Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 355 272
Rank change year-on-year -50 -83 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1252 1553 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.92% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1396 2410
England median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £56,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +6.94%

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 160253 168481 195807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.53% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129894 141817 164869
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,377 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 -55 585 £50,000 +13.64% 23
South East +17 223 £38,000 +9.35% 9
North of England -82 176 £35,000 +7.69% 15
East of England -35 94 £40,000 - 3
North West -57 91 £35,000 +11.11% 12
Midlands +20 89 £35,500 +20.34% 10
South West +35 87 £37,500 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -4 60 £37,500 +27.12% 7
Yorkshire -93 48 £35,000 +2.94% 2
North East +34 37 £45,000 +13.92% 1
East Midlands +35 29 £30,000 +9.09% 3
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, SQL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 1232 (98.40%) SQL
2 577 (46.09%) SQL Server
3 484 (38.66%) Finance
4 399 (31.87%) Business Intelligence
5 338 (27.00%) Microsoft
6 287 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 259 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 248 (19.81%) Degree
9 246 (19.65%) T-SQL
10 223 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
11 220 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 204 (16.29%) Windows
13 196 (15.65%) Oracle
14 181 (14.46%) Analytics
15 177 (14.14%) .NET
16 166 (13.26%) Data Analysis
17 160 (12.78%) C#
18 156 (12.46%) Banking
19 143 (11.42%) Marketing
20 134 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
21 132 (10.54%) ETL
22 125 (9.98%) VBA
22 125 (9.98%) Unix
22 125 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
23 124 (9.90%) Mathematics
24 115 (9.19%) Tableau
25 113 (9.03%) ITIL
26 107 (8.55%) Power BI
27 103 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
28 100 (7.99%) Computer Science

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 66 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 60 (4.79%) IIS
3 45 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 38 (3.04%) Apache
4 38 (3.04%) SAS
5 19 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.36%) Confluence
6 17 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.96%) JBoss
8 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.64%) CMS
10 7 (0.56%) Moodle
11 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.32%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.24%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 259 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.72%) SPSS
6 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) HipChat
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 18 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.88%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.88%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.24%) FastStats
7 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.080%) Actimize
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.080%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.080%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.080%) Summit
8 1 (0.080%) Unica
8 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.52%) SaaS
3 16 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.04%) Office 365
5 10 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.16%) Taleo
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.080%) AdWords
9 1 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.080%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.080%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.080%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.080%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.080%) IaaS
9 1 (0.080%) PaaS
9 1 (0.080%) Responsys
9 1 (0.080%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.60%) Firewall
2 19 (1.52%) Internet
3 17 (1.36%) FTP
4 10 (0.80%) LAN
4 10 (0.80%) SAN
5 9 (0.72%) WAN
6 6 (0.48%) SMS
7 4 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.24%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.24%) VPN
9 1 (0.080%) DHCP
9 1 (0.080%) DNS
9 1 (0.080%) Extranet
9 1 (0.080%) Intranet
9 1 (0.080%) POP3
9 1 (0.080%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (46.09%) SQL Server
2 287 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 220 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (8.55%) Power BI
6 90 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 79 (6.31%) Crystal Reports
8 70 (5.59%) QlikView
9 65 (5.19%) Relational Database
10 63 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
11 60 (4.79%) Oracle Database
12 45 (3.59%) MySQL
13 44 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (2.24%) MS Access
16 27 (2.16%) Big Data
17 25 (2.00%) Data Mining
18 23 (1.84%) DataStax
18 23 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
19 21 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 61 (4.87%) JIRA
2 57 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 53 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 40 (3.19%) Selenium
6 28 (2.24%) SoapUI
7 27 (2.16%) HP UFT
8 18 (1.44%) Toad
9 17 (1.36%) PowerBuilder
10 16 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.80%) Git (software)
12 9 (0.72%) MSTest
12 9 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.56%) RStudio
14 6 (0.48%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.40%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.40%) InstallShield
16 4 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.32%) Hudson
16 4 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 484 (38.66%) Finance
2 156 (12.46%) Banking
3 143 (11.42%) Marketing
4 92 (7.35%) Retail
5 58 (4.63%) Manufacturing
6 56 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 52 (4.15%) Legal
8 47 (3.75%) Law
9 46 (3.67%) Electronics
9 46 (3.67%) Front Office
10 40 (3.19%) Private Banking
11 36 (2.88%) Investment Banking
12 29 (2.32%) Back Office
13 24 (1.92%) Retail Banking
14 23 (1.84%) Corporate Banking
15 14 (1.12%) Advertising
16 9 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.48%) Games
18 5 (0.40%) Automotive
19 4 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (14.14%) .NET
2 93 (7.43%) XML
3 71 (5.67%) HTML
4 58 (4.63%) Web Services
5 54 (4.31%) ASP.NET
6 50 (3.99%) REST
7 36 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 27 (2.16%) AngularJS
9 26 (2.08%) MSMQ
9 26 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 24 (1.92%) CSS
11 23 (1.84%) RESTful
12 22 (1.76%) SOAP
13 19 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (1.52%) WCF
14 18 (1.44%) J2EE
15 17 (1.36%) MDX
16 16 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 223 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.99%) Computer Science
3 74 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.12%) Fintech
5 28 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 28 (2.24%) Credit Risk
5 28 (2.24%) Fixed Income
6 26 (2.08%) Equities
7 25 (2.00%) Derivative
8 24 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.80%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.72%) Clustering
14 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.64%) NHS
15 7 (0.56%) Learning Management System
16 6 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 204 (16.29%) Windows
2 125 (9.98%) Unix
3 69 (5.51%) Linux
4 57 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.36%) AIX
8 11 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.64%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.40%) Solaris
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.080%) Android
12 1 (0.080%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (31.87%) Business Intelligence
2 181 (14.46%) Analytics
3 166 (13.26%) Data Analysis
4 132 (10.54%) ETL
5 125 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (9.90%) Mathematics
7 113 (9.03%) ITIL
8 84 (6.71%) CRM
9 83 (6.63%) Business Analysis
10 82 (6.55%) Project Management
11 81 (6.47%) Visualisation
12 73 (5.83%) Data Modelling
13 70 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 67 (5.35%) Data Management
15 66 (5.27%) Data Analytics
16 60 (4.79%) Test Automation
17 55 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
18 53 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 52 (4.15%) Investment Management
20 51 (4.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1232 (98.40%) SQL
2 246 (19.65%) T-SQL
3 160 (12.78%) C#
4 125 (9.98%) VBA
5 81 (6.47%) VB
6 79 (6.31%) JavaScript
7 67 (5.35%) Python
8 63 (5.03%) Java
9 55 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 51 (4.07%) Shell Script
11 45 (3.59%) R
12 35 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 29 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.44%) PHP
15 11 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.88%) MATLAB
15 11 (0.88%) Perl
16 5 (0.40%) C
17 4 (0.32%) VBScript
18 3 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 248 (19.81%) Degree
2 38 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.24%) ISEB
4 16 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 11 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.56%) PhD
11 6 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.24%) NVQ Level 4
14 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.16%) RHCE
15 1 (0.080%) MCSA
15 1 (0.080%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 67 (5.35%) QA
3 53 (4.23%) SLA
4 15 (1.20%) GDPR
5 3 (0.24%) GAAP
6 1 (0.080%) DICOM
6 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.080%) EMIR
6 1 (0.080%) FINRA
6 1 (0.080%) HL7
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.080%) MiFID
6 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.080%) SEPA
6 1 (0.080%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.080%) KVM
7 1 (0.080%) NFS
7 1 (0.080%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.96%) SCCM
2 11 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (0.80%) Opsview
4 6 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.40%) Puppet
6 4 (0.32%) Ansible
6 4 (0.32%) Nagios
6 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.24%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.080%) Control-M
9 1 (0.080%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.080%) SCOM
Vendors
1 338 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 196 (15.65%) Oracle
3 115 (9.19%) Tableau
4 67 (5.35%) SAP
5 48 (3.83%) Sybase
6 31 (2.48%) Cognos
7 29 (2.32%) Informatica
8 24 (1.92%) VMware
9 23 (1.84%) IBM
10 22 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
11 19 (1.52%) Splunk
12 14 (1.12%) Adobe
12 14 (1.12%) Google
13 11 (0.88%) Bloomberg
14 10 (0.80%) Citrix
15 9 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.72%) Talend
16 7 (0.56%) Blackboard
16 7 (0.56%) Infragistics
16 7 (0.56%) Siebel