Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London > South London
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 331 277 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 19.42% 14.90% 15.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.52% 61.69% 53.16%
Number of salaries quoted 309 252 239
South London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +27.91% -11.34%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £72,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 513 449 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 30.11% 24.15% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 444 390 410
South London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £73,875
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 December 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 15 December 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 -1 99 £57,500 +9.52% 15
Kingston Upon Thames +10 94 £47,500 -26.92% 19
Merton -1 82 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Bromley +4 34 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Wandsworth +1 14 £70,000 +7.69%
Sutton -3 5 £42,500 -8.11% 9
SQL Server
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 198 (59.82%) .NET
2 186 (56.19%) C#
3 170 (51.36%) Microsoft
4 158 (47.73%) Finance
5 140 (42.30%) SQL
6 137 (41.39%) MVC
7 136 (41.09%) ASP.NET
7 136 (41.09%) Windows
8 119 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (30.21%) Web Development
10 99 (29.91%) .NET Core
11 78 (23.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 77 (23.26%) Azure
13 73 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (21.45%) Oracle
15 69 (20.85%) DevOps
16 67 (20.24%) Fintech
17 66 (19.94%) Visual Studio
18 65 (19.64%) Windows Server
19 62 (18.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 61 (18.43%) REST
20 61 (18.43%) Active Directory
21 59 (17.82%) Software Engineering
22 58 (17.52%) Scrum
23 56 (16.92%) ERP
23 56 (16.92%) .NET Framework
24 53 (16.01%) WPF
24 53 (16.01%) CRM
25 48 (14.50%) VB
25 48 (14.50%) 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 27 (8.16%) Apache
2 21 (6.34%) IIS
3 15 (4.53%) Apache Spark
3 15 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.81%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.21%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) DNN
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 41 (12.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.60%) Sonata
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.26%) Azure
2 45 (13.60%) SaaS
3 44 (13.29%) AWS
4 36 (10.88%) Power Platform
5 21 (6.34%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.02%) Office 365
7 8 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.21%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.91%) AtomSphere
11 3 (0.91%) Boomi
11 3 (0.91%) GCP
11 3 (0.91%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.91%) PaaS
12 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.02%) DNS
2 8 (2.42%) SMTP
3 7 (2.11%) DSL
3 7 (2.11%) Firewall
4 6 (1.81%) DHCP
4 6 (1.81%) HTTP
5 4 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.21%) FTP
5 4 (1.21%) SAN
5 4 (1.21%) SSH
6 3 (0.91%) Internet
7 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.88%) Power BI
2 33 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (4.83%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (4.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (4.53%) Looker
7 15 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.53%) Snowflake Schema
8 14 (4.23%) MySQL
8 14 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.72%) PowerPivot
10 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (19.94%) Visual Studio
2 62 (18.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.44%) TeamCity
4 15 (4.53%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.23%) NUnit
6 8 (2.42%) Moq
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.11%) JIRA
8 6 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.81%) MSTest
8 6 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.21%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.21%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.21%) Subversion
9 4 (1.21%) Terragrunt
9 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.91%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq
11 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 158 (47.73%) Finance
2 14 (4.23%) Marketing
3 8 (2.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.21%) Music Industry
5 3 (0.91%) Advertising
5 3 (0.91%) Law
6 2 (0.60%) Back Office
6 2 (0.60%) Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (41.69%) Developer
2 63 (19.03%) Analyst
3 61 (18.43%) .NET Developer
4 45 (13.60%) Support Analyst
5 44 (13.29%) Applications Support
5 44 (13.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 42 (12.69%) Architect
7 39 (11.78%) Senior Developer
8 27 (8.16%) C# Developer
9 24 (7.25%) Software Developer
10 18 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.83%) Data Architect
12 16 (4.83%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 16 (4.83%) VB Developer
13 15 (4.53%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (3.63%) Technical Leader
15 12 (3.63%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (59.82%) .NET
2 136 (41.09%) ASP.NET
3 99 (29.91%) .NET Core
4 78 (23.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 73 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (18.43%) REST
7 56 (16.92%) .NET Framework
8 53 (16.01%) WPF
9 47 (14.20%) WCF
10 35 (10.57%) NHibernate
11 33 (9.97%) AngularJS
12 31 (9.37%) XML
13 26 (7.85%) HTML
13 26 (7.85%) WinForms
14 23 (6.95%) CSS
15 21 (6.34%) ASP.NET Core
16 18 (5.44%) Middleware
16 18 (5.44%) Web Services
17 15 (4.53%) React
18 13 (3.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.34%) User Experience
3 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.83%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.53%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.32%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.21%) BBC
10 4 (1.21%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.30%) 3D Printing
13 1 (0.30%) FMCG
13 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.30%) Replication
13 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (41.09%) Windows
2 65 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 29 (8.76%) Linux
4 10 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.11%) Unix
6 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.21%) VMS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (41.39%) MVC
2 119 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (30.21%) Web Development
4 69 (20.85%) DevOps
5 67 (20.24%) Fintech
6 59 (17.82%) Software Engineering
7 58 (17.52%) Scrum
8 56 (16.92%) ERP
9 53 (16.01%) CRM
10 48 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (14.20%) Integration Testing
12 41 (12.39%) Mentoring
13 36 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.85%) Front End Development
15 23 (6.95%) ETL
16 20 (6.04%) E-Commerce
16 20 (6.04%) Web Application Development
17 17 (5.14%) Migration
18 16 (4.83%) TDD
18 16 (4.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 186 (56.19%) C#
2 140 (42.30%) SQL
3 48 (14.50%) VB
4 42 (12.69%) VB.NET
5 38 (11.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (8.46%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.55%) Java
8 24 (7.25%) PowerShell
9 21 (6.34%) VB6
10 11 (3.32%) Groovy
11 10 (3.02%) Python
12 9 (2.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (2.11%) ES6
13 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.11%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.51%) Ruby
15 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.21%) Perl
16 2 (0.60%) ANSI SQL
17 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.63%) Degree
2 4 (1.21%) MCSA
2 4 (1.21%) MCSE
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.42%) QA
3 5 (1.51%) IFRS
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) RMADS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (18.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.93%) Docker
3 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) LXC
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) Kubernetes
1 8 (2.42%) Terraform
2 7 (2.11%) Ansible
2 7 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.11%) Puppet
3 4 (1.21%) Nagios
3 4 (1.21%) WSUS
4 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.30%) 3D Print View
5 1 (0.30%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.30%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 170 (51.36%) Microsoft
2 71 (21.45%) Oracle
3 33 (9.97%) Citrix
3 33 (9.97%) JD Edwards
3 33 (9.97%) SAP
4 22 (6.65%) Tableau
5 10 (3.02%) Informatica
6 9 (2.72%) VMware
7 8 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.11%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.51%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.21%) Cisco
10 4 (1.21%) IBM
10 4 (1.21%) Meraki
10 4 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.21%) Veeam
11 3 (0.91%) Dell
11 3 (0.91%) Google
11 3 (0.91%) Sybase
12 2 (0.60%) Splunk