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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South West
Rank 12 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 693 1093 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.89% 19.96% 21.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.02% 53.71% 61.20%
Number of salaries quoted 620 996 1187
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,600
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
1506 2035 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.19% 37.17% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1775 1857
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 217 £42,500 - 31
Somerset -6 135 £40,000 +5.26% 18
Devon +10 94 £35,000 +4.47% 10
Gloucestershire -16 94 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Dorset -3 75 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Wiltshire -12 65 £41,000 +9.33% 18
Cornwall -10 7 £27,500 -26.66% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 893 (58.56%) .NET
2 856 (56.13%) C#
3 632 (41.44%) ASP.NET
4 623 (40.85%) SQL
5 551 (36.13%) JavaScript
6 544 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
7 516 (33.84%) HTML
8 504 (33.05%) MVC
9 484 (31.74%) Microsoft
10 420 (27.54%) CSS
11 353 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 347 (22.75%) Windows
13 273 (17.90%) MS Excel
14 272 (17.84%) .NET Framework
15 260 (17.05%) AngularJS
16 255 (16.72%) TDD
17 249 (16.33%) Oracle
18 247 (16.20%) Finance
19 230 (15.08%) Scrum
20 229 (15.02%) jQuery
21 209 (13.70%) Web Development
22 204 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
23 187 (12.26%) HTML5
24 185 (12.13%) Degree
24 185 (12.13%) T-SQL
25 175 (11.48%) Java
26 167 (10.95%) Entity Framework
27 165 (10.82%) Windows Server
28 161 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 153 (10.03%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 149 (9.77%) IIS
2 86 (5.64%) MS Exchange
3 74 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 68 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 60 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (3.48%) JBoss
7 52 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
8 41 (2.69%) Apache
9 40 (2.62%) CMS
10 36 (2.36%) WebSphere
11 34 (2.23%) Jetty
11 34 (2.23%) WebLogic
12 29 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 27 (1.77%) Apache Spark
13 27 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (1.70%) OpenStack
15 25 (1.64%) Apache Solr
16 22 (1.44%) Umbraco
17 20 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
18 18 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 273 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.62%) MS Office
3 8 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.13%) HipChat
6 1 (0.066%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (0.59%) Sage 1000
5 7 (0.46%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.39%) Maximo
7 5 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.26%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.20%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.20%) Line 500
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.066%) Magento
11 1 (0.066%) Orchard Housing
11 1 (0.066%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.066%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 135 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (4.52%) SaaS
4 19 (1.25%) IaaS
5 17 (1.11%) PaaS
6 15 (0.98%) Office 365
7 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.33%) GitHub
9 4 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.26%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.13%) G Suite
10 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.066%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.066%) BlueKai
11 1 (0.066%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.38%) Firewall
2 80 (5.25%) DNS
3 67 (4.39%) LAN
3 67 (4.39%) WAN
4 54 (3.54%) SAN
5 53 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 43 (2.82%) VPN
7 36 (2.36%) Internet
8 34 (2.23%) DHCP
9 31 (2.03%) HTTP
10 17 (1.11%) NAS
11 14 (0.92%) Intranet
11 14 (0.92%) Network Security
12 13 (0.85%) IP Telephony
12 13 (0.85%) SSL
12 13 (0.85%) Wireless
13 12 (0.79%) SMTP
13 12 (0.79%) VLAN
14 11 (0.72%) ICMP
14 11 (0.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 148 (9.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 141 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (9.18%) MongoDB
5 139 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 136 (8.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 120 (7.87%) MySQL
8 111 (7.28%) NoSQL
9 82 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 69 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 62 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (3.67%) Big Data
13 49 (3.21%) Hadoop
13 49 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
14 45 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 36 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 32 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
16 32 (2.10%) Redis
17 28 (1.84%) Riak
18 25 (1.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 139 (9.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 129 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 120 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.08%) Selenium
5 46 (3.02%) Subversion
6 33 (2.16%) SpecFlow
7 31 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.97%) JIRA
9 22 (1.44%) NUnit
10 14 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (0.66%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.66%) Maven
12 9 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.52%) InstallShield
13 8 (0.52%) MSTest
13 8 (0.52%) WiX
14 7 (0.46%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.46%) JUnit
14 7 (0.46%) Robot Framework
General
1 247 (16.20%) Finance
2 75 (4.92%) Retail
3 60 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.54%) Banking
5 51 (3.34%) Marketing
6 49 (3.21%) Games
7 42 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.77%) Online Betting
9 25 (1.64%) Advertising
10 21 (1.38%) Electronics
11 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.39%) Back Office
13 5 (0.33%) Legal
14 4 (0.26%) Publishing
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Front Office
17 1 (0.066%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.066%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 842 (55.21%) Developer
2 514 (33.70%) .NET Developer
3 333 (21.84%) C# Developer
4 257 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 149 (9.77%) Senior Developer
6 146 (9.57%) Analyst
7 127 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 125 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 117 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 115 (7.54%) DBA
11 99 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 91 (5.97%) SQL Developer
13 87 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 87 (5.70%) Software Engineer
14 82 (5.38%) SQL DBA
15 69 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
16 64 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
17 62 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
17 62 (4.07%) Web Developer
18 61 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 893 (58.56%) .NET
2 632 (41.44%) ASP.NET
3 516 (33.84%) HTML
4 420 (27.54%) CSS
5 353 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 272 (17.84%) .NET Framework
7 260 (17.05%) AngularJS
8 229 (15.02%) jQuery
9 204 (13.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 187 (12.26%) HTML5
11 167 (10.95%) Entity Framework
12 153 (10.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 140 (9.18%) WCF
14 115 (7.54%) Web Services
15 114 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
16 113 (7.41%) RESTful
17 107 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 104 (6.82%) XML
19 89 (5.84%) CSS3
20 70 (4.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 46 (3.02%) User Experience
5 39 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 34 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 31 (2.03%) Clustering
9 27 (1.77%) Online Games
10 22 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.11%) Data Integration
11 17 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.11%) Statistics
12 12 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 12 (0.79%) Replication
12 12 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.79%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.72%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 347 (22.75%) Windows
2 165 (10.82%) Windows Server
3 126 (8.26%) Linux
4 72 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (2.69%) Android
8 40 (2.62%) Apple iOS
9 37 (2.43%) Unix
10 34 (2.23%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.64%) Windows 7
12 22 (1.44%) Windows XP
13 18 (1.18%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.85%) AIX
16 12 (0.79%) Solaris
17 11 (0.72%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.52%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.39%) CentOS
20 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (33.05%) MVC
3 255 (16.72%) TDD
4 230 (15.08%) Scrum
5 209 (13.70%) Web Development
6 152 (9.97%) OO
7 134 (8.79%) ITIL
8 128 (8.39%) Software Engineering
9 123 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
10 118 (7.74%) SDLC
11 112 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 99 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 91 (5.97%) BDD
14 87 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
15 84 (5.51%) Migration
16 81 (5.31%) ETL
17 75 (4.92%) Web Application Development
18 68 (4.46%) CRM
19 54 (3.54%) ERP
20 52 (3.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 856 (56.13%) C#
2 623 (40.85%) SQL
3 551 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 185 (12.13%) T-SQL
5 175 (11.48%) Java
6 75 (4.92%) C++
7 72 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 67 (4.39%) PHP
9 59 (3.87%) Python
10 56 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 55 (3.61%) VB
12 49 (3.21%) Perl
13 36 (2.36%) Bash Shell
14 29 (1.90%) Ruby
15 28 (1.84%) C
16 27 (1.77%) VBA
17 26 (1.70%) Go
18 22 (1.44%) VBScript
19 14 (0.92%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.92%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 185 (12.13%) Degree
2 87 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 47 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.97%) MCSA
6 29 (1.90%) MCSE
7 24 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.51%) CCNA
8 23 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (0.85%) MCP
11 12 (0.79%) EMC Certification
12 11 (0.72%) MCITP
13 10 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.59%) ISEB
15 8 (0.52%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.46%) CISSP
16 7 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
16 7 (0.46%) Security+ Certification
16 7 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.43%) SLA
2 23 (1.51%) QA
3 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.066%) GPG13
System Software
1 141 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 87 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.51%) Terminal Services
5 18 (1.18%) vSphere
6 16 (1.05%) Firmware
7 14 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.66%) XenApp
11 9 (0.59%) Docker
12 3 (0.20%) XenServer
13 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.13%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.13%) NFS
13 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.066%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (2.30%) Puppet
2 32 (2.10%) Salt
3 28 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.77%) Ansible
5 25 (1.64%) Kibana
5 25 (1.64%) logstash
5 25 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.59%) SCCM
7 9 (0.59%) WSUS
8 8 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.39%) Perfmon
10 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.26%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 484 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 249 (16.33%) Oracle
3 125 (8.20%) VMware
4 66 (4.33%) Cisco
5 61 (4.00%) HP
6 47 (3.08%) Citrix
7 45 (2.95%) SAP
8 44 (2.89%) Veeam
9 42 (2.75%) IBM
10 35 (2.30%) Xamarin
11 28 (1.84%) EMC
12 25 (1.64%) 3PAR
12 25 (1.64%) Veritas
13 21 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.31%) Sitecore
15 19 (1.25%) Tableau
16 15 (0.98%) CommVault
16 15 (0.98%) Sophos
17 13 (0.85%) Adobe
18 12 (0.79%) Software AG
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, private medical, up 38 days a/l
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 2 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago