Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 282 511
Rank change year-on-year -138 +229 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 28 5 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 6
10th Percentile £38,125 £41,625 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,500 £42,188 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,813 £45,938
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,375 £48,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00% -

SQL Server 2019 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 4,606 2,227 6,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.93% 28.32% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,164 1,906 5,521
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,668 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.34% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

SQL Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in the South East

SQL Server 2019
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2019 in the South East

SQL Server 2019
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2019 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2019 in the South East

SQL Server 2019
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 2019 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
Berkshire -64 17 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Thames Valley -86 17 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Surrey -62 4 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Hampshire -119 2 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 - 6
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019 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 2019.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (78.57%) Azure
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) .NET
6 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (46.43%) C#
8 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 12 (42.86%) Migration
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (42.86%) Social Skills
9 11 (39.29%) DevOps
10 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
10 10 (35.71%) React
10 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
10 10 (35.71%) CMS
10 10 (35.71%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (35.71%) Cloud Native
11 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
11 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (28.57%) Python
13 7 (25.00%) Java
13 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (25.00%) Windows
13 7 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence

SQL Server 2019
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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (35.71%) CMS
3 5 (17.86%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Azure Functions
2 7 (25.00%) Serverless
3 3 (10.71%) Power Platform
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (10.71%) Power BI
10 2 (7.14%) Big Data
10 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (3.57%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Lead .NET Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Lead Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) DBA
3 7 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) React Developer
3 7 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) React
3 7 (25.00%) Kafka
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) XSLT
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) Sass
6 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Cloud Native
2 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Migration
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (25.00%) Microservices
7 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Fintech
10 3 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (7.14%) Data Strategy
11 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) XPath
8 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) HNC
3 2 (7.14%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Accessibility
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) DFS Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Nintex
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks