Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 184 339 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.76% 24.11% 16.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.81% 66.73% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 194 322 215
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,825 £26,250 £23,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,625 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%

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 377 508 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.20% 36.13% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 332 472 429
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 140 (76.09%) C#
2 131 (71.20%) .NET
3 105 (57.07%) MVC
4 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (46.74%) SQL
5 86 (46.74%) ASP.NET
6 64 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 54 (29.35%) JavaScript
8 43 (23.37%) Retail
9 39 (21.20%) Scrum
9 39 (21.20%) HTML
9 39 (21.20%) CSS
10 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
11 36 (19.57%) SDLC
12 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
12 35 (19.02%) TDD
12 35 (19.02%) TeamCity
13 32 (17.39%) jQuery
13 32 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (16.85%) Web Services
15 27 (14.67%) Degree
15 27 (14.67%) REST
16 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (13.59%) OO
17 24 (13.04%) Oracle
17 24 (13.04%) RESTful
18 23 (12.50%) HTML5
18 23 (12.50%) Java
18 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

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 19 (10.33%) IIS
2 10 (5.43%) CMS
3 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.72%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.17%) Confluence
6 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.54%) DNN
7 1 (0.54%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Kentico
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.78%) Internet
2 4 (2.17%) VPN
3 2 (1.09%) Broadband
3 2 (1.09%) DNS
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.96%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (5.43%) DB2
5 9 (4.89%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.26%) Big Data
9 5 (2.72%) Power BI
10 4 (2.17%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.17%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) TeamCity
2 18 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.26%) JIRA
5 6 (3.26%) NUnit
6 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Moq
7 2 (1.09%) MSTest
7 2 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.09%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.54%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 43 (23.37%) Retail
2 11 (5.98%) Back Office
2 11 (5.98%) Finance
3 9 (4.89%) Marketing
4 6 (3.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Automotive
5 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 124 (67.39%) Developer
2 52 (28.26%) Software Developer
3 45 (24.46%) .NET Developer
4 43 (23.37%) C# Developer
5 24 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 17 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.61%) Analyst
7 14 (7.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.89%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.89%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 7 (3.80%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (71.20%) .NET
2 86 (46.74%) ASP.NET
3 39 (21.20%) CSS
3 39 (21.20%) HTML
4 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
5 32 (17.39%) jQuery
6 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (16.85%) Web Services
7 27 (14.67%) REST
8 24 (13.04%) RESTful
9 23 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (12.50%) HTML5
10 22 (11.96%) .NET Framework
10 22 (11.96%) WCF
11 20 (10.87%) CSS3
12 17 (9.24%) Entity Framework
13 16 (8.70%) WinForms
14 15 (8.15%) XML
15 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (6.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (8.15%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.43%) EPoS
6 6 (3.26%) Clustering
6 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.17%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.98%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Android
2 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.09%) Linux
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (57.07%) MVC
2 96 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.20%) Scrum
4 36 (19.57%) SDLC
5 35 (19.02%) TDD
6 32 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (13.59%) OO
8 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.87%) OOD
8 20 (10.87%) Web Development
9 16 (8.70%) Refactoring
10 15 (8.15%) DevOps
10 15 (8.15%) SOA
11 13 (7.07%) BDD
11 13 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.52%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
14 10 (5.43%) Coaching
14 10 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (76.09%) C#
2 86 (46.74%) SQL
3 54 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.02%) T-SQL
5 23 (12.50%) Java
6 16 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.98%) TypeScript
8 10 (5.43%) RPG
9 9 (4.89%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.26%) F#
11 4 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.09%) VB
13 1 (0.54%) Delphi
13 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (14.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.09%) CITP
3 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) HL7
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) Data Guard
1 8 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 64 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.04%) Oracle
3 11 (5.98%) Intel
4 5 (2.72%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (0.54%) Alterian
6 1 (0.54%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.54%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) VMware