Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 265 197
Rank change year-on-year -166 -68 +281
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 35 712 1,253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.18% 1.29% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 4.50% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 775 1,368
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +7.39%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +17.65%

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 5,708 15,833 21,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.61% 28.78% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,820 13,119 16,782
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 October 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 29 October 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 +62 5 £72,500 +19.59% 1
South London +28 4 £42,500 -15.00%
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) Azure
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) .NET
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (37.14%) DevOps
7 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
7 13 (37.14%) C#
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (28.57%) Banking
10 10 (28.57%) ETL
10 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (25.71%) Python
11 9 (25.71%) VMware
11 9 (25.71%) High Availability
12 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
12 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (20.00%) MCSA
13 7 (20.00%) SAP
13 7 (20.00%) MCP
13 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (20.00%) Ansible

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 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Fuse
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) Azure
2 7 (20.00%) AWS
3 6 (17.14%) Power Platform
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (11.43%) IaaS
5 4 (11.43%) Office 365
6 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (8.57%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.57%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) SAP HANA
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
6 6 (17.14%) Power BI
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2017
7 5 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.43%) Big Data
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.71%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (5.71%) tSQLt
6 1 (2.86%) git-flow
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Automotive
3 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) DBA
3 8 (22.86%) SQL DBA
4 7 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Senior ETL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) MDX
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) FMCG
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (28.57%) ETL
3 9 (25.71%) High Availability
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 5 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) Fintech
7 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) T-SQL
3 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
4 9 (25.71%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCP
1 7 (20.00%) MCSA
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Ansible
1 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) CommVault
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) Sybase
8 1 (2.86%) Capita
8 1 (2.86%) Civica
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) IDERA
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software