Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 546 503 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.78% 17.36% 20.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.72% 55.70% 60.33%
Number of salaries quoted 524 488 805
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% +1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 946 903 1,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.26% 31.17% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 814 787 1,180
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,550 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,875 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +6 332 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Aylesbury +10 61 £45,000 -10.00% 3
High Wycombe +10 61 £40,500 +35.00% 4
Gerrards Cross +2 19 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Marlow -8 11 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Newport Pagnell -4 9 £40,000 -
Chalfont St Giles - 8 £40,000 -
Chesham - 8 £40,000 - 1
Beaconsfield +7 6 £55,000 -15.38%
Buckingham 0 4 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Olney -1 3 £45,000 -
Amersham -5 2 £45,000 +28.57%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 386 (70.70%) .NET
2 373 (68.32%) C#
3 256 (46.89%) SQL
4 250 (45.79%) MVC
5 247 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
6 235 (43.04%) ASP.NET
7 209 (38.28%) Microsoft
8 202 (37.00%) JavaScript
9 175 (32.05%) TDD
10 164 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 161 (29.49%) AngularJS
12 155 (28.39%) CSS
13 147 (26.92%) HTML
14 136 (24.91%) jQuery
15 115 (21.06%) Windows
16 113 (20.70%) Scrum
16 113 (20.70%) SQL Server 2016
17 103 (18.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 101 (18.50%) .NET Framework
19 97 (17.77%) WCF
20 95 (17.40%) RESTful
20 95 (17.40%) BDD
21 89 (16.30%) Oracle
21 89 (16.30%) Visual Studio
22 88 (16.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 84 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 83 (15.20%) Web Services
25 81 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 78 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
26 78 (14.29%) T-SQL

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 36 (6.59%) IIS
2 19 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.75%) DNN
5 11 (2.01%) Documentum
6 10 (1.83%) JBoss
7 8 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.92%) SAS
10 4 (0.73%) CMS
11 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.18%) Moodle
13 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.73%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
2 11 (2.01%) SaaS
3 6 (1.10%) Office 365
4 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) G Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.52%) Internet
2 18 (3.30%) Firewall
3 16 (2.93%) SAN
4 12 (2.20%) HTTP
4 12 (2.20%) VLAN
5 11 (2.01%) Extranet
5 11 (2.01%) Intranet
6 7 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.28%) VoIP
7 6 (1.10%) LAN
7 6 (1.10%) WAN
8 4 (0.73%) Broadband
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.73%) DNS
9 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.37%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.37%) Wireless
11 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (20.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 81 (14.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (6.96%) Relational Database
6 32 (5.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (5.13%) MySQL
7 28 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.85%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (3.11%) MariaDB
11 17 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (3.11%) QlikView
11 17 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (2.20%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.01%) Power BI
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 89 (16.30%) Visual Studio
2 64 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.68%) TeamCity
5 26 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (3.85%) NUnit
6 21 (3.85%) Subversion
7 20 (3.66%) MSTest
8 19 (3.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.83%) JIRA
10 9 (1.65%) ReSharper
11 6 (1.10%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.92%) Maven
13 4 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.73%) Selenium
13 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.55%) Protractor
14 3 (0.55%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (13.74%) Finance
2 43 (7.88%) Games
3 23 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.66%) Publishing
5 17 (3.11%) Retail
6 14 (2.56%) Legal
7 11 (2.01%) Automotive
8 9 (1.65%) Marketing
9 8 (1.47%) Music Industry
10 6 (1.10%) Banking
11 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.37%) Advertising
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
15 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 392 (71.79%) Developer
2 245 (44.87%) .NET Developer
3 168 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 91 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (13.92%) SQL Developer
6 73 (13.37%) Software Developer
7 68 (12.45%) Senior Developer
8 53 (9.71%) Analyst
9 52 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 51 (9.34%) C# Software Developer
11 41 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
12 39 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
13 35 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 34 (6.23%) WPF Developer
15 33 (6.04%) C# WPF Developer
16 31 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
16 31 (5.68%) Web Developer
17 28 (5.13%) Support Analyst
18 27 (4.95%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (70.70%) .NET
2 235 (43.04%) ASP.NET
3 164 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 161 (29.49%) AngularJS
5 155 (28.39%) CSS
6 147 (26.92%) HTML
7 136 (24.91%) jQuery
8 103 (18.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 101 (18.50%) .NET Framework
10 97 (17.77%) WCF
11 95 (17.40%) RESTful
12 88 (16.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 84 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 83 (15.20%) Web Services
15 76 (13.92%) HTML5
15 76 (13.92%) XML
16 73 (13.37%) WPF
17 58 (10.62%) CSS3
18 52 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
19 49 (8.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.56%) Tandem
7 8 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.28%) EPoS
8 7 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.10%) Social Network
10 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) Clustering
12 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.55%) Replication
12 3 (0.55%) Social Media
13 2 (0.37%) Handset
13 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.06%) Windows
2 45 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 27 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 21 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 20 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.48%) Android
8 18 (3.30%) Linux
9 16 (2.93%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Unix
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (45.79%) MVC
2 247 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (32.05%) TDD
4 113 (20.70%) Scrum
5 95 (17.40%) BDD
6 76 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
7 66 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (11.90%) Web Application Development
9 50 (9.16%) OO
10 49 (8.97%) Web Development
11 48 (8.79%) SOLID
12 47 (8.61%) SDLC
13 46 (8.42%) Unit Testing
14 40 (7.33%) Mathematics
14 40 (7.33%) MVVM
15 35 (6.41%) Kanban
16 32 (5.86%) Inversion of Control
17 28 (5.13%) Software Engineering
18 25 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 373 (68.32%) C#
2 256 (46.89%) SQL
3 202 (37.00%) JavaScript
4 78 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 51 (9.34%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.78%) Java
7 29 (5.31%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.21%) Ruby
9 18 (3.30%) VB
10 13 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.01%) C
12 9 (1.65%) C++
13 7 (1.28%) VBA
14 5 (0.92%) F#
15 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.18%) R
16 1 (0.18%) VBScript
16 1 (0.18%) VC++
16 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (5.31%) Degree
2 14 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.83%) CCNA
3 10 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.28%) MCSA
4 7 (1.28%) MCSE
5 5 (0.92%) ISEB
5 5 (0.92%) MCTS
6 4 (0.73%) MCP
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.37%) CCA
8 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.37%) VCP6
8 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
2 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) COSHH
3 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (6.23%) Docker
2 19 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.11%) SCCM
2 7 (1.28%) WSUS
3 5 (0.92%) Ansible
3 5 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.92%) Kibana
4 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.37%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 209 (38.28%) Microsoft
2 89 (16.30%) Oracle
3 23 (4.21%) VMware
4 18 (3.30%) Tableau
4 18 (3.30%) Telerik
5 16 (2.93%) Citrix
6 12 (2.20%) EMC
7 9 (1.65%) IBM
8 8 (1.47%) Cisco
8 8 (1.47%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (1.47%) Facebook
8 8 (1.47%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.28%) Avaya
9 7 (1.28%) Cognos
9 7 (1.28%) Informatica
9 7 (1.28%) Twitter
10 6 (1.10%) Capita
11 5 (0.92%) Teradata
12 4 (0.73%) IFS
12 4 (0.73%) MicroStrategy