Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 494 429 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.70% 15.80% 16.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.98% 49.54% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 465 421 535
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,750
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 969 866 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.79% 31.90% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 815 801 963
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,700 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -12 169 £40,000 +3.90% 29
Thame -3 51 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Wallingford -6 49 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Abingdon -7 44 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Banbury +8 32 £35,000 -13.58% 6
Henley-on-Thames +3 25 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Kidlington - 20 £60,000 - 1
Bicester 0 11 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Witney -5 4 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Wantage - 2 £40,000 - 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 268 (54.25%) .NET
2 250 (50.61%) C#
3 233 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (46.76%) SQL
5 216 (43.72%) MVC
6 202 (40.89%) JavaScript
7 194 (39.27%) ASP.NET
8 181 (36.64%) Microsoft
9 141 (28.54%) HTML
10 140 (28.34%) AngularJS
11 131 (26.52%) CSS
12 126 (25.51%) Scrum
13 111 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
15 100 (20.24%) Web Services
16 94 (19.03%) Windows
16 94 (19.03%) jQuery
17 85 (17.21%) Degree
18 77 (15.59%) TDD
19 76 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
20 75 (15.18%) OO
21 73 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 72 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 65 (13.16%) Finance
23 65 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
24 63 (12.75%) MySQL
25 60 (12.15%) Software Engineering
26 59 (11.94%) Web Application Development
27 58 (11.74%) T-SQL
27 58 (11.74%) Windows Server

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 24 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (2.83%) IIS
4 13 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.42%) CMS
7 6 (1.21%) Apache
8 4 (0.81%) Drupal
8 4 (0.81%) WordPress
9 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.61%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.40%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.20%) Kentico
11 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) BPCS
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 73 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (8.10%) Office 365
3 19 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (3.04%) SaaS
6 10 (2.02%) npm
7 9 (1.82%) GitHub
7 9 (1.82%) PaaS
8 8 (1.62%) IaaS
9 6 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.66%) Internet
2 12 (2.43%) Hyperconnected
2 12 (2.43%) VoIP
3 7 (1.42%) SAN
4 6 (1.21%) Network Security
5 5 (1.01%) Firewall
5 5 (1.01%) WAN
6 4 (0.81%) LAN
6 4 (0.81%) VLAN
6 4 (0.81%) Wireless
7 3 (0.61%) NAS
7 3 (0.61%) PBX
7 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.40%) DNS
8 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.40%) IPv6
8 2 (0.40%) Skype
8 2 (0.40%) SMS
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
2 72 (14.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (12.75%) MySQL
4 40 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 36 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (4.66%) QlikView
11 19 (3.85%) MongoDB
11 19 (3.85%) RavenDB
12 17 (3.44%) Power BI
13 15 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (3.04%) NoSQL
14 14 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.63%) MS Access
16 12 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (2.23%) Hadoop
18 10 (2.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.07%) Subversion
3 19 (3.85%) NUnit
4 12 (2.43%) Bugzilla
4 12 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.43%) Trac
5 10 (2.02%) TestComplete
5 10 (2.02%) webpack
6 9 (1.82%) Babel
6 9 (1.82%) gulp
6 9 (1.82%) JUnit
7 8 (1.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.62%) Selenium
8 7 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.01%) Moq
9 5 (1.01%) MSTest
9 5 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.61%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 65 (13.16%) Finance
2 34 (6.88%) Advertising
3 15 (3.04%) Music Industry
4 12 (2.43%) Games
4 12 (2.43%) Marketing
5 10 (2.02%) Local Government
6 3 (0.61%) Retail
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 327 (66.19%) Developer
2 177 (35.83%) .NET Developer
3 122 (24.70%) C# Developer
4 75 (15.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (13.56%) Software Developer
5 67 (13.56%) SQL Developer
6 64 (12.96%) C# Software Developer
7 57 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (10.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 53 (10.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 46 (9.31%) Senior Developer
11 33 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 32 (6.48%) Consultant
13 31 (6.28%) SQL Server Developer
14 29 (5.87%) Analyst
15 28 (5.67%) Java Developer
15 28 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 27 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
16 27 (5.47%) Web Developer
17 26 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (54.25%) .NET
2 194 (39.27%) ASP.NET
3 141 (28.54%) HTML
4 140 (28.34%) AngularJS
5 131 (26.52%) CSS
6 111 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 100 (20.24%) Web Services
8 94 (19.03%) jQuery
9 65 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 51 (10.32%) HTML5
10 51 (10.32%) KnockoutJS
10 51 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (9.11%) .NET Framework
12 44 (8.91%) RESTful
13 37 (7.49%) Node.js
13 37 (7.49%) WCF
14 28 (5.67%) SOAP
15 25 (5.06%) JSON
16 24 (4.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.82%) User Experience
7 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.42%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.21%) Clustering
9 6 (1.21%) iPad
10 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.01%) Social Network
11 4 (0.81%) Fintech
12 3 (0.61%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.40%) Animation
13 2 (0.40%) Robotics
13 2 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.03%) Windows
2 58 (11.74%) Windows Server
3 38 (7.69%) Linux
4 25 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.82%) Android
7 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.40%) Debian
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (43.72%) MVC
3 126 (25.51%) Scrum
4 102 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (15.59%) TDD
6 75 (15.18%) OO
7 60 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 59 (11.94%) Web Application Development
9 52 (10.53%) OOP
10 51 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (9.92%) Web Development
12 43 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 40 (8.10%) BDD
14 37 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.29%) Coaching
16 33 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (6.48%) ETL
17 32 (6.48%) Kanban
17 32 (6.48%) Refactoring
18 29 (5.87%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 250 (50.61%) C#
2 231 (46.76%) SQL
3 202 (40.89%) JavaScript
4 58 (11.74%) T-SQL
5 42 (8.50%) Java
6 35 (7.09%) PowerShell
7 34 (6.88%) Python
8 33 (6.68%) VB.NET
9 28 (5.67%) PHP
10 26 (5.26%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.44%) C
11 17 (3.44%) Ruby
12 11 (2.23%) Perl
13 9 (1.82%) ES6
14 7 (1.42%) C++
15 4 (0.81%) Scala
16 3 (0.61%) VBScript
16 3 (0.61%) X++
17 2 (0.40%) Korn
18 1 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 85 (17.21%) Degree
2 16 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.62%) MBA
4 8 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.42%) MCP
5 7 (1.42%) MCPD
6 5 (1.01%) MCTS
7 3 (0.61%) CCNA
7 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ACCA
8 2 (0.40%) CCNP
8 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.20%) CIMA
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.04%) QA
2 13 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.62%) Docker
5 8 (1.62%) KVM
5 8 (1.62%) VirtualBox
6 5 (1.01%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) HDFS
8 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.82%) SCCM
2 5 (1.01%) Puppet
3 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.61%) WSUS
4 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 181 (36.64%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.09%) Tableau
3 32 (6.48%) Capita
4 26 (5.26%) Oracle
5 20 (4.05%) Citrix
6 19 (3.85%) Cisco
7 16 (3.24%) VMware
8 14 (2.83%) Google
8 14 (2.83%) Meraki
9 9 (1.82%) HP
9 9 (1.82%) Twitter
10 8 (1.62%) Cognos
10 8 (1.62%) Facebook
10 8 (1.62%) Perforce
10 8 (1.62%) Sophos
11 5 (1.01%) Telerik
11 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.61%) Avaya
12 3 (0.61%) Dell
12 3 (0.61%) Forcepoint