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

Location
3 months to
31 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 9564 10349 9041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.62% 21.50% 20.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.99% 40.26% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8204 8987 7825
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
23333 25705 23818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.75% 53.40% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20047 22207 20256
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 31 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 31 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 2303 £54,000 +2.85% 425
Uxbridge +3 60 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Croydon +4 59 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Docklands, London -1 45 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Ealing +1 39 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -12 33 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Chiswick +2 25 £37,750 +25.83%
Wimbledon 0 24 £50,000 +11.11%
Twickenham -6 24 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Hounslow +7 23 £48,750 -4.87% 3
Dagenham - 22 £57,500 -
Brentford +24 19 £72,500 - 4
Canary Wharf +1 19 £65,000 +13.04%
Wembley +1 18 £48,000 -26.15%
Hammersmith +3 17 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Enfield - 12 £32,500 - 1
Chessington +9 10 £32,500 -23.52%
Harrow -12 10 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Paddington +7 9 £55,000 +83.33%
Surbiton +6 9 £45,000 -
Mayfair +3 9 £52,500 +20.00%
Teddington +1 7 £39,000 -6.58% 1
Sidcup +10 5 £47,500 +13.09% 2
Isleworth +4 4 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Feltham -10 4 £24,000 -56.36% 1
Romford +3 3 £35,000 +22.80%
Bromley -7 3 £35,500 -27.17%
New Malden - 3 - -
Southwark -2 2 £35,500 -25.26%
Beckenham - 2 £37,500 -
Morden - 2 £66,250 - 1
Hackney - 2 - -
Edgware +1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Barnet 0 1 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Osterley 0 1 - -
Westminster -1 1 - -
Hayes -1 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
West Drayton -2 1 £50,000 +21.95%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 6829 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 6682 (34.92%) Finance
3 5044 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4861 (25.40%) C#
5 4783 (25.00%) .NET
6 4410 (23.05%) Java
7 4255 (22.24%) Oracle
8 3786 (19.79%) Microsoft
9 3750 (19.60%) JavaScript
10 3677 (19.22%) Windows
11 3549 (18.55%) Degree
12 3179 (16.61%) HTML
13 3018 (15.77%) Linux
14 2873 (15.01%) T-SQL
15 2863 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
16 2495 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2479 (12.96%) MS Excel
18 2465 (12.88%) Banking
19 2347 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
20 2314 (12.09%) XML
21 2258 (11.80%) ASP.NET
22 2245 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 2234 (11.67%) UNIX
24 2186 (11.42%) CSS
25 2152 (11.25%) TDD
26 2128 (11.12%) MVC
27 2020 (10.56%) Computer Science
28 1926 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
29 1889 (9.87%) Python
30 1854 (9.69%) Analytics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 961 (5.02%) IIS
2 910 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 605 (3.16%) SAS
4 575 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 515 (2.69%) Apache
6 401 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 316 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 283 (1.48%) CMS
9 262 (1.37%) JBoss
10 258 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 207 (1.08%) Node.js
12 205 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 199 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
14 195 (1.02%) Apache Pig
15 168 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
16 156 (0.82%) Apache Spark
17 151 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
18 132 (0.69%) Confluence
19 122 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
20 121 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2479 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 713 (3.73%) MS Office
3 293 (1.53%) SPSS
4 179 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 176 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 99 (0.52%) PowerPivot
7 71 (0.37%) FastStats
8 69 (0.36%) MS Project
9 68 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 62 (0.32%) Photoshop
11 57 (0.30%) InfoPath
12 13 (0.068%) Weka
13 11 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (0.057%) S-PLUS
13 11 (0.057%) Stata
14 9 (0.047%) GNU Octave
15 8 (0.042%) CPLEX
16 7 (0.037%) Mathematica
16 7 (0.037%) InDesign
17 5 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 275 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 235 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 138 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 116 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 99 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 93 (0.49%) Markit EDM
7 90 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 65 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 64 (0.33%) RMDS
10 61 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
10 61 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
10 61 (0.32%) thinkFolio
11 55 (0.29%) Unica
12 53 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 51 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
13 51 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 51 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
14 50 (0.26%) ION MarketView
15 48 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
16 44 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 723 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 433 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 397 (2.07%) SaaS
4 188 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 129 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 101 (0.53%) Office 365
7 96 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 90 (0.47%) GitHub
9 86 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
10 83 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 44 (0.23%) IaaS
12 43 (0.22%) PaaS
12 43 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
13 25 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.12%) Force.com
15 20 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
15 20 (0.10%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.073%) Heroku
17 13 (0.068%) Amazon ELB
18 12 (0.063%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 498 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 489 (2.56%) Firewall
3 424 (2.22%) SAN
4 413 (2.16%) Internet
5 398 (2.08%) DNS
6 382 (2.00%) WAN
7 373 (1.95%) LAN
8 325 (1.70%) HTTP
9 204 (1.07%) DHCP
10 170 (0.89%) VPN
11 152 (0.79%) NAS
12 125 (0.65%) Multicast
13 122 (0.64%) Intranet
14 121 (0.63%) VoIP
15 115 (0.60%) Network Security
16 108 (0.56%) FTP
17 101 (0.53%) SSL
18 88 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
19 87 (0.45%) LDAP
20 83 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6829 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 2495 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2245 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1926 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
5 1559 (8.15%) Relational Database
6 1433 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1396 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1140 (5.96%) Oracle Database
9 1138 (5.95%) Big Data
10 1122 (5.86%) MySQL
11 876 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 860 (4.49%) NoSQL
13 793 (4.14%) Hadoop
14 769 (4.02%) RDBMS
15 686 (3.59%) MongoDB
16 535 (2.80%) QlikView
17 527 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
18 490 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
19 459 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
20 412 (2.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 932 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 791 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 759 (3.97%) Subversion
4 653 (3.41%) JIRA
5 603 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 586 (3.06%) Selenium
7 507 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 472 (2.47%) Maven
8 472 (2.47%) JUnit
9 368 (1.92%) NUnit
10 329 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 244 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 231 (1.21%) WebDriver
13 230 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 191 (1.00%) Ant
15 171 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
16 135 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
17 131 (0.68%) SpecFlow
18 128 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 117 (0.61%) Mockito
General
1 6682 (34.92%) Finance
2 2465 (12.88%) Banking
3 1278 (6.68%) Front Office
4 1007 (5.26%) Retail
5 1003 (5.24%) Marketing
6 888 (4.64%) Investment Banking
7 620 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 615 (3.21%) Back Office
9 462 (2.41%) Games
10 449 (2.35%) Legal
11 404 (2.11%) Financial Institution
12 366 (1.91%) Law
13 273 (1.43%) Advertising
14 224 (1.17%) Publishing
15 120 (0.63%) Billing
16 84 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 73 (0.38%) Online Betting
18 63 (0.33%) French Language
19 60 (0.31%) German Language
20 59 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8081 (42.23%) Developer
2 4234 (22.13%) Analyst
3 1469 (7.68%) Applications Support
4 1382 (7.22%) .NET Developer
5 1374 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 1369 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 1329 (6.95%) C# Developer
8 1320 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 1061 (5.54%) DBA
10 920 (4.81%) Business Analyst
11 880 (4.60%) SQL Developer
12 869 (4.54%) Consultant
13 774 (4.04%) Applications Support Analyst
14 762 (3.98%) SQL DBA
15 740 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
16 687 (3.59%) Junior
17 669 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 656 (3.43%) Administrator
19 646 (3.38%) Architect
20 604 (3.16%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4783 (25.00%) .NET
2 3179 (16.61%) HTML
3 2314 (12.09%) XML
4 2258 (11.80%) ASP.NET
5 2186 (11.42%) CSS
6 1753 (9.16%) Web Services
7 1394 (7.29%) jQuery
8 1221 (6.38%) WCF
9 1172 (6.12%) Spring
10 1066 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1046 (5.47%) .NET Framework
12 853 (4.46%) HTML5
13 719 (3.76%) Ajax
14 694 (3.63%) WPF
15 692 (3.62%) AngularJS
16 666 (3.48%) SOAP
16 666 (3.48%) Hibernate
17 657 (3.43%) REST
18 649 (3.39%) J2EE
19 551 (2.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2347 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2020 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 906 (4.73%) Mathematics
4 787 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 693 (3.62%) Visualisation
6 683 (3.57%) Derivative
7 670 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 665 (3.48%) Equities
9 638 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 574 (3.00%) Fixed Income
11 493 (2.58%) Replication
12 492 (2.57%) Statistics
13 483 (2.52%) Clustering
14 394 (2.06%) Data Structures
15 391 (2.04%) Algorithms
16 380 (1.99%) Data Centre
17 324 (1.69%) User Experience
18 284 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
18 284 (1.48%) Data Integration
19 260 (1.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3677 (19.22%) Windows
2 3018 (15.77%) Linux
3 2234 (11.67%) UNIX
4 722 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 505 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 433 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 340 (1.78%) Solaris
8 326 (1.70%) Android
9 272 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 267 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 239 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 188 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 157 (0.82%) Windows 8
14 125 (0.65%) CentOS
15 100 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 92 (0.48%) AIX
17 70 (0.37%) Mac OS X
18 59 (0.31%) Windows Vista
19 58 (0.30%) Debian
20 40 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5044 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2863 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
3 2152 (11.25%) TDD
4 2128 (11.12%) MVC
5 1854 (9.69%) Analytics
6 1720 (8.99%) ETL
7 1696 (8.86%) OO
8 1686 (8.81%) Scrum
9 1163 (6.08%) Software Engineering
10 1157 (6.05%) SDLC
11 1095 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
12 1081 (5.65%) E-Commerce
13 1052 (5.50%) CRM
14 1047 (5.47%) Data Modelling
15 1042 (5.45%) Project Management
16 1009 (5.27%) ITIL
17 981 (5.13%) Data Analysis
18 949 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
19 813 (4.25%) Multithreading
20 790 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4861 (25.40%) C#
2 4410 (23.05%) Java
3 3750 (19.60%) JavaScript
4 2873 (15.01%) T-SQL
5 1889 (9.87%) Python
6 1474 (7.70%) PL/SQL
7 1094 (5.72%) Perl
8 1003 (5.24%) C++
9 851 (4.45%) VBA
10 775 (4.05%) PHP
11 746 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 621 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 603 (3.15%) Ruby
14 536 (2.80%) R
15 479 (2.50%) C
16 478 (2.50%) Bash Shell
17 418 (2.18%) VB
18 405 (2.12%) VB.NET
19 362 (1.89%) Scala
20 180 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3549 (18.55%) Degree
2 446 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 197 (1.03%) MCSE
4 194 (1.01%) PhD
4 194 (1.01%) ISEB
5 188 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 149 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 147 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 146 (0.76%) CCNA
9 137 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 112 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 112 (0.59%) MCITP
11 96 (0.50%) OCP
12 92 (0.48%) MCSA
13 79 (0.41%) SC Cleared
14 75 (0.39%) MCP
15 73 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 70 (0.37%) CISSP
17 63 (0.33%) MCTS
18 56 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1286 (6.72%) QA
2 307 (1.60%) SLA
3 107 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 106 (0.55%) EMIR
5 76 (0.40%) MiFID
6 71 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
7 67 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 58 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 52 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 41 (0.21%) HL7
11 33 (0.17%) Basel III
12 31 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 30 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 23 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 22 (0.11%) COBIT
16 21 (0.11%) Basel II
17 10 (0.052%) COREP
18 9 (0.047%) AIFMD
19 5 (0.026%) PMBOK
19 5 (0.026%) IAS 39
System Software
1 899 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 574 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 228 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 130 (0.68%) XenApp
6 123 (0.64%) vSphere
7 90 (0.47%) NFS
8 81 (0.42%) SRDF
9 55 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 52 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 51 (0.27%) Varnish
12 50 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 49 (0.26%) VirtualBox
14 48 (0.25%) XenServer
15 47 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
16 41 (0.21%) Apache Flume
17 38 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
18 33 (0.17%) Docker
19 30 (0.16%) HDFS
20 25 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 309 (1.61%) Puppet
2 273 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 176 (0.92%) Nagios
4 163 (0.85%) SCCM
5 161 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 135 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 124 (0.65%) SCOM
8 110 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 78 (0.41%) Ansible
10 76 (0.40%) Tivoli
11 67 (0.35%) Control-M
12 64 (0.33%) WSUS
13 60 (0.31%) Vagrant
14 48 (0.25%) ZABBIX
14 48 (0.25%) OpenView
15 40 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
16 35 (0.18%) Salt
17 32 (0.17%) Backup Exec
18 29 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 24 (0.13%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4255 (22.24%) Oracle
2 3786 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 962 (5.03%) VMware
4 646 (3.38%) Tableau
5 633 (3.31%) Sybase
6 507 (2.65%) Cisco
7 463 (2.42%) IBM
8 460 (2.40%) Citrix
9 398 (2.08%) SAP
10 394 (2.06%) HP
11 355 (1.86%) Cognos
12 318 (1.66%) Informatica
13 312 (1.63%) Red Hat
14 294 (1.54%) Google
15 211 (1.10%) NetApp
16 198 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
17 192 (1.00%) TIBCO
18 172 (0.90%) EMC
19 160 (0.84%) Bloomberg
20 154 (0.80%) Adobe
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 10% bonus/benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000 Per Annum plus benefits and entertainment sector envir
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 Per Annum plus benefits and entertainment sector envir
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Shares up to 4%, 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago