Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 223 431 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.22% 24.59% 12.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.48% 63.38% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 226 405 148
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £25,175
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £54,125
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%

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 417 680 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 32.20% 38.79% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 375 623 327
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,400 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (78.03%) C#
2 169 (75.78%) .NET
3 133 (59.64%) MVC
4 119 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (49.78%) SQL
6 106 (47.53%) ASP.NET
7 74 (33.18%) JavaScript
8 72 (32.29%) Microsoft
9 63 (28.25%) TeamCity
10 51 (22.87%) .NET Framework
10 51 (22.87%) T-SQL
11 50 (22.42%) AngularJS
11 50 (22.42%) SDLC
12 49 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (20.63%) Retail
14 42 (18.83%) jQuery
15 41 (18.39%) Web Development
16 38 (17.04%) WCF
16 38 (17.04%) Jenkins
16 38 (17.04%) DevOps
17 37 (16.59%) Degree
17 37 (16.59%) XML
17 37 (16.59%) Scrum
18 36 (16.14%) CSS
18 36 (16.14%) HTML
18 36 (16.14%) REST
19 35 (15.70%) Entity Framework
20 34 (15.25%) Octopus Deploy
20 34 (15.25%) SOA
20 34 (15.25%) WinForms

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 21 (9.42%) IIS
2 19 (8.52%) CMS
3 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.83%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) DNN
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.45%) Kentico
6 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.69%) Office 365
4 4 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.11%) Internet
2 10 (4.48%) VPN
3 8 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.14%) Firewall
5 6 (2.69%) DNS
5 6 (2.69%) VLAN
6 5 (2.24%) SAN
7 4 (1.79%) DHCP
7 4 (1.79%) Intranet
8 2 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.90%) ISDN
8 2 (0.90%) SNMP
9 1 (0.45%) LAN
9 1 (0.45%) NAS
9 1 (0.45%) SMTP
9 1 (0.45%) WAN
9 1 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.42%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.28%) DB2
3 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (3.59%) Power BI
5 8 (3.59%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.14%) MySQL
6 7 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.69%) Big Data
7 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (28.25%) TeamCity
2 38 (17.04%) Jenkins
3 34 (15.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (9.42%) Git (software)
5 19 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.04%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.79%) NUnit
8 3 (1.35%) JIRA
9 2 (0.90%) Subversion
10 1 (0.45%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.45%) Selenium
10 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (20.63%) Retail
2 12 (5.38%) Finance
3 11 (4.93%) Back Office
4 9 (4.04%) Marketing
5 6 (2.69%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (73.09%) Developer
2 73 (32.74%) C# Developer
3 66 (29.60%) Software Developer
4 59 (26.46%) .NET Developer
5 30 (13.45%) C# Software Developer
6 28 (12.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (11.21%) SQL Developer
8 17 (7.62%) Analyst
9 15 (6.73%) DevOps Developer
9 15 (6.73%) WinForms Developer
10 14 (6.28%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.48%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.59%) Junior
13 8 (3.59%) Junior Developer
14 7 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (3.14%) Software Analyst
14 7 (3.14%) Software Support Analyst
14 7 (3.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (75.78%) .NET
2 106 (47.53%) ASP.NET
3 51 (22.87%) .NET Framework
4 50 (22.42%) AngularJS
5 49 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (18.83%) jQuery
7 38 (17.04%) WCF
8 37 (16.59%) XML
9 36 (16.14%) CSS
9 36 (16.14%) HTML
9 36 (16.14%) REST
10 35 (15.70%) Entity Framework
11 34 (15.25%) WinForms
12 25 (11.21%) Web Services
13 23 (10.31%) HTML5
14 19 (8.52%) RESTful
15 18 (8.07%) CSS3
15 18 (8.07%) LINQ
16 17 (7.62%) EDI
17 16 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Mobile App
2 19 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.38%) Internet of Things
4 10 (4.48%) EPoS
4 10 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.35%) Clustering
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.97%) Windows
2 8 (3.59%) Linux
3 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.79%) AIX
5 3 (1.35%) Android
5 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.45%) Unix
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.64%) MVC
2 119 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.42%) SDLC
4 41 (18.39%) Web Development
5 38 (17.04%) DevOps
6 37 (16.59%) Scrum
7 34 (15.25%) SOA
8 31 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (10.76%) TDD
10 23 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (8.97%) OO
12 19 (8.52%) Deployment Automation
13 17 (7.62%) OOD
14 15 (6.73%) Refactoring
14 15 (6.73%) SOLID
15 14 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.28%) Iteration Planning
16 12 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (5.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (78.03%) C#
2 111 (49.78%) SQL
3 74 (33.18%) JavaScript
4 51 (22.87%) T-SQL
5 24 (10.76%) PowerShell
6 20 (8.97%) Java
7 18 (8.07%) VB.NET
8 13 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.48%) RPG
10 6 (2.69%) F#
11 4 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.90%) C
12 2 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) Delphi
13 1 (0.45%) PHP
13 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (16.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.45%) CITP
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) SLA
2 5 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.48%) Docker
2 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) oVirt
4 4 (1.79%) pfSense
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.24%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 72 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.62%) Oracle
3 16 (7.17%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.93%) Intel
5 7 (3.14%) VMware
6 3 (1.35%) Cisco
7 2 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (0.90%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.90%) Dell
7 2 (0.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.90%) Tableau
7 2 (0.90%) UiPath
8 1 (0.45%) Alterian
8 1 (0.45%) EMC
8 1 (0.45%) NetApp
8 1 (0.45%) PayPal
8 1 (0.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.45%) Sage
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) WorldPay