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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2791 3833 3829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.98% 18.19% 17.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.71% 55.97% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 3496 3299
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5101 6848 6539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 32.49% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 5910 5388
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 September 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 September 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
Surrey -3 604 £47,500 +7.95% 54
Hampshire -4 579 £38,625 -3.43% 62
Berkshire -3 501 £45,000 -5.26% 54
Buckinghamshire -8 279 £40,000 - 32
West Sussex +4 257 £47,000 +17.50% 19
East Sussex +3 223 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Oxfordshire -9 208 £41,500 +3.75% 42
Kent -10 127 £42,500 - 21
Middlesex +9 12 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Isle of Wight -2 1 £26,500 -31.16%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3409 (56.91%) .NET
2 3173 (52.97%) C#
3 3007 (50.20%) SQL
4 2375 (39.65%) ASP.NET
5 2217 (37.01%) Microsoft
6 2067 (34.51%) MVC
7 1922 (32.09%) JavaScript
8 1914 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
9 1641 (27.40%) HTML
10 1515 (25.29%) CSS
11 1470 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1460 (24.37%) Windows
13 1081 (18.05%) jQuery
14 1078 (18.00%) Finance
15 1064 (17.76%) MS Excel
16 993 (16.58%) T-SQL
17 957 (15.98%) TDD
18 905 (15.11%) Degree
19 904 (15.09%) Oracle
20 884 (14.76%) Web Services
21 832 (13.89%) WCF
22 811 (13.54%) .NET Framework
23 770 (12.85%) Scrum
24 735 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 698 (11.65%) XML
26 685 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
27 671 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 668 (11.15%) Windows Server
29 646 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
30 613 (10.23%) 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
1 571 (9.53%) IIS
2 311 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 201 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 194 (3.24%) CMS
5 180 (3.01%) Apache
6 160 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 150 (2.50%) JBoss
8 138 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 93 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 87 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 87 (1.45%) Umbraco
11 85 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 80 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 71 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
14 61 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 61 (1.02%) Skype for Business
15 49 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 45 (0.75%) nginx
17 42 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 39 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1064 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 190 (3.17%) MS Office
3 41 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.17%) MS Project
7 7 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.050%) InDesign
10 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 129 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.33%) Magento
6 13 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 11 (0.18%) BASE24
7 11 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
10 8 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
11 7 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 7 (0.12%) Visualfiles
12 6 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
12 6 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
12 6 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.10%) Tesseract
13 5 (0.083%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 323 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 227 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (2.60%) SaaS
4 152 (2.54%) Office 365
5 54 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.35%) IaaS
7 19 (0.32%) PaaS
8 14 (0.23%) GitHub
9 13 (0.22%) Google Play
9 13 (0.22%) Sage Pay
10 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.083%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.067%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.067%) Yammer
14 3 (0.050%) BlueKai
14 3 (0.050%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.050%) Heroku
14 3 (0.050%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.050%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 293 (4.89%) Firewall
2 256 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 243 (4.06%) SAN
4 215 (3.59%) DNS
5 177 (2.95%) Internet
6 142 (2.37%) LAN
7 141 (2.35%) WAN
8 116 (1.94%) DHCP
9 106 (1.77%) HTTP
10 91 (1.52%) NAS
11 83 (1.39%) VPN
12 69 (1.15%) Network Security
13 67 (1.12%) LDAP
14 51 (0.85%) SMTP
15 48 (0.80%) FTP
16 46 (0.77%) SSL
16 46 (0.77%) VLAN
17 39 (0.65%) VoIP
18 36 (0.60%) Intranet
19 29 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 685 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 671 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 571 (9.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 492 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 489 (8.16%) Relational Database
7 481 (8.03%) MySQL
8 383 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
9 343 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 297 (4.96%) NoSQL
11 217 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 197 (3.29%) Oracle Database
13 180 (3.01%) RDBMS
14 159 (2.65%) Big Data
15 113 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
16 107 (1.79%) DB2
17 90 (1.50%) Power BI
18 89 (1.49%) MongoDB
18 89 (1.49%) OLAP
19 81 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 562 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 512 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 391 (6.53%) Git (software)
4 240 (4.01%) NUnit
5 235 (3.92%) Subversion
6 150 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 128 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 123 (2.05%) JIRA
9 105 (1.75%) MSTest
10 102 (1.70%) Moq
11 76 (1.27%) Selenium
12 57 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 44 (0.73%) Jenkins
14 42 (0.70%) Bugzilla
15 33 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (0.55%) ReSharper
16 30 (0.50%) Trac
17 29 (0.48%) MSBuild
18 28 (0.47%) Eclipse
18 28 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 1078 (18.00%) Finance
2 205 (3.42%) Retail
3 192 (3.21%) Banking
4 171 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 159 (2.65%) Marketing
6 106 (1.77%) Games
7 96 (1.60%) Advertising
8 79 (1.32%) Back Office
9 73 (1.22%) Legal
10 65 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 60 (1.00%) Automotive
12 52 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 38 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.50%) Electronics
15 25 (0.42%) Law
16 22 (0.37%) Publishing
17 17 (0.28%) Local Government
18 15 (0.25%) German Language
19 14 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 11 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3610 (60.27%) Developer
2 2041 (34.07%) .NET Developer
3 1568 (26.18%) C# Developer
4 1152 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 830 (13.86%) SQL Developer
6 811 (13.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 709 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 657 (10.97%) Software Developer
9 605 (10.10%) Analyst
10 589 (9.83%) Senior Developer
11 533 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 407 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
13 398 (6.64%) C# Software Developer
14 338 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
15 325 (5.43%) Applications Support
16 313 (5.23%) DBA
17 291 (4.86%) Web Developer
18 287 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
19 277 (4.62%) Junior
20 267 (4.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3409 (56.91%) .NET
2 2375 (39.65%) ASP.NET
3 1641 (27.40%) HTML
4 1515 (25.29%) CSS
5 1470 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1081 (18.05%) jQuery
7 884 (14.76%) Web Services
8 832 (13.89%) WCF
9 811 (13.54%) .NET Framework
10 698 (11.65%) XML
11 646 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 613 (10.23%) AngularJS
13 509 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 477 (7.96%) Entity Framework
15 413 (6.89%) HTML5
16 404 (6.74%) Ajax
17 349 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 343 (5.73%) RESTful
19 324 (5.41%) WPF
20 311 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 525 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 381 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 269 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 165 (2.75%) Clustering
5 141 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 133 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 133 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 122 (2.04%) User Experience
8 91 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 89 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 82 (1.37%) Replication
11 71 (1.19%) Driving Licence
12 69 (1.15%) iPad
13 68 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 68 (1.14%) Statistics
14 66 (1.10%) Data Integration
15 52 (0.87%) Tandem
16 51 (0.85%) Visualisation
17 50 (0.83%) Social Network
18 45 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1460 (24.37%) Windows
2 668 (11.15%) Windows Server
3 520 (8.68%) Linux
4 320 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 301 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 219 (3.66%) Unix
7 132 (2.20%) Android
8 131 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 129 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 129 (2.15%) Windows 7
10 112 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 87 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 53 (0.88%) CentOS
13 30 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 26 (0.43%) Windows 10
15 25 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 24 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 23 (0.38%) Windows XP
18 22 (0.37%) Windows Vista
19 17 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2067 (34.51%) MVC
2 1914 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 957 (15.98%) TDD
4 770 (12.85%) Scrum
5 600 (10.02%) Web Development
6 521 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 488 (8.15%) OO
8 460 (7.68%) Software Engineering
9 438 (7.31%) Web Application Development
10 413 (6.89%) BDD
11 376 (6.28%) ETL
12 338 (5.64%) SDLC
13 303 (5.06%) ITIL
14 300 (5.01%) CRM
15 289 (4.82%) Unit Testing
16 288 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
17 283 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
18 279 (4.66%) SOA
19 243 (4.06%) Project Management
20 209 (3.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3173 (52.97%) C#
2 3007 (50.20%) SQL
3 1922 (32.09%) JavaScript
4 993 (16.58%) T-SQL
5 437 (7.30%) Java
6 404 (6.74%) VB.NET
7 264 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 257 (4.29%) PHP
9 236 (3.94%) VB
10 166 (2.77%) Ruby
11 165 (2.75%) C++
12 129 (2.15%) Python
13 108 (1.80%) PL/SQL
14 79 (1.32%) Perl
15 74 (1.24%) C
16 73 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 69 (1.15%) VB6
18 61 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 61 (1.02%) VBA
19 48 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 905 (15.11%) Degree
2 334 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 160 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 148 (2.47%) MCSE
5 107 (1.79%) MCITP
6 99 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 69 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 62 (1.04%) CISSP
9 61 (1.02%) MCSA
10 59 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (0.85%) MCP
12 49 (0.82%) CCNA
13 45 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 43 (0.72%) MCTS
15 32 (0.53%) ISEB
16 31 (0.52%) ISTQB
17 28 (0.47%) CISA
18 25 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
19 23 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 22 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.07%) SLA
2 161 (2.69%) QA
3 57 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.37%) GAMP
8 8 (0.13%) HL7
9 6 (0.10%) DICOM
10 4 (0.067%) COBIT
10 4 (0.067%) WAI
10 4 (0.067%) WCAG
11 3 (0.050%) GPG13
11 3 (0.050%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 555 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 301 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 111 (1.85%) vSphere
5 82 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
6 55 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (0.83%) Docker
8 48 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 42 (0.70%) XenApp
10 38 (0.63%) vCloud
11 33 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
11 33 (0.55%) VMware ESX
12 30 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 23 (0.38%) HDFS
14 20 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 19 (0.32%) Apache Flume
15 19 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 15 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
17 13 (0.22%) Terminal Server
18 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 88 (1.47%) Puppet
2 86 (1.44%) SCCM
3 50 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 45 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.73%) WSUS
6 32 (0.53%) OpenAM
7 31 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 30 (0.50%) Data Guard
8 30 (0.50%) Nagios
9 29 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 29 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 23 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (0.38%) vMotion
11 20 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 19 (0.32%) AirWatch
12 19 (0.32%) SCOM
13 16 (0.27%) Icinga
13 16 (0.27%) Perfmon
14 15 (0.25%) Kibana
14 15 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2217 (37.01%) Microsoft
2 904 (15.09%) Oracle
3 495 (8.26%) VMware
4 166 (2.77%) Cisco
5 154 (2.57%) Citrix
6 147 (2.45%) HP
7 142 (2.37%) IBM
8 110 (1.84%) Red Hat
9 84 (1.40%) SAP
10 70 (1.17%) Cognos
10 70 (1.17%) Informatica
11 69 (1.15%) Tableau
12 65 (1.09%) Google
12 65 (1.09%) Veeam
13 61 (1.02%) Zend
14 57 (0.95%) Sitecore
15 56 (0.93%) Symantec
16 49 (0.82%) Sybase
17 48 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 48 (0.80%) Sun
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Salary: £32000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 30-50K+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £45000. per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40-47k+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: 30-40k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k+Bens
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Salary: 32-35k
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-45k+Bens DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
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Posted: Yesterday
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Benefits
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Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
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Salary: 25-50k
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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