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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 204 362 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.71% 31.29% 18.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.26% 78.02% 59.89%
Number of salaries quoted 188 335 195
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
383 464 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.88% 40.10% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 349 422 326
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 57 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Maidstone -4 20 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dartford -3 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Canterbury - 15 £37,500 - 1
Rochester 0 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Stansted 0 7 £30,000 -33.33%
West Malling -2 7 £42,500 -16.19% 1
Sevenoaks -3 7 £24,500 -51.00% 1
Tonbridge -11 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Folkestone -3 3 £32,500 +4.00%
Chatham -9 1 £52,500 +5.00%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 361 (76.00%) .NET
2 317 (66.74%) C#
3 253 (53.26%) MVC
4 248 (52.21%) ASP.NET
5 242 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
6 181 (38.11%) SQL
7 175 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 164 (34.53%) Microsoft
9 163 (34.32%) TDD
10 152 (32.00%) Windows
11 142 (29.89%) Scrum
12 139 (29.26%) JavaScript
12 139 (29.26%) HTML
13 138 (29.05%) WCF
14 113 (23.79%) CSS
15 112 (23.58%) Dependency Injection
16 106 (22.32%) T-SQL
17 104 (21.89%) Web Application Development
18 103 (21.68%) MVVM
19 92 (19.37%) WPF
20 91 (19.16%) NUnit
21 90 (18.95%) Kanban
21 90 (18.95%) Rhino Mocks
21 90 (18.95%) Castle Windsor
22 87 (18.32%) jQuery
23 86 (18.11%) Finance
24 80 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
24 80 (16.84%) Inversion of Control
25 79 (16.63%) Ninject
26 75 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (6.95%) IIS
2 31 (6.53%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.05%) CMS
4 22 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 20 (4.21%) Node.js
6 19 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.32%) Lync
11 10 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.89%) Apache
13 3 (0.63%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.63%) ArcIMS
13 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.63%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.05%) MS Office
3 19 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (3.37%) Photoshop
4 16 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.58%) SaaS
2 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.47%) Internet
2 37 (7.79%) DNS
3 36 (7.58%) Firewall
4 32 (6.74%) SAN
5 27 (5.68%) DHCP
6 20 (4.21%) SMTP
7 17 (3.58%) VPN
8 16 (3.37%) IMAP
9 15 (3.16%) Wireless
9 15 (3.16%) DMZ
9 15 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 15 (3.16%) VLAN
10 12 (2.53%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.32%) VoIP
12 9 (1.89%) HTTP
12 9 (1.89%) NAS
13 6 (1.26%) ADSL
14 5 (1.05%) SSL
15 3 (0.63%) PPP
15 3 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (12.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (11.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (6.32%) MySQL
6 22 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 21 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 19 (4.00%) Redis
9 17 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.95%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.53%) Big Data
12 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.32%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.47%) SQL CLR
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.26%) DTS
14 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.05%) DataStage
15 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.84%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 91 (19.16%) NUnit
2 90 (18.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 73 (15.37%) Moq
4 72 (15.16%) MSTest
5 36 (7.58%) Visual Studio
6 22 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.58%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.53%) Subversion
9 10 (2.11%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.11%) Selenium
9 10 (2.11%) ReSharper
10 9 (1.89%) Maven
10 9 (1.89%) Fiddler
10 9 (1.89%) Hudson
11 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.63%) NCrunch
12 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (18.11%) Finance
2 19 (4.00%) Games
3 17 (3.58%) Marketing
4 16 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.89%) Banking
6 5 (1.05%) Retail
7 3 (0.63%) Advertising
7 3 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 338 (71.16%) Developer
2 226 (47.58%) .NET Developer
3 60 (12.63%) C# Developer
4 51 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (9.26%) DBA
6 36 (7.58%) Web Developer
7 35 (7.37%) Analyst
8 33 (6.95%) SQL DBA
9 30 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 30 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (6.11%) Support Engineer
11 28 (5.89%) Junior
12 26 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (5.47%) Administrator
12 26 (5.47%) Junior Developer
13 24 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
14 23 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (4.84%) Systems Support
14 23 (4.84%) Systems Support Engineer
15 22 (4.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (76.00%) .NET
2 248 (52.21%) ASP.NET
3 175 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 139 (29.26%) HTML
5 138 (29.05%) WCF
6 113 (23.79%) CSS
7 92 (19.37%) WPF
8 90 (18.95%) Castle Windsor
9 87 (18.32%) jQuery
10 79 (16.63%) Ninject
11 74 (15.58%) .NET Framework
11 74 (15.58%) Unity DI Container
12 72 (15.16%) Spring.NET
13 65 (13.68%) Web Services
13 65 (13.68%) XML
14 58 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 56 (11.79%) HTML5
16 53 (11.16%) AngularJS
17 48 (10.11%) WinForms
18 45 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.84%) Inversion of Control
2 55 (11.58%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (8.00%) Social Network
5 28 (5.89%) Replication
6 21 (4.42%) Clustering
6 21 (4.42%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.79%) iPhone
8 17 (3.58%) W3C
9 16 (3.37%) Blackberry
10 15 (3.16%) PDA
11 14 (2.95%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.89%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.89%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.68%) EqualLogic
14 6 (1.26%) Streaming Music
15 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.05%) Tandem
16 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
16 4 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 152 (32.00%) Windows
2 38 (8.00%) Linux
3 32 (6.74%) Android
4 25 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 21 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.58%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.37%) Windows Phone
9 15 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.16%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.32%) UNIX
11 9 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (53.26%) MVC
2 242 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (34.32%) TDD
4 142 (29.89%) Scrum
5 112 (23.58%) Dependency Injection
6 104 (21.89%) Web Application Development
7 103 (21.68%) MVVM
8 90 (18.95%) Kanban
9 80 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (11.58%) OO
10 55 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (9.89%) OOD
12 46 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
13 33 (6.95%) Data Analysis
13 33 (6.95%) SDLC
14 31 (6.53%) BDD
15 28 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
16 27 (5.68%) Web Development
17 23 (4.84%) SOA
17 23 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (66.74%) C#
2 181 (38.11%) SQL
3 139 (29.26%) JavaScript
4 106 (22.32%) T-SQL
5 44 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 37 (7.79%) VB
7 27 (5.68%) PowerShell
8 26 (5.47%) Java
9 16 (3.37%) VB6
10 13 (2.74%) Ruby
11 10 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.89%) C++
12 9 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.84%) Delphi
14 4 (0.84%) PHP
15 3 (0.63%) Python
16 2 (0.42%) XPath
16 2 (0.42%) VBA
16 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (8.00%) Degree
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.47%) MCSE
4 6 (1.26%) CCNA
4 6 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.42%) MCSA
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) QA
1 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (8.63%) Hyper-V
2 38 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.89%) vSphere
5 4 (0.84%) XenApp
5 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.21%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 20 (4.21%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.95%) HAProxy
3 12 (2.53%) SCCM
4 11 (2.32%) SCOM
5 10 (2.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 164 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.63%) Twitter
3 35 (7.37%) Oracle
4 31 (6.53%) VMware
5 27 (5.68%) Facebook
6 22 (4.63%) Cisco
7 19 (4.00%) Adobe
8 16 (3.37%) Apple
8 16 (3.37%) Citrix
8 16 (3.37%) Symantec
9 15 (3.16%) Draytek
10 9 (1.89%) Veeam
11 5 (1.05%) Sybase
12 4 (0.84%) Ektron
12 4 (0.84%) SonicWALL
12 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.84%) Dell
12 4 (0.84%) Avaya
13 3 (0.63%) Teradata
13 3 (0.63%) ESRI
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Commercial Services Trading Ltd T/A Connect2Staff
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 10 days ago