Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 227 384 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.86% 17.20% 18.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.40% 53.86% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 204 378 507
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,125 £32,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 500 713 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.12% 31.94% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 429 596 830
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
Milton Keynes 0 177 £47,500 - 26
High Wycombe -5 22 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Marlow +18 5 £45,000 -21.74%
Amersham -22 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Buckingham - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 104 (45.81%) .NET
2 103 (45.37%) SQL
3 101 (44.49%) C#
4 91 (40.09%) HTML
4 91 (40.09%) JavaScript
5 85 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (36.56%) Microsoft
7 76 (33.48%) CSS
8 67 (29.52%) MVC
9 63 (27.75%) Azure
10 61 (26.87%) AngularJS
11 55 (24.23%) ASP.NET
12 52 (22.91%) Git (software)
13 50 (22.03%) MySQL
13 50 (22.03%) TDD
14 49 (21.59%) Linux
15 47 (20.70%) .NET Framework
16 42 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (16.74%) Scrum
18 36 (15.86%) DevOps
19 35 (15.42%) Windows
20 33 (14.54%) XML
21 32 (14.10%) Java
21 32 (14.10%) Node.js
22 31 (13.66%) Relational Database
22 31 (13.66%) Oracle
22 31 (13.66%) Web Services
23 28 (12.33%) Visual Studio
24 27 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (11.89%) BDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (7.05%) SharePoint
1 16 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.85%) Apache
2 11 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.08%) JBoss
5 6 (2.64%) IIS
5 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.76%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.76%) nginx
6 4 (1.76%) WildFly
7 3 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.32%) Confluence
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.88%) Camunda
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.44%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (4.41%) GoldMine
2 8 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.75%) Azure
2 20 (8.81%) AWS
3 17 (7.49%) PaaS
4 16 (7.05%) SaaS
5 12 (5.29%) Power Platform
6 10 (4.41%) GitHub
6 10 (4.41%) IaaS
6 10 (4.41%) Office 365
7 8 (3.52%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.52%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (3.52%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (3.52%) npm
8 4 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.76%) GCP
9 3 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.44%) Akamai
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.44%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) Firewall
2 7 (3.08%) FTP
2 7 (3.08%) HTTP
3 6 (2.64%) SAN
4 5 (2.20%) DNS
4 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.32%) BGP
6 3 (1.32%) DHCP
6 3 (1.32%) GLBP
6 3 (1.32%) HSRP
6 3 (1.32%) OSPF
6 3 (1.32%) RIP
6 3 (1.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.88%) SSL
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) NAS
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.03%) MySQL
2 42 (18.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (13.66%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (8.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (7.49%) MongoDB
6 17 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (7.05%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.29%) Power BI
9 11 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (3.96%) Redis
12 8 (3.52%) DB2
13 5 (2.20%) MS Access
14 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2017
15 3 (1.32%) Big Data
15 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
15 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (22.91%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.33%) Visual Studio
3 25 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 22 (9.69%) NUnit
5 17 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.85%) JIRA
7 11 (4.85%) Selenium
7 11 (4.85%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.41%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.41%) Mocha
9 9 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (3.52%) git-flow
10 8 (3.52%) GitLab
10 8 (3.52%) SonarQube
10 8 (3.52%) webpack
11 7 (3.08%) Maven
12 5 (2.20%) MSTest
13 4 (1.76%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (10.13%) Finance
2 22 (9.69%) Retail
3 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.08%) Automotive
5 6 (2.64%) Law
5 6 (2.64%) Police
6 4 (1.76%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (59.91%) Developer
2 68 (29.96%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.74%) C# Developer
4 33 (14.54%) Junior
5 32 (14.10%) Junior Developer
6 30 (13.22%) DBA
6 30 (13.22%) Junior .NET Developer
7 29 (12.78%) Administrator
8 27 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (11.01%) Software Developer
10 21 (9.25%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.73%) SQL DBA
12 12 (5.29%) Analyst
12 12 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.85%) Java Developer
14 10 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (4.41%) SQL Developer
15 9 (3.96%) Support Technician
16 8 (3.52%) Consultant
16 8 (3.52%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (45.81%) .NET
2 91 (40.09%) HTML
3 76 (33.48%) CSS
4 61 (26.87%) AngularJS
5 55 (24.23%) ASP.NET
6 47 (20.70%) .NET Framework
7 33 (14.54%) XML
8 32 (14.10%) Node.js
9 31 (13.66%) Web Services
10 27 (11.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (11.89%) jQuery
11 26 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (10.13%) RESTful
13 22 (9.69%) Spring
14 21 (9.25%) JSON
14 21 (9.25%) WPF
15 20 (8.81%) Hibernate
16 19 (8.37%) React
17 18 (7.93%) .NET Core
18 15 (6.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (6.61%) User Experience
2 14 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.41%) Replication
5 8 (3.52%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.64%) Clustering
7 5 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) BBC
9 1 (0.44%) DataPower
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.59%) Linux
2 35 (15.42%) Windows
3 22 (9.69%) Android
3 22 (9.69%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.52%) MVC
3 50 (22.03%) TDD
4 38 (16.74%) Scrum
5 36 (15.86%) DevOps
6 27 (11.89%) BDD
7 24 (10.57%) SDLC
8 23 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.69%) Software Engineering
10 20 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.37%) Microservices
12 18 (7.93%) Web Development
13 17 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (7.49%) OO
13 17 (7.49%) SOLID
14 16 (7.05%) ETL
14 16 (7.05%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (6.17%) High Availability
17 11 (4.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 103 (45.37%) SQL
2 101 (44.49%) C#
3 91 (40.09%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.10%) Java
5 23 (10.13%) PowerShell
6 20 (8.81%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.17%) PHP
8 11 (4.85%) VBScript
9 10 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.96%) Python
11 8 (3.52%) PHP 5
12 6 (2.64%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.20%) VC++
14 4 (1.76%) C
15 3 (1.32%) Java 8
15 3 (1.32%) VB
15 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.32%) VBA
16 2 (0.88%) Ruby
17 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.85%) Degree
3 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.49%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.41%) QA
2 10 (4.41%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.25%) Docker
2 16 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.32%) KVM
5 3 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.64%) Terraform
3 1 (0.44%) Ambari
3 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.66%) Oracle
3 10 (4.41%) Sage
4 8 (3.52%) IBM
4 8 (3.52%) Jitterbit
4 8 (3.52%) Rollbar
4 8 (3.52%) VMware
5 6 (2.64%) Citrix
5 6 (2.64%) Google
5 6 (2.64%) Tableau
6 3 (1.32%) GFI Software
6 3 (1.32%) OutSystems
6 3 (1.32%) WatchGuard
6 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.88%) Cognos
7 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.88%) Remedy
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow