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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 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 9441 9757 10944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.06% 21.49% 22.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.70% 38.83% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8247 8493 9655
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
23194 25129 26528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.74% 55.33% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20068 21685 23298
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 2406 £52,500 -3.66% 423
Croydon +3 87 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Docklands, London +8 69 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +11 51 £45,000 - 4
Harrow +3 39 £41,250 +83.33% 8
Bromley -3 31 £41,250 +17.85% 7
Uxbridge -2 28 £39,000 -30.35% 2
Wimbledon -2 28 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Southwark +3 14 £44,500 +56.14%
Canary Wharf +9 13 £57,500 -14.81%
Enfield +2 10 £42,500 - 5
Teddington -2 10 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Hammersmith -8 10 £42,500 +6.25%
New Malden - 10 £42,500 - 2
Surbiton +5 9 £45,000 -3.74%
Ealing +1 9 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Wembley -2 8 £47,250 +22.72% 1
Isleworth - 8 £55,000 - 2
Dagenham - 8 £37,500 - 1
Twickenham -2 7 £63,000 +57.50% 1
Barnet +4 6 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Beckenham +4 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Westminster 0 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Paddington -1 6 - -
Ruislip - 6 £37,500 - 1
Romford +5 5 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Worcester Park 0 5 £46,250 +32.14%
Hounslow -17 5 £28,500 -36.66% 5
Greenford - 5 £37,500 - 2
Edgware - 5 £48,000 - 1
Finchley - 5 - -
Mayfair +3 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Erith +1 4 £37,500 -
Sidcup -2 4 £42,250 +1.19% 1
Hornchurch -1 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Chiswick -2 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Upminster -6 3 £45,000 +55.17%
Orpington +5 1 £36,000 +5.88%
Stanmore +1 1 £22,000 -37.14%
South Croydon -1 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Feltham -1 1 - -
Hillingdon -4 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Chessington -7 1 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7222 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 6485 (32.74%) Finance
3 5361 (27.07%) .NET
4 5286 (26.69%) C#
5 4782 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4463 (22.53%) Java
7 4365 (22.04%) Oracle
8 3916 (19.77%) Microsoft
9 3554 (17.94%) JavaScript
10 3479 (17.56%) Windows
11 3431 (17.32%) Degree
12 3339 (16.86%) HTML
13 3043 (15.36%) T-SQL
14 2978 (15.04%) Linux
15 2820 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
16 2704 (13.65%) ASP.NET
17 2662 (13.44%) MS Excel
18 2599 (13.12%) XML
19 2551 (12.88%) UNIX
20 2542 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 2525 (12.75%) CSS
22 2401 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 2347 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
24 2320 (11.71%) Banking
25 2259 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
26 2101 (10.61%) TDD
27 2071 (10.46%) MVC
28 2001 (10.10%) Web Services
29 1975 (9.97%) ETL
30 1965 (9.92%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1228 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 1041 (5.26%) IIS
3 621 (3.14%) SAS
4 608 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 570 (2.88%) Apache
6 427 (2.16%) MS Exchange
7 390 (1.97%) CMS
8 338 (1.71%) JBoss
9 333 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 273 (1.38%) Node.js
11 251 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 230 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 228 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 219 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 218 (1.10%) Apache Solr
16 212 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
17 153 (0.77%) nginx
18 110 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
19 102 (0.51%) Drupal
20 101 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2662 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 781 (3.94%) MS Office
3 297 (1.50%) SPSS
4 160 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 152 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 113 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 85 (0.43%) MS Project
8 84 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 79 (0.40%) InfoPath
10 68 (0.34%) Photoshop
11 31 (0.16%) CPLEX
12 23 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 23 (0.12%) S-PLUS
13 17 (0.086%) Stata
14 15 (0.076%) FastStats
15 10 (0.050%) LaTeX
15 10 (0.050%) InDesign
16 9 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 7 (0.035%) Fireworks
17 7 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 253 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 246 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 224 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 164 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 117 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 116 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
7 114 (0.58%) Markit EDM
8 94 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 89 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
10 83 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 73 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
12 63 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 60 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
14 58 (0.29%) Magento
15 54 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
16 53 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
16 53 (0.27%) Endur
17 51 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
18 50 (0.25%) RMDS
19 43 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 388 (1.96%) SaaS
2 354 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 308 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 142 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 137 (0.69%) GitHub
6 85 (0.43%) Office 365
7 63 (0.32%) Trello
8 53 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 52 (0.26%) IaaS
10 44 (0.22%) PaaS
11 37 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.13%) Joyent
13 15 (0.076%) Force.com
13 15 (0.076%) Rackspace Cloud
14 14 (0.071%) Heroku
15 13 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.030%) ElastiCache
17 6 (0.030%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 5 (0.025%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 558 (2.82%) SAN
2 512 (2.58%) HTTP
2 512 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 460 (2.32%) Firewall
4 416 (2.10%) Internet
5 374 (1.89%) DNS
6 306 (1.54%) LAN
7 299 (1.51%) WAN
8 230 (1.16%) DHCP
9 203 (1.02%) Intranet
10 192 (0.97%) VPN
11 187 (0.94%) NAS
12 169 (0.85%) FTP
13 129 (0.65%) LDAP
14 124 (0.63%) SSL
14 124 (0.63%) VoIP
15 95 (0.48%) SSH
16 94 (0.47%) Multicast
17 69 (0.35%) Extranet
17 69 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7222 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 2542 (12.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2401 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2259 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1788 (9.03%) Relational Database
6 1741 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1481 (7.48%) MySQL
8 1453 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1123 (5.67%) Oracle Database
10 916 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 786 (3.97%) RDBMS
11 786 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 680 (3.43%) Big Data
13 598 (3.02%) NoSQL
14 500 (2.52%) OLAP
15 494 (2.49%) Hadoop
16 491 (2.48%) QlikView
17 483 (2.44%) MongoDB
18 446 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
19 428 (2.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 832 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 804 (4.06%) Subversion
3 714 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 604 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 549 (2.77%) JIRA
6 546 (2.76%) Selenium
7 454 (2.29%) Maven
8 411 (2.08%) NUnit
9 382 (1.93%) Jenkins
10 373 (1.88%) JUnit
11 307 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 282 (1.42%) Eclipse
13 247 (1.25%) Cucumber
14 222 (1.12%) Ant
15 218 (1.10%) WebDriver
16 217 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
17 185 (0.93%) SpecFlow
18 181 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
19 179 (0.90%) Toad
20 149 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6485 (32.74%) Finance
2 2320 (11.71%) Banking
3 1341 (6.77%) Front Office
4 1024 (5.17%) Marketing
5 1003 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 961 (4.85%) Retail
7 538 (2.72%) Back Office
8 495 (2.50%) Advertising
9 486 (2.45%) Law
10 485 (2.45%) Telecoms
11 464 (2.34%) Games
12 414 (2.09%) Legal
13 305 (1.54%) Financial Institution
14 220 (1.11%) Publishing
15 142 (0.72%) French Language
16 123 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 108 (0.55%) Billing
18 56 (0.28%) Manufacturing
19 49 (0.25%) General Ledger
20 48 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8408 (42.45%) Developer
2 4461 (22.52%) Analyst
3 1528 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 1381 (6.97%) Applications Support
5 1368 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 1352 (6.83%) Support Analyst
7 1342 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 1309 (6.61%) .NET Developer
9 1166 (5.89%) DBA
10 1067 (5.39%) Business Analyst
11 921 (4.65%) SQL Developer
12 865 (4.37%) Consultant
13 805 (4.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 797 (4.02%) Architect
15 760 (3.84%) SQL DBA
16 741 (3.74%) Administrator
17 683 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
18 613 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 594 (3.00%) Junior
20 568 (2.87%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5361 (27.07%) .NET
2 3339 (16.86%) HTML
3 2704 (13.65%) ASP.NET
4 2599 (13.12%) XML
5 2525 (12.75%) CSS
6 2001 (10.10%) Web Services
7 1385 (6.99%) jQuery
8 1147 (5.79%) Spring
9 1143 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1090 (5.50%) WCF
11 1043 (5.27%) .NET Framework
12 918 (4.63%) HTML5
13 861 (4.35%) Ajax
14 853 (4.31%) J2EE
15 768 (3.88%) WPF
16 755 (3.81%) Hibernate
17 681 (3.44%) SOAP
18 568 (2.87%) REST
19 483 (2.44%) CSS3
20 448 (2.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2347 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1631 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 713 (3.60%) Mathematics
4 706 (3.56%) Equities
5 632 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 632 (3.19%) Derivative
6 618 (3.12%) Hedge funds
7 576 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 530 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 510 (2.57%) Open Source
10 488 (2.46%) Replication
11 450 (2.27%) Visualisation
12 416 (2.10%) Clustering
13 414 (2.09%) Statistics
14 355 (1.79%) Algorithms
15 346 (1.75%) Data Structures
16 334 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
17 283 (1.43%) Mobile App
18 224 (1.13%) Data Integration
19 220 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3479 (17.56%) Windows
2 2978 (15.04%) Linux
3 2551 (12.88%) UNIX
4 748 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 484 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 380 (1.92%) Solaris
7 352 (1.78%) Android
8 313 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 303 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 246 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 190 (0.96%) Windows XP
12 181 (0.91%) CentOS
13 177 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 145 (0.73%) Windows 8
15 93 (0.47%) AIX
16 67 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.23%) Windows Vista
18 43 (0.22%) SUSE
19 38 (0.19%) Debian
20 31 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4782 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2820 (14.24%) Business Intelligence
3 2101 (10.61%) TDD
4 2071 (10.46%) MVC
5 1975 (9.97%) ETL
6 1965 (9.92%) OO
7 1808 (9.13%) Scrum
8 1636 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 1425 (7.19%) Analytics
10 1253 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
11 1195 (6.03%) Data Modelling
12 1136 (5.74%) Software Engineering
13 1089 (5.50%) Project Management
14 1074 (5.42%) ITIL
15 988 (4.99%) CRM
16 974 (4.92%) Data Analysis
17 924 (4.67%) BDD
18 910 (4.59%) Multithreading
19 855 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
20 830 (4.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5286 (26.69%) C#
2 4463 (22.53%) Java
3 3554 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 3043 (15.36%) T-SQL
5 1379 (6.96%) Python
6 1338 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 1270 (6.41%) C++
8 1056 (5.33%) Perl
9 932 (4.71%) VBA
10 923 (4.66%) PHP
11 709 (3.58%) VB
12 617 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 598 (3.02%) Ruby
14 532 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 469 (2.37%) VB.NET
16 447 (2.26%) Bash Shell
17 414 (2.09%) C
18 281 (1.42%) R
19 262 (1.32%) VBScript
20 167 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3431 (17.32%) Degree
2 606 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 266 (1.34%) MCSE
4 239 (1.21%) ISEB
5 173 (0.87%) MCITP
6 157 (0.79%) Security Cleared
7 136 (0.69%) PhD
8 135 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 131 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 112 (0.57%) MCTS
11 111 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 102 (0.51%) CCNA
13 100 (0.50%) MCP
14 94 (0.47%) MCSA
15 90 (0.45%) SC Cleared
16 66 (0.33%) MCDBA
17 58 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 55 (0.28%) MCSD
18 55 (0.28%) PMI Certification
19 48 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1411 (7.12%) QA
2 320 (1.62%) SLA
3 121 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 71 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 61 (0.31%) EMIR
6 57 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 51 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 41 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 32 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 28 (0.14%) Basel II
11 22 (0.11%) Basel III
12 21 (0.11%) COREP
13 20 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 20 (0.10%) WCAG
14 16 (0.081%) UCITS
15 15 (0.076%) HL7
16 12 (0.061%) FINREP
16 12 (0.061%) MiFID
17 11 (0.056%) COBIT
System Software
1 929 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 560 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 249 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
5 136 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 110 (0.56%) XenApp
7 108 (0.55%) vSphere
8 84 (0.42%) NFS
9 80 (0.40%) HDFS
10 78 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 66 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 57 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 48 (0.24%) SRDF
14 47 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 43 (0.22%) Apache Flume
16 42 (0.21%) XenServer
16 42 (0.21%) Xen
17 41 (0.21%) KVM
18 33 (0.17%) Varnish
19 30 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 263 (1.33%) Puppet
2 211 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 156 (0.79%) Nagios
5 146 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 134 (0.68%) SCCM
7 121 (0.61%) SCOM
8 80 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 69 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 69 (0.35%) OpenView
10 57 (0.29%) WSUS
11 56 (0.28%) Control-M
12 54 (0.27%) Backup Exec
13 50 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
14 44 (0.22%) Ansible
15 39 (0.20%) Ambari
15 39 (0.20%) Oozie
16 37 (0.19%) NetBackup
17 34 (0.17%) Vagrant
18 29 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4365 (22.04%) Oracle
2 3916 (19.77%) Microsoft
3 892 (4.50%) VMware
4 704 (3.55%) Sybase
5 531 (2.68%) Business Objects
6 487 (2.46%) HP
7 455 (2.30%) Cisco
8 442 (2.23%) IBM
8 442 (2.23%) Citrix
9 438 (2.21%) Cognos
10 367 (1.85%) Google
11 352 (1.78%) Tableau
12 332 (1.68%) Informatica
13 330 (1.67%) SAP
14 294 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 258 (1.30%) Bloomberg
16 213 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
17 175 (0.88%) TIBCO
18 163 (0.82%) NetApp
19 142 (0.72%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + b
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens, Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago