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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 179 209 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.46% 19.05% 23.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.57% 61.83% 64.67%
Number of salaries quoted 157 195 203
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 £32,500 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 273 338 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.78% 30.81% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 234 306 314
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +2 29 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Maidstone +4 23 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Folkestone +7 20 £40,000 -1.23% 3
Dartford +5 19 £34,000 -20.00% 2
West Malling +1 19 £42,500 -15.00%
Rochester 0 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Sevenoaks - 11 £35,000 -
Sittingbourne -1 8 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Chatham 0 4 £31,000 +16.98% 2
Tonbridge -4 2 £52,500 +81.03% 1
Canterbury -5 2 £37,500 - 1
Cranbrook 0 1 £29,500 -26.25%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 276 (73.80%) C#
2 274 (73.26%) .NET
3 224 (59.89%) ASP.NET
4 219 (58.56%) MVC
5 160 (42.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 155 (41.44%) SQL
7 146 (39.04%) TDD
8 141 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (28.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 102 (27.27%) Web Application Development
10 102 (27.27%) RESTful
11 101 (27.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 99 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 97 (25.94%) HTML
14 94 (25.13%) Microsoft
15 86 (22.99%) JavaScript
15 86 (22.99%) CSS
16 83 (22.19%) BDD
17 77 (20.59%) WPF
18 76 (20.32%) Node.js
19 72 (19.25%) WCF
19 72 (19.25%) WinForms
19 72 (19.25%) OO
20 70 (18.72%) Oracle
21 69 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 67 (17.91%) Windows
23 65 (17.38%) T-SQL
24 64 (17.11%) VB.NET
25 63 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 63 (16.84%) .NET Framework

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 22 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.48%) IIS
3 12 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.67%) CMS
5 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (7.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.87%) Office 365
2 7 (1.87%) SaaS
3 4 (1.07%) Google Play
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Firewall
2 3 (0.80%) DNS
2 3 (0.80%) Internet
2 3 (0.80%) Intranet
2 3 (0.80%) LAN
2 3 (0.80%) SSL
2 3 (0.80%) VLAN
2 3 (0.80%) VPN
2 3 (0.80%) WAN
3 2 (0.53%) DHCP
3 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) NAS
3 2 (0.53%) SMTP
3 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) DMZ
4 1 (0.27%) DSL
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 69 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (12.57%) NoSQL
5 36 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (6.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (4.81%) MongoDB
11 17 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (3.74%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.74%) Power BI
13 11 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
15 9 (2.41%) DTS
15 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
16 8 (2.14%) DB2
17 6 (1.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (8.29%) NUnit
4 19 (5.08%) MSBuild
5 17 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.94%) Moq
8 7 (1.87%) MSTest
8 7 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.60%) Selenium
9 6 (1.60%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.07%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.80%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.53%) JIRA
12 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
General
1 46 (12.30%) Finance
2 32 (8.56%) Advertising
3 29 (7.75%) Marketing
4 21 (5.61%) Retail
5 11 (2.94%) Automotive
6 9 (2.41%) Legal
7 6 (1.60%) Games
7 6 (1.60%) Law
8 3 (0.80%) 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
1 288 (77.01%) Developer
2 223 (59.63%) .NET Developer
3 82 (21.93%) C# Developer
4 66 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (11.23%) SQL Developer
6 39 (10.43%) WPF Developer
7 29 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (7.49%) Analyst
9 27 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (7.22%) DBA
9 27 (7.22%) Software Developer
9 27 (7.22%) WinForms Developer
10 22 (5.88%) SQL DBA
11 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 19 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
13 15 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
13 15 (4.01%) C# WPF Developer
14 14 (3.74%) Messaging Developer
14 14 (3.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (73.26%) .NET
2 224 (59.89%) ASP.NET
3 160 (42.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (28.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 102 (27.27%) RESTful
6 101 (27.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 97 (25.94%) HTML
8 86 (22.99%) CSS
9 77 (20.59%) WPF
10 76 (20.32%) Node.js
11 72 (19.25%) WCF
11 72 (19.25%) WinForms
12 63 (16.84%) .NET Framework
13 58 (15.51%) AngularJS
14 49 (13.10%) Entity Framework
15 42 (11.23%) KnockoutJS
15 42 (11.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 39 (10.43%) Web Services
17 31 (8.29%) XML
18 28 (7.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.42%) Social Network
3 20 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.08%) Replication
5 14 (3.74%) Clustering
6 13 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.48%) iPad
7 10 (2.67%) Fintech
8 7 (1.87%) Tandem
9 6 (1.60%) iPhone
9 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.34%) iSeries
11 3 (0.80%) AS400
11 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
11 3 (0.80%) W3C
12 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.91%) Windows
2 36 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.01%) Linux
4 13 (3.48%) Unix
4 13 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.21%) Android
6 11 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.67%) Solaris
7 10 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (1.87%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (58.56%) MVC
2 146 (39.04%) TDD
3 141 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 83 (22.19%) BDD
6 72 (19.25%) OO
7 56 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
9 46 (12.30%) Unit Testing
10 37 (9.89%) Scrum
11 30 (8.02%) CRM
12 29 (7.75%) SDLC
13 27 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
14 25 (6.68%) System Testing
14 25 (6.68%) Web Development
15 23 (6.15%) MVVM
16 21 (5.61%) Kanban
17 17 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (73.80%) C#
2 155 (41.44%) SQL
3 86 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 65 (17.38%) T-SQL
5 64 (17.11%) VB.NET
6 56 (14.97%) Ruby
7 28 (7.49%) VB
8 15 (4.01%) PHP
9 14 (3.74%) F#
10 12 (3.21%) Java
11 10 (2.67%) ECMAScript
12 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.87%) VB6
13 7 (1.87%) VBScript
14 6 (1.60%) C++
15 5 (1.34%) R
16 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.53%) VBA
17 1 (0.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.41%) Degree
3 7 (1.87%) MCSE
4 6 (1.60%) MCSA
5 2 (0.53%) ISEB
5 2 (0.53%) MCITP
5 2 (0.53%) MCTS
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) VCAP
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.60%) Firmware
2 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (3.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (3.74%) Kibana
1 14 (3.74%) WSUS
2 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 94 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 70 (18.72%) Oracle
3 35 (9.36%) Facebook
4 10 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.67%) VMware
5 8 (2.14%) Apple
6 7 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.34%) Google
7 5 (1.34%) iManage
7 5 (1.34%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.07%) SAP
8 4 (1.07%) Twitter
9 3 (0.80%) Sybase
9 3 (0.80%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix
10 2 (0.53%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.53%) Mitel
10 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
EUROPA WORLDWIDE LTD.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health + other benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago