Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 332 277
Rank change year-on-year -40 -55 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1451 1864 2601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.97% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.00% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1680 2445
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,150 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,776
% change year-on-year - +0.65% +7.00%

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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £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 24 September 2017.

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 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 -62 1328 £40,000 - 76
UK excluding London -19 828 £35,000 - 43
London -71 606 £48,500 +7.78% 34
South East +8 249 £35,000 -6.67% 15
North of England -69 201 £35,000 +7.69% 12
East of England -20 112 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland +64 92 £35,000 +27.27% 1
South West +20 87 £35,000 +16.67% 8
North West -49 87 £35,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -75 78 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Midlands +16 73 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands -4 49 £37,500 +7.14% 2
North East +48 36 £45,000 +13.92%
East Midlands +31 24 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Wales +10 10 £32,250 +0.78%
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 -

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1429 (98.48%) SQL
2 638 (43.97%) SQL Server
3 581 (40.04%) Finance
4 485 (33.43%) Business Intelligence
5 372 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 344 (23.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 286 (19.71%) T-SQL
8 282 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
9 275 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 262 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 258 (17.78%) Degree
12 225 (15.51%) Oracle
13 211 (14.54%) Analytics
14 205 (14.13%) Data Analysis
15 201 (13.85%) Banking
16 196 (13.51%) .NET
17 194 (13.37%) Windows
18 184 (12.68%) ETL
19 176 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
20 174 (11.99%) C#
21 171 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
22 160 (11.03%) Marketing
23 142 (9.79%) Retail
24 136 (9.37%) ITIL
25 134 (9.24%) Tableau
26 132 (9.10%) Data Management
27 126 (8.68%) VBA
28 125 (8.61%) Unix
29 117 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
30 112 (7.72%) Mathematics

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 68 (4.69%) SAS
2 65 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 58 (4.00%) IIS
4 45 (3.10%) Apache
5 40 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.38%) Confluence
6 20 (1.38%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (0.96%) JBoss
9 11 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 10 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.62%) CMS
11 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.62%) Moodle
12 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.48%) Documentum
14 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 275 (18.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.96%) SPSS
6 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.21%) HipChat
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.069%) EViews
8 1 (0.069%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.41%) FastStats
5 6 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.34%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.21%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.38%) SaaS
4 10 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.62%) Office 365
6 5 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.21%) Force.com
7 3 (0.21%) Taleo
8 2 (0.14%) Boomi
8 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.069%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.069%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.069%) IaaS
9 1 (0.069%) Responsys
9 1 (0.069%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.24%) Firewall
1 18 (1.24%) Internet
2 17 (1.17%) FTP
3 10 (0.69%) LAN
3 10 (0.69%) WAN
4 6 (0.41%) SAN
5 5 (0.34%) DHCP
5 5 (0.34%) DNS
5 5 (0.34%) SSL
5 5 (0.34%) VPN
6 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (0.28%) SMS
6 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.069%) Extranet
9 1 (0.069%) POP3
9 1 (0.069%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (43.97%) SQL Server
2 344 (23.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 262 (18.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (12.13%) Data Warehouse
5 112 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 93 (6.41%) Power BI
7 72 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 71 (4.89%) Crystal Reports
8 71 (4.89%) Oracle Database
9 65 (4.48%) MySQL
10 62 (4.27%) QlikView
11 60 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
12 52 (3.58%) OLAP
13 51 (3.51%) Data Mining
14 47 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 42 (2.89%) MS Access
16 39 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 34 (2.34%) Big Data
18 30 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
19 26 (1.79%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 65 (4.48%) JIRA
2 38 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 23 (1.59%) Selenium
6 13 (0.90%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 12 (0.83%) Toad
8 11 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
9 8 (0.55%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.48%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.48%) JDeveloper
10 7 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.48%) RStudio
10 7 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.34%) MSBuild
General
1 581 (40.04%) Finance
2 201 (13.85%) Banking
3 160 (11.03%) Marketing
4 142 (9.79%) Retail
5 79 (5.44%) Manufacturing
6 74 (5.10%) Retail Banking
7 68 (4.69%) Telecoms
8 64 (4.41%) Electronics
8 64 (4.41%) Legal
9 62 (4.27%) Law
10 45 (3.10%) Back Office
11 35 (2.41%) Front Office
12 33 (2.27%) Private Banking
13 31 (2.14%) Investment Banking
14 23 (1.59%) Billing
15 20 (1.38%) Financial Institution
16 16 (1.10%) Advertising
17 14 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.48%) Games
19 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (13.51%) .NET
2 102 (7.03%) XML
3 99 (6.82%) HTML
4 54 (3.72%) Web Services
5 52 (3.58%) ASP.NET
6 35 (2.41%) .NET Framework
7 34 (2.34%) CSS
8 31 (2.14%) SOAP
9 29 (2.00%) REST
10 24 (1.65%) jQuery
11 21 (1.45%) Middleware
12 17 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
13 16 (1.10%) J2EE
14 15 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (0.96%) AngularJS
15 14 (0.96%) WCF
16 12 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (0.83%) MDX
17 10 (0.69%) HTML5
18 8 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 282 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.89%) Fintech
5 39 (2.69%) Equities
6 35 (2.41%) Client/Server
7 33 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 27 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.59%) Derivative
11 19 (1.31%) SWIFT
12 16 (1.10%) Credit Risk
13 14 (0.96%) iPad
14 13 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (0.90%) NHS
14 13 (0.90%) PMI
15 10 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.69%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.62%) Learning Management System
17 7 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 194 (13.37%) Windows
2 125 (8.61%) Unix
3 79 (5.44%) Linux
4 63 (4.34%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.90%) AIX
9 12 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.34%) Solaris
12 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.21%) Android
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.069%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (33.43%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (14.54%) Analytics
3 205 (14.13%) Data Analysis
4 184 (12.68%) ETL
5 171 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (9.37%) ITIL
7 132 (9.10%) Data Management
8 112 (7.72%) Mathematics
9 100 (6.89%) Data Modelling
10 98 (6.75%) Visualisation
11 88 (6.06%) CRM
12 81 (5.58%) Project Management
13 74 (5.10%) Data Visualisation
14 68 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
15 66 (4.55%) Business Analysis
16 64 (4.41%) Programme Management
17 62 (4.27%) Data Analytics
17 62 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
18 61 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 59 (4.07%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1429 (98.48%) SQL
2 286 (19.71%) T-SQL
3 174 (11.99%) C#
4 126 (8.68%) VBA
5 97 (6.69%) Java
6 92 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 90 (6.20%) VB
8 74 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 63 (4.34%) Python
10 57 (3.93%) Shell Script
11 45 (3.10%) R
12 23 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.24%) PHP
14 17 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.90%) Perl
16 12 (0.83%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.69%) Progress 4GL
18 8 (0.55%) C
19 6 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 258 (17.78%) Degree
2 44 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.21%) ISEB
3 32 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 15 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.96%) Security Cleared
8 13 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.55%) PhD
13 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.28%) RHCE
14 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.14%) HND
15 2 (0.14%) MCSA
15 2 (0.14%) MCSE
15 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 70 (4.82%) SLA
3 59 (4.07%) QA
4 9 (0.62%) GDPR
5 7 (0.48%) PMO
6 6 (0.41%) MiFID
7 3 (0.21%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.14%) FINRA
8 2 (0.14%) GAAP
9 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.069%) DICOM
9 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.069%) HL7
9 1 (0.069%) SEPA
9 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.069%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (0.96%) Opsview
2 11 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (0.69%) SCCM
4 8 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.48%) Puppet
6 6 (0.41%) Ansible
7 5 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.34%) Nagios
8 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.21%) Control-M
9 3 (0.21%) Oozie
10 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.069%) Salt
Vendors
1 372 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 225 (15.51%) Oracle
3 134 (9.24%) Tableau
4 102 (7.03%) SAP
5 34 (2.34%) Bloomberg
6 33 (2.27%) Sybase
6 33 (2.27%) Teradata
7 28 (1.93%) Cognos
8 26 (1.79%) Informatica
9 21 (1.45%) Splunk
10 18 (1.24%) VMware
11 16 (1.10%) Google
11 16 (1.10%) IBM
12 14 (0.96%) Adobe
12 14 (0.96%) Citrix
12 14 (0.96%) iManage
12 14 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
13 13 (0.90%) Siebel
14 12 (0.83%) Alteryx