Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 2,267 2,578 3,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.88% 24.37% 22.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.71% 41.92% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 2,412 2,863
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,011 6,150 7,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.01% 58.13% 55.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,411 5,664 7,021
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in the City of London

SQL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL in the City of London

SQL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in the City of London

SQL
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 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
London Bridge +4 4 £52,500 +2.44%
SQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1,033 (45.57%) Finance
2 859 (37.89%) SQL Server
3 680 (30.00%) C#
4 672 (29.64%) Microsoft
5 642 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
6 625 (27.57%) .NET
7 541 (23.86%) JavaScript
8 491 (21.66%) Java
9 393 (17.34%) T-SQL
10 363 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
11 362 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 348 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 348 (15.35%) Windows
13 342 (15.09%) HTML
14 321 (14.16%) ASP.NET
15 318 (14.03%) CSS
16 317 (13.98%) Python
17 309 (13.63%) Degree
18 284 (12.53%) Banking
19 282 (12.44%) Linux
20 269 (11.87%) AngularJS
21 262 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
22 261 (11.51%) Analytics
23 250 (11.03%) ETL
24 247 (10.90%) Data Warehouse
25 246 (10.85%) MVC
26 234 (10.32%) Oracle
27 229 (10.10%) Software Engineering
28 221 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
29 216 (9.53%) Amazon AWS

SQL
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
1 119 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 43 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (1.81%) IIS
4 41 (1.81%) JBoss
5 40 (1.76%) Apache
6 38 (1.68%) SAS
7 30 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.24%) Confluence
9 25 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 17 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.71%) CMS
12 15 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.53%) Ethereum
15 10 (0.44%) Skype for Business
16 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.35%) WildFly
17 7 (0.31%) Apache Pig
18 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 139 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.71%) SPSS
5 13 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.044%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 57 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
4 14 (0.62%) MetaTrader
5 13 (0.57%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.26%) Actimize
7 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.22%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.18%) ReMetrica
10 3 (0.13%) Endur
10 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.13%) RMDS
11 2 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.088%) Summit
11 2 (0.088%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 262 (11.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 216 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (2.96%) Office 365
4 42 (1.85%) GitHub
5 35 (1.54%) Serverless
6 33 (1.46%) SaaS
7 31 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (1.32%) PaaS
9 29 (1.28%) IaaS
10 27 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 24 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.97%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
14 19 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 15 (0.66%) Slack
17 14 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (0.53%) Trello
19 9 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
20 8 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 26 (1.15%) Internet
3 24 (1.06%) Firewall
4 19 (0.84%) DNS
5 17 (0.75%) FTP
5 17 (0.75%) Intranet
5 17 (0.75%) SSL
6 15 (0.66%) HTTP
7 14 (0.62%) SAN
8 10 (0.44%) SMS
8 10 (0.44%) WAN
9 9 (0.40%) LAN
9 9 (0.40%) Network Security
10 8 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
11 7 (0.31%) Skype
12 6 (0.26%) SSH
13 4 (0.18%) DHCP
13 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.13%) WebEx
15 2 (0.088%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 859 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 362 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 348 (15.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 247 (10.90%) Data Warehouse
5 178 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 170 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 161 (7.10%) NoSQL
8 137 (6.04%) Big Data
9 120 (5.29%) MySQL
10 108 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 106 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 103 (4.54%) Power BI
13 100 (4.41%) Hadoop
14 88 (3.88%) MongoDB
15 79 (3.48%) RDBMS
16 68 (3.00%) QlikView
17 63 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
18 62 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
19 60 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
20 55 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 168 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 153 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 145 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (3.79%) JIRA
5 69 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 62 (2.73%) Selenium
7 53 (2.34%) Subversion
8 52 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 42 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 40 (1.76%) Maven
10 40 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 32 (1.41%) JUnit
11 32 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 28 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 26 (1.15%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.06%) NUnit
15 21 (0.93%) ClearCase
16 19 (0.84%) Eclipse
16 19 (0.84%) webpack
17 17 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,033 (45.57%) Finance
2 284 (12.53%) Banking
3 159 (7.01%) Front Office
4 145 (6.40%) Advertising
5 86 (3.79%) Legal
6 77 (3.40%) Retail
7 75 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 69 (3.04%) Back Office
9 67 (2.96%) Law
10 51 (2.25%) Marketing
11 42 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 24 (1.06%) Games
14 23 (1.01%) Publishing
15 18 (0.79%) Billing
16 12 (0.53%) Military
17 10 (0.44%) French Language
18 7 (0.31%) German Language
19 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
20 4 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,005 (44.33%) Developer
2 433 (19.10%) Analyst
3 288 (12.70%) C# Developer
4 235 (10.37%) SQL Developer
5 220 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 208 (9.18%) .NET Developer
7 199 (8.78%) Senior Developer
8 162 (7.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 148 (6.53%) Applications Support
10 107 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
11 94 (4.15%) Software Engineer
12 92 (4.06%) Support Analyst
13 91 (4.01%) Junior
14 90 (3.97%) Business Analyst
15 86 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
15 86 (3.79%) Software Developer
16 80 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 72 (3.18%) DBA
18 71 (3.13%) Consultant
19 70 (3.09%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (27.57%) .NET
2 342 (15.09%) HTML
3 321 (14.16%) ASP.NET
4 318 (14.03%) CSS
5 269 (11.87%) AngularJS
6 182 (8.03%) RESTful
7 145 (6.40%) Web Services
8 136 (6.00%) HTML5
8 136 (6.00%) jQuery
9 128 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 127 (5.60%) XML
11 124 (5.47%) .NET Framework
12 114 (5.03%) REST
13 111 (4.90%) Spring
14 106 (4.68%) Node.js
15 96 (4.23%) Hibernate
16 90 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 79 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
18 78 (3.44%) CSS3
18 78 (3.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 221 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (7.72%) Fintech
3 169 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 167 (7.37%) Greenfield Project
5 101 (4.46%) User Experience
6 88 (3.88%) Equities
7 74 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 71 (3.13%) Algorithms
9 60 (2.65%) Derivative
9 60 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 56 (2.47%) Fixed Income
11 55 (2.43%) Data Structures
12 44 (1.94%) Replication
13 38 (1.68%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (1.54%) Client/Server
16 32 (1.41%) Clustering
17 30 (1.32%) Reinsurance
18 26 (1.15%) Credit Risk
18 26 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 348 (15.35%) Windows
2 282 (12.44%) Linux
3 192 (8.47%) Unix
4 96 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 43 (1.90%) Solaris
6 37 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.71%) Android
10 15 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.62%) VMS
12 8 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.18%) CentOS
13 4 (0.18%) Fedora
13 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.13%) HPUX
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.088%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
3 261 (11.51%) Analytics
4 250 (11.03%) ETL
5 246 (10.85%) MVC
6 229 (10.10%) Software Engineering
7 202 (8.91%) ITIL
8 200 (8.82%) OO
9 199 (8.78%) TDD
10 192 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 188 (8.29%) Scrum
12 160 (7.06%) Data Modelling
12 160 (7.06%) Web Development
13 150 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
14 148 (6.53%) DevOps
15 140 (6.18%) SDLC
16 129 (5.69%) Mathematics
17 106 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 102 (4.50%) Data Management
19 100 (4.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 680 (30.00%) C#
2 541 (23.86%) JavaScript
3 491 (21.66%) Java
4 393 (17.34%) T-SQL
5 317 (13.98%) Python
6 118 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 114 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 100 (4.41%) VBA
9 99 (4.37%) R
10 90 (3.97%) VB
11 88 (3.88%) C++
12 87 (3.84%) PHP
13 60 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 60 (2.65%) Scala
14 52 (2.29%) Perl
15 49 (2.16%) C
16 43 (1.90%) Ruby
17 41 (1.81%) Bash Shell
18 29 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 28 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 309 (13.63%) Degree
2 70 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.46%) ISEB
5 31 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 22 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 18 (0.79%) CIMA
8 18 (0.79%) MCITP
9 15 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.57%) ACCA
11 11 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.44%) PhD
13 9 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
14 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.26%) CBAP
15 6 (0.26%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.26%) MCSD
15 6 (0.26%) MCSE
16 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.01%) QA
2 53 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.28%) MiFID
4 19 (0.84%) GDPR
5 16 (0.71%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.62%) SLA
7 9 (0.40%) SEPA
8 5 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.22%) GCP
8 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.18%) Basel III
9 4 (0.18%) EMIR
10 2 (0.088%) GAAP
10 2 (0.088%) IFRS
10 2 (0.088%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.088%) PMO
10 2 (0.088%) WAI
11 1 (0.044%) Basel II
System Software
1 83 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.26%) Docker
3 43 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.97%) HDFS
5 21 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.22%) Cronacle
10 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.18%) XenApp
11 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.088%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.088%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.088%) vSphere
13 1 (0.044%) Varnish
13 1 (0.044%) vCloud
13 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (1.68%) Ansible
2 31 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.24%) Puppet
4 22 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.71%) SCCM
6 14 (0.62%) Terraform
7 12 (0.53%) Kibana
8 10 (0.44%) Mesos
8 10 (0.44%) SCOM
9 9 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.35%) Control-M
10 8 (0.35%) logstash
10 8 (0.35%) Nagios
11 7 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.31%) Salt
12 6 (0.26%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.18%) Graphite
15 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 672 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 234 (10.32%) Oracle
3 116 (5.12%) Sybase
4 107 (4.72%) Tableau
5 66 (2.91%) Siebel
6 57 (2.51%) VMware
7 47 (2.07%) Google
8 36 (1.59%) Citrix
9 34 (1.50%) OpenText
10 31 (1.37%) Cognos
11 25 (1.10%) Sun
12 24 (1.06%) Alteryx
13 23 (1.01%) HP
13 23 (1.01%) IBM
13 23 (1.01%) Murex
14 22 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.93%) SAP
16 17 (0.75%) Infragistics
17 16 (0.71%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.62%) Informatica