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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 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 8740 9378 9534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.17% 21.81% 22.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.45% 40.01% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7555 7880 8253
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 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
21084 23442 23473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.08% 54.53% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18073 19736 20286
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 £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 2155 £52,500 - 474
Croydon +5 75 £43,750 -7.89% 6
Kingston Upon Thames 0 67 £53,750 +26.47% 12
Docklands, London -2 53 £69,500 +20.86% 4
Twickenham +17 36 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Wimbledon +5 36 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Uxbridge 0 35 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Harrow 0 21 £42,500 +19.91% 2
Mayfair +5 20 £60,000 +9.09%
Wembley -1 20 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Hounslow +3 18 £45,000 -13.46% 3
Hammersmith +2 18 £47,500 +58.33%
Chiswick +1 18 £43,750 +2.33% 1
Canary Wharf -4 11 £70,000 +32.07%
Bromley -7 11 £32,750 -34.50% 4
Brentford -8 11 £39,500 +113.51% 1
Beckenham +4 10 £36,500 +8.95% 2
Sidcup -5 10 £45,625 +9.44% 1
Surbiton -7 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Chessington - 10 £42,500 - 1
Enfield 0 8 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Edgware - 8 £48,000 -
Ealing +1 7 £56,250 +30.13%
Romford -4 7 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Southwark - 6 £50,000 -
Dagenham +2 4 £29,750 -8.46% 1
Isleworth -2 4 £55,000 +66.66% 1
South Croydon - 4 £50,000 - 1
Upminster +3 3 £22,500 -35.71%
Ruislip +2 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Teddington - 3 £45,000 - 1
New Malden - 3 £47,500 -
West Drayton -3 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Morden - 2 £47,500 -
Westminster 0 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Paddington -3 1 £50,000 -
Feltham -4 1 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Grays - 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 £44,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6491 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 6246 (34.81%) Finance
3 4628 (25.79%) C#
4 4609 (25.68%) .NET
5 4317 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
6 3962 (22.08%) Oracle
7 3905 (21.76%) Java
8 3841 (21.40%) Microsoft
9 3535 (19.70%) Windows
10 3428 (19.10%) JavaScript
11 3045 (16.97%) Degree
12 2990 (16.66%) HTML
13 2717 (15.14%) Linux
14 2705 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
15 2644 (14.73%) T-SQL
16 2425 (13.51%) MS Excel
17 2312 (12.88%) ASP.NET
18 2293 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 2243 (12.50%) XML
20 2236 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 2203 (12.28%) UNIX
22 2168 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
23 2157 (12.02%) CSS
24 2122 (11.83%) Banking
25 2027 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
26 2010 (11.20%) MVC
27 1906 (10.62%) TDD
28 1757 (9.79%) Web Services
29 1756 (9.79%) ETL
30 1677 (9.35%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1096 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 982 (5.47%) IIS
3 516 (2.88%) SAS
4 487 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 421 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 406 (2.26%) Apache
7 357 (1.99%) CMS
8 295 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 272 (1.52%) JBoss
10 261 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 233 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 221 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 211 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 198 (1.10%) Node.js
15 184 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
16 176 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
17 138 (0.77%) Apache Solr
18 125 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
19 117 (0.65%) Drupal
20 115 (0.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2425 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 779 (4.34%) MS Office
3 214 (1.19%) SPSS
4 167 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 141 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 130 (0.72%) PowerPivot
7 98 (0.55%) InfoPath
8 78 (0.43%) MS Project
9 71 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 62 (0.35%) Photoshop
11 22 (0.12%) Weka
12 21 (0.12%) FastStats
13 17 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (0.067%) Stata
15 9 (0.050%) LaTeX
16 8 (0.045%) CPLEX
17 5 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 4 (0.022%) AutoCAD
19 3 (0.017%) Mathematica
19 3 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 278 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 258 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 166 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 152 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 140 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
6 121 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 108 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
8 103 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
9 102 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
10 99 (0.55%) Markit EDM
11 66 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
12 58 (0.32%) thinkFolio
12 58 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
12 58 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
13 53 (0.30%) Magento
14 49 (0.27%) RMDS
15 47 (0.26%) Agresso
16 46 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
17 42 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 39 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 464 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 314 (1.75%) SaaS
3 307 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 119 (0.66%) GitHub
5 111 (0.62%) Office 365
6 76 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 71 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 69 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 59 (0.33%) PaaS
10 41 (0.23%) IaaS
11 37 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 27 (0.15%) Heroku
13 25 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
14 24 (0.13%) Trello
15 21 (0.12%) Force.com
16 9 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.045%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.045%) Yammer
18 7 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
18 7 (0.039%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 503 (2.80%) Firewall
2 501 (2.79%) SAN
3 440 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 429 (2.39%) Internet
5 415 (2.31%) WAN
6 403 (2.25%) HTTP
7 383 (2.13%) LAN
8 370 (2.06%) DNS
9 228 (1.27%) VPN
10 200 (1.11%) DHCP
11 192 (1.07%) NAS
12 181 (1.01%) FTP
13 154 (0.86%) Intranet
14 113 (0.63%) VoIP
15 92 (0.51%) Multicast
16 87 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
17 76 (0.42%) LDAP
18 75 (0.42%) SSL
19 74 (0.41%) FCoE
20 71 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6491 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 2293 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2236 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2027 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1599 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1474 (8.21%) Relational Database
7 1287 (7.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1140 (6.35%) MySQL
9 1042 (5.81%) Oracle Database
10 934 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 786 (4.38%) Big Data
12 750 (4.18%) RDBMS
13 714 (3.98%) NoSQL
14 669 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 529 (2.95%) QlikView
16 517 (2.88%) Hadoop
17 509 (2.84%) MongoDB
18 450 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
19 387 (2.16%) Data Mining
20 372 (2.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 752 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 742 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 732 (4.08%) Subversion
4 597 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 538 (3.00%) JIRA
6 463 (2.58%) Selenium
7 445 (2.48%) Maven
8 427 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 359 (2.00%) NUnit
10 328 (1.83%) JUnit
11 305 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 292 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 257 (1.43%) WebDriver
14 254 (1.42%) Cucumber
14 254 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
15 212 (1.18%) Ant
16 148 (0.82%) SpecFlow
17 135 (0.75%) Hudson
17 135 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
18 126 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 6246 (34.81%) Finance
2 2122 (11.83%) Banking
3 1065 (5.93%) Front Office
4 913 (5.09%) Marketing
5 892 (4.97%) Investment Banking
6 891 (4.97%) Retail
7 503 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 438 (2.44%) Law
9 425 (2.37%) Legal
10 414 (2.31%) Games
11 379 (2.11%) Back Office
12 340 (1.89%) Advertising
13 336 (1.87%) Financial Institution
14 211 (1.18%) Publishing
15 101 (0.56%) Billing
16 98 (0.55%) French Language
17 82 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 78 (0.43%) Online Betting
19 68 (0.38%) Manufacturing
20 57 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7539 (42.01%) Developer
2 3856 (21.49%) Analyst
3 1334 (7.43%) Applications Support
4 1296 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 1280 (7.13%) Support Analyst
6 1252 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 1169 (6.51%) C# Developer
8 1154 (6.43%) DBA
9 1153 (6.43%) Senior Developer
10 964 (5.37%) Consultant
11 828 (4.61%) Business Analyst
12 797 (4.44%) SQL Developer
13 722 (4.02%) Applications Support Analyst
14 712 (3.97%) Architect
15 711 (3.96%) SQL DBA
16 702 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
17 684 (3.81%) Administrator
18 581 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 526 (2.93%) Data Analyst
20 502 (2.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4609 (25.68%) .NET
2 2990 (16.66%) HTML
3 2312 (12.88%) ASP.NET
4 2243 (12.50%) XML
5 2157 (12.02%) CSS
6 1757 (9.79%) Web Services
7 1369 (7.63%) jQuery
8 1215 (6.77%) Spring
9 1052 (5.86%) WCF
10 1032 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 996 (5.55%) .NET Framework
12 899 (5.01%) HTML5
13 817 (4.55%) Ajax
14 692 (3.86%) Hibernate
15 687 (3.83%) WPF
16 675 (3.76%) SOAP
17 628 (3.50%) J2EE
18 578 (3.22%) AngularJS
19 549 (3.06%) REST
20 485 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2168 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1499 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 656 (3.66%) Hedge funds
4 623 (3.47%) Mathematics
5 527 (2.94%) Fixed Income
6 520 (2.90%) Open Source
7 508 (2.83%) Equities
7 508 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 478 (2.66%) Derivative
9 471 (2.62%) Visualisation
10 470 (2.62%) Replication
11 462 (2.57%) Clustering
12 459 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 363 (2.02%) Statistics
14 332 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
15 327 (1.82%) Mobile App
16 315 (1.76%) Data Structures
17 282 (1.57%) Algorithms
18 249 (1.39%) Data Integration
19 243 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3535 (19.70%) Windows
2 2717 (15.14%) Linux
3 2203 (12.28%) UNIX
4 840 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 536 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 495 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 357 (1.99%) Android
8 342 (1.91%) Solaris
9 283 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 274 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 226 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 219 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 186 (1.04%) Windows 8
14 129 (0.72%) CentOS
15 88 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 88 (0.49%) AIX
16 62 (0.35%) Windows Vista
17 45 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 44 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
19 41 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4317 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 2705 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
3 2010 (11.20%) MVC
4 1906 (10.62%) TDD
5 1756 (9.79%) ETL
6 1677 (9.35%) OO
7 1546 (8.62%) Scrum
8 1288 (7.18%) Analytics
9 1251 (6.97%) E-Commerce
10 1024 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 988 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
12 948 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 941 (5.24%) ITIL
14 933 (5.20%) CRM
15 917 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
16 899 (5.01%) Project Management
17 860 (4.79%) BDD
18 773 (4.31%) Data Analysis
19 721 (4.02%) Unit Testing
20 705 (3.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4628 (25.79%) C#
2 3905 (21.76%) Java
3 3428 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 2644 (14.73%) T-SQL
5 1335 (7.44%) PL/SQL
6 1306 (7.28%) Python
7 976 (5.44%) C++
8 916 (5.10%) Perl
9 812 (4.52%) VBA
10 730 (4.07%) PHP
11 579 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 564 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 461 (2.57%) Ruby
14 444 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 443 (2.47%) VB
16 406 (2.26%) VB.NET
17 308 (1.72%) C
18 294 (1.64%) R
19 218 (1.21%) Scala
20 204 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3045 (16.97%) Degree
2 481 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 399 (2.22%) VCP4
4 227 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 224 (1.25%) ISEB
6 196 (1.09%) MCSE
7 159 (0.89%) MCITP
8 151 (0.84%) PhD
9 137 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 124 (0.69%) CCNA
11 122 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 119 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 112 (0.62%) MCSA
14 107 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 96 (0.53%) MCP
16 82 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
16 82 (0.46%) MCTS
17 81 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 60 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 58 (0.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1203 (6.70%) QA
2 309 (1.72%) SLA
3 109 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 68 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 55 (0.31%) EMIR
6 45 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 34 (0.19%) Basel III
8 30 (0.17%) HL7
9 29 (0.16%) Basel II
9 29 (0.16%) MiFID
9 29 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 26 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 20 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.089%) FINREP
13 15 (0.084%) COBIT
13 15 (0.084%) COREP
13 15 (0.084%) CRD IV
14 8 (0.045%) ISO 8583
14 8 (0.045%) GAAP
System Software
1 965 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 550 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 271 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
5 179 (1.00%) vSphere
6 152 (0.85%) XenApp
7 98 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 97 (0.54%) NFS
8 97 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 73 (0.41%) SRDF
10 62 (0.35%) XenServer
11 60 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 58 (0.32%) XenDesktop
13 43 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 34 (0.19%) Xen
15 33 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 33 (0.18%) HDFS
16 31 (0.17%) Apache Flume
17 26 (0.14%) Varnish
18 23 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 244 (1.36%) Puppet
2 172 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 151 (0.84%) Nagios
4 148 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 141 (0.79%) SCOM
6 131 (0.73%) SCCM
7 112 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 73 (0.41%) OpenView
9 58 (0.32%) Control-M
10 48 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 47 (0.26%) Ansible
12 44 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 43 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 41 (0.23%) NetBackup
15 35 (0.20%) Vagrant
16 32 (0.18%) WSUS
16 32 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
17 31 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
18 30 (0.17%) HAProxy
19 26 (0.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3962 (22.08%) Oracle
2 3841 (21.40%) Microsoft
3 891 (4.97%) VMware
4 573 (3.19%) Sybase
5 510 (2.84%) Cisco
6 497 (2.77%) HP
7 448 (2.50%) Citrix
8 434 (2.42%) Business Objects
9 390 (2.17%) Tableau
10 362 (2.02%) IBM
11 354 (1.97%) Cognos
12 295 (1.64%) SAP
13 276 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 265 (1.48%) Google
15 258 (1.44%) NetApp
16 247 (1.38%) Informatica
17 179 (1.00%) EMC
18 166 (0.93%) TIBCO
18 166 (0.93%) Bloomberg
19 160 (0.89%) Teradata
Central London / West End
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £300000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago