Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1597 1717 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.49% 15.78% 17.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.89% 49.74% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1492 1844
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,525 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3201 3452 3745
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.05% 31.72% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2778 2903 3182
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 August 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 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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 -7 515 £40,000 - 55
Somerset +1 293 £37,500 -5.06% 15
Gloucestershire +5 235 £38,000 +1.33% 9
Wiltshire +6 200 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Dorset +8 181 £37,500 - 26
Devon 0 128 £39,250 +20.77% 6
Cornwall -15 43 £27,500 - 2
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 957 (59.92%) .NET
2 903 (56.54%) C#
3 731 (45.77%) SQL
4 659 (41.26%) ASP.NET
5 656 (41.08%) JavaScript
6 592 (37.07%) Microsoft
7 577 (36.13%) MVC
8 550 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
9 524 (32.81%) HTML
10 458 (28.68%) CSS
11 362 (22.67%) Windows
12 348 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 298 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
14 290 (18.16%) .NET Framework
15 263 (16.47%) TDD
16 254 (15.90%) Oracle
17 250 (15.65%) T-SQL
18 233 (14.59%) jQuery
19 232 (14.53%) Degree
19 232 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 228 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
21 226 (14.15%) Finance
22 214 (13.40%) Java
23 206 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 203 (12.71%) Scrum
25 199 (12.46%) AngularJS
26 198 (12.40%) WCF
27 187 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
28 183 (11.46%) Web Development
29 164 (10.27%) 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 (9.64%) IIS
2 122 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 54 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 48 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 43 (2.69%) CMS
6 35 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
6 35 (2.19%) Umbraco
7 33 (2.07%) Apache
8 29 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.94%) Confluence
12 14 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.81%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.69%) Anypoint
15 11 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.69%) Mule ESB
16 10 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.38%) SPSS
6 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.81%) Endur
3 12 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.56%) Maximo
5 7 (0.44%) FastStats
6 6 (0.38%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.063%) Magento
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 228 (14.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (4.63%) SaaS
4 53 (3.32%) Office 365
5 19 (1.19%) PaaS
6 18 (1.13%) IaaS
7 10 (0.63%) GitHub
8 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.38%) Google Play
9 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.13%) Force.com
11 2 (0.13%) Pure360
11 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.063%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.063%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.063%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.63%) Firewall
2 47 (2.94%) Internet
3 30 (1.88%) HTTP
4 21 (1.31%) DNS
4 21 (1.31%) LAN
5 17 (1.06%) DHCP
5 17 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.06%) WAN
6 16 (1.00%) VoIP
7 14 (0.88%) SAN
8 13 (0.81%) SSL
9 12 (0.75%) Skype
10 11 (0.69%) Intranet
11 9 (0.56%) DASS2
11 9 (0.56%) DPNSS
11 9 (0.56%) PBX
11 9 (0.56%) SMS
11 9 (0.56%) TETRA
12 8 (0.50%) VPN
13 7 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 206 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (9.08%) MySQL
4 131 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 122 (7.64%) Relational Database
6 117 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
6 117 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 113 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 103 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 94 (5.89%) NoSQL
10 90 (5.64%) MongoDB
11 85 (5.32%) Power BI
12 81 (5.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 71 (4.45%) RDBMS
14 62 (3.88%) QlikView
15 51 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
16 44 (2.76%) Oracle Database
17 37 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
19 30 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 159 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 146 (9.14%) Git (software)
3 136 (8.52%) Visual Studio
4 56 (3.51%) NUnit
5 54 (3.38%) Subversion
6 35 (2.19%) Selenium
7 34 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 31 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 30 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 30 (1.88%) JUnit
10 29 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 28 (1.75%) JIRA
12 26 (1.63%) Jenkins
13 25 (1.57%) MSTest
14 24 (1.50%) Moq
15 21 (1.31%) Maven
15 21 (1.31%) MSBuild
16 19 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (1.19%) NuGet
17 17 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (14.15%) Finance
2 132 (8.27%) Marketing
3 95 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 90 (5.64%) Manufacturing
5 84 (5.26%) Electronics
6 58 (3.63%) Retail
7 49 (3.07%) Advertising
8 38 (2.38%) Games
9 29 (1.82%) Banking
10 14 (0.88%) Front Office
11 10 (0.63%) Military
11 10 (0.63%) Online Betting
11 10 (0.63%) Publishing
12 8 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.31%) Legal
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
16 1 (0.063%) Billing
Job Titles
1 977 (61.18%) Developer
2 504 (31.56%) .NET Developer
3 309 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 213 (13.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 201 (12.59%) Software Developer
6 138 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 135 (8.45%) Analyst
8 134 (8.39%) Senior Developer
9 116 (7.26%) SQL Developer
10 106 (6.64%) C# Software Developer
11 104 (6.51%) .NET Software Developer
12 103 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 97 (6.07%) Software Engineer
14 94 (5.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 85 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 85 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
16 82 (5.13%) DBA
17 70 (4.38%) Junior
18 69 (4.32%) Web Developer
19 65 (4.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 957 (59.92%) .NET
2 659 (41.26%) ASP.NET
3 524 (32.81%) HTML
4 458 (28.68%) CSS
5 348 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 290 (18.16%) .NET Framework
7 233 (14.59%) jQuery
8 199 (12.46%) AngularJS
9 198 (12.40%) WCF
10 187 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 164 (10.27%) Entity Framework
12 161 (10.08%) Web Services
13 127 (7.95%) XML
14 119 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 113 (7.08%) HTML5
16 101 (6.32%) REST
17 100 (6.26%) RESTful
18 81 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 74 (4.63%) WPF
20 71 (4.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 87 (5.45%) User Experience
4 77 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 74 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.19%) Renewable Energy
8 19 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.00%) Streaming Music
10 15 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 15 (0.94%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.94%) Fintech
11 12 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.75%) NHS
12 11 (0.69%) FMCG
13 10 (0.63%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.63%) iSeries
13 10 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.63%) Online Games
14 8 (0.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 362 (22.67%) Windows
2 149 (9.33%) Windows Server
3 89 (5.57%) Linux
4 67 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (3.32%) Unix
6 48 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (2.25%) Windows 10
9 35 (2.19%) Solaris
10 31 (1.94%) Windows 7
11 26 (1.63%) Android
12 21 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.56%) AIX
16 9 (0.56%) CentOS
17 7 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (36.13%) MVC
2 550 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
4 263 (16.47%) TDD
5 203 (12.71%) Scrum
6 183 (11.46%) Web Development
7 154 (9.64%) OO
8 153 (9.58%) Software Engineering
9 149 (9.33%) ETL
10 135 (8.45%) BDD
11 112 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (6.95%) Unit Testing
13 110 (6.89%) ITIL
14 102 (6.39%) Web Application Development
15 88 (5.51%) SDLC
15 88 (5.51%) Test Automation
16 87 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
17 84 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
18 80 (5.01%) OOP
19 79 (4.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 903 (56.54%) C#
2 731 (45.77%) SQL
3 656 (41.08%) JavaScript
4 250 (15.65%) T-SQL
5 214 (13.40%) Java
6 90 (5.64%) PowerShell
7 87 (5.45%) PHP
8 83 (5.20%) VB.NET
9 71 (4.45%) C++
10 58 (3.63%) VB
11 49 (3.07%) Python
12 36 (2.25%) Perl
13 33 (2.07%) Ruby
14 31 (1.94%) VBScript
15 30 (1.88%) VBA
16 29 (1.82%) C
17 22 (1.38%) Delphi
18 19 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.00%) TypeScript
20 11 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 232 (14.53%) Degree
2 101 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 65 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 58 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.25%) MCSE
7 18 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.69%) HND
10 9 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.56%) MCP
10 9 (0.56%) MCPD
10 9 (0.56%) MCSA
11 7 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.38%) HNC
13 5 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.25%) ISEB
14 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.94%) QA
2 26 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.13%) SLA
4 16 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (0.63%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 108 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.38%) Docker
9 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.25%) vSphere
9 4 (0.25%) XenApp
9 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.063%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.063%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.063%) HDFS
11 1 (0.063%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.063%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.25%) SCCM
2 15 (0.94%) Puppet
3 13 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.69%) SCOM
6 9 (0.56%) CloudHub
7 7 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.38%) Ansible
8 6 (0.38%) Kibana
8 6 (0.38%) logstash
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.38%) Salt
8 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.19%) WSUS
12 2 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.13%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 592 (37.07%) Microsoft
2 254 (15.90%) Oracle
3 103 (6.45%) VMware
4 88 (5.51%) SAP
5 33 (2.07%) IBM
6 31 (1.94%) Cisco
7 24 (1.50%) Citrix
8 23 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 21 (1.31%) Tableau
10 19 (1.19%) HP
11 17 (1.06%) Adobe
11 17 (1.06%) Facebook
12 15 (0.94%) RedGate
13 14 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.88%) Sybase
14 13 (0.81%) NetApp
14 13 (0.81%) OpenLink
15 12 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.75%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.69%) Red Hat