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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 192 191 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.10% 19.33% 23.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.34% 59.13% 70.32%
Number of salaries quoted 160 153 232
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,174
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £26,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 313 323 411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.77% 32.69% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 263 275 324
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +3 36 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Chelmsford -4 35 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Brentwood +2 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Basildon +4 13 £55,000 +29.41%
Loughton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +20 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Harlow -5 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wickford +1 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Witham - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 194 (54.80%) .NET
2 184 (51.98%) C#
3 177 (50.00%) SQL
4 153 (43.22%) ASP.NET
5 151 (42.66%) MVC
6 139 (39.27%) HTML
7 121 (34.18%) CSS
8 119 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (32.49%) JavaScript
10 112 (31.64%) Microsoft
11 90 (25.42%) Oracle
12 79 (22.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 76 (21.47%) Visual Studio
14 73 (20.62%) MySQL
15 72 (20.34%) Windows
15 72 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 72 (20.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 69 (19.49%) AngularJS
16 69 (19.49%) Finance
17 67 (18.93%) Java
18 66 (18.64%) .NET Framework
19 65 (18.36%) Degree
20 64 (18.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 64 (18.08%) OO
21 63 (17.80%) Ajax
22 61 (17.23%) ASP.NET Web API
22 61 (17.23%) RESTful
23 58 (16.38%) T-SQL
24 57 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
25 53 (14.97%) SOAP

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 30 (8.47%) IIS
2 24 (6.78%) JBoss
2 24 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.37%) GlassFish
4 17 (4.80%) Apache Pig
4 17 (4.80%) Apache Spark
5 15 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.95%) Apache
7 9 (2.54%) Documentum
8 7 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.41%) Apache Geronimo
9 5 (1.41%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.85%) Weka
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Movex
2 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.82%) IaaS
4 10 (2.82%) PaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Office 365
6 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (2.82%) SAN
1 10 (2.82%) WAN
2 9 (2.54%) Kerberos
2 9 (2.54%) LDAP
3 8 (2.26%) HTTP
4 7 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.69%) DHCP
5 6 (1.69%) DNS
5 6 (1.69%) Internet
6 5 (1.41%) Intranet
7 4 (1.13%) FTP
7 4 (1.13%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.13%) SMTP
8 3 (0.85%) Extranet
8 3 (0.85%) LAN
8 3 (0.85%) Wireless
9 2 (0.56%) Skype
10 1 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 73 (20.62%) MySQL
3 72 (20.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (18.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (14.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (13.56%) Relational Database
7 39 (11.02%) NoSQL
8 38 (10.73%) Oracle Database
8 38 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (10.17%) RDBMS
10 35 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 28 (7.91%) Hadoop
12 26 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (6.50%) MongoDB
14 18 (5.08%) Big Data
15 17 (4.80%) CouchDB
15 17 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (3.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 76 (21.47%) Visual Studio
2 72 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (11.02%) Git (software)
4 29 (8.19%) Maven
5 21 (5.93%) Ant
6 12 (3.39%) JIRA
7 10 (2.82%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.98%) Gradle
9 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.69%) Subversion
11 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.41%) Toad
12 4 (1.13%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.13%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.13%) FishEye
12 4 (1.13%) Hudson
12 4 (1.13%) Selenium
12 4 (1.13%) SoapUI
General
1 69 (19.49%) Finance
2 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.39%) Automotive
3 12 (3.39%) Legal
4 10 (2.82%) Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.69%) Advertising
6 6 (1.69%) Electronics
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.69%) Marketing
7 5 (1.41%) Law
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 219 (61.86%) Developer
2 97 (27.40%) .NET Developer
3 69 (19.49%) C# Developer
4 40 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 39 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 34 (9.60%) SQL Developer
7 31 (8.76%) DBA
8 30 (8.47%) Programmer
9 28 (7.91%) Web Developer
10 27 (7.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (7.34%) Oracle Developer
12 25 (7.06%) VB.NET Developer
13 24 (6.78%) Administrator
14 22 (6.21%) Analyst
14 22 (6.21%) C# Web Developer
15 18 (5.08%) Junior
16 16 (4.52%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (54.80%) .NET
2 153 (43.22%) ASP.NET
3 139 (39.27%) HTML
4 121 (34.18%) CSS
5 69 (19.49%) AngularJS
6 66 (18.64%) .NET Framework
7 63 (17.80%) Ajax
8 61 (17.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (17.23%) RESTful
9 57 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (14.97%) SOAP
11 47 (13.28%) XML
12 46 (12.99%) Spring
13 43 (12.15%) Web Services
14 42 (11.86%) jQuery
15 41 (11.58%) Spring MVC
16 40 (11.30%) Java EE
17 36 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
17 36 (10.17%) REST
17 36 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.67%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.82%) PKI
7 8 (2.26%) Fintech
8 7 (1.98%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.69%) BBC
9 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.69%) Social Media
10 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) NHS
12 2 (0.56%) Clustering
12 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.34%) Windows
2 35 (9.89%) Linux
3 30 (8.47%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.52%) Unix
5 12 (3.39%) Android
6 10 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.98%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.56%) Solaris
11 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (42.66%) MVC
2 119 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.08%) OO
4 47 (13.28%) Web Development
5 46 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (12.71%) Unit Testing
7 44 (12.43%) SDLC
7 44 (12.43%) TDD
8 37 (10.45%) Workflow
9 36 (10.17%) Scrum
10 35 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (9.60%) Wealth Management
12 31 (8.76%) Web Application Development
13 30 (8.47%) OOP
14 29 (8.19%) DevOps
15 25 (7.06%) High Availability
15 25 (7.06%) OOD
16 23 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (6.50%) Test Automation
17 22 (6.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 184 (51.98%) C#
2 177 (50.00%) SQL
3 115 (32.49%) JavaScript
4 67 (18.93%) Java
5 58 (16.38%) T-SQL
6 44 (12.43%) PL/SQL
6 44 (12.43%) VB.NET
7 25 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.52%) C
9 12 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.11%) Ruby
11 10 (2.82%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.82%) Perl
12 9 (2.54%) PHP
13 7 (1.98%) Delphi
14 4 (1.13%) VBScript
15 2 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.56%) VBA
16 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (18.36%) Degree
2 28 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.95%) MCTS
4 13 (3.67%) OCP
4 13 (3.67%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (3.11%) MCITP
7 4 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.13%) MCSE
7 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.85%) MCP
9 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.56%) MCSA
9 2 (0.56%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.04%) QA
2 11 (3.11%) GDPR
2 11 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.26%) SLA
4 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 14000
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.85%) HDFS
5 2 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.11%) Data Guard
1 11 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.56%) Ansible
2 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 112 (31.64%) Microsoft
2 90 (25.42%) Oracle
3 20 (5.65%) Tableau
4 16 (4.52%) VMware
5 11 (3.11%) Cisco
5 11 (3.11%) SAP
6 9 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.98%) Google
8 6 (1.69%) Apple
8 6 (1.69%) Facebook
8 6 (1.69%) Sony
8 6 (1.69%) Yahoo!
9 5 (1.41%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.41%) PayPal
9 5 (1.41%) Pega
10 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.13%) Citrix
11 3 (0.85%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.85%) Cognos
11 3 (0.85%) Mitel
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Data Careers
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Bardfield, Essex
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Movex Logistics Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago