Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 401 493 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.29% 15.89% 15.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.57% 47.91% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 406 508 464
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 843 1029 968
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.04% 33.17% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 753 908 792
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £28,576 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -6 170 £42,500 +2.41% 8
Abingdon +13 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wallingford +1 31 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Thame +3 28 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Witney 0 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Banbury -14 14 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Henley-on-Thames -1 13 £40,000 -13.51%
Bicester +3 2 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Wantage +2 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Kidlington - 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 265 (66.08%) .NET
2 234 (58.35%) C#
3 202 (50.37%) ASP.NET
4 188 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 169 (42.14%) MVC
6 167 (41.65%) SQL
7 166 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
8 151 (37.66%) HTML
9 145 (36.16%) CSS
10 143 (35.66%) Microsoft
11 135 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 116 (28.93%) jQuery
13 110 (27.43%) Windows
14 95 (23.69%) Degree
15 94 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (20.45%) Scrum
16 82 (20.45%) TDD
17 76 (18.95%) RESTful
17 76 (18.95%) AngularJS
18 73 (18.20%) OO
19 71 (17.71%) Web Services
20 69 (17.21%) Software Engineering
21 63 (15.71%) SDLC
22 60 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
23 59 (14.71%) BDD
23 59 (14.71%) Java
23 59 (14.71%) T-SQL
24 58 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 58 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 55 (13.72%) HTML5

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 28 (6.98%) CMS
2 27 (6.73%) IIS
3 22 (5.49%) Drupal
4 20 (4.99%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.99%) WordPress
5 17 (4.24%) Umbraco
6 14 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (2.49%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.24%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.25%) Apache
11 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.00%) FileNet
13 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.00%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.75%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.50%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.49%) Office 365
3 16 (3.99%) SaaS
4 15 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.74%) IaaS
6 6 (1.50%) PaaS
7 5 (1.25%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.24%) DNS
2 16 (3.99%) DHCP
3 10 (2.49%) Firewall
4 6 (1.50%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (1.50%) Skype
5 5 (1.25%) SAN
6 4 (1.00%) VLAN
6 4 (1.00%) VoIP
6 4 (1.00%) WAN
7 3 (0.75%) HTTP
7 3 (0.75%) VPN
8 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.50%) LDAP
8 2 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.50%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.25%) RS-232
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.22%) MySQL
2 40 (9.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 34 (8.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 33 (8.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (6.23%) Relational Database
7 23 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (4.99%) NoSQL
11 18 (4.49%) Power BI
12 13 (3.24%) GIS
12 13 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.24%) Big Data
13 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.24%) QGIS
13 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.25%) Redis
15 3 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 52 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 46 (11.47%) Visual Studio
3 35 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (7.98%) Subversion
5 19 (4.74%) NUnit
6 13 (3.24%) Bugzilla
6 13 (3.24%) Trac
7 9 (2.24%) JIRA
8 8 (2.00%) webpack
9 7 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.50%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.50%) JUnit
10 6 (1.50%) Selenium
11 5 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.00%) Hudson
12 4 (1.00%) MSTest
12 4 (1.00%) PhpStorm
12 4 (1.00%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (10.22%) Finance
2 32 (7.98%) Marketing
3 17 (4.24%) Advertising
3 17 (4.24%) Retail
4 14 (3.49%) Music Industry
5 10 (2.49%) Electronics
5 10 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Games
7 6 (1.50%) Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Legal
8 5 (1.25%) Publishing
9 4 (1.00%) Back Office
9 4 (1.00%) Cantonese Language
9 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 285 (71.07%) Developer
2 170 (42.39%) .NET Developer
3 118 (29.43%) C# Developer
4 92 (22.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (17.46%) Software Developer
6 63 (15.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (11.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (11.22%) .NET Software Developer
9 42 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 40 (9.98%) SQL Developer
11 38 (9.48%) C# Software Developer
12 33 (8.23%) Senior Developer
13 31 (7.73%) Junior
14 29 (7.23%) Web Developer
15 26 (6.48%) Java Developer
16 24 (5.99%) Agile Developer
17 23 (5.74%) Agile C# Developer
17 23 (5.74%) Junior Developer
17 23 (5.74%) Software Engineer
18 21 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (66.08%) .NET
2 202 (50.37%) ASP.NET
3 151 (37.66%) HTML
4 145 (36.16%) CSS
5 135 (33.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 116 (28.93%) jQuery
7 94 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 76 (18.95%) AngularJS
8 76 (18.95%) RESTful
9 71 (17.71%) Web Services
10 58 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 58 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 55 (13.72%) HTML5
12 54 (13.47%) .NET Framework
13 53 (13.22%) KnockoutJS
14 51 (12.72%) WCF
15 42 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 29 (7.23%) WinForms
17 27 (6.73%) WPF
18 26 (6.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.98%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.49%) Clustering
4 21 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.74%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.24%) Replication
8 10 (2.49%) User Experience
9 5 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.00%) AS400
10 4 (1.00%) CESG
10 4 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.00%) Life Science
10 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.75%) New Media
11 3 (0.75%) NHS
11 3 (0.75%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.43%) Windows
2 48 (11.97%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.23%) Android
3 25 (6.23%) Apple iOS
4 23 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.99%) Linux
5 20 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.24%) Amazon Linux
6 9 (2.24%) CentOS
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
8 1 (0.25%) Unix
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (42.14%) MVC
2 166 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (20.45%) Scrum
3 82 (20.45%) TDD
4 73 (18.20%) OO
5 69 (17.21%) Software Engineering
6 63 (15.71%) SDLC
7 59 (14.71%) BDD
8 49 (12.22%) Web Application Development
9 46 (11.47%) Web Development
10 43 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (10.47%) Kanban
12 30 (7.48%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (6.98%) Front End Development
14 26 (6.48%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.49%) Android Development
15 22 (5.49%) Coaching
15 22 (5.49%) iOS Development
15 22 (5.49%) Mobile Development
15 22 (5.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (58.35%) C#
2 188 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 167 (41.65%) SQL
4 59 (14.71%) Java
4 59 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 33 (8.23%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.48%) PHP
7 22 (5.49%) TypeScript
8 21 (5.24%) C++
8 21 (5.24%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.74%) Ruby
10 18 (4.49%) X++
11 9 (2.24%) HQL
12 8 (2.00%) Python
13 5 (1.25%) C
14 4 (1.00%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.50%) Scala
15 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (23.69%) Degree
2 21 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.74%) MCSA
4 9 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) MCSE
6 4 (1.00%) CISA
6 4 (1.00%) CISM
6 4 (1.00%) CISSP
6 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) MCTS
7 2 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) SLA
3 4 (1.00%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.99%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) SCCM
1 7 (1.75%) SCOM
1 7 (1.75%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.50%) SCDPM
2 6 (1.50%) vCenter Server
2 6 (1.50%) WSUS
3 4 (1.00%) Kibana
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.23%) Oracle
3 18 (4.49%) VMware
4 14 (3.49%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.49%) Citrix
5 10 (2.49%) SAP
6 9 (2.24%) Cisco
6 9 (2.24%) ESRI
6 9 (2.24%) Facebook
7 8 (2.00%) Mapinfo
7 8 (2.00%) Tableau
8 6 (1.50%) IBM
8 6 (1.50%) Telerik
9 5 (1.25%) CA
9 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.25%) Twitter
10 4 (1.00%) hybris
10 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.00%) Splunk
11 3 (0.75%) Riverbed