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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 245 345 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.37% 29.87% 24.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.69% 78.77% 62.95%
Number of salaries quoted 229 321 228
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
448 438 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.91% 37.92% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 413 404 359
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 70 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Maidstone +2 45 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dartford -3 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Canterbury +3 16 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Sevenoaks 0 13 £35,000 -30.00% 4
West Malling -2 11 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Tonbridge -12 7 £36,500 -23.15%
Stansted -3 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Rochester -1 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Folkestone -8 2 £26,000 +4.00%
Chatham -8 1 £40,000 -15.78% 4
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 355 (73.20%) .NET
2 310 (63.92%) C#
3 243 (50.10%) MVC
4 241 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (49.69%) ASP.NET
5 187 (38.56%) SQL
6 173 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 164 (33.81%) Microsoft
8 149 (30.72%) TDD
9 147 (30.31%) JavaScript
10 144 (29.69%) HTML
11 139 (28.66%) Windows
12 134 (27.63%) Scrum
13 132 (27.22%) WCF
14 118 (24.33%) CSS
15 111 (22.89%) T-SQL
16 104 (21.44%) Dependency Injection
17 97 (20.00%) jQuery
18 92 (18.97%) MVVM
18 92 (18.97%) Web Application Development
18 92 (18.97%) Finance
19 84 (17.32%) WPF
20 82 (16.91%) .NET Framework
21 80 (16.49%) Kanban
21 80 (16.49%) NUnit
22 79 (16.29%) Castle Windsor
22 79 (16.29%) Rhino Mocks
23 76 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
23 76 (15.67%) Ninject
24 74 (15.26%) Inversion of Control

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 45 (9.28%) IIS
2 28 (5.77%) Node.js
3 25 (5.15%) CMS
3 25 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (3.71%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.30%) Lync
7 13 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.86%) Apache
11 7 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.82%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.62%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.62%) ArcIMS
14 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
15 1 (0.21%) Kentico
Applications
1 74 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.15%) MS Office
3 17 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 17 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.66%) SaaS
2 18 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (0.41%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.25%) DNS
2 38 (7.84%) SAN
3 36 (7.42%) Firewall
4 32 (6.60%) Internet
5 23 (4.74%) DHCP
6 17 (3.51%) iSCSI
7 16 (3.30%) SMTP
8 13 (2.68%) VPN
9 12 (2.47%) IMAP
10 11 (2.27%) VLAN
10 11 (2.27%) TCP/IP
10 11 (2.27%) VoIP
10 11 (2.27%) Wireless
10 11 (2.27%) DMZ
11 9 (1.86%) HTTP
11 9 (1.86%) NAS
12 5 (1.03%) SSL
13 3 (0.62%) PPP
13 3 (0.62%) WAN
14 2 (0.41%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 69 (14.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 23 (4.74%) MySQL
7 22 (4.54%) Redis
7 22 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 18 (3.71%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.47%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.47%) Big Data
13 9 (1.86%) SQL CLR
14 7 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.03%) DTS
15 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 80 (16.49%) NUnit
2 79 (16.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 67 (13.81%) Moq
4 66 (13.61%) MSTest
5 35 (7.22%) Visual Studio
6 30 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (4.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.06%) Jasmine
8 10 (2.06%) ReSharper
9 9 (1.86%) Subversion
9 9 (1.86%) Fiddler
10 8 (1.65%) Selenium
11 7 (1.44%) Hudson
12 4 (0.82%) Maven
13 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
14 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 92 (18.97%) Finance
2 18 (3.71%) Marketing
3 13 (2.68%) Games
4 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.24%) Banking
6 3 (0.62%) Legal
6 3 (0.62%) Advertising
6 3 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 336 (69.28%) Developer
2 230 (47.42%) .NET Developer
3 62 (12.78%) C# Developer
4 54 (11.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (10.72%) DBA
6 44 (9.07%) Web Developer
6 44 (9.07%) Senior Developer
7 42 (8.66%) SQL DBA
8 40 (8.25%) Analyst
9 36 (7.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (7.22%) Junior
11 34 (7.01%) SQL Server DBA
12 33 (6.80%) Senior .NET Developer
12 33 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (6.39%) Junior Developer
14 30 (6.19%) Support Engineer
15 24 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (4.95%) Systems Support
15 24 (4.95%) Systems Support Engineer
16 22 (4.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (73.20%) .NET
2 241 (49.69%) ASP.NET
3 173 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 144 (29.69%) HTML
5 132 (27.22%) WCF
6 118 (24.33%) CSS
7 97 (20.00%) jQuery
8 84 (17.32%) WPF
9 82 (16.91%) .NET Framework
10 79 (16.29%) Castle Windsor
11 76 (15.67%) Ninject
12 68 (14.02%) HTML5
13 67 (13.81%) Unity DI Container
14 66 (13.61%) Spring.NET
15 59 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 59 (12.16%) XML
16 58 (11.96%) Web Services
17 49 (10.10%) AngularJS
18 46 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 45 (9.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.26%) Inversion of Control
2 55 (11.34%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.80%) Social Network
5 26 (5.36%) Replication
6 19 (3.92%) Clustering
7 18 (3.71%) W3C
7 18 (3.71%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.68%) EqualLogic
9 12 (2.47%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.27%) PDA
10 11 (2.27%) iPhone
11 10 (2.06%) Data Integration
11 10 (2.06%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.06%) Streaming Music
11 10 (2.06%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.03%) Tandem
13 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 139 (28.66%) Windows
2 40 (8.25%) Linux
3 24 (4.95%) Android
4 21 (4.33%) Windows 8
5 16 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.68%) Windows Phone
8 13 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 12 (2.47%) UNIX
10 11 (2.27%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.27%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (50.10%) MVC
2 241 (49.69%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (30.72%) TDD
4 134 (27.63%) Scrum
5 104 (21.44%) Dependency Injection
6 92 (18.97%) MVVM
6 92 (18.97%) Web Application Development
7 80 (16.49%) Kanban
8 70 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (9.90%) OO
11 44 (9.07%) OOD
12 42 (8.66%) Domain-Driven Design
13 37 (7.63%) SDLC
14 36 (7.42%) Data Analysis
15 35 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
16 33 (6.80%) Web Development
17 28 (5.77%) BDD
18 21 (4.33%) Unit Testing
19 19 (3.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 310 (63.92%) C#
2 187 (38.56%) SQL
3 147 (30.31%) JavaScript
4 111 (22.89%) T-SQL
5 46 (9.48%) VB.NET
6 32 (6.60%) PowerShell
7 25 (5.15%) VB
8 18 (3.71%) Ruby
9 17 (3.51%) Java
10 12 (2.47%) VB6
11 9 (1.86%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.44%) C++
13 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) VBA
14 4 (0.82%) Delphi
14 4 (0.82%) PHP
15 3 (0.62%) Python
16 2 (0.41%) XPath
17 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (6.39%) Degree
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.24%) MCSE
4 4 (0.82%) CCNA
4 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) MCTS
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (1.86%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (8.25%) Hyper-V
2 37 (7.63%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.86%) vSphere
4 9 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.41%) XenApp
5 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.21%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 19 (3.92%) HAProxy
2 17 (3.51%) SCCM
3 16 (3.30%) SCOM
4 15 (3.09%) SCVMM
5 14 (2.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 164 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.45%) Twitter
3 30 (6.19%) Oracle
4 28 (5.77%) VMware
5 26 (5.36%) Facebook
6 17 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
6 17 (3.51%) Adobe
7 16 (3.30%) Cisco
8 15 (3.09%) Citrix
9 12 (2.47%) Symantec
10 11 (2.27%) Apple
10 11 (2.27%) Draytek
11 9 (1.86%) Veeam
12 5 (1.03%) Sybase
13 4 (0.82%) Avaya
14 3 (0.62%) Informatica
14 3 (0.62%) Dell
14 3 (0.62%) Ektron
14 3 (0.62%) ESRI
14 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
Sevenoaks, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cranbrook, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago