Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 389 332
Rank change year-on-year -85 -57 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 930 1,339 1,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,171 1,629
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,575 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 150,190 158,986 174,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,981 128,249 148,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SQL Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in England.

Salary trend for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in England

SQL Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -22 482 £47,500 -2.06% 44
South East -53 170 £37,500 +7.14% 18
North of England -41 131 £32,500 -7.14% 16
North West -1 80 £35,000 - 11
Midlands +17 71 £34,158 -2.41% 12
West Midlands +29 51 £34,000 -9.33% 9
Yorkshire -2 50 £31,000 -11.43% 5
South West -42 39 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East of England -45 37 £41,000 +9.33% 2
East Midlands +8 20 £35,000 +16.67% 3
North East -49 1 £42,500 -5.56%
SQL Analyst
UK

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, SQL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 910 (97.85%) SQL
2 399 (42.90%) SQL Server
3 319 (34.30%) Finance
4 248 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 243 (26.13%) Microsoft
6 211 (22.69%) T-SQL
7 200 (21.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 178 (19.14%) Microsoft Excel
9 145 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 145 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
10 137 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
11 135 (14.52%) Oracle
12 134 (14.41%) Degree
13 133 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
14 128 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
15 127 (13.66%) Analytics
16 123 (13.23%) Data Analysis
17 106 (11.40%) Banking
18 98 (10.54%) Java
19 94 (10.11%) C#
20 92 (9.89%) .NET
21 87 (9.35%) Windows
22 85 (9.14%) Python
23 84 (9.03%) PL/SQL
23 84 (9.03%) ETL
23 84 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 83 (8.92%) Power BI
25 78 (8.39%) VBA
25 78 (8.39%) Unix
26 76 (8.17%) Marketing

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 45 (4.84%) SAS
2 18 (1.94%) IIS
2 18 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.51%) JBoss
4 13 (1.40%) Confluence
5 11 (1.18%) NServiceBus
5 11 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.43%) Apache
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.43%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.22%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 178 (19.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.75%) SPSS
5 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.43%) iTrent
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
4 3 (0.32%) FastStats
4 3 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.51%) SaaS
4 5 (0.54%) OpenShift
5 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) GitHub
6 3 (0.32%) Office 365
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.11%) Boomi
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.72%) FIX Connectivity
2 14 (1.51%) Internet
2 14 (1.51%) LAN
2 14 (1.51%) WAN
3 6 (0.65%) DNS
3 6 (0.65%) FTP
3 6 (0.65%) SMS
4 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.43%) DHCP
5 4 (0.43%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.32%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) 3G
8 1 (0.11%) 4G
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (42.90%) SQL Server
2 200 (21.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 145 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (13.76%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 83 (8.92%) Power BI
7 64 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (6.34%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.52%) Crystal Reports
9 42 (4.52%) MySQL
10 34 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
12 26 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 25 (2.69%) MongoDB
13 25 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (2.37%) Hadoop
14 22 (2.37%) QlikView
15 21 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (2.15%) MS Access
17 18 (1.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (2.69%) JIRA
2 22 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (1.29%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.86%) Selenium
7 8 (0.86%) Toad
8 7 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.54%) JUnit
10 5 (0.54%) Maven
10 5 (0.54%) Moq
10 5 (0.54%) NUnit
10 5 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 319 (34.30%) Finance
2 106 (11.40%) Banking
3 76 (8.17%) Marketing
4 66 (7.10%) Front Office
5 64 (6.88%) Retail
6 53 (5.70%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.37%) Billing
8 21 (2.26%) Back Office
8 21 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.15%) Advertising
10 18 (1.94%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.51%) Electronics
11 14 (1.51%) Legal
12 13 (1.40%) Law
13 8 (0.86%) Games
14 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.43%) French Language
17 3 (0.32%) Automotive
17 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.89%) .NET
2 63 (6.77%) XML
3 52 (5.59%) HTML
4 38 (4.09%) Web Services
5 37 (3.98%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 27 (2.90%) SOAP
8 19 (2.04%) CSS
9 16 (1.72%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.51%) REST
10 14 (1.51%) XSLT
11 12 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.08%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.08%) Kafka
13 10 (1.08%) MDX
14 7 (0.75%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.75%) XSD
15 6 (0.65%) jQuery
15 6 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 145 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.27%) Derivative
3 48 (5.16%) Fintech
4 40 (4.30%) Equities
5 35 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 25 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (1.40%) Driving Licence
12 13 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.29%) OTC Derivatives
13 12 (1.29%) Reinsurance
14 11 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.18%) NHS
15 8 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.35%) Windows
2 78 (8.39%) Unix
3 60 (6.45%) Linux
4 35 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.75%) AIX
7 7 (0.75%) CentOS
7 7 (0.75%) SUSE
8 6 (0.65%) Fedora
8 6 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.43%) Solaris
11 3 (0.32%) Debian
11 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 137 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
3 133 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (13.66%) Analytics
5 123 (13.23%) Data Analysis
6 84 (9.03%) ETL
7 71 (7.63%) Data Modelling
8 69 (7.42%) CRM
9 63 (6.77%) Visualisation
10 53 (5.70%) ITIL
11 48 (5.16%) Data Analytics
12 45 (4.84%) Business Analysis
12 45 (4.84%) Decision-Making
12 45 (4.84%) Mathematics
13 44 (4.73%) Asset Management
14 43 (4.62%) ERP
15 42 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (3.66%) Data Management
16 34 (3.66%) Migration
16 34 (3.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 910 (97.85%) SQL
2 211 (22.69%) T-SQL
3 98 (10.54%) Java
4 94 (10.11%) C#
5 85 (9.14%) Python
6 84 (9.03%) PL/SQL
7 78 (8.39%) VBA
8 57 (6.13%) JavaScript
9 44 (4.73%) VB
10 39 (4.19%) Perl
11 34 (3.66%) Shell Script
12 33 (3.55%) R
13 30 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.90%) C++
15 21 (2.26%) PHP
16 20 (2.15%) Bash Shell
17 17 (1.83%) VBScript
18 15 (1.61%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.97%) ANSI SQL
20 8 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 134 (14.41%) Degree
2 15 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (1.61%) ISEB
2 15 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (1.40%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (1.29%) PhD
5 10 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CFA
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MBA
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.91%) QA
2 47 (5.05%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.61%) SLA
4 6 (0.65%) GDPR
5 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) Docker
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.54%) Control-M
2 5 (0.54%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.43%) SCOM
4 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.32%) Nagios
5 2 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.22%) Kibana
5 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 243 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 135 (14.52%) Oracle
3 64 (6.88%) Tableau
4 40 (4.30%) Sybase
5 23 (2.47%) SAP
6 17 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (0.97%) Google
9 8 (0.86%) Informatica
9 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.75%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.75%) BT
10 7 (0.75%) Fidessa
10 7 (0.75%) Sage
10 7 (0.75%) Teradata
11 6 (0.65%) Citrix
11 6 (0.65%) Cognos
11 6 (0.65%) Talend
11 6 (0.65%) VMware
11 6 (0.65%) WorldPay