Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 256 226 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.81% 16.92% 24.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.40% 51.25% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 215 227 423
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 446 441 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.28% 33.01% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 376 402 637
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,825 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,850 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 195 (76.17%) C#
2 191 (74.61%) .NET
3 161 (62.89%) Microsoft
4 128 (50.00%) SQL
5 108 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (41.02%) Problem-Solving
7 95 (37.11%) AngularJS
8 75 (29.30%) CRM
9 71 (27.73%) Windows
9 71 (27.73%) ASP.NET
10 69 (26.95%) Visual Studio
10 69 (26.95%) .NET Framework
11 66 (25.78%) JavaScript
12 65 (25.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 55 (21.48%) jQuery
14 54 (21.09%) Web Development
15 53 (20.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 53 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (19.92%) HTML
17 50 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
18 49 (19.14%) Unit Testing
19 46 (17.97%) Git (software)
20 44 (17.19%) Analytics
21 43 (16.80%) .NET Core
21 43 (16.80%) Greenfield Project
21 43 (16.80%) Ajax
21 43 (16.80%) MVC
22 42 (16.41%) Azure
23 41 (16.02%) REST

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 8 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.56%) CMS
4 4 (1.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (13.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (5.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.41%) Azure
2 25 (9.77%) SaaS
3 16 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.34%) AtomSphere
4 6 (2.34%) AWS
4 6 (2.34%) Boomi
5 5 (1.95%) Office 365
6 3 (1.17%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.78%) Azure Stack
7 2 (0.78%) Datadog
7 2 (0.78%) GCP
7 2 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) Firewall
1 7 (2.73%) Network Security
2 4 (1.56%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) CTI
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
3 3 (1.17%) VoIP
4 2 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.25%) Power BI
5 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2019
5 9 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 69 (26.95%) Visual Studio
2 65 (25.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (17.97%) Git (software)
4 38 (14.84%) WiX
5 11 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (4.30%) JIRA
6 9 (3.52%) Bitbucket
6 9 (3.52%) LINQPad
7 8 (3.13%) Fiddler
7 8 (3.13%) Postman
8 7 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.78%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.78%) ERwin
10 2 (0.78%) Selenium
11 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (11.72%) Law
2 24 (9.38%) Legal
3 15 (5.86%) Finance
4 6 (2.34%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Games
6 3 (1.17%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 206 (80.47%) Developer
2 105 (41.02%) Software Developer
3 76 (29.69%) C# Developer
4 49 (19.14%) C# Software Developer
5 40 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 28 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 25 (9.77%) Applications Developer
8 22 (8.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (7.81%) Senior Software Developer
10 20 (7.81%) Team Leader
11 19 (7.42%) Lead Developer
11 19 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 19 (7.42%) Software Team Leader
11 19 (7.42%) SQL Developer
12 18 (7.03%) Angular Developer
12 18 (7.03%) Lead Software Developer
12 18 (7.03%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 13 (5.08%) Dynamics NAV Developer
13 13 (5.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (74.61%) .NET
2 95 (37.11%) AngularJS
3 71 (27.73%) ASP.NET
4 69 (26.95%) .NET Framework
5 55 (21.48%) jQuery
6 51 (19.92%) HTML
7 50 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (16.80%) .NET Core
8 43 (16.80%) Ajax
9 41 (16.02%) REST
9 41 (16.02%) XML
10 40 (15.63%) React
11 39 (15.23%) KnockoutJS
12 38 (14.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 38 (14.84%) WCF
13 37 (14.45%) CSS
14 33 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (10.16%) Entity Framework
15 26 (10.16%) Web Services
16 17 (6.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (16.80%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (14.84%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (7.03%) Virtual Team
6 12 (4.69%) Replication
7 10 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.52%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) NHS
12 1 (0.39%) CCTV
12 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.73%) Windows
2 20 (7.81%) Linux
3 15 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.73%) VMS
5 4 (1.56%) Android
5 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.56%) Unix
5 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (41.02%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (29.30%) CRM
4 54 (21.09%) Web Development
5 49 (19.14%) Unit Testing
6 44 (17.19%) Analytics
7 43 (16.80%) MVC
8 39 (15.23%) Multithreading
9 38 (14.84%) OWASP
10 36 (14.06%) Scrum
11 28 (10.94%) Information Security
12 27 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.38%) Data Protection
14 22 (8.59%) Biometrics
15 21 (8.20%) DevOps
16 19 (7.42%) ETL
17 18 (7.03%) Virtual Team Management
18 17 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (4.30%) Software Engineering
19 11 (4.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (76.17%) C#
2 128 (50.00%) SQL
3 66 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.14%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.03%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.91%) C
7 7 (2.73%) Java
8 6 (2.34%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.95%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.56%) Delphi
11 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.17%) C++
11 3 (1.17%) PHP
11 3 (1.17%) Python
12 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (11.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) MCITP
4 1 (0.39%) MCTS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.69%) Docker
2 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.73%) Kibana
3 3 (1.17%) Ansible
3 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (1.17%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.86%) Oracle
3 8 (3.13%) RedGate
4 6 (2.34%) Dell
5 5 (1.95%) VMware
6 4 (1.56%) Google
6 4 (1.56%) Informatica
6 4 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.78%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.78%) Talend
8 2 (0.78%) Telerik
9 1 (0.39%) Tableau
9 1 (0.39%) Xamarin