Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 232 304 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.63% 21.82% 17.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.30% 65.10% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 188 253 264
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,925 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 330 467 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.92% 33.52% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 267 384 481
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Chelmsford +14 72 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Colchester -1 44 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Basildon 0 39 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Southend-on-Sea -4 9 £22,500 +12.50% 4
Harlow -6 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Brentwood 0 8 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Wickford -2 7 £26,000 -30.67% 2
Grays - 4 £55,000 -
Witham +9 1 - - 1
Rayleigh 0 1 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Waltham Abbey - 1 £60,000 -
Billericay - 1 £41,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 139 (59.91%) SQL
2 137 (59.05%) C#
3 134 (57.76%) .NET
4 93 (40.09%) Microsoft
5 89 (38.36%) MVC
6 86 (37.07%) HTML
7 79 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
9 76 (32.76%) CSS
10 69 (29.74%) Degree
11 67 (28.88%) T-SQL
12 65 (28.02%) Computer Science
13 64 (27.59%) ASP.NET
14 61 (26.29%) Java
15 59 (25.43%) Finance
16 52 (22.41%) Oracle
16 52 (22.41%) Web Development
17 51 (21.98%) MySQL
18 50 (21.55%) Visual Studio
19 45 (19.40%) OO
19 45 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 45 (19.40%) AngularJS
20 44 (18.97%) Computer Science Degree
20 44 (18.97%) jQuery
21 43 (18.53%) Business Intelligence
22 41 (17.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 34 (14.66%) TDD
24 33 (14.22%) Web Services
25 31 (13.36%) XML
25 31 (13.36%) E-Commerce

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 14 (6.03%) IIS
2 12 (5.17%) JBoss
2 12 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.74%) Apache
3 11 (4.74%) Apache Geronimo
3 11 (4.74%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.74%) GlassFish
4 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.59%) WordPress
6 3 (1.29%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.86%) CMS
7 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Weka
2 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.45%) Chatbot
4 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) Internet
2 3 (1.29%) FTP
3 2 (0.86%) Firewall
3 2 (0.86%) HTTP
3 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.98%) MySQL
2 45 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (17.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (12.07%) Relational Database
5 22 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.17%) NoSQL
8 12 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.74%) Apache Hive
9 11 (4.74%) Big Data
9 11 (4.74%) CouchDB
9 11 (4.74%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.74%) Mahout
9 11 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.74%) Neo4j
9 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (4.74%) Sqoop
10 9 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (21.55%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.47%) MSTest
3 15 (6.47%) NUnit
3 15 (6.47%) SpecFlow
3 15 (6.47%) Subversion
3 15 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (6.47%) WatiN
4 14 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.17%) Ant
5 12 (5.17%) Gradle
5 12 (5.17%) Maven
6 6 (2.59%) JUnit
7 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (25.43%) Finance
2 7 (3.02%) Automotive
3 6 (2.59%) Retail
4 3 (1.29%) Games
5 2 (0.86%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (71.55%) Developer
2 49 (21.12%) C# Developer
3 44 (18.97%) Web Developer
4 41 (17.67%) Analyst
5 40 (17.24%) .NET Developer
6 39 (16.81%) Graduate
7 38 (16.38%) Graduate Developer
7 38 (16.38%) Software Developer
8 36 (15.52%) SQL Developer
9 27 (11.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (11.64%) Junior
10 26 (11.21%) C# Software Developer
11 25 (10.78%) Junior Developer
12 21 (9.05%) C# Web Developer
13 18 (7.76%) Java Developer
14 16 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
15 15 (6.47%) Junior SQL Developer
15 15 (6.47%) Test Analyst
15 15 (6.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (57.76%) .NET
2 86 (37.07%) HTML
3 76 (32.76%) CSS
4 64 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 45 (19.40%) AngularJS
6 44 (18.97%) jQuery
7 33 (14.22%) Web Services
8 31 (13.36%) XML
9 29 (12.50%) Ajax
10 27 (11.64%) SOAP
11 24 (10.34%) .NET Framework
11 24 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (8.62%) HTML5
12 20 (8.62%) JSON
12 20 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (7.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 18 (7.76%) CSS3
13 18 (7.76%) Java EE
13 18 (7.76%) Spring
13 18 (7.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.59%) Replication
5 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.86%) FMCG
6 2 (0.86%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.50%) Windows
2 20 (8.62%) Linux
3 9 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.36%) MVC
2 79 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.02%) Computer Science
4 52 (22.41%) Web Development
5 45 (19.40%) OO
6 43 (18.53%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (14.66%) TDD
8 31 (13.36%) E-Commerce
9 29 (12.50%) SDLC
10 26 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (10.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (9.91%) BDD
13 19 (8.19%) Analytics
13 19 (8.19%) Front End Development
14 17 (7.33%) Regression Testing
14 17 (7.33%) Waterfall
15 15 (6.47%) ETL
15 15 (6.47%) Test Automation
15 15 (6.47%) Test Scripting
15 15 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (59.91%) SQL
2 137 (59.05%) C#
3 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 67 (28.88%) T-SQL
5 61 (26.29%) Java
6 29 (12.50%) PHP
7 20 (8.62%) VB
8 18 (7.76%) Python
9 15 (6.47%) VB.NET
10 14 (6.03%) C++
11 13 (5.60%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.74%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.45%) VBA
14 6 (2.59%) Java 8
15 3 (1.29%) Ruby
16 2 (0.86%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.86%) R
17 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 1 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 69 (29.74%) Degree
2 44 (18.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.47%) ISEB
3 15 (6.47%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) PMO
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.74%) HDFS
2 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 93 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 52 (22.41%) Oracle
3 17 (7.33%) Tableau
4 11 (4.74%) Alteryx
5 8 (3.45%) Blue Prism
5 8 (3.45%) UiPath
6 5 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) Dell
7 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Sage
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Xamarin