The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2016 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2016
UK
Rank 523 892 -
Rank change year-on-year
+369 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 344 64 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.063% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 329 57 0
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25674 31859 33270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.31% 31.60% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21877 27006 28504
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2016
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2016 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the UK.

SQL Server 2016 Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

SQL Server 2016 Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 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
England +343 326 £45,000 -10.00% 85
London +131 110 £56,250 +40.62% 21
South East +121 81 £45,000 -41.17% 23
North West +25 40 £39,250 -7.64% 8
Surrey - 34 £51,250 - 3
East Midlands +30 33 £40,000 -15.78% 8
South West +42 21 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Manchester - 21 £42,500 - 3
City of London +52 19 £72,500 +16.00% 6
Nottinghamshire - 18 £35,000 - 3
Hampshire +32 16 £40,000 -3.71% 7
East of England +41 15 £48,750 +30.00% 6
Nottingham - 15 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +39 12 £45,000 +14.49% 8
Cheshire - 12 £39,250 - 2
Kent +27 10 £38,750 - 6
Crewe - 9 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +19 8 £52,500 +40.00% 3
East Sussex - 8 £35,000 - 2
Brighton - 8 £35,000 - 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Guildford - 8 £50,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +36 6 £55,000 -28.10%
Scotland +28 6 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +25 6 £45,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +18 6 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 6 £42,500 - 2

SQL Server 2016
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 581 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 397 (68.33%) SQL
3 303 (52.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 299 (51.46%) Business Intelligence
5 279 (48.02%) Microsoft
6 267 (45.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 264 (45.44%) T-SQL
8 252 (43.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 249 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
10 240 (41.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 239 (41.14%) C#
12 237 (40.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 232 (39.93%) .NET
14 212 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
15 204 (35.11%) ETL
16 178 (30.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 136 (23.41%) ASP.NET
18 127 (21.86%) Power BI
19 119 (20.48%) MS Excel
20 111 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
21 108 (18.59%) MVC
22 107 (18.42%) TDD
23 98 (16.87%) Scrum
24 93 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
25 88 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
26 84 (14.46%) Tableau
26 84 (14.46%) WCF
27 79 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web API
27 79 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 78 (13.43%) Analytics

SQL Server 2016
Top Related IT Skills 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 43 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.38%) IIS
5 4 (0.69%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 119 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.75%) MS Office
3 7 (1.20%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 178 (30.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.41%) GitHub
4 12 (2.07%) Office 365
5 10 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.72%) SaaS
6 9 (1.55%) Data Lake Analytics
7 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.20%) PaaS
9 5 (0.86%) IaaS
10 4 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
10 4 (0.69%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.75%) Internet
2 8 (1.38%) Intranet
3 7 (1.20%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.69%) Broadband
5 3 (0.52%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.52%) SAN
6 2 (0.34%) DHCP
6 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 303 (52.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 267 (45.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 252 (43.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 249 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
6 240 (41.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 237 (40.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 127 (21.86%) Power BI
9 111 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 66 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 64 (11.02%) Big Data
12 59 (10.15%) NoSQL
13 53 (9.12%) OLAP
14 39 (6.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 39 (6.71%) Relational Database
15 37 (6.37%) QlikView
16 35 (6.02%) Hadoop
16 35 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (5.16%) DTS
18 24 (4.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.72%) MSTest
5 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.38%) Moq
6 8 (1.38%) NUnit
6 8 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (1.20%) JIRA
7 7 (1.20%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.20%) Subversion
8 6 (1.03%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (0.86%) Selenium
10 4 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (11.70%) Finance
2 45 (7.75%) Legal
3 28 (4.82%) Advertising
3 28 (4.82%) Retail
4 20 (3.44%) Marketing
5 12 (2.07%) Games
5 12 (2.07%) Music Industry
6 10 (1.72%) Back Office
7 8 (1.38%) Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Billing
8 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Law
8 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 333 (57.31%) Developer
2 135 (23.24%) DBA
3 129 (22.20%) SQL DBA
4 127 (21.86%) .NET Developer
5 98 (16.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 98 (16.87%) SQL Developer
6 65 (11.19%) SQL Server DBA
7 58 (9.98%) Administrator
8 49 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 46 (7.92%) SQL Server Developer
10 40 (6.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 34 (5.85%) SQL BI Developer
12 32 (5.51%) C# Developer
12 32 (5.51%) SSIS Developer
13 30 (5.16%) Senior DBA
14 29 (4.99%) Senior SQL DBA
15 28 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (4.48%) Analyst
17 25 (4.30%) Lead Developer
18 22 (3.79%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (39.93%) .NET
2 136 (23.41%) ASP.NET
3 93 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 84 (14.46%) WCF
5 79 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 79 (13.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 58 (9.98%) RESTful
7 57 (9.81%) MDX
8 49 (8.43%) .NET Framework
9 41 (7.06%) Node.js
9 41 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 35 (6.02%) HTML
11 34 (5.85%) Entity Framework
12 33 (5.68%) AngularJS
13 31 (5.34%) Web Services
14 30 (5.16%) CSS
14 30 (5.16%) WPF
15 26 (4.48%) jQuery
16 24 (4.13%) Code First Entity Framework
17 22 (3.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.40%) Clustering
2 41 (7.06%) Replication
3 38 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.10%) Fintech
6 17 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.41%) Reinsurance
8 13 (2.24%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.72%) Wiki
11 8 (1.38%) iPad
12 7 (1.20%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.20%) Semantic Web
12 7 (1.20%) Tandem
13 6 (1.03%) NHS
14 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.69%) BBC
15 4 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.43%) Windows
2 50 (8.61%) Windows Server
3 33 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.38%) Linux
6 6 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.69%) Android
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) Unix
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (51.46%) Business Intelligence
2 212 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (35.11%) ETL
4 108 (18.59%) MVC
5 107 (18.42%) TDD
6 98 (16.87%) Scrum
7 88 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
8 78 (13.43%) Analytics
9 75 (12.91%) Web Application Development
10 68 (11.70%) BDD
11 49 (8.43%) Kimball Methodology
12 46 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (7.57%) Data Modelling
14 39 (6.71%) High Availability
15 33 (5.68%) Data Integration
15 33 (5.68%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.51%) Data Management
16 32 (5.51%) OO
17 29 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (4.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 397 (68.33%) SQL
2 264 (45.44%) T-SQL
3 239 (41.14%) C#
4 60 (10.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 58 (9.98%) JavaScript
6 38 (6.54%) Ruby
7 37 (6.37%) PowerShell
8 24 (4.13%) VBA
9 19 (3.27%) R
10 18 (3.10%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.58%) Java
11 15 (2.58%) VB
12 13 (2.24%) C
12 13 (2.24%) C++
13 12 (2.07%) Python
14 3 (0.52%) F#
14 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (11.88%) Degree
2 27 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.61%) MCSE
4 15 (2.58%) MCSA
5 9 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) CCA
6 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.93%) SLA
2 16 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.41%) Docker
3 12 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 3 (0.52%) XenApp
6 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.52%) Kibana
2 3 (0.52%) SCCM
2 3 (0.52%) SCOM
2 3 (0.52%) WSUS
3 2 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 279 (48.02%) Microsoft
2 84 (14.46%) Tableau
3 51 (8.78%) Oracle
4 26 (4.48%) Splunk
5 20 (3.44%) VMware
6 18 (3.10%) Google
7 16 (2.75%) Facebook
8 14 (2.41%) Cognos
9 10 (1.72%) RedGate
10 9 (1.55%) Citrix
11 4 (0.69%) Apple
11 4 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.69%) Sony
11 4 (0.69%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.69%) Yahoo!
12 3 (0.52%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.52%) CommVault
12 3 (0.52%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.34%) SaltStack
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Petersfield, Hampshire
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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