Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 367 303
Rank change year-on-year -106 -64 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 976 1,391 2,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1,233 1,923
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.40% +1.92%

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 156,325 156,688 182,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,857 129,960 155,179
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -85 444 £49,500 +10.00% 27
South East -40 199 £37,500 +7.14% 17
North of England -47 151 £32,500 -4.06% 20
Midlands -11 96 £30,000 -14.29% 12
North West -14 78 £32,500 +3.17% 14
Yorkshire -14 72 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East of England -50 58 £45,000 +30.81% 7
West Midlands +29 55 £34,000 +4.62% 9
East Midlands -21 41 £25,000 -32.66% 3
South West -24 32 £34,500 +16.95% 4
North East -27 1 £42,500 +54.55% 2
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 959 (98.26%) SQL
2 435 (44.57%) SQL Server
3 310 (31.76%) Finance
4 288 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 258 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
6 240 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 210 (21.52%) T-SQL
8 180 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
9 170 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 163 (16.70%) Degree
11 156 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
12 148 (15.16%) Data Analysis
13 144 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
14 140 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
15 134 (13.73%) Oracle
16 128 (13.11%) Analytics
17 120 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
18 108 (11.07%) C#
19 107 (10.96%) ETL
20 104 (10.66%) Power BI
21 99 (10.14%) Windows
22 91 (9.32%) Data Modelling
23 90 (9.22%) .NET
24 85 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
25 78 (7.99%) PL/SQL
26 76 (7.79%) Retail
27 72 (7.38%) Banking
28 71 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 71 (7.27%) Unix
29 69 (7.07%) 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 34 (3.48%) SAS
2 27 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.36%) IIS
4 14 (1.43%) Confluence
5 11 (1.13%) OpenEdge
6 9 (0.92%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.82%) JBoss
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.51%) CMS
11 4 (0.41%) Apache
11 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.31%) Moodle
12 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 144 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.54%) SPSS
5 11 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.31%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.31%) FastStats
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.20%) Kondor
3 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.61%) GitHub
4 6 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) Force.com
6 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.10%) Boomi
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.43%) FIX Connectivity
1 14 (1.43%) WAN
2 13 (1.33%) LAN
3 11 (1.13%) Internet
4 8 (0.82%) SMS
5 7 (0.72%) Firewall
6 4 (0.41%) DNS
6 4 (0.41%) FTP
7 3 (0.31%) Intranet
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 2 (0.20%) Telnet
8 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.10%) ADSL
9 1 (0.10%) BGP
9 1 (0.10%) HTTP
9 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.10%) Skype
9 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (44.57%) SQL Server
2 240 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 170 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 120 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
5 104 (10.66%) Power BI
6 71 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
8 57 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 50 (5.12%) Relational Database
10 49 (5.02%) QlikView
11 41 (4.20%) Crystal Reports
12 37 (3.79%) MySQL
13 27 (2.77%) Big Data
13 27 (2.77%) Data Mining
14 25 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (2.46%) MongoDB
16 23 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (2.15%) Hadoop
17 21 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 29 (2.97%) JIRA
3 19 (1.95%) Selenium
4 18 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 14 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 12 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (0.72%) Toad
9 7 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.61%) Moq
10 6 (0.61%) NUnit
10 6 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.41%) Subversion
12 3 (0.31%) MSTest
12 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 310 (31.76%) Finance
2 76 (7.79%) Retail
3 72 (7.38%) Banking
4 69 (7.07%) Marketing
5 61 (6.25%) Front Office
6 26 (2.66%) Advertising
7 24 (2.46%) Legal
8 23 (2.36%) Law
9 21 (2.15%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.33%) Back Office
11 12 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.02%) Automotive
12 10 (1.02%) Billing
12 10 (1.02%) Games
13 8 (0.82%) Electronics
14 4 (0.41%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 2 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.22%) .NET
2 64 (6.56%) XML
3 51 (5.23%) HTML
4 38 (3.89%) Web Services
5 32 (3.28%) CSS
6 27 (2.77%) SOAP
7 26 (2.66%) FIX Protocol
8 25 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.64%) XSLT
10 12 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.23%) REST
11 9 (0.92%) WPF
12 8 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.82%) HTML5
13 7 (0.72%) MDX
13 7 (0.72%) XSD
13 7 (0.72%) XSL
14 6 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.69%) Fintech
4 35 (3.59%) Derivative
5 34 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.66%) Fixed Income
8 24 (2.46%) Equities
9 23 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.84%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
15 10 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.02%) Replication
16 9 (0.92%) Reinsurance
17 8 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.14%) Windows
2 71 (7.27%) Unix
3 53 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 39 (4.00%) Linux
5 36 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 32 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.87%) Windows 10
8 24 (2.46%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.72%) AIX
11 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.51%) Solaris
13 4 (0.41%) CentOS
13 4 (0.41%) Debian
13 4 (0.41%) Fedora
13 4 (0.41%) SUSE
13 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (15.16%) Data Analysis
4 140 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (13.11%) Analytics
6 107 (10.96%) ETL
7 91 (9.32%) Data Modelling
8 65 (6.66%) Visualisation
9 60 (6.15%) CRM
10 57 (5.84%) Business Analysis
11 56 (5.74%) ITIL
11 56 (5.74%) Mathematics
12 50 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
13 49 (5.02%) Decision-Making
13 49 (5.02%) ERP
14 47 (4.82%) Data Analytics
14 47 (4.82%) Manual Testing
15 45 (4.61%) Test Automation
16 44 (4.51%) E-Commerce
17 42 (4.30%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 959 (98.26%) SQL
2 210 (21.52%) T-SQL
3 108 (11.07%) C#
4 78 (7.99%) PL/SQL
5 60 (6.15%) Java
5 60 (6.15%) Python
6 56 (5.74%) VBA
7 51 (5.23%) VB
8 48 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 35 (3.59%) R
10 30 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 23 (2.36%) PHP
12 20 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.84%) Perl
14 16 (1.64%) C++
15 13 (1.33%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.23%) VBScript
17 11 (1.13%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.92%) Ruby
19 5 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 163 (16.70%) Degree
2 29 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.13%) Master's Degree
4 11 (1.13%) PhD
5 8 (0.82%) ISEB
5 8 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.31%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) CFA
11 1 (0.10%) MCSE
11 1 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.97%) QA
2 58 (5.94%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.46%) SLA
4 7 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) Basel III
6 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) GAAP
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
3 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.41%) Control-M
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Kibana
5 1 (0.10%) SCCM
5 1 (0.10%) SCSM
5 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 288 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 134 (13.73%) Oracle
3 64 (6.56%) Tableau
4 27 (2.77%) Sybase
5 22 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.84%) WorldPay
7 16 (1.64%) SAP
8 14 (1.43%) Cognos
8 14 (1.43%) Informatica
9 11 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (1.13%) Teradata
10 10 (1.02%) Talend
11 8 (0.82%) Google
12 7 (0.72%) Adobe
12 7 (0.72%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.51%) Fidessa
14 5 (0.51%) ION Trading
14 5 (0.51%) Netezza
14 5 (0.51%) Reuters