Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 273 279 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.09% 22.16% 23.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.85% 56.71% 62.05%
Number of salaries quoted 253 266 262
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £23,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,250 £48,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%

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 507 492 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.02% 39.08% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 432 448 424
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £54,875 £57,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,421
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.81% +5.12%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +2 185 £40,000 - 11
Taunton +10 23 £36,500 -2.67% 2
Clevedon - 20 £35,000 -
Portishead -2 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Frome - 7 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil +6 5 £31,000 -27.06%
Street +4 5 £70,000 -17.65%
Axbridge 0 3 £29,000 +1.75%
Bridgwater - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 155 (56.78%) C#
2 151 (55.31%) .NET
3 150 (54.95%) SQL
4 125 (45.79%) MVC
5 110 (40.29%) ASP.NET
6 105 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 104 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 101 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (30.77%) HTML
10 71 (26.01%) Entity Framework
11 69 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (23.81%) Scrum
13 61 (22.34%) .NET Framework
14 59 (21.61%) T-SQL
15 58 (21.25%) CSS
15 58 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (21.25%) jQuery
16 54 (19.78%) WCF
17 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (19.05%) Windows
19 50 (18.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 49 (17.95%) SDLC
21 48 (17.58%) AngularJS
22 46 (16.85%) HTML5
23 44 (16.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (14.65%) SQL Server 2016
25 39 (14.29%) Node.js
26 38 (13.92%) TDD
27 36 (13.19%) Software Engineering
27 36 (13.19%) RESTful

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 17 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.86%) IIS
3 9 (3.30%) Apache
3 9 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.30%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.10%) CMS
6 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.10%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.42%) SaaS
3 17 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.86%) Office 365
5 9 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.30%) PaaS
6 5 (1.83%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.73%) IaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Google Play
9 1 (0.37%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.37%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.86%) Firewall
2 12 (4.40%) DNS
2 12 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.66%) DHCP
4 6 (2.20%) VLAN
5 5 (1.83%) SAN
5 5 (1.83%) SNMP
6 3 (1.10%) Internet
6 3 (1.10%) Skype
6 3 (1.10%) WAN
7 2 (0.73%) HTTP
7 2 (0.73%) VPN
7 2 (0.73%) Wireless
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.37%) SMS
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (16.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (14.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 33 (12.09%) Relational Database
5 27 (9.89%) MySQL
6 26 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 24 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (6.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (5.86%) MongoDB
11 14 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (5.13%) QlikView
12 13 (4.76%) Power BI
13 11 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (4.03%) RDBMS
13 11 (4.03%) Redis
14 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (3.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.99%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.66%) Moq
5 9 (3.30%) NUnit
5 9 (3.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.56%) Subversion
7 6 (2.20%) Selenium
8 5 (1.83%) JSUnit
9 3 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.10%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.10%) Trac
10 1 (0.37%) JIRA
10 1 (0.37%) JUnit
10 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (12.45%) Finance
2 18 (6.59%) Marketing
3 12 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.66%) Electronics
4 10 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.30%) Legal
5 9 (3.30%) Music Industry
6 7 (2.56%) Advertising
7 5 (1.83%) Games
8 3 (1.10%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 191 (69.96%) Developer
2 88 (32.23%) .NET Developer
3 43 (15.75%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 30 (10.99%) SQL Developer
6 26 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 26 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (8.79%) Software Engineer
8 23 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.42%) Web Developer
9 22 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (6.23%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.23%) SQL BI Developer
11 15 (5.49%) .NET Software Engineer
12 14 (5.13%) Analyst
12 14 (5.13%) DBA
13 13 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (4.40%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (55.31%) .NET
2 110 (40.29%) ASP.NET
3 84 (30.77%) HTML
4 71 (26.01%) Entity Framework
5 69 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (22.34%) .NET Framework
7 58 (21.25%) CSS
7 58 (21.25%) jQuery
8 54 (19.78%) WCF
9 48 (17.58%) AngularJS
10 46 (16.85%) HTML5
11 39 (14.29%) Node.js
12 36 (13.19%) RESTful
13 35 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 28 (10.26%) Web Services
16 27 (9.89%) Ajax
17 24 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (7.33%) Code First Entity Framework
19 17 (6.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.30%) Music Streaming
6 6 (2.20%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.47%) Replication
9 3 (1.10%) User Experience
10 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.73%) Social Media
11 1 (0.37%) Fintech
11 1 (0.37%) iPhone
11 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.05%) Windows
2 21 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.33%) Windows 7
4 19 (6.96%) Linux
4 19 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.66%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.93%) Unix
8 4 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.79%) MVC
2 101 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (23.81%) Scrum
4 58 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (17.95%) SDLC
6 38 (13.92%) TDD
7 36 (13.19%) Software Engineering
8 34 (12.45%) Web Development
9 33 (12.09%) BDD
10 32 (11.72%) Web Application Development
11 30 (10.99%) ETL
12 27 (9.89%) Unit Testing
13 26 (9.52%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.79%) OO
14 24 (8.79%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.49%) Customer-Centricity
16 15 (5.49%) Front End Development
17 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 155 (56.78%) C#
2 150 (54.95%) SQL
3 104 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 59 (21.61%) T-SQL
5 25 (9.16%) Java
6 20 (7.33%) Ruby
7 14 (5.13%) PHP
8 12 (4.40%) VB
9 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.30%) GraphQL
10 9 (3.30%) VBScript
11 6 (2.20%) C++
11 6 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.20%) Python
11 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.47%) R
13 3 (1.10%) C
14 2 (0.73%) VBA
15 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.89%) Degree
2 17 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) MCSE
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) LPIC
7 1 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.49%) QA
2 5 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.66%) Docker
3 7 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.10%) vSphere
6 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.30%) Kubernetes
1 9 (3.30%) Terraform
2 4 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.10%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.37%) Cacti
5 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 105 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.76%) Google
2 13 (4.76%) VMware
3 11 (4.03%) SAP
4 10 (3.66%) Oracle
5 9 (3.30%) Veeam
6 5 (1.83%) Cisco
6 5 (1.83%) Syncsort
7 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.47%) Tableau
8 3 (1.10%) Citrix
9 2 (0.73%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) Facebook
9 2 (0.73%) PayPal
9 2 (0.73%) RedGate
9 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.73%) SYSPRO
10 1 (0.37%) IDERA
10 1 (0.37%) Talend
10 1 (0.37%) Twitter