Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 382 162 226
Rank change year-on-year -220 +64 +389
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 125 638 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 2.09% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 7.15% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 123 605 401
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.44% - -5.26%

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 7,091 8,923 9,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.66% 29.21% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,981 7,545 7,822
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,225
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Surrey -58 47 £50,000 +13.64% 8
Thames Valley -108 31 £50,000 +17.65% 26
West Sussex -32 30 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Buckinghamshire -39 14 £41,250 -2.94% 10
Berkshire -33 13 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Hampshire -98 10 £48,750 +21.88% 9
Kent -61 7 £37,500 -2.38% 14
Oxfordshire 0 5 £47,500 +5.56% 7
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (79.20%) SQL
3 70 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 70 (56.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (52.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 59 (47.20%) Microsoft
6 46 (36.80%) Windows
7 43 (34.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 39 (31.20%) Windows Server
9 38 (30.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (30.40%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (28.80%) C#
11 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (26.40%) PowerShell
13 32 (25.60%) .NET
14 31 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (21.60%) ETL
16 27 (21.60%) Migration
16 27 (21.60%) Scrum
16 27 (21.60%) SQL Server 2017
17 26 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (20.80%) MVC
18 25 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (19.20%) Data Migration
20 23 (18.40%) Degree
20 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
21 22 (17.60%) Clustering
22 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
22 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 13 (10.40%) IIS
2 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.00%) Office 365
3 11 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.80%) Power Platform
4 8 (6.40%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.80%) Twilio
6 5 (4.00%) IaaS
6 5 (4.00%) PaaS
7 4 (3.20%) SaaS
8 1 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.80%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) DHCP
2 11 (8.80%) DNS
3 9 (7.20%) VoIP
3 9 (7.20%) VPN
4 8 (6.40%) CTI
4 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.60%) Firewall
6 6 (4.80%) GPRS
7 3 (2.40%) BGP
7 3 (2.40%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.40%) OSPF
7 3 (2.40%) SAN
7 3 (2.40%) VLAN
7 3 (2.40%) Wireless
8 2 (1.60%) HTTP
9 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (56.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 65 (52.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 43 (34.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (30.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (21.60%) SQL Server 2017
8 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (10.40%) DTS
11 11 (8.80%) Power BI
12 9 (7.20%) NoSQL
13 6 (4.80%) Redis
14 4 (3.20%) Amazon Athena
14 4 (3.20%) OLAP
15 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (2.40%) Big Data
15 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (2.40%) OLAP Cube
16 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.40%) git-flow
4 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.60%) NUnit
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.80%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.80%) ERwin
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Back Office
3 3 (2.40%) Advertising
3 3 (2.40%) Billing
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) DBA
1 55 (44.00%) SQL DBA
2 48 (38.40%) Developer
3 37 (29.60%) SQL Server DBA
4 20 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 15 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 13 (10.40%) Production DBA
6 13 (10.40%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (8.00%) Junior
8 10 (8.00%) Junior Developer
9 8 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.40%) IT Support
9 8 (6.40%) Junior Web Developer
9 8 (6.40%) SQL BI Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Administrator
11 6 (4.80%) Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) .NET
2 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.00%) .NET Core
4 18 (14.40%) AngularJS
4 18 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (14.40%) CSS
4 18 (14.40%) HTML
4 18 (14.40%) HTML5
5 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (11.20%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 11 (8.80%) Entity Framework
7 11 (8.80%) jQuery
7 11 (8.80%) Web Services
8 8 (6.40%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.60%) CSS3
9 7 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.80%) RESTful
11 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET Core
12 4 (3.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Clustering
2 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.40%) Reinsurance
4 11 (8.80%) N-Tier
5 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.80%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.80%) Private Cloud
8 5 (4.00%) Replication
8 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (3.20%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.80%) BBC
12 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.80%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.80%) Social Media
12 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Windows
2 39 (31.20%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.40%) Android
4 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.60%) ETL
3 27 (21.60%) Migration
3 27 (21.60%) Scrum
4 26 (20.80%) MVC
4 26 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (19.20%) Data Migration
7 15 (12.00%) Business Continuity
8 14 (11.20%) Data Transformation
8 14 (11.20%) ITIL
8 14 (11.20%) Proactive Monitoring
8 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.40%) Computer Science
9 13 (10.40%) Mathematics
9 13 (10.40%) TDD
10 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (79.20%) SQL
2 70 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 36 (28.80%) C#
4 33 (26.40%) PowerShell
5 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.40%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) Ruby
7 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) MCP
3 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.20%) MCSA
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) CCNA
5 3 (2.40%) CCNP
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) SCCM
1 14 (11.20%) SCOM
2 13 (10.40%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (47.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) BMC
2 13 (10.40%) ServiceNow
2 13 (10.40%) VMware
3 11 (8.80%) Avaya
4 10 (8.00%) Tableau
5 7 (5.60%) Cisco
6 6 (4.80%) RedGate
6 6 (4.80%) SAP
7 5 (4.00%) Veritas
8 4 (3.20%) Facebook
9 3 (2.40%) Citrix
9 3 (2.40%) Dell
9 3 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.40%) Ubiquiti
9 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.60%) NetApp
10 2 (1.60%) YouTube