The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 89 121 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.82% 16.35% 15.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.28% 44.98% 62.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 114
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 201 269 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 28.96% 36.35% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 184 252 172
Median salary £45,000 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.62% +28.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Oxford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Oxford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 124 (68.51%) .NET
2 108 (59.67%) C#
3 94 (51.93%) ASP.NET
4 87 (48.07%) SQL
5 82 (45.30%) Microsoft
6 79 (43.65%) MVC
7 77 (42.54%) JavaScript
7 77 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (40.33%) CSS
9 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (33.15%) HTML
11 56 (30.94%) jQuery
12 53 (29.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 45 (24.86%) AngularJS
14 42 (23.20%) Windows
15 36 (19.89%) T-SQL
16 35 (19.34%) HTML5
16 35 (19.34%) Degree
17 33 (18.23%) Finance
18 32 (17.68%) Scrum
18 32 (17.68%) TDD
19 31 (17.13%) OO
19 31 (17.13%) SQL Server 2014
20 30 (16.57%) Mobile App
20 30 (16.57%) MySQL
21 29 (16.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 28 (15.47%) Java
22 28 (15.47%) RESTful
22 28 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (14.36%) BDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 19 (10.50%) CMS
2 17 (9.39%) Drupal
3 16 (8.84%) WordPress
4 11 (6.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (6.08%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.21%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.66%) Apache
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.21%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.55%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.87%) Office 365
4 4 (2.21%) SaaS
5 3 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.10%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) DNS
2 6 (3.31%) Firewall
3 3 (1.66%) DHCP
3 3 (1.66%) HTTP
3 3 (1.66%) Internet
3 3 (1.66%) VLAN
3 3 (1.66%) VoIP
3 3 (1.66%) VPN
4 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.55%) Extranet
5 1 (0.55%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 30 (16.57%) MySQL
3 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.31%) Big Data
6 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.31%) GIS
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.76%) Power BI
8 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.66%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.10%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.31%) JIRA
4 6 (3.31%) NUnit
5 4 (2.21%) CruiseControl
5 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.66%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.66%) Bower
6 3 (1.66%) gulp
6 3 (1.66%) JUnit
6 3 (1.66%) Subversion
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 2 (1.10%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.55%) Maven
8 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 33 (18.23%) Finance
2 23 (12.71%) Marketing
3 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.97%) Advertising
4 9 (4.97%) Electronics
4 9 (4.97%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.31%) Retail
6 5 (2.76%) Games
7 3 (1.66%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (73.48%) Developer
2 75 (41.44%) .NET Developer
3 65 (35.91%) C# Developer
4 43 (23.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (14.92%) Software Developer
6 26 (14.36%) SQL Developer
7 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.18%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (6.08%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (6.08%) Tester
11 10 (5.52%) Architect
11 10 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.52%) DBA
11 10 (5.52%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (5.52%) Programmer
12 9 (4.97%) Java Programmer
12 9 (4.97%) Software Programmer
12 9 (4.97%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (68.51%) .NET
2 94 (51.93%) ASP.NET
3 73 (40.33%) CSS
4 67 (37.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (33.15%) HTML
6 56 (30.94%) jQuery
7 53 (29.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (24.86%) AngularJS
9 35 (19.34%) HTML5
10 29 (16.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (15.47%) RESTful
12 25 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 24 (13.26%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (11.60%) .NET Framework
14 21 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (9.94%) Web Services
16 15 (8.29%) WPF
17 10 (5.52%) WCF
18 9 (4.97%) WinForms
19 7 (3.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.57%) Mobile App
2 19 (10.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.52%) Clustering
4 8 (4.42%) User Experience
5 7 (3.87%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.76%) New Media
6 5 (2.76%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.21%) CESG
7 4 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.66%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.10%) Social Media
10 1 (0.55%) Blog
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.20%) Windows
2 24 (13.26%) Android
2 24 (13.26%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.18%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.87%) Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.65%) MVC
2 77 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.68%) Scrum
3 32 (17.68%) TDD
4 31 (17.13%) OO
5 26 (14.36%) BDD
5 26 (14.36%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.26%) Front End Development
7 23 (12.71%) Mobile Application Development
7 23 (12.71%) Web Application Development
8 22 (12.15%) Android Development
8 22 (12.15%) iOS Development
9 21 (11.60%) Kanban
10 18 (9.94%) SDLC
11 17 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (9.39%) Test Automation
12 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.63%) Functional Testing
14 10 (5.52%) Test Scripting
15 9 (4.97%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 108 (59.67%) C#
2 87 (48.07%) SQL
3 77 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 36 (19.89%) T-SQL
5 28 (15.47%) Java
6 21 (11.60%) PHP
7 9 (4.97%) C++
8 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.76%) X++
9 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.66%) Perl
10 3 (1.66%) Python
11 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.10%) C
11 2 (1.10%) HQL
11 2 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (19.34%) Degree
2 15 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.63%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.87%) ISEB
5 4 (2.21%) CISA
5 4 (2.21%) CISM
5 4 (2.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.10%) PhD
6 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.10%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 82 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.08%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.97%) Oracle
3 9 (4.97%) SAP
4 7 (3.87%) VMware
5 4 (2.21%) Facebook
5 4 (2.21%) hybris
5 4 (2.21%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.66%) Cisco
6 3 (1.66%) Citrix
6 3 (1.66%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.10%) ESRI
7 2 (1.10%) HP
7 2 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.55%) Cerner
8 1 (0.55%) Mapinfo
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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