The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9857 9360 11259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.40% 21.02% 22.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.03% 38.22% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8577 8131 9945
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24025 24490 27312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.16% 55.01% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20652 20993 24123
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the London region.

SQL Salary Trend in London

SQL
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in London

SQL
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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 0 2582 £52,500 -4.54% 442
Croydon +6 79 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Docklands, London +7 74 £62,500 -7.40%
Kingston Upon Thames +9 56 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Harrow +2 54 £40,000 - 6
Bromley -10 31 £41,250 +26.92% 7
Uxbridge -5 22 £55,000 -5.98% 1
Canary Wharf +3 20 £57,500 -32.35%
Wimbledon -2 19 £47,500 +18.75%
Hounslow -9 18 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Southwark +3 13 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Hammersmith +3 12 £40,000 - 3
Teddington -2 10 £42,000 +16.66% 2
Wembley 0 9 £43,500 +11.53% 1
Isleworth -1 9 £55,000 -
Ealing -2 9 £45,000 -8.16% 1
Chiswick +4 8 £30,000 -
Erith +1 8 £37,500 -
Surbiton -3 8 £45,000 +7.14%
New Malden -2 7 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Romford +4 5 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Enfield -2 5 £42,500 +20.56%
Sidcup -5 5 £42,000 +0.59% 2
Greenford - 5 - - 1
Westminster - 5 £40,000 -
Barnet +7 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chessington +1 4 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Ruislip 0 4 £33,750 +35.00% 3
Orpington 0 4 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Clapham -1 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Upminster -8 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Paddington -9 4 £30,000 -39.39%
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Dagenham - 4 £37,500 - 2
West Drayton -4 3 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Twickenham -11 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Finchley - 3 - -
Beckenham +5 2 £20,000 -50.00%
Coulsdon - 2 £37,500 -
Worcester Park - 2 £42,500 -
Mayfair +4 1 £50,000 -
Feltham +3 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
Hayes - 1 £45,000 - 2
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
Thornton Heath - 1 £27,500 -
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL 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.

1 7473 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 6727 (32.29%) Finance
3 5584 (26.81%) .NET
4 5454 (26.18%) C#
5 5068 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4763 (22.87%) Java
7 4590 (22.04%) Oracle
8 4141 (19.88%) Microsoft
9 3686 (17.70%) JavaScript
10 3677 (17.65%) Windows
11 3599 (17.28%) Degree
12 3531 (16.95%) HTML
13 3211 (15.42%) T-SQL
14 3140 (15.07%) Linux
15 2996 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
16 2776 (13.33%) ASP.NET
17 2772 (13.31%) MS Excel
18 2757 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 2712 (13.02%) XML
20 2690 (12.91%) CSS
21 2687 (12.90%) UNIX
22 2550 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 2517 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
24 2387 (11.46%) Banking
25 2328 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
26 2151 (10.33%) TDD
27 2145 (10.30%) MVC
28 2063 (9.90%) OO
29 2046 (9.82%) ETL
30 2035 (9.77%) Web Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1228 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 1062 (5.10%) IIS
3 670 (3.22%) Tomcat
4 664 (3.19%) SAS
5 631 (3.03%) Apache
6 453 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 401 (1.93%) CMS
8 371 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 284 (1.36%) Node.js
10 242 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 232 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 226 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
13 216 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 203 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 200 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
16 139 (0.67%) nginx
17 112 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
18 103 (0.49%) Drupal
19 98 (0.47%) WordPress
19 98 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2772 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 794 (3.81%) MS Office
3 325 (1.56%) SPSS
4 200 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 172 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 103 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 100 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 96 (0.46%) MS Project
9 82 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 64 (0.31%) InfoPath
11 34 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 29 (0.14%) CPLEX
13 23 (0.11%) S-PLUS
14 22 (0.11%) FastStats
15 18 (0.086%) Stata
16 12 (0.058%) InDesign
17 8 (0.038%) Fireworks
18 7 (0.034%) LaTeX
19 5 (0.024%) Mingle
20 4 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 276 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 267 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 226 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 181 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 125 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 119 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 119 (0.57%) Markit EDM
7 100 (0.48%) Magento
8 99 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
9 94 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
10 90 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
11 82 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
11 82 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 79 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
13 70 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
14 65 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
15 60 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
16 57 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
16 57 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
17 49 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 422 (2.03%) SaaS
2 310 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 285 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 139 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 128 (0.61%) GitHub
6 80 (0.38%) Office 365
7 61 (0.29%) IaaS
8 55 (0.26%) PaaS
9 54 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (0.24%) Trello
11 26 (0.12%) Joyent
12 25 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 18 (0.086%) Force.com
14 14 (0.067%) Rackspace Cloud
15 13 (0.062%) Heroku
16 12 (0.058%) ElastiCache
16 12 (0.058%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
18 9 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
19 3 (0.014%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 578 (2.77%) SAN
2 566 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 560 (2.69%) HTTP
4 480 (2.30%) Internet
4 480 (2.30%) Firewall
5 382 (1.83%) DNS
6 336 (1.61%) LAN
7 319 (1.53%) WAN
8 241 (1.16%) DHCP
9 212 (1.02%) Intranet
10 191 (0.92%) NAS
11 188 (0.90%) VPN
12 167 (0.80%) FTP
13 151 (0.72%) LDAP
14 134 (0.64%) SSL
15 130 (0.62%) VoIP
16 97 (0.47%) SSH
17 90 (0.43%) Multicast
18 74 (0.36%) SNMP
19 72 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7473 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 2757 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2550 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2328 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1859 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1850 (8.88%) Relational Database
7 1594 (7.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1521 (7.30%) MySQL
9 1136 (5.45%) Oracle Database
10 909 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 890 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
12 811 (3.89%) RDBMS
13 745 (3.58%) Big Data
14 656 (3.15%) NoSQL
15 531 (2.55%) OLAP
16 516 (2.48%) MongoDB
17 515 (2.47%) QlikView
18 514 (2.47%) Hadoop
19 465 (2.23%) Data Mining
20 458 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 900 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 849 (4.08%) Subversion
3 719 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 675 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 606 (2.91%) Selenium
6 604 (2.90%) JIRA
7 474 (2.28%) Maven
8 443 (2.13%) NUnit
9 403 (1.93%) JUnit
10 399 (1.92%) Jenkins
11 303 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 283 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 257 (1.23%) Cucumber
14 240 (1.15%) Ant
15 230 (1.10%) WebDriver
16 207 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
17 203 (0.97%) Toad
18 172 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
19 171 (0.82%) SpecFlow
20 163 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6727 (32.29%) Finance
2 2387 (11.46%) Banking
3 1395 (6.70%) Front Office
4 1181 (5.67%) Marketing
5 1030 (4.94%) Investment Banking
6 1005 (4.82%) Retail
7 565 (2.71%) Advertising
8 554 (2.66%) Back Office
9 526 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 521 (2.50%) Law
11 510 (2.45%) Games
12 418 (2.01%) Legal
13 320 (1.54%) Financial Institution
14 262 (1.26%) Publishing
15 143 (0.69%) French Language
16 133 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
17 112 (0.54%) Billing
18 73 (0.35%) Manufacturing
19 54 (0.26%) General Ledger
20 50 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8795 (42.22%) Developer
2 4693 (22.53%) Analyst
3 1605 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 1454 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 1417 (6.80%) C# Developer
6 1416 (6.80%) Applications Support
7 1340 (6.43%) .NET Developer
8 1328 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 1170 (5.62%) DBA
10 1147 (5.51%) Business Analyst
11 940 (4.51%) Consultant
12 929 (4.46%) SQL Developer
13 857 (4.11%) Architect
14 844 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
15 776 (3.73%) SQL DBA
16 743 (3.57%) Administrator
17 674 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 671 (3.22%) Applications Support Analyst
19 608 (2.92%) Data Analyst
19 608 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5584 (26.81%) .NET
2 3531 (16.95%) HTML
3 2776 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2712 (13.02%) XML
5 2690 (12.91%) CSS
6 2035 (9.77%) Web Services
7 1460 (7.01%) jQuery
8 1154 (5.54%) Spring
9 1142 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1139 (5.47%) WCF
11 1066 (5.12%) .NET Framework
12 939 (4.51%) J2EE
13 935 (4.49%) HTML5
14 903 (4.34%) Ajax
15 802 (3.85%) Hibernate
16 785 (3.77%) WPF
17 729 (3.50%) SOAP
18 581 (2.79%) REST
19 535 (2.57%) CSS3
20 460 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2517 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1714 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 739 (3.55%) Equities
4 719 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 652 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 648 (3.11%) Derivative
7 624 (3.00%) Fixed Income
8 602 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 541 (2.60%) Open Source
10 534 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 508 (2.44%) Replication
12 470 (2.26%) Statistics
13 446 (2.14%) Visualisation
14 424 (2.04%) Clustering
15 360 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
16 304 (1.46%) Mobile App
17 270 (1.30%) User Experience
18 241 (1.16%) Data Integration
19 233 (1.12%) Client/Server
20 217 (1.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3677 (17.65%) Windows
2 3140 (15.07%) Linux
3 2687 (12.90%) UNIX
4 778 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 503 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 384 (1.84%) Solaris
7 354 (1.70%) Android
8 341 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 330 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 261 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 172 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 169 (0.81%) CentOS
13 155 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 125 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 94 (0.45%) AIX
16 76 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 49 (0.24%) SUSE
18 43 (0.21%) Debian
18 43 (0.21%) Windows Vista
19 34 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5068 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2996 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2151 (10.33%) TDD
4 2145 (10.30%) MVC
5 2063 (9.90%) OO
6 2046 (9.82%) ETL
7 1879 (9.02%) Scrum
8 1759 (8.44%) E-Commerce
9 1534 (7.36%) Analytics
10 1310 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
11 1276 (6.13%) Software Engineering
12 1261 (6.05%) Data Modelling
13 1221 (5.86%) Project Management
14 1136 (5.45%) ITIL
15 1066 (5.12%) CRM
16 1037 (4.98%) Data Analysis
17 1010 (4.85%) Multithreading
18 884 (4.24%) Unit Testing
19 872 (4.19%) BDD
20 853 (4.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5454 (26.18%) C#
2 4763 (22.87%) Java
3 3686 (17.70%) JavaScript
4 3211 (15.42%) T-SQL
5 1430 (6.87%) Python
6 1401 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 1345 (6.46%) C++
8 1086 (5.21%) Perl
9 1018 (4.89%) PHP
10 979 (4.70%) VBA
11 724 (3.48%) VB
12 641 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 641 (3.08%) Ruby
13 574 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 538 (2.58%) VB.NET
15 448 (2.15%) C
16 447 (2.15%) Bash Shell
17 317 (1.52%) R
18 293 (1.41%) VBScript
19 185 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3599 (17.28%) Degree
2 701 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 302 (1.45%) MCSE
4 277 (1.33%) ISEB
5 212 (1.02%) MCITP
6 154 (0.74%) Security Cleared
7 153 (0.73%) MCTS
7 153 (0.73%) PhD
8 152 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 150 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 129 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 127 (0.61%) MCP
12 126 (0.60%) CCNA
13 103 (0.49%) MCSA
14 86 (0.41%) SC Cleared
15 75 (0.36%) MCSD
16 69 (0.33%) MCDBA
17 61 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 54 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 54 (0.26%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1534 (7.36%) QA
2 310 (1.49%) SLA
3 136 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 76 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 66 (0.32%) EMIR
6 61 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 51 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 51 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 38 (0.18%) HL7
8 38 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 37 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.13%) Basel II
11 25 (0.12%) WCAG
12 20 (0.096%) ISO 14001
13 18 (0.086%) Basel III
13 18 (0.086%) COREP
14 17 (0.082%) UCITS
14 17 (0.082%) MiFID
15 13 (0.062%) COBIT
16 10 (0.048%) FINREP
System Software
1 1001 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 592 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 226 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 135 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 112 (0.54%) vSphere
7 89 (0.43%) XenApp
8 85 (0.41%) HDFS
9 77 (0.37%) NFS
10 67 (0.32%) VMware ESX
11 63 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 53 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 49 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 47 (0.23%) KVM
14 47 (0.23%) SRDF
15 45 (0.22%) Xen
16 42 (0.20%) XenServer
17 41 (0.20%) Apache Flume
18 35 (0.17%) Varnish
19 26 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 260 (1.25%) Puppet
2 216 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 170 (0.82%) Nagios
4 155 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 143 (0.69%) SCCM
6 142 (0.68%) Data Guard
7 136 (0.65%) SCOM
8 75 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 75 (0.36%) OpenView
9 73 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 61 (0.29%) WSUS
11 60 (0.29%) Control-M
12 45 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 45 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
13 41 (0.20%) Ambari
13 41 (0.20%) Oozie
14 38 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 35 (0.17%) Ansible
16 33 (0.16%) MOM
17 32 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 4590 (22.04%) Oracle
2 4141 (19.88%) Microsoft
3 987 (4.74%) VMware
4 715 (3.43%) Sybase
5 615 (2.95%) Business Objects
6 520 (2.50%) HP
7 493 (2.37%) Citrix
8 483 (2.32%) Cisco
9 468 (2.25%) Cognos
10 460 (2.21%) IBM
11 432 (2.07%) SAP
12 390 (1.87%) JBoss
13 375 (1.80%) Google
14 370 (1.78%) Informatica
15 361 (1.73%) Tableau
16 275 (1.32%) Bloomberg
17 274 (1.32%) Red Hat
18 223 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
19 175 (0.84%) TIBCO
20 152 (0.73%) NetApp
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive bonuses & training
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Flexi Working
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Maximum £50,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Maximum £40,000 plus discretionary b
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago