Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 173 528
Rank change year-on-year -130 +355 +127
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 262 623 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 2.03% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.15% 6.49% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 253 570 65
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.89% +17.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £58,750 £64,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.57% -14.55%

SQL Server 2016 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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,311 9,601 10,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.06% 31.35% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,947 8,259 9,065
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in the South East

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the South East

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the South East

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Surrey -17 81 £47,500 - 8
Thames Valley -110 62 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Hampshire -25 46 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Kent -10 39 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Buckinghamshire -39 30 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Sussex -51 29 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Berkshire -42 19 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Oxfordshire -26 13 £47,500 +18.75% 4
East Sussex -39 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 213 (81.30%) .NET
3 203 (77.48%) C#
4 168 (64.12%) MVC
5 166 (63.36%) ASP.NET
6 160 (61.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 148 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (56.49%) TDD
8 137 (52.29%) Web Application Development
9 121 (46.18%) BDD
10 118 (45.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 118 (45.04%) .NET Framework
11 117 (44.66%) RESTful
12 112 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 107 (40.84%) WCF
14 101 (38.55%) SQL
15 90 (34.35%) Microsoft
16 86 (32.82%) NoSQL
17 84 (32.06%) Ruby
18 81 (30.92%) WPF
19 80 (30.53%) JavaScript
20 78 (29.77%) Entity Framework
21 72 (27.48%) T-SQL
22 70 (26.72%) Node.js
23 69 (26.34%) Scrum
24 68 (25.95%) Git (software)
24 68 (25.95%) AngularJS
25 64 (24.43%) Windows
26 58 (22.14%) Dependency Injection
27 55 (20.99%) Twitter Bootstrap

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.67%) IIS
4 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) DNN
5 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.38%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Kentico
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.63%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.91%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Google Play
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.07%) Internet
2 7 (2.67%) Broadband
3 4 (1.53%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (1.53%) VPN
4 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) NAS
5 2 (0.76%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (32.82%) NoSQL
3 51 (19.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (12.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (12.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (12.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (11.83%) MongoDB
6 30 (11.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (7.63%) Relational Database
10 19 (7.25%) RDBMS
11 18 (6.87%) Oracle Database
11 18 (6.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (4.96%) RavenDB
14 10 (3.82%) DTS
15 9 (3.44%) MySQL
16 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 68 (25.95%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.54%) NUnit
3 23 (8.78%) Visual Studio
4 20 (7.63%) JIRA
5 16 (6.11%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.34%) MSTest
7 8 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.91%) Selenium
8 5 (1.91%) Subversion
8 5 (1.91%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (1.53%) Moq
9 4 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.76%) Toad
12 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (17.18%) Marketing
2 36 (13.74%) Finance
2 36 (13.74%) Games
3 16 (6.11%) Advertising
4 9 (3.44%) Back Office
5 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.67%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.53%) Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Retail
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 198 (75.57%) Developer
2 166 (63.36%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 42 (16.03%) DBA
4 42 (16.03%) SQL DBA
5 38 (14.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (14.50%) C# Developer
6 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (8.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (8.78%) SQL Server DBA
8 21 (8.02%) Administrator
9 17 (6.49%) Internet Developer
10 13 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.58%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.20%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.44%) C# WPF Developer
13 9 (3.44%) Production DBA
13 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Production DBA
13 9 (3.44%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (81.30%) .NET
2 166 (63.36%) ASP.NET
3 160 (61.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 118 (45.04%) .NET Framework
4 118 (45.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 117 (44.66%) RESTful
6 112 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 107 (40.84%) WCF
8 81 (30.92%) WPF
9 78 (29.77%) Entity Framework
10 70 (26.72%) Node.js
11 68 (25.95%) AngularJS
12 55 (20.99%) Code First Entity Framework
12 55 (20.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 51 (19.47%) WinForms
14 49 (18.70%) KnockoutJS
15 45 (17.18%) CSS
15 45 (17.18%) Web Services
16 41 (15.65%) HTML
17 22 (8.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.50%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.49%) W3C
4 13 (4.96%) Clustering
5 11 (4.20%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.82%) Replication
7 9 (3.44%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.44%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.29%) Fintech
8 6 (2.29%) Social Network
8 6 (2.29%) Tandem
9 3 (1.15%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) iPhone
10 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (64.12%) MVC
2 148 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (56.49%) TDD
3 137 (52.29%) Web Application Development
4 121 (46.18%) BDD
5 69 (26.34%) Scrum
6 58 (22.14%) Dependency Injection
7 52 (19.85%) Kanban
8 45 (17.18%) OO
9 42 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (9.54%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (8.78%) Analytics
12 23 (8.78%) Data Modelling
12 23 (8.78%) MVVM
13 22 (8.40%) High Availability
14 21 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.87%) E-business
15 18 (6.87%) Multithreading
16 15 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (77.48%) C#
2 101 (38.55%) SQL
3 84 (32.06%) Ruby
4 80 (30.53%) JavaScript
5 72 (27.48%) T-SQL
6 22 (8.40%) PL/SQL
7 17 (6.49%) F#
8 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.53%) VB
11 3 (1.15%) C
12 2 (0.76%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.38%) Java
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (9.54%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCITP
5 1 (0.38%) MCSA
5 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) XenApp
3 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (6.11%) Kibana
2 3 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.76%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 90 (34.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.41%) Google
3 24 (9.16%) Oracle
4 15 (5.73%) Facebook
5 8 (3.05%) IBM
6 5 (1.91%) VMware
7 4 (1.53%) Capita
7 4 (1.53%) Tableau
7 4 (1.53%) Twitter
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco
8 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) Citrix
9 2 (0.76%) Infor
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Alterian
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Software AG
10 1 (0.38%) Yahoo!