Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2017 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2017 over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 624 868 1027
Rank change year-on-year +244 +159 +158
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2017 110 192 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.082%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 91 188 120
Median annual salary £53,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.95% +6.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,625 £37,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +4.95% +2.54% +23.13%

SQL Server 2017 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 15,969 35,823 47,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.61% 27.25% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,115 29,705 39,037
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,599 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2017
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2017 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2017 in England

SQL Server 2017
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2017 in England

SQL Server 2017
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2017 in England

SQL Server 2017
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 within the England region over the 6 months to 13 August 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
London +179 58 £60,000 -11.11%
South West +119 19 £33,000 -26.67%
South East +171 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North of England +151 11 £36,250 -9.38% 1
East of England +111 7 £42,500 +2.41% 1
North East +29 5 £36,500 -20.65%
Yorkshire +127 4 £35,000 -50.00% 1
North West +114 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands +88 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands +80 1 £47,500 -5.00%
SQL Server 2017
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2017.

1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (67.27%) Microsoft
3 71 (64.55%) SQL
4 68 (61.82%) Azure
5 41 (37.27%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (35.45%) .NET
7 36 (32.73%) Analytics
8 34 (30.91%) Docker
9 31 (28.18%) MVC
10 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (25.45%) DevOps
11 28 (25.45%) C#
12 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (24.55%) Power BI
12 27 (24.55%) Power Platform
13 26 (23.64%) AngularJS
14 25 (22.73%) T-SQL
15 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (21.82%) React
16 23 (20.91%) SC Cleared
16 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
16 23 (20.91%) Big Data
16 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
17 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 22 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 22 (20.00%) Fintech
18 21 (19.09%) Microservices
19 20 (18.18%) Windows
20 19 (17.27%) Finance

SQL Server 2017
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (11.82%) Apache Spark
2 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (1.82%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 68 (61.82%) Azure
2 27 (24.55%) Power Platform
3 18 (16.36%) AWS
4 16 (14.55%) GCP
5 11 (10.00%) SaaS
6 4 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.73%) Office 365
8 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.82%) IaaS
8 2 (1.82%) PaaS
8 2 (1.82%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Firewall
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
3 3 (2.73%) LAN
3 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.73%) WAN
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.91%) NAS
5 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (24.55%) Power BI
3 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (20.91%) Big Data
6 19 (17.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (12.73%) KNIME
8 14 (12.73%) MongoDB
8 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (11.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (11.82%) Hadoop
9 13 (11.82%) HBase
10 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (6.36%) MySQL
13 7 (6.36%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.55%) Selenium
2 16 (14.55%) SpecFlow
3 8 (7.27%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) git-flow
5 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.64%) webpack
6 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (17.27%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Aerospace
3 11 (10.00%) Electronics
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Data Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) React Developer
7 13 (11.82%) DBA
8 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 12 (10.91%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.18%) SQL DBA
10 8 (7.27%) Administrator
10 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Server Engineer
10 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
11 7 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Network Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.45%) .NET
2 26 (23.64%) AngularJS
3 24 (21.82%) React
4 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET
5 19 (17.27%) KnockoutJS
6 18 (16.36%) .NET Core
7 16 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Core
8 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.36%) MDX
10 5 (4.55%) RESTful
10 5 (4.55%) Vue.js
11 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.64%) CSS
11 4 (3.64%) CSS3
11 4 (3.64%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (3.64%) HTML
11 4 (3.64%) HTML5
11 4 (3.64%) Sass
11 4 (3.64%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Private Cloud
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.55%) Replication
6 4 (3.64%) User Experience
7 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.73%) EPoS
7 3 (2.73%) iPad
8 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
4 9 (8.18%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.27%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.82%) Linux
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (32.73%) Analytics
3 31 (28.18%) MVC
4 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (25.45%) DevOps
6 22 (20.00%) Fintech
6 22 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 21 (19.09%) Microservices
8 16 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (14.55%) ETL
8 16 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (13.64%) Business Analytics
9 15 (13.64%) Risk Analytics
10 14 (12.73%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (12.73%) Data Analytics
10 14 (12.73%) Machine Learning
11 13 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.91%) TDD
13 11 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (64.55%) SQL
2 28 (25.45%) C#
3 25 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 17 (15.45%) Python
5 15 (13.64%) R
6 13 (11.82%) Perl
7 11 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (6.36%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) SC Cleared
1 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.82%) MCITP
4 2 (1.82%) MCSA
4 2 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) GDPR
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (30.91%) Docker
2 15 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.27%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) Splunk
2 14 (12.73%) VMware
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle
4 8 (7.27%) Dell
5 4 (3.64%) GrapeCity
6 3 (2.73%) Apple
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) Juniper
6 3 (2.73%) Meraki
6 3 (2.73%) SAP
6 3 (2.73%) Veeam
7 2 (1.82%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.82%) Informatica
7 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.82%) Sun
7 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Talend
7 2 (1.82%) VeriFone