Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 419 351
Rank change year-on-year -54 -68 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 895 1,251 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.74% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1,120 1,411
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 142,193 161,257 169,844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115,182 130,777 142,992
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +7 508 £50,000 - 50
South East -35 155 £40,000 +5.26% 13
North of England -47 97 £35,000 - 17
Midlands +8 66 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North West -5 64 £35,000 - 9
West Midlands +15 53 £37,500 - 1
East of England -19 35 £41,000 +2.50% 5
South West -22 34 £41,000 +9.33% 6
Yorkshire +23 32 £33,000 -5.71% 8
East Midlands +2 13 £37,500 +25.00% 8
North East -38 1 £27,000 -40.00%
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 873 (97.54%) SQL
2 356 (39.78%) SQL Server
3 335 (37.43%) Finance
4 236 (26.37%) Business Intelligence
5 204 (22.79%) Microsoft
6 195 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 167 (18.66%) Microsoft Excel
8 156 (17.43%) T-SQL
9 149 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
10 147 (16.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 138 (15.42%) Analytics
12 135 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (14.75%) Data Analysis
14 120 (13.41%) Oracle
15 113 (12.63%) Python
16 112 (12.51%) Degree
17 108 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
18 107 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
19 104 (11.62%) Windows
20 103 (11.51%) Java
21 98 (10.95%) C#
21 98 (10.95%) Banking
22 93 (10.39%) Unix
23 92 (10.28%) Linux
24 85 (9.50%) .NET
25 82 (9.16%) Marketing
26 81 (9.05%) Power BI
27 80 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 79 (8.83%) ETL
29 76 (8.49%) Tableau

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 47 (5.25%) SAS
2 32 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.23%) IIS
4 18 (2.01%) JBoss
5 15 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.23%) Confluence
7 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.45%) Apache
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.45%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) Drupal
9 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 167 (18.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (6.26%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.78%) SPSS
6 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.67%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.45%) iTrent
5 4 (0.45%) Salerio
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.34%) FastStats
6 3 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.34%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.46%) SaaS
4 9 (1.01%) Office 365
5 7 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.79%) Intranet
2 10 (1.12%) DNS
3 9 (1.01%) Internet
3 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.89%) FTP
5 7 (0.78%) DHCP
6 5 (0.56%) LAN
6 5 (0.56%) WAN
6 5 (0.56%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.34%) Skype
8 3 (0.34%) SMS
9 2 (0.22%) Firewall
10 1 (0.11%) 3G
10 1 (0.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 195 (21.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 147 (16.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 108 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
5 81 (9.05%) Power BI
6 80 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 55 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (4.58%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (2.79%) MySQL
11 24 (2.68%) RDBMS
12 22 (2.46%) MS Access
13 21 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (2.12%) Big Data
15 18 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
16 17 (1.90%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.90%) QlikView
17 16 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (3.13%) JIRA
2 18 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 13 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.78%) Hudson
7 6 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.56%) JUnit
8 5 (0.56%) Maven
8 5 (0.56%) Selenium
9 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.22%) ERwin
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.11%) Subversion
12 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 335 (37.43%) Finance
2 98 (10.95%) Banking
3 82 (9.16%) Marketing
4 69 (7.71%) Telecoms
5 46 (5.14%) Retail
6 38 (4.25%) Manufacturing
7 30 (3.35%) Front Office
8 27 (3.02%) Billing
9 26 (2.91%) Electronics
10 22 (2.46%) Investment Banking
11 21 (2.35%) Back Office
12 17 (1.90%) Advertising
13 16 (1.79%) Legal
14 13 (1.45%) Law
15 9 (1.01%) Games
16 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.45%) French Language
19 3 (0.34%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (9.50%) .NET
2 65 (7.26%) HTML
3 52 (5.81%) XML
4 34 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 30 (3.35%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (3.13%) Web Services
7 18 (2.01%) XSLT
8 17 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 16 (1.79%) SOAP
10 13 (1.45%) Kafka
11 12 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.34%) JSON
11 12 (1.34%) MDX
12 10 (1.12%) CSS
12 10 (1.12%) HTML5
13 9 (1.01%) REST
13 9 (1.01%) WPF
14 8 (0.89%) Hibernate
15 6 (0.67%) Java EE
16 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 149 (16.65%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.93%) Fintech
3 39 (4.36%) Derivative
4 34 (3.80%) Equities
5 33 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.57%) Fixed Income
7 23 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 21 (2.35%) Reinsurance
10 14 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.45%) Replication
12 12 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.89%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.89%) FMCG
15 8 (0.89%) NHS
16 7 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (11.62%) Windows
2 93 (10.39%) Unix
3 92 (10.28%) Linux
4 32 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.12%) CentOS
6 18 (2.01%) SUSE
7 16 (1.79%) Fedora
7 16 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.34%) Solaris
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.22%) Android
13 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.22%) Debian
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (26.37%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (15.42%) Analytics
3 135 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
4 132 (14.75%) Data Analysis
5 107 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (8.83%) ETL
7 74 (8.27%) CRM
8 63 (7.04%) Data Modelling
9 57 (6.37%) ITIL
10 55 (6.15%) Visualisation
11 50 (5.59%) ERP
12 47 (5.25%) Data Analytics
13 46 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 46 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (4.69%) Data Management
15 37 (4.13%) Migration
15 37 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (4.02%) Scrum
17 35 (3.91%) Asset Management
17 35 (3.91%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 873 (97.54%) SQL
2 156 (17.43%) T-SQL
3 113 (12.63%) Python
4 103 (11.51%) Java
5 98 (10.95%) C#
6 64 (7.15%) PL/SQL
7 61 (6.82%) Perl
8 59 (6.59%) VBA
9 57 (6.37%) JavaScript
10 43 (4.80%) R
11 40 (4.47%) Bash Shell
12 38 (4.25%) VB
13 37 (4.13%) PowerShell
14 35 (3.91%) C++
15 33 (3.69%) Shell Script
16 28 (3.13%) PHP
17 19 (2.12%) Ruby
18 18 (2.01%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.79%) Bourne shell
19 16 (1.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 112 (12.51%) Degree
2 35 (3.91%) ISEB
3 17 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.34%) PhD
10 2 (0.22%) MCSE
10 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) ACCA
11 1 (0.11%) CIMA
11 1 (0.11%) MBA
11 1 (0.11%) MCITP
11 1 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.15%) QA
2 45 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.90%) SLA
4 10 (1.12%) GDPR
5 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Docker
2 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.12%) Nagios
2 6 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.56%) Control-M
3 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.45%) logstash
4 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.45%) Puppet
4 4 (0.45%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) Automic
5 3 (0.34%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 204 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.41%) Oracle
3 76 (8.49%) Tableau
4 37 (4.13%) SAP
5 27 (3.02%) Sybase
6 19 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.23%) Google
7 11 (1.23%) IBM
8 10 (1.12%) Cognos
8 10 (1.12%) Splunk
9 9 (1.01%) BT
9 9 (1.01%) Sage
10 8 (0.89%) Citrix
10 8 (0.89%) Infragistics
10 8 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 7 (0.78%) HP
11 7 (0.78%) Informatica
12 6 (0.67%) Talend
12 6 (0.67%) VMware