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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 8685 9019 9758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.93% 21.35% 21.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.20% 39.30% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7595 7544 8580
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 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
21079 22951 24772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.80% 54.32% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18205 19349 21624
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 £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 2192 £52,500 - 483
Croydon +7 82 £50,000 +12.35% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +3 55 £51,250 +13.88% 9
Docklands, London 0 47 £69,750 +21.30% 2
Wimbledon +3 37 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Uxbridge -2 28 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Twickenham +16 24 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Harrow +14 20 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Bromley +18 17 £33,000 -34.00%
Mayfair -1 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Hounslow -5 15 £45,000 - 2
Wembley -3 14 £48,000 +12.94% 4
Hammersmith -3 14 £46,250 +37.03% 1
Edgware - 14 £48,000 - 1
Chiswick +3 13 £45,000 -
Chessington - 13 £25,000 - 1
Sidcup -3 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surbiton -8 11 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Canary Wharf -3 10 £79,000 -12.22%
Southwark - 10 £50,000 -
Brentford -2 8 £41,000 +121.62% 2
Enfield -3 8 £33,750 -23.29% 2
Ealing 0 7 £38,000 -6.74%
Romford -4 7 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Upminster +4 4 £21,250 -29.75%
New Malden 0 4 £48,750 +50.00%
Isleworth +1 3 £55,000 +66.66% 3
Beckenham - 3 £36,500 -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £50,000 - 3
Paddington +3 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Westminster 0 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Coulsdon 0 1 £45,000 +12.50%
West Drayton -2 1 £42,000 +1.20% 1
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Grays - 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 £44,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6558 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 6170 (34.11%) Finance
3 4833 (26.72%) C#
4 4799 (26.53%) .NET
5 4367 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3945 (21.81%) Oracle
7 3823 (21.14%) Java
8 3804 (21.03%) Microsoft
9 3433 (18.98%) Windows
10 3374 (18.65%) JavaScript
11 3032 (16.76%) Degree
12 3009 (16.64%) HTML
13 2710 (14.98%) Linux
14 2699 (14.92%) T-SQL
15 2649 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
16 2473 (13.67%) MS Excel
17 2442 (13.50%) ASP.NET
18 2375 (13.13%) UNIX
19 2277 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 2251 (12.44%) XML
21 2240 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2229 (12.32%) CSS
23 2140 (11.83%) Banking
24 2118 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
25 2047 (11.32%) MVC
26 2042 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
27 1964 (10.86%) TDD
28 1807 (9.99%) ETL
29 1757 (9.71%) Web Services
30 1713 (9.47%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1159 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 993 (5.49%) IIS
3 539 (2.98%) SAS
4 491 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 404 (2.23%) Apache
6 389 (2.15%) MS Exchange
7 366 (2.02%) CMS
8 286 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 255 (1.41%) JBoss
10 254 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 250 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 226 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 219 (1.21%) Node.js
14 211 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 190 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
16 168 (0.93%) Apache Solr
17 160 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
18 138 (0.76%) nginx
19 124 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
20 105 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 2473 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 782 (4.32%) MS Office
3 215 (1.19%) SPSS
4 171 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 144 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 133 (0.74%) PowerPivot
7 103 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 80 (0.44%) MS Project
9 75 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 61 (0.34%) Photoshop
11 19 (0.11%) Weka
12 18 (0.100%) FastStats
13 16 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
14 11 (0.061%) Stata
15 8 (0.044%) LaTeX
16 7 (0.039%) S-PLUS
16 7 (0.039%) CPLEX
17 5 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 4 (0.022%) Acrobat
18 4 (0.022%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 274 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 260 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 193 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 149 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 124 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 123 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 115 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
8 104 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
9 99 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
10 98 (0.54%) Markit EDM
11 57 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
12 55 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
13 54 (0.30%) Magento
14 46 (0.25%) RMDS
14 46 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
15 44 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
15 44 (0.24%) Agresso
15 44 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
16 43 (0.24%) Endur
16 43 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 469 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (1.76%) SaaS
3 296 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (0.78%) GitHub
5 106 (0.59%) Office 365
6 96 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 56 (0.31%) PaaS
8 53 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 46 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 45 (0.25%) Trello
11 39 (0.22%) IaaS
12 29 (0.16%) Heroku
13 23 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
14 20 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
15 16 (0.088%) Force.com
16 11 (0.061%) Yammer
17 9 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.044%) CloudFront
18 8 (0.044%) CloudBees
19 6 (0.033%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 491 (2.71%) SAN
2 469 (2.59%) Firewall
3 431 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 413 (2.28%) HTTP
4 413 (2.28%) Internet
5 361 (2.00%) WAN
6 346 (1.91%) LAN
7 344 (1.90%) DNS
8 206 (1.14%) VPN
9 200 (1.11%) DHCP
10 186 (1.03%) NAS
11 180 (1.00%) Intranet
12 166 (0.92%) FTP
13 106 (0.59%) VoIP
14 102 (0.56%) Multicast
15 85 (0.47%) LDAP
16 80 (0.44%) SSL
17 78 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
18 74 (0.41%) Extranet
19 66 (0.36%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6558 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 2277 (12.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2240 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2042 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1628 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1484 (8.20%) Relational Database
7 1293 (7.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1198 (6.62%) MySQL
9 1026 (5.67%) Oracle Database
10 971 (5.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 744 (4.11%) RDBMS
12 695 (3.84%) NoSQL
13 694 (3.84%) Big Data
14 658 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 501 (2.77%) MongoDB
16 499 (2.76%) QlikView
17 480 (2.65%) Hadoop
18 438 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
19 411 (2.27%) OLAP
20 367 (2.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 768 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 747 (4.13%) Subversion
3 713 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 609 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 564 (3.12%) JIRA
6 475 (2.63%) Selenium
7 443 (2.45%) Maven
8 402 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 382 (2.11%) NUnit
10 337 (1.86%) TeamCity
11 315 (1.74%) JUnit
12 295 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 256 (1.42%) WebDriver
14 242 (1.34%) Cucumber
15 238 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
16 214 (1.18%) Ant
17 175 (0.97%) SpecFlow
18 168 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
19 160 (0.88%) Hudson
20 135 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 6170 (34.11%) Finance
2 2140 (11.83%) Banking
3 1120 (6.19%) Front Office
4 941 (5.20%) Marketing
5 915 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 870 (4.81%) Retail
7 489 (2.70%) Law
8 456 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 427 (2.36%) Legal
10 401 (2.22%) Games
11 384 (2.12%) Advertising
12 370 (2.05%) Back Office
13 336 (1.86%) Financial Institution
14 199 (1.10%) Publishing
15 117 (0.65%) French Language
16 106 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 102 (0.56%) Billing
18 64 (0.35%) Online Betting
19 58 (0.32%) Electronics
20 55 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7681 (42.46%) Developer
2 3953 (21.85%) Analyst
3 1361 (7.52%) Support Analyst
4 1346 (7.44%) Applications Support
5 1319 (7.29%) Java Developer
6 1272 (7.03%) .NET Developer
7 1211 (6.70%) C# Developer
8 1178 (6.51%) Senior Developer
9 1141 (6.31%) DBA
10 908 (5.02%) Consultant
11 844 (4.67%) Business Analyst
12 829 (4.58%) SQL Developer
13 738 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 721 (3.99%) Applications Support Analyst
15 691 (3.82%) Administrator
16 683 (3.78%) SQL DBA
17 678 (3.75%) Architect
18 582 (3.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 554 (3.06%) Data Analyst
20 460 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4799 (26.53%) .NET
2 3009 (16.64%) HTML
3 2442 (13.50%) ASP.NET
4 2251 (12.44%) XML
5 2229 (12.32%) CSS
6 1757 (9.71%) Web Services
7 1375 (7.60%) jQuery
8 1177 (6.51%) Spring
9 1101 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1041 (5.76%) WCF
11 993 (5.49%) .NET Framework
12 916 (5.06%) HTML5
13 817 (4.52%) Ajax
14 693 (3.83%) Hibernate
15 690 (3.81%) WPF
16 685 (3.79%) SOAP
17 641 (3.54%) J2EE
18 597 (3.30%) REST
19 577 (3.19%) AngularJS
20 483 (2.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2118 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1441 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 630 (3.48%) Mathematics
4 614 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 545 (3.01%) Fixed Income
6 530 (2.93%) Equities
7 506 (2.80%) Open Source
8 498 (2.75%) Derivative
9 481 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 472 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 461 (2.55%) Replication
12 432 (2.39%) Visualisation
13 420 (2.32%) Clustering
14 337 (1.86%) Statistics
15 327 (1.81%) Mobile App
16 324 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
17 293 (1.62%) Data Structures
18 268 (1.48%) Algorithms
19 242 (1.34%) Data Integration
20 228 (1.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3433 (18.98%) Windows
2 2710 (14.98%) Linux
3 2375 (13.13%) UNIX
4 808 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 510 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 433 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 332 (1.84%) Android
8 317 (1.75%) Solaris
9 265 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 258 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 214 (1.18%) Windows XP
12 189 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 169 (0.93%) Windows 8
14 139 (0.77%) CentOS
15 87 (0.48%) AIX
16 83 (0.46%) Ubuntu
17 60 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 41 (0.23%) SUSE
19 40 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
20 39 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4367 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2649 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
3 2047 (11.32%) MVC
4 1964 (10.86%) TDD
5 1807 (9.99%) ETL
6 1713 (9.47%) OO
7 1622 (8.97%) Scrum
8 1348 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 1251 (6.92%) Analytics
10 1064 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 1021 (5.64%) Data Modelling
12 940 (5.20%) ITIL
13 937 (5.18%) Software Engineering
14 929 (5.14%) CRM
15 926 (5.12%) BDD
16 915 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
17 896 (4.95%) Project Management
18 786 (4.35%) Data Analysis
19 739 (4.09%) Unit Testing
20 730 (4.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4833 (26.72%) C#
2 3823 (21.14%) Java
3 3374 (18.65%) JavaScript
4 2699 (14.92%) T-SQL
5 1316 (7.28%) PL/SQL
6 1238 (6.84%) Python
7 1016 (5.62%) C++
8 1014 (5.61%) Perl
9 814 (4.50%) VBA
10 760 (4.20%) PHP
11 579 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 543 (3.00%) PowerShell
13 492 (2.72%) VB
14 486 (2.69%) Ruby
15 437 (2.42%) Bash Shell
16 410 (2.27%) VB.NET
17 315 (1.74%) C
18 269 (1.49%) R
19 218 (1.21%) VBScript
20 191 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3032 (16.76%) Degree
2 483 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 228 (1.26%) ISEB
4 213 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 199 (1.10%) MCSE
6 164 (0.91%) MCITP
7 132 (0.73%) PhD
8 123 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 118 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 117 (0.65%) SC Cleared
11 106 (0.59%) CCNA
12 97 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 97 (0.54%) MCSA
13 78 (0.43%) MCTS
13 78 (0.43%) MCP
14 76 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 75 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
16 57 (0.32%) PMI Certification
17 54 (0.30%) OCP
18 53 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1226 (6.78%) QA
2 305 (1.69%) SLA
3 118 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 60 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 50 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (0.25%) EMIR
7 41 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 34 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 29 (0.16%) Basel II
10 27 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 25 (0.14%) Basel III
12 23 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 21 (0.12%) HL7
14 17 (0.094%) MiFID
15 16 (0.088%) FINREP
16 15 (0.083%) COREP
16 15 (0.083%) COBIT
17 10 (0.055%) ISO 14001
18 7 (0.039%) CRD IV
19 6 (0.033%) GAAP
System Software
1 914 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 517 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 251 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 154 (0.85%) vSphere
6 132 (0.73%) XenApp
7 108 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 98 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 88 (0.49%) NFS
10 65 (0.36%) SRDF
11 60 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 59 (0.33%) XenServer
13 57 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 49 (0.27%) Terminal Services
15 39 (0.22%) HDFS
16 37 (0.20%) Xen
17 31 (0.17%) Apache Flume
18 27 (0.15%) KVM
18 27 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
19 26 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 251 (1.39%) Puppet
2 172 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 135 (0.75%) Nagios
5 134 (0.74%) SCOM
6 115 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 107 (0.59%) SCCM
8 68 (0.38%) Control-M
9 67 (0.37%) OpenView
10 53 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 52 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 44 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 43 (0.24%) Ansible
13 43 (0.24%) Tivoli
14 36 (0.20%) NetBackup
15 29 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
16 27 (0.15%) Vagrant
16 27 (0.15%) Cacti
17 26 (0.14%) HAProxy
18 22 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 3945 (21.81%) Oracle
2 3804 (21.03%) Microsoft
3 825 (4.56%) VMware
4 628 (3.47%) Sybase
5 482 (2.66%) Cisco
6 475 (2.63%) HP
7 461 (2.55%) Business Objects
8 434 (2.40%) Citrix
9 352 (1.95%) IBM
10 351 (1.94%) Cognos
11 338 (1.87%) Tableau
12 299 (1.65%) Google
13 268 (1.48%) SAP
13 268 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 251 (1.39%) Informatica
15 232 (1.28%) NetApp
16 207 (1.14%) Bloomberg
17 170 (0.94%) TIBCO
18 155 (0.86%) EMC
19 136 (0.75%) Teradata
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
TRG
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
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London
TRG
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £78000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
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London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + stock option etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £55000 - £82000 per annum + car, pension, excellent bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + c.25% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Pension + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday