Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 132 305 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.92% 22.10% 20.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.04% 57.12% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 106 266 241
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,625 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £52,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 347 534 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.60% 38.70% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 280 458 457
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,204 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -10 56 £42,750 +6.88% 12
Portishead +1 13 £27,000 -43.16%
Taunton -10 12 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Bridgwater - 12 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil -2 9 £33,750 +8.87% 5
Weston-super-Mare -4 6 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Shepton Mallet - 5 £42,500 - 1
Clevedon -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 3
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 77 (58.33%) C#
2 72 (54.55%) .NET
3 60 (45.45%) SQL
4 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 47 (35.61%) ASP.NET
6 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 44 (33.33%) MVC
8 40 (30.30%) HTML
9 36 (27.27%) CSS
10 35 (26.52%) T-SQL
10 35 (26.52%) MySQL
11 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
12 30 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
15 27 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (18.94%) Web Development
17 23 (17.42%) Power BI
18 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (16.67%) Web Services
19 21 (15.91%) Windows
19 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (15.15%) Degree
20 20 (15.15%) OO
21 18 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
21 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
22 17 (12.88%) Coaching
22 17 (12.88%) Microservices

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 11 (8.33%) Apache
2 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.06%) CMS
4 7 (5.30%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.52%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) Chatbot
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.03%) Office 365
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) HTTP
4 2 (1.52%) LAN
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Broadband
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Skype
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.52%) MySQL
2 23 (17.42%) Power BI
3 22 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (4.55%) MS Access
12 5 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (3.03%) QlikView
14 3 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
14 3 (2.27%) OLAP
14 3 (2.27%) SQLite
15 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (3.03%) Subversion
6 3 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.76%) JIRA
8 1 (0.76%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.76%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (11.36%) Games
2 14 (10.61%) Retail
3 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.33%) Finance
5 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.55%) Marketing
7 5 (3.79%) Electronics
8 3 (2.27%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (50.76%) Developer
2 31 (23.48%) Software Developer
3 21 (15.91%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) SQL Developer
5 15 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 15 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (10.61%) Analyst
6 14 (10.61%) Graduate
6 14 (10.61%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (9.85%) Graduate Software Developer
8 12 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 10 (7.58%) Consultant
9 10 (7.58%) Data Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.82%) DBA
10 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) IT Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.30%) Administrator
12 7 (5.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (54.55%) .NET
2 47 (35.61%) ASP.NET
3 40 (30.30%) HTML
4 36 (27.27%) CSS
5 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (16.67%) Web Services
8 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 12 (9.09%) RESTful
10 11 (8.33%) LAMP
11 10 (7.58%) Entity Framework
11 10 (7.58%) HTML5
11 10 (7.58%) jQuery
12 8 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (6.06%) XML
13 7 (5.30%) Material Design
13 7 (5.30%) Redux
13 7 (5.30%) WCF
14 6 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.03%) Life Science
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (2.27%) Replication
4 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.52%) Fintech
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) Windows
2 16 (12.12%) Linux
3 11 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 11 (8.33%) Unix
4 9 (6.82%) Android
4 9 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) MVC
2 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (18.94%) Web Development
7 20 (15.15%) OO
8 17 (12.88%) Coaching
8 17 (12.88%) Microservices
8 17 (12.88%) Scrum
9 16 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 15 (11.36%) API Development
10 15 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (11.36%) Conversational UI
11 14 (10.61%) ITIL
11 14 (10.61%) Open Source
12 13 (9.85%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.85%) ETL
12 13 (9.85%) TDD
12 13 (9.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) C#
2 60 (45.45%) SQL
3 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.52%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.61%) PHP
6 9 (6.82%) C++
6 9 (6.82%) Java
7 8 (6.06%) VB
8 6 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.55%) R
9 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.79%) Python
10 4 (3.03%) C
10 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.03%) VBA
11 3 (2.27%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.52%) Ruby
12 2 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (15.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.30%) CCNA
2 7 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.30%) CISSP
2 7 (5.30%) LPIC
2 7 (5.30%) SSCP
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Cacti
1 11 (8.33%) Puppet
1 11 (8.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) Cisco
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle
4 8 (6.06%) Google
5 7 (5.30%) SAP
6 5 (3.79%) Cognos
6 5 (3.79%) Tableau
7 3 (2.27%) VMware
7 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.76%) Birst
8 1 (0.76%) Civica
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.76%) Meraki
8 1 (0.76%) Progress
8 1 (0.76%) Sage
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.76%) Veeam
8 1 (0.76%) Wrike