Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 503 542 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.54% 14.46% 17.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.36% 48.31% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 451 481 517
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 1,134 1,122 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.52% 29.94% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 981 867
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £66,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 313 (62.23%) .NET
2 295 (58.65%) C#
3 211 (41.95%) JavaScript
4 203 (40.36%) Microsoft
5 184 (36.58%) HTML
6 177 (35.19%) SQL
7 174 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (31.81%) ASP.NET
9 146 (29.03%) Oracle
10 142 (28.23%) MVC
11 132 (26.24%) CSS
12 129 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
13 119 (23.66%) Finance
14 89 (17.69%) jQuery
15 85 (16.90%) Degree
16 84 (16.70%) Marketing
16 84 (16.70%) Java
17 73 (14.51%) Python
17 73 (14.51%) Telecoms
18 72 (14.31%) Windows
19 71 (14.12%) OO
20 70 (13.92%) E-Commerce
20 70 (13.92%) Digital Marketing
21 69 (13.72%) SAP
22 68 (13.52%) Manufacturing
22 68 (13.52%) Electronics
22 68 (13.52%) Programme Management
23 66 (13.12%) Scrum
23 66 (13.12%) .NET Framework
23 66 (13.12%) SDLC

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 16 (3.18%) Umbraco
2 15 (2.98%) CMS
3 9 (1.79%) IIS
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.99%) Drupal
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.80%) Kentico
8 4 (0.80%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.60%) Mattermost
9 3 (0.60%) nginx
9 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.60%) XWiki
10 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Maya
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.39%) npm
4 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.80%) GitHub
4 4 (0.80%) PaaS
4 4 (0.80%) SaaS
4 4 (0.80%) Serverless
5 3 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.60%) NuGet
5 3 (0.60%) Yarn
6 2 (0.40%) Google Play
6 2 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.18%) DNS
1 16 (3.18%) Internet
2 13 (2.58%) HTTP
3 10 (1.99%) SSL
4 6 (1.19%) DHCP
4 6 (1.19%) FTP
4 6 (1.19%) SAN
4 6 (1.19%) SMTP
5 5 (0.99%) LAN
5 5 (0.99%) SMS
5 5 (0.99%) WAN
6 4 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.60%) SNMP
7 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.40%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 53 (10.54%) MySQL
3 50 (9.94%) Relational Database
4 49 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (8.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (8.15%) RDBMS
7 36 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (4.77%) MongoDB
9 24 (4.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
10 23 (4.57%) Oracle Database
11 21 (4.17%) Power BI
11 21 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (3.38%) NoSQL
14 16 (3.18%) SAP Data Services
15 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (2.58%) PowerCenter
16 13 (2.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.37%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.58%) NCrunch
4 13 (2.58%) ReSharper
5 12 (2.39%) JIRA
6 11 (2.19%) Selenium
6 11 (2.19%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.19%) Log4Net
8 6 (1.19%) Maven
8 6 (1.19%) MSTest
9 5 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.99%) Subversion
10 4 (0.80%) JMeter
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.60%) Moq
General
1 119 (23.66%) Finance
2 84 (16.70%) Marketing
3 73 (14.51%) Telecoms
4 68 (13.52%) Electronics
4 68 (13.52%) Manufacturing
5 25 (4.97%) Games
6 11 (2.19%) Retail
7 4 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 305 (60.64%) Developer
2 163 (32.41%) .NET Developer
3 106 (21.07%) Software Developer
4 92 (18.29%) C# Developer
5 83 (16.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 62 (12.33%) Senior Developer
7 61 (12.13%) Junior
8 55 (10.93%) Analyst
9 53 (10.54%) Junior Developer
10 49 (9.74%) C# Software Developer
10 49 (9.74%) Graduate
11 46 (9.15%) .NET Software Developer
12 43 (8.55%) Graduate Developer
13 37 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 37 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
15 34 (6.76%) Junior Software Developer
16 32 (6.36%) Graduate Software Developer
17 28 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 24 (4.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (62.23%) .NET
2 184 (36.58%) HTML
3 160 (31.81%) ASP.NET
4 132 (26.24%) CSS
5 89 (17.69%) jQuery
6 66 (13.12%) .NET Framework
7 65 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (12.92%) Web Services
8 55 (10.93%) XML
9 51 (10.14%) AngularJS
10 46 (9.15%) WCF
11 45 (8.95%) RESTful
12 44 (8.75%) React
13 42 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (6.76%) .NET Core
15 33 (6.56%) Entity Framework
15 33 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (6.16%) HTML5
17 21 (4.17%) J2EE
18 20 (3.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.17%) User Experience
5 17 (3.38%) Fintech
6 13 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.99%) Clustering
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
10 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.40%) iPhone
12 2 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.31%) Windows
2 27 (5.37%) Linux
3 24 (4.77%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.39%) Unix
4 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) Android
5 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (28.23%) MVC
3 129 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (14.12%) OO
5 70 (13.92%) Digital Marketing
5 70 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 68 (13.52%) Programme Management
7 66 (13.12%) Scrum
7 66 (13.12%) SDLC
8 53 (10.54%) TDD
9 44 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (8.15%) CRM
10 41 (8.15%) ETL
11 39 (7.75%) OOP
12 36 (7.16%) Software Engineering
12 36 (7.16%) Unit Testing
13 25 (4.97%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.97%) Test Automation
14 24 (4.77%) SOA
15 22 (4.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 295 (58.65%) C#
2 211 (41.95%) JavaScript
3 177 (35.19%) SQL
4 84 (16.70%) Java
5 73 (14.51%) Python
6 64 (12.72%) T-SQL
7 46 (9.15%) C++
8 36 (7.16%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.97%) Perl
10 19 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.98%) VBA
12 12 (2.39%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.19%) PHP
14 9 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.59%) C
15 8 (1.59%) F#
16 7 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.39%) VB
17 6 (1.19%) R
17 6 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (16.90%) Degree
2 54 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.59%) ISEB
7 5 (0.99%) MCSA
8 3 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.40%) CCNA
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCSE
9 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.17%) QA
2 14 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.99%) GDPR
3 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.99%) WCAG
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.39%) Docker
4 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.80%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.39%) Puppet
2 6 (1.19%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.99%) WMI
4 4 (0.80%) Ansible
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.40%) Graphite
6 2 (0.40%) logstash
6 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.20%) Oozie
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 203 (40.36%) Microsoft
2 146 (29.03%) Oracle
3 69 (13.72%) SAP
4 27 (5.37%) Google
5 26 (5.17%) Informatica
6 18 (3.58%) Tableau
7 17 (3.38%) Sitecore
8 16 (3.18%) IBM
9 13 (2.58%) Trillium
10 9 (1.79%) VMware
11 5 (0.99%) Citrix
11 5 (0.99%) Cognos
12 4 (0.80%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.60%) Telerik
14 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg
14 2 (0.40%) FactSet
14 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.40%) Veeam
15 1 (0.20%) Remedy