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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 237 354 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.89% 28.78% 16.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.10% 72.10% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 216 314 160
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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
343 491 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.03% 39.92% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 311 405 291
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,937 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -2 47 £43,250 -8.94% 7
Maidstone +9 31 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Dartford -3 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Canterbury +4 17 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Folkestone +7 12 £37,500 -
Sevenoaks +4 12 £22,000 -44.30%
Rochester +1 12 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Tonbridge +1 11 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Stansted 0 6 £30,000 -35.13%
Chatham -2 6 £27,000 -46.00%
Whitstable -3 3 £40,000 -
West Malling -2 2 £77,500 +44.85%
Sittingbourne -7 2 £43,250 +66.34%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 423 (77.19%) .NET
2 367 (66.97%) C#
3 296 (54.01%) MVC
4 288 (52.55%) ASP.NET
5 264 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
6 221 (40.33%) SQL
7 215 (39.23%) TDD
7 215 (39.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 188 (34.31%) WCF
9 170 (31.02%) Scrum
10 168 (30.66%) Microsoft
11 152 (27.74%) Windows
12 149 (27.19%) HTML
12 149 (27.19%) JavaScript
13 136 (24.82%) Web Application Development
14 127 (23.18%) Dependency Injection
14 127 (23.18%) T-SQL
15 117 (21.35%) NUnit
16 116 (21.17%) MVVM
17 112 (20.44%) CSS
18 108 (19.71%) WPF
18 108 (19.71%) Kanban
19 107 (19.53%) Rhino Mocks
19 107 (19.53%) Castle Windsor
20 96 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
21 94 (17.15%) OO
21 94 (17.15%) Finance
22 93 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
23 91 (16.61%) .NET Framework
24 88 (16.06%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.11%) CMS
3 26 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.38%) Node.js
5 21 (3.83%) IIS
6 16 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.09%) Apache
11 5 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.91%) Lync
12 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.55%) SAS
12 3 (0.55%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.55%) ArcIMS
12 3 (0.55%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 83 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.47%) MS Office
2 19 (3.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 16 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.36%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.93%) SaaS
2 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.13%) Internet
2 24 (4.38%) DNS
2 24 (4.38%) DHCP
2 24 (4.38%) Firewall
3 19 (3.47%) SAN
4 15 (2.74%) SMTP
5 14 (2.55%) VPN
6 13 (2.37%) IMAP
7 12 (2.19%) VLAN
7 12 (2.19%) Wireless
7 12 (2.19%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.19%) DMZ
8 10 (1.82%) VoIP
9 8 (1.46%) ADSL
10 6 (1.09%) HTTP
11 4 (0.73%) CTI
11 4 (0.73%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.73%) NAS
12 3 (0.55%) Intranet
12 3 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 54 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (8.21%) MySQL
5 28 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.92%) Redis
9 14 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (2.37%) DTS
11 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.91%) DataStage
13 5 (0.91%) QlikView
14 4 (0.73%) SSDT
15 3 (0.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 117 (21.35%) NUnit
2 107 (19.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 78 (14.23%) Moq
3 78 (14.23%) MSTest
4 38 (6.93%) Visual Studio
5 25 (4.56%) Maven
6 24 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.65%) Git (software)
8 18 (3.28%) Subversion
9 14 (2.55%) NCrunch
10 8 (1.46%) Selenium
11 7 (1.28%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.28%) Hudson
12 6 (1.09%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
15 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 94 (17.15%) Finance
2 31 (5.66%) Games
3 19 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.82%) Banking
5 7 (1.28%) Retail
6 5 (0.91%) Advertising
7 4 (0.73%) Legal
7 4 (0.73%) Marketing
8 3 (0.55%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 403 (73.54%) Developer
2 256 (46.72%) .NET Developer
3 67 (12.23%) C# Developer
4 52 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (9.12%) DBA
6 43 (7.85%) SQL DBA
7 35 (6.39%) Analyst
7 35 (6.39%) Web Developer
8 30 (5.47%) Administrator
9 28 (5.11%) Java Developer
9 28 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (5.11%) Junior
10 27 (4.93%) SQL Server DBA
11 26 (4.74%) SQL Developer
12 25 (4.56%) Junior Developer
13 23 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.01%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.47%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.10%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (77.19%) .NET
2 288 (52.55%) ASP.NET
3 215 (39.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 188 (34.31%) WCF
5 149 (27.19%) HTML
6 112 (20.44%) CSS
7 108 (19.71%) WPF
8 107 (19.53%) Castle Windsor
9 91 (16.61%) .NET Framework
10 88 (16.06%) Web Services
11 87 (15.88%) Ninject
12 86 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 80 (14.60%) Unity DI Container
14 78 (14.23%) jQuery
14 78 (14.23%) Spring.NET
14 78 (14.23%) XML
15 56 (10.22%) REST
16 54 (9.85%) WinForms
17 51 (9.31%) Entity Framework
18 44 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.88%) Inversion of Control
2 77 (14.05%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (8.03%) Social Network
5 27 (4.93%) Replication
6 24 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.38%) iPhone
7 21 (3.83%) Data Integration
8 20 (3.65%) Clustering
8 20 (3.65%) W3C
9 13 (2.37%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.37%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.19%) PDA
10 12 (2.19%) Blog
11 11 (2.01%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.64%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.64%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.28%) AS400
13 7 (1.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 152 (27.74%) Windows
2 37 (6.75%) Android
3 23 (4.20%) Linux
4 20 (3.65%) Windows 8
5 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.92%) Windows Phone
7 16 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.19%) Windows Vista
9 12 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.09%) UNIX
11 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (54.01%) MVC
2 264 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (39.23%) TDD
4 170 (31.02%) Scrum
5 136 (24.82%) Web Application Development
6 127 (23.18%) Dependency Injection
7 116 (21.17%) MVVM
8 108 (19.71%) Kanban
9 94 (17.15%) OO
10 93 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (14.42%) OOD
12 54 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (9.67%) Domain-Driven Design
14 41 (7.48%) BDD
15 36 (6.57%) Project Management
16 35 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (6.02%) SOA
18 32 (5.84%) Software Engineering
19 30 (5.47%) Unit Testing
20 24 (4.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 367 (66.97%) C#
2 221 (40.33%) SQL
3 149 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 127 (23.18%) T-SQL
5 71 (12.96%) VB.NET
6 54 (9.85%) VB
7 41 (7.48%) Java
8 24 (4.38%) VB6
9 16 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.74%) Ruby
11 11 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.28%) C++
12 7 (1.28%) PHP
13 6 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.73%) Delphi
14 4 (0.73%) VBA
15 3 (0.55%) Python
15 3 (0.55%) C
15 3 (0.55%) VBScript
15 3 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (8.21%) Degree
2 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.09%) MCSE
3 6 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB
4 1 (0.18%) MCSA
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.19%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 26 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.73%) XenApp
4 4 (0.73%) vSphere
4 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.18%) MDaemon
6 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.10%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.36%) WMI
3 2 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 168 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.96%) Oracle
3 44 (8.03%) Twitter
4 29 (5.29%) Facebook
5 28 (5.11%) VMware
6 19 (3.47%) Adobe
7 18 (3.28%) Cisco
8 16 (2.92%) Citrix
9 15 (2.74%) Apple
10 13 (2.37%) Symantec
11 12 (2.19%) Google
11 12 (2.19%) Draytek
12 7 (1.28%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.91%) Telerik
14 4 (0.73%) Kofax
14 4 (0.73%) Thunderhead
14 4 (0.73%) SonicWALL
14 4 (0.73%) Veeam
14 4 (0.73%) Ektron
14 4 (0.73%) Dell
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified c£Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago