Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 714 562 1067
Rank change year-on-year -152 +505 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 103 410 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.41% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 1.53% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 95 408 16
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 "
25th Percentile £39,625 £35,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile " £92,500 "
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -

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 20,235 26,834 38,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.61% 26.95% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16,323 22,309 32,256
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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
North of England +53 37 £47,500 +5.56% 61
London -185 36 £60,000 +9.09% 96
North West +56 24 £48,750 +8.33% 43
South East +88 15 £36,250 -19.44% 47
Yorkshire - 13 £40,000 - 11
South West - 8 £50,000 - 10
Midlands +22 6 £41,250 -17.50% 32
East Midlands - 6 £41,250 - 16
East of England +50 1 £48,000 +3.78% 21
SQL Server 2019
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (64.08%) SQL
3 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
4 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (49.51%) C#
5 51 (49.51%) Azure
6 41 (39.81%) .NET
6 41 (39.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (34.95%) MVC
8 35 (33.98%) T-SQL
8 35 (33.98%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
10 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (30.10%) OO
12 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
12 30 (29.13%) TDD
12 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (28.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (28.16%) HTML
14 28 (27.18%) CSS
14 28 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (27.18%) MongoDB
14 28 (27.18%) .NET Core
15 27 (26.21%) BDD
15 27 (26.21%) HTML5
15 27 (26.21%) Advertising
16 26 (25.24%) CSS3
16 26 (25.24%) Blazor
17 24 (23.30%) Power Platform
17 24 (23.30%) Power BI

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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (49.51%) Azure
2 24 (23.30%) Power Platform
3 8 (7.77%) AWS
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.88%) SaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.94%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.94%) IaaS
7 2 (1.94%) PaaS
7 2 (1.94%) Serverless
8 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
1 2 (1.94%) Skype
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (39.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (31.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (28.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (27.18%) MongoDB
6 24 (23.30%) Power BI
7 20 (19.42%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (11.65%) Tableau
11 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (8.74%) PowerPivot
13 5 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (4.85%) DB2
13 5 (4.85%) MySQL
13 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (26.21%) Advertising
2 20 (19.42%) Law
3 16 (15.53%) Finance
4 4 (3.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.97%) Police
6 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (51.46%) Developer
2 35 (33.98%) .NET Developer
3 30 (29.13%) DBA
4 27 (26.21%) SQL DBA
5 14 (13.59%) Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Power BI Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Administrator
8 8 (7.77%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.80%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior DBA
10 5 (4.85%) Senior SQL DBA
11 4 (3.88%) Architect
11 4 (3.88%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Power BI Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Principal Developer
11 4 (3.88%) React Developer
12 3 (2.91%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) .NET
2 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET
2 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (28.16%) HTML
4 28 (27.18%) .NET Core
4 28 (27.18%) CSS
5 27 (26.21%) HTML5
6 26 (25.24%) Blazor
6 26 (25.24%) CSS3
7 22 (21.36%) MDX
8 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (5.83%) React
9 5 (4.85%) XML
10 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.88%) Kafka
11 2 (1.94%) COM
11 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.94%) Web Services
12 1 (0.97%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.98%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (14.56%) Clustering
3 13 (12.62%) Replication
4 7 (6.80%) NHS
5 6 (5.83%) User Experience
6 5 (4.85%) Podcast
7 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.91%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.94%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.83%) Unix
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) zOS
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.94%) Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) MVC
3 31 (30.10%) OO
4 30 (29.13%) TDD
5 28 (27.18%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (26.21%) BDD
7 18 (17.48%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (15.53%) ETL
9 13 (12.62%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (12.62%) Visualisation
10 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) DevOps
11 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (8.74%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (7.77%) Decision-Making
12 8 (7.77%) Migration
13 7 (6.80%) Change Data Capture
14 6 (5.83%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) SQL
2 51 (49.51%) C#
3 35 (33.98%) T-SQL
4 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
5 21 (20.39%) PowerShell
6 14 (13.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 9 (8.74%) Python
8 7 (6.80%) VB
9 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.88%) R
11 2 (1.94%) Java
11 2 (1.94%) VBScript
12 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
1 4 (3.88%) MCP
1 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) CCA
2 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (1.94%) MCSA
2 2 (1.94%) MCSE
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) GDPR
2 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
3 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Sybase
4 4 (3.88%) RedGate
5 3 (2.91%) Cognos
5 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Nintex
5 3 (2.91%) Sophos
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) Dell
6 2 (1.94%) EMC
6 2 (1.94%) NetApp
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Symantec
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco
7 1 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.97%) IFS
7 1 (0.97%) YouTube