Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 115 358 457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bristol 8.96% 11.35% 12.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.38% 44.69% 42.91%
Number of salaries quoted 131 336 429
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,350
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 292 801 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.74% 25.39% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 256 717 941
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,625 £27,426 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £66,500
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.69% +10.63%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Bristol.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bristol

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Bristol over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 75 (65.22%) C#
2 63 (54.78%) .NET
3 53 (46.09%) SQL
3 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
5 45 (39.13%) ASP.NET
6 42 (36.52%) MVC
7 41 (35.65%) Azure
8 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
9 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
10 33 (28.70%) HTML
10 33 (28.70%) Scrum
11 31 (26.96%) AWS
12 28 (24.35%) React
13 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (23.48%) CSS
14 26 (22.61%) Docker
15 25 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (20.87%) Oracle
16 24 (20.87%) .NET Framework
16 24 (20.87%) DevOps
17 23 (20.00%) SaaS
18 22 (19.13%) Windows
18 22 (19.13%) TypeScript
19 21 (18.26%) .NET Core
20 20 (17.39%) Java
21 17 (14.78%) Python
21 17 (14.78%) Vue.js
22 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
23 15 (13.04%) Cisco

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 12 (10.43%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.09%) CMS
3 6 (5.22%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.35%) Apache
5 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.61%) Confluence
6 3 (2.61%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.61%) IIS
6 3 (2.61%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.87%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.87%) FileNet
8 1 (0.87%) Kentico
8 1 (0.87%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.87%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.87%) SAS
8 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (35.65%) Azure
2 31 (26.96%) AWS
3 23 (20.00%) SaaS
4 12 (10.43%) GCP
5 11 (9.57%) IaaS
5 11 (9.57%) PaaS
6 10 (8.70%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.35%) Office 365
8 3 (2.61%) Serverless
9 2 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.74%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.74%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.87%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.87%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) WAN
2 3 (2.61%) DHCP
2 3 (2.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.74%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.87%) LAN
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.83%) Power BI
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.35%) MySQL
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.48%) Tableau
8 3 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.74%) QlikView
9 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.87%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.87%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.61%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.87%) JUnit
5 1 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) Mockito
5 1 (0.87%) Selenium
5 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
2 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.57%) Electronics
3 11 (9.57%) Marketing
3 11 (9.57%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Local Government
5 2 (1.74%) Police
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (66.96%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Software Developer
4 14 (12.17%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (7.83%) Junior
7 9 (7.83%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Graduate
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (54.78%) .NET
2 45 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 38 (33.04%) AngularJS
4 33 (28.70%) HTML
5 28 (24.35%) React
6 27 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (23.48%) CSS
7 24 (20.87%) .NET Framework
8 21 (18.26%) .NET Core
9 17 (14.78%) Vue.js
10 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (11.30%) Node.js
11 12 (10.43%) Kafka
12 11 (9.57%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (9.57%) Angular 2
12 11 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (9.57%) REST
13 10 (8.70%) Redux
13 10 (8.70%) XML
14 9 (7.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Windows
2 6 (5.22%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.87%) Debian
3 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) MVC
3 33 (28.70%) Scrum
4 25 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (20.87%) DevOps
6 15 (13.04%) Web Development
7 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (9.57%) API Development
8 11 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (9.57%) Programme Management
8 11 (9.57%) TDD
9 9 (7.83%) OO
9 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.83%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.96%) SDLC
11 7 (6.09%) Analytics
11 7 (6.09%) ETL
11 7 (6.09%) Microservices
11 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.22%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 75 (65.22%) C#
2 53 (46.09%) SQL
3 49 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.13%) TypeScript
5 20 (17.39%) Java
6 17 (14.78%) Python
7 8 (6.96%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.09%) C
9 6 (5.22%) Go
10 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.74%) R
12 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.87%) C++
13 1 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) HNC
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.87%) CISSP
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) MCSA
4 1 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Docker
2 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) Oracle
3 15 (13.04%) Cisco
4 14 (12.17%) VMware
5 13 (11.30%) Dell
5 13 (11.30%) Google
6 12 (10.43%) SAP
7 7 (6.09%) Xamarin
8 4 (3.48%) HP
9 2 (1.74%) IBM
9 2 (1.74%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.87%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.87%) Adobe
10 1 (0.87%) Aruba
10 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.87%) ILOG
10 1 (0.87%) Meraki
10 1 (0.87%) Netezza
10 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.87%) Teradata