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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3199 3822 4423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.43% 18.17% 19.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.00% 56.73% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 3395 3981
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
5816 6737 7222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.68% 32.03% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5198 5737 6242
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 28 June 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 -5 689 £40,000 - 103
Berkshire +1 655 £45,000 - 51
Surrey -1 653 £45,000 - 52
Oxfordshire +3 285 £40,000 - 29
West Sussex -2 240 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Sussex +2 239 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Buckinghamshire -7 219 £44,500 +11.25% 34
Kent +1 198 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Middlesex -3 25 £40,000 -12.56% 3
Sussex -1 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Home Counties -1 2 £42,500 -23.42%
Thames Valley - 2 £57,500 -
Isle of Wight 0 1 £40,000 +8.10% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3663 (57.23%) .NET
2 3507 (54.80%) C#
3 3320 (51.88%) SQL
4 2480 (38.75%) ASP.NET
5 2334 (36.47%) Microsoft
6 2289 (35.77%) JavaScript
7 2174 (33.97%) MVC
8 2039 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1890 (29.53%) HTML
10 1717 (26.83%) CSS
11 1630 (25.47%) Windows
12 1560 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1227 (19.17%) jQuery
14 1218 (19.03%) MS Excel
15 1169 (18.27%) Finance
16 1023 (15.98%) Oracle
17 1005 (15.70%) Degree
18 927 (14.48%) TDD
19 925 (14.45%) T-SQL
20 843 (13.17%) .NET Framework
21 828 (12.94%) WCF
22 818 (12.78%) XML
23 793 (12.39%) Scrum
24 770 (12.03%) Web Services
25 756 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
26 692 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 677 (10.58%) Web Development
28 676 (10.56%) Windows Server
29 669 (10.45%) OO
30 650 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 551 (8.61%) IIS
2 375 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 274 (4.28%) MS Exchange
4 221 (3.45%) CMS
5 198 (3.09%) Apache
6 177 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 143 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 139 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 136 (2.13%) JBoss
10 135 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 93 (1.45%) Umbraco
12 87 (1.36%) Skype for Business
13 85 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
14 79 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
15 70 (1.09%) WebLogic
16 65 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
17 56 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
18 51 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
19 44 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
20 42 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1218 (19.03%) MS Excel
2 315 (4.92%) MS Office
3 40 (0.63%) MS Project
3 40 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.094%) SPSS
9 5 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 169 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.48%) Magento
5 24 (0.38%) BASE24
6 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 15 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 13 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
9 12 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
10 11 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 10 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (0.16%) HFM
11 10 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
12 8 (0.13%) Tesseract
13 6 (0.094%) Infor M3
13 6 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
13 6 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
13 6 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.094%) Visualfiles
14 5 (0.078%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 287 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 217 (3.39%) SaaS
3 198 (3.09%) Office 365
4 194 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (0.58%) Google Play
6 29 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.33%) Sage Pay
8 18 (0.28%) IaaS
9 12 (0.19%) GitHub
10 11 (0.17%) PaaS
11 6 (0.094%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.078%) Yammer
13 3 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.047%) Heroku
14 2 (0.031%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.031%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.031%) Force.com
14 2 (0.031%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.031%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 343 (5.36%) Firewall
2 303 (4.73%) SAN
3 227 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 198 (3.09%) Internet
5 191 (2.98%) DNS
6 183 (2.86%) WAN
7 182 (2.84%) LAN
8 133 (2.08%) DHCP
9 101 (1.58%) NAS
10 98 (1.53%) VPN
11 97 (1.52%) HTTP
12 64 (1.00%) Network Security
13 61 (0.95%) Intranet
14 58 (0.91%) LDAP
15 55 (0.86%) VLAN
16 50 (0.78%) SSL
17 47 (0.73%) FTP
18 37 (0.58%) iSCSI
19 33 (0.52%) SMTP
20 29 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 756 (11.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 692 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 642 (10.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 618 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 567 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 519 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 483 (7.55%) MySQL
8 357 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
9 321 (5.02%) NoSQL
10 296 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 294 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 214 (3.34%) Oracle Database
13 192 (3.00%) RDBMS
14 151 (2.36%) Big Data
15 145 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
16 107 (1.67%) MongoDB
17 103 (1.61%) DB2
18 85 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
19 84 (1.31%) QlikView
20 81 (1.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 650 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 561 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 374 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 302 (4.72%) NUnit
5 231 (3.61%) Subversion
6 204 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 124 (1.94%) MSTest
8 122 (1.91%) Moq
9 120 (1.88%) TeamCity
10 114 (1.78%) JIRA
11 87 (1.36%) Selenium
12 68 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 68 (1.06%) Jenkins
13 61 (0.95%) ReSharper
14 50 (0.78%) Bugzilla
15 39 (0.61%) Maven
15 39 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 38 (0.59%) Toad
17 31 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 30 (0.47%) JUnit
General
1 1169 (18.27%) Finance
2 188 (2.94%) Banking
3 186 (2.91%) Retail
4 182 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 160 (2.50%) Marketing
6 123 (1.92%) Games
7 83 (1.30%) Advertising
7 83 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 70 (1.09%) Legal
9 54 (0.84%) Back Office
10 47 (0.73%) Automotive
11 42 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 31 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.47%) Electronics
14 25 (0.39%) Publishing
15 23 (0.36%) Law
16 19 (0.30%) German Language
16 19 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.25%) Billing
18 15 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3856 (60.25%) Developer
2 2123 (33.17%) .NET Developer
3 1836 (28.69%) C# Developer
4 1267 (19.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 858 (13.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 791 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 787 (12.30%) SQL Developer
8 736 (11.50%) Software Developer
9 642 (10.03%) Analyst
10 603 (9.42%) Senior Developer
11 595 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 503 (7.86%) C# Software Developer
13 403 (6.30%) .NET Software Developer
14 356 (5.56%) Web Developer
15 342 (5.34%) Senior C# Developer
16 309 (4.83%) DBA
17 306 (4.78%) Applications Support
18 302 (4.72%) Junior
19 285 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
20 252 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3663 (57.23%) .NET
2 2480 (38.75%) ASP.NET
3 1890 (29.53%) HTML
4 1717 (26.83%) CSS
5 1560 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1227 (19.17%) jQuery
7 843 (13.17%) .NET Framework
8 828 (12.94%) WCF
9 818 (12.78%) XML
10 770 (12.03%) Web Services
11 626 (9.78%) AngularJS
12 588 (9.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 546 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 493 (7.70%) HTML5
15 492 (7.69%) Entity Framework
16 467 (7.30%) Ajax
17 450 (7.03%) WPF
18 363 (5.67%) KnockoutJS
19 315 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 314 (4.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 607 (9.48%) Computer Science
2 431 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 288 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 176 (2.75%) Clustering
5 174 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 173 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 147 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 129 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
9 112 (1.75%) User Experience
10 104 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 97 (1.52%) Replication
12 83 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 83 (1.30%) iPad
13 78 (1.22%) Visualisation
14 77 (1.20%) Data Centre
15 54 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 49 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 46 (0.72%) Tandem
18 45 (0.70%) Social Network
18 45 (0.70%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1630 (25.47%) Windows
2 676 (10.56%) Windows Server
3 526 (8.22%) Linux
4 361 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 317 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 247 (3.86%) Unix
7 165 (2.58%) Android
8 149 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 141 (2.20%) Windows 7
10 113 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 109 (1.70%) Apple iOS
12 104 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 53 (0.83%) CentOS
14 38 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 30 (0.47%) Debian
15 30 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 25 (0.39%) Windows Vista
17 24 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2174 (33.97%) MVC
2 2039 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
3 927 (14.48%) TDD
4 793 (12.39%) Scrum
5 677 (10.58%) Web Development
6 669 (10.45%) OO
7 583 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
8 515 (8.05%) Software Engineering
9 488 (7.63%) Web Application Development
10 427 (6.67%) SDLC
11 376 (5.88%) ITIL
12 372 (5.81%) BDD
13 363 (5.67%) CRM
14 324 (5.06%) Unit Testing
15 318 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
16 317 (4.95%) Project Management
17 312 (4.88%) ETL
18 291 (4.55%) SOA
19 281 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
20 227 (3.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3507 (54.80%) C#
2 3320 (51.88%) SQL
3 2289 (35.77%) JavaScript
4 925 (14.45%) T-SQL
5 562 (8.78%) Java
6 490 (7.66%) VB.NET
7 277 (4.33%) PHP
8 272 (4.25%) C++
9 266 (4.16%) VB
10 211 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 168 (2.63%) Ruby
12 128 (2.00%) Python
13 112 (1.75%) C
14 104 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 102 (1.59%) Perl
16 91 (1.42%) VBA
17 85 (1.33%) VB6
18 64 (1.00%) TypeScript
19 58 (0.91%) VBScript
20 42 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1005 (15.70%) Degree
2 341 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 122 (1.91%) MCSE
5 85 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 80 (1.25%) MCITP
7 61 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (0.75%) MCSA
9 47 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 46 (0.72%) CISSP
11 40 (0.63%) MCP
12 39 (0.61%) CCNA
13 35 (0.55%) ISEB
14 31 (0.48%) MCTS
15 28 (0.44%) PMI Certification
16 27 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
17 25 (0.39%) DV Cleared
18 23 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
19 22 (0.34%) PhD
20 20 (0.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (3.48%) QA
2 189 (2.95%) SLA
3 66 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.41%) GAMP
7 25 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.19%) DICOM
9 10 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.14%) HL7
11 5 (0.078%) RMADS
11 5 (0.078%) SSAE 16
12 3 (0.047%) GPG13
13 2 (0.031%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.031%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.016%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.016%) FISMA
14 1 (0.016%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 567 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 245 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 109 (1.70%) vSphere
5 83 (1.30%) XenApp
6 76 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
7 51 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 37 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 35 (0.55%) Docker
12 31 (0.48%) HDFS
13 24 (0.38%) ISA Server
14 14 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 14 (0.22%) vCloud
15 13 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.19%) Apache Flume
17 11 (0.17%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (1.34%) SCCM
2 68 (1.06%) WSUS
3 59 (0.92%) Puppet
4 51 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 35 (0.55%) OpenAM
6 33 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 27 (0.42%) Nagios
8 26 (0.41%) SCOM
9 23 (0.36%) Data Guard
10 21 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
10 21 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 18 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (0.27%) Icinga
15 16 (0.25%) Perfmon
16 15 (0.23%) NetBackup
17 14 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 14 (0.22%) vMotion
18 13 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2334 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 1023 (15.98%) Oracle
3 467 (7.30%) VMware
4 212 (3.31%) Cisco
5 178 (2.78%) Citrix
6 141 (2.20%) HP
7 119 (1.86%) SAP
8 118 (1.84%) IBM
9 117 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 87 (1.36%) Google
11 74 (1.16%) Sitecore
12 67 (1.05%) Sun
13 64 (1.00%) Cognos
14 61 (0.95%) Dell
15 60 (0.94%) NetApp
16 59 (0.92%) Facebook
16 59 (0.92%) Zend
17 58 (0.91%) Tableau
18 55 (0.86%) Symantec
19 51 (0.80%) Telerik
Andover, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + per annu
Posted: Yesterday
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stansted, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday