Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 93 300 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.42% 13.12% 17.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.96% 44.12% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 94 314 497
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,825 £30,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,625 £61,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 266 680 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.09% 29.73% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 220 591 870
Median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 -8 73 £51,500 +14.44% 9
Aylesbury +7 7 £42,500 - 1
High Wycombe 0 6 £50,000 +33.33% 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 66 (70.97%) SQL
2 45 (48.39%) C#
3 35 (37.63%) AngularJS
4 34 (36.56%) .NET
4 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (36.56%) Azure
5 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 24 (25.81%) DevOps
6 23 (24.73%) MVC
6 23 (24.73%) HTML
6 23 (24.73%) Linux
7 22 (23.66%) Java
7 22 (23.66%) Oracle
8 20 (21.51%) TDD
8 20 (21.51%) Node.js
8 20 (21.51%) Microservices
9 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
10 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
10 18 (19.35%) Spring
10 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (19.35%) RESTful
10 18 (19.35%) Spring Boot
10 18 (19.35%) .NET Core
11 16 (17.20%) Apple iOS
11 16 (17.20%) Docker
11 16 (17.20%) Android
11 16 (17.20%) Web Services
11 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET

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 8 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.45%) nginx
3 6 (6.45%) WildFly
4 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.30%) IIS
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.23%) Camunda
6 3 (3.23%) JBoss
7 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.08%) CMS
8 1 (1.08%) Mule
8 1 (1.08%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.08%) Primavera
3 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.56%) Azure
2 10 (10.75%) AWS
3 9 (9.68%) IaaS
3 9 (9.68%) PaaS
3 9 (9.68%) Power Platform
3 9 (9.68%) SaaS
4 8 (8.60%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (7.53%) Serverless
6 6 (6.45%) GitHub
7 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.30%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (4.30%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (4.30%) npm
8 2 (2.15%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.08%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.08%) GCP
9 1 (1.08%) Office 365
9 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) FTP
1 7 (7.53%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) BGP
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) GLBP
4 1 (1.08%) HSRP
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) OSPF
4 1 (1.08%) RIP
4 1 (1.08%) Skype
4 1 (1.08%) SSH
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (15.05%) MySQL
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.60%) DB2
7 7 (7.53%) Power BI
8 6 (6.45%) Blockchain
8 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.30%) Redis
10 3 (3.23%) Apache Zeppelin
10 3 (3.23%) Hazelcast
10 3 (3.23%) MariaDB
10 3 (3.23%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 15 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 14 (15.05%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.75%) Selenium
6 9 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.60%) git-flow
7 8 (8.60%) GitLab
7 8 (8.60%) NUnit
7 8 (8.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (8.60%) SonarQube
8 7 (7.53%) JIRA
8 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (4.30%) webpack
10 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.23%) JMeter
10 3 (3.23%) Mocha
11 2 (2.15%) Maven
11 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.60%) Law
3 8 (8.60%) Police
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 23 (24.73%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.98%) Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Administrator
6 9 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.60%) DBA
7 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Azure Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) AngularJS
2 34 (36.56%) .NET
3 23 (24.73%) HTML
4 20 (21.51%) Node.js
5 18 (19.35%) .NET Core
5 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 18 (19.35%) RESTful
5 18 (19.35%) Spring
5 18 (19.35%) Spring Boot
6 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET
6 16 (17.20%) Hibernate
6 16 (17.20%) Web Services
7 14 (15.05%) Spring Cloud
7 14 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (12.90%) XML
9 11 (11.83%) CSS
9 11 (11.83%) Kafka
10 10 (10.75%) HTML5
11 9 (9.68%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.60%) Data Structures
2 6 (6.45%) Augmented Reality
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.30%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) DataPower
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Android
2 16 (17.20%) Apple iOS
3 14 (15.05%) Windows
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) DevOps
3 23 (24.73%) MVC
4 20 (21.51%) Microservices
4 20 (21.51%) TDD
5 18 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.90%) CRM
7 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 11 (11.83%) ETL
8 11 (11.83%) SDLC
8 11 (11.83%) SOLID
8 11 (11.83%) Web Development
9 9 (9.68%) BDD
9 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.60%) API Development
10 8 (8.60%) Asset Management
10 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.97%) SQL
2 45 (48.39%) C#
3 22 (23.66%) Java
4 19 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.45%) VBScript
8 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 4 (4.30%) PHP 5
9 4 (4.30%) Python
9 4 (4.30%) VB
10 3 (3.23%) VBA
11 2 (2.15%) Java 8
12 1 (1.08%) C
12 1 (1.08%) C++
12 1 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCSA
4 1 (1.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.08%) OCP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.66%) Oracle
3 12 (12.90%) Xamarin
4 8 (8.60%) Jitterbit
5 7 (7.53%) IBM
6 4 (4.30%) Rollbar
7 3 (3.23%) Remedy
7 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.23%) Tableau
8 2 (2.15%) Cognos
9 1 (1.08%) CA
9 1 (1.08%) Epicor
9 1 (1.08%) Google
9 1 (1.08%) hybris
9 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.08%) Teradata
9 1 (1.08%) VMware