Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 290 108
Rank change year-on-year +100 -182 +38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 14 49 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.47% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 1.73% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 55 408
Median annual salary £46,865 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,150 £32,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% - +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 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 1,279 2,838 3,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.23% 26.95% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 2,200 3,183
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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 September 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
Manchester +90 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside +30 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Cheshire +55 1 £25,000 -39.02% 3
SQL Server 2016
England

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

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Azure
4 9 (64.29%) IIS
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) CRM
7 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (35.71%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Release Management
8 4 (28.57%) AWS
8 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (28.57%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) MCSE
9 3 (21.43%) MCSA
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (21.43%) XQuery

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 9 (64.29%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (35.71%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
4 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) A/B Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Adaptive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Science
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (21.43%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) HP AIS
1 3 (21.43%) HP ASE
1 3 (21.43%) HP MASE
1 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) NCIE
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (21.43%) Brocade
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau