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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9645 10566 9181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.86% 21.66% 20.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.39% 40.04% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8268 9225 7957
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
23301 26387 23823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.80% 54.08% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20024 22862 20437
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 £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 2229 £52,500 - 554
Croydon +3 60 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Uxbridge +2 57 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Docklands, London 0 46 £60,000 -7.69%
Ealing -1 34 £47,000 +17.50% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -9 33 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Canary Wharf +9 32 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Wimbledon +2 29 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Twickenham -4 26 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Brentford +21 23 £72,500 +123.07% 3
Hounslow +4 23 £50,000 +4.16%
Chiswick -2 21 £37,500 -
Wembley 0 19 £48,000 -16.52% 3
Dagenham - 18 £55,000 -
Hammersmith -3 17 £43,750 -27.08% 1
Chessington +12 12 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Enfield - 11 £27,500 - 4
Surbiton +3 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Harrow -15 8 £57,000 +62.85% 1
Romford +4 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Mayfair +3 7 £80,000 +113.33%
Paddington +2 7 £55,000 +83.33%
Teddington 0 6 £39,000 -7.14% 3
Sidcup +7 5 £47,500 +13.26% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Barnet -3 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
West Drayton -5 4 £50,000 +21.95%
Bromley -6 3 £35,500 -27.17% 1
Feltham -8 3 £35,750 -35.00%
Isleworth +2 2 - - 1
Southwark -2 2 £35,500 -25.26%
Beckenham -3 2 £37,500 -21.87%
Hayes +4 1 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Edgware +3 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Coulsdon 0 1 £23,000 -38.66%
Westminster -3 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 - 1
Morden - 1 £60,000 - 2
Pinner - 1 £56,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6924 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 6723 (34.71%) Finance
3 5036 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4867 (25.13%) C#
5 4836 (24.97%) .NET
6 4426 (22.85%) Java
7 4288 (22.14%) Oracle
8 3901 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 3850 (19.88%) JavaScript
10 3758 (19.40%) Windows
11 3525 (18.20%) Degree
12 3264 (16.85%) HTML
13 3036 (15.67%) Linux
14 2948 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
15 2881 (14.87%) T-SQL
16 2544 (13.13%) MS Excel
17 2526 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2420 (12.49%) Banking
19 2378 (12.28%) XML
20 2356 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
21 2312 (11.94%) ASP.NET
22 2284 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 2216 (11.44%) CSS
24 2212 (11.42%) UNIX
25 2192 (11.32%) MVC
26 2150 (11.10%) TDD
27 1985 (10.25%) Computer Science
28 1969 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
29 1845 (9.53%) Python
30 1839 (9.49%) Analytics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 996 (5.14%) IIS
2 893 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 628 (3.24%) SAS
4 577 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 483 (2.49%) Apache
6 418 (2.16%) MS Exchange
7 335 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 281 (1.45%) CMS
9 280 (1.45%) JBoss
10 255 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 209 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 205 (1.06%) Node.js
13 189 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
14 181 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 168 (0.87%) Apache Pig
16 162 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
17 130 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
18 129 (0.67%) Apache Spark
19 127 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
20 124 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 2544 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 741 (3.83%) MS Office
3 290 (1.50%) SPSS
4 191 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 176 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 110 (0.57%) PowerPivot
7 75 (0.39%) MS Project
8 63 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 58 (0.30%) FastStats
10 56 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 54 (0.28%) InfoPath
12 17 (0.088%) Adobe Illustrator
13 16 (0.083%) Weka
14 14 (0.072%) GNU Octave
15 12 (0.062%) Stata
16 9 (0.046%) CPLEX
17 6 (0.031%) Mathematica
18 5 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 4 (0.021%) Gephi
19 4 (0.021%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 273 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 248 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 150 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 125 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 102 (0.53%) Markit EDM
6 99 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 98 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
8 71 (0.37%) RMDS
8 71 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 66 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 66 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
10 60 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
11 58 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 58 (0.30%) Unica
12 54 (0.28%) ION MarketView
13 50 (0.26%) thinkFolio
14 49 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
15 47 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 44 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
17 41 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 736 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 458 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 422 (2.18%) SaaS
4 188 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 129 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 105 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 95 (0.49%) Office 365
8 90 (0.46%) GitHub
9 86 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 83 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
11 46 (0.24%) PaaS
12 44 (0.23%) IaaS
13 36 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
14 27 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (0.12%) Mimecast
16 22 (0.11%) Force.com
17 21 (0.11%) Heroku
18 16 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
18 16 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
19 15 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 530 (2.74%) Firewall
2 484 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 450 (2.32%) SAN
4 430 (2.22%) WAN
5 426 (2.20%) Internet
6 418 (2.16%) LAN
7 390 (2.01%) DNS
8 337 (1.74%) HTTP
9 201 (1.04%) DHCP
10 179 (0.92%) VPN
11 168 (0.87%) NAS
12 129 (0.67%) Multicast
13 124 (0.64%) VoIP
14 123 (0.64%) FTP
15 112 (0.58%) Network Security
16 109 (0.56%) Intranet
17 97 (0.50%) SSL
18 96 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
19 88 (0.45%) FCoE
19 88 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6924 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 2526 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2284 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1969 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1609 (8.31%) Relational Database
6 1498 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 1421 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1163 (6.00%) Oracle Database
9 1133 (5.85%) Big Data
10 1116 (5.76%) MySQL
11 878 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 869 (4.49%) NoSQL
13 811 (4.19%) RDBMS
14 758 (3.91%) Hadoop
15 706 (3.64%) MongoDB
16 562 (2.90%) QlikView
17 534 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
18 481 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
19 411 (2.12%) Data Mining
20 367 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 881 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 820 (4.23%) Visual Studio
3 736 (3.80%) Subversion
4 644 (3.32%) JIRA
5 594 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 565 (2.92%) Selenium
7 507 (2.62%) Jenkins
8 474 (2.45%) Maven
9 439 (2.27%) JUnit
10 376 (1.94%) NUnit
11 324 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 255 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 253 (1.31%) Eclipse
14 244 (1.26%) WebDriver
15 206 (1.06%) Ant
16 175 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
17 133 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
18 127 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 121 (0.62%) SpecFlow
20 113 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 6723 (34.71%) Finance
2 2420 (12.49%) Banking
3 1195 (6.17%) Front Office
4 1002 (5.17%) Marketing
5 994 (5.13%) Retail
6 857 (4.42%) Investment Banking
7 630 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 550 (2.84%) Back Office
9 497 (2.57%) Legal
10 487 (2.51%) Games
11 387 (2.00%) Financial Institution
12 371 (1.92%) Law
13 271 (1.40%) Advertising
14 234 (1.21%) Publishing
15 120 (0.62%) Billing
16 88 (0.45%) Online Betting
17 76 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 68 (0.35%) German Language
19 67 (0.35%) French Language
20 60 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8169 (42.18%) Developer
2 4231 (21.84%) Analyst
3 1451 (7.49%) Applications Support
4 1429 (7.38%) .NET Developer
5 1372 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 1363 (7.04%) Java Developer
7 1340 (6.92%) C# Developer
8 1298 (6.70%) Support Analyst
9 1110 (5.73%) DBA
10 945 (4.88%) Business Analyst
11 909 (4.69%) Consultant
12 871 (4.50%) SQL Developer
13 781 (4.03%) SQL DBA
14 767 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
15 759 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
16 695 (3.59%) Architect
17 692 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 684 (3.53%) Administrator
19 644 (3.32%) Junior
20 596 (3.08%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4836 (24.97%) .NET
2 3264 (16.85%) HTML
3 2378 (12.28%) XML
4 2312 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 2216 (11.44%) CSS
6 1786 (9.22%) Web Services
7 1415 (7.31%) jQuery
8 1196 (6.17%) WCF
8 1196 (6.17%) Spring
9 1103 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1062 (5.48%) .NET Framework
11 848 (4.38%) HTML5
12 726 (3.75%) Ajax
13 693 (3.58%) Hibernate
14 682 (3.52%) AngularJS
15 673 (3.47%) WPF
16 664 (3.43%) J2EE
17 660 (3.41%) SOAP
18 643 (3.32%) REST
19 539 (2.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2356 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1985 (10.25%) Computer Science
3 864 (4.46%) Mathematics
4 797 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 709 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 665 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 632 (3.26%) Derivative
8 631 (3.26%) Equities
9 611 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 547 (2.82%) Fixed Income
11 507 (2.62%) Replication
12 497 (2.57%) Clustering
13 484 (2.50%) Statistics
14 391 (2.02%) Data Centre
15 389 (2.01%) Data Structures
16 379 (1.96%) Algorithms
17 320 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
18 282 (1.46%) User Experience
19 281 (1.45%) Data Integration
20 266 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3758 (19.40%) Windows
2 3036 (15.67%) Linux
3 2212 (11.42%) UNIX
4 733 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 513 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 454 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 348 (1.80%) Android
8 323 (1.67%) Solaris
9 284 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 279 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 224 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 188 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 167 (0.86%) Windows 8
14 127 (0.66%) CentOS
15 103 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 83 (0.43%) AIX
17 71 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 56 (0.29%) Windows Vista
19 54 (0.28%) Debian
20 40 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5036 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2948 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2192 (11.32%) MVC
4 2150 (11.10%) TDD
5 1839 (9.49%) Analytics
6 1757 (9.07%) ETL
7 1735 (8.96%) OO
8 1705 (8.80%) Scrum
9 1182 (6.10%) SDLC
10 1141 (5.89%) Software Engineering
11 1115 (5.76%) E-Commerce
12 1096 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
13 1069 (5.52%) CRM
14 1055 (5.45%) Project Management
15 1036 (5.35%) Data Modelling
16 1023 (5.28%) ITIL
17 962 (4.97%) Data Analysis
18 939 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
19 820 (4.23%) BDD
20 803 (4.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4867 (25.13%) C#
2 4426 (22.85%) Java
3 3850 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 2881 (14.87%) T-SQL
5 1845 (9.53%) Python
6 1493 (7.71%) PL/SQL
7 1043 (5.38%) Perl
8 998 (5.15%) C++
9 824 (4.25%) VBA
10 741 (3.83%) PHP
11 717 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 617 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 596 (3.08%) Ruby
14 538 (2.78%) R
15 490 (2.53%) Bash Shell
16 470 (2.43%) C
17 422 (2.18%) VB
18 414 (2.14%) VB.NET
19 344 (1.78%) Scala
20 178 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3525 (18.20%) Degree
2 457 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 204 (1.05%) ISEB
4 194 (1.00%) PhD
5 190 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 189 (0.98%) MCSE
7 160 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 158 (0.82%) CCNA
9 151 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 142 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
11 119 (0.61%) MCITP
12 98 (0.51%) OCP
13 97 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 92 (0.47%) MCSA
15 81 (0.42%) SC Cleared
16 80 (0.41%) MCP
17 71 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 69 (0.36%) CISSP
19 67 (0.35%) MCTS
20 61 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1326 (6.85%) QA
2 308 (1.59%) SLA
3 106 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 104 (0.54%) EMIR
5 74 (0.38%) MiFID
6 69 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 64 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 64 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 56 (0.29%) CRD IV
9 47 (0.24%) HL7
10 34 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 34 (0.18%) Basel III
11 26 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 25 (0.13%) COBIT
13 24 (0.12%) Solvency II
14 22 (0.11%) Basel II
15 10 (0.052%) COREP
16 6 (0.031%) PMBOK
17 5 (0.026%) FINREP
17 5 (0.026%) AIFMD
System Software
1 933 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 597 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 270 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 241 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 133 (0.69%) XenApp
6 131 (0.68%) vSphere
7 98 (0.51%) NFS
8 88 (0.45%) SRDF
9 57 (0.29%) XenServer
9 57 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 57 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 53 (0.27%) Varnish
11 50 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 49 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 45 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 44 (0.23%) VirtualBox
15 38 (0.20%) Apache Flume
16 31 (0.16%) Docker
17 24 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
18 23 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 290 (1.50%) Puppet
2 256 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 175 (0.90%) Nagios
4 163 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 153 (0.79%) SCCM
6 129 (0.67%) SCOM
7 124 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 103 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 68 (0.35%) Control-M
10 67 (0.35%) Ansible
11 64 (0.33%) WSUS
11 64 (0.33%) Tivoli
12 59 (0.30%) Vagrant
13 56 (0.29%) OpenView
14 45 (0.23%) ZABBIX
15 39 (0.20%) Salt
16 35 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
17 32 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 25 (0.13%) Backup Exec
19 24 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4288 (22.14%) Oracle
2 3901 (20.14%) Microsoft
3 984 (5.08%) VMware
4 639 (3.30%) Tableau
5 616 (3.18%) Sybase
6 559 (2.89%) Cisco
7 472 (2.44%) IBM
8 465 (2.40%) Citrix
9 457 (2.36%) Business Objects
10 412 (2.13%) HP
11 384 (1.98%) SAP
12 354 (1.83%) Cognos
13 299 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 291 (1.50%) Informatica
15 282 (1.46%) Google
16 233 (1.20%) NetApp
17 202 (1.04%) TIBCO
18 183 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
19 179 (0.92%) EMC
20 159 (0.82%) Teradata
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Options, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Salt
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago