Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 164 226 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.46% 15.46% 16.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.10% 49.24% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 227 278
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £60,000 £52,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%

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 Oxford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 409 459 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 26.08% 31.40% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 346 421 417
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 104 (63.41%) C#
2 103 (62.80%) .NET
3 87 (53.05%) SQL
4 75 (45.73%) MVC
5 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (41.46%) ASP.NET
6 68 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
8 53 (32.32%) CSS
9 49 (29.88%) jQuery
10 48 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (27.44%) HTML
12 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
14 36 (21.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 36 (21.95%) RESTful
15 35 (21.34%) T-SQL
16 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 29 (17.68%) TDD
18 26 (15.85%) Web Application Development
18 26 (15.85%) BDD
18 26 (15.85%) KnockoutJS
18 26 (15.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (15.24%) Degree
19 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (14.63%) Scrum
20 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 23 (14.02%) Kanban
22 22 (13.41%) Web Development
22 22 (13.41%) 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 (6.10%) CMS
1 10 (6.10%) MS Exchange
1 10 (6.10%) Sitecore CMS
1 10 (6.10%) Umbraco
2 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.66%) WordPress
4 4 (2.44%) Drupal
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.49%) Office 365
3 6 (3.66%) IaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) NetScaler
2 5 (3.05%) Firewall
3 4 (2.44%) SAN
4 3 (1.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.22%) HTTP
5 2 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) IPv6
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) Skype
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.95%) SQL Server 2014
2 21 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.71%) MySQL
5 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.88%) Power BI
7 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.83%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.83%) GIS
8 3 (1.83%) Logi Info
8 3 (1.83%) MS Access
9 2 (1.22%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.22%) HDInsight
9 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.66%) Subversion
4 2 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Appium
5 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) Gradle
5 1 (0.61%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (13.41%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Marketing
3 11 (6.71%) Advertising
4 6 (3.66%) Local Government
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (75.00%) Developer
2 64 (39.02%) .NET Developer
3 43 (26.22%) C# Developer
4 27 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (7.93%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 13 (7.93%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.71%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.27%) DBA
9 7 (4.27%) SQL DBA
9 7 (4.27%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Consultant
11 5 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.44%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (62.80%) .NET
2 68 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 53 (32.32%) CSS
4 49 (29.88%) jQuery
5 48 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (27.44%) HTML
7 43 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (22.56%) AngularJS
9 36 (21.95%) RESTful
10 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 26 (15.85%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (15.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (6.10%) HTML5
13 10 (6.10%) WPF
14 9 (5.49%) React
15 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
16 7 (4.27%) Ember.js
17 6 (3.66%) REST
17 6 (3.66%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Clustering
1 14 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.27%) Replication
5 4 (2.44%) EPoS
6 3 (1.83%) FMCG
6 3 (1.83%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Windows
2 12 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.66%) Android
3 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Debian
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) MVC
2 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (17.68%) TDD
4 26 (15.85%) BDD
4 26 (15.85%) Web Application Development
5 24 (14.63%) Scrum
6 23 (14.02%) Kanban
7 22 (13.41%) Web Development
8 20 (12.20%) OO
9 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (9.15%) SDLC
11 14 (8.54%) Front End Development
12 12 (7.32%) ERP
13 8 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.66%) Data Analysis
15 6 (3.66%) Data Protection
15 6 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
15 6 (3.66%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 104 (63.41%) C#
2 87 (53.05%) SQL
3 63 (38.41%) JavaScript
4 35 (21.34%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.93%) X++
6 11 (6.71%) Java
7 10 (6.10%) C++
7 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.49%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
10 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.22%) VB
11 2 (1.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) Python
12 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) SCOM
1 7 (4.27%) SCVMM
2 6 (3.66%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.32%) Citrix
3 10 (6.10%) Cisco
3 10 (6.10%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.27%) Facebook
5 5 (3.05%) VMware
6 3 (1.83%) Capita
6 3 (1.83%) Logi
6 3 (1.83%) NetApp
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle
6 3 (1.83%) Riverbed
6 3 (1.83%) Telerik
7 1 (0.61%) ESRI
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Meraki
7 1 (0.61%) SAP