Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14,372 13,812 16,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.56% 19.67% 20.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.42% 35.68% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11,635 11,602 14,757
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 39,466 38,707 44,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.46% 55.11% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32,427 32,622 39,206
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,600 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 June 2018.

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 June 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 0 3,387 £60,000 +4.35% 431
West London 0 692 £52,500 +6.60% 201
South London +3 367 £47,500 - 40
East London +1 239 £52,500 +5.00% 104
North London +6 82 £47,500 +20.25% 17
SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for SQL.

1 5,394 (37.53%) Finance
2 4,575 (31.83%) SQL Server
3 4,397 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
4 3,873 (26.95%) C#
5 3,552 (24.71%) .NET
6 3,434 (23.89%) Java
7 3,295 (22.93%) Microsoft
8 3,118 (21.69%) JavaScript
9 2,592 (18.04%) Degree
10 2,288 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
11 2,278 (15.85%) Python
12 2,172 (15.11%) HTML
13 2,058 (14.32%) Oracle
14 2,030 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 2,011 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
16 2,010 (13.99%) Analytics
17 1,976 (13.75%) Banking
18 1,956 (13.61%) T-SQL
19 1,875 (13.05%) CSS
20 1,858 (12.93%) Linux
21 1,844 (12.83%) Windows
22 1,788 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
23 1,769 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 1,702 (11.84%) TDD
25 1,686 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
26 1,606 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 1,594 (11.09%) ASP.NET
28 1,573 (10.94%) MVC
29 1,549 (10.78%) Computer Science
30 1,534 (10.67%) Software Engineering

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
1 651 (4.53%) Apache Spark
2 478 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 410 (2.85%) IIS
4 360 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 346 (2.41%) Apache
6 329 (2.29%) SAS
7 288 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 262 (1.82%) Confluence
9 244 (1.70%) CMS
10 194 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 165 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 138 (0.96%) JBoss
13 130 (0.90%) Ethereum
14 98 (0.68%) EPiServer
15 92 (0.64%) WebLogic
16 91 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
17 88 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 84 (0.58%) Umbraco
19 83 (0.58%) Drupal
20 73 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 815 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 383 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 98 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (0.61%) SPSS
5 84 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 77 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 35 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 24 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.063%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.049%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.049%) InVision
11 7 (0.049%) Revit
12 6 (0.042%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.028%) ProjectWise
13 4 (0.028%) Stata
14 3 (0.021%) MicroStation
14 3 (0.021%) Weka
15 2 (0.014%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 212 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 129 (0.90%) thinkFolio
3 126 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 114 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
5 111 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 92 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
7 78 (0.54%) Elite 3E
8 74 (0.51%) NetSuite
9 67 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
10 61 (0.42%) Relativity
11 57 (0.40%) Front Arena
12 51 (0.35%) Eloqua
13 45 (0.31%) Magento
14 38 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
15 37 (0.26%) Concordance
15 37 (0.26%) Ringtail
16 33 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
16 33 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
17 30 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
17 30 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2,030 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,788 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
3 371 (2.58%) SaaS
4 340 (2.37%) GitHub
5 287 (2.00%) Office 365
6 226 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 222 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 217 (1.51%) PaaS
9 210 (1.46%) IaaS
10 204 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 195 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 185 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 159 (1.11%) Serverless
14 125 (0.87%) Google Analytics
15 121 (0.84%) npm
16 116 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
17 104 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
18 87 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
19 74 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
20 71 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 260 (1.81%) Firewall
2 258 (1.80%) DNS
3 247 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 225 (1.57%) SAN
5 192 (1.34%) Internet
6 189 (1.32%) HTTP
7 174 (1.21%) DHCP
8 146 (1.02%) WAN
9 144 (1.00%) VPN
10 136 (0.95%) LAN
11 92 (0.64%) SMS
12 90 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
13 82 (0.57%) Intranet
14 75 (0.52%) Skype
15 72 (0.50%) NAS
16 52 (0.36%) VLAN
17 50 (0.35%) SSL
18 43 (0.30%) FTP
19 40 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
20 32 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,575 (31.83%) SQL Server
2 1,769 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,606 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,527 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1,463 (10.18%) NoSQL
6 1,362 (9.48%) Big Data
7 1,152 (8.02%) Relational Database
8 994 (6.92%) MySQL
9 981 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 815 (5.67%) Power BI
11 797 (5.55%) Hadoop
12 697 (4.85%) MongoDB
13 671 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
14 482 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 445 (3.10%) Oracle Database
16 393 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 369 (2.57%) Data Lake
18 339 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
19 337 (2.34%) RDBMS
19 337 (2.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,461 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 723 (5.03%) JIRA
3 714 (4.97%) Jenkins
4 709 (4.93%) Visual Studio
5 650 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 552 (3.84%) Selenium
7 474 (3.30%) TeamCity
8 406 (2.82%) Subversion
9 386 (2.69%) Maven
10 321 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 294 (2.05%) JUnit
12 262 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 236 (1.64%) NUnit
14 213 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
15 177 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 175 (1.22%) Gradle
17 156 (1.09%) gulp
18 154 (1.07%) Mocha
19 153 (1.06%) WebDriver
20 138 (0.96%) Protractor
General
1 5,394 (37.53%) Finance
2 1,976 (13.75%) Banking
3 875 (6.09%) Front Office
4 762 (5.30%) Retail
5 731 (5.09%) Investment Banking
6 673 (4.68%) Advertising
7 665 (4.63%) Marketing
8 477 (3.32%) Financial Institution
9 447 (3.11%) Games
10 357 (2.48%) Legal
11 289 (2.01%) Law
12 251 (1.75%) Telecoms
13 221 (1.54%) Back Office
14 105 (0.73%) Publishing
15 94 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 77 (0.54%) Billing
17 62 (0.43%) Retail Banking
18 59 (0.41%) French Language
19 56 (0.39%) German Language
20 38 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,281 (43.70%) Developer
2 2,344 (16.31%) Analyst
3 1,540 (10.72%) C# Developer
4 1,269 (8.83%) .NET Developer
5 1,200 (8.35%) SQL Developer
6 1,120 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 1,088 (7.57%) Senior Developer
8 807 (5.62%) Consultant
9 794 (5.52%) Applications Support
10 777 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 588 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 582 (4.05%) Software Developer
13 579 (4.03%) Architect
14 571 (3.97%) Support Analyst
15 437 (3.04%) SQL Analyst
16 436 (3.03%) DBA
17 427 (2.97%) Junior
18 398 (2.77%) Business Analyst
19 393 (2.73%) Software Engineer
20 392 (2.73%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,552 (24.71%) .NET
2 2,172 (15.11%) HTML
3 1,875 (13.05%) CSS
4 1,594 (11.09%) ASP.NET
5 1,527 (10.62%) AngularJS
6 1,452 (10.10%) Web Services
7 1,039 (7.23%) XML
8 953 (6.63%) REST
9 951 (6.62%) jQuery
10 920 (6.40%) Spring
11 782 (5.44%) .NET Framework
12 770 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 766 (5.33%) RESTful
14 698 (4.86%) React
15 689 (4.79%) Node.js
16 674 (4.69%) HTML5
17 637 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 524 (3.65%) WCF
19 486 (3.38%) Hibernate
20 475 (3.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,686 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1,549 (10.78%) Computer Science
3 997 (6.94%) Fintech
4 767 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
5 572 (3.98%) Fixed Income
6 544 (3.79%) Equities
7 538 (3.74%) User Experience
8 515 (3.58%) Hedge funds
9 512 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
10 491 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 470 (3.27%) Derivative
12 468 (3.26%) Algorithms
13 376 (2.62%) Management Information System
14 344 (2.39%) Data Structures
15 307 (2.14%) Mobile App
16 298 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
17 254 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
18 198 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
19 188 (1.31%) Replication
20 171 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,858 (12.93%) Linux
2 1,844 (12.83%) Windows
3 1,100 (7.65%) Unix
4 536 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 243 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 223 (1.55%) Android
7 207 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 151 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 123 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 122 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 95 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 94 (0.65%) Solaris
13 91 (0.63%) VMS
14 83 (0.58%) CentOS
15 55 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 38 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 31 (0.22%) Debian
19 26 (0.18%) AIX
20 21 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,397 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,288 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
3 2,011 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
4 2,010 (13.99%) Analytics
5 1,702 (11.84%) TDD
6 1,573 (10.94%) MVC
7 1,534 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 1,447 (10.07%) ETL
9 1,365 (9.50%) Scrum
10 1,300 (9.05%) Test Automation
11 1,269 (8.83%) DevOps
12 1,132 (7.88%) SDLC
13 1,114 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
14 1,032 (7.18%) OO
15 941 (6.55%) Data Modelling
16 897 (6.24%) Microservices
17 857 (5.96%) Data Science
18 839 (5.84%) Web Development
19 816 (5.68%) Mathematics
20 810 (5.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3,873 (26.95%) C#
2 3,434 (23.89%) Java
3 3,118 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 2,278 (15.85%) Python
5 1,956 (13.61%) T-SQL
6 751 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 714 (4.97%) C++
8 706 (4.91%) PL/SQL
9 630 (4.38%) Scala
10 622 (4.33%) R
11 551 (3.83%) PHP
12 530 (3.69%) VBA
13 462 (3.21%) Java 8
14 426 (2.96%) Perl
15 409 (2.85%) Shell Script
16 389 (2.71%) Ruby
17 359 (2.50%) Bash Shell
18 340 (2.37%) C
19 255 (1.77%) VB
20 230 (1.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,592 (18.04%) Degree
2 601 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 235 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 179 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 169 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
6 146 (1.02%) PhD
7 129 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 122 (0.85%) ISEB
9 109 (0.76%) MCSE
10 88 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 79 (0.55%) MCSA
12 69 (0.48%) SC Cleared
13 64 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 62 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
15 56 (0.39%) DV Cleared
16 51 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 51 (0.35%) MCITP
17 47 (0.33%) CCNA
18 38 (0.26%) AWS Certification
19 36 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 986 (6.86%) QA
2 373 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 105 (0.73%) GDPR
4 104 (0.72%) SLA
5 59 (0.41%) MiFID
6 47 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 28 (0.19%) GCP
9 26 (0.18%) PMO
10 21 (0.15%) EMIR
11 15 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (0.097%) IFRS
13 13 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.083%) COBIT
14 12 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
15 10 (0.070%) IFRS 9
15 10 (0.070%) SEPA
15 10 (0.070%) WAI
16 9 (0.063%) FATCA
17 8 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 673 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 666 (4.63%) Docker
3 284 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 182 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 169 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 119 (0.83%) HDFS
7 78 (0.54%) XenApp
8 65 (0.45%) vSphere
9 56 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 55 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 48 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 33 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 22 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 20 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
16 18 (0.13%) GridGain
17 14 (0.097%) DFS Replication
17 14 (0.097%) NFS
18 12 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 335 (2.33%) Ansible
2 279 (1.94%) Puppet
3 238 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 233 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 136 (0.95%) Terraform
6 95 (0.66%) SCCM
7 93 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
8 79 (0.55%) Kibana
9 63 (0.44%) Nagios
10 59 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
11 52 (0.36%) SCOM
12 51 (0.35%) Control-M
13 44 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
13 44 (0.31%) logstash
14 36 (0.25%) AirWatch
14 36 (0.25%) Prometheus
15 34 (0.24%) Data Guard
15 34 (0.24%) Oozie
16 33 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
17 31 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3,295 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 2,058 (14.32%) Oracle
3 794 (5.52%) Tableau
4 504 (3.51%) VMware
5 445 (3.10%) Google
6 303 (2.11%) Sybase
7 254 (1.77%) SAP
8 250 (1.74%) Citrix
9 244 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 229 (1.59%) Cisco
11 222 (1.54%) Bloomberg
12 210 (1.46%) Informatica
13 205 (1.43%) IBM
14 177 (1.23%) WorldPay
15 171 (1.19%) Red Hat
16 163 (1.13%) Talend
17 153 (1.06%) Adobe
18 135 (0.94%) Charles River
18 135 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
19 132 (0.92%) Cognos