Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 72 154 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.30% 9.42% 12.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.57% 34.15% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 124 200
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,996 £32,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,450 £63,375 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 271 451 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.48% 27.60% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 202 336 421
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +6.98%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 8 July 2020. 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
Cheltenham -9 24 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Gloucester +6 17 £42,500 - 3
Cirencester -14 3 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Fairford 0 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Tewkesbury -6 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 51 (70.83%) .NET
2 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 34 (47.22%) C#
4 33 (45.83%) .NET Framework
5 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (41.67%) SQL
7 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 24 (33.33%) Windows
9 23 (31.94%) HTML
10 22 (30.56%) CSS
10 22 (30.56%) MVC
10 22 (30.56%) jQuery
11 19 (26.39%) Azure
11 19 (26.39%) Reinsurance
12 18 (25.00%) AWS
12 18 (25.00%) Oracle
13 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
13 17 (23.61%) AngularJS
13 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
14 16 (22.22%) Office 365
14 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
14 16 (22.22%) Finance
15 15 (20.83%) Middleware
15 15 (20.83%) Waterfall
16 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
17 13 (18.06%) Linux
17 13 (18.06%) Entity Framework
17 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (16.67%) WinForms

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 17 (23.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) Drupal
3 6 (8.33%) CMS
3 6 (8.33%) Confluence
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.56%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) InfoPath
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Azure
2 18 (25.00%) AWS
3 16 (22.22%) Office 365
4 8 (11.11%) GCP
5 6 (8.33%) OneDrive
6 4 (5.56%) Power Platform
6 4 (5.56%) SaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 5 (6.94%) SAN
3 5 (6.94%) Skype
4 4 (5.56%) Extranet
4 4 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.56%) Intranet
4 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.56%) Power BI
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.39%) DataStage
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
6 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) JIRA
2 6 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) git-flow
6 1 (1.39%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.39%) TestRail
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) German Language
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Backend Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Middleware Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Systems Developer
4 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Backend Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Middleware Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Systems Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Architect
7 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.94%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (6.94%) Software Development Team Leader
9 5 (6.94%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) .NET
2 33 (45.83%) .NET Framework
3 23 (31.94%) HTML
4 22 (30.56%) CSS
4 22 (30.56%) jQuery
5 17 (23.61%) AngularJS
6 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 15 (20.83%) Middleware
8 13 (18.06%) Entity Framework
9 12 (16.67%) WinForms
10 11 (15.28%) WPF
11 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (13.89%) RESTful
11 10 (13.89%) WF
12 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (11.11%) Web Services
14 7 (9.72%) HTML5
15 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (5.56%) WCF
16 3 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Reinsurance
2 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 11 (15.28%) Unix
3 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (5.56%) HPUX
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
6 11 (15.28%) Project Delivery
7 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (12.50%) Coaching
8 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.50%) Migration
8 9 (12.50%) Scrum
9 8 (11.11%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 8 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 8 (11.11%) ITIL
9 8 (11.11%) People Management
9 8 (11.11%) Project Management
10 7 (9.72%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) C#
2 30 (41.67%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
5 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Java
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) R
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) MCAD
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCSA
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) HNC
5 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) XenApp
3 6 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (5.56%) Docker
4 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.00%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) MuleSoft
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) HP
7 4 (5.56%) Dell
7 4 (5.56%) McAfee
7 4 (5.56%) Nintex
7 4 (5.56%) Veeam
8 2 (2.78%) Teradata
9 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.39%) IBM
9 1 (1.39%) Informatica
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.39%) Splunk
9 1 (1.39%) Sybase