Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14350 15040 19252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.37% 19.56% 21.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.17% 35.94% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11382 13248 16531
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40806 41848 47326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.09% 54.43% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32201 36822 40684
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 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 2741 £55,000 - 242
West London 0 757 £47,500 +5.56% 59
South London -1 336 £42,500 -10.53% 14
East London -2 172 £55,000 +10.00% 35
North London +1 97 £45,000 +12.50% 6
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5525 (38.50%) Finance
2 4893 (34.10%) SQL Server
3 4657 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3735 (26.03%) C#
5 3569 (24.87%) .NET
6 3409 (23.76%) Java
7 3318 (23.12%) Microsoft
8 2879 (20.06%) JavaScript
9 2526 (17.60%) Oracle
10 2450 (17.07%) Banking
11 2348 (16.36%) Windows
12 2308 (16.08%) HTML
13 2287 (15.94%) T-SQL
14 2279 (15.88%) Degree
15 2144 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
16 2114 (14.73%) Analytics
17 2104 (14.66%) Linux
18 2086 (14.54%) Python
19 1832 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
20 1799 (12.54%) MVC
21 1791 (12.48%) CSS
22 1714 (11.94%) ASP.NET
23 1652 (11.51%) TDD
24 1649 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 1646 (11.47%) Unix
26 1616 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
27 1598 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 1512 (10.54%) Scrum
29 1452 (10.12%) Computer Science
30 1416 (9.87%) ETL

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
1 619 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 547 (3.81%) IIS
3 500 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 450 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 397 (2.77%) Apache
5 397 (2.77%) SAS
6 296 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 290 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 286 (1.99%) JBoss
9 276 (1.92%) CMS
10 239 (1.67%) Confluence
10 239 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 140 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 130 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 127 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 105 (0.73%) Skype for Business
15 99 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 95 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 85 (0.59%) Umbraco
18 81 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1047 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 404 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 146 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 101 (0.70%) SPSS
5 94 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 58 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 42 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 19 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.070%) S-PLUS
10 9 (0.063%) Stata
11 8 (0.056%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
13 5 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
14 4 (0.028%) Doxygen
15 3 (0.021%) CPLEX
15 3 (0.021%) GIMP
15 3 (0.021%) HipChat
15 3 (0.021%) Maya
16 2 (0.014%) Weka
Business Applications
1 256 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 110 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 96 (0.67%) Actimize
4 88 (0.61%) ION MarketView
5 73 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 66 (0.46%) Markit EDM
7 54 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 48 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
9 47 (0.33%) thinkFolio
10 43 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 40 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
12 33 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 32 (0.22%) Eloqua
14 31 (0.22%) MetaTrader
15 28 (0.20%) Summit
16 27 (0.19%) RMDS
17 26 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
17 26 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
18 24 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
19 22 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1364 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1301 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 349 (2.43%) SaaS
4 313 (2.18%) Office 365
5 266 (1.85%) GitHub
6 148 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 137 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 134 (0.93%) Google Analytics
9 128 (0.89%) PaaS
10 106 (0.74%) IaaS
11 89 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 70 (0.49%) Serverless
13 64 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 63 (0.44%) Amazon S3
15 62 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
16 58 (0.40%) npm
17 48 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
18 47 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
19 44 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
20 42 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 381 (2.66%) Firewall
2 306 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 305 (2.13%) DNS
4 236 (1.64%) SAN
5 227 (1.58%) HTTP
6 211 (1.47%) Internet
7 202 (1.41%) DHCP
8 154 (1.07%) WAN
9 148 (1.03%) LAN
10 145 (1.01%) VPN
11 126 (0.88%) SSL
12 87 (0.61%) FTP
12 87 (0.61%) LDAP
13 66 (0.46%) Intranet
13 66 (0.46%) VLAN
14 62 (0.43%) NAS
15 56 (0.39%) Skype
16 55 (0.38%) Wireless
17 54 (0.38%) VoIP
18 42 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4893 (34.10%) SQL Server
2 1649 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1616 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1598 (11.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1212 (8.45%) Relational Database
6 1177 (8.20%) NoSQL
7 959 (6.68%) Big Data
8 923 (6.43%) MySQL
9 851 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 659 (4.59%) MongoDB
11 647 (4.51%) Hadoop
12 559 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 523 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 511 (3.56%) Power BI
15 484 (3.37%) Oracle Database
16 445 (3.10%) RDBMS
17 433 (3.02%) QlikView
18 426 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
19 348 (2.43%) OLAP
20 341 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1129 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 917 (6.39%) JIRA
3 765 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 628 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 612 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 535 (3.73%) Selenium
7 494 (3.44%) Subversion
8 460 (3.21%) TeamCity
9 433 (3.02%) Maven
10 391 (2.72%) JUnit
11 281 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 265 (1.85%) NUnit
13 168 (1.17%) WebDriver
14 167 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 154 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 148 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 134 (0.93%) SpecFlow
18 133 (0.93%) gulp
19 127 (0.89%) Eclipse
20 121 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5525 (38.50%) Finance
2 2450 (17.07%) Banking
3 1336 (9.31%) Investment Banking
4 878 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 848 (5.91%) Front Office
6 799 (5.57%) Marketing
7 654 (4.56%) Retail
8 361 (2.52%) Legal
9 359 (2.50%) Games
10 304 (2.12%) Financial Institution
11 280 (1.95%) Advertising
12 260 (1.81%) Back Office
13 239 (1.67%) Law
13 239 (1.67%) Publishing
14 204 (1.42%) Telecoms
15 112 (0.78%) Manufacturing
16 82 (0.57%) Electronics
17 81 (0.56%) Private Banking
18 56 (0.39%) Billing
19 55 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6009 (41.87%) Developer
2 2864 (19.96%) Analyst
3 1540 (10.73%) C# Developer
4 1397 (9.74%) .NET Developer
5 1260 (8.78%) SQL Developer
6 1191 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 1084 (7.55%) Java Developer
8 862 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 835 (5.82%) Applications Support
10 719 (5.01%) Support Analyst
11 624 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
12 614 (4.28%) Architect
13 592 (4.13%) Business Analyst
14 578 (4.03%) Consultant
15 523 (3.64%) DBA
16 507 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 467 (3.25%) Software Engineer
18 453 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
19 426 (2.97%) Data Analyst
20 423 (2.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3569 (24.87%) .NET
2 2308 (16.08%) HTML
3 1791 (12.48%) CSS
4 1714 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 1394 (9.71%) AngularJS
6 1332 (9.28%) Web Services
7 1248 (8.70%) XML
8 983 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 910 (6.34%) jQuery
10 878 (6.12%) REST
11 877 (6.11%) Spring
12 805 (5.61%) .NET Framework
13 759 (5.29%) HTML5
14 710 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 648 (4.52%) RESTful
16 579 (4.03%) WCF
17 574 (4.00%) Hibernate
18 548 (3.82%) JSON
19 513 (3.57%) WPF
20 507 (3.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1832 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1452 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 702 (4.89%) Fintech
4 620 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
5 551 (3.84%) Equities
6 541 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 525 (3.66%) User Experience
8 524 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 451 (3.14%) Fixed Income
10 444 (3.09%) Derivative
11 404 (2.82%) Algorithms
12 389 (2.71%) Hedge funds
13 357 (2.49%) Management Information System
14 345 (2.40%) Data Structures
15 322 (2.24%) Credit Risk
16 285 (1.99%) Clustering
17 242 (1.69%) Mobile App
18 194 (1.35%) Replication
19 162 (1.13%) Data Centre
20 146 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2348 (16.36%) Windows
2 2104 (14.66%) Linux
3 1646 (11.47%) Unix
4 798 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 324 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 322 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 240 (1.67%) Android
8 202 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 182 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 137 (0.95%) Solaris
11 132 (0.92%) Windows 10
12 111 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 104 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 50 (0.35%) CentOS
15 48 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 42 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 37 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 30 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.17%) Debian
20 24 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4657 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2144 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 2114 (14.73%) Analytics
4 1799 (12.54%) MVC
5 1652 (11.51%) TDD
6 1512 (10.54%) Scrum
7 1416 (9.87%) ETL
8 1298 (9.05%) Asset Management
9 1269 (8.84%) SDLC
10 1082 (7.54%) Software Engineering
11 1065 (7.42%) DevOps
12 1026 (7.15%) Test Automation
13 1016 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
14 995 (6.93%) OO
15 958 (6.68%) Data Modelling
16 950 (6.62%) Wealth Management
17 926 (6.45%) ITIL
18 772 (5.38%) Project Management
19 768 (5.35%) BDD
20 737 (5.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3735 (26.03%) C#
2 3409 (23.76%) Java
3 2879 (20.06%) JavaScript
4 2287 (15.94%) T-SQL
5 2086 (14.54%) Python
6 955 (6.66%) PL/SQL
7 842 (5.87%) PowerShell
8 741 (5.16%) C++
9 621 (4.33%) R
10 545 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 512 (3.57%) VBA
12 492 (3.43%) Perl
13 463 (3.23%) PHP
14 389 (2.71%) Scala
15 329 (2.29%) Ruby
16 321 (2.24%) VB
17 320 (2.23%) Bash Shell
18 285 (1.99%) C
19 171 (1.19%) VB.NET
20 142 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2279 (15.88%) Degree
2 608 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 175 (1.22%) PhD
5 114 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 112 (0.78%) ISEB
7 105 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 103 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
9 84 (0.59%) MCSE
10 81 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 67 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 54 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 53 (0.37%) MCITP
15 45 (0.31%) CCNA
16 42 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 40 (0.28%) CISSP
18 38 (0.26%) MCSA
19 35 (0.24%) DV Cleared
20 34 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 974 (6.79%) QA
2 378 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 185 (1.29%) SLA
4 95 (0.66%) Basel III
5 90 (0.63%) MiFID
6 87 (0.61%) GDPR
7 69 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 57 (0.40%) SEPA
9 36 (0.25%) EMIR
10 34 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 32 (0.22%) PMO
12 28 (0.20%) GCP
13 18 (0.13%) COBIT
13 18 (0.13%) ISO 20022
14 17 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 17 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 16 (0.11%) Solvency II
16 14 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
16 14 (0.098%) GAAP
17 13 (0.091%) CRD IV
System Software
1 775 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 432 (3.01%) Docker
3 345 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 171 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 129 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 95 (0.66%) XenApp
7 75 (0.52%) vSphere
8 57 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (0.32%) HDFS
10 40 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 35 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 33 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.17%) DFS Replication
14 20 (0.14%) VMware NSX
14 20 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 19 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 17 (0.12%) XenServer
17 16 (0.11%) Varnish
18 15 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 294 (2.05%) Puppet
2 261 (1.82%) Ansible
3 260 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 198 (1.38%) SCCM
5 126 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 125 (0.87%) Nagios
7 79 (0.55%) SCOM
8 75 (0.52%) Terraform
9 74 (0.52%) Control-M
10 71 (0.49%) Opsview
11 47 (0.33%) Backup Exec
12 46 (0.32%) Kibana
13 44 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
14 40 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 36 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
16 35 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
17 32 (0.22%) WSUS
18 31 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 31 (0.22%) Tivoli
19 29 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 3318 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 2526 (17.60%) Oracle
3 906 (6.31%) Tableau
4 620 (4.32%) VMware
5 439 (3.06%) Sybase
6 378 (2.63%) Google
7 314 (2.19%) SAP
8 284 (1.98%) Citrix
9 282 (1.97%) Cisco
10 245 (1.71%) Splunk
11 196 (1.37%) IBM
12 195 (1.36%) HP
13 189 (1.32%) TIBCO
14 188 (1.31%) Informatica
15 179 (1.25%) Cognos
16 175 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
17 162 (1.13%) Bloomberg
18 158 (1.10%) Adobe
19 148 (1.03%) Red Hat
20 132 (0.92%) Sitecore