Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,970 2,986 3,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.86% 21.05% 22.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.77% 36.87% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,668 2,730 2,913
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £82,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

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 8,302 8,098 7,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 61.11% 57.08% 57.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,584 7,265 7,328
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +0.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,050
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 2,458 £60,000 +9.09% 472
West End of London 0 113 £60,000 +20.00% 38
City of Westminster +1 43 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Camden +7 35 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Kensington and Chelsea 0 17 £37,500 -18.48%
Southwark -3 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Lambeth +2 4 - -
SQL
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,135 (38.22%) Finance
2 1,098 (36.97%) SQL Server
3 973 (32.76%) C#
4 944 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
5 918 (30.91%) .NET
6 746 (25.12%) Microsoft
7 696 (23.43%) JavaScript
8 588 (19.80%) T-SQL
9 574 (19.33%) Java
10 492 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 479 (16.13%) CSS
12 473 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
13 467 (15.72%) Python
14 460 (15.49%) MVC
15 459 (15.45%) HTML
16 415 (13.97%) Windows
17 411 (13.84%) Degree
18 403 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 377 (12.69%) ASP.NET
20 375 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 363 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
22 352 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
23 346 (11.65%) Oracle
24 338 (11.38%) Analytics
25 336 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
26 333 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
27 324 (10.91%) AngularJS
28 316 (10.64%) Banking
29 312 (10.51%) Linux
30 311 (10.47%) ETL

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
1 169 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 96 (3.23%) IIS
3 80 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 72 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (1.68%) Apache
6 48 (1.62%) MS Exchange
7 34 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.01%) CMS
9 28 (0.94%) SAS
10 22 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.67%) JBoss
12 19 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.57%) Ethereum
14 16 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.47%) Confluence
15 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.40%) Skype for Business
18 11 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 233 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 14 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.13%) SPSS
9 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.067%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.034%) InVision
11 1 (0.034%) Maya
11 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 114 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.98%) Markit EDM
3 23 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 20 (0.67%) thinkFolio
5 17 (0.57%) Front Arena
6 14 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
7 12 (0.40%) FastStats
7 12 (0.40%) Infor SunSystems
8 10 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
10 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.20%) ReMetrica
11 6 (0.20%) Salerio
11 6 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.17%) MetaTrader
13 4 (0.13%) Magento
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 492 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 333 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (2.26%) Office 365
4 64 (2.15%) SaaS
5 46 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (1.28%) GitHub
8 35 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 34 (1.14%) Serverless
10 31 (1.04%) IaaS
11 29 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 22 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
15 16 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (0.54%) npm
15 16 (0.54%) PaaS
16 15 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.53%) DNS
2 74 (2.49%) Firewall
3 69 (2.32%) LAN
4 66 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 63 (2.12%) VPN
6 58 (1.95%) WAN
7 45 (1.52%) DHCP
7 45 (1.52%) Internet
8 42 (1.41%) SAN
8 42 (1.41%) VLAN
9 36 (1.21%) HTTP
10 25 (0.84%) MPLS
11 22 (0.74%) SSL
12 21 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (0.71%) WLAN
13 19 (0.64%) Ethernet
13 19 (0.64%) FTP
14 16 (0.54%) Skype
15 14 (0.47%) IP Telephony
16 11 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,098 (36.97%) SQL Server
2 403 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 375 (12.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 352 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
5 269 (9.06%) NoSQL
6 232 (7.81%) Relational Database
7 207 (6.97%) Power BI
8 205 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 161 (5.42%) Big Data
10 135 (4.55%) MySQL
11 109 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 107 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
13 106 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 96 (3.23%) MongoDB
15 89 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
16 80 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
17 77 (2.59%) RDBMS
18 72 (2.42%) Hadoop
19 71 (2.39%) Redis
20 55 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 231 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 171 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 161 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 150 (5.05%) Visual Studio
5 110 (3.70%) Selenium
6 108 (3.64%) JIRA
7 98 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 93 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 74 (2.49%) Subversion
10 73 (2.46%) Maven
11 70 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 67 (2.26%) Eclipse
13 60 (2.02%) NUnit
14 59 (1.99%) JUnit
15 46 (1.55%) Gradle
16 44 (1.48%) Cucumber
17 32 (1.08%) SpecFlow
18 29 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 25 (0.84%) Hudson
20 22 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,135 (38.22%) Finance
2 316 (10.64%) Banking
3 162 (5.45%) Front Office
4 129 (4.34%) Advertising
5 109 (3.67%) Marketing
6 94 (3.16%) Retail
7 74 (2.49%) Law
8 71 (2.39%) Investment Banking
9 55 (1.85%) Back Office
9 55 (1.85%) Legal
10 47 (1.58%) Games
11 41 (1.38%) Financial Institution
12 35 (1.18%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.51%) French Language
14 14 (0.47%) International Banking
14 14 (0.47%) Publishing
15 10 (0.34%) German Language
16 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.20%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,366 (45.99%) Developer
2 558 (18.79%) Analyst
3 374 (12.59%) .NET Developer
4 329 (11.08%) C# Developer
5 300 (10.10%) SQL Developer
6 262 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 234 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 202 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 201 (6.77%) Applications Support
10 170 (5.72%) Architect
11 146 (4.92%) Support Analyst
12 126 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
13 120 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 117 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 112 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
16 110 (3.70%) Lead Developer
17 98 (3.30%) Data Analyst
18 92 (3.10%) Business Analyst
19 88 (2.96%) Data Engineer
20 82 (2.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 918 (30.91%) .NET
2 479 (16.13%) CSS
3 459 (15.45%) HTML
4 377 (12.69%) ASP.NET
5 324 (10.91%) AngularJS
6 286 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 253 (8.52%) jQuery
8 241 (8.11%) Web Services
9 225 (7.58%) XML
10 211 (7.10%) .NET Framework
11 199 (6.70%) Spring
12 194 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 185 (6.23%) .NET Core
14 176 (5.93%) REST
15 163 (5.49%) Entity Framework
16 161 (5.42%) React
17 140 (4.71%) RESTful
18 114 (3.84%) HTML5
19 107 (3.60%) Node.js
20 103 (3.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 336 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (7.07%) Fintech
3 162 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 108 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 96 (3.23%) Derivative
6 92 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 90 (3.03%) Hedge funds
8 87 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 87 (2.93%) Reinsurance
9 86 (2.90%) Fixed Income
9 86 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 82 (2.76%) N-Tier
11 77 (2.59%) Equities
12 75 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
13 67 (2.26%) Mobile App
14 64 (2.15%) User Experience
15 63 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (1.41%) Data Centre
17 36 (1.21%) Replication
18 28 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 415 (13.97%) Windows
2 312 (10.51%) Linux
3 167 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 146 (4.92%) Unix
5 83 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 28 (0.94%) Android
8 25 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 20 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.67%) Solaris
10 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.34%) CentOS
13 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.17%) VMS
15 4 (0.13%) AIX
16 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
3 460 (15.49%) MVC
4 363 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
5 338 (11.38%) Analytics
6 311 (10.47%) ETL
7 294 (9.90%) TDD
8 276 (9.29%) Microservices
9 274 (9.23%) Test Automation
10 268 (9.02%) Scrum
11 260 (8.75%) Computer Science
12 250 (8.42%) OO
13 244 (8.22%) DevOps
14 235 (7.91%) SDLC
15 219 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
16 203 (6.84%) Software Engineering
17 194 (6.53%) CRM
18 164 (5.52%) Data Modelling
19 162 (5.45%) SOLID
20 149 (5.02%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 973 (32.76%) C#
2 696 (23.43%) JavaScript
3 588 (19.80%) T-SQL
4 574 (19.33%) Java
5 467 (15.72%) Python
6 237 (7.98%) PowerShell
7 132 (4.44%) VBA
8 112 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 105 (3.54%) C++
10 102 (3.43%) R
11 100 (3.37%) Scala
12 94 (3.16%) VB
13 90 (3.03%) Java 8
14 89 (3.00%) Perl
15 73 (2.46%) Ruby
16 66 (2.22%) VB.NET
17 65 (2.19%) PHP
18 64 (2.15%) Shell Script
19 61 (2.05%) Bash Shell
20 54 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 411 (13.84%) Degree
2 124 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.08%) PhD
7 26 (0.88%) MCSE
8 21 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.67%) MCSA
10 19 (0.64%) ISEB
11 16 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
13 13 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.44%) CISSP
13 13 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.37%) CCNA
14 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.30%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.27%) CCNP
17 7 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.15%) QA
2 101 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.21%) GDPR
4 23 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.71%) SLA
6 20 (0.67%) MiFID
7 10 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.34%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.27%) EMIR
9 6 (0.20%) FATCA
9 6 (0.20%) PMO
10 4 (0.13%) WAI
11 3 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.067%) IFRS
13 1 (0.034%) FINREP
13 1 (0.034%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 162 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 133 (4.48%) Docker
3 89 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.84%) XenApp
6 23 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.57%) vSphere
8 13 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.30%) HDFS
10 8 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.20%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.20%) GridGain
12 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.10%) KVM
15 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (2.42%) Puppet
2 69 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (2.29%) Ansible
4 49 (1.65%) Kubernetes
5 38 (1.28%) SCCM
6 33 (1.11%) Terraform
7 30 (1.01%) Nagios
8 23 (0.77%) SCOM
9 20 (0.67%) Kibana
10 19 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (0.61%) logstash
12 13 (0.44%) Grafana
13 12 (0.40%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.40%) Oozie
14 11 (0.37%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.27%) Graphite
15 8 (0.27%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.24%) Mesos
16 7 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 746 (25.12%) Microsoft
2 346 (11.65%) Oracle
3 164 (5.52%) Tableau
4 117 (3.94%) VMware
5 75 (2.53%) Google
6 59 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (1.92%) Citrix
8 53 (1.78%) SAP
9 52 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.62%) IBM
11 46 (1.55%) Nintex
12 41 (1.38%) Cisco
12 41 (1.38%) Sybase
13 33 (1.11%) Bloomberg
14 32 (1.08%) Cognos
15 29 (0.98%) Reuters
16 24 (0.81%) Splunk
17 23 (0.77%) Charles River
18 22 (0.74%) Informatica
18 22 (0.74%) SimCorp