Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 245 241
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 23 34 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.87% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 86
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,250 £39,375
25th Percentile £49,375 £47,452 £43,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £65,500 £64,844
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £74,375
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -5.17%

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 1,472 1,822 3,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.43% 24.04% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,302 1,599 2,794
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £68,875 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.63% +5.96% +4.00%

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 7 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
4 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
5 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (52.17%) Reinsurance
6 11 (47.83%) ETL
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) QAD
8 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 7 (30.43%) .NET
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) Azure
11 5 (21.74%) Social Skills
12 4 (17.39%) AWS
12 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 4 (17.39%) MVC
12 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (17.39%) CRM

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 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) AWS
3 3 (13.04%) GCP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
6 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Applications Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Applications Developer
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Report Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Data Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Report Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Reinsurance
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ETL
2 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Management
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) R
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) QAD
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) VMware