Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 244 113
Rank change year-on-year +62 -131 +226
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 66 74 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 0.80% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 3.21% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 345
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +44.44% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £70,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -10.53%

SQL Server 2016 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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,552 2,308 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.78% 25.10% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 1,845 2,978
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East of England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the East of England

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +18 22 £47,500 -26.92% 7
Bedfordshire +28 20 £48,000 -31.43% 2
Cambridgeshire +49 14 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Essex +14 9 £40,000 -1.84% 7
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 36 (54.55%) SQL
4 33 (50.00%) Azure
5 28 (42.42%) Windows
6 27 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (36.36%) SLA
8 23 (34.85%) VMware
8 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
9 22 (33.33%) vSphere
9 22 (33.33%) Office 365
9 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 21 (31.82%) HP
11 20 (30.30%) Linux
12 18 (27.27%) .NET
12 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (25.76%) C#
14 16 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
15 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
15 15 (22.73%) MVC
15 15 (22.73%) TDD
16 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
16 14 (21.21%) Internet
16 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (50.00%) Azure
2 22 (33.33%) Office 365
3 11 (16.67%) AWS
4 6 (9.09%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Internet
2 12 (18.18%) DHCP
2 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 12 (18.18%) LAN
2 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.18%) VLAN
2 12 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (15.15%) OLTP
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 9 (13.64%) OLAP
4 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (9.09%) MySQL
6 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.09%) Power BI
6 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.06%) QlikView
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.03%) RavenDB
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.64%) Marketing
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) DBA
3 17 (25.76%) .NET Developer
4 15 (22.73%) Administrator
5 12 (18.18%) IT Support
6 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) SQL DBA
8 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Messaging Developer
11 2 (3.03%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (18.18%) RESTful
3 12 (18.18%) WSH
4 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 9 (13.64%) Web Services
6 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.61%) Node.js
6 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.58%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (7.58%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (7.58%) WPF
9 4 (6.06%) WinForms
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
11 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
11 2 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (13.64%) Replication
4 6 (9.09%) Clustering
5 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.52%) BBC
7 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
3 20 (30.30%) Linux
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (22.73%) MVC
4 15 (22.73%) TDD
4 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
5 13 (19.70%) ETL
6 12 (18.18%) BDD
6 12 (18.18%) ITIL
6 12 (18.18%) Patch Management
7 11 (16.67%) High Availability
8 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) SDLC
8 10 (15.15%) Server Management
8 10 (15.15%) Time Management
9 9 (13.64%) Data Integration
9 9 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 9 (13.64%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) C#
3 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 12 (18.18%) VBScript
5 7 (10.61%) Ruby
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) R
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) F#
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 22 (33.33%) vSphere
2 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) XenApp
4 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 9 (13.64%) Foglight
2 9 (13.64%) LiteSpeed
3 7 (10.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.52%) Kibana
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 21 (31.82%) HP
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix
4 12 (18.18%) Mitel
5 10 (15.15%) Asigra
5 10 (15.15%) Veeam
6 4 (6.06%) Tableau
7 2 (3.03%) Facebook
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) Apple
8 1 (1.52%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Sony
8 1 (1.52%) Sybase
8 1 (1.52%) Yahoo!