The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6898 9212 9342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.64% 21.05% 20.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.89% 38.91% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6019 7923 8205
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
19219 23676 23137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.72% 54.10% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16762 20546 20128
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in London

SQL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1367 £55,000 - 199
Kingston Upon Thames -3 43 £48,750 +14.70% 13
Croydon +4 42 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Canary Wharf 0 34 £75,000 +11.11%
Bromley +13 29 £47,750 +19.37% 2
Wimbledon +2 20 £46,250 +34.05%
Brentford +6 19 £38,000 +1.33%
Uxbridge -5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surbiton +12 17 £40,000 -28.57% 2
Hounslow +2 11 £50,000 +30.71%
Chiswick -3 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Barnet -2 9 £50,000 - 1
Westminster - 9 £77,500 - 1
Mayfair +3 7 £90,000 +9.09%
Beckenham +2 7 £41,250 +16.19%
Docklands, London -7 7 £45,000 -13.87%
Twickenham -9 7 £37,500 -3.90% 3
Harrow -1 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Teddington +8 4 £37,500 - 1
Hammersmith -2 4 £55,500 +11.00%
Enfield - 4 £42,500 - 1
Isleworth - 4 £58,000 -
Sidcup - 4 £45,750 -
Southwark -2 3 £67,500 - 1
Chessington -9 3 £37,500 -
Paddington +8 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Wembley +2 2 £41,250 -17.50%
West Drayton +2 2 - - 1
Hayes -8 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Feltham +3 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Southall +2 1 £21,000 -8.69%
Clapham -7 1 £32,200 -35.60%
Greenwich -8 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £60,000 - 1
New Malden - 1 £27,500 -
Rainham - 1 £35,000 -
Ruislip - 1 £26,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5197 (36.23%) Finance
2 4716 (32.88%) SQL Server
3 4010 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 3689 (25.72%) C#
5 3512 (24.48%) .NET
6 3381 (23.57%) Java
7 2862 (19.95%) Microsoft
8 2838 (19.79%) JavaScript
9 2646 (18.45%) Oracle
10 2421 (16.88%) HTML
11 2412 (16.82%) Degree
12 2314 (16.13%) Windows
13 2248 (15.67%) Linux
14 2179 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
15 2153 (15.01%) Banking
16 2054 (14.32%) T-SQL
17 1916 (13.36%) Python
18 1772 (12.35%) CSS
19 1745 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 1669 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
21 1635 (11.40%) MS Excel
22 1630 (11.36%) MVC
23 1588 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 1588 (11.07%) ASP.NET
24 1535 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
25 1531 (10.67%) Analytics
26 1499 (10.45%) TDD
27 1495 (10.42%) Unix
28 1489 (10.38%) Computer Science
29 1410 (9.83%) XML

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 766 (5.34%) IIS
2 615 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 527 (3.67%) Apache
4 508 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 418 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 352 (2.45%) Apache Spark
7 349 (2.43%) SAS
8 261 (1.82%) MS Exchange
9 255 (1.78%) JBoss
10 244 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
11 220 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 199 (1.39%) Confluence
13 191 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 165 (1.15%) CMS
15 115 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 112 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 109 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 100 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
19 99 (0.69%) Skype for Business
20 94 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 1635 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 448 (3.12%) MS Office
3 193 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 141 (0.98%) SPSS
5 121 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 99 (0.69%) MS Project
7 37 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.084%) GNU Octave
10 10 (0.070%) Chatbot
10 10 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.042%) EViews
13 5 (0.035%) InDesign
14 4 (0.028%) Gephi
15 3 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.021%) Stata
16 2 (0.014%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.014%) Revit
16 2 (0.014%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 235 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 105 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 97 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 77 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 76 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 70 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
7 59 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 59 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 54 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 52 (0.36%) thinkFolio
10 50 (0.35%) FastStats
11 47 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
12 39 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
12 39 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
13 38 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
14 36 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
15 35 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 30 (0.21%) LatentZero
17 26 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
18 25 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 905 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 710 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 299 (2.08%) SaaS
4 197 (1.37%) Office 365
5 164 (1.14%) GitHub
6 121 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 118 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 102 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 90 (0.63%) PaaS
10 82 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 58 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
12 55 (0.38%) IaaS
13 54 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 43 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 41 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 39 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
17 36 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
18 33 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
20 29 (0.20%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 388 (2.70%) Firewall
2 303 (2.11%) HTTP
3 288 (2.01%) SAN
4 269 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 265 (1.85%) DNS
6 262 (1.83%) Internet
7 191 (1.33%) WAN
8 190 (1.32%) LAN
9 159 (1.11%) DHCP
10 133 (0.93%) NAS
10 133 (0.93%) VoIP
11 128 (0.89%) Intranet
12 111 (0.77%) VPN
13 104 (0.73%) iSCSI
14 103 (0.72%) SSL
15 101 (0.70%) FTP
15 101 (0.70%) LDAP
16 69 (0.48%) Network Security
17 58 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
18 52 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4716 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 1745 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1588 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1535 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1187 (8.28%) Relational Database
6 1019 (7.10%) NoSQL
7 983 (6.85%) MySQL
8 877 (6.11%) Big Data
9 864 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 828 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 760 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 611 (4.26%) MongoDB
13 589 (4.11%) Oracle Database
14 567 (3.95%) Hadoop
15 476 (3.32%) RDBMS
16 459 (3.20%) QlikView
17 453 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
18 438 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
19 340 (2.37%) Power BI
20 301 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1002 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 740 (5.16%) JIRA
3 624 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 535 (3.73%) Selenium
5 523 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 506 (3.53%) Subversion
7 479 (3.34%) Visual Studio
8 437 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 413 (2.88%) Maven
10 402 (2.80%) JUnit
11 292 (2.04%) NUnit
12 276 (1.92%) Cucumber
13 209 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 198 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 154 (1.07%) WebDriver
16 140 (0.98%) SpecFlow
17 132 (0.92%) Gradle
18 118 (0.82%) Eclipse
18 118 (0.82%) Mockito
19 110 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5197 (36.23%) Finance
2 2153 (15.01%) Banking
3 829 (5.78%) Marketing
4 808 (5.63%) Front Office
5 698 (4.87%) Retail
6 587 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 467 (3.26%) Back Office
8 380 (2.65%) Advertising
9 370 (2.58%) Legal
10 353 (2.46%) Financial Institution
11 307 (2.14%) Telecoms
12 257 (1.79%) Games
13 250 (1.74%) Law
14 170 (1.19%) Publishing
15 92 (0.64%) Manufacturing
16 73 (0.51%) Billing
17 72 (0.50%) Music Industry
18 63 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 59 (0.41%) Private Banking
20 57 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6097 (42.51%) Developer
2 2837 (19.78%) Analyst
3 1698 (11.84%) C# Developer
4 1619 (11.29%) SQL Developer
5 1524 (10.62%) .NET Developer
6 1223 (8.53%) Java Developer
7 1097 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 958 (6.68%) Senior Developer
9 945 (6.59%) Applications Support
10 737 (5.14%) Consultant
11 729 (5.08%) Support Analyst
12 724 (5.05%) DBA
13 652 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
14 586 (4.09%) Business Analyst
15 563 (3.92%) SQL DBA
16 558 (3.89%) Junior
17 493 (3.44%) Architect
18 477 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
19 463 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
20 459 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3512 (24.48%) .NET
2 2421 (16.88%) HTML
3 1772 (12.35%) CSS
4 1588 (11.07%) ASP.NET
5 1410 (9.83%) XML
6 1274 (8.88%) Web Services
7 1213 (8.46%) AngularJS
8 958 (6.68%) jQuery
9 876 (6.11%) HTML5
10 774 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 747 (5.21%) WCF
12 713 (4.97%) .NET Framework
13 677 (4.72%) Spring
14 666 (4.64%) REST
15 584 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 513 (3.58%) WPF
17 474 (3.30%) RESTful
18 471 (3.28%) JSON
19 448 (3.12%) SOAP
20 408 (2.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1669 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1489 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 668 (4.66%) Mathematics
4 545 (3.80%) Visualisation
5 524 (3.65%) Fintech
6 490 (3.42%) Derivative
7 436 (3.04%) Fixed Income
8 405 (2.82%) Hedge funds
9 396 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 377 (2.63%) Equities
11 376 (2.62%) Management Information System
12 351 (2.45%) Algorithms
12 351 (2.45%) Statistics
13 327 (2.28%) Data Structures
14 295 (2.06%) Replication
15 277 (1.93%) Clustering
16 257 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
17 249 (1.74%) Data Integration
18 233 (1.62%) Mobile App
19 223 (1.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2314 (16.13%) Windows
2 2248 (15.67%) Linux
3 1495 (10.42%) Unix
4 832 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 379 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 365 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 187 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 167 (1.16%) Solaris
9 162 (1.13%) Android
9 162 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 151 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 131 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 117 (0.82%) CentOS
13 103 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 67 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 48 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 47 (0.33%) Windows 10
17 44 (0.31%) Windows XP
18 39 (0.27%) SUSE
19 32 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4010 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2179 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
3 1630 (11.36%) MVC
4 1531 (10.67%) Analytics
5 1499 (10.45%) TDD
6 1327 (9.25%) ETL
7 1236 (8.62%) Scrum
8 1143 (7.97%) Software Engineering
9 1074 (7.49%) OO
10 1017 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
11 857 (5.97%) SDLC
12 758 (5.28%) ITIL
13 745 (5.19%) Data Modelling
14 738 (5.15%) Web Development
15 719 (5.01%) DevOps
16 711 (4.96%) BDD
17 670 (4.67%) CRM
18 664 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
19 660 (4.60%) Data Analysis
20 654 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3689 (25.72%) C#
2 3381 (23.57%) Java
3 2838 (19.79%) JavaScript
4 2054 (14.32%) T-SQL
5 1916 (13.36%) Python
6 878 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 732 (5.10%) C++
8 687 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 642 (4.48%) Perl
10 568 (3.96%) PHP
11 478 (3.33%) R
12 438 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 434 (3.03%) Bash Shell
13 434 (3.03%) VBA
14 425 (2.96%) Scala
15 393 (2.74%) Ruby
16 335 (2.34%) C
17 318 (2.22%) VB
18 274 (1.91%) VB.NET
19 129 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2412 (16.82%) Degree
2 305 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 195 (1.36%) PhD
4 154 (1.07%) ISEB
5 153 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 114 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 110 (0.77%) MCSE
7 110 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 96 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (0.59%) CCNA
10 66 (0.46%) PMP
11 61 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 60 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 57 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 50 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 49 (0.34%) CISSP
16 46 (0.32%) MCSA
17 42 (0.29%) MCTS
18 36 (0.25%) AWS Certification
19 34 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 945 (6.59%) QA
2 277 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 216 (1.51%) SLA
4 89 (0.62%) MiFID
5 66 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (0.23%) SDET
8 30 (0.21%) COBIT
9 25 (0.17%) EMIR
10 24 (0.17%) HL7
11 20 (0.14%) Basel II
11 20 (0.14%) Basel III
12 18 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.11%) DICOM
14 10 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.070%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.049%) SEPA
16 6 (0.042%) CRD IV
17 5 (0.035%) AIFMD
17 5 (0.035%) FATCA
System Software
1 658 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 404 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 249 (1.74%) Docker
5 123 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 111 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 109 (0.76%) XenApp
8 83 (0.58%) vSphere
9 74 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 59 (0.41%) NFS
11 58 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 53 (0.37%) HDFS
13 52 (0.36%) Xen
14 48 (0.33%) XenDesktop
15 46 (0.32%) VMware ESX
16 41 (0.29%) Apache Flume
17 37 (0.26%) KVM
18 35 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
19 33 (0.23%) SRDF
20 29 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 379 (2.64%) Puppet
2 265 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 257 (1.79%) Ansible
4 223 (1.55%) Control-M
5 118 (0.82%) SCOM
6 107 (0.75%) Nagios
7 101 (0.70%) SCCM
8 61 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 59 (0.41%) Data Guard
10 50 (0.35%) OpenView
11 49 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
12 43 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
12 43 (0.30%) Kibana
13 41 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
13 41 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
14 37 (0.26%) Kubernetes
15 35 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 31 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 31 (0.22%) MOM
17 30 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2862 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 2646 (18.45%) Oracle
3 713 (4.97%) Tableau
4 624 (4.35%) VMware
5 491 (3.42%) Sybase
6 370 (2.58%) Google
7 330 (2.30%) Cisco
8 314 (2.19%) HP
9 294 (2.05%) IBM
10 286 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 271 (1.89%) Citrix
12 270 (1.88%) SAP
13 251 (1.75%) Informatica
14 223 (1.55%) Cognos
15 145 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 137 (0.96%) TIBCO
17 131 (0.91%) Adobe
17 131 (0.91%) Murex
18 121 (0.84%) Atlassian
19 114 (0.79%) Bloomberg
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Equity, Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + uncapped quarterly bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £48000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Relocation Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £75000 - £75001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago