Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 485 501 369
Rank change year-on-year +16 -132 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 819 987 1,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.57% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 728 868 1,265
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 138,564 165,582 163,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.42% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109,968 134,850 134,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +11 778 £40,500 -1.22% 76
London +51 410 £46,750 -5.56% 36
UK excluding London -14 405 £35,000 - 46
North of England +29 129 £37,000 +13.85% 16
South East -35 100 £34,000 -9.33% 10
North West +33 87 £40,000 +20.30% 5
Midlands +2 81 £37,500 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +20 58 £40,000 +20.30% 3
East of England +44 33 £35,750 -20.56% 3
Yorkshire -30 26 £33,000 +1.54% 9
South West +32 25 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Scotland +17 24 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +9 23 £30,000 +20.00% 6
North East +35 17 £33,000 -14.84% 2
Wales +23 12 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Northern Ireland -25 1 £25,000 -33.33%

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 808 (98.66%) SQL
2 328 (40.05%) SQL Server
3 266 (32.48%) Finance
4 259 (31.62%) Business Intelligence
5 180 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 172 (21.00%) Microsoft
7 136 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 135 (16.48%) Microsoft Excel
9 134 (16.36%) T-SQL
10 129 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
11 128 (15.63%) Analytics
12 127 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
13 122 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
14 119 (14.53%) Data Analysis
15 113 (13.80%) Tableau
16 107 (13.06%) Windows
17 105 (12.82%) Power Platform
17 105 (12.82%) Power BI
18 97 (11.84%) ITIL
19 85 (10.38%) ETL
19 85 (10.38%) Degree
20 84 (10.26%) Banking
21 83 (10.13%) PowerShell
21 83 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
22 79 (9.65%) CRM
23 77 (9.40%) Visualisation
24 76 (9.28%) Relational Database
25 75 (9.16%) Oracle
26 74 (9.04%) Marketing
27 69 (8.42%) Python

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 47 (5.74%) IIS
2 35 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.69%) SAS
3 22 (2.69%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.32%) Apache
5 11 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.85%) JBoss
8 5 (0.61%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.49%) CMS
9 4 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.24%) WordPress
12 1 (0.12%) Appian
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 135 (16.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.85%) SPSS
5 4 (0.49%) Stata
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.73%) FastStats
5 5 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.61%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.24%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 105 (12.82%) Power Platform
2 64 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.81%) Office 365
4 21 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (2.20%) SaaS
6 10 (1.22%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.12%) BPaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Datadog
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.59%) LAN
2 10 (1.22%) Intranet
3 7 (0.85%) Firewall
4 6 (0.73%) FTP
4 6 (0.73%) WAN
5 5 (0.61%) DHCP
5 5 (0.61%) DNS
5 5 (0.61%) Internet
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (40.05%) SQL Server
2 180 (21.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 136 (16.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (12.82%) Power BI
5 83 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (9.28%) Relational Database
7 43 (5.25%) RDBMS
8 41 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 36 (4.40%) QlikView
10 30 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (1.83%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.34%) MySQL
16 11 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (1.22%) NoSQL
18 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (2.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (2.20%) JIRA
3 15 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.10%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.98%) Selenium
9 7 (0.85%) Subversion
10 6 (0.73%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.37%) MSI
11 3 (0.37%) RStudio
11 3 (0.37%) WiX
12 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.12%) Mocha
General
1 266 (32.48%) Finance
2 84 (10.26%) Banking
3 74 (9.04%) Marketing
4 64 (7.81%) Retail
5 36 (4.40%) Front Office
5 36 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 34 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.79%) Legal
8 26 (3.17%) Electronics
9 18 (2.20%) Billing
9 18 (2.20%) Law
10 16 (1.95%) Advertising
11 15 (1.83%) Back Office
12 11 (1.34%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.73%) Local Government
14 5 (0.61%) Publishing
15 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.59%) .NET
2 49 (5.98%) XML
3 34 (4.15%) HTML
4 33 (4.03%) Web Services
5 21 (2.56%) REST
6 19 (2.32%) SOAP
7 17 (2.08%) JSON
8 13 (1.59%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.59%) CSS
8 13 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (1.34%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.10%) Apache Flex
10 9 (1.10%) HTML5
10 9 (1.10%) XSLT
11 8 (0.98%) WPF
12 7 (0.85%) Ajax
12 7 (0.85%) jQuery
12 7 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.73%) JMS
13 6 (0.73%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 127 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.62%) Fintech
3 29 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.32%) Derivative
5 19 (2.32%) PKI
5 19 (2.32%) Reinsurance
6 14 (1.71%) Equities
7 13 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.22%) Replication
10 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.85%) FMCG
11 7 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (0.73%) Clustering
12 6 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.73%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (13.06%) Windows
2 54 (6.59%) Unix
3 50 (6.11%) Linux
4 44 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 33 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.47%) Android
7 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.85%) AIX
9 7 (0.85%) HPUX
9 7 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.73%) CentOS
10 6 (0.73%) SUSE
10 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.49%) Fedora
12 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (31.62%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (15.63%) Analytics
4 122 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
5 119 (14.53%) Data Analysis
6 97 (11.84%) ITIL
7 85 (10.38%) ETL
8 79 (9.65%) CRM
9 77 (9.40%) Visualisation
10 59 (7.20%) ERP
11 53 (6.47%) Data Modelling
12 52 (6.35%) Data Management
13 47 (5.74%) Project Management
14 44 (5.37%) Data Analytics
15 41 (5.01%) Scrum
16 40 (4.88%) Data Integration
16 40 (4.88%) Data Visualisation
17 39 (4.76%) Software Delivery
18 38 (4.64%) Mathematics
19 34 (4.15%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 808 (98.66%) SQL
2 134 (16.36%) T-SQL
3 83 (10.13%) PowerShell
4 69 (8.42%) Python
5 60 (7.33%) VBA
6 55 (6.72%) C#
7 50 (6.11%) Java
8 39 (4.76%) R
9 29 (3.54%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.42%) JavaScript
11 22 (2.69%) Perl
12 14 (1.71%) VBScript
13 13 (1.59%) VB
14 11 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.10%) C++
16 8 (0.98%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.73%) C
18 6 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (10.38%) Degree
2 52 (6.35%) ISEB
3 15 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.61%) MCSA
7 5 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.49%) MCITP
8 4 (0.49%) MCSE
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) AAT
10 1 (0.12%) ACCA
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CIMA
10 1 (0.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.96%) QA
2 52 (6.35%) Data Quality
3 23 (2.81%) SLA
4 16 (1.95%) Solvency II
5 12 (1.47%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 12 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.37%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.61%) SCCM
3 4 (0.49%) HP ALM
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) Control-M
5 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 113 (13.80%) Tableau
3 75 (9.16%) Oracle
4 46 (5.62%) SAP
5 16 (1.95%) Cognos
6 14 (1.71%) Google
6 14 (1.71%) MuleSoft
6 14 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.22%) IBM
8 9 (1.10%) BT
8 9 (1.10%) Demandware
9 8 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.98%) VMware
10 7 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 7 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.73%) Talend
12 5 (0.61%) EXASOL
12 5 (0.61%) HP
12 5 (0.61%) Teradata