The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 5 7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 34.78% 16.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 42.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Median salary - £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 82.61% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 3
Median salary - £85,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the M4 Corridor region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor