Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 101 150 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.67% 21.28% 17.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.72% 56.18% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 82 139 96
Devon median annual salary £47,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £22,550 £31,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,750 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 Devon with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 172 267 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.79% 37.87% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 133 242 254
Devon median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +12.78% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £67,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Devon.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Devon over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 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
Exeter +2 63 £48,500 +29.33% 10
Newton Abbot +2 15 £19,000 -41.54%
Plymouth -1 15 £40,000 +14.29% 6
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 73 (72.28%) C#
2 70 (69.31%) MVC
3 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (55.45%) .NET
5 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET
6 45 (44.55%) TDD
6 45 (44.55%) RESTful
6 45 (44.55%) BDD
7 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
9 34 (33.66%) Web Application Development
9 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
10 32 (31.68%) .NET Framework
11 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (28.71%) Entity Framework
12 29 (28.71%) Scrum
13 28 (27.72%) SQL
13 28 (27.72%) Web Services
14 26 (25.74%) HTML
15 25 (24.75%) NoSQL
16 24 (23.76%) Node.js
16 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
16 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (23.76%) Code First Entity Framework
16 24 (23.76%) Ruby
16 24 (23.76%) WCF
17 23 (22.77%) T-SQL
17 23 (22.77%) CSS
18 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 7 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) Kentico
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (3.96%) SAN
2 3 (2.97%) SMS
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.99%) NAS
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) NoSQL
2 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
4 10 (9.90%) RavenDB
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.97%) Power BI
6 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) GIS
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.99%) OLTP
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.79%) NUnit
3 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.96%) Retail
2 2 (1.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (78.22%) Developer
2 47 (46.53%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Software Developer
4 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (11.88%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (6.93%) IT Manager
6 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) IT Technician
10 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.97%) IT Operations Manager
10 3 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (55.45%) .NET
2 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET
3 45 (44.55%) RESTful
4 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 32 (31.68%) .NET Framework
7 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (28.71%) Entity Framework
9 28 (27.72%) Web Services
10 26 (25.74%) HTML
11 24 (23.76%) Code First Entity Framework
11 24 (23.76%) Node.js
11 24 (23.76%) WCF
12 23 (22.77%) CSS
13 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
14 13 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (9.90%) CSS3
15 10 (9.90%) HTML5
16 7 (6.93%) jQuery
17 3 (2.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.96%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) Linux
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.99%) Unix
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (69.31%) MVC
2 67 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (44.55%) BDD
3 45 (44.55%) TDD
4 34 (33.66%) Web Application Development
5 29 (28.71%) Scrum
6 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
7 21 (20.79%) SOLID
7 21 (20.79%) Web Design
8 18 (17.82%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.95%) Workflow
11 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.96%) ITIL
11 4 (3.96%) Project Management
11 4 (3.96%) SDLC
12 3 (2.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (2.97%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (72.28%) C#
2 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
3 28 (27.72%) SQL
4 24 (23.76%) Ruby
5 23 (22.77%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.97%) C++
7 3 (2.97%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) MCSE
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) MCITP
3 1 (0.99%) RHCE
3 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) VMware
4 3 (2.97%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.99%) Avaya
5 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Cognos
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Sophos
5 1 (0.99%) Talend