The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 284 220 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.22% 22.43% 28.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.69% 67.07% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 275 186 278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
439 328 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.54% 33.44% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 411 265 379
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Kent

SQL Server
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 68 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Maidstone +4 45 £46,174 +23.12% 2
Dartford -3 37 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Sevenoaks - 31 £37,500 - 5
Canterbury 0 12 £37,500 - 3
Folkestone -3 12 £40,000 +19.40% 3
West Malling -5 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Rochester +2 7 £37,000 -7.50%
Chatham -4 4 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Stansted -3 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Tonbridge -3 1 £27,000 -43.15%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 354 (71.52%) .NET
2 313 (63.23%) C#
3 254 (51.31%) ASP.NET
4 235 (47.47%) MVC
5 234 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 179 (36.16%) SQL
8 161 (32.53%) HTML
9 157 (31.72%) TDD
10 154 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 152 (30.71%) Microsoft
12 132 (26.67%) WCF
13 125 (25.25%) CSS
13 125 (25.25%) Windows
14 110 (22.22%) Scrum
15 105 (21.21%) .NET Framework
16 104 (21.01%) T-SQL
17 99 (20.00%) jQuery
18 92 (18.59%) Web Application Development
19 86 (17.37%) Finance
20 81 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
21 79 (15.96%) MVVM
22 78 (15.76%) HTML5
22 78 (15.76%) Entity Framework
23 77 (15.56%) MS Excel
24 73 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
25 71 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 70 (14.14%) Ninject
27 69 (13.94%) NUnit
28 66 (13.33%) WPF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (11.52%) Node.js
2 43 (8.69%) IIS
3 32 (6.46%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (4.24%) CMS
6 16 (3.23%) Lync
7 11 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.62%) Apache
9 7 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.20%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
12 1 (0.20%) Kentico
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.64%) MS Office
3 11 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.71%) SaaS
2 18 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.63%) Office 365
4 5 (1.01%) PaaS
5 4 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.46%) SAN
2 30 (6.06%) Firewall
2 30 (6.06%) DNS
3 16 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 10 (2.02%) DHCP
5 9 (1.82%) SMTP
6 8 (1.62%) VoIP
6 8 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.62%) VPN
6 8 (1.62%) Internet
6 8 (1.62%) Wireless
7 7 (1.41%) VLAN
7 7 (1.41%) IMAP
7 7 (1.41%) DMZ
7 7 (1.41%) NAS
8 3 (0.61%) WAN
8 3 (0.61%) LAN
8 3 (0.61%) HTTP
8 3 (0.61%) PPP
9 2 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (9.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 46 (9.29%) NoSQL
6 32 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 19 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.64%) Redis
9 18 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.43%) MySQL
11 15 (3.03%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.83%) SQL CLR
13 12 (2.42%) MongoDB
14 11 (2.22%) Big Data
15 10 (2.02%) MS Access
16 9 (1.82%) Informix
17 8 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (13.94%) NUnit
2 64 (12.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (11.92%) Moq
4 58 (11.72%) MSTest
5 49 (9.90%) Git (software)
6 41 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (5.86%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.22%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.02%) Selenium
10 9 (1.82%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.41%) Subversion
12 6 (1.21%) Hudson
13 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.61%) Fiddler
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
16 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
16 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 86 (17.37%) Finance
2 26 (5.25%) Marketing
3 16 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.42%) Advertising
5 7 (1.41%) Retail
6 5 (1.01%) Legal
7 4 (0.81%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 353 (71.31%) Developer
2 240 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 64 (12.93%) C# Developer
4 59 (11.92%) Senior Developer
5 58 (11.72%) DBA
6 55 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (10.30%) Web Developer
8 49 (9.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 42 (8.48%) Junior
9 42 (8.48%) SQL DBA
10 40 (8.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 39 (7.88%) Junior Developer
12 36 (7.27%) SQL Developer
13 34 (6.87%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (5.86%) Support Engineer
15 26 (5.25%) .NET Web Developer
16 25 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
17 24 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
18 23 (4.65%) Analyst
19 21 (4.24%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (71.52%) .NET
2 254 (51.31%) ASP.NET
3 180 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 161 (32.53%) HTML
5 132 (26.67%) WCF
6 125 (25.25%) CSS
7 105 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 99 (20.00%) jQuery
9 78 (15.76%) HTML5
9 78 (15.76%) Entity Framework
10 73 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (14.14%) Ninject
12 66 (13.33%) WPF
13 64 (12.93%) Castle Windsor
14 56 (11.31%) Unity DI Container
14 56 (11.31%) Spring.NET
15 53 (10.71%) CSS3
16 50 (10.10%) RESTful
17 49 (9.90%) Web Services
18 48 (9.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.73%) Inversion of Control
2 56 (11.31%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.44%) Social Network
5 18 (3.64%) Replication
6 15 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 14 (2.83%) Streaming Music
7 14 (2.83%) W3C
8 13 (2.63%) EqualLogic
9 12 (2.42%) Clustering
10 10 (2.02%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.62%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.62%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.41%) iPhone
12 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.41%) PDA
13 6 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.01%) Tandem
15 4 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 125 (25.25%) Windows
2 34 (6.87%) Linux
3 28 (5.66%) UNIX
4 19 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.02%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.82%) Android
7 8 (1.62%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (47.47%) MVC
2 234 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (31.72%) TDD
4 110 (22.22%) Scrum
5 92 (18.59%) Web Application Development
6 81 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
7 79 (15.96%) MVVM
8 65 (13.13%) Kanban
9 62 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (9.70%) BDD
12 42 (8.48%) OO
13 39 (7.88%) Data Analysis
14 34 (6.87%) SDLC
15 32 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (6.46%) OOD
16 31 (6.26%) Web Development
16 31 (6.26%) Domain-Driven Design
17 25 (5.05%) Unit Testing
18 19 (3.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 313 (63.23%) C#
2 179 (36.16%) SQL
3 154 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 104 (21.01%) T-SQL
5 43 (8.69%) Ruby
6 37 (7.47%) VB.NET
7 31 (6.26%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.24%) VB
9 12 (2.42%) Java
10 11 (2.22%) VBA
11 6 (1.21%) C++
12 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.01%) VB6
12 5 (1.01%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.81%) PHP
14 1 (0.20%) RPG
14 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (7.88%) Degree
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.61%) MCSE
3 3 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.20%) CCNP
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.20%) MCTS
4 1 (0.20%) MCITP
4 1 (0.20%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (9.29%) Hyper-V
2 27 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.41%) vSphere
4 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.44%) SCCM
2 18 (3.64%) SCOM
2 18 (3.64%) SCVMM
3 15 (3.03%) HAProxy
4 7 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 152 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.88%) Oracle
3 32 (6.46%) VMware
4 28 (5.66%) Facebook
5 26 (5.25%) Twitter
6 22 (4.44%) Cisco
7 16 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
8 11 (2.22%) Adobe
9 7 (1.41%) Apple
9 7 (1.41%) Symantec
9 7 (1.41%) Red Gate
9 7 (1.41%) Draytek
9 7 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.41%) Veeam
10 5 (1.01%) Avaya
10 5 (1.01%) Sybase
11 4 (0.81%) Citrix
11 4 (0.81%) NetApp
11 4 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.61%) SAP
Folkestone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum 25 days holiday + final salary pension
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 23 days
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Broadstairs, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago