Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 353 515
Rank change year-on-year +142 +162 +337
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 987 627 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.63% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 2.91% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 938 587 303
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £76,250 £81,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.18% -5.56% -10.00%

SQL Server 2016 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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 17,613 21,579 20,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.01% 30.82% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,641 17,688 17,978
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in London

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London +41 109 £55,000 - 9
South London -13 20 £55,000 -4.35% 1
West London -3 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East London +20 6 £60,000 +14.29% 1
North London 0 3 £35,000 -17.65% 2
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 987 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 676 (68.49%) C#
3 672 (68.09%) .NET
4 557 (56.43%) TDD
5 552 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
6 542 (54.91%) ASP.NET
7 539 (54.61%) MVC
8 533 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 517 (52.38%) Web Application Development
10 453 (45.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 424 (42.96%) BDD
12 416 (42.15%) RESTful
13 344 (34.85%) Microsoft
14 340 (34.45%) Scrum
15 329 (33.33%) SQL
16 326 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 314 (31.81%) WCF
18 289 (29.28%) Finance
19 278 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
20 260 (26.34%) Greenfield Project
21 258 (26.14%) Dependency Injection
21 258 (26.14%) .NET Framework
22 251 (25.43%) Kanban
23 248 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
24 247 (25.03%) AngularJS
25 240 (24.32%) Git (software)
26 236 (23.91%) JavaScript
27 229 (23.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 225 (22.80%) NoSQL
29 219 (22.19%) Ruby

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 46 (4.66%) Tomcat
2 45 (4.56%) Apache
3 25 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.43%) Apache Solr
5 22 (2.23%) CMS
5 22 (2.23%) DNN
5 22 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.23%) EPiServer
5 22 (2.23%) Immediacy CMS
5 22 (2.23%) Kentico
5 22 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 22 (2.23%) Sitefinity
5 22 (2.23%) Umbraco
6 13 (1.32%) IIS
7 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.10%) Endur
2 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 278 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (4.56%) SaaS
4 29 (2.94%) Data Lake Analytics
5 16 (1.62%) Azure Machine Learning
6 12 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (1.22%) Office 365
7 7 (0.71%) GitHub
8 6 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.41%) npm
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.10%) PaaS
11 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 115 (11.65%) Internet
2 60 (6.08%) DNS
3 27 (2.74%) HTTP
4 25 (2.53%) Broadband
4 25 (2.53%) SSL
5 23 (2.33%) Firewall
6 21 (2.13%) DHCP
7 20 (2.03%) SAN
8 18 (1.82%) Hyperconnected
9 17 (1.72%) VPN
10 14 (1.42%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.71%) NAS
13 6 (0.61%) Network Security
14 4 (0.41%) OpenVPN
14 4 (0.41%) VoIP
15 3 (0.30%) VLAN
16 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
16 2 (0.20%) H.323
16 2 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 225 (22.80%) NoSQL
3 180 (18.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 170 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (14.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 126 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
7 111 (11.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 102 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 101 (10.23%) Power BI
10 85 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 81 (8.21%) MongoDB
12 55 (5.57%) Relational Database
13 52 (5.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 43 (4.36%) RavenDB
15 41 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
16 37 (3.75%) Data Lake
17 34 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
19 25 (2.53%) OLAP
20 21 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 240 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 27 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 25 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (1.93%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.82%) NUnit
9 17 (1.72%) MSTest
10 11 (1.11%) Subversion
11 6 (0.61%) JIRA
11 6 (0.61%) Selenium
12 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.41%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.41%) GitLab
13 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.41%) Maven
13 4 (0.41%) webpack
14 3 (0.30%) Hudson
General
1 289 (29.28%) Finance
2 142 (14.39%) Games
3 96 (9.73%) Banking
4 51 (5.17%) Retail
5 47 (4.76%) Advertising
6 35 (3.55%) Marketing
7 25 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.62%) Music Industry
10 11 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.71%) Law
12 5 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Humanities
13 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 767 (77.71%) Developer
2 605 (61.30%) .NET Developer
3 359 (36.37%) C# Developer
4 330 (33.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 162 (16.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 162 (16.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 104 (10.54%) WPF Developer
7 93 (9.42%) C# WPF Developer
8 86 (8.71%) SQL Developer
9 84 (8.51%) DBA
10 83 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 70 (7.09%) SQL DBA
12 59 (5.98%) Agile .NET Developer
12 59 (5.98%) Agile C# Developer
12 59 (5.98%) Agile Developer
13 56 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 49 (4.96%) Games Developer
14 49 (4.96%) Junior
14 49 (4.96%) Junior .NET Developer
14 49 (4.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (68.09%) .NET
2 542 (54.91%) ASP.NET
3 533 (54.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 453 (45.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 416 (42.15%) RESTful
6 326 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 314 (31.81%) WCF
8 258 (26.14%) .NET Framework
9 247 (25.03%) AngularJS
10 229 (23.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 211 (21.38%) Node.js
12 205 (20.77%) Entity Framework
13 181 (18.34%) KnockoutJS
13 181 (18.34%) WPF
14 168 (17.02%) Code First Entity Framework
15 149 (15.10%) ASP.NET Core
16 78 (7.90%) .NET Core
17 77 (7.80%) CSS
17 77 (7.80%) HTML
18 64 (6.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 260 (26.34%) Greenfield Project
2 76 (7.70%) Enterprise Software
3 51 (5.17%) Fintech
4 42 (4.26%) Clustering
5 39 (3.95%) Tandem
6 38 (3.85%) Replication
7 26 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.63%) User Experience
8 22 (2.23%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.82%) Digital TV
10 17 (1.72%) BBC
10 17 (1.72%) Social Media
10 17 (1.72%) Social Network
11 15 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.52%) Reinsurance
12 12 (1.22%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.81%) Wiki
14 7 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 163 (16.51%) Windows
2 89 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 40 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.51%) Linux
7 3 (0.30%) Unix
7 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.20%) CentOS
8 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (56.43%) TDD
2 552 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
3 539 (54.61%) MVC
4 517 (52.38%) Web Application Development
5 424 (42.96%) BDD
6 340 (34.45%) Scrum
7 258 (26.14%) Dependency Injection
8 251 (25.43%) Kanban
9 248 (25.13%) Continuous Integration
10 199 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
11 159 (16.11%) MVVM
12 100 (10.13%) ETL
13 91 (9.22%) OO
14 84 (8.51%) Asset Management
15 82 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
16 80 (8.11%) ITIL
17 74 (7.50%) Analytics
17 74 (7.50%) High Availability
18 71 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
19 49 (4.96%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 676 (68.49%) C#
2 329 (33.33%) SQL
3 236 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 219 (22.19%) Ruby
5 194 (19.66%) T-SQL
6 84 (8.51%) PowerShell
7 38 (3.85%) Java
8 22 (2.23%) R
8 22 (2.23%) VB
9 19 (1.93%) VBA
10 17 (1.72%) F#
11 16 (1.62%) Python
12 10 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.61%) Perl
14 3 (0.30%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.20%) PHP
15 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (6.79%) Degree
2 31 (3.14%) MCSA
2 31 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.51%) OCP
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.30%) CCNA
5 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CISSP
6 1 (0.10%) MCSE
6 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.10%) VCP6
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.65%) Cyber Essentials
1 36 (3.65%) GDPR
1 36 (3.65%) HIPAA
1 36 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.61%) QA
4 5 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) IFRS
5 2 (0.20%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 73 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.65%) Docker
4 22 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.22%) DFS Replication
6 11 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.41%) Squid
9 2 (0.20%) NFS
9 2 (0.20%) VMFS
9 2 (0.20%) XenApp
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (4.05%) Ansible
2 36 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (3.65%) Puppet
3 28 (2.84%) Failover Clustering
3 28 (2.84%) Kubernetes
4 24 (2.43%) SCOM
5 21 (2.13%) Perfmon
6 17 (1.72%) Kibana
7 15 (1.52%) Nagios
7 15 (1.52%) SCCM
8 12 (1.22%) SCOrch
8 12 (1.22%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.41%) Terraform
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.20%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.10%) Consul
12 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 344 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.80%) Facebook
3 56 (5.67%) VMware
4 49 (4.96%) Oracle
5 44 (4.46%) Google
6 40 (4.05%) Splunk
7 29 (2.94%) Veeam
8 25 (2.53%) RedGate
8 25 (2.53%) SAP
8 25 (2.53%) YouTube
9 24 (2.43%) HP
10 23 (2.33%) Cisco
10 23 (2.33%) Sitecore
10 23 (2.33%) SolarWinds
11 22 (2.23%) Alterian
12 17 (1.72%) Apple
12 17 (1.72%) Sony
12 17 (1.72%) Twitter
12 17 (1.72%) Yahoo!
13 15 (1.52%) ServiceNow