Period
to 25 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 420 349 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 28.28% 17.94% 22.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.40% 56.84% 69.10%
Number of salaries quoted 403 263 394
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,873 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,175
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.34%

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 614 614 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 41.35% 31.57% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 547 462 551
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,350 £30,275 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,148 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.89% +5.88%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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
Colchester +10 121 £50,000 +14.29% 9
Basildon +4 53 £42,500 -22.73% 4
Chelmsford +7 48 £43,278 +8.19% 5
Harlow +2 36 £65,000 +54.76% 3
Wickford +2 31 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Brentwood +1 21 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Southend-on-Sea -5 14 £20,000 -63.64% 2
Loughton 0 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Rayleigh - 8 £40,000 -
Epping - 8 £40,000 - 1
Billericay - 5 £41,250 - 1
Grays - 3 £40,000 - 1
Witham +4 2 £43,500 -3.33%
Saffron Walden - 2 £60,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 2 £38,250 -
Harwich - 1 - -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 288 (68.57%) SQL
2 188 (44.76%) T-SQL
3 157 (37.38%) C#
4 145 (34.52%) .NET
5 141 (33.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 140 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 124 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 119 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 116 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (25.95%) MVC
10 109 (25.95%) Microsoft
11 99 (23.57%) Performance Tuning
12 91 (21.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 82 (19.52%) JavaScript
14 75 (17.86%) NoSQL
15 70 (16.67%) TDD
16 69 (16.43%) Finance
16 69 (16.43%) SQL Server 2016
17 66 (15.71%) HTML
17 66 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 60 (14.29%) BDD
18 60 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (14.05%) AngularJS
20 58 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
21 57 (13.57%) RESTful
21 57 (13.57%) CSS
22 56 (13.33%) WCF
23 51 (12.14%) Degree
24 49 (11.67%) Web Application Development
24 49 (11.67%) MySQL

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 22 (5.24%) IIS
2 20 (4.76%) JBoss
3 16 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.38%) Apache
5 10 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.14%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.43%) Apache Geronimo
7 6 (1.43%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.43%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.19%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.43%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Movex
2 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.24%) FastStats
4 1 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.57%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.90%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.62%) Internet
2 6 (1.43%) Firewall
2 6 (1.43%) LAN
2 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.43%) WAN
3 5 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.19%) VLAN
3 5 (1.19%) VoIP
3 5 (1.19%) VPN
4 4 (0.95%) FTP
5 3 (0.71%) Extranet
5 3 (0.71%) SMS
5 3 (0.71%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) Broadband
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (33.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 124 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 91 (21.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 75 (17.86%) NoSQL
5 69 (16.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 49 (11.67%) MySQL
7 44 (10.48%) Relational Database
8 43 (10.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (8.57%) Data Lake
9 36 (8.57%) HDInsight
10 35 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (5.00%) Oracle Database
14 17 (4.05%) Hadoop
14 17 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (3.57%) Big Data
15 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.86%) Ant
3 12 (2.86%) Gradle
3 12 (2.86%) Maven
4 10 (2.38%) Selenium
5 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.43%) JUnit
7 5 (1.19%) JIRA
7 5 (1.19%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.95%) MSTest
8 4 (0.95%) NUnit
8 4 (0.95%) Subversion
9 2 (0.48%) Moq
9 2 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.24%) FishEye
10 1 (0.24%) ReSharper
General
1 69 (16.43%) Finance
2 23 (5.48%) Automotive
3 22 (5.24%) Marketing
4 19 (4.52%) Advertising
5 11 (2.62%) Retail
6 8 (1.90%) Publishing
6 8 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.43%) Banking
8 5 (1.19%) Back Office
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 219 (52.14%) Developer
2 120 (28.57%) DBA
3 105 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 101 (24.05%) .NET Developer
5 68 (16.19%) SQL Server DBA
6 62 (14.76%) SQL Developer
7 61 (14.52%) Analyst
8 48 (11.43%) Administrator
9 36 (8.57%) C# Developer
10 35 (8.33%) Web Developer
11 33 (7.86%) Junior
12 32 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (7.14%) Senior DBA
14 27 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (6.43%) SQL Server Developer
15 26 (6.19%) Junior Developer
16 23 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (5.48%) Java Developer
17 22 (5.24%) Junior SQL Developer
17 22 (5.24%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (34.52%) .NET
2 119 (28.33%) ASP.NET
3 66 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 66 (15.71%) HTML
4 60 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (14.05%) AngularJS
6 57 (13.57%) CSS
6 57 (13.57%) RESTful
7 56 (13.33%) WCF
8 46 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 41 (9.76%) Web Services
10 35 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 29 (6.90%) jQuery
13 28 (6.67%) Ajax
13 28 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
13 28 (6.67%) Node.js
14 27 (6.43%) CSS3
14 27 (6.43%) HTML5
15 25 (5.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.57%) Replication
2 26 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.90%) Clustering
7 8 (1.90%) Fintech
7 8 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.48%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) User Experience
12 1 (0.24%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.19%) Windows
2 28 (6.67%) Linux
3 25 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.43%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.43%) Unix
5 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 116 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (25.95%) MVC
4 99 (23.57%) Performance Tuning
5 70 (16.67%) TDD
6 60 (14.29%) BDD
7 49 (11.67%) Web Application Development
8 47 (11.19%) Web Development
9 43 (10.24%) Migration
10 36 (8.57%) Data Virtualisation
11 33 (7.86%) Scrum
12 30 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 30 (7.14%) High Availability
12 30 (7.14%) OO
13 20 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (4.52%) ETL
14 19 (4.52%) SDLC
15 17 (4.05%) Analytics
15 17 (4.05%) OOP
16 15 (3.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 288 (68.57%) SQL
2 188 (44.76%) T-SQL
3 157 (37.38%) C#
4 82 (19.52%) JavaScript
5 47 (11.19%) Java
5 47 (11.19%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.19%) Ruby
7 18 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.10%) VBA
9 8 (1.90%) PHP
10 6 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.43%) VB
11 5 (1.19%) Delphi
11 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.71%) Groovy
13 3 (0.71%) XAML
14 2 (0.48%) ES6
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (12.14%) Degree
2 45 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.19%) MCITP
5 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.95%) MCSA
5 4 (0.95%) MCSE
6 2 (0.48%) OCP
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.81%) QA
2 13 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.43%) HDFS
5 5 (1.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) SCCM
2 4 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.71%) Oracle
3 17 (4.05%) Tableau
4 10 (2.38%) VMware
5 8 (1.90%) Facebook
6 6 (1.43%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.19%) Citrix
7 5 (1.19%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.71%) Cognos
8 3 (0.71%) SAP
9 2 (0.48%) RedGate
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe
10 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco
10 1 (0.24%) New Relic