Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 371 282
Rank change year-on-year +95 -89 -116
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 18 129 310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 2.00% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 127 319
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +17.65%

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 2,280 6,452 8,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.02% 25.33% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 5,490 7,120
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,725 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 29 October 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 29 October 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
Thames Valley +114 9 £48,750 -9.30% 3
Berkshire +105 5 £52,500 -6.67% 2
Oxfordshire +62 4 £48,750 -
East Sussex +52 3 £44,250 -6.84%
Hampshire +90 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +80 2 £60,000 -7.69%
West Sussex +24 2 £37,500 -21.05%
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (55.56%) Azure
5 9 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (44.44%) Power Platform
7 7 (38.89%) Power BI
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) CSS
9 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (22.22%) DevOps
10 4 (22.22%) REST
10 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 4 (22.22%) Ajax

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Azure
2 8 (44.44%) Power Platform
3 3 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) Power Automate
4 1 (5.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) Modbus
1 2 (11.11%) MQTT
1 2 (11.11%) Profibus
1 2 (11.11%) RS-232
1 2 (11.11%) RS-485
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (38.89%) Power BI
4 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
7 3 (16.67%) OLAP
8 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (11.11%) InfluxDB
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (11.11%) MS Access
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Police
3 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) Kafka
7 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.11%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Telerik
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText
4 1 (5.56%) Xamarin