Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 549 1021 -
Rank change year-on-year +472 - -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 120 24 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.019% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 125 22 0
Median annual salary £60,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% - -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year +27.78% - -

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 13,037 34,419 45,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.64% 27.19% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,040 28,705 36,972
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,225 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 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 - 82 £60,000 - 58
North of England +192 27 £50,000 +11.11% 56
North West +136 26 £50,000 +11.11% 39
South East +214 5 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Midlands +130 5 £38,375 -45.18% 35
West Midlands - 3 - - 18
East Midlands +96 2 £38,375 -45.18% 17
East of England +133 1 - - 23
Yorkshire +128 1 £27,500 -60.71% 12
South West - 1 £42,500 - 16
SQL Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (70.00%) Azure
3 77 (64.17%) .NET
3 77 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (63.33%) C#
4 76 (63.33%) .NET Core
5 72 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 72 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 72 (60.00%) MVC
6 70 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (57.50%) Web Application Development
8 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
9 60 (50.00%) TDD
10 54 (45.00%) BDD
10 54 (45.00%) MongoDB
11 52 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
12 51 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (40.83%) Microservices
13 49 (40.83%) AngularJS
14 43 (35.83%) Entity Framework
14 43 (35.83%) .NET Framework
15 38 (31.67%) Scrum
16 37 (30.83%) Kanban
17 36 (30.00%) OO
18 35 (29.17%) React
19 34 (28.33%) AWS
20 33 (27.50%) Node.js
20 33 (27.50%) Elasticsearch
20 33 (27.50%) TypeScript
20 33 (27.50%) Vue.js

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 33 (27.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
2 5 (4.17%) DNN
2 5 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 5 (4.17%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (4.17%) Kentico
2 5 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.17%) Sitefinity
2 5 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (70.00%) Azure
2 34 (28.33%) AWS
3 4 (3.33%) Office 365
4 3 (2.50%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.50%) VPN
2 3 (2.50%) WAN
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) VoIP
3 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) MPLS
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (45.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2017
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.50%) Power BI
8 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 25 (20.83%) Law
2 24 (20.00%) Advertising
3 19 (15.83%) Games
4 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Finance
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (66.67%) Developer
2 74 (61.67%) .NET Developer
3 35 (29.17%) DBA
4 30 (25.00%) SQL DBA
5 27 (22.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 26 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (21.67%) C# Developer
7 16 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
7 16 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
7 16 (13.33%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.17%) CMS Developer
8 5 (4.17%) EPiServer Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Azure Developer
9 4 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.33%) WPF Developer
10 3 (2.50%) Administrator
10 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (64.17%) .NET
2 76 (63.33%) .NET Core
3 72 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 70 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (42.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (40.83%) AngularJS
7 43 (35.83%) .NET Framework
7 43 (35.83%) Entity Framework
8 35 (29.17%) React
9 33 (27.50%) Node.js
9 33 (27.50%) Vue.js
10 31 (25.83%) HTML
10 31 (25.83%) HTML5
11 23 (19.17%) CSS
11 23 (19.17%) CSS3
12 21 (17.50%) Blazor
13 10 (8.33%) RESTful
13 10 (8.33%) WPF
14 8 (6.67%) LINQ
14 8 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (24.17%) Replication
3 23 (19.17%) Clustering
4 12 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.17%) Tandem
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (60.00%) MVC
3 69 (57.50%) Web Application Development
4 60 (50.00%) TDD
5 54 (45.00%) BDD
6 49 (40.83%) Microservices
7 38 (31.67%) Scrum
8 37 (30.83%) Kanban
9 36 (30.00%) OO
10 29 (24.17%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 8 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.67%) MVVM
12 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (5.00%) Open Source
13 5 (4.17%) Content Management
13 5 (4.17%) Security Management
14 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.33%) C#
2 72 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.50%) TypeScript
4 30 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.50%) R
7 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.67%) XAML
8 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.67%) Degree
1 2 (1.67%) HNC
1 2 (1.67%) HND
1 2 (1.67%) MCSA
1 2 (1.67%) MCSE
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.67%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) Alterian
2 5 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 5 (4.17%) VMware
3 3 (2.50%) RedGate
3 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.67%) Cisco
4 2 (1.67%) Dell
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle
4 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) NetApp
5 1 (0.83%) Sophos
5 1 (0.83%) Veeam