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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3564 4201 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.55% 17.54% 18.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.82% 58.52% 58.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 3769 3931
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
6385 7179 7283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.64% 29.97% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5450 6124 6449
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Hampshire +1 765 £40,000 - 85
Surrey -3 720 £45,000 +4.43% 75
Berkshire -3 656 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Buckinghamshire -2 405 £40,000 - 47
Oxfordshire 0 265 £40,000 +6.66% 67
West Sussex +3 247 £40,000 +6.66% 32
East Sussex -2 244 £42,500 +21.42% 30
Kent -3 214 £40,000 -11.11% 35
Middlesex -9 20 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Sussex +7 9 £50,000 +75.43%
Isle of Wight -1 8 £37,000 +13.84% 5
Home Counties +7 5 £65,000 -3.70%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4068 (58.37%) .NET
2 3637 (52.19%) C#
3 3399 (48.77%) SQL
4 2919 (41.89%) ASP.NET
5 2677 (38.41%) Microsoft
6 2284 (32.77%) JavaScript
7 2263 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 2194 (31.48%) HTML
9 2183 (31.32%) MVC
10 2022 (29.01%) Windows
11 1883 (27.02%) CSS
12 1552 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1420 (20.38%) MS Excel
14 1296 (18.60%) T-SQL
15 1268 (18.19%) jQuery
16 1144 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 1138 (16.33%) TDD
18 1098 (15.76%) Finance
19 1077 (15.45%) XML
20 1056 (15.15%) Degree
21 1051 (15.08%) WCF
22 1041 (14.94%) Oracle
23 984 (14.12%) Scrum
24 953 (13.67%) .NET Framework
25 948 (13.60%) Web Services
26 902 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 840 (12.05%) Visual Studio
28 825 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
29 815 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 756 (10.85%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 603 (8.65%) IIS
2 559 (8.02%) SharePoint
3 326 (4.68%) MS Exchange
4 241 (3.46%) Apache
5 216 (3.10%) CMS
6 175 (2.51%) Node.js
7 163 (2.34%) Tomcat
8 150 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
9 132 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 109 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 106 (1.52%) JBoss
12 99 (1.42%) WebSphere
13 93 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 83 (1.19%) Lync
15 81 (1.16%) WebLogic
16 74 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 51 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
17 51 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
18 50 (0.72%) WordPress
19 49 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1420 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 248 (3.56%) MS Office
3 60 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 28 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.34%) MS Project
7 21 (0.30%) SPSS
7 21 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 19 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 7 (0.10%) Solid Edge
13 6 (0.086%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.057%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.043%) Mingle
15 3 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 27 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 26 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 21 (0.30%) Magento
6 19 (0.27%) HFM
6 19 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.23%) Sage 200
8 11 (0.16%) Sage 50
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.10%) Maximo
10 7 (0.10%) Summit
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.072%) assyst
12 5 (0.072%) GoldMine
13 4 (0.057%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 274 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 228 (3.27%) SaaS
3 184 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (1.28%) Office 365
5 29 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.26%) PaaS
7 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.072%) GitHub
8 5 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.057%) IaaS
10 2 (0.029%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.029%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.014%) Yammer
11 1 (0.014%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.014%) Taleo
11 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 348 (4.99%) Firewall
2 287 (4.12%) SAN
3 278 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 258 (3.70%) Internet
5 246 (3.53%) DNS
6 169 (2.43%) DHCP
7 148 (2.12%) HTTP
8 141 (2.02%) WAN
9 134 (1.92%) LAN
10 92 (1.32%) VPN
11 85 (1.22%) NAS
12 78 (1.12%) Wireless
13 71 (1.02%) SMTP
14 63 (0.90%) VLAN
15 61 (0.88%) VoIP
16 58 (0.83%) SSL
17 52 (0.75%) Network Security
18 43 (0.62%) LDAP
19 41 (0.59%) SNMP
20 33 (0.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1144 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 902 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 815 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 549 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 534 (7.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 519 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 487 (6.99%) MySQL
8 469 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
9 423 (6.07%) Relational Database
10 316 (4.53%) NoSQL
11 195 (2.80%) Oracle Database
12 188 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 179 (2.57%) MongoDB
14 158 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 145 (2.08%) Big Data
16 110 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
17 108 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
18 107 (1.54%) CouchDB
19 96 (1.38%) RavenDB
20 95 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 840 (12.05%) Visual Studio
2 505 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 489 (7.02%) NUnit
4 352 (5.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 298 (4.28%) Git (software)
6 249 (3.57%) Moq
7 200 (2.87%) Subversion
8 191 (2.74%) MSTest
9 120 (1.72%) JIRA
10 111 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 108 (1.55%) ReSharper
11 108 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 102 (1.46%) Maven
12 102 (1.46%) Selenium
13 84 (1.21%) Eclipse
14 57 (0.82%) NCrunch
15 48 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 44 (0.63%) JUnit
17 40 (0.57%) Toad
17 40 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 1098 (15.76%) Finance
2 246 (3.53%) Marketing
3 236 (3.39%) Retail
4 203 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 122 (1.75%) Banking
6 79 (1.13%) Publishing
7 77 (1.10%) Games
8 72 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 72 (1.03%) Advertising
9 61 (0.88%) Back Office
10 47 (0.67%) German Language
11 46 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 39 (0.56%) Legal
13 33 (0.47%) Automotive
13 33 (0.47%) French Language
13 33 (0.47%) Spanish Language
14 26 (0.37%) Law
14 26 (0.37%) Electronics
15 23 (0.33%) Local Government
16 20 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4121 (59.13%) Developer
2 1905 (27.34%) .NET Developer
3 1008 (14.46%) C# Developer
4 739 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 630 (9.04%) Software Developer
6 592 (8.49%) Analyst
7 530 (7.61%) Senior Developer
8 526 (7.55%) DBA
9 493 (7.07%) Web Developer
10 465 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 436 (6.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 382 (5.48%) SQL DBA
13 354 (5.08%) Junior
14 316 (4.53%) Administrator
15 304 (4.36%) Consultant
16 295 (4.23%) Junior Developer
17 252 (3.62%) Support Engineer
18 250 (3.59%) SQL Server DBA
19 238 (3.42%) SQL Developer
20 237 (3.40%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4068 (58.37%) .NET
2 2919 (41.89%) ASP.NET
3 2194 (31.48%) HTML
4 1883 (27.02%) CSS
5 1552 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1268 (18.19%) jQuery
7 1077 (15.45%) XML
8 1051 (15.08%) WCF
9 953 (13.67%) .NET Framework
10 948 (13.60%) Web Services
11 649 (9.31%) Ajax
12 618 (8.87%) HTML5
13 521 (7.48%) Entity Framework
14 479 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 423 (6.07%) AngularJS
16 387 (5.55%) WPF
17 373 (5.35%) LINQ
18 307 (4.41%) CSS3
19 279 (4.00%) WinForms
20 270 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 562 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 493 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 318 (4.56%) Clustering
4 229 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 210 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
6 187 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 183 (2.63%) Replication
8 166 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 149 (2.14%) Mathematics
10 117 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 99 (1.42%) Social Network
11 99 (1.42%) User Experience
12 88 (1.26%) Data Integration
13 70 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 66 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 64 (0.92%) iPhone
16 63 (0.90%) Visualisation
17 58 (0.83%) Open Source
18 56 (0.80%) Social Media
19 46 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2022 (29.01%) Windows
2 661 (9.48%) Linux
3 416 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 301 (4.32%) UNIX
5 236 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 233 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 206 (2.96%) Android
8 201 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 121 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 120 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 107 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 101 (1.45%) Windows XP
13 66 (0.95%) CentOS
14 46 (0.66%) Solaris
15 43 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 33 (0.47%) Windows Phone
17 28 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.34%) Windows 2000
19 21 (0.30%) AIX
19 21 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2263 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 2183 (31.32%) MVC
3 1138 (16.33%) TDD
4 984 (14.12%) Scrum
5 825 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
6 756 (10.85%) OO
7 597 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 498 (7.15%) Web Application Development
9 474 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 457 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 389 (5.58%) BDD
12 345 (4.95%) Unit Testing
13 343 (4.92%) Web Development
14 339 (4.86%) Project Management
15 310 (4.45%) ITIL
16 308 (4.42%) OOD
17 276 (3.96%) ETL
18 270 (3.87%) Dependency Injection
19 249 (3.57%) E-Commerce
20 246 (3.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3637 (52.19%) C#
2 3399 (48.77%) SQL
3 2284 (32.77%) JavaScript
4 1296 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 678 (9.73%) VB.NET
6 633 (9.08%) Java
7 353 (5.07%) C++
8 348 (4.99%) VB
9 317 (4.55%) PHP
10 297 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 168 (2.41%) Ruby
12 159 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 138 (1.98%) Python
14 128 (1.84%) C
15 115 (1.65%) Perl
16 111 (1.59%) VB6
17 97 (1.39%) VBA
18 75 (1.08%) VBScript
19 59 (0.85%) Shell Script
20 38 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1056 (15.15%) Degree
2 406 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 189 (2.71%) MCSE
4 145 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 119 (1.71%) MCP
6 104 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 81 (1.16%) MCITP
8 77 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (1.06%) MCSA
9 74 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 63 (0.90%) CCNA
11 60 (0.86%) ISEB
12 52 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 51 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 44 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
15 41 (0.59%) MCTS
16 30 (0.43%) OCPJP
17 29 (0.42%) CISSP
17 29 (0.42%) HND
18 27 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (3.97%) QA
2 133 (1.91%) SLA
3 93 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 57 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.19%) COBIT
7 13 (0.19%) GPG13
8 12 (0.17%) HL7
9 7 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.029%) FISMA
11 1 (0.014%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.014%) BS25999
11 1 (0.014%) GAMP
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 623 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 354 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 263 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 116 (1.66%) vSphere
5 70 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 68 (0.98%) XenApp
7 45 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 28 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 23 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.30%) iptables
12 20 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
13 16 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (0.22%) UAG
15 14 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
16 13 (0.19%) XenServer
16 13 (0.19%) Docker
17 10 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 89 (1.28%) SCCM
2 54 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 42 (0.60%) Puppet
4 40 (0.57%) SCOM
5 28 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 26 (0.37%) Nagios
7 25 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 24 (0.34%) cPanel
9 22 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (0.32%) WSUS
10 21 (0.30%) Plesk
11 20 (0.29%) Data Guard
11 20 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (0.29%) Webmin
11 20 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 17 (0.24%) Netcool
13 16 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 15 (0.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2677 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 1041 (14.94%) Oracle
3 518 (7.43%) VMware
4 256 (3.67%) Cisco
5 185 (2.65%) Citrix
6 171 (2.45%) HP
7 135 (1.94%) SAP
8 121 (1.74%) Cognos
8 121 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 106 (1.52%) IBM
10 98 (1.41%) Business Objects
11 88 (1.26%) Facebook
12 87 (1.25%) Tableau
13 80 (1.15%) Twitter
14 75 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
15 74 (1.06%) Symantec
15 74 (1.06%) Juniper
16 72 (1.03%) Apple
17 65 (0.93%) TOWER Software
18 63 (0.90%) Google
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 10% Discretionary Bonus & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday