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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 278 271 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.91% 16.97% 17.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.55% 59.04% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 249 245 322
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 550 459 607
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 29.49% 28.74% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 496 400 552
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 2 £30,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 357 (66.73%) .NET
2 335 (62.62%) C#
3 261 (48.79%) ASP.NET
4 254 (47.48%) JavaScript
5 240 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (39.81%) SQL
7 201 (37.57%) HTML
8 187 (34.95%) MVC
9 171 (31.96%) Microsoft
10 168 (31.40%) CSS
11 123 (22.99%) Oracle
12 112 (20.93%) TDD
13 110 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 101 (18.88%) Finance
15 99 (18.50%) Degree
16 98 (18.32%) Java
17 93 (17.38%) Windows
17 93 (17.38%) jQuery
18 92 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 92 (17.20%) Scrum
19 89 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
20 85 (15.89%) .NET Framework
21 78 (14.58%) AngularJS
22 76 (14.21%) OO
23 72 (13.46%) WCF
24 70 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
25 69 (12.90%) T-SQL
26 62 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
26 62 (11.59%) Marketing
27 61 (11.40%) Telecoms

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 40 (7.48%) IIS
2 25 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.93%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.18%) CMS
7 16 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (2.99%) Umbraco
8 15 (2.80%) Apache Solr
8 15 (2.80%) Apache Spark
8 15 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.80%) JBoss
8 15 (2.80%) Jetty
8 15 (2.80%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.50%) Apache
10 7 (1.31%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.12%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.93%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (8.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.56%) Maximo
5 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.06%) IaaS
3 11 (2.06%) PaaS
4 8 (1.50%) SaaS
5 4 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.75%) Google Play
6 3 (0.56%) Office 365
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.19%) G Suite
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.18%) HTTP
2 13 (2.43%) Internet
2 13 (2.43%) Intranet
3 10 (1.87%) Firewall
4 7 (1.31%) Broadband
5 6 (1.12%) Skype
5 6 (1.12%) SSL
5 6 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.75%) Extranet
6 4 (0.75%) LAN
6 4 (0.75%) SAN
6 4 (0.75%) VLAN
7 3 (0.56%) DNS
7 3 (0.56%) VoIP
7 3 (0.56%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) DHCP
8 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.37%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 51 (9.53%) MySQL
2 51 (9.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 39 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (5.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (4.49%) Power BI
10 24 (4.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (4.30%) RDBMS
12 22 (4.11%) Oracle Database
13 21 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (3.74%) Redis
15 19 (3.55%) Big Data
16 18 (3.36%) Hadoop
17 17 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (5.79%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.30%) MSTest
4 18 (3.36%) Subversion
5 15 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (2.43%) NUnit
7 12 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.87%) MSBuild
9 9 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.68%) PROIV
10 8 (1.50%) Moq
11 6 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.93%) JUnit
13 4 (0.75%) NuGet
13 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 101 (18.88%) Finance
2 62 (11.59%) Marketing
3 61 (11.40%) Telecoms
4 47 (8.79%) Manufacturing
5 46 (8.60%) Electronics
6 17 (3.18%) Banking
6 17 (3.18%) Retail
7 16 (2.99%) Games
8 15 (2.80%) Advertising
9 8 (1.50%) Publishing
10 3 (0.56%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 362 (67.66%) Developer
2 198 (37.01%) .NET Developer
3 129 (24.11%) C# Developer
4 91 (17.01%) Software Developer
5 83 (15.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (14.58%) Senior Developer
7 59 (11.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 58 (10.84%) C# Software Developer
9 55 (10.28%) Graduate
10 49 (9.16%) .NET Software Developer
10 49 (9.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 43 (8.04%) Java Developer
11 43 (8.04%) Junior
12 41 (7.66%) Senior .NET Developer
13 40 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 32 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
15 31 (5.79%) Graduate Developer
16 29 (5.42%) Analyst
17 28 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 27 (5.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (66.73%) .NET
2 261 (48.79%) ASP.NET
3 201 (37.57%) HTML
4 168 (31.40%) CSS
5 110 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 93 (17.38%) jQuery
7 85 (15.89%) .NET Framework
8 78 (14.58%) AngularJS
9 72 (13.46%) WCF
10 55 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (8.60%) RESTful
12 41 (7.66%) Entity Framework
13 40 (7.48%) HTML5
14 35 (6.54%) Node.js
15 32 (5.98%) React
15 32 (5.98%) XML
16 31 (5.79%) REST
17 27 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 24 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.10%) User Experience
4 19 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.06%) Fintech
7 8 (1.50%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (1.12%) iPad
10 5 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.75%) CMDB
11 4 (0.75%) iPhone
11 4 (0.75%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.75%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.56%) Clustering
12 3 (0.56%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.38%) Windows
2 32 (5.98%) Linux
3 23 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (3.18%) Solaris
5 16 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.80%) Android
6 15 (2.80%) Unix
7 13 (2.43%) AIX
8 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.93%) CentOS
12 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.56%) HPUX
13 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (34.95%) MVC
3 112 (20.93%) TDD
4 92 (17.20%) Scrum
5 89 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (14.21%) OO
7 62 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (10.28%) Web Development
9 49 (9.16%) BDD
10 46 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
10 46 (8.60%) Mentoring
10 46 (8.60%) Programme Management
11 38 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.73%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.61%) Web Application Development
14 29 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
14 29 (5.42%) Kanban
14 29 (5.42%) OOP
15 28 (5.23%) RUP
15 28 (5.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 335 (62.62%) C#
2 254 (47.48%) JavaScript
3 213 (39.81%) SQL
4 98 (18.32%) Java
5 69 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 41 (7.66%) Python
7 36 (6.73%) VB.NET
8 33 (6.17%) Perl
9 32 (5.98%) C++
10 26 (4.86%) PHP
11 18 (3.36%) VBScript
12 17 (3.18%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.06%) VB
14 10 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.87%) Go
15 9 (1.68%) Delphi
15 9 (1.68%) Ruby
15 9 (1.68%) VBA
16 5 (0.93%) C
16 5 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (18.50%) Degree
2 47 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.50%) MCP
7 6 (1.12%) ISEB
8 5 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.75%) PMP
10 3 (0.56%) CCNA
10 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) CCDA
12 1 (0.19%) CCDP
12 1 (0.19%) CCIE
12 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.93%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) SLA
3 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.56%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.80%) Ansible
1 15 (2.80%) Kibana
1 15 (2.80%) logstash
1 15 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (2.80%) Puppet
1 15 (2.80%) Salt
2 4 (0.75%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 171 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 123 (22.99%) Oracle
3 51 (9.53%) SAP
4 18 (3.36%) IBM
5 14 (2.62%) Citrix
5 14 (2.62%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.43%) VMware
7 12 (2.24%) Cisco
8 10 (1.87%) Sybase
9 9 (1.68%) Facebook
9 9 (1.68%) Tableau
10 7 (1.31%) Google
10 7 (1.31%) Zend
11 6 (1.12%) Adobe
11 6 (1.12%) CA
11 6 (1.12%) Lotus
11 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.93%) HP
12 5 (0.93%) Juniper
13 4 (0.75%) EMC
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
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