The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South West
Rank 11 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 710 1071 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.26% 18.47% 19.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.27% 52.86% 58.67%
Number of salaries quoted 631 954 1089
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,450 £47,500
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1502 2026 2001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.16% 34.93% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1726 1785
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Bristol -4 231 £40,000 - 31
Somerset -2 119 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Dorset +1 93 £37,500 - 18
Gloucestershire -11 93 £40,000 +3.89% 12
Wiltshire -8 83 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Devon +7 79 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Cornwall -11 9 £27,250 -29.22% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 879 (60.45%) .NET
2 841 (57.84%) C#
3 638 (43.88%) ASP.NET
4 593 (40.78%) SQL
5 540 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 534 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 510 (35.08%) MVC
8 499 (34.32%) HTML
9 423 (29.09%) CSS
10 421 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 365 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 316 (21.73%) Windows
13 277 (19.05%) .NET Framework
14 252 (17.33%) TDD
15 249 (17.13%) AngularJS
16 243 (16.71%) Oracle
17 240 (16.51%) Scrum
18 223 (15.34%) MS Excel
19 221 (15.20%) jQuery
19 221 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web API
20 220 (15.13%) Finance
21 214 (14.72%) Web Development
22 185 (12.72%) Entity Framework
23 179 (12.31%) T-SQL
24 170 (11.69%) HTML5
25 169 (11.62%) Java
26 160 (11.00%) Degree
27 159 (10.94%) WCF
28 148 (10.18%) OO
29 147 (10.11%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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
1 130 (8.94%) IIS
2 73 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 61 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 61 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 58 (3.99%) BizTalk Server
5 57 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (3.51%) JBoss
7 39 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 36 (2.48%) Jetty
8 36 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 35 (2.41%) CMS
10 32 (2.20%) Apache Spark
11 31 (2.13%) OpenStack
12 30 (2.06%) Apache
12 30 (2.06%) Apache Solr
13 25 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (1.31%) Umbraco
16 18 (1.24%) NServiceBus
17 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 223 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) HipChat
5 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.55%) Sage 1000
3 8 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.48%) Maximo
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.34%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.14%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Line 500
9 1 (0.069%) Magento
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.069%) Pegasus Opera
9 1 (0.069%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 141 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (4.33%) SaaS
4 16 (1.10%) IaaS
5 14 (0.96%) Office 365
5 14 (0.96%) PaaS
6 7 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.28%) GitHub
9 3 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) G Suite
10 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.069%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.33%) Firewall
2 56 (3.85%) LAN
2 56 (3.85%) WAN
3 47 (3.23%) DNS
4 38 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 37 (2.54%) Internet
6 35 (2.41%) SAN
7 26 (1.79%) VPN
8 23 (1.58%) HTTP
9 21 (1.44%) DHCP
10 18 (1.24%) Intranet
11 16 (1.10%) IP Telephony
12 14 (0.96%) NAS
13 11 (0.76%) SSL
14 9 (0.62%) Wireless
15 6 (0.41%) Network Security
15 6 (0.41%) Skype
16 5 (0.34%) ADSL
17 4 (0.28%) SMTP
17 4 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 135 (9.28%) SQL Server 2014
3 134 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 125 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (8.18%) MongoDB
5 119 (8.18%) MySQL
6 118 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (7.57%) NoSQL
8 93 (6.40%) Relational Database
9 64 (4.40%) Big Data
10 62 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 57 (3.92%) Hadoop
12 55 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (2.54%) Oracle Database
16 35 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
17 34 (2.34%) Redis
18 32 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 147 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 140 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 129 (8.87%) Git (software)
4 48 (3.30%) Selenium
5 43 (2.96%) Subversion
6 33 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 32 (2.20%) JIRA
8 26 (1.79%) NUnit
9 23 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.69%) MSTest
12 9 (0.62%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.62%) NCover
13 8 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.48%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.48%) JUnit
14 7 (0.48%) Maven
14 7 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
General
1 220 (15.13%) Finance
2 72 (4.95%) Retail
3 56 (3.85%) Banking
4 50 (3.44%) Marketing
5 49 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.89%) Games
7 39 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.58%) Advertising
8 23 (1.58%) Electronics
9 17 (1.17%) Online Betting
10 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.41%) Back Office
11 5 (0.34%) Legal
11 5 (0.34%) Publishing
12 4 (0.28%) Automotive
13 3 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.14%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.069%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 848 (58.32%) Developer
2 516 (35.49%) .NET Developer
3 323 (22.21%) C# Developer
4 238 (16.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 154 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 133 (9.15%) Software Developer
7 131 (9.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 125 (8.60%) Analyst
9 113 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 107 (7.36%) DBA
11 98 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 93 (6.40%) SQL Developer
13 90 (6.19%) Software Engineer
14 87 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 85 (5.85%) SQL DBA
16 80 (5.50%) .NET Software Developer
17 73 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
18 71 (4.88%) Web Developer
19 61 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
20 54 (3.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 879 (60.45%) .NET
2 638 (43.88%) ASP.NET
3 499 (34.32%) HTML
4 423 (29.09%) CSS
5 365 (25.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 277 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 249 (17.13%) AngularJS
8 221 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 221 (15.20%) jQuery
9 185 (12.72%) Entity Framework
10 170 (11.69%) HTML5
11 159 (10.94%) WCF
12 134 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 116 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 116 (7.98%) RESTful
14 104 (7.15%) XML
15 101 (6.95%) KnockoutJS
16 98 (6.74%) Web Services
17 86 (5.91%) CSS3
18 66 (4.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.41%) User Experience
5 31 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 28 (1.93%) Clustering
9 23 (1.58%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.17%) Online Games
12 16 (1.10%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (0.69%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.69%) Replication
14 10 (0.69%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.62%) Streaming Music
15 9 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 316 (21.73%) Windows
2 135 (9.28%) Windows Server
3 114 (7.84%) Linux
4 63 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.68%) Android
7 37 (2.54%) Apple iOS
7 37 (2.54%) Unix
7 37 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 22 (1.51%) Windows XP
10 17 (1.17%) Windows 7
11 16 (1.10%) AIX
11 16 (1.10%) Solaris
12 14 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.28%) HPUX
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (35.08%) MVC
3 252 (17.33%) TDD
4 240 (16.51%) Scrum
5 214 (14.72%) Web Development
6 148 (10.18%) OO
7 132 (9.08%) Software Engineering
8 119 (8.18%) SDLC
9 118 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
10 108 (7.43%) ITIL
10 108 (7.43%) Unit Testing
11 99 (6.81%) BDD
12 96 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 92 (6.33%) Mentoring
14 86 (5.91%) ETL
15 80 (5.50%) Web Application Development
16 72 (4.95%) Migration
17 64 (4.40%) CRM
18 59 (4.06%) High Availability
19 58 (3.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 841 (57.84%) C#
2 593 (40.78%) SQL
3 534 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 179 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 169 (11.62%) Java
6 84 (5.78%) VB.NET
7 68 (4.68%) PHP
8 58 (3.99%) C++
9 54 (3.71%) Python
9 54 (3.71%) VB
10 53 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 45 (3.09%) Perl
12 38 (2.61%) Ruby
13 33 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.13%) C
15 28 (1.93%) VBScript
16 26 (1.79%) VBA
17 24 (1.65%) Go
18 21 (1.44%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.96%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 160 (11.00%) Degree
2 74 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.58%) MCSA
6 22 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.51%) MCSE
7 19 (1.31%) CCNA
7 19 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (0.69%) ISEB
9 10 (0.69%) MCP
10 9 (0.62%) EMC Certification
11 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (0.41%) MCITP
12 6 (0.41%) SANS
12 6 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.06%) SLA
2 27 (1.86%) QA
3 12 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.62%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) WCAG
8 1 (0.069%) GPG13
8 1 (0.069%) ISO22301
System Software
1 97 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 59 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.24%) Terminal Services
5 16 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.89%) Firmware
6 13 (0.89%) vSphere
7 11 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.62%) XenApp
9 8 (0.55%) Docker
10 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.21%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.21%) XenServer
13 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.14%) NFS
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (2.82%) Puppet
2 36 (2.48%) Salt
3 35 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.20%) Ansible
5 30 (2.06%) Kibana
5 30 (2.06%) logstash
6 13 (0.89%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (0.62%) SCCM
8 7 (0.48%) WSUS
9 6 (0.41%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.41%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.14%) Nagios
12 2 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 421 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 243 (16.71%) Oracle
3 96 (6.60%) VMware
4 54 (3.71%) Cisco
5 46 (3.16%) SAP
6 45 (3.09%) Citrix
7 41 (2.82%) HP
8 39 (2.68%) Xamarin
9 32 (2.20%) IBM
10 21 (1.44%) Tableau
10 21 (1.44%) Veeam
11 19 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.24%) EMC
12 18 (1.24%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.96%) Sophos
14 13 (0.89%) Google
15 12 (0.83%) Adobe
16 11 (0.76%) CheckPoint
16 11 (0.76%) CommVault
16 11 (0.76%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000 - £34000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 hol & pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENNS
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum Training allowance to gain Microsoft
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago