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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / London
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4105 5320 5914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 12.44% 13.16% 14.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.51% 41.85% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4714 5269
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 £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
9888 12713 12406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.95% 31.45% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8711 11013 10673
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +3 746 £55,000 - 128
Croydon +2 40 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Kingston Upon Thames -3 25 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Canary Wharf 0 23 £55,000 -
Twickenham +12 21 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Bromley +2 20 £37,500 -11.76%
Uxbridge -3 20 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Brentford 0 14 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Hammersmith +10 9 £55,000 +80.32%
New Malden +6 9 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Mayfair +5 6 £35,000 -76.66%
Harrow +2 6 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Wembley 0 6 £44,250 +14.93% 1
Barnet +3 5 £50,000 +100.00%
Hounslow -2 5 - - 2
Hayes +4 4 - -
Sidcup +17 3 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Docklands, London -4 3 £45,000 -28.00%
Ilford - 3 £60,000 -
Northwood - 3 £47,500 -
Teddington +4 2 £38,250 -4.37% 1
Romford +3 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Beckenham +3 2 - -
Chessington -3 2 £37,500 -
Surbiton +1 1 - -
Lewisham -4 1 £36,000 -22.58%
Southwark -4 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon -8 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Ealing - 1 £26,500 -
Westminster - 1 £33,340 -
Edgware - 1 £50,000 -
Pinner - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 4532 (53.82%) SQL
2 4248 (50.45%) .NET
3 4200 (49.88%) C#
4 3105 (36.87%) Microsoft
5 3094 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
6 2751 (32.67%) Finance
7 2578 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 2342 (27.81%) MVC
9 2113 (25.09%) JavaScript
10 1965 (23.33%) Windows
11 1811 (21.51%) HTML
12 1793 (21.29%) TDD
13 1780 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1750 (20.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1577 (18.73%) MS Excel
16 1539 (18.28%) T-SQL
17 1507 (17.90%) CSS
18 1464 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
19 1446 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 1309 (15.54%) Oracle
21 1270 (15.08%) WCF
22 1248 (14.82%) Scrum
23 1233 (14.64%) SQL Server 2014
24 1221 (14.50%) Banking
25 1091 (12.96%) AngularJS
26 1090 (12.94%) .NET Framework
27 1074 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
28 1058 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
29 1051 (12.48%) Degree
30 937 (11.13%) WPF

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
1 715 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 687 (8.16%) IIS
3 360 (4.28%) CMS
4 304 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 258 (3.06%) Apache
6 250 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 235 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
8 216 (2.57%) WebSphere
9 209 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 160 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 135 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 127 (1.51%) JBoss
13 108 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 104 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 102 (1.21%) Umbraco
16 97 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 93 (1.10%) WebLogic
18 83 (0.99%) Apache Spark
19 80 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
20 79 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1577 (18.73%) MS Excel
2 269 (3.19%) MS Office
3 56 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 51 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (0.44%) MS Project
7 24 (0.29%) SPSS
8 16 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.12%) InVision
11 10 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.11%) GIMP
13 8 (0.095%) EViews
14 6 (0.071%) InDesign
14 6 (0.071%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 186 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 41 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 39 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 27 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
7 16 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
8 14 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 12 (0.14%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 11 (0.13%) FastStats
12 10 (0.12%) WebTrends
13 9 (0.11%) Misys Opics
13 9 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
14 8 (0.095%) Eagle PACE
15 7 (0.083%) Bloomberg TOMS
15 7 (0.083%) Infor CRM
15 7 (0.083%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 828 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 575 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 212 (2.52%) Office 365
4 183 (2.17%) SaaS
5 73 (0.87%) PaaS
6 65 (0.77%) GitHub
7 56 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 53 (0.63%) IaaS
9 36 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 31 (0.37%) Google Play
12 24 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
13 23 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.24%) G Suite
15 20 (0.24%) Mimecast
16 19 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
19 11 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 376 (4.47%) Internet
2 301 (3.57%) Firewall
3 246 (2.92%) DNS
4 230 (2.73%) SAN
5 216 (2.57%) Intranet
6 202 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 171 (2.03%) DHCP
8 133 (1.58%) HTTP
9 129 (1.53%) WAN
10 123 (1.46%) LAN
11 106 (1.26%) VPN
12 83 (0.99%) NAS
12 83 (0.99%) VoIP
13 66 (0.78%) SSL
14 63 (0.75%) iSCSI
15 49 (0.58%) Network Security
16 43 (0.51%) FTP
16 43 (0.51%) NetScaler
17 42 (0.50%) Skype
18 41 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1750 (20.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1446 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1233 (14.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1074 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1058 (12.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 929 (11.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 928 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 722 (8.57%) Relational Database
9 605 (7.18%) NoSQL
10 603 (7.16%) MySQL
11 413 (4.90%) MongoDB
12 338 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 337 (4.00%) Power BI
14 316 (3.75%) Big Data
15 309 (3.67%) RDBMS
16 238 (2.83%) QlikView
17 223 (2.65%) Hadoop
18 207 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 207 (2.46%) Oracle Database
19 176 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 676 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 624 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 609 (7.23%) NUnit
4 524 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 451 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 378 (4.49%) Subversion
7 318 (3.78%) Moq
8 315 (3.74%) JIRA
9 235 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 221 (2.62%) MSTest
11 195 (2.32%) Jenkins
12 158 (1.88%) Selenium
13 133 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
14 105 (1.25%) SpecFlow
15 94 (1.12%) Maven
16 83 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 75 (0.89%) MSBuild
18 64 (0.76%) JUnit
19 61 (0.72%) gulp
20 52 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2751 (32.67%) Finance
2 1221 (14.50%) Banking
3 447 (5.31%) Marketing
4 385 (4.57%) Retail
5 339 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 320 (3.80%) Legal
7 282 (3.35%) Games
8 268 (3.18%) Front Office
9 233 (2.77%) Advertising
10 223 (2.65%) Back Office
11 174 (2.07%) Telecoms
12 166 (1.97%) Law
13 100 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 94 (1.12%) Publishing
15 72 (0.86%) Music Industry
16 51 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 48 (0.57%) Manufacturing
18 35 (0.42%) Online Betting
19 31 (0.37%) Private Banking
20 27 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4745 (56.35%) Developer
2 2293 (27.23%) .NET Developer
3 2119 (25.16%) C# Developer
4 1527 (18.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 1058 (12.56%) SQL Developer
6 972 (11.54%) Analyst
7 848 (10.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 748 (8.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 721 (8.56%) Senior Developer
10 655 (7.78%) DBA
11 638 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 548 (6.51%) SQL DBA
13 410 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 394 (4.68%) Applications Support
15 381 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
16 365 (4.33%) Junior
17 363 (4.31%) Architect
18 360 (4.28%) Support Analyst
19 335 (3.98%) Administrator
20 329 (3.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4248 (50.45%) .NET
2 2578 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 1811 (21.51%) HTML
4 1780 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1507 (17.90%) CSS
6 1270 (15.08%) WCF
7 1091 (12.96%) AngularJS
8 1090 (12.94%) .NET Framework
9 937 (11.13%) WPF
10 906 (10.76%) jQuery
11 900 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 885 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 876 (10.40%) Web Services
14 863 (10.25%) HTML5
15 755 (8.97%) XML
16 660 (7.84%) Entity Framework
17 492 (5.84%) RESTful
18 467 (5.55%) Ajax
19 466 (5.53%) NHibernate
20 457 (5.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 678 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 621 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 299 (3.55%) Clustering
4 289 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 269 (3.19%) Replication
6 238 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 234 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 229 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
9 223 (2.65%) User Experience
10 222 (2.64%) Hedge funds
11 212 (2.52%) Fintech
12 206 (2.45%) Mathematics
13 173 (2.05%) Mobile App
14 160 (1.90%) Client/Server
15 136 (1.62%) Data Structures
16 128 (1.52%) Data Centre
17 121 (1.44%) Data Integration
18 114 (1.35%) Fixed Income
19 109 (1.29%) Derivative
20 104 (1.24%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1965 (23.33%) Windows
2 785 (9.32%) Linux
3 779 (9.25%) Windows Server
4 371 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 369 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 304 (3.61%) Unix
7 156 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 148 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 142 (1.69%) Android
10 112 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 109 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 83 (0.99%) Solaris
13 62 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 61 (0.72%) Windows 10
15 53 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 38 (0.45%) Debian
17 34 (0.40%) Windows XP
18 25 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.18%) SUSE
20 14 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3094 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
2 2342 (27.81%) MVC
3 1793 (21.29%) TDD
4 1464 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 1248 (14.82%) Scrum
6 872 (10.36%) OO
7 871 (10.34%) ETL
8 820 (9.74%) BDD
9 725 (8.61%) Web Development
10 721 (8.56%) Web Application Development
11 655 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 624 (7.41%) ITIL
13 568 (6.75%) SDLC
14 560 (6.65%) Analytics
15 463 (5.50%) E-Commerce
16 439 (5.21%) Kanban
17 438 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
18 424 (5.04%) Software Engineering
19 389 (4.62%) DevOps
20 373 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4532 (53.82%) SQL
2 4200 (49.88%) C#
3 2113 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 1539 (18.28%) T-SQL
5 921 (10.94%) Java
6 539 (6.40%) PowerShell
7 421 (5.00%) Python
8 329 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 319 (3.79%) Ruby
10 238 (2.83%) VB
11 232 (2.76%) C++
12 222 (2.64%) VBA
13 175 (2.08%) Perl
14 167 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 150 (1.78%) PHP
16 145 (1.72%) C
17 120 (1.43%) R
18 116 (1.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 112 (1.33%) XPath
20 101 (1.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1051 (12.48%) Degree
2 328 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (1.14%) MCSE
4 71 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 58 (0.69%) MCP
6 57 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (0.56%) CCNA
8 46 (0.55%) MCSA
8 46 (0.55%) MCTS
9 40 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 39 (0.46%) MCITP
11 34 (0.40%) MCSD
12 30 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 30 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 28 (0.33%) CISSP
15 27 (0.32%) MCAD
16 26 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 25 (0.30%) PMP
17 25 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (4.52%) QA
2 144 (1.71%) SLA
3 121 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 40 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.36%) MiFID
6 29 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (0.26%) HL7
8 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.11%) DICOM
9 9 (0.11%) SDET
10 8 (0.095%) EMIR
11 7 (0.083%) COBIT
11 7 (0.083%) WCAG
12 3 (0.036%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.024%) Basel III
13 2 (0.024%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.024%) GCP
13 2 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.024%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.012%) AIFMD
System Software
1 627 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 331 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 152 (1.81%) vSphere
5 143 (1.70%) XenApp
6 122 (1.45%) Docker
7 70 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 54 (0.64%) NFS
9 53 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 50 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 46 (0.55%) VMware ESX
12 36 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
13 30 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 25 (0.30%) SRDF
15 24 (0.29%) Xen
16 23 (0.27%) XenServer
17 20 (0.24%) HDFS
17 20 (0.24%) KVM
18 18 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 204 (2.42%) Puppet
2 134 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (1.40%) SCCM
4 113 (1.34%) Nagios
5 91 (1.08%) SCOM
6 80 (0.95%) Ansible
7 49 (0.58%) Control-M
8 44 (0.52%) WSUS
9 42 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 39 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
10 39 (0.46%) Perfmon
11 33 (0.39%) Kibana
12 28 (0.33%) logstash
13 26 (0.31%) NetBackup
14 22 (0.26%) Data Guard
14 22 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.24%) Backup Exec
15 20 (0.24%) Opsview
16 19 (0.23%) CFEngine
16 19 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 3105 (36.87%) Microsoft
2 1309 (15.54%) Oracle
3 573 (6.80%) VMware
4 375 (4.45%) Tableau
5 299 (3.55%) Sybase
6 287 (3.41%) Cisco
7 280 (3.33%) Citrix
8 185 (2.20%) EPiServer
9 177 (2.10%) Google
10 170 (2.02%) Cognos
11 167 (1.98%) IBM
12 143 (1.70%) HP
13 137 (1.63%) Facebook
14 123 (1.46%) Sitecore
15 119 (1.41%) SAP
16 112 (1.33%) Red Hat
17 94 (1.12%) Informatica
17 94 (1.12%) NetApp
18 88 (1.05%) EMC
19 71 (0.84%) Adobe
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Parking,
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £65001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £77000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday