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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6455 7080 6601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.71% 14.46% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.97% 46.44% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5626 6327 5884
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
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
13744 15244 12770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 31.31% 31.12% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11762 13235 11062
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 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 1423 £52,500 +2.94% 234
Kingston Upon Thames +7 49 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Uxbridge +19 47 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Croydon +8 42 £46,250 -5.61% 5
Hammersmith +12 19 £52,500 +25.74% 2
Hounslow +24 16 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Chiswick +14 16 £38,750 -22.50%
Twickenham -7 16 £45,000 - 2
Canary Wharf +13 15 £42,500 -32.00%
West Drayton -1 15 £55,000 +18.91%
Wimbledon -9 15 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Southwark +3 14 £44,750 -
Harrow -2 14 £41,250 +3.12%
Barnet - 14 £46,250 -
Chessington +6 11 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Coulsdon +3 10 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Docklands, London -4 10 £40,000 -33.88% 1
Romford +7 9 £47,000 +56.66% 1
Beckenham -1 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Teddington +7 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bromley +8 7 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Surbiton +7 6 £62,500 +123.21% 1
Enfield +3 6 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Brentford -2 6 £37,500 +26.05%
Ealing -12 5 £55,000 +33.40%
Sidcup -3 4 £47,500 +15.85%
Mayfair -3 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Wembley -6 4 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Isleworth - 4 £32,500 -
Edgware +3 3 £56,000 +1.81% 1
Westminster 0 3 £40,000 -
Paddington - 3 £45,000 -
Ruislip +4 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Stanmore 0 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Orpington 0 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Dagenham -1 1 £31,250 -10.71%
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Ilford - 1 £45,000 -
Feltham - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6589 (54.18%) SQL
2 5793 (47.64%) .NET
3 5476 (45.03%) C#
4 4337 (35.66%) Microsoft
5 4065 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3759 (30.91%) Finance
7 3581 (29.45%) ASP.NET
8 3338 (27.45%) Windows
9 3017 (24.81%) MVC
10 2886 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 2490 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2449 (20.14%) MS Excel
13 2446 (20.11%) HTML
14 2370 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 2367 (19.46%) Oracle
16 2297 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 2240 (18.42%) TDD
18 2221 (18.26%) T-SQL
19 2074 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1969 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
21 1810 (14.88%) CSS
22 1772 (14.57%) Scrum
23 1764 (14.51%) Degree
24 1752 (14.41%) WCF
25 1471 (12.10%) .NET Framework
26 1425 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
27 1417 (11.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 1385 (11.39%) jQuery
29 1384 (11.38%) SQL Server 2012
30 1333 (10.96%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1166 (9.59%) IIS
2 1104 (9.08%) SharePoint
3 505 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 369 (3.03%) Apache
5 320 (2.63%) CMS
6 310 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
7 292 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 274 (2.25%) Tomcat
9 271 (2.23%) Node.js
10 269 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 227 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 221 (1.82%) WebSphere
13 157 (1.29%) SAS
13 157 (1.29%) JBoss
14 156 (1.28%) WebLogic
15 146 (1.20%) Umbraco
16 130 (1.07%) nginx
17 121 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
18 116 (0.95%) Lync
19 104 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2449 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 608 (5.00%) MS Office
3 119 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 97 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 65 (0.53%) MS Project
6 59 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 54 (0.44%) SPSS
7 54 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 42 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.090%) GNU Octave
10 9 (0.074%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.049%) FastStats
13 5 (0.041%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.033%) Open Workbench
14 4 (0.033%) CPLEX
14 4 (0.033%) LaTeX
15 2 (0.016%) Stata
15 2 (0.016%) Vensim
16 1 (0.008%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 277 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.67%) RMDS
3 69 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
4 60 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 52 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 32 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 31 (0.25%) Magento
7 31 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
8 30 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 29 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 28 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 24 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
12 23 (0.19%) SAP Business One
13 22 (0.18%) Fredhopper
13 22 (0.18%) Endur
14 20 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 19 (0.16%) thinkFolio
16 14 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
16 14 (0.12%) HFM
16 14 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 618 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 549 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 286 (2.35%) SaaS
4 130 (1.07%) Office 365
5 108 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 99 (0.81%) GitHub
7 77 (0.63%) PaaS
8 74 (0.61%) IaaS
9 43 (0.35%) Mimecast
10 32 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 28 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.099%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.082%) CodePlex
15 8 (0.066%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 8 (0.066%) Heroku
16 7 (0.058%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.049%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 618 (5.08%) SAN
2 396 (3.26%) Firewall
3 392 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 388 (3.19%) Internet
5 386 (3.17%) DNS
6 303 (2.49%) WAN
7 295 (2.43%) LAN
8 239 (1.97%) DHCP
9 188 (1.55%) HTTP
10 175 (1.44%) NAS
11 128 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
12 123 (1.01%) VPN
13 113 (0.93%) Intranet
14 102 (0.84%) Multicast
15 100 (0.82%) FCoE
16 98 (0.81%) iSCSI
17 93 (0.76%) FTP
18 80 (0.66%) Broadband
19 78 (0.64%) NetScaler
20 72 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2490 (20.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2370 (19.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2297 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1425 (11.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1417 (11.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1384 (11.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1008 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 903 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 794 (6.53%) MySQL
10 592 (4.87%) Oracle Database
11 481 (3.96%) RDBMS
12 434 (3.57%) NoSQL
13 411 (3.38%) Big Data
14 351 (2.89%) MongoDB
15 340 (2.80%) OLAP
16 332 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 318 (2.61%) QlikView
18 261 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
19 259 (2.13%) DB2
20 257 (2.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1016 (8.35%) Visual Studio
2 892 (7.33%) NUnit
3 610 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 583 (4.79%) Subversion
5 569 (4.68%) Git (software)
6 542 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
7 379 (3.12%) Moq
8 352 (2.89%) TeamCity
9 339 (2.79%) JIRA
10 211 (1.74%) Jenkins
11 207 (1.70%) Selenium
12 188 (1.55%) MSTest
13 184 (1.51%) SpecFlow
14 144 (1.18%) Maven
15 119 (0.98%) JUnit
16 110 (0.90%) Eclipse
17 107 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 102 (0.84%) CruiseControl
19 97 (0.80%) Ant
20 89 (0.73%) FitNesse
General
1 3759 (30.91%) Finance
2 1237 (10.17%) Banking
3 650 (5.34%) Retail
4 556 (4.57%) Front Office
5 549 (4.51%) Marketing
6 410 (3.37%) Legal
7 359 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 314 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 313 (2.57%) Advertising
10 284 (2.34%) Back Office
11 269 (2.21%) Law
12 250 (2.06%) Games
13 192 (1.58%) Financial Institution
14 167 (1.37%) Publishing
15 86 (0.71%) Billing
16 70 (0.58%) Automotive
17 65 (0.53%) Manufacturing
18 49 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 42 (0.35%) Music Industry
20 30 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6245 (51.35%) Developer
2 2305 (18.95%) .NET Developer
3 1654 (13.60%) C# Developer
4 1605 (13.20%) Analyst
5 1044 (8.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 986 (8.11%) DBA
7 968 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 728 (5.99%) SQL DBA
9 656 (5.39%) Administrator
10 645 (5.30%) SQL Developer
11 643 (5.29%) Consultant
12 606 (4.98%) Applications Support
13 578 (4.75%) Architect
14 569 (4.68%) Support Analyst
15 508 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 489 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 468 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
18 370 (3.04%) SQL Server DBA
19 355 (2.92%) Junior
20 351 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5793 (47.64%) .NET
2 3581 (29.45%) ASP.NET
3 2446 (20.11%) HTML
4 2074 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1810 (14.88%) CSS
6 1752 (14.41%) WCF
7 1471 (12.10%) .NET Framework
8 1385 (11.39%) jQuery
9 1333 (10.96%) XML
10 1320 (10.85%) Web Services
11 900 (7.40%) WPF
12 876 (7.20%) HTML5
13 816 (6.71%) Entity Framework
14 762 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 758 (6.23%) Ajax
16 728 (5.99%) AngularJS
17 686 (5.64%) NHibernate
18 584 (4.80%) LINQ
19 523 (4.30%) WinForms
20 441 (3.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1036 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 878 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 508 (4.18%) Hedge funds
4 500 (4.11%) Clustering
5 486 (4.00%) Replication
6 327 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 313 (2.57%) Data Centre
8 292 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 273 (2.24%) Mobile App
10 256 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 243 (2.00%) Data Structures
12 229 (1.88%) Visualisation
13 225 (1.85%) Derivative
14 219 (1.80%) Client/Server
15 201 (1.65%) Fixed Income
16 189 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 179 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
18 174 (1.43%) Data Integration
18 174 (1.43%) Blackberry
19 143 (1.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3338 (27.45%) Windows
2 1274 (10.48%) Linux
3 863 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 624 (5.13%) UNIX
5 602 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 439 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 228 (1.87%) Android
8 218 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 209 (1.72%) Solaris
10 179 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 160 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 100 (0.82%) Debian
13 97 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 89 (0.73%) Windows XP
15 85 (0.70%) Windows 8
16 75 (0.62%) CentOS
17 39 (0.32%) Windows Vista
18 35 (0.29%) AIX
19 21 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 20 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4065 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3017 (24.81%) MVC
3 2240 (18.42%) TDD
4 1969 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
5 1772 (14.57%) Scrum
6 1302 (10.71%) OO
7 1169 (9.61%) ETL
8 999 (8.21%) BDD
9 822 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 789 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 752 (6.18%) ITIL
12 694 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 658 (5.41%) Web Application Development
14 645 (5.30%) Analytics
15 639 (5.25%) CRM
16 630 (5.18%) SDLC
17 590 (4.85%) Project Management
18 585 (4.81%) Software Engineering
19 523 (4.30%) Unit Testing
20 506 (4.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6589 (54.18%) SQL
2 5476 (45.03%) C#
3 2886 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 2221 (18.26%) T-SQL
5 1333 (10.96%) Java
6 546 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 476 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 447 (3.68%) Python
9 383 (3.15%) Perl
10 377 (3.10%) C++
11 370 (3.04%) Ruby
12 334 (2.75%) VBA
13 309 (2.54%) VB
14 292 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 261 (2.15%) C
16 260 (2.14%) PHP
17 190 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 126 (1.04%) Shell Script
19 102 (0.84%) VBScript
20 87 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 1764 (14.51%) Degree
2 570 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 233 (1.92%) MCSE
4 217 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 170 (1.40%) MCITP
6 168 (1.38%) MCP
7 111 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 101 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 95 (0.78%) MCTS
10 94 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 94 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
11 87 (0.72%) OCP
12 83 (0.68%) MCSA
13 78 (0.64%) MCSD
14 74 (0.61%) CCNA
15 68 (0.56%) ISEB
16 65 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
18 47 (0.39%) MCAD
18 47 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 583 (4.79%) QA
2 191 (1.57%) SLA
3 70 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 67 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 56 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (0.34%) COBIT
8 19 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.16%) FISMA
9 13 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.090%) EMIR
11 10 (0.082%) HL7
11 10 (0.082%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.074%) JSP 440
13 8 (0.066%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.041%) MiFID
14 5 (0.041%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.016%) GCP
15 2 (0.016%) Basel II
16 1 (0.008%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 948 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 674 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 236 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 232 (1.91%) vSphere
6 166 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 149 (1.23%) XenApp
8 123 (1.01%) VMware ESX
9 121 (0.99%) NFS
10 95 (0.78%) SRDF
11 84 (0.69%) XenDesktop
12 61 (0.50%) XenServer
12 61 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 54 (0.44%) Varnish
14 37 (0.30%) KVM
15 36 (0.30%) UAG
16 35 (0.29%) Docker
16 35 (0.29%) Terminal Services
17 30 (0.25%) Samba
18 28 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 210 (1.73%) Puppet
2 166 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 144 (1.18%) SCOM
3 144 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 134 (1.10%) Nagios
5 133 (1.09%) SCCM
6 79 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 62 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 52 (0.43%) Graphite
9 49 (0.40%) Kibana
9 49 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 45 (0.37%) logstash
11 44 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 44 (0.36%) WSUS
12 43 (0.35%) OpenView
13 42 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
14 32 (0.26%) StatsD
15 29 (0.24%) Vagrant
16 26 (0.21%) Opsview
16 26 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4337 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 2367 (19.46%) Oracle
3 998 (8.21%) VMware
4 529 (4.35%) Cisco
5 488 (4.01%) Citrix
6 376 (3.09%) HP
7 372 (3.06%) Sybase
8 305 (2.51%) Tableau
9 293 (2.41%) IBM
10 286 (2.35%) SAP
11 261 (2.15%) Business Objects
12 254 (2.09%) NetApp
13 223 (1.83%) EMC
14 213 (1.75%) Cognos
15 198 (1.63%) Red Hat
16 192 (1.58%) Google
17 180 (1.48%) Informatica
18 158 (1.30%) TIBCO
19 155 (1.27%) Facebook
20 149 (1.23%) Dell
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Lorien
Salary: Great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Big Picture Staffing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Travel Season Ticket Loan+Bupa Health
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago