Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 401 310 378
Rank change year-on-year -91 +68 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 48 19 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 0.70% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 85
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £39,063 - £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £67,500 £55,625 £62,500
90th Percentile - £58,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £46,865 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.96% -1.34% -9.52%

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 4,544 2,703 5,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.21% 26.89% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,117 2,351 4,926
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -54 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -18 25 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Hampshire -73 9 £42,500 -26.09% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Surrey -72 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Kent -47 3 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Oxfordshire -26 1 £47,500 +2.70%
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (83.33%) Azure
3 29 (60.42%) SQL
3 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
4 20 (41.67%) DevOps
5 19 (39.58%) SDLC
6 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
8 16 (33.33%) C#
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (31.25%) Python
10 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
11 13 (27.08%) Full Stack Development
11 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
11 13 (27.08%) .NET
12 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (25.00%) MVC
12 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (25.00%) REST
13 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (22.92%) Virtual Environments
13 11 (22.92%) Sage
13 11 (22.92%) Data Mining
14 10 (20.83%) Firewall
14 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
14 10 (20.83%) jQuery
14 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (20.83%) Social Skills
15 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
16 8 (16.67%) Linux

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (83.33%) Azure
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (16.67%) Power Platform
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 4 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 3 (6.25%) Azure Pipelines
6 2 (4.17%) Azure Functions
6 2 (4.17%) Nutanix
6 2 (4.17%) Serverless
7 1 (2.08%) AWS
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.08%) IaaS
7 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 4 (8.33%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.92%) Data Mining
4 8 (16.67%) MS Access
4 8 (16.67%) Power BI
4 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2019
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2017
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.33%) Big Data
7 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) tSQLt
5 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 10 (20.83%) Social Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Police
4 4 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) Data Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Administrator
6 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Azure Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (6.25%) DBA
8 3 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support
9 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) REST
3 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 10 (20.83%) jQuery
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 8 (16.67%) SOAP
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Core
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (4.17%) Blazor
8 2 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 5 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps
2 19 (39.58%) SDLC
3 13 (27.08%) Full Stack Development
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.00%) MVC
5 11 (22.92%) Virtual Environments
6 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.67%) Web Development
8 7 (14.58%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.33%) Data Security
10 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
10 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 16 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (31.25%) Python
5 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
7 4 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) vSphere
4 4 (8.33%) Docker
4 4 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.08%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Sage
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) Splunk
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) Sophos
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Telerik
7 2 (4.17%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Zerto