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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 203 310 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.36% 28.97% 23.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.44% 73.11% 65.25%
Number of salaries quoted 169 280 177
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 £30,000 £33,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
315 424 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.59% 39.63% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 254 373 262
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 45 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Maidstone +1 31 £40,000 - 3
Folkestone +5 13 £33,500 +34.00%
Canterbury -2 13 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Chatham +4 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Rochester -2 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Cranbrook - 4 £40,000 - 1
Dover - 4 £62,500 - 1
West Malling +2 3 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Margate 0 3 £37,500 +97.36%
Tunbridge Wells -13 3 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Gravesend - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 363 (63.35%) .NET
2 314 (54.80%) C#
3 260 (45.38%) ASP.NET
4 254 (44.33%) SQL
5 219 (38.22%) Microsoft
6 187 (32.64%) MVC
7 175 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (26.00%) Windows
9 147 (25.65%) T-SQL
10 145 (25.31%) TDD
11 138 (24.08%) HTML
12 126 (21.99%) JavaScript
13 125 (21.82%) WCF
14 123 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 122 (21.29%) CSS
16 119 (20.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 108 (18.85%) Scrum
18 104 (18.15%) MS Excel
18 104 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 99 (17.28%) Degree
19 99 (17.28%) VB.NET
20 86 (15.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 82 (14.31%) Oracle
22 79 (13.79%) XML
22 79 (13.79%) WPF
22 79 (13.79%) Web Application Development
23 76 (13.26%) SQL Server 2012
24 68 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
25 63 (10.99%) WinForms
25 63 (10.99%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (10.12%) IIS
2 29 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.84%) Node.js
4 18 (3.14%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.75%) CMS
7 9 (1.57%) Documentum
8 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.70%) Apache
11 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.52%) Kentico
11 3 (0.52%) Lync
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.17%) DNN
Applications
1 104 (18.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.06%) MS Office
3 13 (2.27%) FastStats
4 9 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.40%) PowerPivot
6 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.62%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.57%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.92%) SaaS
3 3 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.54%) Firewall
2 21 (3.66%) SAN
3 17 (2.97%) Internet
4 15 (2.62%) LAN
4 15 (2.62%) WAN
5 14 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.09%) HTTP
7 11 (1.92%) VLAN
7 11 (1.92%) Wireless
8 7 (1.22%) CTI
9 6 (1.05%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.05%) DHCP
10 5 (0.87%) DNS
11 4 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.70%) MPLS
12 3 (0.52%) VPN
13 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.17%) Wireless Security
14 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 104 (18.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (15.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (13.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 44 (7.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (5.58%) MySQL
9 27 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (2.79%) OLAP
11 16 (2.79%) DTS
12 15 (2.62%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.62%) SQL CLR
13 12 (2.09%) DataStage
14 11 (1.92%) Big Data
15 10 (1.75%) OLTP
15 10 (1.75%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (8.03%) NUnit
2 41 (7.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 34 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 33 (5.76%) Moq
5 32 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (5.41%) MSTest
7 27 (4.71%) Maven
8 17 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.92%) SoapUI
9 11 (1.92%) Ranorex
10 9 (1.57%) Selenium
11 7 (1.22%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.05%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.05%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.70%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.52%) TestComplete
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.52%) MSBuild
General
1 61 (10.65%) Finance
2 48 (8.38%) Marketing
3 20 (3.49%) Retail
4 16 (2.79%) Games
5 13 (2.27%) Advertising
6 6 (1.05%) Legal
6 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.35%) Electronics
7 2 (0.35%) Automotive
7 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 351 (61.26%) Developer
2 191 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 67 (11.69%) C# Developer
4 57 (9.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (9.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 52 (9.08%) Web Developer
7 49 (8.55%) Analyst
8 42 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 40 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 40 (6.98%) SQL Developer
10 36 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (6.11%) Consultant
12 34 (5.93%) DBA
13 27 (4.71%) SQL Server Developer
14 26 (4.54%) SQL DBA
15 20 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
16 19 (3.32%) Administrator
16 19 (3.32%) Senior Software Developer
17 17 (2.97%) Developer Analyst
17 17 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (63.35%) .NET
2 260 (45.38%) ASP.NET
3 138 (24.08%) HTML
4 125 (21.82%) WCF
5 123 (21.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 122 (21.29%) CSS
7 79 (13.79%) XML
7 79 (13.79%) WPF
8 63 (10.99%) WinForms
9 58 (10.12%) jQuery
10 45 (7.85%) .NET Framework
11 44 (7.68%) Web Services
12 40 (6.98%) Ninject
13 39 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (6.63%) Castle Windsor
15 36 (6.28%) Silverlight
16 35 (6.11%) REST
17 32 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 32 (5.58%) Unity DI Container
18 31 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
2 41 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 40 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.58%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (3.32%) Visualisation
6 18 (3.14%) Replication
7 16 (2.79%) N-Tier
8 15 (2.62%) AS400
8 15 (2.62%) Social Media
9 13 (2.27%) BBC
10 12 (2.09%) iPhone
11 11 (1.92%) Social Network
12 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.57%) Clustering
13 8 (1.40%) Open Source
14 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.87%) Physics
15 5 (0.87%) Chemistry
16 3 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 149 (26.00%) Windows
2 19 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (1.75%) Android
4 8 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.87%) VMS
7 3 (0.52%) UNIX
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (32.64%) MVC
2 175 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (25.31%) TDD
4 108 (18.85%) Scrum
5 79 (13.79%) Web Application Development
6 68 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (10.99%) OO
8 61 (10.65%) ETL
9 53 (9.25%) Dependency Injection
10 51 (8.90%) Migration
11 48 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (8.38%) Kanban
12 45 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
12 45 (7.85%) E-Commerce
13 38 (6.63%) Web Development
14 36 (6.28%) CRM
14 36 (6.28%) MVVM
15 35 (6.11%) BDD
15 35 (6.11%) Project Management
16 31 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 314 (54.80%) C#
2 254 (44.33%) SQL
3 147 (25.65%) T-SQL
4 126 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 99 (17.28%) VB.NET
6 44 (7.68%) Java
7 38 (6.63%) VB
8 29 (5.06%) PL/SQL
9 24 (4.19%) VB6
10 14 (2.44%) Ruby
11 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.05%) VBA
12 6 (1.05%) PHP
12 6 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.87%) XPath
14 4 (0.70%) XAML
15 3 (0.52%) Python
15 3 (0.52%) C
16 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (17.28%) Degree
2 56 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.49%) ISEB
4 14 (2.44%) MCITP
5 13 (2.27%) MCDBA
6 7 (1.22%) MCSE
7 5 (0.87%) MCP
7 5 (0.87%) MCAD
7 5 (0.87%) MCSD
7 5 (0.87%) CCNA
7 5 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.87%) MCTS
8 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.36%) QA
2 16 (2.79%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) COBIT
4 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.87%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (4.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.57%) XenApp
5 8 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.40%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.40%) SCCM
2 8 (1.40%) ZABBIX
3 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.31%) Oracle
3 37 (6.46%) Google
4 33 (5.76%) VMware
5 29 (5.06%) Facebook
6 24 (4.19%) HP
7 22 (3.84%) Citrix
8 18 (3.14%) Business Objects
9 17 (2.97%) Cisco
10 15 (2.62%) Adobe
11 13 (2.27%) Apple
11 13 (2.27%) Sony
11 13 (2.27%) Yahoo!
11 13 (2.27%) Neolane
12 11 (1.92%) Twitter
13 10 (1.75%) Dell
14 9 (1.57%) Thunderhead
15 8 (1.40%) ProCurve
15 8 (1.40%) Veeam
16 7 (1.22%) Red Gate
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire, North East / Kent, South East
Kent County Council
Salary: Starting salary £27, 223 per annum plus Market Premium of £10,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire, North East / Kent, South East
Kent County Council
Salary: Starting salary £36,808 per annum plus Market Premium of £10,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 8 days ago
Tonbridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 11 days ago