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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South East
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2445 3486 3702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.38% 18.13% 17.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.63% 53.93% 59.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 3168 3377
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
4395 6464 6248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.44% 33.62% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3843 5582 5417
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -2 495 £40,000 - 77
Berkshire -6 458 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Surrey -1 445 £45,000 - 41
Oxfordshire +3 240 £37,500 -6.25% 41
Buckinghamshire -3 215 £41,500 -2.35% 28
West Sussex 0 211 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Kent +6 196 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East Sussex -4 127 £41,750 -5.11% 15
Middlesex +7 24 £52,000 +30.00% 5
Isle of Wight +1 8 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Sussex +8 6 £27,500 -21.42% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 2916 (57.83%) .NET
2 2701 (53.57%) C#
3 2404 (47.68%) SQL
4 2023 (40.12%) Microsoft
5 1984 (39.35%) ASP.NET
6 1854 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
7 1640 (32.53%) MVC
8 1450 (28.76%) JavaScript
9 1312 (26.02%) HTML
10 1259 (24.97%) Windows
11 1217 (24.14%) CSS
12 1113 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 966 (19.16%) TDD
14 930 (18.45%) T-SQL
15 852 (16.90%) MS Excel
16 834 (16.54%) Finance
17 783 (15.53%) .NET Framework
18 765 (15.17%) jQuery
19 747 (14.82%) Web Services
20 723 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
21 713 (14.14%) Degree
22 709 (14.06%) WCF
23 701 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 700 (13.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 664 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
26 660 (13.09%) Scrum
27 649 (12.87%) Oracle
28 608 (12.06%) AngularJS
29 587 (11.64%) XML
29 587 (11.64%) SQL Server 2014

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
1 430 (8.53%) IIS
2 252 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 182 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 148 (2.94%) CMS
5 105 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 91 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 86 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 78 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 77 (1.53%) Apache
9 77 (1.53%) JBoss
10 71 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 66 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 64 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 47 (0.93%) NServiceBus
14 46 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
15 43 (0.85%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.77%) Umbraco
17 36 (0.71%) SAS
18 33 (0.65%) Skype for Business
19 23 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 852 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 136 (2.70%) MS Office
3 33 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.060%) MS Project
10 2 (0.040%) SPSS
11 1 (0.020%) InDesign
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 59 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 18 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 17 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
5 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.20%) Infor CRM
7 7 (0.14%) FastStats
8 6 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
8 6 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.099%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.079%) Infor CloudSuite
10 4 (0.079%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 4 (0.079%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.060%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 474 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 253 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (2.50%) Office 365
4 112 (2.22%) SaaS
5 39 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.73%) IaaS
7 32 (0.63%) PaaS
8 17 (0.34%) GitHub
9 15 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.16%) Google Play
11 8 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.060%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.060%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.060%) Yammer
14 2 (0.040%) Boomi
14 2 (0.040%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.040%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 230 (4.56%) Firewall
2 202 (4.01%) DNS
3 188 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 156 (3.09%) SAN
5 115 (2.28%) Internet
6 94 (1.86%) DHCP
6 94 (1.86%) LAN
7 81 (1.61%) WAN
8 72 (1.43%) HTTP
9 67 (1.33%) Network Security
10 63 (1.25%) SSL
11 54 (1.07%) VPN
12 48 (0.95%) Intranet
13 44 (0.87%) SMTP
14 43 (0.85%) NAS
15 35 (0.69%) FTP
15 35 (0.69%) LDAP
16 28 (0.56%) Skype
17 27 (0.54%) VLAN
18 21 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 700 (13.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 664 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 587 (11.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 424 (8.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 402 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 388 (7.70%) Relational Database
8 382 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
9 347 (6.88%) MySQL
10 290 (5.75%) NoSQL
11 194 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 145 (2.88%) Oracle Database
13 133 (2.64%) Power BI
14 132 (2.62%) RDBMS
15 125 (2.48%) Big Data
16 107 (2.12%) MongoDB
17 96 (1.90%) OLAP
18 95 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
18 95 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
19 86 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 514 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 501 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 365 (7.24%) Git (software)
4 173 (3.43%) Subversion
5 169 (3.35%) NUnit
6 164 (3.25%) JIRA
7 162 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 91 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
9 70 (1.39%) Selenium
10 66 (1.31%) Moq
11 65 (1.29%) MSTest
12 47 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 42 (0.83%) JSUnit
14 41 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
15 38 (0.75%) Jenkins
16 36 (0.71%) Bugzilla
16 36 (0.71%) Trac
17 33 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
18 31 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
19 26 (0.52%) MSBuild
General
1 834 (16.54%) Finance
2 167 (3.31%) Retail
3 152 (3.01%) Marketing
4 114 (2.26%) Banking
5 110 (2.18%) Advertising
6 109 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 78 (1.55%) Games
8 51 (1.01%) Electronics
9 45 (0.89%) Legal
10 43 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.73%) German Language
12 36 (0.71%) Automotive
12 36 (0.71%) Back Office
13 33 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 30 (0.60%) Publishing
15 20 (0.40%) Law
16 18 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.36%) French Language
17 15 (0.30%) Music Industry
18 13 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3020 (59.90%) Developer
2 1781 (35.32%) .NET Developer
3 1219 (24.18%) C# Developer
4 931 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 626 (12.42%) SQL Developer
6 596 (11.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 522 (10.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 501 (9.94%) Software Developer
9 446 (8.85%) Senior Developer
10 439 (8.71%) Analyst
11 351 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 299 (5.93%) .NET Software Developer
13 278 (5.51%) DBA
14 269 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
15 246 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
16 235 (4.66%) Administrator
17 229 (4.54%) Web Developer
18 227 (4.50%) Junior
19 219 (4.34%) SQL DBA
20 206 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2916 (57.83%) .NET
2 1984 (39.35%) ASP.NET
3 1312 (26.02%) HTML
4 1217 (24.14%) CSS
5 1113 (22.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 783 (15.53%) .NET Framework
7 765 (15.17%) jQuery
8 747 (14.82%) Web Services
9 723 (14.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 709 (14.06%) WCF
11 608 (12.06%) AngularJS
12 587 (11.64%) XML
13 474 (9.40%) Entity Framework
14 444 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 374 (7.42%) RESTful
16 371 (7.36%) HTML5
17 362 (7.18%) Ajax
18 333 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 309 (6.13%) WPF
20 298 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 388 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 357 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 170 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 154 (3.05%) Clustering
5 131 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 120 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 114 (2.26%) User Experience
8 95 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 89 (1.77%) Replication
10 82 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 71 (1.41%) Blog
11 71 (1.41%) Statistics
12 67 (1.33%) Social Network
13 62 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
14 57 (1.13%) Data Integration
15 50 (0.99%) Physics
16 48 (0.95%) Client/Server
17 47 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
17 47 (0.93%) Tandem
18 37 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1259 (24.97%) Windows
2 550 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 375 (7.44%) Linux
4 285 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 278 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 174 (3.45%) Unix
7 121 (2.40%) Android
8 116 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 113 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 93 (1.84%) Windows 7
11 62 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 37 (0.73%) CentOS
14 25 (0.50%) Solaris
15 24 (0.48%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1854 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1640 (32.53%) MVC
3 966 (19.16%) TDD
4 660 (13.09%) Scrum
5 570 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
6 463 (9.18%) OO
7 449 (8.91%) Web Development
8 414 (8.21%) BDD
9 406 (8.05%) Web Application Development
10 382 (7.58%) SDLC
11 372 (7.38%) Software Engineering
12 368 (7.30%) ETL
13 358 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
14 294 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 244 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
16 230 (4.56%) CRM
17 227 (4.50%) Mentoring
18 214 (4.24%) ITIL
19 210 (4.17%) SOA
20 189 (3.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2701 (53.57%) C#
2 2404 (47.68%) SQL
3 1450 (28.76%) JavaScript
4 930 (18.45%) T-SQL
5 351 (6.96%) Java
6 344 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 252 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 173 (3.43%) Ruby
9 164 (3.25%) VB
10 146 (2.90%) PHP
11 145 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 128 (2.54%) C++
13 85 (1.69%) Python
14 76 (1.51%) C
15 50 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 50 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 48 (0.95%) VBA
16 48 (0.95%) VBScript
17 40 (0.79%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 713 (14.14%) Degree
2 263 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (2.86%) MCSE
4 88 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 85 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 85 (1.69%) MCSA
6 74 (1.47%) CISSP
7 70 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (1.29%) MCITP
9 64 (1.27%) CCNA
10 56 (1.11%) ISEB
11 52 (1.03%) MCP
12 51 (1.01%) SC Cleared
13 44 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 41 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (0.69%) CEH
16 34 (0.67%) MCTS
17 23 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (0.40%) PMI Certification
19 18 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (3.09%) QA
2 139 (2.76%) SLA
3 58 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 55 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.24%) GAMP
7 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.12%) WAI
9 6 (0.12%) WCAG
10 3 (0.060%) COBIT
11 2 (0.040%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.020%) CDISC
12 1 (0.020%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.020%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 517 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 264 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 73 (1.45%) vSphere
5 47 (0.93%) Docker
6 41 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 39 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 34 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 34 (0.67%) XenApp
9 32 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (0.52%) vCloud
12 19 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 14 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
15 13 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
17 11 (0.22%) XenDesktop
18 9 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 96 (1.90%) Puppet
2 60 (1.19%) SCCM
3 58 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 42 (0.83%) WSUS
6 40 (0.79%) Kibana
7 35 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 23 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 22 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 19 (0.38%) SCOM
11 18 (0.36%) Data Guard
11 18 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 18 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 17 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 17 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
13 15 (0.30%) AirWatch
13 15 (0.30%) Nessus
14 13 (0.26%) Grafana
14 13 (0.26%) OpenAM
14 13 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2023 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 649 (12.87%) Oracle
3 381 (7.56%) VMware
4 130 (2.58%) Citrix
5 126 (2.50%) HP
6 118 (2.34%) Cisco
7 91 (1.80%) Informatica
8 83 (1.65%) Cognos
9 78 (1.55%) Facebook
9 78 (1.55%) Tableau
10 73 (1.45%) Google
11 66 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 66 (1.31%) SAP
12 62 (1.23%) IBM
13 47 (0.93%) Apple
14 44 (0.87%) Teradata
15 41 (0.81%) Dell
16 39 (0.77%) Xamarin
17 37 (0.73%) EMC
18 34 (0.67%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 40 - 50K +Many benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c40-45k+Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + Remote Working, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 13 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus, Share Scheme and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago