Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 143 270 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.91% 22.54% 23.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.83% 67.00% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 123 243 338
Kent median annual salary £42,810 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.73% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £29,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 239 403 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 26.59% 33.64% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 206 359 469
Kent median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Maidstone -2 35 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Dartford 0 23 £20,000 -59.18% 2
Tunbridge Wells -2 15 £42,000 -1.18% 5
Folkestone 0 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Tonbridge -9 9 £50,000 +122.22% 3
West Malling -20 9 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Rochester -5 6 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Chatham -13 6 £31,500 -3.08% 2
Sevenoaks -9 3 £36,500 -2.67% 1
Sittingbourne - 3 £40,000 - 1
Canterbury -5 2 £32,250 -7.86% 2
Westerham +12 1 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Edenbridge - 1 £43,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 87 (60.84%) C#
2 81 (56.64%) .NET
3 65 (45.45%) SQL
4 63 (44.06%) Microsoft
5 62 (43.36%) ASP.NET
6 54 (37.76%) MVC
7 47 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (20.98%) HTML
10 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
11 28 (19.58%) CSS
11 28 (19.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (17.48%) Degree
13 24 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (16.78%) Microservices
14 22 (15.38%) T-SQL
15 21 (14.69%) OpenUP
16 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (13.29%) Visual Studio
17 18 (12.59%) Windows
17 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
17 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2016
18 17 (11.89%) TDD
19 16 (11.19%) Scrum
19 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (10.49%) Oracle
20 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
20 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web API

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 14 (9.79%) IIS
2 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.20%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.40%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.09%) Office 365
3 7 (4.90%) GitHub
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) Google Play
7 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.70%) npm
7 1 (0.70%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) DHCP
1 10 (6.99%) DNS
1 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
1 10 (6.99%) VoIP
2 7 (4.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.80%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) HTTP
4 2 (1.40%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) BGP
5 1 (0.70%) Intranet
5 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.70%) LAN
5 1 (0.70%) OSPF
5 1 (0.70%) VLAN
5 1 (0.70%) WAN
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (16.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (8.39%) Power BI
7 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.40%) FileMaker
11 2 (1.40%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.80%) NUnit
6 3 (2.10%) Subversion
7 2 (1.40%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.70%) Ant
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) gulp
8 1 (0.70%) JIRA
8 1 (0.70%) jspm
8 1 (0.70%) Moq
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.59%) Marketing
3 8 (5.59%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Advertising
4 4 (2.80%) Automotive
5 3 (2.10%) Billing
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (60.84%) Developer
2 54 (37.76%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (11.89%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.49%) DBA
4 15 (10.49%) SQL DBA
4 15 (10.49%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Junior
6 11 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Analyst
8 9 (6.29%) Software Manager
9 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Engineering Manager
9 8 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Software Engineering Manager
10 7 (4.90%) Graduate Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (56.64%) .NET
2 62 (43.36%) ASP.NET
3 47 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (20.98%) HTML
5 28 (19.58%) CSS
6 18 (12.59%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (7.69%) WCF
9 9 (6.29%) .NET Core
9 9 (6.29%) jQuery
9 9 (6.29%) RESTful
9 9 (6.29%) WinForms
9 9 (6.29%) WPF
10 8 (5.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Core
10 8 (5.59%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.90%) Node.js
11 7 (4.90%) Web Services
12 5 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (3.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.50%) Clustering
2 5 (3.50%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) iPhone
4 2 (1.40%) User Experience
5 1 (0.70%) BBC
5 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) Social Media
5 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.99%) Android
5 9 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) MVC
2 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.78%) Microservices
3 21 (14.69%) OpenUP
4 17 (11.89%) TDD
5 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (11.19%) Scrum
6 15 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.09%) ITIL
7 13 (9.09%) OO
7 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.69%) BDD
9 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 11 (7.69%) CRM
10 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (6.29%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (60.84%) C#
2 65 (45.45%) SQL
3 29 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.69%) Java
6 10 (6.99%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.59%) Go
8 6 (4.20%) Ruby
9 5 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.70%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) RPG
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Degree
2 11 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.99%) MCSE
4 7 (4.90%) Master's Degree
4 7 (4.90%) MCSA
5 5 (3.50%) MCP
6 3 (2.10%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.10%) MCITP
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 6 (4.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.70%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (44.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) VMware
4 7 (4.90%) Thunderhead
5 6 (4.20%) WatchGuard
6 4 (2.80%) Google
6 4 (2.80%) SAP
7 3 (2.10%) HP
7 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.10%) Veritas
8 2 (1.40%) Sage
8 2 (1.40%) Tableau
8 2 (1.40%) Veeam
9 1 (0.70%) Apple
9 1 (0.70%) Facebook
9 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.70%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk
9 1 (0.70%) Ubiquiti
9 1 (0.70%) Yahoo!