Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 542 494 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.32% 15.78% 17.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.98% 53.00% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 545 466 838
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1004 932 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.78% 29.77% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 848 794 1278
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £28,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 +3 300 £41,500 -2.35% 12
Aylesbury +2 69 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Marlow +5 38 £33,000 -12.00%
Gerrards Cross -1 29 £42,500 +30.77% 2
High Wycombe +1 20 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Amersham 0 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Newport Pagnell +1 15 £41,500 -6.74% 1
Buckingham +3 11 £77,500 +91.36%
Chalfont St Giles - 10 £40,000 - 1
Beaconsfield +4 5 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Chesham - 5 £38,500 -
Olney -1 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Bletchley - 2 £20,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, 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.

1 374 (69.00%) .NET
2 347 (64.02%) C#
3 264 (48.71%) SQL
3 264 (48.71%) Microsoft
4 218 (40.22%) ASP.NET
5 209 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
6 202 (37.27%) MVC
7 187 (34.50%) JavaScript
8 156 (28.78%) TDD
9 150 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 142 (26.20%) Windows
11 135 (24.91%) HTML
12 121 (22.32%) CSS
13 110 (20.30%) jQuery
14 105 (19.37%) AngularJS
15 100 (18.45%) Oracle
16 96 (17.71%) IIS
17 90 (16.61%) Web Services
18 82 (15.13%) Scrum
18 82 (15.13%) SQL Server 2016
19 81 (14.94%) Visual Studio
20 78 (14.39%) Greenfield Project
21 77 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 76 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 74 (13.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 72 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 71 (13.10%) WCF
25 71 (13.10%) BDD
25 71 (13.10%) T-SQL
26 64 (11.81%) MongoDB

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 96 (17.71%) IIS
2 27 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.51%) DNN
4 19 (3.51%) Documentum
5 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (1.85%) CMS
6 10 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.66%) JBoss
8 6 (1.11%) Apache
8 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.43%) SaaS
3 12 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.04%) HTTP
1 49 (9.04%) Internet
2 13 (2.40%) Firewall
3 10 (1.85%) SAN
3 10 (1.85%) VoIP
4 9 (1.66%) Extranet
4 9 (1.66%) Intranet
5 8 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (1.29%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.29%) LAN
6 7 (1.29%) WAN
7 6 (1.11%) Broadband
7 6 (1.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.18%) LDAP
9 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 76 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (11.81%) MongoDB
4 59 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (10.70%) MariaDB
6 55 (10.15%) NoSQL
7 41 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (7.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 39 (7.20%) Relational Database
10 26 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 18 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.95%) MySQL
13 16 (2.95%) SSDT
14 14 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (2.40%) Power BI
15 13 (2.40%) RDBMS
16 11 (2.03%) Big Data
16 11 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 81 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 58 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (9.78%) Subversion
4 28 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 23 (4.24%) NUnit
6 18 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.14%) MSTest
8 13 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.21%) Moq
9 12 (2.21%) ReSharper
9 12 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (1.48%) JIRA
10 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.92%) Maven
13 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.18%) Ant
14 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 59 (10.89%) Finance
2 32 (5.90%) Retail
3 31 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.35%) Publishing
5 25 (4.61%) Automotive
5 25 (4.61%) Games
6 19 (3.51%) Marketing
7 12 (2.21%) Legal
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) Electronics
8 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.74%) Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 328 (60.52%) Developer
2 216 (39.85%) .NET Developer
3 139 (25.65%) C# Developer
4 90 (16.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (15.31%) Analyst
6 57 (10.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 55 (10.15%) Support Analyst
8 54 (9.96%) SQL Developer
9 49 (9.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 29 (5.35%) Software Developer
12 27 (4.98%) SQL Server Developer
13 26 (4.80%) Internet Developer
14 25 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (4.61%) Team Leader
15 24 (4.43%) Applications Support
15 24 (4.43%) Consultant
16 23 (4.24%) Web Developer
17 22 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
18 21 (3.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (69.00%) .NET
2 218 (40.22%) ASP.NET
3 150 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 135 (24.91%) HTML
5 121 (22.32%) CSS
6 110 (20.30%) jQuery
7 105 (19.37%) AngularJS
8 90 (16.61%) Web Services
9 77 (14.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 74 (13.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 72 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 71 (13.10%) WCF
13 64 (11.81%) WPF
14 62 (11.44%) KnockoutJS
15 60 (11.07%) RESTful
16 53 (9.78%) HTML5
17 52 (9.59%) .NET Framework
18 50 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 45 (8.30%) XML
20 31 (5.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.39%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.98%) Tandem
4 26 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.32%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.85%) iPad
9 8 (1.48%) Social Media
10 5 (0.92%) Clustering
10 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.74%) Replication
11 4 (0.74%) User Experience
12 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.55%) RIA
13 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.37%) Blog
13 2 (0.37%) DataPower
13 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.20%) Windows
2 58 (10.70%) Windows Server
3 47 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (4.43%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.32%) Linux
7 12 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.03%) Android
8 11 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.66%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) Debian
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.18%) Unix
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (37.27%) MVC
3 156 (28.78%) TDD
4 82 (15.13%) Scrum
5 71 (13.10%) BDD
6 52 (9.59%) Web Application Development
7 47 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (8.67%) Web Development
8 45 (8.30%) SOLID
9 43 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (7.75%) Dependency Injection
10 42 (7.75%) SDLC
11 41 (7.56%) OO
12 40 (7.38%) Inversion of Control
13 37 (6.83%) Concurrent Programming
14 36 (6.64%) MVVM
15 34 (6.27%) Unit Testing
16 32 (5.90%) Workflow
17 31 (5.72%) Kanban
18 28 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 347 (64.02%) C#
2 264 (48.71%) SQL
3 187 (34.50%) JavaScript
4 71 (13.10%) T-SQL
5 58 (10.70%) C++
6 40 (7.38%) VB.NET
7 38 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 31 (5.72%) Java
9 20 (3.69%) VC++
10 13 (2.40%) VB
11 9 (1.66%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.66%) VBA
12 8 (1.48%) Ruby
13 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.55%) C
15 2 (0.37%) F#
15 2 (0.37%) VBScript
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
16 1 (0.18%) COBOL
16 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (6.27%) Degree
2 26 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.03%) MCSE
5 10 (1.85%) MCSA
6 8 (1.48%) MCP
7 5 (0.92%) MCITP
8 3 (0.55%) CCNA
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCDST
9 1 (0.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) SLA
2 9 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.18%) EFQM
System Software
1 46 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.29%) Docker
4 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.77%) SCCM
2 7 (1.29%) Ansible
3 2 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.37%) Kibana
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 264 (48.71%) Microsoft
2 100 (18.45%) Oracle
3 24 (4.43%) Cisco
4 21 (3.87%) Telerik
5 20 (3.69%) EMC
6 17 (3.14%) VMware
7 15 (2.77%) SAP
8 14 (2.58%) Citrix
9 10 (1.85%) Avaya
10 9 (1.66%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (1.66%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.48%) IBM
11 8 (1.48%) Tableau
12 6 (1.11%) Nintex
13 5 (0.92%) Facebook
14 2 (0.37%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.37%) Genesys
14 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.37%) Sybase
14 2 (0.37%) TIBCO