Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 467 536 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.61% 19.24% 16.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.11% 52.70% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 449 523 478
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,225
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 863 1,017 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.38% 36.50% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 773 857 820
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,951 £28,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,075
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 241 £45,000 +5.88% 39
High Wycombe +15 84 £41,500 -0.60% 8
Gerrards Cross +1 49 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Newport Pagnell -3 17 £42,500 -3.41% 2
Amersham +9 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Marlow +7 11 £50,000 +47.06% 2
Aylesbury -11 9 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Chesham -2 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Princes Risborough - 5 £35,000 -
Beaconsfield -2 3 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Chalfont St Giles 0 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Iver - 1 £50,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 292 (62.53%) SQL
2 267 (57.17%) C#
3 263 (56.32%) .NET
4 175 (37.47%) Microsoft
5 144 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (29.12%) Windows
7 135 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 128 (27.41%) MVC
9 124 (26.55%) T-SQL
10 118 (25.27%) ASP.NET
11 111 (23.77%) JavaScript
12 89 (19.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (18.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 84 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 82 (17.56%) HTML
16 81 (17.34%) Scrum
16 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
17 79 (16.92%) CSS
18 75 (16.06%) TDD
19 74 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 72 (15.42%) Visual Studio
21 64 (13.70%) Web Services
21 64 (13.70%) jQuery
22 58 (12.42%) XML
23 56 (11.99%) Linux
24 54 (11.56%) Windows Server
25 53 (11.35%) PowerShell
26 51 (10.92%) SOLID
26 51 (10.92%) SDLC
27 49 (10.49%) RESTful

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 31 (6.64%) IIS
2 22 (4.71%) Confluence
3 13 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.14%) Apache
4 10 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.07%) WordPress
6 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Documentum
7 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.64%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (28.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.07%) SaaS
4 16 (3.43%) PaaS
5 11 (2.36%) Office 365
6 10 (2.14%) IaaS
7 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.43%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.43%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) Google Play
9 2 (0.43%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) Firebase
10 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.71%) Firewall
2 16 (3.43%) DNS
3 12 (2.57%) DHCP
4 10 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.14%) VPN
5 9 (1.93%) SAN
6 7 (1.50%) MPLS
7 5 (1.07%) IPsec
7 5 (1.07%) PPTP
8 4 (0.86%) NAS
9 3 (0.64%) LAN
9 3 (0.64%) Skype
9 3 (0.64%) WAN
10 2 (0.43%) SSL
11 1 (0.21%) HTTP
11 1 (0.21%) Internet
11 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.21%) SMS
11 1 (0.21%) VoIP
11 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 85 (18.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (9.42%) MySQL
4 37 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (7.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 34 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (5.57%) Redis
6 26 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (4.50%) Oracle Database
9 19 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.57%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.93%) SSDT
14 8 (1.71%) Power BI
15 7 (1.50%) MariaDB
16 6 (1.28%) DB2
16 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (15.42%) Visual Studio
2 39 (8.35%) JIRA
3 38 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (5.57%) TeamCity
5 22 (4.71%) NUnit
6 11 (2.36%) MSTest
6 11 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.71%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.71%) git-flow
7 8 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (1.50%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.50%) Selenium
9 4 (0.86%) Hudson
9 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.64%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (7.49%) Finance
2 21 (4.50%) Retail
3 8 (1.71%) Music Industry
4 7 (1.50%) Automotive
5 6 (1.28%) Advertising
5 6 (1.28%) Games
6 5 (1.07%) Publishing
7 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.64%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 236 (50.54%) Developer
2 153 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 89 (19.06%) C# Developer
4 78 (16.70%) DBA
5 64 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (13.70%) SQL DBA
6 50 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 41 (8.78%) Analyst
8 34 (7.28%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.00%) Support Engineer
10 26 (5.57%) Junior
11 24 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (4.71%) SQL Developer
14 21 (4.50%) Oracle DBA
14 21 (4.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
15 20 (4.28%) Applications Support
15 20 (4.28%) Software Developer
16 19 (4.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (56.32%) .NET
2 118 (25.27%) ASP.NET
3 84 (17.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 82 (17.56%) HTML
5 81 (17.34%) AngularJS
6 79 (16.92%) CSS
7 74 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (13.70%) jQuery
8 64 (13.70%) Web Services
9 58 (12.42%) XML
10 49 (10.49%) RESTful
11 43 (9.21%) WCF
12 41 (8.78%) .NET Framework
13 40 (8.57%) JSON
14 39 (8.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (7.49%) .NET Core
15 35 (7.49%) Node.js
16 34 (7.28%) WPF
17 28 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 26 (5.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (5.14%) Replication
3 23 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (4.07%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.14%) Clustering
7 9 (1.93%) Fintech
7 9 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.07%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (1.07%) User Experience
11 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.64%) Social Network
13 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.43%) iPhone
13 2 (0.43%) Life Science
14 1 (0.21%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 136 (29.12%) Windows
2 56 (11.99%) Linux
3 54 (11.56%) Windows Server
4 25 (5.35%) Android
5 21 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 21 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) Unix
9 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.64%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (27.41%) MVC
3 81 (17.34%) Scrum
4 75 (16.06%) TDD
5 51 (10.92%) SDLC
5 51 (10.92%) SOLID
6 49 (10.49%) System Testing
7 48 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (8.99%) Coaching
9 38 (8.14%) DevOps
9 38 (8.14%) E-Commerce
10 35 (7.49%) Kanban
11 33 (7.07%) High Availability
11 33 (7.07%) Web Development
12 32 (6.85%) ETL
13 29 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (6.21%) Dependency Injection
13 29 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (6.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 292 (62.53%) SQL
2 267 (57.17%) C#
3 124 (26.55%) T-SQL
4 111 (23.77%) JavaScript
5 53 (11.35%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.00%) C++
6 14 (3.00%) Delphi
6 14 (3.00%) Java
7 12 (2.57%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.71%) Python
9 6 (1.28%) PHP
9 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.28%) VBA
10 5 (1.07%) Ruby
10 5 (1.07%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.07%) XPath
11 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.86%) Perl
12 2 (0.43%) C
12 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 36 (7.71%) Degree
2 12 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.50%) ISEB
5 5 (1.07%) CISSP
5 5 (1.07%) MCP
5 5 (1.07%) MCTS
5 5 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) MCITP
9 1 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.64%) QA
2 9 (1.93%) GDPR
3 7 (1.50%) SLA
4 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.57%) Docker
3 12 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (1.50%) SCCM
3 6 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.86%) Packer
5 4 (0.86%) Terraform
6 3 (0.64%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.64%) SCOM
7 2 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Ansible
8 1 (0.21%) Control-M
8 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (37.47%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.28%) Oracle
3 23 (4.93%) VMware
4 22 (4.71%) New Relic
4 22 (4.71%) Splunk
5 15 (3.21%) SAP
6 8 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.71%) Cisco
7 7 (1.50%) IBM
8 5 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 5 (1.07%) Telerik
8 5 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.86%) Capita
9 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.86%) Sybase
10 3 (0.64%) McAfee
10 3 (0.64%) NetApp
10 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.64%) Veritas
10 3 (0.64%) WatchGuard