Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 145 323
Rank change year-on-year +43 +178 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 350 290 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.01% 2.22% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.08% 6.79% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 350 271 34
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -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 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 3,473 4,270 4,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.90% 32.66% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,020 3,612 3,692
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 12 November 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 12 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
Manchester +38 244 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Cheshire +59 76 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Lancashire -16 15 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Merseyside -5 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 301 (86.00%) .NET
3 300 (85.71%) C#
4 278 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (68.00%) TDD
6 235 (67.14%) ASP.NET
7 232 (66.29%) MVC
8 231 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 206 (58.86%) Web Application Development
10 195 (55.71%) Scrum
11 150 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
12 148 (42.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 146 (41.71%) RESTful
14 144 (41.14%) Kanban
15 142 (40.57%) AngularJS
15 142 (40.57%) BDD
16 141 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
17 135 (38.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 117 (33.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 100 (28.57%) WCF
20 97 (27.71%) JavaScript
21 95 (27.14%) WPF
22 94 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 90 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
23 90 (25.71%) Internet
24 89 (25.43%) MVVM
25 72 (20.57%) Facebook
25 72 (20.57%) Finance
26 69 (19.71%) Games
27 68 (19.43%) Node.js

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 11 (3.14%) IIS
2 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 94 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.43%) Google Play
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.29%) npm
4 1 (0.29%) NuGet
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (25.71%) Internet
2 26 (7.43%) Hyperconnected
3 20 (5.71%) Broadband
4 8 (2.29%) DHCP
4 8 (2.29%) DNS
4 8 (2.29%) SAN
4 8 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.71%) FTP
5 6 (1.71%) HTTP
5 6 (1.71%) SMTP
5 6 (1.71%) SSH
6 2 (0.57%) Skype
6 2 (0.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (18.00%) MongoDB
3 61 (17.43%) NoSQL
4 57 (16.29%) RavenDB
5 32 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.43%) Power BI
15 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.86%) QlikView
16 2 (0.57%) DTS
16 2 (0.57%) OLTP
17 1 (0.29%) Looker
Development Applications
1 62 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.86%) MSTest
2 24 (6.86%) NUnit
3 7 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.71%) Moq
5 5 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.29%) gulp
8 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.29%) jspm
8 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 72 (20.57%) Finance
2 69 (19.71%) Games
3 28 (8.00%) Advertising
4 26 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.14%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Marketing
7 2 (0.57%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 318 (90.86%) Developer
2 290 (82.86%) .NET Developer
3 94 (26.86%) C# Developer
4 93 (26.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (16.86%) C# WPF Developer
5 59 (16.86%) WPF Developer
6 48 (13.71%) Internet Developer
7 26 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (7.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (6.00%) .NET Developer - Fintech
9 20 (5.71%) Messaging Developer
9 20 (5.71%) Social Media Developer
9 20 (5.71%) Telecoms Developer
10 19 (5.43%) DBA
10 19 (5.43%) Junior
11 18 (5.14%) Graduate
11 18 (5.14%) Graduate Developer
11 18 (5.14%) Junior .NET Developer
11 18 (5.14%) Junior Developer
11 18 (5.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (86.00%) .NET
2 235 (67.14%) ASP.NET
3 231 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 148 (42.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 146 (41.71%) RESTful
6 142 (40.57%) AngularJS
7 135 (38.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 117 (33.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 100 (28.57%) WCF
10 95 (27.14%) WPF
11 68 (19.43%) Node.js
12 67 (19.14%) KnockoutJS
13 62 (17.71%) CSS
13 62 (17.71%) HTML
14 60 (17.14%) HTML5
15 59 (16.86%) CSS3
16 58 (16.57%) .NET Framework
17 45 (12.86%) ASP.NET Core
18 42 (12.00%) .NET Core
19 31 (8.86%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 90 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (9.14%) Fintech
4 26 (7.43%) Social Network
5 22 (6.29%) Tandem
6 20 (5.71%) BBC
6 20 (5.71%) Social Media
7 10 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.43%) iPhone
9 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.43%) Replication
10 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.86%) Clustering
12 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.57%) Music Streaming
13 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.29%) FMCG
13 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.71%) Windows
2 10 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.71%) Android
4 5 (1.43%) Linux
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.57%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (68.00%) TDD
3 232 (66.29%) MVC
4 206 (58.86%) Web Application Development
5 195 (55.71%) Scrum
6 150 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
7 144 (41.14%) Kanban
8 142 (40.57%) BDD
9 141 (40.29%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (25.43%) MVVM
11 52 (14.86%) Asset Management
12 44 (12.57%) OO
13 33 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.14%) Wealth Management
15 27 (7.71%) Domain-Driven Design
16 24 (6.86%) Inversion of Control
17 20 (5.71%) CQRS
18 16 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (4.57%) High Availability
19 11 (3.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 300 (85.71%) C#
2 97 (27.71%) JavaScript
3 67 (19.14%) Ruby
4 50 (14.29%) SQL
5 24 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.71%) F#
7 2 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.00%) Degree
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.71%) CCNA
3 6 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.71%) MCSE
4 2 (0.57%) MCSA
4 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.29%) GDPR
1 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.57%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.57%) vSphere
2 8 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.00%) XenApp
3 7 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.71%) Kibana
2 3 (0.86%) SQL Sentry
3 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.57%) vRealize
3 2 (0.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.29%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (20.57%) Facebook
2 66 (18.86%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.86%) Google
4 24 (6.86%) Twitter
5 20 (5.71%) Apple
5 20 (5.71%) Sony
5 20 (5.71%) Yahoo!
6 12 (3.43%) VMware
7 7 (2.00%) Citrix
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle
8 3 (0.86%) RedGate
8 3 (0.86%) Veeam
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco
9 2 (0.57%) EMC
9 2 (0.57%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.29%) Sage
10 1 (0.29%) SOTI
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.29%) Xamarin