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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 169 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 18.62% 21.15% 17.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.04% 57.48% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 110 167 146
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 184 294 327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.53% 36.80% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 176 283 267
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 124 (66.31%) C#
2 123 (65.78%) SQL
3 105 (56.15%) .NET
4 96 (51.34%) Microsoft
5 69 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (33.69%) ASP.NET
7 54 (28.88%) Windows
8 47 (25.13%) HTML
9 46 (24.60%) CSS
10 37 (19.79%) T-SQL
11 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
11 36 (19.25%) MS Excel
12 35 (18.72%) Software Engineering
12 35 (18.72%) Degree
13 33 (17.65%) MVC
14 32 (17.11%) C++
15 31 (16.58%) TDD
16 29 (15.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (14.44%) WCF
18 26 (13.90%) Computer Science
19 25 (13.37%) WPF
19 25 (13.37%) Finance
20 24 (12.83%) OO
21 23 (12.30%) Multithreading
21 23 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
22 22 (11.76%) Windows Server
22 22 (11.76%) Web Development
22 22 (11.76%) Project Management
23 21 (11.23%) Java
23 21 (11.23%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related 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 23 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.35%) IIS
2 10 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (1.60%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.60%) JBoss
5 2 (1.07%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.70%) Network Security
2 15 (8.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.74%) Internet
4 6 (3.21%) PPP
5 5 (2.67%) Firewall
6 4 (2.14%) DNS
6 4 (2.14%) LAN
6 4 (2.14%) VPN
6 4 (2.14%) WAN
7 3 (1.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.95%) MS Access
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.35%) Data Mining
6 9 (4.81%) MySQL
7 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.28%) Power BI
7 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (3.74%) Big Data
8 7 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.14%) QlikView
10 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.74%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.67%) Subversion
6 3 (1.60%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.60%) Trac
7 2 (1.07%) JIRA
8 1 (0.53%) Maven
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Retail
3 5 (2.67%) Electronics
4 4 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (47.06%) Developer
2 47 (25.13%) Software Developer
3 31 (16.58%) C# Developer
4 29 (15.51%) .NET Developer
5 27 (14.44%) Software Engineer
6 23 (12.30%) DBA
7 22 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 18 (9.63%) Consultant
9 17 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
10 16 (8.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (8.56%) Software Consultant
11 14 (7.49%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (6.95%) SQL Developer
13 12 (6.42%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (6.42%) Analyst
13 12 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.42%) C# Software Engineer
14 11 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
14 11 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (56.15%) .NET
2 63 (33.69%) ASP.NET
3 47 (25.13%) HTML
4 46 (24.60%) CSS
5 27 (14.44%) WCF
6 25 (13.37%) WPF
7 21 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (11.23%) XML
8 16 (8.56%) .NET Framework
9 15 (8.02%) AngularJS
9 15 (8.02%) RESTful
9 15 (8.02%) Web Services
10 14 (7.49%) Ajax
11 12 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (5.88%) jQuery
13 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (4.81%) Node.js
15 8 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.07%) Clustering
7 2 (1.07%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.07%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.88%) Windows
2 22 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.74%) Android
4 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.53%) Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Unix
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.72%) Software Engineering
3 33 (17.65%) MVC
4 31 (16.58%) TDD
5 24 (12.83%) OO
6 23 (12.30%) Multithreading
7 22 (11.76%) Project Management
7 22 (11.76%) Web Development
8 20 (10.70%) OOD
9 19 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.63%) OOP
11 17 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (9.09%) SDLC
11 17 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 16 (8.56%) Coaching
13 14 (7.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 14 (7.49%) Scrum
14 12 (6.42%) ERP
14 12 (6.42%) ETL
15 11 (5.88%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 124 (66.31%) C#
2 123 (65.78%) SQL
3 37 (19.79%) T-SQL
4 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 32 (17.11%) C++
6 21 (11.23%) Java
7 11 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.81%) F#
8 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.28%) PHP
10 7 (3.74%) Ruby
11 6 (3.21%) Delphi
12 5 (2.67%) C
13 4 (2.14%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.14%) Python
13 4 (2.14%) VB
14 3 (1.60%) VB6
15 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.07%) Progress 4GL
15 2 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
3 3 (1.60%) CCNA
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.60%) HNC
3 3 (1.60%) HND
3 3 (1.60%) MCSA
3 3 (1.60%) MCSE
3 3 (1.60%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) MCP
5 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.53%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 7 (3.74%) Kibana
1 7 (3.74%) WSUS
2 2 (1.07%) Ansible
2 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.07%) Salt
3 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 96 (51.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.63%) Oracle
3 5 (2.67%) SonicWALL
3 5 (2.67%) VMware
4 4 (2.14%) Apple
4 4 (2.14%) Infor
4 4 (2.14%) Mitel
5 2 (1.07%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Borland
6 1 (0.53%) Draytek
6 1 (0.53%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.53%) Zerto
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Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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X4 Group
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Package
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