Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 254 212 468
Rank change year-on-year -42 +256 +333
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 731 1,212 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.77% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.62% 5.69% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 707 1,161 391
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -9.57%

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 15,833 21,295 21,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.34% 31.12% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13,130 16,929 17,570
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 110 £60,000 -7.69% 17
South London -11 39 £55,000 +5.77% 5
West London +2 7 £60,000 +9.09% 10
East London +32 4 £60,000 -7.69% 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 731 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 520 (71.14%) .NET
3 495 (67.72%) C#
4 429 (58.69%) ASP.NET
5 409 (55.95%) TDD
6 403 (55.13%) MVC
7 398 (54.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 387 (52.94%) Web Application Development
9 380 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
10 328 (44.87%) BDD
11 309 (42.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 307 (42.00%) RESTful
13 297 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 253 (34.61%) SQL
15 244 (33.38%) Microsoft
16 236 (32.28%) Scrum
17 235 (32.15%) Finance
18 221 (30.23%) WCF
19 211 (28.86%) Greenfield Project
20 204 (27.91%) AngularJS
21 201 (27.50%) .NET Framework
22 198 (27.09%) JavaScript
23 195 (26.68%) Git (software)
24 182 (24.90%) T-SQL
25 172 (23.53%) NoSQL
26 170 (23.26%) Entity Framework
27 169 (23.12%) Ruby
28 168 (22.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 167 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
30 166 (22.71%) Continuous Integration

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 35 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.83%) Umbraco
3 27 (3.69%) CMS
3 27 (3.69%) DNN
3 27 (3.69%) EPiServer
3 27 (3.69%) Immediacy CMS
3 27 (3.69%) Kentico
3 27 (3.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 27 (3.69%) Sitefinity
4 24 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 23 (3.15%) IIS
6 22 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.64%) Apache
9 10 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.68%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.96%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.96%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.07%) Azure
2 92 (12.59%) Power Platform
3 53 (7.25%) AWS
4 33 (4.51%) Office 365
5 24 (3.28%) Data Lake Analytics
6 18 (2.46%) SaaS
7 11 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (1.09%) Azure Machine Learning
9 7 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.96%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.82%) IaaS
11 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.27%) GCP
12 2 (0.27%) Serverless
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.14%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.14%) GitHub
13 1 (0.14%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 86 (11.76%) Internet
2 27 (3.69%) Broadband
3 25 (3.42%) Firewall
4 24 (3.28%) DNS
5 18 (2.46%) DHCP
5 18 (2.46%) SAN
6 16 (2.19%) VPN
7 14 (1.92%) Network Security
8 12 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (1.37%) NAS
10 7 (0.96%) DSL
10 7 (0.96%) LAN
10 7 (0.96%) MPLS
10 7 (0.96%) PBX
10 7 (0.96%) Skype
10 7 (0.96%) VoIP
10 7 (0.96%) WAN
11 6 (0.82%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.68%) HTTP
12 5 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 153 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (20.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (17.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 126 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 109 (14.91%) Data Warehouse
8 95 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 92 (12.59%) Power BI
10 57 (7.80%) OLAP
11 48 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 45 (6.16%) MongoDB
13 32 (4.38%) OLAP Cube
14 29 (3.97%) MySQL
14 29 (3.97%) RavenDB
15 28 (3.83%) Data Lake
16 27 (3.69%) SQL Server 2017
17 24 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
18 23 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
19 15 (2.05%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 195 (26.68%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.38%) JIRA
3 26 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.05%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.68%) Subversion
9 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.41%) Moq
11 2 (0.27%) NUnit
11 2 (0.27%) Sourcetree
12 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.14%) MSTest
12 1 (0.14%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 235 (32.15%) Finance
2 133 (18.19%) Games
3 86 (11.76%) Banking
4 34 (4.65%) Retail
5 32 (4.38%) Advertising
6 27 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.50%) Front Office
8 8 (1.09%) Law
9 7 (0.96%) Marketing
10 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.82%) Legal
11 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.27%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 584 (79.89%) Developer
2 443 (60.60%) .NET Developer
3 248 (33.93%) C# Developer
4 244 (33.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
5 136 (18.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 99 (13.54%) SQL Developer
7 83 (11.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 70 (9.58%) DBA
9 61 (8.34%) Junior
9 61 (8.34%) Junior Developer
10 57 (7.80%) SQL DBA
11 56 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 55 (7.52%) SQL BI Developer
13 54 (7.39%) Junior .NET Developer
14 53 (7.25%) C# WPF Developer
14 53 (7.25%) Games Developer
14 53 (7.25%) WPF Developer
15 39 (5.34%) SSRS Developer
16 32 (4.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (71.14%) .NET
2 429 (58.69%) ASP.NET
3 398 (54.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 309 (42.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 307 (42.00%) RESTful
6 297 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 221 (30.23%) WCF
8 204 (27.91%) AngularJS
9 201 (27.50%) .NET Framework
10 170 (23.26%) Entity Framework
11 168 (22.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 162 (22.16%) Node.js
13 159 (21.75%) Code First Entity Framework
14 139 (19.02%) KnockoutJS
15 112 (15.32%) WPF
16 107 (14.64%) ASP.NET Core
17 66 (9.03%) CSS
18 65 (8.89%) HTML
19 52 (7.11%) WinForms
20 36 (4.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 211 (28.86%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (3.69%) Tandem
4 26 (3.56%) Replication
5 16 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.23%) Clustering
8 8 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.96%) iPad
9 7 (0.96%) iPhone
9 7 (0.96%) LIMS
9 7 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.27%) Contract for Difference
12 2 (0.27%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.14%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 139 (19.02%) Windows
2 60 (8.21%) Windows Server
3 32 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.33%) Linux
7 12 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.96%) Android
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (55.95%) TDD
2 403 (55.13%) MVC
3 387 (52.94%) Web Application Development
4 380 (51.98%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (44.87%) BDD
6 236 (32.28%) Scrum
7 167 (22.85%) Business Intelligence
8 166 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (22.71%) Kanban
9 165 (22.57%) Dependency Injection
10 105 (14.36%) MVVM
11 58 (7.93%) ETL
11 58 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
12 56 (7.66%) OO
13 53 (7.25%) CQRS
13 53 (7.25%) Domain-Driven Design
14 47 (6.43%) Analytics
15 46 (6.29%) Fintech
16 40 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
17 37 (5.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 495 (67.72%) C#
2 253 (34.61%) SQL
3 198 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 182 (24.90%) T-SQL
5 169 (23.12%) Ruby
6 48 (6.57%) PowerShell
7 41 (5.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 26 (3.56%) VBA
9 22 (3.01%) VB
10 20 (2.74%) Python
11 13 (1.78%) Java
11 13 (1.78%) R
11 13 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.96%) F#
12 7 (0.96%) Groovy
13 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.41%) X++
15 2 (0.27%) ES6
15 2 (0.27%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (6.98%) Degree
2 20 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.78%) MCSA
4 7 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (0.68%) MCSE
6 3 (0.41%) CCNA
6 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.27%) VCP5
8 1 (0.14%) CCNP
8 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (0.68%) GDPR
3 5 (0.68%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.55%) SLA
5 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 40 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.37%) vSphere
5 9 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.96%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.96%) XenApp
7 6 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.41%) Docker
8 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.14%) LXC
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.87%) SQL Sentry
2 14 (1.92%) SCCM
3 13 (1.78%) Ansible
3 13 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.78%) Puppet
4 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (0.96%) Kibana
6 7 (0.96%) WSUS
7 4 (0.55%) Perfmon
7 4 (0.55%) SCOM
8 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Avamar
10 1 (0.14%) Control-M
10 1 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 244 (33.38%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.47%) Oracle
3 35 (4.79%) VMware
4 31 (4.24%) Sitecore
5 27 (3.69%) Alterian
5 27 (3.69%) Facebook
5 27 (3.69%) YouTube
6 26 (3.56%) SAP
7 20 (2.74%) Cisco
8 16 (2.19%) Citrix
9 13 (1.78%) RedGate
10 11 (1.50%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.50%) HP
11 10 (1.37%) IBM
12 9 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.09%) Dell
13 8 (1.09%) EMC
14 7 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.96%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.96%) Sage