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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6264 7250 7442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.07% 14.68% 16.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.47% 47.55% 53.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 6337 6610
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
13480 15247 14015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.28% 30.88% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11600 12969 12128
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 1411 £50,500 +1.00% 303
Kingston Upon Thames +7 54 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Croydon +6 37 £45,000 -8.16% 5
Uxbridge +17 35 £47,500 +31.03% 5
Harrow +10 23 £42,500 -10.52%
Docklands, London +8 22 £42,500 -36.32% 1
Wimbledon -7 16 £40,000 - 1
Chiswick +13 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Hammersmith +2 15 £45,000 - 2
West Drayton -3 13 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Canary Wharf +17 12 £42,500 -32.00%
Mayfair -1 12 £40,000 -50.00%
Beckenham +4 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Chessington 0 11 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Southwark +2 10 £47,375 - 1
Isleworth - 10 £32,500 -
Bromley +10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Enfield +3 9 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Brentford -12 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Ealing -5 8 £60,000 +60.18%
Coulsdon 0 7 £47,500 - 1
Barnet - 7 £47,500 - 2
Twickenham -10 6 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Romford - 6 £37,500 - 1
Hounslow +15 5 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Surbiton +2 5 £65,000 +132.14%
Paddington - 5 £40,000 -
Ruislip +2 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Sidcup -4 4 £48,750 +18.90% 2
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Teddington +4 2 £40,000 - 1
Westminster 0 2 £40,000 -
Wembley -9 2 £33,750 +12.50%
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 -
Grays - 2 £37,500 -
Ilford +2 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Stanmore 0 1 £40,000 +21.21%
Upminster 0 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Orpington -1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Pinner - 1 £47,000 -
Morden - 1 £47,500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 - 1
Edgware - 1 £56,000 - 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6466 (53.92%) SQL
2 5602 (46.71%) .NET
3 5339 (44.52%) C#
4 4361 (36.37%) Microsoft
5 3843 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3734 (31.14%) Finance
7 3473 (28.96%) ASP.NET
8 3324 (27.72%) Windows
9 2886 (24.07%) MVC
10 2703 (22.54%) JavaScript
11 2528 (21.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2440 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 2417 (20.16%) MS Excel
14 2393 (19.95%) HTML
15 2306 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2179 (18.17%) T-SQL
17 2163 (18.04%) TDD
18 2159 (18.00%) Oracle
19 1965 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
20 1907 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1759 (14.67%) CSS
22 1716 (14.31%) Scrum
23 1707 (14.23%) Degree
24 1685 (14.05%) WCF
25 1464 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
26 1432 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
27 1420 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 1391 (11.60%) .NET Framework
29 1343 (11.20%) Web Services
30 1321 (11.02%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1150 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 1137 (9.48%) IIS
3 548 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 350 (2.92%) Apache
5 309 (2.58%) CMS
6 304 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 300 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 292 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 264 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 259 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 245 (2.04%) Node.js
12 186 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 177 (1.48%) JBoss
14 159 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 146 (1.22%) Umbraco
16 144 (1.20%) SAS
17 132 (1.10%) WebLogic
18 124 (1.03%) Lync
19 118 (0.98%) nginx
20 103 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2417 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 647 (5.40%) MS Office
3 119 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 91 (0.76%) MS Project
5 81 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 77 (0.64%) InfoPath
7 61 (0.51%) SPSS
8 58 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 53 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
10 19 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.083%) AutoCAD
13 9 (0.075%) GNU Octave
14 7 (0.058%) CPLEX
15 6 (0.050%) LaTeX
16 5 (0.042%) FastStats
17 4 (0.033%) Open Workbench
18 2 (0.017%) S-PLUS
18 2 (0.017%) Fireworks
19 1 (0.008%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 291 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 64 (0.53%) RMDS
4 57 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 40 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 35 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 32 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 29 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 29 (0.24%) Magento
8 29 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 26 (0.22%) Agresso
10 24 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 22 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 21 (0.18%) Fredhopper
13 19 (0.16%) Endur
14 18 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
15 17 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
16 16 (0.13%) SAP Business One
17 15 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 551 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 481 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 256 (2.13%) SaaS
4 150 (1.25%) Office 365
5 98 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 88 (0.73%) GitHub
7 82 (0.68%) IaaS
8 76 (0.63%) PaaS
9 45 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 25 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.083%) CodePlex
14 9 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.075%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.067%) Trello
16 7 (0.058%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.058%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.050%) Veeva
17 6 (0.050%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 651 (5.43%) SAN
2 444 (3.70%) Firewall
3 430 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 412 (3.44%) DNS
5 408 (3.40%) Internet
6 307 (2.56%) WAN
7 298 (2.48%) LAN
8 251 (2.09%) DHCP
9 221 (1.84%) HTTP
10 180 (1.50%) NAS
11 160 (1.33%) VPN
12 146 (1.22%) Intranet
13 128 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
14 125 (1.04%) iSCSI
15 99 (0.83%) FTP
16 96 (0.80%) FCoE
17 86 (0.72%) Multicast
18 85 (0.71%) VLAN
19 84 (0.70%) Broadband
20 72 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2528 (21.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2440 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2306 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1464 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1432 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1420 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1000 (8.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 996 (8.31%) Relational Database
9 857 (7.15%) MySQL
10 531 (4.43%) Oracle Database
11 498 (4.15%) RDBMS
12 422 (3.52%) NoSQL
13 366 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 362 (3.02%) Big Data
15 360 (3.00%) OLAP
16 337 (2.81%) MongoDB
17 329 (2.74%) QlikView
18 244 (2.03%) DB2
19 237 (1.98%) Hadoop
20 220 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 957 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 870 (7.25%) NUnit
3 628 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 626 (5.22%) Subversion
5 524 (4.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 511 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 363 (3.03%) Moq
8 330 (2.75%) JIRA
9 326 (2.72%) TeamCity
10 217 (1.81%) Jenkins
11 200 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 179 (1.49%) MSTest
13 178 (1.48%) Selenium
14 156 (1.30%) Maven
15 130 (1.08%) JUnit
16 122 (1.02%) Eclipse
17 118 (0.98%) Ant
18 104 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 92 (0.77%) CruiseControl
20 88 (0.73%) FitNesse
General
1 3734 (31.14%) Finance
2 1224 (10.21%) Banking
3 599 (4.99%) Marketing
4 584 (4.87%) Retail
5 507 (4.23%) Front Office
6 402 (3.35%) Legal
7 385 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 372 (3.10%) Advertising
9 348 (2.90%) Telecoms
10 316 (2.64%) Law
11 256 (2.13%) Back Office
12 232 (1.93%) Games
13 183 (1.53%) Financial Institution
14 115 (0.96%) Publishing
15 88 (0.73%) Billing
16 72 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 39 (0.33%) Automotive
18 38 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 35 (0.29%) Music Industry
20 32 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6079 (50.69%) Developer
2 2161 (18.02%) .NET Developer
3 1632 (13.61%) Analyst
4 1604 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 1000 (8.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 972 (8.11%) DBA
7 893 (7.45%) Senior Developer
8 711 (5.93%) SQL DBA
9 645 (5.38%) SQL Developer
10 630 (5.25%) Consultant
11 626 (5.22%) Administrator
12 564 (4.70%) Applications Support
13 558 (4.65%) Support Analyst
14 539 (4.49%) Architect
15 523 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 490 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 469 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
18 343 (2.86%) Junior
19 339 (2.83%) SQL Server DBA
20 306 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5602 (46.71%) .NET
2 3473 (28.96%) ASP.NET
3 2393 (19.95%) HTML
4 1907 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1759 (14.67%) CSS
6 1685 (14.05%) WCF
7 1391 (11.60%) .NET Framework
8 1343 (11.20%) Web Services
9 1321 (11.02%) jQuery
10 1316 (10.97%) XML
11 928 (7.74%) WPF
12 898 (7.49%) HTML5
13 753 (6.28%) Ajax
14 702 (5.85%) Entity Framework
15 681 (5.68%) AngularJS
16 642 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 628 (5.24%) NHibernate
18 557 (4.64%) LINQ
19 537 (4.48%) WinForms
20 415 (3.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1066 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 782 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 501 (4.18%) Clustering
4 500 (4.17%) Replication
5 467 (3.89%) Hedge funds
6 330 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 295 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 282 (2.35%) Open Source
9 264 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 234 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 222 (1.85%) Client/Server
11 222 (1.85%) Mathematics
12 219 (1.83%) Visualisation
13 211 (1.76%) Fixed Income
14 207 (1.73%) Derivative
15 204 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
16 176 (1.47%) Data Integration
17 168 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 153 (1.28%) Blackberry
19 129 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3324 (27.72%) Windows
2 1230 (10.26%) Linux
3 940 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 656 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 568 (4.74%) UNIX
6 506 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 265 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 204 (1.70%) Android
9 194 (1.62%) Solaris
10 172 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 145 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 117 (0.98%) Windows 8
13 114 (0.95%) Windows XP
14 76 (0.63%) Debian
15 72 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 72 (0.60%) CentOS
16 43 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 41 (0.34%) AIX
18 26 (0.22%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3843 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2886 (24.07%) MVC
3 2163 (18.04%) TDD
4 1965 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 1716 (14.31%) Scrum
6 1305 (10.88%) OO
7 1196 (9.97%) ETL
8 997 (8.31%) BDD
9 780 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
10 774 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 737 (6.15%) ITIL
12 669 (5.58%) E-Commerce
13 646 (5.39%) CRM
14 627 (5.23%) Web Application Development
15 594 (4.95%) Project Management
16 578 (4.82%) Analytics
17 555 (4.63%) Software Engineering
18 508 (4.24%) Unit Testing
19 496 (4.14%) Web Development
20 493 (4.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6466 (53.92%) SQL
2 5339 (44.52%) C#
3 2703 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 2179 (18.17%) T-SQL
5 1243 (10.37%) Java
6 516 (4.30%) VB.NET
7 514 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 405 (3.38%) Python
9 363 (3.03%) C++
10 359 (2.99%) Ruby
11 352 (2.94%) Perl
12 349 (2.91%) VBA
13 344 (2.87%) VB
14 258 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 251 (2.09%) PHP
16 211 (1.76%) C
17 181 (1.51%) Bash Shell
18 121 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 118 (0.98%) VBScript
20 88 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 1707 (14.23%) Degree
2 602 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 268 (2.23%) MCSE
4 220 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 187 (1.56%) MCP
6 183 (1.53%) MCITP
7 115 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 110 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 103 (0.86%) MCTS
10 100 (0.83%) MCSA
11 88 (0.73%) MCSD
12 87 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 76 (0.63%) CCNA
14 75 (0.63%) ISEB
15 71 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 70 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
17 65 (0.54%) OCP
18 58 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
19 49 (0.41%) ISTQB
20 48 (0.40%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (4.67%) QA
2 193 (1.61%) SLA
3 69 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 64 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 60 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 57 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.20%) COBIT
7 24 (0.20%) FISMA
8 17 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.12%) HL7
10 13 (0.11%) JSP 440
11 11 (0.092%) EMIR
12 10 (0.083%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.058%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.042%) MiFID
14 5 (0.042%) Basel II
14 5 (0.042%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.025%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.017%) GCP
System Software
1 1041 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 712 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 264 (2.20%) vSphere
5 188 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
6 186 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
7 160 (1.33%) XenApp
8 124 (1.03%) NFS
9 110 (0.92%) VMware ESX
10 101 (0.84%) XenDesktop
11 83 (0.69%) SRDF
12 63 (0.53%) XenServer
13 43 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 39 (0.33%) Varnish
15 35 (0.29%) KVM
16 34 (0.28%) Terminal Services
17 31 (0.26%) VMware Server
18 27 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 26 (0.22%) vCloud
20 24 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 197 (1.64%) Puppet
2 170 (1.42%) SCOM
3 162 (1.35%) SCCM
4 136 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 132 (1.10%) Nagios
6 111 (0.93%) Data Guard
7 70 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 67 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 51 (0.43%) Graphite
10 45 (0.38%) WSUS
11 44 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 44 (0.37%) OpenView
12 43 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 43 (0.36%) logstash
13 41 (0.34%) Kibana
13 41 (0.34%) Tivoli
14 39 (0.33%) NetBackup
15 35 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
16 32 (0.27%) Opsview
17 29 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4361 (36.37%) Microsoft
2 2159 (18.00%) Oracle
3 1008 (8.41%) VMware
4 549 (4.58%) Cisco
5 492 (4.10%) Citrix
6 424 (3.54%) HP
7 353 (2.94%) Sybase
8 296 (2.47%) SAP
9 287 (2.39%) Tableau
10 285 (2.38%) NetApp
11 273 (2.28%) Business Objects
12 250 (2.08%) IBM
13 212 (1.77%) EMC
14 200 (1.67%) Cognos
15 196 (1.63%) Red Hat
16 189 (1.58%) Google
17 167 (1.39%) Informatica
18 150 (1.25%) TIBCO
18 150 (1.25%) Dell
19 149 (1.24%) Facebook
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus+benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago