Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 322 370 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.66% 18.76% 22.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.14% 64.01% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 293 346 439
Kent median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £25,400
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £57,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 510 578 797
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 37.47% 29.31% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 461 515 732
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,850 £25,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 81 £42,500 - 2
Folkestone +4 35 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dartford -1 34 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Maidstone +11 30 £38,000 -10.59% 1
West Malling +4 21 £40,000 -20.00%
Rochester 0 18 £35,000 +27.27%
Canterbury 0 13 £37,500 -
Chatham -3 11 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Sevenoaks - 9 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne -6 8 £32,500 -4.41%
Dover +1 3 £34,500 -37.27% 1
Tonbridge -8 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Cranbrook 0 1 £29,500 -26.25%
Westerham - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 238 (73.91%) .NET
2 221 (68.63%) C#
3 171 (53.11%) ASP.NET
4 160 (49.69%) SQL
5 159 (49.38%) MVC
6 129 (40.06%) JavaScript
7 125 (38.82%) HTML
8 119 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 102 (31.68%) CSS
9 102 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (26.09%) TDD
11 75 (23.29%) T-SQL
12 74 (22.98%) WCF
13 72 (22.36%) Web Application Development
14 71 (22.05%) Node.js
15 70 (21.74%) AngularJS
16 69 (21.43%) Web Development
16 69 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 69 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 67 (20.81%) .NET Framework
18 61 (18.94%) ASP.NET Web API
19 58 (18.01%) Windows
20 52 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 52 (16.15%) WPF
20 52 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
21 51 (15.84%) WinForms
22 50 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
23 49 (15.22%) SQL Server 2016
23 49 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 49 (15.22%) OO

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 24 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (5.28%) IIS
3 16 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.55%) WordPress
6 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.62%) CMS
7 2 (0.62%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.62%) Confluence
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Aareon QL
1 1 (0.31%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (0.31%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.31%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.31%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.28%) SaaS
3 10 (3.11%) Office 365
4 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.24%) Google Play
6 2 (0.62%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) Broadband
2 7 (2.17%) Firewall
3 5 (1.55%) SAN
4 4 (1.24%) DNS
4 4 (1.24%) LAN
4 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.24%) VoIP
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) Intranet
5 3 (0.93%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) WAN
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) SMTP
6 2 (0.62%) SSL
6 2 (0.62%) VLAN
6 2 (0.62%) Wireless
7 1 (0.31%) ADSL
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (15.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 39 (12.11%) NoSQL
6 25 (7.76%) Relational Database
7 23 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (5.59%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (5.59%) Power BI
9 18 (5.59%) Redis
9 18 (5.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (2.48%) MySQL
13 7 (2.17%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.86%) DB2
14 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.86%) SQL CLR
15 5 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.56%) NUnit
3 25 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (6.83%) Moq
5 19 (5.90%) MSBuild
6 14 (4.35%) Selenium
7 11 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (2.80%) MSTest
9 9 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (1.86%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.86%) tSQLt
10 6 (1.86%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.93%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 46 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (4.97%) Marketing
3 14 (4.35%) Automotive
4 11 (3.42%) Music Industry
5 10 (3.11%) Advertising
5 10 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.17%) Games
7 4 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 235 (72.98%) Developer
2 152 (47.20%) .NET Developer
3 59 (18.32%) C# Developer
4 53 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.35%) SQL Developer
6 41 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 39 (12.11%) Analyst
8 38 (11.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (9.32%) Software Developer
11 26 (8.07%) WinForms Developer
12 25 (7.76%) WPF Developer
13 24 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Developer
15 16 (4.97%) .NET Web Developer
16 14 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
16 14 (4.35%) Senior Developer
17 13 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
17 13 (4.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (73.91%) .NET
2 171 (53.11%) ASP.NET
3 125 (38.82%) HTML
4 119 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 102 (31.68%) CSS
6 74 (22.98%) WCF
7 71 (22.05%) Node.js
8 70 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 67 (20.81%) .NET Framework
10 61 (18.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (16.15%) WPF
12 51 (15.84%) WinForms
13 49 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 48 (14.91%) RESTful
15 45 (13.98%) HTML5
16 43 (13.35%) Entity Framework
17 40 (12.42%) React
18 35 (10.87%) jQuery
19 33 (10.25%) Web Services
20 32 (9.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (5.28%) W3C
5 14 (4.35%) iPad
6 9 (2.80%) Fintech
7 8 (2.48%) Social Network
8 7 (2.17%) Replication
9 5 (1.55%) BBC
9 5 (1.55%) iPhone
9 5 (1.55%) iSeries
9 5 (1.55%) Social Media
10 4 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.24%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Clustering
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.01%) Windows
2 25 (7.76%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.17%) Linux
7 5 (1.55%) Android
7 5 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Unix
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (49.38%) MVC
2 102 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (26.09%) TDD
4 72 (22.36%) Web Application Development
5 69 (21.43%) Web Development
6 52 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (15.22%) OO
8 44 (13.66%) BDD
9 39 (12.11%) Scrum
10 37 (11.49%) Unit Testing
11 34 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.76%) Analytics
13 24 (7.45%) Front End Development
13 24 (7.45%) MVVM
14 23 (7.14%) Kanban
15 20 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (5.59%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (5.59%) OOP
17 17 (5.28%) High Availability
17 17 (5.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 221 (68.63%) C#
2 160 (49.69%) SQL
3 129 (40.06%) JavaScript
4 75 (23.29%) T-SQL
5 36 (11.18%) Ruby
6 34 (10.56%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.28%) VB
8 13 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.11%) Java
9 10 (3.11%) VB6
10 9 (2.80%) C++
11 6 (1.86%) VBA
12 5 (1.55%) PHP
13 3 (0.93%) C
13 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.62%) CFML
14 2 (0.62%) F#
14 2 (0.62%) Python
14 2 (0.62%) R
15 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.11%) MCSA
3 9 (2.80%) MCSE
4 6 (1.86%) Degree
5 5 (1.55%) MCITP
5 5 (1.55%) MCTS
5 5 (1.55%) VCAP
5 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) vSphere
4 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.49%) Oracle
3 17 (5.28%) Apple
4 16 (4.97%) Facebook
5 15 (4.66%) VMware
6 13 (4.04%) Google
7 9 (2.80%) Cisco
8 8 (2.48%) iManage
8 8 (2.48%) LexisNexis
9 5 (1.55%) SAP
9 5 (1.55%) Sony
9 5 (1.55%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.93%) Meraki
10 3 (0.93%) Orchard
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe
11 2 (0.62%) Citrix
11 2 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.62%) Sun