The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Analyst
UK
Rank 350 291 290
Rank change year-on-year -59 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 703 1125 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 630 1014 1002
Median salary £37,500 £38,563 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.75% +7.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SQL Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 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
England -50 674 £37,500 -4.45% 100
London -66 298 £42,500 -10.52% 37
South East +3 121 £33,000 -5.71% 16
Yorkshire +2 63 £35,000 +6.06% 8
North West -15 58 £31,500 +1.61% 15
City of London -10 57 £45,000 -8.16% 16
East Midlands +25 53 £40,000 +26.43% 6
West Yorkshire +8 51 £35,000 +7.69% 6
East of England +20 46 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Leeds +21 45 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Leicestershire +19 30 £40,000 +41.59%
Surrey +37 27 £37,500 +2.73% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £30,000 -27.71% 5
South West -14 24 £40,000 +29.03% 6
Berkshire +14 22 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Hertfordshire +3 20 £32,500 +8.33%
Hampshire +17 17 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Merseyside +6 17 £33,250 +2.30% 3
Manchester -24 17 £29,250 -5.64% 4
Nottingham +24 15 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 15 £25,000 -18.03% 3
West Midlands -22 15 £28,000 -20.00% 6
Scotland +7 13 £36,250 -19.44% 3
Liverpool +15 12 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cheshire +11 12 £35,000 +34.61% 4
Watford -1 12 - -
West Sussex +14 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Gloucestershire +7 11 £35,000 - 1
Marlow - 11 £33,000 - 1
Lancashire +2 10 £28,250 +6.60% 3

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1403 (96.63%) SQL
2 703 (48.42%) SQL Server
3 433 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 420 (28.93%) Finance
5 418 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
6 392 (27.00%) MS Excel
7 357 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 316 (21.76%) T-SQL
9 292 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 292 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
10 233 (16.05%) Data Analysis
11 214 (14.74%) Oracle
12 211 (14.53%) Degree
13 187 (12.88%) Windows
14 185 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
15 181 (12.47%) Analytics
16 171 (11.78%) C#
17 163 (11.23%) ETL
18 161 (11.09%) .NET
19 150 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
20 144 (9.92%) ITIL
21 143 (9.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 140 (9.64%) Relational Database
23 137 (9.44%) CRM
24 127 (8.75%) Marketing
25 120 (8.26%) Tableau
26 112 (7.71%) Unix
27 110 (7.58%) VBA
28 109 (7.51%) MS Office
29 102 (7.02%) Retail

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 100 (6.89%) SAS
2 88 (6.06%) IIS
3 57 (3.93%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.45%) Apache
7 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.83%) JBoss
9 10 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.62%) Confluence
10 9 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.41%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 392 (27.00%) MS Excel
2 109 (7.51%) MS Office
3 28 (1.93%) SPSS
4 23 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.90%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.55%) EViews
8 8 (0.55%) Stata
9 1 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.90%) FastStats
2 13 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.76%) Magento
4 9 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (0.34%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.28%) Investran
7 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.14%) EQXanite
8 2 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.14%) Maximo
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.069%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (1.38%) SaaS
2 10 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.62%) Office 365
4 5 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.14%) AdSense
6 2 (0.14%) AdWords
6 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.069%) Boomi
7 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.069%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.96%) FTP
1 14 (0.96%) Internet
2 11 (0.76%) DNS
2 11 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.55%) DHCP
3 8 (0.55%) LAN
3 8 (0.55%) WAN
4 6 (0.41%) Network Security
5 5 (0.34%) SAN
6 4 (0.28%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) LDAP
6 4 (0.28%) NAS
6 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) PBX
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.069%) HTTP
9 1 (0.069%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.069%) SSL
9 1 (0.069%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 357 (24.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 292 (20.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 185 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
5 143 (9.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 140 (9.64%) Relational Database
7 99 (6.82%) Power BI
8 95 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 88 (6.06%) MySQL
10 83 (5.72%) MS Access
11 82 (5.65%) BusinessObjects
12 75 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 67 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
14 61 (4.20%) Big Data
15 57 (3.93%) QlikView
16 39 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
17 38 (2.62%) RDBMS
18 32 (2.20%) Data Mining
19 29 (2.00%) DTS
20 26 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (3.17%) JIRA
2 46 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 29 (2.00%) Selenium
4 23 (1.58%) SoapUI
5 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.76%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.48%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.41%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.34%) git-flow
12 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.28%) TestRail
12 4 (0.28%) Toad
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.14%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.14%) InstallShield
General
1 420 (28.93%) Finance
2 127 (8.75%) Marketing
3 102 (7.02%) Retail
4 98 (6.75%) Banking
5 56 (3.86%) Legal
6 44 (3.03%) Front Office
7 41 (2.82%) Back Office
8 35 (2.41%) Law
9 26 (1.79%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.65%) Advertising
11 22 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.45%) Telecoms
13 17 (1.17%) Manufacturing
14 15 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
14 15 (1.03%) Private Banking
14 15 (1.03%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.90%) Electronics
16 9 (0.62%) Publishing
17 7 (0.48%) Billing
18 6 (0.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (11.09%) .NET
2 73 (5.03%) XML
3 66 (4.55%) HTML
4 63 (4.34%) Web Services
5 59 (4.06%) ASP.NET
6 29 (2.00%) CSS
7 27 (1.86%) SOAP
8 26 (1.79%) MDX
8 26 (1.79%) REST
9 15 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.83%) jQuery
11 11 (0.76%) JDBC
11 11 (0.76%) XSL
12 9 (0.62%) Middleware
13 8 (0.55%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.55%) J2EE
13 8 (0.55%) JSON
14 7 (0.48%) EDI
14 7 (0.48%) Gherkin
15 6 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 292 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.86%) Fixed Income
5 25 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 24 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.58%) FMCG
7 23 (1.58%) iPad
8 21 (1.45%) Equities
9 18 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 14 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.76%) Fintech
12 10 (0.69%) Derivative
12 10 (0.69%) NHS
13 9 (0.62%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.55%) Clustering
14 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (0.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 187 (12.88%) Windows
2 112 (7.71%) Unix
3 79 (5.44%) Linux
4 78 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 48 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.17%) Solaris
9 9 (0.62%) AIX
10 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.34%) Android
12 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.21%) CentOS
15 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
2 233 (16.05%) Data Analysis
3 181 (12.47%) Analytics
4 163 (11.23%) ETL
5 150 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (9.92%) ITIL
7 137 (9.44%) CRM
8 81 (5.58%) Visualisation
9 80 (5.51%) Data Analytics
10 79 (5.44%) Data Modelling
11 74 (5.10%) Mathematics
12 64 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (4.20%) Business Analysis
14 58 (3.99%) SDLC
15 57 (3.93%) Project Management
16 55 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 51 (3.51%) Mentoring
18 46 (3.17%) Process Improvement
19 45 (3.10%) Data Visualisation
20 44 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1403 (96.63%) SQL
2 316 (21.76%) T-SQL
3 171 (11.78%) C#
4 110 (7.58%) VBA
5 86 (5.92%) JavaScript
6 83 (5.72%) PL/SQL
7 71 (4.89%) Java
8 63 (4.34%) VB
9 48 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 42 (2.89%) Python
11 37 (2.55%) R
12 31 (2.13%) Perl
12 31 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.38%) PHP
15 15 (1.03%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.55%) C
18 7 (0.48%) VBScript
19 4 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 211 (14.53%) Degree
2 29 (2.00%) ISEB
3 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (0.62%) MCP
7 8 (0.55%) CISA
7 8 (0.55%) PCI QSA
7 8 (0.55%) PhD
8 7 (0.48%) MCTS
9 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.34%) MCSE
10 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.21%) MCITP
11 3 (0.21%) MCSA
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) CCA
12 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.68%) Data Quality
2 70 (4.82%) SLA
3 59 (4.06%) QA
4 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.48%) PMO
6 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.069%) Basel II
8 1 (0.069%) Basel III
8 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.10%) XenApp
4 12 (0.83%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.55%) vSphere
6 7 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.28%) XenServer
8 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.069%) Docker
9 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.069%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.62%) Control-M
3 6 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.34%) Opsview
4 5 (0.34%) SCOM
5 4 (0.28%) OpenView
6 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.21%) Puppet
7 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.069%) Ansible
8 1 (0.069%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.069%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.069%) Netcool
8 1 (0.069%) Oozie
8 1 (0.069%) Salt
Vendors
1 433 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 214 (14.74%) Oracle
3 120 (8.26%) Tableau
4 58 (3.99%) SAP
5 41 (2.82%) Cognos
6 32 (2.20%) Citrix
7 30 (2.07%) VMware
8 23 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.31%) Informatica
10 18 (1.24%) Splunk
10 18 (1.24%) Teradata
11 15 (1.03%) Sybase
12 14 (0.96%) Google
13 12 (0.83%) AppSense
13 12 (0.83%) IBM
14 9 (0.62%) Bloomberg
15 8 (0.55%) HP
15 8 (0.55%) Hyperion
15 8 (0.55%) Talend
16 7 (0.48%) Alteryx
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year + Pension + 25 days
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: Additional Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £25,000-£36,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £25,000-£36,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The North Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Based on Exp + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago