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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 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 9491 11017 10089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.20% 22.25% 22.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.01% 40.92% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8143 9401 8687
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 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
23143 26925 24782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.69% 54.38% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19827 22810 21340
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 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 2292 £52,500 +5.00% 468
Kingston Upon Thames +1 74 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Croydon +2 65 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Docklands, London -3 51 £69,500 +17.79% 4
Wimbledon +2 42 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +2 37 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Twickenham +14 35 £48,500 -19.16% 2
Canary Wharf +14 25 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Chiswick 0 23 £40,000 -1.23%
Wembley 0 20 £45,250 +13.12%
Harrow -2 17 £38,500 -3.75%
Hammersmith -8 17 £47,500 +58.33%
Mayfair +7 16 £42,500 -43.33%
Hounslow +1 16 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Ealing +1 15 £51,500 -5.06% 2
Brentford -5 15 £54,000 +89.47% 4
Surbiton -3 14 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Romford -1 13 £33,750 -18.67% 2
Beckenham +5 11 £36,500 +8.95%
Southwark - 10 £45,000 -
Chessington -1 9 £32,500 -23.52%
West Drayton -2 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Dagenham - 9 £29,750 - 1
Enfield 0 7 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Bromley -14 7 £32,750 -27.22% 1
Sidcup -7 6 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Ruislip +2 4 £40,000 -3.03%
South Croydon - 4 £48,750 -
New Malden - 4 £47,500 -
Isleworth -2 3 £37,500 +13.63% 1
Upminster +8 2 £28,750 -17.85%
Teddington -1 2 £41,250 -16.66% 1
Westminster -6 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Pinner - 2 £55,250 -
Ilford +3 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Barnet -1 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Feltham -6 1 £60,000 -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Orpington - 1 £42,500 -
Morden - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 - 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6483 (35.93%) SQL Server
2 6357 (35.23%) Finance
3 4536 (25.14%) .NET
4 4517 (25.03%) C#
5 4451 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4007 (22.21%) Java
7 3899 (21.61%) Oracle
8 3784 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 3603 (19.97%) Windows
10 3473 (19.25%) JavaScript
11 3094 (17.15%) Degree
12 2966 (16.44%) HTML
13 2796 (15.50%) Linux
14 2774 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
15 2636 (14.61%) T-SQL
16 2423 (13.43%) MS Excel
17 2402 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2260 (12.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 2258 (12.51%) Banking
20 2256 (12.50%) XML
21 2192 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
22 2178 (12.07%) ASP.NET
23 2094 (11.60%) UNIX
24 2060 (11.42%) CSS
25 1987 (11.01%) MVC
26 1960 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
27 1884 (10.44%) TDD
28 1767 (9.79%) ETL
29 1692 (9.38%) Web Services
30 1604 (8.89%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 960 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 936 (5.19%) IIS
3 562 (3.11%) SAS
4 479 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 410 (2.27%) MS Exchange
6 403 (2.23%) Apache
7 318 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 314 (1.74%) CMS
9 278 (1.54%) JBoss
10 251 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 198 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 194 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 187 (1.04%) Node.js
14 175 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
15 171 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
16 159 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
17 150 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
18 146 (0.81%) Apache Pig
19 114 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
20 109 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 2423 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 734 (4.07%) MS Office
3 231 (1.28%) SPSS
4 187 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 137 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 116 (0.64%) PowerPivot
7 76 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 74 (0.41%) MS Project
9 71 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 61 (0.34%) Photoshop
11 30 (0.17%) FastStats
12 19 (0.11%) Stata
12 19 (0.11%) Weka
13 17 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (0.050%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.033%) Gephi
15 6 (0.033%) LaTeX
15 6 (0.033%) CPLEX
16 5 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 4 (0.022%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 282 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 239 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 169 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 151 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 145 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 114 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 103 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
8 94 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
9 90 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 87 (0.48%) Markit EDM
11 74 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
12 62 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
13 56 (0.31%) RMDS
14 55 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 55 (0.30%) Magento
15 48 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
16 45 (0.25%) ION MarketView
17 44 (0.24%) thinkFolio
18 43 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
19 39 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 606 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 421 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 361 (2.00%) SaaS
4 117 (0.65%) Office 365
5 101 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 84 (0.47%) GitHub
8 81 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 60 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
10 54 (0.30%) PaaS
11 47 (0.26%) IaaS
12 34 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 27 (0.15%) Heroku
14 22 (0.12%) Force.com
15 19 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
16 18 (0.100%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
19 11 (0.061%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 9 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 554 (3.07%) Firewall
2 456 (2.53%) SAN
3 453 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 445 (2.47%) WAN
5 422 (2.34%) LAN
6 418 (2.32%) Internet
7 397 (2.20%) HTTP
8 359 (1.99%) DNS
9 213 (1.18%) VPN
10 184 (1.02%) NAS
11 179 (0.99%) DHCP
12 132 (0.73%) FTP
13 123 (0.68%) VoIP
14 117 (0.65%) Intranet
15 103 (0.57%) Network Security
16 96 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
17 95 (0.53%) Multicast
18 88 (0.49%) SSL
19 85 (0.47%) LDAP
20 83 (0.46%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6483 (35.93%) SQL Server
2 2402 (13.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2260 (12.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1960 (10.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1530 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1444 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 1316 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1070 (5.93%) MySQL
9 1012 (5.61%) Oracle Database
10 921 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 901 (4.99%) Big Data
12 783 (4.34%) NoSQL
13 753 (4.17%) RDBMS
14 608 (3.37%) Hadoop
15 601 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 579 (3.21%) MongoDB
17 539 (2.99%) QlikView
18 428 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
19 386 (2.14%) Data Mining
20 371 (2.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 773 (4.28%) Git (software)
2 758 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 667 (3.70%) Subversion
4 632 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 590 (3.27%) JIRA
6 510 (2.83%) Selenium
7 460 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 448 (2.48%) Maven
9 369 (2.05%) JUnit
10 348 (1.93%) NUnit
11 304 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 289 (1.60%) Eclipse
13 267 (1.48%) TeamCity
14 261 (1.45%) WebDriver
15 228 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
16 201 (1.11%) Ant
17 121 (0.67%) Hudson
18 119 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
19 117 (0.65%) SpecFlow
20 113 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 6357 (35.23%) Finance
2 2258 (12.51%) Banking
3 1062 (5.89%) Front Office
4 959 (5.31%) Marketing
5 917 (5.08%) Retail
6 884 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 534 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 455 (2.52%) Legal
9 452 (2.50%) Back Office
10 437 (2.42%) Games
11 397 (2.20%) Law
12 375 (2.08%) Financial Institution
13 329 (1.82%) Advertising
14 205 (1.14%) Publishing
15 111 (0.62%) Billing
16 91 (0.50%) Online Betting
17 77 (0.43%) French Language
17 77 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 77 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 58 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7558 (41.89%) Developer
2 3778 (20.94%) Analyst
3 1331 (7.38%) Applications Support
4 1313 (7.28%) .NET Developer
5 1290 (7.15%) Java Developer
6 1199 (6.64%) Support Analyst
7 1190 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 1182 (6.55%) C# Developer
9 1112 (6.16%) DBA
10 977 (5.41%) Consultant
11 816 (4.52%) Business Analyst
12 789 (4.37%) SQL Developer
13 725 (4.02%) Architect
14 720 (3.99%) SQL DBA
15 699 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
16 690 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
17 669 (3.71%) Administrator
18 618 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 536 (2.97%) Data Analyst
20 529 (2.93%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4536 (25.14%) .NET
2 2966 (16.44%) HTML
3 2256 (12.50%) XML
4 2178 (12.07%) ASP.NET
5 2060 (11.42%) CSS
6 1692 (9.38%) Web Services
7 1284 (7.12%) jQuery
8 1179 (6.53%) Spring
9 1066 (5.91%) WCF
10 976 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 963 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 828 (4.59%) HTML5
13 759 (4.21%) Ajax
14 681 (3.77%) Hibernate
15 677 (3.75%) SOAP
16 622 (3.45%) J2EE
17 616 (3.41%) WPF
18 598 (3.31%) REST
19 539 (2.99%) AngularJS
20 482 (2.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2192 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1577 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 692 (3.84%) Hedge funds
4 676 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 558 (3.09%) Open Source
6 538 (2.98%) Fixed Income
7 537 (2.98%) Visualisation
8 534 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 523 (2.90%) Equities
10 479 (2.65%) Clustering
11 478 (2.65%) Derivative
12 476 (2.64%) Replication
13 473 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 414 (2.29%) Statistics
15 353 (1.96%) Data Structures
16 326 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
17 301 (1.67%) Algorithms
18 280 (1.55%) Mobile App
19 273 (1.51%) Data Integration
20 240 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3603 (19.97%) Windows
2 2796 (15.50%) Linux
3 2094 (11.60%) UNIX
4 808 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 537 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 497 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 327 (1.81%) Solaris
8 314 (1.74%) Android
9 279 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 259 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 221 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 200 (1.11%) Windows XP
13 178 (0.99%) Windows 8
14 132 (0.73%) CentOS
15 99 (0.55%) Ubuntu
16 88 (0.49%) AIX
17 56 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 53 (0.29%) Mac OS X
19 52 (0.29%) Debian
20 42 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4451 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2774 (15.37%) Business Intelligence
3 1987 (11.01%) MVC
4 1884 (10.44%) TDD
5 1767 (9.79%) ETL
6 1604 (8.89%) OO
7 1519 (8.42%) Scrum
8 1420 (7.87%) Analytics
9 1170 (6.48%) E-Commerce
10 1014 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 1013 (5.61%) Data Modelling
12 1007 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
13 988 (5.48%) CRM
14 945 (5.24%) ITIL
15 907 (5.03%) Project Management
16 901 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
17 841 (4.66%) Data Analysis
18 792 (4.39%) BDD
19 749 (4.15%) Unit Testing
20 745 (4.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4517 (25.03%) C#
2 4007 (22.21%) Java
3 3473 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 2636 (14.61%) T-SQL
5 1453 (8.05%) Python
6 1357 (7.52%) PL/SQL
7 978 (5.42%) Perl
8 886 (4.91%) C++
9 819 (4.54%) VBA
10 707 (3.92%) PHP
11 613 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 533 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 523 (2.90%) Ruby
14 452 (2.50%) VB.NET
15 451 (2.50%) Bash Shell
16 394 (2.18%) R
17 388 (2.15%) VB
18 336 (1.86%) C
19 245 (1.36%) Scala
20 168 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3094 (17.15%) Degree
2 456 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 241 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 235 (1.30%) ISEB
5 195 (1.08%) MCSE
6 176 (0.98%) PhD
7 164 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 158 (0.88%) CCNA
9 140 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 139 (0.77%) MCITP
11 114 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 113 (0.63%) SC Cleared
13 110 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
14 109 (0.60%) MCSA
15 104 (0.58%) MCP
16 83 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 80 (0.44%) MCTS
18 77 (0.43%) OCP
19 76 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 65 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1278 (7.08%) QA
2 328 (1.82%) SLA
3 105 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 75 (0.42%) EMIR
5 74 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 48 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (0.26%) MiFID
8 45 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 36 (0.20%) HL7
10 33 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 32 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 29 (0.16%) Basel III
13 28 (0.16%) Basel II
14 25 (0.14%) COBIT
15 24 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 20 (0.11%) Solvency II
17 10 (0.055%) FINREP
18 8 (0.044%) COREP
18 8 (0.044%) GAAP
19 6 (0.033%) PMBOK
System Software
1 962 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 571 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 254 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 174 (0.96%) vSphere
6 125 (0.69%) XenApp
7 99 (0.55%) NFS
8 82 (0.45%) SRDF
9 76 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 58 (0.32%) XenServer
11 56 (0.31%) VMware ESX
12 52 (0.29%) XenDesktop
13 46 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 35 (0.19%) Apache Flume
15 33 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 33 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 29 (0.16%) Xen
16 29 (0.16%) Varnish
17 28 (0.16%) HDFS
18 25 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 251 (1.39%) Puppet
2 190 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 136 (0.75%) Nagios
5 134 (0.74%) SCOM
6 129 (0.71%) SCCM
7 114 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
8 76 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 71 (0.39%) OpenView
10 63 (0.35%) Control-M
11 50 (0.28%) Vagrant
12 45 (0.25%) Tivoli
12 45 (0.25%) Ansible
13 41 (0.23%) WSUS
14 38 (0.21%) Backup Exec
15 31 (0.17%) ZABBIX
16 30 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 29 (0.16%) HAProxy
17 29 (0.16%) Salt
18 28 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3899 (21.61%) Oracle
2 3784 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 927 (5.14%) VMware
4 591 (3.28%) Sybase
5 558 (3.09%) Cisco
6 517 (2.87%) Tableau
7 473 (2.62%) HP
8 443 (2.46%) Citrix
9 406 (2.25%) Business Objects
10 381 (2.11%) IBM
11 361 (2.00%) SAP
12 345 (1.91%) Cognos
13 267 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 258 (1.43%) Google
15 249 (1.38%) Informatica
16 247 (1.37%) NetApp
17 186 (1.03%) EMC
18 180 (1.00%) Teradata
19 172 (0.95%) TIBCO
20 146 (0.81%) Bloomberg
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60 - 65k plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago