Period
to 16 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 702 869
Rank change year-on-year +226 +167 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 387 138 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.19% 0.051%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.78% 0.63% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 350 135 44
London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 21750 22048 26835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.58% 29.73% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17491 19213 22883
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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
West London +90 75 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Central London +46 55 £55,000 -21.43% 5
South London - 26 £57,500 - 3
North London - 10 £42,500 - 1
East London - 4 £47,500 - 3
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 387 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 243 (62.79%) SQL
3 184 (47.55%) .NET
4 182 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 174 (44.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 161 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (41.09%) C#
8 147 (37.98%) T-SQL
9 143 (36.95%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (36.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 138 (35.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 136 (35.14%) Microsoft
12 135 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
13 127 (32.82%) ASP.NET
14 109 (28.17%) MVC
15 108 (27.91%) Finance
16 107 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 105 (27.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 94 (24.29%) SQL Server 2014
19 89 (23.00%) TDD
20 76 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 74 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 68 (17.57%) Tableau
23 66 (17.05%) Power BI
24 64 (16.54%) WCF
25 62 (16.02%) ASP.NET Web API
25 62 (16.02%) Web Application Development
26 59 (15.25%) Fintech
27 58 (14.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
28 57 (14.73%) RESTful

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 23 (5.94%) IIS
2 17 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.07%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.81%) SAS
7 6 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.29%) CMS
9 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.29%) InfoPath
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.52%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 143 (36.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.94%) Azure Machine Learning
4 16 (4.13%) GitHub
5 7 (1.81%) Office 365
6 4 (1.03%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.78%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.75%) Internet
2 14 (3.62%) Firewall
3 11 (2.84%) DHCP
3 11 (2.84%) DNS
4 8 (2.07%) Skype
5 7 (1.81%) SSL
6 5 (1.29%) Intranet
6 5 (1.29%) VPN
7 4 (1.03%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.03%) SAN
7 4 (1.03%) Wireless
8 3 (0.78%) Broadband
8 3 (0.78%) VoIP
9 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.26%) HTTP
10 1 (0.26%) LAN
10 1 (0.26%) SMS
10 1 (0.26%) WAN
10 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 182 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 174 (44.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 138 (35.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 135 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
6 105 (27.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 94 (24.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 76 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (17.05%) Power BI
10 58 (14.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 44 (11.37%) NoSQL
12 34 (8.79%) Big Data
12 34 (8.79%) MongoDB
13 32 (8.27%) QlikView
14 28 (7.24%) MySQL
15 18 (4.65%) OLAP
16 16 (4.13%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
18 11 (2.84%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 49 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 30 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 25 (6.46%) NUnit
4 25 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (6.20%) TeamCity
6 20 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (3.62%) MSBuild
8 13 (3.36%) MSTest
9 6 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.29%) Subversion
11 3 (0.78%) Moq
11 3 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.52%) git-flow
13 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 108 (27.91%) Finance
2 34 (8.79%) Banking
3 33 (8.53%) Marketing
4 25 (6.46%) Advertising
5 20 (5.17%) Games
6 12 (3.10%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.07%) Retail
8 7 (1.81%) Front Office
9 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.03%) Back Office
10 4 (1.03%) Legal
10 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.52%) French Language
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 213 (55.04%) Developer
2 107 (27.65%) .NET Developer
3 86 (22.22%) DBA
4 78 (20.16%) SQL DBA
4 78 (20.16%) SQL Developer
5 61 (15.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 58 (14.99%) SQL Server Developer
7 47 (12.14%) C# Developer
8 43 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
9 39 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (10.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 37 (9.56%) Administrator
11 35 (9.04%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 33 (8.53%) SQL Server DBA
13 32 (8.27%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
14 28 (7.24%) Senior Developer
15 27 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 25 (6.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (47.55%) .NET
2 127 (32.82%) ASP.NET
3 107 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 64 (16.54%) WCF
6 62 (16.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 57 (14.73%) RESTful
8 56 (14.47%) .NET Framework
9 52 (13.44%) AngularJS
10 50 (12.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 46 (11.89%) Node.js
12 45 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
13 33 (8.53%) HTML
14 30 (7.75%) Entity Framework
15 25 (6.46%) Code First Entity Framework
15 25 (6.46%) HTML5
16 23 (5.94%) WPF
17 21 (5.43%) MDX
18 20 (5.17%) ASP.NET Core
18 20 (5.17%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.25%) Fintech
2 31 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.75%) Clustering
4 25 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.20%) Replication
6 18 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.58%) Equities
9 6 (1.55%) PMI
10 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.29%) iPad
10 5 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.03%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.03%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.26%) Online Games
13 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.66%) Windows
2 28 (7.24%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
4 12 (3.10%) Linux
5 9 (2.33%) Unix
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (36.95%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (28.17%) MVC
4 89 (23.00%) TDD
5 62 (16.02%) Web Application Development
6 55 (14.21%) Analytics
7 54 (13.95%) Scrum
8 53 (13.70%) ETL
8 53 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
9 48 (12.40%) BDD
10 42 (10.85%) Visualisation
11 38 (9.82%) Asset Management
12 33 (8.53%) Kimball Methodology
13 32 (8.27%) Data Visualisation
14 28 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (7.24%) High Availability
14 28 (7.24%) Wealth Management
15 27 (6.98%) ITIL
15 27 (6.98%) Unit Testing
16 25 (6.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 243 (62.79%) SQL
2 159 (41.09%) C#
3 147 (37.98%) T-SQL
4 39 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.04%) PowerShell
6 32 (8.27%) Ruby
7 31 (8.01%) R
8 20 (5.17%) F#
9 13 (3.36%) Python
10 11 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 9 (2.33%) C
12 8 (2.07%) Java
13 7 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.03%) C++
15 3 (0.78%) VBA
16 2 (0.52%) Korn
16 2 (0.52%) Perl
16 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.26%) VB
17 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.75%) Degree
2 21 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.65%) MCSE
4 11 (2.84%) CCNA
4 11 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.58%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.81%) MCITP
7 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.55%) PMP
8 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) Data Quality
1 10 (2.58%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (3.88%) XenApp
4 10 (2.58%) Docker
4 10 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.03%) XenServer
6 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.88%) Kibana
2 14 (3.62%) Puppet
3 10 (2.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 10 (2.58%) WSUS
4 8 (2.07%) SCCM
5 4 (1.03%) SCOM
6 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.78%) SCSM
6 3 (0.78%) vMotion
7 2 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 68 (17.57%) Tableau
3 35 (9.04%) VMware
4 24 (6.20%) Oracle
5 23 (5.94%) Facebook
6 20 (5.17%) RedGate
7 18 (4.65%) Citrix
8 16 (4.13%) Splunk
9 13 (3.36%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco
11 4 (1.03%) EMC
11 4 (1.03%) Google
11 4 (1.03%) Meraki
11 4 (1.03%) Sybase
12 3 (0.78%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (0.78%) Juniper
12 3 (0.78%) PayPal
12 3 (0.78%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.52%) CommVault
13 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy