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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 862 911 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.15% 15.47% 19.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.98% 52.63% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 737 845 1065
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
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
1691 1731 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.72% 29.40% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1499 1705
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,065 £57,500
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +1 307 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Somerset +4 120 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Dorset +3 110 £38,250 +2.00% 20
Gloucestershire -7 107 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Wiltshire -16 87 £37,500 - 12
Cornwall +3 64 £26,500 -18.46% 5
Devon -7 56 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Avon - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 862 (51.16%) .NET
2 823 (48.84%) C#
3 820 (48.66%) SQL
4 633 (37.57%) ASP.NET
5 592 (35.13%) Microsoft
6 538 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
7 528 (31.34%) JavaScript
8 483 (28.66%) HTML
9 481 (28.55%) MVC
10 428 (25.40%) Windows
11 378 (22.43%) CSS
12 315 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 301 (17.86%) MS Excel
14 300 (17.80%) Oracle
15 282 (16.74%) Finance
16 255 (15.13%) T-SQL
17 240 (14.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 239 (14.18%) TDD
19 231 (13.71%) jQuery
20 226 (13.41%) .NET Framework
21 223 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 215 (12.76%) Scrum
23 212 (12.58%) Degree
24 210 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
25 205 (12.17%) Windows Server
26 194 (11.51%) AngularJS
27 189 (11.22%) IIS
28 186 (11.04%) Web Development
29 180 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
30 178 (10.56%) Active Directory

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
1 189 (11.22%) IIS
2 129 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 110 (6.53%) MS Exchange
4 64 (3.80%) Apache
5 62 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 49 (2.91%) CMS
7 44 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
7 44 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 43 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 40 (2.37%) JBoss
10 39 (2.31%) Umbraco
10 39 (2.31%) WebSphere
11 32 (1.90%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (1.19%) Apache Spark
14 20 (1.19%) SAS
14 20 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (1.07%) Jetty
16 16 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 301 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.67%) MS Office
3 12 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.30%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) HipChat
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.83%) Infor CRM
4 13 (0.77%) Magento
5 10 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.47%) Maximo
8 6 (0.36%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.24%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.18%) Line 500
11 2 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 2 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
11 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.059%) Changepoint
12 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 122 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.61%) SaaS
4 31 (1.84%) IaaS
5 28 (1.66%) PaaS
6 27 (1.60%) Office 365
7 18 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.65%) GitHub
9 4 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.24%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.059%) AtomSphere
12 1 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.059%) BlueKai
12 1 (0.059%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 101 (5.99%) DNS
2 89 (5.28%) Firewall
3 73 (4.33%) SAN
4 59 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 59 (3.50%) VPN
5 50 (2.97%) WAN
6 47 (2.79%) LAN
7 41 (2.43%) DHCP
8 37 (2.20%) Internet
9 30 (1.78%) HTTP
10 23 (1.36%) NAS
11 22 (1.31%) Intranet
11 22 (1.31%) Network Security
12 21 (1.25%) VLAN
13 15 (0.89%) ICMP
13 15 (0.89%) SMTP
13 15 (0.89%) Telnet
14 13 (0.77%) ADSL
15 11 (0.65%) SSL
15 11 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (14.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 223 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 180 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 147 (8.72%) MySQL
4 147 (8.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 145 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 125 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 108 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
8 100 (5.93%) MongoDB
9 88 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 87 (5.16%) NoSQL
11 41 (2.43%) Big Data
12 39 (2.31%) RDBMS
13 38 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
13 38 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 33 (1.96%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.90%) Hadoop
16 31 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
16 31 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (1.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 146 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 108 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (4.51%) Git (software)
4 54 (3.20%) NUnit
5 39 (2.31%) Subversion
6 38 (2.26%) Selenium
7 31 (1.84%) Moq
8 29 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (1.31%) JIRA
10 22 (1.31%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.07%) JUnit
11 18 (1.07%) Maven
12 17 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.95%) CruiseControl
13 16 (0.95%) MSTest
14 15 (0.89%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.71%) MSBuild
16 8 (0.47%) Jenkins
17 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 282 (16.74%) Finance
2 83 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.62%) Retail
4 59 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 58 (3.44%) Marketing
6 52 (3.09%) Banking
7 34 (2.02%) Electronics
8 30 (1.78%) Games
9 25 (1.48%) Advertising
9 25 (1.48%) Online Betting
10 15 (0.89%) Publishing
11 14 (0.83%) Back Office
12 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.42%) Legal
13 6 (0.36%) Law
14 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 3 (0.18%) International Banking
17 2 (0.12%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 878 (52.11%) Developer
2 502 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 333 (19.76%) C# Developer
4 257 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 207 (12.28%) Analyst
6 138 (8.19%) DBA
7 135 (8.01%) ASP.NET Developer
8 130 (7.72%) Senior Developer
9 122 (7.24%) SQL Developer
10 110 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 102 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 101 (5.99%) Software Developer
12 101 (5.99%) SQL DBA
13 84 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
14 76 (4.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 72 (4.27%) Support Analyst
16 65 (3.86%) Administrator
17 64 (3.80%) SQL Analyst
17 64 (3.80%) Support Engineer
18 63 (3.74%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (51.16%) .NET
2 633 (37.57%) ASP.NET
3 483 (28.66%) HTML
4 378 (22.43%) CSS
5 315 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 231 (13.71%) jQuery
7 226 (13.41%) .NET Framework
8 194 (11.51%) AngularJS
9 158 (9.38%) HTML5
10 136 (8.07%) WCF
11 128 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 125 (7.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 125 (7.42%) Web Services
13 117 (6.94%) XML
14 110 (6.53%) Entity Framework
15 91 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 87 (5.16%) KnockoutJS
17 84 (4.99%) WPF
18 68 (4.04%) CSS3
19 63 (3.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.32%) User Experience
5 44 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 39 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 29 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.48%) Online Games
9 25 (1.48%) Statistics
10 23 (1.36%) Clustering
11 21 (1.25%) Streaming Music
12 20 (1.19%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.07%) Data Integration
13 18 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.95%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.89%) CMDB
16 14 (0.83%) EPoS
16 14 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
16 14 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 428 (25.40%) Windows
2 205 (12.17%) Windows Server
3 136 (8.07%) Linux
4 93 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (3.09%) Unix
8 51 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 44 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.08%) Windows 10
11 28 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.60%) Android
13 18 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.89%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.77%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.59%) CentOS
17 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.47%) AIX
19 5 (0.30%) Solaris
20 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (28.55%) MVC
3 239 (14.18%) TDD
4 215 (12.76%) Scrum
5 210 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
6 186 (11.04%) Web Development
7 175 (10.39%) ITIL
8 136 (8.07%) OO
9 129 (7.66%) SDLC
10 127 (7.54%) Software Engineering
11 117 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 97 (5.76%) ETL
13 96 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 95 (5.64%) E-Commerce
15 83 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
16 82 (4.87%) Project Management
17 81 (4.81%) BDD
18 77 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
19 76 (4.51%) CRM
20 75 (4.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 823 (48.84%) C#
2 820 (48.66%) SQL
3 528 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 255 (15.13%) T-SQL
5 168 (9.97%) Java
6 109 (6.47%) VB.NET
7 95 (5.64%) PowerShell
8 81 (4.81%) C++
9 77 (4.57%) PHP
10 75 (4.45%) VB
11 52 (3.09%) Python
12 38 (2.26%) Perl
13 31 (1.84%) C
14 23 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.19%) VBA
16 19 (1.13%) Ruby
16 19 (1.13%) VBScript
17 16 (0.95%) Go
17 16 (0.95%) VB6
18 15 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 212 (12.58%) Degree
2 129 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 53 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.85%) MCSA
6 46 (2.73%) MCSE
7 33 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.78%) CCNA
8 30 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.72%) MCP
10 21 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
11 18 (1.07%) A+ Certification
12 16 (0.95%) ISEB
12 16 (0.95%) MCITP
13 14 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.83%) PMP
14 12 (0.71%) EMC Certification
15 10 (0.59%) HND
15 10 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.44%) SLA
2 27 (1.60%) QA
3 10 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) HL7
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 178 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 139 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.31%) vSphere
6 21 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 14 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.71%) XenApp
9 10 (0.59%) Firmware
10 5 (0.30%) Docker
11 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.18%) NFS
12 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.059%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.059%) vCloud
13 1 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 17 (1.01%) Puppet
3 14 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.83%) Salt
4 13 (0.77%) Ansible
4 13 (0.77%) SCVMM
5 12 (0.71%) AirWatch
5 12 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 11 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.59%) Kibana
7 10 (0.59%) logstash
8 7 (0.42%) SCOM
9 6 (0.36%) SCCM
9 6 (0.36%) WSUS
10 5 (0.30%) Foglight
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.18%) SnapMirror
11 3 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 592 (35.13%) Microsoft
2 300 (17.80%) Oracle
3 171 (10.15%) VMware
4 94 (5.58%) HP
5 84 (4.99%) Cisco
6 76 (4.51%) SAP
7 65 (3.86%) IBM
8 62 (3.68%) Veeam
9 53 (3.15%) Citrix
10 51 (3.03%) EMC
11 37 (2.20%) 3PAR
12 30 (1.78%) NetApp
13 28 (1.66%) Veritas
14 24 (1.42%) Sitecore
15 22 (1.31%) WatchGuard
16 20 (1.19%) Symantec
16 20 (1.19%) Xamarin
17 19 (1.13%) Dell
18 16 (0.95%) CheckPoint
18 16 (0.95%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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