The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.41% 4.35% 26.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 25.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £42,500 £55,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.42% +11.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
SQL Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 17.39% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of job ads across the Home Counties region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Home Counties region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) WebEx
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle