Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL Server 2017 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2017 over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017
England > South East
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 436 479 571
Rank change year-on-year +43 +92 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2017 26 47 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.63% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 7
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -25.45% -
10th Percentile £44,500 £33,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.40% -

SQL Server 2017 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 5,547 7,473 9,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.75% 27.96% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,587 6,283 8,539
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2017
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2017 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the South East over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2017 in the South East

SQL Server 2017
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 2017 within the South East region over the 6 months to 30 March 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
Hampshire +19 10 £35,000 -10.83%
Surrey +29 8 £50,000 +33.33%
West Sussex +31 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
SQL Server 2017
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 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 2017.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) Azure
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 10 (38.46%) Clustering
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) High Availability
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (30.77%) Firmware
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
8 7 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) Perl
8 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) MCP
8 7 (26.92%) Splunk
8 7 (26.92%) HBase
8 7 (26.92%) Machine Learning

SQL Server 2017
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 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (26.92%) Big Data
4 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
4 7 (26.92%) HBase
4 7 (26.92%) KNIME
4 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (23.08%) MS Access
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) Power BI
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Data Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) DBA
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Operations Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Database Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Database Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Core
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) HTML5
1 6 (23.08%) jQuery
1 6 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
1 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) High Availability
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (26.92%) Data Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Machine Learning
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Security Hardening
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 5 (19.23%) Ticket Management
6 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) R
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) MCP
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) MCSA
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Firmware
3 7 (26.92%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) ServiceNow
2 7 (26.92%) Splunk
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) VMware