Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 380 124
Rank change year-on-year +61 -256 +153
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 75 138 776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.53% 2.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 1.95% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 146 860
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% -2.22%

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 4,010 7,065 9,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.76% 27.22% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,270 5,919 7,751
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in the South East over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 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
West Sussex +44 30 £37,500 -21.05%
Thames Valley +68 16 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Hampshire +58 14 £45,000 -3.23% 1
Berkshire +55 12 £65,000 +36.84% 2
East Sussex - 8 £43,500 - 3
Surrey +13 7 £57,500 +4.55%
Oxfordshire +32 3 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 1 - -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (86.67%) SQL
3 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (65.33%) Azure
5 34 (45.33%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (41.33%) Windows
6 31 (41.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (37.33%) T-SQL
8 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (34.67%) C#
9 26 (34.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (28.00%) .NET
12 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
13 20 (26.67%) VMware
13 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
13 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (26.67%) Power BI
13 20 (26.67%) Power Platform
14 19 (25.33%) vSphere
15 18 (24.00%) Scrum
15 18 (24.00%) ETL
16 17 (22.67%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (21.33%) Cisco
17 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2016
18 15 (20.00%) IIS
18 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
18 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (18.67%) Azure SQL Database

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 15 (20.00%) IIS
2 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) Apache Spark
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (2.67%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (65.33%) Azure
2 20 (26.67%) Power Platform
3 12 (16.00%) Office 365
4 4 (5.33%) AWS
5 3 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (4.00%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (4.00%) Power Automate
5 3 (4.00%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Firewall
2 11 (14.67%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) Modbus
4 2 (2.67%) MQTT
4 2 (2.67%) Profibus
4 2 (2.67%) RS-232
4 2 (2.67%) RS-485
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (41.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (34.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 25 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 20 (26.67%) Power BI
7 17 (22.67%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (18.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (12.00%) Big Data
11 9 (12.00%) Hadoop
12 8 (10.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2017
13 7 (9.33%) HBase
13 7 (9.33%) KNIME
13 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (8.00%) DTS
14 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.33%) tSQLt
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Aerospace
2 7 (9.33%) Back Office
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
6 1 (1.33%) Military
6 1 (1.33%) Police
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (12.00%) HTML Developer
6 9 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Data Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) DBA
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Production DBA
9 6 (8.00%) SQL DBA
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
10 5 (6.67%) IT Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (18.67%) CSS
2 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) Ajax
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (14.67%) XML
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (12.00%) Kendo UI
7 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.00%) RESTful
7 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) COM
8 2 (2.67%) MFC
8 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) CMDB
1 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.00%) Clustering
3 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) Reinsurance
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) ETL
3 18 (24.00%) Scrum
4 14 (18.67%) MVC
5 12 (16.00%) Change Management
5 12 (16.00%) Data Governance
5 12 (16.00%) Project Management
6 11 (14.67%) Information Security
6 11 (14.67%) Information Security Management
6 11 (14.67%) ISMS
6 11 (14.67%) OO
6 11 (14.67%) OOP
6 11 (14.67%) Preventative Maintenance
6 11 (14.67%) Security Management
7 10 (13.33%) Analytics
7 10 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.33%) Machine Learning
8 9 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (86.67%) SQL
2 28 (37.33%) T-SQL
3 26 (34.67%) C#
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.33%) Python
6 9 (12.00%) VB
6 9 (12.00%) VB6
7 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (9.33%) Perl
7 7 (9.33%) R
8 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.00%) X++
11 2 (2.67%) C++
11 2 (2.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MCSA
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) VCP6
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (25.33%) vSphere
4 15 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.33%) Docker
6 7 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Backup Exec
1 11 (14.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (2.67%) NetCrunch
3 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) VMware
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco
4 13 (17.33%) Palo Alto
5 12 (16.00%) NetApp
6 11 (14.67%) Citrix
6 11 (14.67%) CommVault
6 11 (14.67%) Dell
6 11 (14.67%) EqualLogic
6 11 (14.67%) HP
6 11 (14.67%) Juniper
6 11 (14.67%) McAfee
6 11 (14.67%) Sophos
6 11 (14.67%) Symantec
6 11 (14.67%) Veeam
7 9 (12.00%) Splunk
7 9 (12.00%) Telerik
8 3 (4.00%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.67%) EMC