Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 96 205 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 18.93% 13.01% 13.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 41.25% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101 146 189
Median annual salary £44,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,125 £60,500
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 216 497 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 42.60% 31.54% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 178 369 305
Median annual salary £44,625 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £66,250
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 63 (65.63%) .NET
2 55 (57.29%) C#
3 46 (47.92%) SQL
3 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 38 (39.58%) Azure
5 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
6 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
7 25 (26.04%) Windows
8 24 (25.00%) HTML
8 24 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
10 20 (20.83%) MVC
10 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
10 20 (20.83%) CSS
10 20 (20.83%) .NET Core
11 19 (19.79%) Visualisation
12 15 (15.63%) Python
12 15 (15.63%) Perl
12 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (15.63%) DevOps
13 14 (14.58%) Windows Server
13 14 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (14.58%) CRM
14 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
14 13 (13.54%) Degree
15 12 (12.50%) Ansible
15 12 (12.50%) PMO

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 (12.50%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Synapse
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (39.58%) Azure
2 12 (12.50%) IaaS
2 12 (12.50%) PaaS
3 11 (11.46%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.21%) AWS
4 5 (5.21%) Office 365
5 4 (4.17%) GCP
5 4 (4.17%) SaaS
6 3 (3.13%) Asana
7 2 (2.08%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.04%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) Skype
2 1 (1.04%) SMTP
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.42%) Power BI
2 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.17%) OLAP
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.08%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.04%) QGIS
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.13%) Fiddler
4 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.08%) JMeter
5 2 (2.08%) Selenium
5 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.04%) LINQPad
6 1 (1.04%) Postman
6 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 8 (8.33%) Legal
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Games
4 3 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.08%) Police
6 1 (1.04%) Law
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 24 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 22 (22.92%) C# Software Developer
5 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
6 15 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
7 14 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (12.50%) Senior Developer
10 11 (11.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 11 (11.46%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (10.42%) Junior
12 9 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
12 9 (9.38%) Junior Developer
13 8 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (7.29%) Applications Support
14 7 (7.29%) Applications Support Engineer
14 7 (7.29%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (7.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (65.63%) .NET
2 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET
3 24 (25.00%) HTML
4 20 (20.83%) .NET Core
4 20 (20.83%) CSS
5 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (8.33%) RESTful
9 7 (7.29%) REST
10 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (6.25%) WinForms
11 5 (5.21%) HTML5
11 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.21%) WPF
11 5 (5.21%) XML
12 4 (4.17%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
3 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 8 (8.33%) Android
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (4.17%) Unix
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (20.83%) MVC
4 19 (19.79%) Visualisation
5 15 (15.63%) DevOps
6 14 (14.58%) CRM
7 12 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.46%) Scrum
9 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.33%) Android Development
10 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.33%) Microservices
10 8 (8.33%) Physics
11 7 (7.29%) ETL
12 6 (6.25%) Biometrics
12 6 (6.25%) ITIL
12 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.29%) C#
2 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 46 (47.92%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
4 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 15 (15.63%) Perl
5 15 (15.63%) Python
6 6 (6.25%) Java
6 6 (6.25%) VB
7 5 (5.21%) C++
7 5 (5.21%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) VB6
10 2 (2.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.08%) Delphi
10 2 (2.08%) R
11 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Docker
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.08%) Kibana
3 2 (2.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.04%) ESRI
5 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) Intel
5 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.04%) Veeam
5 1 (1.04%) webMethods