Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 565 519 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.76% 16.11% 17.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.30% 53.78% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 507 469 635
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,930 £25,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,350 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +2.74%

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 1146 965 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.94% 29.96% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 989 855 1179
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,700 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,648
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.79% +3.06%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 366 (64.78%) .NET
2 317 (56.11%) C#
3 261 (46.19%) JavaScript
4 248 (43.89%) ASP.NET
5 246 (43.54%) Microsoft
6 239 (42.30%) SQL
7 231 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
8 192 (33.98%) HTML
9 187 (33.10%) MVC
10 147 (26.02%) CSS
11 111 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 108 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
13 106 (18.76%) Oracle
14 104 (18.41%) TDD
15 103 (18.23%) Java
16 102 (18.05%) Finance
17 94 (16.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 86 (15.22%) Windows
19 80 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 79 (13.98%) Degree
21 76 (13.45%) OO
22 75 (13.27%) AngularJS
23 73 (12.92%) .NET Framework
23 73 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 72 (12.74%) jQuery
24 72 (12.74%) T-SQL
25 70 (12.39%) WCF
26 66 (11.68%) Web Development
27 64 (11.33%) Relational Database
27 64 (11.33%) Mentoring

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 38 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.96%) IIS
3 25 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.30%) CMS
7 10 (1.77%) Apache
7 10 (1.77%) SilverStripe
8 9 (1.59%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.24%) JBoss
10 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.88%) Mule
10 5 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.01%) Visualfiles
2 7 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.88%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 94 (16.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.19%) SaaS
4 17 (3.01%) IaaS
4 17 (3.01%) PaaS
5 13 (2.30%) Google Play
6 10 (1.77%) npm
7 5 (0.88%) Office 365
8 4 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.89%) HTTP
2 17 (3.01%) DNS
3 15 (2.65%) DHCP
4 13 (2.30%) SSL
5 12 (2.12%) LAN
5 12 (2.12%) WAN
6 11 (1.95%) Firewall
7 7 (1.24%) Intranet
7 7 (1.24%) VPN
8 6 (1.06%) LDAP
8 6 (1.06%) SMS
8 6 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.88%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.88%) Internet
9 5 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.71%) Extranet
10 4 (0.71%) SAN
11 3 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.35%) AMQP
12 2 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 73 (12.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 52 (9.20%) RDBMS
5 46 (8.14%) MySQL
6 43 (7.61%) MongoDB
6 43 (7.61%) NoSQL
7 41 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (7.08%) Oracle Database
9 37 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (6.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 34 (6.02%) Power BI
12 29 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 19 (3.36%) MS Access
14 19 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (2.65%) CouchDB
17 12 (2.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 27 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.36%) Subversion
6 15 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (2.48%) Mercurial
8 13 (2.30%) MSBuild
8 13 (2.30%) Selenium
9 11 (1.95%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.95%) JUnit
10 10 (1.77%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.77%) NUnit
11 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.06%) gulp
13 5 (0.88%) NuGet
13 5 (0.88%) PROIV
13 5 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 102 (18.05%) Finance
2 46 (8.14%) Marketing
3 43 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 41 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 38 (6.73%) Electronics
6 34 (6.02%) Games
7 22 (3.89%) Retail
8 18 (3.19%) Advertising
9 16 (2.83%) Online Betting
10 15 (2.65%) Legal
11 13 (2.30%) Law
12 10 (1.77%) Banking
13 9 (1.59%) Local Government
14 5 (0.88%) Publishing
15 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.18%) Military
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 373 (66.02%) Developer
2 177 (31.33%) .NET Developer
3 119 (21.06%) C# Developer
4 99 (17.52%) Software Developer
5 83 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (12.92%) Analyst
7 61 (10.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 57 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (8.85%) Graduate
9 50 (8.85%) Java Developer
9 50 (8.85%) Senior Developer
10 42 (7.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 42 (7.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 41 (7.26%) C# Software Developer
12 39 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
13 36 (6.37%) SQL Developer
14 34 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
15 33 (5.84%) Senior .NET Developer
16 32 (5.66%) Applications Support
17 31 (5.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (64.78%) .NET
2 248 (43.89%) ASP.NET
3 192 (33.98%) HTML
4 147 (26.02%) CSS
5 111 (19.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (13.27%) AngularJS
7 73 (12.92%) .NET Framework
8 72 (12.74%) jQuery
9 70 (12.39%) WCF
10 53 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (8.85%) Node.js
12 46 (8.14%) HTML5
13 42 (7.43%) Entity Framework
13 42 (7.43%) XML
14 33 (5.84%) J2EE
15 30 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
15 30 (5.31%) RESTful
15 30 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (4.96%) Web Services
17 26 (4.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.56%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.25%) User Experience
5 19 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.83%) Online Games
7 14 (2.48%) Fintech
8 13 (2.30%) iPhone
9 9 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.42%) Photography
11 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.71%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.53%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.53%) Robotics
14 2 (0.35%) PKI
14 2 (0.35%) Replication
14 2 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.22%) Windows
2 39 (6.90%) Linux
3 32 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.83%) Solaris
5 16 (2.83%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.48%) Android
7 11 (1.95%) Unix
8 10 (1.77%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.06%) AIX
10 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.35%) CentOS
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (33.10%) MVC
3 108 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (18.41%) TDD
5 76 (13.45%) OO
6 66 (11.68%) Web Development
7 64 (11.33%) Mentoring
8 52 (9.20%) Scrum
9 50 (8.85%) ETL
10 45 (7.96%) BDD
11 43 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 43 (7.61%) SDLC
12 41 (7.26%) Unit Testing
13 40 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
13 40 (7.08%) Mathematics
14 39 (6.90%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.73%) Programme Management
15 38 (6.73%) Web Application Development
16 37 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (5.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 317 (56.11%) C#
2 261 (46.19%) JavaScript
3 239 (42.30%) SQL
4 103 (18.23%) Java
5 72 (12.74%) T-SQL
6 35 (6.19%) PHP
7 31 (5.49%) Python
8 30 (5.31%) VB.NET
9 27 (4.78%) C++
10 26 (4.60%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.54%) VBScript
12 17 (3.01%) VB
12 17 (3.01%) VBA
13 16 (2.83%) Perl
14 15 (2.65%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.12%) Ruby
16 7 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.06%) F#
18 4 (0.71%) C
19 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (13.98%) Degree
2 37 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 27 (4.78%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.71%) CCNA
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.71%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.71%) MCSA
9 3 (0.53%) MCSE
10 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.18%) CCDA
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.18%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) MCP
11 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.89%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) SLA
3 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (1.95%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.95%) Docker
2 9 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.42%) vSphere
4 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.06%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.06%) WSUS
3 5 (0.88%) Kibana
3 5 (0.88%) SCCM
3 5 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.71%) SCOM
5 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 246 (43.54%) Microsoft
2 106 (18.76%) Oracle
3 42 (7.43%) SAP
4 15 (2.65%) Tableau
4 15 (2.65%) VMware
5 14 (2.48%) Google
6 12 (2.12%) Citrix
6 12 (2.12%) Remedy
7 10 (1.77%) iManage
8 5 (0.88%) Adobe
8 5 (0.88%) Blackboard
8 5 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
8 5 (0.88%) New Relic
8 5 (0.88%) NGA Human Resources
8 5 (0.88%) Sybase
9 4 (0.71%) CommVault
9 4 (0.71%) IBM
9 4 (0.71%) Veeam
10 3 (0.53%) Cognos
10 3 (0.53%) HP