Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3,056 2,995 3,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.06% 23.14% 22.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.54% 40.12% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 2,806 3,404
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,363 7,466 9,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 57.64% 57.67% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,435 6,895 8,501
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Central London

SQL
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Central London.

Salary trend for SQL in Central London

SQL
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Central London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Central London

SQL
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 2,281 £57,500 +4.55% 436
Southwark +5 237 £50,000 -16.67% 1
West End of London +3 87 £48,750 - 83
City of Westminster -3 55 £50,000 +5.26%
Camden +4 31 £56,250 +25.00% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +1 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Lambeth +12 1 £60,000 +86.34%
SQL
London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Central London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1,299 (42.51%) Finance
2 1,185 (38.78%) SQL Server
3 910 (29.78%) Microsoft
4 883 (28.89%) C#
5 832 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
6 819 (26.80%) .NET
7 718 (23.49%) JavaScript
8 639 (20.91%) Java
9 542 (17.74%) T-SQL
10 511 (16.72%) Windows
11 489 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 484 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
13 474 (15.51%) HTML
14 470 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 428 (14.01%) ASP.NET
16 425 (13.91%) Python
17 420 (13.74%) CSS
18 414 (13.55%) Degree
19 388 (12.70%) MVC
20 384 (12.57%) Linux
21 350 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
22 328 (10.73%) Analytics
23 326 (10.67%) ETL
24 325 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
25 323 (10.57%) Oracle
26 320 (10.47%) Banking
27 319 (10.44%) AngularJS
28 297 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
29 290 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
30 277 (9.06%) Software Engineering

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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
1 177 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 89 (2.91%) Apache Spark
3 74 (2.42%) IIS
4 62 (2.03%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.90%) JBoss
6 54 (1.77%) SAS
6 54 (1.77%) Tomcat
7 53 (1.73%) Apache
8 48 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (0.98%) Confluence
11 27 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 26 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.62%) CMS
15 16 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.46%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.46%) Drupal
16 14 (0.46%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.39%) Ethereum
Applications
1 190 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.65%) SPSS
5 16 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.065%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.065%) Maya
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.033%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 78 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
4 15 (0.49%) MetaTrader
5 13 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.20%) Actimize
11 6 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.20%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.13%) Endur
12 4 (0.13%) HFM
12 4 (0.13%) Magento
12 4 (0.13%) ReMetrica
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.098%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 350 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 290 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (2.88%) Office 365
4 53 (1.73%) GitHub
5 46 (1.51%) SaaS
6 37 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.21%) PaaS
7 36 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (1.15%) Serverless
9 32 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 32 (1.05%) IaaS
10 27 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
12 19 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.59%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 17 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.49%) Slack
16 13 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
17 12 (0.39%) Google Analytics
17 12 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.57%) Firewall
1 48 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.31%) DNS
3 38 (1.24%) Internet
4 35 (1.15%) SAN
5 34 (1.11%) FTP
6 23 (0.75%) DHCP
6 23 (0.75%) Intranet
6 23 (0.75%) WAN
7 20 (0.65%) HTTP
7 20 (0.65%) LAN
8 19 (0.62%) Skype
8 19 (0.62%) SSL
9 14 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (0.43%) SMS
11 12 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.36%) Network Security
13 9 (0.29%) LDAP
13 9 (0.29%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,185 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 489 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 470 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 325 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
5 252 (8.25%) Relational Database
6 228 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 226 (7.40%) NoSQL
8 199 (6.51%) MySQL
9 191 (6.25%) Big Data
10 147 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 145 (4.74%) MongoDB
12 139 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 132 (4.32%) Power BI
14 125 (4.09%) Hadoop
15 108 (3.53%) RDBMS
16 90 (2.95%) QlikView
17 89 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
18 87 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
19 75 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
20 73 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 210 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 188 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 171 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 110 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 109 (3.57%) JIRA
6 83 (2.72%) Selenium
7 81 (2.65%) Subversion
8 70 (2.29%) Maven
9 63 (2.06%) TeamCity
10 54 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 42 (1.37%) JUnit
12 41 (1.34%) NUnit
13 40 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
14 39 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 38 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
16 37 (1.21%) Eclipse
17 36 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 22 (0.72%) WebDriver
19 21 (0.69%) ClearCase
19 21 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,299 (42.51%) Finance
2 320 (10.47%) Banking
3 182 (5.96%) Advertising
4 163 (5.33%) Front Office
5 138 (4.52%) Retail
6 114 (3.73%) Legal
7 91 (2.98%) Law
8 86 (2.81%) Marketing
9 79 (2.59%) Investment Banking
10 71 (2.32%) Back Office
11 62 (2.03%) Games
12 59 (1.93%) Telecoms
13 44 (1.44%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.82%) Publishing
15 22 (0.72%) Billing
16 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.39%) Military
18 11 (0.36%) French Language
19 8 (0.26%) German Language
20 6 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,330 (43.52%) Developer
2 554 (18.13%) Analyst
3 372 (12.17%) C# Developer
4 330 (10.80%) SQL Developer
5 311 (10.18%) .NET Developer
6 277 (9.06%) Senior Developer
7 266 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 223 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 221 (7.23%) Applications Support
10 148 (4.84%) SQL Analyst
11 123 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 116 (3.80%) Architect
13 115 (3.76%) DBA
14 110 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 106 (3.47%) Junior
16 102 (3.34%) Business Analyst
17 101 (3.30%) Software Engineer
18 100 (3.27%) Consultant
19 97 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
19 97 (3.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (26.80%) .NET
2 474 (15.51%) HTML
3 428 (14.01%) ASP.NET
4 420 (13.74%) CSS
5 319 (10.44%) AngularJS
6 249 (8.15%) Web Services
7 208 (6.81%) jQuery
8 188 (6.15%) XML
9 185 (6.05%) RESTful
10 182 (5.96%) .NET Framework
11 180 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 179 (5.86%) HTML5
13 165 (5.40%) REST
14 151 (4.94%) Spring
15 140 (4.58%) Node.js
16 134 (4.38%) Hibernate
17 126 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 118 (3.86%) WCF
19 106 (3.47%) Ajax
20 105 (3.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 297 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 217 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
4 209 (6.84%) Fintech
5 113 (3.70%) User Experience
6 99 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 95 (3.11%) Algorithms
8 93 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (2.81%) Equities
10 84 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (2.62%) Data Structures
12 66 (2.16%) Client/Server
13 64 (2.09%) Mobile App
14 60 (1.96%) Derivative
15 58 (1.90%) Fixed Income
15 58 (1.90%) Hedge funds
15 58 (1.90%) Replication
16 55 (1.80%) Clustering
17 40 (1.31%) Data Centre
18 31 (1.01%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 511 (16.72%) Windows
2 384 (12.57%) Linux
3 229 (7.49%) Unix
4 170 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 84 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.54%) Solaris
8 46 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 39 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 28 (0.92%) Android
12 27 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.52%) VMS
15 13 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.16%) CentOS
17 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.13%) Fedora
19 3 (0.098%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
3 388 (12.70%) MVC
4 328 (10.73%) Analytics
5 326 (10.67%) ETL
6 277 (9.06%) Software Engineering
7 276 (9.03%) TDD
8 262 (8.57%) OO
9 253 (8.28%) ITIL
10 249 (8.15%) Scrum
11 237 (7.76%) Test Automation
12 216 (7.07%) Data Modelling
13 199 (6.51%) DevOps
14 197 (6.45%) Web Development
15 182 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
16 172 (5.63%) SDLC
17 168 (5.50%) Mathematics
18 145 (4.74%) CRM
19 135 (4.42%) Data Analysis
19 135 (4.42%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 883 (28.89%) C#
2 718 (23.49%) JavaScript
3 639 (20.91%) Java
4 542 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 425 (13.91%) Python
6 186 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 136 (4.45%) Shell Script
8 133 (4.35%) R
9 131 (4.29%) PHP
10 122 (3.99%) VBA
11 118 (3.86%) VB
12 105 (3.44%) C++
13 83 (2.72%) Perl
14 82 (2.68%) PL/SQL
15 80 (2.62%) Scala
16 73 (2.39%) Ruby
17 69 (2.26%) C
18 61 (2.00%) Bash Shell
19 45 (1.47%) VB.NET
20 38 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 414 (13.55%) Degree
2 88 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.11%) ISEB
5 31 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 24 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.69%) MCITP
8 20 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 18 (0.59%) MCSE
10 17 (0.56%) CIMA
11 16 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.52%) PhD
12 14 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.39%) ACCA
13 12 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
14 11 (0.36%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.23%) Master's Degree
16 6 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (6.61%) QA
2 67 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 38 (1.24%) SLA
4 29 (0.95%) MiFID
5 23 (0.75%) GDPR
6 15 (0.49%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.39%) GCP
8 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.29%) SEPA
9 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.13%) Basel III
12 4 (0.13%) EMIR
13 3 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.065%) HL7
14 2 (0.065%) IFRS
14 2 (0.065%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.065%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 109 (3.57%) Docker
3 94 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.75%) HDFS
7 17 (0.56%) XenApp
8 14 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (0.33%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.26%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.20%) Cronacle
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.098%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.065%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.065%) Varnish
16 2 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 48 (1.57%) Puppet
2 47 (1.54%) SCCM
3 46 (1.51%) Ansible
4 39 (1.28%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.72%) SCOM
7 19 (0.62%) Nagios
8 15 (0.49%) Terraform
9 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.43%) Kibana
11 11 (0.36%) Mesos
11 11 (0.36%) Simpana
12 10 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.29%) vRealize
14 8 (0.26%) Control-M
14 8 (0.26%) logstash
15 7 (0.23%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 910 (29.78%) Microsoft
2 323 (10.57%) Oracle
3 142 (4.65%) Tableau
4 137 (4.48%) Sybase
5 122 (3.99%) VMware
6 78 (2.55%) Google
7 73 (2.39%) Citrix
8 69 (2.26%) Siebel
9 47 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 43 (1.41%) Cisco
10 43 (1.41%) HP
11 41 (1.34%) Cognos
12 38 (1.24%) Sun
13 36 (1.18%) OpenText
14 31 (1.01%) SAP
15 28 (0.92%) IBM
16 27 (0.88%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.79%) Alteryx
17 24 (0.79%) Murex
18 19 (0.62%) Infragistics