Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 422 214 298
Rank change year-on-year -208 +84 +198
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 196 906 804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.54% 1.58% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 5.48% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 182 977 858
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,400 £92,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 10,148 16,537 21,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.83% 28.79% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,230 13,722 17,243
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in London.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in London

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in London over the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 June 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 -6 27 £60,000 +4.35%
South London 0 18 £50,000 -9.09%
West London +20 2 £50,000 -2.44%
East London +2 1 £65,000 +8.33%
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 196 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (54.59%) C#
3 104 (53.06%) .NET
4 100 (51.02%) Azure
5 97 (49.49%) SQL
6 80 (40.82%) MVC
7 79 (40.31%) Microsoft
8 74 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (32.65%) ASP.NET
10 63 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (31.63%) JavaScript
12 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (28.57%) AWS
13 56 (28.57%) T-SQL
14 55 (28.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (28.06%) Greenfield Project
15 52 (26.53%) .NET Core
16 48 (24.49%) TDD
17 47 (23.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 46 (23.47%) Finance
19 45 (22.96%) AngularJS
20 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
20 44 (22.45%) WCF
21 40 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
21 40 (20.41%) React
22 39 (19.90%) BDD
23 37 (18.88%) .NET Framework
23 37 (18.88%) Windows
24 36 (18.37%) Active Directory
24 36 (18.37%) Git (software)

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 27 (13.78%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.53%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) DNN
5 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Kentico
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 100 (51.02%) Azure
2 56 (28.57%) AWS
3 25 (12.76%) Power Platform
4 21 (10.71%) Office 365
5 10 (5.10%) IaaS
6 9 (4.59%) PaaS
7 5 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.02%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.02%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.20%) Internet
2 9 (4.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) NAS
3 2 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (28.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (23.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 29 (14.80%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (13.27%) Relational Database
9 25 (12.76%) Power BI
10 24 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (11.73%) MongoDB
12 22 (11.22%) SQL Server 2019
13 21 (10.71%) NoSQL
13 21 (10.71%) RDBMS
14 20 (10.20%) SQL Server 2017
15 19 (9.69%) OLAP
16 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (3.57%) Data Lake
17 7 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
18 6 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 36 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.59%) git-flow
5 8 (4.08%) Selenium
6 6 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.55%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.55%) NUnit
8 4 (2.04%) MSTest
8 4 (2.04%) NSubstitute
8 4 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.02%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.02%) JIRA
9 2 (1.02%) Postman
9 2 (1.02%) tSQLt
10 1 (0.51%) Subversion
10 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (23.47%) Finance
2 23 (11.73%) Games
3 9 (4.59%) Banking
4 7 (3.57%) Music Industry
5 4 (2.04%) Front Office
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Publishing
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (70.92%) Developer
2 72 (36.73%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.88%) SQL Developer
4 33 (16.84%) Junior
4 33 (16.84%) Junior Developer
5 32 (16.33%) C# Developer
6 30 (15.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (14.29%) DBA
8 24 (12.24%) Junior .NET Developer
8 24 (12.24%) SQL DBA
9 22 (11.22%) Administrator
10 19 (9.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (9.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 18 (9.18%) T-SQL Developer
12 16 (8.16%) Wintel Administrator
12 16 (8.16%) Wintel Systems Administrator
13 15 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 11 (5.61%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (53.06%) .NET
2 64 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (26.53%) .NET Core
5 45 (22.96%) AngularJS
6 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (22.45%) WCF
7 40 (20.41%) React
8 37 (18.88%) .NET Framework
9 35 (17.86%) RESTful
10 34 (17.35%) CSS
11 30 (15.31%) HTML
11 30 (15.31%) Node.js
12 28 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 25 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 24 (12.24%) Web Services
15 20 (10.20%) Vue.js
16 19 (9.69%) REST
17 12 (6.12%) Code First Entity Framework
18 10 (5.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.06%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.65%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.63%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.63%) EMC VNX
5 9 (4.59%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.59%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.57%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.02%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.88%) Windows
2 15 (7.65%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (5.10%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.59%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.08%) Linux
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
7 2 (1.02%) Unix
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.82%) MVC
2 74 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.49%) TDD
4 40 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (19.90%) BDD
6 32 (16.33%) Scrum
7 29 (14.80%) Web Application Development
8 27 (13.78%) Kanban
9 24 (12.24%) ITIL
10 23 (11.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (11.73%) Microservices
10 23 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (10.20%) Server Hardening
12 20 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
13 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.69%) Data Management
13 19 (9.69%) DevOps
14 18 (9.18%) Test Automation
15 17 (8.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.59%) C#
2 97 (49.49%) SQL
3 62 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 56 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 29 (14.80%) PowerShell
6 25 (12.76%) TypeScript
7 21 (10.71%) Ruby
8 11 (5.61%) Python
9 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.04%) X++
11 3 (1.53%) R
11 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
12 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) VBA
13 1 (0.51%) F#
13 1 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (14.80%) Degree
2 20 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (4.08%) MCSA
3 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.55%) MCP
5 2 (1.02%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.20%) Terminal Server
2 20 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.20%) XenApp
3 19 (9.69%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.55%) Docker
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.20%) SCCM
1 20 (10.20%) SCOM
2 13 (6.63%) Avamar
3 5 (2.55%) Ansible
3 5 (2.55%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.55%) Puppet
3 5 (2.55%) Terraform
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 79 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.82%) VMware
3 20 (10.20%) AppDynamics
3 20 (10.20%) Citrix
4 19 (9.69%) Oracle
5 13 (6.63%) EMC
6 9 (4.59%) Cisco
6 9 (4.59%) Dell
6 9 (4.59%) F5
6 9 (4.59%) Fortinet
6 9 (4.59%) HP
6 9 (4.59%) Tableau
7 5 (2.55%) SAP
8 3 (1.53%) Sybase
9 1 (0.51%) Alterian
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore