Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 386 412 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.73% 15.04% 15.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.96% 49.70% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 349 401 504
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
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 878 829 1,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.23% 30.27% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 757 708 900
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -18 134 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Thame +1 96 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wallingford -4 30 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Abingdon -5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Banbury +20 19 £41,500 -0.60% 5
Henley-on-Thames +3 17 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Witney -2 13 £47,500 +26.67% 8
Bicester -6 2 £28,000 -34.12%
Wantage -1 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 278 (72.02%) .NET
2 275 (71.24%) C#
3 222 (57.51%) MVC
4 221 (57.25%) JavaScript
5 210 (54.40%) ASP.NET
6 140 (36.27%) SQL
6 140 (36.27%) Microsoft
7 138 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (30.05%) Greenfield Project
9 104 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (25.65%) HTML
11 82 (21.24%) jQuery
12 81 (20.98%) CSS
13 74 (19.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 69 (17.88%) Software Engineering
15 66 (17.10%) OO
16 63 (16.32%) Web Services
17 57 (14.77%) AngularJS
18 51 (13.21%) Scrum
19 46 (11.92%) T-SQL
20 45 (11.66%) SOLID
21 44 (11.40%) Git (software)
21 44 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (11.40%) Java
21 44 (11.40%) .NET Framework
22 43 (11.14%) Degree
23 42 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
24 39 (10.10%) Capita
25 37 (9.59%) Visual Studio
26 36 (9.33%) Windows

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 21 (5.44%) CMS
2 16 (4.15%) IIS
3 13 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.33%) NServiceBus
6 8 (2.07%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.81%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.52%) Apache
10 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.52%) Kentico
11 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) JBoss
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.52%) BPCS
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.63%) npm
4 13 (3.37%) SaaS
5 9 (2.33%) PaaS
6 8 (2.07%) IaaS
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.55%) GitHub
7 6 (1.55%) Office 365
8 5 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.78%) Force.com
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) DHCP
2 4 (1.04%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.52%) Firewall
3 2 (0.52%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.26%) NAS
4 1 (0.26%) Network Security
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) SMS
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.99%) MySQL
1 27 (6.99%) Power BI
2 25 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.44%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.89%) Big Data
7 15 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.89%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (3.11%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.85%) RavenDB
10 9 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.55%) Event Store
13 5 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.04%) QlikView
14 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.59%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.18%) NUnit
3 20 (5.18%) Subversion
4 14 (3.63%) webpack
5 11 (2.85%) Grunt
5 11 (2.85%) gulp
5 11 (2.85%) MSBuild
5 11 (2.85%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.59%) JIRA
7 8 (2.07%) SpecFlow
8 7 (1.81%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.78%) Selenium
12 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.52%) JUnit
12 2 (0.52%) Maven
12 2 (0.52%) Moq
General
1 25 (6.48%) Finance
2 15 (3.89%) Retail
3 11 (2.85%) Games
4 9 (2.33%) Advertising
5 5 (1.30%) Legal
6 4 (1.04%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 296 (76.68%) Developer
2 171 (44.30%) .NET Developer
3 91 (23.58%) Software Developer
4 83 (21.50%) C# Developer
5 60 (15.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (13.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 52 (13.47%) C# Software Developer
7 51 (13.21%) .NET Software Developer
7 51 (13.21%) Senior Developer
8 44 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 42 (10.88%) SQL Developer
10 40 (10.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (5.18%) SQL Server Developer
12 20 (5.18%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.92%) Product Developer
13 19 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (4.66%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.40%) Lead Developer
15 17 (4.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (72.02%) .NET
2 210 (54.40%) ASP.NET
3 138 (35.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (25.65%) HTML
5 82 (21.24%) jQuery
6 81 (20.98%) CSS
7 74 (19.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 63 (16.32%) Web Services
9 57 (14.77%) AngularJS
10 44 (11.40%) .NET Framework
11 33 (8.55%) HTML5
12 29 (7.51%) RESTful
13 26 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 24 (6.22%) React
15 17 (4.40%) JSON
15 17 (4.40%) WCF
16 15 (3.89%) Entity Framework
16 15 (3.89%) REST
16 15 (3.89%) XML
17 14 (3.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (30.05%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (9.07%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.48%) User Experience
4 22 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.81%) NHS
7 6 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.04%) Replication
9 3 (0.78%) Clustering
9 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.78%) FMCG
9 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.78%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.78%) Social Network
10 2 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.33%) Windows
2 19 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.89%) Android
4 11 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.07%) Linux
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Unix
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (57.51%) MVC
2 104 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (17.88%) Software Engineering
4 66 (17.10%) OO
5 51 (13.21%) Scrum
6 45 (11.66%) SOLID
7 42 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (8.03%) Mentoring
9 30 (7.77%) TDD
10 29 (7.51%) Data Modelling
10 29 (7.51%) SDLC
11 28 (7.25%) BDD
12 27 (6.99%) Web Application Development
13 26 (6.74%) Web Development
14 23 (5.96%) Analytics
14 23 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.44%) ETL
17 20 (5.18%) Mobile Application Development
17 20 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 275 (71.24%) C#
2 221 (57.25%) JavaScript
3 140 (36.27%) SQL
4 46 (11.92%) T-SQL
5 44 (11.40%) Java
6 27 (6.99%) VB.NET
7 26 (6.74%) Python
8 24 (6.22%) C++
9 19 (4.92%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.37%) R
11 12 (3.11%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.85%) Ruby
13 10 (2.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.55%) PHP
15 4 (1.04%) C
16 3 (0.78%) Korn
16 3 (0.78%) Scala
16 3 (0.78%) VB
16 3 (0.78%) VBScript
17 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (11.14%) Degree
2 7 (1.81%) PhD
3 6 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.04%) MCSA
6 3 (0.78%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCA
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.07%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.52%) Docker
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) vCenter Server
2 3 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 140 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.10%) Capita
3 19 (4.92%) Oracle
4 16 (4.15%) Tableau
5 15 (3.89%) Sitecore
6 13 (3.37%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.55%) Twitter
7 6 (1.55%) VMware
8 5 (1.30%) Cognos
9 4 (1.04%) Google
9 4 (1.04%) Telerik
10 3 (0.78%) ABBYY
10 3 (0.78%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco
11 2 (0.52%) Infor
11 2 (0.52%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.26%) ESRI
12 1 (0.26%) HP
12 1 (0.26%) Northgate