Period
to 6 December 2019

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 232 199 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.66% 14.69% 24.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.33% 50.13% 65.48%
Number of salaries quoted 188 205 348
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.89%

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 480 397 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 30.34% 29.30% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 394 347 519
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £30,650 £30,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +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 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

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

1 174 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 163 (70.26%) C#
3 160 (68.97%) .NET
4 115 (49.57%) SQL
5 101 (43.53%) Windows
6 99 (42.67%) Problem-Solving
7 97 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (34.05%) AngularJS
9 73 (31.47%) Visual Studio
10 64 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 59 (25.43%) Web Development
12 56 (24.14%) jQuery
13 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET
14 53 (22.84%) XML
14 53 (22.84%) Azure
15 52 (22.41%) CRM
16 51 (21.98%) Git (software)
16 51 (21.98%) WCF
17 50 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 48 (20.69%) Unit Testing
18 48 (20.69%) Ajax
19 45 (19.40%) Multithreading
19 45 (19.40%) Video Conferencing
19 45 (19.40%) OWASP
19 45 (19.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 45 (19.40%) React
19 45 (19.40%) KnockoutJS
19 45 (19.40%) WiX
20 44 (18.97%) Analytics
21 42 (18.10%) .NET Framework

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 11 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.02%) IIS
4 6 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.16%) CMS
5 5 (2.16%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (9.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.84%) Azure
2 19 (8.19%) Power Platform
3 14 (6.03%) SaaS
4 12 (5.17%) Office 365
5 8 (3.45%) AWS
6 6 (2.59%) AtomSphere
6 6 (2.59%) Boomi
7 3 (1.29%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.33%) Firewall
2 15 (6.47%) Network Security
3 5 (2.16%) CTI
3 5 (2.16%) DHCP
3 5 (2.16%) DNS
3 5 (2.16%) Intranet
3 5 (2.16%) SSL
3 5 (2.16%) VoIP
3 5 (2.16%) VPN
4 4 (1.72%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.29%) Wireless
6 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.86%) VLAN
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (8.19%) Power BI
2 19 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.88%) SQL Server 2019
6 7 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2017
8 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.43%) Big Data
12 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (31.47%) Visual Studio
2 64 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (21.98%) Git (software)
4 45 (19.40%) WiX
5 12 (5.17%) LINQPad
6 11 (4.74%) Fiddler
6 11 (4.74%) Postman
7 9 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.88%) JIRA
8 5 (2.16%) ER Studio
8 5 (2.16%) ERwin
9 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.29%) Selenium
11 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.43%) Ant
12 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (6.03%) Law
1 14 (6.03%) Legal
2 8 (3.45%) Finance
3 7 (3.02%) Retail
4 3 (1.29%) Electronics
4 3 (1.29%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 160 (68.97%) Developer
2 85 (36.64%) Software Developer
3 53 (22.84%) C# Developer
4 29 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 27 (11.64%) Lead Developer
6 26 (11.21%) Team Leader
7 25 (10.78%) Lead Software Developer
7 25 (10.78%) Senior Developer
7 25 (10.78%) Software Team Leader
8 20 (8.62%) Senior Software Developer
9 18 (7.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (7.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 15 (6.47%) Applications Developer
11 15 (6.47%) Azure Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.74%) Analyst
12 11 (4.74%) DBA
12 11 (4.74%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (68.97%) .NET
2 79 (34.05%) AngularJS
3 56 (24.14%) jQuery
4 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET
5 53 (22.84%) XML
6 51 (21.98%) WCF
7 50 (21.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (20.69%) Ajax
9 45 (19.40%) KnockoutJS
9 45 (19.40%) React
9 45 (19.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 42 (18.10%) .NET Framework
11 36 (15.52%) .NET Core
11 36 (15.52%) REST
12 29 (12.50%) Web Services
13 27 (11.64%) HTML
14 22 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (9.48%) CSS
15 14 (6.03%) Entity Framework
16 7 (3.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.40%) Video Conferencing
2 31 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (10.78%) Virtual Team
5 22 (9.48%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (7.76%) Replication
7 14 (6.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.72%) Clustering
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.86%) NHS
12 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 101 (43.53%) Windows
2 38 (16.38%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.34%) Linux
4 10 (4.31%) VMS
5 5 (2.16%) CentOS
5 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (42.67%) Problem-Solving
2 97 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.43%) Web Development
4 52 (22.41%) CRM
5 48 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 45 (19.40%) Multithreading
6 45 (19.40%) OWASP
7 44 (18.97%) Analytics
8 31 (13.36%) MVC
9 26 (11.21%) Information Security
10 25 (10.78%) Virtual Team Management
11 23 (9.91%) DevOps
12 22 (9.48%) Scrum
13 21 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.33%) Data Protection
15 15 (6.47%) Biometrics
15 15 (6.47%) ETL
16 14 (6.03%) API Development
16 14 (6.03%) Time Management
17 13 (5.60%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 163 (70.26%) C#
2 115 (49.57%) SQL
3 41 (17.67%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.66%) PowerShell
5 32 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.31%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.88%) C
8 5 (2.16%) Java
9 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.29%) VB
10 2 (0.86%) VB6
10 2 (0.86%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.91%) Degree
2 6 (2.59%) CCNA
2 6 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.29%) ISEB
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) MCP
4 2 (0.86%) MCSA
5 1 (0.43%) MCITP
5 1 (0.43%) MCTS
5 1 (0.43%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.88%) Docker
2 7 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.02%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.59%) vSphere
4 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.74%) Kibana
2 9 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 174 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.33%) Dell
3 13 (5.60%) Oracle
4 11 (4.74%) Cisco
4 11 (4.74%) VMware
5 8 (3.45%) RedGate
6 5 (2.16%) Avaya
7 4 (1.72%) Google
7 4 (1.72%) Informatica
7 4 (1.72%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.86%) Talend
8 2 (0.86%) Telerik