Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2017
England > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 418 494 565
Rank change year-on-year +76 +71 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2017 40 39 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 0.51% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 3
South East median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £33,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £58,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -

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 5,751 7,648 9,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.53% 28.64% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,784 6,371 8,608
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,931 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2017
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2017 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2017 in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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
West Sussex - 21 £40,000 -
Surrey +37 9 £50,000 +27.39% 1
Hampshire +20 5 £53,750 +16.22% 1
Thames Valley +31 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £50,000 +19.05%
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
SQL Server 2017
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 40 (100.00%) SQL
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (70.00%) Azure
4 26 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (62.50%) PowerShell
6 23 (57.50%) Degree
6 23 (57.50%) High Availability
6 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (57.50%) Clustering
6 23 (57.50%) Windows
7 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
8 21 (52.50%) Management Information System
9 20 (50.00%) Firmware
9 20 (50.00%) SLA
10 19 (47.50%) ITIL
10 19 (47.50%) MCP
10 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (47.50%) ServiceNow
10 19 (47.50%) Security Hardening
11 17 (42.50%) Ticket Management
12 16 (40.00%) Information Security
12 16 (40.00%) Finance
13 15 (37.50%) Unix
13 15 (37.50%) Solaris
14 7 (17.50%) Scrum
14 7 (17.50%) .NET
15 6 (15.00%) C#

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 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (70.00%) Azure
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.00%) MS Access
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data
8 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.50%) HBase
8 1 (2.50%) KNIME
8 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) DBA
2 18 (45.00%) SQL DBA
3 10 (25.00%) Administrator
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Database Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Database Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) .NET Core
2 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) HTML5
2 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 6 (15.00%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Clustering
2 21 (52.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Solaris
2 15 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (57.50%) High Availability
2 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Security Hardening
3 17 (42.50%) Ticket Management
4 16 (40.00%) Information Security
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Line Management
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) OOP
6 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Degree
2 19 (47.50%) MCP
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) SLA
2 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk