Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1751 1621 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.04% 14.86% 17.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.87% 48.47% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1410 1885
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,300 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 3312 3344 3872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.24% 30.65% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2820 2853 3332
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,825
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +4.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -4 564 £40,000 - 41
Somerset +3 295 £38,750 -3.13% 15
Dorset +4 260 £35,000 -6.67% 30
Gloucestershire +14 255 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Wiltshire +1 196 £40,000 +3.90% 8
Devon +2 113 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Cornwall -6 46 £27,500 +1.85% 2
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 963 (55.00%) .NET
2 953 (54.43%) C#
3 804 (45.92%) SQL
4 727 (41.52%) JavaScript
5 719 (41.06%) ASP.NET
6 695 (39.69%) Microsoft
7 648 (37.01%) MVC
8 587 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
9 574 (32.78%) HTML
10 499 (28.50%) CSS
11 391 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
12 385 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 354 (20.22%) Windows
14 317 (18.10%) TDD
15 314 (17.93%) T-SQL
16 305 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 282 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 279 (15.93%) .NET Framework
19 254 (14.51%) jQuery
19 254 (14.51%) AngularJS
20 251 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 239 (13.65%) Finance
22 227 (12.96%) Degree
23 222 (12.68%) WCF
24 210 (11.99%) ASP.NET Web API
25 208 (11.88%) Web Development
26 202 (11.54%) Java
27 199 (11.36%) Oracle
28 195 (11.14%) Git (software)
28 195 (11.14%) 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
1 174 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 135 (7.71%) IIS
3 53 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 50 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 45 (2.57%) CMS
6 43 (2.46%) MS Exchange
7 33 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (1.83%) Apache
9 29 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 17 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 17 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.86%) Mule
14 14 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.74%) Confluence
15 13 (0.74%) SilverStripe
16 12 (0.69%) Anypoint
16 12 (0.69%) EPiServer
16 12 (0.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 118 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) SPSS
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (0.057%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 26 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (0.97%) Visualfiles
3 8 (0.46%) Maximo
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.29%) Magento
5 5 (0.29%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 5 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.17%) FastStats
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 2 (0.11%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.057%) Endur
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.057%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 305 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (5.94%) SaaS
4 63 (3.60%) Office 365
5 31 (1.77%) IaaS
6 28 (1.60%) PaaS
7 14 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.80%) Google Play
8 12 (0.69%) GitHub
9 11 (0.63%) npm
10 9 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.17%) Serverless
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.11%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.91%) Firewall
2 54 (3.08%) Internet
3 46 (2.63%) DNS
4 40 (2.28%) HTTP
5 35 (2.00%) DHCP
6 33 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 28 (1.60%) LAN
7 28 (1.60%) Network Security
8 27 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 26 (1.48%) SMS
10 25 (1.43%) SSL
10 25 (1.43%) WAN
11 14 (0.80%) IP Telephony
12 13 (0.74%) SAN
12 13 (0.74%) VPN
13 10 (0.57%) Skype
14 9 (0.51%) Intranet
15 7 (0.40%) LDAP
16 6 (0.34%) SMTP
16 6 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 251 (14.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
4 160 (9.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 144 (8.22%) MySQL
6 133 (7.60%) Relational Database
6 133 (7.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 125 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 123 (7.02%) NoSQL
8 123 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 115 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 102 (5.83%) Power BI
11 95 (5.43%) MongoDB
12 91 (5.20%) RDBMS
13 77 (4.40%) QlikView
14 69 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
15 61 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
16 52 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
17 48 (2.74%) Oracle Database
18 40 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 195 (11.14%) Git (software)
2 166 (9.48%) Visual Studio
3 146 (8.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (3.66%) NUnit
5 50 (2.86%) Subversion
6 37 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 35 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (1.83%) JIRA
8 32 (1.83%) Selenium
9 26 (1.48%) JUnit
10 24 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (1.31%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.26%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (1.03%) ERwin
13 18 (1.03%) Moq
13 18 (1.03%) MSBuild
14 17 (0.97%) gulp
15 16 (0.91%) NuGet
General
1 239 (13.65%) Finance
2 107 (6.11%) Marketing
3 74 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 72 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 68 (3.88%) Electronics
6 65 (3.71%) Retail
7 57 (3.26%) Games
8 56 (3.20%) Advertising
9 31 (1.77%) Banking
10 26 (1.48%) Legal
11 17 (0.97%) Military
12 16 (0.91%) Law
12 16 (0.91%) Online Betting
13 15 (0.86%) Music Industry
14 14 (0.80%) Automotive
15 10 (0.57%) Local Government
16 6 (0.34%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.23%) Front Office
18 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1122 (64.08%) Developer
2 529 (30.21%) .NET Developer
3 299 (17.08%) C# Developer
4 240 (13.71%) Software Developer
5 212 (12.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 190 (10.85%) Analyst
7 151 (8.62%) SQL Developer
8 149 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 133 (7.60%) Senior Developer
10 118 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 114 (6.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 97 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 92 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 82 (4.68%) .NET Software Developer
15 80 (4.57%) Software Engineer
16 79 (4.51%) Junior
17 76 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
18 75 (4.28%) DBA
19 74 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
20 73 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 963 (55.00%) .NET
2 719 (41.06%) ASP.NET
3 574 (32.78%) HTML
4 499 (28.50%) CSS
5 385 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 279 (15.93%) .NET Framework
7 254 (14.51%) AngularJS
7 254 (14.51%) jQuery
8 222 (12.68%) WCF
9 210 (11.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 195 (11.14%) Entity Framework
11 180 (10.28%) Web Services
12 151 (8.62%) HTML5
13 150 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 139 (7.94%) XML
15 133 (7.60%) RESTful
16 117 (6.68%) Node.js
17 115 (6.57%) REST
18 94 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 86 (4.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.37%) User Experience
5 56 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 29 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 21 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 17 (0.97%) iPhone
11 16 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.91%) Fintech
11 16 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (0.91%) Music Streaming
11 16 (0.91%) Online Games
12 13 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
13 12 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 354 (20.22%) Windows
2 150 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 105 (6.00%) Linux
4 99 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (3.31%) Windows 10
6 56 (3.20%) Windows 7
7 47 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (2.23%) Unix
9 31 (1.77%) Android
10 27 (1.54%) Solaris
11 17 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.46%) AIX
17 7 (0.40%) CentOS
18 2 (0.11%) VMS
18 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (37.01%) MVC
2 587 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (22.33%) Business Intelligence
4 317 (18.10%) TDD
5 208 (11.88%) Web Development
6 186 (10.62%) BDD
7 181 (10.34%) Scrum
8 155 (8.85%) ETL
9 154 (8.79%) Web Application Development
10 145 (8.28%) OO
11 127 (7.25%) ITIL
12 126 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 119 (6.80%) SDLC
14 110 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
15 104 (5.94%) Unit Testing
16 97 (5.54%) Mentoring
17 85 (4.85%) Data Modelling
18 80 (4.57%) Test Automation
19 77 (4.40%) Migration
20 75 (4.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 953 (54.43%) C#
2 804 (45.92%) SQL
3 727 (41.52%) JavaScript
4 314 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 202 (11.54%) Java
6 125 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 114 (6.51%) PHP
8 86 (4.91%) VB.NET
9 68 (3.88%) VB
10 67 (3.83%) Ruby
11 48 (2.74%) Python
12 46 (2.63%) C++
13 36 (2.06%) VBA
14 31 (1.77%) VBScript
15 23 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.14%) Perl
17 16 (0.91%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.80%) C
19 12 (0.69%) Groovy
19 12 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 227 (12.96%) Degree
2 123 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
7 32 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.37%) MCSE
9 16 (0.91%) MCPD
10 14 (0.80%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.63%) MCSA
13 10 (0.57%) CCNA
14 9 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.51%) MCITP
15 8 (0.46%) HND
16 6 (0.34%) HNC
17 5 (0.29%) MCP
17 5 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.43%) QA
2 23 (1.31%) SLA
3 21 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.11%) GCP
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 129 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 47 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.77%) Docker
4 31 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 22 (1.26%) BitLocker
6 18 (1.03%) vSphere
7 14 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.17%) XenApp
9 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.11%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.057%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.057%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (3.48%) SCCM
2 33 (1.88%) SCOM
3 23 (1.31%) SCVMM
4 17 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (0.91%) Backup Exec
6 13 (0.74%) Puppet
7 11 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (0.63%) Terraform
8 10 (0.57%) CloudHub
8 10 (0.57%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.46%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.40%) WSUS
11 6 (0.34%) Ansible
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.29%) Kibana
12 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.29%) Salt
12 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 695 (39.69%) Microsoft
2 199 (11.36%) Oracle
3 95 (5.43%) VMware
4 80 (4.57%) SAP
5 45 (2.57%) Tableau
6 33 (1.88%) Google
7 28 (1.60%) McAfee
8 26 (1.48%) Cisco
9 21 (1.20%) IBM
10 20 (1.14%) Citrix
11 18 (1.03%) Facebook
11 18 (1.03%) HP
11 18 (1.03%) Veeam
12 15 (0.86%) Cognos
13 13 (0.74%) Remedy
14 12 (0.69%) Dell
15 11 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.57%) RedGate
16 10 (0.57%) Talend