Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 178 384 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.23% 13.66% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.47% 43.89% 49.94%
Number of salaries quoted 169 347 400
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 475 875 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.62% 31.13% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 448 754 703
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,375 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 September 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 20 September 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 +12 108 £43,750 -2.78% 24
Henley-on-Thames -1 14 £40,000 -3.03%
Kidlington - 12 £48,000 - 1
Thame -4 8 £47,500 - 2
Abingdon -26 7 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Wallingford -5 4 £36,250 -34.09% 3
Bicester -10 3 £52,500 +87.50% 3
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 118 (66.29%) C#
2 106 (59.55%) .NET
3 102 (57.30%) SQL
4 85 (47.75%) JavaScript
5 74 (41.57%) HTML
6 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET
7 64 (35.96%) Microsoft
8 63 (35.39%) CSS
9 57 (32.02%) MVC
10 51 (28.65%) Windows
11 49 (27.53%) Degree
12 34 (19.10%) AngularJS
13 33 (18.54%) Azure
14 32 (17.98%) .NET Framework
15 30 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (16.85%) React
16 28 (15.73%) Software Engineering
16 28 (15.73%) Unit Testing
16 28 (15.73%) T-SQL
17 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (13.48%) Computer Science
19 23 (12.92%) WCF
19 23 (12.92%) OOP
20 22 (12.36%) Mathematics
21 21 (11.80%) jQuery
22 20 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
22 20 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
23 19 (10.67%) Power Platform
23 19 (10.67%) Power BI

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 13 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.93%) CMS
2 7 (3.93%) Kentico
3 5 (2.81%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) ContrOCC
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.54%) Azure
2 19 (10.67%) Power Platform
3 16 (8.99%) Office 365
4 11 (6.18%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (5.06%) AWS
5 9 (5.06%) IaaS
5 9 (5.06%) PaaS
6 8 (4.49%) PowerApps
7 4 (2.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (3.37%) VPN
3 4 (2.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) Power BI
2 17 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.37%) MySQL
7 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.25%) Big Data
8 4 (2.25%) Data Mart
8 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.69%) Redis
9 3 (1.69%) SSDT
10 2 (1.12%) OLAP
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) JIRA
2 14 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.49%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (2.25%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium
7 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) FishEye
9 1 (0.56%) git-flow
9 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.56%) ProC
9 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (7.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Local Government
3 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (58.43%) Developer
2 51 (28.65%) Software Developer
3 35 (19.66%) .NET Developer
4 33 (18.54%) Senior Developer
5 27 (15.17%) Junior
6 25 (14.04%) C# Developer
7 23 (12.92%) Software Engineer
8 22 (12.36%) Graduate
9 21 (11.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (9.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 17 (9.55%) Junior Software Engineer
11 15 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.18%) Office 365 Engineer
13 10 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
14 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.55%) .NET
2 74 (41.57%) HTML
3 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET
4 63 (35.39%) CSS
5 34 (19.10%) AngularJS
6 32 (17.98%) .NET Framework
7 30 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (16.85%) React
8 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.92%) WCF
10 21 (11.80%) jQuery
11 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (9.55%) Entity Framework
12 17 (9.55%) Node.js
13 15 (8.43%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (7.87%) WinForms
15 11 (6.18%) WPF
16 10 (5.62%) JSON
17 9 (5.06%) HTML5
18 4 (2.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.93%) User Experience
4 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.25%) NHS
6 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Equities
9 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.65%) Windows
2 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.81%) Linux
3 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.25%) Android
4 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.02%) MVC
3 28 (15.73%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.73%) Unit Testing
4 24 (13.48%) Computer Science
5 23 (12.92%) OOP
6 22 (12.36%) Mathematics
7 20 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.67%) Web Development
9 18 (10.11%) OOD
9 18 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.43%) ERP
11 13 (7.30%) Application Virtualisation
11 13 (7.30%) DevOps
12 11 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.62%) OO
14 9 (5.06%) Migration
14 9 (5.06%) SDLC
15 8 (4.49%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (66.29%) C#
2 102 (57.30%) SQL
3 85 (47.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.73%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.67%) VB.NET
6 15 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.30%) Python
8 8 (4.49%) Java
9 4 (2.25%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.25%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (1.69%) Java 8
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 3 (1.69%) X++
11 2 (1.12%) C
11 2 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (27.53%) Degree
2 20 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.37%) Docker
4 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Graylog
2 1 (0.56%) MIIS
2 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 64 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Citrix
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (2.25%) IBM
4 4 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Meraki
6 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.56%) Sybase
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau