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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3654 3888 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.25% 17.23% 19.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.57% 58.04% 60.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3304 3395 3702
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,605 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6575 6699 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.04% 29.69% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5640 5616 5884
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 871 £45,000 - 68
Hampshire +2 678 £40,000 +3.89% 84
Berkshire +1 673 £45,000 +5.88% 98
Buckinghamshire -1 390 £39,000 -2.50% 58
Kent +1 282 £40,000 - 37
West Sussex -6 255 £40,000 -1.23% 20
East Sussex +1 231 £40,000 - 17
Oxfordshire -6 214 £40,000 - 63
Middlesex -3 28 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Sussex +4 12 £45,000 -30.76% 3
Isle of Wight -3 8 £42,500 +107.31% 7
Thames Valley +9 5 £90,000 +50.00%
M4 Corridor -6 1 £25,000 -37.50%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3932 (55.05%) .NET
2 3569 (49.97%) C#
3 3567 (49.94%) SQL
4 2733 (38.26%) ASP.NET
5 2656 (37.18%) Microsoft
6 2283 (31.96%) JavaScript
7 2228 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
8 2185 (30.59%) MVC
9 2031 (28.43%) HTML
10 2011 (28.15%) Windows
11 1784 (24.98%) CSS
12 1495 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1438 (20.13%) T-SQL
14 1365 (19.11%) MS Excel
15 1289 (18.05%) jQuery
16 1125 (15.75%) Finance
17 1097 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 1070 (14.98%) TDD
19 1061 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 1021 (14.29%) Oracle
21 1020 (14.28%) WCF
22 1016 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
23 962 (13.47%) Degree
24 941 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 929 (13.01%) XML
26 926 (12.96%) Web Services
27 868 (12.15%) Scrum
28 856 (11.98%) .NET Framework
29 725 (10.15%) HTML5
30 699 (9.79%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 583 (8.16%) IIS
2 452 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 323 (4.52%) MS Exchange
4 243 (3.40%) Node.js
5 189 (2.65%) CMS
6 187 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
7 159 (2.23%) Apache
8 155 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 147 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 97 (1.36%) Lync
11 96 (1.34%) JBoss
12 88 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 72 (1.01%) Umbraco
14 63 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 61 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
16 60 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
17 57 (0.80%) WebSphere
18 56 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
19 49 (0.69%) SAS
19 49 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1365 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 286 (4.00%) MS Office
3 65 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 43 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.41%) SPSS
6 25 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.17%) MS Project
9 12 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.11%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.084%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
13 4 (0.056%) Solid Edge
14 2 (0.028%) PrintSoft PReS
15 1 (0.014%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 78 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 24 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 19 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (0.22%) HFM
9 15 (0.21%) Magento
10 9 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.070%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.070%) Cognos Controller
11 5 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.070%) assyst
12 4 (0.056%) Maximo
13 3 (0.042%) Teamcenter
13 3 (0.042%) Summit
13 3 (0.042%) Primavera
13 3 (0.042%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 296 (4.14%) SaaS
2 229 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (1.79%) Office 365
5 33 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.32%) PaaS
6 23 (0.32%) IaaS
7 16 (0.22%) GitHub
8 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.070%) Taleo
9 5 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.042%) Force.com
12 2 (0.028%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.028%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.028%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.014%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.014%) Yammer
13 1 (0.014%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.014%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 370 (5.18%) Firewall
2 281 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 281 (3.93%) DNS
3 254 (3.56%) WAN
4 252 (3.53%) SAN
5 246 (3.44%) LAN
6 172 (2.41%) Internet
7 163 (2.28%) VPN
8 156 (2.18%) DHCP
9 130 (1.82%) HTTP
10 109 (1.53%) SMTP
11 95 (1.33%) VoIP
12 72 (1.01%) NAS
13 69 (0.97%) Network Security
14 64 (0.90%) VLAN
15 59 (0.83%) iSCSI
16 41 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (0.57%) CTI
17 40 (0.56%) Skype
18 38 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1097 (15.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1061 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 941 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 667 (9.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 639 (8.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 577 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
7 466 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 455 (6.37%) Relational Database
9 425 (5.95%) MySQL
10 314 (4.40%) NoSQL
11 222 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 219 (3.07%) Oracle Database
13 207 (2.90%) RDBMS
14 172 (2.41%) Big Data
15 125 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
16 116 (1.62%) OLAP
17 115 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
18 108 (1.51%) MongoDB
19 102 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
20 92 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 680 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 502 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 360 (5.04%) NUnit
4 280 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 239 (3.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 239 (3.35%) Moq
6 193 (2.70%) Subversion
7 177 (2.48%) MSTest
8 129 (1.81%) ReSharper
9 122 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 119 (1.67%) Eclipse
11 105 (1.47%) Selenium
12 77 (1.08%) JIRA
13 67 (0.94%) TeamCity
14 61 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 44 (0.62%) Ant
16 37 (0.52%) Maven
17 36 (0.50%) Jenkins
18 33 (0.46%) ERwin
19 30 (0.42%) LINQPad
General
1 1125 (15.75%) Finance
2 335 (4.69%) Retail
3 248 (3.47%) Marketing
4 190 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 133 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 96 (1.34%) Advertising
6 96 (1.34%) Banking
7 88 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 87 (1.22%) Legal
9 65 (0.91%) Games
10 50 (0.70%) Back Office
11 42 (0.59%) German Language
12 36 (0.50%) French Language
13 35 (0.49%) Publishing
13 35 (0.49%) Law
14 30 (0.42%) Electronics
15 25 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 18 (0.25%) Billing
16 18 (0.25%) Automotive
17 15 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4227 (59.18%) Developer
2 1860 (26.04%) .NET Developer
3 1046 (14.64%) C# Developer
4 812 (11.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 760 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 685 (9.59%) Analyst
7 602 (8.43%) Software Developer
8 509 (7.13%) DBA
9 502 (7.03%) Web Developer
10 397 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 388 (5.43%) SQL DBA
12 385 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
13 357 (5.00%) SQL Developer
14 350 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 328 (4.59%) Administrator
16 324 (4.54%) Junior
17 314 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 289 (4.05%) Architect
19 270 (3.78%) Consultant
20 269 (3.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3932 (55.05%) .NET
2 2733 (38.26%) ASP.NET
3 2031 (28.43%) HTML
4 1784 (24.98%) CSS
5 1495 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1289 (18.05%) jQuery
7 1020 (14.28%) WCF
8 929 (13.01%) XML
9 926 (12.96%) Web Services
10 856 (11.98%) .NET Framework
11 725 (10.15%) HTML5
12 485 (6.79%) Entity Framework
13 476 (6.66%) Ajax
14 467 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 432 (6.05%) AngularJS
16 380 (5.32%) WPF
17 352 (4.93%) CSS3
18 297 (4.16%) REST
19 277 (3.88%) WinForms
20 261 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 587 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 414 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 333 (4.66%) Clustering
4 259 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 221 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
6 193 (2.70%) Replication
7 183 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 150 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 143 (2.00%) Client/Server
10 132 (1.85%) Data Centre
11 131 (1.83%) Mathematics
12 100 (1.40%) Social Network
13 94 (1.32%) User Experience
14 91 (1.27%) Data Integration
15 79 (1.11%) Social Media
16 71 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 52 (0.73%) Visualisation
18 45 (0.63%) Life Science
19 44 (0.62%) iPhone
20 43 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2011 (28.15%) Windows
2 613 (8.58%) Linux
3 425 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 368 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 300 (4.20%) UNIX
6 189 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 188 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 179 (2.51%) Android
9 135 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 99 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 95 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 80 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 56 (0.78%) Solaris
14 29 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 28 (0.39%) AIX
15 28 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 21 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.28%) Debian
18 19 (0.27%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2228 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2185 (30.59%) MVC
3 1070 (14.98%) TDD
4 1016 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
5 868 (12.15%) Scrum
6 654 (9.16%) OO
7 530 (7.42%) Software Engineering
8 496 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 464 (6.50%) Web Application Development
10 458 (6.41%) ETL
11 449 (6.29%) SDLC
12 426 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
13 411 (5.75%) ITIL
14 354 (4.96%) BDD
15 337 (4.72%) Project Management
16 314 (4.40%) E-Commerce
16 314 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
17 291 (4.07%) Unit Testing
18 271 (3.79%) Web Development
19 243 (3.40%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3569 (49.97%) C#
2 3567 (49.94%) SQL
3 2283 (31.96%) JavaScript
4 1438 (20.13%) T-SQL
5 699 (9.79%) VB.NET
6 586 (8.20%) Java
7 324 (4.54%) VB
8 269 (3.77%) PHP
9 242 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 223 (3.12%) C++
11 203 (2.84%) Ruby
12 150 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 141 (1.97%) C
14 107 (1.50%) VB6
15 100 (1.40%) VBA
16 99 (1.39%) Python
17 88 (1.23%) Perl
18 86 (1.20%) VBScript
19 67 (0.94%) Shell Script
20 62 (0.87%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 962 (13.47%) Degree
2 404 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 213 (2.98%) MCSE
4 152 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 116 (1.62%) MCITP
6 97 (1.36%) MCP
6 97 (1.36%) ISEB
7 89 (1.25%) MCSA
8 77 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 76 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 71 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 65 (0.91%) CCNA
12 50 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (0.49%) MCTS
15 31 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 29 (0.41%) HND
17 26 (0.36%) CCNP
18 23 (0.32%) DV Cleared
19 20 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (3.84%) QA
2 166 (2.32%) SLA
3 55 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 42 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.34%) GAMP
7 14 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.14%) HL7
9 8 (0.11%) COBIT
10 7 (0.098%) GPG13
11 2 (0.028%) DICOM
11 2 (0.028%) WCAG
System Software
1 652 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 437 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 313 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 105 (1.47%) XenApp
5 99 (1.39%) vSphere
6 80 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 43 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 30 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 21 (0.29%) UAG
11 20 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (0.27%) XenServer
12 19 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 17 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 17 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 16 (0.22%) vCloud
15 9 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 9 (0.13%) Xen
15 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 161 (2.25%) SCCM
2 80 (1.12%) SCOM
3 78 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 59 (0.83%) WSUS
5 27 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.36%) Hyperic
7 24 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 22 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (0.31%) Puppet
9 19 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 16 (0.22%) NetBackup
11 15 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.14%) Nmap
13 10 (0.14%) SCSM
14 9 (0.13%) ARCserve
15 8 (0.11%) WMI
15 8 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 7 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 7 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2656 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 1021 (14.29%) Oracle
3 633 (8.86%) VMware
4 284 (3.98%) Cisco
5 225 (3.15%) Citrix
6 186 (2.60%) HP
7 167 (2.34%) IBM
8 165 (2.31%) Cognos
9 150 (2.10%) Facebook
10 96 (1.34%) SAP
11 93 (1.30%) Google
12 91 (1.27%) NetApp
13 90 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 90 (1.26%) Symantec
14 89 (1.25%) Twitter
15 75 (1.05%) Apple
16 74 (1.04%) Tableau
17 68 (0.95%) Dell
18 64 (0.90%) Sitecore
19 57 (0.80%) Red Gate
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 3 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + pensions and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Free Parking + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k+Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, 25days, life insurance and more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago