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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 840 1045 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.46% 17.89% 19.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.21% 54.12% 56.68%
Number of salaries quoted 718 959 1087
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1673 1931 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.80% 33.07% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1659 1818
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 280 £40,000 +3.89% 43
Gloucestershire -8 135 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Somerset +2 129 £39,500 +11.26% 15
Wiltshire -14 96 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Dorset +5 71 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Devon +1 66 £32,500 -9.09% 6
Cornwall +2 48 £26,500 -18.46% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 913 (52.02%) SQL
2 901 (51.34%) .NET
3 820 (46.72%) C#
4 641 (36.52%) Microsoft
5 639 (36.41%) ASP.NET
6 541 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
7 540 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 505 (28.77%) MVC
9 478 (27.24%) HTML
10 466 (26.55%) Windows
11 365 (20.80%) CSS
12 361 (20.57%) Oracle
13 330 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 311 (17.72%) MS Excel
15 293 (16.70%) T-SQL
16 291 (16.58%) Finance
17 271 (15.44%) .NET Framework
18 261 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 232 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 231 (13.16%) Degree
21 229 (13.05%) Scrum
22 228 (12.99%) TDD
23 226 (12.88%) Windows Server
24 223 (12.71%) jQuery
25 221 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
26 213 (12.14%) ITIL
27 201 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
28 198 (11.28%) Java
29 189 (10.77%) IIS
30 180 (10.26%) 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
1 189 (10.77%) IIS
2 156 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 109 (6.21%) MS Exchange
4 74 (4.22%) Apache
5 49 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 46 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
8 45 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 42 (2.39%) WebSphere
10 38 (2.17%) JBoss
11 37 (2.11%) CMS
12 36 (2.05%) Umbraco
13 33 (1.88%) WebLogic
14 31 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (1.60%) SAS
16 27 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
17 23 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (0.97%) Apache Spark
19 16 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
20 14 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 311 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.19%) MS Office
3 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 37 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.74%) Magento
5 11 (0.63%) Infor CRM
6 8 (0.46%) Maximo
6 8 (0.46%) SAP Business One
7 7 (0.40%) FastStats
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.23%) SAP SCM
10 4 (0.23%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
12 2 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
12 2 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 123 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.99%) IaaS
4 34 (1.94%) SaaS
5 30 (1.71%) PaaS
6 23 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (1.25%) Office 365
8 11 (0.63%) GitHub
9 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.34%) Silverpop
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
12 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.11%) Pure360
12 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.057%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.84%) Firewall
2 80 (4.56%) DNS
3 70 (3.99%) SAN
4 66 (3.76%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.79%) WAN
6 45 (2.56%) VPN
7 41 (2.34%) Internet
8 40 (2.28%) DHCP
9 34 (1.94%) LAN
10 26 (1.48%) VLAN
11 22 (1.25%) VoIP
12 20 (1.14%) HTTP
12 20 (1.14%) Intranet
13 14 (0.80%) Network Security
14 13 (0.74%) ADSL
14 13 (0.74%) NAS
15 10 (0.57%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.51%) CTI
16 9 (0.51%) SMTP
17 8 (0.46%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (14.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 232 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 201 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 177 (10.09%) MySQL
5 134 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 129 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 111 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
8 110 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 108 (6.15%) Relational Database
10 100 (5.70%) NoSQL
11 79 (4.50%) MongoDB
12 60 (3.42%) RDBMS
13 45 (2.56%) Oracle Database
14 43 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (1.82%) Big Data
16 31 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (1.60%) Hadoop
19 27 (1.54%) DB2
20 25 (1.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 180 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 120 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 60 (3.42%) NUnit
5 55 (3.13%) Subversion
6 44 (2.51%) Selenium
7 40 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 33 (1.88%) JUnit
8 33 (1.88%) Moq
9 31 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (1.54%) JIRA
10 27 (1.54%) Maven
11 25 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 23 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.03%) MSTest
14 15 (0.85%) CruiseControl
15 13 (0.74%) Ant
15 13 (0.74%) SpecFlow
16 12 (0.68%) Jenkins
16 12 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 291 (16.58%) Finance
2 99 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 78 (4.44%) Banking
4 71 (4.05%) Marketing
5 63 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.68%) Electronics
7 43 (2.45%) Retail
8 29 (1.65%) Advertising
9 25 (1.42%) Publishing
10 14 (0.80%) Automotive
10 14 (0.80%) Games
11 12 (0.68%) Back Office
11 12 (0.68%) Online Betting
12 10 (0.57%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.40%) Legal
15 5 (0.28%) Law
16 4 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.17%) International Banking
18 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 928 (52.88%) Developer
2 511 (29.12%) .NET Developer
3 353 (20.11%) C# Developer
4 275 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (11.91%) Analyst
6 154 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 148 (8.43%) SQL Developer
8 136 (7.75%) DBA
9 128 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 125 (7.12%) Software Developer
11 118 (6.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 113 (6.44%) SQL DBA
13 106 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 77 (4.39%) Administrator
14 77 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 77 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 77 (4.39%) SQL Server Developer
15 71 (4.05%) Support Analyst
16 67 (3.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 67 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 901 (51.34%) .NET
2 639 (36.41%) ASP.NET
3 478 (27.24%) HTML
4 365 (20.80%) CSS
5 330 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 271 (15.44%) .NET Framework
7 223 (12.71%) jQuery
8 163 (9.29%) AngularJS
8 163 (9.29%) Web Services
9 156 (8.89%) WCF
10 144 (8.21%) HTML5
11 130 (7.41%) XML
12 129 (7.35%) Entity Framework
13 108 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 90 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 89 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 88 (5.01%) WPF
17 62 (3.53%) Node.js
18 61 (3.48%) KnockoutJS
18 61 (3.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.91%) User Experience
5 50 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 40 (2.28%) Digital Media
7 37 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.77%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.31%) CMDB
9 23 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 21 (1.20%) EPoS
10 21 (1.20%) Streaming Music
11 20 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 19 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.08%) Clustering
12 19 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
12 19 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 19 (1.08%) Statistics
13 18 (1.03%) EqualLogic
13 18 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 466 (26.55%) Windows
2 226 (12.88%) Windows Server
3 136 (7.75%) Linux
4 103 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (3.36%) Unix
8 50 (2.85%) Windows 7
9 37 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.77%) Windows 10
11 30 (1.71%) Apple iOS
12 28 (1.60%) Android
13 17 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.46%) CentOS
16 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.34%) Solaris
17 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.17%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (28.77%) MVC
3 229 (13.05%) Scrum
4 228 (12.99%) TDD
5 221 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
6 213 (12.14%) ITIL
7 160 (9.12%) Software Engineering
8 154 (8.77%) Web Development
9 131 (7.46%) ETL
10 128 (7.29%) OO
11 124 (7.07%) SDLC
12 112 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 112 (6.38%) Project Management
13 103 (5.87%) E-Commerce
14 99 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
15 92 (5.24%) Unit Testing
16 89 (5.07%) CRM
17 84 (4.79%) Service Delivery
18 83 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 82 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 913 (52.02%) SQL
2 820 (46.72%) C#
3 540 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 293 (16.70%) T-SQL
5 198 (11.28%) Java
6 139 (7.92%) VB.NET
7 130 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 103 (5.87%) C++
9 100 (5.70%) VB
10 75 (4.27%) PHP
11 46 (2.62%) Python
12 43 (2.45%) C
13 39 (2.22%) Perl
14 30 (1.71%) Ruby
15 28 (1.60%) VB6
16 27 (1.54%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.14%) VBScript
18 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.80%) TypeScript
19 14 (0.80%) VC++
Qualifications
1 231 (13.16%) Degree
2 138 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 60 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.74%) MCSE
6 46 (2.62%) MCSA
7 34 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.54%) MCP
9 26 (1.48%) ISEB
10 25 (1.42%) CCNA
10 25 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.25%) PMI Certification
12 20 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
12 20 (1.14%) PMP
13 19 (1.08%) A+ Certification
14 18 (1.03%) MCITP
15 13 (0.74%) MCSD
15 13 (0.74%) MCTS
16 12 (0.68%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.25%) SLA
2 37 (2.11%) QA
3 12 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.28%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 131 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.20%) XenApp
6 20 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.91%) vSphere
8 13 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.34%) Docker
9 6 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.17%) Firmware
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.057%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.057%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.057%) NFS
14 1 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (1.60%) NetBackup
2 23 (1.31%) SCOM
3 20 (1.14%) SCVMM
4 17 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (0.91%) SCCM
6 14 (0.80%) Foglight
7 12 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.57%) WSUS
9 9 (0.51%) Puppet
10 8 (0.46%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.46%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.40%) Salt
12 6 (0.34%) Ansible
12 6 (0.34%) logstash
13 5 (0.28%) Kibana
13 5 (0.28%) Perfmon
14 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 641 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 361 (20.57%) Oracle
3 164 (9.34%) VMware
4 88 (5.01%) Cisco
5 82 (4.67%) SAP
6 79 (4.50%) HP
7 75 (4.27%) IBM
8 63 (3.59%) Citrix
9 58 (3.30%) EMC
10 52 (2.96%) NetApp
11 46 (2.62%) Veeam
12 30 (1.71%) WatchGuard
13 25 (1.42%) Dell
14 23 (1.31%) 3PAR
14 23 (1.31%) Sybase
15 21 (1.20%) Symantec
16 20 (1.14%) BMC
16 20 (1.14%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.14%) Juniper
17 19 (1.08%) Google
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per month
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago