Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 204 408 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.17% 27.87% 16.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.58% 69.27% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 169 388 221
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £46,924
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% -4.10% +4.28%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 285 589 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.98% 40.23% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 523 419
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £30,400
90th Percentile £62,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Essex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Essex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Essex over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Essex

SQL Server
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Chelmsford +11 56 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Colchester -2 45 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Basildon +1 35 £42,000 -1.18% 4
Wickford -1 8 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 8 £22,500 +12.50%
Brentwood -6 6 £50,000 +66.67%
Witham +9 3 £45,000 +3.45%
Waltham Abbey +2 3 £55,000 +43.79%
Braintree - 2 £50,000 -
Harlow 0 1 - -
Rayleigh 0 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Dunmow - 1 £40,000 - 2
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 134 (65.69%) SQL
2 114 (55.88%) C#
3 106 (51.96%) .NET
4 95 (46.57%) JavaScript
5 94 (46.08%) MVC
6 93 (45.59%) HTML
7 83 (40.69%) CSS
8 76 (37.25%) Microsoft
9 64 (31.37%) ASP.NET
10 63 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (25.00%) Web Development
11 51 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 48 (23.53%) MySQL
12 48 (23.53%) Oracle
13 47 (23.04%) AngularJS
14 45 (22.06%) Java
14 45 (22.06%) Visual Studio
15 42 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 41 (20.10%) jQuery
16 41 (20.10%) Windows
17 39 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 37 (18.14%) Degree
19 36 (17.65%) Tableau
20 35 (17.16%) Ajax
20 35 (17.16%) Linux
20 35 (17.16%) XML
21 32 (15.69%) Finance
21 32 (15.69%) Computer Science
22 31 (15.20%) SOAP
22 31 (15.20%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 19 (9.31%) Apache
2 17 (8.33%) JBoss
2 17 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.84%) Apache Geronimo
3 16 (7.84%) GlassFish
4 15 (7.35%) Apache Spark
5 12 (5.88%) IIS
5 12 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.43%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.43%) WordPress
7 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.96%) CMS
9 2 (0.98%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (7.35%) Weka
2 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.96%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) Firewall
2 7 (3.43%) Internet
3 6 (2.94%) SAN
4 5 (2.45%) NAS
5 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.47%) SSL
6 3 (1.47%) VPN
7 2 (0.98%) DNS
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) Network Security
8 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.53%) MySQL
2 42 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (19.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (15.20%) Relational Database
5 21 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (7.84%) MongoDB
6 16 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 16 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (7.84%) RDBMS
7 15 (7.35%) Apache Hive
7 15 (7.35%) Big Data
7 15 (7.35%) CouchDB
7 15 (7.35%) Hadoop
7 15 (7.35%) Mahout
7 15 (7.35%) Neo4j
7 15 (7.35%) Sqoop
8 13 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.37%) Power BI
9 12 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (22.06%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.33%) Maven
2 17 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.84%) Ant
3 16 (7.84%) Gradle
4 15 (7.35%) NUnit
5 11 (5.39%) MSTest
6 10 (4.90%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.90%) WatiN
7 7 (3.43%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.96%) Selenium
8 4 (1.96%) Subversion
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (15.69%) Finance
2 8 (3.92%) Retail
3 4 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (77.94%) Developer
2 55 (26.96%) .NET Developer
3 41 (20.10%) Web Developer
4 40 (19.61%) C# Developer
5 32 (15.69%) SQL Developer
6 28 (13.73%) Analyst
7 27 (13.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (12.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (12.25%) Software Developer
9 20 (9.80%) .NET Web Developer
10 19 (9.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (9.31%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (9.31%) C# Web Developer
11 18 (8.82%) Java Developer
11 18 (8.82%) Junior
12 16 (7.84%) Lead Developer
12 16 (7.84%) Lead Java Developer
13 14 (6.86%) Junior Developer
13 14 (6.86%) SQL DBA
13 14 (6.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (51.96%) .NET
2 93 (45.59%) HTML
3 83 (40.69%) CSS
4 64 (31.37%) ASP.NET
5 47 (23.04%) AngularJS
6 41 (20.10%) jQuery
7 35 (17.16%) Ajax
7 35 (17.16%) XML
8 31 (15.20%) SOAP
9 27 (13.24%) JSON
10 25 (12.25%) Web Services
11 24 (11.76%) HTML5
12 23 (11.27%) CSS3
13 22 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (9.31%) REST
14 19 (9.31%) Spring
14 19 (9.31%) Spring MVC
15 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET 2.0
15 18 (8.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.96%) iPhone
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.96%) Replication
5 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.98%) Social Network
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.10%) Windows
2 35 (17.16%) Linux
3 10 (4.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.96%) Android
4 4 (1.96%) Windows Phone
4 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.47%) VMS
6 2 (0.98%) SUSE
6 2 (0.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (46.08%) MVC
2 63 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (25.00%) Web Development
4 32 (15.69%) Computer Science
5 30 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.24%) Analytics
7 25 (12.25%) SDLC
8 21 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 21 (10.29%) OO
9 19 (9.31%) TDD
10 18 (8.82%) Scrum
11 17 (8.33%) ETL
12 16 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (7.84%) Test Automation
13 15 (7.35%) OOP
14 13 (6.37%) BDD
14 13 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (5.88%) Front End Development
15 12 (5.88%) Regression Testing
15 12 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 134 (65.69%) SQL
2 114 (55.88%) C#
3 95 (46.57%) JavaScript
4 51 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 45 (22.06%) Java
6 16 (7.84%) VB
6 16 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.86%) PHP
9 12 (5.88%) VBA
10 11 (5.39%) Python
11 6 (2.94%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.98%) C++
14 2 (0.98%) Java 8
14 2 (0.98%) Java 9
14 2 (0.98%) R
15 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (18.14%) Degree
2 16 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.90%) ISEB
3 10 (4.90%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (7.35%) HDFS
2 10 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.47%) vCloud
5 3 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Docker
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Nagios
1 3 (1.47%) SCCM
1 3 (1.47%) WSUS
2 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 76 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.53%) Oracle
3 36 (17.65%) Tableau
4 15 (7.35%) Alteryx
5 11 (5.39%) VMware
6 7 (3.43%) Cisco
7 5 (2.45%) Blue Prism
7 5 (2.45%) Juniper
7 5 (2.45%) UiPath
7 5 (2.45%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.96%) HP
9 3 (1.47%) Apple
9 3 (1.47%) Meraki
9 3 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.98%) Facebook
10 2 (0.98%) Sage
11 1 (0.49%) Cadence
11 1 (0.49%) Dell
11 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.49%) Sophos