The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
London / Westminster
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 15.25% 21.43% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 46.15% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £48,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Westminster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 13 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 59.32% 46.43% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 11
Median salary £85,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Westminster

SQL
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Westminster.

Salary trend for SQL in Westminster

SQL
Salary Histogram in Westminster

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Westminster over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Westminster

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Westminster region with a requirement for SQL.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe
5 4 (28.57%) WLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (28.57%) Apple
5 4 (28.57%) FileMaker
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VLAN
1 4 (28.57%) WLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) FileMaker
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) E-business
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Apple
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com