SQL Server Jobs in the South East

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South East

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 38 51 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 872 785 1,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.97% 5.59% 8.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.19% 31.60% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 798 642 1,190
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,188 £67,500 £62,688
90th Percentile £73,750 £95,000 £75,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.65% +2.73% +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East

SQL Server 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,709 2,484 5,118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.45% 17.68% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,003 1,653 3,043
10th Percentile £35,050 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +1 292 £52,500 -12.50% 38
Hampshire +10 157 £57,500 +7.48% 34
Surrey +10 140 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Kent +60 137 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Berkshire -18 128 £62,500 -10.71% 15
Oxfordshire +36 97 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Buckinghamshire -3 67 £52,500 - 11
East Sussex -10 63 £47,500 -13.64% 10
West Sussex +9 55 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Sussex - 11 £60,000 -
Middlesex -12 6 £44,658 -42.38%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 65 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.90%) Microsoft Exchange
3 28 (3.21%) IIS
4 12 (1.38%) CMS
5 11 (1.26%) Apache
6 6 (0.69%) Kentico
6 6 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.69%) WordPress
7 5 (0.57%) Confluence
7 5 (0.57%) Headless CMS
7 5 (0.57%) JBoss
8 4 (0.46%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.46%) TWiki
9 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.23%) Drupal
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.11%) DNN
11 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 2 (0.23%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.23%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.23%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 496 (56.88%) Azure
2 154 (17.66%) AWS
3 105 (12.04%) Power Platform
4 87 (9.98%) Microsoft 365
5 66 (7.57%) Azure DevOps
6 43 (4.93%) SaaS
7 26 (2.98%) OneDrive
7 26 (2.98%) PaaS
8 22 (2.52%) Entra ID
9 21 (2.41%) IaaS
10 18 (2.06%) PowerApps
11 17 (1.95%) Power Automate
12 15 (1.72%) Serverless
13 14 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (1.49%) Azure Service Bus
14 13 (1.49%) GCP
15 12 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (1.26%) GitHub
16 11 (1.26%) Google Play
17 10 (1.15%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.91%) Firewall
2 41 (4.70%) Internet
3 26 (2.98%) DNS
4 24 (2.75%) VoIP
5 18 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (1.83%) Broadband
7 13 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.38%) SAN
9 10 (1.15%) DHCP
9 10 (1.15%) VPN
10 9 (1.03%) HTTP
10 9 (1.03%) Network Security
10 9 (1.03%) WAN
11 8 (0.92%) SSL
12 7 (0.80%) LAN
13 5 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
13 5 (0.57%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.57%) Wireless
14 4 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (10.89%) Power BI
2 86 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (8.94%) MongoDB
4 72 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
5 64 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (5.28%) NoSQL
8 41 (4.70%) Relational Database
9 39 (4.47%) MySQL
10 37 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (2.18%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.03%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.92%) DynamoDB
15 8 (0.92%) Power Query
15 8 (0.92%) Redis
15 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 90 (10.32%) Git
2 52 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 36 (4.13%) JIRA
4 27 (3.10%) NUnit
5 16 (1.83%) Selenium
6 13 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.03%) eggPlant
8 8 (0.92%) Postman
8 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio Code
9 7 (0.80%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.69%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.69%) MSTest
11 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.57%) Moq
11 5 (0.57%) Subversion
12 4 (0.46%) GitLab
13 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 180 (20.64%) Social Skills
2 122 (13.99%) Finance
3 54 (6.19%) Retail
4 40 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.47%) Documentation Skills
6 32 (3.67%) Public Sector
7 29 (3.33%) Marketing
8 27 (3.10%) Games
9 22 (2.52%) Law
9 22 (2.52%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.83%) Aerospace
11 14 (1.61%) Advertising
12 13 (1.49%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.38%) Back Office
14 11 (1.26%) Banking
14 11 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
15 9 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 6 (0.69%) Billing
16 6 (0.69%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 555 (63.65%) Developer
2 329 (37.73%) .NET Developer
3 155 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 123 (14.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 101 (11.58%) Senior
6 85 (9.75%) Software Developer
7 81 (9.29%) Senior Developer
8 69 (7.91%) Support Engineer
9 51 (5.85%) Lead
10 48 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 40 (4.59%) IT Support
12 38 (4.36%) IT Engineer
13 37 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 37 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
14 36 (4.13%) DBA
15 35 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
15 35 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (3.90%) Consultant
17 33 (3.78%) C# Software Developer
18 32 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (63.07%) .NET
2 339 (38.88%) ASP.NET
3 282 (32.34%) .NET Core
4 267 (30.62%) AngularJS
5 242 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 229 (26.26%) Entity Framework
7 220 (25.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 215 (24.66%) React
9 213 (24.43%) .NET Framework
10 191 (21.90%) HTML
11 154 (17.66%) CSS
12 150 (17.20%) Vue
13 122 (13.99%) HTML5
14 88 (10.09%) Node.js
15 83 (9.52%) RESTful
16 65 (7.45%) LINQ
17 63 (7.22%) CSS3
18 61 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 57 (6.54%) Blazor
20 54 (6.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (3.44%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.33%) Replication
4 25 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.41%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.26%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.26%) iPhone
8 11 (1.26%) Legacy Applications
9 10 (1.15%) BBC
9 10 (1.15%) Product Ownership
9 10 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.15%) Social Media
10 8 (0.92%) Digital TV
11 7 (0.80%) Distributed Systems
11 7 (0.80%) Social Network
12 6 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.69%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.46%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.11%) Windows
2 67 (7.68%) Windows Server
3 33 (3.78%) Linux
4 29 (3.33%) VMS
5 15 (1.72%) Android
5 15 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.57%) CentOS
9 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.46%) AIX
10 4 (0.46%) Rocky
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (45.30%) Agile
2 306 (35.09%) Full Stack Development
3 293 (33.60%) MVC
4 224 (25.69%) Microservices
5 162 (18.58%) TDD
6 128 (14.68%) BDD
7 112 (12.84%) Computer Science
7 112 (12.84%) DevOps
7 112 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
8 111 (12.73%) Scrum
9 103 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
10 80 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 78 (8.94%) Kanban
12 69 (7.91%) OO
13 64 (7.34%) CI/CD
14 59 (6.77%) ETL
15 55 (6.31%) Unit Testing
16 54 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 53 (6.08%) Test Automation
18 50 (5.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 567 (65.02%) C#
2 387 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 345 (39.56%) SQL
4 175 (20.07%) TypeScript
5 83 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 66 (7.57%) Java
7 35 (4.01%) Python
8 31 (3.56%) PHP
9 24 (2.75%) C++
9 24 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.49%) Bicep
12 11 (1.26%) R
13 10 (1.15%) C
14 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.69%) Kotlin
15 6 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.69%) VB
16 4 (0.46%) CFML
16 4 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (18.92%) Degree
2 79 (9.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.29%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.15%) PhD
8 9 (1.03%) Azure Certification
9 5 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.57%) HNC
9 5 (0.57%) HND
10 4 (0.46%) CCNA
10 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.08%) QA
2 15 (1.72%) GDPR
3 10 (1.15%) HIPAA
4 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.57%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.46%) COBIT
6 4 (0.46%) SLA
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 67 (7.68%) Docker
3 61 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.61%) vSphere
7 6 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) pfSense
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.64%) Terraform
3 9 (1.03%) MIIS
3 9 (1.03%) SCCM
4 8 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.57%) Nagios
5 5 (0.57%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.34%) Ansible
6 3 (0.34%) Dell DRAC
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.11%) NetCrunch
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 467 (53.56%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.29%) VMware
3 52 (5.96%) Veeam
4 48 (5.50%) Oracle
5 45 (5.16%) Google
6 42 (4.82%) Citrix
7 17 (1.95%) Facebook
8 14 (1.61%) Apple
9 10 (1.15%) Sony
9 10 (1.15%) Yahoo!
10 9 (1.03%) Adobe
10 9 (1.03%) Cisco
10 9 (1.03%) EMC
11 8 (0.92%) Aruba
11 8 (0.92%) Palo Alto
11 8 (0.92%) Zerto
12 5 (0.57%) Adaptive Insights
12 5 (0.57%) Anaplan
12 5 (0.57%) Jedox
12 5 (0.57%) Tagetik