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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 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 10261 9243 11429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.80% 20.95% 22.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.24% 38.30% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8924 8038 10035
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
24881 24132 27875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.85% 54.70% 55.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21433 20579 24618
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 2731 £52,500 -4.54% 498
Docklands, London +2 79 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Croydon +5 69 £37,500 -25.00% 17
Kingston Upon Thames +5 64 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Harrow +2 60 £40,000 - 6
Bromley -5 38 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Hounslow -11 25 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Canary Wharf 0 23 £57,500 -32.35% 1
Wimbledon -1 23 £47,500 +16.56% 1
Uxbridge -5 20 £55,000 -1.78% 2
Wembley +3 19 £65,000 +54.76% 1
Hammersmith +6 14 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Chiswick +5 14 £30,000 -
Clapham -1 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Southwark +3 11 £47,500 +66.66% 1
Ealing 0 10 £42,500 -13.26%
Erith 0 8 £37,500 -
Isleworth -1 8 £55,000 - 3
Surbiton -7 8 £45,000 +6.50% 1
Westminster +2 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Orpington +4 6 £36,000 +5.88% 1
Barnet +3 6 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Paddington -2 6 £30,000 -39.39%
Chessington -3 6 £42,500 +106.06%
Teddington -8 6 £42,000 +16.66% 2
Romford +2 5 £28,500 +50.00% 2
Ruislip +1 5 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Twickenham -7 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South Croydon - 4 £55,000 -
Feltham +2 3 £55,000 +32.53%
Enfield -2 3 £42,500 +41.66% 2
New Malden -4 3 £42,500 +14.86% 1
West Drayton -4 3 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Sidcup -5 3 £42,000 -10.16% 1
Upminster -9 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Thornton Heath - 3 £27,500 -
Greenford - 3 - -
Hayes - 3 £45,000 -
Coulsdon - 2 £37,500 -
Dagenham - 2 £37,500 - 2
Beckenham +2 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Brentford -8 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
Ilford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Worcester Park - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7502 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 6741 (32.27%) Finance
3 5560 (26.62%) .NET
4 5431 (26.00%) C#
5 4819 (23.07%) Java
6 4701 (22.51%) Oracle
7 4191 (20.06%) Microsoft
8 3688 (17.66%) JavaScript
9 3679 (17.61%) Windows
10 3617 (17.32%) Degree
11 3544 (16.97%) HTML
12 3255 (15.58%) T-SQL
13 3143 (15.05%) Linux
14 2994 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
15 2791 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2777 (13.29%) MS Excel
17 2753 (13.18%) XML
18 2714 (12.99%) ASP.NET
19 2710 (12.97%) CSS
20 2702 (12.94%) UNIX
21 2574 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 2460 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
23 2420 (11.59%) Banking
24 2316 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
25 2160 (10.34%) TDD
26 2140 (10.25%) MVC
27 2066 (9.89%) OO
28 2029 (9.71%) Web Services
29 2005 (9.60%) ETL
30 1912 (9.15%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1215 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 1042 (4.99%) IIS
3 706 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 664 (3.18%) Apache
4 664 (3.18%) SAS
5 458 (2.19%) MS Exchange
6 404 (1.93%) CMS
7 363 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 281 (1.35%) Node.js
9 237 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 231 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 219 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 206 (0.99%) Apache Solr
13 205 (0.98%) WebLogic
14 192 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 127 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
16 123 (0.59%) nginx
17 107 (0.51%) WordPress
18 106 (0.51%) Drupal
19 96 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2777 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 778 (3.72%) MS Office
3 326 (1.56%) SPSS
4 203 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 172 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 102 (0.49%) MS Project
7 96 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 95 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 82 (0.39%) PowerPivot
10 58 (0.28%) InfoPath
11 46 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 28 (0.13%) CPLEX
13 25 (0.12%) FastStats
14 22 (0.11%) S-PLUS
14 22 (0.11%) Stata
15 13 (0.062%) InDesign
16 8 (0.038%) Fireworks
17 7 (0.034%) LaTeX
18 5 (0.024%) Mingle
19 4 (0.019%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 293 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 275 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 225 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 189 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
5 132 (0.63%) Magento
6 125 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 121 (0.58%) Google Analytics
8 113 (0.54%) Markit EDM
9 95 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 94 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 89 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
12 86 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
13 81 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
14 77 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
15 75 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
16 74 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
17 66 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
18 59 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
18 59 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
19 43 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 428 (2.05%) SaaS
2 298 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 295 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 149 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 110 (0.53%) GitHub
6 79 (0.38%) Office 365
7 76 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 68 (0.33%) IaaS
9 48 (0.23%) PaaS
10 40 (0.19%) Trello
11 28 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.12%) Joyent
13 17 (0.081%) Force.com
14 16 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.067%) ElastiCache
15 14 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (0.057%) Heroku
17 11 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
18 10 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
19 3 (0.014%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 581 (2.78%) HTTP
2 579 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 575 (2.75%) SAN
4 507 (2.43%) Internet
5 484 (2.32%) Firewall
6 384 (1.84%) DNS
7 345 (1.65%) LAN
8 334 (1.60%) WAN
9 231 (1.11%) DHCP
10 205 (0.98%) NAS
11 198 (0.95%) Intranet
12 183 (0.88%) VPN
13 162 (0.78%) LDAP
14 150 (0.72%) FTP
15 139 (0.67%) VoIP
16 135 (0.65%) SSL
17 101 (0.48%) SSH
18 86 (0.41%) Multicast
19 82 (0.39%) SNMP
20 74 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7502 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 2791 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2574 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2316 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1889 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1869 (8.95%) Relational Database
7 1614 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1512 (7.24%) MySQL
9 1185 (5.67%) Oracle Database
10 963 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 912 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 842 (4.03%) RDBMS
13 744 (3.56%) Big Data
14 668 (3.20%) NoSQL
15 538 (2.58%) MongoDB
16 516 (2.47%) Hadoop
16 516 (2.47%) OLAP
17 502 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
18 481 (2.30%) QlikView
19 465 (2.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 922 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 873 (4.18%) Subversion
3 711 (3.40%) Git (software)
4 698 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 650 (3.11%) Selenium
6 636 (3.04%) JIRA
7 481 (2.30%) Maven
8 423 (2.03%) NUnit
9 403 (1.93%) JUnit
9 403 (1.93%) Jenkins
10 313 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 278 (1.33%) TeamCity
12 258 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 251 (1.20%) Ant
14 234 (1.12%) WebDriver
15 214 (1.02%) Toad
16 186 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
17 182 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
18 166 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 152 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6741 (32.27%) Finance
2 2420 (11.59%) Banking
3 1371 (6.56%) Front Office
4 1185 (5.67%) Marketing
5 1050 (5.03%) Investment Banking
6 1029 (4.93%) Retail
7 569 (2.72%) Advertising
8 557 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 552 (2.64%) Back Office
10 506 (2.42%) Games
11 503 (2.41%) Law
12 412 (1.97%) Legal
13 330 (1.58%) Financial Institution
14 273 (1.31%) Publishing
15 133 (0.64%) French Language
16 130 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 111 (0.53%) Billing
18 71 (0.34%) Manufacturing
19 58 (0.28%) General Ledger
20 55 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8834 (42.29%) Developer
2 4660 (22.31%) Analyst
3 1612 (7.72%) Java Developer
4 1458 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 1432 (6.86%) C# Developer
6 1363 (6.53%) Applications Support
7 1317 (6.31%) .NET Developer
8 1258 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 1189 (5.69%) DBA
10 1147 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 956 (4.58%) Consultant
12 952 (4.56%) SQL Developer
13 868 (4.16%) Architect
14 825 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 784 (3.75%) SQL DBA
16 742 (3.55%) Administrator
17 663 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 646 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
19 613 (2.93%) Junior
20 597 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5560 (26.62%) .NET
2 3544 (16.97%) HTML
3 2753 (13.18%) XML
4 2714 (12.99%) ASP.NET
5 2710 (12.97%) CSS
6 2029 (9.71%) Web Services
7 1465 (7.01%) jQuery
8 1167 (5.59%) WCF
9 1144 (5.48%) Spring
10 1123 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1058 (5.07%) .NET Framework
12 953 (4.56%) HTML5
13 950 (4.55%) J2EE
14 902 (4.32%) Ajax
15 814 (3.90%) Hibernate
15 814 (3.90%) WPF
16 737 (3.53%) SOAP
17 574 (2.75%) REST
18 548 (2.62%) CSS3
19 484 (2.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1706 (8.17%) Computer Science
2 741 (3.55%) Equities
3 706 (3.38%) Mathematics
4 676 (3.24%) Derivative
5 651 (3.12%) Hedge funds
6 614 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 588 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 540 (2.59%) Open Source
9 535 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 533 (2.55%) Replication
11 484 (2.32%) Statistics
12 444 (2.13%) Clustering
13 424 (2.03%) Visualisation
14 359 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
15 298 (1.43%) Mobile App
16 248 (1.19%) Data Integration
17 244 (1.17%) Client/Server
18 219 (1.05%) Credit Risk
19 167 (0.80%) Market Risk
20 165 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3679 (17.61%) Windows
2 3143 (15.05%) Linux
3 2702 (12.94%) UNIX
4 802 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 512 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 406 (1.94%) Solaris
7 358 (1.71%) Android
8 356 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 330 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 269 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 171 (0.82%) CentOS
12 164 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 159 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 103 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 90 (0.43%) AIX
16 79 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 57 (0.27%) Debian
18 45 (0.22%) SUSE
19 39 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
20 34 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2994 (14.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2460 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 2160 (10.34%) TDD
4 2140 (10.25%) MVC
5 2066 (9.89%) OO
6 2005 (9.60%) ETL
7 1912 (9.15%) Scrum
8 1728 (8.27%) E-Commerce
9 1577 (7.55%) Analytics
10 1327 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 1324 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
12 1271 (6.08%) Data Modelling
13 1228 (5.88%) Project Management
14 1143 (5.47%) ITIL
15 1102 (5.28%) CRM
16 1048 (5.02%) Multithreading
17 1032 (4.94%) Data Analysis
18 906 (4.34%) Unit Testing
19 867 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
20 831 (3.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5431 (26.00%) C#
2 4819 (23.07%) Java
3 3688 (17.66%) JavaScript
4 3255 (15.58%) T-SQL
5 1453 (6.96%) PL/SQL
6 1424 (6.82%) Python
7 1354 (6.48%) C++
8 1080 (5.17%) Perl
9 1058 (5.07%) PHP
10 988 (4.73%) VBA
11 728 (3.49%) VB
12 659 (3.15%) Shell Script
13 631 (3.02%) Ruby
14 563 (2.70%) PowerShell
15 539 (2.58%) VB.NET
16 463 (2.22%) C
17 450 (2.15%) Bash Shell
18 346 (1.66%) R
19 294 (1.41%) VBScript
20 186 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3617 (17.32%) Degree
2 723 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 309 (1.48%) ISEB
4 305 (1.46%) MCSE
5 216 (1.03%) MCITP
6 165 (0.79%) MCTS
7 164 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 163 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 157 (0.75%) PhD
10 153 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 143 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 139 (0.67%) MCP
13 127 (0.61%) CCNA
14 104 (0.50%) SC Cleared
15 100 (0.48%) MCSA
16 82 (0.39%) MCSD
17 73 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 68 (0.33%) MCDBA
19 64 (0.31%) MCAD
20 59 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1626 (7.78%) QA
2 315 (1.51%) SLA
3 140 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 74 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 65 (0.31%) EMIR
6 60 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 51 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 51 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 47 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 44 (0.21%) HL7
10 33 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 25 (0.12%) WCAG
12 21 (0.10%) Basel III
13 20 (0.096%) MiFID
13 20 (0.096%) Basel II
14 19 (0.091%) COREP
15 18 (0.086%) ISO 14001
16 17 (0.081%) COBIT
16 17 (0.081%) UCITS
17 13 (0.062%) CRD IV
System Software
1 982 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 613 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 223 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 144 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 119 (0.57%) vSphere
7 95 (0.45%) XenApp
8 85 (0.41%) HDFS
9 76 (0.36%) VMware ESX
10 75 (0.36%) NFS
11 64 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 54 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 48 (0.23%) KVM
14 45 (0.22%) SRDF
15 44 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 41 (0.20%) XenServer
17 40 (0.19%) Xen
18 38 (0.18%) Varnish
19 36 (0.17%) Apache Flume
20 30 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 266 (1.27%) Puppet
2 215 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (0.85%) Nagios
4 154 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 148 (0.71%) Data Guard
6 145 (0.69%) SCCM
7 144 (0.69%) SCOM
8 83 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 75 (0.36%) OpenView
10 68 (0.33%) Tivoli
11 66 (0.32%) Control-M
12 65 (0.31%) WSUS
13 45 (0.22%) NetBackup
14 44 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 36 (0.17%) Ambari
15 36 (0.17%) Oozie
16 35 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
16 35 (0.17%) MOM
17 34 (0.16%) Vagrant
18 33 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 4701 (22.51%) Oracle
2 4191 (20.06%) Microsoft
3 1015 (4.86%) VMware
4 706 (3.38%) Sybase
5 606 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 519 (2.48%) HP
7 501 (2.40%) Citrix
8 476 (2.28%) Cisco
9 456 (2.18%) Cognos
10 448 (2.14%) SAP
11 441 (2.11%) IBM
12 431 (2.06%) JBoss
13 370 (1.77%) Informatica
14 367 (1.76%) Google
15 347 (1.66%) Tableau
16 275 (1.32%) Bloomberg
17 273 (1.31%) Red Hat
18 222 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
19 174 (0.83%) TIBCO
20 167 (0.80%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camden, London
Royal Veterinary College
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Bonus Potential
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Front Office Banking Bonus Potential
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
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