The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 313 280 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.65% 26.39% 26.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.60% 67.15% 67.91%
Number of salaries quoted 281 248 208
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
414 417 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.57% 39.30% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 363 365 302
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Dartford +5 46 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Maidstone +2 35 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Stansted - 23 £45,000 -
West Malling +9 19 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Chatham +4 18 £45,000 -35.71%
Tunbridge Wells -8 17 £42,500 -2.85%
Tonbridge +3 14 £45,000 -2.70%
Folkestone +2 10 £25,000 -41.17%
Cranbrook - 8 £40,000 - 1
Canterbury -3 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Sittingbourne - 4 £40,000 -
Gravesend - 4 £35,346 -
Sevenoaks -1 3 £50,000 +14.94%
Swanley - 1 £30,500 -
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
Dover - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 427 (63.64%) .NET
2 348 (51.86%) SQL
3 336 (50.07%) C#
4 294 (43.82%) ASP.NET
5 237 (35.32%) Microsoft
6 231 (34.43%) MVC
7 217 (32.34%) T-SQL
8 171 (25.48%) Windows
9 164 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 163 (24.29%) HTML
11 160 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 149 (22.21%) JavaScript
13 144 (21.46%) TDD
14 140 (20.86%) CSS
15 134 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 130 (19.37%) Scrum
17 126 (18.78%) WCF
18 117 (17.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 116 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
20 109 (16.24%) SQL Server 2012
21 104 (15.50%) VB.NET
22 103 (15.35%) MS Excel
23 101 (15.05%) Degree
24 97 (14.46%) Oracle
25 86 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
26 85 (12.67%) OO
27 82 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
28 80 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 79 (11.77%) jQuery
29 79 (11.77%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 77 (11.48%) IIS
2 29 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.87%) Node.js
4 20 (2.98%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.64%) CMS
7 10 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.19%) Documentum
10 7 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.60%) Apache
12 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.45%) Lync
12 3 (0.45%) Kentico
13 2 (0.30%) Mule
13 2 (0.30%) Drupal
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.15%) DNN
14 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.28%) MS Office
3 13 (1.94%) FastStats
4 9 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.19%) PowerPivot
5 8 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.34%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.45%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.79%) SaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.77%) Firewall
2 31 (4.62%) SAN
3 17 (2.53%) Internet
4 16 (2.38%) DNS
5 14 (2.09%) VPN
5 14 (2.09%) LAN
5 14 (2.09%) WAN
6 13 (1.94%) Wireless
7 11 (1.64%) HTTP
7 11 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.64%) VLAN
8 10 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.04%) DHCP
10 7 (1.04%) CTI
11 4 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.60%) MPLS
12 3 (0.45%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.30%) DMZ
13 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 160 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (17.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (16.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 80 (11.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (9.24%) Relational Database
7 61 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 54 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (6.71%) MySQL
10 27 (4.02%) OLAP
11 25 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (3.73%) RDBMS
12 23 (3.43%) NoSQL
13 22 (3.28%) SQL CLR
14 21 (3.13%) DTS
15 19 (2.83%) Big Data
16 18 (2.68%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
18 9 (1.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (6.71%) NUnit
2 42 (6.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 40 (5.96%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.92%) Moq
5 28 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (3.73%) Maven
7 24 (3.58%) MSTest
8 16 (2.38%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.89%) ReSharper
10 6 (0.89%) Fiddler
10 6 (0.89%) Selenium
10 6 (0.89%) NetBeans
10 6 (0.89%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.60%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.60%) Ranorex
11 4 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.45%) Subversion
12 3 (0.45%) NuGet
General
1 79 (11.77%) Finance
2 51 (7.60%) Marketing
3 19 (2.83%) Retail
4 16 (2.38%) Advertising
5 12 (1.79%) Games
6 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.04%) Legal
8 5 (0.75%) Back Office
8 5 (0.75%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 413 (61.55%) Developer
2 214 (31.89%) .NET Developer
3 96 (14.31%) C# Developer
4 85 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (11.92%) DBA
6 79 (11.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 68 (10.13%) SQL Developer
8 61 (9.09%) SQL DBA
9 60 (8.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 53 (7.90%) Analyst
11 48 (7.15%) Web Developer
11 48 (7.15%) Software Developer
12 45 (6.71%) SQL Server DBA
13 44 (6.56%) Senior Developer
14 43 (6.41%) SQL Server Developer
15 41 (6.11%) Administrator
16 26 (3.87%) Consultant
17 22 (3.28%) Architect
18 21 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
18 21 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (63.64%) .NET
2 294 (43.82%) ASP.NET
3 163 (24.29%) HTML
4 140 (20.86%) CSS
5 134 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 126 (18.78%) WCF
7 79 (11.77%) jQuery
8 76 (11.33%) WPF
9 73 (10.88%) XML
10 70 (10.43%) .NET Framework
11 63 (9.39%) WinForms
12 56 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 43 (6.41%) REST
14 41 (6.11%) Silverlight
15 40 (5.96%) HTML5
15 40 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (5.66%) Web Services
17 33 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (4.77%) Castle Windsor
18 32 (4.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.90%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (7.60%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.66%) Replication
4 32 (4.77%) Clustering
5 26 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (3.58%) Social Media
7 20 (2.98%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.09%) BBC
8 14 (2.09%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.49%) Physics
10 9 (1.34%) W3C
11 8 (1.19%) Blog
11 8 (1.19%) Open Source
12 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.04%) Chemistry
12 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.75%) NHS
13 5 (0.75%) iPhone
13 5 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 171 (25.48%) Windows
2 27 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (2.24%) UNIX
3 15 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.04%) Linux
7 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.89%) Android
8 3 (0.45%) Solaris
8 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (34.43%) MVC
2 144 (21.46%) TDD
3 130 (19.37%) Scrum
4 116 (17.29%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (12.67%) OO
6 82 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
7 73 (10.88%) Web Application Development
8 71 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (8.35%) ETL
10 53 (7.90%) E-Commerce
11 49 (7.30%) Data Modelling
11 49 (7.30%) SOA
12 48 (7.15%) Web Development
12 48 (7.15%) Kanban
13 47 (7.00%) Migration
14 42 (6.26%) BDD
15 41 (6.11%) Software Engineering
15 41 (6.11%) Dependency Injection
16 40 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (5.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 348 (51.86%) SQL
2 336 (50.07%) C#
3 217 (32.34%) T-SQL
4 149 (22.21%) JavaScript
5 104 (15.50%) VB.NET
6 45 (6.71%) Java
7 34 (5.07%) VB
8 22 (3.28%) VB6
9 20 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 20 (2.98%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.09%) Ruby
11 10 (1.49%) PHP
12 6 (0.89%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.89%) VBA
13 5 (0.75%) XPath
14 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.45%) Python
16 2 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 101 (15.05%) Degree
2 86 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.62%) MCP
3 31 (4.62%) MCTS
4 22 (3.28%) MCAD
4 22 (3.28%) MCSD
5 14 (2.09%) MCITP
6 13 (1.94%) MCDBA
7 11 (1.64%) ISEB
8 9 (1.34%) MCPD
9 6 (0.89%) MCSE
10 5 (0.75%) CCNA
10 5 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.45%) PhD
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.30%) MCSA
14 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.28%) QA
2 14 (2.09%) SLA
3 13 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.75%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.58%) Hyper-V
2 24 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.34%) XenApp
4 8 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.34%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.19%) SCCM
2 8 (1.19%) ZABBIX
3 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.60%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 237 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.46%) Oracle
3 36 (5.37%) Google
4 32 (4.77%) VMware
5 24 (3.58%) Facebook
6 22 (3.28%) Business Objects
6 22 (3.28%) Citrix
7 17 (2.53%) HP
8 16 (2.38%) Adobe
9 15 (2.24%) Cisco
10 14 (2.09%) Neolane
10 14 (2.09%) Yahoo!
10 14 (2.09%) Apple
10 14 (2.09%) Sony
11 9 (1.34%) Dell
11 9 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.19%) Jaspersoft
12 8 (1.19%) Veeam
12 8 (1.19%) ProCurve
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidstone
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
University for the Creative Arts
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Extremely rewarding packages for talented candidate
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 38000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago