Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 501 647
Rank change year-on-year +358 +146 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 701 86 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 0.25% 0.026%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.11% 0.87% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 654 77 9
South East median annual salary £41,250 £47,000 £76,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.23% -38.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,850 £61,250 £79,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% -14.55% -

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 9862 9853 13857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.76% 29.04% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8478 8630 11909
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +219 239 £40,000 -8.57% 14
Surrey +121 152 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Buckinghamshire +111 110 £45,000 - 8
Hampshire +63 101 £45,000 +16.13% 10
Kent - 87 £42,500 - 10
Berkshire +109 76 £37,500 -14.29% 3
West Sussex +62 69 £42,500 -9.57% 4
Oxfordshire +45 53 £40,000 +14.29% 3
East Sussex +40 47 £40,000 - 2
Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 701 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 619 (88.30%) .NET
3 600 (85.59%) C#
4 517 (73.75%) TDD
5 515 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
6 493 (70.33%) ASP.NET
7 486 (69.33%) MVC
8 481 (68.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 446 (63.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 413 (58.92%) Web Application Development
11 384 (54.78%) BDD
12 351 (50.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 319 (45.51%) RESTful
14 293 (41.80%) WCF
15 250 (35.66%) AngularJS
16 226 (32.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 209 (29.81%) Greenfield Project
18 196 (27.96%) Ruby
19 194 (27.67%) Node.js
20 187 (26.68%) Git (software)
21 185 (26.39%) NoSQL
22 181 (25.82%) KnockoutJS
23 177 (25.25%) .NET Framework
24 168 (23.97%) Scrum
25 156 (22.25%) SQL
26 147 (20.97%) Microsoft
27 146 (20.83%) JavaScript
28 138 (19.69%) Entity Framework
29 132 (18.83%) Internet
30 123 (17.55%) Code First Entity Framework

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 12 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 92 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.28%) GitHub
3 10 (1.43%) SaaS
4 9 (1.28%) Office 365
5 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.71%) PaaS
7 4 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Google Play
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.14%) npm
9 1 (0.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 132 (18.83%) Internet
2 49 (6.99%) Broadband
3 15 (2.14%) Extranet
3 15 (2.14%) Intranet
4 10 (1.43%) Hyperconnected
5 6 (0.86%) SAN
6 5 (0.71%) NAS
7 2 (0.29%) DHCP
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (26.39%) NoSQL
3 64 (9.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 63 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (5.85%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.99%) RavenDB
11 25 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 18 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (2.43%) Relational Database
14 14 (2.00%) OLAP
14 14 (2.00%) Power BI
15 8 (1.14%) SSDT
16 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 187 (26.68%) Git (software)
2 103 (14.69%) NUnit
3 73 (10.41%) MSTest
4 62 (8.84%) Moq
4 62 (8.84%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (3.42%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.86%) JIRA
10 4 (0.57%) Selenium
10 4 (0.57%) Subversion
11 3 (0.43%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.14%) Babel
13 1 (0.14%) Log4Net
13 1 (0.14%) webpack
General
1 105 (14.98%) Games
2 70 (9.99%) Music Industry
3 51 (7.28%) Marketing
3 51 (7.28%) Telecoms
4 50 (7.13%) Advertising
5 43 (6.13%) Finance
6 16 (2.28%) Retail
7 8 (1.14%) Back Office
8 3 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 632 (90.16%) Developer
2 577 (82.31%) .NET Developer
3 69 (9.84%) C# Developer
4 68 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (8.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 59 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (8.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 52 (7.42%) DBA
9 49 (6.99%) SQL DBA
9 49 (6.99%) Telecoms Developer
10 45 (6.42%) SQL Developer
11 39 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 38 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 37 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 32 (4.56%) Internet Developer
15 29 (4.14%) Administrator
15 29 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
16 26 (3.71%) SQL Server Developer
17 24 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
18 23 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (88.30%) .NET
2 493 (70.33%) ASP.NET
3 481 (68.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 446 (63.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 351 (50.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 319 (45.51%) RESTful
7 293 (41.80%) WCF
8 250 (35.66%) AngularJS
9 226 (32.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 194 (27.67%) Node.js
11 181 (25.82%) KnockoutJS
12 177 (25.25%) .NET Framework
13 138 (19.69%) Entity Framework
14 123 (17.55%) Code First Entity Framework
15 112 (15.98%) WPF
16 104 (14.84%) HTML
17 93 (13.27%) Ninject
18 91 (12.98%) Spring.NET
19 78 (11.13%) Unity DI Container
20 68 (9.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (29.81%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (4.71%) Tandem
4 25 (3.57%) Digital TV
5 20 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.71%) Fintech
7 16 (2.28%) Clustering
8 14 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.43%) Replication
11 9 (1.28%) Social Network
12 7 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.86%) Music Streaming
13 6 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.86%) W3C
14 4 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.43%) iPhone
16 2 (0.29%) Data Centre
16 2 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.13%) Windows
2 20 (2.85%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.43%) Android
4 15 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.29%) Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (73.75%) TDD
2 515 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (69.33%) MVC
4 413 (58.92%) Web Application Development
5 384 (54.78%) BDD
6 168 (23.97%) Scrum
7 120 (17.12%) Dependency Injection
8 117 (16.69%) Kanban
9 116 (16.55%) OO
10 111 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
12 97 (13.84%) MVVM
13 86 (12.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 84 (11.98%) CQRS
15 79 (11.27%) Inversion of Control
16 77 (10.98%) High Availability
17 53 (7.56%) Web Development
18 35 (4.99%) ETL
19 30 (4.28%) Analytics
20 27 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 600 (85.59%) C#
2 196 (27.96%) Ruby
3 156 (22.25%) SQL
4 146 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 88 (12.55%) T-SQL
6 36 (5.14%) VB.NET
7 31 (4.42%) VB
8 15 (2.14%) TypeScript
9 14 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (1.43%) F#
12 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.29%) PHP
14 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.14%) ES6
14 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (1.71%) Degree
2 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.43%) MCSA
4 8 (1.14%) MCDBA
5 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (3.28%) Docker
2 12 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.71%) Firmware
4 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.29%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (1.43%) Kibana
3 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.86%) SCCM
4 6 (0.86%) SCOM
5 5 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.71%) WSUS
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (0.29%) Puppet
7 2 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 147 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.14%) Facebook
3 13 (1.85%) RedGate
4 11 (1.57%) Citrix
5 8 (1.14%) Oracle
6 7 (1.00%) Cisco
6 7 (1.00%) Google
6 7 (1.00%) VMware
7 5 (0.71%) Meraki
8 4 (0.57%) Tableau
8 4 (0.57%) Twitter
9 3 (0.43%) SAP
10 2 (0.29%) Brocade
10 2 (0.29%) Juniper
10 2 (0.29%) NetApp
11 1 (0.14%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.14%) Apple
11 1 (0.14%) Cognos
11 1 (0.14%) IBM
11 1 (0.14%) Informatica