The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10416 9036 11507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.62% 20.37% 22.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.35% 37.96% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9054 7819 10128
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25817 23803 28232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.59% 53.66% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22314 20237 25002
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
England

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 28 July 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 28 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 0 2813 £52,500 -0.94% 458
Docklands, London +1 96 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 68 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Croydon 0 50 £37,500 -25.00% 16
Harrow +1 48 £40,000 - 5
Hounslow -8 35 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Uxbridge +9 32 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Bromley 0 31 £47,500 +40.74% 7
Wimbledon -2 22 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Hammersmith +7 20 £60,000 +71.42%
Chiswick +3 20 £30,000 -33.33%
Canary Wharf -11 20 £57,500 -32.35% 1
Clapham +2 17 £60,000 +20.00%
Wembley -1 17 £65,000 +69.93% 1
Westminster +4 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Ruislip +1 9 £35,000 +40.00%
Ealing -1 9 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Southwark - 9 £47,500 - 1
Twickenham -3 8 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Surbiton -10 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Chessington - 8 £42,500 -
Orpington +5 5 £38,000 +11.76% 1
Feltham +3 5 £55,000 +32.53%
Romford -1 5 £27,500 +37.50% 5
Paddington -2 5 £30,000 -39.39%
Coulsdon - 5 £37,500 -
Erith 0 4 £37,500 -
Barnet -1 4 £65,000 +73.33% 5
Teddington -3 4 £41,750 +15.97% 1
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Hayes - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Drayton +1 3 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Isleworth -1 3 £55,000 - 2
Sidcup -11 3 £42,000 -10.16%
Thornton Heath - 3 £27,500 -
Greenford -3 2 - - 2
Osterley +1 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair +1 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Upminster -3 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Brentford -9 1 - - 1
Edgware - 1 £55,000 - 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7670 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 7051 (33.12%) Finance
3 5700 (26.78%) .NET
4 5517 (25.92%) C#
5 5051 (23.73%) Java
6 4991 (23.45%) Oracle
7 4319 (20.29%) Microsoft
8 3769 (17.71%) Windows
9 3754 (17.64%) Degree
10 3721 (17.48%) JavaScript
11 3659 (17.19%) HTML
12 3260 (15.31%) T-SQL
13 3195 (15.01%) Linux
14 2987 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
15 2901 (13.63%) XML
16 2854 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2797 (13.14%) MS Excel
18 2758 (12.96%) CSS
19 2707 (12.72%) UNIX
20 2688 (12.63%) ASP.NET
21 2634 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2531 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
23 2515 (11.81%) Banking
24 2338 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
25 2217 (10.41%) TDD
26 2185 (10.26%) MVC
27 2119 (9.95%) Web Services
28 2089 (9.81%) OO
29 1986 (9.33%) Scrum
30 1963 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1264 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 1057 (4.97%) IIS
3 776 (3.65%) Tomcat
4 740 (3.48%) Apache
5 722 (3.39%) SAS
6 483 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 428 (2.01%) CMS
8 380 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 280 (1.32%) Node.js
10 244 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 231 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 229 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 210 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
14 196 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 182 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 129 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
17 117 (0.55%) Drupal
18 110 (0.52%) WordPress
19 107 (0.50%) nginx
20 106 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2797 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 752 (3.53%) MS Office
3 346 (1.63%) SPSS
4 211 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 179 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 119 (0.56%) MS Project
7 111 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 96 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 65 (0.31%) PowerPivot
10 55 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 55 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 34 (0.16%) CPLEX
12 26 (0.12%) FastStats
13 25 (0.12%) Stata
14 22 (0.10%) S-PLUS
15 13 (0.061%) InDesign
16 8 (0.038%) Fireworks
17 7 (0.033%) LaTeX
18 5 (0.023%) Mingle
19 4 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 306 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 254 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 200 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 180 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
5 162 (0.76%) Magento
6 131 (0.62%) Markit EDM
7 121 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 120 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 117 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
10 105 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
11 96 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
12 90 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
13 88 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
14 87 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
15 79 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
16 77 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
17 65 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
18 57 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
19 54 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
20 43 (0.20%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 419 (1.97%) SaaS
2 294 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 253 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 148 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 96 (0.45%) GitHub
6 85 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (0.36%) Office 365
8 73 (0.34%) IaaS
9 45 (0.21%) PaaS
10 27 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 26 (0.12%) Joyent
12 25 (0.12%) Trello
13 21 (0.099%) Force.com
14 16 (0.075%) Rackspace Cloud
15 13 (0.061%) ElastiCache
15 13 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
16 10 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.047%) Heroku
17 8 (0.038%) Google Apps
18 6 (0.028%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 602 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 593 (2.79%) SAN
3 584 (2.74%) HTTP
4 560 (2.63%) Internet
5 490 (2.30%) Firewall
6 397 (1.86%) DNS
7 338 (1.59%) WAN
8 336 (1.58%) LAN
9 243 (1.14%) DHCP
10 228 (1.07%) NAS
11 189 (0.89%) Intranet
12 180 (0.85%) VPN
13 155 (0.73%) VoIP
14 154 (0.72%) FTP
15 147 (0.69%) LDAP
16 131 (0.62%) SSL
17 96 (0.45%) SSH
18 89 (0.42%) SNMP
19 68 (0.32%) Multicast
20 67 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7670 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 2854 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2634 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2338 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1963 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1959 (9.20%) Relational Database
7 1615 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1535 (7.21%) MySQL
9 1317 (6.19%) Oracle Database
10 1089 (5.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 908 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 885 (4.16%) RDBMS
13 769 (3.61%) Big Data
14 663 (3.11%) NoSQL
15 560 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 525 (2.47%) Hadoop
17 514 (2.41%) MongoDB
18 511 (2.40%) OLAP
19 488 (2.29%) Data Mining
20 461 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 940 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 891 (4.19%) Subversion
3 759 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 750 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 673 (3.16%) Selenium
6 615 (2.89%) JIRA
7 493 (2.32%) Maven
8 426 (2.00%) NUnit
9 405 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 395 (1.86%) JUnit
11 320 (1.50%) Eclipse
12 283 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 263 (1.24%) Ant
14 256 (1.20%) Cucumber
15 242 (1.14%) WebDriver
16 219 (1.03%) Toad
17 180 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
18 165 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 165 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
18 165 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 7051 (33.12%) Finance
2 2515 (11.81%) Banking
3 1419 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1217 (5.72%) Marketing
5 1125 (5.28%) Investment Banking
6 1068 (5.02%) Retail
7 576 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 552 (2.59%) Back Office
9 547 (2.57%) Advertising
10 517 (2.43%) Games
11 503 (2.36%) Law
12 390 (1.83%) Legal
13 379 (1.78%) Financial Institution
14 293 (1.38%) Publishing
15 134 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 129 (0.61%) French Language
17 103 (0.48%) Billing
18 70 (0.33%) Manufacturing
19 62 (0.29%) Automotive
20 61 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9063 (42.58%) Developer
2 4714 (22.14%) Analyst
3 1654 (7.77%) Java Developer
4 1501 (7.05%) C# Developer
5 1469 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 1337 (6.28%) .NET Developer
7 1334 (6.27%) Applications Support
8 1238 (5.82%) DBA
9 1226 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 1154 (5.42%) Business Analyst
11 1013 (4.76%) Consultant
12 940 (4.42%) SQL Developer
13 901 (4.23%) Architect
14 866 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
15 834 (3.92%) SQL DBA
16 782 (3.67%) Administrator
17 668 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
18 644 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 624 (2.93%) Junior
20 575 (2.70%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5700 (26.78%) .NET
2 3659 (17.19%) HTML
3 2901 (13.63%) XML
4 2758 (12.96%) CSS
5 2688 (12.63%) ASP.NET
6 2119 (9.95%) Web Services
7 1528 (7.18%) jQuery
8 1208 (5.67%) WCF
9 1180 (5.54%) Spring
10 1118 (5.25%) .NET Framework
11 1087 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1031 (4.84%) HTML5
13 1026 (4.82%) J2EE
14 930 (4.37%) Ajax
15 894 (4.20%) WPF
16 848 (3.98%) Hibernate
17 771 (3.62%) SOAP
18 567 (2.66%) CSS3
19 536 (2.52%) REST
20 529 (2.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1789 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 777 (3.65%) Equities
3 734 (3.45%) Derivative
4 715 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 688 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 647 (3.04%) Fixed Income
7 625 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 605 (2.84%) Replication
9 540 (2.54%) Management Information System
10 528 (2.48%) Open Source
11 519 (2.44%) Statistics
12 484 (2.27%) Clustering
13 416 (1.95%) Visualisation
14 356 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 332 (1.56%) Mobile App
16 281 (1.32%) Client/Server
17 269 (1.26%) Data Integration
18 234 (1.10%) Credit Risk
19 171 (0.80%) Physics
20 167 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3769 (17.71%) Windows
2 3195 (15.01%) Linux
3 2707 (12.72%) UNIX
4 888 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 556 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 431 (2.02%) Solaris
7 393 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 386 (1.81%) Android
9 363 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 307 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 176 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 161 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 151 (0.71%) CentOS
14 86 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 82 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 75 (0.35%) AIX
17 57 (0.27%) Debian
18 42 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
19 41 (0.19%) SUSE
20 35 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2987 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
2 2531 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
3 2217 (10.41%) TDD
4 2185 (10.26%) MVC
5 2089 (9.81%) OO
6 1986 (9.33%) Scrum
7 1943 (9.13%) ETL
8 1696 (7.97%) E-Commerce
9 1621 (7.61%) Analytics
10 1390 (6.53%) Software Engineering
11 1368 (6.43%) Data Modelling
12 1338 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
13 1264 (5.94%) Project Management
14 1142 (5.36%) CRM
15 1120 (5.26%) Multithreading
16 1113 (5.23%) ITIL
17 1072 (5.04%) Data Analysis
18 880 (4.13%) Unit Testing
19 853 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
20 850 (3.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5517 (25.92%) C#
2 5051 (23.73%) Java
3 3721 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 3260 (15.31%) T-SQL
5 1489 (6.99%) PL/SQL
6 1462 (6.87%) Python
7 1412 (6.63%) C++
8 1112 (5.22%) PHP
9 1072 (5.04%) Perl
10 988 (4.64%) VBA
11 774 (3.64%) VB
12 671 (3.15%) Shell Script
13 632 (2.97%) Ruby
14 617 (2.90%) PowerShell
15 577 (2.71%) VB.NET
16 483 (2.27%) C
17 434 (2.04%) Bash Shell
18 366 (1.72%) R
19 319 (1.50%) VBScript
20 193 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3754 (17.64%) Degree
2 760 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 328 (1.54%) ISEB
4 308 (1.45%) MCSE
5 225 (1.06%) MCITP
6 184 (0.86%) MCTS
7 182 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 170 (0.80%) MCP
9 164 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 162 (0.76%) PhD
11 154 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 153 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
13 124 (0.58%) CCNA
14 118 (0.55%) SC Cleared
15 109 (0.51%) MCSA
16 94 (0.44%) MCSD
17 86 (0.40%) MCAD
18 84 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 69 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 64 (0.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1710 (8.03%) QA
2 297 (1.40%) SLA
3 161 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 75 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 64 (0.30%) EMIR
6 58 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 50 (0.23%) HL7
8 46 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 45 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 41 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 32 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 31 (0.15%) Basel III
13 26 (0.12%) COREP
14 23 (0.11%) MiFID
15 22 (0.10%) COBIT
15 22 (0.10%) WCAG
16 18 (0.085%) CRD IV
17 17 (0.080%) Basel II
18 16 (0.075%) UCITS
19 14 (0.066%) FINREP
System Software
1 1036 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 659 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 216 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
5 150 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 138 (0.65%) XenApp
7 124 (0.58%) vSphere
8 78 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 78 (0.37%) HDFS
9 73 (0.34%) NFS
10 66 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 60 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 52 (0.24%) KVM
13 44 (0.21%) SRDF
14 43 (0.20%) Varnish
15 38 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 37 (0.17%) XenServer
17 36 (0.17%) Xen
18 32 (0.15%) Terminal Services
19 31 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 247 (1.16%) Puppet
2 214 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 182 (0.85%) Nagios
4 166 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 157 (0.74%) SCOM
6 153 (0.72%) SCCM
7 151 (0.71%) Data Guard
8 82 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 71 (0.33%) OpenView
10 70 (0.33%) WSUS
10 70 (0.33%) Tivoli
11 60 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 60 (0.28%) Control-M
12 38 (0.18%) Vagrant
13 36 (0.17%) Backup Exec
13 36 (0.17%) MOM
14 35 (0.16%) Ansible
15 33 (0.16%) logstash
16 31 (0.15%) Ambari
17 30 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4991 (23.45%) Oracle
2 4319 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 1054 (4.95%) VMware
4 719 (3.38%) Sybase
5 615 (2.89%) Business Objects
6 538 (2.53%) Citrix
7 504 (2.37%) JBoss
8 498 (2.34%) HP
9 489 (2.30%) Cognos
10 473 (2.22%) Cisco
11 464 (2.18%) SAP
12 438 (2.06%) IBM
13 387 (1.82%) Informatica
14 371 (1.74%) Tableau
15 363 (1.71%) Google
16 267 (1.25%) Red Hat
17 253 (1.19%) Bloomberg
18 217 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
19 184 (0.86%) TIBCO
20 174 (0.82%) NetApp
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-70k base + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + bonus etc.
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health, life assurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, shares, bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and shares
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + medical, holiday and more
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago