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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / City of London
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1178 1550 2199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.29% 21.85% 21.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.38% 39.46% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 1395 1962
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2847 3928 5180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.30% 55.36% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 3510 4560
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in the City of London

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 1099 (43.75%) Finance
2 985 (39.21%) SQL Server
3 729 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
4 577 (22.97%) .NET
5 568 (22.61%) Java
6 562 (22.37%) Microsoft
7 544 (21.66%) C#
8 506 (20.14%) T-SQL
9 494 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
10 469 (18.67%) JavaScript
11 442 (17.60%) Oracle
12 411 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 401 (15.96%) Banking
14 368 (14.65%) Linux
15 365 (14.53%) Degree
16 350 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 350 (13.93%) HTML
17 339 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
18 316 (12.58%) Windows
19 304 (12.10%) Python
20 290 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 281 (11.19%) MS Excel
22 267 (10.63%) ETL
23 260 (10.35%) TDD
24 251 (9.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 249 (9.91%) XML
26 248 (9.87%) CSS
27 234 (9.32%) ASP.NET
28 229 (9.12%) Analytics
29 228 (9.08%) Computer Science

SQL
Top Related 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 96 (3.82%) Apache
2 95 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 86 (3.42%) IIS
4 81 (3.22%) Tomcat
5 63 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 46 (1.83%) SAS
7 35 (1.39%) JBoss
7 35 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.27%) MS Exchange
9 31 (1.23%) Confluence
10 29 (1.15%) CMS
11 25 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.68%) Jetty
17 15 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 281 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 78 (3.11%) MS Office
3 47 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.07%) MS Project
6 18 (0.72%) SPSS
7 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) Stata
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.040%) Gephi
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 27 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
4 14 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.48%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.36%) Raiser's Edge
7 6 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 6 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
8 5 (0.20%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.16%) Eze OMS
9 4 (0.16%) FastStats
9 4 (0.16%) RMDS
9 4 (0.16%) Salerio
9 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 146 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.39%) Office 365
4 32 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.23%) SaaS
6 23 (0.92%) GitHub
7 12 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.44%) G Suite
8 11 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.40%) PaaS
10 9 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.28%) IaaS
12 6 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.20%) TestFlight
14 4 (0.16%) Force.com
14 4 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.91%) Firewall
2 38 (1.51%) FTP
3 30 (1.19%) SAN
4 29 (1.15%) DNS
5 27 (1.07%) DHCP
5 27 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.96%) Internet
7 20 (0.80%) LAN
7 20 (0.80%) NetScaler
8 19 (0.76%) WAN
9 18 (0.72%) HTTP
10 13 (0.52%) LDAP
10 13 (0.52%) VoIP
11 12 (0.48%) Network Security
11 12 (0.48%) SSL
11 12 (0.48%) VPN
12 11 (0.44%) Intranet
12 11 (0.44%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.44%) VLAN
13 10 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 985 (39.21%) SQL Server
2 411 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 350 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 339 (13.50%) Data Warehouse
5 251 (9.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 199 (7.92%) Relational Database
7 165 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 163 (6.49%) Big Data
9 158 (6.29%) Power BI
10 141 (5.61%) NoSQL
11 128 (5.10%) MySQL
12 126 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 99 (3.94%) Hadoop
14 92 (3.66%) Oracle Database
15 72 (2.87%) QlikView
16 55 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
17 52 (2.07%) MongoDB
18 49 (1.95%) Data Mining
19 45 (1.79%) Apache Hive
19 45 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 163 (6.49%) Maven
2 144 (5.73%) Git (software)
3 132 (5.25%) JIRA
4 115 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 106 (4.22%) JUnit
6 96 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 96 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 81 (3.22%) Selenium
8 76 (3.03%) Subversion
9 63 (2.51%) NUnit
10 53 (2.11%) Gradle
11 45 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 45 (1.79%) Toad
12 39 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 37 (1.47%) MSTest
14 32 (1.27%) Cucumber
15 29 (1.15%) Eclipse
16 28 (1.11%) Ant
17 25 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 24 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 1099 (43.75%) Finance
2 401 (15.96%) Banking
3 204 (8.12%) Front Office
4 93 (3.70%) Retail
5 85 (3.38%) Marketing
6 78 (3.11%) Legal
7 68 (2.71%) Advertising
8 65 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 62 (2.47%) Back Office
10 61 (2.43%) Law
11 59 (2.35%) Financial Institution
12 36 (1.43%) Telecoms
13 22 (0.88%) Publishing
14 17 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.60%) Billing
16 13 (0.52%) French Language
17 11 (0.44%) Games
18 7 (0.28%) German Language
19 6 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
20 5 (0.20%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 1070 (42.60%) Developer
2 634 (25.24%) Analyst
3 308 (12.26%) SQL Developer
4 264 (10.51%) Java Developer
5 251 (9.99%) Senior Developer
6 234 (9.32%) C# Developer
7 204 (8.12%) .NET Developer
8 164 (6.53%) Business Analyst
9 153 (6.09%) Junior
9 153 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 145 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 138 (5.49%) SQL Analyst
12 134 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 131 (5.21%) Applications Support
14 119 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (4.10%) Junior Developer
16 92 (3.66%) DBA
17 87 (3.46%) Data Analyst
18 85 (3.38%) Consultant
19 78 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (22.97%) .NET
2 350 (13.93%) HTML
3 249 (9.91%) XML
4 248 (9.87%) CSS
5 234 (9.32%) ASP.NET
6 226 (9.00%) AngularJS
7 161 (6.41%) Web Services
8 157 (6.25%) jQuery
9 154 (6.13%) Spring
10 120 (4.78%) WCF
11 109 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 108 (4.30%) .NET Framework
12 108 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
13 106 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 106 (4.22%) HTML5
14 105 (4.18%) JDBC
15 100 (3.98%) REST
16 87 (3.46%) J2EE
17 82 (3.26%) WPF
18 74 (2.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 290 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (9.08%) Computer Science
3 150 (5.97%) Fintech
4 92 (3.66%) Fixed Income
5 72 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 64 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 59 (2.35%) Derivative
8 58 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 52 (2.07%) Equities
10 50 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 47 (1.87%) Reference Data
12 41 (1.63%) User Experience
13 35 (1.39%) Clustering
14 34 (1.35%) Mobile App
14 34 (1.35%) Replication
15 33 (1.31%) Credit Risk
16 32 (1.27%) Hedge funds
16 32 (1.27%) SWIFT
17 31 (1.23%) Data Structures
18 26 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 368 (14.65%) Linux
2 316 (12.58%) Windows
3 219 (8.72%) Unix
4 117 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 61 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.96%) Android
9 20 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.60%) CentOS
10 15 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.40%) Debian
14 10 (0.40%) NetWare
14 10 (0.40%) SUSE
15 9 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.36%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 267 (10.63%) ETL
4 260 (10.35%) TDD
5 229 (9.12%) Analytics
6 222 (8.84%) MVC
7 218 (8.68%) Scrum
8 179 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
9 165 (6.57%) SDLC
10 153 (6.09%) Mathematics
11 148 (5.89%) Mentoring
12 141 (5.61%) BDD
13 138 (5.49%) Data Modelling
14 133 (5.29%) Project Management
15 129 (5.14%) Waterfall
16 128 (5.10%) CRM
17 127 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 122 (4.86%) Software Engineering
19 118 (4.70%) Data Analysis
20 112 (4.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 568 (22.61%) Java
2 544 (21.66%) C#
3 506 (20.14%) T-SQL
4 469 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 304 (12.10%) Python
6 123 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 108 (4.30%) PL/SQL
8 97 (3.86%) R
9 88 (3.50%) Scala
10 80 (3.18%) Shell Script
11 76 (3.03%) Perl
12 72 (2.87%) C++
13 67 (2.67%) VBA
14 61 (2.43%) PHP
15 59 (2.35%) VB
16 46 (1.83%) Ruby
17 44 (1.75%) Bash Shell
18 42 (1.67%) VB.NET
19 35 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 30 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 365 (14.53%) Degree
2 58 (2.31%) ISEB
3 45 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 26 (1.04%) PhD
6 25 (1.00%) CISA
6 25 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 22 (0.88%) PCI QSA
8 17 (0.68%) PMP
8 17 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 11 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.40%) CISM
10 10 (0.40%) CISSP
11 9 (0.36%) MCP
12 8 (0.32%) MCSE
12 8 (0.32%) MCTS
12 8 (0.32%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.24%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (7.09%) QA
2 68 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.39%) MiFID
4 27 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.76%) SLA
6 18 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.68%) EMIR
8 14 (0.56%) PMO
9 7 (0.28%) Basel II
10 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.12%) IFRS
11 3 (0.12%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.080%) SDET
12 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.040%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.040%) COBIT
13 1 (0.040%) COREP
13 1 (0.040%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.040%) ISO22301
System Software
1 112 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 57 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.55%) XenApp
4 37 (1.47%) Docker
5 25 (1.00%) vSphere
6 15 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.36%) XenServer
9 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.20%) NFS
10 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.20%) Xen
11 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.16%) HDFS
12 3 (0.12%) Firmware
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.080%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (1.39%) SCCM
2 29 (1.15%) Ansible
2 29 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.15%) Puppet
3 26 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.76%) Nagios
5 16 (0.64%) SCOM
6 13 (0.52%) Control-M
7 10 (0.40%) EMC VPLEX
7 10 (0.40%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 10 (0.40%) Simpana
8 9 (0.36%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.36%) Oozie
9 8 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.28%) Nessus
10 7 (0.28%) Salt
10 7 (0.28%) Terraform
10 7 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 562 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 442 (17.60%) Oracle
3 145 (5.77%) Tableau
4 96 (3.82%) Cognos
5 84 (3.34%) VMware
6 74 (2.95%) Sybase
7 58 (2.31%) Citrix
8 49 (1.95%) SAP
9 48 (1.91%) HP
10 46 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 44 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (1.55%) PayPal
13 38 (1.51%) IBM
14 37 (1.47%) Google
15 32 (1.27%) Atlassian
16 28 (1.11%) OpenText
17 27 (1.07%) Adobe
18 26 (1.04%) Siebel
19 24 (0.96%) Sun
20 23 (0.92%) Bloomberg
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Gym, Pension, Remote/Flexi Work
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + WLB
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Integrated Financial Arrangements plc
Salary: Competitive basic with discretionary bonus, BUPA, season ticket loan
Posted: 4 days ago