The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7065 6188 7411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.54% 13.98% 14.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.22% 48.11% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6302 5480 6675
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14961 12861 14932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 30.80% 29.05% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13045 11131 13235
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 1916 £52,500 +3.96% 236
Kingston Upon Thames -5 52 £55,000 +32.53% 13
Croydon +5 45 £45,000 -7.69% 13
Uxbridge +18 42 £41,000 -39.25% 1
Docklands, London +10 41 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Harrow -3 24 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Bromley -12 20 £42,500 -2.85%
Dagenham - 19 £45,000 - 1
Wimbledon +4 18 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Chiswick +3 15 £30,000 -33.33%
Wembley +5 13 £30,000 -23.07%
Teddington +3 12 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Westminster +2 12 £50,000 -33.33%
Canary Wharf -2 11 £65,000 -3.70%
Twickenham +5 7 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Brentford -2 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Sidcup -6 5 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Hounslow -25 5 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Pinner - 5 £35,000 -
Mayfair +3 4 £55,000 +46.66%
Hayes -4 4 £45,000 +57.89%
Hammersmith -8 4 £28,500 -16.17% 1
Chessington - 4 £42,500 -
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Paddington - 4 £30,000 -
Enfield +5 3 £37,500 +38.88%
Orpington +4 3 £36,250 +6.61% 1
Romford 0 3 £27,500 +52.77% 3
Surbiton -5 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Ealing +11 2 £52,000 +15.55%
West Drayton +1 2 £41,000 -13.68%
Southwark - 2 £35,000 -
New Malden - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bexley -5 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Coulsdon -6 1 £39,000 +4.00%
Ruislip -7 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Upminster - 1 £60,000 -
Thornton Heath - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £50,000 - 1
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
Edgware - 1 £55,000 - 1
Northwood - 1 £38,500 - 1
Mitcham - 1 £36,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7684 (54.05%) SQL
2 6867 (48.30%) .NET
3 6356 (44.71%) C#
4 4923 (34.63%) Microsoft
5 4600 (32.36%) Finance
6 4195 (29.51%) ASP.NET
7 3603 (25.34%) Windows
8 3234 (22.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3230 (22.72%) MVC
10 3102 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2923 (20.56%) JavaScript
12 2895 (20.36%) T-SQL
13 2880 (20.26%) HTML
14 2858 (20.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2722 (19.15%) MS Excel
16 2691 (18.93%) Oracle
17 2449 (17.23%) CSS
18 2445 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
19 2245 (15.79%) TDD
20 2198 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2104 (14.80%) WCF
22 2038 (14.34%) Degree
23 1892 (13.31%) Scrum
24 1837 (12.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 1824 (12.83%) Data Warehouse
26 1802 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
27 1797 (12.64%) jQuery
28 1792 (12.61%) XML
29 1758 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
30 1711 (12.04%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1517 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 1215 (8.55%) IIS
3 554 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 523 (3.68%) CMS
5 381 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
6 365 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 356 (2.50%) Apache
8 350 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 322 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 268 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 248 (1.74%) Umbraco
12 202 (1.42%) Node.js
13 195 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 158 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
15 144 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 130 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
17 126 (0.89%) WebLogic
18 121 (0.85%) SAS
18 121 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
19 95 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2722 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 579 (4.07%) MS Office
3 124 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 83 (0.58%) MS Project
5 72 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 69 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 68 (0.48%) PowerPivot
8 65 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 51 (0.36%) Photoshop
10 39 (0.27%) SPSS
11 18 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.077%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
14 9 (0.063%) FastStats
15 7 (0.049%) S-PLUS
15 7 (0.049%) LaTeX
16 4 (0.028%) Fireworks
17 3 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
18 2 (0.014%) ArcInfo
19 1 (0.007%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 332 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 80 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 69 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 63 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 53 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
7 51 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 41 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 38 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (0.23%) HFM
11 30 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
12 23 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (0.16%) Magento
12 23 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
12 23 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
13 22 (0.15%) SAP BPC
14 21 (0.15%) Misys Opics
14 21 (0.15%) Fredhopper
15 20 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
16 19 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 333 (2.34%) SaaS
2 308 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 294 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 117 (0.82%) Office 365
6 107 (0.75%) GitHub
7 75 (0.53%) IaaS
8 68 (0.48%) PaaS
9 56 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.16%) Trello
12 13 (0.091%) Force.com
12 13 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.084%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (0.056%) Basecamp
15 6 (0.042%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.021%) Taleo
17 2 (0.014%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.014%) Pure360
17 2 (0.014%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 563 (3.96%) SAN
2 483 (3.40%) Internet
3 470 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 385 (2.71%) Firewall
5 380 (2.67%) DNS
6 357 (2.51%) LAN
7 352 (2.48%) WAN
8 249 (1.75%) DHCP
9 229 (1.61%) HTTP
10 216 (1.52%) Intranet
11 181 (1.27%) NAS
12 166 (1.17%) VPN
13 111 (0.78%) LDAP
14 100 (0.70%) FTP
15 91 (0.64%) VoIP
16 90 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
17 87 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
18 83 (0.58%) SMTP
19 69 (0.49%) Extranet
20 66 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3234 (22.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3102 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2858 (20.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1837 (12.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1824 (12.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1758 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1604 (11.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 1259 (8.86%) Relational Database
9 1023 (7.20%) MySQL
10 625 (4.40%) RDBMS
11 612 (4.31%) Oracle Database
12 531 (3.74%) OLAP
13 476 (3.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 367 (2.58%) Big Data
15 322 (2.27%) QlikView
16 320 (2.25%) MongoDB
17 313 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
18 291 (2.05%) NoSQL
19 285 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
20 262 (1.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1278 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 935 (6.58%) NUnit
3 793 (5.58%) Subversion
4 767 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 575 (4.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 415 (2.92%) Git (software)
7 409 (2.88%) Moq
8 338 (2.38%) JIRA
9 319 (2.24%) TeamCity
10 261 (1.84%) Selenium
11 227 (1.60%) SpecFlow
12 216 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 208 (1.46%) MSTest
14 193 (1.36%) Jenkins
15 181 (1.27%) JUnit
16 173 (1.22%) Cucumber
17 167 (1.17%) Maven
18 126 (0.89%) Eclipse
19 124 (0.87%) MSBuild
20 116 (0.82%) ReSharper
General
1 4600 (32.36%) Finance
2 1493 (10.50%) Banking
3 656 (4.61%) Marketing
4 622 (4.38%) Front Office
5 573 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 572 (4.02%) Retail
7 430 (3.02%) Law
8 391 (2.75%) Advertising
9 358 (2.52%) Games
10 345 (2.43%) Telecoms
11 294 (2.07%) Back Office
12 288 (2.03%) Legal
13 245 (1.72%) Publishing
14 197 (1.39%) Financial Institution
15 79 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 71 (0.50%) Billing
17 69 (0.49%) Music Industry
18 44 (0.31%) French Language
19 43 (0.30%) Manufacturing
20 29 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7486 (52.66%) Developer
2 2326 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 2021 (14.22%) C# Developer
4 1880 (13.22%) Analyst
5 1211 (8.52%) Senior Developer
6 1196 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1179 (8.29%) DBA
8 883 (6.21%) SQL Developer
9 858 (6.04%) SQL DBA
10 762 (5.36%) Administrator
11 716 (5.04%) Architect
12 681 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
13 655 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 636 (4.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 610 (4.29%) Applications Support
16 606 (4.26%) Support Analyst
17 593 (4.17%) Consultant
18 474 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
19 464 (3.26%) SQL Server DBA
20 462 (3.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6867 (48.30%) .NET
2 4195 (29.51%) ASP.NET
3 2880 (20.26%) HTML
4 2449 (17.23%) CSS
5 2198 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2104 (14.80%) WCF
7 1797 (12.64%) jQuery
8 1792 (12.61%) XML
9 1622 (11.41%) .NET Framework
10 1600 (11.25%) Web Services
11 1258 (8.85%) WPF
12 976 (6.87%) Ajax
13 901 (6.34%) HTML5
14 858 (6.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 766 (5.39%) LINQ
16 712 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 710 (4.99%) NHibernate
18 610 (4.29%) WinForms
19 476 (3.35%) Razor View Engine
20 461 (3.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1096 (7.71%) Computer Science
2 585 (4.12%) Replication
3 486 (3.42%) Clustering
4 448 (3.15%) Hedge funds
5 387 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 328 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 280 (1.97%) Open Source
8 274 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 261 (1.84%) Mathematics
10 252 (1.77%) Derivative
11 234 (1.65%) Equities
12 220 (1.55%) Client/Server
13 217 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 204 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
15 189 (1.33%) Blackberry
16 180 (1.27%) Data Integration
17 178 (1.25%) Mobile App
18 149 (1.05%) Visualisation
19 130 (0.91%) Social Media
20 118 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3603 (25.34%) Windows
2 1242 (8.74%) Linux
3 1046 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 766 (5.39%) UNIX
5 625 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 450 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 284 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 227 (1.60%) Android
9 218 (1.53%) Solaris
10 157 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 146 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 138 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 73 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 66 (0.46%) Debian
15 59 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 59 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 57 (0.40%) AIX
17 50 (0.35%) CentOS
18 37 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 27 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3230 (22.72%) MVC
2 2445 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
3 2245 (15.79%) TDD
4 1892 (13.31%) Scrum
5 1802 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
6 1560 (10.97%) OO
7 1509 (10.61%) ETL
8 1185 (8.34%) E-Commerce
9 1119 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 926 (6.51%) BDD
11 828 (5.82%) Software Engineering
12 789 (5.55%) Unit Testing
13 777 (5.47%) Project Management
14 734 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
15 730 (5.14%) Web Development
16 709 (4.99%) CRM
17 704 (4.95%) ITIL
18 661 (4.65%) Web Application Development
19 644 (4.53%) Data Modelling
20 614 (4.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7684 (54.05%) SQL
2 6356 (44.71%) C#
3 2923 (20.56%) JavaScript
4 2895 (20.36%) T-SQL
5 1711 (12.04%) Java
6 657 (4.62%) VB
7 641 (4.51%) VB.NET
8 615 (4.33%) C++
9 579 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 468 (3.29%) VBA
11 416 (2.93%) PHP
12 410 (2.88%) PL/SQL
13 403 (2.83%) Python
14 309 (2.17%) Perl
15 297 (2.09%) Ruby
16 241 (1.70%) VBScript
17 232 (1.63%) C
18 199 (1.40%) Shell Script
19 140 (0.98%) Bash Shell
20 105 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2038 (14.34%) Degree
2 1103 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 516 (3.63%) MCTS
4 484 (3.40%) MCP
5 419 (2.95%) MCSD
6 400 (2.81%) MCAD
7 298 (2.10%) MCSE
8 235 (1.65%) MCITP
9 135 (0.95%) ISEB
10 123 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 112 (0.79%) MCSA
12 106 (0.75%) CCNA
13 68 (0.48%) Security Cleared
14 66 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (0.44%) MCDBA
16 59 (0.42%) ISTQB
17 58 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 44 (0.31%) SC Cleared
19 30 (0.21%) CCNP
20 29 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 788 (5.54%) QA
2 207 (1.46%) SLA
3 58 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 40 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 33 (0.23%) HL7
6 31 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.18%) EMIR
8 25 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 23 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 15 (0.11%) UCITS
11 13 (0.091%) Basel III
11 13 (0.091%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.077%) COBIT
13 9 (0.063%) COREP
14 7 (0.049%) Basel II
14 7 (0.049%) CRD IV
15 5 (0.035%) ISO 8583
15 5 (0.035%) WCAG
16 3 (0.021%) MiFID
System Software
1 1002 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 605 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 264 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 178 (1.25%) vSphere
5 170 (1.20%) XenApp
6 145 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
7 126 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 73 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 73 (0.51%) NFS
9 65 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 60 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (0.39%) XenServer
12 49 (0.34%) UAG
13 48 (0.34%) KVM
14 42 (0.30%) SRDF
15 37 (0.26%) Samba
15 37 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 36 (0.25%) HDFS
17 32 (0.23%) Varnish
18 30 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 139 (0.98%) SCCM
2 133 (0.94%) Puppet
3 128 (0.90%) SCOM
4 113 (0.79%) Nagios
5 90 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 80 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 55 (0.39%) OpenView
9 51 (0.36%) Control-M
10 50 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 46 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 41 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
13 40 (0.28%) NetBackup
13 40 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 38 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
15 35 (0.25%) ZABBIX
15 35 (0.25%) WSUS
16 31 (0.22%) logstash
17 30 (0.21%) Oozie
17 30 (0.21%) Ambari
Vendors
1 4923 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 2691 (18.93%) Oracle
3 955 (6.72%) VMware
4 552 (3.88%) Cisco
5 526 (3.70%) Citrix
6 518 (3.64%) Sybase
7 503 (3.54%) Business Objects
8 402 (2.83%) HP
9 324 (2.28%) Cognos
10 312 (2.19%) IBM
11 301 (2.12%) SAP
12 256 (1.80%) Sitecore
13 244 (1.72%) Informatica
14 206 (1.45%) NetApp
15 202 (1.42%) JBoss
15 202 (1.42%) TIBCO
16 200 (1.41%) EMC
17 193 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
18 185 (1.30%) Tableau
19 183 (1.29%) Facebook
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £50-65,000 + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago