Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 566 536 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.07% 16.65% 16.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.65% 56.72% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 509 487 600
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,775
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1140 945 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.36% 29.36% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 993 838 1113
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,450 £69,125 £64,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 October 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 21 October 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 - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 378 (66.78%) .NET
2 333 (58.83%) C#
3 277 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 254 (44.88%) ASP.NET
5 248 (43.82%) Microsoft
6 242 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
7 237 (41.87%) SQL
8 204 (36.04%) HTML
9 184 (32.51%) MVC
10 154 (27.21%) CSS
11 122 (21.55%) Oracle
12 119 (21.02%) Java
13 116 (20.49%) TDD
14 114 (20.14%) Finance
15 112 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 108 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (15.55%) Windows
17 88 (15.55%) Degree
17 88 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 84 (14.84%) jQuery
19 80 (14.13%) OO
20 76 (13.43%) AngularJS
21 75 (13.25%) .NET Framework
22 68 (12.01%) WCF
22 68 (12.01%) T-SQL
23 67 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 66 (11.66%) Mentoring
25 65 (11.48%) Web Development
26 64 (11.31%) Relational Database
27 63 (11.13%) 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 37 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.65%) IIS
3 27 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.65%) CMS
6 14 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.77%) Apache
8 8 (1.41%) JBoss
8 8 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.88%) Mule
10 5 (0.88%) SilverStripe
11 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.53%) Moodle
12 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 43 (7.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Visualfiles
2 7 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.88%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 88 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (4.95%) SaaS
4 16 (2.83%) IaaS
4 16 (2.83%) PaaS
5 13 (2.30%) Google Play
6 11 (1.94%) npm
7 4 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.42%) HTTP
2 12 (2.12%) DNS
2 12 (2.12%) SSL
3 10 (1.77%) DHCP
3 10 (1.77%) Firewall
4 8 (1.41%) Intranet
5 7 (1.24%) Internet
5 7 (1.24%) LAN
5 7 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.24%) WAN
6 6 (1.06%) LDAP
6 6 (1.06%) VPN
7 5 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.88%) SMS
8 2 (0.35%) AMQP
8 2 (0.35%) Extranet
8 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (11.31%) Relational Database
3 63 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (8.66%) RDBMS
5 48 (8.48%) MySQL
6 42 (7.42%) NoSQL
7 41 (7.24%) Oracle Database
8 40 (7.07%) MongoDB
9 36 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (6.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 34 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (5.12%) Power BI
13 26 (4.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 23 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 19 (3.36%) MS Access
16 18 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (2.30%) CouchDB
18 13 (2.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.77%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.24%) Subversion
4 24 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (2.47%) MSBuild
7 13 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.30%) Eclipse
7 13 (2.30%) JUnit
7 13 (2.30%) NUnit
8 12 (2.12%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.12%) Mercurial
8 12 (2.12%) Selenium
9 10 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.06%) MSTest
11 6 (1.06%) NuGet
11 6 (1.06%) PROIV
11 6 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 114 (20.14%) Finance
2 58 (10.25%) Marketing
2 58 (10.25%) Telecoms
3 51 (9.01%) Manufacturing
4 48 (8.48%) Electronics
5 36 (6.36%) Games
6 23 (4.06%) Retail
7 17 (3.00%) Advertising
7 17 (3.00%) Online Betting
8 12 (2.12%) Banking
9 11 (1.94%) Legal
10 9 (1.59%) Law
10 9 (1.59%) Local Government
11 7 (1.24%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 369 (65.19%) Developer
2 185 (32.69%) .NET Developer
3 125 (22.08%) C# Developer
4 100 (17.67%) Software Developer
5 86 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (11.31%) Analyst
6 64 (11.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 59 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 58 (10.25%) Graduate
9 56 (9.89%) Java Developer
10 46 (8.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 46 (8.13%) Senior Developer
11 44 (7.77%) C# Software Developer
12 43 (7.60%) Java Software Developer
13 37 (6.54%) Graduate Developer
13 37 (6.54%) Junior
14 34 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 33 (5.83%) Applications Support
15 33 (5.83%) Graduate Software Developer
16 30 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (66.78%) .NET
2 254 (44.88%) ASP.NET
3 204 (36.04%) HTML
4 154 (27.21%) CSS
5 112 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (14.84%) jQuery
7 76 (13.43%) AngularJS
8 75 (13.25%) .NET Framework
9 68 (12.01%) WCF
10 50 (8.83%) Node.js
11 48 (8.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (8.48%) HTML5
12 42 (7.42%) XML
13 41 (7.24%) Entity Framework
14 37 (6.54%) J2EE
15 36 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (5.83%) KnockoutJS
17 32 (5.65%) RESTful
18 28 (4.95%) REST
19 26 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 49 (8.66%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.59%) User Experience
5 17 (3.00%) Online Games
6 16 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.47%) Fintech
9 13 (2.30%) iPhone
10 9 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.41%) Photography
12 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.71%) Learning Management System
14 3 (0.53%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.35%) iPad
15 2 (0.35%) PKI
15 2 (0.35%) Replication
15 2 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 88 (15.55%) Windows
2 30 (5.30%) Linux
3 29 (5.12%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.00%) Solaris
6 16 (2.83%) Android
7 15 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.77%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.41%) Unix
10 7 (1.24%) AIX
11 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (32.51%) MVC
3 116 (20.49%) TDD
4 108 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (14.13%) OO
6 66 (11.66%) Mentoring
7 65 (11.48%) Web Development
8 58 (10.25%) Scrum
9 50 (8.83%) Digital Marketing
10 49 (8.66%) BDD
11 48 (8.48%) Programme Management
12 47 (8.30%) E-Commerce
13 46 (8.13%) Unit Testing
14 43 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (7.42%) ETL
16 40 (7.07%) Mathematics
17 39 (6.89%) SDLC
17 39 (6.89%) Web Application Development
18 36 (6.36%) Software Engineering
19 34 (6.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 333 (58.83%) C#
2 277 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 237 (41.87%) SQL
4 119 (21.02%) Java
5 68 (12.01%) T-SQL
6 39 (6.89%) Python
7 36 (6.36%) C++
8 35 (6.18%) PHP
9 28 (4.95%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.77%) PowerShell
11 26 (4.59%) Perl
12 22 (3.89%) VBScript
13 16 (2.83%) VB
13 16 (2.83%) VBA
14 14 (2.47%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.59%) Ruby
16 5 (0.88%) F#
16 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 88 (15.55%) Degree
2 43 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.06%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.06%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.71%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.71%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.35%) MCSA
9 1 (0.18%) CCDA
9 1 (0.18%) CCDP
9 1 (0.18%) CCIE
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) CCSP
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.00%) QA
2 9 (1.59%) SLA
3 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.41%) Docker
4 5 (0.88%) vSphere
5 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Puppet
2 6 (1.06%) Kibana
3 5 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.88%) SCCM
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.71%) SCOM
4 4 (0.71%) WSUS
5 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Ansible
6 2 (0.35%) logstash
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.35%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.18%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.18%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 248 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 122 (21.55%) Oracle
3 53 (9.36%) SAP
4 14 (2.47%) Google
4 14 (2.47%) VMware
5 13 (2.30%) Tableau
6 12 (2.12%) Citrix
7 11 (1.94%) Remedy
8 9 (1.59%) iManage
9 7 (1.24%) Sybase
10 6 (1.06%) CA
10 6 (1.06%) Lotus
10 6 (1.06%) Zend
11 5 (0.88%) Adobe
11 5 (0.88%) Blackboard
11 5 (0.88%) IBM
11 5 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
11 5 (0.88%) New Relic
11 5 (0.88%) NGA Human Resources
12 4 (0.71%) Veeam