Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 415 165 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.95% 19.25% 18.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.14% 58.72% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 410 154 202
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%

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 647 281 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.46% 32.79% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 612 249 374
Dorset median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +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 April 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 April 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 0 206 £36,500 -8.75% 32
Poole +3 166 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Ferndown - 10 £42,500 - 2
Blandford Forum - 5 £32,500 -
Dorchester -4 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Wimborne -13 1 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 340 (81.93%) C#
2 327 (78.80%) .NET
3 249 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 236 (56.87%) MVC
5 224 (53.98%) JavaScript
6 207 (49.88%) SQL
7 168 (40.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 161 (38.80%) Microsoft
9 157 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (34.46%) AngularJS
11 141 (33.98%) HTML
12 131 (31.57%) CSS
13 126 (30.36%) jQuery
14 113 (27.23%) .NET Framework
15 110 (26.51%) TDD
16 102 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 100 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
18 85 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 81 (19.52%) Entity Framework
20 66 (15.90%) Web Development
21 64 (15.42%) Finance
22 58 (13.98%) Windows
22 58 (13.98%) LINQ
23 53 (12.77%) BDD
24 52 (12.53%) T-SQL
25 51 (12.29%) ERP
26 50 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
27 49 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
27 49 (11.81%) Degree
27 49 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration 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 30 (7.23%) CMS
1 30 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.51%) Umbraco
3 23 (5.54%) IIS
4 13 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 102 (24.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.78%) SaaS
4 16 (3.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (3.13%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.10%) Internet
2 7 (1.69%) LAN
2 7 (1.69%) SAN
2 7 (1.69%) WAN
3 6 (1.45%) Firewall
4 5 (1.20%) FTP
4 5 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.20%) VPN
5 4 (0.96%) HTTP
5 4 (0.96%) IPsec
5 4 (0.96%) NAS
5 4 (0.96%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) NFC
6 1 (0.24%) RFID
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 50 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (11.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 40 (9.64%) Crystal Reports
6 28 (6.75%) NoSQL
7 24 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (4.58%) Power BI
10 17 (4.10%) Relational Database
11 16 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (3.37%) OLAP
13 12 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (2.41%) MS Access
15 7 (1.69%) QlikView
15 7 (1.69%) Semantic Layer
16 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
17 2 (0.48%) MySQL
17 2 (0.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 38 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (2.41%) Subversion
5 7 (1.69%) MSTest
6 3 (0.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.24%) gulp
General
1 64 (15.42%) Finance
2 21 (5.06%) Retail
3 16 (3.86%) Music Industry
4 15 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.37%) Marketing
6 10 (2.41%) Automotive
7 7 (1.69%) Games
8 6 (1.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 323 (77.83%) Developer
2 192 (46.27%) .NET Developer
3 119 (28.67%) C# Developer
4 109 (26.27%) Software Developer
5 87 (20.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 71 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 45 (10.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (9.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (8.92%) Junior
10 33 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (7.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 30 (7.23%) Angular Developer
11 30 (7.23%) SQL Developer
12 28 (6.75%) Junior Developer
12 28 (6.75%) Senior Developer
12 28 (6.75%) Web Developer
13 27 (6.51%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (5.78%) Junior Software Developer
15 17 (4.10%) Development Manager
16 16 (3.86%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (78.80%) .NET
2 249 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 168 (40.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 143 (34.46%) AngularJS
5 141 (33.98%) HTML
6 131 (31.57%) CSS
7 126 (30.36%) jQuery
8 113 (27.23%) .NET Framework
9 100 (24.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 81 (19.52%) Entity Framework
11 58 (13.98%) LINQ
12 46 (11.08%) WCF
13 40 (9.64%) Web Services
14 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET Core
15 34 (8.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 30 (7.23%) REST
18 30 (7.23%) RESTful
19 28 (6.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.13%) Fintech
3 13 (3.13%) User Experience
4 10 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.17%) Clustering
6 8 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.96%) CCTV
9 3 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.72%) Tandem
10 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.98%) Windows
2 20 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.89%) Linux
5 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (56.87%) MVC
2 157 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (26.51%) TDD
4 66 (15.90%) Web Development
5 53 (12.77%) BDD
6 51 (12.29%) ERP
7 46 (11.08%) Web Application Development
8 41 (9.88%) Scrum
9 37 (8.92%) OOP
10 35 (8.43%) SOLID
11 31 (7.47%) OO
12 29 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.51%) SDLC
14 26 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (4.10%) ETL
16 17 (4.10%) Kanban
16 17 (4.10%) Product Management
16 17 (4.10%) Software Engineering
17 16 (3.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 340 (81.93%) C#
2 224 (53.98%) JavaScript
3 207 (49.88%) SQL
4 52 (12.53%) T-SQL
5 40 (9.64%) VB.NET
6 37 (8.92%) TypeScript
7 26 (6.27%) Ruby
8 24 (5.78%) C++
9 19 (4.58%) VB
10 8 (1.93%) PHP
11 6 (1.45%) VBA
12 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.96%) Java
14 3 (0.72%) C
14 3 (0.72%) Python
15 2 (0.48%) R
16 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.24%) VB6
16 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (11.81%) Degree
2 27 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.20%) MCSA
5 4 (0.96%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CCA
7 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.96%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.10%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (2.41%) SCCM
3 7 (1.69%) SCOM
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.48%) SCSM
6 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 161 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.10%) SAP
2 17 (4.10%) VMware
3 16 (3.86%) Google
4 15 (3.61%) Cisco
5 10 (2.41%) Sage
6 9 (2.17%) Oracle
7 6 (1.45%) Cognos
7 6 (1.45%) Tableau
8 4 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.72%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.48%) Informatica
10 2 (0.48%) Nintex
10 2 (0.48%) Talend
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix
11 1 (0.24%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) Symantec
11 1 (0.24%) Telerik