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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3010 3741 4216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.49% 17.96% 18.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.43% 56.91% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3380 3704
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5530 6574 7027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.30% 31.56% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4846 5623 5913
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Hampshire -1 676 £38,750 -3.12% 76
Berkshire -3 571 £45,000 - 54
Surrey -3 571 £45,000 - 53
West Sussex +1 280 £43,500 +3.57% 16
East Sussex +4 268 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Buckinghamshire -6 245 £40,500 +3.84% 33
Oxfordshire +3 244 £39,500 -1.25% 41
Kent -4 139 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Middlesex +6 18 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Sussex +2 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Isle of Wight -1 2 £33,250 -21.76% 1
Home Counties -2 1 £25,000 -54.95%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 3541 (57.47%) .NET
2 3333 (54.09%) C#
3 3126 (50.73%) SQL
4 2457 (39.87%) ASP.NET
5 2240 (36.35%) Microsoft
6 2137 (34.68%) MVC
7 2085 (33.84%) JavaScript
8 1944 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1739 (28.22%) HTML
10 1615 (26.21%) CSS
11 1545 (25.07%) Windows
12 1527 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1163 (18.87%) jQuery
14 1141 (18.52%) MS Excel
15 1132 (18.37%) Finance
16 968 (15.71%) Degree
17 966 (15.68%) T-SQL
17 966 (15.68%) Oracle
18 927 (15.04%) TDD
19 823 (13.36%) WCF
20 817 (13.26%) .NET Framework
21 808 (13.11%) Web Services
22 774 (12.56%) Scrum
23 728 (11.81%) XML
24 712 (11.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 684 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
26 669 (10.86%) Windows Server
27 654 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
28 643 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 638 (10.35%) 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
1 569 (9.23%) IIS
2 335 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 229 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 206 (3.34%) Apache
5 191 (3.10%) CMS
6 172 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 153 (2.48%) JBoss
8 145 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 95 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 92 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 89 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 87 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
13 85 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 85 (1.38%) Umbraco
14 74 (1.20%) Skype for Business
15 57 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 48 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 46 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
18 43 (0.70%) nginx
19 41 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1141 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 235 (3.81%) MS Office
3 39 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.28%) MS Project
6 15 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.065%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.049%) InDesign
10 3 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 155 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 24 (0.39%) Magento
5 20 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.26%) BASE24
6 16 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 14 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 12 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.13%) Visualfiles
12 7 (0.11%) Tesseract
13 6 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
13 6 (0.097%) Cognos Controller
13 6 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
13 6 (0.097%) TIBCO iProcess
14 5 (0.081%) Temenos T24
15 4 (0.065%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 308 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 188 (3.05%) SaaS
4 165 (2.68%) Office 365
5 45 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.37%) Google Play
7 19 (0.31%) IaaS
8 16 (0.26%) PaaS
8 16 (0.26%) Sage Pay
9 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.15%) GitHub
11 6 (0.097%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.081%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.081%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
12 5 (0.081%) Yammer
13 3 (0.049%) BlueKai
13 3 (0.049%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.049%) Heroku
13 3 (0.049%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 318 (5.16%) Firewall
2 269 (4.37%) SAN
3 263 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 203 (3.29%) DNS
5 191 (3.10%) Internet
6 170 (2.76%) WAN
7 167 (2.71%) LAN
8 124 (2.01%) DHCP
9 101 (1.64%) HTTP
10 98 (1.59%) NAS
11 89 (1.44%) VPN
12 71 (1.15%) LDAP
12 71 (1.15%) Network Security
13 48 (0.78%) SMTP
14 46 (0.75%) Intranet
15 45 (0.73%) VLAN
16 42 (0.68%) FTP
16 42 (0.68%) VoIP
17 39 (0.63%) SSL
18 35 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (11.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 684 (11.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 643 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 599 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 509 (8.26%) Relational Database
6 495 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 491 (7.97%) MySQL
8 375 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
9 307 (4.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 290 (4.71%) NoSQL
11 232 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 210 (3.41%) Oracle Database
13 186 (3.02%) RDBMS
14 160 (2.60%) Big Data
15 129 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
16 107 (1.74%) DB2
17 95 (1.54%) MongoDB
18 88 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
19 86 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
20 85 (1.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 627 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 556 (9.02%) Visual Studio
3 379 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 256 (4.15%) NUnit
5 238 (3.86%) Subversion
6 161 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 127 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 111 (1.80%) JIRA
9 104 (1.69%) Moq
10 101 (1.64%) MSTest
11 81 (1.31%) Selenium
12 59 (0.96%) Jenkins
13 51 (0.83%) ReSharper
13 51 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 43 (0.70%) Bugzilla
14 43 (0.70%) Eclipse
15 36 (0.58%) Maven
16 32 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 30 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
17 30 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 1132 (18.37%) Finance
2 214 (3.47%) Banking
3 193 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 186 (3.02%) Retail
5 154 (2.50%) Marketing
6 119 (1.93%) Games
7 86 (1.40%) Advertising
8 79 (1.28%) Legal
9 73 (1.18%) Back Office
9 73 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 61 (0.99%) Automotive
11 47 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.49%) Electronics
14 23 (0.37%) Law
15 17 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.28%) Local Government
15 17 (0.28%) Publishing
16 15 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3757 (60.97%) Developer
2 2080 (33.76%) .NET Developer
3 1684 (27.33%) C# Developer
4 1211 (19.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 849 (13.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 838 (13.60%) SQL Developer
7 759 (12.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 709 (11.51%) Software Developer
9 626 (10.16%) Analyst
10 597 (9.69%) Senior Developer
11 577 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 447 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
13 421 (6.83%) .NET Software Developer
14 325 (5.27%) Applications Support
14 325 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
15 316 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
16 313 (5.08%) DBA
17 312 (5.06%) Web Developer
18 304 (4.93%) Junior
19 282 (4.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3541 (57.47%) .NET
2 2457 (39.87%) ASP.NET
3 1739 (28.22%) HTML
4 1615 (26.21%) CSS
5 1527 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1163 (18.87%) jQuery
7 823 (13.36%) WCF
8 817 (13.26%) .NET Framework
9 808 (13.11%) Web Services
10 728 (11.81%) XML
11 654 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 638 (10.35%) AngularJS
13 544 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 470 (7.63%) Entity Framework
15 419 (6.80%) HTML5
16 407 (6.60%) Ajax
17 385 (6.25%) WPF
18 351 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
18 351 (5.70%) RESTful
19 345 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 587 (9.53%) Computer Science
2 401 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 162 (2.63%) Clustering
5 148 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 146 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 127 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 114 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
9 90 (1.46%) User Experience
10 84 (1.36%) iPad
11 83 (1.35%) Replication
12 80 (1.30%) Driving Licence
13 78 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 73 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 69 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 58 (0.94%) Statistics
17 53 (0.86%) Data Integration
18 52 (0.84%) Tandem
19 49 (0.80%) Algorithms
20 42 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1545 (25.07%) Windows
2 669 (10.86%) Windows Server
3 532 (8.63%) Linux
4 317 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 296 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 231 (3.75%) Unix
7 153 (2.48%) Android
8 137 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 129 (2.09%) Windows 7
10 122 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 116 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 94 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 53 (0.86%) CentOS
14 31 (0.50%) Windows XP
15 29 (0.47%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.45%) Windows 10
17 24 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
18 22 (0.36%) Windows Phone
19 19 (0.31%) Debian
20 18 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2137 (34.68%) MVC
2 1944 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 927 (15.04%) TDD
4 774 (12.56%) Scrum
5 618 (10.03%) Web Development
6 555 (9.01%) OO
7 531 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 489 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 462 (7.50%) Web Application Development
10 413 (6.70%) BDD
11 385 (6.25%) SDLC
12 341 (5.53%) CRM
13 334 (5.42%) ETL
14 326 (5.29%) ITIL
15 300 (4.87%) Unit Testing
16 295 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 281 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
18 280 (4.54%) SOA
19 260 (4.22%) Project Management
20 217 (3.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3333 (54.09%) C#
2 3126 (50.73%) SQL
3 2085 (33.84%) JavaScript
4 966 (15.68%) T-SQL
5 499 (8.10%) Java
6 448 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 270 (4.38%) PHP
8 260 (4.22%) VB
9 248 (4.02%) PowerShell
10 209 (3.39%) C++
11 172 (2.79%) Ruby
12 132 (2.14%) Python
13 93 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 89 (1.44%) Perl
15 86 (1.40%) C
16 76 (1.23%) VB6
17 71 (1.15%) TypeScript
18 69 (1.12%) VBA
19 56 (0.91%) Bash Shell
20 55 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 968 (15.71%) Degree
2 339 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 172 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 146 (2.37%) MCSE
5 103 (1.67%) MCITP
6 97 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 60 (0.97%) MCSA
8 59 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 57 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (0.89%) CISSP
11 47 (0.76%) MCP
12 42 (0.68%) PMI Certification
13 41 (0.67%) CCNA
14 38 (0.62%) MCTS
15 33 (0.54%) ISEB
16 28 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
17 24 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 24 (0.39%) ISTQB
18 23 (0.37%) CISA
19 22 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (3.00%) QA
2 181 (2.94%) SLA
3 62 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 44 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.41%) GAMP
6 25 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.18%) DICOM
8 8 (0.13%) HL7
9 4 (0.065%) COBIT
10 3 (0.049%) GPG13
10 3 (0.049%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.049%) RMADS
11 2 (0.032%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.032%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.016%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.016%) WAI
12 1 (0.016%) WCAG
System Software
1 558 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 270 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 102 (1.66%) vSphere
5 83 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 55 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (0.78%) XenApp
8 47 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 42 (0.68%) Docker
10 37 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 34 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 29 (0.47%) HDFS
12 29 (0.47%) vCloud
13 22 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 14 (0.23%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.21%) Terminal Server
16 13 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (0.19%) ISA Server
18 11 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (1.48%) SCCM
2 77 (1.25%) Puppet
3 54 (0.88%) WSUS
4 48 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 37 (0.60%) OpenAM
6 35 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 30 (0.49%) Nagios
8 29 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 27 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 27 (0.44%) SCOM
10 24 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 24 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 20 (0.32%) vMotion
12 18 (0.29%) Kibana
13 17 (0.28%) Icinga
13 17 (0.28%) Perfmon
14 16 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2240 (36.35%) Microsoft
2 966 (15.68%) Oracle
3 473 (7.68%) VMware
4 180 (2.92%) Cisco
5 157 (2.55%) HP
6 148 (2.40%) Citrix
7 147 (2.39%) IBM
8 112 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 111 (1.80%) SAP
10 78 (1.27%) Google
11 75 (1.22%) Cognos
12 70 (1.14%) Tableau
13 67 (1.09%) Veeam
14 66 (1.07%) Zend
15 62 (1.01%) Symantec
16 61 (0.99%) Sitecore
16 61 (0.99%) Sun
17 59 (0.96%) Informatica
18 50 (0.81%) Sybase
18 50 (0.81%) Telerik
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K+Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The One Group
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £350000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday