Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 276 179 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.46% 19.67% 15.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.50% 64.39% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 269 168 158
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 480 278 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 33.85% 30.55% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 452 242 311
Dorset median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,025 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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
Bournemouth -2 141 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Poole +2 99 £39,000 -2.50% 12
Ferndown - 18 £42,500 - 1
Wimborne 0 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorchester -13 3 £35,000 +27.27%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 226 (81.88%) .NET
2 222 (80.43%) C#
3 190 (68.84%) ASP.NET
4 161 (58.33%) MVC
5 140 (50.72%) JavaScript
6 131 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (42.03%) Microsoft
9 104 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 104 (37.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 103 (37.32%) AngularJS
10 103 (37.32%) SQL
11 101 (36.59%) TDD
12 94 (34.06%) CSS
13 88 (31.88%) HTML
14 73 (26.45%) .NET Framework
15 65 (23.55%) Degree
16 63 (22.83%) jQuery
17 60 (21.74%) Web Development
18 56 (20.29%) Finance
19 52 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
20 49 (17.75%) SOLID
21 45 (16.30%) Scrum
22 44 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
23 43 (15.58%) Entity Framework
24 40 (14.49%) Git (software)
24 40 (14.49%) BDD
25 37 (13.41%) .NET Core
26 36 (13.04%) Windows
27 34 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification

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 17 (6.16%) IIS
2 11 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.45%) CMS
6 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.09%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.09%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 104 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (11.96%) SaaS
4 26 (9.42%) Office 365
5 7 (2.54%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.17%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.09%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) Firewall
2 12 (4.35%) DNS
3 11 (3.99%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.99%) VPN
4 8 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (2.17%) Skype
6 5 (1.81%) Internet
7 4 (1.45%) Wireless
8 3 (1.09%) LAN
8 3 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (1.09%) WLAN
9 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.36%) DHCP
9 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.36%) NFC
9 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.36%) RFID
9 1 (0.36%) SMS
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (5.07%) SQL Server 2014
2 14 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.62%) Power BI
6 8 (2.90%) QlikView
7 7 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.17%) MySQL
8 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.45%) OLAP
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) SSDT
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.17%) MSTest
5 4 (1.45%) NUnit
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.45%) Subversion
6 3 (1.09%) Selenium
7 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.72%) JIRA
7 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.36%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.36%) ERwin
8 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
General
1 56 (20.29%) Finance
2 17 (6.16%) Manufacturing
2 17 (6.16%) Retail
3 4 (1.45%) Automotive
3 4 (1.45%) Marketing
3 4 (1.45%) Music Industry
4 2 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 225 (81.52%) Developer
2 172 (62.32%) .NET Developer
3 105 (38.04%) C# Developer
4 97 (35.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (22.46%) Software Developer
6 57 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 33 (11.96%) Angular Developer
8 32 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 27 (9.78%) C# Software Developer
10 24 (8.70%) Junior
11 20 (7.25%) Junior Developer
12 18 (6.52%) Junior Software Developer
13 16 (5.80%) Web Developer
14 15 (5.43%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 14 (5.07%) Senior Developer
16 13 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.71%) Designer
16 13 (4.71%) Infrastructure Designer
17 12 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (81.88%) .NET
2 190 (68.84%) ASP.NET
3 126 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (37.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 103 (37.32%) AngularJS
6 94 (34.06%) CSS
7 88 (31.88%) HTML
8 73 (26.45%) .NET Framework
9 63 (22.83%) jQuery
10 43 (15.58%) Entity Framework
11 37 (13.41%) .NET Core
12 34 (12.32%) HTML5
13 32 (11.59%) WCF
14 30 (10.87%) LINQ
14 30 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (9.78%) ASP.NET Core
16 19 (6.88%) Web Services
17 15 (5.43%) REST
18 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.94%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (10.14%) Fintech
3 24 (8.70%) User Experience
4 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.45%) Social Network
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.04%) Windows
2 10 (3.62%) Linux
3 9 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (58.33%) MVC
2 131 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (36.59%) TDD
4 60 (21.74%) Web Development
5 49 (17.75%) SOLID
6 45 (16.30%) Scrum
7 40 (14.49%) BDD
8 30 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.14%) Unit Testing
10 25 (9.06%) SOA
11 22 (7.97%) Migration
11 22 (7.97%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.25%) Microservices
13 18 (6.52%) IT Strategy
14 16 (5.80%) API Development
14 16 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (5.80%) Low Latency
15 15 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 222 (80.43%) C#
2 140 (50.72%) JavaScript
3 103 (37.32%) SQL
4 26 (9.42%) TypeScript
5 16 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.54%) Ruby
6 7 (2.54%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.81%) Python
8 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C++
8 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.36%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (23.55%) Degree
2 34 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.81%) MCSA
5 4 (1.45%) CCNA
6 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.72%) CCA
7 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.72%) MCP
7 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 23 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (6.16%) SCCM
2 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.07%) Oracle
3 13 (4.71%) Cisco
4 10 (3.62%) SAP
5 9 (3.26%) VMware
6 7 (2.54%) Sage
6 7 (2.54%) Tableau
7 4 (1.45%) Facebook
7 4 (1.45%) Google
7 4 (1.45%) Twitter
7 4 (1.45%) Veeam
8 3 (1.09%) Citrix
8 3 (1.09%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.09%) Meraki
8 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.09%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.09%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.72%) Splunk