The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £39,375 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 297 280
Rank change year-on-year -50 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 752 1049 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.07% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.11% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 670 941 1117
Median salary £39,375 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -55 714 £40,000 - 75
London -29 357 £45,000 - 35
South East +14 135 £35,000 -11.94% 17
City of London -14 74 £45,000 - 11
East of England -15 50 £34,400 -8.26% 4
Yorkshire -42 50 £35,000 +5.26% 4
North West -42 47 £31,500 +5.00% 6
West Yorkshire -23 41 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Leeds -7 40 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Surrey +38 35 £38,000 +4.10%
Hampshire +13 34 £35,000 - 4
East Midlands +15 25 £35,250 +0.71% 1
South West -29 25 £27,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +16 24 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -14 22 £31,500 +10.52% 4
Manchester -28 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bedfordshire +20 16 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Warrington +5 16 £31,500 -0.78% 3
Scotland +7 15 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £33,000 -22.35% 4
Berkshire 0 15 £52,500 +23.52% 1
West Sussex +16 13 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Farnborough +12 13 £32,500 -48.00% 2
Essex -7 13 £26,000 -38.82%
Woking +17 12 £38,000 +35.71%
Leicestershire +11 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Redhill +3 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Luton +5 11 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Somerset -2 11 £25,500 -57.50% 1
Street - 11 £25,500 -

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1404 (96.89%) SQL
2 705 (48.65%) SQL Server
3 457 (31.54%) Finance
4 432 (29.81%) Microsoft
5 419 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
6 372 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 324 (22.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 291 (20.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 286 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
10 272 (18.77%) T-SQL
11 243 (16.77%) Degree
12 237 (16.36%) Oracle
13 223 (15.39%) Analytics
14 217 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
15 214 (14.77%) ETL
16 203 (14.01%) Data Analysis
17 171 (11.80%) Windows
18 169 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
19 155 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 140 (9.66%) Marketing
21 138 (9.52%) ITIL
22 135 (9.32%) Tableau
23 127 (8.76%) C#
24 124 (8.56%) VBA
25 121 (8.35%) Banking
26 120 (8.28%) Retail
27 119 (8.21%) .NET
27 119 (8.21%) Unix
27 119 (8.21%) CRM
28 110 (7.59%) Data Quality

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 97 (6.69%) SAS
2 65 (4.49%) IIS
3 45 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 44 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 37 (2.55%) Apache
6 22 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (1.31%) JBoss
8 15 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.90%) Confluence
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.41%) Documentum
16 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
18 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
18 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 324 (22.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 35 (2.42%) SPSS
4 22 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.62%) EViews
5 9 (0.62%) Stata
6 8 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.83%) FastStats
4 12 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.76%) Magento
6 9 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.41%) Sage X3
9 5 (0.35%) Investran
9 5 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.38%) SaaS
2 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.55%) Office 365
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.21%) Force.com
7 2 (0.14%) AdSense
7 2 (0.14%) AdWords
7 2 (0.14%) Boomi
7 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.069%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.069%) IaaS
8 1 (0.069%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.10%) DNS
2 15 (1.04%) FTP
3 14 (0.97%) Internet
4 13 (0.90%) DHCP
5 7 (0.48%) LAN
5 7 (0.48%) SAN
5 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.48%) WAN
6 6 (0.41%) Network Security
7 5 (0.35%) Firewall
8 4 (0.28%) Intranet
8 4 (0.28%) LDAP
8 4 (0.28%) NAS
8 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) PBX
11 1 (0.069%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.069%) SSL
11 1 (0.069%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 372 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 291 (20.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 217 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
5 155 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 97 (6.69%) Relational Database
7 93 (6.42%) Power BI
8 86 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
9 84 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
9 84 (5.80%) MySQL
10 80 (5.52%) MS Access
11 62 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 55 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 52 (3.59%) OLAP
14 51 (3.52%) Big Data
15 50 (3.45%) QlikView
16 42 (2.90%) Data Mining
17 30 (2.07%) Oracle Database
17 30 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
18 28 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (2.83%) JIRA
2 29 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 25 (1.73%) Selenium
4 23 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 10 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (0.55%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.35%) JDeveloper
10 5 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.28%) TestRail
12 3 (0.21%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.14%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 457 (31.54%) Finance
2 140 (9.66%) Marketing
3 121 (8.35%) Banking
4 120 (8.28%) Retail
5 68 (4.69%) Legal
6 55 (3.80%) Law
7 49 (3.38%) Back Office
8 37 (2.55%) Front Office
9 36 (2.48%) Investment Banking
10 34 (2.35%) Manufacturing
11 29 (2.00%) Telecoms
12 25 (1.73%) Electronics
12 25 (1.73%) Retail Banking
13 24 (1.66%) Financial Institution
13 24 (1.66%) Private Banking
14 22 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
15 19 (1.31%) Billing
16 14 (0.97%) Advertising
17 7 (0.48%) Games
18 5 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (8.21%) .NET
2 73 (5.04%) XML
3 52 (3.59%) HTML
4 42 (2.90%) Web Services
5 36 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 30 (2.07%) SOAP
7 23 (1.59%) MDX
8 22 (1.52%) REST
9 20 (1.38%) CSS
9 20 (1.38%) jQuery
10 13 (0.90%) Middleware
11 11 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (0.76%) J2EE
11 11 (0.76%) JDBC
12 10 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (0.62%) HTML5
14 8 (0.55%) XSD
15 7 (0.48%) EDI
15 7 (0.48%) JSON
15 7 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 286 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.28%) Equities
5 28 (1.93%) Fixed Income
6 26 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 24 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.66%) iPad
8 19 (1.31%) Fintech
8 19 (1.31%) FMCG
8 19 (1.31%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (0.97%) NHS
10 14 (0.97%) SWIFT
11 9 (0.62%) Derivative
12 8 (0.55%) Clustering
12 8 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (0.55%) User Experience
13 7 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 171 (11.80%) Windows
2 119 (8.21%) Unix
3 80 (5.52%) Linux
4 70 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 53 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.90%) Solaris
8 10 (0.69%) AIX
9 9 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.14%) Android
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.069%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.069%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.069%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.069%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
2 223 (15.39%) Analytics
3 214 (14.77%) ETL
4 203 (14.01%) Data Analysis
5 169 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (9.52%) ITIL
7 119 (8.21%) CRM
8 91 (6.28%) Mathematics
9 88 (6.07%) Visualisation
10 83 (5.73%) Data Analytics
11 75 (5.18%) Data Modelling
12 67 (4.62%) Data Visualisation
13 64 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 62 (4.28%) Project Management
15 54 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (3.59%) SDLC
17 47 (3.24%) Mentoring
17 47 (3.24%) Process Improvement
17 47 (3.24%) Statistics
18 46 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1404 (96.89%) SQL
2 272 (18.77%) T-SQL
3 127 (8.76%) C#
4 124 (8.56%) VBA
5 95 (6.56%) Java
6 80 (5.52%) PL/SQL
7 65 (4.49%) VB
8 56 (3.86%) JavaScript
9 48 (3.31%) R
10 45 (3.11%) Python
11 33 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.79%) Perl
14 25 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.59%) PHP
16 19 (1.31%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.69%) Progress 4GL
18 8 (0.55%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.35%) ABAP
19 5 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 243 (16.77%) Degree
2 26 (1.79%) Mathematical Degree
3 19 (1.31%) ISEB
4 18 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.62%) MCP
8 9 (0.62%) PhD
9 7 (0.48%) MCSE
9 7 (0.48%) MCTS
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.41%) CISA
10 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.41%) PCI QSA
10 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.35%) MCSA
11 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.59%) Data Quality
2 76 (5.24%) SLA
3 46 (3.17%) QA
4 12 (0.83%) PMO
5 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.35%) MiFID
7 3 (0.21%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.069%) Basel II
9 1 (0.069%) Basel III
9 1 (0.069%) FINRA
System Software
1 81 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.62%) XenApp
4 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
4 7 (0.48%) vSphere
5 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.28%) XenServer
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.069%) Docker
8 1 (0.069%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (0.62%) Control-M
1 9 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (0.48%) Opsview
3 7 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.28%) Oozie
4 4 (0.28%) OpenView
4 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.28%) Puppet
4 4 (0.28%) SCOM
5 3 (0.21%) Ansible
5 3 (0.21%) Salt
6 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.069%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.069%) Netcool
Vendors
1 432 (29.81%) Microsoft
2 237 (16.36%) Oracle
3 135 (9.32%) Tableau
4 85 (5.87%) SAP
5 41 (2.83%) Cognos
6 32 (2.21%) Citrix
6 32 (2.21%) Informatica
7 28 (1.93%) VMware
8 27 (1.86%) Bloomberg
9 25 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.38%) Splunk
11 18 (1.24%) Alteryx
12 17 (1.17%) Google
12 17 (1.17%) iManage
13 13 (0.90%) IBM
14 10 (0.69%) Sybase
14 10 (0.69%) Talend
15 9 (0.62%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.62%) Reuters
15 9 (0.62%) Teradata
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum 8% Bonus, Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + holiday,pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago