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 28 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 174 198 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.05% 20.50% 22.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.27% 66.67% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 158 185 227
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 £31,400 £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 275 297 447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.17% 30.75% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 248 266 410
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 £30,600 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £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 28 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 28 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 +1 46 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Folkestone +3 25 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Rochester 0 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Dartford +1 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Maidstone +13 12 £38,000 -10.58% 6
Canterbury -3 12 £37,500 -
West Malling +4 10 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Chatham +3 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Sittingbourne -8 5 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
Dover -1 1 £34,500 -37.27%
Westerham - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 265 (70.86%) .NET
2 255 (68.18%) C#
3 212 (56.68%) ASP.NET
4 198 (52.94%) MVC
5 176 (47.06%) SQL
6 146 (39.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 122 (32.62%) HTML
7 122 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (31.02%) TDD
8 116 (31.02%) JavaScript
9 99 (26.47%) CSS
10 93 (24.87%) Web Application Development
11 88 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 88 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 84 (22.46%) Node.js
13 83 (22.19%) T-SQL
14 82 (21.93%) WCF
15 79 (21.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 76 (20.32%) RESTful
18 70 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 69 (18.45%) AngularJS
20 67 (17.91%) BDD
21 66 (17.65%) OO
22 65 (17.38%) Business Intelligence
23 64 (17.11%) .NET Framework
24 63 (16.84%) Windows
25 62 (16.58%) WinForms
26 61 (16.31%) SQL Server 2014
27 60 (16.04%) 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 23 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.28%) IIS
2 16 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.87%) CMS
4 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.80%) WordPress
7 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.53%) Confluence
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (10.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.68%) 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 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.01%) SaaS
3 10 (2.67%) Office 365
4 6 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.07%) Google Play
6 2 (0.53%) GitHub
6 2 (0.53%) IaaS
6 2 (0.53%) 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 (1.60%) Firewall
2 4 (1.07%) SAN
3 3 (0.80%) DNS
3 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 3 (0.80%) LAN
3 3 (0.80%) SMTP
3 3 (0.80%) SSL
3 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.80%) VoIP
3 3 (0.80%) VPN
3 3 (0.80%) WAN
4 2 (0.53%) Broadband
4 2 (0.53%) DHCP
4 2 (0.53%) HTTP
4 2 (0.53%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) 802.11
5 1 (0.27%) DMZ
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (21.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 70 (18.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (16.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (13.37%) NoSQL
5 42 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (10.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 36 (9.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (5.35%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (4.81%) Power BI
12 14 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (3.21%) MongoDB
14 12 (3.21%) Relational Database
15 11 (2.94%) Redis
16 9 (2.41%) DTS
17 7 (1.87%) DB2
17 7 (1.87%) MySQL
17 7 (1.87%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 48 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.02%) NUnit
4 19 (5.08%) MSBuild
5 13 (3.48%) Selenium
6 11 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.67%) Moq
7 10 (2.67%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.34%) tSQLt
11 4 (1.07%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.80%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.53%) JIRA
13 2 (0.53%) MSTest
13 2 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (13.37%) Finance
2 27 (7.22%) Advertising
3 25 (6.68%) Marketing
4 10 (2.67%) Automotive
4 10 (2.67%) Retail
5 6 (1.60%) Games
6 5 (1.34%) Law
6 5 (1.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.07%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 270 (72.19%) Developer
2 184 (49.20%) .NET Developer
3 74 (19.79%) C# Developer
4 62 (16.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (13.90%) SQL Developer
6 40 (10.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (9.63%) Analyst
8 35 (9.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 30 (8.02%) Software Developer
10 28 (7.49%) Web Developer
10 28 (7.49%) WPF Developer
11 26 (6.95%) WinForms Developer
12 22 (5.88%) DBA
13 21 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (5.35%) SQL DBA
15 18 (4.81%) Senior Developer
16 17 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
16 17 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
17 14 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (70.86%) .NET
2 212 (56.68%) ASP.NET
3 146 (39.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 122 (32.62%) HTML
5 99 (26.47%) CSS
6 88 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 84 (22.46%) Node.js
8 82 (21.93%) WCF
9 78 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 76 (20.32%) RESTful
11 69 (18.45%) AngularJS
12 64 (17.11%) .NET Framework
13 62 (16.58%) WinForms
14 60 (16.04%) WPF
15 43 (11.50%) Entity Framework
16 42 (11.23%) HTML5
17 39 (10.43%) jQuery
18 38 (10.16%) Web Services
19 37 (9.89%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (8.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.08%) Replication
3 16 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.28%) iPad
3 16 (4.28%) Social Network
4 15 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.74%) Clustering
6 11 (2.94%) W3C
7 9 (2.41%) Fintech
8 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.60%) User Experience
10 5 (1.34%) BBC
10 5 (1.34%) iPhone
10 5 (1.34%) iSeries
10 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.34%) Social Media
11 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.80%) AS400
13 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.84%) Windows
2 33 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.01%) Linux
4 14 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.41%) Android
8 7 (1.87%) Unix
9 6 (1.60%) Solaris
9 6 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (52.94%) MVC
2 122 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (31.02%) TDD
4 93 (24.87%) Web Application Development
5 67 (17.91%) BDD
6 66 (17.65%) OO
7 65 (17.38%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (14.44%) Web Development
9 45 (12.03%) Unit Testing
10 35 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (9.09%) Scrum
12 32 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (8.29%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (5.88%) SDLC
15 21 (5.61%) Analytics
16 20 (5.35%) Systems Analysis
16 20 (5.35%) Test Automation
17 19 (5.08%) MVVM
18 17 (4.55%) Software Testing
18 17 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (68.18%) C#
2 176 (47.06%) SQL
3 116 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 83 (22.19%) T-SQL
5 52 (13.90%) Ruby
6 50 (13.37%) VB.NET
7 28 (7.49%) VB
8 13 (3.48%) Java
9 11 (2.94%) VB6
10 9 (2.41%) PHP
10 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.14%) F#
11 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.87%) C++
13 6 (1.60%) ECMAScript
14 5 (1.34%) VBA
14 5 (1.34%) VBScript
15 4 (1.07%) R
16 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.94%) Degree
3 9 (2.41%) MCSA
4 8 (2.14%) MCSE
5 4 (1.07%) MCITP
5 4 (1.07%) MCTS
5 4 (1.07%) VCAP
5 4 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.95%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.34%) Firmware
3 5 (1.34%) vSphere
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) Kibana
2 6 (1.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (1.60%) WSUS
3 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 88 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.97%) Oracle
3 31 (8.29%) Facebook
4 18 (4.81%) Apple
5 14 (3.74%) VMware
6 13 (3.48%) Google
7 9 (2.41%) Cisco
8 8 (2.14%) iManage
8 8 (2.14%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.34%) SAP
10 5 (1.34%) Sony
10 5 (1.34%) Yahoo!
11 4 (1.07%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.80%) Meraki
12 3 (0.80%) Thunderhead
13 2 (0.53%) Infragistics
13 2 (0.53%) Orchard
13 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.53%) Veeam
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 30000
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago