Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 571 453 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.95% 13.69% 18.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.74% 48.50% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 503 409 630
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £66,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 1,148 934 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.07% 28.23% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 989 819 1,158
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,018 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,421
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.81% +5.12%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 322 (56.39%) .NET
2 294 (51.49%) C#
3 259 (45.36%) Microsoft
4 231 (40.46%) JavaScript
5 229 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
6 226 (39.58%) SQL
7 216 (37.83%) ASP.NET
8 168 (29.42%) MVC
9 163 (28.55%) HTML
10 132 (23.12%) CSS
11 111 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 101 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
13 98 (17.16%) Java
14 97 (16.99%) TDD
15 95 (16.64%) Finance
16 89 (15.59%) Windows
17 86 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 82 (14.36%) T-SQL
19 81 (14.19%) WCF
19 81 (14.19%) AngularJS
20 80 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
20 80 (14.01%) Oracle
21 79 (13.84%) OO
22 71 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 70 (12.26%) MySQL
23 70 (12.26%) Node.js
24 66 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
24 66 (11.56%) Mentoring
24 66 (11.56%) Git (software)
25 63 (11.03%) jQuery

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 46 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.50%) IIS
3 16 (2.80%) SilverStripe
3 16 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.28%) JBoss
6 12 (2.10%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.75%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.58%) Apache
9 9 (1.58%) CMS
10 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.88%) Mule
11 5 (0.88%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.35%) Moodle
13 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 36 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (5.43%) Visualfiles
2 17 (2.98%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.88%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.13%) SaaS
4 18 (3.15%) Google Play
5 11 (1.93%) Office 365
6 8 (1.40%) IaaS
6 8 (1.40%) PaaS
7 7 (1.23%) npm
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Serverless
11 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.95%) DNS
2 23 (4.03%) DHCP
3 18 (3.15%) LAN
4 17 (2.98%) WAN
5 14 (2.45%) Firewall
6 13 (2.28%) Internet
7 12 (2.10%) HTTP
8 8 (1.40%) Extranet
8 8 (1.40%) Skype
9 7 (1.23%) SSL
9 7 (1.23%) VPN
10 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.88%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.88%) Intranet
11 5 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.88%) SAN
11 5 (0.88%) Wireless
12 4 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.70%) SMS
12 4 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 71 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (12.26%) MySQL
4 57 (9.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 50 (8.76%) NoSQL
6 49 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (7.18%) Relational Database
8 35 (6.13%) Oracle Database
9 34 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (5.60%) Power BI
11 30 (5.25%) RDBMS
12 29 (5.08%) MongoDB
12 29 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (3.50%) MS Access
15 15 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.58%) QlikView
17 7 (1.23%) Big Data
17 7 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 39 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (2.80%) Subversion
5 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (1.93%) Selenium
8 9 (1.58%) JIRA
8 9 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.40%) gulp
9 8 (1.40%) NUnit
10 6 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.05%) JUnit
10 6 (1.05%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.05%) MSTest
11 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.88%) PROIV
12 4 (0.70%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 95 (16.64%) Finance
2 36 (6.30%) Legal
3 34 (5.95%) Advertising
4 32 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.25%) Marketing
6 26 (4.55%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.38%) Electronics
7 25 (4.38%) Games
7 25 (4.38%) Law
8 13 (2.28%) Retail
9 11 (1.93%) Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Online Betting
11 6 (1.05%) Local Government
12 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 356 (62.35%) Developer
2 166 (29.07%) .NET Developer
3 77 (13.49%) Software Developer
4 74 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 70 (12.26%) Analyst
6 55 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (8.93%) Senior Developer
8 46 (8.06%) Java Developer
9 44 (7.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 41 (7.18%) Applications Support
11 40 (7.01%) SQL Developer
12 38 (6.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 34 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (5.60%) Support Analyst
15 31 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
16 28 (4.90%) Graduate
16 28 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
17 27 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
17 27 (4.73%) Graduate Developer
18 25 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (56.39%) .NET
2 216 (37.83%) ASP.NET
3 163 (28.55%) HTML
4 132 (23.12%) CSS
5 111 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (14.19%) AngularJS
6 81 (14.19%) WCF
7 70 (12.26%) Node.js
8 66 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 63 (11.03%) .NET Framework
9 63 (11.03%) jQuery
10 52 (9.11%) HTML5
10 52 (9.11%) Web Services
11 49 (8.58%) RESTful
12 42 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 38 (6.65%) XML
14 35 (6.13%) KnockoutJS
15 33 (5.78%) J2EE
16 31 (5.43%) Entity Framework
17 28 (4.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.25%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.25%) Mobile App
2 30 (5.25%) User Experience
3 28 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.15%) iPhone
5 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.10%) Fintech
7 11 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.23%) Online Games
8 7 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.88%) CCTV
9 5 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.88%) Robotics
10 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.70%) NHS
10 4 (0.70%) Photography
11 3 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.53%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.59%) Windows
2 46 (8.06%) Linux
3 44 (7.71%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 20 (3.50%) Android
5 20 (3.50%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.45%) Unix
8 5 (0.88%) AIX
8 5 (0.88%) Solaris
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (29.42%) MVC
3 101 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (16.99%) TDD
5 79 (13.84%) OO
6 66 (11.56%) Mentoring
7 60 (10.51%) Scrum
8 56 (9.81%) Web Development
9 54 (9.46%) ETL
10 50 (8.76%) Web Application Development
11 44 (7.71%) SDLC
12 43 (7.53%) Software Engineering
13 41 (7.18%) BDD
14 33 (5.78%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.90%) ITIL
16 27 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (4.55%) E-Commerce
17 26 (4.55%) Mathematics
17 26 (4.55%) Migration
18 25 (4.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 294 (51.49%) C#
2 231 (40.46%) JavaScript
3 226 (39.58%) SQL
4 98 (17.16%) Java
5 82 (14.36%) T-SQL
6 42 (7.36%) PHP
7 28 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.73%) VB.NET
9 26 (4.55%) Ruby
10 24 (4.20%) Python
11 19 (3.33%) VBA
12 18 (3.15%) C++
13 16 (2.80%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.28%) VB
15 12 (2.10%) VBScript
16 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.75%) F#
18 6 (1.05%) C
19 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
20 3 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 57 (9.98%) Degree
2 22 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.75%) CCNA
4 10 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.75%) MCSA
4 10 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.05%) MCSE
7 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.35%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.80%) Docker
2 16 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.05%) vSphere
5 3 (0.53%) HDFS
5 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (2.45%) SCCM
2 7 (1.23%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.23%) WSUS
3 5 (0.88%) Kibana
3 5 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.70%) SCOM
4 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.53%) Puppet
5 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) SnapMirror
6 2 (0.35%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 259 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.01%) Oracle
3 35 (6.13%) VMware
4 30 (5.25%) SAP
5 26 (4.55%) Intapp
6 21 (3.68%) iManage
7 18 (3.15%) Google
8 16 (2.80%) Tableau
9 12 (2.10%) Remedy
10 7 (1.23%) MobileIron
10 7 (1.23%) Zend
11 5 (0.88%) Citrix
11 5 (0.88%) Cognos
11 5 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
11 5 (0.88%) New Relic
11 5 (0.88%) NGA Human Resources
12 4 (0.70%) CommVault
12 4 (0.70%) IBM
12 4 (0.70%) NetApp
12 4 (0.70%) Veeam