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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 90 101 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.93% 15.61% 16.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.92% 51.53% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 94 109
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 196 196 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 28.16% 30.29% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 185 174 218
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 100 (54.35%) .NET
2 86 (46.74%) C#
3 81 (44.02%) Microsoft
4 79 (42.93%) SQL
5 75 (40.76%) ASP.NET
6 68 (36.96%) JavaScript
7 64 (34.78%) MVC
8 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (31.52%) HTML
10 57 (30.98%) CSS
11 52 (28.26%) Windows
12 51 (27.72%) jQuery
13 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
15 36 (19.57%) Web Services
16 33 (17.93%) T-SQL
16 33 (17.93%) HTML5
17 31 (16.85%) Mobile App
17 31 (16.85%) Degree
18 26 (14.13%) ISTQB
19 25 (13.59%) Java
19 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2014
20 24 (13.04%) MySQL
21 23 (12.50%) TDD
21 23 (12.50%) Android
21 23 (12.50%) Apple iOS
22 22 (11.96%) Active Directory
22 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
23 21 (11.41%) Finance

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 10 (5.43%) CMS
1 10 (5.43%) Drupal
2 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.89%) WordPress
3 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) BPCS
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.78%) Office 365
2 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) IaaS
4 3 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.70%) DNS
2 9 (4.89%) DHCP
3 7 (3.80%) Firewall
3 7 (3.80%) Internet
4 5 (2.72%) HTTP
5 4 (2.17%) Network Security
6 3 (1.63%) Skype
6 3 (1.63%) VLAN
6 3 (1.63%) VoIP
6 3 (1.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.09%) LAN
7 2 (1.09%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.54%) Extranet
8 1 (0.54%) Intranet
8 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2014
2 24 (13.04%) MySQL
3 16 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.80%) Big Data
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.17%) Power BI
10 3 (1.63%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.63%) QlikView
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.89%) JIRA
4 6 (3.26%) Bower
4 6 (3.26%) TestComplete
4 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.72%) NUnit
6 4 (2.17%) gulp
7 3 (1.63%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.09%) JUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) Subversion
8 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (11.41%) Finance
1 21 (11.41%) Marketing
2 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.80%) Electronics
5 5 (2.72%) Advertising
6 4 (2.17%) Banking
7 3 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (1.63%) Local Government
8 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (59.78%) Developer
2 56 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 54 (29.35%) C# Developer
4 37 (20.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (15.76%) SQL Developer
6 22 (11.96%) Tester
7 20 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (8.70%) Senior Tester
9 16 (8.70%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Consultant
10 12 (6.52%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.98%) Administrator
11 11 (5.98%) Architect
11 11 (5.98%) Database Developer
11 11 (5.98%) Java Developer
12 10 (5.43%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.89%) DBA
13 9 (4.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (54.35%) .NET
2 75 (40.76%) ASP.NET
3 58 (31.52%) HTML
4 57 (30.98%) CSS
5 51 (27.72%) jQuery
6 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
8 36 (19.57%) Web Services
9 33 (17.93%) HTML5
10 21 (11.41%) .NET Framework
11 18 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (9.24%) RESTful
13 15 (8.15%) Entity Framework
13 15 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (8.15%) REST
14 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (7.61%) Gherkin
15 13 (7.07%) WCF
16 12 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.70%) Clustering
3 14 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.35%) User Experience
5 7 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.72%) New Media
6 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.63%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.26%) Windows
2 23 (12.50%) Android
2 23 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 16 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.35%) Linux
6 4 (2.17%) Unix
7 3 (1.63%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.78%) MVC
2 61 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.50%) TDD
4 21 (11.41%) Scrum
4 21 (11.41%) Software Engineering
5 20 (10.87%) OO
6 19 (10.33%) Android Development
6 19 (10.33%) Functional Testing
7 18 (9.78%) Test Scripting
8 16 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 16 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 16 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (7.61%) BDD
9 14 (7.61%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (7.61%) System Testing
9 14 (7.61%) User Stories
10 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.07%) Kanban
10 13 (7.07%) Web Development
11 12 (6.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.74%) C#
2 79 (42.93%) SQL
3 68 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.59%) Java
6 17 (9.24%) PHP
7 9 (4.89%) C++
8 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.26%) Python
9 3 (1.63%) Perl
9 3 (1.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.09%) HQL
10 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.54%) Scala
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (16.85%) Degree
2 26 (14.13%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.61%) ISEB
4 6 (3.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.63%) XenApp
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) SCCM
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.09%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.09%) SCOM
3 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 81 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.43%) VMware
3 7 (3.80%) SAP
4 6 (3.26%) Apple
4 6 (3.26%) Oracle
5 5 (2.72%) Citrix
6 4 (2.17%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.63%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.63%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) Cognos
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
9 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) Infor
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.54%) Sage
9 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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