Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 151 315
Rank change year-on-year +47 +164 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 347 281 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.94% 2.16% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.61% 6.32% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 343 269 31
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -21.74%

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 3,610 4,448 3,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.61% 34.13% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,117 3,764 3,388
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +41 221 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Cheshire +33 73 £55,000 +46.67% 7
Lancashire +8 35 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Merseyside 0 16 £42,500 +9.68% 7
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 286 (82.42%) C#
2 286 (82.42%) .NET
3 278 (80.12%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (69.16%) ASP.NET
5 233 (67.15%) MVC
6 232 (66.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 223 (64.27%) TDD
8 214 (61.67%) Web Application Development
9 161 (46.40%) Scrum
10 154 (44.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 148 (42.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 146 (42.07%) RESTful
13 140 (40.35%) Dependency Injection
14 136 (39.19%) BDD
15 133 (38.33%) AngularJS
16 116 (33.43%) Kanban
17 115 (33.14%) WCF
18 112 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
19 111 (31.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 98 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
21 83 (23.92%) WPF
22 78 (22.48%) Node.js
23 77 (22.19%) .NET Framework
24 75 (21.61%) Ruby
25 74 (21.33%) KnockoutJS
26 73 (21.04%) Games
27 72 (20.75%) Greenfield Project
28 70 (20.17%) MongoDB
29 69 (19.88%) Finance

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 16 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.03%) IIS
3 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 98 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.75%) Google Play
4 2 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) npm
5 1 (0.29%) NuGet
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.73%) Internet
2 23 (6.63%) Hyperconnected
3 13 (3.75%) Broadband
4 9 (2.59%) SAN
4 9 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.31%) DHCP
5 8 (2.31%) DNS
6 6 (1.73%) FTP
6 6 (1.73%) HTTP
6 6 (1.73%) SMTP
6 6 (1.73%) SSH
7 2 (0.58%) Skype
7 2 (0.58%) VSAN
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (20.17%) MongoDB
3 59 (17.00%) NoSQL
4 54 (15.56%) RavenDB
5 36 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (8.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (3.17%) Power BI
13 9 (2.59%) QlikView
14 8 (2.31%) Looker
14 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.90%) MSTest
2 17 (4.90%) NUnit
2 17 (4.90%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.02%) Moq
4 6 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) gulp
8 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.29%) jspm
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (21.04%) Games
2 69 (19.88%) Finance
3 27 (7.78%) Advertising
4 19 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.59%) Marketing
5 9 (2.59%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 308 (88.76%) Developer
2 276 (79.54%) .NET Developer
3 81 (23.34%) C# Developer
4 80 (23.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (10.95%) Internet Developer
6 37 (10.66%) C# WPF Developer
6 37 (10.66%) WPF Developer
7 29 (8.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (8.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (7.49%) Junior
9 25 (7.20%) Graduate
9 25 (7.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 25 (7.20%) Graduate Developer
9 25 (7.20%) Junior .NET Developer
9 25 (7.20%) Junior Developer
10 22 (6.34%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 22 (6.34%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.48%) DBA
12 15 (4.32%) SQL DBA
13 14 (4.03%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (82.42%) .NET
2 240 (69.16%) ASP.NET
3 232 (66.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 154 (44.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 148 (42.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 146 (42.07%) RESTful
7 133 (38.33%) AngularJS
8 115 (33.14%) WCF
9 111 (31.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 83 (23.92%) WPF
11 78 (22.48%) Node.js
12 77 (22.19%) .NET Framework
13 74 (21.33%) KnockoutJS
14 64 (18.44%) CSS
14 64 (18.44%) HTML
15 59 (17.00%) HTML5
16 58 (16.71%) CSS3
17 47 (13.54%) Entity Framework
18 34 (9.80%) Ninject
19 31 (8.93%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.75%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (9.51%) Fintech
4 24 (6.92%) Social Network
5 16 (4.61%) Tandem
6 15 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.03%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.75%) iPhone
8 13 (3.75%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.46%) BBC
9 12 (3.46%) Social Media
10 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.44%) Clustering
12 4 (1.15%) Music Streaming
13 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.86%) Replication
14 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
15 1 (0.29%) FMCG
15 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.78%) Windows
2 14 (4.03%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.75%) Android
4 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) Linux
6 2 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (80.12%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (67.15%) MVC
3 223 (64.27%) TDD
4 214 (61.67%) Web Application Development
5 161 (46.40%) Scrum
6 140 (40.35%) Dependency Injection
7 136 (39.19%) BDD
8 116 (33.43%) Kanban
9 112 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (19.31%) MVVM
11 45 (12.97%) Asset Management
12 44 (12.68%) OO
13 35 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (9.22%) Wealth Management
15 31 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
16 26 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (6.34%) High Availability
18 19 (5.48%) Web Development
19 17 (4.90%) Inversion of Control
20 16 (4.61%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 286 (82.42%) C#
2 75 (21.61%) Ruby
3 69 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 63 (18.16%) SQL
5 29 (8.36%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.61%) F#
7 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.58%) R
9 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (7.78%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.73%) CCNA
3 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.73%) MCSE
4 2 (0.58%) MCSA
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.58%) GDPR
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.59%) vSphere
4 7 (2.02%) XenApp
4 7 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (4.61%) Kibana
2 5 (1.44%) SQL Sentry
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.58%) vRealize
4 2 (0.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (0.58%) WSUS
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.29%) SCCM
5 1 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.14%) Facebook
3 39 (11.24%) Google
4 17 (4.90%) Twitter
5 16 (4.61%) VMware
6 12 (3.46%) Apple
6 12 (3.46%) Sony
6 12 (3.46%) Yahoo!
7 7 (2.02%) Citrix
7 7 (2.02%) Tableau
8 5 (1.44%) RedGate
9 3 (0.86%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco
9 3 (0.86%) HP
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle
9 3 (0.86%) Veeam
10 2 (0.58%) Cognos
10 2 (0.58%) EMC
10 2 (0.58%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Sage