Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,771 1,508 1,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.55% 14.83% 17.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.16% 48.03% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,354 1,698
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,462 3,140 3,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.36% 30.87% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,942 2,722 3,175
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 May 2018.

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 May 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
Bristol +1 522 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Dorset 0 408 £40,000 +5.96% 44
Wiltshire +2 220 £40,000 - 23
Somerset +3 208 £40,000 +3.90% 22
Gloucestershire +7 200 £44,250 +10.63% 32
Devon +4 100 £47,000 +25.33% 18
Cornwall 0 62 £32,500 +18.18% 7
SQL Server
England

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

1 1,024 (57.82%) C#
2 1,014 (57.26%) .NET
3 750 (42.35%) Microsoft
4 743 (41.95%) SQL
5 674 (38.06%) MVC
6 666 (37.61%) JavaScript
7 664 (37.49%) ASP.NET
8 631 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
9 467 (26.37%) HTML
10 424 (23.94%) CSS
10 424 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 394 (22.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 388 (21.91%) AngularJS
13 380 (21.46%) .NET Framework
13 380 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
14 352 (19.88%) Windows
15 349 (19.71%) TDD
16 300 (16.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 276 (15.58%) Entity Framework
18 274 (15.47%) Finance
19 270 (15.25%) Degree
20 256 (14.46%) jQuery
21 249 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 244 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 229 (12.93%) Scrum
24 223 (12.59%) T-SQL
25 214 (12.08%) WCF
26 213 (12.03%) BDD
27 203 (11.46%) Oracle
28 199 (11.24%) Git (software)

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
1 176 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.39%) IIS
3 56 (3.16%) CMS
4 53 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (2.71%) Umbraco
6 43 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (1.86%) MS Exchange
8 30 (1.69%) Apache
9 28 (1.58%) Confluence
10 27 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (1.19%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.96%) Skype for Business
13 14 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.56%) JBoss
15 10 (0.56%) Moodle
16 9 (0.51%) Drupal
16 9 (0.51%) Kentico
16 9 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.02%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.56%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.28%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.23%) nopCommerce
9 3 (0.17%) BPCS
10 1 (0.056%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.056%) FastStats
10 1 (0.056%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 394 (22.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (5.08%) Office 365
4 82 (4.63%) SaaS
5 20 (1.13%) PaaS
6 19 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
8 15 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 12 (0.68%) Google Play
10 11 (0.62%) IaaS
11 10 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.51%) GitHub
13 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.34%) Heroku
14 6 (0.34%) npm
15 5 (0.28%) Serverless
16 4 (0.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.29%) Firewall
2 55 (3.11%) Internet
3 46 (2.60%) DNS
4 45 (2.54%) Network Security
5 43 (2.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (1.64%) SAN
7 25 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 22 (1.24%) WAN
9 21 (1.19%) LAN
10 20 (1.13%) DHCP
11 19 (1.07%) SSL
12 18 (1.02%) HTTP
13 14 (0.79%) VPN
14 13 (0.73%) Skype
15 9 (0.51%) Extranet
15 9 (0.51%) SNMP
15 9 (0.51%) Wireless
16 8 (0.45%) Intranet
16 8 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 244 (13.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 179 (10.11%) MySQL
4 176 (9.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 140 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (6.61%) NoSQL
7 115 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 112 (6.32%) Relational Database
9 102 (5.76%) Power BI
10 100 (5.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 98 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 91 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 63 (3.56%) Oracle Database
14 57 (3.22%) MongoDB
15 52 (2.94%) RDBMS
16 44 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
17 43 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
17 43 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
18 34 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
19 33 (1.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 199 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 157 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (6.66%) Visual Studio
4 77 (4.35%) JIRA
5 39 (2.20%) gulp
6 33 (1.86%) Jasmine
6 33 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 27 (1.52%) NUnit
7 27 (1.52%) Subversion
8 22 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 21 (1.19%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 17 (0.96%) Selenium
11 16 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.79%) MSTest
13 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.56%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.51%) JUnit
16 7 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 274 (15.47%) Finance
2 96 (5.42%) Marketing
3 89 (5.03%) Manufacturing
4 64 (3.61%) Advertising
5 60 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.99%) Electronics
7 36 (2.03%) Retail
8 35 (1.98%) Legal
9 23 (1.30%) Games
10 21 (1.19%) Music Industry
11 20 (1.13%) Law
12 7 (0.40%) Banking
13 6 (0.34%) Back Office
14 4 (0.23%) Military
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.056%) Billing
17 1 (0.056%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,134 (64.03%) Developer
2 589 (33.26%) .NET Developer
3 319 (18.01%) C# Developer
4 282 (15.92%) Software Developer
5 216 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 170 (9.60%) Analyst
7 134 (7.57%) C# Software Developer
8 115 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 114 (6.44%) .NET Software Developer
10 105 (5.93%) Senior Developer
11 96 (5.42%) SQL Developer
12 94 (5.31%) Web Developer
13 82 (4.63%) Junior
14 77 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
15 75 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 66 (3.73%) Junior Developer
17 64 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
18 60 (3.39%) Applications Support
19 58 (3.27%) Graduate
19 58 (3.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,014 (57.26%) .NET
2 664 (37.49%) ASP.NET
3 467 (26.37%) HTML
4 424 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 424 (23.94%) CSS
5 388 (21.91%) AngularJS
6 380 (21.46%) .NET Framework
7 300 (16.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 276 (15.58%) Entity Framework
9 256 (14.46%) jQuery
10 214 (12.08%) WCF
11 191 (10.78%) RESTful
12 190 (10.73%) Web Services
13 166 (9.37%) HTML5
14 151 (8.53%) Node.js
15 141 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 138 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 118 (6.66%) REST
18 99 (5.59%) XML
19 91 (5.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (5.93%) User Experience
4 76 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (3.50%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.54%) Fintech
8 43 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 41 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 21 (1.19%) Driving Licence
13 19 (1.07%) Clustering
13 19 (1.07%) Data Centre
14 13 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.68%) iPhone
15 12 (0.68%) Replication
16 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
18 8 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 352 (19.88%) Windows
2 170 (9.60%) Windows Server
3 132 (7.45%) Linux
4 73 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (2.54%) Windows 10
6 42 (2.37%) Unix
7 40 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.30%) Android
10 15 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.056%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (38.06%) MVC
2 631 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
4 349 (19.71%) TDD
5 229 (12.93%) Scrum
6 213 (12.03%) BDD
7 193 (10.90%) ITIL
8 180 (10.16%) Web Development
9 171 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
10 162 (9.15%) Web Application Development
11 146 (8.24%) OO
12 135 (7.62%) Software Engineering
13 126 (7.11%) ETL
14 123 (6.95%) SDLC
15 113 (6.38%) Unit Testing
16 108 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
17 98 (5.53%) SOA
17 98 (5.53%) Test Automation
18 92 (5.19%) Service Delivery
19 88 (4.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (57.82%) C#
2 743 (41.95%) SQL
3 666 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 223 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 142 (8.02%) Java
6 135 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 111 (6.27%) VB.NET
8 104 (5.87%) Ruby
9 83 (4.69%) PHP
10 78 (4.40%) C++
11 70 (3.95%) TypeScript
12 67 (3.78%) Python
13 50 (2.82%) VB
14 30 (1.69%) C
15 29 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.64%) VBA
16 19 (1.07%) F#
17 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.85%) Perl
18 13 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 270 (15.25%) Degree
2 154 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 123 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.86%) MCPD
7 30 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.52%) MCSE
9 26 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (1.36%) MCSA
11 22 (1.24%) CCNA
12 20 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.85%) Postgraduate
14 14 (0.79%) DBS Check
15 13 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.68%) MCITP
17 11 (0.62%) CISSP
17 11 (0.62%) SSCP
18 8 (0.45%) MCP
19 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.98%) SLA
2 29 (1.64%) QA
3 28 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.90%) GDPR
5 9 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 155 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.14%) Hyper-V
3 46 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (1.47%) Docker
6 21 (1.19%) BitLocker
7 11 (0.62%) vSphere
8 9 (0.51%) HDFS
9 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.17%) XenApp
13 2 (0.11%) NFS
13 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.11%) XenServer
14 1 (0.056%) Firmware
14 1 (0.056%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.056%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (4.18%) SCCM
2 35 (1.98%) SCOM
3 30 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 22 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 19 (1.07%) WSUS
6 18 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (0.85%) Puppet
8 13 (0.73%) Kibana
9 12 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 10 (0.56%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.40%) Ansible
11 7 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.34%) Cacti
12 6 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (0.34%) Salt
13 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 750 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 203 (11.46%) Oracle
3 92 (5.19%) SAP
4 83 (4.69%) VMware
5 45 (2.54%) McAfee
6 38 (2.15%) Cisco
7 36 (2.03%) Tableau
8 34 (1.92%) Google
9 23 (1.30%) HP
10 18 (1.02%) Intapp
11 16 (0.90%) Citrix
11 16 (0.90%) Cognos
11 16 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.85%) Informatica
13 14 (0.79%) Sage
13 14 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.73%) Twitter
15 12 (0.68%) Capita
15 12 (0.68%) Facebook
15 12 (0.68%) Veeam