Period
to 15 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,036 1,290 1,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.55% 12.62% 16.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.17% 44.10% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,130 1,563
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2,579 2,925 3,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.27% 28.61% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 2,522 2,853
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 -3 342 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Wiltshire -3 236 £40,000 - 20
Dorset +1 179 £40,000 - 36
Gloucestershire -30 113 £45,000 - 35
Somerset -10 96 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Devon +3 52 £37,000 -11.90% 23
Cornwall +9 15 £45,000 +38.46% 9
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 596 (57.53%) .NET
2 594 (57.34%) C#
3 518 (50.00%) SQL
4 420 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 388 (37.45%) JavaScript
6 377 (36.39%) ASP.NET
7 363 (35.04%) MVC
8 361 (34.85%) Microsoft
9 257 (24.81%) Azure
10 251 (24.23%) CSS
11 241 (23.26%) HTML
12 232 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 206 (19.88%) AngularJS
14 203 (19.59%) Windows
15 195 (18.82%) jQuery
16 183 (17.66%) .NET Framework
17 178 (17.18%) Scrum
18 169 (16.31%) Finance
19 160 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
20 143 (13.80%) Oracle
21 136 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
22 130 (12.55%) Software Engineering
23 127 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
24 123 (11.87%) Entity Framework
24 123 (11.87%) Web Services
25 117 (11.29%) Marketing
26 111 (10.71%) DevOps
27 109 (10.52%) Manufacturing
28 108 (10.42%) SAP
29 105 (10.14%) T-SQL

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 68 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.86%) IIS
3 29 (2.80%) Confluence
4 25 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.54%) CMS
7 11 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.77%) JBoss
11 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.48%) Drupal
12 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.39%) Apache
14 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.19%) MediaWiki
15 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) SPSS
4 1 (0.097%) CATIA
4 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.097%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.097%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.097%) Simulink
4 1 (0.097%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (0.58%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.48%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.097%) Magento
3 1 (0.097%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.097%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 257 (24.81%) Azure
2 101 (9.75%) AWS
3 68 (6.56%) Office 365
4 60 (5.79%) Power Platform
5 41 (3.96%) GCP
5 41 (3.96%) SaaS
6 32 (3.09%) OneDrive
7 30 (2.90%) Azure Stack
8 11 (1.06%) Apigee
8 11 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.87%) PaaS
10 8 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.58%) IaaS
12 5 (0.48%) NuGet
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.39%) Serverless
14 3 (0.29%) Azure Functions
14 3 (0.29%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 36 (3.47%) DNS
3 30 (2.90%) DHCP
4 29 (2.80%) NetScaler
5 28 (2.70%) HTTP
6 25 (2.41%) Firewall
7 24 (2.32%) Skype
8 18 (1.74%) VPN
9 17 (1.64%) SAN
10 12 (1.16%) SSL
10 12 (1.16%) VLAN
10 12 (1.16%) Wireless
11 11 (1.06%) IPv4
12 8 (0.77%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.77%) Internet
12 8 (0.77%) NAS
12 8 (0.77%) WAN
13 6 (0.58%) LAN
13 6 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 82 (7.92%) Relational Database
2 82 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (7.24%) MySQL
4 60 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (5.69%) Power BI
6 50 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (3.86%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (3.28%) NoSQL
11 30 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (2.80%) Big Data
13 28 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (2.51%) RDBMS
15 23 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 23 (2.22%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (1.74%) BigQuery
18 15 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 86 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 82 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 64 (6.18%) JIRA
4 57 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (2.90%) NUnit
6 27 (2.61%) SoapUI
7 23 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 22 (2.12%) Selenium
9 20 (1.93%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.74%) TestRail
10 18 (1.74%) Zephyr
11 17 (1.64%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.64%) Bitbucket
11 17 (1.64%) JUnit
11 17 (1.64%) Subversion
12 15 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 13 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.06%) JMeter
14 11 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 169 (16.31%) Finance
2 117 (11.29%) Marketing
3 109 (10.52%) Manufacturing
4 97 (9.36%) Public Sector
5 90 (8.69%) Telecoms
6 87 (8.40%) Electronics
7 50 (4.83%) Retail
8 35 (3.38%) Banking
9 14 (1.35%) Games
10 13 (1.25%) Back Office
11 9 (0.87%) Local Government
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.77%) International Banking
13 7 (0.68%) Legal
14 6 (0.58%) Automotive
14 6 (0.58%) Law
15 5 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.39%) Advertising
17 3 (0.29%) Military
18 1 (0.097%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 548 (52.90%) Developer
2 257 (24.81%) .NET Developer
3 200 (19.31%) C# Developer
4 147 (14.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 143 (13.80%) Software Developer
6 82 (7.92%) Analyst
7 80 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 74 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 66 (6.37%) Senior Developer
10 63 (6.08%) SQL Developer
11 58 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 57 (5.50%) Applications Support
13 55 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
14 50 (4.83%) .NET Software Developer
15 47 (4.54%) Administrator
15 47 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
16 45 (4.34%) DBA
17 41 (3.96%) Web Developer
18 36 (3.47%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (57.53%) .NET
2 377 (36.39%) ASP.NET
3 251 (24.23%) CSS
4 241 (23.26%) HTML
5 232 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 206 (19.88%) AngularJS
7 195 (18.82%) jQuery
8 183 (17.66%) .NET Framework
9 127 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 123 (11.87%) Entity Framework
10 123 (11.87%) Web Services
11 98 (9.46%) REST
12 95 (9.17%) .NET Core
13 91 (8.78%) XML
14 71 (6.85%) React
15 67 (6.47%) Ajax
16 65 (6.27%) WCF
17 53 (5.12%) SOAP
18 52 (5.02%) HTML5
19 50 (4.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 53 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.12%) User Experience
4 45 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (1.83%) Driving Licence
7 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.45%) Clustering
8 15 (1.45%) e-Learning
9 10 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.87%) Learning Management System
11 8 (0.77%) NHS
11 8 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.68%) BBC
12 7 (0.68%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.58%) Replication
14 5 (0.48%) Robotics
15 4 (0.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 203 (19.59%) Windows
2 97 (9.36%) Linux
3 70 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 65 (6.27%) Unix
5 31 (2.99%) Mac OS
6 17 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.16%) Solaris
8 11 (1.06%) Android
8 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.39%) CentOS
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (35.04%) MVC
3 178 (17.18%) Scrum
4 160 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
5 136 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
6 130 (12.55%) Software Engineering
7 111 (10.71%) DevOps
8 102 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
9 101 (9.75%) TDD
10 94 (9.07%) Test Automation
11 88 (8.49%) ITIL
12 87 (8.40%) ETL
13 85 (8.20%) Mentoring
14 83 (8.01%) Programme Management
15 75 (7.24%) SDLC
16 72 (6.95%) CRM
17 71 (6.85%) Web Development
18 55 (5.31%) Unit Testing
19 51 (4.92%) Analytics
19 51 (4.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 594 (57.34%) C#
2 518 (50.00%) SQL
3 388 (37.45%) JavaScript
4 105 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 84 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 74 (7.14%) Java
7 71 (6.85%) Python
8 70 (6.76%) VB.NET
9 66 (6.37%) TypeScript
10 36 (3.47%) PHP
11 26 (2.51%) C++
12 24 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.64%) C
14 12 (1.16%) Go
14 12 (1.16%) VB
15 10 (0.97%) ES6
16 9 (0.87%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.77%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (8.69%) Degree
2 74 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 27 (2.61%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.93%) CCNA
6 20 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.64%) CCA
7 17 (1.64%) MCP
7 17 (1.64%) RHCE
8 15 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (1.16%) MCSA
11 11 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (1.06%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.39%) MCSE
13 3 (0.29%) MCSD
14 2 (0.19%) ISEB
15 1 (0.097%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.05%) QA
2 26 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 15 (1.45%) GDPR
4 12 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.68%) SLA
6 2 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.12%) Hyper-V
3 51 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (4.25%) Docker
5 29 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 29 (2.80%) XenApp
6 24 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.58%) vSphere
9 3 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (4.05%) SCCM
2 29 (2.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 29 (2.80%) SCOM
2 29 (2.80%) SCOrch
3 22 (2.12%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.87%) vCenter Server
5 8 (0.77%) Puppet
6 6 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.58%) WSUS
7 5 (0.48%) Ansible
8 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.29%) Terraform
8 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.097%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.097%) Nagios
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.097%) Salt
Vendors
1 361 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.80%) Oracle
3 108 (10.42%) SAP
4 74 (7.14%) VMware
5 49 (4.73%) Tableau
6 40 (3.86%) Google
7 31 (2.99%) Citrix
8 28 (2.70%) Cisco
9 23 (2.22%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.22%) Splunk
10 21 (2.03%) HP
11 19 (1.83%) Sage
12 15 (1.45%) Talend
13 14 (1.35%) Dell
13 14 (1.35%) Informatica
14 12 (1.16%) EMC
15 11 (1.06%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.06%) Veracode
16 9 (0.87%) Red Hat
17 7 (0.68%) IBM