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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 850 817 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.26% 15.82% 18.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.99% 48.52% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 733 705 967
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
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 1635 1684 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.27% 32.61% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1418 1678
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -4 270 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Somerset -1 177 £37,500 -1.31% 7
Gloucestershire -4 121 £37,500 -1.31% 15
Dorset +12 100 £37,500 -3.84% 24
Wiltshire -2 85 £39,000 +4.00% 15
Devon +7 71 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Cornwall -7 24 £28,000 +3.70% 3
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 974 (61.30%) .NET
2 914 (57.52%) C#
3 730 (45.94%) SQL
4 698 (43.93%) ASP.NET
5 639 (40.21%) JavaScript
6 588 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
7 575 (36.19%) MVC
8 533 (33.54%) HTML
9 528 (33.23%) Microsoft
10 457 (28.76%) CSS
11 386 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 343 (21.59%) Windows
13 313 (19.70%) .NET Framework
14 282 (17.75%) Oracle
15 258 (16.24%) TDD
16 247 (15.54%) T-SQL
17 240 (15.10%) Scrum
18 230 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
18 230 (14.47%) jQuery
19 219 (13.78%) Finance
20 215 (13.53%) WCF
20 215 (13.53%) AngularJS
20 215 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
21 213 (13.40%) Java
22 210 (13.22%) Degree
23 197 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
24 188 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 181 (11.39%) Web Development
26 180 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 175 (11.01%) Entity 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
1 154 (9.69%) IIS
2 76 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.27%) Tomcat
4 47 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 44 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
6 41 (2.58%) CMS
7 37 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 32 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (1.95%) Apache
10 27 (1.70%) Umbraco
10 27 (1.70%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.20%) JBoss
12 18 (1.13%) Jetty
13 16 (1.01%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.01%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.94%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.76%) Confluence
16 10 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) SPSS
5 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (3.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.82%) Endur
4 10 (0.63%) Maximo
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.44%) FastStats
7 6 (0.38%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.063%) Magento
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 197 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (4.47%) SaaS
4 35 (2.20%) Office 365
5 17 (1.07%) IaaS
5 17 (1.07%) PaaS
6 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.38%) GitHub
7 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.19%) Google Play
9 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.13%) Force.com
10 2 (0.13%) Pure360
10 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.063%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.15%) Firewall
1 50 (3.15%) Internet
2 28 (1.76%) HTTP
3 24 (1.51%) LAN
3 24 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.38%) WAN
5 18 (1.13%) DNS
6 15 (0.94%) Intranet
6 15 (0.94%) VoIP
7 14 (0.88%) SAN
8 13 (0.82%) DHCP
9 11 (0.69%) PBX
9 11 (0.69%) Skype
9 11 (0.69%) Wireless
10 10 (0.63%) IP Telephony
11 9 (0.57%) DASS2
11 9 (0.57%) DPNSS
11 9 (0.57%) TETRA
12 8 (0.50%) Broadband
12 8 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (11.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 180 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 150 (9.44%) MySQL
4 110 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 109 (6.86%) Relational Database
6 103 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 100 (6.29%) MongoDB
7 100 (6.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 97 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 95 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (4.53%) Power BI
12 66 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (3.15%) Oracle Database
14 48 (3.02%) QlikView
14 48 (3.02%) RDBMS
15 47 (2.96%) Big Data
15 47 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
17 34 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 162 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 148 (9.31%) Git (software)
3 137 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 50 (3.15%) Subversion
5 48 (3.02%) NUnit
6 41 (2.58%) Selenium
7 34 (2.14%) JIRA
8 32 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
9 31 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 28 (1.76%) MSTest
11 26 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 26 (1.64%) JUnit
12 25 (1.57%) Moq
13 23 (1.45%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.20%) Maven
14 19 (1.20%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.13%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.94%) Jenkins
17 14 (0.88%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 219 (13.78%) Finance
2 107 (6.73%) Marketing
3 75 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 68 (4.28%) Manufacturing
5 66 (4.15%) Electronics
6 59 (3.71%) Retail
7 42 (2.64%) Advertising
8 32 (2.01%) Games
9 29 (1.83%) Banking
10 15 (0.94%) Front Office
11 11 (0.69%) Publishing
12 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.31%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.19%) Back Office
14 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.13%) Legal
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.063%) Billing
Job Titles
1 963 (60.60%) Developer
2 540 (33.98%) .NET Developer
3 340 (21.40%) C# Developer
4 231 (14.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 195 (12.27%) Software Developer
6 160 (10.07%) Senior Developer
7 148 (9.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 121 (7.61%) Analyst
9 119 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
10 116 (7.30%) C# Software Developer
11 104 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 104 (6.54%) Software Engineer
12 103 (6.48%) SQL Developer
13 101 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 99 (6.23%) DBA
15 92 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
16 79 (4.97%) SQL DBA
17 72 (4.53%) Web Developer
18 68 (4.28%) Junior
19 66 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 974 (61.30%) .NET
2 698 (43.93%) ASP.NET
3 533 (33.54%) HTML
4 457 (28.76%) CSS
5 386 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 313 (19.70%) .NET Framework
7 230 (14.47%) jQuery
8 215 (13.53%) AngularJS
8 215 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 215 (13.53%) WCF
9 175 (11.01%) Entity Framework
10 162 (10.20%) Web Services
11 120 (7.55%) XML
12 119 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 112 (7.05%) RESTful
14 108 (6.80%) HTML5
15 88 (5.54%) REST
16 80 (5.03%) WPF
17 78 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 69 (4.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (5.03%) User Experience
4 72 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.01%) Streaming Music
8 15 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 15 (0.94%) Driving Licence
9 13 (0.82%) Fintech
9 13 (0.82%) Replication
10 12 (0.76%) Clustering
11 10 (0.63%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.57%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.57%) Social Media
13 8 (0.50%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.44%) iSeries
14 7 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 343 (21.59%) Windows
2 130 (8.18%) Windows Server
3 91 (5.73%) Linux
4 61 (3.84%) Unix
5 56 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (2.08%) Solaris
9 24 (1.51%) Android
10 21 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.32%) Windows XP
11 18 (1.13%) Windows 10
11 18 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (1.01%) AIX
13 8 (0.50%) CentOS
14 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.31%) SUSE
14 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (36.19%) MVC
3 258 (16.24%) TDD
4 240 (15.10%) Scrum
5 230 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
6 181 (11.39%) Web Development
7 172 (10.82%) Software Engineering
8 165 (10.38%) OO
9 143 (9.00%) ETL
10 133 (8.37%) BDD
11 130 (8.18%) Unit Testing
12 108 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
13 107 (6.73%) ITIL
14 102 (6.42%) SDLC
15 99 (6.23%) Test Automation
16 97 (6.10%) Web Application Development
17 79 (4.97%) UML
18 68 (4.28%) Mentoring
19 65 (4.09%) Dependency Injection
19 65 (4.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 914 (57.52%) C#
2 730 (45.94%) SQL
3 639 (40.21%) JavaScript
4 247 (15.54%) T-SQL
5 213 (13.40%) Java
6 93 (5.85%) VB.NET
7 81 (5.10%) PHP
8 80 (5.03%) C++
9 72 (4.53%) PowerShell
10 50 (3.15%) Python
10 50 (3.15%) VB
11 45 (2.83%) Ruby
12 41 (2.58%) C
13 40 (2.52%) Perl
14 32 (2.01%) VBA
15 29 (1.83%) VBScript
16 22 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.20%) Delphi
18 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 210 (13.22%) Degree
2 96 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.69%) MCP
7 10 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.57%) MCSA
8 9 (0.57%) MCSE
9 8 (0.50%) ISEB
9 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) MCPD
11 6 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.38%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.31%) PMP
13 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.96%) QA
2 24 (1.51%) SLA
3 21 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.94%) ISO 14001
6 10 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.31%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.063%) GPG13
9 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 84 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.31%) XenApp
7 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.25%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.25%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.13%) Docker
8 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.063%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.38%) Puppet
3 15 (0.94%) Ansible
3 15 (0.94%) Kibana
3 15 (0.94%) logstash
3 15 (0.94%) Salt
4 9 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.38%) CloudHub
5 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.38%) SCCM
5 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.19%) Nagios
7 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.19%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 3 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.13%) Malwarebytes
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 528 (33.23%) Microsoft
2 282 (17.75%) Oracle
3 94 (5.92%) VMware
4 79 (4.97%) SAP
5 39 (2.45%) IBM
6 37 (2.33%) Cisco
7 34 (2.14%) Xamarin
8 30 (1.89%) Citrix
9 23 (1.45%) HP
10 19 (1.20%) Tableau
11 17 (1.07%) Adobe
11 17 (1.07%) Facebook
11 17 (1.07%) NetApp
11 17 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.01%) Sybase
13 14 (0.88%) Google
14 13 (0.82%) OpenLink
14 13 (0.82%) RedGate
14 13 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.63%) Apple
Exeter, Devon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Bristol DT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Salary: £22,000 - £32,000 (depend
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £31000 - £33500 per annum + Excellent pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + healthcare, pension
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £21,103 to £25,796 per annum
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits & 7% pensi
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Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago