Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 486 543 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.77% 19.37% 16.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.59% 54.03% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 466 546 473
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 942 1,005 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.44% 35.85% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 844 849 803
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 276 £45,000 +8.43% 24
High Wycombe +12 66 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Gerrards Cross +1 41 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Marlow -1 27 £32,500 -1.52% 3
Amersham +5 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Aylesbury -13 11 £45,000 - 3
Newport Pagnell 0 8 £32,000 -22.89% 5
Chesham -2 8 £40,000 +3.90%
Beaconsfield 0 4 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Princes Risborough - 3 £35,000 - 3
Buckingham -4 2 £38,750 -50.00% 1
Chalfont St Giles 0 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Iver - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 295 (60.70%) C#
2 291 (59.88%) .NET
3 286 (58.85%) SQL
4 190 (39.09%) Microsoft
5 179 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (31.07%) ASP.NET
7 144 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 141 (29.01%) MVC
9 130 (26.75%) Windows
10 127 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 120 (24.69%) T-SQL
12 100 (20.58%) Scrum
13 99 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 98 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 98 (20.16%) AngularJS
15 95 (19.55%) TDD
16 93 (19.14%) HTML
17 91 (18.72%) CSS
18 89 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
19 82 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
20 69 (14.20%) jQuery
21 63 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
22 62 (12.76%) SDLC
23 60 (12.35%) Web Services
23 60 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (12.14%) RESTful
24 59 (12.14%) Oracle
25 58 (11.93%) Visual Studio
25 58 (11.93%) PowerShell
26 56 (11.52%) Windows Server

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 34 (7.00%) IIS
2 22 (4.53%) Confluence
3 17 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.26%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.44%) Apache
6 5 (1.03%) WordPress
7 3 (0.62%) CMS
7 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.62%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.41%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 127 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.29%) PaaS
4 13 (2.67%) SaaS
5 7 (1.44%) Office 365
6 6 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.62%) GitHub
7 3 (0.62%) IaaS
7 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.41%) Google Play
9 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.29%) Firewall
2 13 (2.67%) DNS
3 12 (2.47%) DHCP
3 12 (2.47%) VPN
4 7 (1.44%) MPLS
5 6 (1.23%) SAN
5 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.03%) IPsec
6 5 (1.03%) PPTP
7 3 (0.62%) Internet
7 3 (0.62%) NAS
7 3 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.62%) Skype
7 3 (0.62%) SSL
7 3 (0.62%) VoIP
8 2 (0.41%) SMS
9 1 (0.21%) Broadband
9 1 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 98 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 41 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (7.20%) MySQL
6 32 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (5.35%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.35%) Redis
9 24 (4.94%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.09%) Power BI
11 13 (2.67%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.67%) SSDT
12 12 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.26%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (1.85%) MariaDB
15 8 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 58 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 32 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.38%) JIRA
4 28 (5.76%) NUnit
5 26 (5.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (5.35%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.53%) MSTest
7 12 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.23%) ReSharper
10 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.03%) Selenium
11 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.62%) Ant
12 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.62%) Gradle
12 3 (0.62%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.62%) Maven
12 3 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (8.02%) Finance
2 22 (4.53%) Retail
3 17 (3.50%) Music Industry
4 14 (2.88%) Games
5 10 (2.06%) Marketing
6 7 (1.44%) Automotive
7 6 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.23%) Publishing
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 259 (53.29%) Developer
2 155 (31.89%) .NET Developer
3 103 (21.19%) C# Developer
4 80 (16.46%) DBA
5 78 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (13.17%) SQL DBA
7 43 (8.85%) SQL Server DBA
8 38 (7.82%) Analyst
8 38 (7.82%) SQL Developer
9 37 (7.61%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (5.14%) C# WPF Developer
12 25 (5.14%) Junior
12 25 (5.14%) Oracle DBA
12 25 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 25 (5.14%) WPF Developer
13 24 (4.94%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
14 22 (4.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (59.88%) .NET
2 151 (31.07%) ASP.NET
3 98 (20.16%) AngularJS
4 93 (19.14%) HTML
5 91 (18.72%) CSS
6 89 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (14.20%) jQuery
9 60 (12.35%) Web Services
10 59 (12.14%) RESTful
11 43 (8.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (8.85%) XML
12 42 (8.64%) WCF
13 41 (8.44%) .NET Framework
14 39 (8.02%) Node.js
15 36 (7.41%) WPF
16 33 (6.79%) JSON
17 29 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (4.32%) Client/Server
2 21 (4.32%) Replication
3 16 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.47%) Clustering
6 9 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.44%) Fintech
8 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.03%) Social Network
9 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.41%) iPhone
11 2 (0.41%) User Experience
12 1 (0.21%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.21%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.21%) Social Media
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (26.75%) Windows
2 56 (11.52%) Windows Server
3 53 (10.91%) Linux
4 19 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.67%) Android
6 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.06%) VMS
8 9 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.44%) Unix
10 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (29.01%) MVC
3 100 (20.58%) Scrum
4 95 (19.55%) TDD
5 62 (12.76%) SDLC
6 60 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 53 (10.91%) SOLID
9 48 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (9.67%) Dependency Injection
10 47 (9.67%) Kanban
11 43 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (7.61%) Web Development
13 33 (6.79%) BDD
13 33 (6.79%) DevOps
14 32 (6.58%) OO
15 30 (6.17%) Coaching
15 30 (6.17%) System Testing
16 28 (5.76%) MVVM
16 28 (5.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 295 (60.70%) C#
2 286 (58.85%) SQL
3 144 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 120 (24.69%) T-SQL
5 58 (11.93%) PowerShell
6 20 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.47%) Ruby
8 10 (2.06%) C++
8 10 (2.06%) Java
8 10 (2.06%) Python
9 9 (1.85%) PHP
10 6 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.23%) Delphi
11 5 (1.03%) XPath
12 4 (0.82%) C
12 4 (0.82%) Perl
12 4 (0.82%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.82%) VBA
13 3 (0.62%) Java 8
13 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (6.79%) Degree
2 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.44%) MCTS
4 5 (1.03%) ISEB
4 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.21%) MCITP
8 1 (0.21%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
1 8 (1.65%) SLA
2 3 (0.62%) EFQM
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.09%) Docker
4 11 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.41%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (1.23%) SCCM
2 6 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
4 4 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.82%) Packer
4 4 (0.82%) Terraform
5 3 (0.62%) Ansible
5 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.62%) SCOM
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Control-M
7 1 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 190 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.14%) Oracle
3 22 (4.53%) New Relic
3 22 (4.53%) Splunk
4 18 (3.70%) VMware
5 10 (2.06%) SAP
5 10 (2.06%) Tableau
6 9 (1.85%) RedGate
7 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.23%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.23%) Capita
8 6 (1.23%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.23%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.03%) Facebook
9 5 (1.03%) Telerik
9 5 (1.03%) Twitter
9 5 (1.03%) WatchGuard
10 4 (0.82%) Cognos
10 4 (0.82%) IBM
10 4 (0.82%) Xamarin