Period
to 22 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14354 16070 19081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.46% 19.92% 21.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.23% 36.58% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11607 14174 16420
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 40747 43931 46727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.24% 54.45% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32679 38768 40125
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in London

SQL
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SQL in London

SQL
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in London over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in London

SQL
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Central London 0 2865 £56,000 +1.82% 245
West London 0 674 £47,500 - 68
South London -4 281 £47,500 +5.56% 26
East London -1 193 £52,500 +16.67% 30
North London -1 72 £45,000 +20.00% 11
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5373 (37.43%) Finance
2 5112 (35.61%) SQL Server
3 4544 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3797 (26.45%) C#
5 3725 (25.95%) .NET
6 3416 (23.80%) Microsoft
7 3333 (23.22%) Java
8 2910 (20.27%) JavaScript
9 2506 (17.46%) Oracle
10 2350 (16.37%) Windows
11 2339 (16.30%) Degree
12 2315 (16.13%) HTML
13 2310 (16.09%) T-SQL
14 2299 (16.02%) Banking
15 2226 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
16 2129 (14.83%) Linux
17 2089 (14.55%) Analytics
18 2076 (14.46%) Python
19 1872 (13.04%) CSS
20 1864 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
21 1799 (12.53%) MVC
22 1756 (12.23%) ASP.NET
23 1719 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 1671 (11.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 1639 (11.42%) TDD
26 1622 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
27 1495 (10.42%) Computer Science
28 1484 (10.34%) Unix
29 1440 (10.03%) Scrum
30 1404 (9.78%) XML

SQL
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
1 630 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 543 (3.78%) IIS
3 489 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 421 (2.93%) SAS
5 395 (2.75%) Apache
6 375 (2.61%) Apache Spark
7 317 (2.21%) CMS
8 305 (2.12%) JBoss
9 285 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
10 270 (1.88%) MS Exchange
11 259 (1.80%) WebSphere
12 248 (1.73%) Confluence
13 155 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 145 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 138 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 117 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
17 107 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
18 103 (0.72%) Skype for Business
19 92 (0.64%) Apache Solr
20 90 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1149 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 398 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 166 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (0.86%) SPSS
5 114 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 70 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 59 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 20 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.12%) Stata
10 10 (0.070%) SPSS Modeler
11 5 (0.035%) EViews
11 5 (0.035%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (0.021%) Gephi
13 3 (0.021%) GIMP
13 3 (0.021%) HipChat
13 3 (0.021%) Maya
14 2 (0.014%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.014%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 275 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 110 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 97 (0.68%) Actimize
4 77 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 67 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 66 (0.46%) ION MarketView
7 57 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
8 44 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 44 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
9 41 (0.29%) thinkFolio
10 39 (0.27%) Eloqua
11 33 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
12 31 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 28 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
14 26 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
15 25 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 25 (0.17%) MetaTrader
15 25 (0.17%) RMDS
15 25 (0.17%) Summit
16 21 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1269 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1251 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 357 (2.49%) SaaS
4 274 (1.91%) Office 365
5 256 (1.78%) GitHub
6 152 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 136 (0.95%) PaaS
8 134 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 134 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 106 (0.74%) IaaS
10 95 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 58 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
12 57 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
13 54 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 46 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
15 42 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 42 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
16 32 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
17 29 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
18 27 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 367 (2.56%) Firewall
2 316 (2.20%) DNS
3 310 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 248 (1.73%) SAN
5 228 (1.59%) Internet
6 223 (1.55%) HTTP
7 216 (1.50%) DHCP
8 187 (1.30%) WAN
9 176 (1.23%) LAN
10 145 (1.01%) VPN
11 104 (0.72%) SSL
12 83 (0.58%) FTP
13 66 (0.46%) LDAP
14 65 (0.45%) VLAN
14 65 (0.45%) VoIP
15 62 (0.43%) NAS
16 61 (0.42%) Intranet
16 61 (0.42%) Wireless
17 59 (0.41%) Skype
18 48 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5112 (35.61%) SQL Server
2 1719 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1671 (11.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1622 (11.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1176 (8.19%) Relational Database
6 1132 (7.89%) NoSQL
7 978 (6.81%) MySQL
8 945 (6.58%) Big Data
9 926 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 651 (4.54%) MongoDB
11 635 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 606 (4.22%) Hadoop
13 591 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 516 (3.59%) Power BI
15 472 (3.29%) RDBMS
16 443 (3.09%) Oracle Database
16 443 (3.09%) QlikView
17 392 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
18 364 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
19 358 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1122 (7.82%) Git (software)
2 947 (6.60%) JIRA
3 781 (5.44%) Jenkins
4 654 (4.56%) Visual Studio
5 590 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 576 (4.01%) Selenium
7 493 (3.43%) Subversion
8 459 (3.20%) TeamCity
9 423 (2.95%) JUnit
10 420 (2.93%) Maven
11 268 (1.87%) Cucumber
12 261 (1.82%) NUnit
13 181 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 180 (1.25%) WebDriver
15 163 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 144 (1.00%) gulp
17 142 (0.99%) Eclipse
18 141 (0.98%) SpecFlow
19 136 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 133 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 5373 (37.43%) Finance
2 2299 (16.02%) Banking
3 1212 (8.44%) Retail
4 1205 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 775 (5.40%) Marketing
6 746 (5.20%) Front Office
7 666 (4.64%) Retail Banking
8 353 (2.46%) Legal
9 342 (2.38%) Financial Institution
10 340 (2.37%) Games
11 291 (2.03%) Advertising
12 256 (1.78%) Back Office
13 251 (1.75%) Publishing
14 243 (1.69%) Telecoms
15 239 (1.67%) Law
16 126 (0.88%) Manufacturing
17 104 (0.72%) Electronics
18 68 (0.47%) Private Banking
19 59 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 57 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6022 (41.95%) Developer
2 2924 (20.37%) Analyst
3 1584 (11.04%) C# Developer
4 1414 (9.85%) .NET Developer
5 1277 (8.90%) SQL Developer
6 1183 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 1042 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 860 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 772 (5.38%) Applications Support
10 726 (5.06%) Support Analyst
11 627 (4.37%) SQL Analyst
12 619 (4.31%) Business Analyst
13 587 (4.09%) Consultant
14 560 (3.90%) Architect
15 533 (3.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 518 (3.61%) DBA
17 433 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
18 411 (2.86%) SQL DBA
19 404 (2.81%) Software Engineer
20 403 (2.81%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3725 (25.95%) .NET
2 2315 (16.13%) HTML
3 1872 (13.04%) CSS
4 1756 (12.23%) ASP.NET
5 1404 (9.78%) XML
6 1365 (9.51%) AngularJS
7 1267 (8.83%) Web Services
8 955 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 951 (6.63%) jQuery
10 879 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 815 (5.68%) Spring
12 742 (5.17%) HTML5
13 724 (5.04%) REST
14 716 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 630 (4.39%) WCF
16 579 (4.03%) RESTful
17 555 (3.87%) Hibernate
18 521 (3.63%) Entity Framework
18 521 (3.63%) JSON
19 519 (3.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1864 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1495 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 605 (4.21%) Fintech
4 566 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
5 481 (3.35%) Equities
6 471 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 462 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 459 (3.20%) User Experience
9 456 (3.18%) Fixed Income
10 455 (3.17%) Derivative
11 389 (2.71%) Management Information System
12 381 (2.65%) Hedge funds
13 362 (2.52%) Algorithms
14 317 (2.21%) Credit Risk
15 313 (2.18%) Data Structures
16 293 (2.04%) Clustering
17 254 (1.77%) Mobile App
18 210 (1.46%) Replication
19 153 (1.07%) Client/Server
19 153 (1.07%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2350 (16.37%) Windows
2 2129 (14.83%) Linux
3 1484 (10.34%) Unix
4 813 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 378 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 364 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 245 (1.71%) Android
8 192 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 179 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 138 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 124 (0.86%) Solaris
12 118 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 101 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 60 (0.42%) CentOS
15 59 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 36 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 35 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 31 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.17%) Debian
20 24 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4544 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2226 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
3 2089 (14.55%) Analytics
4 1799 (12.53%) MVC
5 1639 (11.42%) TDD
6 1440 (10.03%) Scrum
7 1396 (9.73%) ETL
8 1225 (8.53%) SDLC
9 1085 (7.56%) Asset Management
10 1074 (7.48%) Test Automation
11 1071 (7.46%) DevOps
12 1004 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
13 976 (6.80%) OO
14 961 (6.69%) Software Engineering
15 914 (6.37%) Data Modelling
16 873 (6.08%) ITIL
17 786 (5.48%) BDD
18 741 (5.16%) Wealth Management
19 727 (5.06%) Visualisation
20 726 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3797 (26.45%) C#
2 3333 (23.22%) Java
3 2910 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 2310 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 2076 (14.46%) Python
6 912 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 848 (5.91%) PowerShell
8 696 (4.85%) C++
9 602 (4.19%) R
10 545 (3.80%) VBA
11 527 (3.67%) Perl
12 517 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 490 (3.41%) PHP
14 396 (2.76%) Scala
15 369 (2.57%) Bash Shell
16 360 (2.51%) Ruby
17 323 (2.25%) VB
18 272 (1.89%) C
19 193 (1.34%) VB.NET
20 152 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2339 (16.30%) Degree
2 651 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 205 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 192 (1.34%) PhD
5 138 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 134 (0.93%) ISEB
7 129 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 112 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 85 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 73 (0.51%) MCSE
11 71 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 71 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 59 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (0.34%) PMP
14 48 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 44 (0.31%) CCNA
15 44 (0.31%) MCITP
16 39 (0.27%) DV Cleared
17 38 (0.26%) CISSP
17 38 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 898 (6.26%) QA
2 382 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 167 (1.16%) SLA
4 109 (0.76%) MiFID
5 94 (0.65%) Basel III
6 70 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.31%) SEPA
8 37 (0.26%) GDPR
9 35 (0.24%) PMO
10 32 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (0.17%) EMIR
12 23 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 21 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 17 (0.12%) ISO 20022
15 13 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
15 13 (0.091%) COBIT
15 13 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
15 13 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 12 (0.084%) IFRS
17 11 (0.077%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 715 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 391 (2.72%) Docker
3 325 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 204 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 114 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (0.61%) XenApp
7 77 (0.54%) vSphere
8 60 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 45 (0.31%) HDFS
10 36 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 35 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 32 (0.22%) DFS Replication
13 27 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.13%) XenServer
16 16 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.098%) NFS
18 14 (0.098%) VMware NSX
18 14 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 290 (2.02%) Puppet
2 268 (1.87%) Ansible
3 256 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 172 (1.20%) SCCM
5 131 (0.91%) Nagios
6 114 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 99 (0.69%) Control-M
8 86 (0.60%) Opsview
9 74 (0.52%) SCOM
10 65 (0.45%) Terraform
11 53 (0.37%) Backup Exec
12 41 (0.29%) Kibana
13 40 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
14 37 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
15 36 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
16 35 (0.24%) Tivoli
17 34 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 33 (0.23%) Salt
19 30 (0.21%) WSUS
20 29 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3416 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 2506 (17.46%) Oracle
3 911 (6.35%) Tableau
4 615 (4.28%) VMware
5 390 (2.72%) Sybase
6 350 (2.44%) Google
7 337 (2.35%) SAP
8 266 (1.85%) Cisco
9 254 (1.77%) Citrix
10 239 (1.67%) Splunk
11 217 (1.51%) IBM
12 203 (1.41%) HP
13 193 (1.34%) Bloomberg
14 188 (1.31%) TIBCO
15 184 (1.28%) Informatica
16 182 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
17 181 (1.26%) Red Hat
18 173 (1.21%) Cognos
19 161 (1.12%) Adobe
20 141 (0.98%) Sitecore