Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 254 229
Rank change year-on-year +44 -25 +42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 11 81 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.80% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 2.53% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 73 110
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £53,000 £41,250 £46,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £79,500 £76,375
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%

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 1,195 3,204 3,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.47% 31.61% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 2,893 3,131
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%

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 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (54.55%) Power Platform
5 6 (54.55%) OLAP
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Azure
5 6 (54.55%) Power BI
6 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
6 4 (36.36%) Data Management
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
1 6 (54.55%) Power Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (54.55%) OLAP
5 6 (54.55%) Power BI
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
6 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) Big Data
7 3 (27.27%) Data Lake
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2017
8 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (18.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PowerDesigner
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Junior
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) OLAP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior ETL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior OLAP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Gathering
3 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Fintech
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Tableau
3 2 (18.18%) Sybase