Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,200 1,816 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.95% 17.33% 14.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.34% 52.39% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1,605 1,320
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,975 3,466 3,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.62% 33.09% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 2,914 2,719
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the South West

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in the South West

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the South West over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the South West

SQL Server
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
Bristol -8 366 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Wiltshire +3 235 £40,500 +1.25% 16
Dorset -7 232 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Somerset -8 159 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Gloucestershire -10 142 £45,000 - 11
Devon -28 43 £38,000 -20.83% 20
Cornwall +1 20 £32,500 -7.14% 4
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 748 (62.33%) .NET
2 700 (58.33%) C#
3 527 (43.92%) JavaScript
4 488 (40.67%) SQL
5 486 (40.50%) ASP.NET
6 468 (39.00%) MVC
7 416 (34.67%) Microsoft
8 406 (33.83%) HTML
9 400 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 393 (32.75%) CSS
11 308 (25.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 283 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 280 (23.33%) Finance
14 255 (21.25%) Software Engineering
14 255 (21.25%) AngularJS
15 244 (20.33%) Web Services
16 238 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
17 207 (17.25%) MySQL
18 195 (16.25%) Oracle
18 195 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
19 190 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 186 (15.50%) Windows
21 178 (14.83%) TDD
22 169 (14.08%) jQuery
23 167 (13.92%) Scrum
23 167 (13.92%) Mentoring
24 151 (12.58%) Degree
25 147 (12.25%) Microservices
26 146 (12.17%) Git (software)
27 143 (11.92%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 65 (5.42%) IIS
2 54 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.33%) Apache
4 27 (2.25%) CMS
4 27 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.08%) Confluence
6 15 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.67%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.58%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.42%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.42%) Drupal
13 4 (0.33%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (8.83%) Chatbot
2 32 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.58%) Magento
3 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.083%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 283 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 238 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (5.25%) SaaS
4 49 (4.08%) Office 365
5 31 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.75%) GitHub
7 13 (1.08%) PaaS
8 12 (1.00%) IaaS
9 9 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.50%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.42%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.42%) Serverless
13 4 (0.33%) NuGet
13 4 (0.33%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.17%) Internet
2 25 (2.08%) Firewall
3 22 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.33%) HTTP
5 14 (1.17%) LAN
6 13 (1.08%) DNS
7 12 (1.00%) SSL
8 11 (0.92%) DHCP
8 11 (0.92%) WAN
9 10 (0.83%) Wireless
10 7 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 7 (0.58%) Skype
10 7 (0.58%) VoIP
11 6 (0.50%) WLAN
12 5 (0.42%) SAN
13 3 (0.25%) 3G
13 3 (0.25%) 4G
13 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.25%) VLAN
13 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (17.25%) MySQL
2 130 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
3 112 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 111 (9.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 104 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (8.17%) Relational Database
7 83 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (5.83%) RDBMS
9 58 (4.83%) Power BI
10 50 (4.17%) MongoDB
11 48 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (3.67%) NoSQL
13 42 (3.50%) Oracle Database
14 35 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (2.58%) Big Data
17 27 (2.25%) QlikView
17 27 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
18 23 (1.92%) Hadoop
19 20 (1.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 146 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 84 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 54 (4.50%) JIRA
5 24 (2.00%) Selenium
6 22 (1.83%) Bitbucket
7 21 (1.75%) AccuRev
8 15 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.25%) NUnit
8 15 (1.25%) PhpStorm
9 14 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (1.17%) Subversion
10 12 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.00%) webpack
11 11 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 10 (0.83%) gulp
13 9 (0.75%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 280 (23.33%) Finance
2 125 (10.42%) Manufacturing
3 123 (10.25%) Marketing
4 76 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 73 (6.08%) Electronics
6 31 (2.58%) Retail
7 14 (1.17%) Games
8 11 (0.92%) Banking
8 11 (0.92%) Local Government
9 8 (0.67%) Back Office
10 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.25%) Automotive
11 3 (0.25%) Law
11 3 (0.25%) Legal
12 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.083%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 649 (54.08%) Developer
2 347 (28.92%) .NET Developer
3 227 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 181 (15.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (12.75%) Software Engineer
6 126 (10.50%) Software Developer
7 114 (9.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 73 (6.08%) Analyst
9 64 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 60 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 55 (4.58%) Azure Developer
12 52 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 50 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 48 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
14 48 (4.00%) DBA
15 47 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 45 (3.75%) Applications Support
17 43 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
17 43 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
18 37 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (62.33%) .NET
2 486 (40.50%) ASP.NET
3 406 (33.83%) HTML
4 393 (32.75%) CSS
5 308 (25.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 255 (21.25%) AngularJS
7 244 (20.33%) Web Services
8 190 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 169 (14.08%) jQuery
10 143 (11.92%) .NET Framework
11 128 (10.67%) .NET Core
12 109 (9.08%) WCF
13 99 (8.25%) XML
14 89 (7.42%) REST
15 86 (7.17%) Entity Framework
16 85 (7.08%) HTML5
17 69 (5.75%) React
18 55 (4.58%) Ajax
19 53 (4.42%) JSON
20 47 (3.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.17%) User Experience
4 39 (3.25%) Fintech
5 31 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.83%) Replication
8 19 (1.58%) Clustering
9 18 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
11 14 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
13 8 (0.67%) Life Science
13 8 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.58%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.58%) Social Media
15 5 (0.42%) Digital Signage
15 5 (0.42%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 186 (15.50%) Windows
2 131 (10.92%) Linux
3 62 (5.17%) Unix
4 57 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.50%) Android
5 18 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.17%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.92%) CentOS
9 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.083%) AIX
13 1 (0.083%) Solaris
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (39.00%) MVC
2 400 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (21.25%) Software Engineering
4 195 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
5 178 (14.83%) TDD
6 167 (13.92%) Mentoring
6 167 (13.92%) Scrum
7 147 (12.25%) Microservices
8 127 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
9 124 (10.33%) API Development
10 120 (10.00%) Coaching
11 116 (9.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 112 (9.33%) DevOps
13 106 (8.83%) Conversational UI
14 92 (7.67%) Web Development
15 91 (7.58%) SDLC
16 89 (7.42%) Digital Marketing
17 86 (7.17%) BDD
18 77 (6.42%) SOLID
19 72 (6.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (58.33%) C#
2 527 (43.92%) JavaScript
3 488 (40.67%) SQL
4 110 (9.17%) PowerShell
5 109 (9.08%) T-SQL
6 69 (5.75%) Java
7 67 (5.58%) Python
8 66 (5.50%) PHP
9 61 (5.08%) VB.NET
10 40 (3.33%) TypeScript
11 24 (2.00%) C
11 24 (2.00%) ES6
12 22 (1.83%) C++
13 19 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.50%) VB
15 14 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
16 10 (0.83%) R
17 9 (0.75%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 151 (12.58%) Degree
2 98 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.17%) CCNA
9 13 (1.08%) MCSE
10 9 (0.75%) MCPD
11 7 (0.58%) CCA
11 7 (0.58%) CISSP
11 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.58%) MCP
11 7 (0.58%) SSCP
12 5 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.42%) GIAC
12 5 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.50%) QA
2 17 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (0.50%) SLA
5 5 (0.42%) GDPR
6 4 (0.33%) PMO
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.083%) COBIT
8 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.42%) Docker
3 41 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.92%) vSphere
5 14 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.17%) XenApp
6 12 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.67%) vCloud
7 8 (0.67%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.17%) XenServer
11 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (2.17%) SCCM
2 25 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 21 (1.75%) Puppet
4 14 (1.17%) Data Guard
5 13 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 12 (1.00%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.75%) Ansible
7 9 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.67%) SCOM
8 8 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.58%) Cacti
9 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.58%) Salt
9 7 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.42%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.42%) Terraform
12 4 (0.33%) WSUS
13 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 416 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 195 (16.25%) Oracle
3 79 (6.58%) SAP
4 58 (4.83%) VMware
5 42 (3.50%) Tableau
6 33 (2.75%) Google
7 29 (2.42%) Cisco
8 24 (2.00%) DevExpress
9 17 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.42%) Citrix
10 16 (1.33%) Teradata
10 16 (1.33%) Veeam
11 13 (1.08%) HP
12 11 (0.92%) Informatica
13 9 (0.75%) Adobe
13 9 (0.75%) IBM
13 9 (0.75%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.75%) Splunk
14 8 (0.67%) Sage
14 8 (0.67%) Xamarin