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 3 months to 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South West
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 816 843 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.88% 15.95% 17.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.28% 49.91% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 719 733 902
Median salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1623 1689 1881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.59% 31.96% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1425 1597
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 May 2017.

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 3 months to 29 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 265 £40,000 +5.26% 46
Somerset -2 164 £37,500 -1.31% 12
Gloucestershire -1 115 £38,000 -5.00% 17
Wiltshire +2 91 £39,000 +1.29% 13
Dorset +9 90 £40,000 - 20
Devon +1 70 £42,000 +29.23% 13
Cornwall -10 22 £27,750 +4.71% 5
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 948 (61.96%) .NET
2 894 (58.43%) C#
3 695 (45.42%) SQL
4 684 (44.71%) ASP.NET
5 602 (39.35%) JavaScript
6 590 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
7 562 (36.73%) MVC
8 509 (33.27%) HTML
9 482 (31.50%) Microsoft
10 425 (27.78%) CSS
11 381 (24.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 333 (21.76%) Windows
13 314 (20.52%) .NET Framework
14 270 (17.65%) Oracle
15 259 (16.93%) TDD
16 230 (15.03%) Scrum
17 225 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 224 (14.64%) T-SQL
19 221 (14.44%) jQuery
19 221 (14.44%) AngularJS
20 216 (14.12%) WCF
21 205 (13.40%) Finance
22 190 (12.42%) Java
23 188 (12.29%) Degree
24 182 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
24 182 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
25 176 (11.50%) Entity Framework
25 176 (11.50%) Web Development
26 165 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 163 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 143 (9.35%) IIS
2 65 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.46%) MS Exchange
4 50 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 48 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
6 40 (2.61%) CMS
7 33 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.96%) Apache
9 24 (1.57%) JBoss
10 23 (1.50%) Umbraco
11 22 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 19 (1.24%) Jetty
13 17 (1.11%) Apache Spark
14 16 (1.05%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.98%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.65%) LiveCycle
16 10 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 51 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) SPSS
4 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.85%) Endur
4 12 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
5 10 (0.65%) Maximo
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.39%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.33%) FastStats
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.26%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.065%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.065%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 182 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (4.44%) SaaS
4 32 (2.09%) Office 365
5 13 (0.85%) IaaS
5 13 (0.85%) PaaS
6 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.065%) G Suite
10 1 (0.065%) GitHub
10 1 (0.065%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.66%) Firewall
2 46 (3.01%) Internet
3 36 (2.35%) LAN
4 34 (2.22%) WAN
5 27 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.50%) HTTP
7 21 (1.37%) DNS
8 16 (1.05%) SAN
9 15 (0.98%) VoIP
10 13 (0.85%) DHCP
10 13 (0.85%) Intranet
10 13 (0.85%) IP Telephony
11 11 (0.72%) Skype
11 11 (0.72%) Wireless
12 10 (0.65%) PBX
13 9 (0.59%) TETRA
14 8 (0.52%) Broadband
14 8 (0.52%) DASS2
14 8 (0.52%) DPNSS
14 8 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 163 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (9.22%) MySQL
4 108 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 100 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 92 (6.01%) SQL Server 2014
7 91 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 90 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 88 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 79 (5.16%) SQL Server 2016
11 78 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
12 57 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 53 (3.46%) Big Data
14 51 (3.33%) Power BI
15 47 (3.07%) Oracle Database
16 40 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (2.16%) Hadoop
18 33 (2.16%) QlikView
19 30 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 157 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 143 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 129 (8.43%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.07%) Subversion
5 43 (2.81%) Selenium
6 42 (2.75%) NUnit
7 32 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 29 (1.90%) JIRA
9 28 (1.83%) MSTest
10 27 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
11 22 (1.44%) Moq
11 22 (1.44%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.37%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.37%) JUnit
13 20 (1.31%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.98%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.98%) Maven
15 13 (0.85%) Bitbucket
16 12 (0.78%) JBehave
17 10 (0.65%) PROIV
General
1 205 (13.40%) Finance
2 83 (5.42%) Marketing
3 67 (4.38%) Retail
4 53 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.94%) Electronics
7 39 (2.55%) Advertising
8 31 (2.03%) Banking
8 31 (2.03%) Games
9 12 (0.78%) Front Office
10 10 (0.65%) Publishing
11 6 (0.39%) Legal
12 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.20%) Back Office
13 3 (0.20%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.065%) Automotive
15 1 (0.065%) Law
Job Titles
1 915 (59.80%) Developer
2 526 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 321 (20.98%) C# Developer
4 217 (14.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 175 (11.44%) Software Developer
6 161 (10.52%) Senior Developer
7 137 (8.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 112 (7.32%) Analyst
9 111 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 111 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
10 104 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 100 (6.54%) Software Engineer
12 97 (6.34%) SQL Developer
13 94 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
14 89 (5.82%) DBA
15 88 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 72 (4.71%) SQL DBA
17 69 (4.51%) Web Developer
18 63 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
19 57 (3.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 948 (61.96%) .NET
2 684 (44.71%) ASP.NET
3 509 (33.27%) HTML
4 425 (27.78%) CSS
5 381 (24.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 314 (20.52%) .NET Framework
7 225 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 221 (14.44%) AngularJS
8 221 (14.44%) jQuery
9 216 (14.12%) WCF
10 176 (11.50%) Entity Framework
11 157 (10.26%) Web Services
12 126 (8.24%) RESTful
13 120 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 112 (7.32%) HTML5
15 106 (6.93%) XML
16 90 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 83 (5.42%) REST
18 76 (4.97%) Node.js
19 73 (4.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (4.71%) User Experience
4 58 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 13 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 13 (0.85%) Streaming Music
7 12 (0.78%) Clustering
7 12 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 11 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 11 (0.72%) Replication
8 11 (0.72%) Social Media
9 10 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.52%) BBC
11 8 (0.52%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.52%) Fintech
11 8 (0.52%) NHS
11 8 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 333 (21.76%) Windows
2 140 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 88 (5.75%) Linux
4 56 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (3.53%) Unix
6 47 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.76%) Solaris
9 23 (1.50%) Android
10 21 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.24%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.18%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.11%) AIX
13 17 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (0.92%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.33%) CentOS
15 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.33%) SUSE
15 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 562 (36.73%) MVC
3 259 (16.93%) TDD
4 230 (15.03%) Scrum
5 182 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 176 (11.50%) Web Development
7 163 (10.65%) Software Engineering
8 160 (10.46%) OO
9 133 (8.69%) BDD
10 126 (8.24%) Unit Testing
11 124 (8.10%) ETL
12 106 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (6.93%) ITIL
13 102 (6.67%) SDLC
14 95 (6.21%) Test Automation
15 94 (6.14%) Web Application Development
16 75 (4.90%) UML
17 68 (4.44%) Mentoring
18 59 (3.86%) CRM
18 59 (3.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 894 (58.43%) C#
2 695 (45.42%) SQL
3 602 (39.35%) JavaScript
4 224 (14.64%) T-SQL
5 190 (12.42%) Java
6 91 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 70 (4.58%) C++
8 69 (4.51%) PHP
9 63 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 52 (3.40%) Ruby
11 46 (3.01%) VB
12 43 (2.81%) C
13 42 (2.75%) Python
14 34 (2.22%) Perl
15 29 (1.90%) VBA
16 28 (1.83%) VBScript
17 22 (1.44%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.05%) Delphi
19 15 (0.98%) VB6
20 12 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 188 (12.29%) Degree
2 96 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 44 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.78%) MCP
7 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.65%) ISEB
8 7 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.46%) MCSE
8 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.39%) MCSA
9 6 (0.39%) PMP
9 6 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.33%) MCPD
11 4 (0.26%) CCNA
11 4 (0.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.53%) QA
2 25 (1.63%) SLA
3 19 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.92%) ISO 14001
6 10 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.33%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.065%) GPG13
9 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.46%) XenApp
7 6 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.26%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.13%) XenServer
11 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.065%) Squid
11 1 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.44%) Puppet
3 15 (0.98%) Ansible
3 15 (0.98%) Kibana
3 15 (0.98%) logstash
3 15 (0.98%) Salt
4 7 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.39%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.33%) SCCM
7 4 (0.26%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.20%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.20%) Nagios
8 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.13%) Malwarebytes
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
10 1 (0.065%) Grafana
10 1 (0.065%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 482 (31.50%) Microsoft
2 270 (17.65%) Oracle
3 97 (6.34%) VMware
4 58 (3.79%) SAP
5 44 (2.88%) Cisco
6 35 (2.29%) IBM
6 35 (2.29%) Xamarin
7 33 (2.16%) Citrix
8 21 (1.37%) HP
9 20 (1.31%) Facebook
10 19 (1.24%) Adobe
11 18 (1.18%) Tableau
12 15 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.92%) NetApp
13 14 (0.92%) Sybase
14 13 (0.85%) Google
14 13 (0.85%) OpenLink
14 13 (0.85%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.72%) Apple
16 9 (0.59%) RedGate
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