Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 529 526 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.54% 14.47% 17.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.94% 49.86% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 478 474 542
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%

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 1,232 1,055 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 31.53% 29.03% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,093 939 907
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 307 (58.03%) .NET
2 286 (54.06%) C#
3 224 (42.34%) Microsoft
4 222 (41.97%) JavaScript
5 194 (36.67%) SQL
6 168 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (31.38%) ASP.NET
8 162 (30.62%) HTML
9 143 (27.03%) MVC
10 140 (26.47%) Finance
11 128 (24.20%) Business Intelligence
12 126 (23.82%) CSS
13 118 (22.31%) Oracle
14 92 (17.39%) Java
15 85 (16.07%) .NET Framework
16 82 (15.50%) AngularJS
17 80 (15.12%) OO
18 77 (14.56%) Degree
19 72 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 72 (13.61%) jQuery
19 72 (13.61%) MySQL
20 71 (13.42%) T-SQL
21 70 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 69 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
22 69 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
23 66 (12.48%) Windows
24 64 (12.10%) Marketing
25 60 (11.34%) Telecoms
26 59 (11.15%) TDD
27 58 (10.96%) SAP

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 25 (4.73%) CMS
1 25 (4.73%) Umbraco
2 12 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.89%) IIS
3 10 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.32%) JBoss
5 7 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.13%) Apache
6 6 (1.13%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.13%) Kentico
6 6 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.95%) Drupal
7 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.76%) WordPress
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Visualfiles
2 7 (1.32%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.57%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.70%) GitHub
3 9 (1.70%) Google Play
4 8 (1.51%) Office 365
5 6 (1.13%) npm
6 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.95%) PaaS
7 4 (0.76%) SaaS
7 4 (0.76%) Serverless
7 4 (0.76%) Yarn
8 3 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.57%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) NuGet
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.35%) Internet
2 20 (3.78%) DNS
3 13 (2.46%) HTTP
4 10 (1.89%) DHCP
4 10 (1.89%) LAN
4 10 (1.89%) WAN
5 8 (1.51%) SSL
6 7 (1.32%) SAN
7 6 (1.13%) Extranet
8 5 (0.95%) Firewall
8 5 (0.95%) FTP
8 5 (0.95%) SMTP
8 5 (0.95%) SSH
9 4 (0.76%) Skype
9 4 (0.76%) SMS
10 3 (0.57%) SNMP
10 3 (0.57%) VPN
11 2 (0.38%) Wireless
12 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.61%) MySQL
1 72 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 70 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 40 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 38 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (6.62%) RDBMS
7 30 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (5.48%) Oracle Database
8 29 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 28 (5.29%) NoSQL
10 25 (4.73%) Power BI
11 17 (3.21%) Big Data
12 16 (3.02%) MongoDB
12 16 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (2.46%) QlikView
14 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (6.81%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.02%) JIRA
4 16 (3.02%) Subversion
5 11 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (1.51%) Selenium
6 8 (1.51%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.32%) MSTest
8 6 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.13%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.95%) JUnit
9 5 (0.95%) Log4Net
9 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.95%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.76%) gulp
11 3 (0.57%) GoCD
General
1 140 (26.47%) Finance
2 64 (12.10%) Marketing
3 60 (11.34%) Telecoms
4 55 (10.40%) Manufacturing
5 53 (10.02%) Electronics
6 25 (4.73%) Legal
7 19 (3.59%) Games
8 14 (2.65%) Advertising
9 10 (1.89%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Retail
11 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (65.03%) Developer
2 171 (32.33%) .NET Developer
3 101 (19.09%) Software Developer
4 88 (16.64%) C# Developer
5 71 (13.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (10.78%) Senior Developer
7 50 (9.45%) Graduate
8 47 (8.88%) Analyst
9 44 (8.32%) C# Software Developer
9 44 (8.32%) Graduate Developer
10 39 (7.37%) Junior
11 37 (6.99%) .NET Software Developer
12 35 (6.62%) Junior Developer
13 34 (6.43%) Graduate Software Developer
14 33 (6.24%) ASP.NET Developer
14 33 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 32 (6.05%) SQL Developer
16 31 (5.86%) Java Developer
16 31 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
17 30 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (58.03%) .NET
2 166 (31.38%) ASP.NET
3 162 (30.62%) HTML
4 126 (23.82%) CSS
5 85 (16.07%) .NET Framework
6 82 (15.50%) AngularJS
7 72 (13.61%) jQuery
8 69 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (10.40%) WCF
10 51 (9.64%) HTML5
11 49 (9.26%) Web Services
12 43 (8.13%) React
12 43 (8.13%) RESTful
13 41 (7.75%) Node.js
13 41 (7.75%) XML
14 39 (7.37%) Entity Framework
15 35 (6.62%) KnockoutJS
16 32 (6.05%) J2EE
17 29 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.18%) User Experience
3 30 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.40%) Fintech
4 18 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.70%) iPhone
8 8 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.32%) Replication
10 6 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.95%) PKI
12 4 (0.76%) CCTV
12 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.48%) Windows
2 34 (6.43%) Windows Server
3 29 (5.48%) Linux
4 10 (1.89%) Android
5 9 (1.70%) Unix
6 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.13%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (27.03%) MVC
3 128 (24.20%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (15.12%) OO
5 59 (11.15%) TDD
6 58 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (10.40%) Digital Marketing
8 53 (10.02%) Programme Management
8 53 (10.02%) Scrum
9 52 (9.83%) Software Engineering
10 47 (8.88%) E-Commerce
11 46 (8.70%) SDLC
11 46 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 45 (8.51%) ETL
13 41 (7.75%) OOP
14 37 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 34 (6.43%) CRM
16 28 (5.29%) BDD
17 25 (4.73%) Mathematics
17 25 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 286 (54.06%) C#
2 222 (41.97%) JavaScript
3 194 (36.67%) SQL
4 92 (17.39%) Java
5 71 (13.42%) T-SQL
6 56 (10.59%) Python
7 40 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 35 (6.62%) C++
9 21 (3.97%) Perl
10 19 (3.59%) PHP
10 19 (3.59%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.40%) VBA
12 11 (2.08%) Ruby
13 10 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.70%) ES6
14 9 (1.70%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.51%) Java 8
16 7 (1.32%) F#
17 6 (1.13%) VB
17 6 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (14.56%) Degree
2 37 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.32%) CCNA
8 7 (1.32%) MCSA
9 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.13%) ISEB
10 4 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.76%) MCSE
11 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.19%) CCNP
13 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.19%) MCP
13 1 (0.19%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.16%) QA
2 9 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.13%) GDPR
4 5 (0.95%) WCAG
5 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.89%) Docker
4 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.38%) HDFS
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.70%) SCCM
2 6 (1.13%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.95%) WMI
4 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.57%) Ansible
5 3 (0.57%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
7 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.19%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 224 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 118 (22.31%) Oracle
3 58 (10.96%) SAP
4 23 (4.35%) VMware
5 19 (3.59%) Google
5 19 (3.59%) Sitecore
5 19 (3.59%) Tableau
6 9 (1.70%) IBM
6 9 (1.70%) Informatica
6 9 (1.70%) Intapp
7 5 (0.95%) Citrix
7 5 (0.95%) Trillium
7 5 (0.95%) Zend
8 4 (0.76%) Capita
8 4 (0.76%) Cisco
8 4 (0.76%) Cognos
8 4 (0.76%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.57%) IFS
9 3 (0.57%) iManage
9 3 (0.57%) Sage