Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 139 272 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.90% 22.13% 23.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.25% 53.02% 58.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 255 264
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 337 513 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 33.70% 41.74% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 243 454 447
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +8.97%

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 January 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 21 January 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 -11 62 £46,250 +15.63% 15
Weston-super-Mare - 18 £40,000 -
Taunton -11 9 £34,000 -5.56% 2
Bridgwater - 8 £40,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 6 £42,500 -
Clevedon -5 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Street +3 4 - -
Yeovil -14 2 £27,500 -11.29%
Portishead 0 1 £57,500 +21.05%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 106 (76.26%) C#
2 100 (71.94%) .NET
3 79 (56.83%) ASP.NET
4 77 (55.40%) MVC
5 75 (53.96%) CSS
5 75 (53.96%) HTML
5 75 (53.96%) JavaScript
6 64 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (44.60%) MySQL
8 60 (43.17%) Software Engineering
8 60 (43.17%) AngularJS
9 58 (41.73%) Web Services
10 54 (38.85%) Microservices
11 52 (37.41%) Coaching
11 52 (37.41%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (35.97%) Amazon AWS
13 49 (35.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 49 (35.25%) Mentoring
13 49 (35.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 49 (35.25%) API Development
13 49 (35.25%) Chatbot
13 49 (35.25%) Conversational UI
14 41 (29.50%) SQL
15 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
16 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (17.99%) T-SQL
19 24 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (14.39%) Windows
21 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (5.04%) Apache
1 7 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (35.97%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.19%) Office 365
4 8 (5.76%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
1 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.44%) LAN
3 2 (1.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) Broadband
4 1 (0.72%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) Skype
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (44.60%) MySQL
2 52 (37.41%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (35.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.91%) Power BI
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (4.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.16%) SQLite
11 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.04%) AccuRev
4 5 (3.60%) Selenium
5 4 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.88%) Subversion
6 3 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.19%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Local Government
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (41.73%) Software Engineer
2 49 (35.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 48 (34.53%) Developer
4 19 (13.67%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.51%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.63%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.19%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Software Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (71.94%) .NET
2 79 (56.83%) ASP.NET
3 75 (53.96%) CSS
3 75 (53.96%) HTML
4 64 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (43.17%) AngularJS
6 58 (41.73%) Web Services
7 14 (10.07%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.63%) HTML5
9 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (6.47%) Entity Framework
10 9 (6.47%) XML
11 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET Core
11 8 (5.76%) jQuery
12 7 (5.04%) LAMP
12 7 (5.04%) RESTful
12 7 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.32%) Material Design
14 5 (3.60%) .NET Core
14 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.60%) Life Science
3 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (2.16%) Replication
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 11 (7.91%) Linux
3 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.04%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.88%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.16%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.40%) MVC
2 60 (43.17%) Software Engineering
3 54 (38.85%) Microservices
4 52 (37.41%) Coaching
5 49 (35.25%) API Development
5 49 (35.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 49 (35.25%) Conversational UI
5 49 (35.25%) Mentoring
6 29 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.35%) Web Development
10 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.91%) Migration
10 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.19%) Scrum
12 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (6.47%) SDLC
13 8 (5.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 106 (76.26%) C#
2 75 (53.96%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.50%) SQL
4 25 (17.99%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.91%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.19%) PHP
7 8 (5.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.32%) Python
8 6 (4.32%) R
8 6 (4.32%) VB
9 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.16%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.16%) C
10 3 (2.16%) C++
10 3 (2.16%) Java
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) CCNA
2 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.44%) CISSP
2 2 (1.44%) LPIC
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) Cacti
1 7 (5.04%) Puppet
1 7 (5.04%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco
3 7 (5.04%) Google
4 5 (3.60%) Tableau
5 4 (2.88%) FNZ
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle
6 3 (2.16%) Progress
6 3 (2.16%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Civica
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) McAfee
8 1 (0.72%) Meraki
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.72%) Veeam
8 1 (0.72%) Wrike