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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 12 15 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 55 42 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 17.63% 16.28% 25.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.51% 45.65% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 69
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -0.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 94 92 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 30.13% 35.66% 35.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 99
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 100 (81.30%) C#
2 99 (80.49%) .NET
3 91 (73.98%) ASP.NET
4 75 (60.98%) MVC
4 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (59.35%) SQL
6 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (32.52%) TDD
8 34 (27.64%) T-SQL
9 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
10 28 (22.76%) HTML
10 28 (22.76%) BDD
10 28 (22.76%) Web Application Development
10 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 27 (21.95%) RESTful
12 26 (21.14%) CSS
13 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 24 (19.51%) Scrum
14 23 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
16 20 (16.26%) jQuery
17 19 (15.45%) WCF
17 19 (15.45%) KnockoutJS
17 19 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (13.82%) SQL Server 2014
18 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
19 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (13.01%) SOLID

SQL Server
Top Related 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 10 (8.13%) IIS
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.25%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Boomi
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) SaaS
3 3 (2.44%) IaaS
3 3 (2.44%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Internet
2 3 (2.44%) Firewall
2 3 (2.44%) LAN
2 3 (2.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server 2014
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.25%) Endeca
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.44%) QlikView
7 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) OLAP
8 1 (0.81%) Power BI
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.07%) NUnit
3 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
4 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 11 (8.94%) Marketing
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Military
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (88.62%) Developer
2 78 (63.41%) .NET Developer
3 46 (37.40%) C# Developer
4 39 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 33 (26.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (24.39%) SQL Developer
8 24 (19.51%) Software Developer
9 18 (14.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (11.38%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (10.57%) T-SQL Developer
12 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (5.69%) Junior
13 7 (5.69%) Junior Developer
13 7 (5.69%) SAP Developer
14 6 (4.88%) SAP PI Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Internet Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Junior .NET Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Junior C# .NET Developer
15 5 (4.07%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (80.49%) .NET
2 91 (73.98%) ASP.NET
3 47 (38.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (22.76%) HTML
5 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 27 (21.95%) RESTful
6 26 (21.14%) CSS
7 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
8 20 (16.26%) jQuery
9 19 (15.45%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (15.45%) WCF
10 15 (12.20%) Web Services
11 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.76%) Ajax
13 10 (8.13%) Entity Framework
14 9 (7.32%) CSS3
14 9 (7.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Social Media
2 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (60.98%) MVC
2 40 (32.52%) TDD
3 28 (22.76%) BDD
3 28 (22.76%) Web Application Development
4 24 (19.51%) Scrum
5 16 (13.01%) SOLID
5 16 (13.01%) Unit Testing
6 13 (10.57%) Machine Learning
7 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.32%) Front End Development
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.69%) Cross-Browser Development
10 7 (5.69%) EAI
10 7 (5.69%) OO
10 7 (5.69%) SOA
10 7 (5.69%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (5.69%) Web Development
10 7 (5.69%) Workflow
11 6 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 100 (81.30%) C#
2 73 (59.35%) SQL
3 34 (27.64%) T-SQL
4 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.94%) Java
6 8 (6.50%) Ruby
7 7 (5.69%) ABAP
8 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.63%) XAML
10 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.63%) WAI
2 2 (1.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) MOM
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) SAP
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco
4 3 (2.44%) Citrix
4 3 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Remedy
6 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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