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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 264 301 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.24% 17.55% 15.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.53% 60.20% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 242 271 292
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 £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 533 500 563
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.77% 29.15% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 484 439 511
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 - 4 £30,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 313 (62.73%) .NET
2 308 (61.72%) C#
3 241 (48.30%) ASP.NET
3 241 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (43.89%) JavaScript
5 193 (38.68%) SQL
6 179 (35.87%) HTML
7 176 (35.27%) MVC
8 149 (29.86%) Microsoft
9 143 (28.66%) CSS
10 114 (22.85%) TDD
11 106 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 104 (20.84%) Oracle
13 94 (18.84%) Finance
14 91 (18.24%) Scrum
15 89 (17.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 85 (17.03%) AngularJS
17 83 (16.63%) Windows
18 82 (16.43%) Degree
19 80 (16.03%) .NET Framework
20 75 (15.03%) jQuery
21 72 (14.43%) Java
22 70 (14.03%) WCF
23 68 (13.63%) Business Intelligence
24 66 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
25 62 (12.42%) T-SQL
26 61 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
26 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
27 59 (11.82%) OO
28 56 (11.22%) RESTful

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 35 (7.01%) IIS
2 27 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.81%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.21%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (3.61%) CMS
8 16 (3.21%) Apache Spark
8 16 (3.21%) JBoss
9 15 (3.01%) Apache Solr
9 15 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (3.01%) Jetty
9 15 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.61%) Umbraco
11 11 (2.20%) MS Exchange
12 10 (2.00%) Apache
13 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (6.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.40%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.80%) Maximo
3 4 (0.80%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 89 (17.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.40%) IaaS
3 7 (1.40%) PaaS
4 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) G Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.01%) Firewall
2 14 (2.81%) Internet
3 12 (2.40%) HTTP
4 11 (2.20%) Intranet
5 10 (2.00%) LAN
6 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.80%) WAN
7 8 (1.60%) Skype
8 7 (1.40%) Broadband
9 5 (1.00%) DNS
10 4 (0.80%) DHCP
10 4 (0.80%) SAN
10 4 (0.80%) VLAN
11 3 (0.60%) VoIP
12 2 (0.40%) Extranet
12 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.40%) Wireless
13 1 (0.20%) H.323
13 1 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.62%) MySQL
2 49 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 49 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (8.42%) MongoDB
4 40 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (6.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 29 (5.81%) NoSQL
7 28 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (4.81%) Big Data
10 21 (4.21%) Power BI
11 20 (4.01%) Hadoop
12 19 (3.81%) Redis
12 19 (3.81%) Relational Database
12 19 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (3.01%) Couchbase
14 15 (3.01%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.41%) MSTest
4 24 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (2.20%) NUnit
7 10 (2.00%) PROIV
7 10 (2.00%) Subversion
8 9 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.60%) Moq
10 7 (1.40%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.20%) Maven
12 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.80%) JUnit
12 4 (0.80%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.80%) Selenium
13 3 (0.60%) NCrunch
13 3 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.60%) ReSharper
14 2 (0.40%) NetBeans
General
1 94 (18.84%) Finance
2 44 (8.82%) Marketing
2 44 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 30 (6.01%) Electronics
3 30 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.61%) Retail
5 20 (4.01%) Banking
6 16 (3.21%) Advertising
7 13 (2.61%) Games
8 7 (1.40%) Publishing
9 5 (1.00%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 332 (66.53%) Developer
2 194 (38.88%) .NET Developer
3 117 (23.45%) C# Developer
4 85 (17.03%) Senior Developer
5 82 (16.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (14.03%) Software Developer
7 53 (10.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 53 (10.62%) C# Software Developer
8 49 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 49 (9.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 42 (8.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 40 (8.02%) .NET Software Developer
11 34 (6.81%) Graduate
12 33 (6.61%) Junior
13 32 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
14 30 (6.01%) Java Developer
15 29 (5.81%) Architect
16 27 (5.41%) Analyst
17 26 (5.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 25 (5.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (62.73%) .NET
2 241 (48.30%) ASP.NET
3 179 (35.87%) HTML
4 143 (28.66%) CSS
5 106 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (17.03%) AngularJS
7 80 (16.03%) .NET Framework
8 75 (15.03%) jQuery
9 70 (14.03%) WCF
10 61 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (11.22%) RESTful
12 37 (7.41%) HTML5
13 36 (7.21%) React
14 33 (6.61%) Node.js
15 32 (6.41%) Entity Framework
15 32 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (5.81%) REST
17 28 (5.61%) XML
18 27 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 26 (5.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.01%) User Experience
3 22 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (1.40%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.40%) iPad
7 7 (1.40%) Streaming Video
7 7 (1.40%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.20%) CMDB
8 6 (1.20%) Fintech
8 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.63%) Windows
2 32 (6.41%) Linux
3 24 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.21%) Solaris
5 16 (3.21%) Unix
6 14 (2.81%) AIX
7 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.20%) Android
8 11 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.80%) CentOS
11 4 (0.80%) HPUX
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (35.27%) MVC
3 114 (22.85%) TDD
4 91 (18.24%) Scrum
5 68 (13.63%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (11.82%) OO
8 54 (10.82%) BDD
9 51 (10.22%) Web Development
10 44 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
11 30 (6.01%) Migration
11 30 (6.01%) Programme Management
12 29 (5.81%) Web Application Development
13 28 (5.61%) Software Engineering
14 27 (5.41%) CRM
14 27 (5.41%) DSDM
14 27 (5.41%) RUP
14 27 (5.41%) UML
15 26 (5.21%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 308 (61.72%) C#
2 219 (43.89%) JavaScript
3 193 (38.68%) SQL
4 72 (14.43%) Java
5 62 (12.42%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.41%) VB.NET
7 28 (5.61%) Python
8 23 (4.61%) Perl
9 22 (4.41%) PHP
10 19 (3.81%) C++
11 17 (3.41%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.01%) Ruby
13 13 (2.61%) VBScript
14 10 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.00%) Go
15 9 (1.80%) Delphi
15 9 (1.80%) VBA
16 8 (1.60%) VB
17 5 (1.00%) C
17 5 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (16.43%) Degree
2 19 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.60%) ISEB
4 8 (1.60%) MCP
5 6 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.20%) PMP
6 5 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.21%) QA
2 12 (2.40%) SLA
3 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) WCAG
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.80%) MetaFrame
5 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.01%) Ansible
1 15 (3.01%) Kibana
1 15 (3.01%) logstash
1 15 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (3.01%) Puppet
1 15 (3.01%) Salt
2 6 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.00%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Grafana
4 1 (0.20%) Graphite
4 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 149 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 104 (20.84%) Oracle
3 34 (6.81%) SAP
4 20 (4.01%) IBM
5 17 (3.41%) Citrix
5 17 (3.41%) VMware
6 14 (2.81%) Cisco
6 14 (2.81%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.80%) Facebook
7 9 (1.80%) Sybase
8 8 (1.60%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.60%) Tableau
9 7 (1.40%) Adobe
9 7 (1.40%) HP
10 6 (1.20%) BMC
10 6 (1.20%) EMC
10 6 (1.20%) iManage
10 6 (1.20%) Juniper
10 6 (1.20%) NetApp
10 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + holiday,pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £2000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits private health insurance, life ins
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 5 days ago