Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 267 314 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.04% 17.42% 25.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.52% 62.93% 62.23%
Number of salaries quoted 241 288 531
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,475 £57,000
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 434 499 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.20% 27.68% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 389 436 830
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,750 £56,250
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 17 October 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 October 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 +5 85 £42,500 - 4
Dartford -5 28 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Folkestone +7 24 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Maidstone +14 21 £38,000 -15.56% 6
West Malling +5 14 £40,750 -18.50% 3
Canterbury +2 14 £36,250 -3.33%
Chatham +1 12 £32,500 -35.00%
Rochester -2 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Dover +4 6 £31,000 -43.64% 1
Sittingbourne -6 3 £27,500 -38.89%
Whitstable - 2 £45,000 -
Westerham -5 1 £24,000 -30.43% 1
Tonbridge -6 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 199 (74.53%) .NET
2 183 (68.54%) C#
3 134 (50.19%) ASP.NET
4 131 (49.06%) JavaScript
5 119 (44.57%) MVC
6 116 (43.45%) SQL
7 107 (40.07%) HTML
8 100 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 89 (33.33%) CSS
10 88 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (26.59%) TDD
12 67 (25.09%) WCF
13 66 (24.72%) Web Application Development
13 66 (24.72%) AngularJS
14 61 (22.85%) Web Development
15 60 (22.47%) SQL Server 2016
16 59 (22.10%) .NET Framework
16 59 (22.10%) T-SQL
17 58 (21.72%) Node.js
18 52 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
18 52 (19.48%) Microsoft
19 51 (19.10%) Windows
20 48 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 44 (16.48%) Entity Framework
22 43 (16.10%) Finance
23 41 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 41 (15.36%) OO
23 41 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 39 (14.61%) Scrum
24 39 (14.61%) BDD

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 18 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.49%) IIS
3 11 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.50%) WordPress
6 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.37%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.37%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.37%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.37%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.24%) SaaS
3 10 (3.75%) Office 365
4 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.75%) Google Play
5 2 (0.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) Broadband
2 7 (2.62%) Internet
3 6 (2.25%) Firewall
4 5 (1.87%) SAN
4 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.50%) SMTP
5 4 (1.50%) VoIP
6 3 (1.12%) DHCP
6 3 (1.12%) DNS
6 3 (1.12%) LAN
6 3 (1.12%) SSL
7 2 (0.75%) AMQP
7 2 (0.75%) HTTP
7 2 (0.75%) VLAN
7 2 (0.75%) VPN
7 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 2 (0.75%) Wireless
8 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.47%) SQL Server 2016
2 48 (17.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (15.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (12.73%) NoSQL
6 26 (9.74%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.99%) Redis
7 16 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.24%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (4.87%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (3.00%) Power BI
13 7 (2.62%) MySQL
14 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.25%) SQL CLR
15 5 (1.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
17 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 36 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.99%) NUnit
3 29 (10.86%) Moq
4 17 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.62%) MSTest
5 15 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (4.49%) MSBuild
7 10 (3.75%) Selenium
7 10 (3.75%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.25%) tSQLt
10 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.50%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 43 (16.10%) Finance
2 23 (8.61%) Music Industry
3 16 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.87%) Marketing
5 8 (3.00%) Games
6 7 (2.62%) Advertising
6 7 (2.62%) Automotive
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 199 (74.53%) Developer
2 125 (46.82%) .NET Developer
3 42 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 40 (14.98%) Web Developer
5 39 (14.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (10.86%) Analyst
9 28 (10.49%) SQL Developer
10 20 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (6.37%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.99%) .NET Web Developer
12 16 (5.99%) C# Web Developer
12 16 (5.99%) WinForms Developer
13 15 (5.62%) Telecoms Developer
14 14 (5.24%) WPF Developer
15 13 (4.87%) Junior
15 13 (4.87%) Software Developer
16 12 (4.49%) Support Engineer
17 10 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (74.53%) .NET
2 134 (50.19%) ASP.NET
3 107 (40.07%) HTML
4 100 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 89 (33.33%) CSS
6 67 (25.09%) WCF
7 66 (24.72%) AngularJS
8 59 (22.10%) .NET Framework
9 58 (21.72%) Node.js
10 52 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (16.48%) Entity Framework
12 41 (15.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 35 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
13 35 (13.11%) React
13 35 (13.11%) RESTful
13 35 (13.11%) WPF
14 34 (12.73%) jQuery
15 33 (12.36%) HTML5
16 31 (11.61%) WinForms
17 28 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.74%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.37%) W3C
4 14 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.00%) iPad
6 5 (1.87%) BBC
6 5 (1.87%) Fintech
6 5 (1.87%) Social Media
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.12%) iPhone
8 3 (1.12%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.75%) Clustering
9 2 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) AS400
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.10%) Windows
2 25 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.49%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.25%) Linux
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Unix
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (44.57%) MVC
2 88 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (26.59%) TDD
4 66 (24.72%) Web Application Development
5 61 (22.85%) Web Development
6 41 (15.36%) OO
7 39 (14.61%) BDD
7 39 (14.61%) Scrum
8 32 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (11.61%) Kanban
10 29 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (9.36%) Front End Development
11 25 (9.36%) Unit Testing
12 24 (8.99%) High Availability
12 24 (8.99%) MVVM
13 20 (7.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (7.12%) Analytics
14 19 (7.12%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (6.37%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 17 (6.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 183 (68.54%) C#
2 131 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 116 (43.45%) SQL
4 59 (22.10%) T-SQL
5 34 (12.73%) Ruby
6 21 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.75%) Java
9 9 (3.37%) VB
10 6 (2.25%) PHP
10 6 (2.25%) VB6
11 5 (1.87%) C
11 5 (1.87%) VBA
12 3 (1.12%) C++
13 2 (0.75%) CFML
13 2 (0.75%) F#
13 2 (0.75%) Python
14 1 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.62%) MCSA
3 6 (2.25%) Degree
3 6 (2.25%) MCITP
3 6 (2.25%) MCSE
3 6 (2.25%) MCTS
3 6 (2.25%) VCAP
3 6 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.25%) vSphere
3 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.24%) Oracle
3 14 (5.24%) VMware
4 13 (4.87%) Apple
5 11 (4.12%) Facebook
5 11 (4.12%) Google
6 9 (3.37%) Cisco
7 5 (1.87%) Sony
7 5 (1.87%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.50%) iManage
8 4 (1.50%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.50%) SAP
9 3 (1.12%) Meraki
9 3 (1.12%) Orchard
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe
10 2 (0.75%) HP
10 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.75%) Sun
11 1 (0.37%) Sophos
11 1 (0.37%) Thunderhead