The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 7666 9598 10425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.49% 21.62% 21.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.56% 40.97% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6718 8233 9066
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
21558 23426 25907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.80% 52.78% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18995 20134 22386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in London

SQL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 1334 £55,000 +3.38% 240
Wimbledon +1 70 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Uxbridge 0 53 £45,000 - 2
Croydon -1 52 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Kingston Upon Thames +10 48 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Canary Wharf +4 30 £63,750 -1.92%
Chiswick +1 22 £55,000 +44.73%
Harrow +12 18 £31,750 -31.72% 2
Ruislip - 17 £42,500 -
Sidcup +6 13 £52,500 +10.52%
Docklands, London 0 12 £65,000 +8.33%
Surbiton +6 11 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Mayfair +2 11 £75,000 +13.20%
Ealing -2 11 £67,500 +22.72%
Hammersmith -2 11 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Hayes +5 9 £42,500 +41.66%
Bromley +6 8 £33,750 -4.92% 3
Twickenham +1 8 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Beckenham +8 7 £28,250 -24.66% 2
Enfield 0 7 £32,500 - 1
Hounslow -2 7 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Feltham +4 6 £47,500 +97.91% 1
Westminster -9 6 £35,000 - 1
Teddington +16 5 £47,500 +21.79%
Isleworth 0 5 £20,000 -52.94%
Barking - 5 £27,500 -
Wembley -6 4 £48,250 +0.52%
Brentford -10 4 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Stanmore - 4 £43,288 -
Chessington -6 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Osterley 0 2 £55,000 -
Hackney 0 2 - - 1
Southwark -2 2 £55,000 +54.92%
Coulsdon -2 2 £22,250 -3.26%
Paddington -5 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Romford -17 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Hillingdon - 1 £41,000 -
Lewisham - 1 £27,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £62,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5944 (36.27%) Finance
2 5531 (33.75%) SQL Server
3 4464 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3942 (24.05%) C#
5 3936 (24.02%) .NET
6 3536 (21.58%) Java
7 3508 (21.40%) Microsoft
8 3284 (20.04%) Oracle
9 3087 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 3022 (18.44%) Degree
11 2805 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
12 2711 (16.54%) Windows
13 2617 (15.97%) HTML
14 2456 (14.99%) Linux
15 2362 (14.41%) T-SQL
16 2281 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
17 2201 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2091 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 2050 (12.51%) Python
20 2029 (12.38%) Banking
21 1996 (12.18%) MS Excel
22 1970 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
23 1966 (12.00%) CSS
24 1848 (11.28%) ASP.NET
25 1813 (11.06%) MVC
26 1806 (11.02%) Computer Science
27 1793 (10.94%) Unix
28 1781 (10.87%) Analytics
29 1730 (10.56%) TDD
30 1719 (10.49%) ETL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 775 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 748 (4.56%) IIS
3 571 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 509 (3.11%) Apache
5 495 (3.02%) SAS
6 362 (2.21%) Apache Spark
7 317 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 295 (1.80%) Confluence
9 287 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 244 (1.49%) JBoss
11 236 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 207 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
13 189 (1.15%) CMS
14 136 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 132 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 132 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 129 (0.79%) Apache Pig
17 111 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
18 102 (0.62%) Skype for Business
19 99 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1996 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 626 (3.82%) MS Office
3 209 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 182 (1.11%) SPSS
5 116 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 71 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 62 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 42 (0.26%) MS Project
9 20 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 17 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.043%) InDesign
13 5 (0.031%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.031%) Weka
14 4 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.024%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (0.024%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.024%) Revit
15 3 (0.018%) Gephi
15 3 (0.018%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 254 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 138 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 133 (0.81%) Markit EDM
4 87 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 77 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 71 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
7 68 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 66 (0.40%) thinkFolio
9 55 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
10 53 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
11 48 (0.29%) LatentZero
12 44 (0.27%) FastStats
13 42 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
14 38 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
15 35 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
15 35 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
16 34 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
17 31 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
17 31 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
18 24 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 804 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 584 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 357 (2.18%) SaaS
4 248 (1.51%) Office 365
5 175 (1.07%) GitHub
6 128 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 127 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 91 (0.56%) PaaS
9 87 (0.53%) IaaS
10 82 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 80 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 49 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 34 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 29 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
17 23 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 21 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 21 (0.13%) Force.com
19 19 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 404 (2.47%) Firewall
2 389 (2.37%) SAN
3 362 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 324 (1.98%) DNS
5 309 (1.89%) HTTP
6 262 (1.60%) Internet
7 234 (1.43%) WAN
8 233 (1.42%) LAN
9 174 (1.06%) NAS
10 172 (1.05%) DHCP
11 117 (0.71%) Intranet
11 117 (0.71%) VoIP
12 110 (0.67%) SSL
13 109 (0.67%) LDAP
14 108 (0.66%) VPN
15 96 (0.59%) FTP
16 93 (0.57%) Network Security
17 89 (0.54%) SMTP
18 88 (0.54%) iSCSI
19 56 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5531 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 2201 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2091 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1970 (12.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1438 (8.77%) Relational Database
6 1136 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1111 (6.78%) MySQL
8 1036 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1009 (6.16%) Big Data
10 957 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 947 (5.78%) NoSQL
12 794 (4.84%) Oracle Database
13 686 (4.19%) Hadoop
14 638 (3.89%) QlikView
15 597 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 559 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
17 540 (3.29%) RDBMS
18 535 (3.26%) MongoDB
19 528 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
20 435 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1218 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 804 (4.91%) JIRA
3 683 (4.17%) Subversion
4 616 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 598 (3.65%) Visual Studio
6 574 (3.50%) Selenium
7 538 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 516 (3.15%) JUnit
9 435 (2.65%) Maven
10 430 (2.62%) TeamCity
11 288 (1.76%) Cucumber
12 276 (1.68%) NUnit
13 175 (1.07%) Gradle
14 173 (1.06%) Mockito
15 172 (1.05%) WebDriver
16 156 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 149 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 144 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
19 142 (0.87%) SpecFlow
20 136 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 5944 (36.27%) Finance
2 2029 (12.38%) Banking
3 1097 (6.69%) Marketing
4 939 (5.73%) Front Office
5 843 (5.14%) Retail
6 603 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 450 (2.75%) Back Office
8 400 (2.44%) Advertising
8 400 (2.44%) Law
9 399 (2.43%) Games
10 388 (2.37%) Telecoms
11 359 (2.19%) Legal
12 305 (1.86%) Financial Institution
13 174 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 169 (1.03%) Publishing
15 107 (0.65%) Billing
16 92 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 79 (0.48%) Electronics
18 65 (0.40%) German Language
19 60 (0.37%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 6904 (42.13%) Developer
2 3428 (20.92%) Analyst
3 2037 (12.43%) SQL Developer
4 1750 (10.68%) C# Developer
5 1671 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 1193 (7.28%) Java Developer
7 1175 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1110 (6.77%) Applications Support
9 1058 (6.46%) Senior Developer
10 981 (5.99%) Support Analyst
11 914 (5.58%) SQL Analyst
12 854 (5.21%) DBA
13 773 (4.72%) Consultant
14 670 (4.09%) SQL DBA
15 623 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
16 586 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 573 (3.50%) Business Analyst
18 564 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
19 562 (3.43%) Junior
20 546 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3936 (24.02%) .NET
2 2617 (15.97%) HTML
3 1966 (12.00%) CSS
4 1848 (11.28%) ASP.NET
5 1681 (10.26%) XML
6 1627 (9.93%) Web Services
7 1123 (6.85%) jQuery
8 1121 (6.84%) AngularJS
9 861 (5.25%) WCF
10 823 (5.02%) HTML5
11 815 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 779 (4.75%) .NET Framework
13 722 (4.41%) REST
13 722 (4.41%) Spring
14 624 (3.81%) SOAP
15 584 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 527 (3.22%) JSON
17 523 (3.19%) Ajax
18 497 (3.03%) WPF
19 466 (2.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2281 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1806 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 768 (4.69%) Mathematics
4 740 (4.52%) Visualisation
5 586 (3.58%) Derivative
6 569 (3.47%) Hedge funds
7 564 (3.44%) Equities
8 552 (3.37%) Fintech
9 466 (2.84%) Fixed Income
9 466 (2.84%) Statistics
10 460 (2.81%) Management Information System
11 425 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 359 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
13 324 (1.98%) Data Integration
14 323 (1.97%) Clustering
15 301 (1.84%) Replication
15 301 (1.84%) User Experience
16 293 (1.79%) Algorithms
17 245 (1.49%) Data Structures
18 230 (1.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2711 (16.54%) Windows
2 2456 (14.99%) Linux
3 1793 (10.94%) Unix
4 903 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 457 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 394 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 253 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 252 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 228 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 221 (1.35%) Android
11 198 (1.21%) Solaris
12 164 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 140 (0.85%) CentOS
14 128 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 71 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 68 (0.41%) Windows 8
17 63 (0.38%) AIX
18 41 (0.25%) Windows 10
19 37 (0.23%) Mac OS X
20 35 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4464 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2805 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
3 1813 (11.06%) MVC
4 1781 (10.87%) Analytics
5 1730 (10.56%) TDD
6 1719 (10.49%) ETL
7 1350 (8.24%) Scrum
8 1278 (7.80%) OO
9 1178 (7.19%) Software Engineering
10 1112 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 1000 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
12 977 (5.96%) ITIL
13 974 (5.94%) SDLC
14 884 (5.39%) Web Development
15 833 (5.08%) Data Modelling
16 815 (4.97%) Asset Management
17 810 (4.94%) Data Analysis
18 770 (4.70%) CRM
18 770 (4.70%) Project Management
19 769 (4.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3942 (24.05%) C#
2 3536 (21.58%) Java
3 3087 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 2362 (14.41%) T-SQL
5 2050 (12.51%) Python
6 1219 (7.44%) PL/SQL
7 827 (5.05%) C++
8 743 (4.53%) Perl
9 730 (4.45%) PowerShell
10 644 (3.93%) PHP
11 624 (3.81%) VBA
12 510 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 506 (3.09%) R
14 493 (3.01%) Ruby
15 471 (2.87%) Shell Script
16 359 (2.19%) VB
17 358 (2.18%) VB.NET
18 350 (2.14%) Scala
19 340 (2.07%) C
20 128 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3022 (18.44%) Degree
2 321 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 240 (1.46%) PhD
4 190 (1.16%) ISEB
5 149 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 147 (0.90%) MCSE
7 140 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 129 (0.79%) Security Cleared
9 96 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 84 (0.51%) CCNA
11 78 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 68 (0.41%) PMP
13 67 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 66 (0.40%) CISSP
14 66 (0.40%) MCTS
15 65 (0.40%) MCITP
16 64 (0.39%) MCSA
16 64 (0.39%) SC Cleared
17 50 (0.31%) CISM
18 46 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1062 (6.48%) QA
2 407 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 280 (1.71%) SLA
4 91 (0.56%) MiFID
5 56 (0.34%) SDET
6 50 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 36 (0.22%) HL7
9 32 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 31 (0.19%) COBIT
10 31 (0.19%) EMIR
11 23 (0.14%) SEPA
12 18 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 18 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.10%) FATCA
14 16 (0.098%) DICOM
15 14 (0.085%) Basel III
16 13 (0.079%) CRD IV
17 12 (0.073%) Basel II
18 11 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 811 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 533 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 301 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 209 (1.28%) Docker
5 168 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 150 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
7 96 (0.59%) XenApp
8 78 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 76 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 64 (0.39%) vSphere
11 62 (0.38%) NFS
12 58 (0.35%) VMware ESX
13 53 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 52 (0.32%) Xen
15 48 (0.29%) VirtualBox
16 47 (0.29%) HDFS
17 38 (0.23%) KVM
18 37 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
19 36 (0.22%) XenServer
20 34 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 445 (2.72%) Puppet
2 272 (1.66%) Control-M
3 232 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 207 (1.26%) Ansible
5 152 (0.93%) Nagios
6 118 (0.72%) SCCM
7 94 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 92 (0.56%) SCOM
9 75 (0.46%) OpenView
10 66 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 63 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 50 (0.31%) ZABBIX
13 46 (0.28%) Backup Exec
14 45 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 41 (0.25%) Kubernetes
16 38 (0.23%) NetBackup
17 35 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 33 (0.20%) Tivoli
19 32 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
20 30 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3508 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 3284 (20.04%) Oracle
3 779 (4.75%) VMware
4 757 (4.62%) Tableau
5 394 (2.40%) SAP
6 378 (2.31%) HP
7 368 (2.25%) Sybase
8 359 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 348 (2.12%) Google
10 334 (2.04%) IBM
11 327 (2.00%) Cisco
12 301 (1.84%) Informatica
13 250 (1.53%) Citrix
14 213 (1.30%) Cognos
15 185 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 136 (0.83%) NetApp
17 126 (0.77%) Adobe
18 123 (0.75%) Bloomberg
19 117 (0.71%) Atlassian
20 103 (0.63%) TIBCO
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