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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3476 3615 3998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.65% 19.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.72% 58.38% 60.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3190 3319 3539
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
6352 6192 6625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 30.23% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5550 5383 5548
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Berkshire +3 814 £42,500 - 98
Surrey -1 664 £47,500 +5.55% 80
Hampshire -4 620 £40,000 +6.66% 89
Buckinghamshire 0 360 £44,000 +10.00% 48
Oxfordshire +1 318 £41,250 +10.00% 56
West Sussex -5 237 £40,000 - 21
Kent -8 226 £42,500 +6.25% 36
East Sussex +3 191 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Middlesex +6 16 £45,000 +30.43%
Isle of Wight +3 13 £36,250 -2.02% 2
Thames Valley - 2 £90,000 -
Home Counties 0 1 £57,500 +51.31%
M4 Corridor - 1 £25,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3936 (53.25%) SQL
2 3917 (53.00%) .NET
3 3750 (50.74%) C#
4 2746 (37.15%) Microsoft
5 2650 (35.85%) ASP.NET
6 2513 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 2495 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2215 (29.97%) HTML
9 2181 (29.51%) MVC
10 1995 (26.99%) Windows
11 1992 (26.95%) CSS
12 1479 (20.01%) MS Excel
13 1464 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1363 (18.44%) T-SQL
15 1312 (17.75%) Oracle
16 1299 (17.58%) Finance
17 1196 (16.18%) jQuery
18 1112 (15.05%) TDD
19 1094 (14.80%) SQL Server 2008
20 1090 (14.75%) XML
21 1066 (14.42%) Degree
22 1053 (14.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 1046 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
24 981 (13.27%) WCF
25 978 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 949 (12.84%) Scrum
27 930 (12.58%) .NET Framework
28 863 (11.68%) Web Services
29 811 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
30 808 (10.93%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 678 (9.17%) IIS
2 466 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 286 (3.87%) MS Exchange
4 247 (3.34%) CMS
5 239 (3.23%) Node.js
6 184 (2.49%) Apache
6 184 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 141 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 121 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 117 (1.58%) Lync
10 116 (1.57%) JBoss
11 115 (1.56%) Umbraco
12 92 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 92 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 85 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 81 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
15 78 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
16 68 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
17 66 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
18 65 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1479 (20.01%) MS Excel
2 265 (3.59%) MS Office
3 62 (0.84%) PowerPivot
4 57 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.41%) SPSS
7 19 (0.26%) MS Project
8 15 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.095%) GIMP
10 5 (0.068%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.068%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.068%) PrintSoft PReS
11 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.054%) Windchill
12 3 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 88 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 60 (0.81%) HFM
4 59 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
5 52 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
6 44 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 32 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 26 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 20 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
9 20 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.11%) BASE24
10 8 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.095%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.095%) Magento
11 7 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (0.081%) FastStats
13 5 (0.068%) PlanetPress Connect
13 5 (0.068%) Tridion
13 5 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
14 4 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 291 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 237 (3.21%) SaaS
3 157 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 126 (1.70%) Office 365
5 35 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.27%) GitHub
7 13 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.18%) IaaS
7 13 (0.18%) PaaS
8 6 (0.081%) Force.com
8 6 (0.081%) Sage Pay
9 5 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.068%) Dropbox
9 5 (0.068%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.054%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.054%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.054%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.041%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.041%) AdWords
11 3 (0.041%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 296 (4.00%) SAN
2 289 (3.91%) Firewall
3 183 (2.48%) Internet
3 183 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 180 (2.44%) DNS
5 167 (2.26%) LAN
6 159 (2.15%) WAN
7 127 (1.72%) VPN
8 109 (1.47%) DHCP
9 98 (1.33%) HTTP
10 77 (1.04%) Intranet
11 71 (0.96%) Network Security
12 67 (0.91%) iSCSI
13 64 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
14 62 (0.84%) SSL
15 61 (0.83%) VLAN
16 58 (0.78%) NAS
17 55 (0.74%) FTP
18 42 (0.57%) VoIP
19 38 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1094 (14.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 1053 (14.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 978 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 811 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 744 (10.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 624 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
7 604 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 594 (8.04%) Relational Database
9 552 (7.47%) MySQL
10 463 (6.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 347 (4.69%) NoSQL
12 338 (4.57%) Oracle Database
13 250 (3.38%) RDBMS
14 154 (2.08%) Big Data
14 154 (2.08%) MS Access
15 152 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 149 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
17 111 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
18 108 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
19 100 (1.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 705 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 672 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 431 (5.83%) NUnit
4 426 (5.76%) Git (software)
5 379 (5.13%) Subversion
6 279 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
7 224 (3.03%) Moq
8 203 (2.75%) MSTest
9 124 (1.68%) JIRA
10 103 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 92 (1.24%) Selenium
12 80 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 67 (0.91%) ReSharper
14 66 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 60 (0.81%) Maven
16 54 (0.73%) ERwin
17 49 (0.66%) Ant
18 47 (0.64%) Jenkins
19 46 (0.62%) Bugzilla
20 42 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 1299 (17.58%) Finance
2 274 (3.71%) Retail
3 250 (3.38%) Marketing
4 242 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 141 (1.91%) Banking
6 140 (1.89%) Advertising
7 85 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 78 (1.06%) Legal
9 76 (1.03%) Games
10 50 (0.68%) Publishing
11 43 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (0.46%) Automotive
13 31 (0.42%) Back Office
14 28 (0.38%) Billing
15 24 (0.32%) Electronics
16 21 (0.28%) Local Government
17 19 (0.26%) French Language
17 19 (0.26%) German Language
17 19 (0.26%) Law
18 15 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4243 (57.41%) Developer
2 2247 (30.40%) .NET Developer
3 1811 (24.50%) C# Developer
4 1315 (17.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 934 (12.64%) SQL Developer
6 827 (11.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 791 (10.70%) Analyst
8 735 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 720 (9.74%) Senior Developer
10 602 (8.15%) Software Developer
11 517 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 504 (6.82%) DBA
13 425 (5.75%) Web Developer
14 413 (5.59%) C# Software Developer
15 377 (5.10%) SQL DBA
16 371 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
17 368 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
18 362 (4.90%) Consultant
19 361 (4.88%) Administrator
20 352 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3917 (53.00%) .NET
2 2650 (35.85%) ASP.NET
3 2215 (29.97%) HTML
4 1992 (26.95%) CSS
5 1464 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1196 (16.18%) jQuery
7 1090 (14.75%) XML
8 981 (13.27%) WCF
9 930 (12.58%) .NET Framework
10 863 (11.68%) Web Services
11 643 (8.70%) HTML5
12 603 (8.16%) Ajax
13 533 (7.21%) WPF
14 532 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 510 (6.90%) Entity Framework
16 509 (6.89%) AngularJS
17 494 (6.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 377 (5.10%) CSS3
19 344 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 342 (4.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 687 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 573 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 347 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 229 (3.10%) Clustering
5 227 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 185 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
7 177 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 174 (2.35%) User Experience
9 159 (2.15%) Replication
10 154 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 122 (1.65%) Data Centre
12 97 (1.31%) Data Integration
13 96 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 90 (1.22%) Social Media
15 89 (1.20%) Social Network
16 87 (1.18%) Streaming Music
17 85 (1.15%) N-Tier
18 80 (1.08%) Driving Licence
19 52 (0.70%) NHS
20 50 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1995 (26.99%) Windows
2 790 (10.69%) Windows Server
3 559 (7.56%) Linux
4 412 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 333 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 293 (3.96%) Unix
7 209 (2.83%) Android
8 154 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 146 (1.98%) Apple iOS
10 135 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 101 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 84 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 54 (0.73%) Windows XP
14 44 (0.60%) CentOS
15 36 (0.49%) Debian
16 31 (0.42%) Windows 10
17 28 (0.38%) Solaris
18 27 (0.37%) SUSE
19 26 (0.35%) Windows Vista
20 23 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2495 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2181 (29.51%) MVC
3 1112 (15.05%) TDD
4 1046 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
5 949 (12.84%) Scrum
6 808 (10.93%) OO
7 600 (8.12%) Software Engineering
8 516 (6.98%) Web Application Development
9 509 (6.89%) SDLC
10 449 (6.07%) ETL
11 448 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 422 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
13 382 (5.17%) ITIL
14 378 (5.11%) BDD
15 371 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
16 330 (4.46%) MVVM
17 325 (4.40%) Web Development
18 303 (4.10%) Project Management
19 300 (4.06%) Migration
20 292 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3936 (53.25%) SQL
2 3750 (50.74%) C#
3 2513 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 1363 (18.44%) T-SQL
5 651 (8.81%) Java
6 543 (7.35%) VB.NET
7 337 (4.56%) VB
8 316 (4.28%) C++
9 203 (2.75%) PHP
10 188 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 179 (2.42%) Ruby
12 177 (2.39%) VBA
13 160 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 148 (2.00%) Perl
15 140 (1.89%) C
16 136 (1.84%) Python
17 120 (1.62%) VB6
18 84 (1.14%) VBScript
19 50 (0.68%) Shell Script
20 41 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1066 (14.42%) Degree
2 486 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 209 (2.83%) MCSE
4 192 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 123 (1.66%) MCITP
6 122 (1.65%) MCSA
7 103 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 98 (1.33%) MCP
9 84 (1.14%) ISEB
10 75 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 62 (0.84%) CCNA
12 52 (0.70%) MCTS
13 49 (0.66%) ISTQB
14 42 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
15 27 (0.37%) A+ Certification
16 25 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (0.31%) MCSD
17 23 (0.31%) OCPJP
18 21 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
19 20 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (3.84%) QA
2 158 (2.14%) SLA
3 69 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.11%) GAMP
8 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.081%) SSAE 16
10 5 (0.068%) AIFMD
10 5 (0.068%) GxP
11 4 (0.054%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.041%) DICOM
12 3 (0.041%) HL7
13 1 (0.014%) FISMA
13 1 (0.014%) GPG13
13 1 (0.014%) RMADS
13 1 (0.014%) WAI
System Software
1 628 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 273 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 101 (1.37%) vSphere
5 63 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 63 (0.85%) XenApp
6 56 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 39 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 30 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 30 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.31%) UAG
10 21 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 14 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
14 11 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.081%) Docker
15 6 (0.081%) vCloud
16 5 (0.068%) Xen
16 5 (0.068%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 92 (1.24%) SCCM
2 82 (1.11%) Backup Exec
3 64 (0.87%) SCOM
4 61 (0.83%) WSUS
5 43 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 40 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 37 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 33 (0.45%) Data Guard
9 25 (0.34%) Puppet
10 22 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (0.24%) Hyperic
12 17 (0.23%) Nagios
13 13 (0.18%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.16%) cPanel
14 12 (0.16%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
14 12 (0.16%) SCOrch
15 10 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
17 7 (0.095%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2746 (37.15%) Microsoft
2 1312 (17.75%) Oracle
3 451 (6.10%) VMware
4 256 (3.46%) Cisco
5 183 (2.48%) IBM
6 173 (2.34%) Citrix
7 167 (2.26%) Cognos
8 144 (1.95%) HP
9 138 (1.87%) Facebook
10 111 (1.50%) Google
11 104 (1.41%) Dell
11 104 (1.41%) SAP
12 85 (1.15%) Symantec
13 84 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 81 (1.10%) Sitecore
15 78 (1.06%) Tableau
16 75 (1.01%) Sybase
17 67 (0.91%) Sun
18 66 (0.89%) Hyperion
19 60 (0.81%) Informatica
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