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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South East
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2361 3275 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.98% 17.28% 17.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.59% 54.21% 58.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2142 3014 3352
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 £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4325 6041 6200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.26% 31.87% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 5307 5385
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +1 530 £40,000 - 88
Berkshire -7 408 £43,463 -3.41% 44
Surrey -2 390 £46,500 +2.19% 41
West Sussex +2 221 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Kent +5 205 £42,500 - 20
Oxfordshire -4 204 £37,500 -8.53% 50
Buckinghamshire -6 197 £40,000 -11.11% 28
East Sussex 0 142 £42,500 - 15
Middlesex +9 34 £52,000 +1.46% 4
Isle of Wight 0 12 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Sussex - 6 £27,500 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 2943 (58.65%) .NET
2 2749 (54.78%) C#
3 2379 (47.41%) SQL
4 2025 (40.35%) Microsoft
5 2015 (40.16%) ASP.NET
6 1941 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
7 1656 (33.00%) MVC
8 1484 (29.57%) JavaScript
9 1332 (26.54%) HTML
10 1242 (24.75%) CSS
11 1232 (24.55%) Windows
12 1131 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1018 (20.29%) TDD
14 871 (17.36%) T-SQL
15 859 (17.12%) MS Excel
16 797 (15.88%) .NET Framework
17 768 (15.30%) Finance
18 764 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 750 (14.95%) jQuery
20 738 (14.71%) Web Services
21 723 (14.41%) WCF
21 723 (14.41%) Degree
22 686 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 685 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 667 (13.29%) AngularJS
25 631 (12.57%) Scrum
26 626 (12.48%) SQL Server 2008
27 609 (12.14%) Oracle
28 598 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
29 596 (11.88%) XML

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
1 392 (7.81%) IIS
2 245 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 168 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 146 (2.91%) CMS
5 127 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 84 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 77 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 71 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 62 (1.24%) JBoss
10 59 (1.18%) Apache
11 54 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 53 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 48 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 41 (0.82%) SAS
15 37 (0.74%) NServiceBus
16 33 (0.66%) Skype for Business
17 32 (0.64%) WebLogic
18 30 (0.60%) Confluence
19 28 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 859 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 135 (2.69%) MS Office
3 28 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.100%) SPSS
10 3 (0.060%) MS Project
11 2 (0.040%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.020%) GIMP
12 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
6 11 (0.22%) Infor CRM
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.18%) FastStats
8 7 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.12%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.100%) Cognos Controller
10 5 (0.100%) Infor CloudSuite
10 5 (0.100%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 4 (0.080%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.080%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.060%) Infor M3
12 3 (0.060%) Primavera
12 3 (0.060%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 519 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 269 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 128 (2.55%) SaaS
4 127 (2.53%) Office 365
5 43 (0.86%) IaaS
6 36 (0.72%) PaaS
7 30 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (0.46%) GitHub
9 17 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.20%) Google Play
11 10 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.12%) Boomi
12 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.100%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.100%) Yammer
14 4 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.080%) Asana
15 3 (0.060%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 184 (3.67%) Firewall
2 177 (3.53%) DNS
3 159 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 122 (2.43%) Internet
5 118 (2.35%) SAN
6 90 (1.79%) LAN
7 86 (1.71%) DHCP
8 77 (1.53%) WAN
9 67 (1.34%) HTTP
10 65 (1.30%) SSL
11 60 (1.20%) Network Security
12 44 (0.88%) Intranet
13 37 (0.74%) NAS
14 36 (0.72%) VPN
15 34 (0.68%) SMTP
16 30 (0.60%) Skype
17 24 (0.48%) FTP
18 22 (0.44%) LDAP
19 21 (0.42%) VLAN
20 16 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 685 (13.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 626 (12.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 572 (11.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 405 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 391 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
7 386 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 371 (7.39%) Relational Database
9 347 (6.92%) MySQL
10 300 (5.98%) NoSQL
11 172 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 152 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
13 147 (2.93%) Power BI
14 130 (2.59%) Big Data
15 128 (2.55%) Oracle Database
16 123 (2.45%) MongoDB
17 110 (2.19%) RDBMS
18 95 (1.89%) OLAP
19 92 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
20 86 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 497 (9.90%) Visual Studio
2 482 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 382 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 185 (3.69%) JIRA
5 172 (3.43%) TeamCity
6 171 (3.41%) NUnit
7 147 (2.93%) Subversion
8 76 (1.51%) Selenium
9 74 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 62 (1.24%) Moq
11 60 (1.20%) MSTest
12 47 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (0.92%) Bugzilla
14 45 (0.90%) JSUnit
14 45 (0.90%) Trac
15 37 (0.74%) Jenkins
16 34 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
17 31 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 29 (0.58%) MSBuild
19 21 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 768 (15.30%) Finance
2 176 (3.51%) Retail
3 168 (3.35%) Marketing
4 120 (2.39%) Banking
5 117 (2.33%) Advertising
6 95 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 86 (1.71%) Games
8 56 (1.12%) Electronics
9 50 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 41 (0.82%) Legal
11 40 (0.80%) German Language
12 37 (0.74%) Automotive
13 30 (0.60%) Publishing
14 27 (0.54%) Back Office
15 25 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.44%) French Language
17 21 (0.42%) Music Industry
18 13 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
18 13 (0.26%) Law
19 10 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3013 (60.04%) Developer
2 1769 (35.25%) .NET Developer
3 1195 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 902 (17.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 579 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 541 (10.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 513 (10.22%) Software Developer
8 478 (9.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 433 (8.63%) Analyst
10 413 (8.23%) Senior Developer
11 321 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 296 (5.90%) .NET Software Developer
13 273 (5.44%) DBA
14 246 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
15 235 (4.68%) Web Developer
16 224 (4.46%) Administrator
17 223 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
18 213 (4.24%) SQL DBA
19 198 (3.95%) Junior
20 181 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2943 (58.65%) .NET
2 2015 (40.16%) ASP.NET
3 1332 (26.54%) HTML
4 1242 (24.75%) CSS
5 1131 (22.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 797 (15.88%) .NET Framework
7 764 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 750 (14.95%) jQuery
9 738 (14.71%) Web Services
10 723 (14.41%) WCF
11 667 (13.29%) AngularJS
12 596 (11.88%) XML
13 502 (10.00%) Entity Framework
14 465 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 392 (7.81%) RESTful
16 379 (7.55%) HTML5
17 366 (7.29%) WPF
18 356 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 344 (6.86%) Ajax
20 333 (6.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 381 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 333 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 153 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 147 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 145 (2.89%) Clustering
6 119 (2.37%) User Experience
7 118 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 87 (1.73%) Replication
9 67 (1.34%) Blog
10 66 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 64 (1.28%) Social Network
12 46 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 45 (0.90%) Fintech
14 37 (0.74%) Tandem
15 36 (0.72%) N-Tier
16 34 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 34 (0.68%) EPoS
17 32 (0.64%) Social Media
18 30 (0.60%) Blackberry
19 27 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1232 (24.55%) Windows
2 542 (10.80%) Windows Server
3 347 (6.92%) Linux
4 285 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 268 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (3.31%) Unix
7 138 (2.75%) Android
8 125 (2.49%) Apple iOS
9 92 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 73 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 54 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (0.72%) CentOS
13 29 (0.58%) Solaris
14 26 (0.52%) Windows 8
15 21 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.40%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.34%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.28%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1941 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1656 (33.00%) MVC
3 1018 (20.29%) TDD
4 631 (12.57%) Scrum
5 598 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
6 494 (9.84%) OO
7 451 (8.99%) BDD
8 444 (8.85%) Web Development
9 438 (8.73%) Web Application Development
10 391 (7.79%) SDLC
10 391 (7.79%) Software Engineering
11 364 (7.25%) ETL
12 350 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
13 288 (5.74%) Unit Testing
14 265 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
15 232 (4.62%) Mentoring
16 227 (4.52%) CRM
17 211 (4.20%) SOA
18 200 (3.99%) ITIL
19 199 (3.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2749 (54.78%) C#
2 2379 (47.41%) SQL
3 1484 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 871 (17.36%) T-SQL
5 372 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 370 (7.37%) Java
7 250 (4.98%) PowerShell
8 201 (4.01%) Ruby
9 160 (3.19%) PHP
10 148 (2.95%) C++
11 145 (2.89%) VB
12 136 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 94 (1.87%) Python
14 75 (1.49%) C
15 70 (1.39%) TypeScript
16 55 (1.10%) Bash Shell
17 46 (0.92%) F#
18 45 (0.90%) VBA
19 43 (0.86%) Shell Script
20 39 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 723 (14.41%) Degree
2 242 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 133 (2.65%) MCSE
4 88 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 80 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 68 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (1.32%) MCSA
8 65 (1.30%) CISSP
9 63 (1.26%) CCNA
9 63 (1.26%) ISEB
10 51 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 45 (0.90%) MCITP
12 43 (0.86%) MCP
13 41 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 36 (0.72%) CEH
15 32 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 27 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
17 23 (0.46%) MCTS
18 17 (0.34%) GCIA
19 12 (0.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (3.07%) QA
2 115 (2.29%) SLA
3 63 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 56 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.24%) GAMP
7 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.100%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.100%) WAI
8 5 (0.100%) WCAG
9 3 (0.060%) IFRS
9 3 (0.060%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.020%) CDISC
10 1 (0.020%) COBIT
10 1 (0.020%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.020%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.020%) PMO
10 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 467 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 227 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.00%) vSphere
5 38 (0.76%) Docker
6 34 (0.68%) XenApp
7 33 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 33 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
8 29 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 26 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 18 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.24%) vCloud
15 11 (0.22%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.20%) Samba
16 10 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 95 (1.89%) Puppet
2 54 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (1.06%) SCCM
3 53 (1.06%) WSUS
4 50 (1.00%) Kibana
5 45 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 38 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (0.32%) Ansible
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (0.30%) SCOM
9 15 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
10 14 (0.28%) Grafana
11 13 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 11 (0.22%) Nessus
12 11 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2025 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 609 (12.14%) Oracle
3 328 (6.54%) VMware
4 120 (2.39%) Citrix
5 113 (2.25%) HP
6 107 (2.13%) Cisco
7 90 (1.79%) SAP
8 84 (1.67%) Informatica
9 83 (1.65%) Facebook
10 82 (1.63%) Cognos
11 81 (1.61%) Tableau
12 72 (1.43%) Google
13 59 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 58 (1.16%) Apple
15 43 (0.86%) Dell
15 43 (0.86%) Xamarin
16 40 (0.80%) IBM
17 37 (0.74%) 3PAR
17 37 (0.74%) NetApp
17 37 (0.74%) Teradata
Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
East Surrey College
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum subject to experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-50k+Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits packa
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum GBP 47k +Many Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lightwater, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k+Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago