Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £38,125 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 316 287
Rank change year-on-year -48 -29 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1509 2095 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.08% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1901 2344
UK median annual salary £38,125 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.48% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171481 194469 213188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 139295 163512 174859
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Top 17 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 28 July 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
England -69 1414 £38,500 -3.75% 61
UK excluding London -34 842 £35,000 - 37
London -56 644 £45,000 - 27
South East +8 278 £35,000 -6.67% 10
North of England -56 223 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East of England -27 111 £35,000 -5.41% 2
Yorkshire -60 106 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Midlands +18 101 £35,000 - 3
North West -44 89 £31,500 +5.00% 11
East Midlands +38 61 £33,000 -2.94% 2
South West -27 59 £27,000 -10.00% 5
Scotland +36 57 £35,000 -3.45% 3
West Midlands -26 40 £35,000 - 1
North East +44 28 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Wales -13 10 £30,500 +0.83%
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, SQL Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SQL Analyst in the job title.

1 1471 (97.48%) SQL
2 719 (47.65%) SQL Server
3 542 (35.92%) Finance
4 474 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
5 411 (27.24%) Microsoft
6 366 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 314 (20.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 310 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
9 298 (19.75%) Degree
10 281 (18.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 276 (18.29%) T-SQL
12 252 (16.70%) Oracle
13 227 (15.04%) Analytics
14 219 (14.51%) ETL
15 209 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
15 209 (13.85%) Data Analysis
16 199 (13.19%) Windows
17 177 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
18 171 (11.33%) .NET
19 169 (11.20%) Marketing
20 165 (10.93%) Banking
21 155 (10.27%) C#
22 143 (9.48%) Tableau
23 141 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 140 (9.28%) ITIL
25 134 (8.88%) Retail
26 127 (8.42%) VBA
27 126 (8.35%) Unix
28 117 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
29 111 (7.36%) SAP

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 82 (5.43%) SAS
2 66 (4.37%) IIS
3 48 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 44 (2.92%) Apache
4 44 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.52%) Confluence
6 20 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.13%) JBoss
9 14 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.46%) Documentum
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 314 (20.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.79%) SPSS
5 17 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.53%) EViews
7 8 (0.53%) Stata
8 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 24 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.73%) FastStats
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.33%) Investran
8 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.20%) Magento
8 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.20%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.72%) SaaS
2 21 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.53%) Office 365
6 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.20%) Boomi
7 3 (0.20%) Force.com
7 3 (0.20%) Taleo
8 1 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.066%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.066%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.066%) IaaS
8 1 (0.066%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.066%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.13%) Internet
2 16 (1.06%) DNS
3 13 (0.86%) FTP
4 12 (0.80%) DHCP
5 11 (0.73%) LAN
5 11 (0.73%) WAN
6 9 (0.60%) Firewall
7 7 (0.46%) SAN
7 7 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.27%) LDAP
8 4 (0.27%) NAS
8 4 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.27%) SSL
8 4 (0.27%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 2 (0.13%) PBX
10 1 (0.066%) POP3
10 1 (0.066%) SMS
10 1 (0.066%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (47.65%) SQL Server
2 366 (24.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 281 (18.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 209 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (9.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (5.63%) Power BI
7 83 (5.50%) Crystal Reports
7 83 (5.50%) MySQL
8 80 (5.30%) Relational Database
9 72 (4.77%) MS Access
10 68 (4.51%) Oracle Database
11 66 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
12 57 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 55 (3.64%) OLAP
14 51 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 50 (3.31%) QlikView
16 46 (3.05%) Data Mining
17 40 (2.65%) Big Data
18 34 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
19 30 (1.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (4.11%) JIRA
2 33 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 21 (1.39%) Selenium
6 13 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.46%) JDeveloper
9 7 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 7 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.46%) Toad
9 7 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.33%) Hudson
11 5 (0.33%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 542 (35.92%) Finance
2 169 (11.20%) Marketing
3 165 (10.93%) Banking
4 134 (8.88%) Retail
5 72 (4.77%) Manufacturing
6 71 (4.71%) Legal
7 64 (4.24%) Law
8 60 (3.98%) Telecoms
9 59 (3.91%) Electronics
10 52 (3.45%) Back Office
11 51 (3.38%) Retail Banking
12 43 (2.85%) Front Office
13 39 (2.58%) Investment Banking
14 35 (2.32%) Private Banking
15 23 (1.52%) Billing
15 23 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
16 20 (1.33%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.93%) Advertising
18 8 (0.53%) Games
19 5 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (11.33%) .NET
2 91 (6.03%) HTML
3 87 (5.77%) XML
4 44 (2.92%) ASP.NET
5 42 (2.78%) Web Services
6 27 (1.79%) CSS
7 25 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 25 (1.66%) SOAP
8 23 (1.52%) MDX
9 21 (1.39%) jQuery
10 20 (1.33%) REST
11 19 (1.26%) Middleware
12 15 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (0.73%) HTML5
13 11 (0.73%) J2EE
13 11 (0.73%) WCF
14 7 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 310 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 89 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.78%) Equities
5 39 (2.58%) Fintech
6 35 (2.32%) Fixed Income
7 34 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 28 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 20 (1.33%) Derivative
9 20 (1.33%) SWIFT
10 14 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.93%) iPad
10 14 (0.93%) NHS
11 13 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (0.66%) PMI
14 8 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (0.46%) FMCG
15 7 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 199 (13.19%) Windows
2 126 (8.35%) Unix
3 88 (5.83%) Linux
4 70 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 56 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.53%) AIX
10 8 (0.53%) Solaris
10 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.27%) Android
12 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.066%) CentOS
14 1 (0.066%) HPUX
14 1 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (31.41%) Business Intelligence
2 227 (15.04%) Analytics
3 219 (14.51%) ETL
4 209 (13.85%) Data Analysis
5 177 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (9.28%) ITIL
7 106 (7.02%) Mathematics
8 96 (6.36%) Visualisation
9 92 (6.10%) CRM
9 92 (6.10%) Data Management
10 87 (5.77%) Project Management
11 82 (5.43%) Data Modelling
12 79 (5.24%) Data Visualisation
13 77 (5.10%) Data Analytics
14 65 (4.31%) Digital Marketing
15 59 (3.91%) Programme Management
16 56 (3.71%) Business Analysis
17 55 (3.64%) E-Commerce
18 54 (3.58%) Mentoring
19 53 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1471 (97.48%) SQL
2 276 (18.29%) T-SQL
3 155 (10.27%) C#
4 127 (8.42%) VBA
5 104 (6.89%) Java
6 84 (5.57%) PL/SQL
6 84 (5.57%) VB
7 82 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 56 (3.71%) Python
9 51 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 48 (3.18%) R
11 27 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 22 (1.46%) MATLAB
14 21 (1.39%) PHP
15 20 (1.33%) Perl
16 11 (0.73%) Progress 4GL
17 9 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.40%) C
19 5 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 298 (19.75%) Degree
2 42 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.33%) ISEB
6 16 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (0.93%) PhD
8 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.53%) MCTS
11 7 (0.46%) MCP
12 5 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.27%) MCSE
13 4 (0.27%) RHCE
13 4 (0.27%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.09%) Data Quality
2 85 (5.63%) SLA
3 49 (3.25%) QA
4 9 (0.60%) PMO
5 6 (0.40%) MiFID
6 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.20%) EMIR
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.13%) FINRA
9 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.066%) GAAP
9 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.46%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
5 4 (0.27%) XenServer
6 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.066%) Docker
8 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.86%) Opsview
2 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.60%) Puppet
3 8 (0.53%) Ansible
3 8 (0.53%) Control-M
4 7 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.46%) SCCM
5 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.33%) Nagios
7 4 (0.27%) OpenView
8 3 (0.20%) Oozie
8 3 (0.20%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) SCOM
9 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.066%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.066%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.066%) Netcool
Vendors
1 411 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 252 (16.70%) Oracle
3 143 (9.48%) Tableau
4 111 (7.36%) SAP
5 36 (2.39%) Bloomberg
5 36 (2.39%) Informatica
6 27 (1.79%) Cognos
7 26 (1.72%) Citrix
8 25 (1.66%) VMware
9 23 (1.52%) Splunk
10 20 (1.33%) iManage
10 20 (1.33%) Sybase
11 17 (1.13%) Google
11 17 (1.13%) Teradata
12 15 (0.99%) Alteryx
13 14 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.73%) IBM
15 10 (0.66%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.60%) Siebel
17 8 (0.53%) CODA
London
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + corporate Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
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Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
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North London
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Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
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London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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London
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