Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 452 464 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.02% 16.03% 15.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.13% 52.55% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 427 438 531
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,225 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 920 883 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.57% 30.50% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 754 787 938
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,200 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 November 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 November 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 -7 164 £42,500 +8.97% 21
Thame +2 41 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Abingdon +5 37 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Banbury +18 29 £40,000 - 4
Wallingford 0 28 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Henley-on-Thames -1 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Witney 0 16 £35,000 -17.65%
Kidlington - 13 £60,000 -
Bicester -1 7 £42,500 +25.93%
Wantage - 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 263 (58.19%) .NET
2 250 (55.31%) C#
3 208 (46.02%) SQL
4 199 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (42.04%) JavaScript
6 189 (41.81%) MVC
7 184 (40.71%) ASP.NET
8 148 (32.74%) Microsoft
9 124 (27.43%) HTML
10 123 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (24.56%) CSS
12 108 (23.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 104 (23.01%) AngularJS
14 93 (20.58%) TDD
15 92 (20.35%) RESTful
15 92 (20.35%) jQuery
16 85 (18.81%) Degree
17 82 (18.14%) KnockoutJS
18 79 (17.48%) Windows
19 75 (16.59%) Scrum
20 72 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 70 (15.49%) Web Services
22 68 (15.04%) BDD
23 67 (14.82%) Web Development
24 66 (14.60%) Web Application Development
24 66 (14.60%) OO
25 64 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 57 (12.61%) T-SQL
27 56 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
28 54 (11.95%) Git (software)

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 26 (5.75%) IIS
2 25 (5.53%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.65%) CMS
4 15 (3.32%) Apache Solr
4 15 (3.32%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.88%) WordPress
6 11 (2.43%) Drupal
6 11 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.11%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.88%) FileNet
8 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.22%) Kentico
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.44%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.41%) Office 365
3 14 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.21%) IaaS
5 9 (1.99%) SaaS
6 8 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.55%) npm
8 6 (1.33%) PaaS
9 4 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) Firewall
2 12 (2.65%) Internet
3 10 (2.21%) DNS
4 9 (1.99%) DHCP
4 9 (1.99%) VoIP
5 8 (1.77%) Hyperconnected
5 8 (1.77%) Network Security
6 6 (1.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.88%) SAN
7 4 (0.88%) Skype
7 4 (0.88%) WAN
8 3 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.44%) HTTP
9 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.22%) IPv6
10 1 (0.22%) NAS
10 1 (0.22%) SMS
10 1 (0.22%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.50%) MySQL
2 50 (11.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 48 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (10.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 36 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (7.74%) NoSQL
7 25 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (4.42%) Power BI
11 17 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (2.88%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.43%) Big Data
14 8 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.33%) DTS
16 6 (1.33%) MS Access
17 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 43 (9.51%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.09%) Subversion
4 15 (3.32%) NUnit
4 15 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.55%) webpack
6 6 (1.33%) Hudson
6 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.33%) Travis CI
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.88%) JUnit
8 4 (0.88%) Moq
8 4 (0.88%) MSTest
8 4 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.88%) Selenium
9 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.44%) Trac
10 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 47 (10.40%) Finance
2 26 (5.75%) Music Industry
3 21 (4.65%) Marketing
4 16 (3.54%) Advertising
5 11 (2.43%) Retail
6 7 (1.55%) Games
6 7 (1.55%) Local Government
7 6 (1.33%) Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Cantonese Language
8 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 312 (69.03%) Developer
2 175 (38.72%) .NET Developer
3 108 (23.89%) C# Developer
4 85 (18.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (12.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 54 (11.95%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (8.85%) Senior Developer
9 39 (8.63%) Web Developer
10 33 (7.30%) C# Software Developer
11 31 (6.86%) SQL Developer
12 28 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (5.31%) Java Developer
14 23 (5.09%) Junior
15 22 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 21 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
16 21 (4.65%) Analyst
16 21 (4.65%) Software Engineer
17 20 (4.42%) Dynamics AX Developer
18 19 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (58.19%) .NET
2 184 (40.71%) ASP.NET
3 124 (27.43%) HTML
4 123 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 111 (24.56%) CSS
6 108 (23.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 104 (23.01%) AngularJS
8 92 (20.35%) jQuery
8 92 (20.35%) RESTful
9 82 (18.14%) KnockoutJS
10 72 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 70 (15.49%) Web Services
12 64 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (11.06%) WCF
14 39 (8.63%) .NET Framework
15 36 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 35 (7.74%) Node.js
17 27 (5.97%) Entity Framework
18 26 (5.75%) Hibernate
18 26 (5.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 34 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (4.20%) Clustering
4 16 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.65%) User Experience
7 8 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.77%) Replication
8 6 (1.33%) Life Science
9 4 (0.88%) AS400
9 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.88%) EPoS
9 4 (0.88%) Social Network
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.66%) FMCG
10 3 (0.66%) iPhone
10 3 (0.66%) NHS
10 3 (0.66%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.48%) Windows
2 44 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 28 (6.19%) Linux
4 14 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.21%) Android
6 10 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.77%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.88%) CentOS
11 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (41.81%) MVC
3 93 (20.58%) TDD
4 75 (16.59%) Scrum
5 68 (15.04%) BDD
6 67 (14.82%) Web Development
7 66 (14.60%) OO
7 66 (14.60%) Web Application Development
8 50 (11.06%) Software Engineering
9 40 (8.85%) Kanban
10 39 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (8.19%) SDLC
12 28 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 28 (6.19%) Test Automation
13 27 (5.97%) High Availability
14 23 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (4.87%) Front End Development
15 22 (4.87%) OOP
16 18 (3.98%) Coaching
16 18 (3.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 250 (55.31%) C#
2 208 (46.02%) SQL
3 190 (42.04%) JavaScript
4 57 (12.61%) T-SQL
5 53 (11.73%) Java
6 38 (8.41%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 26 (5.75%) Ruby
9 24 (5.31%) PHP
10 23 (5.09%) Python
11 20 (4.42%) X++
12 13 (2.88%) C++
13 10 (2.21%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.99%) VB
15 5 (1.11%) C
15 5 (1.11%) Perl
16 4 (0.88%) HQL
17 3 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (18.81%) Degree
2 16 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.33%) MCSA
3 6 (1.33%) MCTS
4 4 (0.88%) MBA
4 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) MCSE
5 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) ACCA
7 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.77%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.31%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.88%) Docker
6 4 (0.88%) KVM
6 4 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.66%) HDFS
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) SCOM
1 7 (1.55%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.33%) SCDPM
3 5 (1.11%) SCCM
3 5 (1.11%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.88%) Kibana
5 3 (0.66%) WSUS
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.41%) Oracle
3 24 (5.31%) VMware
4 23 (5.09%) Citrix
5 20 (4.42%) Cisco
6 11 (2.43%) Facebook
6 11 (2.43%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.43%) Tableau
7 9 (1.99%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.33%) Capita
8 6 (1.33%) IBM
9 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.88%) Cognos
10 4 (0.88%) Meraki
10 4 (0.88%) Perforce
10 4 (0.88%) Sophos
10 4 (0.88%) Splunk
10 4 (0.88%) Twitter
11 3 (0.66%) Logi
11 3 (0.66%) Riverbed