Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 49 118 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 9.46% 13.49% 18.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.01% 37.46% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 92 182
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,490 £27,750 £27,227
90th Percentile £58,125 £54,875 £53,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 158 315 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.50% 36.00% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 143 248 309
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,329 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.98% +0.82% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,038 £30,757 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £66,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 -14 39 £45,000 - 9
Taunton +21 2 £52,500 +133.33% 2
Bridgwater +9 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Street -3 2 £63,750 +70.00%
Yeovil -6 2 £23,750 -8.65% 1
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 32 (65.31%) SQL
1 32 (65.31%) Azure
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.90%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (36.73%) DevOps
7 18 (36.73%) Power BI
7 18 (36.73%) Power Platform
8 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (32.65%) C#
9 15 (30.61%) .NET
9 15 (30.61%) ETL
9 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 12 (24.49%) MVC
11 12 (24.49%) Finance
11 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.45%) Scrum
12 11 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (16.33%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (16.33%) Fintech
14 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
14 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
14 7 (14.29%) CSS
14 7 (14.29%) OLAP

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 5 (10.20%) NServiceBus
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 32 (65.31%) Azure
2 18 (36.73%) Power Platform
3 5 (10.20%) GCP
4 3 (6.12%) Office 365
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) AWS
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (36.73%) Power BI
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 7 (14.29%) OLAP
7 7 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (10.20%) BigQuery
8 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (8.16%) Big Data
9 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2017
12 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
12 1 (2.04%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.20%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Data Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Data Integration Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Integration Developer
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Power BI Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.29%) CSS
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
6 6 (12.24%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Core
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (10.20%) Sass
7 5 (10.20%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.04%) JDBC
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) RESTful
8 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (36.73%) DevOps
4 15 (30.61%) ETL
5 12 (24.49%) MVC
6 11 (22.45%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (16.33%) Fintech
8 6 (12.24%) Microservices
8 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
9 5 (10.20%) Analytics
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Case Management
10 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
11 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
11 3 (6.12%) Decision-Making
11 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 16 (32.65%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) VBA
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) MIIS
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Google
3 4 (8.16%) Cadence
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Databricks
4 2 (4.08%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Meraki
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase