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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 166 250 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.23% 23.17% 19.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.79% 72.46% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 117 190 200
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £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 303 345 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.62% 31.97% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 211 272 285
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 41 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Brentwood +7 28 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Chelmsford -9 22 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Loughton - 4 £42,500 -
Wickford - 4 £24,000 - 1
Harlow - 3 £42,000 -
Witham -4 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Thurrock - 2 £57,500 -
Hockley - 2 - -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 167 (49.55%) .NET
2 146 (43.32%) C#
3 141 (41.84%) SQL
4 117 (34.72%) ASP.NET
5 116 (34.42%) HTML
6 102 (30.27%) MVC
7 96 (28.49%) Finance
8 95 (28.19%) JavaScript
9 89 (26.41%) CSS
10 87 (25.82%) Windows
11 85 (25.22%) Oracle
11 85 (25.22%) Microsoft
12 80 (23.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 66 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (18.99%) Java
15 63 (18.69%) Unit Testing
16 60 (17.80%) Visual Studio
16 60 (17.80%) MS Excel
17 59 (17.51%) Ajax
18 57 (16.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 55 (16.32%) Degree
20 54 (16.02%) .NET Framework
20 54 (16.02%) Web Services
21 53 (15.73%) VB.NET
22 52 (15.43%) Linux
22 52 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
23 48 (14.24%) SDLC
24 46 (13.65%) Workflow
25 45 (13.35%) MySQL
25 45 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 27 (8.01%) Apache
2 25 (7.42%) GlassFish
2 25 (7.42%) JBoss
2 25 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.42%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.93%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.45%) IIS
5 14 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (3.86%) Apache Pig
6 13 (3.86%) Apache Spark
7 11 (3.26%) Documentum
7 11 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (3.26%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.97%) Apache Geronimo
9 6 (1.78%) Moodle
10 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 60 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.56%) MS Office
3 6 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.89%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.48%) Movex
3 3 (0.89%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.30%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.30%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.08%) Office 365
3 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.53%) Firewall
2 19 (5.64%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.45%) LDAP
4 12 (3.56%) SAN
5 11 (3.26%) Kerberos
6 9 (2.67%) DNS
6 9 (2.67%) Internet
7 8 (2.37%) HTTP
8 7 (2.08%) LAN
9 5 (1.48%) FTP
9 5 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.48%) SNMP
9 5 (1.48%) VoIP
10 4 (1.19%) DHCP
10 4 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.19%) Intranet
10 4 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (1.19%) WAN
11 3 (0.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 57 (16.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 45 (13.35%) MySQL
3 45 (13.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (12.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (9.20%) Big Data
5 31 (9.20%) Relational Database
6 27 (8.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (7.72%) Oracle Database
8 23 (6.82%) RDBMS
9 22 (6.53%) NoSQL
10 19 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (5.34%) QlikView
12 16 (4.75%) CouchDB
12 16 (4.75%) Hadoop
12 16 (4.75%) MongoDB
13 12 (3.56%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (3.26%) MS Access
14 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (17.80%) Visual Studio
2 52 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.64%) Maven
4 18 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.75%) Ant
6 12 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.26%) Selenium
8 10 (2.97%) JIRA
9 9 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (1.78%) Gradle
10 6 (1.78%) Moq
10 6 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.48%) ClearQuest
11 5 (1.48%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.48%) FishEye
11 5 (1.48%) Hudson
11 5 (1.48%) JUnit
11 5 (1.48%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (28.49%) Finance
2 13 (3.86%) Marketing
3 12 (3.56%) Automotive
4 10 (2.97%) Legal
5 9 (2.67%) Retail
6 7 (2.08%) Law
7 6 (1.78%) Banking
7 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 181 (53.71%) Developer
2 73 (21.66%) .NET Developer
3 46 (13.65%) C# Developer
4 39 (11.57%) VB.NET Developer
5 33 (9.79%) Analyst
5 33 (9.79%) DBA
5 33 (9.79%) SQL Developer
6 30 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 29 (8.61%) Architect
8 26 (7.72%) Java Developer
9 24 (7.12%) Administrator
10 21 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (6.23%) SQL DBA
11 20 (5.93%) Support Analyst
12 17 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
12 17 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.75%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (4.45%) Junior
14 15 (4.45%) Junior Developer
15 14 (4.15%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (49.55%) .NET
2 117 (34.72%) ASP.NET
3 116 (34.42%) HTML
4 89 (26.41%) CSS
5 59 (17.51%) Ajax
6 54 (16.02%) .NET Framework
6 54 (16.02%) Web Services
7 37 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (9.79%) SOAP
10 31 (9.20%) HTML5
11 27 (8.01%) Spring
11 27 (8.01%) Spring MVC
12 26 (7.72%) AngularJS
12 26 (7.72%) Java EE
12 26 (7.72%) jQuery
13 25 (7.42%) Hibernate
13 25 (7.42%) RESTful
14 24 (7.12%) XML
15 22 (6.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.53%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.37%) Replication
5 7 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.78%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.78%) Fintech
6 6 (1.78%) Learning Management System
6 6 (1.78%) VLE
7 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.19%) BBC
8 4 (1.19%) DataPower
8 4 (1.19%) Social Media
8 4 (1.19%) Wiki
9 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.59%) Clustering
9 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (25.82%) Windows
2 52 (15.43%) Linux
3 43 (12.76%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.26%) Android
5 11 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.37%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.78%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.48%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.19%) Unix
11 3 (0.89%) Solaris
12 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.27%) MVC
2 66 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.69%) Unit Testing
4 48 (14.24%) SDLC
5 46 (13.65%) Workflow
6 41 (12.17%) OO
6 41 (12.17%) Wealth Management
7 34 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (8.61%) OOD
9 25 (7.42%) Mentoring
9 25 (7.42%) TDD
10 23 (6.82%) Analytics
11 22 (6.53%) Data Management
11 22 (6.53%) Web Application Development
12 21 (6.23%) CRM
12 21 (6.23%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.23%) ETL
13 20 (5.93%) SOA
13 20 (5.93%) Web Development
14 19 (5.64%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 146 (43.32%) C#
2 141 (41.84%) SQL
3 95 (28.19%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.99%) Java
5 53 (15.73%) VB.NET
6 43 (12.76%) T-SQL
7 28 (8.31%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.45%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.15%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.67%) PHP
11 7 (2.08%) VBA
12 6 (1.78%) Delphi
12 6 (1.78%) Ruby
13 5 (1.48%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.48%) C
13 5 (1.48%) VB
14 4 (1.19%) Perl
14 4 (1.19%) Python
15 3 (0.89%) VBScript
16 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 55 (16.32%) Degree
2 10 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.67%) OCP
3 9 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.78%) OCA
5 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.89%) MCP
6 3 (0.89%) MCSE
6 3 (0.89%) MCTS
6 3 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.17%) QA
2 12 (3.56%) SLA
3 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.89%) HDFS
7 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (2.67%) Nagios
2 5 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.19%) Opsview
3 4 (1.19%) SCCM
4 3 (0.89%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (25.22%) Microsoft
1 85 (25.22%) Oracle
2 34 (10.09%) Tableau
3 19 (5.64%) VMware
4 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.56%) Citrix
6 11 (3.26%) Cisco
7 7 (2.08%) Google
8 6 (1.78%) Blackboard
8 6 (1.78%) Cognos
8 6 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.48%) HP
9 5 (1.48%) Sophos
9 5 (1.48%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.19%) Apple
10 4 (1.19%) EMC
10 4 (1.19%) F5
10 4 (1.19%) IBM
Witham, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45k + Pension, 25 days, training and more!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
greywood
Salary: £40000. - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 13 days ago
Wickford
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chelmsford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 days ago