Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 181 222 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.12% 20.56% 19.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.01% 62.89% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 185 219 275
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £30,200 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £53,750 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 Southampton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 348 353 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 25.22% 32.69% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 305 334 484
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 131 (72.38%) C#
2 123 (67.96%) .NET
3 104 (57.46%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (45.86%) MVC
5 79 (43.65%) ASP.NET
6 78 (43.09%) SQL
7 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
8 43 (23.76%) JavaScript
8 43 (23.76%) TDD
8 43 (23.76%) Retail
8 43 (23.76%) WPF
9 38 (20.99%) SDLC
10 36 (19.89%) Web Services
10 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (19.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (18.78%) HTML
13 29 (16.02%) CSS
13 29 (16.02%) .NET Framework
13 29 (16.02%) REST
14 28 (15.47%) Scrum
15 26 (14.36%) OO
15 26 (14.36%) WCF
15 26 (14.36%) Relational Database
16 25 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (13.81%) Oracle
17 24 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (13.26%) Git (software)
18 22 (12.15%) Web Development
18 22 (12.15%) Finance
18 22 (12.15%) Java

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 12 (6.63%) CMS
1 12 (6.63%) IIS
2 8 (4.42%) EPiServer
2 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.21%) Confluence
4 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.66%) Office 365
5 2 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) VPN
3 2 (1.10%) Broadband
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.36%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (7.18%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.97%) DB2
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.10%) MySQL
10 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.10%) Power BI
11 1 (0.55%) Big Data
11 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.29%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.52%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.87%) JIRA
6 6 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.21%) NUnit
7 4 (2.21%) Subversion
8 2 (1.10%) Moq
8 2 (1.10%) MSTest
8 2 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.55%) Selenium
9 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 43 (23.76%) Retail
2 22 (12.15%) Finance
3 11 (6.08%) Back Office
4 3 (1.66%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (60.77%) Developer
2 61 (33.70%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.44%) Software Developer
4 25 (13.81%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.94%) Senior Developer
6 17 (9.39%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (8.84%) Technical Leader
8 13 (7.18%) Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (6.63%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (5.52%) WPF Developer
11 9 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Applications Manager
12 8 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Lead Software Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (67.96%) .NET
2 79 (43.65%) ASP.NET
3 43 (23.76%) WPF
4 36 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (19.89%) Web Services
5 35 (19.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (18.78%) HTML
7 29 (16.02%) .NET Framework
7 29 (16.02%) CSS
7 29 (16.02%) REST
8 26 (14.36%) WCF
9 21 (11.60%) HTML5
10 19 (10.50%) jQuery
11 17 (9.39%) Entity Framework
12 15 (8.29%) AngularJS
12 15 (8.29%) CSS3
13 14 (7.73%) RESTful
13 14 (7.73%) WinForms
14 13 (7.18%) Spring
15 11 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.08%) EPoS
5 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.42%) Internet of Things
7 7 (3.87%) Clustering
8 4 (2.21%) Replication
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.10%) NHS
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.76%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (57.46%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.86%) MVC
3 43 (23.76%) TDD
4 38 (20.99%) SDLC
5 28 (15.47%) Scrum
6 26 (14.36%) OO
7 25 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.15%) OOD
9 22 (12.15%) Web Development
10 19 (10.50%) Refactoring
11 15 (8.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.73%) BDD
13 13 (7.18%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (6.08%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (5.52%) MVVM
16 9 (4.97%) Mobile Application Development
17 8 (4.42%) Continuous Delivery
17 8 (4.42%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (72.38%) C#
2 78 (43.09%) SQL
3 43 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.15%) Java
5 17 (9.39%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.29%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.97%) RPG
8 7 (3.87%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.10%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.55%) F#
10 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) ISEB
3 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.66%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (1.66%) CITP
4 3 (1.66%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Docker
2 7 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.87%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.81%) Oracle
3 8 (4.42%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.87%) Intel
5 3 (1.66%) Meraki
5 3 (1.66%) Sybase
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (0.55%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Tableau
7 1 (0.55%) VMware