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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6442 6852 7280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.37% 15.09% 15.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.97% 49.27% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5692 6148 6558
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,700 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
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
13430 13907 14230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.96% 30.62% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11708 12151 12479
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 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 October 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 0 1584 £52,500 - 243
Croydon +2 52 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Uxbridge +15 51 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Docklands, London -1 46 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Bromley -2 28 £40,000 +0.94% 4
Harrow -4 20 £42,500 +88.88% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -21 20 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Wimbledon -9 16 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Enfield -2 12 £42,500 - 5
Wembley +6 11 £40,500 -7.42% 2
Dagenham - 10 £50,000 -
Sidcup 0 9 £42,125 -18.59% 2
Canary Wharf +9 8 £57,500 -8.00%
Beckenham +6 8 £40,000 -4.76%
Hounslow +4 8 £40,000 -18.15% 3
Hammersmith -3 8 £47,500 +9.82%
Southwark - 8 £40,000 -
Romford +5 7 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Pinner - 7 £47,500 -
Barnet +2 6 £51,250 +36.66% 1
Upminster -2 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Worcester Park +1 5 £46,250 +27.58%
Chiswick 0 5 £30,000 -9.09%
Hackney - 5 £50,000 - 1
Orpington +7 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Mayfair +6 3 £45,000 -57.14%
Hornchurch -1 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Grays - 3 £40,000 -
New Malden - 3 £42,500 -
West Drayton - 2 £67,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £30,000 - 1
Greenford - 2 £30,000 - 1
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Clapham - 2 £28,750 -
Ealing +4 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Feltham +1 1 - -
Stanmore 0 1 £22,000 -34.81%
Ruislip -1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Barking -1 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Chessington -4 1 £30,000 +45.45% 1
Hayes -4 1 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Twickenham -6 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Teddington -11 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northwood - 1 £38,500 -
Ilford - 1 £28,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7222 (53.68%) SQL
2 6398 (47.56%) .NET
3 5935 (44.12%) C#
4 4627 (34.39%) Microsoft
5 4171 (31.00%) Finance
6 4152 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4056 (30.15%) ASP.NET
8 3580 (26.61%) Windows
9 3094 (23.00%) MVC
10 2859 (21.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 2835 (21.07%) JavaScript
12 2759 (20.51%) HTML
13 2707 (20.12%) Oracle
14 2695 (20.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2622 (19.49%) MS Excel
16 2584 (19.21%) T-SQL
17 2452 (18.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2230 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
19 2200 (16.35%) CSS
20 2181 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2113 (15.71%) TDD
22 1845 (13.71%) WCF
23 1840 (13.68%) Degree
24 1780 (13.23%) Scrum
25 1779 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
26 1640 (12.19%) Java
27 1607 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 1595 (11.86%) OO
29 1583 (11.77%) Web Services
30 1573 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1557 (11.57%) SharePoint
2 1189 (8.84%) IIS
3 597 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 413 (3.07%) CMS
5 407 (3.03%) Apache
6 382 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 362 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
8 357 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 331 (2.46%) Tomcat
10 258 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 246 (1.83%) Node.js
12 203 (1.51%) JBoss
13 192 (1.43%) Apache Solr
14 180 (1.34%) WebSphere
15 177 (1.32%) Umbraco
16 169 (1.26%) nginx
17 157 (1.17%) WebLogic
18 146 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
19 123 (0.91%) SAS
20 107 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2622 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 629 (4.68%) MS Office
3 103 (0.77%) PowerPivot
4 95 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 80 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 78 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 60 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 47 (0.35%) MS Project
9 46 (0.34%) SPSS
10 40 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 12 (0.089%) S-PLUS
12 7 (0.052%) LaTeX
13 6 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.037%) FastStats
15 4 (0.030%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.015%) Stata
16 2 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
17 1 (0.007%) Final Cut Pro
17 1 (0.007%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 320 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 59 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 57 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 56 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 49 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 37 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 37 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 35 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 31 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 30 (0.22%) HFM
11 28 (0.21%) RMDS
12 23 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
12 23 (0.17%) SAP BPC
13 22 (0.16%) Fredhopper
13 22 (0.16%) Agresso
13 22 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
13 22 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
14 21 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 449 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 332 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 294 (2.19%) SaaS
4 147 (1.09%) GitHub
5 138 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 118 (0.88%) Office 365
7 88 (0.65%) PaaS
8 67 (0.50%) IaaS
9 64 (0.48%) Trello
10 61 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.082%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.037%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.030%) Force.com
16 3 (0.022%) Heroku
16 3 (0.022%) Amazon EMR
17 1 (0.007%) Taleo
17 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.007%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 607 (4.51%) SAN
2 477 (3.55%) Internet
3 438 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 431 (3.20%) Firewall
5 394 (2.93%) DNS
6 343 (2.55%) LAN
7 336 (2.50%) WAN
8 290 (2.16%) DHCP
9 245 (1.82%) Intranet
10 205 (1.52%) HTTP
11 202 (1.50%) NAS
12 193 (1.43%) VPN
13 118 (0.88%) FTP
14 117 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
15 98 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
16 89 (0.66%) LDAP
17 88 (0.65%) Extranet
18 83 (0.62%) NetScaler
19 82 (0.61%) Network Security
20 81 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2859 (21.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2695 (20.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2452 (18.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1779 (13.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1607 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1573 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1203 (8.94%) Relational Database
8 1176 (8.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 1081 (8.04%) MySQL
10 627 (4.66%) Oracle Database
11 601 (4.47%) RDBMS
12 533 (3.96%) OLAP
13 480 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 362 (2.69%) MongoDB
15 346 (2.57%) Big Data
16 331 (2.46%) DB2
17 317 (2.36%) QlikView
18 313 (2.33%) NoSQL
19 295 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
20 279 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1083 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 877 (6.52%) NUnit
3 765 (5.69%) Subversion
4 620 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 617 (4.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 534 (3.97%) Git (software)
7 398 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 371 (2.76%) Moq
9 285 (2.12%) JIRA
10 229 (1.70%) Jenkins
11 207 (1.54%) SpecFlow
12 203 (1.51%) Selenium
13 189 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 170 (1.26%) MSTest
15 143 (1.06%) JUnit
16 137 (1.02%) Eclipse
17 126 (0.94%) Maven
18 124 (0.92%) ReSharper
19 115 (0.85%) Cucumber
20 103 (0.77%) MSBuild
General
1 4171 (31.00%) Finance
2 1423 (10.58%) Banking
3 577 (4.29%) Marketing
4 558 (4.15%) Front Office
5 543 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 512 (3.81%) Retail
7 430 (3.20%) Law
8 357 (2.65%) Advertising
9 348 (2.59%) Telecoms
10 318 (2.36%) Games
11 309 (2.30%) Legal
12 265 (1.97%) Back Office
13 202 (1.50%) Publishing
14 145 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 81 (0.60%) French Language
16 68 (0.51%) Music Industry
17 64 (0.48%) Billing
18 50 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 33 (0.25%) Manufacturing
20 18 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6929 (51.51%) Developer
2 2234 (16.61%) .NET Developer
3 1862 (13.84%) C# Developer
4 1850 (13.75%) Analyst
5 1149 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 1140 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 1105 (8.21%) DBA
8 802 (5.96%) SQL Developer
9 762 (5.66%) SQL DBA
10 759 (5.64%) Administrator
11 704 (5.23%) Applications Support
12 669 (4.97%) Architect
13 646 (4.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 634 (4.71%) Support Analyst
15 600 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
16 572 (4.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 492 (3.66%) Consultant
18 463 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
19 418 (3.11%) Junior
20 389 (2.89%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6398 (47.56%) .NET
2 4056 (30.15%) ASP.NET
3 2759 (20.51%) HTML
4 2200 (16.35%) CSS
5 2181 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1845 (13.71%) WCF
7 1583 (11.77%) Web Services
8 1553 (11.54%) jQuery
9 1519 (11.29%) XML
10 1428 (10.61%) .NET Framework
11 1169 (8.69%) WPF
12 952 (7.08%) HTML5
13 828 (6.15%) Ajax
14 683 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 598 (4.45%) NHibernate
16 591 (4.39%) LINQ
17 535 (3.98%) WinForms
18 469 (3.49%) AngularJS
19 439 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 438 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1162 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 955 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 509 (3.78%) Clustering
4 489 (3.63%) Replication
5 446 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 386 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 339 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 251 (1.87%) Fixed Income
8 251 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 224 (1.67%) Open Source
10 221 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 219 (1.63%) Equities
12 215 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 210 (1.56%) Visualisation
14 195 (1.45%) Mathematics
15 194 (1.44%) Derivative
16 170 (1.26%) Data Integration
17 168 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
18 165 (1.23%) Mobile App
19 151 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3580 (26.61%) Windows
2 1350 (10.03%) Linux
3 997 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 763 (5.67%) UNIX
5 590 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 510 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 249 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 240 (1.78%) Solaris
9 219 (1.63%) Android
10 189 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 152 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 132 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 98 (0.73%) AIX
14 92 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 84 (0.62%) Debian
16 57 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 42 (0.31%) CentOS
18 41 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 34 (0.25%) Windows Vista
20 28 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4152 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3094 (23.00%) MVC
3 2230 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
4 2113 (15.71%) TDD
5 1780 (13.23%) Scrum
6 1595 (11.86%) OO
7 1486 (11.05%) ETL
8 1158 (8.61%) E-Commerce
9 1076 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 988 (7.34%) BDD
11 774 (5.75%) ITIL
12 717 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 711 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
14 702 (5.22%) Software Engineering
15 670 (4.98%) Web Application Development
16 663 (4.93%) Project Management
17 659 (4.90%) CRM
18 628 (4.67%) Web Development
19 614 (4.56%) Data Modelling
20 594 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7222 (53.68%) SQL
2 5935 (44.12%) C#
3 2835 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 2584 (19.21%) T-SQL
5 1640 (12.19%) Java
6 602 (4.47%) VB
7 576 (4.28%) C++
8 558 (4.15%) VB.NET
9 502 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 484 (3.60%) VBA
11 426 (3.17%) Python
12 385 (2.86%) Perl
13 364 (2.71%) PHP
14 355 (2.64%) Ruby
15 297 (2.21%) PL/SQL
16 228 (1.69%) VBScript
17 224 (1.67%) C
18 185 (1.38%) Bash Shell
19 181 (1.35%) Shell Script
20 119 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1840 (13.68%) Degree
2 816 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 271 (2.01%) MCTS
4 267 (1.98%) MCSE
5 251 (1.87%) MCP
6 202 (1.50%) MCSD
7 182 (1.35%) MCITP
8 174 (1.29%) MCAD
9 115 (0.85%) MCSA
10 99 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 88 (0.65%) ISEB
12 86 (0.64%) Security Cleared
13 81 (0.60%) MCDBA
14 76 (0.56%) CCNA
15 74 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 57 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (0.41%) ISTQB
18 50 (0.37%) SC Cleared
19 37 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 31 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (4.76%) QA
2 259 (1.93%) SLA
3 45 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 35 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 29 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.16%) EMIR
8 18 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 15 (0.11%) UCITS
10 11 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.074%) Basel III
12 9 (0.067%) WCAG
12 9 (0.067%) ISO 8583
13 6 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.045%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.037%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.037%) COREP
15 4 (0.030%) HL7
16 3 (0.022%) MiFID
16 3 (0.022%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1035 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 705 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 238 (1.77%) vSphere
5 203 (1.51%) XenApp
6 194 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
7 174 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 101 (0.75%) NFS
9 82 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 73 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 65 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
12 59 (0.44%) UAG
13 58 (0.43%) XenServer
14 57 (0.42%) KVM
15 54 (0.40%) HDFS
16 50 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 48 (0.36%) SRDF
18 44 (0.33%) Apache Flume
19 41 (0.30%) Samba
20 40 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 180 (1.34%) Puppet
2 158 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 146 (1.09%) SCCM
4 135 (1.00%) Nagios
5 126 (0.94%) SCOM
6 86 (0.64%) Data Guard
7 80 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 65 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 55 (0.41%) OpenView
10 53 (0.39%) ZABBIX
11 52 (0.39%) NetBackup
12 50 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 50 (0.37%) HP SIM
13 47 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
14 43 (0.32%) HAProxy
15 42 (0.31%) StatsD
15 42 (0.31%) logstash
16 41 (0.30%) Opsview
16 41 (0.30%) Oozie
17 38 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4627 (34.39%) Microsoft
2 2707 (20.12%) Oracle
3 1051 (7.81%) VMware
4 630 (4.68%) Cisco
5 515 (3.83%) Citrix
6 495 (3.68%) HP
7 487 (3.62%) Sybase
8 442 (3.29%) Business Objects
9 397 (2.95%) IBM
10 290 (2.16%) Cognos
11 282 (2.10%) NetApp
12 265 (1.97%) SAP
13 244 (1.81%) Red Hat
14 207 (1.54%) EMC
15 204 (1.52%) Facebook
16 198 (1.47%) Informatica
17 197 (1.46%) Dell
17 197 (1.46%) Tableau
18 188 (1.40%) Google
19 162 (1.20%) Sitecore
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £good plus bonus and great benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago