Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South London > Merton
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 64 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merton 19.81% 21.09% 20.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.05% 69.05% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 43 53
Merton median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +71.43% -15.15%
10th Percentile £48,350 £37,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £67,500 £66,250
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server 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 Merton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 78 84 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merton 24.15% 30.55% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 76 62 78
Merton median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +41.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £68,750 £66,250
South London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Merton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Merton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Merton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Merton.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Merton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Merton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Merton over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Merton

SQL Server
Job Locations in Merton

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merton region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Wimbledon +4 63 £65,000 - 1
Mitcham 0 1 £34,000 -28.42%
SQL Server
South London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Merton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 41 (64.06%) C#
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 40 (62.50%) Fintech
3 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (57.81%) MVC
5 36 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (46.88%) Scrum
7 30 (46.88%) DevOps
8 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (35.94%) SQL
9 23 (35.94%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (34.38%) Finance
10 22 (34.38%) NHibernate
11 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
11 21 (32.81%) Web Development
12 19 (29.69%) AWS
13 18 (28.13%) .NET Core
14 17 (26.56%) SaaS
15 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 16 (25.00%) Front End Development
16 12 (18.75%) Azure
16 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
17 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
18 10 (15.63%) Web Services
18 10 (15.63%) Windows
18 10 (15.63%) MySQL
18 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
18 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merton 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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) AWS
2 17 (26.56%) SaaS
3 12 (18.75%) Azure
4 8 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 8 (12.50%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MySQL
1 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.50%) Looker
2 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.50%) Power BI
2 8 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) Redis
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.56%) Moq
4 1 (1.56%) NUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 20 (31.25%) Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Applications Architect
8 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Architect
9 4 (6.25%) AWS Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Azure Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Database Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 36 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (34.38%) NHibernate
6 18 (28.13%) .NET Core
7 10 (15.63%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
9 7 (10.94%) Oracle Streams
10 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET
11 5 (7.81%) REST
12 4 (6.25%) SOAP
13 3 (4.69%) JSON
14 2 (3.13%) Apache Flex
14 2 (3.13%) CSS
14 2 (3.13%) HTML
14 2 (3.13%) WCF
14 2 (3.13%) XML
14 2 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
1 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Fintech
2 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (57.81%) MVC
4 30 (46.88%) DevOps
4 30 (46.88%) Scrum
5 21 (32.81%) Software Engineering
5 21 (32.81%) Web Development
6 16 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
8 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (12.50%) ETL
9 8 (12.50%) TDD
10 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.94%) Master Data Management
10 7 (10.94%) Secure Coding
10 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.94%) Test Management
11 6 (9.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.94%) Groovy
4 7 (10.94%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Ansible
1 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Tableau
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian