Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London > South London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 253 228 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 14.29% 14.64% 14.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.24% 50.89% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 238 222 221
South London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,525 £31,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 420 448 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 23.73% 28.77% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 366 396 363
South London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,620
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +28 79 £55,000 +42.86% 11
Kingston Upon Thames -3 62 £67,500 +42.11% 17
Merton +1 47 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Bromley -9 26 £51,250 +13.89% 5
Sutton +1 10 £51,250 +28.13% 2
Wandsworth -2 8 £65,000 +40.54%
SQL Server
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 157 (62.06%) .NET
2 145 (57.31%) C#
3 121 (47.83%) SQL
4 105 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (41.11%) ASP.NET
6 101 (39.92%) Microsoft
7 77 (30.43%) .NET Framework
8 69 (27.27%) Windows
9 67 (26.48%) JavaScript
10 61 (24.11%) HTML
10 61 (24.11%) Scrum
11 56 (22.13%) MVC
12 53 (20.95%) Finance
13 50 (19.76%) CSS
13 50 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (16.60%) Fintech
15 41 (16.21%) Visual Studio
15 41 (16.21%) JSON
16 40 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (15.42%) Linux
18 37 (14.62%) Windows Server
18 37 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 37 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
19 36 (14.23%) VB.NET
19 36 (14.23%) Web Development
19 36 (14.23%) jQuery
20 35 (13.83%) ETL
21 33 (13.04%) Relational Database
22 32 (12.65%) Data Warehouse

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 21 (8.30%) IIS
2 16 (6.32%) Apache
3 15 (5.93%) CMS
4 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
8 1 (0.40%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.86%) SaaS
3 16 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.56%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (2.77%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.58%) Office 365
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.19%) GitHub
7 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.19%) npm
8 2 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.40%) NuGet
9 1 (0.40%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.93%) Firewall
2 12 (4.74%) DNS
3 7 (2.77%) Internet
4 5 (1.98%) VLAN
4 5 (1.98%) VPN
5 3 (1.19%) DHCP
5 3 (1.19%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.40%) IPv4
6 1 (0.40%) IPv6
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 32 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (12.25%) Power BI
5 24 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 23 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (7.51%) MySQL
9 17 (6.72%) MongoDB
10 16 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (5.53%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (4.74%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database
14 11 (4.35%) RDBMS
15 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (16.21%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.14%) NUnit
5 11 (4.35%) Moq
5 11 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.37%) InstallShield
9 5 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.58%) JIRA
11 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.19%) GitLab
11 3 (1.19%) Maven
11 3 (1.19%) Selenium
11 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.19%) webpack
12 2 (0.79%) Hudson
12 2 (0.79%) JSUnit
General
1 53 (20.95%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Marketing
3 10 (3.95%) Publishing
4 9 (3.56%) Back Office
4 9 (3.56%) Billing
5 5 (1.98%) Advertising
6 4 (1.58%) Banking
6 4 (1.58%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Law
8 2 (0.79%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (52.96%) Developer
2 78 (30.83%) .NET Developer
3 47 (18.58%) Senior Developer
4 35 (13.83%) C# Developer
5 34 (13.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 26 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (9.49%) Analyst
8 22 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (8.30%) Architect
10 19 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.51%) DBA
11 18 (7.11%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Applications Support
12 13 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.14%) SQL Developer
13 12 (4.74%) Data Architect
13 12 (4.74%) SQL DBA
14 11 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 11 (4.35%) Software Developer
14 11 (4.35%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (62.06%) .NET
2 104 (41.11%) ASP.NET
3 77 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 61 (24.11%) HTML
5 50 (19.76%) CSS
6 41 (16.21%) JSON
7 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (14.23%) jQuery
9 32 (12.65%) Web Services
10 29 (11.46%) RESTful
11 28 (11.07%) NHibernate
12 23 (9.09%) SOAP
13 22 (8.70%) XML
14 20 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (7.91%) Node.js
14 20 (7.91%) REST
14 20 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (5.53%) Entity Framework
15 14 (5.53%) WCF
16 12 (4.74%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.60%) Fintech
2 29 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.35%) Clustering
3 11 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.77%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.77%) Social Media
5 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.27%) Windows
2 39 (15.42%) Linux
3 37 (14.62%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.53%) CentOS
6 13 (5.14%) Unix
6 13 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.77%) Android
7 7 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.77%) Windows NT
7 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.58%) Solaris
8 4 (1.58%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.11%) Scrum
3 56 (22.13%) MVC
4 50 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (14.23%) Web Development
7 35 (13.83%) ETL
8 29 (11.46%) Data Modelling
8 29 (11.46%) Microservices
8 29 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (10.67%) TDD
10 24 (9.49%) Kimball Methodology
10 24 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (8.30%) Data Analysis
11 21 (8.30%) Dimensional Modelling
12 20 (7.91%) CRM
13 18 (7.11%) Decision-Making
13 18 (7.11%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.72%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 145 (57.31%) C#
2 121 (47.83%) SQL
3 67 (26.48%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.23%) VB.NET
5 31 (12.25%) PowerShell
6 26 (10.28%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.30%) Java
8 19 (7.51%) Python
9 18 (7.11%) VB
10 14 (5.53%) PHP
11 11 (4.35%) VBA
12 10 (3.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (2.77%) Go
14 4 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.40%) Java 8
15 1 (0.40%) Java 9
15 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) MCSE
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.58%) MCSA
4 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.40%) MCDST
5 1 (0.40%) MCITP
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) VCP5
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.11%) GDPR
2 10 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) Docker
2 11 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.19%) Squid
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.95%) Prometheus
2 9 (3.56%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.19%) Ansible
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.19%) Terraform
4 2 (0.79%) Packer
5 1 (0.40%) Consul
5 1 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.65%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) VMware
4 10 (3.95%) Google
5 5 (1.98%) Veeam
6 4 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.19%) Cognos
7 3 (1.19%) Splunk
8 2 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik
9 1 (0.40%) WatchGuard