Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 483 831
Rank change year-on-year +228 +348 +72
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 962 405 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.34% 0.55% 0.087%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 1.86% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 922 375 69
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £82,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22,579 21,745 25,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.54% 29.77% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17,795 18,158 21,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +0.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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
Central London +9 108 £60,000 -20.00% 16
South London +2 39 £52,000 +4.00% 4
West London -15 18 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North London +7 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East London -4 3 £62,500 -13.79% 8
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 962 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 682 (70.89%) C#
3 666 (69.23%) .NET
4 609 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
5 580 (60.29%) TDD
6 533 (55.41%) ASP.NET
7 529 (54.99%) MVC
8 510 (53.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 468 (48.65%) Web Application Development
10 450 (46.78%) BDD
11 390 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 384 (39.92%) RESTful
13 380 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 342 (35.55%) Scrum
15 332 (34.51%) WCF
16 301 (31.29%) Microsoft
17 282 (29.31%) SQL
18 258 (26.82%) Git (software)
19 243 (25.26%) Kanban
20 234 (24.32%) Finance
21 232 (24.12%) .NET Framework
22 228 (23.70%) AngularJS
23 227 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
24 224 (23.28%) NoSQL
25 223 (23.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 221 (22.97%) Ruby
27 219 (22.77%) Dependency Injection
28 217 (22.56%) Node.js
29 215 (22.35%) T-SQL
29 215 (22.35%) Greenfield Project

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 20 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.46%) Skype for Business
4 11 (1.14%) CMS
4 11 (1.14%) DNN
4 11 (1.14%) EPiServer
4 11 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.14%) Immediacy CMS
4 11 (1.14%) Kentico
4 11 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (1.14%) Sitefinity
4 11 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 9 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (0.94%) IIS
6 7 (0.73%) Confluence
7 5 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.10%) Apache
9 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.10%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 178 (18.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.46%) Office 365
4 9 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (0.83%) PaaS
6 7 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.42%) GitHub
8 3 (0.31%) Mailgun
8 3 (0.31%) SaaS
8 3 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 122 (12.68%) Internet
2 26 (2.70%) Broadband
3 24 (2.49%) Hyperconnected
4 19 (1.98%) Firewall
5 14 (1.46%) DNS
5 14 (1.46%) Skype
6 12 (1.25%) VPN
7 10 (1.04%) DHCP
8 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.73%) SAN
10 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.31%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (0.31%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.31%) X.509
11 3 (0.31%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.21%) LAN
12 2 (0.21%) WAN
13 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.10%) MPLS
13 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 962 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 224 (23.28%) NoSQL
3 223 (23.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (19.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 183 (19.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (16.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 160 (16.63%) Data Warehouse
8 100 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 83 (8.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 57 (5.93%) Power BI
12 48 (4.99%) Relational Database
13 46 (4.78%) MongoDB
14 27 (2.81%) OLAP
15 25 (2.60%) RavenDB
16 20 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
16 20 (2.08%) Big Data
17 15 (1.56%) Data Mining
17 15 (1.56%) OLTP
17 15 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 258 (26.82%) Git (software)
2 101 (10.50%) NUnit
3 72 (7.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 67 (6.96%) Moq
5 63 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (4.57%) Visual Studio
7 37 (3.85%) MSTest
8 35 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (2.18%) Subversion
11 18 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.83%) Jasmine
13 8 (0.83%) Selenium
14 7 (0.73%) JIRA
14 7 (0.73%) Toad
15 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 234 (24.32%) Finance
2 125 (12.99%) Games
3 83 (8.63%) Banking
4 53 (5.51%) Advertising
5 52 (5.41%) Marketing
6 26 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.60%) Retail
8 20 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.35%) Music Industry
10 7 (0.73%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Law
12 3 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Front Office
13 2 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 792 (82.33%) Developer
2 614 (63.83%) .NET Developer
3 420 (43.66%) C# Developer
4 389 (40.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 230 (23.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 230 (23.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 154 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 122 (12.68%) C# WPF Developer
7 122 (12.68%) WPF Developer
8 112 (11.64%) SQL Developer
9 86 (8.94%) Agile .NET Developer
9 86 (8.94%) Agile Developer
9 86 (8.94%) SQL Server Developer
10 85 (8.84%) Agile C# Developer
11 77 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 75 (7.80%) DBA
13 67 (6.96%) SQL DBA
14 56 (5.82%) Internet Developer
14 56 (5.82%) Junior
15 48 (4.99%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (69.23%) .NET
2 533 (55.41%) ASP.NET
3 510 (53.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 390 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 384 (39.92%) RESTful
6 380 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 332 (34.51%) WCF
8 232 (24.12%) .NET Framework
9 228 (23.70%) AngularJS
10 217 (22.56%) Node.js
11 210 (21.83%) WPF
12 191 (19.85%) Entity Framework
13 183 (19.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 166 (17.26%) KnockoutJS
15 161 (16.74%) Code First Entity Framework
16 105 (10.91%) ASP.NET Core
17 82 (8.52%) HTML
18 74 (7.69%) CSS
19 71 (7.38%) WinForms
20 68 (7.07%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 215 (22.35%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
3 60 (6.24%) Fintech
4 53 (5.51%) Tandem
5 51 (5.30%) Replication
6 30 (3.12%) Clustering
7 25 (2.60%) Social Media
8 24 (2.49%) BBC
8 24 (2.49%) Digital TV
9 22 (2.29%) Social Network
9 22 (2.29%) User Experience
10 17 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.46%) Reinsurance
13 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.04%) Computer Science
15 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
17 7 (0.73%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 136 (14.14%) Windows
2 29 (3.01%) Windows Server
3 23 (2.39%) Linux
4 12 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 12 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.73%) Solaris
8 7 (0.73%) Unix
9 6 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.42%) CentOS
10 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.31%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (60.29%) TDD
3 529 (54.99%) MVC
4 468 (48.65%) Web Application Development
5 450 (46.78%) BDD
6 342 (35.55%) Scrum
7 243 (25.26%) Kanban
8 227 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
9 219 (22.77%) Dependency Injection
10 188 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
11 143 (14.86%) MVVM
12 94 (9.77%) ETL
13 88 (9.15%) OO
14 71 (7.38%) Asset Management
15 69 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (5.82%) High Availability
17 53 (5.51%) Analytics
18 43 (4.47%) CQRS
19 39 (4.05%) Domain-Driven Design
20 38 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 682 (70.89%) C#
2 282 (29.31%) SQL
3 221 (22.97%) Ruby
4 215 (22.35%) T-SQL
5 209 (21.73%) JavaScript
6 51 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 17 (1.77%) F#
9 14 (1.46%) Python
10 12 (1.25%) VBA
11 11 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (1.04%) TypeScript
13 9 (0.94%) R
14 7 (0.73%) Java
14 7 (0.73%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.42%) C
16 4 (0.42%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (5.09%) Degree
2 23 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.56%) MCITP
3 15 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 5 (0.52%) ISEB
5 3 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.31%) MCAD
5 3 (0.31%) MCP
5 3 (0.31%) MCSD
5 3 (0.31%) MCSE
5 3 (0.31%) MCTS
5 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.73%) QA
3 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.10%) GDPR
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (3.33%) Docker
2 19 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.35%) XenApp
5 11 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.25%) Kibana
2 12 (1.25%) SCCM
3 11 (1.14%) Control-M
3 11 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
5 6 (0.62%) SCOM
6 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.52%) Perfmon
6 5 (0.52%) Unicenter
7 4 (0.42%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.42%) Foglight
7 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.42%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.31%) Ansible
8 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 301 (31.29%) Microsoft
2 95 (9.88%) Facebook
3 37 (3.85%) Google
3 37 (3.85%) Oracle
4 33 (3.43%) VMware
5 30 (3.12%) Tableau
6 25 (2.60%) Apple
7 24 (2.49%) Sony
7 24 (2.49%) Yahoo!
8 21 (2.18%) Twitter
9 18 (1.87%) Citrix
10 13 (1.35%) Cisco
10 13 (1.35%) SAP
11 12 (1.25%) BMC
11 12 (1.25%) RedGate
12 11 (1.14%) Alterian
12 11 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.73%) Remedy
13 7 (0.73%) Sybase