Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 263 311 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.34% 22.10% 21.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.45% 63.73% 67.79%
Number of salaries quoted 229 305 171
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 483 488 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 35.51% 34.68% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 425 462 247
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £46,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -3 120 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Poole +3 95 £40,000 - 17
Wimborne +4 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Ferndown -2 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorchester +1 5 £37,500 +7.14%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 194 (73.76%) C#
2 190 (72.24%) .NET
3 131 (49.81%) ASP.NET
4 124 (47.15%) JavaScript
5 119 (45.25%) Microsoft
6 117 (44.49%) SQL
7 114 (43.35%) MVC
8 101 (38.40%) HTML
9 98 (37.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 96 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (36.12%) CSS
12 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 68 (25.86%) Finance
14 66 (25.10%) TDD
15 62 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 60 (22.81%) .NET Core
17 53 (20.15%) jQuery
17 53 (20.15%) .NET Framework
18 50 (19.01%) Windows
19 49 (18.63%) Software Engineering
20 40 (15.21%) ERP
20 40 (15.21%) Git (software)
20 40 (15.21%) Greenfield Project
21 38 (14.45%) User Experience
21 38 (14.45%) Degree
22 32 (12.17%) SAP
22 32 (12.17%) AngularJS
23 30 (11.41%) Manufacturing
23 30 (11.41%) Entity Framework
24 28 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 14 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.94%) IIS
3 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.14%) CMS
5 3 (1.14%) JBoss
5 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.38%) CATIA
5 1 (0.38%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (4.18%) SAP Business One
2 10 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.66%) Magento
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.37%) SaaS
4 16 (6.08%) Office 365
5 12 (4.56%) Power Platform
6 9 (3.42%) Mimecast
7 8 (3.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) LAN
1 14 (5.32%) WAN
2 9 (3.42%) Firewall
2 9 (3.42%) Wireless
2 9 (3.42%) WLAN
3 8 (3.04%) HTTP
4 5 (1.90%) DNS
4 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.56%) Big Data
5 12 (4.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.56%) Power BI
5 12 (4.56%) SAP HANA
6 11 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.80%) MySQL
7 10 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2017
10 7 (2.66%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.52%) QlikView
11 4 (1.52%) Redis
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.46%) NUnit
4 14 (5.32%) JIRA
5 9 (3.42%) MSBuild
5 9 (3.42%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.66%) PhpStorm
7 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.90%) Subversion
9 4 (1.52%) webpack
10 3 (1.14%) Ant
10 3 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.14%) JUnit
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.76%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.76%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 68 (25.86%) Finance
2 30 (11.41%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.84%) Retail
4 9 (3.42%) Games
4 9 (3.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.76%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 177 (67.30%) Developer
2 83 (31.56%) .NET Developer
3 62 (23.57%) C# Developer
4 46 (17.49%) Software Developer
5 38 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (11.79%) Senior Developer
6 31 (11.79%) Software Engineer
7 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (7.98%) Azure Developer
9 17 (6.46%) ERP Support
10 16 (6.08%) Junior
11 15 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (5.32%) Applications Support
12 14 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.94%) Web Developer
14 10 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
14 10 (3.80%) Support Technician
15 9 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (72.24%) .NET
2 131 (49.81%) ASP.NET
3 101 (38.40%) HTML
4 98 (37.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 95 (36.12%) CSS
6 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (22.81%) .NET Core
8 53 (20.15%) .NET Framework
8 53 (20.15%) jQuery
9 32 (12.17%) AngularJS
10 30 (11.41%) Entity Framework
11 27 (10.27%) Web Services
12 24 (9.13%) HTML5
12 24 (9.13%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (9.13%) XML
13 21 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (7.60%) NHibernate
14 20 (7.60%) WCF
15 19 (7.22%) Ajax
15 19 (7.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.21%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (14.45%) User Experience
3 19 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.42%) e-Learning
6 9 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.42%) Learning Management System
7 7 (2.66%) Robotics
8 6 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.90%) EPoS
10 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.52%) PlayStation
11 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.01%) Windows
2 18 (6.84%) Linux
3 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.35%) MVC
2 96 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (25.10%) TDD
4 49 (18.63%) Software Engineering
5 40 (15.21%) ERP
6 25 (9.51%) DevOps
7 24 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (9.13%) Web Development
8 22 (8.37%) BDD
8 22 (8.37%) Machine Learning
8 22 (8.37%) SOLID
9 21 (7.98%) Data Science
10 19 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (7.22%) Pair Programming
11 18 (6.84%) Fintech
12 17 (6.46%) Computer Science
12 17 (6.46%) SDLC
13 15 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (5.70%) B2B
13 15 (5.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 194 (73.76%) C#
2 124 (47.15%) JavaScript
3 117 (44.49%) SQL
4 21 (7.98%) TypeScript
5 20 (7.60%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.66%) Java
8 7 (2.66%) PHP
8 7 (2.66%) Python
9 6 (2.28%) R
10 4 (1.52%) ES6
11 3 (1.14%) C
11 3 (1.14%) Delphi
11 3 (1.14%) VB
12 2 (0.76%) VBA
12 2 (0.76%) VBScript
13 1 (0.38%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (14.45%) Degree
2 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.42%) Docker
3 9 (3.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.90%) Puppet
3 5 (1.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 119 (45.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.17%) SAP
3 23 (8.75%) Sage
4 11 (4.18%) Veeam
4 11 (4.18%) VMware
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle
5 9 (3.42%) SonicWALL
5 9 (3.42%) Ubiquiti
6 8 (3.04%) Cloudera
6 8 (3.04%) Netezza
7 6 (2.28%) Tableau
8 5 (1.90%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.14%) Apple
9 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.76%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.76%) Dell
10 2 (0.76%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.38%) ConnectWise
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) Nintex