Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 355 276
Rank change year-on-year -79 -79 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1,086 1,439 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.87% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.90% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1,304 2,246
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 157,806 159,971 191,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.52% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130,683 133,807 162,127
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -39 521 £47,500 +8.57% 30
South East -6 199 £38,000 +15.15% 23
North of England -130 132 £32,500 -1.52% 21
Midlands +25 124 £31,500 -16.00% 19
North West -50 84 £34,000 +7.94% 12
West Midlands +37 81 £33,000 +10.00% 16
East of England -49 72 £44,000 +17.33% 9
South West -12 45 £36,250 +2.84% 9
East Midlands -8 43 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire -103 38 £32,500 -7.14% 8
North East -13 10 £40,000 +10.34% 1
SQL Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,066 (98.16%) SQL
2 543 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 376 (34.62%) Finance
4 321 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
5 312 (28.73%) Microsoft
6 290 (26.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 225 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
8 221 (20.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 220 (20.26%) T-SQL
10 210 (19.34%) Degree
11 209 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
12 175 (16.11%) Windows
13 171 (15.75%) Analytics
14 151 (13.90%) Data Analysis
15 136 (12.52%) Oracle
16 132 (12.15%) C#
17 126 (11.60%) ETL
18 121 (11.14%) .NET
18 121 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
19 117 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
20 116 (10.68%) Power BI
21 114 (10.50%) Banking
22 100 (9.21%) VBA
23 98 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
23 98 (9.02%) Mathematics
24 97 (8.93%) Marketing
25 94 (8.66%) Unix
26 92 (8.47%) Tableau
27 90 (8.29%) Retail
28 86 (7.92%) Business Analysis

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 57 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 48 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 46 (4.24%) IIS
4 38 (3.50%) Apache
4 38 (3.50%) SAS
5 15 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.38%) JBoss
6 14 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.92%) Confluence
9 8 (0.74%) CMS
9 8 (0.74%) OpenEdge
10 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.55%) Moodle
12 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
Applications
1 225 (20.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.38%) SPSS
6 13 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.92%) Markit EDM
1 10 (0.92%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.64%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.18%) FastStats
7 2 (0.18%) Kondor
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.092%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.092%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.092%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.092%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.092%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.092%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.092%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.092%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.10%) Office 365
3 12 (1.10%) SaaS
4 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.55%) GitHub
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.092%) AdWords
7 1 (0.092%) IaaS
7 1 (0.092%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.092%) PaaS
7 1 (0.092%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.75%) Firewall
2 16 (1.47%) Internet
3 9 (0.83%) FTP
4 8 (0.74%) SAN
5 7 (0.64%) SMS
6 4 (0.37%) DNS
7 3 (0.28%) LAN
7 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.18%) DHCP
8 2 (0.18%) WAN
9 1 (0.092%) BGP
9 1 (0.092%) Extranet
9 1 (0.092%) HTTP
9 1 (0.092%) SSL
9 1 (0.092%) Telnet
9 1 (0.092%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (26.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 221 (20.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
5 116 (10.68%) Power BI
6 78 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 75 (6.91%) Crystal Reports
8 67 (6.17%) BusinessObjects
9 62 (5.71%) QlikView
10 49 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (4.24%) Relational Database
12 36 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (3.04%) MySQL
14 32 (2.95%) Big Data
15 31 (2.85%) Oracle Database
16 29 (2.67%) Data Mining
17 25 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
18 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
19 18 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
19 18 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (4.97%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.96%) Selenium
2 43 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (3.22%) JIRA
4 33 (3.04%) SoapUI
5 29 (2.67%) HP UFT
6 26 (2.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.10%) Toad
8 11 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
8 11 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.83%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.74%) MSTest
11 6 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.46%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.37%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 376 (34.62%) Finance
2 114 (10.50%) Banking
3 97 (8.93%) Marketing
4 90 (8.29%) Retail
5 51 (4.70%) Legal
6 39 (3.59%) Law
7 38 (3.50%) Front Office
8 35 (3.22%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.39%) Retail Banking
10 25 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
10 25 (2.30%) Private Banking
11 23 (2.12%) Advertising
12 18 (1.66%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.20%) Back Office
14 12 (1.10%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.92%) Automotive
15 10 (0.92%) Games
16 6 (0.55%) Electronics
17 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.18%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (11.14%) .NET
2 61 (5.62%) XML
3 55 (5.06%) Web Services
4 51 (4.70%) ASP.NET
5 42 (3.87%) HTML
6 38 (3.50%) REST
7 27 (2.49%) RESTful
8 26 (2.39%) CSS
9 25 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 24 (2.21%) MSMQ
10 24 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 19 (1.75%) J2EE
12 17 (1.57%) MDX
13 16 (1.47%) .NET Framework
14 15 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (1.20%) SOAP
16 11 (1.01%) WPF
17 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 209 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.89%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.85%) Credit Risk
5 23 (2.12%) Fintech
6 22 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 18 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.10%) Equities
10 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.92%) Derivative
11 10 (0.92%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.74%) Clustering
13 8 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.64%) NHS
15 6 (0.55%) EPoS
15 6 (0.55%) Learning Management System
15 6 (0.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 175 (16.11%) Windows
2 94 (8.66%) Unix
3 64 (5.89%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 45 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (3.87%) Linux
7 36 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.30%) Windows 10
9 21 (1.93%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.01%) AIX
11 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.55%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.092%) CentOS
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Fedora
14 1 (0.092%) SUSE
14 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
2 171 (15.75%) Analytics
3 151 (13.90%) Data Analysis
4 126 (11.60%) ETL
5 121 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (9.02%) Mathematics
7 86 (7.92%) Business Analysis
8 80 (7.37%) CRM
9 79 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 77 (7.09%) Data Analytics
11 73 (6.72%) ITIL
12 65 (5.99%) Test Automation
13 64 (5.89%) Data Modelling
14 61 (5.62%) Visualisation
15 60 (5.52%) Data Management
16 57 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 51 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
18 48 (4.42%) Investment Management
19 45 (4.14%) Project Management
20 42 (3.87%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,066 (98.16%) SQL
2 220 (20.26%) T-SQL
3 132 (12.15%) C#
4 100 (9.21%) VBA
5 64 (5.89%) VB
6 52 (4.79%) Python
7 46 (4.24%) R
8 44 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 38 (3.50%) JavaScript
10 34 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 32 (2.95%) Java
12 30 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 25 (2.30%) PHP
15 12 (1.10%) Perl
16 7 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.64%) Ruby
17 4 (0.37%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.18%) C++
18 2 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 210 (19.34%) Degree
2 26 (2.39%) ISEB
3 14 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.28%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.092%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.92%) Data Quality
2 79 (7.27%) QA
3 38 (3.50%) SLA
4 12 (1.10%) GDPR
5 7 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) GAAP
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.092%) PMO
7 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.092%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
6 1 (0.092%) KVM
6 1 (0.092%) NFS
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (0.64%) SCCM
2 7 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.18%) Opsview
4 1 (0.092%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.092%) Puppet
4 1 (0.092%) SCOM
Vendors
1 312 (28.73%) Microsoft
2 136 (12.52%) Oracle
3 92 (8.47%) Tableau
4 31 (2.85%) Cognos
4 31 (2.85%) Informatica
4 31 (2.85%) Sybase
5 23 (2.12%) VMware
6 22 (2.03%) SAP
7 16 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (1.38%) IBM
9 12 (1.10%) Adobe
9 12 (1.10%) Talend
10 10 (0.92%) Teradata
11 9 (0.83%) Infragistics
12 8 (0.74%) Google
13 7 (0.64%) Citrix
13 7 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.55%) Blackboard
14 6 (0.55%) Cisco
14 6 (0.55%) NetApp