Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 153 254 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 12.77% 22.92% 16.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.71% 64.80% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 144 241 170
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,725 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 350 392 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 29.22% 35.38% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 322 350 293
Dorset median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,800
90th Percentile £68,500 £47,500 £54,250
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.50%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -9 74 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Poole -12 49 £38,641 -3.40% 17
Ferndown - 10 £42,500 - 1
Dorchester -6 7 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Wimborne +5 3 £45,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 120 (78.43%) .NET
2 113 (73.86%) C#
3 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
4 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (48.37%) JavaScript
5 71 (46.41%) MVC
6 64 (41.83%) SQL
7 63 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 60 (39.22%) TDD
9 58 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (36.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (33.99%) CSS
12 48 (31.37%) HTML
13 41 (26.80%) Finance
13 41 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
15 34 (22.22%) Degree
16 29 (18.95%) Web Development
17 28 (18.30%) Windows
18 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
18 27 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (15.69%) jQuery
20 22 (14.38%) Git (software)
20 22 (14.38%) BDD
21 21 (13.73%) SOLID
22 20 (13.07%) Scrum
23 19 (12.42%) Active Directory
23 19 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
23 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
23 19 (12.42%) Greenfield Project

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 9 (5.88%) IIS
2 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.61%) CMS
4 4 (2.61%) Confluence
5 3 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.96%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (11.11%) SaaS
4 16 (10.46%) Office 365
5 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.96%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.96%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Firewall
2 8 (5.23%) DNS
2 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.23%) VPN
3 5 (3.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (2.61%) Internet
4 4 (2.61%) Wireless
5 3 (1.96%) LAN
5 3 (1.96%) Skype
5 3 (1.96%) WAN
5 3 (1.96%) WLAN
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.65%) SMS
6 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (6.54%) Power BI
3 9 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.23%) MySQL
4 8 (5.23%) QlikView
4 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.96%) SSDT
9 2 (1.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.92%) Selenium
5 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.61%) JIRA
5 4 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.61%) Subversion
6 3 (1.96%) MSTest
6 3 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.65%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.65%) ERwin
7 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
General
1 41 (26.80%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Retail
3 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.61%) Automotive
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Games
5 2 (1.31%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (77.12%) Developer
2 82 (53.59%) .NET Developer
3 60 (39.22%) C# Developer
4 53 (34.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (20.26%) Software Developer
6 23 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (8.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (8.50%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (7.19%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Angular Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Junior
9 10 (6.54%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.88%) Azure Developer
10 9 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Designer
11 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Designer
11 7 (4.58%) VB.NET Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (78.43%) .NET
2 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
3 58 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (36.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (33.99%) CSS
6 48 (31.37%) HTML
7 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
8 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 24 (15.69%) jQuery
10 18 (11.76%) Entity Framework
11 15 (9.80%) .NET Core
12 13 (8.50%) HTML5
12 13 (8.50%) WCF
13 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (7.19%) XML
14 10 (6.54%) LINQ
15 9 (5.88%) JSON
15 9 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (5.23%) REST
16 8 (5.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (11.11%) User Experience
3 14 (9.15%) Fintech
4 11 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Social Network
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) Windows
2 9 (5.88%) Linux
3 8 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (46.41%) MVC
3 60 (39.22%) TDD
4 29 (18.95%) Web Development
5 22 (14.38%) BDD
6 21 (13.73%) SOLID
7 20 (13.07%) Scrum
8 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.46%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (8.50%) DevOps
13 12 (7.84%) ETL
14 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.54%) Test Automation
16 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 9 (5.88%) IT Strategy
16 9 (5.88%) SOA
16 9 (5.88%) Web Application Development
17 8 (5.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 113 (73.86%) C#
2 74 (48.37%) JavaScript
3 64 (41.83%) SQL
4 12 (7.84%) TypeScript
5 10 (6.54%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.54%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.54%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (3.27%) Python
7 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Degree
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.27%) MCSA
6 4 (2.61%) CCNA
6 4 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) CCA
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCP
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) SCCM
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) Cisco
3 8 (5.23%) Tableau
4 7 (4.58%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.58%) VMware
5 6 (3.92%) SAP
6 5 (3.27%) Sage
7 4 (2.61%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.61%) Splunk
7 4 (2.61%) Veeam
8 3 (1.96%) Meraki
8 3 (1.96%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.96%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.96%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (1.31%) Citrix
9 2 (1.31%) Facebook
9 2 (1.31%) Twitter
10 1 (0.65%) Symantec