Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 262 234 267
Rank change year-on-year -28 +33 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 34 103 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.99% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 3.28% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 100 67
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £46,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -21.43%

SQL Server 2016 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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,146 3,141 3,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.36% 30.23% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,870 2,817 2,961
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £69,900 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.54% +8.33% +4.35%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the City of London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the City of London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the City of London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the City of London

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 29 March 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
London Bridge - 5 £57,500 -
SQL Server 2016
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (64.71%) C#
4 21 (61.76%) .NET
5 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
8 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (41.18%) Azure
9 14 (41.18%) Finance
10 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 12 (35.29%) Web Services
12 11 (32.35%) Windows
13 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (26.47%) XML
14 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
14 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
14 9 (26.47%) RESTful
15 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
15 8 (23.53%) HTML
15 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (23.53%) MVC
15 8 (23.53%) Power BI
15 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (23.53%) Power Platform
16 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Azure
2 8 (23.53%) Power Platform
3 7 (20.59%) AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (55.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (23.53%) Power BI
9 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (8.82%) Big Data
10 3 (8.82%) Data Lake
11 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
11 1 (2.94%) MySQL
11 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.94%) OLAP
11 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.82%) NUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Back Office
5 3 (8.82%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Housing Association
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) DBA
4 7 (20.59%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) RESTful
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 6 (17.65%) WCF
6 4 (11.76%) LINQ
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 4 (11.76%) XSL
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Core
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) React
8 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) B2B
7 4 (11.76%) Kanban
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Statistics
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.82%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.82%) Java
7 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 3 (8.82%) X++
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) EMIR
2 2 (5.88%) MiFID
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
1 3 (8.82%) Terraform
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Snow
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau