Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 412 492 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.93% 16.09% 15.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.34% 51.41% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 394 483 504
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £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 835 957 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.25% 31.29% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 698 858 857
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,675 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 166 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Thame -1 36 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Abingdon +6 32 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wallingford 0 27 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Banbury +13 21 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Henley-on-Thames -1 16 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Witney -5 16 £38,750 -8.82%
Bicester 0 5 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Kidlington - 2 £35,000 -
Wantage - 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 257 (62.38%) .NET
2 250 (60.68%) C#
3 190 (46.12%) ASP.NET
4 188 (45.63%) SQL
5 185 (44.90%) MVC
6 183 (44.42%) JavaScript
7 175 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (31.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 129 (31.31%) Microsoft
10 121 (29.37%) HTML
11 109 (26.46%) CSS
12 100 (24.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 97 (23.54%) jQuery
14 92 (22.33%) Degree
15 91 (22.09%) RESTful
16 87 (21.12%) AngularJS
17 86 (20.87%) TDD
18 76 (18.45%) Windows
19 70 (16.99%) KnockoutJS
19 70 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 68 (16.50%) Scrum
21 67 (16.26%) BDD
22 65 (15.78%) OO
23 63 (15.29%) Web Services
24 62 (15.05%) Web Application Development
24 62 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 58 (14.08%) Web Development
25 58 (14.08%) Software Engineering
26 57 (13.83%) T-SQL
27 52 (12.62%) 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 27 (6.55%) CMS
2 23 (5.58%) IIS
3 22 (5.34%) MS Exchange
4 18 (4.37%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.40%) Apache Solr
5 14 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (3.16%) Drupal
6 13 (3.16%) WordPress
7 11 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.21%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.21%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.97%) FileNet
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.49%) Apache
12 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.49%) Kentico
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (6.07%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.49%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.49%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (7.04%) Office 365
3 11 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.67%) IaaS
4 9 (2.18%) SaaS
5 8 (1.94%) npm
6 6 (1.46%) PaaS
7 4 (0.97%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.91%) DNS
1 12 (2.91%) Firewall
2 11 (2.67%) DHCP
3 8 (1.94%) Network Security
3 8 (1.94%) VoIP
4 6 (1.46%) Internet
4 6 (1.46%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.21%) Hyperconnected
5 5 (1.21%) Skype
6 4 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.73%) WAN
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.24%) HTTP
8 1 (0.24%) IPv6
8 1 (0.24%) SMS
8 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.71%) MySQL
2 39 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 39 (9.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 35 (8.50%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.37%) Power BI
6 18 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.91%) GIS
10 8 (1.94%) Big Data
10 8 (1.94%) QGIS
11 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.21%) Redis
12 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.92%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.83%) Subversion
4 19 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.91%) NUnit
6 8 (1.94%) webpack
7 6 (1.46%) Hudson
7 6 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.46%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.97%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.97%) JIRA
9 4 (0.97%) Trac
10 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.49%) JUnit
10 2 (0.49%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.49%) Selenium
11 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (10.19%) Finance
2 24 (5.83%) Marketing
3 23 (5.58%) Music Industry
4 14 (3.40%) Retail
5 12 (2.91%) Advertising
6 7 (1.70%) Electronics
6 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.46%) Banking
8 5 (1.21%) Games
9 4 (0.97%) Back Office
9 4 (0.97%) Cantonese Language
9 4 (0.97%) Local Government
9 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 294 (71.36%) Developer
2 174 (42.23%) .NET Developer
3 113 (27.43%) C# Developer
4 87 (21.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (15.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (12.38%) Software Developer
7 45 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (8.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 33 (8.01%) Web Developer
11 32 (7.77%) C# Software Developer
12 31 (7.52%) Senior Developer
13 27 (6.55%) Junior
14 26 (6.31%) SQL Developer
15 24 (5.83%) Software Engineer
16 20 (4.85%) Java Developer
17 18 (4.37%) .NET Web Developer
17 18 (4.37%) Analyst
17 18 (4.37%) Junior Developer
18 17 (4.13%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (62.38%) .NET
2 190 (46.12%) ASP.NET
3 130 (31.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 121 (29.37%) HTML
5 109 (26.46%) CSS
6 100 (24.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 97 (23.54%) jQuery
8 91 (22.09%) RESTful
9 87 (21.12%) AngularJS
10 70 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 70 (16.99%) KnockoutJS
11 63 (15.29%) Web Services
12 62 (15.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (12.14%) WCF
14 45 (10.92%) .NET Framework
15 34 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 31 (7.52%) HTML5
17 29 (7.04%) WPF
18 28 (6.80%) Node.js
19 27 (6.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.13%) Clustering
4 16 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.91%) User Experience
6 10 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.43%) Replication
7 6 (1.46%) Life Science
8 5 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.97%) AS400
9 4 (0.97%) NHS
9 4 (0.97%) Reinsurance
9 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.73%) EPoS
10 3 (0.73%) iPhone
10 3 (0.73%) Social Media
10 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.45%) Windows
2 35 (8.50%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.13%) Linux
4 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.43%) Android
6 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.97%) CentOS
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) Debian
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (44.90%) MVC
2 175 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (20.87%) TDD
4 68 (16.50%) Scrum
5 67 (16.26%) BDD
6 65 (15.78%) OO
7 62 (15.05%) Web Application Development
8 58 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 58 (14.08%) Web Development
9 52 (12.62%) SDLC
10 40 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (8.50%) Kanban
12 25 (6.07%) High Availability
12 25 (6.07%) Test Automation
13 22 (5.34%) Front End Development
13 22 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.61%) ERP
14 19 (4.61%) MVVM
15 18 (4.37%) Data Protection
15 18 (4.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (60.68%) C#
2 188 (45.63%) SQL
3 183 (44.42%) JavaScript
4 57 (13.83%) T-SQL
5 47 (11.41%) Java
6 30 (7.28%) VB.NET
7 29 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.31%) Ruby
9 18 (4.37%) PHP
10 17 (4.13%) X++
11 15 (3.64%) C++
12 13 (3.16%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.91%) Python
14 9 (2.18%) VB
15 5 (1.21%) C
16 4 (0.97%) HQL
17 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
18 1 (0.24%) Perl
18 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (22.33%) Degree
2 15 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.70%) MCSA
6 4 (0.97%) MCSE
7 2 (0.49%) CISA
7 2 (0.49%) CISM
7 2 (0.49%) CISSP
7 2 (0.49%) MCTS
7 2 (0.49%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.70%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.70%) SCOM
1 7 (1.70%) SCVMM
2 6 (1.46%) SCCM
2 6 (1.46%) SCDPM
2 6 (1.46%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.97%) Kibana
3 4 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.22%) Oracle
3 21 (5.10%) VMware
4 18 (4.37%) Citrix
5 15 (3.64%) Cisco
6 14 (3.40%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.18%) ESRI
8 8 (1.94%) Facebook
9 7 (1.70%) Mapinfo
9 7 (1.70%) SAP
9 7 (1.70%) Tableau
9 7 (1.70%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.46%) IBM
11 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.97%) CA
12 4 (0.97%) Splunk
13 3 (0.73%) Logi
13 3 (0.73%) NetApp
13 3 (0.73%) Riverbed
13 3 (0.73%) Siemens