Period
to 12 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 354 313 371
Rank change year-on-year -41 +58 -246
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 35 77 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.91% 1.97% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 137
10th Percentile " " £33,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £51,875 £52,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £59,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 3,836 3,901 7,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.98% 25.74% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,005 3,212 6,081
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,006 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.01% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 12 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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
Berkshire +9 20 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Thames Valley +7 20 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Hampshire -27 7 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Kent - 5 £42,000 -
Surrey -10 2 £56,250 -2.17%
West Sussex -28 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
3 30 (85.71%) .NET
4 29 (82.86%) C#
5 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (60.00%) Azure
6 17 (48.57%) Scrum
7 15 (42.86%) Cloud Native
8 14 (40.00%) DevOps
8 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2019
8 14 (40.00%) MVC
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (40.00%) CMS
8 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (40.00%) jQuery
9 13 (37.14%) Multithreading
9 13 (37.14%) Migration
9 13 (37.14%) Web Services
9 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
9 13 (37.14%) Social Skills
9 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
9 13 (37.14%) React
9 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
11 10 (28.57%) Machine Learning

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 14 (40.00%) CMS
2 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Azure Functions
2 8 (22.86%) Serverless
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (14.29%) SaaS
4 4 (11.43%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
2 4 (11.43%) VLAN
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2019
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) MS Access
5 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (11.43%) Power BI
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Social Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Lead Developer
4 12 (34.29%) Lead .NET Developer
5 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
6 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) Lead C# Developer
6 9 (25.71%) React Developer
7 7 (20.00%) Azure Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Analyst
9 4 (11.43%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
9 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
10 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
10 3 (8.57%) IT Support
10 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (40.00%) jQuery
3 13 (37.14%) React
3 13 (37.14%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 10 (28.57%) Kafka
5 8 (22.86%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) WCF
7 6 (17.14%) SOAP
8 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (8.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Cloud Native
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) DevOps
3 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 14 (40.00%) MVC
4 13 (37.14%) Migration
4 13 (37.14%) Multithreading
4 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
5 10 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 8 (22.86%) Functional Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Microservices
7 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.14%) Information Security
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (11.43%) Remarketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (2.86%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Nintex
3 5 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Veeam
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec