Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

SQL Analyst
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 368 319
Rank change year-on-year -29 -49 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 501 632 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.85% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.90% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 447 567 740
London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £30,475
90th Percentile £71,750 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 64,796 70,353 74,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 94.62% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,941 55,043 64,135
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,657 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Analyst in London

SQL Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SQL Analyst in London

SQL Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in London

SQL Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Central London -50 134 £50,000 - 19
South London +17 28 £31,000 -17.33%
West London +37 15 £35,000 -12.50% 6
North London +10 3 £31,500 -28.00%
East London -7 2 £60,000 +17.07% 1
SQL Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 London region featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 485 (96.81%) SQL
2 241 (48.10%) Finance
3 186 (37.13%) SQL Server
4 130 (25.95%) Microsoft
5 110 (21.96%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (18.96%) Banking
8 93 (18.56%) Degree
9 90 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
10 83 (16.57%) T-SQL
11 78 (15.57%) Python
11 78 (15.57%) Data Analysis
12 75 (14.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (14.57%) Analytics
14 72 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
15 67 (13.37%) C#
16 65 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (12.38%) Unix
19 60 (11.98%) Oracle
20 59 (11.78%) Data Warehouse
20 59 (11.78%) Marketing
21 56 (11.18%) Front Office
22 54 (10.78%) .NET
23 52 (10.38%) Asset Management
23 52 (10.38%) Derivative
24 50 (9.98%) Linux
25 49 (9.78%) Java
26 48 (9.58%) CRM
27 46 (9.18%) Windows

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 29 (5.79%) SAS
2 11 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.00%) NServiceBus
4 8 (1.60%) JBoss
5 4 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.80%) Confluence
5 4 (0.80%) IIS
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.60%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (17.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.40%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.20%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.20%) FastStats
4 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.20%) Salerio
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.60%) SaaS
4 5 (1.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.60%) GitHub
5 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.59%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (2.00%) LAN
2 10 (2.00%) WAN
3 6 (1.20%) FTP
3 6 (1.20%) Internet
4 5 (1.00%) Intranet
4 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.80%) DHCP
5 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) 3G
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (37.13%) SQL Server
2 96 (19.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (14.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (11.78%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (9.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (7.39%) Power BI
7 32 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.99%) Crystal Reports
8 25 (4.99%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (4.19%) Hadoop
11 20 (3.99%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (3.59%) Big Data
13 17 (3.39%) OLAP
14 14 (2.79%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.79%) MySQL
15 13 (2.59%) Data Mart
16 11 (2.20%) NoSQL
17 10 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (1.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.59%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.59%) JIRA
4 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.80%) Moq
5 4 (0.80%) NUnit
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.60%) Hudson
6 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.40%) MSTest
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.40%) Selenium
7 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 241 (48.10%) Finance
2 95 (18.96%) Banking
3 59 (11.78%) Marketing
4 56 (11.18%) Front Office
5 36 (7.19%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.79%) Retail
7 16 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.99%) Back Office
8 15 (2.99%) Electronics
9 12 (2.40%) Legal
10 10 (2.00%) Law
11 9 (1.80%) Advertising
12 8 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.80%) French Language
15 3 (0.60%) Billing
15 3 (0.60%) Games
15 3 (0.60%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.78%) .NET
2 34 (6.79%) HTML
3 32 (6.39%) FIX Protocol
4 31 (6.19%) XML
5 21 (4.19%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.79%) Web Services
7 15 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (2.40%) Kafka
8 12 (2.40%) SOAP
9 11 (2.20%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (2.00%) REST
11 8 (1.60%) HTML5
12 7 (1.40%) WPF
13 5 (1.00%) JMS
13 5 (1.00%) jQuery
13 5 (1.00%) XSD
14 4 (0.80%) CSS
14 4 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.38%) Derivative
3 40 (7.98%) Equities
4 32 (6.39%) Fixed Income
5 29 (5.79%) Fintech
6 28 (5.59%) Computer Science
7 23 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (4.19%) Hedge funds
9 16 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (2.99%) Reinsurance
11 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
13 8 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (1.00%) Exotic Derivative
15 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.80%) SWIFT
17 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.38%) Unix
2 50 (9.98%) Linux
3 46 (9.18%) Windows
4 12 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.20%) CentOS
5 11 (2.20%) SUSE
6 10 (2.00%) Fedora
6 10 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.80%) Solaris
8 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) Debian
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (21.96%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (15.57%) Data Analysis
3 73 (14.57%) Analytics
4 65 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (10.38%) Asset Management
7 48 (9.58%) CRM
8 39 (7.78%) ETL
9 37 (7.39%) Data Modelling
10 36 (7.19%) Business Analysis
10 36 (7.19%) Visualisation
11 31 (6.19%) Mathematics
12 29 (5.79%) Data Analytics
13 28 (5.59%) Investment Management
14 27 (5.39%) ITIL
15 24 (4.79%) Scrum
16 22 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.79%) Systems Analysis
17 19 (3.79%) Waterfall
18 16 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 485 (96.81%) SQL
2 83 (16.57%) T-SQL
3 78 (15.57%) Python
4 67 (13.37%) C#
5 49 (9.78%) Java
6 46 (9.18%) Perl
7 35 (6.99%) PL/SQL
8 31 (6.19%) JavaScript
9 29 (5.79%) VB
9 29 (5.79%) VBA
10 27 (5.39%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.79%) R
12 19 (3.79%) C++
12 19 (3.79%) PHP
13 15 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.79%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.79%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.59%) VBScript
16 11 (2.20%) Ruby
17 8 (1.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 93 (18.56%) Degree
2 14 (2.79%) Master's Degree
2 14 (2.79%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.20%) PhD
5 7 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.20%) MBA
7 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.79%) Data Quality
1 29 (5.79%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
4 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Nagios
2 5 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.80%) Control-M
3 4 (0.80%) SCOM
4 3 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.60%) Kibana
4 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.60%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Automic
5 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 130 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.98%) Oracle
3 45 (8.98%) Tableau
4 23 (4.59%) Sybase
5 15 (2.99%) SAP
6 12 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.40%) BT
8 7 (1.40%) Citrix
8 7 (1.40%) Fidessa
8 7 (1.40%) Infragistics
9 6 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.20%) iManage
9 6 (1.20%) Teradata
9 6 (1.20%) VMware
10 5 (1.00%) Reuters
10 5 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.80%) Adobe
11 4 (0.80%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.80%) Siebel