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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 804 1069 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.56% 17.75% 19.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.49% 54.10% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 693 953 1051
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1658 1976 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.09% 32.81% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1680 1784
Median salary £40,127 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +1 253 £38,500 - 50
Gloucestershire -8 152 £38,000 -8.43% 11
Somerset +6 133 £38,000 +5.55% 17
Wiltshire -14 101 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Devon -5 62 £32,500 - 3
Dorset -5 54 £39,500 +12.85% 15
Cornwall +8 32 £28,250 -10.31% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 936 (51.97%) SQL
2 931 (51.69%) .NET
3 839 (46.59%) C#
4 671 (37.26%) Microsoft
5 658 (36.54%) ASP.NET
6 557 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 550 (30.54%) JavaScript
8 525 (29.15%) MVC
9 487 (27.04%) Windows
10 486 (26.99%) HTML
11 385 (21.38%) Oracle
12 366 (20.32%) CSS
13 341 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 311 (17.27%) MS Excel
15 310 (17.21%) Finance
16 299 (16.60%) T-SQL
17 276 (15.32%) .NET Framework
18 275 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 246 (13.66%) Degree
20 241 (13.38%) Scrum
21 240 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 236 (13.10%) Windows Server
23 232 (12.88%) Java
24 228 (12.66%) TDD
25 224 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
26 216 (11.99%) jQuery
27 212 (11.77%) ITIL
27 212 (11.77%) SQL Server 2008
28 207 (11.49%) Visual Studio
29 205 (11.38%) MySQL

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
1 194 (10.77%) IIS
2 175 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 116 (6.44%) MS Exchange
4 68 (3.78%) Apache
5 55 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
7 48 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 46 (2.55%) WebSphere
9 42 (2.33%) JBoss
10 39 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 37 (2.05%) WebLogic
12 33 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (1.83%) Umbraco
13 32 (1.78%) CMS
14 31 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (1.50%) SAS
16 24 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
17 17 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (0.89%) Drupal
19 15 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 311 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 62 (3.44%) MS Office
3 12 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.22%) SPSS
5 3 (0.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.056%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 39 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.67%) FastStats
4 12 (0.67%) Magento
4 12 (0.67%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.61%) Infor CRM
6 7 (0.39%) Maximo
7 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.11%) Changepoint
10 2 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 2 (0.11%) Unica
11 1 (0.056%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 115 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.89%) SaaS
4 32 (1.78%) IaaS
5 26 (1.44%) PaaS
6 25 (1.39%) Office 365
7 22 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.44%) GitHub
8 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
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 (0.056%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.05%) Firewall
2 70 (3.89%) SAN
3 67 (3.72%) DNS
4 58 (3.22%) TCP/IP
5 56 (3.11%) Internet
6 50 (2.78%) WAN
7 44 (2.44%) DHCP
8 39 (2.17%) VPN
9 27 (1.50%) VLAN
9 27 (1.50%) VoIP
10 26 (1.44%) LAN
11 24 (1.33%) Intranet
12 14 (0.78%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.72%) ADSL
14 11 (0.61%) HTTP
14 11 (0.61%) NAS
14 11 (0.61%) Network Security
15 9 (0.50%) LDAP
16 8 (0.44%) CTI
17 7 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 240 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 212 (11.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 205 (11.38%) MySQL
5 136 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 134 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 126 (7.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 122 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
9 113 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 91 (5.05%) NoSQL
11 87 (4.83%) RDBMS
12 59 (3.28%) MongoDB
13 52 (2.89%) Oracle Database
13 52 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
14 46 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 33 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
16 27 (1.50%) DB2
17 25 (1.39%) Big Data
18 23 (1.28%) Hadoop
19 22 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 207 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 130 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (4.22%) Git (software)
4 63 (3.50%) Subversion
5 55 (3.05%) NUnit
6 47 (2.61%) Cucumber
6 47 (2.61%) Selenium
7 39 (2.17%) JUnit
8 35 (1.94%) Maven
9 30 (1.67%) JIRA
9 30 (1.67%) Moq
10 29 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
11 26 (1.44%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.22%) Ant
13 19 (1.05%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 16 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 15 (0.83%) MSTest
17 12 (0.67%) CruiseControl
17 12 (0.67%) MSBuild
General
1 310 (17.21%) Finance
2 114 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 95 (5.27%) Banking
4 67 (3.72%) Marketing
5 63 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 49 (2.72%) Electronics
7 37 (2.05%) Retail
8 31 (1.72%) Advertising
9 28 (1.55%) Publishing
10 20 (1.11%) Automotive
11 14 (0.78%) Back Office
12 12 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.61%) Legal
14 8 (0.44%) Games
14 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.28%) Law
16 4 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.22%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 977 (54.25%) Developer
2 510 (28.32%) .NET Developer
3 366 (20.32%) C# Developer
4 282 (15.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 215 (11.94%) Analyst
6 171 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 164 (9.11%) SQL Developer
8 140 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 138 (7.66%) Software Developer
10 137 (7.61%) DBA
11 129 (7.16%) Senior Developer
12 116 (6.44%) SQL DBA
13 99 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 83 (4.61%) Administrator
15 80 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 80 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
16 78 (4.33%) Support Analyst
17 76 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
18 75 (4.16%) Java Developer
19 74 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (51.69%) .NET
2 658 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 486 (26.99%) HTML
4 366 (20.32%) CSS
5 341 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 276 (15.32%) .NET Framework
7 216 (11.99%) jQuery
8 184 (10.22%) Web Services
9 159 (8.83%) WCF
10 153 (8.50%) XML
11 142 (7.88%) AngularJS
12 134 (7.44%) Entity Framework
12 134 (7.44%) HTML5
13 99 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 88 (4.89%) WPF
15 87 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 70 (3.89%) REST
17 69 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (3.61%) LINQ
19 61 (3.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 55 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.72%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.67%) User Experience
6 38 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 33 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.50%) EqualLogic
9 27 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 26 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.44%) EPoS
10 26 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.44%) Streaming Music
11 24 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
12 23 (1.28%) CMDB
12 23 (1.28%) SWIFT
13 21 (1.17%) Credit Risk
14 20 (1.11%) Mathematics
15 19 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 487 (27.04%) Windows
2 236 (13.10%) Windows Server
3 146 (8.11%) Linux
4 109 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (3.89%) Unix
8 60 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 40 (2.22%) Android
10 35 (1.94%) Apple iOS
11 32 (1.78%) Windows 10
12 31 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 18 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.78%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.67%) CentOS
16 8 (0.44%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.39%) FreeNAS
17 7 (0.39%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.28%) Solaris
18 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 525 (29.15%) MVC
3 241 (13.38%) Scrum
4 228 (12.66%) TDD
5 224 (12.44%) Business Intelligence
6 212 (11.77%) ITIL
7 170 (9.44%) Software Engineering
8 157 (8.72%) Web Development
9 142 (7.88%) ETL
10 125 (6.94%) OO
11 117 (6.50%) SDLC
12 113 (6.27%) Project Management
13 110 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (6.00%) Mentoring
15 94 (5.22%) E-Commerce
16 90 (5.00%) CRM
17 87 (4.83%) Service Delivery
18 84 (4.66%) BDD
19 82 (4.55%) Service Management
20 79 (4.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 936 (51.97%) SQL
2 839 (46.59%) C#
3 550 (30.54%) JavaScript
4 299 (16.60%) T-SQL
5 232 (12.88%) Java
6 165 (9.16%) VB.NET
7 139 (7.72%) PowerShell
8 125 (6.94%) VB
9 106 (5.89%) C++
10 88 (4.89%) PHP
11 51 (2.83%) Python
12 46 (2.55%) C
13 42 (2.33%) Perl
14 40 (2.22%) VB6
15 33 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.72%) Ruby
17 22 (1.22%) VBA
18 19 (1.05%) VBScript
19 15 (0.83%) VC++
20 13 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 246 (13.66%) Degree
2 145 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 72 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.83%) MCSA
6 50 (2.78%) MCSE
7 31 (1.72%) ISEB
8 30 (1.67%) CCNA
8 30 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 29 (1.61%) MCITP
10 23 (1.28%) MCP
10 23 (1.28%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.17%) PMP
12 20 (1.11%) A+ Certification
12 20 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (0.94%) MCTS
14 15 (0.83%) MCSD
15 14 (0.78%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.72%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.83%) QA
2 48 (2.67%) SLA
3 13 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.39%) COBIT
4 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.17%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) ISO15022
8 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
System Software
1 164 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 128 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.72%) XenApp
5 25 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.17%) vSphere
7 19 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.44%) Docker
11 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.056%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.056%) vCloud
15 1 (0.056%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (1.83%) SCOM
2 28 (1.55%) SCCM
3 24 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 19 (1.05%) Foglight
4 19 (1.05%) SCVMM
5 17 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.61%) WSUS
8 6 (0.33%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.33%) Puppet
9 5 (0.28%) Control-M
9 5 (0.28%) logstash
9 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.28%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.22%) Ansible
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.22%) Salt
11 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.17%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 671 (37.26%) Microsoft
2 385 (21.38%) Oracle
3 169 (9.38%) VMware
4 96 (5.33%) Cisco
5 87 (4.83%) SAP
6 71 (3.94%) Citrix
7 65 (3.61%) HP
8 62 (3.44%) NetApp
9 61 (3.39%) IBM
10 51 (2.83%) EMC
11 34 (1.89%) Dell
11 34 (1.89%) WatchGuard
12 32 (1.78%) Sybase
13 31 (1.72%) Veeam
14 21 (1.17%) Bloomberg
14 21 (1.17%) Juniper
14 21 (1.17%) Reuters
15 20 (1.11%) BMC
15 20 (1.11%) Symantec
16 19 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: 35,000 to £42,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: 35,000 to £42,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago