Period
to 24 September 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Analyst
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 498 385
Rank change year-on-year -46 -113 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 659 955 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 583 843 1,221
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,978 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.06% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 134,937 159,892 167,628
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.02% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 107,469 128,845 134,362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SQL Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Analyst over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2019. 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
England -64 632 £40,000 - 77
UK excluding London -19 369 £34,978 -0.06% 57
London -68 281 £45,000 -5.26% 24
North of England +10 124 £35,000 +7.69% 12
South East -43 97 £37,500 - 22
Midlands +20 67 £30,000 -12.17% 9
North West +2 64 £40,500 +15.71% 8
Yorkshire 0 44 £31,000 - 2
West Midlands +28 38 £30,000 -11.76% 7
East of England +70 37 £40,000 -6.98% 5
East Midlands +32 29 £27,500 -21.43% 2
South West +5 26 £28,750 -28.13% 5
North East +35 16 £32,000 -24.71% 2
Scotland +7 13 £37,500 +13.64% 1
Wales +4 4 £33,750 +22.73% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 - 1

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, SQL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 644 (97.72%) SQL
2 236 (35.81%) SQL Server
3 231 (35.05%) Business Intelligence
4 199 (30.20%) Finance
5 151 (22.91%) Microsoft
6 125 (18.97%) Analytics
7 121 (18.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 120 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
9 118 (17.91%) Windows
10 114 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
11 110 (16.69%) T-SQL
12 109 (16.54%) Tableau
13 108 (16.39%) ETL
14 106 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 101 (15.33%) Power BI
15 101 (15.33%) Power Platform
16 95 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
16 95 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 94 (14.26%) Data Warehouse
18 88 (13.35%) Visualisation
19 80 (12.14%) ITIL
20 73 (11.08%) Oracle
21 70 (10.62%) Relational Database
22 66 (10.02%) Python
22 66 (10.02%) QA
23 62 (9.41%) Data Analysis
24 60 (9.10%) Degree
25 57 (8.65%) Data Modelling
26 55 (8.35%) SAP
27 54 (8.19%) Linux

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 37 (5.61%) IIS
2 21 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 20 (3.03%) Apache
3 20 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.58%) SAS
5 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.76%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Appian
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 121 (18.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.21%) SPSS
5 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) FastStats
2 5 (0.76%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.33%) Power Platform
2 47 (7.13%) Azure
3 29 (4.40%) AWS
4 21 (3.19%) Google Analytics
5 15 (2.28%) Office 365
6 12 (1.82%) SaaS
7 11 (1.67%) GCP
8 9 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.61%) Google Sheets
11 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.15%) Datadog
13 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.28%) LAN
2 11 (1.67%) Firewall
3 6 (0.91%) Internet
4 5 (0.76%) Intranet
5 4 (0.61%) FTP
5 4 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (35.81%) SQL Server
2 106 (16.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (15.33%) Power BI
4 95 (14.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 94 (14.26%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (10.62%) Relational Database
7 45 (6.83%) RDBMS
8 35 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (5.01%) Crystal Reports
10 27 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (3.79%) Looker
12 24 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (3.49%) QlikView
14 17 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.43%) BigQuery
16 14 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (2.12%) Data Mining
17 12 (1.82%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.82%) MySQL
18 11 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (5.16%) JIRA
2 14 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (1.52%) Selenium
3 10 (1.52%) Zephyr
4 7 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.46%) Bazaar
6 3 (0.46%) MSI
6 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.46%) WiX
7 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) NUnit
8 1 (0.15%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) TestRail
General
1 199 (30.20%) Finance
2 50 (7.59%) Banking
2 50 (7.59%) Marketing
3 41 (6.22%) Manufacturing
4 35 (5.31%) Retail
4 35 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.55%) Public Sector
6 27 (4.10%) Electronics
7 17 (2.58%) Law
8 14 (2.12%) Legal
9 13 (1.97%) Advertising
9 13 (1.97%) Front Office
10 11 (1.67%) Back Office
10 11 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.21%) Publishing
12 5 (0.76%) Local Government
13 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.61%) Games
14 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.13%) .NET
2 37 (5.61%) XML
3 21 (3.19%) HTML
4 16 (2.43%) Web Services
5 15 (2.28%) JSON
6 14 (2.12%) CSS
7 12 (1.82%) HTML5
8 7 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.76%) Node.js
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Streams
12 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.30%) Ajax
13 2 (0.30%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.30%) jQuery
13 2 (0.30%) SOAP
13 2 (0.30%) XML Schema
14 1 (0.15%) D3.js
14 1 (0.15%) Highcharts JS
14 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 114 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.88%) PKI
4 15 (2.28%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.52%) User Experience
6 9 (1.37%) NHS
6 9 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.21%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.06%) FMCG
9 6 (0.91%) Clustering
9 6 (0.91%) Derivative
9 6 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.91%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.76%) Equities
10 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 118 (17.91%) Windows
2 54 (8.19%) Linux
2 54 (8.19%) Windows Server
3 49 (7.44%) Unix
4 34 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.97%) HPUX
6 12 (1.82%) Android
7 11 (1.67%) AIX
8 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (35.05%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (18.97%) Analytics
3 120 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
4 108 (16.39%) ETL
5 95 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (13.35%) Visualisation
7 80 (12.14%) ITIL
8 62 (9.41%) Data Analysis
9 57 (8.65%) Data Modelling
10 50 (7.59%) Data Analytics
11 49 (7.44%) Data Visualisation
12 44 (6.68%) CRM
13 42 (6.37%) Migration
14 38 (5.77%) Mathematics
15 35 (5.31%) ERP
16 34 (5.16%) Scrum
17 33 (5.01%) Data Integration
17 33 (5.01%) Data Management
18 32 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
19 30 (4.55%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 644 (97.72%) SQL
2 110 (16.69%) T-SQL
3 66 (10.02%) Python
4 49 (7.44%) R
5 45 (6.83%) PowerShell
6 38 (5.77%) C#
7 34 (5.16%) VBA
8 29 (4.40%) VB
9 23 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 22 (3.34%) Java
11 18 (2.73%) JavaScript
12 17 (2.58%) Perl
13 14 (2.12%) VBScript
14 13 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.76%) C
16 4 (0.61%) Scala
16 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.46%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (9.10%) Degree
2 17 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.37%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.91%) ISEB
5 6 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) AAT
9 1 (0.15%) ACCA
9 1 (0.15%) CIMA
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) MCTS
9 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.02%) QA
2 51 (7.74%) Data Quality
3 20 (3.03%) SLA
4 10 (1.52%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.91%) GDPR
6 4 (0.61%) Basel III
7 3 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 24 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 17 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 5 (0.76%) Docker
3 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.06%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) HP ALM
3 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 151 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 109 (16.54%) Tableau
3 73 (11.08%) Oracle
4 55 (8.35%) SAP
5 32 (4.86%) Google
6 14 (2.12%) IBM
7 12 (1.82%) Cognos
7 12 (1.82%) Informatica
8 11 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 9 (1.37%) VMware
10 8 (1.21%) Castleton
10 8 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.21%) Northgate
10 8 (1.21%) Orchard
10 8 (1.21%) Sage
10 8 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.21%) Talend
11 7 (1.06%) HP
12 6 (0.91%) TOWER Software
12 6 (0.91%) Tradeweb