The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 29 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 19.08% 12.75% 10.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.91% 45.24% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 14
Median salary £68,750 £60,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £105,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Canary Wharf
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 44 42 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 28.95% 28.19% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 111
Median salary £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £80,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Canary Wharf.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 44 (78.57%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 24 (42.86%) HTML
3 24 (42.86%) Banking
4 23 (41.07%) C#
4 23 (41.07%) Oracle
5 22 (39.29%) RDBMS
5 22 (39.29%) Relational Database
6 21 (37.50%) XML
6 21 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 20 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (33.93%) .NET
8 19 (33.93%) Marketing
9 18 (32.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (32.14%) Adobe
9 18 (32.14%) Cognizant
9 18 (32.14%) Eloqua
9 18 (32.14%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (32.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 18 (32.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 18 (32.14%) Presales
9 18 (32.14%) Marketing Automation
10 15 (26.79%) Python
10 15 (26.79%) Finance
11 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.43%) RESTful
12 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
12 11 (19.64%) DevOps
13 10 (17.86%) Multithreading

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (1.79%) DataSynapse
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Adobe Campaign
1 18 (32.14%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 4 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) RDBMS
1 22 (39.29%) Relational Database
2 21 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.14%) VLDB
4 3 (5.36%) Informix
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.57%) Grunt
3 2 (3.57%) gulp
3 2 (3.57%) jspm
3 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.79%) ERwin
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (42.86%) Banking
2 19 (33.93%) Marketing
3 15 (26.79%) Finance
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.36%) Front Office
6 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Architect
2 18 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (28.57%) Developer
4 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Automation Developer
7 5 (8.93%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Database Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) DBA
8 4 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (5.36%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 21 (37.50%) XML
3 20 (35.71%) CSS
4 19 (33.93%) .NET
5 12 (21.43%) RESTful
6 8 (14.29%) REST
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.36%) WCF
11 2 (3.57%) CSS3
11 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.57%) HTML5
11 2 (3.57%) MDX
11 2 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Beowulf
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Digital Marketing
1 18 (32.14%) Marketing Automation
1 18 (32.14%) Presales
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Change Control
8 5 (8.93%) Database Security
8 5 (8.93%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.07%) C#
4 15 (26.79%) Python
5 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
8 4 (7.14%) Java
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) C
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) Nagios
3 3 (5.36%) Opsview
3 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 18 (32.14%) Adobe
2 18 (32.14%) Cognizant
2 18 (32.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) Sybase
4 4 (7.14%) Splunk
5 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) Solace
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) VMware