Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 499 765
Rank change year-on-year +287 +266 +130
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 1,179 375 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.75% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.67% 1.71% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 337 93
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -19.23% +18.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.57% -14.55%

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 20,786 21,956 22,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 30.77% 29.61% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16,567 17,568 19,585
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +53 123 £60,000 - 20
South London +10 34 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West London -8 19 £55,000 +10.00% 38
East London -4 5 £67,500 +42.11% 5
North London - 1 £52,500 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 840 (71.25%) C#
3 830 (70.40%) .NET
4 681 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
4 681 (57.76%) TDD
5 658 (55.81%) ASP.NET
6 655 (55.56%) MVC
7 620 (52.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 606 (51.40%) Web Application Development
9 529 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 513 (43.51%) BDD
11 500 (42.41%) RESTful
12 399 (33.84%) Scrum
13 390 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 372 (31.55%) WCF
15 365 (30.96%) Finance
16 364 (30.87%) SQL
17 363 (30.79%) Microsoft
18 322 (27.31%) AngularJS
19 319 (27.06%) Dependency Injection
20 311 (26.38%) JavaScript
21 304 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
22 294 (24.94%) Greenfield Project
23 290 (24.60%) Kanban
24 285 (24.17%) Git (software)
24 285 (24.17%) .NET Framework
25 274 (23.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 266 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
27 265 (22.48%) Ruby
28 262 (22.22%) NoSQL

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 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (2.04%) CMS
2 24 (2.04%) DNN
2 24 (2.04%) EPiServer
2 24 (2.04%) Immediacy CMS
2 24 (2.04%) Kentico
2 24 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 24 (2.04%) Sitefinity
2 24 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 22 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.44%) IIS
5 16 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.19%) Apache
6 14 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.085%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 266 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.04%) SaaS
4 11 (0.93%) Office 365
5 9 (0.76%) PaaS
6 8 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
7 7 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (0.51%) GitHub
9 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.25%) Mailgun
11 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) IaaS
13 1 (0.085%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 136 (11.54%) Internet
2 31 (2.63%) DNS
3 27 (2.29%) SAN
4 26 (2.21%) Broadband
4 26 (2.21%) Hyperconnected
5 24 (2.04%) Firewall
6 20 (1.70%) DHCP
7 13 (1.10%) Skype
8 12 (1.02%) VPN
9 11 (0.93%) ZigBee
10 10 (0.85%) HTTP
10 10 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.76%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.76%) LAN
11 9 (0.76%) WAN
12 8 (0.68%) NAS
12 8 (0.68%) SSL
13 7 (0.59%) VLAN
14 6 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,179 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 220 (18.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 178 (15.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 168 (14.25%) Data Warehouse
6 167 (14.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 162 (13.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 150 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 104 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 87 (7.38%) MongoDB
11 75 (6.36%) Power BI
12 57 (4.83%) Relational Database
13 52 (4.41%) RavenDB
14 50 (4.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 27 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (2.21%) Big Data
17 22 (1.87%) OLAP
18 21 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (1.78%) RDBMS
19 20 (1.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 285 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 65 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (4.07%) NUnit
5 41 (3.48%) TeamCity
6 35 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 30 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (2.37%) MSTest
9 27 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.02%) Subversion
11 10 (0.85%) Moq
12 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.59%) Toad
14 6 (0.51%) Selenium
15 5 (0.42%) Jasmine
16 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.34%) JIRA
17 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 365 (30.96%) Finance
2 155 (13.15%) Games
3 120 (10.18%) Banking
4 60 (5.09%) Advertising
5 55 (4.66%) Marketing
6 39 (3.31%) Retail
7 28 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.21%) Music Industry
9 10 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Automotive
10 4 (0.34%) Back Office
10 4 (0.34%) Law
11 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 962 (81.59%) Developer
2 771 (65.39%) .NET Developer
3 463 (39.27%) C# Developer
4 430 (36.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 216 (18.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 216 (18.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 149 (12.64%) WPF Developer
7 142 (12.04%) C# WPF Developer
8 130 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 107 (9.08%) DBA
10 99 (8.40%) SQL Developer
11 94 (7.97%) SQL DBA
12 78 (6.62%) Agile .NET Developer
12 78 (6.62%) Agile C# Developer
12 78 (6.62%) Agile Developer
13 62 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 62 (5.26%) Junior
14 61 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
15 58 (4.92%) Senior Developer
16 56 (4.75%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (70.40%) .NET
2 658 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 620 (52.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 529 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 500 (42.41%) RESTful
6 390 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 372 (31.55%) WCF
8 322 (27.31%) AngularJS
9 285 (24.17%) .NET Framework
10 274 (23.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 260 (22.05%) Node.js
12 237 (20.10%) WPF
13 225 (19.08%) Entity Framework
14 222 (18.83%) KnockoutJS
15 187 (15.86%) Code First Entity Framework
16 169 (14.33%) ASP.NET Core
17 122 (10.35%) .NET Core
18 112 (9.50%) HTML
19 104 (8.82%) CSS
20 76 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 294 (24.94%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
3 77 (6.53%) Fintech
4 54 (4.58%) Tandem
5 49 (4.16%) Replication
6 33 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.80%) Clustering
7 28 (2.37%) Reinsurance
7 28 (2.37%) User Experience
8 27 (2.29%) Social Network
9 26 (2.21%) BBC
9 26 (2.21%) Digital TV
9 26 (2.21%) Social Media
10 21 (1.78%) CCTV
11 13 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 11 (0.93%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
15 8 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 158 (13.40%) Windows
2 55 (4.66%) Windows Server
3 39 (3.31%) Linux
4 22 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (0.68%) Unix
10 7 (0.59%) CentOS
10 7 (0.59%) Solaris
11 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.25%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
1 681 (57.76%) TDD
2 655 (55.56%) MVC
3 606 (51.40%) Web Application Development
4 513 (43.51%) BDD
5 399 (33.84%) Scrum
6 319 (27.06%) Dependency Injection
7 304 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
8 290 (24.60%) Kanban
9 191 (16.20%) MVVM
10 186 (15.78%) Business Intelligence
11 113 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
12 112 (9.50%) ETL
13 106 (8.99%) Asset Management
14 103 (8.74%) OO
15 90 (7.63%) High Availability
16 67 (5.68%) Web Development
17 66 (5.60%) Multithreading
18 63 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
19 58 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 840 (71.25%) C#
2 364 (30.87%) SQL
3 311 (26.38%) JavaScript
4 265 (22.48%) Ruby
5 235 (19.93%) T-SQL
6 80 (6.79%) PowerShell
7 38 (3.22%) Java
8 28 (2.37%) Python
9 26 (2.21%) F#
10 15 (1.27%) R
11 10 (0.85%) VBA
12 9 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.51%) Scala
15 6 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.085%) PHP
17 1 (0.085%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (5.85%) Degree
2 38 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.95%) MCSA
4 21 (1.78%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.44%) MCSE
6 13 (1.10%) MCITP
7 11 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 9 (0.76%) MCP
10 6 (0.51%) CCNA
10 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.25%) OCP
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.25%) RHCA
12 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.085%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.36%) GDPR
2 12 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.93%) HIPAA
4 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.34%) QA
5 4 (0.34%) SLA
6 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.085%) IFRS
6 1 (0.085%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (3.73%) Docker
2 42 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 33 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.61%) XenApp
5 14 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.25%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.25%) NFS
7 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.25%) VMFS
7 3 (0.25%) vSphere
8 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (2.46%) Failover Clustering
2 28 (2.37%) Kubernetes
3 26 (2.21%) Kibana
4 19 (1.61%) Ansible
4 19 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.61%) Puppet
5 18 (1.53%) SCCM
6 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (0.76%) Nagios
8 8 (0.68%) SCOM
9 7 (0.59%) Control-M
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (0.42%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.42%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.34%) Foglight
11 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.25%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 363 (30.79%) Microsoft
2 106 (8.99%) Facebook
3 78 (6.62%) Oracle
4 60 (5.09%) Google
5 40 (3.39%) VMware
6 35 (2.97%) SAP
7 33 (2.80%) Tableau
8 28 (2.37%) Cisco
9 27 (2.29%) Apple
9 27 (2.29%) Twitter
10 26 (2.21%) Citrix
10 26 (2.21%) Sony
10 26 (2.21%) Yahoo!
11 24 (2.04%) Alterian
11 24 (2.04%) Sitecore
12 20 (1.70%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.19%) Veeam
14 13 (1.10%) Splunk
15 12 (1.02%) RedGate
16 10 (0.85%) HP