Period
to 23 August 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 529 595 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.74% 17.62% 16.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.65% 58.79% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 476 536 609
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

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 1134 1012 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.45% 29.97% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 890 1081
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. 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 - 4 £30,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 364 (68.81%) .NET
2 342 (64.65%) C#
3 261 (49.34%) JavaScript
4 235 (44.42%) ASP.NET
5 231 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
6 225 (42.53%) SQL
7 194 (36.67%) HTML
8 190 (35.92%) Microsoft
9 174 (32.89%) MVC
10 157 (29.68%) CSS
11 121 (22.87%) Oracle
12 111 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
13 107 (20.23%) TDD
14 105 (19.85%) Finance
15 104 (19.66%) Java
16 99 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 92 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 91 (17.20%) Degree
19 87 (16.45%) jQuery
20 86 (16.26%) Windows
21 85 (16.07%) .NET Framework
22 79 (14.93%) OO
23 76 (14.37%) Scrum
24 73 (13.80%) T-SQL
25 71 (13.42%) WCF
26 70 (13.23%) AngularJS
27 69 (13.04%) Marketing
28 68 (12.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 68 (12.85%) Telecoms
29 66 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 39 (7.37%) IIS
2 20 (3.78%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.21%) CMS
5 16 (3.02%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.51%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.13%) Apache
8 6 (1.13%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.13%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.95%) JBoss
9 5 (0.95%) Jetty
9 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.76%) Kentico
Applications
1 22 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.46%) IaaS
3 13 (2.46%) PaaS
3 13 (2.46%) SaaS
4 7 (1.32%) Google Play
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.59%) HTTP
2 11 (2.08%) Firewall
3 10 (1.89%) SSL
4 8 (1.51%) Intranet
5 7 (1.32%) Broadband
6 6 (1.13%) LAN
7 5 (0.95%) WAN
8 4 (0.76%) DHCP
8 4 (0.76%) DNS
8 4 (0.76%) Extranet
8 4 (0.76%) SMS
9 3 (0.57%) Internet
9 3 (0.57%) SAN
9 3 (0.57%) Skype
9 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.57%) VLAN
9 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 3 (0.57%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 66 (12.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (7.75%) MySQL
5 41 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (7.56%) MongoDB
7 39 (7.37%) RDBMS
8 33 (6.24%) Power BI
9 32 (6.05%) NoSQL
9 32 (6.05%) SQL Server 2016
10 31 (5.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 26 (4.91%) Oracle Database
12 24 (4.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 23 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (2.08%) CouchDB
18 10 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.91%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.16%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.16%) Subversion
5 19 (3.59%) MSTest
6 17 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (2.84%) MSBuild
8 14 (2.65%) NUnit
9 13 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.46%) Selenium
9 13 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.89%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.70%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.70%) JUnit
13 8 (1.51%) Moq
14 6 (1.13%) NuGet
14 6 (1.13%) webpack
15 5 (0.95%) PROIV
General
1 105 (19.85%) Finance
2 69 (13.04%) Marketing
3 68 (12.85%) Telecoms
4 55 (10.40%) Manufacturing
5 52 (9.83%) Electronics
6 25 (4.73%) Games
7 15 (2.84%) Advertising
7 15 (2.84%) Banking
7 15 (2.84%) Retail
8 11 (2.08%) Online Betting
9 7 (1.32%) Publishing
10 4 (0.76%) Local Government
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 353 (66.73%) Developer
2 181 (34.22%) .NET Developer
3 122 (23.06%) C# Developer
4 90 (17.01%) Software Developer
5 79 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (10.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 54 (10.21%) Graduate
7 52 (9.83%) Senior Developer
8 51 (9.64%) C# Software Developer
9 50 (9.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 45 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 40 (7.56%) Java Developer
12 39 (7.37%) Junior
13 36 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 35 (6.62%) Analyst
15 31 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
16 30 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
17 29 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 29 (5.48%) Java Software Developer
18 25 (4.73%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (68.81%) .NET
2 235 (44.42%) ASP.NET
3 194 (36.67%) HTML
4 157 (29.68%) CSS
5 99 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 87 (16.45%) jQuery
7 85 (16.07%) .NET Framework
8 71 (13.42%) WCF
9 70 (13.23%) AngularJS
10 48 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (8.13%) Entity Framework
11 43 (8.13%) HTML5
12 42 (7.94%) Node.js
13 36 (6.81%) XML
14 32 (6.05%) REST
14 32 (6.05%) RESTful
15 30 (5.67%) J2EE
15 30 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.45%) Computer Science
2 44 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (6.99%) User Experience
4 24 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.27%) Fintech
6 11 (2.08%) Online Games
7 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.51%) Photography
10 7 (1.32%) iPhone
11 6 (1.13%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.76%) iPad
14 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.26%) Windows
2 26 (4.91%) Linux
3 22 (4.16%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.02%) Solaris
6 13 (2.46%) Android
7 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.13%) AIX
8 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.13%) Unix
8 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.95%) CentOS
10 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (32.89%) MVC
3 111 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (20.23%) TDD
5 79 (14.93%) OO
6 76 (14.37%) Scrum
7 60 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (10.21%) Digital Marketing
9 52 (9.83%) Programme Management
10 51 (9.64%) Web Development
11 48 (9.07%) E-Commerce
12 46 (8.70%) BDD
13 42 (7.94%) Unit Testing
14 40 (7.56%) Mentoring
15 39 (7.37%) ETL
16 37 (6.99%) OOP
17 34 (6.43%) Migration
18 33 (6.24%) DevOps
19 32 (6.05%) CRM
19 32 (6.05%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 342 (64.65%) C#
2 261 (49.34%) JavaScript
3 225 (42.53%) SQL
4 104 (19.66%) Java
5 73 (13.80%) T-SQL
6 39 (7.37%) Python
7 36 (6.81%) C++
8 32 (6.05%) Perl
9 29 (5.48%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.78%) PHP
11 19 (3.59%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.21%) VBScript
13 12 (2.27%) VB
14 11 (2.08%) Delphi
15 8 (1.51%) VBA
16 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.95%) Go
18 4 (0.76%) Ruby
18 4 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (17.20%) Degree
2 52 (9.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.95%) MCP
7 4 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.57%) ISEB
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCIE
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CCNP
10 1 (0.19%) CCSP
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.59%) QA
2 9 (1.70%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.57%) vSphere
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.51%) Puppet
2 5 (0.95%) Ansible
2 5 (0.95%) Kibana
2 5 (0.95%) logstash
2 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.95%) Salt
3 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.38%) WSUS
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%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 190 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 121 (22.87%) Oracle
3 54 (10.21%) SAP
4 13 (2.46%) Citrix
4 13 (2.46%) VMware
5 10 (1.89%) Tableau
5 10 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 9 (1.70%) Google
7 8 (1.51%) Cisco
7 8 (1.51%) Sybase
8 7 (1.32%) Adobe
8 7 (1.32%) Facebook
8 7 (1.32%) Zend
9 6 (1.13%) CA
9 6 (1.13%) IBM
9 6 (1.13%) Lotus
9 6 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.57%) Alterian
12 2 (0.38%) DevExpress