The median annual salary for a SQL Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 298 285
Rank change year-on-year -48 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Analyst 716 1128 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 657 1011 1120
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 83035 100238 108608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68947 84097 88662
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -53 677 £38,000 -5.00% 76
London -52 312 £42,500 -6.59% 33
South East +22 132 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Yorkshire -3 63 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North West -24 53 £31,500 - 7
City of London -26 53 £45,000 - 12
West Yorkshire +3 50 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +23 48 £37,125 +9.19% 2
Leeds +14 46 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Surrey +56 38 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Hampshire +23 30 £35,000 +27.27% 3
East of England -19 29 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Leicestershire +16 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cheshire +8 21 £31,500 +10.52% 2
South West -5 21 £27,000 -14.28% 7
West Midlands +11 20 £35,000 - 3
Manchester -9 20 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire -4 19 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 18 £33,000 -20.48% 1
Warrington +15 17 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Scotland +8 14 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Redhill +7 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Nottingham +16 13 £25,000 -33.33%
Nottinghamshire +7 13 £25,000 -18.03%
Birmingham 0 12 £35,000 - 1
Woking +6 11 £33,000 +17.85%
Essex 0 11 £28,000 -34.11%
Oxfordshire 0 11 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Marlow - 11 £33,000 - 1
West Sussex +15 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1

SQL Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 1363 (96.67%) SQL
2 691 (49.01%) SQL Server
3 430 (30.50%) Microsoft
4 409 (29.01%) Business Intelligence
5 408 (28.94%) Finance
6 354 (25.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 315 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
8 285 (20.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 284 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
10 283 (20.07%) T-SQL
11 229 (16.24%) Degree
12 227 (16.10%) Oracle
13 211 (14.96%) Data Analysis
14 205 (14.54%) Data Warehouse
15 195 (13.83%) ETL
16 185 (13.12%) Analytics
17 176 (12.48%) Windows
18 152 (10.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 132 (9.36%) ITIL
19 132 (9.36%) C#
20 131 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
21 125 (8.87%) Marketing
22 123 (8.72%) Tableau
23 118 (8.37%) Relational Database
24 117 (8.30%) CRM
25 114 (8.09%) .NET
26 109 (7.73%) VBA
27 104 (7.38%) Retail
28 103 (7.30%) Banking
29 102 (7.23%) Unix

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 95 (6.74%) SAS
2 71 (5.04%) IIS
3 45 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (1.99%) Apache
7 19 (1.35%) JBoss
8 12 (0.85%) Confluence
9 9 (0.64%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 315 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.27%) SPSS
4 27 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.64%) EViews
7 9 (0.64%) Stata
8 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.85%) FastStats
5 11 (0.78%) Magento
6 7 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.35%) Investran
8 5 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
8 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.35%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.21%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.13%) SaaS
3 9 (0.64%) Office 365
4 6 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
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%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.071%) Boomi
8 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.071%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.13%) DNS
2 15 (1.06%) FTP
3 14 (0.99%) Internet
4 13 (0.92%) DHCP
5 8 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.43%) LAN
6 6 (0.43%) Network Security
6 6 (0.43%) WAN
7 5 (0.35%) SAN
8 4 (0.28%) LDAP
8 4 (0.28%) NAS
8 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.21%) Intranet
10 2 (0.14%) Firewall
10 2 (0.14%) PBX
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
11 1 (0.071%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.071%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (49.01%) SQL Server
2 354 (25.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 285 (20.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 205 (14.54%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (10.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 118 (8.37%) Relational Database
7 95 (6.74%) Power BI
8 88 (6.24%) MySQL
9 86 (6.10%) MS Access
10 82 (5.82%) BusinessObjects
11 80 (5.67%) Crystal Reports
12 65 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 58 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 56 (3.97%) QlikView
15 53 (3.76%) Big Data
16 40 (2.84%) Data Mining
17 38 (2.70%) OLAP
18 37 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
19 35 (2.48%) RDBMS
20 26 (1.84%) DTS
Development Applications
1 40 (2.84%) JIRA
1 40 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 36 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.84%) Selenium
4 18 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.50%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.28%) TestRail
12 3 (0.21%) git-flow
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.21%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.14%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.14%) Toad
14 1 (0.071%) HP UFT
General
1 408 (28.94%) Finance
2 125 (8.87%) Marketing
3 104 (7.38%) Retail
4 103 (7.30%) Banking
5 61 (4.33%) Legal
6 46 (3.26%) Law
7 39 (2.77%) Back Office
8 34 (2.41%) Front Office
9 28 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.77%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.35%) Private Banking
14 18 (1.28%) Electronics
15 17 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
15 17 (1.21%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.99%) Advertising
17 8 (0.57%) Billing
18 7 (0.50%) Publishing
19 6 (0.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (8.09%) .NET
2 62 (4.40%) XML
3 48 (3.40%) HTML
4 41 (2.91%) Web Services
5 38 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 30 (2.13%) SOAP
7 25 (1.77%) MDX
8 20 (1.42%) REST
9 12 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (0.78%) JDBC
10 11 (0.78%) jQuery
11 10 (0.71%) CSS
12 9 (0.64%) J2EE
12 9 (0.64%) Middleware
13 8 (0.57%) JSON
14 7 (0.50%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.50%) EDI
14 7 (0.50%) Gherkin
15 6 (0.43%) XSL
16 5 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 284 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.91%) Credit Risk
5 26 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 25 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.49%) iPad
8 20 (1.42%) FMCG
9 16 (1.13%) Equities
10 15 (1.06%) NHS
11 14 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.99%) Fintech
12 12 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.71%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.64%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.57%) Clustering
15 8 (0.57%) Derivative
15 8 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 176 (12.48%) Windows
2 102 (7.23%) Unix
3 76 (5.39%) Windows Server
4 70 (4.96%) Linux
5 50 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.99%) Solaris
8 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.64%) AIX
10 8 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.35%) Android
11 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.21%) CentOS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (29.01%) Business Intelligence
2 211 (14.96%) Data Analysis
3 195 (13.83%) ETL
4 185 (13.12%) Analytics
5 132 (9.36%) ITIL
6 131 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (8.30%) CRM
8 85 (6.03%) Visualisation
9 78 (5.53%) Mathematics
10 73 (5.18%) Data Analytics
11 68 (4.82%) Data Modelling
12 64 (4.54%) Project Management
13 58 (4.11%) Data Visualisation
13 58 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 49 (3.48%) Business Analysis
16 48 (3.40%) SDLC
17 47 (3.33%) Mentoring
18 45 (3.19%) Migration
19 43 (3.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1363 (96.67%) SQL
2 283 (20.07%) T-SQL
3 132 (9.36%) C#
4 109 (7.73%) VBA
5 78 (5.53%) Java
6 74 (5.25%) PL/SQL
7 60 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 58 (4.11%) VB
9 41 (2.91%) Python
10 40 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 38 (2.70%) R
12 28 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 27 (1.91%) Perl
14 22 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.49%) PHP
16 17 (1.21%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.64%) Progress 4GL
18 8 (0.57%) VBScript
19 6 (0.43%) VB.NET
20 5 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 229 (16.24%) Degree
2 19 (1.35%) ISEB
3 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.64%) MCP
6 9 (0.64%) PhD
7 8 (0.57%) CISA
7 8 (0.57%) PCI QSA
8 7 (0.50%) MCTS
9 5 (0.35%) MCSE
9 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.21%) MCITP
11 3 (0.21%) MCSA
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.23%) Data Quality
2 66 (4.68%) SLA
3 52 (3.69%) QA
4 8 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.50%) PMO
6 3 (0.21%) EMIR
6 3 (0.21%) MiFID
6 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.071%) Basel II
7 1 (0.071%) Basel III
System Software
1 81 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.92%) XenApp
4 9 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.50%) Terminal Server
5 7 (0.50%) vSphere
6 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.28%) XenServer
7 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.071%) Docker
8 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.50%) Control-M
1 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.35%) Opsview
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (0.35%) SCOM
3 4 (0.28%) OpenView
3 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.28%) Puppet
4 3 (0.21%) Oozie
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.14%) Salt
5 2 (0.14%) SCCM
6 1 (0.071%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.071%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.071%) Netcool
Vendors
1 430 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 227 (16.10%) Oracle
3 123 (8.72%) Tableau
4 74 (5.25%) SAP
5 41 (2.91%) Cognos
6 32 (2.27%) Citrix
7 30 (2.13%) VMware
8 27 (1.91%) Informatica
9 24 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.21%) Splunk
11 14 (0.99%) iManage
12 13 (0.92%) Alteryx
13 12 (0.85%) Google
13 12 (0.85%) Sybase
13 12 (0.85%) Teradata
14 11 (0.78%) Talend
15 10 (0.71%) IBM
16 9 (0.64%) AppSense
17 8 (0.57%) Hyperion
18 7 (0.50%) Reuters
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38800 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£40,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health + other benef
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Health insuarance
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago