Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 72 152 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 8.53% 14.21% 22.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.46% 40.00% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 87 89 259
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 253 380 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.98% 35.51% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 219 269 391
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Somerset.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Somerset

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Somerset over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 -1 54 £45,000 - 5
Clevedon +4 7 £25,000 -23.08%
Bridgwater 0 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Taunton +11 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Street -9 2 £85,000 -15.00%
Yeovil -5 1 £20,000 -27.27% 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 50 (69.44%) SQL
1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (62.50%) Azure
2 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 33 (45.83%) T-SQL
4 32 (44.44%) DevOps
5 31 (43.06%) C#
5 31 (43.06%) .NET
6 27 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (36.11%) MVC
8 22 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
10 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 20 (27.78%) Entity Framework
11 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
12 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (23.61%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (23.61%) Power BI
13 17 (23.61%) Power Platform
14 16 (22.22%) ETL
15 15 (20.83%) Subversion
15 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 15 (20.83%) Finance
16 13 (18.06%) CSS
16 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (18.06%) Dimensional Modelling
17 12 (16.67%) Scrum

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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 45 (62.50%) Azure
2 17 (23.61%) Power Platform
3 9 (12.50%) Office 365
4 7 (9.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) AWS
5 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.78%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (23.61%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (23.61%) Power BI
5 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
7 9 (12.50%) OLAP
7 9 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.39%) Big Data
11 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (1.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) Subversion
3 7 (9.72%) GitLab
3 7 (9.72%) MSTest
3 7 (9.72%) NUnit
3 7 (9.72%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.94%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (76.39%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Junior
4 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Power BI Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Data Integration Developer
8 4 (5.56%) DBA
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 20 (27.78%) Entity Framework
4 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.06%) CSS
6 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (16.67%) Sass
7 8 (11.11%) .NET Core
8 7 (9.72%) Dapper ORM
8 7 (9.72%) REST
9 6 (8.33%) HTML
10 5 (6.94%) HTML5
11 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.78%) jQuery
12 2 (2.78%) React
12 2 (2.78%) Web Services
13 1 (1.39%) COM
13 1 (1.39%) JDBC
13 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) DevOps
3 27 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (36.11%) MVC
5 19 (26.39%) Unit Testing
6 16 (22.22%) ETL
7 13 (18.06%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (16.67%) Scrum
9 9 (12.50%) CRM
9 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.50%) Migration
10 8 (11.11%) Kanban
10 8 (11.11%) OO
10 8 (11.11%) TDD
11 7 (9.72%) Analytics
11 7 (9.72%) B2B
11 7 (9.72%) Email Migration
11 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.33%) Data Analytics
12 6 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 33 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 31 (43.06%) C#
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.94%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Java
8 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) GDPR
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
1 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) MIIS
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Symantec
3 7 (9.72%) Veritas
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) Databricks
4 2 (2.78%) Dell
4 2 (2.78%) Meraki
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Cadence
5 1 (1.39%) Sybase