Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 857 645 853
Rank change year-on-year -212 +208 +245
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 132 91 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 121 85 165
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £46,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile - - £92,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +11.11%

SQL Server 2019 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 29,863 15,793 31,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.79% 27.61% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19,391 13,499 26,346
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

SQL Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in England

SQL Server 2019
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2019 in England

SQL Server 2019
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2019 in England

SQL Server 2019
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 2019 within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -224 45 £60,000 - 65
North of England -129 27 £45,000 -10.00% 51
Midlands -77 26 £43,000 +14.67% 35
West Midlands -52 23 £43,000 - 18
South East -94 17 £45,000 +2.86% 52
Yorkshire -60 14 £40,000 - 13
North West -94 13 £47,500 -5.00% 30
South West -45 7 £47,500 -9.52% 21
East of England - 6 £50,000 - 26
East Midlands -57 3 £48,750 +30.00% 17
SQL Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019 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 2019.

1 132 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
3 79 (59.85%) SQL
4 69 (52.27%) Azure
5 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (39.39%) .NET
8 49 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (34.09%) C#
10 44 (33.33%) OO
11 41 (31.06%) Power Platform
12 40 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (30.30%) Power BI
13 37 (28.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (28.03%) Greenfield Project
14 36 (27.27%) Social Skills
15 35 (26.52%) SQL Server 2016
16 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
17 32 (24.24%) CSS
17 32 (24.24%) HTML
17 32 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (24.24%) HTML5
17 32 (24.24%) Entity Framework
17 32 (24.24%) CSS3
18 30 (22.73%) TDD
18 30 (22.73%) MVC
18 30 (22.73%) Blazor
19 29 (21.97%) ASP.NET
20 28 (21.21%) T-SQL
20 28 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2019
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 15 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.76%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 69 (52.27%) Azure
2 41 (31.06%) Power Platform
3 11 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (6.06%) Rubrik
6 5 (3.79%) SaaS
7 4 (3.03%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (2.27%) AWS
8 3 (2.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.27%) Azure Functions
8 3 (2.27%) Power Automate
8 3 (2.27%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.27%) Serverless
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Event Grid
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.76%) GCP
9 1 (0.76%) NuGet
9 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) DNS
2 16 (12.12%) DHCP
3 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.09%) Firewall
4 12 (9.09%) VPN
5 11 (8.33%) WAN
6 9 (6.82%) LAN
6 9 (6.82%) VLAN
7 6 (4.55%) SAN
8 3 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.27%) Intranet
9 2 (1.52%) Internet
9 2 (1.52%) VoIP
9 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) IPsec
10 1 (0.76%) MPLS
10 1 (0.76%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (37.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (30.30%) Power BI
5 37 (28.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (26.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 32 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (21.21%) MongoDB
8 28 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (10.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (4.55%) Data Lake
12 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2017
15 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
16 2 (1.52%) Big Data
16 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (14.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.79%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.76%) NUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.76%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (27.27%) Social Skills
2 27 (20.45%) Advertising
3 25 (18.94%) Finance
4 14 (10.61%) Banking
5 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.55%) Law
6 6 (4.55%) Legal
7 4 (3.03%) Back Office
7 4 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.52%) Retail
10 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (53.79%) Developer
2 36 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (16.67%) DBA
5 21 (15.91%) SQL DBA
6 17 (12.88%) SQL Developer
7 15 (11.36%) SQL BI Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.82%) Administrator
10 7 (5.30%) Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Power BI Developer
11 6 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.39%) .NET
2 32 (24.24%) CSS
2 32 (24.24%) CSS3
2 32 (24.24%) Entity Framework
2 32 (24.24%) HTML
2 32 (24.24%) HTML5
3 30 (22.73%) Blazor
4 29 (21.97%) ASP.NET
5 28 (21.21%) .NET Core
6 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (20.45%) ML.NET
7 10 (7.58%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.06%) MDX
9 5 (3.79%) LESS
9 5 (3.79%) XML
9 5 (3.79%) XSLT
10 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.27%) REST
11 1 (0.76%) NLog
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.58%) User Experience
4 9 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (5.30%) Clustering
6 3 (2.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Windows
2 24 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2019
4 11 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (3.79%) Android
8 2 (1.52%) Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Unix
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) OO
3 40 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (22.73%) MVC
4 30 (22.73%) TDD
5 27 (20.45%) BDD
6 16 (12.12%) ETL
6 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (11.36%) DevOps
7 15 (11.36%) SDLC
8 14 (10.61%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (10.61%) Time Management
8 14 (10.61%) Validation
9 10 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (6.06%) Dashboard Development
10 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.06%) Information Security
10 8 (6.06%) ITIL
10 8 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.85%) SQL
2 45 (34.09%) C#
3 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.21%) T-SQL
5 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
6 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 7 (5.30%) VBA
9 5 (3.79%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.79%) XPath
10 2 (1.52%) Python
11 1 (0.76%) ES6
11 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) MCSE
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.33%) Degree
3 10 (7.58%) MCSA
4 8 (6.06%) CCNA
4 8 (6.06%) CCNP
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.52%) HNC
6 2 (1.52%) HND
6 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) MCITP
6 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.79%) QA
3 4 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.03%) GDPR
3 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.76%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.52%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.76%) Docker
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.12%) VMware
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco
4 9 (6.82%) Veritas
5 8 (6.06%) Veeam
6 6 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.03%) Juniper
8 3 (2.27%) RedGate
8 3 (2.27%) Sophos
8 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.52%) Databricks
9 2 (1.52%) Dell
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (0.76%) Google
10 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.76%) McAfee
10 1 (0.76%) NetApp
10 1 (0.76%) Splunk