Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 349 220 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.30% 16.44% 21.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.73% 50.34% 64.73%
Number of salaries quoted 331 212 276
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,200 £25,625
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.89% -2.81% -

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 523 437 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 36.42% 32.66% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 485 424 403
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,675 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 306 (87.68%) C#
2 267 (76.50%) .NET
3 194 (55.59%) SQL
4 151 (43.27%) JavaScript
4 151 (43.27%) ASP.NET
5 149 (42.69%) MVC
6 135 (38.68%) HTML
7 117 (33.52%) Microsoft
8 108 (30.95%) CSS
9 94 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (25.79%) jQuery
11 86 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 84 (24.07%) Software Engineering
13 82 (23.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 74 (21.20%) VB.NET
15 73 (20.92%) .NET Framework
16 70 (20.06%) Windows
17 69 (19.77%) OOP
18 68 (19.48%) Retail
19 66 (18.91%) WPF
20 61 (17.48%) Test Automation
21 58 (16.62%) Visual Studio
22 53 (15.19%) OO
23 50 (14.33%) Ajax
24 47 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (13.47%) XML
25 45 (12.89%) IIS
26 42 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
26 42 (12.03%) AngularJS
27 41 (11.75%) Degree

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 45 (12.89%) IIS
2 20 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.44%) CMS
4 8 (2.29%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.15%) Commerce Server
6 4 (1.15%) Commerce Server 2007
6 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Infor M3
2 4 (1.15%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.29%) Broadband
3 6 (1.72%) Internet
3 6 (1.72%) Network Security
4 4 (1.15%) CTI
4 4 (1.15%) Firewall
4 4 (1.15%) SAN
5 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
6 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.72%) MS Access
7 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.29%) Power BI
10 6 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.43%) MySQL
11 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.15%) QlikView
13 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.86%) OLAP
14 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 58 (16.62%) Visual Studio
2 32 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.58%) LINQPad
4 13 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.29%) Moq
5 8 (2.29%) MSTest
5 8 (2.29%) NUnit
5 8 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.15%) Selenium
6 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.15%) WiX
7 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.57%) Subversion
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 68 (19.48%) Retail
2 18 (5.16%) Back Office
3 14 (4.01%) Finance
4 8 (2.29%) Marketing
4 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.57%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Electronics
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 248 (71.06%) Developer
2 154 (44.13%) Software Developer
3 122 (34.96%) C# Developer
4 112 (32.09%) .NET Developer
5 91 (26.07%) C# Software Developer
6 79 (22.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 68 (19.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 67 (19.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (16.05%) SQL Developer
10 54 (15.47%) Senior Developer
11 51 (14.61%) Software Engineer
12 50 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 50 (14.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 43 (12.32%) Junior
14 27 (7.74%) C# Software Engineer
15 26 (7.45%) Junior Developer
16 24 (6.88%) Senior Software Developer
17 23 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
18 21 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
19 18 (5.16%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (76.50%) .NET
2 151 (43.27%) ASP.NET
3 135 (38.68%) HTML
4 108 (30.95%) CSS
5 90 (25.79%) jQuery
6 86 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (23.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 73 (20.92%) .NET Framework
9 66 (18.91%) WPF
10 50 (14.33%) Ajax
11 47 (13.47%) XML
12 42 (12.03%) AngularJS
13 37 (10.60%) Web Services
14 27 (7.74%) REST
15 18 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (4.58%) LINQ
17 15 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (4.30%) WCF
18 13 (3.72%) WinForms
19 11 (3.15%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.89%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (7.45%) N-Tier
4 16 (4.58%) Replication
5 15 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.29%) EPoS
7 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.57%) Life Science
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) NHS
11 1 (0.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.06%) Windows
2 26 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.30%) Linux
4 2 (0.57%) Unix
4 2 (0.57%) VMS
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.69%) MVC
2 94 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (24.07%) Software Engineering
4 69 (19.77%) OOP
5 61 (17.48%) Test Automation
6 53 (15.19%) OO
7 38 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (10.60%) Web Development
9 35 (10.03%) Use Case
10 32 (9.17%) Scrum
11 26 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (6.59%) TDD
13 21 (6.02%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.87%) Web Application Development
15 16 (4.58%) Multithreading
16 14 (4.01%) Coaching
17 13 (3.72%) MVVM
18 12 (3.44%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (3.44%) Kanban
18 12 (3.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 306 (87.68%) C#
2 194 (55.59%) SQL
3 151 (43.27%) JavaScript
4 74 (21.20%) VB.NET
5 28 (8.02%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.02%) Java
7 20 (5.73%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.30%) PHP
9 12 (3.44%) C++
10 3 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.86%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (11.75%) Degree
2 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.43%) MCP
5 5 (1.43%) MCSA
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) HNC
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.17%) QA
2 9 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.58%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 117 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.17%) Telerik
3 28 (8.02%) Oracle
4 6 (1.72%) Sun
5 3 (0.86%) Tableau
5 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.57%) BMC
6 2 (0.57%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Actian
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Capita
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix
7 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.29%) Splunk
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec
7 1 (0.29%) Talend
7 1 (0.29%) Veeam