Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 156 309 541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 9.48% 8.75% 13.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.70% 35.19% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 297 496
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,300 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 357 878 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.69% 24.86% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 300 736 1,115
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,875 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £64,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Bristol.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Bristol over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 91 (58.33%) SQL
2 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 76 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (40.38%) C#
5 61 (39.10%) .NET
6 51 (32.69%) Azure
7 49 (31.41%) JavaScript
8 41 (26.28%) Oracle
9 40 (25.64%) Scrum
10 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 35 (22.44%) Software Engineering
11 35 (22.44%) AngularJS
12 33 (21.15%) Windows
13 30 (19.23%) MVC
14 29 (18.59%) .NET Core
14 29 (18.59%) Greenfield Project
15 28 (17.95%) T-SQL
15 28 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (16.67%) TDD
17 25 (16.03%) jQuery
18 22 (14.10%) MySQL
18 22 (14.10%) Web Services
18 22 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (14.10%) Docker
18 22 (14.10%) React
18 22 (14.10%) AWS
19 21 (13.46%) Node.js
19 21 (13.46%) Java
20 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
20 20 (12.82%) CSS

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 8 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.49%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.92%) CMS
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 51 (32.69%) Azure
2 22 (14.10%) AWS
3 17 (10.90%) Office 365
4 13 (8.33%) GCP
5 10 (6.41%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.85%) SaaS
7 4 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.92%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.28%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) WAN
2 9 (5.77%) DHCP
2 9 (5.77%) LAN
3 7 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.92%) DNS
4 3 (1.92%) DSL
4 3 (1.92%) Network Security
4 3 (1.92%) Wireless
5 2 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.10%) MySQL
2 19 (12.18%) MongoDB
3 16 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.05%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.41%) Power BI
6 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.41%) SQL Server 2017
6 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.77%) Big Data
7 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.13%) HBase
8 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (4.49%) KNIME
9 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.13%) JUnit
5 5 (3.21%) Selenium
6 4 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.92%) Postman
7 3 (1.92%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.28%) NUnit
9 1 (0.64%) ProC
9 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (12.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.85%) Marketing
3 6 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.21%) Electronics
4 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Automotive
7 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (48.72%) Developer
2 37 (23.72%) .NET Developer
3 27 (17.31%) Software Developer
4 21 (13.46%) .NET Software Developer
5 18 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Analyst
6 16 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.97%) Java Developer
9 11 (7.05%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (6.41%) SQL Developer
11 9 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.77%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.77%) Support Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Applications Support
12 8 (5.13%) Data Engineer
13 7 (4.49%) DBA
13 7 (4.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.10%) .NET
2 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 35 (22.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (18.59%) .NET Core
5 25 (16.03%) jQuery
6 22 (14.10%) React
6 22 (14.10%) Web Services
7 21 (13.46%) Node.js
8 20 (12.82%) .NET Framework
8 20 (12.82%) CSS
9 17 (10.90%) HTML
9 17 (10.90%) REST
9 17 (10.90%) WCF
10 13 (8.33%) SOAP
10 13 (8.33%) Spring
11 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (7.05%) XML
13 8 (5.13%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.92%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.15%) Windows
2 13 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.56%) Linux
7 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.64%) Scrum
3 35 (22.44%) Software Engineering
4 30 (19.23%) MVC
5 28 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (16.67%) TDD
7 22 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.18%) DevOps
9 14 (8.97%) Analytics
9 14 (8.97%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.97%) Pair Programming
10 12 (7.69%) SDLC
11 11 (7.05%) Microservices
11 11 (7.05%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.41%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (6.41%) OO
12 10 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.41%) Web Development
13 9 (5.77%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 91 (58.33%) SQL
2 63 (40.38%) C#
3 49 (31.41%) JavaScript
4 28 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 21 (13.46%) Java
6 14 (8.97%) TypeScript
7 12 (7.69%) Python
8 10 (6.41%) R
9 8 (5.13%) C
10 7 (4.49%) Perl
10 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.28%) Delphi
12 2 (1.28%) XMLA
13 1 (0.64%) C++
13 1 (0.64%) Go
13 1 (0.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.33%) Degree
3 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CISSP
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (14.10%) Docker
2 20 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.64%) Terraform
3 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.28%) Oracle
3 16 (10.26%) Cisco
4 12 (7.69%) Google
4 12 (7.69%) VMware
5 7 (4.49%) Dell
5 7 (4.49%) HP
5 7 (4.49%) Meraki
5 7 (4.49%) SAP
5 7 (4.49%) Splunk
6 5 (3.21%) Intapp
6 5 (3.21%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.56%) Aruba
8 2 (1.28%) Embarcadero
8 2 (1.28%) Netezza
8 2 (1.28%) Tableau
8 2 (1.28%) Teradata
9 1 (0.64%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.64%) WatchGuard