The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3486 3996 4110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.92% 17.51% 18.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.64% 59.23% 57.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3077 3621 3828
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6380 6747 7187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.96% 29.57% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5401 5862 6389
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +2 778 £40,000 - 105
Surrey +2 698 £45,000 - 71
Berkshire -3 604 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Buckinghamshire -2 410 £39,500 -1.25% 45
Oxfordshire -1 258 £40,000 +6.66% 53
West Sussex +2 247 £42,000 +5.00% 29
East Sussex +2 236 £42,500 +21.42% 21
Kent -7 206 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Middlesex -4 23 £38,750 -18.42%
Sussex +8 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Isle of Wight -1 7 £21,000 -20.75% 1
Home Counties -3 4 £67,500 +35.00%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3990 (57.53%) .NET
2 3629 (52.32%) C#
3 3413 (49.21%) SQL
4 2805 (40.44%) ASP.NET
5 2662 (38.38%) Microsoft
6 2260 (32.58%) JavaScript
7 2255 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
8 2167 (31.24%) MVC
9 2148 (30.97%) HTML
10 2017 (29.08%) Windows
11 1834 (26.44%) CSS
12 1497 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1398 (20.16%) MS Excel
14 1310 (18.89%) T-SQL
15 1265 (18.24%) jQuery
16 1157 (16.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 1120 (16.15%) Finance
18 1095 (15.79%) TDD
19 1047 (15.10%) XML
20 1036 (14.94%) Degree
21 1029 (14.84%) WCF
22 990 (14.27%) Oracle
23 965 (13.91%) Scrum
24 964 (13.90%) Web Services
25 919 (13.25%) .NET Framework
26 898 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 825 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
28 814 (11.74%) Visual Studio
28 814 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 703 (10.14%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 606 (8.74%) IIS
2 503 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 327 (4.71%) MS Exchange
4 251 (3.62%) Apache
5 201 (2.90%) CMS
6 174 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
7 167 (2.41%) Node.js
8 166 (2.39%) Tomcat
9 139 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 107 (1.54%) JBoss
11 99 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 94 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 93 (1.34%) Lync
14 80 (1.15%) WebLogic
14 80 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
15 78 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
16 58 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 55 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
18 48 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 46 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1398 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 264 (3.81%) MS Office
3 59 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.79%) PowerPivot
5 33 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.35%) SPSS
7 23 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (0.29%) MS Project
8 20 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.23%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
12 8 (0.12%) Solid Edge
13 4 (0.058%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.058%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.043%) Mingle
15 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 28 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 25 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 22 (0.32%) Magento
7 21 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.29%) HFM
9 16 (0.23%) Sage 200
10 15 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (0.16%) Sage 50
13 7 (0.10%) assyst
13 7 (0.10%) Summit
13 7 (0.10%) Maximo
13 7 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
14 6 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
15 4 (0.058%) Epicor Vantage
15 4 (0.058%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 257 (3.71%) SaaS
2 252 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (1.23%) Office 365
5 34 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.26%) PaaS
7 10 (0.14%) GitHub
8 9 (0.13%) IaaS
8 9 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.087%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.029%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.029%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.029%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.014%) Taleo
12 1 (0.014%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.014%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 359 (5.18%) Firewall
2 309 (4.46%) SAN
3 306 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 283 (4.08%) DNS
5 242 (3.49%) Internet
6 180 (2.60%) DHCP
7 162 (2.34%) WAN
8 161 (2.32%) HTTP
9 156 (2.25%) LAN
10 124 (1.79%) VPN
11 95 (1.37%) SMTP
12 94 (1.36%) NAS
13 87 (1.25%) VoIP
14 69 (0.99%) Wireless
15 66 (0.95%) VLAN
16 53 (0.76%) SSL
16 53 (0.76%) Network Security
17 46 (0.66%) iSCSI
18 37 (0.53%) SNMP
19 35 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1157 (16.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 898 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 814 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 577 (8.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 528 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 500 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 457 (6.59%) MySQL
8 449 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
9 420 (6.06%) Relational Database
10 300 (4.33%) NoSQL
11 185 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 181 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 174 (2.51%) RDBMS
14 168 (2.42%) MongoDB
15 143 (2.06%) Big Data
16 122 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
17 110 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
18 87 (1.25%) CouchDB
19 84 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
20 82 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 814 (11.74%) Visual Studio
2 518 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 436 (6.29%) NUnit
4 313 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 261 (3.76%) Git (software)
6 253 (3.65%) Moq
7 199 (2.87%) Subversion
8 191 (2.75%) MSTest
9 127 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 121 (1.74%) ReSharper
11 116 (1.67%) Selenium
12 111 (1.60%) JIRA
13 102 (1.47%) Eclipse
14 90 (1.30%) TeamCity
15 83 (1.20%) Maven
16 66 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 40 (0.58%) Jenkins
17 40 (0.58%) NCrunch
17 40 (0.58%) Toad
18 37 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 1120 (16.15%) Finance
2 243 (3.50%) Marketing
3 241 (3.47%) Retail
4 206 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 119 (1.72%) Banking
6 102 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 69 (0.99%) Advertising
7 69 (0.99%) Publishing
8 68 (0.98%) Games
9 65 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 50 (0.72%) Back Office
11 48 (0.69%) German Language
12 41 (0.59%) Legal
13 36 (0.52%) French Language
14 32 (0.46%) Electronics
15 30 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 30 (0.43%) Automotive
15 30 (0.43%) Law
16 21 (0.30%) Billing
16 21 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4135 (59.62%) Developer
2 1852 (26.70%) .NET Developer
3 1032 (14.88%) C# Developer
4 756 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 632 (9.11%) Software Developer
6 629 (9.07%) Analyst
7 597 (8.61%) Senior Developer
8 496 (7.15%) DBA
9 490 (7.06%) Web Developer
10 428 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 415 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 378 (5.45%) SQL DBA
13 334 (4.82%) Junior
14 294 (4.24%) Administrator
15 279 (4.02%) Junior Developer
16 270 (3.89%) Support Engineer
17 266 (3.84%) Consultant
18 255 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
19 247 (3.56%) SQL Server DBA
20 243 (3.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3990 (57.53%) .NET
2 2805 (40.44%) ASP.NET
3 2148 (30.97%) HTML
4 1834 (26.44%) CSS
5 1497 (21.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1265 (18.24%) jQuery
7 1047 (15.10%) XML
8 1029 (14.84%) WCF
9 964 (13.90%) Web Services
10 919 (13.25%) .NET Framework
11 653 (9.41%) HTML5
12 585 (8.43%) Ajax
13 497 (7.17%) Entity Framework
14 450 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 449 (6.47%) AngularJS
16 381 (5.49%) WPF
17 359 (5.18%) LINQ
18 305 (4.40%) CSS3
19 274 (3.95%) WinForms
20 264 (3.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 533 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 472 (6.81%) Computer Science
3 336 (4.84%) Clustering
4 232 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
5 228 (3.29%) Inversion of Control
6 182 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 168 (2.42%) Replication
8 166 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 148 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 140 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 100 (1.44%) User Experience
12 99 (1.43%) Social Network
13 87 (1.25%) Data Integration
14 67 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 67 (0.97%) Social Media
15 63 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 60 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 57 (0.82%) iPhone
18 49 (0.71%) Open Source
19 46 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2017 (29.08%) Windows
2 652 (9.40%) Linux
3 402 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 295 (4.25%) UNIX
5 260 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 218 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 203 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 198 (2.85%) Android
9 123 (1.77%) Windows 8
10 120 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 100 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 98 (1.41%) Windows XP
13 60 (0.87%) CentOS
14 49 (0.71%) Windows Vista
15 45 (0.65%) Solaris
16 32 (0.46%) Windows Phone
17 26 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.33%) Windows 2000
19 19 (0.27%) SUSE
20 18 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2255 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2167 (31.24%) MVC
3 1095 (15.79%) TDD
4 965 (13.91%) Scrum
5 825 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
6 703 (10.14%) OO
7 588 (8.48%) Software Engineering
8 475 (6.85%) Web Application Development
9 458 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
10 452 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 351 (5.06%) BDD
12 338 (4.87%) Unit Testing
13 337 (4.86%) ITIL
14 331 (4.77%) Project Management
15 326 (4.70%) Web Development
16 320 (4.61%) ETL
17 283 (4.08%) OOD
18 277 (3.99%) Dependency Injection
19 259 (3.73%) Kanban
20 234 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3629 (52.32%) C#
2 3413 (49.21%) SQL
3 2260 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 1310 (18.89%) T-SQL
5 678 (9.78%) VB.NET
6 635 (9.16%) Java
7 337 (4.86%) C++
8 335 (4.83%) VB
9 326 (4.70%) PHP
10 310 (4.47%) PowerShell
11 158 (2.28%) PL/SQL
11 158 (2.28%) Ruby
12 132 (1.90%) Python
12 132 (1.90%) C
13 115 (1.66%) VB6
14 105 (1.51%) Perl
15 94 (1.36%) VBA
16 74 (1.07%) VBScript
17 51 (0.74%) ActionScript
17 51 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1036 (14.94%) Degree
2 391 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 183 (2.64%) MCSE
4 121 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 116 (1.67%) MCP
6 91 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 86 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 83 (1.20%) MCITP
9 75 (1.08%) CCNA
10 71 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 70 (1.01%) MCSA
12 63 (0.91%) ISEB
13 56 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 51 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
16 37 (0.53%) MCTS
17 33 (0.48%) HND
18 29 (0.42%) CCNP
18 29 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 26 (0.37%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (4.30%) QA
2 142 (2.05%) SLA
3 67 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 58 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.20%) COBIT
8 13 (0.19%) HL7
9 9 (0.13%) GPG13
10 5 (0.072%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.043%) GAMP
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.014%) FISMA
12 1 (0.014%) BS25999
System Software
1 623 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 394 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 128 (1.85%) vSphere
5 75 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 67 (0.97%) XenApp
7 59 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 24 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.29%) iptables
13 17 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 14 (0.20%) vCloud
15 13 (0.19%) XenServer
16 12 (0.17%) Docker
17 10 (0.14%) KVM
18 9 (0.13%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
19 8 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (1.41%) SCCM
2 64 (0.92%) Backup Exec
3 48 (0.69%) SCOM
4 44 (0.63%) Puppet
5 39 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 30 (0.43%) WSUS
6 30 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 25 (0.36%) cPanel
9 24 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 23 (0.33%) Nagios
11 22 (0.32%) Plesk
12 21 (0.30%) Webmin
13 19 (0.27%) ARCserve
13 19 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 16 (0.23%) SCSM
14 16 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 14 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 14 (0.20%) Tivoli
15 14 (0.20%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2662 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 990 (14.27%) Oracle
3 569 (8.20%) VMware
4 268 (3.86%) Cisco
5 179 (2.58%) Citrix
6 175 (2.52%) HP
7 128 (1.85%) Cognos
8 123 (1.77%) IBM
8 123 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 106 (1.53%) SAP
10 104 (1.50%) Facebook
11 100 (1.44%) Twitter
12 88 (1.27%) Symantec
13 82 (1.18%) Business Objects
13 82 (1.18%) Tableau
14 79 (1.14%) Apple
15 66 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
16 63 (0.91%) Google
17 62 (0.89%) Dell
18 60 (0.87%) Juniper
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
AXA
Salary: Up to £57 k
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
D P Connect
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Asurance and medical
Posted: Yesterday
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday