Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 357 281
Rank change year-on-year -82 -76 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1,160 1,495 2,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.88% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,336 2,308
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,675
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.94% +4.62%

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 169,468 169,423 202,837
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138,985 140,739 169,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -83 1,090 £40,000 +6.67% 105
UK excluding London -84 626 £37,500 +13.64% 83
London -29 521 £47,500 +7.95% 28
South East -11 196 £38,000 +15.15% 21
North of England -128 133 £32,500 -1.52% 24
Midlands +16 123 £31,000 -11.43% 16
North West -60 84 £35,000 +11.11% 13
West Midlands +40 80 £32,750 +11.02% 13
East of England -45 74 £42,750 +14.00% 10
South West -2 50 £37,500 +6.38% 6
Scotland -20 45 £42,500 +36.00% 2
East Midlands -3 43 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire -98 39 £32,500 -7.14% 9
North East -7 10 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Wales +5 7 £32,000 +20.75% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 1,141 (98.36%) SQL
2 559 (48.19%) SQL Server
3 411 (35.43%) Finance
4 351 (30.26%) Business Intelligence
5 332 (28.62%) Microsoft
6 296 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 234 (20.17%) Microsoft Excel
8 232 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 228 (19.66%) T-SQL
10 221 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 218 (18.79%) Degree
12 184 (15.86%) Windows
13 182 (15.69%) Analytics
14 175 (15.09%) Data Analysis
15 138 (11.90%) Oracle
16 136 (11.72%) C#
16 136 (11.72%) Banking
17 128 (11.03%) ETL
18 125 (10.78%) .NET
18 125 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
19 117 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
20 116 (10.00%) Power BI
21 110 (9.48%) VBA
22 106 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
23 102 (8.79%) Marketing
24 97 (8.36%) Mathematics
25 95 (8.19%) Unix
26 92 (7.93%) Tableau
27 90 (7.76%) Business Analysis
28 88 (7.59%) Retail

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 61 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.66%) SAS
3 50 (4.31%) IIS
3 50 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 40 (3.45%) Apache
5 15 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.29%) JBoss
6 14 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.86%) Confluence
9 9 (0.78%) CMS
10 8 (0.69%) Moodle
10 8 (0.69%) OpenEdge
11 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.086%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.086%) WebSphere
Applications
1 234 (20.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (1.47%) SPSS
4 16 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Markit EDM
1 10 (0.86%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.17%) FastStats
6 2 (0.17%) Kondor
6 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.086%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.086%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.086%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.086%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.086%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.086%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.086%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.03%) Office 365
3 12 (1.03%) SaaS
4 7 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.086%) AdWords
7 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.086%) IaaS
7 1 (0.086%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.086%) PaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.72%) Firewall
2 16 (1.38%) Internet
3 11 (0.95%) FTP
4 9 (0.78%) SMS
5 8 (0.69%) SAN
6 4 (0.34%) DNS
7 3 (0.26%) LAN
7 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.17%) DHCP
8 2 (0.17%) WAN
9 1 (0.086%) BGP
9 1 (0.086%) Extranet
9 1 (0.086%) HTTP
9 1 (0.086%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.086%) SSL
9 1 (0.086%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 296 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 221 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
5 116 (10.00%) Power BI
6 77 (6.64%) Crystal Reports
7 76 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (5.69%) BusinessObjects
9 62 (5.34%) QlikView
10 50 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (4.14%) Relational Database
12 41 (3.53%) Data Mining
13 38 (3.28%) MySQL
14 36 (3.10%) Big Data
15 35 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (2.76%) Oracle Database
17 25 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
18 23 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
19 18 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
19 18 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.71%) Selenium
3 42 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.02%) JIRA
5 33 (2.84%) SoapUI
6 29 (2.50%) HP UFT
7 26 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (1.03%) Toad
9 11 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
10 10 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.69%) MSTest
12 6 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.52%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.43%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
16 2 (0.17%) ERwin
16 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 411 (35.43%) Finance
2 136 (11.72%) Banking
3 102 (8.79%) Marketing
4 88 (7.59%) Retail
5 51 (4.40%) Legal
6 44 (3.79%) Retail Banking
7 39 (3.36%) Front Office
7 39 (3.36%) Law
8 36 (3.10%) Investment Banking
9 27 (2.33%) Advertising
10 25 (2.16%) Corporate Banking
10 25 (2.16%) Private Banking
11 18 (1.55%) Telecoms
12 17 (1.47%) Back Office
13 12 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.95%) Games
15 10 (0.86%) Automotive
16 6 (0.52%) Electronics
17 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (10.78%) .NET
2 62 (5.34%) XML
3 57 (4.91%) Web Services
4 52 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 42 (3.62%) HTML
6 38 (3.28%) REST
7 27 (2.33%) CSS
7 27 (2.33%) RESTful
8 24 (2.07%) AngularJS
8 24 (2.07%) MSMQ
8 24 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 20 (1.72%) J2EE
10 17 (1.47%) MDX
11 16 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (1.29%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.12%) SOAP
14 10 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (0.86%) WPF
15 9 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 232 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.67%) Credit Risk
5 27 (2.33%) Fintech
6 22 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.12%) Equities
10 11 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.86%) Derivative
11 10 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.69%) Clustering
13 8 (0.69%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.69%) Learning Management System
14 7 (0.60%) NHS
15 6 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 184 (15.86%) Windows
2 95 (8.19%) Unix
3 68 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 48 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 44 (3.79%) Linux
7 40 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.16%) Windows 10
9 21 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.95%) AIX
11 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.34%) Solaris
14 4 (0.34%) VMS
15 1 (0.086%) Debian
15 1 (0.086%) Fedora
15 1 (0.086%) SUSE
15 1 (0.086%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (30.26%) Business Intelligence
2 182 (15.69%) Analytics
3 175 (15.09%) Data Analysis
4 128 (11.03%) ETL
5 125 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (8.36%) Mathematics
7 90 (7.76%) Business Analysis
8 86 (7.41%) CRM
9 83 (7.16%) Data Analytics
10 82 (7.07%) Data Management
10 82 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 80 (6.90%) ITIL
11 80 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (5.95%) Data Modelling
13 67 (5.78%) Test Automation
14 64 (5.52%) Visualisation
15 52 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
16 48 (4.14%) Investment Management
17 47 (4.05%) Project Management
18 44 (3.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1,141 (98.36%) SQL
2 228 (19.66%) T-SQL
3 136 (11.72%) C#
4 110 (9.48%) VBA
5 66 (5.69%) VB
6 58 (5.00%) Python
7 50 (4.31%) R
8 42 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 42 (3.62%) PL/SQL
9 35 (3.02%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.84%) Java
11 30 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.50%) VB.NET
13 28 (2.41%) PHP
14 12 (1.03%) Perl
15 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.60%) Ruby
16 5 (0.43%) C
17 2 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 218 (18.79%) Degree
2 27 (2.33%) ISEB
3 18 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.43%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.26%) CBAP
11 3 (0.26%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) PhD
12 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.086%) HND
13 1 (0.086%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 80 (6.90%) QA
3 40 (3.45%) SLA
4 13 (1.12%) GDPR
5 7 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) GAAP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.086%) PMO
8 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.086%) KVM
6 1 (0.086%) NFS
6 1 (0.086%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (0.60%) SCCM
4 2 (0.17%) Ansible
4 2 (0.17%) Munin
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.17%) Opsview
4 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.086%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.086%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.086%) Puppet
5 1 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 332 (28.62%) Microsoft
2 138 (11.90%) Oracle
3 92 (7.93%) Tableau
4 31 (2.67%) Cognos
4 31 (2.67%) Informatica
4 31 (2.67%) Sybase
5 29 (2.50%) SAP
6 23 (1.98%) VMware
7 21 (1.81%) Teradata
8 16 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
9 15 (1.29%) IBM
10 14 (1.21%) Adobe
11 12 (1.03%) Talend
12 9 (0.78%) Google
12 9 (0.78%) Infragistics
13 8 (0.69%) Blackboard
13 8 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.60%) Citrix
15 6 (0.52%) Cisco
15 6 (0.52%) NetApp