The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 836 804 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.10% 12.60% 13.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.26% 46.13% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 761 717 1273
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.47% -0.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1631 1743 3076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 31.41% 27.32% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1568 2671
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the City of London

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in the City of London

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1041 (65.23%) SQL
2 763 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 719 (45.05%) Finance
4 581 (36.40%) C#
5 578 (36.22%) .NET
6 484 (30.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 477 (29.89%) T-SQL
8 469 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
9 454 (28.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 390 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
11 363 (22.74%) JavaScript
12 329 (20.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 324 (20.30%) Windows
14 300 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
15 287 (17.98%) HTML
16 285 (17.86%) ASP.NET
17 277 (17.36%) Java
18 272 (17.04%) Degree
19 271 (16.98%) CSS
20 268 (16.79%) Oracle
21 267 (16.73%) Banking
21 267 (16.73%) MVC
22 246 (15.41%) AngularJS
23 230 (14.41%) ETL
24 196 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
25 191 (11.97%) Scrum
26 188 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
27 187 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
28 171 (10.71%) jQuery
29 165 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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
1 152 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 96 (6.02%) IIS
3 66 (4.14%) CMS
4 65 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 49 (3.07%) Tomcat
6 44 (2.76%) JBoss
6 44 (2.76%) WebSphere
7 38 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (2.26%) EPiServer
8 36 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 29 (1.82%) Confluence
10 26 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.38%) Apache Spark
12 21 (1.32%) Apache
12 21 (1.32%) Skype for Business
13 20 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (1.07%) Umbraco
Applications
1 151 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.50%) SPSS
7 7 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 32 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 10 (0.63%) Siebel CRM
5 9 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
6 6 (0.38%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.25%) Magento
7 4 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.19%) HFM
8 3 (0.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 3 (0.19%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.13%) iTrent
9 2 (0.13%) Maximo
9 2 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.13%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.13%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.13%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 188 (11.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.32%) Office 365
4 35 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.75%) GitHub
6 23 (1.44%) PaaS
7 22 (1.38%) IaaS
8 14 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.88%) SaaS
9 11 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.63%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (0.38%) G Suite
13 5 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.25%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.70%) SAN
2 44 (2.76%) DNS
3 41 (2.57%) Firewall
4 39 (2.44%) WAN
5 38 (2.38%) Internet
6 35 (2.19%) DHCP
6 35 (2.19%) Intranet
7 29 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.44%) LAN
8 23 (1.44%) VoIP
9 20 (1.25%) VPN
10 15 (0.94%) Skype
11 13 (0.81%) NetScaler
12 10 (0.63%) FTP
12 10 (0.63%) Network Security
13 9 (0.56%) HTTP
13 9 (0.56%) iSCSI
13 9 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (0.56%) VLAN
14 8 (0.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (30.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 454 (28.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 329 (20.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 300 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
5 196 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 165 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 150 (9.40%) Power BI
8 127 (7.96%) Relational Database
9 125 (7.83%) NoSQL
10 110 (6.89%) Big Data
11 90 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 80 (5.01%) MySQL
13 60 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 55 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
15 52 (3.26%) MongoDB
16 48 (3.01%) OLAP
16 48 (3.01%) Oracle Database
17 42 (2.63%) RDBMS
18 40 (2.51%) Hadoop
19 36 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 134 (8.40%) Visual Studio
2 111 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (5.39%) JIRA
4 81 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 67 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 55 (3.45%) Selenium
7 53 (3.32%) NUnit
8 51 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 51 (3.20%) Subversion
9 42 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 38 (2.38%) SpecFlow
11 35 (2.19%) Jenkins
12 32 (2.01%) JUnit
13 26 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
13 26 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
14 22 (1.38%) Maven
15 21 (1.32%) Jasmine
16 17 (1.07%) MSTest
16 17 (1.07%) SilkPerformer
16 17 (1.07%) SilkTest
General
1 719 (45.05%) Finance
2 267 (16.73%) Banking
3 89 (5.58%) Retail
4 77 (4.82%) Legal
5 74 (4.64%) Front Office
6 59 (3.70%) Back Office
7 55 (3.45%) Law
8 43 (2.69%) Marketing
9 40 (2.51%) Financial Institution
10 38 (2.38%) Advertising
11 28 (1.75%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.38%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.94%) Billing
14 11 (0.69%) Games
15 8 (0.50%) Publishing
16 7 (0.44%) French Language
17 4 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
18 3 (0.19%) International Banking
18 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 803 (50.31%) Developer
2 249 (15.60%) Analyst
3 218 (13.66%) SQL Developer
4 208 (13.03%) .NET Developer
5 192 (12.03%) Senior Developer
6 190 (11.90%) C# Developer
7 179 (11.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 125 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 121 (7.58%) Java Developer
10 110 (6.89%) Applications Support
11 105 (6.58%) Architect
12 99 (6.20%) DBA
13 93 (5.83%) SQL DBA
14 92 (5.76%) SSAS Developer
15 80 (5.01%) Support Analyst
16 73 (4.57%) Junior
17 71 (4.45%) SSIS Developer
18 69 (4.32%) SQL Server DBA
19 68 (4.26%) Lead Developer
20 66 (4.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (36.22%) .NET
2 287 (17.98%) HTML
3 285 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 271 (16.98%) CSS
5 246 (15.41%) AngularJS
6 171 (10.71%) jQuery
7 165 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 148 (9.27%) Web Services
9 142 (8.90%) .NET Framework
10 137 (8.58%) XML
11 129 (8.08%) HTML5
12 119 (7.46%) WCF
13 116 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 100 (6.27%) WPF
15 91 (5.70%) Entity Framework
16 73 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 71 (4.45%) CSS3
18 63 (3.95%) Spring
19 62 (3.88%) MDX
20 61 (3.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 99 (6.20%) User Experience
4 83 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (5.20%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.38%) Clustering
6 40 (2.51%) Replication
7 39 (2.44%) Fixed Income
8 38 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 37 (2.32%) Data Centre
10 32 (2.01%) Fintech
11 26 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.44%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.44%) Equities
14 22 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.32%) Derivative
16 20 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.81%) Hedge funds
18 11 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 324 (20.30%) Windows
2 138 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 130 (8.15%) Linux
4 84 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (3.26%) Unix
7 33 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.07%) Windows 10
10 16 (1.00%) Android
11 14 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.38%) CentOS
14 6 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.31%) Debian
15 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.31%) NetWare
15 5 (0.31%) Solaris
15 5 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 267 (16.73%) MVC
4 230 (14.41%) ETL
5 191 (11.97%) Scrum
6 162 (10.15%) TDD
7 161 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (8.46%) Web Development
9 131 (8.21%) Test Automation
10 123 (7.71%) Data Modelling
11 120 (7.52%) SDLC
12 116 (7.27%) ITIL
13 109 (6.83%) Software Engineering
14 104 (6.52%) OO
15 97 (6.08%) Analytics
16 92 (5.76%) Project Management
17 90 (5.64%) CRM
18 86 (5.39%) Multithreading
19 82 (5.14%) Mentoring
19 82 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1041 (65.23%) SQL
2 581 (36.40%) C#
3 477 (29.89%) T-SQL
4 363 (22.74%) JavaScript
5 277 (17.36%) Java
6 150 (9.40%) PowerShell
7 88 (5.51%) Python
8 75 (4.70%) VBA
9 39 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 37 (2.32%) VB
11 34 (2.13%) C++
12 33 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 30 (1.88%) R
14 29 (1.82%) PHP
15 26 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.32%) XPath
17 20 (1.25%) Perl
17 20 (1.25%) TypeScript
18 19 (1.19%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 272 (17.04%) Degree
2 66 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.63%) ISEB
5 17 (1.07%) MCSE
6 13 (0.81%) MCSA
6 13 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.56%) MCP
9 8 (0.50%) MCTS
10 7 (0.44%) CCNA
10 7 (0.44%) MCITP
11 6 (0.38%) CCNP
11 6 (0.38%) MCPD
11 6 (0.38%) PMP
12 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.25%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.89%) QA
2 32 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.13%) SLA
4 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.31%) MiFID
5 5 (0.31%) PMO
6 4 (0.25%) SEPA
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.13%) FATCA
7 2 (0.13%) IFRS
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.063%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.063%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 60 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 31 (1.94%) XenApp
4 20 (1.25%) Docker
4 20 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 17 (1.07%) vSphere
6 13 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.38%) HDFS
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.31%) XenServer
10 3 (0.19%) NFS
10 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.063%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 32 (2.01%) SCCM
2 31 (1.94%) Puppet
3 22 (1.38%) Ansible
4 20 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.13%) Control-M
6 17 (1.07%) SCOM
7 14 (0.88%) Nagios
7 14 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.75%) Kibana
8 12 (0.75%) logstash
8 12 (0.75%) Salt
9 7 (0.44%) WSUS
10 5 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.31%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.31%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 5 (0.31%) Simpana
11 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.25%) SQL Sentry
11 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 763 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 268 (16.79%) Oracle
3 99 (6.20%) Tableau
4 95 (5.95%) Sybase
5 93 (5.83%) VMware
6 60 (3.76%) Citrix
7 45 (2.82%) Cognos
8 37 (2.32%) Cisco
9 28 (1.75%) HP
9 28 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.75%) SAP
10 27 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.63%) Siebel
12 24 (1.50%) IBM
12 24 (1.50%) Xamarin
13 23 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
14 22 (1.38%) Google
14 22 (1.38%) NetApp
15 17 (1.07%) Borland
15 17 (1.07%) Sitecore
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £69000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: Yesterday