Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 167 323
Rank change year-on-year +58 +156 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 370 246 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.97% 1.87% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.02% 5.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 367 246 15
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £52,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -1.10% -20.87%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,104 4,552 3,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.97% 34.69% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,539 3,888 3,156
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the North West

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the North West

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the North West over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the North West

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Manchester +60 181 £40,000 - 21
Cheshire +20 82 £47,500 +25.00% 5
Lancashire +22 60 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Merseyside +17 38 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Cumbria - 9 £30,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 370 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 311 (84.05%) .NET
3 308 (83.24%) C#
4 300 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (77.57%) ASP.NET
6 267 (72.16%) MVC
7 265 (71.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 265 (71.62%) Web Application Development
8 236 (63.78%) TDD
9 217 (58.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 186 (50.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 185 (50.00%) RESTful
12 172 (46.49%) BDD
13 150 (40.54%) WCF
14 141 (38.11%) AngularJS
15 127 (34.32%) Scrum
16 126 (34.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 119 (32.16%) Dependency Injection
18 117 (31.62%) .NET Framework
19 110 (29.73%) Node.js
20 105 (28.38%) Ruby
21 97 (26.22%) KnockoutJS
22 89 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
23 85 (22.97%) NoSQL
23 85 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
24 84 (22.70%) Git (software)
25 81 (21.89%) Entity Framework
25 81 (21.89%) Kanban
26 73 (19.73%) MongoDB
26 73 (19.73%) CSS

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.86%) IIS
3 4 (1.08%) CMS
4 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 89 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.14%) Google Play
4 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.92%) Internet
2 15 (4.05%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.62%) Broadband
4 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.54%) DHCP
5 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) Skype
5 2 (0.54%) VSAN
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) IPsec
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (22.97%) NoSQL
3 73 (19.73%) MongoDB
4 52 (14.05%) RavenDB
5 37 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (7.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (2.70%) Power BI
13 8 (2.16%) Looker
14 7 (1.89%) QlikView
15 6 (1.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (1.08%) OLAP
17 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 84 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.68%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.51%) MSTest
3 13 (3.51%) NUnit
4 9 (2.43%) Moq
5 8 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (18.65%) Games
2 68 (18.38%) Finance
3 28 (7.57%) Advertising
4 20 (5.41%) Marketing
5 18 (4.86%) Retail
6 10 (2.70%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (89.73%) Developer
2 300 (81.08%) .NET Developer
3 63 (17.03%) C# Developer
4 62 (16.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (8.92%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 31 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (7.03%) SQL Developer
8 25 (6.76%) Junior
9 23 (6.22%) Digital Developer
10 22 (5.95%) Graduate
10 22 (5.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 22 (5.95%) Graduate Developer
10 22 (5.95%) Junior .NET Developer
10 22 (5.95%) Junior Developer
11 20 (5.41%) Internet Developer
12 16 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (4.05%) Analyst
14 14 (3.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (84.05%) .NET
2 287 (77.57%) ASP.NET
3 265 (71.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 217 (58.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 186 (50.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 185 (50.00%) RESTful
7 150 (40.54%) WCF
8 141 (38.11%) AngularJS
9 126 (34.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 117 (31.62%) .NET Framework
11 110 (29.73%) Node.js
12 97 (26.22%) KnockoutJS
13 81 (21.89%) Entity Framework
14 73 (19.73%) CSS
14 73 (19.73%) HTML
15 62 (16.76%) Code First Entity Framework
16 59 (15.95%) WPF
17 56 (15.14%) CSS3
17 56 (15.14%) HTML5
18 36 (9.73%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.41%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (11.89%) Fintech
3 26 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (6.49%) Social Network
5 19 (5.14%) iPhone
5 19 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.86%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.78%) Tandem
8 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.35%) Clustering
9 5 (1.35%) User Experience
10 4 (1.08%) BBC
10 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.08%) Music Streaming
10 4 (1.08%) Social Media
11 1 (0.27%) FMCG
11 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.57%) Windows
2 19 (5.14%) Android
3 11 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (72.16%) MVC
3 265 (71.62%) Web Application Development
4 236 (63.78%) TDD
5 172 (46.49%) BDD
6 127 (34.32%) Scrum
7 119 (32.16%) Dependency Injection
8 85 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (21.89%) Kanban
10 56 (15.14%) OO
11 47 (12.70%) Asset Management
12 43 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (11.62%) Wealth Management
13 38 (10.27%) MVVM
14 32 (8.65%) Domain-Driven Design
15 31 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (7.84%) Web Development
17 26 (7.03%) High Availability
18 21 (5.68%) Multithreading
19 13 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 308 (83.24%) C#
2 105 (28.38%) Ruby
3 73 (19.73%) SQL
4 52 (14.05%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 21 (5.68%) F#
7 15 (4.05%) VB
7 15 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.81%) Python
9 3 (0.81%) R
10 2 (0.54%) PHP
10 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.24%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) MCSA
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.54%) GDPR
1 2 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.81%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.54%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.68%) Kibana
2 5 (1.35%) SQL Sentry
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.81%) WSUS
5 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.54%) vRealize
5 2 (0.54%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.16%) Google
3 43 (11.62%) Facebook
4 13 (3.51%) Capita
5 11 (2.97%) Twitter
6 8 (2.16%) Tableau
6 8 (2.16%) VMware
7 6 (1.62%) RedGate
8 4 (1.08%) Apple
8 4 (1.08%) Cognos
8 4 (1.08%) SAP
8 4 (1.08%) Sony
8 4 (1.08%) Yahoo!
9 3 (0.81%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.81%) Veeam
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix
11 1 (0.27%) HP
11 1 (0.27%) WatchGuard