Period
to 21 January 2018

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 485 449 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.98% 16.94% 17.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.31% 54.76% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 439 418 592
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 964 820 1,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.76% 30.93% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 769 730 1,023
Oxfordshire median annual salary £43,000 £44,167 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.64% +3.92% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £29,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,200
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,321
% change year-on-year - +1.53% +6.80%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Oxford -13 159 £40,000 - 31
Thame 0 45 £40,000 - 2
Abingdon -6 43 £45,000 +29.50% 9
Banbury +9 33 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Wallingford 0 33 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Henley-on-Thames -1 23 £42,500 +54.55%
Kidlington - 22 £37,500 - 2
Bicester -4 10 £42,500 +21.43%
Witney -5 6 £35,000 -22.22% 4
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 273 (56.29%) C#
2 266 (54.85%) .NET
3 235 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (46.60%) SQL
5 208 (42.89%) JavaScript
5 208 (42.89%) MVC
6 188 (38.76%) ASP.NET
7 149 (30.72%) Microsoft
8 146 (30.10%) HTML
9 140 (28.87%) AngularJS
10 132 (27.22%) CSS
11 114 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 109 (22.47%) Scrum
13 97 (20.00%) jQuery
14 95 (19.59%) TDD
15 93 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 91 (18.76%) Degree
17 86 (17.73%) Web Services
18 76 (15.67%) OO
19 75 (15.46%) Web Application Development
19 75 (15.46%) KnockoutJS
20 70 (14.43%) RESTful
20 70 (14.43%) Windows
21 69 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 68 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (14.02%) Web Development
23 65 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 65 (13.40%) Finance
24 62 (12.78%) SQL Server 2016
25 59 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 22 (4.54%) CMS
1 22 (4.54%) IIS
1 22 (4.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (2.68%) Apache Solr
4 11 (2.27%) Drupal
4 11 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 11 (2.27%) WordPress
5 9 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.65%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.62%) FileNet
9 2 (0.41%) Apache
9 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.21%) Kentico
Applications
1 32 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (8.25%) Office 365
3 20 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.27%) SaaS
6 9 (1.86%) IaaS
7 8 (1.65%) PaaS
8 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.62%) npm
10 1 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.51%) Internet
2 12 (2.47%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (2.27%) VoIP
4 10 (2.06%) Firewall
4 10 (2.06%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.41%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) VLAN
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (12.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 58 (11.96%) MySQL
4 43 (8.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (6.60%) NoSQL
7 31 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (3.71%) QlikView
12 17 (3.51%) MS Access
12 17 (3.51%) Relational Database
13 15 (3.09%) Power BI
14 14 (2.89%) Big Data
14 14 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.68%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.68%) MongoDB
16 12 (2.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 57 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.98%) Subversion
3 23 (4.74%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.06%) Bugzilla
4 10 (2.06%) NUnit
4 10 (2.06%) Trac
5 9 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.65%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.65%) Selenium
7 7 (1.44%) Babel
7 7 (1.44%) gulp
7 7 (1.44%) JUnit
8 6 (1.24%) Hudson
8 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.24%) TestComplete
8 6 (1.24%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.03%) Moq
9 5 (1.03%) MSTest
9 5 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 65 (13.40%) Finance
2 28 (5.77%) Advertising
3 23 (4.74%) Music Industry
4 22 (4.54%) Marketing
5 13 (2.68%) Local Government
6 8 (1.65%) Games
7 7 (1.44%) Retail
8 4 (0.82%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Back Office
9 3 (0.62%) Cantonese Language
9 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 329 (67.84%) Developer
2 176 (36.29%) .NET Developer
3 131 (27.01%) C# Developer
4 90 (18.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (11.96%) Software Developer
6 56 (11.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (11.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (9.69%) C# Software Developer
9 45 (9.28%) SQL Developer
10 43 (8.87%) Senior Developer
11 39 (8.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 37 (7.63%) Web Developer
13 33 (6.80%) Consultant
14 31 (6.39%) Java Developer
15 30 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
16 29 (5.98%) Analyst
16 29 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
17 24 (4.95%) C# Web Developer
18 21 (4.33%) PHP Developer
18 21 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (54.85%) .NET
2 188 (38.76%) ASP.NET
3 146 (30.10%) HTML
4 140 (28.87%) AngularJS
5 132 (27.22%) CSS
6 114 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (20.00%) jQuery
8 93 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 86 (17.73%) Web Services
10 75 (15.46%) KnockoutJS
11 70 (14.43%) RESTful
12 69 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 65 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 51 (10.52%) WCF
15 43 (8.87%) .NET Framework
16 42 (8.66%) HTML5
17 37 (7.63%) Node.js
18 29 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 28 (5.77%) SOAP
20 26 (5.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 17 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.47%) User Experience
6 7 (1.44%) Clustering
6 7 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.24%) Life Science
7 6 (1.24%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.03%) Social Network
9 4 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) AS400
10 3 (0.62%) EPoS
10 3 (0.62%) Fintech
10 3 (0.62%) FMCG
10 3 (0.62%) iPhone
10 3 (0.62%) NHS
11 2 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (14.43%) Windows
2 40 (8.25%) Windows Server
3 30 (6.19%) Linux
4 16 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.86%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.24%) Android
8 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (42.89%) MVC
3 109 (22.47%) Scrum
4 95 (19.59%) TDD
5 76 (15.67%) OO
6 75 (15.46%) Web Application Development
7 68 (14.02%) Web Development
8 56 (11.55%) BDD
9 54 (11.13%) Software Engineering
10 49 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (9.07%) OOP
12 40 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 39 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (8.04%) Kanban
14 28 (5.77%) Coaching
15 27 (5.57%) Mentoring
16 26 (5.36%) Migration
16 26 (5.36%) SDLC
17 24 (4.95%) ETL
17 24 (4.95%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 273 (56.29%) C#
2 226 (46.60%) SQL
3 208 (42.89%) JavaScript
4 55 (11.34%) T-SQL
5 53 (10.93%) Java
6 38 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 32 (6.60%) Python
8 29 (5.98%) VB.NET
9 27 (5.57%) PHP
10 23 (4.74%) Ruby
11 15 (3.09%) C
12 14 (2.89%) TypeScript
13 10 (2.06%) Perl
14 9 (1.86%) C++
15 8 (1.65%) VB
15 8 (1.65%) X++
16 7 (1.44%) ES6
17 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.21%) Scala
18 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (18.76%) Degree
2 9 (1.86%) MBA
3 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.24%) MCTS
5 2 (0.41%) ACCA
5 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.27%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.86%) Docker
3 9 (1.86%) KVM
3 9 (1.86%) VirtualBox
3 9 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.62%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Kibana
1 3 (0.62%) SCCM
2 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.41%) SCOM
2 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.04%) Oracle
3 31 (6.39%) Tableau
4 24 (4.95%) Citrix
5 21 (4.33%) Cisco
6 17 (3.51%) Capita
7 14 (2.89%) VMware
8 12 (2.47%) Xamarin
9 10 (2.06%) Facebook
10 9 (1.86%) Cognos
10 9 (1.86%) Meraki
10 9 (1.86%) Perforce
10 9 (1.86%) Sophos
11 7 (1.44%) Google
11 7 (1.44%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.03%) Twitter
13 4 (0.82%) IBM
13 4 (0.82%) Telerik
14 3 (0.62%) Siemens