Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14300 14724 19087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.15% 19.50% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.80% 35.83% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11369 12963 16409
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £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 41096 41093 47548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.05% 54.43% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32629 36089 40993
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 £87,500 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 2935 £55,000 - 222
West London 0 744 £50,000 +11.11% 53
South London -1 335 £42,500 -10.53% 16
East London -1 167 £57,500 +15.00% 25
North London +4 114 £45,000 +2.27% 12
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5485 (38.36%) Finance
2 4741 (33.15%) SQL Server
3 4666 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
4 3681 (25.74%) C#
5 3493 (24.43%) .NET
6 3351 (23.43%) Java
7 3287 (22.99%) Microsoft
8 2831 (19.80%) JavaScript
9 2459 (17.20%) Oracle
10 2431 (17.00%) Banking
11 2285 (15.98%) Degree
12 2263 (15.83%) Windows
13 2241 (15.67%) HTML
14 2143 (14.99%) T-SQL
15 2139 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
16 2128 (14.88%) Python
17 2114 (14.78%) Analytics
18 2042 (14.28%) Linux
19 1843 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
20 1754 (12.27%) MVC
21 1712 (11.97%) CSS
22 1671 (11.69%) ASP.NET
23 1639 (11.46%) Unix
24 1634 (11.43%) TDD
25 1619 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 1597 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
27 1566 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 1496 (10.46%) Scrum
29 1465 (10.24%) Computer Science
30 1403 (9.81%) AngularJS

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
1 620 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 531 (3.71%) IIS
3 488 (3.41%) Apache Spark
4 475 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 411 (2.87%) SAS
6 382 (2.67%) Apache
7 290 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
8 274 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 236 (1.65%) JBoss
10 231 (1.62%) Confluence
11 225 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 223 (1.56%) CMS
13 125 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
14 119 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 110 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 95 (0.66%) Skype for Business
17 85 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 79 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
19 78 (0.55%) Umbraco
20 70 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1034 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 409 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 132 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 100 (0.70%) SPSS
5 76 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 56 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 37 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.070%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.042%) SPSS Modeler
11 6 (0.042%) Stata
12 5 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.035%) Maya
13 4 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.028%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.028%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.021%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.021%) HipChat
15 2 (0.014%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 244 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 94 (0.66%) Actimize
4 79 (0.55%) ION MarketView
5 74 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 72 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 59 (0.41%) Markit EDM
8 47 (0.33%) thinkFolio
9 39 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
10 34 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 34 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 32 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
12 31 (0.22%) MetaTrader
13 27 (0.19%) Endur
14 25 (0.17%) Eloqua
14 25 (0.17%) Summit
15 23 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
15 23 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
15 23 (0.16%) RMDS
16 21 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1360 (9.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1301 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
3 347 (2.43%) SaaS
4 310 (2.17%) Office 365
5 274 (1.92%) GitHub
6 154 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 143 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 137 (0.96%) PaaS
9 124 (0.87%) Google Analytics
10 113 (0.79%) IaaS
11 82 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
12 73 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
13 71 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 62 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
15 57 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
15 57 (0.40%) npm
16 52 (0.36%) Serverless
17 49 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
18 41 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
19 38 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 360 (2.52%) Firewall
2 301 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 273 (1.91%) DNS
4 217 (1.52%) HTTP
5 212 (1.48%) SAN
6 200 (1.40%) Internet
7 173 (1.21%) DHCP
8 132 (0.92%) LAN
9 130 (0.91%) WAN
10 128 (0.90%) VPN
11 116 (0.81%) SSL
12 84 (0.59%) FTP
13 83 (0.58%) LDAP
14 68 (0.48%) Intranet
15 53 (0.37%) Skype
16 52 (0.36%) NAS
16 52 (0.36%) VLAN
17 50 (0.35%) VoIP
18 46 (0.32%) Wireless
19 45 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4741 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 1619 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1597 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1566 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1178 (8.24%) NoSQL
6 1161 (8.12%) Relational Database
7 975 (6.82%) Big Data
8 936 (6.55%) MySQL
9 840 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 667 (4.66%) Hadoop
11 642 (4.49%) MongoDB
12 533 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 512 (3.58%) Power BI
14 499 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 480 (3.36%) Oracle Database
16 435 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
17 431 (3.01%) QlikView
18 420 (2.94%) RDBMS
19 341 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
20 327 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1088 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 891 (6.23%) JIRA
3 727 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 618 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 615 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 512 (3.58%) Selenium
7 490 (3.43%) Subversion
8 460 (3.22%) TeamCity
9 422 (2.95%) Maven
10 374 (2.62%) JUnit
11 284 (1.99%) Cucumber
12 256 (1.79%) NUnit
13 172 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 162 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 154 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 152 (1.06%) WebDriver
17 134 (0.94%) Eclipse
18 127 (0.89%) SpecFlow
19 118 (0.83%) gulp
20 117 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5485 (38.36%) Finance
2 2431 (17.00%) Banking
3 1247 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 895 (6.26%) Front Office
5 841 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 775 (5.42%) Marketing
7 654 (4.57%) Retail
8 365 (2.55%) Games
9 355 (2.48%) Advertising
10 342 (2.39%) Legal
11 292 (2.04%) Financial Institution
12 257 (1.80%) Back Office
13 241 (1.69%) Law
14 230 (1.61%) Telecoms
15 220 (1.54%) Publishing
16 127 (0.89%) Manufacturing
17 95 (0.66%) Electronics
17 95 (0.66%) Private Banking
18 50 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 47 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5959 (41.67%) Developer
2 2850 (19.93%) Analyst
3 1510 (10.56%) C# Developer
4 1323 (9.25%) .NET Developer
5 1280 (8.95%) SQL Developer
6 1111 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 1088 (7.61%) Java Developer
8 856 (5.99%) Applications Support
9 833 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 705 (4.93%) Support Analyst
11 609 (4.26%) Business Analyst
12 608 (4.25%) Architect
13 604 (4.22%) Consultant
14 597 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
15 559 (3.91%) DBA
16 507 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 457 (3.20%) Software Engineer
18 447 (3.13%) SQL DBA
19 442 (3.09%) Data Analyst
20 441 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3493 (24.43%) .NET
2 2241 (15.67%) HTML
3 1712 (11.97%) CSS
4 1671 (11.69%) ASP.NET
5 1403 (9.81%) AngularJS
6 1314 (9.19%) Web Services
7 1163 (8.13%) XML
8 954 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 898 (6.28%) REST
10 878 (6.14%) Spring
11 864 (6.04%) jQuery
12 785 (5.49%) .NET Framework
13 760 (5.31%) HTML5
14 697 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 686 (4.80%) RESTful
16 551 (3.85%) Hibernate
17 543 (3.80%) WCF
18 541 (3.78%) JSON
19 495 (3.46%) SOAP
19 495 (3.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1843 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1465 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 708 (4.95%) Fintech
4 614 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 561 (3.92%) Equities
6 557 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 496 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 486 (3.40%) User Experience
9 455 (3.18%) Fixed Income
10 448 (3.13%) Algorithms
11 426 (2.98%) Derivative
12 407 (2.85%) Hedge funds
13 352 (2.46%) Data Structures
14 347 (2.43%) Management Information System
15 324 (2.27%) Credit Risk
16 277 (1.94%) Clustering
17 248 (1.73%) Mobile App
18 207 (1.45%) Replication
19 180 (1.26%) Client/Server
20 169 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2263 (15.83%) Windows
2 2042 (14.28%) Linux
3 1639 (11.46%) Unix
4 772 (5.40%) Windows Server
5 299 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 292 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 239 (1.67%) Android
8 205 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 182 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 137 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 132 (0.92%) Solaris
12 102 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 98 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 46 (0.32%) CentOS
16 41 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 30 (0.21%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 26 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
19 25 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4666 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2139 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
3 2114 (14.78%) Analytics
4 1754 (12.27%) MVC
5 1634 (11.43%) TDD
6 1496 (10.46%) Scrum
7 1400 (9.79%) ETL
8 1273 (8.90%) Asset Management
9 1241 (8.68%) SDLC
10 1113 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 1054 (7.37%) DevOps
12 1046 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 1009 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
14 993 (6.94%) OO
15 989 (6.92%) Data Modelling
16 923 (6.45%) Wealth Management
17 921 (6.44%) ITIL
18 778 (5.44%) Mathematics
19 766 (5.36%) Project Management
20 744 (5.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3681 (25.74%) C#
2 3351 (23.43%) Java
3 2831 (19.80%) JavaScript
4 2143 (14.99%) T-SQL
5 2128 (14.88%) Python
6 918 (6.42%) PL/SQL
7 820 (5.73%) PowerShell
8 711 (4.97%) C++
9 651 (4.55%) R
10 532 (3.72%) Shell Script
11 520 (3.64%) VBA
12 499 (3.49%) PHP
13 492 (3.44%) Perl
14 406 (2.84%) Scala
15 332 (2.32%) Ruby
16 325 (2.27%) Bash Shell
17 320 (2.24%) VB
18 297 (2.08%) C
19 171 (1.20%) VB.NET
20 149 (1.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2285 (15.98%) Degree
2 603 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 222 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 156 (1.09%) PhD
5 114 (0.80%) Security Cleared
6 104 (0.73%) ISEB
7 103 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 93 (0.65%) MCSE
9 89 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 82 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 60 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
12 59 (0.41%) MCITP
13 53 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (0.35%) CCNA
14 50 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 47 (0.33%) CISSP
16 44 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 41 (0.29%) SC Cleared
18 37 (0.26%) MCSA
19 35 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 987 (6.90%) QA
2 378 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 176 (1.23%) SLA
4 100 (0.70%) GDPR
5 92 (0.64%) Basel III
6 85 (0.59%) MiFID
7 61 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 47 (0.33%) SEPA
9 39 (0.27%) EMIR
9 39 (0.27%) GCP
10 36 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 34 (0.24%) PMO
12 22 (0.15%) COBIT
13 18 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 16 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
15 15 (0.10%) IFRS
15 15 (0.10%) IFRS 9
16 14 (0.098%) GAAP
17 13 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 741 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 446 (3.12%) Docker
3 338 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 145 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 118 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 104 (0.73%) XenApp
7 65 (0.45%) vSphere
8 55 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 50 (0.35%) HDFS
10 37 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 37 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 27 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.14%) VMware NSX
14 19 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.11%) DFS Replication
16 15 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.091%) Cronacle
17 13 (0.091%) NFS
Systems Management
1 292 (2.04%) Puppet
2 262 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 256 (1.79%) Ansible
4 190 (1.33%) SCCM
5 142 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 125 (0.87%) Nagios
7 76 (0.53%) SCOM
8 73 (0.51%) Terraform
9 67 (0.47%) Control-M
10 53 (0.37%) Opsview
11 49 (0.34%) Kibana
12 40 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 38 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 37 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
15 34 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
16 33 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
16 33 (0.23%) Mesos
17 30 (0.21%) WSUS
18 28 (0.20%) Perfmon
18 28 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3287 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 2459 (17.20%) Oracle
3 890 (6.22%) Tableau
4 572 (4.00%) VMware
5 417 (2.92%) Sybase
6 377 (2.64%) Google
7 302 (2.11%) SAP
8 284 (1.99%) Citrix
9 261 (1.83%) Cisco
10 228 (1.59%) Splunk
11 206 (1.44%) Informatica
12 178 (1.24%) IBM
13 176 (1.23%) HP
14 174 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
15 171 (1.20%) Cognos
16 162 (1.13%) TIBCO
17 151 (1.06%) Adobe
18 148 (1.03%) Bloomberg
19 135 (0.94%) Red Hat
20 116 (0.81%) Talend