Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 514 487 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.81% 13.85% 19.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.71% 48.60% 55.82%
Number of salaries quoted 454 447 657
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%

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 1,176 1,002 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.59% 28.49% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 888 1,130
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 281 (54.67%) .NET
2 268 (52.14%) C#
3 221 (43.00%) Microsoft
4 215 (41.83%) JavaScript
5 194 (37.74%) SQL
6 170 (33.07%) ASP.NET
7 166 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (31.13%) MVC
9 149 (28.99%) HTML
10 131 (25.49%) CSS
11 114 (22.18%) Finance
12 113 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
13 91 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 84 (16.34%) Java
15 82 (15.95%) OO
16 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
16 77 (14.98%) .NET Framework
16 77 (14.98%) AngularJS
17 76 (14.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 76 (14.79%) Oracle
18 74 (14.40%) MySQL
19 72 (14.01%) Windows
20 69 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 67 (13.04%) jQuery
21 67 (13.04%) TDD
22 65 (12.65%) WCF
23 64 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 62 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
25 59 (11.48%) Degree
26 55 (10.70%) Scrum

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 23 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.11%) Umbraco
3 13 (2.53%) CMS
4 11 (2.14%) SilverStripe
5 10 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.56%) IIS
7 8 (1.56%) JBoss
7 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.17%) Apache
10 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.78%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.78%) Kentico
11 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.78%) WordPress
12 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.39%) Confluence
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (4.47%) Visualfiles
2 11 (2.14%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.58%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.50%) SaaS
4 16 (3.11%) Office 365
5 12 (2.33%) Google Play
6 7 (1.36%) GitHub
7 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.78%) npm
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.58%) IaaS
8 3 (0.58%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
8 3 (0.58%) Yarn
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.06%) DNS
2 17 (3.31%) DHCP
2 17 (3.31%) LAN
2 17 (3.31%) WAN
3 12 (2.33%) Internet
4 11 (2.14%) Extranet
5 10 (1.95%) Firewall
6 8 (1.56%) Skype
7 6 (1.17%) HTTP
7 6 (1.17%) SAN
8 5 (0.97%) SSH
8 5 (0.97%) Wireless
9 4 (0.78%) SSL
9 4 (0.78%) VPN
10 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.39%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.39%) SMS
10 2 (0.39%) SMTP
10 2 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (14.40%) MySQL
3 64 (12.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (8.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 44 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (7.00%) NoSQL
7 31 (6.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 28 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (5.06%) Power BI
10 22 (4.28%) Oracle Database
11 21 (4.09%) RDBMS
11 21 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (3.70%) MongoDB
12 19 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.72%) Big Data
14 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.56%) QlikView
16 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (7.20%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.50%) Subversion
5 16 (3.11%) JIRA
6 11 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.56%) MSTest
9 6 (1.17%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.97%) gulp
10 5 (0.97%) Selenium
10 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.78%) JUnit
11 4 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 114 (22.18%) Finance
2 42 (8.17%) Marketing
2 42 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.39%) Manufacturing
4 37 (7.20%) Legal
5 36 (7.00%) Electronics
6 25 (4.86%) Advertising
7 19 (3.70%) Law
8 13 (2.53%) Games
9 8 (1.56%) Banking
10 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.58%) Retail
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 339 (65.95%) Developer
2 148 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 87 (16.93%) Software Developer
4 77 (14.98%) C# Developer
5 57 (11.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (10.89%) Senior Developer
7 39 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 38 (7.39%) Analyst
8 38 (7.39%) C# Software Developer
9 36 (7.00%) SQL Developer
10 32 (6.23%) Java Developer
11 31 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (5.25%) .NET Software Developer
12 27 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 26 (5.06%) Graduate
14 25 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (4.86%) Graduate Developer
15 23 (4.47%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (54.67%) .NET
2 170 (33.07%) ASP.NET
3 149 (28.99%) HTML
4 131 (25.49%) CSS
5 91 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (14.98%) .NET Framework
6 77 (14.98%) AngularJS
7 67 (13.04%) jQuery
8 65 (12.65%) WCF
9 62 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (10.12%) HTML5
10 52 (10.12%) Node.js
11 47 (9.14%) Web Services
12 45 (8.75%) RESTful
13 37 (7.20%) Entity Framework
14 31 (6.03%) React
15 29 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 29 (5.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (5.25%) KnockoutJS
17 26 (5.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.61%) User Experience
2 29 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.11%) Fintech
7 15 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.33%) iPhone
9 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.78%) CCTV
12 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.78%) NHS
12 4 (0.78%) Photography
12 4 (0.78%) PKI
12 4 (0.78%) Replication
13 3 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.01%) Windows
2 41 (7.98%) Windows Server
3 35 (6.81%) Linux
4 14 (2.72%) Android
5 12 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.14%) Unix
7 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (31.13%) MVC
3 113 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (15.95%) OO
5 67 (13.04%) TDD
6 55 (10.70%) Scrum
7 49 (9.53%) Software Engineering
8 47 (9.14%) ETL
9 43 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (7.98%) OOP
11 37 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
11 37 (7.20%) Mentoring
12 36 (7.00%) Programme Management
13 35 (6.81%) BDD
13 35 (6.81%) SDLC
14 34 (6.61%) Unit Testing
14 34 (6.61%) Web Development
15 33 (6.42%) Web Application Development
16 31 (6.03%) E-Commerce
17 28 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 268 (52.14%) C#
2 215 (41.83%) JavaScript
3 194 (37.74%) SQL
4 84 (16.34%) Java
5 77 (14.98%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.03%) PHP
6 31 (6.03%) Python
7 25 (4.86%) VB.NET
8 20 (3.89%) C++
8 20 (3.89%) Ruby
9 19 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.14%) Perl
10 11 (2.14%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.56%) ES6
11 8 (1.56%) F#
11 8 (1.56%) VBA
12 7 (1.36%) Java 8
12 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.36%) VB
13 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (11.48%) Degree
2 22 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.14%) CCNA
6 11 (2.14%) MCSA
7 10 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.56%) MCSE
9 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.19%) CCNP
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.19%) MCP
12 1 (0.19%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.58%) GDPR
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.92%) Docker
3 12 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.78%) vSphere
6 3 (0.58%) HDFS
6 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.33%) SCCM
2 6 (1.17%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.97%) WSUS
4 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.58%) Ansible
5 3 (0.58%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) SCOM
5 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) Packer
7 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.19%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 221 (43.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.79%) Oracle
3 41 (7.98%) SAP
4 36 (7.00%) VMware
5 21 (4.09%) Intapp
6 15 (2.92%) Google
7 14 (2.72%) Tableau
8 9 (1.75%) iManage
8 9 (1.75%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.36%) Citrix
9 7 (1.36%) MobileIron
9 7 (1.36%) Zend
10 4 (0.78%) Cisco
11 3 (0.58%) Cognos
11 3 (0.58%) F5
11 3 (0.58%) IFS
11 3 (0.58%) NetApp
11 3 (0.58%) Sage
11 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.39%) Atlassian