Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 281 365 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.10% 17.19% 19.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.01% 56.07% 69.28%
Number of salaries quoted 230 275 405
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,700 £27,050
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 439 651 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.40% 30.66% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 358 498 565
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -8 45 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Colchester +20 39 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Harlow 0 31 £50,000 - 1
Brentwood -4 19 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Basildon +14 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wickford 0 16 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Southend-on-Sea +20 12 £22,500 -25.00% 2
Loughton - 9 £50,000 -
Witham -10 7 £43,500 +2.35%
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 184 (65.48%) SQL
2 151 (53.74%) C#
3 146 (51.96%) .NET
4 125 (44.48%) Microsoft
5 123 (43.77%) ASP.NET
6 101 (35.94%) JavaScript
7 99 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (33.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 93 (33.10%) HTML
9 89 (31.67%) MVC
10 80 (28.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 77 (27.40%) CSS
12 72 (25.62%) T-SQL
12 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
12 72 (25.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 66 (23.49%) Web Development
14 59 (21.00%) jQuery
15 58 (20.64%) RESTful
16 57 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (17.79%) Web Application Development
18 50 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (17.79%) .NET Framework
19 48 (17.08%) SQL Server 2012
20 47 (16.73%) XML
21 46 (16.37%) Oracle
22 44 (15.66%) TDD
23 42 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
24 41 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
25 38 (13.52%) BDD

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 36 (12.81%) IIS
2 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (0.71%) JBoss
4 2 (0.71%) WordPress
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (13.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Movex
2 3 (1.07%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.98%) npm
3 9 (3.20%) IaaS
3 9 (3.20%) PaaS
4 8 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.07%) Office 365
6 1 (0.36%) Asana
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.56%) SAN
2 9 (3.20%) WAN
3 8 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (2.85%) FTP
3 8 (2.85%) Internet
4 3 (1.07%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) MPLS
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (33.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 80 (28.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (25.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (17.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (12.46%) MySQL
7 31 (11.03%) Relational Database
7 31 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
8 28 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (8.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (6.41%) Oracle Database
12 17 (6.05%) OLAP
12 17 (6.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (5.69%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (5.34%) NoSQL
15 14 (4.98%) OLTP
16 13 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (3.56%) MS Access
18 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.25%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.98%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (4.98%) webpack
5 7 (2.49%) Selenium
6 6 (2.14%) Maven
7 5 (1.78%) JIRA
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.78%) Subversion
8 4 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.71%) Ant
9 2 (0.71%) Gradle
9 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.71%) Moq
9 2 (0.71%) MSTest
9 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 24 (8.54%) Advertising
2 22 (7.83%) Finance
3 11 (3.91%) Automotive
3 11 (3.91%) Marketing
4 6 (2.14%) Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (0.71%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (61.57%) Developer
2 80 (28.47%) .NET Developer
3 67 (23.84%) C# Developer
4 55 (19.57%) Web Developer
5 50 (17.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (16.37%) C# Web Developer
7 43 (15.30%) DBA
7 43 (15.30%) SQL Developer
8 38 (13.52%) .NET Web Developer
9 28 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (9.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (8.54%) Analyst
11 22 (7.83%) SQL DBA
12 21 (7.47%) Administrator
12 21 (7.47%) Junior
13 20 (7.12%) Junior Developer
14 17 (6.05%) Angular Developer
14 17 (6.05%) SQL Server DBA
15 16 (5.69%) Oracle DBA
16 13 (4.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (51.96%) .NET
2 123 (43.77%) ASP.NET
3 93 (33.10%) HTML
4 77 (27.40%) CSS
5 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
6 59 (21.00%) jQuery
7 58 (20.64%) RESTful
8 57 (20.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (17.79%) .NET Framework
10 47 (16.73%) XML
11 42 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (13.17%) Node.js
13 30 (10.68%) JSON
13 30 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (10.68%) WCF
14 28 (9.96%) Entity Framework
15 27 (9.61%) Web Services
16 25 (8.90%) HTML5
16 25 (8.90%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.98%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.98%) User Experience
3 13 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.63%) Replication
4 12 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.20%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.85%) Clustering
6 8 (2.85%) PKI
7 6 (2.14%) Social Network
8 3 (1.07%) CMDB
8 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.96%) Windows
2 27 (9.61%) Linux
3 18 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.34%) Unix
5 10 (3.56%) Android
5 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (31.67%) MVC
3 66 (23.49%) Web Development
4 56 (19.93%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (17.79%) Web Application Development
6 44 (15.66%) TDD
7 41 (14.59%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (13.52%) BDD
9 35 (12.46%) Scrum
10 25 (8.90%) E-Commerce
10 25 (8.90%) ITIL
11 24 (8.54%) High Availability
12 22 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 20 (7.12%) ETL
14 18 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (6.41%) ERP
14 18 (6.41%) SDLC
15 17 (6.05%) Project Management
16 16 (5.69%) OO
17 14 (4.98%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 184 (65.48%) SQL
2 151 (53.74%) C#
3 101 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.62%) T-SQL
5 28 (9.96%) Java
6 23 (8.19%) VB.NET
7 21 (7.47%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.05%) VBA
9 16 (5.69%) C
10 15 (5.34%) Shell Script
11 14 (4.98%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.56%) Ruby
13 8 (2.85%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.14%) VBScript
15 5 (1.78%) R
16 3 (1.07%) PHP
17 2 (0.71%) Perl
17 2 (0.71%) Scala
18 1 (0.36%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (11.74%) Degree
2 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.34%) OCP
2 15 (5.34%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.07%) MCITP
4 3 (1.07%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.63%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.49%) QA
3 6 (2.14%) SLA
4 3 (1.07%) GDPR
4 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.69%) Data Guard
1 16 (5.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (44.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.37%) Oracle
3 12 (4.27%) Cisco
4 11 (3.91%) Facebook
4 11 (3.91%) VMware
5 4 (1.42%) Tableau
6 3 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.07%) MKS
6 3 (1.07%) SAP
6 3 (1.07%) Splunk
7 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.71%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) HP
7 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) iManage
8 1 (0.36%) Juniper
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.36%) Veeam