Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 446 165 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.00% 13.20% 22.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.90% 47.83% 63.91%
Number of salaries quoted 423 157 326
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 698 345 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.57% 27.60% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 639 328 478
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 352 (78.92%) C#
2 307 (68.83%) .NET
3 260 (58.30%) SQL
4 205 (45.96%) JavaScript
5 190 (42.60%) ASP.NET
6 186 (41.70%) MVC
7 141 (31.61%) HTML
8 130 (29.15%) CSS
9 123 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (26.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
12 107 (23.99%) jQuery
13 99 (22.20%) Windows
14 93 (20.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 85 (19.06%) Software Engineering
16 77 (17.26%) Visual Studio
17 71 (15.92%) .NET Framework
18 64 (14.35%) Retail
18 64 (14.35%) Test Automation
19 63 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
19 63 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 55 (12.33%) AngularJS
21 53 (11.88%) Ajax
22 52 (11.66%) Web Development
23 51 (11.43%) VB.NET
24 50 (11.21%) T-SQL
24 50 (11.21%) OO
25 48 (10.76%) OOP
25 48 (10.76%) WPF
26 46 (10.31%) Business Intelligence

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 36 (8.07%) IIS
2 28 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.47%) CMS
3 11 (2.47%) EPiServer
4 9 (2.02%) NServiceBus
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.36%) SaaS
3 11 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.02%) GitHub
5 6 (1.35%) Office 365
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.14%) Network Security
3 12 (2.69%) Firewall
3 12 (2.69%) Internet
4 8 (1.79%) Broadband
5 4 (0.90%) CTI
6 3 (0.67%) SAN
6 3 (0.67%) SMS
7 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) HTTP
8 1 (0.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
8 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 15 (3.36%) Power BI
9 12 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.02%) MySQL
11 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.35%) Big Data
12 6 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.12%) OLAP
13 5 (1.12%) QlikView
13 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 77 (17.26%) Visual Studio
2 63 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.38%) LINQPad
4 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.24%) Fiddler
5 10 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.79%) NUnit
7 7 (1.57%) Moq
7 7 (1.57%) MSTest
7 7 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.90%) Subversion
8 4 (0.90%) WiX
9 3 (0.67%) Selenium
10 2 (0.45%) Gradle
10 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.45%) JUnit
10 2 (0.45%) Maven
11 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (14.35%) Retail
2 26 (5.83%) Finance
3 12 (2.69%) Marketing
4 11 (2.47%) Back Office
5 10 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (0.67%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 302 (67.71%) Developer
2 180 (40.36%) Software Developer
3 158 (35.43%) .NET Developer
4 144 (32.29%) C# Developer
5 114 (25.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 107 (23.99%) C# Software Developer
7 101 (22.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 99 (22.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 81 (18.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 72 (16.14%) SQL Developer
12 57 (12.78%) Software Engineer
13 53 (11.88%) Senior Developer
14 52 (11.66%) Junior
15 35 (7.85%) C# Software Engineer
15 35 (7.85%) Web Developer
16 31 (6.95%) Junior Developer
17 27 (6.05%) Senior C# Developer
18 26 (5.83%) Angular Developer
18 26 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (68.83%) .NET
2 190 (42.60%) ASP.NET
3 141 (31.61%) HTML
4 130 (29.15%) CSS
5 116 (26.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 107 (23.99%) jQuery
7 93 (20.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 71 (15.92%) .NET Framework
9 55 (12.33%) AngularJS
10 53 (11.88%) Ajax
11 48 (10.76%) WPF
12 34 (7.62%) XML
13 30 (6.73%) Web Services
14 28 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (6.05%) REST
16 24 (5.38%) LINQ
16 24 (5.38%) WCF
17 22 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (3.14%) Entity Framework
19 11 (2.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.07%) N-Tier
2 31 (6.95%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.61%) Replication
4 17 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.36%) EPoS
6 8 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.67%) Clustering
9 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.45%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (22.20%) Windows
2 34 (7.62%) Windows Server
3 33 (7.40%) Linux
4 10 (2.24%) VMS
5 6 (1.35%) Unix
6 2 (0.45%) Android
6 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (41.70%) MVC
2 123 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (19.06%) Software Engineering
4 64 (14.35%) Test Automation
5 52 (11.66%) Web Development
6 50 (11.21%) OO
7 48 (10.76%) OOP
8 46 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (8.30%) Unit Testing
10 31 (6.95%) Use Case
11 28 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (6.05%) Multithreading
13 25 (5.61%) Scrum
14 23 (5.16%) Incident Management
15 21 (4.71%) TDD
16 17 (3.81%) MVVM
17 16 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (3.59%) Web Application Development
18 15 (3.36%) Business Continuity
18 15 (3.36%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 352 (78.92%) C#
2 260 (58.30%) SQL
3 205 (45.96%) JavaScript
4 51 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 50 (11.21%) T-SQL
6 46 (10.31%) PowerShell
7 26 (5.83%) C++
8 20 (4.48%) Java
9 9 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.90%) VB
11 4 (0.90%) VB6
12 3 (0.67%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) Go
13 2 (0.45%) Python
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.85%) Degree
2 11 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.35%) MCSA
5 5 (1.12%) MCP
6 2 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.05%) QA
2 12 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.12%) GDPR
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.90%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Docker
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (5.38%) Kibana
2 3 (0.67%) SCCM
3 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.50%) Oracle
3 27 (6.05%) Telerik
4 16 (3.59%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.47%) Google
6 10 (2.24%) BMC
7 7 (1.57%) Sun
8 6 (1.35%) Capita
9 4 (0.90%) Tableau
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco
10 3 (0.67%) Citrix
10 3 (0.67%) SAP
10 3 (0.67%) VMware
11 1 (0.22%) Actian
11 1 (0.22%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.22%) HP
11 1 (0.22%) Meraki
11 1 (0.22%) Splunk
11 1 (0.22%) Talend
11 1 (0.22%) Veeam