Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 242 483 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.38% 15.92% 16.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.75% 50.58% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 209 436 409
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 717 955 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.75% 31.49% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 579 762 719
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.69% +4.71%
10th Percentile £32,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -15 97 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Thame 0 37 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Wallingford +4 21 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Banbury -11 17 £58,750 +67.86% 3
Abingdon -8 12 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Henley-on-Thames -1 11 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Witney 0 6 £48,750 +39.29% 8
Burford - 2 £29,500 -
Bicester 0 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 177 (73.14%) C#
2 176 (72.73%) .NET
3 141 (58.26%) JavaScript
4 133 (54.96%) MVC
5 118 (48.76%) ASP.NET
6 88 (36.36%) SQL
7 84 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (34.30%) HTML
9 70 (28.93%) Microsoft
10 67 (27.69%) CSS
11 62 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (22.31%) Software Engineering
13 51 (21.07%) Windows
14 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 48 (19.83%) jQuery
16 44 (18.18%) .NET Framework
16 44 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
17 34 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
18 33 (13.64%) Web Development
18 33 (13.64%) T-SQL
19 31 (12.81%) Web Services
19 31 (12.81%) Mobile App
20 30 (12.40%) Degree
21 29 (11.98%) OO
22 25 (10.33%) CMS
22 25 (10.33%) Visual Studio
23 24 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (9.50%) Java
24 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
24 23 (9.50%) AngularJS

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 25 (10.33%) CMS
2 21 (8.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (7.85%) IIS
4 14 (5.79%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.55%) NServiceBus
5 11 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.83%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) Kentico
6 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.44%) PaaS
3 17 (7.02%) IaaS
4 14 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (4.96%) SaaS
6 8 (3.31%) Force.com
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.07%) npm
8 3 (1.24%) GitHub
8 3 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.41%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.41%) Office 365
10 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.20%) DHCP
1 15 (6.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) BGP
4 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.41%) OSPF
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.68%) NoSQL
2 20 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.79%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.96%) Big Data
5 12 (4.96%) MySQL
5 12 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.72%) Power BI
8 8 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.89%) Redis
10 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.55%) Grunt
3 11 (4.55%) gulp
3 11 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 11 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.72%) Subversion
5 7 (2.89%) NUnit
6 5 (2.07%) webpack
7 4 (1.65%) JIRA
7 4 (1.65%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.24%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.24%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.83%) Moq
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.41%) Appium
10 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.41%) Serilog
10 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (4.55%) Retail
2 10 (4.13%) Finance
3 4 (1.65%) Games
4 3 (1.24%) Advertising
4 3 (1.24%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (62.81%) Developer
2 91 (37.60%) .NET Developer
3 52 (21.49%) Software Developer
4 41 (16.94%) C# Developer
5 33 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (12.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (11.16%) C# Software Developer
8 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 26 (10.74%) Senior Developer
8 26 (10.74%) Software Engineer
9 25 (10.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 23 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (7.85%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (7.02%) Architect
13 14 (5.79%) Administrator
13 14 (5.79%) Web Developer
14 13 (5.37%) Product Developer
14 13 (5.37%) SQL Developer
15 12 (4.96%) Lead Developer
16 11 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (72.73%) .NET
2 118 (48.76%) ASP.NET
3 84 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 83 (34.30%) HTML
5 67 (27.69%) CSS
6 50 (20.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 48 (19.83%) jQuery
8 44 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 31 (12.81%) Web Services
10 23 (9.50%) AngularJS
11 21 (8.68%) Node.js
11 21 (8.68%) React
12 18 (7.44%) HTML5
13 16 (6.61%) WCF
14 15 (6.20%) Entity Framework
14 15 (6.20%) MDX
15 14 (5.79%) REST
16 13 (5.37%) JSON
16 13 (5.37%) LESS
16 13 (5.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (12.81%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.37%) User Experience
5 8 (3.31%) FMCG
6 7 (2.89%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.65%) Fintech
9 4 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) NHS
11 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.07%) Windows
2 18 (7.44%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.55%) Linux
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.24%) Android
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Unix
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.96%) MVC
2 62 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (22.31%) Software Engineering
4 33 (13.64%) Web Development
5 29 (11.98%) OO
6 24 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (9.50%) SOLID
8 21 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (8.68%) Scrum
9 20 (8.26%) Computer Science
10 19 (7.85%) Analytics
10 19 (7.85%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
12 16 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.20%) Data Modelling
13 15 (6.20%) Mathematics
13 15 (6.20%) Predictive Modelling
13 15 (6.20%) SDLC
14 14 (5.79%) IT Strategy
14 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (73.14%) C#
2 141 (58.26%) JavaScript
3 88 (36.36%) SQL
4 33 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.50%) Java
6 16 (6.61%) C++
7 15 (6.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 15 (6.20%) VB.NET
8 14 (5.79%) R
9 13 (5.37%) Python
10 6 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.07%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.24%) Java 8
12 3 (1.24%) Ruby
12 3 (1.24%) VB
13 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.83%) Go
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) Scala
13 2 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Degree
2 16 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.79%) MCSA
4 5 (2.07%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.24%) PhD
6 3 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) OCA
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.72%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.72%) Docker
4 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 70 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 18 (7.44%) VMware
4 17 (7.02%) Oracle
5 8 (3.31%) Jitterbit
5 8 (3.31%) Tableau
6 5 (2.07%) Cognos
6 5 (2.07%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.24%) Google
8 2 (0.83%) ABBYY
8 2 (0.83%) Sybase
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe
9 1 (0.41%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Infor
9 1 (0.41%) Sencha
9 1 (0.41%) Sun
9 1 (0.41%) Telerik