Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 479 569 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.78% 14.76% 16.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.48% 49.26% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 511 478
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £27,606
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £63,400
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 1,077 1,155 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.74% 29.96% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 951 999 864
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £73,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.81%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 289 (60.33%) .NET
2 274 (57.20%) C#
3 199 (41.54%) JavaScript
4 188 (39.25%) HTML
4 188 (39.25%) Microsoft
5 183 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (36.33%) SQL
7 168 (35.07%) ASP.NET
8 144 (30.06%) MVC
9 139 (29.02%) CSS
10 136 (28.39%) Oracle
11 121 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
12 106 (22.13%) Finance
13 95 (19.83%) Marketing
14 88 (18.37%) jQuery
15 86 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 82 (17.12%) Web Services
17 81 (16.91%) Scrum
18 78 (16.28%) Degree
19 77 (16.08%) Telecoms
19 77 (16.08%) Java
20 76 (15.87%) Windows
21 74 (15.45%) SAP
21 74 (15.45%) Digital Marketing
22 72 (15.03%) Electronics
22 72 (15.03%) Manufacturing
22 72 (15.03%) Programme Management
23 67 (13.99%) OO
24 65 (13.57%) E-Commerce
25 60 (12.53%) T-SQL

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 15 (3.13%) CMS
2 14 (2.92%) Umbraco
3 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.04%) Drupal
6 5 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.84%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.63%) Apache
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.63%) Mattermost
8 3 (0.63%) nginx
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.63%) XWiki
9 2 (0.42%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.30%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 86 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.97%) SaaS
4 12 (2.51%) PaaS
5 9 (1.88%) IaaS
6 6 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.04%) npm
8 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.84%) Serverless
9 3 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.63%) GitHub
9 3 (0.63%) NuGet
10 2 (0.42%) Google Play
10 2 (0.42%) Office 365
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.55%) DNS
2 16 (3.34%) HTTP
2 16 (3.34%) SSL
3 8 (1.67%) Internet
4 6 (1.25%) DHCP
4 6 (1.25%) FTP
4 6 (1.25%) SMTP
4 6 (1.25%) VoIP
5 5 (1.04%) LAN
5 5 (1.04%) SAN
5 5 (1.04%) WAN
6 4 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.63%) SNMP
7 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.42%) Firewall
8 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.42%) SMS
9 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.90%) MySQL
2 56 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 48 (10.02%) RDBMS
4 43 (8.98%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (6.68%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 23 (4.80%) Oracle Database
8 23 (4.80%) Power BI
9 21 (4.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (4.18%) SAP Data Services
11 15 (3.13%) Redis
12 14 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (2.71%) PowerCenter
14 12 (2.51%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 40 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.01%) TeamCity
4 18 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.34%) NCrunch
5 16 (3.34%) ReSharper
6 14 (2.92%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.51%) Selenium
8 9 (1.88%) Subversion
8 9 (1.88%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.67%) JIRA
10 7 (1.46%) Maven
11 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.25%) Log4Net
11 6 (1.25%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.04%) JMeter
12 5 (1.04%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.04%) MSTest
12 5 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 106 (22.13%) Finance
2 95 (19.83%) Marketing
3 77 (16.08%) Telecoms
4 72 (15.03%) Electronics
4 72 (15.03%) Manufacturing
5 21 (4.38%) Games
6 18 (3.76%) Retail
7 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 265 (55.32%) Developer
2 137 (28.60%) .NET Developer
3 89 (18.58%) Software Developer
4 79 (16.49%) C# Developer
5 77 (16.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (11.27%) Junior
6 54 (11.27%) Senior Developer
7 46 (9.60%) Analyst
7 46 (9.60%) Junior Developer
8 42 (8.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 42 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
9 40 (8.35%) Graduate
10 36 (7.52%) Graduate Developer
10 36 (7.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (6.89%) Software Engineer
12 32 (6.68%) Junior Software Developer
13 29 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (5.64%) Graduate Software Developer
15 22 (4.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (60.33%) .NET
2 188 (39.25%) HTML
3 168 (35.07%) ASP.NET
4 139 (29.02%) CSS
5 88 (18.37%) jQuery
6 82 (17.12%) Web Services
7 59 (12.32%) XML
8 52 (10.86%) AngularJS
9 51 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (8.98%) React
12 39 (8.14%) WCF
13 38 (7.93%) RESTful
14 36 (7.52%) .NET Framework
15 35 (7.31%) .NET Core
16 31 (6.47%) HTML5
17 29 (6.05%) JSON
18 28 (5.85%) REST
19 27 (5.64%) KnockoutJS
20 21 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.38%) User Experience
5 19 (3.97%) Fintech
6 12 (2.51%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.84%) Clustering
10 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.42%) CCTV
12 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.42%) iPhone
12 2 (0.42%) PKI
12 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.87%) Windows
2 29 (6.05%) Linux
3 27 (5.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.30%) Unix
6 3 (0.63%) Android
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Debian
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (30.06%) MVC
3 121 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (16.91%) Scrum
5 74 (15.45%) Digital Marketing
6 72 (15.03%) Programme Management
7 67 (13.99%) OO
8 65 (13.57%) E-Commerce
9 56 (11.69%) SDLC
10 54 (11.27%) TDD
11 52 (10.86%) Software Engineering
12 51 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (8.14%) ETL
13 39 (8.14%) Mentoring
14 36 (7.52%) Unit Testing
15 33 (6.89%) CRM
16 31 (6.47%) DevOps
17 25 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (5.22%) OOP
17 25 (5.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 274 (57.20%) C#
2 199 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 174 (36.33%) SQL
4 77 (16.08%) Java
5 60 (12.53%) T-SQL
6 57 (11.90%) Python
7 43 (8.98%) C++
8 26 (5.43%) VB.NET
9 24 (5.01%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.34%) Perl
11 12 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.30%) PHP
12 11 (2.30%) VBA
13 8 (1.67%) C
14 7 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.46%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.25%) F#
15 6 (1.25%) VB
15 6 (1.25%) VBScript
16 4 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (16.28%) Degree
2 47 (9.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.67%) ISEB
6 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.84%) MCSA
8 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.55%) QA
2 13 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.04%) WCAG
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.63%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.51%) Docker
4 11 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.84%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (2.30%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.25%) Puppet
3 5 (1.04%) WMI
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) Ansible
5 3 (0.63%) Kibana
6 2 (0.42%) Graphite
6 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.42%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.42%) Terraform
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.21%) Icinga
7 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.21%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 188 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 136 (28.39%) Oracle
3 74 (15.45%) SAP
4 27 (5.64%) Informatica
5 24 (5.01%) Google
6 15 (3.13%) IBM
7 14 (2.92%) Sitecore
8 13 (2.71%) Tableau
9 12 (2.51%) Trillium
10 8 (1.67%) VMware
11 7 (1.46%) Telerik
12 4 (0.84%) Citrix
12 4 (0.84%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.63%) Cognos
14 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
14 2 (0.42%) FactSet
14 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.42%) Veeam
15 1 (0.21%) LexisNexis
15 1 (0.21%) New Relic