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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2584 3928 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.01% 18.06% 16.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.77% 54.31% 58.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2361 3522 3261
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
4633 7233 6393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.70% 33.25% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4091 6174 5403
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -1 553 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Hampshire -6 513 £40,000 -1.23% 70
Berkshire -2 487 £45,000 - 52
Buckinghamshire -6 264 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Oxfordshire +2 232 £40,000 - 44
West Sussex +1 220 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Kent -6 153 £45,000 +5.88% 22
East Sussex +1 137 £42,500 - 13
Middlesex +1 6 £56,250 +40.62% 7
Sussex +7 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Isle of Wight +1 1 - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3185 (57.23%) .NET
2 2944 (52.90%) C#
3 2698 (48.48%) SQL
4 2203 (39.59%) ASP.NET
5 2132 (38.31%) Microsoft
6 1863 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
7 1841 (33.08%) MVC
8 1650 (29.65%) JavaScript
9 1468 (26.38%) HTML
10 1350 (24.26%) CSS
11 1345 (24.17%) Windows
12 1267 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1016 (18.26%) T-SQL
14 1014 (18.22%) Finance
15 944 (16.96%) TDD
16 933 (16.77%) MS Excel
17 899 (16.15%) jQuery
18 857 (15.40%) Web Services
19 816 (14.66%) Degree
20 805 (14.47%) .NET Framework
21 799 (14.36%) Oracle
22 775 (13.93%) WCF
23 736 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 718 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 705 (12.67%) Scrum
26 689 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
27 681 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
28 628 (11.28%) XML
29 610 (10.96%) Windows Server
30 607 (10.91%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 546 (9.81%) IIS
2 290 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 194 (3.49%) MS Exchange
4 173 (3.11%) CMS
5 121 (2.17%) Apache
6 116 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 115 (2.07%) JBoss
8 104 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 88 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
10 87 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 86 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 73 (1.31%) Umbraco
12 73 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 66 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 65 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 54 (0.97%) Skype for Business
16 49 (0.88%) NServiceBus
17 38 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
18 36 (0.65%) SAS
19 33 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 933 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 153 (2.75%) MS Office
3 43 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.072%) MS Project
8 3 (0.054%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 88 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 26 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 20 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
6 18 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
8 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
10 7 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.13%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.090%) FastStats
12 5 (0.090%) Infor CRM
13 4 (0.072%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 4 (0.072%) Infor M3
13 4 (0.072%) Sage 200
14 3 (0.054%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 427 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 136 (2.44%) Office 365
4 125 (2.25%) SaaS
5 52 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.66%) IaaS
7 36 (0.65%) PaaS
8 16 (0.29%) GitHub
9 15 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.090%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.072%) Google Play
14 3 (0.054%) BlueKai
14 3 (0.054%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.054%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.054%) Silverpop
14 3 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 281 (5.05%) Firewall
2 237 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 214 (3.85%) DNS
4 200 (3.59%) SAN
5 149 (2.68%) Internet
6 125 (2.25%) LAN
7 117 (2.10%) WAN
8 108 (1.94%) DHCP
9 88 (1.58%) HTTP
10 72 (1.29%) SSL
11 66 (1.19%) Network Security
12 61 (1.10%) VPN
13 55 (0.99%) LDAP
14 52 (0.93%) NAS
15 41 (0.74%) Intranet
15 41 (0.74%) SMTP
16 39 (0.70%) FTP
17 37 (0.66%) VLAN
18 33 (0.59%) VoIP
19 26 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 718 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 681 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 539 (9.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 467 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 418 (7.51%) MySQL
7 408 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 390 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
8 390 (7.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 290 (5.21%) NoSQL
10 194 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 193 (3.47%) Oracle Database
12 150 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 147 (2.64%) Big Data
14 116 (2.08%) Power BI
15 92 (1.65%) OLAP
16 91 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
17 90 (1.62%) MongoDB
18 84 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 79 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 525 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 511 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 338 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 217 (3.90%) Subversion
5 185 (3.32%) NUnit
6 145 (2.61%) JIRA
7 130 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 105 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 80 (1.44%) MSTest
10 70 (1.26%) Moq
11 61 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 60 (1.08%) Selenium
13 35 (0.63%) Bugzilla
13 35 (0.63%) Jenkins
14 34 (0.61%) Trac
15 33 (0.59%) MSBuild
15 33 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (0.50%) JSUnit
17 28 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1014 (18.22%) Finance
2 174 (3.13%) Retail
3 166 (2.98%) Banking
4 144 (2.59%) Marketing
5 141 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 111 (1.99%) Advertising
7 88 (1.58%) Games
8 64 (1.15%) Back Office
9 54 (0.97%) Legal
10 51 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 48 (0.86%) Electronics
12 47 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 45 (0.81%) Automotive
14 32 (0.58%) Publishing
15 29 (0.52%) German Language
16 23 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.38%) Law
18 19 (0.34%) Local Government
19 17 (0.31%) French Language
20 15 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3345 (60.11%) Developer
2 1925 (34.59%) .NET Developer
3 1404 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 1082 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 754 (13.55%) SQL Developer
6 726 (13.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 639 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 592 (10.64%) Software Developer
9 537 (9.65%) Senior Developer
10 507 (9.11%) Analyst
11 426 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 359 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
13 333 (5.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 306 (5.50%) C# Software Developer
15 291 (5.23%) DBA
16 274 (4.92%) Web Developer
17 261 (4.69%) Applications Support
18 256 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
19 254 (4.56%) Junior
20 235 (4.22%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3185 (57.23%) .NET
2 2203 (39.59%) ASP.NET
3 1468 (26.38%) HTML
4 1350 (24.26%) CSS
5 1267 (22.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 899 (16.15%) jQuery
7 857 (15.40%) Web Services
8 805 (14.47%) .NET Framework
9 775 (13.93%) WCF
10 689 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 628 (11.28%) XML
12 607 (10.91%) AngularJS
13 509 (9.15%) Entity Framework
14 454 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 397 (7.13%) HTML5
16 380 (6.83%) Ajax
17 356 (6.40%) RESTful
18 333 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 293 (5.27%) KnockoutJS
20 275 (4.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 443 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 399 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 161 (2.89%) Clustering
5 127 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 124 (2.23%) User Experience
7 122 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 111 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 96 (1.73%) Data Centre
10 87 (1.56%) Replication
11 70 (1.26%) Statistics
12 65 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
13 62 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 61 (1.10%) Blog
14 61 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 60 (1.08%) Social Network
16 50 (0.90%) iPad
17 47 (0.84%) Tandem
18 46 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
18 46 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1345 (24.17%) Windows
2 610 (10.96%) Windows Server
3 441 (7.92%) Linux
4 299 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 275 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 199 (3.58%) Unix
7 129 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 107 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 104 (1.87%) Android
11 81 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (1.04%) Windows 8
13 56 (1.01%) CentOS
14 33 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.43%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.36%) Solaris
16 20 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
17 19 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1863 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1841 (33.08%) MVC
3 944 (16.96%) TDD
4 705 (12.67%) Scrum
5 566 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
6 547 (9.83%) Web Development
7 447 (8.03%) OO
8 421 (7.57%) Software Engineering
9 393 (7.06%) Web Application Development
10 392 (7.04%) BDD
11 383 (6.88%) ETL
11 383 (6.88%) SDLC
12 330 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
13 303 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 262 (4.71%) SOA
15 254 (4.56%) CRM
16 252 (4.53%) ITIL
17 238 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
18 212 (3.81%) Mentoring
19 211 (3.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2944 (52.90%) C#
2 2698 (48.48%) SQL
3 1650 (29.65%) JavaScript
4 1016 (18.26%) T-SQL
5 422 (7.58%) Java
6 348 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 255 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 187 (3.36%) VB
9 174 (3.13%) PHP
10 156 (2.80%) Ruby
11 133 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 122 (2.19%) C++
13 103 (1.85%) Python
14 76 (1.37%) C
15 73 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 55 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 54 (0.97%) Perl
18 52 (0.93%) VBA
19 51 (0.92%) Bash Shell
20 50 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 816 (14.66%) Degree
2 308 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 150 (2.70%) MCSE
4 148 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 97 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 88 (1.58%) MCSA
7 86 (1.55%) MCITP
8 78 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 75 (1.35%) CCNA
10 73 (1.31%) CISSP
11 61 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 56 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 49 (0.88%) MCP
14 43 (0.77%) MCTS
15 40 (0.72%) ISEB
16 35 (0.63%) PMI Certification
17 33 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 28 (0.50%) CEH
19 25 (0.45%) CISA
20 24 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (3.16%) SLA
2 131 (2.35%) QA
3 53 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 48 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.36%) GAMP
6 19 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.11%) WAI
8 6 (0.11%) WCAG
9 5 (0.090%) COBIT
10 3 (0.054%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.018%) CDISC
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
11 1 (0.018%) GPG13
11 1 (0.018%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.018%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 557 (10.01%) Active Directory
2 316 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (3.27%) Hyper-V
4 102 (1.83%) vSphere
5 64 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 47 (0.84%) Docker
7 44 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 40 (0.72%) XenApp
9 39 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
10 38 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (0.61%) vCloud
12 33 (0.59%) VMware ESX
13 22 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 22 (0.40%) XenDesktop
14 21 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 20 (0.36%) ISA Server
16 19 (0.34%) Apache Flume
17 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (0.25%) HDFS
19 13 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 91 (1.64%) Puppet
2 73 (1.31%) SCCM
3 60 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 53 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 29 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 29 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 28 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 27 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 26 (0.47%) WSUS
10 25 (0.45%) Kibana
11 24 (0.43%) SCOM
12 20 (0.36%) OpenAM
13 19 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 18 (0.32%) AirWatch
14 18 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 17 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
16 16 (0.29%) Backup Exec
16 16 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 15 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2132 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 799 (14.36%) Oracle
3 454 (8.16%) VMware
4 159 (2.86%) Cisco
5 154 (2.77%) HP
6 150 (2.70%) Citrix
7 113 (2.03%) IBM
8 83 (1.49%) Informatica
9 82 (1.47%) Cognos
10 81 (1.46%) Tableau
11 80 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 74 (1.33%) Google
13 65 (1.17%) SAP
14 60 (1.08%) Facebook
15 48 (0.86%) EMC
16 45 (0.81%) Symantec
16 45 (0.81%) Teradata
17 43 (0.77%) Sybase
18 42 (0.75%) Apple
19 40 (0.72%) NetApp
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-47k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme - Free Food - Flexi Time
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago