Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 257 147 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.36% 13.36% 14.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.75% 49.00% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 202 131 176
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,375 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 445 300 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 35.26% 27.27% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 355 249 258
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,275
90th Percentile £74,000 £66,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Northamptonshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Northampton +5 196 £40,000 - 21
Kettering +1 24 £20,000 -60.00% 6
Corby -3 10 £60,000 +21.83% 1
Daventry - 9 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 175 (68.09%) SQL
2 139 (54.09%) .NET
3 134 (52.14%) Microsoft
4 124 (48.25%) C#
5 78 (30.35%) JavaScript
6 76 (29.57%) Finance
7 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET
8 69 (26.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 63 (24.51%) MVC
10 62 (24.12%) CSS
10 62 (24.12%) HTML
11 61 (23.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (16.73%) Windows
15 39 (15.18%) ITIL
16 37 (14.40%) jQuery
16 37 (14.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 34 (13.23%) Test Automation
17 34 (13.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (12.45%) T-SQL
18 32 (12.45%) VB.NET
18 32 (12.45%) .NET Framework
19 30 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 30 (11.67%) SharePoint
19 30 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
19 30 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (11.67%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 30 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.95%) IIS
3 17 (6.61%) SAS
4 13 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 11 (4.28%) CMS
6 11 (4.28%) MS Exchange
7 9 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.33%) NServiceBus
8 6 (2.33%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.17%) Apache
10 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.78%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.78%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.39%) Confluence
12 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) SPSS
2 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.61%) GitHub
3 13 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.67%) SaaS
5 11 (4.28%) Office 365
6 9 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) IaaS
9 2 (0.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.73%) SAN
2 13 (5.06%) NAS
3 9 (3.50%) DHCP
3 9 (3.50%) DNS
4 8 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.17%) Firewall
5 3 (1.17%) LAN
5 3 (1.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.39%) FTP
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 49 (19.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 25 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (8.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (8.17%) SSDT
7 17 (6.61%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (6.23%) Relational Database
9 13 (5.06%) BigQuery
9 13 (5.06%) MySQL
9 13 (5.06%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (3.89%) Power BI
11 9 (3.50%) DTS
11 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.56%) Big Data
14 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (23.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.61%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.33%) JUnit
7 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.56%) JIRA
8 4 (1.56%) Selenium
9 3 (1.17%) MSTest
9 3 (1.17%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.17%) Subversion
10 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.78%) gulp
10 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.78%) NUnit
11 1 (0.39%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.39%) ER Studio
11 1 (0.39%) Grunt
11 1 (0.39%) webpack
General
1 76 (29.57%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Retail
3 17 (6.61%) Banking
4 11 (4.28%) Marketing
5 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.33%) Electronics
7 5 (1.95%) Law
7 5 (1.95%) Legal
8 4 (1.56%) Back Office
9 3 (1.17%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (64.20%) Developer
2 88 (34.24%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.51%) C# Developer
4 43 (16.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (14.79%) SQL Developer
6 36 (14.01%) Administrator
7 28 (10.89%) Applications Developer
8 26 (10.12%) DBA
9 22 (8.56%) SQL DBA
9 22 (8.56%) Web Developer
10 21 (8.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (7.78%) Senior Developer
12 19 (7.39%) SQL Server Developer
13 18 (7.00%) Software Developer
14 17 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 15 (5.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (5.84%) Junior
15 15 (5.84%) Junior Developer
15 15 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (54.09%) .NET
2 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET
3 62 (24.12%) CSS
3 62 (24.12%) HTML
4 37 (14.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 37 (14.40%) jQuery
5 32 (12.45%) .NET Framework
6 30 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (7.78%) .NET Core
7 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (7.78%) Web Services
8 18 (7.00%) AngularJS
8 18 (7.00%) WinForms
9 17 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (6.23%) WCF
11 14 (5.45%) RESTful
12 13 (5.06%) Entity Framework
13 12 (4.67%) XML
14 9 (3.50%) Node.js
15 7 (2.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (5.06%) Clustering
1 13 (5.06%) Fat Client
1 13 (5.06%) Thin Client
2 12 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.89%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.89%) Graphic Design
5 8 (3.11%) Replication
6 7 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.95%) EPoS
8 5 (1.95%) Fintech
9 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.17%) User Experience
11 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.73%) Windows
2 8 (3.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.72%) Android
3 7 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.95%) Unix
5 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.51%) MVC
2 59 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (19.07%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (15.18%) ITIL
5 34 (13.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (13.23%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (10.51%) Web Development
8 24 (9.34%) Coaching
8 24 (9.34%) Incident Management
9 22 (8.56%) Scrum
10 21 (8.17%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.78%) Multichannel Retail
11 20 (7.78%) OO
12 19 (7.39%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.00%) Analytics
14 17 (6.61%) TDD
15 16 (6.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 175 (68.09%) SQL
2 124 (48.25%) C#
3 78 (30.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.45%) T-SQL
4 32 (12.45%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.06%) C++
6 12 (4.67%) Java
7 11 (4.28%) VB
8 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.11%) Python
8 8 (3.11%) Ruby
9 6 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.95%) VBA
10 5 (1.95%) VBScript
11 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.78%) Delphi
12 2 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (8.95%) DBS Check
1 23 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.17%) MCP
2 21 (8.17%) MCPD
2 21 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.78%) BC Cleared
4 13 (5.06%) Degree
5 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.78%) HNC
6 2 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.50%) ISA Server
4 8 (3.11%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (8.56%) SCCM
2 8 (3.11%) SCOM
3 5 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 134 (52.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.17%) Oracle
3 18 (7.00%) Google
3 18 (7.00%) Tableau
4 12 (4.67%) SAP
5 11 (4.28%) Adobe
6 9 (3.50%) Infor
6 9 (3.50%) NetApp
6 9 (3.50%) Talend
7 8 (3.11%) Cisco
8 6 (2.33%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.95%) BMC
9 5 (1.95%) Remedy
10 4 (1.56%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.56%) Facebook
10 4 (1.56%) MapR
11 3 (1.17%) Acronis
11 3 (1.17%) Twitter
11 3 (1.17%) Veeam
12 2 (0.78%) Sitecore