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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 168 198 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.49% 20.84% 22.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.22% 67.35% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 151 185 226
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 270 294 444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 40.97% 30.95% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 242 264 407
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells 0 46 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Folkestone +3 25 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Rochester -1 16 £35,000 +7.69%
Dartford +1 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Maidstone +11 12 £38,000 -20.00% 5
Canterbury -4 11 £37,500 - 2
West Malling +6 10 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Chatham +5 6 £32,750 -34.50% 2
Sittingbourne -8 5 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
Westerham - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 262 (70.62%) .NET
2 253 (68.19%) C#
3 212 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 197 (53.10%) MVC
5 172 (46.36%) SQL
6 146 (39.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 124 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (31.81%) HTML
9 117 (31.54%) TDD
10 111 (29.92%) JavaScript
11 97 (26.15%) CSS
12 94 (25.34%) Web Application Development
13 90 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (23.99%) Microsoft
15 85 (22.91%) Node.js
16 82 (22.10%) WCF
16 82 (22.10%) T-SQL
17 81 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 78 (21.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 78 (21.02%) RESTful
19 70 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 68 (18.33%) BDD
20 68 (18.33%) OO
21 67 (18.06%) AngularJS
22 64 (17.25%) Windows
22 64 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
22 64 (17.25%) SQL Server 2014
23 62 (16.71%) .NET Framework
24 61 (16.44%) WinForms
25 57 (15.36%) WPF

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 22 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.31%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.04%) IIS
4 8 (2.16%) CMS
5 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.54%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Aareon QL
1 1 (0.27%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.27%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (0.27%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.27%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.04%) SaaS
3 10 (2.70%) Office 365
4 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.08%) Google Play
6 2 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.62%) Firewall
2 4 (1.08%) SAN
3 3 (0.81%) DNS
3 3 (0.81%) Intranet
3 3 (0.81%) LAN
3 3 (0.81%) SMTP
3 3 (0.81%) SSL
3 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.81%) VoIP
3 3 (0.81%) VPN
3 3 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.54%) DHCP
4 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) IMAP
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 70 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (17.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 51 (13.75%) NoSQL
5 41 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (10.51%) SQL Server 2016
7 36 (9.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (7.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (5.39%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (4.58%) Power BI
12 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (3.23%) MongoDB
14 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
15 10 (2.70%) Redis
16 9 (2.43%) DTS
17 7 (1.89%) DB2
17 7 (1.89%) SQL CLR
18 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (7.82%) NUnit
4 19 (5.12%) MSBuild
5 13 (3.50%) Selenium
6 11 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.43%) Moq
9 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.62%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.35%) tSQLt
12 4 (1.08%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.81%) ReSharper
14 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.54%) JIRA
14 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.27%) gulp
15 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 48 (12.94%) Finance
2 27 (7.28%) Advertising
3 26 (7.01%) Marketing
4 11 (2.96%) Retail
5 10 (2.70%) Automotive
6 6 (1.62%) Law
6 6 (1.62%) Legal
7 5 (1.35%) Games
8 3 (0.81%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 268 (72.24%) Developer
2 183 (49.33%) .NET Developer
3 73 (19.68%) C# Developer
4 61 (16.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (14.02%) SQL Developer
6 40 (10.78%) ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (9.43%) Analyst
7 35 (9.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 30 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 28 (7.55%) WPF Developer
10 26 (7.01%) Web Developer
10 26 (7.01%) WinForms Developer
11 22 (5.93%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (5.93%) DBA
12 20 (5.39%) SQL DBA
13 18 (4.85%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Developer
14 17 (4.58%) SQL Server DBA
15 14 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (70.62%) .NET
2 212 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 146 (39.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 118 (31.81%) HTML
5 97 (26.15%) CSS
6 90 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (22.91%) Node.js
8 82 (22.10%) WCF
9 81 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 78 (21.02%) RESTful
11 67 (18.06%) AngularJS
12 62 (16.71%) .NET Framework
13 61 (16.44%) WinForms
14 57 (15.36%) WPF
15 42 (11.32%) Entity Framework
15 42 (11.32%) HTML5
16 39 (10.51%) jQuery
16 39 (10.51%) Web Services
17 36 (9.70%) KnockoutJS
18 31 (8.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) Replication
3 17 (4.58%) Social Network
4 16 (4.31%) iPad
5 14 (3.77%) Clustering
6 13 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.96%) W3C
9 9 (2.43%) Fintech
10 8 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.62%) User Experience
12 5 (1.35%) BBC
12 5 (1.35%) iPhone
12 5 (1.35%) iSeries
12 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.35%) Social Media
13 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.81%) AS400
15 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
15 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.25%) Windows
2 34 (9.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.04%) Linux
4 14 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.96%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.70%) Android
8 7 (1.89%) Unix
9 6 (1.62%) Solaris
9 6 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (53.10%) MVC
2 124 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.54%) TDD
4 94 (25.34%) Web Application Development
5 68 (18.33%) BDD
5 68 (18.33%) OO
6 64 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (13.21%) Web Development
8 45 (12.13%) Unit Testing
9 35 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (9.16%) Scrum
11 32 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (8.36%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (6.20%) SDLC
14 20 (5.39%) Analytics
14 20 (5.39%) Systems Analysis
14 20 (5.39%) Test Automation
15 17 (4.58%) Software Testing
15 17 (4.58%) System Testing
16 16 (4.31%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 253 (68.19%) C#
2 172 (46.36%) SQL
3 111 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 82 (22.10%) T-SQL
5 53 (14.29%) Ruby
6 50 (13.48%) VB.NET
7 28 (7.55%) VB
8 12 (3.23%) Java
9 11 (2.96%) VB6
10 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.16%) F#
11 8 (2.16%) PHP
11 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.62%) C++
12 6 (1.62%) ECMAScript
13 5 (1.35%) VBA
13 5 (1.35%) VBScript
14 4 (1.08%) R
15 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.70%) Degree
3 9 (2.43%) MCSA
4 8 (2.16%) MCSE
5 4 (1.08%) MCITP
5 4 (1.08%) MCTS
5 4 (1.08%) VCAP
5 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.01%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.62%) Firmware
4 5 (1.35%) vSphere
5 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Kibana
2 7 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (1.89%) WSUS
3 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 89 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 56 (15.09%) Oracle
3 32 (8.63%) Facebook
4 18 (4.85%) Apple
5 14 (3.77%) VMware
6 12 (3.23%) Google
7 9 (2.43%) Cisco
8 8 (2.16%) iManage
8 8 (2.16%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.35%) SAP
10 5 (1.35%) Sony
10 5 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.35%) Yahoo!
11 3 (0.81%) Meraki
11 3 (0.81%) Thunderhead
12 2 (0.54%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.54%) Orchard
12 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.54%) Veeam
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 30000
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago