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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 6678 8828 9040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.80% 20.94% 21.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.09% 38.87% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5752 7683 7753
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18502 22709 21986
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 54.85% 53.85% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15963 19926 18830
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1204 £57,500 +4.54% 259
Canary Wharf +15 55 £70,000 +27.27%
Croydon -3 34 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +5 32 £47,500 +11.76% 10
West End of London 0 21 £52,500 - 29
Uxbridge 0 18 £41,000 -6.81%
Brentford -1 17 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Hammersmith -5 15 £57,500 +4.54%
Twickenham -2 13 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Bromley -4 11 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Teddington +3 10 £39,000 -2.50%
Hounslow -4 10 £47,500 - 1
Hackney - 10 £30,000 -
Westminster -7 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Chiswick -16 9 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Beckenham +4 8 £45,000 - 1
Mayfair +1 8 £70,000 +27.27%
Heathrow -5 8 £27,500 -42.10%
Wimbledon -10 8 £60,000 +65.51% 1
Chessington +5 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Harrow +9 6 £46,750 +13.33%
Isleworth - 5 £55,000 - 1
New Malden +5 4 £32,500 -43.47%
Enfield +3 4 £32,500 +14.03%
Barnet -4 4 £31,582 +22.64%
Docklands, London -6 4 £62,500 -
Ealing +17 3 £55,500 -17.77%
Surbiton +12 3 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Ruislip - 2 £37,500 -
Romford +2 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Hayes +1 1 £42,000 +55.55% 1
Greenford 0 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Moorgate -1 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Wembley -5 1 - - 1
Lewisham -9 1 £36,000 -22.58%
Paddington - 1 £72,500 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Upminster - 1 £24,500 -
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4970 (36.86%) Finance
2 4742 (35.17%) SQL Server
3 4268 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3616 (26.82%) C#
5 3533 (26.20%) .NET
6 3169 (23.50%) Java
7 3090 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 2881 (21.37%) JavaScript
9 2278 (16.89%) HTML
10 2250 (16.69%) Degree
11 2186 (16.21%) Oracle
12 2163 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
13 2068 (15.34%) T-SQL
14 2004 (14.86%) Linux
15 2000 (14.83%) Windows
16 1966 (14.58%) Banking
17 1859 (13.79%) Python
18 1801 (13.36%) MS Excel
19 1739 (12.90%) CSS
20 1703 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 1641 (12.17%) Analytics
22 1581 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
23 1543 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 1526 (11.32%) TDD
24 1526 (11.32%) MVC
25 1460 (10.83%) ASP.NET
26 1453 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
27 1396 (10.35%) Computer Science
28 1388 (10.29%) XML
29 1299 (9.63%) Scrum

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
1 638 (4.73%) IIS
2 522 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 416 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 404 (3.00%) Apache
5 393 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 381 (2.83%) SAS
7 358 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 238 (1.77%) JBoss
9 234 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 213 (1.58%) CMS
11 199 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 183 (1.36%) Confluence
13 142 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 140 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
15 124 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 112 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
17 101 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
18 87 (0.65%) nginx
19 82 (0.61%) Jetty
20 78 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1801 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 364 (2.70%) MS Office
3 152 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 131 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 117 (0.87%) SPSS
6 103 (0.76%) MS Project
7 34 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.13%) EViews
10 14 (0.10%) Stata
11 12 (0.089%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.052%) InDesign
12 7 (0.052%) MicroStation
12 7 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
13 5 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.030%) Mingle
14 4 (0.030%) Weka
15 3 (0.022%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.015%) EngageOne
16 2 (0.015%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 236 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 53 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 52 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 37 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 37 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 32 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 31 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 30 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 29 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 29 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
11 27 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
12 25 (0.19%) FastStats
13 24 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
14 22 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
15 21 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
16 20 (0.15%) Magento
17 19 (0.14%) RiskWrite
18 17 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1025 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 960 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 298 (2.21%) SaaS
4 227 (1.68%) Office 365
5 180 (1.33%) GitHub
6 133 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 118 (0.88%) Google Analytics
8 112 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 90 (0.67%) PaaS
10 87 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 73 (0.54%) IaaS
12 66 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
13 47 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 46 (0.34%) Amazon S3
15 41 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 36 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
17 31 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
18 25 (0.19%) OpenShift
19 24 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
19 24 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 345 (2.56%) Firewall
2 266 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 242 (1.79%) Internet
4 212 (1.57%) DNS
5 209 (1.55%) SAN
6 177 (1.31%) HTTP
7 140 (1.04%) WAN
8 131 (0.97%) DHCP
8 131 (0.97%) Intranet
8 131 (0.97%) LAN
9 101 (0.75%) Network Security
10 96 (0.71%) VPN
11 92 (0.68%) FTP
12 88 (0.65%) SSL
13 86 (0.64%) iSCSI
14 85 (0.63%) NAS
15 75 (0.56%) VoIP
16 63 (0.47%) LDAP
17 62 (0.46%) VLAN
18 54 (0.40%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4742 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 1703 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1543 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1453 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1155 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 978 (7.25%) Big Data
7 959 (7.11%) MySQL
8 951 (7.05%) NoSQL
9 947 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 646 (4.79%) Hadoop
11 608 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 595 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 522 (3.87%) MongoDB
14 501 (3.72%) Power BI
15 475 (3.52%) Oracle Database
16 447 (3.32%) QlikView
17 434 (3.22%) RDBMS
18 385 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
19 371 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
20 246 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1023 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 659 (4.89%) JIRA
3 624 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 519 (3.85%) Selenium
5 503 (3.73%) Subversion
6 493 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 485 (3.60%) Visual Studio
8 474 (3.52%) Maven
9 453 (3.36%) JUnit
10 350 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 241 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 233 (1.73%) NUnit
13 207 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 170 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 169 (1.25%) Eclipse
16 145 (1.08%) WebDriver
17 141 (1.05%) Ant
18 133 (0.99%) Hudson
19 128 (0.95%) SpecFlow
20 115 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4970 (36.86%) Finance
2 1966 (14.58%) Banking
3 687 (5.09%) Marketing
4 646 (4.79%) Front Office
5 566 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 559 (4.15%) Retail
7 386 (2.86%) Advertising
8 383 (2.84%) Financial Institution
9 346 (2.57%) Legal
10 303 (2.25%) Back Office
11 285 (2.11%) Telecoms
12 223 (1.65%) Games
13 194 (1.44%) Law
14 131 (0.97%) Publishing
15 87 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 64 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 59 (0.44%) Music Industry
18 55 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
19 47 (0.35%) Electronics
20 44 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5876 (43.58%) Developer
2 2683 (19.90%) Analyst
3 1530 (11.35%) C# Developer
4 1360 (10.09%) SQL Developer
5 1247 (9.25%) .NET Developer
6 1152 (8.54%) Java Developer
7 994 (7.37%) Senior Developer
8 815 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 722 (5.35%) Applications Support
10 666 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 598 (4.43%) Consultant
12 572 (4.24%) SQL Analyst
13 551 (4.09%) DBA
14 534 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 528 (3.92%) Business Analyst
16 492 (3.65%) Junior
17 434 (3.22%) SQL DBA
18 428 (3.17%) Administrator
19 415 (3.08%) Data Analyst
20 392 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3533 (26.20%) .NET
2 2278 (16.89%) HTML
3 1739 (12.90%) CSS
4 1460 (10.83%) ASP.NET
5 1388 (10.29%) XML
6 1248 (9.26%) AngularJS
7 1177 (8.73%) Web Services
8 862 (6.39%) jQuery
9 785 (5.82%) HTML5
10 757 (5.61%) Spring
11 729 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 727 (5.39%) WCF
13 721 (5.35%) .NET Framework
14 610 (4.52%) REST
15 574 (4.26%) WPF
16 558 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 447 (3.32%) Hibernate
18 416 (3.09%) JSON
18 416 (3.09%) SOAP
19 413 (3.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1581 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1396 (10.35%) Computer Science
3 622 (4.61%) Fintech
4 454 (3.37%) Hedge funds
5 424 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 422 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 308 (2.28%) Equities
8 307 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 307 (2.28%) Derivative
9 305 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 288 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 272 (2.02%) Clustering
12 252 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
13 240 (1.78%) Mobile App
14 232 (1.72%) Client/Server
15 229 (1.70%) Replication
16 223 (1.65%) User Experience
17 174 (1.29%) Data Centre
18 163 (1.21%) Credit Risk
19 104 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2004 (14.86%) Linux
2 2000 (14.83%) Windows
3 1202 (8.91%) Unix
4 721 (5.35%) Windows Server
5 347 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 298 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 207 (1.54%) Android
8 144 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 117 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 110 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 106 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 90 (0.67%) CentOS
13 83 (0.62%) Solaris
14 57 (0.42%) Windows 10
15 51 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 42 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 39 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 35 (0.26%) SUSE
19 30 (0.22%) Windows XP
20 23 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4268 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2163 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
3 1641 (12.17%) Analytics
4 1526 (11.32%) MVC
4 1526 (11.32%) TDD
5 1299 (9.63%) Scrum
6 1257 (9.32%) ETL
7 1079 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 1024 (7.59%) OO
9 990 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 908 (6.73%) DevOps
11 844 (6.26%) SDLC
12 768 (5.70%) Mathematics
13 739 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 717 (5.32%) Data Modelling
15 659 (4.89%) BDD
16 643 (4.77%) ITIL
17 621 (4.61%) Web Development
18 609 (4.52%) CRM
19 604 (4.48%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3616 (26.82%) C#
2 3169 (23.50%) Java
3 2881 (21.37%) JavaScript
4 2068 (15.34%) T-SQL
5 1859 (13.79%) Python
6 737 (5.47%) C++
7 656 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 592 (4.39%) PL/SQL
9 541 (4.01%) R
10 528 (3.92%) Perl
11 508 (3.77%) PHP
12 472 (3.50%) Scala
13 443 (3.29%) VBA
14 364 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 336 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 313 (2.32%) Ruby
17 284 (2.11%) C
18 276 (2.05%) VB
19 251 (1.86%) VB.NET
20 188 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2250 (16.69%) Degree
2 246 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 185 (1.37%) PhD
4 167 (1.24%) ISEB
5 150 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 95 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 70 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 67 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 62 (0.46%) MCSE
10 61 (0.45%) PMP
11 55 (0.41%) CCNA
12 54 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 48 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 42 (0.31%) CISSP
15 41 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
16 38 (0.28%) CISM
17 36 (0.27%) DV Cleared
17 36 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 33 (0.24%) GCIA
18 33 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 950 (7.05%) QA
2 275 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 167 (1.24%) SLA
4 109 (0.81%) MiFID
5 74 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 56 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (0.36%) PMO
8 37 (0.27%) EMIR
9 31 (0.23%) SDET
10 27 (0.20%) Basel II
11 26 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 24 (0.18%) Basel III
13 21 (0.16%) COBIT
14 15 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 15 (0.11%) Solvency II
15 14 (0.10%) IFRS
15 14 (0.10%) IFRS 9
16 10 (0.074%) HL7
17 7 (0.052%) GCP
18 6 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 544 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 304 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (2.19%) Docker
4 180 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 133 (0.99%) XenApp
6 116 (0.86%) vSphere
7 67 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 65 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 58 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 41 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 39 (0.29%) NFS
12 38 (0.28%) HDFS
13 35 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 32 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 30 (0.22%) Apache Flume
16 29 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
17 28 (0.21%) Xen
18 22 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.12%) Snort
20 15 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 274 (2.03%) Puppet
2 238 (1.77%) Ansible
3 230 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (0.97%) Nagios
5 122 (0.90%) SCCM
6 116 (0.86%) Control-M
7 83 (0.62%) SCOM
8 76 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 70 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 56 (0.42%) Kibana
11 49 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
12 44 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 39 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
14 32 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 32 (0.24%) OpenView
14 32 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
15 29 (0.22%) CSIRT
15 29 (0.22%) Data Guard
16 28 (0.21%) Opsview
16 28 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3090 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2186 (16.21%) Oracle
3 766 (5.68%) Tableau
4 530 (3.93%) VMware
5 406 (3.01%) Google
6 396 (2.94%) Sybase
7 289 (2.14%) Citrix
8 281 (2.08%) Cisco
9 262 (1.94%) HP
9 262 (1.94%) SAP
10 259 (1.92%) IBM
11 221 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 187 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 172 (1.28%) Cognos
14 157 (1.16%) Adobe
15 145 (1.08%) Informatica
16 134 (0.99%) Splunk
17 126 (0.93%) Bloomberg
18 111 (0.82%) NetApp
18 111 (0.82%) TIBCO
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum To £45k basic
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: six figure package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £120000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday