Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South London > Merton
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 62 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merton 21.83% 20.45% 10.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.89% 57.29% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 19
Merton median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -6.67% -31.82%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £49,500
South London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 90 96 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merton 31.69% 35.69% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 84 33
Merton median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -19.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,375 £62,750
South London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +9.47% -2.56% +4.84%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +20 59 £60,000 +41.18% 1
New Malden -1 3 £40,000 +14.29% 3
SQL Server
South London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 48 (77.42%) .NET
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (51.61%) PowerShell
5 30 (48.39%) C#
6 25 (40.32%) Windows
7 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
8 21 (33.87%) .NET Framework
8 21 (33.87%) Fintech
9 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
9 20 (32.26%) TDD
9 20 (32.26%) Linux
10 19 (30.65%) ITIL
10 19 (30.65%) Java
10 19 (30.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (29.03%) RESTful
11 18 (29.03%) MVC
11 18 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
12 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
13 16 (25.81%) Finance
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (25.81%) MySQL
13 16 (25.81%) Oracle

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 7 (11.29%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (19.35%) SaaS
2 4 (6.45%) Office 365
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (25.81%) RDBMS
2 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) .NET Developer
3 23 (37.10%) Analyst
4 21 (33.87%) Senior Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Applications Support
5 17 (27.42%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (27.42%) Senior .NET Developer
5 17 (27.42%) Support Analyst
6 16 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (25.81%) Senior Applications Support
6 16 (25.81%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 16 (25.81%) Senior Support Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.29%) HTML Developer
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.68%) .NET Applications Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (77.42%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.87%) .NET Framework
4 18 (29.03%) RESTful
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
7 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.29%) NHibernate
8 5 (8.06%) Node.js
8 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.45%) Kafka
9 4 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (6.45%) LAMP
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
10 2 (3.23%) CSS
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) REST
10 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Fintech
2 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Tandem
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) TDD
3 19 (30.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (30.65%) ITIL
4 18 (29.03%) MVC
4 18 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.81%) Waterfall
7 12 (19.35%) API Design
7 12 (19.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (19.35%) SOA
8 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (16.13%) Scrum
9 9 (14.52%) Microservices
10 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
10 6 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (9.68%) Feasibility Study
10 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
10 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 32 (51.61%) PowerShell
3 30 (48.39%) C#
4 19 (30.65%) Java
5 16 (25.81%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Go
7 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Java 8
8 1 (1.61%) Java 9
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.61%) MCDST
2 1 (1.61%) MCITP
2 1 (1.61%) MCSE
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Control-M
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.61%) Facebook
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds