The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4210 4149 4796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.51% 18.48% 19.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.96% 58.22% 62.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3786 3856 4479
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7141 7126 7614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.70% 31.75% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6103 6305 6896
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey 0 911 £43,177 +7.94% 72
Berkshire -2 864 £42,500 +6.25% 101
Hampshire +1 679 £40,000 +6.66% 73
Buckinghamshire -2 450 £40,000 -3.61% 43
Oxfordshire -5 402 £37,500 -6.25% 69
Kent 0 366 £45,000 +12.50% 40
West Sussex -3 254 £37,500 - 16
East Sussex +2 217 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Middlesex 0 42 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Isle of Wight +3 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Sussex -7 5 £28,500 -8.80%
Thames Valley - 3 £85,000 -
Home Counties -6 2 £67,500 +58.82%
M4 Corridor -9 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5009 (62.88%) .NET
2 4466 (56.06%) C#
3 4011 (50.35%) SQL
4 3622 (45.47%) ASP.NET
5 2847 (35.74%) Microsoft
6 2318 (29.10%) HTML
7 2249 (28.23%) JavaScript
8 2207 (27.71%) Windows
9 2171 (27.25%) MVC
10 1899 (23.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 1851 (23.24%) CSS
12 1670 (20.96%) MS Excel
13 1502 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1468 (18.43%) jQuery
15 1414 (17.75%) T-SQL
16 1311 (16.46%) WCF
17 1285 (16.13%) Degree
18 1210 (15.19%) XML
19 1174 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
20 1155 (14.50%) TDD
21 1115 (14.00%) Oracle
22 1098 (13.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 1083 (13.60%) Web Services
24 1061 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 1039 (13.04%) VB.NET
26 1015 (12.74%) Finance
27 951 (11.94%) .NET Framework
28 943 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
29 927 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
30 898 (11.27%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 738 (9.26%) IIS
2 557 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 304 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 279 (3.50%) CMS
5 181 (2.27%) Apache
6 136 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 123 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 118 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 116 (1.46%) Node.js
9 116 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 97 (1.22%) WordPress
11 94 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 81 (1.02%) Lync
13 80 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 78 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 75 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 69 (0.87%) Drupal
17 63 (0.79%) WebLogic
18 59 (0.74%) Umbraco
19 50 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1670 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 270 (3.39%) MS Office
3 53 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 49 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.31%) MS Project
7 24 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 23 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.10%) FastStats
11 7 (0.088%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.038%) Mingle
13 2 (0.025%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.013%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 145 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 41 (0.51%) Magento
4 34 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 25 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.16%) arcHouse
8 13 (0.16%) Academy Housing
8 13 (0.16%) Maximo
9 12 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 7 (0.088%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.075%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.063%) SiteCatalyst
14 4 (0.050%) Epicor Vantage
14 4 (0.050%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 197 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (2.02%) SaaS
3 31 (0.39%) Office 365
4 30 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.13%) GitHub
7 6 (0.075%) PaaS
8 5 (0.063%) Heroku
8 5 (0.063%) IaaS
8 5 (0.063%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.013%) Force.com
9 1 (0.013%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 431 (5.41%) Internet
2 321 (4.03%) Firewall
3 234 (2.94%) SAN
4 228 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 186 (2.33%) DNS
6 155 (1.95%) LAN
7 149 (1.87%) VPN
8 136 (1.71%) WAN
9 91 (1.14%) VoIP
10 87 (1.09%) DHCP
11 70 (0.88%) HTTP
12 68 (0.85%) FTP
13 53 (0.67%) Wireless
14 43 (0.54%) Network Security
15 41 (0.51%) LDAP
15 41 (0.51%) iSCSI
16 40 (0.50%) Intranet
17 39 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (0.44%) SSL
19 33 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1899 (23.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 1174 (14.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1098 (13.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1061 (13.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 927 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 594 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 561 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
8 472 (5.93%) MySQL
9 459 (5.76%) Relational Database
10 236 (2.96%) RDBMS
11 204 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 182 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 158 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
14 149 (1.87%) OLAP
15 128 (1.61%) NoSQL
16 124 (1.56%) DB2
17 105 (1.32%) MS Access
18 99 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
19 94 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
20 72 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 897 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 402 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 391 (4.91%) NUnit
4 303 (3.80%) Subversion
5 291 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 197 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 160 (2.01%) Moq
8 117 (1.47%) MSTest
9 79 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 73 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 72 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 71 (0.89%) Jasmine
13 63 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 58 (0.73%) ReSharper
15 54 (0.68%) Selenium
16 52 (0.65%) Ant
17 50 (0.63%) JIRA
18 42 (0.53%) ERwin
19 41 (0.51%) NCrunch
20 38 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 1015 (12.74%) Finance
2 331 (4.16%) Marketing
3 226 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 185 (2.32%) Retail
5 157 (1.97%) Games
6 135 (1.69%) Banking
7 93 (1.17%) Back Office
8 76 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 56 (0.70%) Publishing
10 53 (0.67%) Automotive
11 52 (0.65%) Advertising
12 50 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 40 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 40 (0.50%) Electronics
14 39 (0.49%) Legal
15 30 (0.38%) Law
16 29 (0.36%) Billing
17 27 (0.34%) German Language
18 26 (0.33%) Financial Institution
19 23 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4929 (61.88%) Developer
2 2306 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 1542 (19.36%) C# Developer
4 1163 (14.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 765 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 738 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 732 (9.19%) Software Developer
8 729 (9.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 620 (7.78%) Web Developer
10 611 (7.67%) Analyst
11 549 (6.89%) DBA
12 458 (5.75%) SQL Developer
13 436 (5.47%) SQL DBA
14 402 (5.05%) Consultant
15 351 (4.41%) Administrator
16 330 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 322 (4.04%) Software Engineer
18 292 (3.67%) Architect
19 279 (3.50%) Junior
20 259 (3.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5009 (62.88%) .NET
2 3622 (45.47%) ASP.NET
3 2318 (29.10%) HTML
4 1851 (23.24%) CSS
5 1502 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1468 (18.43%) jQuery
7 1311 (16.46%) WCF
8 1210 (15.19%) XML
9 1083 (13.60%) Web Services
10 951 (11.94%) .NET Framework
11 826 (10.37%) Ajax
12 642 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 585 (7.34%) HTML5
14 562 (7.05%) WPF
15 529 (6.64%) WinForms
16 464 (5.82%) LINQ
17 383 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 358 (4.49%) Razor View Engine
19 356 (4.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 335 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 638 (8.01%) Computer Science
2 338 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 297 (3.73%) Clustering
4 242 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 227 (2.85%) Replication
6 187 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 164 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
8 147 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 121 (1.52%) N-Tier
10 89 (1.12%) iPhone
11 85 (1.07%) Social Network
11 85 (1.07%) Open Source
12 72 (0.90%) Social Media
12 72 (0.90%) Data Integration
13 67 (0.84%) Physics
14 66 (0.83%) NHS
14 66 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 65 (0.82%) Tandem
16 61 (0.77%) iPad
17 52 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2207 (27.71%) Windows
2 523 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 465 (5.84%) Linux
4 414 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 318 (3.99%) UNIX
6 273 (3.43%) Android
7 232 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 194 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 151 (1.90%) Windows 7
10 149 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 110 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 58 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
13 56 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 54 (0.68%) Windows Phone
15 53 (0.67%) CentOS
15 53 (0.67%) Solaris
16 39 (0.49%) Windows 2000
17 34 (0.43%) Windows Vista
17 34 (0.43%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2171 (27.25%) MVC
2 1155 (14.50%) TDD
3 943 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
4 898 (11.27%) Scrum
5 839 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 819 (10.28%) Software Engineering
7 801 (10.06%) OO
8 530 (6.65%) Web Development
9 490 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
10 478 (6.00%) Web Application Development
11 378 (4.75%) BDD
12 375 (4.71%) ETL
13 368 (4.62%) E-Commerce
14 352 (4.42%) CRM
15 346 (4.34%) ITIL
16 327 (4.10%) Project Management
17 316 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
18 304 (3.82%) OOP
19 296 (3.72%) Data Modelling
20 266 (3.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4466 (56.06%) C#
2 4011 (50.35%) SQL
3 2249 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 1414 (17.75%) T-SQL
5 1039 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 834 (10.47%) Java
7 516 (6.48%) C++
8 349 (4.38%) VB
9 303 (3.80%) PHP
10 160 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 144 (1.81%) C
12 125 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 117 (1.47%) VB6
14 106 (1.33%) Ruby
15 100 (1.26%) Perl
16 88 (1.10%) Python
17 81 (1.02%) VBA
18 69 (0.87%) Delphi
19 56 (0.70%) VBScript
20 48 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1285 (16.13%) Degree
2 704 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 335 (4.21%) MCP
4 320 (4.02%) MCTS
5 268 (3.36%) MCSD
6 251 (3.15%) MCAD
7 249 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 180 (2.26%) MCSE
9 131 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 111 (1.39%) MCITP
11 75 (0.94%) MCSA
12 64 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 63 (0.79%) ISEB
14 60 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
15 43 (0.54%) MCDBA
15 43 (0.54%) CCNA
16 38 (0.48%) CISSP
16 38 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
17 32 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
17 32 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (2.81%) QA
2 161 (2.02%) SLA
3 119 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 69 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.58%) HL7
6 40 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.25%) COBIT
9 17 (0.21%) GPG13
10 12 (0.15%) GAMP
11 11 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.14%) WAI
12 10 (0.13%) WCAG
13 7 (0.088%) DICOM
14 2 (0.025%) Dublin Core
14 2 (0.025%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.025%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.013%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.013%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.013%) BS25999
System Software
1 500 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 299 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 124 (1.56%) vSphere
5 74 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 66 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (0.80%) XenApp
8 32 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 26 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 16 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.19%) Xen
13 15 (0.19%) UAG
13 15 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (0.15%) KVM
14 12 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (0.11%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (0.77%) SCCM
2 52 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 48 (0.60%) Plesk
4 43 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 39 (0.49%) SCOM
5 39 (0.49%) Puppet
6 30 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (0.34%) WSUS
8 25 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 25 (0.31%) Nagios
9 15 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 12 (0.15%) Data Guard
11 12 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.13%) MOM
13 9 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (0.088%) Netcool
15 5 (0.063%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.050%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2847 (35.74%) Microsoft
2 1115 (14.00%) Oracle
3 463 (5.81%) VMware
4 200 (2.51%) Cisco
5 172 (2.16%) Citrix
6 152 (1.91%) SAP
7 140 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 137 (1.72%) Google
9 136 (1.71%) Cognos
10 110 (1.38%) Business Objects
11 102 (1.28%) IBM
12 80 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 77 (0.97%) HP
13 77 (0.97%) JBoss
14 71 (0.89%) Symantec
15 70 (0.88%) Facebook
16 66 (0.83%) Adobe
17 60 (0.75%) Sitecore
18 55 (0.69%) Apple
19 45 (0.56%) Twitter
Gillingham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Caterham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Camberley, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Ashford, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Cranbrook, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Thame, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago