Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 298 273 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.12% 20.53% 18.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.55% 53.32% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 261 239 229
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +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 527 512 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.12% 38.50% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 452 454 393
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,533
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.10% +2.75%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +5 202 £40,000 - 12
Clevedon - 22 £35,000 - 1
Taunton -1 21 £37,250 -1.97%
Portishead -1 13 £47,500 +31.94%
Yeovil +7 8 £31,000 +63.16%
Street -2 2 £45,250 -35.36%
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £22,500 -
Frome - 2 £40,000 -
Glastonbury 0 1 £44,000 +8.64%
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 160 (53.69%) SQL
2 134 (44.97%) .NET
3 128 (42.95%) C#
4 126 (42.28%) Microsoft
5 105 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
5 105 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (32.89%) ASP.NET
7 88 (29.53%) JavaScript
8 86 (28.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (28.52%) MVC
10 84 (28.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 79 (26.51%) T-SQL
12 59 (19.80%) HTML
13 58 (19.46%) Scrum
14 55 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (17.79%) Windows
16 52 (17.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 51 (17.11%) ETL
18 50 (16.78%) TDD
18 50 (16.78%) WCF
19 49 (16.44%) Data Modelling
20 48 (16.11%) Visual Studio
21 45 (15.10%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (14.77%) SQL Server 2016
22 44 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
22 44 (14.77%) Finance
22 44 (14.77%) .NET Framework
23 43 (14.43%) Software Engineering
23 43 (14.43%) Entity Framework
24 42 (14.09%) QlikView

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 20 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (5.70%) IIS
4 9 (3.02%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.01%) CMS
6 3 (1.01%) SilverStripe
7 2 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.73%) SaaS
3 11 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.02%) GitHub
5 8 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.68%) Office 365
6 5 (1.68%) PaaS
7 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.34%) Google Play
8 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.34%) npm
8 1 (0.34%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.03%) Firewall
2 12 (4.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.69%) DNS
4 9 (3.02%) DHCP
5 8 (2.68%) Skype
6 5 (1.68%) VLAN
7 2 (0.67%) HTTP
7 2 (0.67%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) SAN
7 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 2 (0.67%) WAN
7 2 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.34%) SMS
8 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 84 (28.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (17.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 45 (15.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (14.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 42 (14.09%) QlikView
7 38 (12.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (11.07%) MongoDB
9 32 (10.74%) Power BI
10 31 (10.40%) Relational Database
11 27 (9.06%) NoSQL
12 22 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (6.71%) MySQL
15 16 (5.37%) OLAP
15 16 (5.37%) RDBMS
16 14 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (4.36%) Data Mining
17 13 (4.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (16.11%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.04%) Moq
4 18 (6.04%) NUnit
4 18 (6.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (3.69%) Subversion
6 9 (3.02%) tSQLt
6 9 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.35%) Selenium
9 3 (1.01%) JUnit
10 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.67%) JBehave
10 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.34%) gulp
11 1 (0.34%) NuGet
11 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 44 (14.77%) Finance
2 27 (9.06%) Electronics
2 27 (9.06%) Manufacturing
2 27 (9.06%) Marketing
2 27 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.69%) Advertising
4 9 (3.02%) Games
4 9 (3.02%) Legal
5 7 (2.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (62.42%) Developer
2 83 (27.85%) .NET Developer
3 54 (18.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 39 (13.09%) SQL Developer
5 34 (11.41%) DBA
5 34 (11.41%) Software Engineer
6 33 (11.07%) C# Developer
7 29 (9.73%) SQL BI Developer
8 25 (8.39%) SQL DBA
9 21 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 19 (6.38%) Administrator
11 19 (6.38%) Java Engineer
11 19 (6.38%) Senior Developer
11 19 (6.38%) Software Developer
12 18 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (6.04%) SQL Server DBA
13 17 (5.70%) Business Developer
13 17 (5.70%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (44.97%) .NET
2 98 (32.89%) ASP.NET
3 59 (19.80%) HTML
4 55 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (16.78%) WCF
6 44 (14.77%) .NET Framework
7 43 (14.43%) Entity Framework
8 42 (14.09%) CSS
9 40 (13.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 39 (13.09%) AngularJS
11 36 (12.08%) jQuery
12 32 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (8.39%) HTML5
13 25 (8.39%) WPF
14 24 (8.05%) Node.js
14 24 (8.05%) RESTful
15 23 (7.72%) WinForms
16 22 (7.38%) Ajax
17 18 (6.04%) NHibernate
17 18 (6.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.70%) Data Structures
2 17 (5.70%) Music Streaming
3 15 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.36%) Renewable Energy
5 12 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.68%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.01%) FMCG
7 6 (2.01%) Graphic Design
7 6 (2.01%) IPTV
7 6 (2.01%) NHS
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Fintech
9 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.79%) Windows
2 21 (7.05%) Linux
3 17 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.03%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.36%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.02%) Unix
8 5 (1.68%) Solaris
8 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
1 105 (35.23%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (28.52%) MVC
3 58 (19.46%) Scrum
4 51 (17.11%) ETL
5 50 (16.78%) TDD
6 49 (16.44%) Data Modelling
7 43 (14.43%) Software Engineering
8 35 (11.74%) BDD
8 35 (11.74%) Web Application Development
9 30 (10.07%) Web Development
10 28 (9.40%) SDLC
11 27 (9.06%) Digital Marketing
11 27 (9.06%) OO
11 27 (9.06%) Programme Management
12 21 (7.05%) Kanban
12 21 (7.05%) MVVM
12 21 (7.05%) Unit Testing
13 20 (6.71%) Data Analysis
13 20 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (53.69%) SQL
2 128 (42.95%) C#
3 88 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 79 (26.51%) T-SQL
5 35 (11.74%) Java
6 16 (5.37%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.03%) Ruby
8 8 (2.68%) VB
9 7 (2.35%) GraphQL
10 6 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.01%) PHP
10 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.68%) C++
12 4 (1.34%) VBScript
13 2 (0.67%) C
13 2 (0.67%) R
13 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.34%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (7.72%) Degree
2 6 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.67%) ISEB
4 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) APMP
5 1 (0.34%) HND
5 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) Docker
4 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.01%) vSphere
5 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.35%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.35%) Terraform
2 6 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.01%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.34%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 126 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.06%) SAP
3 22 (7.38%) VMware
4 18 (6.04%) Oracle
5 12 (4.03%) Google
6 10 (3.36%) RedGate
7 9 (3.02%) Veeam
8 5 (1.68%) NetApp
9 3 (1.01%) Tableau
10 2 (0.67%) Apple
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco
10 2 (0.67%) Citrix
10 2 (0.67%) Facebook
10 2 (0.67%) HP
10 2 (0.67%) PayPal
10 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.34%) BMC
11 1 (0.34%) Capita