Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 172 258 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.28% 19.44% 17.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.66% 60.99% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 146 226 260
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,125 £27,425
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,375 £60,125
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 266 423 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.27% 31.88% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 229 366 392
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +1 30 £44,250 +17.22% 11
Tunbridge Wells -6 29 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Folkestone +2 24 £36,750 -8.13% 5
Dartford +9 23 £30,000 -41.46% 6
Tonbridge 0 14 £35,000 -17.65% 4
West Malling -3 12 £36,250 -23.68% 9
Chatham -3 5 £31,000 -4.62% 5
Westerham +11 2 £48,750 +111.96% 1
Rochester - 2 £42,500 - 6
Dover -1 1 £27,500 - 3
Canterbury -3 1 £27,500 -21.43% 3
Stansted - 1 £47,500 -
Swanley - 1 £35,000 - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 101 (58.72%) .NET
2 95 (55.23%) C#
3 88 (51.16%) SQL
4 76 (44.19%) ASP.NET
5 58 (33.72%) MVC
6 54 (31.40%) HTML
7 50 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (25.00%) CSS
10 42 (24.42%) TDD
11 40 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 39 (22.67%) WCF
13 34 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (19.19%) WPF
14 33 (19.19%) Degree
14 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (19.19%) T-SQL
15 32 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (18.02%) AngularJS
16 31 (18.02%) SQL Server 2016
17 30 (17.44%) Windows
17 30 (17.44%) Finance
17 30 (17.44%) .NET Framework
18 29 (16.86%) RESTful
19 28 (16.28%) BDD
20 27 (15.70%) CRM
21 26 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (15.12%) Web Application Development
22 23 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 13 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.65%) IIS
2 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.91%) CMS
6 4 (2.33%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.16%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.33%) EngageOne
3 4 (2.33%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.58%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.16%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.91%) SaaS
4 3 (1.74%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.74%) IaaS
4 3 (1.74%) NuGet
4 3 (1.74%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.58%) Google Play
6 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) Intranet
3 3 (1.74%) DHCP
3 3 (1.74%) DNS
4 2 (1.16%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.58%) Broadband
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.58%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (18.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.72%) MySQL
4 15 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 13 (7.56%) Power BI
7 12 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.16%) Big Data
14 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
14 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (7.56%) Subversion
3 13 (7.56%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.91%) NUnit
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.33%) JIRA
6 4 (2.33%) Moq
6 4 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.74%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.74%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.74%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.74%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.58%) git-flow
9 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 21 (12.21%) Marketing
3 17 (9.88%) Games
4 9 (5.23%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (63.95%) Developer
2 76 (44.19%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.28%) DBA
3 28 (16.28%) SQL DBA
4 26 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (15.12%) C# Developer
5 18 (10.47%) Analyst
6 15 (8.72%) WinForms Developer
7 13 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (6.98%) Administrator
8 12 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.40%) ASP Developer
9 11 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.81%) SQL Developer
11 9 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.23%) Graduate
11 9 (5.23%) Junior
11 9 (5.23%) Junior Developer
12 7 (4.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (58.72%) .NET
2 76 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 54 (31.40%) HTML
4 47 (27.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (25.00%) CSS
6 39 (22.67%) WCF
7 34 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (19.19%) WPF
9 31 (18.02%) AngularJS
10 30 (17.44%) .NET Framework
11 29 (16.86%) RESTful
12 23 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (11.63%) Entity Framework
13 20 (11.63%) WinForms
14 18 (10.47%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (9.88%) HTML5
15 17 (9.88%) jQuery
16 12 (6.98%) MSMQ
17 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 9 (5.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Clustering
2 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.07%) Replication
4 5 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.33%) W3C
6 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) BBC
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.44%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.07%) Android
5 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.33%) Linux
7 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.74%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.72%) MVC
2 50 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.42%) TDD
4 28 (16.28%) BDD
5 27 (15.70%) CRM
6 26 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (15.12%) Web Application Development
7 22 (12.79%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.79%) Web Development
8 21 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (11.63%) Computer Science
9 20 (11.63%) Scrum
10 19 (11.05%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (11.05%) SOLID
11 18 (10.47%) Kanban
12 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (9.30%) ETL
14 15 (8.72%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (8.72%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.98%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 95 (55.23%) C#
2 88 (51.16%) SQL
3 40 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.19%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.30%) Ruby
6 12 (6.98%) F#
7 11 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.65%) Java
9 6 (3.49%) Go
10 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.74%) PHP
11 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.74%) R
12 2 (1.16%) Python
13 1 (0.58%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (19.19%) Degree
2 20 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.49%) Master's Degree
3 6 (3.49%) MCSE
3 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) MCP
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.74%) Firmware
3 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) Kibana
2 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.74%) Puppet
4 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) Oracle
3 19 (11.05%) Google
4 9 (5.23%) Thunderhead
5 6 (3.49%) Adobe
6 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.74%) HP
7 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.74%) Splunk
7 3 (1.74%) VMware
8 2 (1.16%) Aastra
8 2 (1.16%) Compaq
8 2 (1.16%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.16%) Sage
8 2 (1.16%) Sophos
9 1 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix
9 1 (0.58%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Veeam
9 1 (0.58%) Yahoo!