Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 264 287 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.95% 16.79% 24.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.86% 63.92% 63.15%
Number of salaries quoted 234 262 519
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,725 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 441 449 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.33% 26.27% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 386 393 797
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Kent

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Kent

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Kent

SQL Server
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells +10 89 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Dartford -8 27 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Maidstone +9 22 £38,250 -15.00% 2
Folkestone +6 21 £40,000 - 2
West Malling +1 15 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Canterbury +3 11 £35,000 -6.67%
Chatham -9 10 £32,500 -21.21%
Dover - 7 £27,500 -
Sittingbourne -6 3 £22,500 -52.63%
Westerham -9 2 £25,750 -16.26%
Whitstable - 2 £45,000 -
Tonbridge -3 1 £27,500 -18.52%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 196 (74.24%) .NET
2 184 (69.70%) C#
3 124 (46.97%) JavaScript
4 120 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 113 (42.80%) SQL
5 113 (42.80%) MVC
6 97 (36.74%) HTML
7 95 (35.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (30.30%) CSS
10 78 (29.55%) TDD
11 73 (27.65%) SQL Server 2016
12 71 (26.89%) Web Application Development
12 71 (26.89%) WCF
13 63 (23.86%) AngularJS
14 61 (23.11%) T-SQL
15 60 (22.73%) Microsoft
16 58 (21.97%) .NET Framework
17 57 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 55 (20.83%) Node.js
18 55 (20.83%) Web Development
19 49 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 48 (18.18%) Entity Framework
21 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 47 (17.80%) Windows
22 45 (17.05%) BDD
23 44 (16.67%) Finance
24 42 (15.91%) Git (software)
25 41 (15.53%) RESTful
25 41 (15.53%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.92%) IIS
3 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.14%) WordPress
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.76%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.38%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.38%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.38%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.38%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.79%) Office 365
3 9 (3.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.76%) Google Play
4 2 (0.76%) IaaS
4 2 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.58%) Internet
2 18 (6.82%) Broadband
3 11 (4.17%) SSL
4 10 (3.79%) AMQP
4 10 (3.79%) HTTP
4 10 (3.79%) SMTP
5 4 (1.52%) SAN
5 4 (1.52%) VoIP
6 3 (1.14%) Firewall
6 3 (1.14%) LAN
6 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.76%) WAN
8 1 (0.38%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) DNS
8 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 49 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (14.77%) NoSQL
4 36 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 19 (7.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (5.68%) Redis
9 14 (5.30%) Power BI
10 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.89%) MySQL
14 5 (1.89%) OLAP
14 5 (1.89%) OLTP
15 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
16 3 (1.14%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 42 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.12%) Moq
3 30 (11.36%) NUnit
4 18 (6.82%) MSTest
4 18 (6.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (3.41%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.52%) Selenium
9 4 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.14%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.14%) tSQLt
11 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (16.67%) Finance
2 28 (10.61%) Music Industry
3 18 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.44%) Advertising
5 13 (4.92%) Marketing
6 9 (3.41%) Games
7 7 (2.65%) Automotive
8 5 (1.89%) Banking
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 192 (72.73%) Developer
2 126 (47.73%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 39 (14.77%) Web Developer
5 37 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (11.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (9.85%) SQL Developer
9 22 (8.33%) Analyst
10 18 (6.82%) Telecoms Developer
11 17 (6.44%) Architect
11 17 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
12 16 (6.06%) Senior Developer
13 15 (5.68%) C# Web Developer
14 14 (5.30%) Junior
14 14 (5.30%) SQL Server Developer
15 11 (4.17%) Junior Developer
16 10 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.79%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (74.24%) .NET
2 120 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 97 (36.74%) HTML
4 95 (35.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 80 (30.30%) CSS
6 71 (26.89%) WCF
7 63 (23.86%) AngularJS
8 58 (21.97%) .NET Framework
9 57 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 55 (20.83%) Node.js
11 48 (18.18%) Entity Framework
12 47 (17.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 41 (15.53%) RESTful
14 39 (14.77%) KnockoutJS
15 37 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (13.64%) WPF
17 31 (11.74%) jQuery
18 28 (10.61%) Code First Entity Framework
19 25 (9.47%) HTML5
20 24 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.68%) W3C
4 8 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.65%) Fintech
6 4 (1.52%) iPad
7 3 (1.14%) BBC
7 3 (1.14%) Clustering
7 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.14%) Replication
7 3 (1.14%) Social Media
7 3 (1.14%) Social Network
8 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.76%) iPhone
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.80%) Windows
2 30 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.06%) Windows 10
4 12 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.14%) Linux
8 2 (0.76%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.80%) MVC
2 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (29.55%) TDD
4 71 (26.89%) Web Application Development
5 55 (20.83%) Web Development
6 45 (17.05%) BDD
7 41 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (15.15%) OO
9 38 (14.39%) Scrum
10 33 (12.50%) Kanban
11 32 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (11.36%) High Availability
13 24 (9.09%) MVVM
14 22 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (8.33%) Front End Development
15 20 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
15 20 (7.58%) Unit Testing
16 19 (7.20%) ETL
17 18 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
18 17 (6.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 184 (69.70%) C#
2 124 (46.97%) JavaScript
3 113 (42.80%) SQL
4 61 (23.11%) T-SQL
5 40 (15.15%) Ruby
6 22 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.41%) Java
9 6 (2.27%) VB
10 5 (1.89%) C
10 5 (1.89%) PHP
10 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.89%) VBA
11 3 (1.14%) C++
11 3 (1.14%) VB6
12 2 (0.76%) CFML
12 2 (0.76%) F#
12 2 (0.76%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.03%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.89%) MCITP
3 5 (1.89%) MCSA
3 5 (1.89%) MCSE
3 5 (1.89%) MCTS
3 5 (1.89%) VCAP
3 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.76%) GDPR
2 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.89%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Kibana
2 1 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.82%) Oracle
3 12 (4.55%) VMware
4 9 (3.41%) Google
5 6 (2.27%) Apple
5 6 (2.27%) Cisco
5 6 (2.27%) Facebook
6 3 (1.14%) Sony
6 3 (1.14%) Yahoo!
7 2 (0.76%) Meraki
7 2 (0.76%) Orchard
7 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) SAP
7 2 (0.76%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) Aareon
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) Castleton
8 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) Unisys