Period
to 20 October 2018

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 193 264 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.83% 20.72% 17.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.72% 60.83% 63.49%
Number of salaries quoted 174 236 285
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% -4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £20,775 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £51,975 £56,250 £62,300
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 285 434 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.80% 34.07% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 256 386 428
Kent median annual salary £39,208 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.98% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £56,250 £61,475
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 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
Dartford +7 35 £20,000 -46.67% 7
Tunbridge Wells -8 31 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Maidstone -1 30 £38,415 +0.43% 7
Folkestone -1 22 £36,000 -10.00% 5
West Malling +6 17 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Tonbridge +5 11 £38,000 +38.18% 1
Rochester +2 7 £57,500 +64.29%
Chatham -4 5 £31,000 -4.62% 2
Canterbury +2 3 £35,000 -3.45% 4
Dover -3 2 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Stansted - 2 £47,500 -
Westerham +8 1 £55,000 +113.59%
Swanley - 1 £35,000 - 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 117 (60.62%) .NET
2 109 (56.48%) C#
3 92 (47.67%) SQL
4 90 (46.63%) ASP.NET
5 79 (40.93%) MVC
6 74 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (29.02%) Microsoft
9 55 (28.50%) TDD
10 54 (27.98%) SQL Server 2016
11 52 (26.94%) HTML
12 50 (25.91%) WCF
12 50 (25.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (24.35%) WPF
13 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (23.83%) .NET Framework
14 46 (23.83%) RESTful
15 44 (22.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (22.80%) Web Application Development
16 43 (22.28%) BDD
16 43 (22.28%) AngularJS
16 43 (22.28%) JavaScript
17 41 (21.24%) CSS
17 41 (21.24%) Degree
18 39 (20.21%) Windows
19 37 (19.17%) Finance
20 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
21 34 (17.62%) Entity Framework
22 33 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio

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 16 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.66%) IIS
2 9 (4.66%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.59%) CMS
4 5 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.07%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.04%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.07%) EngageOne
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.55%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.52%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.04%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.04%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.04%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.55%) IaaS
3 3 (1.55%) Office 365
3 3 (1.55%) PaaS
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.04%) NuGet
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.84%) Internet
2 4 (2.07%) DHCP
2 4 (2.07%) DNS
3 3 (1.55%) Intranet
3 3 (1.55%) LAN
3 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
4 2 (1.04%) Broadband
4 2 (1.04%) Firewall
4 2 (1.04%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) SQL Server 2016
2 47 (24.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (13.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.81%) MySQL
6 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (5.70%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (4.15%) Power BI
11 7 (3.63%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (1.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Visual Studio
2 24 (12.44%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (8.81%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.74%) Subversion
6 9 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.11%) NUnit
9 5 (2.59%) Moq
9 5 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.07%) JIRA
11 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.55%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.04%) MSTest
12 2 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 37 (19.17%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Games
3 19 (9.84%) Marketing
4 8 (4.15%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (63.73%) Developer
2 88 (45.60%) .NET Developer
3 28 (14.51%) DBA
4 24 (12.44%) SQL DBA
5 22 (11.40%) Analyst
5 22 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (11.40%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.84%) Graduate
7 14 (7.25%) Administrator
7 14 (7.25%) WinForms Developer
8 13 (6.74%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.18%) Internet Developer
11 9 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (4.15%) ASP Developer
12 8 (4.15%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (60.62%) .NET
2 90 (46.63%) ASP.NET
3 67 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (26.94%) HTML
5 50 (25.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (25.91%) WCF
6 47 (24.35%) WPF
7 46 (23.83%) .NET Framework
7 46 (23.83%) RESTful
8 43 (22.28%) AngularJS
9 41 (21.24%) CSS
10 34 (17.62%) Entity Framework
11 33 (17.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (13.99%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 23 (11.92%) HTML5
15 22 (11.40%) WinForms
16 18 (9.33%) MSMQ
17 15 (7.77%) jQuery
18 13 (6.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.22%) Clustering
2 12 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.66%) Replication
4 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.07%) W3C
7 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) Tandem
8 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) Social Network
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.21%) Windows
2 25 (12.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.59%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.07%) Linux
6 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.93%) MVC
2 74 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.50%) TDD
4 44 (22.80%) Web Application Development
5 43 (22.28%) BDD
6 29 (15.03%) CRM
7 27 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (12.95%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (12.44%) Kanban
9 24 (12.44%) Web Development
10 22 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (11.40%) Scrum
11 20 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (9.84%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.29%) Multithreading
13 16 (8.29%) SOLID
14 14 (7.25%) ETL
14 14 (7.25%) OO
15 12 (6.22%) MVVM
16 11 (5.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 109 (56.48%) C#
2 92 (47.67%) SQL
3 43 (22.28%) JavaScript
4 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
5 26 (13.47%) Ruby
6 16 (8.29%) F#
7 13 (6.74%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.11%) R
10 4 (2.07%) PHP
10 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.07%) VBA
11 3 (1.55%) Java
11 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.55%) XAML
12 2 (1.04%) Python
12 2 (1.04%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (21.24%) Degree
2 28 (14.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.63%) MCSE
3 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.59%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.07%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) GDPR
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) Firmware
2 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (8.29%) Kibana
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.40%) Oracle
3 21 (10.88%) Google
4 8 (4.15%) Thunderhead
5 5 (2.59%) Adobe
5 5 (2.59%) HP
6 4 (2.07%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.07%) VMware
6 4 (2.07%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.55%) Veeam
8 2 (1.04%) Aastra
8 2 (1.04%) Aderant
8 2 (1.04%) Compaq
8 2 (1.04%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.04%) Sage
8 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.04%) SAP
8 2 (1.04%) Sophos
8 2 (1.04%) Splunk