Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 255 216 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.67% 18.43% 22.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.22% 66.06% 61.43%
Number of salaries quoted 250 219 337
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 438 327 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 30.35% 27.90% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 396 315 528
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.96%
10th Percentile £29,250 £25,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £58,250 £54,125
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 180 (70.59%) C#
2 156 (61.18%) .NET
3 133 (52.16%) SQL
4 125 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (40.78%) ASP.NET
6 94 (36.86%) MVC
7 82 (32.16%) JavaScript
8 78 (30.59%) Microsoft
9 71 (27.84%) WPF
10 61 (23.92%) Windows
11 59 (23.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (20.78%) HTML
13 47 (18.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (16.86%) TDD
15 43 (16.86%) CSS
16 39 (15.29%) Finance
16 39 (15.29%) Retail
16 39 (15.29%) .NET Framework
17 36 (14.12%) Git (software)
17 36 (14.12%) REST
18 33 (12.94%) AngularJS
18 33 (12.94%) PowerShell
19 31 (12.16%) OO
20 30 (11.76%) SDLC
21 29 (11.37%) Web Services
21 29 (11.37%) jQuery
21 29 (11.37%) WCF
21 29 (11.37%) Software Engineering
22 28 (10.98%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (5.88%) CMS
2 12 (4.71%) EPiServer
2 12 (4.71%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.49%) GitHub
2 14 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (3.92%) SaaS
4 6 (2.35%) Office 365
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) Internet
2 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.96%) Broadband
3 5 (1.96%) Firewall
3 5 (1.96%) HTTP
3 5 (1.96%) Network Security
4 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.18%) SAN
4 3 (1.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.63%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.39%) Power BI
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (18.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (14.12%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.63%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.35%) Subversion
6 5 (1.96%) Fiddler
6 5 (1.96%) LINQPad
6 5 (1.96%) NUnit
7 4 (1.57%) JUnit
7 4 (1.57%) Moq
7 4 (1.57%) MSTest
7 4 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.18%) JIRA
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (0.78%) Gradle
9 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.78%) Maven
10 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
1 39 (15.29%) Retail
2 7 (2.75%) Back Office
2 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.57%) Marketing
4 3 (1.18%) Advertising
4 3 (1.18%) Electronics
4 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 158 (61.96%) Developer
2 95 (37.25%) .NET Developer
3 58 (22.75%) Software Developer
4 50 (19.61%) C# Developer
5 31 (12.16%) .NET Software Developer
5 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (10.59%) C# Software Developer
7 25 (9.80%) Senior Developer
8 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (7.84%) DBA
10 20 (7.84%) SQL DBA
11 19 (7.45%) SQL Server DBA
12 18 (7.06%) Software Engineer
12 18 (7.06%) SQL Developer
13 14 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.49%) WPF Developer
14 12 (4.71%) Java Developer
14 12 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (61.18%) .NET
2 104 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 71 (27.84%) WPF
4 59 (23.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (20.78%) HTML
6 44 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (16.86%) CSS
8 39 (15.29%) .NET Framework
9 36 (14.12%) REST
10 33 (12.94%) AngularJS
11 29 (11.37%) jQuery
11 29 (11.37%) WCF
11 29 (11.37%) Web Services
12 28 (10.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (9.41%) HTML5
14 18 (7.06%) Entity Framework
15 15 (5.88%) WinForms
16 13 (5.10%) CSS3
17 12 (4.71%) Spring
17 12 (4.71%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.49%) EPoS
3 14 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.71%) Internet of Things
4 12 (4.71%) Replication
5 9 (3.53%) Clustering
5 9 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.92%) Windows
2 17 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.71%) Linux
4 5 (1.96%) VMS
5 4 (1.57%) Unix
6 2 (0.78%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.86%) MVC
3 43 (16.86%) TDD
4 31 (12.16%) OO
5 30 (11.76%) SDLC
6 29 (11.37%) Software Engineering
7 28 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (9.02%) Web Development
10 22 (8.63%) Scrum
11 19 (7.45%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (7.06%) High Availability
12 18 (7.06%) MVVM
12 18 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.27%) Mobile Development
14 14 (5.49%) OOD
14 14 (5.49%) Refactoring
14 14 (5.49%) Test Automation
15 13 (5.10%) Business Continuity
16 12 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 180 (70.59%) C#
2 133 (52.16%) SQL
3 82 (32.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.94%) PowerShell
5 23 (9.02%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.45%) Java
7 14 (5.49%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.53%) C++
9 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) Go
10 2 (0.78%) Java 8
10 2 (0.78%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) ISEB
3 5 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.96%) MCP
3 5 (1.96%) MCSA
3 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.78%) CITP
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.53%) Docker
4 5 (1.96%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.96%) Kibana
2 5 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.02%) Oracle
3 22 (8.63%) Xamarin
4 16 (6.27%) Google
5 6 (2.35%) Cisco
6 5 (1.96%) BMC
6 5 (1.96%) Citrix
6 5 (1.96%) Meraki
7 3 (1.18%) Capita
7 3 (1.18%) SAP
7 3 (1.18%) VMware
8 2 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.39%) ANSYS
9 1 (0.39%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Telerik