Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 165 130 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 28.11% 18.90% 20.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 76.04% 62.50% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 164 123 117
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £26,925 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £48,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 217 208 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 36.97% 30.23% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 206 170 220
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,120 £57,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 123 (74.55%) .NET
2 118 (71.52%) C#
3 100 (60.61%) JavaScript
4 95 (57.58%) SQL
5 84 (50.91%) ASP.NET
6 81 (49.09%) MVC
7 76 (46.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 74 (44.85%) CSS
9 72 (43.64%) HTML
10 71 (43.03%) Microsoft
11 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (35.15%) jQuery
13 51 (30.91%) T-SQL
14 48 (29.09%) TDD
15 43 (26.06%) E-Commerce
16 42 (25.45%) AngularJS
17 38 (23.03%) Web Services
18 37 (22.42%) HTML5
19 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
20 33 (20.00%) .NET Framework
20 33 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 30 (18.18%) Analytics
21 30 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (17.58%) Degree
22 29 (17.58%) CSS3
22 29 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (16.97%) VB.NET
23 28 (16.97%) Web Development
23 28 (16.97%) Unit Testing
24 27 (16.36%) Ajax

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 9 (5.45%) IIS
2 8 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (4.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) Boomi
3 10 (6.06%) Google Analytics
4 6 (3.64%) Office 365
5 3 (1.82%) IaaS
6 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) DNS
2 8 (4.85%) SMTP
3 6 (3.64%) Firewall
3 6 (3.64%) IMAP
4 5 (3.03%) Internet
4 5 (3.03%) RIP
5 2 (1.21%) HTTP
5 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
1 20 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
2 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (6.06%) MySQL
4 10 (6.06%) Power BI
4 10 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.85%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.64%) Big Data
7 6 (3.64%) QlikView
8 3 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.21%) OLTP
9 2 (1.21%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.73%) NUnit
3 19 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.06%) JIRA
5 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.03%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Retail
3 5 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (76.97%) Developer
2 64 (38.79%) .NET Developer
3 57 (34.55%) Software Developer
4 51 (30.91%) C# Developer
5 35 (21.21%) C# Software Developer
6 33 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (15.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 17 (10.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (10.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (10.30%) SQL Developer
9 16 (9.70%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (6.67%) DBA
13 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (6.06%) SQL DBA
14 9 (5.45%) Administrator
14 9 (5.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 9 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (74.55%) .NET
2 84 (50.91%) ASP.NET
3 76 (46.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (44.85%) CSS
5 72 (43.64%) HTML
6 58 (35.15%) jQuery
7 42 (25.45%) AngularJS
8 38 (23.03%) Web Services
9 37 (22.42%) HTML5
10 33 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 33 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (17.58%) CSS3
12 27 (16.36%) Ajax
13 22 (13.33%) XML
14 17 (10.30%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (10.30%) RequireJS
15 15 (9.09%) WCF
16 14 (8.48%) React
16 14 (8.48%) SAP ALE
16 14 (8.48%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.82%) Replication
4 3 (1.82%) W3C
5 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.21%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) Unix
5 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.09%) MVC
2 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.09%) TDD
4 43 (26.06%) E-Commerce
5 30 (18.18%) Analytics
5 30 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (16.97%) Unit Testing
7 28 (16.97%) Web Development
8 24 (14.55%) BDD
8 24 (14.55%) CRM
9 17 (10.30%) Innovative Thinking
10 15 (9.09%) ERP
10 15 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.48%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (7.88%) Web Analytics
13 12 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 10 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 118 (71.52%) C#
2 100 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 95 (57.58%) SQL
4 51 (30.91%) T-SQL
5 28 (16.97%) VB.NET
6 18 (10.91%) Java
7 14 (8.48%) ABAP
8 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.24%) VB
9 3 (1.82%) C
9 3 (1.82%) VB6
10 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
1 6 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.21%) Perfmon
1 2 (1.21%) SCCM
1 2 (1.21%) SCOM
1 2 (1.21%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 71 (43.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.33%) Oracle
3 14 (8.48%) SAP
4 10 (6.06%) Google
5 6 (3.64%) VMware
6 5 (3.03%) Tableau
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) IFS