Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 274 322 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.63% 20.63% 17.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.16% 65.18% 57.76%
Number of salaries quoted 241 264 299
Essex median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 402 494 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.73% 31.65% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 347 404 517
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +13.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +1.12% +1.14%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +8 78 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Colchester +1 48 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Basildon -2 37 £42,500 -5.56%
Brentwood +4 20 £60,000 +11.63%
Wickford -1 15 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 15 £22,500 -59.09% 2
Harlow -6 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Billericay - 4 £40,500 -
Grays - 4 £55,000 -
Loughton -5 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Harwich - 1 - -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 173 (63.14%) SQL
2 143 (52.19%) C#
3 132 (48.18%) .NET
4 88 (32.12%) Microsoft
5 84 (30.66%) MVC
5 84 (30.66%) T-SQL
6 81 (29.56%) Degree
7 79 (28.83%) JavaScript
8 71 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (25.55%) CSS
9 70 (25.55%) Finance
10 69 (25.18%) HTML
11 68 (24.82%) ASP.NET
12 59 (21.53%) Java
12 59 (21.53%) Computer Science
13 53 (19.34%) MySQL
14 50 (18.25%) OO
14 50 (18.25%) AngularJS
15 48 (17.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 47 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (17.15%) Oracle
17 46 (16.79%) Web Development
18 45 (16.42%) jQuery
19 44 (16.06%) Computer Science Degree
20 42 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (14.60%) TDD
22 39 (14.23%) Visual Studio
23 31 (11.31%) PHP
24 30 (10.95%) Windows
24 30 (10.95%) 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 16 (5.84%) IIS
2 9 (3.28%) JBoss
3 6 (2.19%) Apache
3 6 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.46%) WordPress
5 3 (1.09%) Apache Geronimo
5 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.09%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.46%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) GitHub
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) FTP
3 4 (1.46%) SMS
4 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.73%) DNS
5 2 (0.73%) Firewall
5 2 (0.73%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.34%) MySQL
2 48 (17.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (17.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (9.12%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (6.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.55%) DTS
12 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.55%) QlikView
12 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.82%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 39 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.57%) Subversion
4 16 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.38%) MSTest
5 12 (4.38%) NUnit
5 12 (4.38%) SpecFlow
6 11 (4.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (4.01%) WatiN
7 9 (3.28%) JUnit
8 6 (2.19%) Ant
8 6 (2.19%) Gradle
8 6 (2.19%) Maven
9 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.73%) JIRA
11 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 70 (25.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.01%) Automotive
3 10 (3.65%) Retail
4 7 (2.55%) Games
5 4 (1.46%) Banking
5 4 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (63.50%) Developer
2 57 (20.80%) Analyst
3 52 (18.98%) SQL Developer
4 45 (16.42%) .NET Developer
4 45 (16.42%) C# Developer
5 41 (14.96%) Graduate
5 41 (14.96%) Graduate Developer
6 40 (14.60%) Junior
6 40 (14.60%) Web Developer
7 38 (13.87%) Junior Developer
8 32 (11.68%) Software Developer
9 27 (9.85%) Junior SQL Developer
10 26 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (8.03%) DBA
12 21 (7.66%) SQL DBA
12 21 (7.66%) SQL Server Developer
13 19 (6.93%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (5.84%) C# Web Developer
14 16 (5.84%) Java Developer
15 14 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (48.18%) .NET
2 70 (25.55%) CSS
3 69 (25.18%) HTML
4 68 (24.82%) ASP.NET
5 50 (18.25%) AngularJS
6 45 (16.42%) jQuery
7 29 (10.58%) Web Services
8 28 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (9.49%) XML
10 25 (9.12%) .NET Framework
11 21 (7.66%) WCF
12 18 (6.57%) Ajax
12 18 (6.57%) SOAP
13 17 (6.20%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.47%) CSS3
14 15 (5.47%) HTML5
15 14 (5.11%) Java EE
15 14 (5.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.53%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.01%) Replication
7 6 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.73%) Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.73%) FMCG
9 2 (0.73%) TRADACOMS
9 2 (0.73%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.95%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Linux
3 9 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.09%) Unix
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.66%) MVC
2 71 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.25%) OO
4 46 (16.79%) Web Development
5 42 (15.33%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (14.60%) TDD
7 30 (10.95%) E-Commerce
7 30 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (9.85%) BDD
9 24 (8.76%) SDLC
10 23 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (7.30%) Front End Development
12 18 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (5.84%) Supplier Management
13 16 (5.84%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.11%) Software Engineering
15 13 (4.74%) Data Analysis
15 13 (4.74%) ETL
15 13 (4.74%) Mathematics
15 13 (4.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (63.14%) SQL
2 143 (52.19%) C#
3 84 (30.66%) T-SQL
4 79 (28.83%) JavaScript
5 59 (21.53%) Java
6 31 (11.31%) PHP
7 18 (6.57%) VB
8 14 (5.11%) C++
8 14 (5.11%) Python
9 13 (4.74%) TypeScript
10 11 (4.01%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.55%) Java 8
12 6 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.46%) VBA
14 3 (1.09%) Groovy
14 3 (1.09%) Ruby
15 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.73%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.73%) Perl
15 2 (0.73%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (29.56%) Degree
2 44 (16.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.01%) ISEB
3 11 (4.01%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.09%) HDFS
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.15%) Oracle
3 5 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (1.46%) Blue Prism
4 4 (1.46%) Tableau
4 4 (1.46%) UiPath
5 3 (1.09%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco
6 2 (0.73%) Facebook
6 2 (0.73%) VMware
6 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.36%) Actuate
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos
7 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.36%) Google
7 1 (0.36%) New Relic
7 1 (0.36%) Sage