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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 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 9197 9676 10297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.69% 21.26% 21.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.54% 39.08% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8058 8181 9158
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
22689 24758 26080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.05% 54.40% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19672 21051 22928
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 2297 £55,000 +4.76% 399
Croydon +5 84 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Docklands, London +3 57 £69,500 +20.86% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +9 54 £45,000 - 4
Wimbledon +3 39 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Uxbridge -5 23 £34,625 -18.52% 1
Bromley +15 21 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Harrow +14 21 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Southwark - 20 £50,000 -
Twickenham +18 16 £63,000 +0.80% 1
Surbiton +2 16 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Edgware - 15 £48,000 -
Hammersmith -10 14 £50,000 +42.85%
Enfield +2 12 £35,000 -28.57% 1
Wembley -1 11 £48,000 +9.71% 2
Chessington +1 10 £25,000 -14.52% 1
Chiswick +1 9 £45,000 +36.36%
Ealing 0 9 £41,500 -7.67% 2
Mayfair -2 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Romford -1 8 £32,000 -16.33% 1
Hounslow -15 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Sidcup -2 7 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf -3 6 £81,250 -1.51% 1
New Malden -5 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Ruislip +1 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Paddington +10 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Hornchurch +2 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Brentford +2 4 £39,250 +24.60%
Dagenham 0 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Isleworth - 4 £55,000 - 3
Beckenham - 4 £40,000 -
Barnet +4 3 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Teddington +1 3 £42,000 +5.00%
Worcester Park +1 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Upminster -1 3 £20,000 -42.85%
Greenford - 3 £37,500 -
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Finchley - 3 - -
South Croydon 0 2 £48,750 +14.70%
Coulsdon 0 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Feltham -2 1 - - 1
Westminster -5 1 £28,500 -40.00%
Stanmore - 1 £22,000 -
Grays - 1 - -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6860 (36.06%) SQL Server
2 6361 (33.43%) Finance
3 5122 (26.92%) C#
4 5038 (26.48%) .NET
5 4585 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
6 4113 (21.62%) Java
7 4086 (21.48%) Oracle
8 3863 (20.30%) Microsoft
9 3475 (18.26%) Windows
10 3441 (18.09%) JavaScript
11 3189 (16.76%) Degree
12 3102 (16.30%) HTML
13 2867 (15.07%) Linux
14 2857 (15.02%) T-SQL
15 2693 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
16 2596 (13.64%) ASP.NET
17 2568 (13.50%) MS Excel
18 2546 (13.38%) UNIX
19 2381 (12.51%) XML
19 2381 (12.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 2352 (12.36%) CSS
21 2292 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2256 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
23 2233 (11.74%) Banking
24 2138 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
25 2079 (10.93%) MVC
26 2048 (10.76%) TDD
27 1898 (9.98%) ETL
28 1848 (9.71%) Web Services
29 1812 (9.52%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1187 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 1008 (5.30%) IIS
3 578 (3.04%) SAS
4 536 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 471 (2.48%) Apache
6 413 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 368 (1.93%) CMS
8 314 (1.65%) JBoss
9 288 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 259 (1.36%) Node.js
11 249 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 239 (1.26%) WebLogic
13 236 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 236 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 211 (1.11%) Apache Solr
15 209 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
16 156 (0.82%) nginx
17 149 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
18 124 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
19 117 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2568 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 803 (4.22%) MS Office
3 230 (1.21%) SPSS
4 163 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 155 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 126 (0.66%) PowerPivot
7 100 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 72 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 71 (0.37%) MS Project
10 52 (0.27%) Photoshop
11 16 (0.084%) Stata
11 16 (0.084%) Weka
12 15 (0.079%) CPLEX
12 15 (0.079%) FastStats
12 15 (0.079%) S-PLUS
13 9 (0.047%) LaTeX
14 8 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.021%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.021%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 289 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 249 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 205 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 133 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 131 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 120 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 103 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 100 (0.53%) Markit EDM
9 95 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
10 92 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
11 55 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
12 54 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
13 51 (0.27%) Endur
14 49 (0.26%) Agresso
14 49 (0.26%) Magento
15 48 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
15 48 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
16 45 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 42 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
17 42 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 434 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 341 (1.79%) SaaS
3 294 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (0.74%) GitHub
5 131 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (0.54%) Office 365
7 59 (0.31%) Trello
8 56 (0.29%) PaaS
9 44 (0.23%) IaaS
10 42 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 41 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (0.12%) Heroku
13 18 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.074%) CloudBees
15 13 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
15 13 (0.068%) Force.com
16 10 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.042%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.037%) Joyent
19 6 (0.032%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 523 (2.75%) SAN
2 481 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 462 (2.43%) HTTP
4 448 (2.35%) Firewall
5 415 (2.18%) Internet
6 376 (1.98%) DNS
7 319 (1.68%) LAN
8 314 (1.65%) WAN
9 222 (1.17%) DHCP
10 212 (1.11%) VPN
11 191 (1.00%) Intranet
12 180 (0.95%) NAS
13 163 (0.86%) FTP
14 117 (0.61%) VoIP
14 117 (0.61%) LDAP
15 113 (0.59%) SSL
16 93 (0.49%) Multicast
17 82 (0.43%) SSH
18 80 (0.42%) Extranet
19 70 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6860 (36.06%) SQL Server
2 2381 (12.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2292 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2138 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1657 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1613 (8.48%) Relational Database
7 1374 (7.22%) MySQL
8 1345 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1051 (5.52%) Oracle Database
10 982 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 774 (4.07%) RDBMS
12 688 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 687 (3.61%) Big Data
14 686 (3.61%) NoSQL
15 511 (2.69%) QlikView
16 491 (2.58%) Hadoop
17 487 (2.56%) MongoDB
18 442 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
18 442 (2.32%) OLAP
19 399 (2.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 813 (4.27%) Subversion
2 786 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 738 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 613 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 556 (2.92%) JIRA
6 504 (2.65%) Selenium
7 455 (2.39%) Maven
8 411 (2.16%) NUnit
9 400 (2.10%) Jenkins
10 345 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 339 (1.78%) JUnit
12 276 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 242 (1.27%) Cucumber
14 237 (1.25%) WebDriver
15 229 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
16 212 (1.11%) Ant
17 196 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
18 182 (0.96%) SpecFlow
19 161 (0.85%) Toad
20 158 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 6361 (33.43%) Finance
2 2233 (11.74%) Banking
3 1296 (6.81%) Front Office
4 993 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 966 (5.08%) Marketing
6 888 (4.67%) Retail
7 508 (2.67%) Law
8 473 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 465 (2.44%) Advertising
10 460 (2.42%) Back Office
11 443 (2.33%) Games
12 436 (2.29%) Legal
13 339 (1.78%) Financial Institution
14 189 (0.99%) Publishing
15 133 (0.70%) French Language
16 109 (0.57%) Billing
16 109 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 66 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 47 (0.25%) Electronics
19 46 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8114 (42.65%) Developer
2 4196 (22.05%) Analyst
3 1462 (7.68%) Java Developer
4 1404 (7.38%) Support Analyst
5 1402 (7.37%) Applications Support
6 1313 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 1287 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 1281 (6.73%) Senior Developer
9 1159 (6.09%) DBA
10 934 (4.91%) Business Analyst
11 903 (4.75%) Consultant
12 863 (4.54%) SQL Developer
13 777 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 750 (3.94%) Applications Support Analyst
15 725 (3.81%) Administrator
16 703 (3.69%) SQL DBA
17 684 (3.60%) Architect
18 573 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 571 (3.00%) Data Analyst
20 546 (2.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5038 (26.48%) .NET
2 3102 (16.30%) HTML
3 2596 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 2381 (12.51%) XML
5 2352 (12.36%) CSS
6 1848 (9.71%) Web Services
7 1402 (7.37%) jQuery
8 1202 (6.32%) Spring
9 1121 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1039 (5.46%) WCF
11 1018 (5.35%) .NET Framework
12 914 (4.80%) HTML5
13 832 (4.37%) Ajax
14 749 (3.94%) J2EE
15 735 (3.86%) Hibernate
16 729 (3.83%) WPF
17 649 (3.41%) SOAP
18 579 (3.04%) REST
19 518 (2.72%) AngularJS
20 454 (2.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2256 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1503 (7.90%) Computer Science
3 676 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 638 (3.35%) Equities
5 603 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 600 (3.15%) Derivative
7 599 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 559 (2.94%) Open Source
9 544 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 512 (2.69%) Management Information System
11 481 (2.53%) Replication
12 450 (2.37%) Clustering
13 415 (2.18%) Visualisation
14 358 (1.88%) Statistics
15 336 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
16 318 (1.67%) Mobile App
17 301 (1.58%) Algorithms
18 300 (1.58%) Data Structures
19 239 (1.26%) User Experience
19 239 (1.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3475 (18.26%) Windows
2 2867 (15.07%) Linux
3 2546 (13.38%) UNIX
4 792 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 499 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 380 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 345 (1.81%) Solaris
8 314 (1.65%) Android
9 260 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 235 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 213 (1.12%) Windows XP
12 196 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 170 (0.89%) CentOS
14 160 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 109 (0.57%) AIX
16 80 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 54 (0.28%) Windows Vista
18 47 (0.25%) Debian
19 46 (0.24%) SUSE
20 37 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4585 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2693 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
3 2079 (10.93%) MVC
4 2048 (10.76%) TDD
5 1898 (9.98%) ETL
6 1812 (9.52%) OO
7 1675 (8.80%) Scrum
8 1469 (7.72%) E-Commerce
9 1296 (6.81%) Analytics
10 1145 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 1125 (5.91%) Data Modelling
12 1006 (5.29%) Software Engineering
13 990 (5.20%) ITIL
14 983 (5.17%) Project Management
15 975 (5.12%) CRM
16 942 (4.95%) BDD
17 915 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
18 900 (4.73%) Data Analysis
19 799 (4.20%) Mentoring
20 772 (4.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5122 (26.92%) C#
2 4113 (21.62%) Java
3 3441 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 2857 (15.02%) T-SQL
5 1347 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 1321 (6.94%) Python
7 1160 (6.10%) C++
8 1081 (5.68%) Perl
9 908 (4.77%) VBA
10 840 (4.42%) PHP
11 610 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 568 (2.99%) VB
13 558 (2.93%) Ruby
14 542 (2.85%) PowerShell
15 439 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 433 (2.28%) VB.NET
17 338 (1.78%) C
18 263 (1.38%) R
19 221 (1.16%) VBScript
20 163 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3189 (16.76%) Degree
2 547 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 246 (1.29%) MCSE
4 245 (1.29%) ISEB
5 192 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 180 (0.95%) MCITP
7 142 (0.75%) PhD
8 129 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 115 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 111 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 102 (0.54%) MCSA
11 102 (0.54%) SC Cleared
12 93 (0.49%) CCNA
13 91 (0.48%) MCTS
14 82 (0.43%) MCP
15 78 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 60 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
17 55 (0.29%) MCDBA
18 54 (0.28%) PMI Certification
19 50 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1294 (6.80%) QA
2 312 (1.64%) SLA
3 114 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 64 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 53 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (0.27%) EMIR
7 43 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 39 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 34 (0.18%) Basel II
10 30 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 25 (0.13%) Basel III
13 22 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 20 (0.11%) COREP
15 15 (0.079%) FINREP
15 15 (0.079%) HL7
16 14 (0.074%) COBIT
17 13 (0.068%) MiFID
18 10 (0.053%) CRD IV
19 9 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 954 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 537 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 237 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 147 (0.77%) vSphere
6 131 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 126 (0.66%) XenApp
8 102 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 86 (0.45%) NFS
10 59 (0.31%) HDFS
11 51 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 50 (0.26%) SRDF
12 50 (0.26%) XenServer
13 49 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 41 (0.22%) Terminal Services
15 39 (0.20%) Xen
15 39 (0.20%) Apache Flume
16 35 (0.18%) KVM
17 30 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 28 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 286 (1.50%) Puppet
2 197 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 151 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 147 (0.77%) Nagios
5 136 (0.71%) SCOM
6 129 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 115 (0.60%) SCCM
8 79 (0.42%) OpenView
9 69 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 62 (0.33%) Control-M
11 61 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 54 (0.28%) Tivoli
13 48 (0.25%) Ansible
14 46 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
15 39 (0.20%) Vagrant
16 31 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
17 28 (0.15%) NetBackup
18 27 (0.14%) WSUS
19 26 (0.14%) Graphite
20 24 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 4086 (21.48%) Oracle
2 3863 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 840 (4.42%) VMware
4 699 (3.67%) Sybase
5 504 (2.65%) HP
6 486 (2.55%) Business Objects
7 437 (2.30%) Cisco
8 436 (2.29%) Citrix
9 387 (2.03%) Cognos
10 378 (1.99%) IBM
11 336 (1.77%) Tableau
12 334 (1.76%) Google
13 299 (1.57%) SAP
14 287 (1.51%) Red Hat
15 278 (1.46%) Informatica
16 239 (1.26%) Bloomberg
17 178 (0.94%) NetApp
18 171 (0.90%) TIBCO
19 164 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
20 139 (0.73%) EMC
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum +
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Awesome Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago