Period
to

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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
London > Central London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,594 1,319 1,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 17.92% 20.11% 15.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.94% 34.00% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,201 1,060
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,225
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £78,813
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £91,250
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 4,435 3,879 4,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.87% 59.14% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,702 3,570 3,890
10th Percentile £46,275 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £100,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Central London

SQL
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Central London.

Salary trend for SQL in Central London

SQL
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Central London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -1 1,461 £70,000 +3.70% 254
West End of London +11 27 £55,000 +4.76%
Camden -6 16 £61,500 +14.42% 1
City of Westminster -11 10 £50,000 -13.04%
Southwark -2 7 £72,500 -9.38%
Lambeth - 7 £67,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea -5 5 £85,000 +44.68%
SQL
London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 597 (37.45%) Agile
2 577 (36.20%) Azure
3 496 (31.12%) Finance
4 473 (29.67%) SQL Server
5 409 (25.66%) Social Skills
6 402 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
7 384 (24.09%) Python
8 373 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 356 (22.33%) Analytics
10 329 (20.64%) Power Platform
11 325 (20.39%) DevOps
12 324 (20.33%) Java
13 320 (20.08%) AWS
13 320 (20.08%) Power BI
14 316 (19.82%) C#
15 314 (19.70%) .NET
16 289 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
17 283 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
18 275 (17.25%) Data Warehouse
19 267 (16.75%) ETL
20 259 (16.25%) Git (software)
21 245 (15.37%) CI/CD
22 230 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 219 (13.74%) T-SQL
24 213 (13.36%) JavaScript
25 209 (13.11%) Data Modelling
26 195 (12.23%) Microservices
27 185 (11.61%) Degree
28 182 (11.42%) Oracle
29 180 (11.29%) Unit Testing

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 82 (5.14%) Confluence
2 57 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 44 (2.76%) IIS
5 40 (2.51%) SAS
6 29 (1.82%) Apache
7 27 (1.69%) Jetty
7 27 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.50%) JBoss
10 8 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.38%) CMS
11 6 (0.38%) SugarCRM
12 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.25%) Appian
13 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.19%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 111 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) Maple
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.13%) MicroStation
7 2 (0.13%) Stata
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
1 5 (0.31%) Fidessa
1 5 (0.31%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.13%) Relativity
3 2 (0.13%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.13%) Summit
3 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.13%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.063%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.063%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 577 (36.20%) Azure
2 329 (20.64%) Power Platform
3 320 (20.08%) AWS
4 159 (9.97%) Azure DevOps
5 133 (8.34%) GCP
6 123 (7.72%) Serverless
7 84 (5.27%) Snowflake
8 66 (4.14%) Azure Service Bus
9 56 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
10 55 (3.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 54 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
12 52 (3.26%) SaaS
13 49 (3.07%) Azure Functions
14 46 (2.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 44 (2.76%) PaaS
16 36 (2.26%) Collibra
17 34 (2.13%) GitHub
18 32 (2.01%) Matillion
18 32 (2.01%) PowerApps
19 27 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.63%) Firewall
2 25 (1.57%) Internet
2 25 (1.57%) Network Security
3 20 (1.25%) DNS
4 15 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.88%) HTTP
6 13 (0.82%) DHCP
7 7 (0.44%) BGP
7 7 (0.44%) Intranet
8 6 (0.38%) WAN
8 6 (0.38%) WebEx
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.19%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 2 (0.13%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) SSH
11 2 (0.13%) VLAN
11 2 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 320 (20.08%) Power BI
3 275 (17.25%) Data Warehouse
4 230 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 169 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 140 (8.78%) Relational Database
7 137 (8.59%) NoSQL
8 128 (8.03%) Tableau
9 94 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
10 92 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 91 (5.71%) Data Lake
12 79 (4.96%) Big Data
13 78 (4.89%) MySQL
14 53 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 51 (3.20%) Metadata
16 50 (3.14%) RDBMS
17 49 (3.07%) Hadoop
18 48 (3.01%) QlikView
19 46 (2.89%) MongoDB
20 41 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 259 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 138 (8.66%) JIRA
3 96 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (4.52%) Maven
5 59 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 52 (3.26%) Selenium
7 47 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 45 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 43 (2.70%) JUnit
10 41 (2.57%) Cucumber
11 36 (2.26%) Gradle
12 32 (2.01%) GitLab
13 31 (1.94%) Ant
13 31 (1.94%) Bitbucket
14 29 (1.82%) Mockito
15 27 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
15 27 (1.69%) Concordion
16 17 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 16 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 496 (31.12%) Finance
2 409 (25.66%) Social Skills
3 289 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (6.65%) Banking
5 92 (5.77%) Advertising
6 58 (3.64%) Retail
7 57 (3.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 51 (3.20%) Marketing
9 46 (2.89%) Legal
10 44 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
11 35 (2.20%) Law
12 27 (1.69%) Investment Banking
13 24 (1.51%) Front Office
14 21 (1.32%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.25%) Back Office
16 19 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
16 19 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.69%) Public Sector
19 10 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 528 (33.12%) Developer
2 429 (26.91%) Analyst
3 135 (8.47%) Data Engineer
4 129 (8.09%) Data Analyst
5 112 (7.03%) Java Developer
5 112 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 90 (5.65%) Business Analyst
7 83 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 82 (5.14%) .NET Developer
8 82 (5.14%) Applications Support
9 81 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
10 79 (4.96%) SQL Developer
11 75 (4.71%) Architect
12 72 (4.52%) C# Developer
13 69 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
14 64 (4.02%) Support Analyst
15 57 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
16 56 (3.51%) Technical Leader
17 54 (3.39%) Software Developer
18 51 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (19.70%) .NET
2 161 (10.10%) React
3 128 (8.03%) .NET Core
4 122 (7.65%) HTML
5 118 (7.40%) REST
6 106 (6.65%) XML
7 105 (6.59%) JSON
8 96 (6.02%) CSS
9 94 (5.90%) Spring
10 89 (5.58%) .NET Framework
11 86 (5.40%) AngularJS
12 82 (5.14%) RESTful
13 71 (4.45%) Entity Framework
14 62 (3.89%) Web Services
15 51 (3.20%) jQuery
16 50 (3.14%) Kafka
17 46 (2.89%) ASP.NET
18 43 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
19 40 (2.51%) Node.js
19 40 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 71 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (4.39%) Data Structures
3 54 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 44 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (2.20%) Equities
5 35 (2.20%) User Experience
6 34 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.01%) Fixed Income
7 32 (2.01%) Hedge funds
8 31 (1.94%) Derivative
8 31 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 30 (1.88%) Reinsurance
9 30 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 23 (1.44%) Life Science
10 23 (1.44%) SWIFT
11 22 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 160 (10.04%) Linux
2 128 (8.03%) Windows
3 96 (6.02%) Unix
4 48 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.89%) Android
6 36 (2.26%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.38%) CentOS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.13%) VMS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.063%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (37.45%) Agile
2 402 (25.22%) Business Intelligence
3 356 (22.33%) Analytics
4 325 (20.39%) DevOps
5 283 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
6 267 (16.75%) ETL
7 245 (15.37%) CI/CD
8 209 (13.11%) Data Modelling
9 195 (12.23%) Microservices
10 180 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 173 (10.85%) Visualisation
12 170 (10.66%) TDD
13 168 (10.54%) Software Engineering
13 168 (10.54%) Test Automation
14 153 (9.60%) Data Science
15 151 (9.47%) Scrum
16 149 (9.35%) Data Analytics
17 127 (7.97%) Data Visualisation
18 126 (7.90%) MVC
19 125 (7.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 384 (24.09%) Python
2 324 (20.33%) Java
3 316 (19.82%) C#
4 219 (13.74%) T-SQL
5 213 (13.36%) JavaScript
6 57 (3.58%) R
7 55 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 50 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 43 (2.70%) Scala
10 42 (2.63%) TypeScript
11 39 (2.45%) VBA
12 38 (2.38%) C++
13 29 (1.82%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 21 (1.32%) Bash
16 20 (1.25%) C
17 19 (1.19%) Go
17 19 (1.19%) PHP
18 18 (1.13%) Perl
18 18 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 185 (11.61%) Degree
2 71 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.13%) Master's Degree
4 20 (1.25%) PhD
5 17 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.69%) CISSP
9 10 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) CISM
11 6 (0.38%) CISA
11 6 (0.38%) CRISC
11 6 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.19%) MCSE
13 3 (0.19%) OSCP
13 3 (0.19%) SSCP
13 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 110 (6.90%) QA
2 29 (1.82%) SLA
3 14 (0.88%) GDPR
4 11 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 9 (0.56%) NIST
6 8 (0.50%) MiFID
6 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.38%) GRC
8 6 (0.38%) PMO
8 6 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.19%) IFRS
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 15022
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.063%) EMIR
11 1 (0.063%) IFRS 17
11 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 159 (9.97%) Docker
2 54 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.44%) HDFS
6 5 (0.31%) vSphere
7 4 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.19%) Ceph
9 2 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 76 (4.77%) Terraform
3 24 (1.51%) Ansible
4 13 (0.82%) Kibana
4 13 (0.82%) logstash
5 7 (0.44%) Control-M
6 5 (0.31%) Puppet
7 4 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.25%) Grafana
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.13%) SCOM
10 1 (0.063%) EnCase
10 1 (0.063%) FTK
10 1 (0.063%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.063%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 373 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 182 (11.42%) Oracle
3 61 (3.83%) Informatica
4 52 (3.26%) Databricks
5 48 (3.01%) Google
6 41 (2.57%) VMware
7 40 (2.51%) Xamarin
8 33 (2.07%) Sybase
9 26 (1.63%) Talend
10 24 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.38%) Bloomberg
11 22 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.19%) SAP
13 15 (0.94%) Alteryx
13 15 (0.94%) QAD
14 14 (0.88%) DocuSign
15 13 (0.82%) Intapp
16 12 (0.75%) IBM
17 11 (0.69%) Cisco
18 10 (0.63%) MicroStrategy