Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 399 569 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.33% 15.58% 14.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.91% 48.97% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 343 503 437
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,651
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 952 1,162 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 27.03% 31.83% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 824 990 826
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,875
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +8.97%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 2 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 233 (58.40%) .NET
2 219 (54.89%) C#
3 182 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 149 (37.34%) HTML
4 149 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (37.09%) Microsoft
6 145 (36.34%) ASP.NET
7 139 (34.84%) SQL
8 133 (33.33%) CSS
9 131 (32.83%) MVC
10 98 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (23.81%) Oracle
12 90 (22.56%) Marketing
13 88 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 88 (22.06%) Finance
14 79 (19.80%) Scrum
15 75 (18.80%) Web Services
16 72 (18.05%) SAP
16 72 (18.05%) Telecoms
16 72 (18.05%) jQuery
17 70 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
18 69 (17.29%) Electronics
18 69 (17.29%) Manufacturing
18 69 (17.29%) Programme Management
19 67 (16.79%) Software Engineering
20 64 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
21 63 (15.79%) AngularJS
22 62 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
23 55 (13.78%) MySQL
24 54 (13.53%) Windows

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.50%) CMS
2 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.50%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.25%) IIS
4 4 (1.00%) Apache
4 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.75%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.50%) Confluence
6 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) Kentico
6 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Site Server
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (6.27%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 88 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.01%) SaaS
4 10 (2.51%) Office 365
5 9 (2.26%) IaaS
5 9 (2.26%) PaaS
6 8 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.50%) npm
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) NuGet
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.01%) LAN
2 6 (1.50%) HTTP
2 6 (1.50%) SSL
2 6 (1.50%) VoIP
3 5 (1.25%) Internet
3 5 (1.25%) WAN
4 4 (1.00%) DNS
5 3 (0.75%) DHCP
5 3 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.75%) SAN
5 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.75%) Wireless
6 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.78%) MySQL
2 44 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (10.03%) Relational Database
4 36 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (8.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 32 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (7.77%) MongoDB
7 31 (7.77%) RDBMS
8 21 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (3.76%) Redis
12 14 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.51%) Power BI
12 14 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
13 13 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (2.01%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 43 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (5.01%) TeamCity
4 15 (3.76%) NCrunch
4 15 (3.76%) ReSharper
5 12 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.01%) Subversion
8 6 (1.50%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.25%) JIRA
9 5 (1.25%) JMeter
9 5 (1.25%) Maven
9 5 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.25%) MSTest
9 5 (1.25%) Selenium
10 4 (1.00%) JUnit
10 4 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (22.56%) Marketing
2 88 (22.06%) Finance
3 72 (18.05%) Telecoms
4 69 (17.29%) Electronics
4 69 (17.29%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.26%) Retail
6 8 (2.01%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 203 (50.88%) Developer
2 105 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 61 (15.29%) C# Developer
4 60 (15.04%) Software Developer
5 56 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (11.28%) Software Engineer
7 38 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 34 (8.52%) .NET Software Developer
8 34 (8.52%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (8.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (6.02%) .NET Software Engineer
11 24 (6.02%) Analyst
11 24 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (5.26%) Junior
14 20 (5.01%) Junior Developer
14 20 (5.01%) Team Leader
15 17 (4.26%) Junior Software Developer
15 17 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (58.40%) .NET
2 149 (37.34%) HTML
3 145 (36.34%) ASP.NET
4 133 (33.33%) CSS
5 75 (18.80%) Web Services
6 72 (18.05%) jQuery
7 63 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 62 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (11.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (9.27%) XML
11 36 (9.02%) React
12 31 (7.77%) .NET Core
13 30 (7.52%) WCF
14 28 (7.02%) .NET Framework
14 28 (7.02%) RESTful
15 24 (6.02%) HTML5
16 22 (5.51%) REST
17 20 (5.01%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (4.76%) JSON
19 17 (4.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (4.76%) Fintech
4 18 (4.51%) User Experience
5 10 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.75%) CCTV
9 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.50%) CMDB
9 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.50%) Life Science
9 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.50%) Robotics
9 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) NHS
10 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.53%) Windows
2 22 (5.51%) Linux
3 19 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.75%) Unix
6 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.83%) MVC
3 98 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (19.80%) Scrum
5 70 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
6 69 (17.29%) Programme Management
7 67 (16.79%) Software Engineering
8 49 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 48 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 40 (10.03%) TDD
12 39 (9.77%) OO
13 37 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (8.77%) API Development
14 35 (8.77%) Microservices
15 34 (8.52%) SDLC
16 32 (8.02%) DevOps
17 31 (7.77%) Coaching
18 28 (7.02%) Unit Testing
19 26 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 219 (54.89%) C#
2 182 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 139 (34.84%) SQL
4 52 (13.03%) Java
5 39 (9.77%) T-SQL
6 29 (7.27%) Python
7 18 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 16 (4.01%) PHP
9 15 (3.76%) C++
10 11 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.50%) F#
12 4 (1.00%) C
12 4 (1.00%) Perl
13 3 (0.75%) Java 8
14 2 (0.50%) Go
14 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.50%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (13.53%) Degree
2 36 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) MCSA
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
6 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCSE
7 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.25%) GDPR
2 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.76%) Docker
5 10 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.75%) vSphere
6 3 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.26%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.00%) Puppet
2 4 (1.00%) Terraform
3 3 (0.75%) Ansible
3 3 (0.75%) Kibana
3 3 (0.75%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Graphite
4 2 (0.50%) logstash
4 2 (0.50%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Grafana
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) Icinga
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (37.09%) Microsoft
2 95 (23.81%) Oracle
3 72 (18.05%) SAP
4 15 (3.76%) VMware
5 14 (3.51%) Google
6 13 (3.26%) Informatica
7 6 (1.50%) Citrix
8 5 (1.25%) IBM
8 5 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.25%) Telerik
8 5 (1.25%) Trillium
9 4 (1.00%) F5
9 4 (1.00%) Juniper
10 3 (0.75%) Civica
10 3 (0.75%) Progress
10 3 (0.75%) Tableau
11 2 (0.50%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.50%) Cognos
11 2 (0.50%) FactSet
11 2 (0.50%) TIBCO