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

Location
3 months to
1 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 9609 9470 11284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.27% 21.03% 22.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.87% 38.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 8236 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,121 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,300 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
23513 24794 27226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.05% 55.06% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20237 21289 23972
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 £39,000 £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 1 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 1 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 2515 £52,500 -4.54% 414
Croydon +5 79 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Docklands, London +10 73 £62,500 -3.84% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +7 52 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Harrow +2 46 £40,000 +77.77% 7
Bromley -8 31 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Wimbledon -3 23 £47,500 +18.75%
Uxbridge -10 21 £46,250 -20.94% 2
Canary Wharf +3 16 £57,500 -28.12% 1
Hammersmith +2 13 £40,000 - 2
Southwark +1 13 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Ealing 0 10 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Teddington -1 10 £42,000 +14.28% 1
Hounslow -11 10 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Isleworth - 9 £55,000 -
Surbiton -2 8 £45,000 +1.40%
Twickenham -5 8 £60,250 +50.62% 1
Enfield +1 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Erith +1 7 £37,500 -
Wembley 0 7 £43,500 +11.53%
Dagenham - 7 £37,500 - 2
New Malden - 7 £42,500 - 1
Greenford - 6 - - 1
Barnet +6 5 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Ruislip +2 5 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Chiswick +2 5 £30,000 -
Westminster - 5 £40,000 -
Orpington +5 4 £36,000 +5.88%
Romford +3 4 £35,750 +83.33%
Sidcup -4 4 £42,000 +0.59%
Paddington -7 4 - -
Finchley - 4 - -
Upminster - 4 £45,000 -
Beckenham +6 3 £20,000 -46.66%
Mayfair +5 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Worcester Park 0 2 £42,500 +17.24%
Chessington -2 2 £42,500 +45.29% 1
Clapham -4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
South Croydon - 2 £62,500 -
Stanmore +1 1 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Feltham +1 1 £45,000 +87.50%
West Drayton -4 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hackney - 1 £31,500 -
Carshalton - 1 £47,500 -
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 7348 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 6626 (32.51%) Finance
3 5489 (26.93%) .NET
4 5395 (26.47%) C#
5 4929 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
6 4610 (22.62%) Java
7 4486 (22.01%) Oracle
8 4063 (19.94%) Microsoft
9 3614 (17.73%) Windows
10 3610 (17.71%) JavaScript
11 3497 (17.16%) Degree
12 3443 (16.89%) HTML
13 3111 (15.26%) T-SQL
14 3080 (15.11%) Linux
15 2919 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
16 2761 (13.55%) ASP.NET
17 2723 (13.36%) MS Excel
18 2654 (13.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 2629 (12.90%) XML
20 2609 (12.80%) CSS
21 2605 (12.78%) UNIX
22 2477 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 2433 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
24 2353 (11.55%) Banking
25 2285 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
26 2117 (10.39%) TDD
27 2101 (10.31%) MVC
28 2020 (9.91%) OO
29 2013 (9.88%) Web Services
30 1999 (9.81%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1232 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 1047 (5.14%) IIS
3 647 (3.17%) SAS
4 632 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 604 (2.96%) Apache
6 443 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 387 (1.90%) CMS
8 359 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 276 (1.35%) Node.js
10 250 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 231 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 219 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 219 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 209 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 206 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 142 (0.70%) nginx
16 111 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
17 102 (0.50%) Drupal
17 102 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
18 100 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2723 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 792 (3.89%) MS Office
3 316 (1.55%) SPSS
4 181 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 163 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 107 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 96 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 87 (0.43%) MS Project
9 76 (0.37%) Photoshop
10 68 (0.33%) InfoPath
11 30 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 30 (0.15%) CPLEX
12 23 (0.11%) S-PLUS
13 21 (0.10%) FastStats
14 18 (0.088%) Stata
15 12 (0.059%) InDesign
16 9 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 8 (0.039%) Fireworks
18 7 (0.034%) LaTeX
19 5 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 268 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 264 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 233 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 177 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 126 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 121 (0.59%) Markit EDM
7 116 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 100 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 97 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 91 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
11 83 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
11 83 (0.41%) Magento
12 73 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
13 72 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 62 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
15 56 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
16 54 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
17 51 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
18 50 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
18 50 (0.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 410 (2.01%) SaaS
2 344 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 295 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 140 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 133 (0.65%) GitHub
6 79 (0.39%) Office 365
7 59 (0.29%) IaaS
8 56 (0.27%) Trello
9 53 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (0.25%) PaaS
11 28 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.13%) Joyent
13 18 (0.088%) Force.com
14 15 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
15 14 (0.069%) Heroku
16 9 (0.044%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.044%) ElastiCache
16 9 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.020%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 582 (2.86%) SAN
2 552 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 542 (2.66%) HTTP
4 475 (2.33%) Firewall
5 452 (2.22%) Internet
6 387 (1.90%) DNS
7 313 (1.54%) LAN
8 301 (1.48%) WAN
9 246 (1.21%) DHCP
10 204 (1.00%) Intranet
11 186 (0.91%) VPN
12 185 (0.91%) NAS
13 172 (0.84%) FTP
14 139 (0.68%) LDAP
15 130 (0.64%) SSL
15 130 (0.64%) VoIP
16 93 (0.46%) SSH
17 89 (0.44%) Multicast
18 73 (0.36%) SNMP
19 69 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7348 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 2654 (13.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2477 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2285 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1813 (8.90%) Relational Database
6 1797 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1518 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1502 (7.37%) MySQL
9 1125 (5.52%) Oracle Database
10 894 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 834 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 792 (3.89%) RDBMS
13 709 (3.48%) Big Data
14 614 (3.01%) NoSQL
15 512 (2.51%) OLAP
16 508 (2.49%) QlikView
17 504 (2.47%) MongoDB
18 503 (2.47%) Hadoop
19 450 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
20 432 (2.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 872 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 819 (4.02%) Subversion
3 708 (3.47%) Git (software)
4 646 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 571 (2.80%) JIRA
6 567 (2.78%) Selenium
7 450 (2.21%) Maven
8 435 (2.13%) NUnit
9 383 (1.88%) Jenkins
10 379 (1.86%) JUnit
11 292 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 289 (1.42%) TeamCity
13 246 (1.21%) Cucumber
14 226 (1.11%) Ant
15 220 (1.08%) WebDriver
16 212 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
17 194 (0.95%) Toad
18 173 (0.85%) SpecFlow
19 167 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
20 159 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6626 (32.51%) Finance
2 2353 (11.55%) Banking
3 1384 (6.79%) Front Office
4 1118 (5.49%) Marketing
5 1002 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 970 (4.76%) Retail
7 549 (2.69%) Back Office
8 524 (2.57%) Advertising
9 510 (2.50%) Law
10 508 (2.49%) Telecoms
11 486 (2.38%) Games
12 410 (2.01%) Legal
13 315 (1.55%) Financial Institution
14 244 (1.20%) Publishing
15 144 (0.71%) French Language
16 128 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 114 (0.56%) Billing
18 69 (0.34%) Manufacturing
19 52 (0.26%) General Ledger
20 49 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 8601 (42.20%) Developer
2 4594 (22.54%) Analyst
3 1549 (7.60%) Java Developer
4 1418 (6.96%) Senior Developer
5 1401 (6.87%) Applications Support
6 1400 (6.87%) C# Developer
7 1330 (6.53%) Support Analyst
8 1327 (6.51%) .NET Developer
9 1161 (5.70%) DBA
10 1138 (5.58%) Business Analyst
11 919 (4.51%) SQL Developer
12 904 (4.44%) Consultant
13 840 (4.12%) Architect
14 834 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
15 767 (3.76%) SQL DBA
16 748 (3.67%) Administrator
17 667 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
18 642 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 597 (2.93%) Junior
20 591 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5489 (26.93%) .NET
2 3443 (16.89%) HTML
3 2761 (13.55%) ASP.NET
4 2629 (12.90%) XML
5 2609 (12.80%) CSS
6 2013 (9.88%) Web Services
7 1428 (7.01%) jQuery
8 1147 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1140 (5.59%) Spring
10 1129 (5.54%) WCF
11 1070 (5.25%) .NET Framework
12 921 (4.52%) HTML5
13 891 (4.37%) J2EE
14 883 (4.33%) Ajax
15 788 (3.87%) WPF
16 775 (3.80%) Hibernate
17 704 (3.45%) SOAP
18 570 (2.80%) REST
19 530 (2.60%) CSS3
20 448 (2.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2433 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1681 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 728 (3.57%) Equities
4 710 (3.48%) Mathematics
5 644 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 636 (3.12%) Derivative
7 633 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 590 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 533 (2.62%) Open Source
10 526 (2.58%) Management Information System
11 503 (2.47%) Replication
12 454 (2.23%) Statistics
13 446 (2.19%) Visualisation
14 422 (2.07%) Clustering
15 402 (1.97%) Algorithms
16 366 (1.80%) Data Structures
17 345 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
18 286 (1.40%) Mobile App
19 254 (1.25%) User Experience
20 228 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3614 (17.73%) Windows
2 3080 (15.11%) Linux
3 2605 (12.78%) UNIX
4 761 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 498 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 376 (1.84%) Solaris
7 350 (1.72%) Android
8 325 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 324 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 255 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 178 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 169 (0.83%) CentOS
13 161 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 133 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 95 (0.47%) AIX
16 73 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.23%) Windows Vista
18 45 (0.22%) SUSE
19 37 (0.18%) Debian
20 31 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4929 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2919 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
3 2117 (10.39%) TDD
4 2101 (10.31%) MVC
5 2020 (9.91%) OO
6 1999 (9.81%) ETL
7 1839 (9.02%) Scrum
8 1712 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 1482 (7.27%) Analytics
10 1288 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
11 1230 (6.04%) Data Modelling
12 1223 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 1182 (5.80%) Project Management
14 1116 (5.48%) ITIL
15 1030 (5.05%) CRM
16 1012 (4.97%) Data Analysis
17 975 (4.78%) Multithreading
18 892 (4.38%) BDD
19 865 (4.24%) Unit Testing
20 827 (4.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5395 (26.47%) C#
2 4610 (22.62%) Java
3 3610 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 3111 (15.26%) T-SQL
5 1399 (6.86%) Python
6 1358 (6.66%) PL/SQL
7 1325 (6.50%) C++
8 1070 (5.25%) Perl
9 971 (4.76%) PHP
10 954 (4.68%) VBA
11 715 (3.51%) VB
12 626 (3.07%) Shell Script
13 617 (3.03%) Ruby
14 565 (2.77%) PowerShell
15 512 (2.51%) VB.NET
16 450 (2.21%) Bash Shell
17 440 (2.16%) C
18 306 (1.50%) R
19 287 (1.41%) VBScript
20 176 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3497 (17.16%) Degree
2 676 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 292 (1.43%) MCSE
4 259 (1.27%) ISEB
5 196 (0.96%) MCITP
6 152 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 147 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 143 (0.70%) PhD
9 142 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 139 (0.68%) MCTS
11 118 (0.58%) CCNA
12 117 (0.57%) MCP
12 117 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 97 (0.48%) MCSA
14 85 (0.42%) SC Cleared
15 68 (0.33%) MCDBA
16 65 (0.32%) MCSD
17 53 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 50 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 50 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1456 (7.14%) QA
2 316 (1.55%) SLA
3 127 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 73 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 65 (0.32%) EMIR
6 61 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 50 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 48 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 37 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 32 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 28 (0.14%) Basel II
12 27 (0.13%) HL7
13 22 (0.11%) WCAG
14 20 (0.098%) COREP
14 20 (0.098%) ISO 14001
15 18 (0.088%) Basel III
16 17 (0.083%) UCITS
17 15 (0.074%) MiFID
18 12 (0.059%) COBIT
19 11 (0.054%) FINREP
System Software
1 992 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 580 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 240 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
5 137 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 111 (0.54%) vSphere
7 96 (0.47%) XenApp
8 88 (0.43%) HDFS
9 77 (0.38%) NFS
10 68 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 68 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 59 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 51 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 47 (0.23%) Xen
13 47 (0.23%) SRDF
14 43 (0.21%) Apache Flume
15 42 (0.21%) KVM
16 38 (0.19%) XenServer
17 35 (0.17%) Varnish
18 29 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 250 (1.23%) Puppet
2 209 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (0.81%) Nagios
4 159 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 146 (0.72%) Data Guard
6 135 (0.66%) SCCM
7 120 (0.59%) SCOM
8 81 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 75 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 72 (0.35%) OpenView
11 59 (0.29%) Control-M
12 58 (0.28%) WSUS
13 47 (0.23%) Backup Exec
13 47 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
14 43 (0.21%) Ambari
14 43 (0.21%) Oozie
15 39 (0.19%) Ansible
16 38 (0.19%) NetBackup
17 31 (0.15%) MOM
18 30 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4486 (22.01%) Oracle
2 4063 (19.94%) Microsoft
3 950 (4.66%) VMware
4 701 (3.44%) Sybase
5 581 (2.85%) Business Objects
6 511 (2.51%) HP
7 480 (2.36%) Cisco
8 467 (2.29%) Citrix
9 463 (2.27%) Cognos
10 452 (2.22%) IBM
11 390 (1.91%) SAP
12 372 (1.83%) Google
13 365 (1.79%) Tableau
13 365 (1.79%) JBoss
14 352 (1.73%) Informatica
15 278 (1.36%) Red Hat
16 273 (1.34%) Bloomberg
17 221 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
18 178 (0.87%) TIBCO
19 158 (0.78%) NetApp
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits and incentives
Posted: 10 hours ago