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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Dorset
Rank 7 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 86 122 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.45% 17.09% 28.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.70% 48.61% 68.87%
Number of salaries quoted 82 97 196
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 251 318
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 35.25% 35.15% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 124 183 273
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,525 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +10 37 £37,500 - 2
Bournemouth +7 36 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Wimborne -2 7 £45,000 +8.43%
Dorchester +3 2 £30,000 +20.00%
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 142 (84.02%) C#
2 138 (81.66%) .NET
3 98 (57.99%) JavaScript
3 98 (57.99%) SQL
4 94 (55.62%) HTML
5 93 (55.03%) CSS
6 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (52.07%) ASP.NET
8 71 (42.01%) MVC
9 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (30.77%) Web Development
11 48 (28.40%) .NET Framework
11 48 (28.40%) jQuery
12 47 (27.81%) OO
13 42 (24.85%) TDD
14 40 (23.67%) AngularJS
15 37 (21.89%) Entity Framework
16 28 (16.57%) Finance
16 28 (16.57%) Microsoft
17 26 (15.38%) OOP
17 26 (15.38%) Windows
18 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (13.61%) SDLC
19 23 (13.61%) Relational Database
19 23 (13.61%) Software Engineering
20 22 (13.02%) PHP
21 21 (12.43%) Scrum
22 19 (11.24%) Java
22 19 (11.24%) WCF
22 19 (11.24%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related 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 11 (6.51%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.55%) CMS
3 4 (2.37%) IIS
3 4 (2.37%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.18%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.59%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.59%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) GitHub
3 2 (1.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) DHCP
2 3 (1.78%) DNS
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) LAN
2 3 (1.78%) WAN
3 2 (1.18%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) Broadband
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) VLAN
4 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.61%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.65%) MySQL
3 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.37%) FileMaker
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.78%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.51%) Subversion
4 9 (5.33%) JIRA
5 6 (3.55%) NUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Bower
6 2 (1.18%) Grunt
6 2 (1.18%) gulp
6 2 (1.18%) Protractor
7 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.59%) JUnit
7 1 (0.59%) Maven
7 1 (0.59%) Moq
7 1 (0.59%) MSTest
7 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 28 (16.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Marketing
3 6 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Electronics
5 3 (1.78%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (78.11%) Developer
2 75 (44.38%) .NET Developer
3 66 (39.05%) C# Developer
4 48 (28.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 21 (12.43%) C# Software Developer
7 20 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 20 (11.83%) Software Engineer
7 20 (11.83%) Web Developer
8 19 (11.24%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (10.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (10.06%) Senior Developer
10 14 (8.28%) C# Software Engineer
11 13 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
11 13 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.92%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (5.92%) Junior
13 10 (5.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (81.66%) .NET
2 94 (55.62%) HTML
3 93 (55.03%) CSS
4 88 (52.07%) ASP.NET
5 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (28.40%) .NET Framework
6 48 (28.40%) jQuery
7 40 (23.67%) AngularJS
8 37 (21.89%) Entity Framework
9 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (11.24%) WCF
11 15 (8.88%) HTML5
11 15 (8.88%) RESTful
11 15 (8.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (8.28%) WinForms
13 13 (7.69%) CSS3
14 12 (7.10%) Web Services
14 12 (7.10%) WPF
15 10 (5.92%) LINQ
15 10 (5.92%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.96%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.78%) Fintech
3 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.59%) Clustering
5 1 (0.59%) iPad
5 1 (0.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Linux
3 6 (3.55%) Android
3 6 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.01%) MVC
3 52 (30.77%) Web Development
4 47 (27.81%) OO
5 42 (24.85%) TDD
6 26 (15.38%) OOP
7 23 (13.61%) SDLC
7 23 (13.61%) Software Engineering
8 21 (12.43%) Scrum
9 15 (8.88%) OOD
10 12 (7.10%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.92%) BDD
11 10 (5.92%) Web Application Development
12 8 (4.73%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.73%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.73%) UML
13 7 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
13 7 (4.14%) Service Design
14 6 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 142 (84.02%) C#
2 98 (57.99%) JavaScript
2 98 (57.99%) SQL
3 22 (13.02%) PHP
4 19 (11.24%) Java
5 11 (6.51%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.92%) Apex Code
6 10 (5.92%) SOQL
7 8 (4.73%) C++
8 5 (2.96%) VB
9 4 (2.37%) R
9 4 (2.37%) Ruby
9 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) Delphi
11 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Degree
1 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.59%) HND
2 1 (0.59%) MCSE
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.59%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.59%) MobiControl
1 1 (0.59%) Netcool
1 1 (0.59%) SCOM
1 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.88%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco
4 1 (0.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.59%) SOTI
4 1 (0.59%) VMware
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago