Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 344 273
Rank change year-on-year -44 -71 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1422 1723 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.94% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1538 2460
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +7.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £33,000 £34,285
% change year-on-year +9.85% -3.75% +5.49%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Analyst in the UK

SQL Analyst
Top 15 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 23 November 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 -63 1306 £40,000 +6.67% 79
UK excluding London -36 799 £36,250 +9.85% 36
London -47 606 £50,000 +11.11% 44
South East +6 234 £37,875 +8.21% 8
North of England -85 180 £35,000 +7.69% 15
East of England -45 105 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Midlands +7 93 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Scotland +52 91 £40,000 +45.45% 1
North West -62 89 £35,000 +11.11% 11
South West +27 88 £36,000 +16.13% 5
West Midlands +4 65 £36,750 +22.50% 3
Yorkshire -94 52 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North East +44 39 £45,000 +13.92%
East Midlands +28 28 £30,000 +4.35% 1
Wales +17 8 £32,750 +10.08%

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (98.66%) SQL
2 608 (42.76%) SQL Server
3 568 (39.94%) Finance
4 475 (33.40%) Business Intelligence
5 359 (25.25%) Microsoft
6 305 (21.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 284 (19.97%) Microsoft Excel
8 270 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
9 263 (18.50%) Degree
10 262 (18.42%) T-SQL
11 238 (16.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 221 (15.54%) Windows
13 216 (15.19%) Oracle
14 214 (15.05%) Banking
15 209 (14.70%) Data Analysis
16 204 (14.35%) Analytics
17 195 (13.71%) .NET
18 169 (11.88%) C#
19 163 (11.46%) Marketing
20 154 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
21 152 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
22 138 (9.70%) ETL
23 135 (9.49%) VBA
24 129 (9.07%) Data Management
25 127 (8.93%) Mathematics
26 125 (8.79%) ITIL
27 124 (8.72%) Unix
28 120 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
29 117 (8.23%) Tableau
30 109 (7.67%) Computer Science

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 71 (4.99%) SAS
2 68 (4.78%) IIS
2 68 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 42 (2.95%) Apache
5 23 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 20 (1.41%) Confluence
7 19 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (0.77%) JBoss
10 9 (0.63%) CMS
10 9 (0.63%) Moodle
11 8 (0.56%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.21%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 284 (19.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.77%) SPSS
6 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.21%) HipChat
8 3 (0.21%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 21 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Markit EDM
2 11 (0.77%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.28%) FastStats
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.21%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.070%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.070%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.41%) SaaS
4 12 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.84%) Office 365
5 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.21%) Taleo
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.070%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.070%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.070%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.070%) Boomi
7 1 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.070%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.070%) IaaS
7 1 (0.070%) PaaS
7 1 (0.070%) Responsys
7 1 (0.070%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.55%) Firewall
2 17 (1.20%) Internet
3 16 (1.13%) FTP
4 12 (0.84%) SAN
5 10 (0.70%) LAN
6 9 (0.63%) WAN
7 5 (0.35%) SMS
7 5 (0.35%) SSL
7 5 (0.35%) VPN
8 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.070%) DHCP
10 1 (0.070%) DNS
10 1 (0.070%) Extranet
10 1 (0.070%) Intranet
10 1 (0.070%) POP3
10 1 (0.070%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (42.76%) SQL Server
2 305 (21.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 238 (16.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (7.38%) Power BI
6 91 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 75 (5.27%) Crystal Reports
8 68 (4.78%) Oracle Database
9 67 (4.71%) QlikView
10 65 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
10 65 (4.57%) Relational Database
11 57 (4.01%) MySQL
12 55 (3.87%) Data Mining
13 43 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (2.46%) Big Data
14 35 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (2.11%) MS Access
16 26 (1.83%) OLAP
17 25 (1.76%) DataStax
18 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (4.71%) JIRA
2 53 (3.73%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 37 (2.60%) Selenium
6 29 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 24 (1.69%) HP UFT
8 19 (1.34%) Toad
9 18 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.20%) PowerBuilder
11 11 (0.77%) Git (software)
12 9 (0.63%) MSTest
13 7 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.49%) RStudio
13 7 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.35%) Hudson
15 5 (0.35%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.35%) MSBuild
General
1 568 (39.94%) Finance
2 214 (15.05%) Banking
3 163 (11.46%) Marketing
4 95 (6.68%) Retail
5 79 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 63 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 62 (4.36%) Manufacturing
8 52 (3.66%) Electronics
9 48 (3.38%) Law
10 44 (3.09%) Legal
11 43 (3.02%) Front Office
12 39 (2.74%) Investment Banking
12 39 (2.74%) Private Banking
13 38 (2.67%) Back Office
14 22 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
15 17 (1.20%) Advertising
16 12 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.63%) Games
18 6 (0.42%) Billing
19 4 (0.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (13.71%) .NET
2 109 (7.67%) XML
3 81 (5.70%) HTML
4 62 (4.36%) Web Services
5 52 (3.66%) ASP.NET
6 49 (3.45%) REST
7 39 (2.74%) .NET Framework
8 29 (2.04%) CSS
9 27 (1.90%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.83%) SOAP
11 25 (1.76%) MSMQ
11 25 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (1.41%) Middleware
13 19 (1.34%) RESTful
13 19 (1.34%) WCF
14 17 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
14 17 (1.20%) J2EE
15 16 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (1.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 270 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 79 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 43 (3.02%) Fintech
5 32 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 30 (2.11%) Equities
7 27 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.83%) Fixed Income
9 25 (1.76%) Credit Risk
9 25 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (1.69%) Derivative
11 13 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.84%) iPad
12 12 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 11 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.70%) Clustering
15 9 (0.63%) Learning Management System
16 7 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.54%) Windows
2 124 (8.72%) Unix
3 77 (5.41%) Linux
4 65 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 47 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.18%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.20%) AIX
9 13 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.28%) VMS
14 3 (0.21%) Android
14 3 (0.21%) Solaris
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.070%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (33.40%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (14.70%) Data Analysis
3 204 (14.35%) Analytics
4 154 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (9.70%) ETL
6 129 (9.07%) Data Management
7 127 (8.93%) Mathematics
8 125 (8.79%) ITIL
9 95 (6.68%) Data Modelling
10 91 (6.40%) Business Analysis
11 90 (6.33%) CRM
12 86 (6.05%) Project Management
13 85 (5.98%) Visualisation
14 80 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 77 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 73 (5.13%) Data Analytics
17 62 (4.36%) Test Automation
18 57 (4.01%) Data Visualisation
19 56 (3.94%) Infrastructure Management
20 55 (3.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1403 (98.66%) SQL
2 262 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 169 (11.88%) C#
4 135 (9.49%) VBA
5 88 (6.19%) VB
6 86 (6.05%) JavaScript
7 77 (5.41%) Java
8 70 (4.92%) Python
9 68 (4.78%) PL/SQL
10 56 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 48 (3.38%) R
12 34 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.83%) VB.NET
14 21 (1.48%) PHP
15 16 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.84%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.63%) C
17 9 (0.63%) Perl
18 4 (0.28%) C++
18 4 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 263 (18.50%) Degree
2 42 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.32%) ISEB
4 18 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.56%) PhD
11 7 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.28%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.28%) RHCE
14 3 (0.21%) HND
14 3 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
15 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
16 1 (0.070%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.98%) Data Quality
2 75 (5.27%) QA
3 62 (4.36%) SLA
4 16 (1.13%) GDPR
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.21%) GAAP
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.070%) DICOM
8 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.070%) EMIR
8 1 (0.070%) FINRA
8 1 (0.070%) HL7
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) SEPA
8 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.070%) KVM
8 1 (0.070%) NFS
8 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (0.91%) Opsview
2 12 (0.84%) SCCM
3 11 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.49%) Puppet
4 7 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.35%) Ansible
6 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.35%) Nagios
7 3 (0.21%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.14%) Control-M
8 2 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.070%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.070%) SCOM
Vendors
1 359 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 216 (15.19%) Oracle
3 117 (8.23%) Tableau
4 80 (5.63%) SAP
5 47 (3.31%) Sybase
6 35 (2.46%) Teradata
7 28 (1.97%) Cognos
7 28 (1.97%) Informatica
7 28 (1.97%) VMware
8 24 (1.69%) IBM
9 22 (1.55%) Splunk
10 20 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
11 19 (1.34%) Bloomberg
12 18 (1.27%) Google
13 16 (1.13%) Adobe
14 12 (0.84%) Citrix
15 11 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.77%) Siebel
16 9 (0.63%) Blackboard
17 7 (0.49%) Talend