Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South London 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London > South London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 271 259 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 14.99% 16.49% 15.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.31% 55.82% 60.30%
Number of salaries quoted 248 248 250
South London median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,875 £70,350
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +2.86%

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 South London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 442 464 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 24.45% 29.54% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 383
South London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.06% +4.30%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £70,050 £74,750 £73,750
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South London

SQL Server
Salary Trend in South London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in South London

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in South London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in South London

SQL Server
Job Locations in South London

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 London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Croydon +13 75 £51,000 +2.00% 12
Merton +3 62 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -4 53 £60,000 +33.33% 12
Bromley +1 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Sutton +4 24 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Wandsworth -7 2 £67,500 -25.00%
SQL Server
London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 170 (62.73%) .NET
2 148 (54.61%) C#
3 143 (52.77%) SQL
4 119 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (42.07%) ASP.NET
6 102 (37.64%) Microsoft
7 81 (29.89%) MVC
8 78 (28.78%) Finance
9 73 (26.94%) .NET Framework
10 71 (26.20%) JavaScript
11 64 (23.62%) Scrum
12 62 (22.88%) HTML
12 62 (22.88%) Windows
12 62 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (22.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 60 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (18.08%) CSS
16 48 (17.71%) PowerShell
17 47 (17.34%) ETL
18 45 (16.61%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (16.61%) TDD
19 44 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
20 43 (15.87%) RESTful
20 43 (15.87%) Oracle
21 41 (15.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 41 (15.13%) Power BI
22 40 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (14.39%) Windows Server
23 39 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
23 39 (14.39%) Problem-Solving

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 17 (6.27%) IIS
2 10 (3.69%) Apache
3 7 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.85%) CMS
5 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.11%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 21 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.27%) SaaS
4 9 (3.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (1.85%) Office 365
6 4 (1.48%) IaaS
6 4 (1.48%) PaaS
7 3 (1.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.11%) npm
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.32%) Firewall
2 7 (2.58%) DNS
2 7 (2.58%) Internet
3 5 (1.85%) IPv4
3 5 (1.85%) VLAN
4 4 (1.48%) VPN
5 3 (1.11%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.74%) DHCP
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) IPv6
7 1 (0.37%) VSAT
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 45 (16.61%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (15.13%) Power BI
3 41 (15.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 37 (13.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (13.28%) Relational Database
6 32 (11.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 30 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (9.59%) MySQL
9 18 (6.64%) Oracle Database
9 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (5.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (5.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (5.90%) RDBMS
11 15 (5.54%) NoSQL
11 15 (5.54%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (5.17%) PowerPivot
13 13 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (4.80%) Data Mining
13 13 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (12.55%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.21%) Moq
6 6 (2.21%) NUnit
7 5 (1.85%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.11%) GitLab
8 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.11%) JIRA
8 3 (1.11%) Maven
8 3 (1.11%) Selenium
8 3 (1.11%) webpack
9 2 (0.74%) Hudson
9 2 (0.74%) Subversion
9 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 78 (28.78%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Retail
3 14 (5.17%) Banking
4 10 (3.69%) Marketing
5 7 (2.58%) Advertising
6 6 (2.21%) Law
7 5 (1.85%) Back Office
7 5 (1.85%) Billing
8 4 (1.48%) Games
8 4 (1.48%) Legal
9 3 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 162 (59.78%) Developer
2 88 (32.47%) .NET Developer
3 49 (18.08%) C# Developer
4 46 (16.97%) Senior Developer
5 39 (14.39%) Analyst
6 38 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (13.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 32 (11.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (10.70%) SQL Developer
10 20 (7.38%) Applications Support
10 20 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (7.01%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (7.01%) Support Analyst
12 18 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 18 (6.64%) Web Developer
13 17 (6.27%) Architect
14 16 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (5.90%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
14 16 (5.90%) Senior Support Analyst
14 16 (5.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (62.73%) .NET
2 114 (42.07%) ASP.NET
3 73 (26.94%) .NET Framework
4 62 (22.88%) HTML
5 60 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (18.08%) CSS
7 43 (15.87%) RESTful
8 37 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (12.55%) Web Services
10 32 (11.81%) JSON
11 28 (10.33%) SOAP
12 25 (9.23%) AngularJS
12 25 (9.23%) jQuery
13 24 (8.86%) REST
14 22 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (7.75%) NHibernate
15 21 (7.75%) WCF
16 20 (7.38%) Node.js
17 19 (7.01%) XML
18 16 (5.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.92%) Fintech
3 11 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.69%) Clustering
5 9 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.85%) Replication
7 5 (1.85%) User Experience
8 3 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.11%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.74%) Tandem
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.88%) Windows
2 39 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 30 (11.07%) Linux
4 16 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.43%) Unix
6 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.48%) Android
8 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.48%) CentOS
8 4 (1.48%) Solaris
9 3 (1.11%) AIX
9 3 (1.11%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.89%) MVC
3 64 (23.62%) Scrum
4 62 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (17.34%) ETL
6 45 (16.61%) TDD
7 39 (14.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (12.18%) Data Modelling
9 31 (11.44%) Data Analysis
10 27 (9.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (9.59%) Web Development
12 25 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (9.23%) Kimball Methodology
13 23 (8.49%) Microservices
13 23 (8.49%) Visualisation
14 22 (8.12%) CRM
15 21 (7.75%) Dimensional Modelling
15 21 (7.75%) ITIL
16 20 (7.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 148 (54.61%) C#
2 143 (52.77%) SQL
3 71 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.71%) PowerShell
5 38 (14.02%) T-SQL
6 26 (9.59%) Python
7 25 (9.23%) Java
7 25 (9.23%) VB.NET
8 16 (5.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 16 (5.90%) VBA
9 13 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.06%) VB
11 8 (2.95%) PHP
12 6 (2.21%) Ruby
13 5 (1.85%) Go
14 3 (1.11%) Delphi
15 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 21 (7.75%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) MCSE
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.48%) MCSA
3 4 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CCNA
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) MCDST
6 1 (0.37%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) MCP
6 1 (0.37%) VCP5
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.90%) QA
2 14 (5.17%) GDPR
3 3 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.11%) Squid
4 2 (0.74%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.58%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.11%) Ansible
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.11%) Puppet
2 3 (1.11%) Terraform
3 1 (0.37%) Consul
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Packer
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (37.64%) Microsoft
2 43 (15.87%) Oracle
3 6 (2.21%) VMware
4 5 (1.85%) SAP
5 4 (1.48%) Cognos
5 4 (1.48%) Google
5 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.11%) Splunk
6 3 (1.11%) Veeam
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) Aruba
8 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix
8 1 (0.37%) Dell
8 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.37%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau