Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 88 138 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.84% 16.22% 22.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.08% 46.31% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 125 235
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -5.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £50,000 £51,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 266 298 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.80% 35.02% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 216 249 379
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Bath -6 54 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Yeovil +6 7 £26,000 -22.96% 2
Clevedon - 6 £41,250 -
Street +1 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Bridgwater -2 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Taunton -12 3 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Weston-super-Mare - 3 £55,000 -
Glastonbury - 2 - -
Portishead -4 1 £47,500 +75.93%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 56 (63.64%) SQL
2 50 (56.82%) C#
3 47 (53.41%) MVC
4 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (52.27%) .NET
5 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 35 (39.77%) Azure
7 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (28.41%) HTML
10 25 (28.41%) CSS
10 25 (28.41%) Scrum
11 23 (26.14%) Entity Framework
11 23 (26.14%) DevOps
12 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
14 16 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
15 15 (17.05%) jQuery
15 15 (17.05%) Unit Testing
15 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
15 15 (17.05%) .NET Core
16 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (14.77%) TypeScript
17 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (13.64%) Windows
18 12 (13.64%) Sass
18 12 (13.64%) SDLC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) NServiceBus
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Kentico
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 35 (39.77%) Azure
2 10 (11.36%) Office 365
3 9 (10.23%) AWS
4 7 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (7.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.55%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
7 2 (2.27%) SaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) GCP
8 1 (1.14%) IaaS
8 1 (1.14%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) VPN
2 7 (7.95%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 4 (4.55%) NAS
3 4 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) DHCP
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.55%) Power BI
6 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.27%) QlikView
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.14%) MySQL
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) Subversion
3 6 (6.82%) ReSharper
3 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.68%) NCrunch
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.41%) GitLab
6 3 (3.41%) MSTest
6 3 (3.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Developer
2 18 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.77%) SQL Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Technical Support
6 9 (10.23%) Web Developer
7 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Applications Specialist
8 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Support Specialist
10 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Graduate
10 5 (5.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (5.68%) Technical Support Specialist
11 4 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.27%) .NET
2 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (28.41%) CSS
4 25 (28.41%) HTML
5 23 (26.14%) Entity Framework
6 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
7 15 (17.05%) .NET Core
7 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
7 15 (17.05%) jQuery
8 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (13.64%) Sass
10 11 (12.50%) Ajax
10 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
11 6 (6.82%) HTML5
12 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.55%) WCF
13 4 (4.55%) XML
14 3 (3.41%) Dapper ORM
14 3 (3.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) MVC
2 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) DevOps
5 15 (17.05%) Unit Testing
6 12 (13.64%) SDLC
7 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.09%) Microservices
7 8 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.95%) ETL
8 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.82%) SOLID
9 6 (6.82%) Web Development
10 5 (5.68%) Kanban
10 5 (5.68%) TDD
10 5 (5.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) SQL
2 50 (56.82%) C#
3 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.77%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (1.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) CCNA
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (4.55%) MCSA
1 4 (4.55%) MCSE
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) GDPR
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) HL7
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.41%) Docker
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) VMware
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Sage
4 3 (3.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.14%) Capita
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) McAfee
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore