Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 210 284 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.15% 21.45% 22.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.44% 63.25% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 187 251 247
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £54,250 £52,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 393 449 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.58% 33.91% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 322 384 393
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,800
90th Percentile £56,575 £60,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +2 159 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Taunton -3 14 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Street -2 11 £30,000 +17.65%
Portishead -4 7 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Bridgwater - 6 £35,000 - 2
Frome - 5 £40,000 - 1
Yeovil -7 3 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 117 (55.71%) SQL
2 106 (50.48%) C#
3 98 (46.67%) MVC
4 95 (45.24%) .NET
5 87 (41.43%) Microsoft
6 73 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 67 (31.90%) Entity Framework
9 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
10 53 (25.24%) T-SQL
11 50 (23.81%) Windows
12 48 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (22.38%) HTML
14 45 (21.43%) Scrum
14 45 (21.43%) .NET Framework
14 45 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 42 (20.00%) jQuery
16 42 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (16.67%) WCF
17 35 (16.67%) CSS
17 35 (16.67%) SDLC
18 34 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 32 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (14.76%) Relational Database
20 31 (14.76%) HTML5
21 29 (13.81%) Web Development
22 28 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
23 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
24 26 (12.38%) ETL

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 14 (6.67%) Apache
2 13 (6.19%) IIS
3 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.43%) CMS
7 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.24%) Office 365
3 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.86%) SaaS
5 5 (2.38%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.90%) PaaS
7 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Firewall
1 4 (1.90%) SNMP
2 3 (1.43%) DHCP
2 3 (1.43%) DNS
2 3 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (0.95%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) VLAN
3 2 (0.95%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) LAN
4 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.48%) Skype
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (14.76%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.43%) MySQL
4 24 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (10.95%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (7.62%) NoSQL
8 16 (7.62%) Power BI
8 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (5.24%) MS Access
9 11 (5.24%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (3.33%) QlikView
14 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.38%) JSUnit
4 5 (2.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.43%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.43%) Selenium
5 3 (1.43%) Trac
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
General
1 21 (10.00%) Marketing
2 20 (9.52%) Finance
3 10 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.76%) Music Industry
4 7 (3.33%) Electronics
4 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 137 (65.24%) Developer
2 52 (24.76%) .NET Developer
3 41 (19.52%) C# Developer
4 30 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 28 (13.33%) Analyst
6 27 (12.86%) Web Developer
7 22 (10.48%) Software Developer
8 20 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (8.10%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (7.62%) C# Web Developer
11 13 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (5.71%) Applications Developer
13 11 (5.24%) Administrator
13 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (4.29%) Database Developer
15 9 (4.29%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (45.24%) .NET
2 70 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 67 (31.90%) Entity Framework
4 48 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (22.38%) HTML
6 45 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 42 (20.00%) jQuery
8 35 (16.67%) CSS
8 35 (16.67%) WCF
9 31 (14.76%) HTML5
10 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
11 25 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (10.48%) Node.js
13 21 (10.00%) Ajax
13 21 (10.00%) RESTful
14 19 (9.05%) Code First Entity Framework
15 15 (7.14%) Web Services
16 14 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 14 (6.67%) LAMP
16 14 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.90%) NHS
7 3 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.81%) Windows
2 22 (10.48%) Linux
2 22 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.24%) Unix
4 9 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.67%) MVC
2 73 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.43%) Scrum
4 42 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (16.67%) SDLC
6 29 (13.81%) Web Development
7 28 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (12.38%) ETL
8 26 (12.38%) Unit Testing
9 19 (9.05%) Web Application Development
10 18 (8.57%) BDD
10 18 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 18 (8.57%) TDD
11 17 (8.10%) ITIL
12 16 (7.62%) Front End Development
12 16 (7.62%) SOA
13 15 (7.14%) Data Analysis
13 15 (7.14%) Decision-Making
13 15 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 14 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 117 (55.71%) SQL
2 106 (50.48%) C#
3 61 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 53 (25.24%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.57%) Java
6 15 (7.14%) Ruby
7 14 (6.67%) PHP
8 11 (5.24%) Python
9 9 (4.29%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.29%) VB
10 7 (3.33%) VBA
11 5 (2.38%) C++
11 5 (2.38%) R
11 5 (2.38%) VBScript
12 4 (1.90%) C
13 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) Degree
2 12 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.86%) CCNA
3 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.86%) CISSP
3 6 (2.86%) LPIC
3 6 (2.86%) SSCP
4 5 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.90%) MCSE
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 4 (1.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.95%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.86%) Cacti
2 6 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.95%) Terraform
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) Oracle
2 12 (5.71%) SAP
3 11 (5.24%) Cisco
3 11 (5.24%) Tableau
4 9 (4.29%) Cognos
5 5 (2.38%) Syncsort
6 3 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.95%) Birst
7 2 (0.95%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.95%) SYSPRO
7 2 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.48%) Sage
8 1 (0.48%) Sophos