Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 178 295 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.33% 21.95% 19.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.86% 62.90% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 154 243 230
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,450 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%

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 350 469 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.05% 34.90% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 282 382 393
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,275 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.51% -4.31% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,284 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £57,500 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -2 105 £42,500 +10.39% 4
Taunton -3 14 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Portishead -1 13 £27,000 -36.09%
Street -1 11 £30,000 +17.65%
Bridgwater - 11 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil -7 9 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 94 (52.81%) SQL
2 78 (43.82%) C#
3 72 (40.45%) .NET
4 71 (39.89%) Microsoft
5 62 (34.83%) MVC
6 60 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (27.53%) T-SQL
8 47 (26.40%) ASP.NET
8 47 (26.40%) Windows
9 46 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
11 38 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (20.79%) Entity Framework
13 36 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (16.85%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (15.73%) Web Development
17 28 (15.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (15.17%) Scrum
18 27 (15.17%) jQuery
19 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (14.61%) ETL
20 25 (14.04%) Linux
20 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (14.04%) Power BI
21 24 (13.48%) ITIL
22 22 (12.36%) HTML
23 21 (11.80%) MySQL

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 15 (8.43%) Apache
2 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.62%) CMS
3 10 (5.62%) Umbraco
4 9 (5.06%) IIS
5 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) DHCP
2 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) VLAN
3 2 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (16.85%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (15.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (14.04%) Power BI
6 21 (11.80%) MySQL
6 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
7 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (9.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 16 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (6.74%) RDBMS
9 12 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (6.18%) MS Access
11 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
12 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
12 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (3.93%) QlikView
14 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.25%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.12%) NCrunch
6 2 (1.12%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.12%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (11.80%) Marketing
2 17 (9.55%) Finance
3 14 (7.87%) Games
4 11 (6.18%) Retail
5 9 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.49%) Electronics
6 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.12%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 107 (60.11%) Developer
2 32 (17.98%) Analyst
3 30 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 28 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 28 (15.73%) Software Developer
5 27 (15.17%) SQL Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Data Analyst
6 15 (8.43%) Web Developer
7 14 (7.87%) IT Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) DBA
8 13 (7.30%) Graduate
8 13 (7.30%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Graduate Software Developer
9 12 (6.74%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (6.74%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Database Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.45%) .NET
2 47 (26.40%) ASP.NET
3 37 (20.79%) Entity Framework
4 27 (15.17%) jQuery
5 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (12.36%) HTML
8 21 (11.80%) RESTful
8 21 (11.80%) WCF
9 19 (10.67%) .NET Framework
10 17 (9.55%) CSS
11 16 (8.99%) HTML5
12 13 (7.30%) AngularJS
13 12 (6.74%) Code First Entity Framework
14 11 (6.18%) Ajax
14 11 (6.18%) LAMP
15 10 (5.62%) WPF
16 9 (5.06%) Node.js
16 9 (5.06%) WinForms
17 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.74%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.25%) NHS
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Fintech
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.56%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.40%) Windows
2 25 (14.04%) Linux
3 16 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.43%) Unix
5 11 (6.18%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.37%) Android
7 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) MVC
2 60 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.84%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (15.73%) Web Development
6 27 (15.17%) Scrum
7 26 (14.61%) ETL
8 24 (13.48%) ITIL
9 21 (11.80%) OO
9 21 (11.80%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.11%) Data Analysis
10 18 (10.11%) TDD
11 16 (8.99%) Data Modelling
11 16 (8.99%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.87%) CRM
12 14 (7.87%) Open Source
12 14 (7.87%) SDLC
12 14 (7.87%) Server Virtualisation
13 12 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (52.81%) SQL
2 78 (43.82%) C#
3 49 (27.53%) T-SQL
4 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 20 (11.24%) Java
6 15 (8.43%) PHP
7 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
7 11 (6.18%) Python
8 10 (5.62%) C++
9 9 (5.06%) Ruby
10 6 (3.37%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.37%) VB
10 6 (3.37%) VBA
11 4 (2.25%) R
12 2 (1.12%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) CCNA
2 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.18%) CISSP
2 11 (6.18%) LPIC
2 11 (6.18%) SSCP
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) MCP
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.12%) XenServer
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) ZABBIX
2 11 (6.18%) Cacti
2 11 (6.18%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (39.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) Cisco
3 15 (8.43%) Oracle
4 14 (7.87%) SAP
5 11 (6.18%) Tableau
6 9 (5.06%) Cognos
7 4 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.25%) Syncsort
8 3 (1.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) Birst
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) Sage
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) Sophos