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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 852 1021 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.97% 17.47% 18.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.12% 55.40% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 741 888 973
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1700 1843 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.86% 31.54% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1567 1698
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 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
Bristol -1 300 £38,500 -3.75% 36
Gloucestershire -9 143 £40,000 - 22
Somerset +5 135 £38,000 +8.57% 21
Wiltshire -15 104 £38,500 +10.00% 16
Dorset -3 68 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Devon -3 52 £32,500 -1.51% 5
Cornwall +6 35 £27,000 -14.28% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 997 (52.89%) SQL
2 987 (52.36%) .NET
3 876 (46.47%) C#
4 702 (37.24%) Microsoft
5 686 (36.39%) ASP.NET
6 598 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
7 577 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 560 (29.71%) MVC
9 525 (27.85%) Windows
10 516 (27.37%) HTML
11 405 (21.49%) Oracle
12 387 (20.53%) CSS
13 366 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 340 (18.04%) Finance
15 322 (17.08%) MS Excel
16 313 (16.60%) T-SQL
17 302 (16.02%) .NET Framework
18 296 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 271 (14.38%) Degree
20 266 (14.11%) Java
21 263 (13.95%) Scrum
22 258 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
23 249 (13.21%) Windows Server
24 243 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 232 (12.31%) TDD
26 227 (12.04%) Visual Studio
27 226 (11.99%) MySQL
28 218 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
29 216 (11.46%) ITIL
29 216 (11.46%) jQuery

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
1 210 (11.14%) IIS
2 173 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 112 (5.94%) MS Exchange
4 78 (4.14%) Apache
5 54 (2.86%) Node.js
6 53 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 52 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 52 (2.76%) JBoss
8 50 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 48 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
9 48 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 38 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 35 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (1.86%) Umbraco
12 29 (1.54%) CMS
13 28 (1.49%) Drupal
13 28 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 26 (1.38%) SAS
15 24 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (0.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 322 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.24%) MS Office
3 12 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 1 (0.053%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 45 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.90%) FastStats
5 15 (0.80%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.64%) Magento
7 10 (0.53%) Infor CRM
8 5 (0.27%) Maximo
8 5 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.16%) SAP SCM
11 2 (0.11%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 2 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.59%) SaaS
4 22 (1.17%) IaaS
4 22 (1.17%) Office 365
5 18 (0.95%) PaaS
6 16 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.11%) Pure360
10 2 (0.11%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.04%) Firewall
2 76 (4.03%) SAN
3 65 (3.45%) Internet
4 64 (3.40%) DNS
5 57 (3.02%) TCP/IP
6 52 (2.76%) WAN
7 49 (2.60%) DHCP
8 31 (1.64%) Intranet
9 29 (1.54%) VoIP
9 29 (1.54%) VPN
10 28 (1.49%) VLAN
11 27 (1.43%) LAN
12 15 (0.80%) NAS
13 14 (0.74%) LDAP
14 13 (0.69%) ADSL
15 12 (0.64%) iSCSI
16 11 (0.58%) HTTP
17 10 (0.53%) Network Security
18 8 (0.42%) SSL
19 7 (0.37%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 258 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 243 (12.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 226 (11.99%) MySQL
5 158 (8.38%) Relational Database
6 138 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 132 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 130 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 122 (6.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 104 (5.52%) RDBMS
11 92 (4.88%) NoSQL
12 61 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
13 58 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 55 (2.92%) Oracle Database
15 46 (2.44%) MongoDB
16 36 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
17 25 (1.33%) MS Access
18 24 (1.27%) Hadoop
19 21 (1.11%) DB2
19 21 (1.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 227 (12.04%) Visual Studio
2 141 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 66 (3.50%) Subversion
5 51 (2.71%) JUnit
6 50 (2.65%) Cucumber
6 50 (2.65%) NUnit
7 47 (2.49%) Selenium
8 45 (2.39%) Maven
9 33 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 31 (1.64%) Ant
11 30 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.54%) JIRA
12 29 (1.54%) Moq
13 24 (1.27%) Jenkins
14 23 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (0.80%) MSTest
15 15 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.74%) JBehave
17 12 (0.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 340 (18.04%) Finance
2 143 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 112 (5.94%) Banking
4 75 (3.98%) Marketing
5 73 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 55 (2.92%) Electronics
7 35 (1.86%) Retail
8 32 (1.70%) Advertising
9 29 (1.54%) Publishing
10 26 (1.38%) Automotive
11 15 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.74%) Back Office
13 13 (0.69%) Legal
14 11 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.37%) Games
17 5 (0.27%) International Banking
17 5 (0.27%) Local Government
18 4 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1044 (55.38%) Developer
2 526 (27.90%) .NET Developer
3 374 (19.84%) C# Developer
4 289 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 221 (11.72%) Analyst
6 186 (9.87%) SQL Developer
7 184 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 159 (8.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 145 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 142 (7.53%) DBA
11 141 (7.48%) Software Developer
12 125 (6.63%) SQL DBA
13 103 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 91 (4.83%) Administrator
15 85 (4.51%) Java Developer
15 85 (4.51%) Support Analyst
16 82 (4.35%) Applications Support
16 82 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 80 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
18 79 (4.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (52.36%) .NET
2 686 (36.39%) ASP.NET
3 516 (27.37%) HTML
4 387 (20.53%) CSS
5 366 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 302 (16.02%) .NET Framework
7 216 (11.46%) jQuery
8 189 (10.03%) XML
9 186 (9.87%) Web Services
10 162 (8.59%) Entity Framework
11 161 (8.54%) WCF
12 145 (7.69%) HTML5
13 132 (7.00%) AngularJS
14 98 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 88 (4.67%) WPF
16 87 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 80 (4.24%) REST
18 70 (3.71%) J2EE
19 67 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 64 (3.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 49 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.55%) User Experience
5 45 (2.39%) Digital Media
6 41 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 33 (1.75%) N-Tier
10 30 (1.59%) EqualLogic
10 30 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
11 29 (1.54%) EPoS
11 29 (1.54%) Streaming Music
12 27 (1.43%) Clustering
12 27 (1.43%) SWIFT
12 27 (1.43%) Visualisation
13 24 (1.27%) Driving Licence
13 24 (1.27%) Mathematics
14 22 (1.17%) iPad
15 21 (1.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 525 (27.85%) Windows
2 249 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 165 (8.75%) Linux
4 111 (5.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (5.41%) Unix
7 85 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (3.40%) Windows 7
9 42 (2.23%) Android
10 36 (1.91%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.70%) Windows 10
12 30 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.74%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.53%) CentOS
15 10 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.37%) FreeNAS
17 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (29.71%) MVC
3 263 (13.95%) Scrum
4 232 (12.31%) TDD
5 218 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
6 216 (11.46%) ITIL
7 178 (9.44%) Software Engineering
8 163 (8.65%) Web Development
9 148 (7.85%) ETL
10 145 (7.69%) OO
11 121 (6.42%) SDLC
12 118 (6.26%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (6.05%) Mentoring
14 103 (5.46%) Project Management
15 88 (4.67%) CRM
16 86 (4.56%) Web Application Development
17 84 (4.46%) E-Commerce
17 84 (4.46%) UML
18 83 (4.40%) Service Delivery
19 82 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 997 (52.89%) SQL
2 876 (46.47%) C#
3 577 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 313 (16.60%) T-SQL
5 266 (14.11%) Java
6 169 (8.97%) VB.NET
7 158 (8.38%) VB
8 152 (8.06%) PowerShell
9 124 (6.58%) PHP
10 108 (5.73%) C++
11 53 (2.81%) Python
12 52 (2.76%) C
12 52 (2.76%) VB6
13 39 (2.07%) Perl
14 32 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.70%) Ruby
15 29 (1.54%) VBA
16 25 (1.33%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.11%) VBScript
18 17 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 271 (14.38%) Degree
2 161 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 72 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 61 (3.24%) MCSE
6 53 (2.81%) MCSA
7 32 (1.70%) MCITP
8 29 (1.54%) ISEB
9 26 (1.38%) CCNA
9 26 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.27%) MCSD
11 21 (1.11%) MCTS
12 20 (1.06%) MCPD
13 19 (1.01%) A+ Certification
14 18 (0.95%) ISTQB
14 18 (0.95%) MCP
14 18 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
14 18 (0.95%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.97%) QA
2 45 (2.39%) SLA
3 13 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.37%) COBIT
5 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.32%) ISO15022
6 6 (0.32%) ISO20022
7 5 (0.27%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 163 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 123 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.86%) XenApp
5 23 (1.22%) vSphere
6 18 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.37%) Docker
10 7 (0.37%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.16%) Postfix
13 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.053%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.053%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.053%) vCloud
14 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (1.86%) SCOM
2 32 (1.70%) SCCM
3 22 (1.17%) NetBackup
4 20 (1.06%) Foglight
5 18 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.64%) WSUS
9 6 (0.32%) logstash
9 6 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.32%) Puppet
10 5 (0.27%) Ansible
10 5 (0.27%) Control-M
10 5 (0.27%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.21%) Kibana
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.21%) Salt
12 3 (0.16%) Nagios
12 3 (0.16%) SmoothWall
12 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 702 (37.24%) Microsoft
2 405 (21.49%) Oracle
3 165 (8.75%) VMware
4 91 (4.83%) Cisco
5 90 (4.77%) SAP
6 67 (3.55%) Citrix
7 59 (3.13%) HP
8 58 (3.08%) NetApp
9 49 (2.60%) IBM
9 49 (2.60%) Sybase
10 41 (2.18%) EMC
11 38 (2.02%) Dell
12 35 (1.86%) WatchGuard
13 27 (1.43%) Veeam
14 26 (1.38%) Google
15 22 (1.17%) Symantec
16 21 (1.11%) Bloomberg
16 21 (1.11%) Reuters
17 20 (1.06%) Fortinet
17 20 (1.06%) Kaseya
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum 31days hols,pension,parking,medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £2200 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago