Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 300 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.58% 22.71% 19.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.26% 60.73% 55.77%
Number of salaries quoted 108 241 229
Somerset median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% -1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £27,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 286 494 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 32.91% 37.40% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 241 409 400
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,856 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £57,625
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 63 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Portishead +2 13 £27,000 -43.16%
Taunton -10 10 £34,500 -8.61% 5
Yeovil -12 8 £33,750 +8.87% 2
Bridgwater - 7 £40,000 -
Street -9 5 - -
SQL Server
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 68 (57.63%) SQL
2 52 (44.07%) C#
3 49 (41.53%) .NET
4 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
5 39 (33.05%) T-SQL
6 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
10 28 (23.73%) MVC
11 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET
11 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (19.49%) Windows
13 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (18.64%) Web Development
14 22 (18.64%) Power BI
15 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
17 16 (13.56%) Scrum
17 16 (13.56%) ETL
17 16 (13.56%) ITIL
17 16 (13.56%) MySQL
17 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (12.71%) OO
18 15 (12.71%) Degree
19 14 (11.86%) jQuery
19 14 (11.86%) Games

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 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
2 7 (5.93%) CMS
2 7 (5.93%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Broadband
2 1 (0.85%) DHCP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (26.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (19.49%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (18.64%) Power BI
6 16 (13.56%) MySQL
7 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (8.47%) MS Access
8 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (4.24%) QlikView
11 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.24%) Subversion
6 2 (1.69%) NCrunch
6 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.69%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.86%) Games
2 13 (11.02%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Marketing
4 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.93%) Retail
5 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) Software Developer
4 16 (13.56%) SQL Developer
5 15 (12.71%) Data Analyst
6 13 (11.02%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Graduate
6 13 (11.02%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Graduate Software Developer
7 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
7 11 (9.32%) DBA
8 9 (7.63%) Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) Administrator
9 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (6.78%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Graduate Consultant
10 7 (5.93%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 7 (5.93%) Software Consultant
10 7 (5.93%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.53%) .NET
2 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
4 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (11.86%) jQuery
6 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
6 12 (10.17%) HTML
7 11 (9.32%) CSS
7 11 (9.32%) RESTful
8 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.78%) WPF
8 8 (6.78%) XML
9 7 (5.93%) LAMP
9 7 (5.93%) Redux
9 7 (5.93%) WinForms
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.08%) HTML5
10 6 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.24%) Material Design
11 5 (4.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.02%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.69%) Fintech
6 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) Linux
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.93%) Android
4 7 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.93%) Unix
5 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (23.73%) MVC
4 24 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (18.64%) Web Development
6 16 (13.56%) ETL
6 16 (13.56%) ITIL
6 16 (13.56%) Scrum
7 15 (12.71%) OO
8 13 (11.02%) Data Analysis
8 13 (11.02%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.02%) TDD
9 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.47%) Analytics
10 10 (8.47%) CRM
10 10 (8.47%) Open Source
10 10 (8.47%) Visualisation
11 9 (7.63%) Migration
11 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.63%) SQL
2 52 (44.07%) C#
3 39 (33.05%) T-SQL
4 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.32%) Java
6 8 (6.78%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) C++
7 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.08%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.08%) VB
9 5 (4.24%) Python
9 5 (4.24%) VBA
10 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.54%) C
12 2 (1.69%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) CCNA
2 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.93%) CISSP
2 7 (5.93%) LPIC
2 7 (5.93%) SSCP
3 1 (0.85%) MCP
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.69%) XenServer
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Cacti
1 7 (5.93%) Puppet
1 7 (5.93%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) Cisco
3 10 (8.47%) Tableau
4 9 (7.63%) Cognos
5 7 (5.93%) SAP
6 5 (4.24%) Google
7 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.54%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) Birst
9 1 (0.85%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.85%) Meraki
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
9 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.85%) Xamarin