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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
Rank 5 13 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 199 203 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.78% 17.73% 27.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.86% 57.67% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 178 188 235
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 289 352 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.99% 30.74% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 240 307 327
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Maidstone +12 33 £45,000 +1.12% 1
West Malling +2 29 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Dartford +8 19 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Folkestone +5 17 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Chatham +3 8 £30,000 +2.56% 1
Sevenoaks - 7 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne -3 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Tonbridge 0 2 £52,500 +101.92%
Rochester +2 1 £21,500 -46.25%
Canterbury -3 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Cranbrook - 1 £29,500 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 270 (73.37%) .NET
2 264 (71.74%) C#
3 221 (60.05%) MVC
4 216 (58.70%) ASP.NET
5 164 (44.57%) TDD
6 161 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 158 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
8 142 (38.59%) SQL
9 116 (31.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 115 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 111 (30.16%) RESTful
12 110 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 110 (29.89%) Web Application Development
13 100 (27.17%) Microsoft
14 89 (24.18%) BDD
15 80 (21.74%) HTML
16 78 (21.20%) CSS
17 76 (20.65%) WPF
18 74 (20.11%) OO
19 72 (19.57%) Windows
20 71 (19.29%) JavaScript
21 70 (19.02%) WCF
22 66 (17.93%) Oracle
23 65 (17.66%) WinForms
23 65 (17.66%) Dependency Injection
24 64 (17.39%) Node.js
25 62 (16.85%) MS Excel
26 61 (16.58%) VB.NET
27 58 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 57 (15.49%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related 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 19 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.26%) CMS
3 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.72%) IIS
5 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.36%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.82%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.45%) Office 365
3 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.09%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) Firewall
2 6 (1.63%) LAN
2 6 (1.63%) WAN
3 5 (1.36%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.09%) DNS
5 3 (0.82%) DHCP
5 3 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.82%) SSL
5 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) HTTP
6 2 (0.54%) NAS
6 2 (0.54%) VLAN
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) DSL
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) SNMP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 58 (15.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (11.14%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (4.89%) MongoDB
9 14 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.53%) DTS
11 11 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.72%) DB2
12 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (2.72%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.90%) OLAP
15 6 (1.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 43 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (8.70%) NUnit
4 20 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 17 (4.62%) Moq
6 15 (4.08%) MSBuild
7 14 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.53%) MSTest
8 13 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.36%) Selenium
9 5 (1.36%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.09%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.09%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.82%) JIRA
11 3 (0.82%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (13.32%) Finance
2 35 (9.51%) Advertising
3 33 (8.97%) Marketing
4 19 (5.16%) Retail
5 11 (2.99%) Legal
6 8 (2.17%) Automotive
6 8 (2.17%) Law
7 6 (1.63%) Games
8 3 (0.82%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 291 (79.08%) Developer
2 235 (63.86%) .NET Developer
3 86 (23.37%) C# Developer
4 72 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (11.68%) SQL Developer
6 36 (9.78%) WPF Developer
7 34 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (8.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 24 (6.52%) DBA
12 22 (5.98%) Analyst
13 20 (5.43%) C# WPF Developer
14 19 (5.16%) Senior Developer
14 19 (5.16%) SQL DBA
14 19 (5.16%) WinForms Developer
15 17 (4.62%) Messaging Developer
15 17 (4.62%) SQL Server DBA
15 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
16 16 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (73.37%) .NET
2 216 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 161 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 115 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 111 (30.16%) RESTful
6 110 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 80 (21.74%) HTML
8 78 (21.20%) CSS
9 76 (20.65%) WPF
10 70 (19.02%) WCF
11 65 (17.66%) WinForms
12 64 (17.39%) Node.js
13 56 (15.22%) AngularJS
14 52 (14.13%) .NET Framework
15 49 (13.32%) KnockoutJS
15 49 (13.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 48 (13.04%) Entity Framework
17 39 (10.60%) Web Services
18 31 (8.42%) jQuery
18 31 (8.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.34%) Social Network
2 19 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.62%) Replication
4 15 (4.08%) Clustering
5 11 (2.99%) Tandem
6 9 (2.45%) iPad
7 7 (1.90%) Fintech
8 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.36%) AS400
9 5 (1.36%) iPhone
9 5 (1.36%) iSeries
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) W3C
12 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.27%) Blog
13 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.57%) Windows
2 41 (11.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.08%) Android
5 13 (3.53%) Linux
5 13 (3.53%) Unix
5 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.72%) Solaris
7 10 (2.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (60.05%) MVC
2 164 (44.57%) TDD
3 158 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (29.89%) Web Application Development
5 89 (24.18%) BDD
6 74 (20.11%) OO
7 65 (17.66%) Dependency Injection
8 56 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (11.68%) Scrum
10 43 (11.68%) Unit Testing
11 34 (9.24%) CRM
12 29 (7.88%) Kanban
12 29 (7.88%) SDLC
13 27 (7.34%) Systems Analysis
14 25 (6.79%) System Testing
15 24 (6.52%) MVVM
16 22 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (5.71%) Web Development
18 19 (5.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 264 (71.74%) C#
2 142 (38.59%) SQL
3 71 (19.29%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.58%) VB.NET
5 57 (15.49%) T-SQL
6 56 (15.22%) Ruby
7 26 (7.07%) VB
8 17 (4.62%) F#
9 16 (4.35%) PHP
10 13 (3.53%) Java
11 11 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.72%) ECMAScript
13 7 (1.90%) VBScript
14 6 (1.63%) C++
14 6 (1.63%) R
15 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.09%) VB6
17 1 (0.27%) C
17 1 (0.27%) Delphi
17 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.26%) Degree
3 8 (2.17%) MCSA
3 8 (2.17%) MCSE
4 5 (1.36%) MCITP
4 5 (1.36%) MCTS
5 2 (0.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (4.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (4.62%) Kibana
1 17 (4.62%) WSUS
2 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 100 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.93%) Oracle
3 42 (11.41%) Facebook
4 13 (3.53%) VMware
5 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.45%) Twitter
7 8 (2.17%) Mitel
8 7 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.36%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (1.36%) Dell
9 5 (1.36%) Google
9 5 (1.36%) HP
9 5 (1.36%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (1.36%) Nortel
9 5 (1.36%) Talend
10 4 (1.09%) Apple
11 3 (0.82%) Avaya
11 3 (0.82%) SAP
11 3 (0.82%) Sybase
11 3 (0.82%) Thunderhead
Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: Grade 7: £32,958-£38,183 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 20 days ago