Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 164 317 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.84% 23.00% 19.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.81% 59.47% 58.92%
Number of salaries quoted 152 308 176
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

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 Dorset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 412 533 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 34.77% 38.68% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 393 477 273
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £66,250 £50,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +8.97%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Dorset

SQL Server
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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
Bournemouth -6 101 £41,000 +12.33% 24
Poole -30 26 £33,500 -16.25% 20
Dorchester -2 16 £38,750 +40.91% 3
Ferndown - 15 £45,000 - 2
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 129 (78.66%) .NET
2 116 (70.73%) C#
3 85 (51.83%) JavaScript
4 82 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 81 (49.39%) Microsoft
6 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (45.12%) TDD
7 74 (45.12%) Finance
8 68 (41.46%) SQL
9 67 (40.85%) MVC
10 61 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 58 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (34.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (31.71%) CSS
14 51 (31.10%) HTML
15 44 (26.83%) Degree
16 38 (23.17%) Software Engineering
17 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
18 35 (21.34%) BDD
18 35 (21.34%) SOLID
19 30 (18.29%) Greenfield Project
20 29 (17.68%) AngularJS
20 29 (17.68%) Web Development
20 29 (17.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (17.07%) jQuery
22 24 (14.63%) SaaS
23 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
24 22 (13.41%) Manufacturing
25 21 (12.80%) Scrum

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (7.93%) IIS
2 9 (5.49%) CMS
3 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.05%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.83%) Confluence
5 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (37.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (14.63%) SaaS
4 7 (4.27%) GitHub
5 4 (2.44%) Office 365
6 3 (1.83%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Firewall
1 4 (2.44%) Internet
1 4 (2.44%) LAN
1 4 (2.44%) WAN
2 3 (1.83%) Wireless
2 3 (1.83%) WLAN
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VLAN
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.98%) Power BI
4 10 (6.10%) MySQL
5 9 (5.49%) QlikView
6 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.83%) SSDT
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.61%) Big Data
11 1 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.61%) Redis
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.27%) PhpStorm
5 6 (3.66%) Selenium
6 4 (2.44%) webpack
7 3 (1.83%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.83%) JIRA
7 3 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.83%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.61%) MSTest
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 74 (45.12%) Finance
2 22 (13.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.88%) Marketing
4 5 (3.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (87.80%) Developer
2 89 (54.27%) .NET Developer
3 66 (40.24%) C# Developer
4 55 (33.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (20.73%) Azure Developer
6 23 (14.02%) Software Developer
7 17 (10.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (9.15%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (9.15%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (9.15%) Agile Developer
10 14 (8.54%) SQL Developer
11 13 (7.93%) Angular Developer
11 13 (7.93%) VB.NET Developer
12 12 (7.32%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 9 (5.49%) Business Developer
13 9 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (5.49%) Senior Developer
14 7 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
14 7 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (78.66%) .NET
2 82 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 58 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 57 (34.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (31.71%) CSS
6 51 (31.10%) HTML
7 29 (17.68%) AngularJS
8 28 (17.07%) jQuery
9 20 (12.20%) .NET Core
10 19 (11.59%) Ajax
11 18 (10.98%) XML
12 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (10.37%) JSON
12 17 (10.37%) WinForms
13 15 (9.15%) Vue.js
13 15 (9.15%) WCF
14 13 (7.93%) Web Services
15 12 (7.32%) .NET Framework
16 11 (6.71%) REST
17 7 (4.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (11.59%) User Experience
3 16 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.49%) Fintech
5 8 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.15%) Windows
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
3 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.12%) TDD
3 67 (40.85%) MVC
4 38 (23.17%) Software Engineering
5 35 (21.34%) BDD
5 35 (21.34%) SOLID
6 29 (17.68%) Web Development
7 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.80%) Scrum
9 18 (10.98%) DevOps
10 17 (10.37%) Visualisation
11 16 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.76%) SDLC
12 15 (9.15%) Creative Thinking
12 15 (9.15%) SOA
13 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.71%) ETL
14 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
14 10 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 116 (70.73%) C#
2 85 (51.83%) JavaScript
3 68 (41.46%) SQL
4 19 (11.59%) VB.NET
5 17 (10.37%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.88%) PHP
8 5 (3.05%) ES6
8 5 (3.05%) Python
9 4 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) Java
12 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (26.83%) Degree
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.44%) MCSA
6 3 (1.83%) CCNA
6 3 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
7 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
1 2 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) COBIT
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (49.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) Oracle
3 19 (11.59%) DevExpress
4 9 (5.49%) Tableau
5 5 (3.05%) Sage
5 5 (3.05%) SAP
6 4 (2.44%) Cisco
6 4 (2.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.83%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.83%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.83%) Meraki
7 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.83%) SonicWALL
7 3 (1.83%) Splunk
7 3 (1.83%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (1.83%) Veeam
8 1 (0.61%) Citrix
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore