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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3177 3703 4531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.49% 17.35% 18.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.79% 56.07% 60.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 3295 4060
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
5906 6604 7451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 30.94% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5252 5586 6371
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +1 767 £45,000 - 59
Berkshire +4 683 £45,000 - 70
Hampshire -5 557 £40,000 - 75
Buckinghamshire -5 270 £44,500 +11.25% 32
Oxfordshire -4 246 £42,500 +6.25% 29
West Sussex -5 234 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Kent -6 211 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Sussex 0 183 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Middlesex +8 18 £45,000 +28.57%
Isle of Wight +2 5 - -
Home Counties +1 4 £47,000 -30.37%
Sussex -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 3701 (55.55%) .NET
2 3606 (54.13%) C#
3 3513 (52.73%) SQL
4 2481 (37.24%) Microsoft
5 2441 (36.64%) ASP.NET
6 2397 (35.98%) JavaScript
7 2219 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
8 2053 (30.82%) MVC
9 2006 (30.11%) HTML
10 1798 (26.99%) CSS
11 1768 (26.54%) Windows
12 1457 (21.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1337 (20.07%) MS Excel
14 1300 (19.51%) Finance
15 1197 (17.97%) jQuery
16 1163 (17.46%) Oracle
17 991 (14.88%) Degree
18 985 (14.79%) XML
19 966 (14.50%) T-SQL
20 936 (14.05%) TDD
21 871 (13.07%) .NET Framework
22 834 (12.52%) Scrum
23 831 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
24 812 (12.19%) WCF
25 763 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 750 (11.26%) Web Services
27 738 (11.08%) OO
28 718 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
29 712 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
30 692 (10.39%) Windows 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
1 600 (9.01%) IIS
2 406 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 282 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 246 (3.69%) Node.js
5 205 (3.08%) CMS
6 199 (2.99%) Apache
6 199 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 144 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 137 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 136 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 131 (1.97%) JBoss
11 92 (1.38%) Skype for Business
12 91 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
13 84 (1.26%) WebLogic
14 83 (1.25%) Umbraco
15 72 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
16 59 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
17 55 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
18 51 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
19 50 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1337 (20.07%) MS Excel
2 319 (4.79%) MS Office
3 42 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.59%) MS Project
5 18 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.18%) SPSS
8 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.090%) GIMP
11 3 (0.045%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 160 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
4 38 (0.57%) HFM
5 37 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 21 (0.32%) BASE24
7 19 (0.29%) Magento
8 18 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 17 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
9 17 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 15 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 11 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
12 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (0.12%) SAP Business One
14 7 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
15 6 (0.090%) Infor M3
15 6 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
16 5 (0.075%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 301 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 233 (3.50%) SaaS
3 182 (2.73%) Office 365
4 166 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.24%) IaaS
7 15 (0.23%) Sage Pay
8 13 (0.20%) PaaS
9 6 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.090%) Force.com
9 6 (0.090%) GitHub
9 6 (0.090%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.075%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.075%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.075%) Google Drive
10 5 (0.075%) Yammer
11 4 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.030%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 324 (4.86%) Firewall
2 320 (4.80%) SAN
3 194 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 192 (2.88%) Internet
5 190 (2.85%) LAN
5 190 (2.85%) WAN
6 188 (2.82%) DNS
7 130 (1.95%) DHCP
8 108 (1.62%) VPN
9 89 (1.34%) NAS
10 88 (1.32%) HTTP
11 74 (1.11%) Intranet
12 73 (1.10%) Network Security
13 69 (1.04%) SSL
14 61 (0.92%) VLAN
15 53 (0.80%) iSCSI
16 52 (0.78%) FTP
17 51 (0.77%) LDAP
18 33 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (12.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 763 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 679 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 638 (9.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 601 (9.02%) Relational Database
6 547 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 518 (7.78%) MySQL
8 416 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
9 375 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 372 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 302 (4.53%) NoSQL
12 256 (3.84%) Oracle Database
13 209 (3.14%) RDBMS
14 144 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
15 107 (1.61%) MongoDB
16 106 (1.59%) Big Data
17 103 (1.55%) QlikView
18 98 (1.47%) DB2
19 83 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
20 82 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 712 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 632 (9.49%) Visual Studio
3 417 (6.26%) Git (software)
4 352 (5.28%) NUnit
5 301 (4.52%) Subversion
6 243 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 147 (2.21%) Moq
7 147 (2.21%) MSTest
8 125 (1.88%) JIRA
9 115 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 97 (1.46%) Selenium
11 76 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 72 (1.08%) ReSharper
13 70 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 52 (0.78%) Bugzilla
14 52 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 52 (0.78%) Toad
15 43 (0.65%) Maven
16 38 (0.57%) Ant
17 36 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 1300 (19.51%) Finance
2 232 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 189 (2.84%) Banking
4 182 (2.73%) Retail
5 173 (2.60%) Marketing
6 107 (1.61%) Games
7 82 (1.23%) Advertising
8 70 (1.05%) Legal
9 69 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 40 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 40 (0.60%) Publishing
11 37 (0.56%) Automotive
12 31 (0.47%) Billing
13 27 (0.41%) Back Office
14 25 (0.38%) Electronics
15 24 (0.36%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.29%) German Language
17 18 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.27%) Law
18 15 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3896 (58.48%) Developer
2 2076 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 1853 (27.81%) C# Developer
4 1268 (19.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 815 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 785 (11.78%) SQL Developer
7 744 (11.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 721 (10.82%) Analyst
9 697 (10.46%) Software Developer
10 652 (9.79%) Senior Developer
11 556 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 505 (7.58%) C# Software Developer
13 375 (5.63%) .NET Software Developer
14 370 (5.55%) Senior C# Developer
15 367 (5.51%) DBA
16 346 (5.19%) Web Developer
17 304 (4.56%) Consultant
18 301 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
19 298 (4.47%) Junior
20 276 (4.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3701 (55.55%) .NET
2 2441 (36.64%) ASP.NET
3 2006 (30.11%) HTML
4 1798 (26.99%) CSS
5 1457 (21.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1197 (17.97%) jQuery
7 985 (14.79%) XML
8 871 (13.07%) .NET Framework
9 812 (12.19%) WCF
10 750 (11.26%) Web Services
11 578 (8.68%) AngularJS
12 553 (8.30%) HTML5
13 526 (7.90%) Ajax
14 524 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 516 (7.75%) Entity Framework
16 507 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 502 (7.54%) WPF
18 334 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 332 (4.98%) CSS3
20 327 (4.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 597 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 541 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 312 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
4 202 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 196 (2.94%) Clustering
6 195 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 150 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
8 142 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 142 (2.13%) User Experience
9 110 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 110 (1.65%) Replication
10 88 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 78 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 75 (1.13%) Data Integration
13 73 (1.10%) Visualisation
14 67 (1.01%) iPad
15 63 (0.95%) N-Tier
16 62 (0.93%) Social Network
16 62 (0.93%) Streaming Music
17 53 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1768 (26.54%) Windows
2 692 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 550 (8.26%) Linux
4 380 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 323 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 277 (4.16%) Unix
7 185 (2.78%) Android
8 155 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 139 (2.09%) Windows 7
10 117 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 98 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 90 (1.35%) Windows 8
13 49 (0.74%) CentOS
14 47 (0.71%) Windows XP
15 32 (0.48%) Debian
16 30 (0.45%) Solaris
16 30 (0.45%) Windows 10
17 26 (0.39%) Windows Vista
18 22 (0.33%) Windows 2000
19 18 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2219 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
2 2053 (30.82%) MVC
3 936 (14.05%) TDD
4 834 (12.52%) Scrum
5 738 (11.08%) OO
6 718 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
7 672 (10.09%) Web Development
8 534 (8.02%) Software Engineering
9 471 (7.07%) Web Application Development
10 453 (6.80%) SDLC
11 421 (6.32%) Unit Testing
12 380 (5.70%) ITIL
13 357 (5.36%) BDD
14 345 (5.18%) ETL
15 343 (5.15%) CRM
16 342 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
17 320 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
18 303 (4.55%) Project Management
19 272 (4.08%) MVVM
20 264 (3.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3606 (54.13%) C#
2 3513 (52.73%) SQL
3 2397 (35.98%) JavaScript
4 966 (14.50%) T-SQL
5 629 (9.44%) Java
6 528 (7.93%) VB.NET
7 336 (5.04%) C++
8 311 (4.67%) VB
9 229 (3.44%) PHP
10 189 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 143 (2.15%) Ruby
12 139 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 132 (1.98%) C
14 129 (1.94%) Python
15 128 (1.92%) Perl
16 105 (1.58%) VBA
17 98 (1.47%) VB6
18 65 (0.98%) VBScript
19 43 (0.65%) TypeScript
20 34 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 991 (14.88%) Degree
2 372 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 137 (2.06%) MCSE
5 85 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 79 (1.19%) MCITP
7 72 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 70 (1.05%) MCSA
9 51 (0.77%) CCNA
10 48 (0.72%) MCP
11 46 (0.69%) ISEB
12 34 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 33 (0.50%) MCTS
14 32 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
15 29 (0.44%) CISSP
16 26 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.35%) MCSD
18 21 (0.32%) A+ Certification
19 19 (0.29%) OCPJP
20 17 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (4.10%) QA
2 167 (2.51%) SLA
3 76 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.17%) DICOM
7 11 (0.17%) GAMP
7 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.090%) SSAE 16
9 5 (0.075%) RMADS
10 4 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.045%) HL7
12 2 (0.030%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.030%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.015%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.015%) FISMA
13 1 (0.015%) GPG13
13 1 (0.015%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 582 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 243 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 108 (1.62%) vSphere
5 82 (1.23%) XenApp
6 75 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
7 55 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 38 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 33 (0.50%) Docker
11 22 (0.33%) ISA Server
12 21 (0.32%) HDFS
13 14 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
15 11 (0.17%) Terminal Server
15 11 (0.17%) UAG
16 9 (0.14%) Samba
17 8 (0.12%) vCloud
17 8 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (1.11%) SCCM
2 69 (1.04%) WSUS
3 64 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 53 (0.80%) Puppet
5 34 (0.51%) SCOM
6 33 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 30 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (0.44%) OpenAM
8 29 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 28 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 26 (0.39%) Nagios
11 14 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (0.20%) Hyperic
12 13 (0.20%) Perfmon
12 13 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 12 (0.18%) Nmap
13 12 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (0.17%) Icinga
14 11 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2481 (37.24%) Microsoft
2 1163 (17.46%) Oracle
3 460 (6.90%) VMware
4 235 (3.53%) Cisco
5 184 (2.76%) Citrix
6 149 (2.24%) HP
7 148 (2.22%) IBM
8 130 (1.95%) SAP
9 122 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 98 (1.47%) Google
11 82 (1.23%) Dell
12 79 (1.19%) Cognos
13 75 (1.13%) Sitecore
13 75 (1.13%) Sun
14 70 (1.05%) Facebook
15 66 (0.99%) NetApp
16 62 (0.93%) Symantec
17 61 (0.92%) Tableau
18 58 (0.87%) Informatica
19 56 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £44,000 to £46,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £36000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Berkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + extensive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Concept Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £52000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life and 25 days
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Whyteleafe, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday