Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 482 438 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.90% 16.09% 18.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.67% 54.41% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 459 439 551
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £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 898 805 1,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.49% 29.57% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 793 691 859
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +4 279 £45,000 +12.50% 29
High Wycombe +8 72 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Marlow -6 40 £32,500 -1.52%
Aylesbury -10 28 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Gerrards Cross 0 25 £37,500 +9.49%
Chesham - 7 £40,000 - 2
Newport Pagnell 0 6 £45,000 +9.76% 2
Buckingham 0 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Beaconsfield - 2 £35,000 - 4
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 314 (65.15%) C#
2 312 (64.73%) .NET
3 237 (49.17%) SQL
4 216 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (36.72%) ASP.NET
6 168 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 160 (33.20%) JavaScript
8 156 (32.37%) MVC
9 138 (28.63%) TDD
10 118 (24.48%) Windows
11 114 (23.65%) Scrum
12 104 (21.58%) T-SQL
12 104 (21.58%) SQL Server 2016
13 100 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 99 (20.54%) AngularJS
15 95 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 87 (18.05%) HTML
17 85 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 80 (16.60%) CSS
19 77 (15.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 76 (15.77%) Dependency Injection
21 75 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
22 72 (14.94%) ASP.NET Web API
23 70 (14.52%) RESTful
24 67 (13.90%) WCF
25 66 (13.69%) BDD
26 63 (13.07%) WPF
27 61 (12.66%) .NET Framework
28 60 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
28 60 (12.45%) Oracle

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 47 (9.75%) IIS
2 18 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.24%) Confluence
5 5 (1.04%) JBoss
6 4 (0.83%) SAS
6 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) CMS
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
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%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.62%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 85 (17.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.90%) SaaS
3 12 (2.49%) Azure Data Factory
4 9 (1.87%) PaaS
5 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.24%) Office 365
6 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) G Suite
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.77%) Internet
2 7 (1.45%) Firewall
3 5 (1.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.83%) DHCP
4 4 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.62%) VoIP
5 3 (0.62%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) HTTP
6 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) VLAN
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.58%) SQL Server 2016
2 95 (19.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (15.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 47 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (6.43%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.60%) NoSQL
7 27 (5.60%) Oracle Database
8 24 (4.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 21 (4.36%) MySQL
10 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (3.11%) Power BI
14 14 (2.90%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (2.70%) SSDT
16 11 (2.28%) MariaDB
16 11 (2.28%) QlikView
17 8 (1.66%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 51 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.37%) Visual Studio
3 41 (8.51%) NUnit
4 40 (8.30%) MSTest
5 24 (4.98%) JIRA
6 19 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (2.28%) Maven
10 11 (2.28%) Subversion
11 7 (1.45%) Ant
11 7 (1.45%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.45%) Gradle
11 7 (1.45%) IntelliJ
11 7 (1.45%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.83%) Selenium
13 4 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (10.37%) Finance
2 37 (7.68%) Games
3 28 (5.81%) Music Industry
4 17 (3.53%) Retail
5 11 (2.28%) Marketing
6 9 (1.87%) Publishing
7 8 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.45%) Automotive
8 7 (1.45%) Legal
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
10 4 (0.83%) Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.62%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 277 (57.47%) Developer
2 147 (30.50%) .NET Developer
3 126 (26.14%) C# Developer
4 74 (15.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (12.86%) DBA
6 52 (10.79%) SQL Developer
6 52 (10.79%) WPF Developer
7 51 (10.58%) C# WPF Developer
8 48 (9.96%) SQL DBA
9 44 (9.13%) Analyst
10 37 (7.68%) Software Developer
11 36 (7.47%) Senior Developer
12 35 (7.26%) SQL Server Developer
13 33 (6.85%) Team Leader
14 32 (6.64%) Web Developer
15 27 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
16 26 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
17 25 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
18 23 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
19 22 (4.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (64.73%) .NET
2 177 (36.72%) ASP.NET
3 100 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (20.54%) AngularJS
5 87 (18.05%) HTML
6 80 (16.60%) CSS
7 72 (14.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (14.52%) RESTful
9 67 (13.90%) WCF
10 63 (13.07%) WPF
11 61 (12.66%) .NET Framework
12 54 (11.20%) jQuery
13 45 (9.34%) XML
14 44 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 42 (8.71%) Ninject
15 42 (8.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (8.30%) Spring.NET
16 40 (8.30%) Web Services
17 35 (7.26%) Entity Framework
18 33 (6.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.90%) Replication
5 12 (2.49%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.49%) Clustering
5 12 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.49%) Social Network
6 11 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.28%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.21%) Handset
10 1 (0.21%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) User Experience
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (24.48%) Windows
2 58 (12.03%) Windows Server
3 44 (9.13%) Linux
4 20 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.28%) VMS
6 9 (1.87%) Unix
7 4 (0.83%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.37%) MVC
3 138 (28.63%) TDD
4 114 (23.65%) Scrum
5 76 (15.77%) Dependency Injection
6 75 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (13.69%) BDD
8 60 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (12.24%) Kanban
10 51 (10.58%) SDLC
11 50 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (9.96%) E-Commerce
13 47 (9.75%) OO
14 44 (9.13%) MVVM
15 42 (8.71%) Unit Testing
16 39 (8.09%) SOLID
16 39 (8.09%) Web Application Development
17 31 (6.43%) Web Development
18 27 (5.60%) ETL
18 27 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 314 (65.15%) C#
2 237 (49.17%) SQL
3 160 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 104 (21.58%) T-SQL
5 43 (8.92%) PowerShell
6 27 (5.60%) Java
6 27 (5.60%) VB.NET
7 25 (5.19%) Ruby
8 9 (1.87%) C
9 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.45%) Java 8
9 7 (1.45%) Python
9 7 (1.45%) VB
10 6 (1.24%) VBA
11 5 (1.04%) R
11 5 (1.04%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.83%) PHP
13 3 (0.62%) C++
13 3 (0.62%) Perl
14 2 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (5.19%) Degree
2 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.45%) MCTS
4 5 (1.04%) ISEB
5 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.41%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.32%) SLA
2 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) COSHH
3 3 (0.62%) EFQM
3 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 35 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.70%) Docker
2 13 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.62%) HDFS
3 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (1.45%) Galera Cluster
3 3 (0.62%) Ansible
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Packer
5 1 (0.21%) Terraform
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 168 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.45%) Oracle
3 16 (3.32%) Tableau
4 13 (2.70%) VMware
5 12 (2.49%) Facebook
5 12 (2.49%) Twitter
6 9 (1.87%) Capita
6 9 (1.87%) RedGate
7 7 (1.45%) SAP
7 7 (1.45%) Telerik
8 6 (1.24%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.83%) IFS
10 4 (0.83%) Teradata
11 3 (0.62%) Actuate
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.62%) Cognos
11 3 (0.62%) IBM
11 3 (0.62%) WatchGuard