Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 436 428 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.16% 15.06% 16.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.19% 49.14% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 410 444 547
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 944 871 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.65% 30.65% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 843 810 966
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -9 174 £42,000 +5.00% 20
Thame -1 75 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wallingford -3 39 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Abingdon -4 33 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Banbury +24 24 £37,500 -8.54% 9
Henley-on-Thames +9 14 £37,500 +4.17%
Witney -6 10 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Bicester -5 7 £40,000 +14.29%
Wantage +3 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 276 (63.30%) .NET
2 256 (58.72%) C#
3 220 (50.46%) MVC
4 212 (48.62%) ASP.NET
5 208 (47.71%) JavaScript
6 186 (42.66%) Microsoft
7 183 (41.97%) SQL
8 163 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (25.00%) HTML
11 101 (23.17%) CSS
12 98 (22.48%) jQuery
13 96 (22.02%) Greenfield Project
14 90 (20.64%) AngularJS
15 84 (19.27%) Scrum
16 75 (17.20%) Software Engineering
17 74 (16.97%) Windows
18 73 (16.74%) OO
19 72 (16.51%) Web Services
20 67 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
21 63 (14.45%) Degree
22 56 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
23 53 (12.16%) T-SQL
24 47 (10.78%) MySQL
25 46 (10.55%) TDD
25 46 (10.55%) SQL Server 2016
26 45 (10.32%) Java
27 43 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 43 (9.86%) Git (software)
27 43 (9.86%) .NET Framework

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 14 (3.21%) Apache Solr
2 13 (2.98%) IIS
2 13 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.52%) CMS
4 8 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.38%) Apache
5 6 (1.38%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
8 1 (0.23%) Kentico
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.69%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.46%) BPCS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.28%) Office 365
3 14 (3.21%) npm
4 13 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.75%) SaaS
6 10 (2.29%) GitHub
7 5 (1.15%) IaaS
7 5 (1.15%) PaaS
8 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.46%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.36%) Internet
2 11 (2.52%) VoIP
3 6 (1.38%) Network Security
3 6 (1.38%) SAN
4 5 (1.15%) Hyperconnected
5 4 (0.92%) Firewall
5 4 (0.92%) LAN
5 4 (0.92%) WAN
6 3 (0.69%) PBX
6 3 (0.69%) VLAN
6 3 (0.69%) Wireless
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.46%) IPv6
7 2 (0.46%) NAS
7 2 (0.46%) Skype
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.78%) MySQL
2 46 (10.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 43 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (6.65%) Power BI
6 28 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (3.90%) RavenDB
9 17 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (3.21%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.29%) Big Data
14 9 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.83%) QlikView
15 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
15 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.61%) SSDT
17 6 (1.38%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 43 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.05%) NUnit
3 19 (4.36%) Subversion
4 18 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.21%) webpack
6 8 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.61%) gulp
7 7 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.38%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.38%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.38%) TestComplete
9 5 (1.15%) Grunt
9 5 (1.15%) JIRA
9 5 (1.15%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.92%) JUnit
10 4 (0.92%) Selenium
11 3 (0.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 42 (9.63%) Finance
2 20 (4.59%) Advertising
3 14 (3.21%) Games
4 10 (2.29%) Retail
5 5 (1.15%) Legal
6 4 (0.92%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 313 (71.79%) Developer
2 177 (40.60%) .NET Developer
3 98 (22.48%) C# Developer
4 81 (18.58%) Software Developer
5 65 (14.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (13.30%) C# Software Developer
6 58 (13.30%) SQL Developer
7 53 (12.16%) .NET Software Developer
8 52 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 48 (11.01%) Senior Developer
10 42 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 42 (9.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.05%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (4.82%) Software Engineer
12 21 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
13 18 (4.13%) Analyst
13 18 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 18 (4.13%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (63.30%) .NET
2 212 (48.62%) ASP.NET
3 130 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 109 (25.00%) HTML
5 101 (23.17%) CSS
6 98 (22.48%) jQuery
7 90 (20.64%) AngularJS
8 72 (16.51%) Web Services
9 67 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (9.86%) .NET Framework
11 41 (9.40%) HTML5
12 38 (8.72%) RESTful
13 27 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 25 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 25 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (5.50%) WinForms
16 20 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (4.59%) React
17 19 (4.36%) Spring
17 19 (4.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.02%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 29 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.28%) User Experience
6 6 (1.38%) Clustering
6 6 (1.38%) iPad
6 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.38%) NHS
6 6 (1.38%) Reinsurance
7 5 (1.15%) Replication
8 4 (0.92%) Social Network
9 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.46%) Fintech
10 2 (0.46%) Robotics
10 2 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.97%) Windows
2 37 (8.49%) Windows Server
3 20 (4.59%) Linux
4 19 (4.36%) Android
4 19 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (50.46%) MVC
2 163 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.27%) Scrum
4 75 (17.20%) Software Engineering
5 73 (16.74%) OO
6 46 (10.55%) TDD
7 40 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (8.94%) Web Application Development
9 38 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (7.80%) BDD
11 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
11 33 (7.57%) SOLID
11 33 (7.57%) Test Automation
12 32 (7.34%) Data Modelling
13 31 (7.11%) OOP
14 28 (6.42%) ETL
14 28 (6.42%) Web Development
15 24 (5.50%) Mobile Application Development
15 24 (5.50%) SDLC
16 23 (5.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 256 (58.72%) C#
2 208 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 183 (41.97%) SQL
4 53 (12.16%) T-SQL
5 45 (10.32%) Java
6 26 (5.96%) Python
7 23 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 23 (5.28%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.05%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.90%) C++
10 13 (2.98%) PHP
10 13 (2.98%) Ruby
11 6 (1.38%) C
12 4 (0.92%) R
12 4 (0.92%) VBScript
13 3 (0.69%) Korn
13 3 (0.69%) Perl
13 3 (0.69%) Scala
13 3 (0.69%) VB
14 2 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 63 (14.45%) Degree
2 14 (3.21%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.61%) MCP
4 7 (1.61%) MCPD
5 6 (1.38%) PhD
6 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.69%) CCNA
7 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ISEB
7 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.21%) QA
2 6 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Docker
7 1 (0.23%) KVM
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) SCCM
2 6 (1.38%) Puppet
3 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 186 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.63%) Capita
3 24 (5.50%) Oracle
4 18 (4.13%) Tableau
5 11 (2.52%) Cisco
5 11 (2.52%) VMware
6 8 (1.83%) Citrix
6 8 (1.83%) Google
6 8 (1.83%) HP
6 8 (1.83%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.61%) Meraki
7 7 (1.61%) Twitter
8 5 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.69%) Avaya
9 3 (0.69%) Dell
9 3 (0.69%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.69%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.69%) Telerik
10 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.46%) Cognos