Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,192 1,751 1,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.98% 17.12% 14.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.92% 52.02% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,570 1,396
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 2,777 3,366 3,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.91% 32.91% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 2,861 2,808
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 0 441 £45,000 +12.50% 85
Wiltshire +1 257 £40,000 - 17
Gloucestershire -14 155 £45,000 - 41
Dorset -10 140 £40,000 +6.67% 45
Somerset -5 134 £40,000 - 18
Devon -22 38 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Cornwall -9 22 £32,000 +4.92% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 698 (58.56%) .NET
2 673 (56.46%) C#
3 493 (41.36%) SQL
4 488 (40.94%) JavaScript
5 436 (36.58%) Microsoft
6 410 (34.40%) HTML
7 403 (33.81%) ASP.NET
8 397 (33.31%) MVC
9 371 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
10 359 (30.12%) CSS
11 244 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 236 (19.80%) Windows
12 236 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
13 218 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 210 (17.62%) Oracle
15 209 (17.53%) MySQL
16 202 (16.95%) Software Engineering
16 202 (16.95%) Finance
17 199 (16.69%) AngularJS
18 198 (16.61%) Web Services
19 193 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
20 180 (15.10%) Scrum
21 162 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
22 160 (13.42%) Degree
23 155 (13.00%) T-SQL
23 155 (13.00%) jQuery
24 150 (12.58%) TDD
25 147 (12.33%) .NET Framework
26 139 (11.66%) Java
26 139 (11.66%) Linux

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 67 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.85%) IIS
3 27 (2.27%) CMS
4 20 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.59%) Apache
5 19 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.34%) Confluence
8 14 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.09%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.59%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.50%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.34%) Moodle
14 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (5.12%) Chatbot
2 31 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.084%) Maya
6 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.084%) SPSS
6 1 (0.084%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.084%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 244 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (4.45%) SaaS
4 44 (3.69%) Office 365
5 22 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.34%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.34%) PaaS
7 14 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.17%) IaaS
8 13 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.25%) npm
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.17%) GitHub
12 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.68%) Firewall
3 29 (2.43%) HTTP
4 26 (2.18%) SSL
5 23 (1.93%) DNS
6 19 (1.59%) Internet
7 10 (0.84%) DHCP
7 10 (0.84%) LAN
7 10 (0.84%) SAN
7 10 (0.84%) VPN
7 10 (0.84%) WAN
8 8 (0.67%) VoIP
9 7 (0.59%) Network Security
10 6 (0.50%) Intranet
10 6 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.42%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.42%) Wireless
12 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (17.53%) MySQL
2 120 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 112 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 110 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 96 (8.05%) RDBMS
8 77 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 69 (5.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 64 (5.37%) Power BI
11 54 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (4.19%) MongoDB
13 46 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (3.36%) NoSQL
14 40 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 39 (3.27%) Big Data
16 38 (3.19%) Oracle Database
17 33 (2.77%) Hadoop
18 31 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 125 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 89 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 49 (4.11%) JIRA
5 31 (2.60%) Selenium
6 25 (2.10%) Bitbucket
6 25 (2.10%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.59%) Subversion
10 18 (1.51%) Maven
11 17 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.43%) ReSharper
12 15 (1.26%) NCrunch
12 15 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (1.17%) CodeSonar
13 14 (1.17%) git-flow
13 14 (1.17%) Robot Framework
14 11 (0.92%) gulp
General
1 202 (16.95%) Finance
2 125 (10.49%) Marketing
3 104 (8.72%) Manufacturing
4 86 (7.21%) Telecoms
5 80 (6.71%) Electronics
6 41 (3.44%) Retail
7 30 (2.52%) Games
8 9 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.59%) Advertising
9 7 (0.59%) Automotive
9 7 (0.59%) Local Government
10 6 (0.50%) Legal
11 3 (0.25%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.084%) Military
13 1 (0.084%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 641 (53.78%) Developer
2 297 (24.92%) .NET Developer
3 206 (17.28%) C# Developer
4 189 (15.86%) Software Developer
5 176 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 120 (10.07%) Analyst
7 113 (9.48%) Software Engineer
8 79 (6.63%) Senior Developer
9 72 (6.04%) SQL Developer
10 69 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
11 66 (5.54%) Junior
12 63 (5.29%) Applications Support
13 60 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
14 59 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 52 (4.36%) Junior Developer
16 50 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 49 (4.11%) Graduate
18 47 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 43 (3.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (58.56%) .NET
2 410 (34.40%) HTML
3 403 (33.81%) ASP.NET
4 359 (30.12%) CSS
5 218 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (16.69%) AngularJS
7 198 (16.61%) Web Services
8 162 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 155 (13.00%) jQuery
10 147 (12.33%) .NET Framework
11 114 (9.56%) XML
12 98 (8.22%) REST
13 96 (8.05%) Entity Framework
14 79 (6.63%) WCF
15 68 (5.70%) JSON
16 67 (5.62%) .NET Core
17 63 (5.29%) HTML5
18 58 (4.87%) RESTful
19 55 (4.61%) React
20 47 (3.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (3.52%) User Experience
4 33 (2.77%) Fintech
4 33 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.34%) Clustering
7 16 (1.34%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 16 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
10 11 (0.92%) Replication
11 9 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 236 (19.80%) Windows
2 139 (11.66%) Linux
3 80 (6.71%) Windows Server
4 49 (4.11%) Unix
5 31 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.10%) Android
7 23 (1.93%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.17%) CentOS
11 14 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 13 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.084%) AIX
14 1 (0.084%) Solaris
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (33.31%) MVC
2 371 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 180 (15.10%) Scrum
6 150 (12.58%) TDD
7 129 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
8 106 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 97 (8.14%) ETL
10 93 (7.80%) OO
11 92 (7.72%) ITIL
12 88 (7.38%) SDLC
13 86 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
14 80 (6.71%) Microservices
14 80 (6.71%) Programme Management
15 77 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 76 (6.38%) Coaching
17 74 (6.21%) API Development
18 72 (6.04%) Web Development
19 71 (5.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 673 (56.46%) C#
2 493 (41.36%) SQL
3 488 (40.94%) JavaScript
4 155 (13.00%) T-SQL
5 139 (11.66%) Java
6 108 (9.06%) PowerShell
7 84 (7.05%) Python
8 72 (6.04%) C++
9 69 (5.79%) VB.NET
10 67 (5.62%) PHP
11 42 (3.52%) VB
12 35 (2.94%) C
13 33 (2.77%) TypeScript
14 23 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.26%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.17%) Perl
18 11 (0.92%) Ruby
19 10 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 160 (13.42%) Degree
2 86 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.85%) CCNA
7 22 (1.85%) MCSE
8 21 (1.76%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.43%) CISSP
10 17 (1.43%) SSCP
11 14 (1.17%) MCPD
12 12 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (1.01%) GIAC
12 12 (1.01%) Linux+ Certification
12 12 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.01%) SANS
13 10 (0.84%) MCSA
14 8 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.77%) QA
2 21 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.84%) SLA
5 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.50%) GDPR
7 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) PMO
10 1 (0.084%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.36%) Hyper-V
3 36 (3.02%) Docker
4 23 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (1.59%) vSphere
6 13 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.84%) XenApp
9 6 (0.50%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.42%) XenServer
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.084%) HDFS
12 1 (0.084%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.084%) vCloud
12 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (3.02%) Puppet
2 34 (2.85%) SCCM
3 16 (1.34%) SCVMM
4 14 (1.17%) Salt
5 12 (1.01%) SCOM
6 10 (0.84%) Cacti
6 10 (0.84%) vCenter Server
6 10 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.67%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.50%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.42%) Ansible
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.42%) Terraform
11 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.25%) Kibana
12 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 436 (36.58%) Microsoft
2 210 (17.62%) Oracle
3 94 (7.89%) SAP
4 41 (3.44%) Google
5 36 (3.02%) VMware
6 34 (2.85%) Informatica
7 22 (1.85%) Tableau
8 21 (1.76%) Cisco
9 19 (1.59%) Citrix
10 17 (1.43%) Atlassian
11 16 (1.34%) Teradata
12 15 (1.26%) DevExpress
13 14 (1.17%) Sitecore
14 13 (1.09%) IBM
15 12 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.01%) Veeam
15 12 (1.01%) Xamarin
16 9 (0.76%) Trillium
17 8 (0.67%) Sage
17 8 (0.67%) Twitter