Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 347 189 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.62% 20.37% 16.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.42% 62.17% 55.11%
Number of salaries quoted 339 180 212
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,763 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%

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 584 304 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 39.75% 32.76% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 524 275 363
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,850 £25,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% +5.33%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 169 £35,750 -10.63% 34
Poole 0 139 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Blandford Forum - 4 £32,500 - 2
Ferndown -1 3 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Dorchester -3 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Weymouth - 3 £24,000 -
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 281 (80.98%) C#
2 265 (76.37%) .NET
3 197 (56.77%) JavaScript
4 195 (56.20%) ASP.NET
5 191 (55.04%) SQL
6 190 (54.76%) MVC
7 140 (40.35%) HTML
8 135 (38.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (38.04%) CSS
10 125 (36.02%) Microsoft
11 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (33.14%) jQuery
13 89 (25.65%) AngularJS
14 81 (23.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 75 (21.61%) TDD
16 70 (20.17%) .NET Framework
17 67 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
18 60 (17.29%) T-SQL
19 53 (15.27%) LINQ
20 52 (14.99%) ASP.NET Web API
20 52 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
21 50 (14.41%) Entity Framework
22 49 (14.12%) Web Development
23 47 (13.54%) Finance
24 46 (13.26%) Windows
25 45 (12.97%) Visual Studio
26 44 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 43 (12.39%) Crystal Reports
27 43 (12.39%) Web Application Development
27 43 (12.39%) SQL Server 2016

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 36 (10.37%) CMS
2 33 (9.51%) Umbraco
3 29 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.92%) IIS
5 10 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.15%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.86%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 5 (1.44%) SAP Business One
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.75%) SaaS
5 8 (2.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.20%) Internet
2 6 (1.73%) SAN
3 5 (1.44%) FTP
3 5 (1.44%) LAN
3 5 (1.44%) WAN
4 4 (1.15%) Firewall
4 4 (1.15%) HTTP
4 4 (1.15%) IPsec
4 4 (1.15%) NAS
4 4 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.15%) VPN
4 4 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (14.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (12.39%) Crystal Reports
4 43 (12.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 25 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (6.34%) Power BI
8 20 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.88%) MS Access
11 9 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.59%) QlikView
11 9 (2.59%) Semantic Layer
12 8 (2.31%) OLAP
13 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.15%) Star Schema
15 3 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (12.97%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.36%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (3.46%) Subversion
5 7 (2.02%) MSTest
6 4 (1.15%) NUnit
7 1 (0.29%) gulp
General
1 47 (13.54%) Finance
2 16 (4.61%) Marketing
3 15 (4.32%) Music Industry
4 13 (3.75%) Automotive
4 13 (3.75%) Retail
5 10 (2.88%) Games
6 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 267 (76.95%) Developer
2 142 (40.92%) .NET Developer
3 96 (27.67%) C# Developer
3 96 (27.67%) Software Developer
4 68 (19.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 44 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (10.09%) Junior
9 34 (9.80%) SQL Developer
10 30 (8.65%) Junior Developer
10 30 (8.65%) Web Developer
11 24 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
12 23 (6.63%) .NET Software Developer
12 23 (6.63%) Junior Software Developer
13 22 (6.34%) C# Web Developer
14 21 (6.05%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (6.05%) Senior Developer
15 20 (5.76%) .NET Web Developer
16 17 (4.90%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (76.37%) .NET
2 195 (56.20%) ASP.NET
3 140 (40.35%) HTML
4 135 (38.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 132 (38.04%) CSS
6 115 (33.14%) jQuery
7 89 (25.65%) AngularJS
8 70 (20.17%) .NET Framework
9 53 (15.27%) LINQ
10 52 (14.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (14.41%) Entity Framework
12 41 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 39 (11.24%) Web Services
14 37 (10.66%) WCF
15 28 (8.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 28 (8.07%) REST
16 27 (7.78%) Razor View Engine
17 23 (6.63%) WinForms
18 22 (6.34%) SOAP
19 21 (6.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.66%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.59%) Clustering
5 7 (2.02%) User Experience
6 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.15%) CCTV
8 2 (0.58%) Fintech
8 2 (0.58%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.26%) Windows
2 19 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.44%) Linux
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%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (54.76%) MVC
2 117 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (21.61%) TDD
4 49 (14.12%) Web Development
5 43 (12.39%) Web Application Development
6 41 (11.82%) ERP
7 35 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (9.22%) BDD
9 31 (8.93%) SDLC
10 30 (8.65%) OOP
11 24 (6.92%) OO
12 23 (6.63%) ETL
13 18 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.19%) Scrum
14 17 (4.90%) Product Management
15 15 (4.32%) ITIL
16 13 (3.75%) Migration
17 12 (3.46%) Analytics
17 12 (3.46%) Kanban
18 11 (3.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 281 (80.98%) C#
2 197 (56.77%) JavaScript
3 191 (55.04%) SQL
4 60 (17.29%) T-SQL
5 40 (11.53%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.76%) C++
6 20 (5.76%) Ruby
7 17 (4.90%) VB
8 15 (4.32%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.59%) PHP
9 9 (2.59%) VBA
10 6 (1.73%) Java
10 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.86%) Python
12 2 (0.58%) C
13 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (8.93%) Degree
2 12 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.15%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) GCP
System Software
1 18 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.61%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (2.02%) SCCM
2 7 (2.02%) SCOM
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.58%) SCSM
4 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.32%) VMware
3 14 (4.03%) Google
4 11 (3.17%) Cisco
5 9 (2.59%) Cognos
5 9 (2.59%) SAP
5 9 (2.59%) Tableau
6 7 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle
8 4 (1.15%) Informatica
8 4 (1.15%) Sage
8 4 (1.15%) Talend
9 3 (0.86%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.58%) Nintex
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix
11 1 (0.29%) Fortinet