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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 106 174 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.03% 23.42% 22.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.14% 66.41% 68.24%
Number of salaries quoted 102 172 148
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 149 262 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.75% 35.26% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 145 255 216
Median salary £40,000 £41,543 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.71% +5.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 173 (77.93%) C#
2 157 (70.72%) .NET
3 137 (61.71%) SQL
4 120 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 103 (46.40%) ASP.NET
6 83 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (31.08%) MVC
8 53 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (22.52%) Windows
10 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering
11 47 (21.17%) HTML
11 47 (21.17%) OO
12 46 (20.72%) OOP
13 43 (19.37%) CSS
14 42 (18.92%) JavaScript
14 42 (18.92%) WPF
15 41 (18.47%) Degree
16 37 (16.67%) TDD
17 33 (14.86%) C++
18 32 (14.41%) T-SQL
18 32 (14.41%) OOD
19 31 (13.96%) Web Services
19 31 (13.96%) .NET Framework
20 30 (13.51%) Multithreading
20 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
20 30 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
21 29 (13.06%) Computer Science
21 29 (13.06%) Oracle
22 28 (12.61%) Web Development
23 27 (12.16%) WCF

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 30 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.60%) IIS
4 4 (1.80%) CMS
4 4 (1.80%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.35%) Apache
5 3 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.25%) SaaS
3 4 (1.80%) Office 365
4 2 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.46%) Network Security
2 12 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.15%) Internet
4 5 (2.25%) Firewall
4 5 (2.25%) SAN
5 3 (1.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) Intranet
6 2 (0.90%) LAN
6 2 (0.90%) NAS
6 2 (0.90%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) PPP
7 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (8.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (7.21%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.86%) MS Access
4 13 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.15%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.80%) MySQL
12 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.35%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (9.46%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.86%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.15%) Bugzilla
4 7 (3.15%) Subversion
4 7 (3.15%) Trac
5 6 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.90%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 19 (8.56%) Retail
2 16 (7.21%) Finance
3 3 (1.35%) Back Office
3 3 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 132 (59.46%) Developer
2 71 (31.98%) Software Developer
3 66 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 47 (21.17%) .NET Developer
5 34 (15.32%) C# Software Developer
6 28 (12.61%) Software Engineer
7 19 (8.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (8.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 18 (8.11%) DBA
9 17 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.66%) SQL DBA
10 15 (6.76%) Consultant
11 14 (6.31%) Software Consultant
12 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.86%) Messaging Developer
13 12 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (5.41%) SQL Developer
13 12 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (4.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (70.72%) .NET
2 103 (46.40%) ASP.NET
3 53 (23.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (21.17%) HTML
5 43 (19.37%) CSS
6 42 (18.92%) WPF
7 31 (13.96%) .NET Framework
7 31 (13.96%) Web Services
8 30 (13.51%) AngularJS
9 27 (12.16%) WCF
10 26 (11.71%) RESTful
11 24 (10.81%) jQuery
12 23 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (9.46%) XML
14 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (8.11%) Ember.js
16 15 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (6.76%) Node.js
16 15 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.06%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.15%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.70%) Clustering
4 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.90%) BYOD
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.90%) EPoS
6 2 (0.90%) PKI
6 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.45%) Fintech
7 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Life Science
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.52%) Windows
2 16 (7.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.25%) Android
3 5 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.25%) Linux
4 3 (1.35%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.08%) MVC
3 48 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 47 (21.17%) OO
5 46 (20.72%) OOP
6 37 (16.67%) TDD
7 32 (14.41%) OOD
8 30 (13.51%) Multithreading
9 28 (12.61%) Web Development
10 21 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (9.46%) Scrum
11 17 (7.66%) SDLC
12 16 (7.21%) Project Management
12 16 (7.21%) Web Application Development
13 15 (6.76%) Test Scripting
14 14 (6.31%) Test Automation
15 13 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (5.86%) Kanban
15 13 (5.86%) Use Case
16 12 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 173 (77.93%) C#
2 137 (61.71%) SQL
3 42 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.86%) C++
5 32 (14.41%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.56%) Java
7 15 (6.76%) PHP
7 15 (6.76%) Ruby
7 15 (6.76%) VB.NET
8 14 (6.31%) F#
9 12 (5.41%) Delphi
10 10 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.80%) Progress 4GL
11 4 (1.80%) VB
12 3 (1.35%) VB6
12 3 (1.35%) VBA
13 2 (0.90%) C
14 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (18.47%) Degree
2 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.70%) MCP
4 5 (2.25%) MCSA
5 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) HNC
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) MCTS
6 1 (0.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.15%) Docker
3 5 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 13 (5.86%) Kibana
1 13 (5.86%) WSUS
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 120 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.06%) Oracle
3 2 (0.90%) Actian
3 2 (0.90%) Apple
3 2 (0.90%) Blue Coat
3 2 (0.90%) Borland
3 2 (0.90%) Cisco
3 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
3 2 (0.90%) Google
3 2 (0.90%) VMware
4 1 (0.45%) Baan
4 1 (0.45%) Draytek
4 1 (0.45%) IBM
4 1 (0.45%) JDA
4 1 (0.45%) RedPrairie
4 1 (0.45%) SonicWALL
4 1 (0.45%) Symantec
4 1 (0.45%) Veeam
4 1 (0.45%) WatchGuard
4 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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