Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 367 306
Rank change year-on-year -125 -61 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 1,013 1,465 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.88% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1,290 1,970
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +7.69%

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 167,509 166,662 193,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.24% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,969 137,221 162,582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -95 977 £40,000 +5.26% 90
UK excluding London -108 560 £35,000 +1.45% 61
London -92 444 £49,500 +10.00% 29
South East -54 200 £37,500 +7.14% 17
North of England -31 151 £32,500 -4.06% 20
Midlands -8 96 £30,000 -14.29% 13
North West -27 77 £32,750 +3.97% 14
Yorkshire -1 73 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East of England -58 56 £45,000 +30.81% 6
West Midlands +32 55 £34,000 +0.74% 10
East Midlands -26 41 £25,000 -32.66% 3
South West -30 33 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Scotland -49 20 £35,000 -
Wales +10 3 £27,500 -9.84% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 -
North East -27 1 £42,500 +54.55% 2

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 996 (98.32%) SQL
2 452 (44.62%) SQL Server
3 322 (31.79%) Finance
4 294 (29.02%) Microsoft
5 272 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
6 247 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 223 (22.01%) T-SQL
8 188 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
9 176 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 167 (16.49%) Degree
11 157 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
11 157 (15.50%) Data Analysis
12 150 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
13 144 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
14 138 (13.62%) Oracle
15 135 (13.33%) Analytics
16 129 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
17 115 (11.35%) ETL
18 110 (10.86%) C#
19 108 (10.66%) Windows
20 104 (10.27%) Power BI
21 93 (9.18%) .NET
22 92 (9.08%) Data Modelling
23 88 (8.69%) Microsoft Office
24 79 (7.80%) PL/SQL
25 76 (7.50%) Retail
26 74 (7.31%) Marketing
27 72 (7.11%) Banking
28 71 (7.01%) Unix
28 71 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 35 (3.46%) SAS
2 28 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.47%) IIS
4 14 (1.38%) Confluence
5 11 (1.09%) OpenEdge
6 9 (0.89%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.79%) JBoss
8 7 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.49%) CMS
11 4 (0.39%) Apache
11 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.30%) Moodle
12 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.099%) WebSphere
Applications
1 150 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (8.69%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.58%) SPSS
5 11 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.30%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.30%) FastStats
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.20%) Kondor
3 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.099%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.099%) Magento
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.099%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.59%) GitHub
4 6 (0.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.30%) Office 365
5 3 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) Force.com
6 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.099%) Boomi
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.099%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.38%) FIX Connectivity
1 14 (1.38%) WAN
2 13 (1.28%) LAN
3 11 (1.09%) Internet
4 9 (0.89%) SMS
5 8 (0.79%) Firewall
6 4 (0.39%) DNS
6 4 (0.39%) FTP
7 3 (0.30%) Intranet
7 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 2 (0.20%) Telnet
8 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.099%) 3G
9 1 (0.099%) 4G
9 1 (0.099%) BGP
9 1 (0.099%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.099%) Skype
9 1 (0.099%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 247 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 176 (17.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
5 104 (10.27%) Power BI
6 71 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
8 58 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 54 (5.33%) Relational Database
10 53 (5.23%) QlikView
11 43 (4.24%) MySQL
12 41 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (2.86%) Big Data
14 27 (2.67%) Data Mining
15 25 (2.47%) MongoDB
15 25 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 21 (2.07%) Hadoop
17 21 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 29 (2.86%) JIRA
3 19 (1.88%) Selenium
4 18 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 14 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 12 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (0.69%) Toad
9 7 (0.69%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.59%) Moq
10 6 (0.59%) NUnit
10 6 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.39%) Subversion
12 3 (0.30%) MSTest
12 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 322 (31.79%) Finance
2 76 (7.50%) Retail
3 74 (7.31%) Marketing
4 72 (7.11%) Banking
5 61 (6.02%) Front Office
6 25 (2.47%) Advertising
7 23 (2.27%) Legal
8 22 (2.17%) Law
8 22 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.28%) Back Office
10 12 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.09%) Billing
12 10 (0.99%) Automotive
12 10 (0.99%) Games
13 8 (0.79%) Electronics
14 4 (0.39%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 2 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.18%) .NET
2 64 (6.32%) XML
3 51 (5.03%) HTML
4 38 (3.75%) Web Services
5 32 (3.16%) CSS
6 28 (2.76%) SOAP
7 26 (2.57%) FIX Protocol
8 25 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.58%) XSLT
10 12 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.18%) REST
11 9 (0.89%) WPF
12 8 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.79%) HTML5
13 7 (0.69%) MDX
13 7 (0.69%) XSD
13 7 (0.69%) XSL
14 6 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (0.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 188 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.75%) Fintech
4 35 (3.46%) Derivative
5 34 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.57%) Fixed Income
8 25 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 24 (2.37%) Equities
10 18 (1.78%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.48%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
15 11 (1.09%) Replication
16 10 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.89%) Reinsurance
18 8 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.66%) Windows
2 71 (7.01%) Unix
3 56 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.95%) Linux
5 38 (3.75%) Windows 7
6 33 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.76%) Windows 10
8 24 (2.37%) Windows 8
9 18 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.69%) AIX
11 6 (0.59%) Solaris
11 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.39%) CentOS
12 4 (0.39%) Debian
12 4 (0.39%) Fedora
12 4 (0.39%) SUSE
12 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (15.50%) Data Analysis
3 144 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
4 135 (13.33%) Analytics
5 115 (11.35%) ETL
6 92 (9.08%) Data Modelling
7 69 (6.81%) CRM
7 69 (6.81%) Visualisation
8 58 (5.73%) Business Analysis
9 57 (5.63%) ITIL
9 57 (5.63%) Mathematics
10 52 (5.13%) Decision-Making
11 51 (5.03%) ERP
12 50 (4.94%) Data Analytics
13 49 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (4.64%) Manual Testing
14 47 (4.64%) Test Automation
15 45 (4.44%) E-Commerce
16 44 (4.34%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 996 (98.32%) SQL
2 223 (22.01%) T-SQL
3 110 (10.86%) C#
4 79 (7.80%) PL/SQL
5 66 (6.52%) Python
6 65 (6.42%) VBA
7 63 (6.22%) Java
8 52 (5.13%) VB
9 49 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 39 (3.85%) R
11 32 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.67%) PHP
13 20 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.88%) Perl
15 17 (1.68%) C++
16 13 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.18%) VBScript
18 11 (1.09%) VB.NET
19 10 (0.99%) Ruby
20 5 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 167 (16.49%) Degree
2 30 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.18%) PhD
5 11 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.79%) ISEB
6 8 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.30%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.099%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.099%) CBAP
12 1 (0.099%) CFA
12 1 (0.099%) MCSE
12 1 (0.099%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.71%) QA
2 60 (5.92%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.37%) SLA
4 7 (0.69%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.099%) Basel III
6 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.099%) EMIR
6 1 (0.099%) FATCA
6 1 (0.099%) GAAP
6 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.099%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) XenApp
3 1 (0.099%) vSphere
3 1 (0.099%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.39%) Ansible
3 4 (0.39%) Control-M
3 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.30%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Munin
5 2 (0.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.099%) Kibana
6 1 (0.099%) SCCM
6 1 (0.099%) SCSM
6 1 (0.099%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 294 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 138 (13.62%) Oracle
3 68 (6.71%) Tableau
4 27 (2.67%) Sybase
5 23 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.78%) WorldPay
7 17 (1.68%) SAP
8 14 (1.38%) Cognos
9 13 (1.28%) Informatica
10 11 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
10 11 (1.09%) Talend
10 11 (1.09%) Teradata
11 8 (0.79%) Google
12 7 (0.69%) Adobe
12 7 (0.69%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.59%) IFS
14 5 (0.49%) Fidessa
14 5 (0.49%) ION Trading
14 5 (0.49%) Sun