Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 258 180 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.77% 16.76% 14.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.86% 54.38% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 245 177 178
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,013
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
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 404 331 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 35.66% 30.82% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 360 298 303
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.52% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +8 139 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Poole +4 84 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Weymouth - 5 £24,000 - 1
Dorchester +2 4 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Wimborne -22 2 £45,000 -
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 211 (81.78%) C#
2 191 (74.03%) .NET
3 157 (60.85%) ASP.NET
4 154 (59.69%) JavaScript
5 147 (56.98%) MVC
6 132 (51.16%) HTML
7 131 (50.78%) SQL
7 131 (50.78%) CSS
8 120 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 91 (35.27%) jQuery
10 89 (34.50%) Microsoft
11 77 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (23.26%) Web Development
13 54 (20.93%) TDD
14 52 (20.16%) T-SQL
15 44 (17.05%) Visual Studio
16 43 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 41 (15.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (14.73%) .NET Framework
19 36 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 36 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
20 35 (13.57%) LINQ
20 35 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 35 (13.57%) Crystal Reports
21 33 (12.79%) Web Services
22 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2016
23 30 (11.63%) Web Application Development
24 29 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
25 28 (10.85%) OO
26 27 (10.47%) VB.NET

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 23 (8.91%) CMS
2 21 (8.14%) Umbraco
3 18 (6.98%) IIS
4 8 (3.10%) EPiServer
5 7 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.71%) Sitefinity
6 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 5 (1.94%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) SaaS
3 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) DHCP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (13.57%) Crystal Reports
3 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (5.04%) Power BI
7 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (3.88%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (3.49%) QlikView
11 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.10%) Semantic Layer
12 6 (2.33%) MySQL
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.94%) SSDT
14 4 (1.55%) Star Schema
15 3 (1.16%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 44 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.98%) NUnit
5 15 (5.81%) Subversion
6 13 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (3.88%) MSTest
8 4 (1.55%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.39%) git-flow
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 20 (7.75%) Finance
2 15 (5.81%) Music Industry
3 14 (5.43%) Games
3 14 (5.43%) Marketing
4 13 (5.04%) Automotive
5 8 (3.10%) Retail
6 3 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (87.60%) Developer
2 112 (43.41%) .NET Developer
3 75 (29.07%) Software Developer
4 72 (27.91%) C# Developer
5 58 (22.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 34 (13.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (12.02%) Web Developer
9 30 (11.63%) SQL Developer
10 27 (10.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (10.08%) Junior
12 25 (9.69%) Junior Developer
13 23 (8.91%) C# Web Developer
14 20 (7.75%) Junior Software Developer
14 20 (7.75%) Senior Developer
15 19 (7.36%) .NET Web Developer
16 16 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
18 12 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
18 12 (4.65%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (74.03%) .NET
2 157 (60.85%) ASP.NET
3 132 (51.16%) HTML
4 131 (50.78%) CSS
5 120 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (35.27%) jQuery
7 43 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 38 (14.73%) .NET Framework
9 36 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 35 (13.57%) LINQ
11 33 (12.79%) Web Services
12 24 (9.30%) WCF
13 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 21 (8.14%) Entity Framework
14 21 (8.14%) REST
15 18 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (6.59%) Ajax
17 16 (6.20%) WinForms
18 15 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.81%) User Experience
3 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.55%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.16%) Clustering
5 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.78%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.16%) Linux
4 2 (0.78%) Android
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.39%) Unix
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (56.98%) MVC
2 77 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.26%) Web Development
4 54 (20.93%) TDD
5 30 (11.63%) Web Application Development
6 28 (10.85%) OO
7 23 (8.91%) SDLC
8 21 (8.14%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (7.75%) BDD
9 20 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.36%) ETL
11 17 (6.59%) OOP
12 14 (5.43%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (5.04%) CQRS
14 11 (4.26%) Analytics
14 11 (4.26%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.88%) ERP
15 10 (3.88%) Migration
15 10 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 211 (81.78%) C#
2 154 (59.69%) JavaScript
3 131 (50.78%) SQL
4 52 (20.16%) T-SQL
5 27 (10.47%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.65%) PHP
6 12 (4.65%) VB
7 11 (4.26%) Java
8 9 (3.49%) VBA
9 7 (2.71%) Ruby
10 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.16%) Python
11 3 (1.16%) R
12 2 (0.78%) C
12 2 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.39%) Delphi
13 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) MCP
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
1 2 (0.78%) SCOM
1 2 (0.78%) SCSM
1 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (34.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.49%) Cognos
2 9 (3.49%) Tableau
3 8 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.71%) Oracle
4 7 (2.71%) SAP
5 6 (2.33%) Google
6 4 (1.55%) Informatica
6 4 (1.55%) Talend
7 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix