Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 71 139 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.57% 13.93% 22.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.86% 41.00% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 76 257
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £56,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 246 339 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.71% 33.97% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 203 243 458
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £69,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 January 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 20 January 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 0 46 £43,750 -5.41% 13
Clevedon +3 8 £25,000 -23.08%
Bridgwater +1 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Street -4 5 £62,500 -
Weston-super-Mare +9 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Portishead -9 1 £42,500 -26.09%
Glastonbury - 1 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) SQL
2 40 (56.34%) .NET
3 39 (54.93%) C#
4 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
5 35 (49.30%) Azure
6 33 (46.48%) MVC
7 27 (38.03%) DevOps
8 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
9 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
11 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
11 21 (29.58%) Entity Framework
12 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
13 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
13 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (23.94%) CSS
14 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
16 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (21.13%) Scrum
17 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (19.72%) ETL
17 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (18.31%) Power BI
18 13 (18.31%) Power Platform
19 12 (16.90%) Sass
20 10 (14.08%) Subversion
20 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 35 (49.30%) Azure
2 13 (18.31%) Power Platform
3 8 (11.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (11.27%) Office 365
4 3 (4.23%) AWS
5 2 (2.82%) PaaS
5 2 (2.82%) SaaS
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.41%) GitHub
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (18.31%) Power BI
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.23%) OLAP
7 3 (4.23%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.41%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.41%) QlikView
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) Subversion
3 7 (9.86%) GitLab
3 7 (9.86%) MSTest
3 7 (9.86%) NUnit
3 7 (9.86%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.63%) Selenium
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (74.65%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Software Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Junior
4 11 (15.49%) Junior Developer
5 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Junior Software Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.27%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Applications Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Power BI Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.63%) DBA
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Applications Developer
11 3 (4.23%) Administrator
11 3 (4.23%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (56.34%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
3 21 (29.58%) Entity Framework
4 20 (28.17%) .NET Framework
5 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (23.94%) CSS
7 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (16.90%) Sass
9 10 (14.08%) .NET Core
9 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.68%) HTML
11 8 (11.27%) REST
12 7 (9.86%) Dapper ORM
13 6 (8.45%) jQuery
14 5 (7.04%) Web Services
15 4 (5.63%) Ajax
15 4 (5.63%) HTML5
16 3 (4.23%) React
17 2 (2.82%) Node.js
17 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) MVC
3 27 (38.03%) DevOps
4 23 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
6 15 (21.13%) Scrum
7 14 (19.72%) ETL
8 9 (12.68%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (11.27%) Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.27%) Kanban
9 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) OO
10 7 (9.86%) B2B
10 7 (9.86%) Email Migration
10 7 (9.86%) TDD
10 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
10 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) SQL
2 39 (54.93%) C#
3 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Terraform
2 1 (1.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) HP
2 7 (9.86%) IBM
2 7 (9.86%) Symantec
2 7 (9.86%) Veritas
3 3 (4.23%) Tableau
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Cadence
5 1 (1.41%) Databricks
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) VMware