Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 188 443
Rank change year-on-year -120 +255 +170
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 496 1,179 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.88% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 6.36% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 480 1,105 414
London median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -10.53%

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 14,088 18,545 21,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.69% 29.53% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11,598 15,343 17,670
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -17 70 £57,500 +4.55% 8
South London -5 18 £46,250 -15.91% 4
West London -11 6 £50,000 - 1
East London +7 2 £52,500 -25.00% 4
North London -11 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 496 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 365 (73.59%) .NET
3 350 (70.56%) C#
4 298 (60.08%) ASP.NET
4 298 (60.08%) MVC
5 287 (57.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 282 (56.85%) TDD
7 248 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 245 (49.40%) Web Application Development
9 219 (44.15%) BDD
10 211 (42.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 204 (41.13%) RESTful
12 199 (40.12%) Microsoft
13 197 (39.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 179 (36.09%) JavaScript
15 176 (35.48%) SQL
16 167 (33.67%) AngularJS
17 165 (33.27%) WCF
18 160 (32.26%) Scrum
19 153 (30.85%) .NET Framework
20 128 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
21 127 (25.60%) Azure
22 125 (25.20%) Git (software)
22 125 (25.20%) Entity Framework
23 124 (25.00%) Kanban
24 120 (24.19%) Finance
25 116 (23.39%) Node.js
26 114 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
27 111 (22.38%) NoSQL
28 110 (22.18%) T-SQL

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 31 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.43%) CMS
3 17 (3.43%) Umbraco
4 16 (3.23%) DNN
4 16 (3.23%) EPiServer
4 16 (3.23%) Immediacy CMS
4 16 (3.23%) Kentico
4 16 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (3.23%) Sitefinity
5 11 (2.22%) IIS
6 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 127 (25.60%) Azure
2 65 (13.10%) AWS
3 38 (7.66%) Office 365
4 35 (7.06%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.01%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.81%) IaaS
7 3 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.60%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.40%) GCP
8 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.20%) Serverless
9 1 (0.20%) Slack
9 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.90%) Internet
2 15 (3.02%) Broadband
2 15 (3.02%) DHCP
2 15 (3.02%) DNS
2 15 (3.02%) Firewall
3 10 (2.02%) SAN
4 7 (1.41%) NAS
4 7 (1.41%) VPN
5 5 (1.01%) Network Security
6 4 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.40%) DSL
7 2 (0.40%) VLAN
8 1 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (22.38%) NoSQL
3 85 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 84 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (11.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (11.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 41 (8.27%) MongoDB
10 35 (7.06%) Power BI
11 28 (5.65%) SQL Server 2017
12 25 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (4.03%) SQL Server 2019
14 16 (3.23%) RavenDB
14 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (2.42%) MySQL
16 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (2.02%) Relational Database
18 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database
19 7 (1.41%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 125 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (3.02%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.22%) NUnit
6 10 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.61%) Selenium
8 7 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.21%) Moq
10 5 (1.01%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.01%) MSTest
10 5 (1.01%) NSubstitute
10 5 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.81%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.60%) git-flow
13 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.40%) Postman
General
1 120 (24.19%) Finance
2 100 (20.16%) Games
3 60 (12.10%) Banking
4 21 (4.23%) Retail
5 17 (3.43%) Advertising
6 15 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.02%) Marketing
8 9 (1.81%) Legal
9 7 (1.41%) Front Office
10 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.01%) Back Office
12 4 (0.81%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Housing Association
14 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 397 (80.04%) Developer
2 317 (63.91%) .NET Developer
3 167 (33.67%) C# Developer
4 159 (32.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (15.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 79 (15.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 56 (11.29%) SQL Developer
7 55 (11.09%) DBA
7 55 (11.09%) Junior
7 55 (11.09%) Junior Developer
8 54 (10.89%) Junior .NET Developer
9 45 (9.07%) SQL DBA
10 44 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 42 (8.47%) Games Developer
12 34 (6.85%) Administrator
13 30 (6.05%) C# WPF Developer
13 30 (6.05%) WPF Developer
14 26 (5.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 26 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (5.24%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (73.59%) .NET
2 298 (60.08%) ASP.NET
3 287 (57.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 211 (42.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 204 (41.13%) RESTful
6 197 (39.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 167 (33.67%) AngularJS
8 165 (33.27%) WCF
9 153 (30.85%) .NET Framework
10 125 (25.20%) Entity Framework
11 116 (23.39%) Node.js
12 103 (20.77%) Code First Entity Framework
13 99 (19.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 81 (16.33%) KnockoutJS
15 67 (13.51%) WPF
16 65 (13.10%) ASP.NET Core
17 60 (12.10%) CSS
18 59 (11.90%) HTML
19 38 (7.66%) .NET Core
20 37 (7.46%) React
Miscellaneous
1 128 (25.81%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.23%) Tandem
4 14 (2.82%) Replication
5 11 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.81%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.21%) BBC
8 6 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) Derivative
10 3 (0.60%) FMCG
10 3 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) User Experience
11 2 (0.40%) Social Media
12 1 (0.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (18.95%) Windows
2 31 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 18 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.23%) Linux
5 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) Unix
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (60.08%) MVC
2 282 (56.85%) TDD
3 248 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (49.40%) Web Application Development
5 219 (44.15%) BDD
6 160 (32.26%) Scrum
7 124 (25.00%) Kanban
8 114 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (19.56%) Dependency Injection
10 63 (12.70%) MVVM
11 60 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (8.87%) OO
13 41 (8.27%) CQRS
13 41 (8.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 33 (6.65%) ITIL
15 28 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (5.04%) Microservices
16 25 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (4.44%) DevOps
17 22 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 350 (70.56%) C#
2 179 (36.09%) JavaScript
3 176 (35.48%) SQL
4 110 (22.18%) T-SQL
5 109 (21.98%) Ruby
6 33 (6.65%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.62%) VBA
9 11 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (2.02%) Python
11 7 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.21%) ES6
12 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.01%) Java
14 4 (0.81%) X++
15 3 (0.60%) Perl
15 3 (0.60%) R
15 3 (0.60%) VB
16 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (10.08%) Degree
2 25 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (3.63%) MCSA
5 5 (1.01%) MCP
6 4 (0.81%) MCSE
6 4 (0.81%) OCP
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.81%) VCP5
7 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.61%) SLA
3 4 (0.81%) GDPR
4 3 (0.60%) QA
4 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) EMIR
5 2 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 48 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.03%) XenDesktop
4 16 (3.23%) Terminal Server
4 16 (3.23%) XenApp
5 12 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.41%) Docker
7 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.01%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.43%) SCCM
2 16 (3.23%) SCOM
3 9 (1.81%) Avamar
3 9 (1.81%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (1.41%) Ansible
4 7 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.41%) Perfmon
4 7 (1.41%) Puppet
5 5 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.01%) Terraform
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.40%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 199 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.47%) VMware
3 36 (7.26%) Oracle
4 24 (4.84%) Citrix
5 21 (4.23%) SAP
6 19 (3.83%) Sitecore
7 17 (3.43%) Facebook
8 16 (3.23%) Alterian
8 16 (3.23%) AppDynamics
9 15 (3.02%) YouTube
10 13 (2.62%) EMC
11 9 (1.81%) Cisco
11 9 (1.81%) HP
12 4 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.81%) Dell
12 4 (0.81%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.81%) Google
12 4 (0.81%) TARGIT
13 3 (0.60%) F5
13 3 (0.60%) Tableau