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.11%) EMIR
8 10 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.078%) JSP 440
9 9 (0.070%) WCAG
9 9 (0.070%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.062%) HL7
10 8 (0.062%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.054%) UCITS
12 5 (0.039%) COREP
12 5 (0.039%) Basel III
12 5 (0.039%) Basel II
13 4 (0.031%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.031%) COBIT
System Software
1 1107 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 754 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (2.30%) vSphere
4 268 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 213 (1.66%) XenApp
6 167 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 158 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 127 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 109 (0.85%) NFS
10 95 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 65 (0.51%) KVM
12 60 (0.47%) XenServer
13 53 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
14 51 (0.40%) SRDF
14 51 (0.40%) HDFS
15 42 (0.33%) UAG
16 41 (0.32%) Apache Flume
17 39 (0.30%) Varnish
18 38 (0.30%) Samba
19 34 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 204 (1.59%) Puppet
2 190 (1.48%) SCCM
3 171 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 155 (1.21%) SCOM
5 135 (1.05%) Nagios
6 79 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 76 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 64 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 58 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 57 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 53 (0.41%) Graphite
12 52 (0.40%) logstash
13 50 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
13 50 (0.39%) OpenView
14 46 (0.36%) Kibana
15 45 (0.35%) StatsD
15 45 (0.35%) HP SIM
16 44 (0.34%) Opsview
17 39 (0.30%) Vagrant
17 39 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4662 (36.29%) Microsoft
2 2467 (19.21%) Oracle
3 1086 (8.45%) VMware
4 612 (4.76%) Cisco
5 519 (4.04%) Citrix
6 510 (3.97%) HP
7 403 (3.14%) Sybase
8 376 (2.93%) Business Objects
9 364 (2.83%) IBM
10 300 (2.34%) NetApp
11 273 (2.13%) SAP
11 273 (2.13%) Cognos
12 246 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 224 (1.74%) EMC
14 205 (1.60%) Dell
15 203 (1.58%) Tableau
16 200 (1.56%) Google
17 195 (1.52%) Informatica
18 185 (1.44%) Facebook
19 161 (1.25%) Apple
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Child care vouchers, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Periscopix
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum, Benefits Christmas and project completion bonus sche
Posted: 2 days ago