Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 205 320 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.72% 23.37% 18.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.08% 62.99% 64.11%
Number of salaries quoted 179 291 346
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,900 £30,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 315 508 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.77% 37.11% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 280 459 514
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,825
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 40 £27,500 -21.43% 3
West Malling +3 31 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Tunbridge Wells -13 20 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Maidstone -4 19 £38,415 +1.09% 7
Folkestone -2 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Tonbridge +4 12 £41,000 +49.09% 1
Rochester 0 12 £48,750 +39.29%
Sevenoaks +1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Dover 0 5 £27,500 -20.29% 3
Canterbury +3 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Stansted - 3 £47,500 -
Swanley - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 138 (67.32%) C#
2 130 (63.41%) .NET
3 105 (51.22%) MVC
3 105 (51.22%) ASP.NET
4 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (43.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (37.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 72 (35.12%) SQL
8 67 (32.68%) Web Application Development
9 64 (31.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 64 (31.22%) TDD
10 61 (29.76%) RESTful
11 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
11 60 (29.27%) AngularJS
12 59 (28.78%) BDD
13 57 (27.80%) .NET Framework
14 56 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 56 (27.32%) JavaScript
15 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 49 (23.90%) WCF
17 48 (23.41%) Entity Framework
18 44 (21.46%) WPF
19 43 (20.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 43 (20.98%) HTML
20 39 (19.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 38 (18.54%) Degree
22 37 (18.05%) Ruby
22 37 (18.05%) CSS
22 37 (18.05%) Windows
23 36 (17.56%) Git (software)

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 13 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.41%) IIS
4 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.98%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.49%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.98%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 56 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.95%) Office 365
5 3 (1.46%) Google Play
5 3 (1.46%) iTunes
5 3 (1.46%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.98%) IaaS
6 2 (0.98%) PaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.29%) Internet
2 5 (2.44%) DHCP
2 5 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.46%) Broadband
3 3 (1.46%) LAN
3 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.46%) WAN
4 2 (0.98%) Firewall
4 2 (0.98%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) Skype
5 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 43 (20.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (11.71%) NoSQL
5 22 (10.73%) MongoDB
6 18 (8.78%) MySQL
7 17 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.39%) RavenDB
10 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.95%) Power BI
13 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.98%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (17.56%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.66%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.34%) Subversion
5 13 (6.34%) TeamCity
6 9 (4.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.44%) Moq
7 5 (2.44%) NUnit
8 3 (1.46%) JIRA
8 3 (1.46%) MSTest
8 3 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 27 (13.17%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Games
3 16 (7.80%) Marketing
4 10 (4.88%) Legal
5 6 (2.93%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Music Industry
6 3 (1.46%) Publishing
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 139 (67.80%) Developer
2 108 (52.68%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.17%) C# Developer
4 25 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (9.27%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.78%) Graduate
7 15 (7.32%) Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) Data Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) DBA
9 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Internet Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Administrator
10 10 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) SQL Data Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.90%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Graduate SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (63.41%) .NET
2 105 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 89 (43.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (31.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (29.76%) RESTful
6 60 (29.27%) AngularJS
7 57 (27.80%) .NET Framework
8 53 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 49 (23.90%) WCF
10 48 (23.41%) Entity Framework
11 44 (21.46%) WPF
12 43 (20.98%) HTML
13 39 (19.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 37 (18.05%) CSS
15 29 (14.15%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (14.15%) Web Services
16 28 (13.66%) HTML5
17 26 (12.68%) Node.js
18 21 (10.24%) MSMQ
19 18 (8.78%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 29 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.93%) Social Network
5 4 (1.95%) Fintech
5 4 (1.95%) Tandem
6 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.46%) FMCG
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) Replication
7 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) BBC
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.05%) Windows
2 21 (10.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.95%) Unix
6 3 (1.46%) Android
6 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.22%) MVC
2 101 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (32.68%) Web Application Development
4 64 (31.22%) TDD
5 59 (28.78%) BDD
6 32 (15.61%) OO
7 30 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (13.66%) Web Development
9 25 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
10 24 (11.71%) Scrum
11 22 (10.73%) SOLID
12 21 (10.24%) Kanban
13 16 (7.80%) CRM
13 16 (7.80%) OOD
14 13 (6.34%) Multithreading
14 13 (6.34%) MVVM
14 13 (6.34%) SDLC
15 12 (5.85%) Analytics
15 12 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 138 (67.32%) C#
2 72 (35.12%) SQL
3 56 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.05%) Ruby
5 35 (17.07%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.34%) F#
7 11 (5.37%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.37%) VBA
8 9 (4.39%) R
8 9 (4.39%) XAML
9 8 (3.90%) PHP
10 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.93%) VB
11 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) Java
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (18.54%) Degree
2 31 (15.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.39%) MCSE
3 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.95%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.46%) MCP
6 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.98%) MCSA
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) GDPR
1 5 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.44%) Firmware
3 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (6.34%) Kibana
2 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.76%) Google
3 13 (6.34%) Infragistics
3 13 (6.34%) Xamarin
4 11 (5.37%) Oracle
5 8 (3.90%) VMware
6 5 (2.44%) Aderant
6 5 (2.44%) HP
6 5 (2.44%) LexisNexis
7 4 (1.95%) Thunderhead
7 4 (1.95%) Veeam
8 2 (0.98%) Aastra
8 2 (0.98%) Adobe
8 2 (0.98%) Compaq
8 2 (0.98%) ProCurve
8 2 (0.98%) Sage
8 2 (0.98%) Sophos
9 1 (0.49%) Apple
9 1 (0.49%) Citrix
9 1 (0.49%) SAP