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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
Rank 5 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 203 205 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.28% 17.94% 27.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.52% 58.74% 71.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 190 232
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £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 292 349 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.36% 30.53% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 246 305 323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 24 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 24 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 +13 33 £45,000 +1.12% 1
West Malling +2 30 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +1 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Dartford +8 19 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Folkestone +5 17 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Chatham +1 8 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Sevenoaks - 8 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne -3 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Rochester +2 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Tonbridge 0 2 £52,500 +101.92%
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 24 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.

1 273 (73.39%) .NET
2 267 (71.77%) C#
3 223 (59.95%) MVC
4 218 (58.60%) ASP.NET
5 164 (44.09%) TDD
6 163 (43.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 159 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (38.44%) SQL
9 116 (31.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 115 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 111 (29.84%) RESTful
12 110 (29.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 110 (29.57%) Web Application Development
13 101 (27.15%) Microsoft
14 89 (23.92%) BDD
15 82 (22.04%) HTML
16 80 (21.51%) CSS
17 76 (20.43%) WPF
18 74 (19.89%) OO
19 73 (19.62%) JavaScript
20 72 (19.35%) Windows
21 70 (18.82%) WCF
22 67 (18.01%) Node.js
23 66 (17.74%) Oracle
24 65 (17.47%) WinForms
24 65 (17.47%) Dependency Injection
25 64 (17.20%) MS Excel
26 62 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 61 (16.40%) VB.NET
28 60 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.96%) CMS
2 11 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.69%) IIS
4 8 (2.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.34%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.81%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.42%) Office 365
3 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.08%) Google Play
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.15%) Firewall
2 6 (1.61%) LAN
2 6 (1.61%) WAN
3 5 (1.34%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.08%) DNS
5 3 (0.81%) DHCP
5 3 (0.81%) Internet
5 3 (0.81%) SSL
5 3 (0.81%) 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 (31.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 62 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (11.02%) NoSQL
5 33 (8.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (6.18%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (4.84%) MongoDB
11 14 (3.76%) Oracle Database
12 13 (3.49%) DTS
13 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.69%) DB2
14 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.69%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.88%) OLAP
15 7 (1.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 39 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (8.60%) NUnit
4 20 (5.38%) TeamCity
5 17 (4.57%) Moq
6 15 (4.03%) MSBuild
7 14 (3.76%) Visual Studio
8 13 (3.49%) MSTest
8 13 (3.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.34%) Selenium
9 5 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.08%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.08%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.81%) JIRA
11 3 (0.81%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (13.44%) Finance
2 35 (9.41%) Advertising
3 33 (8.87%) Marketing
4 19 (5.11%) Retail
5 10 (2.69%) Legal
6 9 (2.42%) Automotive
7 7 (1.88%) Law
8 6 (1.61%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 295 (79.30%) Developer
2 236 (63.44%) .NET Developer
3 87 (23.39%) C# Developer
4 73 (19.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (11.83%) SQL Developer
6 36 (9.68%) WPF Developer
7 34 (9.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.53%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 25 (6.72%) DBA
12 23 (6.18%) Analyst
13 20 (5.38%) C# WPF Developer
13 20 (5.38%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.38%) SQL DBA
14 19 (5.11%) WinForms Developer
15 18 (4.84%) Software Developer
16 17 (4.57%) Messaging Developer
16 17 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
16 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (73.39%) .NET
2 218 (58.60%) ASP.NET
3 163 (43.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 115 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 111 (29.84%) RESTful
6 110 (29.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 82 (22.04%) HTML
8 80 (21.51%) CSS
9 76 (20.43%) WPF
10 70 (18.82%) WCF
11 67 (18.01%) Node.js
12 65 (17.47%) WinForms
13 58 (15.59%) AngularJS
14 54 (14.52%) .NET Framework
15 49 (13.17%) KnockoutJS
15 49 (13.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 48 (12.90%) Entity Framework
17 41 (11.02%) Web Services
18 32 (8.60%) XML
19 31 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.26%) Social Network
2 22 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.57%) Replication
5 15 (4.03%) Clustering
6 11 (2.96%) Tandem
7 9 (2.42%) iPad
8 8 (2.15%) Fintech
9 6 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.34%) AS400
10 5 (1.34%) iPhone
10 5 (1.34%) iSeries
11 3 (0.81%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.81%) User Experience
11 3 (0.81%) W3C
12 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.27%) Blog
13 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.35%) Windows
2 41 (11.02%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.03%) Android
5 13 (3.49%) Linux
5 13 (3.49%) Unix
6 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.69%) Solaris
7 10 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (59.95%) MVC
2 164 (44.09%) TDD
3 159 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (29.57%) Web Application Development
5 89 (23.92%) BDD
6 74 (19.89%) OO
7 65 (17.47%) Dependency Injection
8 56 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (11.83%) Scrum
11 43 (11.56%) Unit Testing
12 34 (9.14%) CRM
13 29 (7.80%) Kanban
13 29 (7.80%) SDLC
14 27 (7.26%) Systems Analysis
15 25 (6.72%) System Testing
16 24 (6.45%) MVVM
17 23 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (5.65%) Web Development
19 19 (5.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 267 (71.77%) C#
2 143 (38.44%) SQL
3 73 (19.62%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.40%) VB.NET
5 59 (15.86%) T-SQL
6 56 (15.05%) Ruby
7 26 (6.99%) VB
8 17 (4.57%) F#
9 16 (4.30%) PHP
10 13 (3.49%) Java
11 11 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.69%) ECMAScript
13 7 (1.88%) VBScript
14 6 (1.61%) C++
14 6 (1.61%) R
15 5 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.08%) VB6
17 1 (0.27%) C
17 1 (0.27%) Delphi
17 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.23%) Degree
3 8 (2.15%) MCSA
3 8 (2.15%) MCSE
4 5 (1.34%) MCITP
4 5 (1.34%) 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 (3.76%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.96%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (4.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (4.57%) Kibana
1 17 (4.57%) 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
1 101 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.74%) Oracle
3 42 (11.29%) Facebook
4 13 (3.49%) VMware
5 10 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.42%) Twitter
7 7 (1.88%) Mitel
7 7 (1.88%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (1.34%) Dell
8 5 (1.34%) Google
8 5 (1.34%) HP
8 5 (1.34%) Jaspersoft
8 5 (1.34%) Nortel
8 5 (1.34%) Talend
9 4 (1.08%) Apple
10 3 (0.81%) Avaya
10 3 (0.81%) SAP
10 3 (0.81%) Sybase
10 3 (0.81%) Thunderhead
Longfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dartford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: Grade 7: £32,958-£38,183 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 22 days ago