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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6557 6412 7214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.46% 14.43% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.02% 48.25% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5785 5710 6463
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 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
13655 13288 14456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.12% 29.90% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11910 11528 12784
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,309 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,600 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 1668 £51,250 -2.38% 251
Croydon +6 58 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Docklands, London +3 49 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Uxbridge +15 43 £41,000 -11.35% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -6 37 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Bromley -14 21 £40,000 +1.91%
Harrow -7 18 £42,500 +88.88% 5
Canary Wharf +10 16 £57,500 +21.05%
Dagenham - 15 £50,000 - 1
Chiswick +7 11 £30,000 -45.45%
Wimbledon -4 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Sidcup +1 9 £42,000 -18.84% 3
Wembley +1 8 £33,000 -22.35%
Hounslow 0 8 £40,000 - 3
Enfield -2 8 £42,500 +34.92%
Teddington -5 8 £38,500 +6.94% 2
Upminster - 7 £60,000 -
Romford +6 6 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Pinner - 6 £47,500 - 1
Hammersmith 0 5 £37,500 - 1
Southwark - 5 £40,000 -
New Malden - 5 £42,500 -
Hayes 0 4 £43,500 -13.00% 1
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Barnet +3 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chessington +2 3 £42,500 +106.06%
Twickenham -4 3 £55,000 -
Grays - 3 £40,000 -
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Ealing +2 2 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Ruislip -4 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Brentford -7 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Carshalton - 2 £47,500 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
West Drayton - 2 £41,000 - 1
Worcester Park - 2 £42,500 -
Feltham +6 1 £45,000 +87.50%
Beckenham +2 1 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Mayfair +2 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Orpington 0 1 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Barking -1 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Westminster -6 1 £50,000 -18.69%
Paddington -6 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Surbiton -7 1 £37,500 -19.78%
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 17 September 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 7410 (53.25%) SQL
2 6640 (47.71%) .NET
3 6160 (44.27%) C#
4 4769 (34.27%) Microsoft
5 4395 (31.58%) Finance
6 4273 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4166 (29.94%) ASP.NET
8 3590 (25.80%) Windows
9 3126 (22.46%) MVC
10 3019 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2944 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2887 (20.75%) JavaScript
13 2816 (20.24%) HTML
14 2773 (19.93%) T-SQL
15 2682 (19.27%) MS Excel
16 2677 (19.24%) Oracle
17 2672 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2410 (17.32%) Business Intelligence
19 2306 (16.57%) CSS
20 2186 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2141 (15.39%) TDD
22 1931 (13.88%) WCF
23 1901 (13.66%) Degree
24 1845 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
25 1793 (12.88%) Scrum
26 1765 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 1699 (12.21%) Java
28 1634 (11.74%) XML
29 1631 (11.72%) SQL Server 2012
30 1628 (11.70%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1555 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 1188 (8.54%) IIS
3 577 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 450 (3.23%) CMS
5 402 (2.89%) Apache
6 384 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
7 350 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 345 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 315 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 245 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 222 (1.60%) Node.js
12 217 (1.56%) Umbraco
13 188 (1.35%) WebSphere
14 185 (1.33%) Apache Solr
15 153 (1.10%) nginx
16 135 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
17 132 (0.95%) WebLogic
18 124 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
19 118 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
20 111 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 2682 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 598 (4.30%) MS Office
3 98 (0.70%) PowerPivot
4 93 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 75 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 69 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 61 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 51 (0.37%) MS Project
9 39 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 38 (0.27%) SPSS
11 12 (0.086%) S-PLUS
12 10 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.057%) FastStats
14 7 (0.050%) LaTeX
15 5 (0.036%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.029%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
17 3 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
18 2 (0.014%) Stata
19 1 (0.007%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 327 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 77 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 64 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 58 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 55 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 46 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 46 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 43 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
9 34 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 33 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 29 (0.21%) HFM
12 25 (0.18%) SAP BPC
13 24 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
13 24 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 23 (0.17%) Magento
15 22 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
15 22 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
15 22 (0.16%) RMDS
16 21 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 373 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 330 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 320 (2.30%) SaaS
4 152 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 133 (0.96%) GitHub
6 113 (0.81%) Office 365
7 89 (0.64%) PaaS
8 82 (0.59%) IaaS
9 57 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (0.35%) Trello
11 35 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
13 11 (0.079%) Force.com
14 6 (0.043%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.022%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.022%) Heroku
15 3 (0.022%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.014%) Taleo
17 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 606 (4.35%) SAN
2 467 (3.36%) Internet
3 452 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 409 (2.94%) Firewall
5 391 (2.81%) DNS
6 372 (2.67%) LAN
7 352 (2.53%) WAN
8 273 (1.96%) DHCP
9 234 (1.68%) Intranet
10 213 (1.53%) HTTP
11 191 (1.37%) NAS
12 177 (1.27%) VPN
13 112 (0.80%) FTP
14 111 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
15 105 (0.75%) LDAP
16 100 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
17 85 (0.61%) SMTP
17 85 (0.61%) VoIP
18 81 (0.58%) Network Security
19 75 (0.54%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3019 (21.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2944 (21.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2672 (19.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1845 (13.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1765 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1631 (11.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1327 (9.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1225 (8.80%) Relational Database
9 1069 (7.68%) MySQL
10 601 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 601 (4.32%) Oracle Database
11 553 (3.97%) OLAP
12 509 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 380 (2.73%) Big Data
14 354 (2.54%) MongoDB
15 347 (2.49%) QlikView
16 307 (2.21%) NoSQL
17 303 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
18 297 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
19 296 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1177 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 898 (6.45%) NUnit
3 772 (5.55%) Subversion
4 654 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 601 (4.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 480 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 379 (2.72%) Moq
8 368 (2.64%) TeamCity
9 299 (2.15%) JIRA
10 229 (1.65%) Selenium
11 227 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 223 (1.60%) Jenkins
13 215 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 185 (1.33%) MSTest
15 156 (1.12%) JUnit
16 137 (0.98%) Eclipse
17 133 (0.96%) Maven
18 126 (0.91%) Cucumber
19 121 (0.87%) ReSharper
20 110 (0.79%) MSBuild
General
1 4395 (31.58%) Finance
2 1452 (10.43%) Banking
3 622 (4.47%) Marketing
4 579 (4.16%) Front Office
5 562 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 541 (3.89%) Retail
7 447 (3.21%) Law
8 379 (2.72%) Advertising
9 351 (2.52%) Telecoms
10 346 (2.49%) Games
11 301 (2.16%) Legal
12 283 (2.03%) Back Office
13 242 (1.74%) Publishing
14 159 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 72 (0.52%) Music Industry
16 66 (0.47%) French Language
17 65 (0.47%) Billing
18 55 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 45 (0.32%) Manufacturing
20 24 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7284 (52.34%) Developer
2 2304 (16.56%) .NET Developer
3 1950 (14.01%) C# Developer
4 1831 (13.16%) Analyst
5 1211 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 1182 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 1121 (8.06%) DBA
8 829 (5.96%) SQL Developer
9 794 (5.71%) SQL DBA
10 742 (5.33%) Administrator
11 699 (5.02%) Architect
12 665 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 654 (4.70%) Applications Support
14 642 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 641 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 583 (4.19%) Support Analyst
17 518 (3.72%) Consultant
18 494 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
19 430 (3.09%) SQL Server DBA
20 414 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6640 (47.71%) .NET
2 4166 (29.94%) ASP.NET
3 2816 (20.24%) HTML
4 2306 (16.57%) CSS
5 2186 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1931 (13.88%) WCF
7 1634 (11.74%) XML
8 1628 (11.70%) jQuery
9 1588 (11.41%) Web Services
10 1481 (10.64%) .NET Framework
11 1185 (8.52%) WPF
12 895 (6.43%) Ajax
13 881 (6.33%) HTML5
14 728 (5.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 655 (4.71%) LINQ
16 620 (4.46%) NHibernate
17 550 (3.95%) WinForms
18 511 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 429 (3.08%) REST
20 428 (3.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1106 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1024 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 503 (3.61%) Replication
4 495 (3.56%) Clustering
5 446 (3.20%) Hedge funds
6 366 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 359 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 254 (1.83%) Fixed Income
9 247 (1.77%) Open Source
10 238 (1.71%) Equities
11 212 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 212 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 211 (1.52%) Derivative
13 205 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 191 (1.37%) Visualisation
15 178 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
16 173 (1.24%) Data Integration
17 162 (1.16%) User Experience
18 155 (1.11%) Blackberry
19 150 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3590 (25.80%) Windows
2 1352 (9.72%) Linux
3 994 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 775 (5.57%) UNIX
5 589 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 481 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 248 (1.78%) Solaris
8 237 (1.70%) Android
9 228 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 171 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 139 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 128 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 89 (0.64%) AIX
14 81 (0.58%) Debian
15 67 (0.48%) Windows 8
16 62 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 49 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 38 (0.27%) CentOS
19 29 (0.21%) Windows Vista
20 25 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4273 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3126 (22.46%) MVC
3 2410 (17.32%) Business Intelligence
4 2141 (15.39%) TDD
5 1793 (12.88%) Scrum
6 1580 (11.35%) OO
7 1547 (11.12%) ETL
8 1239 (8.90%) E-Commerce
9 1121 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
10 929 (6.68%) BDD
11 776 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 754 (5.42%) Software Engineering
13 728 (5.23%) Project Management
14 722 (5.19%) ITIL
15 700 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
16 679 (4.88%) CRM
17 671 (4.82%) Web Development
18 650 (4.67%) Web Application Development
19 632 (4.54%) Data Modelling
20 624 (4.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7410 (53.25%) SQL
2 6160 (44.27%) C#
3 2887 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 2773 (19.93%) T-SQL
5 1699 (12.21%) Java
6 614 (4.41%) C++
7 607 (4.36%) VB.NET
8 595 (4.28%) VB
9 528 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 482 (3.46%) VBA
11 412 (2.96%) Python
12 372 (2.67%) PHP
13 352 (2.53%) Perl
14 346 (2.49%) Ruby
15 327 (2.35%) PL/SQL
16 237 (1.70%) C
16 237 (1.70%) VBScript
17 194 (1.39%) Shell Script
18 179 (1.29%) Bash Shell
19 110 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1901 (13.66%) Degree
2 957 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 384 (2.76%) MCTS
4 340 (2.44%) MCP
5 289 (2.08%) MCSD
6 284 (2.04%) MCSE
7 264 (1.90%) MCAD
8 210 (1.51%) MCITP
9 116 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 112 (0.80%) MCSA
11 97 (0.70%) CCNA
12 95 (0.68%) ISEB
13 75 (0.54%) MCDBA
14 73 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 71 (0.51%) Security Cleared
16 57 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (0.32%) ISTQB
18 42 (0.30%) SC Cleared
19 33 (0.24%) CCNP
20 29 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 702 (5.04%) QA
2 239 (1.72%) SLA
3 41 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.20%) EMIR
7 26 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.14%) HL7
11 16 (0.11%) UCITS
12 11 (0.079%) Basel III
13 10 (0.072%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.065%) WCAG
15 8 (0.057%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.057%) COREP
16 6 (0.043%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.036%) ISO 14001
18 4 (0.029%) Basel II
19 3 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 1060 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 688 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 213 (1.53%) vSphere
5 181 (1.30%) XenApp
6 168 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
7 167 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 86 (0.62%) NFS
9 74 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
10 69 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 66 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
12 59 (0.42%) UAG
12 59 (0.42%) KVM
13 55 (0.40%) XenServer
14 49 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 49 (0.35%) HDFS
15 46 (0.33%) SRDF
16 44 (0.32%) Samba
17 43 (0.31%) Varnish
18 40 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 167 (1.20%) Puppet
2 156 (1.12%) SCCM
3 141 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 137 (0.98%) Nagios
5 130 (0.93%) SCOM
6 88 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 87 (0.63%) Data Guard
8 62 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 59 (0.42%) OpenView
10 52 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 50 (0.36%) Control-M
12 49 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 49 (0.35%) ZABBIX
12 49 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 45 (0.32%) HP SIM
14 44 (0.32%) logstash
14 44 (0.32%) NetBackup
15 40 (0.29%) StatsD
15 40 (0.29%) Ambari
15 40 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4769 (34.27%) Microsoft
2 2677 (19.24%) Oracle
3 1033 (7.42%) VMware
4 635 (4.56%) Cisco
5 508 (3.65%) Citrix
6 506 (3.64%) Business Objects
7 503 (3.61%) Sybase
8 502 (3.61%) HP
9 397 (2.85%) IBM
10 306 (2.20%) SAP
11 301 (2.16%) Cognos
12 255 (1.83%) NetApp
13 224 (1.61%) Informatica
14 221 (1.59%) Red Hat
15 208 (1.49%) Sitecore
16 207 (1.49%) EMC
17 200 (1.44%) Facebook
18 191 (1.37%) Google
19 189 (1.36%) Dell
20 188 (1.35%) JBoss
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