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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6114 7030 6179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.82% 14.60% 13.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.81% 47.37% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5250 6261 5483
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
13345 14841 12985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.17% 30.83% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11285 12932 11224
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 1393 £55,000 +4.76% 237
Kingston Upon Thames +3 59 £55,000 - 2
Uxbridge -2 50 £42,500 +3.65% 5
Croydon 0 41 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Twickenham -6 23 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Hammersmith +22 22 £50,000 +75.43% 2
Dagenham 0 22 £57,500 +21.05%
Chiswick +2 20 £37,500 +25.00%
Teddington +1 19 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Canary Wharf +7 13 £53,750 -17.30%
Brentford +12 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Harrow -4 11 £45,000 +15.38%
Hounslow +20 10 £56,250 +40.62%
Chessington +12 9 £32,500 -23.52%
Wimbledon -10 9 £37,500 -14.77%
Docklands, London -21 9 £50,000 -16.66%
Chislehurst - 9 £40,000 - 1
Beckenham - 9 £40,000 -
Enfield +2 8 £37,500 - 2
Wembley -1 8 £47,500 +58.33%
Southwark +11 7 £44,750 +27.85%
Bromley +7 6 £42,500 - 1
Hayes +2 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Surbiton +6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
West Drayton +2 4 £55,000 +34.14%
Barnet +6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Ruislip +6 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
Orpington +6 2 £41,500 +14.48%
New Malden +5 2 - -
Romford +4 2 £48,750 +77.27%
Hackney +4 2 - -
Edgware +2 2 £50,500 -8.18%
Mayfair -6 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Coulsdon - 2 £47,500 - 2
Sidcup +4 1 £47,500 +13.09%
Westminster -1 1 - -
Ealing -25 1 £55,000 +5.76%
Stanmore - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £42,500 - 1
Morden - 1 £72,500 - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6829 (54.38%) SQL
2 6061 (48.26%) .NET
3 5786 (46.07%) C#
4 4306 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 4258 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
6 3959 (31.53%) Finance
7 3721 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 3421 (27.24%) Windows
9 3234 (25.75%) MVC
10 2939 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 2554 (20.34%) Oracle
12 2541 (20.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2513 (20.01%) MS Excel
14 2447 (19.49%) HTML
15 2365 (18.83%) TDD
16 2350 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 2349 (18.71%) T-SQL
18 2308 (18.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 2272 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1987 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
21 1960 (15.61%) WCF
22 1904 (15.16%) Degree
23 1885 (15.01%) CSS
24 1844 (14.68%) Scrum
25 1589 (12.65%) .NET Framework
26 1484 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 1483 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
28 1472 (11.72%) Java
29 1449 (11.54%) jQuery
30 1350 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1123 (8.94%) IIS
2 1056 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 490 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 341 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
5 332 (2.64%) Apache
6 320 (2.55%) CMS
7 318 (2.53%) Node.js
8 287 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 272 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 245 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 235 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 221 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 165 (1.31%) SAS
14 162 (1.29%) JBoss
15 156 (1.24%) WebLogic
16 155 (1.23%) Umbraco
17 109 (0.87%) nginx
18 107 (0.85%) Apache Solr
19 104 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
20 99 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2513 (20.01%) MS Excel
2 575 (4.58%) MS Office
3 112 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 100 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 67 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 51 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 40 (0.32%) SPSS
8 39 (0.31%) MS Project
9 30 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.15%) FastStats
11 6 (0.048%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.040%) S-PLUS
12 5 (0.040%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.024%) Vensim
14 2 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.016%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.016%) Stata
15 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.008%) InDesign
15 1 (0.008%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 281 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.58%) RMDS
3 69 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 64 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 61 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 44 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 38 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 36 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
9 34 (0.27%) Magento
10 30 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 28 (0.22%) SAP Business One
12 25 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
12 25 (0.20%) thinkFolio
13 24 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
14 23 (0.18%) Fredhopper
15 22 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
16 20 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 18 (0.14%) HFM
17 18 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 18 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 715 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 548 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 296 (2.36%) SaaS
4 107 (0.85%) GitHub
5 105 (0.84%) Office 365
6 91 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (0.56%) IaaS
8 69 (0.55%) PaaS
9 32 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 32 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 27 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.088%) CodePlex
13 10 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.080%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.056%) Heroku
16 6 (0.048%) Google Apps
16 6 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 492 (3.92%) SAN
2 408 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 401 (3.19%) Internet
4 383 (3.05%) DNS
5 367 (2.92%) Firewall
6 258 (2.05%) WAN
7 254 (2.02%) LAN
8 236 (1.88%) DHCP
9 166 (1.32%) NAS
10 156 (1.24%) HTTP
11 110 (0.88%) Intranet
12 104 (0.83%) VPN
13 100 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
14 90 (0.72%) SSL
15 88 (0.70%) FTP
16 86 (0.68%) Multicast
17 84 (0.67%) FCoE
18 82 (0.65%) NetScaler
19 74 (0.59%) iSCSI
20 73 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2541 (20.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2350 (18.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2308 (18.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1484 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1483 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1350 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1050 (8.36%) Relational Database
8 870 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 720 (5.73%) MySQL
10 600 (4.78%) Oracle Database
11 531 (4.23%) NoSQL
12 463 (3.69%) RDBMS
13 431 (3.43%) Big Data
14 353 (2.81%) MongoDB
15 341 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 326 (2.60%) OLAP
17 283 (2.25%) Hadoop
18 277 (2.21%) QlikView
19 267 (2.13%) DB2
20 265 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1005 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 937 (7.46%) NUnit
3 702 (5.59%) Git (software)
4 671 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 639 (5.09%) Subversion
6 578 (4.60%) Rhino Mocks
7 437 (3.48%) Moq
8 397 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 343 (2.73%) JIRA
10 222 (1.77%) Selenium
11 214 (1.70%) MSTest
12 197 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 183 (1.46%) SpecFlow
14 142 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 117 (0.93%) JUnit
16 116 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
17 108 (0.86%) Maven
18 92 (0.73%) FitNesse
19 86 (0.68%) MSBuild
20 80 (0.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 3959 (31.53%) Finance
2 1345 (10.71%) Banking
3 728 (5.80%) Retail
4 605 (4.82%) Front Office
5 561 (4.47%) Marketing
6 412 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 404 (3.22%) Legal
8 380 (3.03%) Back Office
9 337 (2.68%) Telecoms
10 303 (2.41%) Games
11 281 (2.24%) Law
12 245 (1.95%) Advertising
13 221 (1.76%) Publishing
14 185 (1.47%) Financial Institution
15 75 (0.60%) Automotive
16 69 (0.55%) Billing
17 62 (0.49%) Manufacturing
18 52 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.41%) Music Industry
20 40 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6471 (51.53%) Developer
2 2504 (19.94%) .NET Developer
3 1763 (14.04%) Analyst
4 1718 (13.68%) C# Developer
5 1111 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1046 (8.33%) DBA
7 1011 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 781 (6.22%) SQL DBA
9 697 (5.55%) SQL Developer
10 659 (5.25%) Applications Support
11 648 (5.16%) Administrator
12 645 (5.14%) Support Analyst
13 640 (5.10%) Architect
14 639 (5.09%) Consultant
15 504 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 503 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 501 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 436 (3.47%) SQL Server DBA
19 402 (3.20%) Junior
20 378 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6061 (48.26%) .NET
2 3721 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 2447 (19.49%) HTML
4 2272 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1960 (15.61%) WCF
6 1885 (15.01%) CSS
7 1589 (12.65%) .NET Framework
8 1449 (11.54%) jQuery
9 1268 (10.10%) XML
10 1261 (10.04%) Web Services
11 1032 (8.22%) WPF
12 943 (7.51%) Entity Framework
13 895 (7.13%) HTML5
14 847 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 785 (6.25%) AngularJS
16 777 (6.19%) NHibernate
17 736 (5.86%) Ajax
18 632 (5.03%) LINQ
19 535 (4.26%) WinForms
20 470 (3.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 994 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 979 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 518 (4.12%) Replication
3 518 (4.12%) Clustering
4 516 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 389 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 303 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 297 (2.37%) Mathematics
8 294 (2.34%) Derivative
9 293 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 280 (2.23%) Data Structures
11 276 (2.20%) Mobile App
12 224 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 224 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 218 (1.74%) Visualisation
14 205 (1.63%) Equities
15 200 (1.59%) Fixed Income
16 194 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
17 185 (1.47%) Data Integration
18 179 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3421 (27.24%) Windows
2 1260 (10.03%) Linux
3 819 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 643 (5.12%) UNIX
5 551 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 402 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 228 (1.82%) Android
8 200 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 194 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 176 (1.40%) Solaris
11 158 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 94 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 91 (0.72%) Debian
14 87 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 85 (0.68%) CentOS
16 56 (0.45%) Windows 8
17 48 (0.38%) Windows Vista
18 44 (0.35%) AIX
19 20 (0.16%) Mac OS X
20 16 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4258 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 3234 (25.75%) MVC
3 2365 (18.83%) TDD
4 1987 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
5 1844 (14.68%) Scrum
6 1332 (10.61%) OO
7 1178 (9.38%) ETL
8 1015 (8.08%) BDD
9 916 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
10 870 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 769 (6.12%) ITIL
12 715 (5.69%) Web Application Development
13 684 (5.45%) Analytics
14 668 (5.32%) CRM
15 667 (5.31%) E-Commerce
16 661 (5.26%) SDLC
17 647 (5.15%) Software Engineering
18 583 (4.64%) Project Management
19 570 (4.54%) Unit Testing
20 520 (4.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6829 (54.38%) SQL
2 5786 (46.07%) C#
3 2939 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 2349 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 1472 (11.72%) Java
6 620 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 511 (4.07%) Python
8 474 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 450 (3.58%) C++
10 383 (3.05%) Ruby
11 378 (3.01%) VBA
12 362 (2.88%) Perl
13 358 (2.85%) PL/SQL
14 345 (2.75%) VB
15 282 (2.25%) C
16 268 (2.13%) PHP
17 180 (1.43%) Bash Shell
18 154 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 106 (0.84%) VBScript
20 80 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 1904 (15.16%) Degree
2 577 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 230 (1.83%) MCSE
4 184 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 171 (1.36%) MCP
6 158 (1.26%) MCITP
7 99 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
9 93 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 92 (0.73%) MCTS
10 92 (0.73%) MCSA
11 82 (0.65%) OCP
12 78 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 77 (0.61%) CCNA
14 76 (0.61%) MCSD
15 66 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
16 61 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 53 (0.42%) ISEB
18 44 (0.35%) MCAD
19 41 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (5.10%) QA
2 193 (1.54%) SLA
3 91 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 62 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 39 (0.31%) COBIT
8 35 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.080%) FISMA
12 9 (0.072%) EMIR
13 5 (0.040%) MiFID
14 4 (0.032%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.032%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.016%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.008%) Basel III
16 1 (0.008%) HL7
16 1 (0.008%) GCP
16 1 (0.008%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 881 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 641 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 223 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
5 212 (1.69%) vSphere
6 150 (1.19%) XenApp
7 130 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 120 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 96 (0.76%) NFS
10 81 (0.65%) SRDF
11 70 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 66 (0.53%) Varnish
13 63 (0.50%) XenDesktop
14 46 (0.37%) UAG
15 43 (0.34%) XenServer
16 38 (0.30%) Terminal Services
17 36 (0.29%) Docker
18 31 (0.25%) Samba
19 29 (0.23%) KVM
20 26 (0.21%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 228 (1.82%) Puppet
2 200 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 142 (1.13%) Data Guard
4 133 (1.06%) SCOM
5 128 (1.02%) SCCM
5 128 (1.02%) Nagios
6 82 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 68 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 53 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 45 (0.36%) Kibana
9 45 (0.36%) Graphite
10 43 (0.34%) WSUS
11 40 (0.32%) logstash
12 37 (0.29%) Backup Exec
13 36 (0.29%) OpenView
14 35 (0.28%) StatsD
15 34 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
16 30 (0.24%) AirWatch
17 26 (0.21%) HAProxy
18 24 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4306 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 2554 (20.34%) Oracle
3 1013 (8.07%) VMware
4 486 (3.87%) Citrix
5 468 (3.73%) Cisco
6 385 (3.07%) Sybase
7 337 (2.68%) HP
8 298 (2.37%) Tableau
9 289 (2.30%) IBM
10 288 (2.29%) SAP
11 212 (1.69%) Cognos
12 200 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 197 (1.57%) NetApp
14 190 (1.51%) Informatica
15 186 (1.48%) Google
16 176 (1.40%) Facebook
17 174 (1.39%) EMC
18 172 (1.37%) TIBCO
19 130 (1.04%) Sitecore
20 128 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ASOS.Com
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and full bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 55-70k base + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago