Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3,348 2,864 3,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.46% 23.10% 21.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.26% 40.49% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,982 2,648 3,289
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 8,528 7,073 9,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.77% 57.04% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,626 6,413 8,475
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 2,789 £60,000 +4.35% 402
West End of London -1 127 £47,500 -17.39% 71
Southwark +14 60 £50,000 +14.94%
City of Westminster +1 57 £55,000 -10.20% 3
Camden +10 27 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +3 2 £45,000 +34.83% 1
Lambeth - 1 £40,000 -
SQL
London

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1,469 (43.88%) Finance
2 1,243 (37.13%) SQL Server
3 1,005 (30.02%) Microsoft
4 964 (28.79%) C#
5 925 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
6 901 (26.91%) .NET
7 691 (20.64%) Java
8 688 (20.55%) JavaScript
9 590 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
10 582 (17.38%) T-SQL
11 556 (16.61%) Degree
12 538 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 531 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 517 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
15 469 (14.01%) CSS
16 440 (13.14%) HTML
17 423 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
18 413 (12.34%) Windows
18 413 (12.34%) Banking
19 409 (12.22%) Python
20 403 (12.04%) Analytics
21 393 (11.74%) Oracle
22 392 (11.71%) MVC
23 386 (11.53%) ASP.NET
24 383 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
25 356 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
26 352 (10.51%) Software Engineering
27 335 (10.01%) Test Automation
28 333 (9.95%) ETL
29 328 (9.80%) Linux

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
1 131 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 66 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (1.94%) IIS
5 62 (1.85%) SAS
6 61 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 56 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 44 (1.31%) Apache
8 44 (1.31%) JBoss
9 37 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 33 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (0.84%) Confluence
11 28 (0.84%) Ethereum
12 24 (0.72%) CMS
13 21 (0.63%) Drupal
13 21 (0.63%) NServiceBus
14 20 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (0.54%) Skype for Business
16 14 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 220 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 37 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.69%) SPSS
6 16 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.12%) InVision
10 3 (0.090%) Revit
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 67 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.87%) Elite 3E
3 28 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
3 28 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
6 13 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.30%) MetaTrader
8 10 (0.30%) thinkFolio
9 9 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.27%) Magento
9 9 (0.27%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.24%) Unica
11 7 (0.21%) Sonata
12 6 (0.18%) Front Arena
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 517 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 312 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (2.06%) IaaS
4 68 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
5 66 (1.97%) Serverless
6 65 (1.94%) Office 365
6 65 (1.94%) PaaS
7 51 (1.52%) GitHub
8 47 (1.40%) SaaS
9 46 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.11%) Amazon S3
10 37 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (0.90%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 28 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
14 27 (0.81%) Google Analytics
15 19 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
17 15 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.88%) Firewall
2 51 (1.52%) WAN
3 48 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.34%) DNS
5 42 (1.25%) LAN
6 41 (1.22%) SAN
7 35 (1.05%) DHCP
7 35 (1.05%) VPN
8 34 (1.02%) Internet
9 28 (0.84%) HTTP
9 28 (0.84%) Intranet
10 24 (0.72%) VLAN
11 20 (0.60%) Skype
12 17 (0.51%) WebEx
13 16 (0.48%) IP Telephony
13 16 (0.48%) SMS
14 14 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.36%) Wireless
16 11 (0.33%) SSH
17 10 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,243 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 538 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 531 (15.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 423 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
5 310 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 267 (7.97%) NoSQL
6 267 (7.97%) Power BI
7 248 (7.41%) Big Data
8 233 (6.96%) Relational Database
9 193 (5.76%) MySQL
10 155 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 150 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 148 (4.42%) Data Lake
13 124 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
14 110 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 96 (2.87%) Hadoop
16 94 (2.81%) MongoDB
17 77 (2.30%) Redis
17 77 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
17 77 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 325 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 215 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 214 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 123 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 104 (3.11%) JIRA
6 92 (2.75%) Selenium
7 90 (2.69%) Maven
8 85 (2.54%) Subversion
9 83 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
10 66 (1.97%) JUnit
11 62 (1.85%) NUnit
12 58 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 51 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (1.19%) Cucumber
15 34 (1.02%) WebDriver
16 32 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 29 (0.87%) Gradle
17 29 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 28 (0.84%) Jasmine
19 25 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,469 (43.88%) Finance
2 413 (12.34%) Banking
3 253 (7.56%) Advertising
4 187 (5.59%) Front Office
5 126 (3.76%) Law
6 122 (3.64%) Retail
7 109 (3.26%) Marketing
8 106 (3.17%) Legal
9 90 (2.69%) Back Office
10 86 (2.57%) Games
11 75 (2.24%) Investment Banking
12 72 (2.15%) Financial Institution
13 49 (1.46%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.11%) Publishing
15 17 (0.51%) Billing
16 15 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.27%) French Language
18 9 (0.27%) Military
19 8 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,444 (43.13%) Developer
2 644 (19.24%) Analyst
3 390 (11.65%) C# Developer
4 373 (11.14%) .NET Developer
5 305 (9.11%) SQL Developer
6 279 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 277 (8.27%) Senior Developer
8 243 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 195 (5.82%) Applications Support
10 161 (4.81%) Architect
11 160 (4.78%) Consultant
12 157 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 142 (4.24%) Support Analyst
14 134 (4.00%) Business Analyst
15 116 (3.46%) Junior
16 109 (3.26%) Software Developer
17 105 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
18 104 (3.11%) SSIS Developer
19 101 (3.02%) Data Analyst
20 100 (2.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 901 (26.91%) .NET
2 469 (14.01%) CSS
3 440 (13.14%) HTML
4 386 (11.53%) ASP.NET
5 305 (9.11%) AngularJS
6 291 (8.69%) Web Services
7 231 (6.90%) Spring
8 212 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 211 (6.30%) jQuery
10 203 (6.06%) REST
11 200 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 192 (5.73%) .NET Framework
13 189 (5.65%) RESTful
14 177 (5.29%) XML
15 150 (4.48%) Hibernate
16 126 (3.76%) React
17 122 (3.64%) Node.js
18 118 (3.52%) Entity Framework
19 116 (3.46%) HTML5
20 108 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 383 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 309 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 233 (6.96%) Fintech
4 217 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
5 124 (3.70%) User Experience
6 114 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 109 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 91 (2.72%) Fixed Income
9 88 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 88 (2.63%) Derivative
10 85 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 84 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 75 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 73 (2.18%) Equities
14 70 (2.09%) Hedge funds
15 66 (1.97%) Algorithms
16 47 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
16 47 (1.40%) Reinsurance
17 44 (1.31%) Replication
18 37 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 413 (12.34%) Windows
2 328 (9.80%) Linux
3 165 (4.93%) Unix
4 121 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 66 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (1.34%) Android
8 41 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 34 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 34 (1.02%) VMS
9 34 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.39%) Solaris
13 12 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.30%) CentOS
15 5 (0.15%) HPUX
16 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.090%) Debian
17 3 (0.090%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
3 403 (12.04%) Analytics
4 392 (11.71%) MVC
5 356 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
6 352 (10.51%) Software Engineering
7 335 (10.01%) Test Automation
8 333 (9.95%) ETL
9 320 (9.56%) TDD
10 308 (9.20%) Scrum
11 285 (8.51%) SDLC
12 274 (8.18%) Web Development
13 265 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
14 246 (7.35%) OO
15 243 (7.26%) DevOps
16 203 (6.06%) Microservices
17 202 (6.03%) ITIL
18 197 (5.88%) Mathematics
19 179 (5.35%) Unit Testing
20 178 (5.32%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 964 (28.79%) C#
2 691 (20.64%) Java
3 688 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 582 (17.38%) T-SQL
5 409 (12.22%) Python
6 207 (6.18%) PowerShell
7 160 (4.78%) VBA
8 150 (4.48%) PHP
9 115 (3.43%) R
10 104 (3.11%) Java 8
11 101 (3.02%) PL/SQL
12 88 (2.63%) Perl
13 85 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 85 (2.54%) VB
14 83 (2.48%) C++
15 74 (2.21%) Scala
16 68 (2.03%) Bash Shell
17 63 (1.88%) Ruby
18 48 (1.43%) C
19 43 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 556 (16.61%) Degree
2 112 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (1.19%) ISEB
4 40 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.63%) MCSE
7 20 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 18 (0.54%) DBS Check
8 18 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.48%) PhD
10 15 (0.45%) ACCA
11 14 (0.42%) CIMA
11 14 (0.42%) MCITP
11 14 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.33%) CBAP
12 11 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.30%) MCSA
13 10 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (7.05%) QA
2 111 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.08%) GDPR
4 30 (0.90%) SLA
5 23 (0.69%) MiFID
6 19 (0.57%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.24%) EMIR
8 6 (0.18%) SEPA
9 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.15%) GCP
9 5 (0.15%) PMO
10 4 (0.12%) FATCA
10 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.090%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.060%) DICOM
12 2 (0.060%) HL7
12 2 (0.060%) IFRS
12 2 (0.060%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 124 (3.70%) Docker
3 75 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.63%) XenApp
7 18 (0.54%) HDFS
7 18 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.45%) vSphere
9 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 6 (0.18%) GridGain
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.090%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.060%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.030%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.030%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 46 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.14%) Puppet
4 29 (0.87%) Ansible
5 21 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
6 18 (0.54%) Nagios
7 16 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.48%) SCCM
8 14 (0.42%) Control-M
9 13 (0.39%) Kibana
9 13 (0.39%) Terraform
10 12 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.30%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.30%) logstash
12 9 (0.27%) Mesos
12 9 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.21%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,005 (30.02%) Microsoft
2 393 (11.74%) Oracle
3 167 (4.99%) Tableau
4 117 (3.49%) VMware
5 82 (2.45%) Google
6 69 (2.06%) Sybase
7 68 (2.03%) Citrix
8 56 (1.67%) IBM
9 52 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 44 (1.31%) Bloomberg
10 44 (1.31%) Cognos
11 38 (1.14%) Cisco
12 36 (1.08%) SAP
13 32 (0.96%) Siebel
14 31 (0.93%) Adobe
15 27 (0.81%) Capita
16 26 (0.78%) Informatica
17 24 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
17 24 (0.72%) NetApp
17 24 (0.72%) Nintex