Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 370 281 162
Rank change year-on-year -89 -119 +369
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 128 281 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.98% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 3.38% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 118 269 594
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -13.98%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%

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 6,334 8,320 9,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.17% 29.12% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,407 6,972 8,134
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley +4 35 £52,500 +16.67% 23
West Sussex +3 29 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Surrey -32 23 £65,000 +36.84% 7
Hampshire -17 22 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Berkshire +22 15 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Kent -30 11 £40,000 - 15
Oxfordshire +14 6 £48,750 +2.63% 7
East Sussex +5 3 £47,500 - 1
Middlesex -7 3 £30,000 -42.86%
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (51.56%) SQL
4 64 (50.00%) C#
4 64 (50.00%) .NET
4 64 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
6 50 (39.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (36.72%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (35.94%) T-SQL
8 46 (35.94%) ASP.NET
9 44 (34.38%) MVC
10 43 (33.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (30.47%) Azure
11 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (28.13%) Scrum
13 32 (25.00%) Web Application Development
13 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (24.22%) TDD
15 30 (23.44%) BDD
15 30 (23.44%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (22.66%) RESTful
17 28 (21.88%) Windows
18 27 (21.09%) Finance
19 26 (20.31%) ETL
19 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
20 24 (18.75%) Degree
21 22 (17.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 22 (17.19%) AWS

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 3 (2.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.47%) Azure
2 22 (17.19%) AWS
3 17 (13.28%) Power Platform
4 7 (5.47%) WhatsApp
5 4 (3.13%) SaaS
6 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.34%) IaaS
6 3 (2.34%) Office 365
6 3 (2.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) DHCP
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.78%) CTI
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) GPRS
4 1 (0.78%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 50 (39.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (33.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (30.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (20.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (17.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2017
9 17 (13.28%) NoSQL
9 17 (13.28%) Power BI
10 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (8.59%) DTS
11 10 (7.81%) MongoDB
12 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (3.13%) OLAP
13 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (2.34%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.72%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.56%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.56%) ERwin
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) git-flow
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) MSTest
5 1 (0.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.78%) TestNG
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 20 (15.63%) Retail
3 9 (7.03%) Back Office
4 7 (5.47%) Billing
4 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.91%) Advertising
6 4 (3.13%) Games
7 2 (1.56%) Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Military
7 2 (1.56%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (66.41%) Developer
2 43 (33.59%) .NET Developer
2 43 (33.59%) DBA
3 36 (28.13%) SQL DBA
4 21 (16.41%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (14.84%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (13.28%) SQL Developer
8 14 (10.94%) Administrator
8 14 (10.94%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 13 (10.16%) Lead Developer
10 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (8.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (7.03%) Production DBA
13 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Production DBA
14 8 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
15 7 (5.47%) Agile Developer
15 7 (5.47%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.00%) .NET
2 46 (35.94%) ASP.NET
3 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (22.66%) RESTful
6 20 (15.63%) Web Services
7 18 (14.06%) .NET Framework
7 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (12.50%) CSS
8 16 (12.50%) HTML
9 15 (11.72%) Node.js
10 14 (10.94%) AngularJS
10 14 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (10.16%) .NET Core
12 12 (9.38%) Entity Framework
12 12 (9.38%) HTML5
12 12 (9.38%) WCF
13 11 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (7.81%) CSS3
14 10 (7.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.81%) Clustering
3 9 (7.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.03%) Reinsurance
4 8 (6.25%) Replication
5 6 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.13%) BBC
6 4 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.13%) Social Media
7 3 (2.34%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.47%) Android
3 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Linux
6 2 (1.56%) CentOS
6 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.72%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (34.38%) MVC
4 36 (28.13%) Scrum
5 32 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 31 (24.22%) TDD
7 30 (23.44%) BDD
7 30 (23.44%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (20.31%) ETL
9 19 (14.84%) Computer Science
9 19 (14.84%) ERP
9 19 (14.84%) OO
10 17 (13.28%) DevOps
11 16 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 15 (11.72%) OOD
13 14 (10.94%) Kanban
13 14 (10.94%) Logistics
14 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (10.16%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.56%) SQL
2 64 (50.00%) C#
3 46 (35.94%) T-SQL
4 21 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.50%) Ruby
6 15 (11.72%) X++
7 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.34%) Python
9 2 (1.56%) F#
10 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) Degree
2 15 (11.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) MCITP
6 2 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) CCDP
7 1 (0.78%) CCNP
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) SCOM
2 4 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Foglight
3 2 (1.56%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.78%) Ambari
4 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.78%) vRealize
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) Facebook
2 10 (7.81%) Tableau
3 7 (5.47%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.91%) Google
4 5 (3.91%) SAP
4 5 (3.91%) VMware
5 4 (3.13%) Apple
5 4 (3.13%) BMC
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.13%) Sony
5 4 (3.13%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.56%) Baan
6 2 (1.56%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.56%) YouTube
7 1 (0.78%) CommVault
7 1 (0.78%) McAfee
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec