Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4833 6410 7521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.16% 16.83% 17.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.35% 54.47% 56.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 6049 6931
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9059 11768 13274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.28% 30.91% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7837 10455 11322
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the South East

SQL Server
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 -1 1058 £40,000 - 76
Surrey -1 928 £47,500 +5.56% 53
Berkshire -6 772 £45,000 - 54
Buckinghamshire +5 523 £42,500 - 29
West Sussex +1 503 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Oxfordshire 0 408 £40,000 - 39
Kent +3 357 £39,250 -7.65% 18
East Sussex 0 251 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Middlesex -9 18 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Isle of Wight 0 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Sussex -5 2 £27,500 -21.43%
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 2939 (60.81%) .NET
2 2786 (57.65%) C#
3 2382 (49.29%) SQL
4 2046 (42.33%) ASP.NET
5 1998 (41.34%) Microsoft
6 1921 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1705 (35.28%) MVC
8 1637 (33.87%) JavaScript
9 1335 (27.62%) HTML
10 1256 (25.99%) CSS
11 1238 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1191 (24.64%) Windows
13 910 (18.83%) TDD
14 843 (17.44%) AngularJS
15 831 (17.19%) jQuery
16 819 (16.95%) T-SQL
17 816 (16.88%) Finance
18 808 (16.72%) .NET Framework
19 746 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
20 702 (14.53%) Degree
21 684 (14.15%) Web Services
22 669 (13.84%) Scrum
23 647 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 632 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 622 (12.87%) WCF
26 610 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
27 593 (12.27%) OO
28 591 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
29 546 (11.30%) Windows Server
30 544 (11.26%) Oracle

SQL Server
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
1 388 (8.03%) IIS
2 234 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 181 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 151 (3.12%) CMS
5 140 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 118 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 102 (2.11%) Apache
8 76 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 73 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 57 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 57 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 48 (0.99%) Drupal
12 43 (0.89%) WordPress
13 42 (0.87%) Confluence
14 41 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
15 37 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
15 37 (0.77%) Skype for Business
16 32 (0.66%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.54%) WebSphere
18 25 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 220 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.062%) SPSS
7 2 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.041%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.021%) GIMP
8 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.17%) Magento
7 8 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
7 8 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 8 (0.17%) SAP PS
7 8 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 5 (0.10%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.083%) Sage X3
10 4 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.062%) Cerner Millennium
11 3 (0.062%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 610 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 248 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 179 (3.70%) SaaS
4 153 (3.17%) Office 365
5 58 (1.20%) IaaS
6 54 (1.12%) PaaS
7 42 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.70%) GitHub
10 20 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.25%) Trello
14 11 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
15 10 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
16 9 (0.19%) SoftLayer
17 7 (0.14%) Asana
17 7 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 212 (4.39%) Internet
2 193 (3.99%) Firewall
3 170 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 165 (3.41%) DNS
5 105 (2.17%) HTTP
6 96 (1.99%) SAN
7 92 (1.90%) LAN
8 87 (1.80%) DHCP
8 87 (1.80%) WAN
9 54 (1.12%) VPN
10 45 (0.93%) NAS
11 44 (0.91%) VLAN
12 42 (0.87%) Network Security
12 42 (0.87%) SMTP
13 41 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
15 34 (0.70%) VoIP
16 33 (0.68%) SSL
17 28 (0.58%) Skype
18 22 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 632 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 530 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 411 (8.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 382 (7.90%) Relational Database
6 372 (7.70%) MySQL
7 337 (6.97%) NoSQL
8 330 (6.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 326 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 323 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
11 302 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 226 (4.68%) MongoDB
13 199 (4.12%) Power BI
14 117 (2.42%) Big Data
15 115 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 106 (2.19%) RDBMS
17 94 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
18 86 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 79 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
19 79 (1.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 501 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 440 (9.10%) Visual Studio
3 403 (8.34%) Git (software)
4 274 (5.67%) NUnit
5 199 (4.12%) Subversion
6 196 (4.06%) JIRA
7 160 (3.31%) TeamCity
8 88 (1.82%) Moq
8 88 (1.82%) Selenium
9 51 (1.06%) Bugzilla
10 49 (1.01%) Trac
11 47 (0.97%) Jenkins
11 47 (0.97%) JSUnit
11 47 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 44 (0.91%) MSTest
13 43 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
14 36 (0.74%) SpecFlow
15 31 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 28 (0.58%) Maven
16 28 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 816 (16.88%) Finance
2 209 (4.32%) Retail
3 201 (4.16%) Marketing
4 126 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 125 (2.59%) Games
6 103 (2.13%) Advertising
7 98 (2.03%) Banking
8 89 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.45%) Electronics
10 63 (1.30%) Back Office
11 55 (1.14%) Automotive
12 47 (0.97%) Legal
13 44 (0.91%) Publishing
14 29 (0.60%) Music Industry
15 27 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.37%) French Language
16 18 (0.37%) German Language
17 15 (0.31%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.21%) Billing
19 8 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2961 (61.27%) Developer
2 1679 (34.74%) .NET Developer
3 1064 (22.02%) C# Developer
4 760 (15.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 541 (11.19%) Software Developer
6 500 (10.35%) SQL Developer
7 480 (9.93%) Analyst
8 475 (9.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 402 (8.32%) Senior Developer
10 383 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 329 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 314 (6.50%) .NET Software Developer
13 302 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
14 257 (5.32%) Web Developer
15 251 (5.19%) DBA
16 211 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
17 210 (4.35%) Administrator
18 201 (4.16%) Junior
19 199 (4.12%) SQL DBA
20 179 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2939 (60.81%) .NET
2 2046 (42.33%) ASP.NET
3 1335 (27.62%) HTML
4 1256 (25.99%) CSS
5 1238 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 843 (17.44%) AngularJS
7 831 (17.19%) jQuery
8 808 (16.72%) .NET Framework
9 746 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 684 (14.15%) Web Services
11 622 (12.87%) WCF
12 537 (11.11%) XML
13 479 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 469 (9.70%) Entity Framework
15 428 (8.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 425 (8.79%) RESTful
17 408 (8.44%) WPF
18 387 (8.01%) HTML5
19 347 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
20 261 (5.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 357 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 327 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 310 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 158 (3.27%) Clustering
5 136 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 116 (2.40%) Fintech
8 109 (2.26%) User Experience
9 91 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 87 (1.80%) Replication
11 75 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 44 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 39 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 33 (0.68%) iPad
15 32 (0.66%) Driving Licence
16 30 (0.62%) Social Media
17 24 (0.50%) EPoS
18 23 (0.48%) Data Structures
18 23 (0.48%) FMCG
18 23 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1191 (24.64%) Windows
2 546 (11.30%) Windows Server
3 368 (7.61%) Linux
4 295 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 219 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (3.00%) Android
7 114 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 96 (1.99%) Unix
9 72 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 65 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (1.08%) CentOS
12 44 (0.91%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (0.50%) Windows 8
15 19 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
17 10 (0.21%) Debian
17 10 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1921 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1705 (35.28%) MVC
3 910 (18.83%) TDD
4 669 (13.84%) Scrum
5 593 (12.27%) OO
6 591 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
7 506 (10.47%) Web Development
8 493 (10.20%) Web Application Development
9 473 (9.79%) BDD
10 460 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 338 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 337 (6.97%) SDLC
13 323 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 283 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 275 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
16 243 (5.03%) ETL
17 224 (4.63%) SOLID
18 223 (4.61%) OOP
19 202 (4.18%) Mentoring
20 196 (4.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2786 (57.65%) C#
2 2382 (49.29%) SQL
3 1637 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 819 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 387 (8.01%) VB.NET
6 383 (7.92%) Java
7 241 (4.99%) Ruby
8 237 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 198 (4.10%) PHP
10 192 (3.97%) C++
11 126 (2.61%) Python
12 122 (2.52%) VB
13 108 (2.23%) TypeScript
14 69 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 60 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 60 (1.24%) C
16 55 (1.14%) Perl
17 49 (1.01%) F#
18 45 (0.93%) VBA
19 34 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 702 (14.53%) Degree
2 275 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (2.57%) MCSE
4 123 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 65 (1.34%) MCSA
7 53 (1.10%) CCNA
8 44 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 41 (0.85%) MCITP
10 37 (0.77%) ISEB
10 37 (0.77%) SC Cleared
11 32 (0.66%) MCP
12 29 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (0.60%) MCTS
13 26 (0.54%) CCA
13 26 (0.54%) CISSP
14 25 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.08%) QA
2 113 (2.34%) SLA
3 60 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.12%) GPG13
7 6 (0.12%) HL7
8 5 (0.10%) GDPR
9 4 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.083%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.083%) PMO
9 4 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.083%) WCAG
10 3 (0.062%) IFRS
10 3 (0.062%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.021%) EFQM
11 1 (0.021%) GAMP
System Software
1 400 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 187 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.10%) XenApp
5 50 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (0.97%) vSphere
7 44 (0.91%) Docker
8 26 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 17 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.31%) KVM
10 15 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (0.31%) XenServer
11 14 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.25%) ISA Server
13 11 (0.23%) MetaFrame
14 9 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.14%) Varnish
16 5 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 77 (1.59%) WSUS
2 58 (1.20%) Kibana
3 56 (1.16%) Puppet
4 47 (0.97%) SCCM
5 39 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 39 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (0.68%) Ansible
7 30 (0.62%) vCenter Server
8 29 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 23 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (0.33%) SCOM
11 16 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 16 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 15 (0.31%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.29%) Nagios
14 13 (0.27%) SCDPM
15 12 (0.25%) Salt
15 12 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1998 (41.34%) Microsoft
2 544 (11.26%) Oracle
3 290 (6.00%) VMware
4 180 (3.72%) Cisco
5 150 (3.10%) SAP
6 123 (2.55%) Citrix
7 94 (1.94%) Tableau
8 82 (1.70%) HP
9 79 (1.63%) Sitecore
10 68 (1.41%) IBM
11 58 (1.20%) Google
12 54 (1.12%) Facebook
12 54 (1.12%) Xamarin
13 43 (0.89%) Apple
14 39 (0.81%) Cognos
15 38 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 35 (0.72%) NetApp
17 33 (0.68%) Dell
17 33 (0.68%) Red Hat
17 33 (0.68%) Splunk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Qualifications
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48K plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefiits + training + progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-70,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + benfits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c40-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum.
Posted: Yesterday