Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 192 566
Rank change year-on-year -51 +374 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 364 491 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.23% 1.69% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.29% 5.45% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 353 434 39
South East median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £56,250 £55,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -21.74%

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 8,488 9,009 10,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.69% 31.02% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,149 7,687 9,690
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 September 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 21 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
Surrey +14 99 £47,500 - 9
Thames Valley -61 98 £42,500 - 24
Kent +22 60 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Hampshire -23 57 £40,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire -20 47 £42,500 -15.00% 9
West Sussex -38 39 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Berkshire -19 36 £43,750 +9.38% 10
Oxfordshire -31 15 £45,500 +13.75% 5
East Sussex -37 7 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
Sussex -4 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 364 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 303 (83.24%) .NET
3 296 (81.32%) C#
4 230 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (62.64%) MVC
6 224 (61.54%) ASP.NET
7 212 (58.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 206 (56.59%) TDD
9 198 (54.40%) Web Application Development
10 170 (46.70%) BDD
11 167 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 160 (43.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 159 (43.68%) RESTful
14 154 (42.31%) WCF
15 147 (40.38%) .NET Framework
16 125 (34.34%) NoSQL
17 123 (33.79%) Ruby
18 117 (32.14%) Microsoft
19 116 (31.87%) SQL
20 110 (30.22%) Node.js
21 108 (29.67%) Git (software)
22 106 (29.12%) WPF
23 96 (26.37%) Entity Framework
24 92 (25.27%) Windows
25 89 (24.45%) AngularJS
26 87 (23.90%) T-SQL
26 87 (23.90%) JavaScript
27 83 (22.80%) Scrum
28 79 (21.70%) Code First Entity Framework
29 74 (20.33%) Dependency Injection

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 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.20%) IIS
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.82%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.55%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.32%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.37%) Google Play
5 4 (1.10%) PaaS
5 4 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.44%) Internet
2 11 (3.02%) Broadband
3 6 (1.65%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (1.10%) VPN
5 2 (0.55%) 4G
5 2 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) LTE
6 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (34.34%) NoSQL
3 60 (16.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (12.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (12.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 44 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (11.26%) MongoDB
9 25 (6.87%) Oracle Database
10 24 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (6.32%) RavenDB
11 23 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (6.04%) Relational Database
12 22 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (5.77%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.02%) Power BI
15 10 (2.75%) MySQL
16 9 (2.47%) DTS
17 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 108 (29.67%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.69%) NUnit
3 25 (6.87%) MSTest
4 23 (6.32%) JIRA
4 23 (6.32%) Visual Studio
5 16 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.10%) Moq
6 4 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.55%) Selenium
8 2 (0.55%) Toad
9 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.27%) Subversion
9 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (16.76%) Marketing
2 47 (12.91%) Games
3 45 (12.36%) Finance
4 27 (7.42%) Advertising
5 16 (4.40%) Music Industry
6 10 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.20%) Back Office
8 6 (1.65%) Retail
9 3 (0.82%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 287 (78.85%) Developer
2 245 (67.31%) .NET Developer
3 66 (18.13%) .NET Software Developer
4 60 (16.48%) C# Developer
5 55 (15.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (11.81%) DBA
7 39 (10.71%) SQL DBA
8 26 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 24 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (6.32%) Administrator
10 23 (6.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (5.77%) Internet Developer
11 21 (5.77%) SQL Server DBA
12 20 (5.49%) C# WPF Developer
12 20 (5.49%) WPF Developer
13 15 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (3.30%) Digital Developer
15 11 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 11 (3.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 9 (2.47%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (83.24%) .NET
2 224 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 212 (58.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 167 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 160 (43.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 159 (43.68%) RESTful
7 154 (42.31%) WCF
8 147 (40.38%) .NET Framework
9 110 (30.22%) Node.js
10 106 (29.12%) WPF
11 96 (26.37%) Entity Framework
12 89 (24.45%) AngularJS
13 79 (21.70%) Code First Entity Framework
14 70 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 61 (16.76%) KnockoutJS
16 56 (15.38%) WinForms
17 55 (15.11%) Web Services
18 53 (14.56%) CSS
19 51 (14.01%) HTML
20 31 (8.52%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (14.01%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (5.22%) W3C
4 12 (3.30%) Fintech
4 12 (3.30%) Social Network
5 10 (2.75%) Clustering
6 9 (2.47%) Replication
7 8 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.20%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.92%) Tandem
9 6 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.37%) iPhone
10 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.55%) BBC
12 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.55%) Social Media
13 1 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 92 (25.27%) Windows
2 20 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.65%) VMS
3 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.37%) Android
4 5 (1.37%) Linux
4 5 (1.37%) Unix
4 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (62.64%) MVC
3 206 (56.59%) TDD
4 198 (54.40%) Web Application Development
5 170 (46.70%) BDD
6 83 (22.80%) Scrum
7 74 (20.33%) Dependency Injection
8 64 (17.58%) OO
9 63 (17.31%) Kanban
10 55 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (8.52%) MVVM
14 28 (7.69%) Analytics
14 28 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (6.32%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.04%) ITIL
16 22 (6.04%) Multithreading
17 19 (5.22%) Domain-Driven Design
17 19 (5.22%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 296 (81.32%) C#
2 123 (33.79%) Ruby
3 116 (31.87%) SQL
4 87 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 87 (23.90%) T-SQL
5 25 (6.87%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.95%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.67%) F#
8 10 (2.75%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.65%) C
9 6 (1.65%) VB
10 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.82%) VBA
12 2 (0.55%) C++
12 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) Java
13 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (7.14%) Degree
2 18 (4.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) MCSE
6 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCITP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) SLA
2 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.55%) Docker
4 2 (0.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (4.40%) Kibana
2 3 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
4 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 117 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.74%) Google
3 28 (7.69%) Oracle
4 19 (5.22%) Facebook
5 10 (2.75%) Tableau
6 6 (1.65%) Twitter
6 6 (1.65%) VMware
7 5 (1.37%) IBM
8 4 (1.10%) Cisco
9 3 (0.82%) Citrix
9 3 (0.82%) Veeam
10 2 (0.55%) Apple
10 2 (0.55%) Capita
10 2 (0.55%) Infor
10 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.55%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) Sony
10 2 (0.55%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.55%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.27%) Sybase