Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 348 189 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.97% 21.33% 12.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.03% 66.78% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 341 180 129
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,150 £24,975
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £49,400
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%

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 527 283 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 36.29% 31.94% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 499 262 307
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -4 179 £37,500 - 17
Poole -1 122 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Ferndown - 22 £42,500 - 2
Wimborne -4 6 £45,000 +2.86%
Blandford Forum - 3 £32,500 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 287 (82.47%) .NET
2 285 (81.90%) C#
3 246 (70.69%) ASP.NET
4 223 (64.08%) MVC
5 181 (52.01%) JavaScript
6 169 (48.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 161 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (45.40%) AngularJS
9 148 (42.53%) Microsoft
10 142 (40.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 139 (39.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 133 (38.22%) SQL
13 126 (36.21%) TDD
14 112 (32.18%) CSS
15 111 (31.90%) HTML
16 110 (31.61%) .NET Framework
17 86 (24.71%) jQuery
18 74 (21.26%) Web Development
19 69 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
19 69 (19.83%) Entity Framework
19 69 (19.83%) Degree
20 60 (17.24%) Scrum
20 60 (17.24%) SOLID
21 58 (16.67%) Finance
22 54 (15.52%) BDD
23 52 (14.94%) Greenfield Project
24 50 (14.37%) Git (software)
25 45 (12.93%) TypeScript
26 44 (12.64%) ASP.NET Core
26 44 (12.64%) Windows

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 26 (7.47%) IIS
2 12 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.87%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.15%) CMS
6 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.57%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 139 (39.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (11.21%) SaaS
4 26 (7.47%) Office 365
5 12 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.01%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.72%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.31%) Firewall
2 13 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.74%) VPN
3 11 (3.16%) DNS
3 11 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (2.59%) Internet
5 6 (1.72%) Skype
6 4 (1.15%) SAN
6 4 (1.15%) Wireless
7 3 (0.86%) FTP
7 3 (0.86%) HTTP
7 3 (0.86%) IPsec
7 3 (0.86%) LAN
7 3 (0.86%) NAS
7 3 (0.86%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.29%) NFC
8 1 (0.29%) RFID
8 1 (0.29%) SMS
8 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (3.45%) OLAP
9 8 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.01%) Power BI
10 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.86%) MySQL
14 2 (0.57%) QlikView
15 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (14.37%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.44%) MSTest
3 5 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.15%) NUnit
4 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.15%) Subversion
5 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.57%) JIRA
5 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.29%) ERwin
General
1 58 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.03%) Retail
4 6 (1.72%) Marketing
4 6 (1.72%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.15%) Advertising
5 4 (1.15%) Automotive
6 2 (0.57%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 286 (82.18%) Developer
2 213 (61.21%) .NET Developer
3 133 (38.22%) C# Developer
4 117 (33.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (28.16%) Software Developer
6 74 (21.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 44 (12.64%) Angular Developer
7 44 (12.64%) C# Software Developer
8 41 (11.78%) .NET Software Developer
9 28 (8.05%) Junior
10 22 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (6.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (6.03%) Web Developer
12 20 (5.75%) Junior Software Developer
13 18 (5.17%) Junior Developer
13 18 (5.17%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.89%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 16 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (4.02%) Agile .NET Developer
16 14 (4.02%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (82.47%) .NET
2 246 (70.69%) ASP.NET
3 169 (48.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 158 (45.40%) AngularJS
5 142 (40.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 112 (32.18%) CSS
7 111 (31.90%) HTML
8 110 (31.61%) .NET Framework
9 86 (24.71%) jQuery
10 69 (19.83%) Entity Framework
11 44 (12.64%) ASP.NET Core
12 42 (12.07%) HTML5
12 42 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (11.78%) .NET Core
13 41 (11.78%) WCF
14 34 (9.77%) LINQ
15 23 (6.61%) Web Services
16 22 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 20 (5.75%) Angular 2
17 20 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.94%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (8.33%) Fintech
3 27 (7.76%) User Experience
4 11 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.72%) Clustering
5 6 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.15%) Social Network
7 3 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.86%) CCTV
7 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.86%) Tandem
8 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.64%) Windows
2 14 (4.02%) Linux
3 7 (2.01%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (64.08%) MVC
2 161 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (36.21%) TDD
4 74 (21.26%) Web Development
5 60 (17.24%) Scrum
5 60 (17.24%) SOLID
6 54 (15.52%) BDD
7 28 (8.05%) SOA
8 27 (7.76%) Migration
8 27 (7.76%) OO
8 27 (7.76%) Test Automation
9 26 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 23 (6.61%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.03%) Microservices
11 21 (6.03%) SDLC
12 19 (5.46%) OOP
13 18 (5.17%) ERP
13 18 (5.17%) IT Strategy
13 18 (5.17%) Kanban
13 18 (5.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 285 (81.90%) C#
2 181 (52.01%) JavaScript
3 133 (38.22%) SQL
4 45 (12.93%) TypeScript
5 20 (5.75%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.74%) Ruby
7 7 (2.01%) C++
7 7 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.86%) VB
10 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.57%) C
10 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.29%) Java
11 1 (0.29%) Python
11 1 (0.29%) R
11 1 (0.29%) VB6
11 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (19.83%) Degree
2 39 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.44%) MCSA
5 3 (0.86%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.57%) CCA
6 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.57%) MCP
6 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.31%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.17%) SCCM
2 15 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.57%) Puppet
4 2 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.31%) SAP
3 12 (3.45%) Cisco
3 12 (3.45%) Google
4 10 (2.87%) Oracle
4 10 (2.87%) Sage
5 9 (2.59%) VMware
6 4 (1.15%) Facebook
6 4 (1.15%) Twitter
7 3 (0.86%) Citrix
7 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.57%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.57%) Splunk
8 2 (0.57%) Symantec
9 1 (0.29%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) Veeam