Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 32 25 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 7.34% 11.42% 21.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.43% 47.17% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 81
Exeter median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +25.37%
10th Percentile £22,875 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,000 £55,000
Devon median annual salary £33,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.29% +2.50% +21.21%

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 Exeter with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Exeter
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 131 53 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 30.05% 24.20% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 106 47 138
Exeter median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.33% -7.06%
10th Percentile £35,375 £32,100 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,050 £55,000
Devon median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Exeter.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Exeter

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Exeter.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Exeter

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Exeter over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Exeter

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 24 (75.00%) C#
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 8 (25.00%) Azure
8 7 (21.88%) Open Source
8 7 (21.88%) REST
8 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.88%) Marketing
9 6 (18.75%) ArcSDE
9 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Spatial
9 6 (18.75%) Google
9 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.75%) GIS
9 6 (18.75%) ESRI
9 6 (18.75%) ArcGIS
9 6 (18.75%) ETL
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (18.75%) AWS
9 6 (18.75%) Visualisation

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 6 (18.75%) ArcGIS
1 6 (18.75%) ArcSDE
1 6 (18.75%) GeoServer
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Azure
2 6 (18.75%) AWS
2 6 (18.75%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (18.75%) GIS
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (18.75%) Spatial Data
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) NUnit
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Data Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) GIS Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) GIS Data Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Tester
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 14 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.88%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source
4 6 (18.75%) Break/Fix
4 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) ETL
4 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 5 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) Machine Learning
5 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Thought Leadership
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) ESRI
2 6 (18.75%) Google
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle