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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7089 6400 7265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.94% 14.24% 14.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.77% 48.03% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6264 5693 6531
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £71,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
14536 13324 14578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.63% 29.65% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12651 11556 12920
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 1872 £52,500 - 288
Croydon +10 57 £40,000 -20.00% 16
Docklands, London +6 51 £60,000 -4.00%
Uxbridge +14 50 £41,000 -21.90%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 48 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Bromley -19 23 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Harrow -8 20 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Dagenham - 19 £50,000 - 2
Chiswick +8 18 £30,000 -37.82%
Wimbledon 0 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Wembley +4 15 £31,250 -19.87%
Canary Wharf 0 13 £58,750 +23.68%
Westminster -1 10 £50,000 -18.69%
Teddington -4 10 £38,500 +6.94% 1
Pinner - 8 £47,500 - 2
Sidcup +2 6 £41,938 +5.83%
Hammersmith +1 6 £37,500 +4.89% 3
Twickenham -3 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Brentford -3 6 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hounslow -19 6 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Enfield +3 5 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Hayes -2 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Upminster - 5 £60,000 -
New Malden - 5 £42,500 - 1
Paddington +3 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Romford +2 4 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Chessington -4 4 £42,500 +106.06%
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing +7 3 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Orpington +2 3 £36,250 +6.61% 1
Southwark - 3 £40,000 -
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Mayfair +3 2 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Surbiton -7 2 £41,250 -11.76%
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
West Drayton - 2 £41,000 -
Grays - 2 £40,000 - 1
Feltham +9 1 £45,000 - 1
Barking -1 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Barnet -3 1 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Ruislip -4 1 £50,000 - 3
Thornton Heath - 1 - -
Worcester Park - 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7543 (53.40%) SQL
2 6701 (47.44%) .NET
3 6241 (44.18%) C#
4 4871 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 4507 (31.91%) Finance
6 4163 (29.47%) ASP.NET
7 3623 (25.65%) Windows
8 3171 (22.45%) MVC
9 3136 (22.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 3045 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2946 (20.86%) JavaScript
12 2866 (20.29%) HTML
13 2845 (20.14%) T-SQL
14 2763 (19.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2722 (19.27%) Oracle
16 2692 (19.06%) MS Excel
17 2462 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
18 2388 (16.91%) CSS
19 2202 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
20 2175 (15.40%) TDD
21 2004 (14.19%) WCF
22 1971 (13.95%) Degree
23 1864 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
24 1840 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 1826 (12.93%) Scrum
26 1786 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
27 1747 (12.37%) XML
28 1746 (12.36%) Java
29 1709 (12.10%) SQL Server 2012
30 1702 (12.05%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1529 (10.82%) SharePoint
2 1175 (8.32%) IIS
3 572 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 480 (3.40%) CMS
5 393 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 385 (2.73%) Apache
7 357 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 343 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 318 (2.25%) Tomcat
10 253 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 242 (1.71%) Umbraco
12 208 (1.47%) Node.js
13 191 (1.35%) WebSphere
14 167 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 134 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
16 133 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
17 125 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
17 125 (0.88%) WebLogic
18 117 (0.83%) nginx
19 113 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 2692 (19.06%) MS Excel
2 591 (4.18%) MS Office
3 104 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 84 (0.59%) PowerPivot
5 73 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 69 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 63 (0.45%) MS Project
9 42 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 38 (0.27%) SPSS
11 13 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.071%) S-PLUS
13 8 (0.057%) FastStats
14 7 (0.050%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.050%) LaTeX
15 6 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.035%) Fireworks
17 3 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
18 1 (0.007%) Revit
18 1 (0.007%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 337 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 75 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
4 62 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 62 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 55 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 48 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 47 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
8 43 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 37 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 31 (0.22%) HFM
11 27 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 26 (0.18%) Magento
13 25 (0.18%) SAP BPC
13 25 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
14 23 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
15 22 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
16 21 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
16 21 (0.15%) Fredhopper
17 20 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 360 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 333 (2.36%) SaaS
3 321 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 152 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 119 (0.84%) GitHub
6 117 (0.83%) Office 365
7 87 (0.62%) PaaS
8 84 (0.59%) IaaS
9 56 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 41 (0.29%) Trello
11 32 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
13 13 (0.092%) Force.com
13 13 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.050%) Basecamp
15 6 (0.042%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.021%) Heroku
16 3 (0.021%) Taleo
16 3 (0.021%) Amazon EMR
17 1 (0.007%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 586 (4.15%) SAN
2 476 (3.37%) Internet
3 468 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 392 (2.78%) Firewall
5 390 (2.76%) DNS
6 365 (2.58%) LAN
7 356 (2.52%) WAN
8 264 (1.87%) DHCP
9 233 (1.65%) Intranet
10 220 (1.56%) HTTP
11 182 (1.29%) NAS
12 164 (1.16%) VPN
13 110 (0.78%) LDAP
14 104 (0.74%) FTP
15 99 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
16 95 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
17 93 (0.66%) SMTP
18 83 (0.59%) VoIP
19 80 (0.57%) Network Security
20 77 (0.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3136 (22.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 3045 (21.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2763 (19.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1864 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1840 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1709 (12.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1463 (10.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1243 (8.80%) Relational Database
9 1050 (7.43%) MySQL
10 606 (4.29%) RDBMS
11 600 (4.25%) Oracle Database
12 542 (3.84%) OLAP
13 513 (3.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 379 (2.68%) Big Data
15 345 (2.44%) QlikView
16 342 (2.42%) MongoDB
17 312 (2.21%) NoSQL
18 298 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
19 297 (2.10%) DB2
20 289 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1238 (8.76%) Visual Studio
2 908 (6.43%) NUnit
3 794 (5.62%) Subversion
4 703 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 585 (4.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 449 (3.18%) Git (software)
7 393 (2.78%) Moq
8 330 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 328 (2.32%) JIRA
10 241 (1.71%) Selenium
11 228 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 224 (1.59%) SpecFlow
13 204 (1.44%) Jenkins
14 198 (1.40%) MSTest
15 177 (1.25%) JUnit
16 152 (1.08%) Maven
17 141 (1.00%) Cucumber
18 132 (0.93%) Eclipse
19 127 (0.90%) ReSharper
20 111 (0.79%) MSBuild
General
1 4507 (31.91%) Finance
2 1496 (10.59%) Banking
3 638 (4.52%) Marketing
4 607 (4.30%) Front Office
5 589 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 562 (3.98%) Retail
7 436 (3.09%) Law
8 386 (2.73%) Advertising
9 354 (2.51%) Games
10 353 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 291 (2.06%) Legal
12 286 (2.02%) Back Office
13 251 (1.78%) Publishing
14 173 (1.22%) Financial Institution
15 70 (0.50%) Music Industry
15 70 (0.50%) Billing
16 67 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 53 (0.38%) French Language
18 44 (0.31%) Manufacturing
19 29 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7414 (52.49%) Developer
2 2300 (16.28%) .NET Developer
3 1965 (13.91%) C# Developer
4 1862 (13.18%) Analyst
5 1224 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 1171 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 1126 (7.97%) DBA
8 859 (6.08%) SQL Developer
9 805 (5.70%) SQL DBA
10 721 (5.10%) Administrator
11 718 (5.08%) Architect
12 656 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 655 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 649 (4.59%) Applications Support
15 647 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
16 608 (4.30%) Support Analyst
17 557 (3.94%) Consultant
18 487 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
19 442 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
20 420 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6701 (47.44%) .NET
2 4163 (29.47%) ASP.NET
3 2866 (20.29%) HTML
4 2388 (16.91%) CSS
5 2202 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2004 (14.19%) WCF
7 1747 (12.37%) XML
8 1702 (12.05%) jQuery
9 1625 (11.50%) Web Services
10 1524 (10.79%) .NET Framework
11 1213 (8.59%) WPF
12 938 (6.64%) Ajax
13 894 (6.33%) HTML5
14 772 (5.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 707 (5.01%) LINQ
16 636 (4.50%) NHibernate
17 594 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 575 (4.07%) WinForms
19 442 (3.13%) CSS3
20 432 (3.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1058 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 530 (3.75%) Replication
3 484 (3.43%) Clustering
4 444 (3.14%) Hedge funds
5 393 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 338 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 272 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 260 (1.84%) Open Source
9 241 (1.71%) Equities
10 238 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 235 (1.66%) Derivative
12 219 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 210 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 183 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
15 182 (1.29%) Data Integration
16 168 (1.19%) Mobile App
17 166 (1.18%) Visualisation
18 165 (1.17%) Blackberry
19 134 (0.95%) Social Media
20 112 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3623 (25.65%) Windows
2 1301 (9.21%) Linux
3 1036 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 795 (5.63%) UNIX
5 605 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 468 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 258 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 242 (1.71%) Solaris
9 226 (1.60%) Android
10 162 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 153 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 132 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 83 (0.59%) AIX
14 74 (0.52%) Debian
15 63 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 63 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 53 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 48 (0.34%) CentOS
18 29 (0.21%) Windows Vista
19 28 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3171 (22.45%) MVC
2 2462 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2175 (15.40%) TDD
4 1826 (12.93%) Scrum
5 1786 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1554 (11.00%) OO
7 1553 (10.99%) ETL
8 1208 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 1137 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
10 900 (6.37%) BDD
11 794 (5.62%) Unit Testing
12 791 (5.60%) Software Engineering
13 757 (5.36%) Project Management
14 721 (5.10%) ITIL
15 711 (5.03%) CRM
16 709 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
17 700 (4.96%) Web Development
18 653 (4.62%) Data Modelling
19 651 (4.61%) Web Application Development
20 624 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7543 (53.40%) SQL
2 6241 (44.18%) C#
3 2946 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 2845 (20.14%) T-SQL
5 1746 (12.36%) Java
6 618 (4.38%) C++
7 615 (4.35%) VB
8 606 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 508 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 488 (3.45%) VBA
11 403 (2.85%) Python
12 388 (2.75%) PHP
13 371 (2.63%) PL/SQL
14 329 (2.33%) Perl
15 317 (2.24%) Ruby
16 250 (1.77%) C
17 236 (1.67%) VBScript
18 220 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 157 (1.11%) Bash Shell
20 108 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1971 (13.95%) Degree
2 1020 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 442 (3.13%) MCTS
4 402 (2.85%) MCP
5 342 (2.42%) MCSD
6 319 (2.26%) MCAD
7 293 (2.07%) MCSE
8 223 (1.58%) MCITP
9 127 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 116 (0.82%) ISEB
11 114 (0.81%) MCSA
12 109 (0.77%) CCNA
13 72 (0.51%) MCDBA
14 71 (0.50%) Security Cleared
15 69 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 62 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
17 52 (0.37%) ISTQB
18 44 (0.31%) SC Cleared
19 36 (0.25%) CCNP
20 27 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (5.30%) QA
2 228 (1.61%) SLA
3 49 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 31 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.20%) EMIR
6 28 (0.20%) HL7
7 25 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 20 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.11%) UCITS
10 13 (0.092%) Basel III
11 9 (0.064%) WCAG
11 9 (0.064%) COREP
12 8 (0.057%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.050%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.035%) Basel II
15 4 (0.028%) COBIT
16 3 (0.021%) MiFID
System Software
1 1038 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 649 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 206 (1.46%) vSphere
5 173 (1.22%) XenApp
6 155 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
7 153 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 78 (0.55%) NFS
9 73 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 70 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 69 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 60 (0.42%) KVM
13 53 (0.38%) XenServer
13 53 (0.38%) UAG
14 45 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 45 (0.32%) HDFS
15 44 (0.31%) SRDF
16 43 (0.30%) Samba
17 41 (0.29%) Varnish
18 34 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 159 (1.13%) SCCM
2 157 (1.11%) Puppet
3 128 (0.91%) SCOM
4 126 (0.89%) Nagios
5 118 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 88 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 58 (0.41%) OpenView
9 54 (0.38%) Control-M
10 53 (0.38%) HAProxy
11 50 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 49 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
13 43 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 42 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 41 (0.29%) WSUS
16 38 (0.27%) logstash
17 37 (0.26%) HP SIM
18 36 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 35 (0.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4871 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 2722 (19.27%) Oracle
3 1007 (7.13%) VMware
4 611 (4.33%) Cisco
5 523 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 518 (3.67%) Citrix
7 505 (3.58%) Sybase
8 459 (3.25%) HP
9 366 (2.59%) IBM
10 324 (2.29%) SAP
11 322 (2.28%) Cognos
12 246 (1.74%) NetApp
13 239 (1.69%) Informatica
14 222 (1.57%) Sitecore
15 205 (1.45%) EMC
16 199 (1.41%) Red Hat
17 193 (1.37%) JBoss
18 190 (1.35%) Facebook
19 186 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
20 182 (1.29%) Tableau
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + sales bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago