Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 231 619
Rank change year-on-year +67 +388 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 615 408 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 1.37% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.95% 4.53% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 380 15
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,100
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -1.10% -20.87%

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 8,851 8,999 11,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.18% 30.18% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,478 7,788 10,499
South East median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,663 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 +67 183 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Surrey +48 136 £44,000 -12.00% 7
Hampshire +17 109 £40,000 - 11
Kent +44 100 £38,415 +2.44% 9
Buckinghamshire +21 79 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Berkshire +47 60 £40,000 - 3
West Sussex +2 59 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire +12 44 £45,000 - 7
East Sussex -31 18 £40,000 - 1
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 -
Sussex - 5 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 615 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 507 (82.44%) .NET
3 506 (82.28%) C#
4 434 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
5 387 (62.93%) MVC
6 381 (61.95%) ASP.NET
7 368 (59.84%) TDD
8 367 (59.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 351 (57.07%) Web Application Development
10 325 (52.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 297 (48.29%) BDD
12 283 (46.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 274 (44.55%) RESTful
14 245 (39.84%) WCF
15 203 (33.01%) Ruby
16 200 (32.52%) Git (software)
17 199 (32.36%) NoSQL
18 195 (31.71%) .NET Framework
19 192 (31.22%) Node.js
20 183 (29.76%) Microsoft
21 175 (28.46%) AngularJS
22 169 (27.48%) SQL
23 155 (25.20%) Scrum
24 150 (24.39%) WPF
25 140 (22.76%) Entity Framework
26 139 (22.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 127 (20.65%) OO
28 126 (20.49%) Dependency Injection
29 123 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
30 120 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.63%) NServiceBus
3 7 (1.14%) DataSynapse
3 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.14%) IIS
3 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 120 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.25%) GitHub
4 17 (2.76%) Google Analytics
5 10 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.14%) Office 365
7 6 (0.98%) Google Play
7 6 (0.98%) PaaS
8 4 (0.65%) SaaS
9 3 (0.49%) IaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.76%) Internet
2 19 (3.09%) Broadband
3 9 (1.46%) Hyperconnected
4 5 (0.81%) HTTP
5 2 (0.33%) 4G
5 2 (0.33%) Intranet
5 2 (0.33%) SMS
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) LTE
6 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (32.36%) NoSQL
3 83 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (11.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 69 (11.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 65 (10.57%) MongoDB
8 62 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 46 (7.48%) RavenDB
10 38 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (4.88%) Power BI
12 25 (4.07%) Oracle Database
12 25 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 21 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (3.09%) Relational Database
16 14 (2.28%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.63%) Data Mining
18 9 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 200 (32.52%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.94%) MSTest
2 55 (8.94%) NUnit
3 27 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 19 (3.09%) JIRA
5 17 (2.76%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.95%) Moq
6 12 (1.95%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.33%) Selenium
10 2 (0.33%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.33%) Toad
11 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (13.50%) Marketing
2 82 (13.33%) Finance
3 69 (11.22%) Games
4 57 (9.27%) Advertising
5 40 (6.50%) Music Industry
6 19 (3.09%) Retail
7 18 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 529 (86.02%) Developer
2 446 (72.52%) .NET Developer
3 104 (16.91%) C# Developer
4 98 (15.93%) .NET Software Developer
5 96 (15.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (9.59%) SQL Developer
7 39 (6.34%) C# WPF Developer
7 39 (6.34%) WPF Developer
8 36 (5.85%) DBA
9 33 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (5.37%) SQL Server Developer
10 32 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (5.20%) SQL DBA
11 25 (4.07%) Internet Developer
12 24 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.58%) Administrator
14 20 (3.25%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 18 (2.93%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (82.44%) .NET
2 381 (61.95%) ASP.NET
3 367 (59.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 325 (52.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 283 (46.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 274 (44.55%) RESTful
7 245 (39.84%) WCF
8 195 (31.71%) .NET Framework
9 192 (31.22%) Node.js
10 175 (28.46%) AngularJS
11 150 (24.39%) WPF
12 140 (22.76%) Entity Framework
13 139 (22.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 123 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
15 101 (16.42%) KnockoutJS
16 85 (13.82%) HTML
17 83 (13.50%) CSS
18 67 (10.89%) WinForms
19 62 (10.08%) Ninject
20 56 (9.11%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 108 (17.56%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (5.37%) Social Network
4 30 (4.88%) Fintech
5 19 (3.09%) W3C
6 15 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.95%) Tandem
8 9 (1.46%) Clustering
8 9 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.30%) Digital TV
9 8 (1.30%) Replication
10 6 (0.98%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.98%) iPhone
10 6 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.98%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.81%) BBC
11 5 (0.81%) Social Media
12 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.54%) Windows
2 33 (5.37%) Windows Server
3 15 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.63%) VMS
5 9 (1.46%) Linux
6 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.98%) Android
8 5 (0.81%) Unix
9 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (62.93%) MVC
3 368 (59.84%) TDD
4 351 (57.07%) Web Application Development
5 297 (48.29%) BDD
6 155 (25.20%) Scrum
7 127 (20.65%) OO
8 126 (20.49%) Dependency Injection
9 105 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
10 95 (15.45%) Kanban
11 59 (9.59%) MVVM
12 41 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (5.53%) Domain-Driven Design
15 31 (5.04%) SDLC
16 30 (4.88%) Analytics
17 29 (4.72%) Asset Management
17 29 (4.72%) Wealth Management
18 28 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 506 (82.28%) C#
2 203 (33.01%) Ruby
3 169 (27.48%) SQL
4 119 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 115 (18.70%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 31 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.93%) F#
9 17 (2.76%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.95%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.79%) VB
12 10 (1.63%) C
13 7 (1.14%) VBA
14 6 (0.98%) C++
15 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.49%) PHP
17 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 1 (0.16%) Java
17 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (4.72%) Degree
2 19 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.79%) MCSE
5 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.49%) MCSA
7 3 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.30%) Docker
2 8 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.76%) Kibana
2 8 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.49%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 183 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.94%) Google
3 37 (6.02%) Facebook
4 27 (4.39%) Oracle
5 18 (2.93%) Tableau
6 15 (2.44%) Twitter
7 14 (2.28%) Citrix
8 5 (0.81%) Apple
8 5 (0.81%) Sony
8 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.81%) VMware
8 5 (0.81%) Yahoo!
9 4 (0.65%) Cisco
9 4 (0.65%) Meraki
10 3 (0.49%) Veeam
11 2 (0.33%) Cognos
11 2 (0.33%) IBM
11 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.33%) RedGate
12 1 (0.16%) Sybase