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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 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 9440 10963 9296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.56% 21.83% 21.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.02% 40.01% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8090 9537 8031
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 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
23014 27401 23533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.57% 54.56% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19708 23620 20200
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 2166 £52,500 +2.94% 452
Croydon +5 57 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Kingston Upon Thames 0 50 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Uxbridge 0 48 £42,500 -12.37% 8
Wimbledon +1 47 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Docklands, London 0 44 £69,500 +9.44% 4
Canary Wharf +8 35 £60,000 -6.25%
Twickenham +6 33 £52,500 +10.52%
Hounslow +3 23 £50,000 +4.16% 1
Chiswick -1 20 £38,750 -4.32% 2
Wembley +1 19 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Ealing -4 17 £45,000 -30.76%
Brentford +11 16 £68,750 +154.62% 2
Surbiton +6 16 £53,750 +13.15% 3
Romford +1 13 £35,000 -
Hammersmith -12 12 £43,000 -28.33% 2
Harrow -3 11 £38,500 +10.00%
Chessington +2 10 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Drayton -2 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Southwark +2 9 £36,000 -24.21%
Dagenham - 9 £29,750 -
Enfield +6 8 £23,000 -47.72% 4
Mayfair +5 7 £75,000 +27.65%
Beckenham +1 6 £42,500 +26.86%
Sidcup -7 5 £47,500 +15.85%
Barnet - 4 £45,000 -
Westminster -5 3 £40,000 +17.64%
New Malden - 3 - - 1
Ruislip -1 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Feltham -2 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Bromley -12 2 £19,000 -57.77% 2
Morden - 2 £60,000 -
Pinner - 2 £55,250 -
Coulsdon +3 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Barking +2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Isleworth +2 1 £37,500 -
Orpington +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Edgware +1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Osterley 0 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Teddington -1 1 £37,500 -24.24% 1
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Ilford - 1 £45,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6646 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 6409 (35.05%) Finance
3 4679 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
4 4631 (25.33%) .NET
5 4585 (25.08%) C#
6 4122 (22.55%) Java
7 4074 (22.28%) Oracle
8 3816 (20.87%) Microsoft
9 3658 (20.01%) Windows
10 3633 (19.87%) JavaScript
11 3217 (17.60%) Degree
12 3100 (16.96%) HTML
13 2906 (15.89%) Linux
14 2804 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
15 2707 (14.81%) T-SQL
16 2481 (13.57%) MS Excel
17 2387 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2286 (12.50%) XML
19 2242 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 2238 (12.24%) Banking
21 2219 (12.14%) ASP.NET
22 2213 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
23 2106 (11.52%) CSS
24 2066 (11.30%) MVC
25 2044 (11.18%) UNIX
26 1975 (10.80%) TDD
27 1866 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
28 1764 (9.65%) Computer Science
29 1751 (9.58%) Web Services
30 1669 (9.13%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 964 (5.27%) IIS
2 904 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 608 (3.33%) SAS
4 525 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 435 (2.38%) Apache
6 404 (2.21%) MS Exchange
7 350 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 302 (1.65%) CMS
9 273 (1.49%) JBoss
10 258 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 195 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 181 (0.99%) Node.js
13 176 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 170 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
15 167 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
16 165 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
17 147 (0.80%) Apache Pig
18 120 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
19 118 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
20 112 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 2481 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 741 (4.05%) MS Office
3 261 (1.43%) SPSS
4 185 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 155 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 107 (0.59%) PowerPivot
7 73 (0.40%) MS Project
8 69 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 69 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 59 (0.32%) Photoshop
10 42 (0.23%) FastStats
11 18 (0.098%) Stata
12 17 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
13 15 (0.082%) Weka
14 12 (0.066%) GNU Octave
15 7 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (0.038%) CPLEX
16 6 (0.033%) Gephi
17 4 (0.022%) LaTeX
18 3 (0.016%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 280 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 257 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 165 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 145 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 108 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
6 105 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
7 103 (0.56%) Markit EDM
8 92 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 88 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 79 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
11 72 (0.39%) RMDS
12 66 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
13 49 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 48 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
15 45 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 43 (0.24%) thinkFolio
17 41 (0.22%) ION MarketView
18 39 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 38 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
19 38 (0.21%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 701 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 428 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 401 (2.19%) SaaS
4 185 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 121 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 109 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 102 (0.56%) Office 365
8 90 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 85 (0.46%) GitHub
10 72 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
11 53 (0.29%) PaaS
12 49 (0.27%) IaaS
13 33 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
14 28 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 27 (0.15%) Heroku
16 24 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (0.13%) Force.com
18 20 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
19 16 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
20 14 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 547 (2.99%) Firewall
2 466 (2.55%) SAN
3 452 (2.47%) WAN
4 443 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 438 (2.40%) Internet
6 435 (2.38%) LAN
7 371 (2.03%) HTTP
8 366 (2.00%) DNS
9 198 (1.08%) VPN
10 190 (1.04%) NAS
11 189 (1.03%) DHCP
12 130 (0.71%) VoIP
13 122 (0.67%) FTP
14 118 (0.65%) Multicast
15 110 (0.60%) Network Security
16 105 (0.57%) Intranet
16 105 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
17 96 (0.53%) FCoE
18 94 (0.51%) SSL
19 83 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6646 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 2387 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2242 (12.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1866 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1511 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1483 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 1324 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1095 (5.99%) Oracle Database
9 1058 (5.79%) MySQL
10 1024 (5.60%) Big Data
11 893 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 806 (4.41%) NoSQL
13 762 (4.17%) RDBMS
14 680 (3.72%) Hadoop
15 642 (3.51%) MongoDB
16 557 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
17 537 (2.94%) QlikView
18 399 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
19 397 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
20 393 (2.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 794 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 793 (4.34%) Git (software)
3 644 (3.52%) Subversion
4 591 (3.23%) JIRA
5 589 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 524 (2.87%) Selenium
7 494 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 451 (2.47%) Maven
9 391 (2.14%) JUnit
10 338 (1.85%) NUnit
11 314 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 274 (1.50%) Eclipse
13 249 (1.36%) TeamCity
14 247 (1.35%) WebDriver
15 211 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
16 205 (1.12%) Ant
17 119 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
18 108 (0.59%) SpecFlow
19 105 (0.57%) SoapUI
20 100 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6409 (35.05%) Finance
2 2238 (12.24%) Banking
3 1071 (5.86%) Front Office
4 951 (5.20%) Marketing
5 925 (5.06%) Retail
6 819 (4.48%) Investment Banking
7 540 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 489 (2.67%) Back Office
9 479 (2.62%) Legal
10 441 (2.41%) Games
11 387 (2.12%) Financial Institution
12 354 (1.94%) Law
13 278 (1.52%) Advertising
14 222 (1.21%) Publishing
15 118 (0.65%) Billing
16 89 (0.49%) Online Betting
17 72 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 70 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 67 (0.37%) Electronics
20 66 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7744 (42.36%) Developer
2 3841 (21.01%) Analyst
3 1397 (7.64%) .NET Developer
4 1318 (7.21%) Applications Support
5 1299 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 1275 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 1260 (6.89%) C# Developer
8 1188 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 1084 (5.93%) DBA
10 939 (5.14%) Consultant
11 867 (4.74%) Business Analyst
12 806 (4.41%) SQL Developer
13 737 (4.03%) Architect
14 736 (4.03%) SQL DBA
15 733 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
16 690 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
17 676 (3.70%) Administrator
18 634 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 574 (3.14%) Junior
20 531 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4631 (25.33%) .NET
2 3100 (16.96%) HTML
3 2286 (12.50%) XML
4 2219 (12.14%) ASP.NET
5 2106 (11.52%) CSS
6 1751 (9.58%) Web Services
7 1337 (7.31%) jQuery
8 1147 (6.27%) Spring
9 1124 (6.15%) WCF
10 1028 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1007 (5.51%) .NET Framework
12 833 (4.56%) HTML5
13 758 (4.15%) Ajax
14 679 (3.71%) Hibernate
15 654 (3.58%) SOAP
16 644 (3.52%) J2EE
17 624 (3.41%) REST
18 618 (3.38%) AngularJS
19 601 (3.29%) WPF
20 487 (2.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2213 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 1764 (9.65%) Computer Science
3 759 (4.15%) Mathematics
4 733 (4.01%) Hedge funds
5 616 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 574 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 535 (2.93%) Equities
8 519 (2.84%) Derivative
9 505 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 490 (2.68%) Fixed Income
11 476 (2.60%) Replication
11 476 (2.60%) Clustering
12 458 (2.51%) Statistics
13 375 (2.05%) Data Centre
14 360 (1.97%) Data Structures
15 327 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
16 324 (1.77%) Algorithms
17 271 (1.48%) Data Integration
18 252 (1.38%) Mobile App
19 244 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3658 (20.01%) Windows
2 2906 (15.89%) Linux
3 2044 (11.18%) UNIX
4 751 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 533 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 468 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 331 (1.81%) Solaris
8 324 (1.77%) Android
9 277 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 260 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 219 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 176 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 174 (0.95%) Windows XP
14 116 (0.63%) CentOS
15 101 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 81 (0.44%) AIX
17 56 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 55 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 53 (0.29%) Debian
20 44 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4679 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2804 (15.34%) Business Intelligence
3 2066 (11.30%) MVC
4 1975 (10.80%) TDD
5 1669 (9.13%) ETL
6 1639 (8.96%) OO
7 1627 (8.90%) Analytics
8 1577 (8.63%) Scrum
9 1135 (6.21%) SDLC
10 1108 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 1045 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
12 1027 (5.62%) Software Engineering
13 1015 (5.55%) CRM
14 991 (5.42%) ITIL
15 990 (5.41%) Data Modelling
16 971 (5.31%) Project Management
17 871 (4.76%) Data Analysis
18 867 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
19 770 (4.21%) BDD
20 743 (4.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4585 (25.08%) C#
2 4122 (22.55%) Java
3 3633 (19.87%) JavaScript
4 2707 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 1586 (8.67%) Python
6 1464 (8.01%) PL/SQL
7 981 (5.37%) Perl
8 894 (4.89%) C++
9 760 (4.16%) VBA
10 687 (3.76%) PHP
11 639 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 585 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 558 (3.05%) Ruby
14 475 (2.60%) R
15 452 (2.47%) Bash Shell
16 425 (2.32%) VB.NET
17 394 (2.16%) C
18 380 (2.08%) VB
19 264 (1.44%) Scala
20 160 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3217 (17.60%) Degree
2 465 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 211 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 210 (1.15%) ISEB
5 191 (1.04%) MCSE
6 184 (1.01%) PhD
7 169 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 166 (0.91%) CCNA
9 148 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
10 134 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 128 (0.70%) MCITP
12 103 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 103 (0.56%) OCP
13 98 (0.54%) MCP
14 96 (0.53%) MCSA
15 88 (0.48%) SC Cleared
16 75 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 70 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 69 (0.38%) MCTS
19 65 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1268 (6.94%) QA
2 326 (1.78%) SLA
3 94 (0.51%) EMIR
4 93 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 71 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 64 (0.35%) MiFID
7 57 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 56 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 48 (0.26%) CRD IV
10 42 (0.23%) HL7
11 37 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 28 (0.15%) Basel II
12 28 (0.15%) Basel III
13 25 (0.14%) COBIT
14 22 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 19 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 7 (0.038%) GAAP
17 6 (0.033%) PMBOK
18 5 (0.027%) ISO 8583
18 5 (0.027%) IAS 39
System Software
1 935 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 584 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 291 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 246 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 144 (0.79%) vSphere
6 124 (0.68%) XenApp
7 106 (0.58%) NFS
8 96 (0.53%) SRDF
9 62 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 62 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 56 (0.31%) XenServer
12 45 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 39 (0.21%) Varnish
14 35 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 35 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 32 (0.18%) Apache Flume
16 28 (0.15%) Terminal Server
16 28 (0.15%) Docker
17 26 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 263 (1.44%) Puppet
2 228 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 138 (0.75%) Nagios
5 128 (0.70%) SCCM
6 120 (0.66%) SCOM
7 117 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 99 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 67 (0.37%) Control-M
10 63 (0.34%) Ansible
11 61 (0.33%) OpenView
12 54 (0.30%) Vagrant
13 51 (0.28%) Tivoli
14 47 (0.26%) WSUS
15 34 (0.19%) ZABBIX
16 33 (0.18%) Salt
16 33 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 27 (0.15%) Backup Exec
18 24 (0.13%) NetBackup
19 23 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4074 (22.28%) Oracle
2 3816 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 960 (5.25%) VMware
4 587 (3.21%) Tableau
5 568 (3.11%) Cisco
5 568 (3.11%) Sybase
6 454 (2.48%) Citrix
7 429 (2.35%) IBM
8 420 (2.30%) Business Objects
9 405 (2.22%) HP
10 371 (2.03%) SAP
11 344 (1.88%) Cognos
12 279 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 267 (1.46%) Google
14 262 (1.43%) Informatica
15 258 (1.41%) NetApp
16 196 (1.07%) EMC
17 195 (1.07%) TIBCO
18 179 (0.98%) Teradata
19 165 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £57,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65-75k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000.00 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, plus Pension + 25 Days Hol + More!
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago