The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 77 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 17.15% 12.83% 20.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.54% 42.31% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 107
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,975 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £67,000
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 Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 99 182 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 32.04% 30.33% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 154 154
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Suffolk.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Suffolk over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +17 30 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Bury St Edmunds +2 4 £43,000 +14.66% 2
Lowestoft - 1 £45,000 - 1
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 114 (69.94%) .NET
2 107 (65.64%) SQL
3 101 (61.96%) Microsoft
4 89 (54.60%) C#
5 75 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (41.72%) T-SQL
7 67 (41.10%) ASP.NET
8 62 (38.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 59 (36.20%) MVC
10 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
11 51 (31.29%) HTML
12 49 (30.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (26.38%) CSS
14 41 (25.15%) Visual Studio
14 41 (25.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (24.54%) SharePoint
16 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (20.86%) .NET Framework
19 33 (20.25%) jQuery
20 32 (19.63%) Windows
21 31 (19.02%) SDLC
22 30 (18.40%) OO
23 29 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
25 26 (15.95%) Entity Framework
26 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
26 25 (15.34%) SQL Server 2000
27 24 (14.72%) Oracle
27 24 (14.72%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 40 (24.54%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.13%) Confluence
3 8 (4.91%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.68%) IIS
5 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.23%) Apache
7 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.45%) Datadog
3 4 (2.45%) SaaS
4 3 (1.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.11%) Intranet
2 4 (2.45%) HTTP
3 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.23%) SAN
3 2 (1.23%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (30.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (25.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (15.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 24 (14.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (14.11%) OLAP
6 23 (14.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (11.66%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (9.82%) NoSQL
9 14 (8.59%) DTS
9 14 (8.59%) Oracle OLAP
10 13 (7.98%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (5.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (5.52%) MySQL
13 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
14 7 (4.29%) Big Data
14 7 (4.29%) Power BI
15 6 (3.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 41 (25.15%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (7.98%) JIRA
4 10 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.52%) NUnit
6 5 (3.07%) Moq
6 5 (3.07%) MSTest
6 5 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.45%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.45%) Log4Net
8 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.84%) Subversion
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Games
3 5 (3.07%) Publishing
4 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (72.39%) Developer
2 47 (28.83%) C# Developer
3 44 (26.99%) Senior Developer
4 40 (24.54%) Systems Developer
5 27 (16.56%) .NET Developer
6 26 (15.95%) Senior Systems Developer
7 18 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (7.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (6.75%) SQL Developer
11 10 (6.13%) DBA
12 9 (5.52%) Architect
12 9 (5.52%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.91%) Administrator
13 8 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (4.29%) Applications Support
14 7 (4.29%) Graduate Developer
14 7 (4.29%) SQL DBA
14 7 (4.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (69.94%) .NET
2 67 (41.10%) ASP.NET
3 51 (31.29%) HTML
4 43 (26.38%) CSS
5 39 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (20.86%) .NET Framework
7 33 (20.25%) jQuery
8 27 (16.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (15.95%) Entity Framework
10 23 (14.11%) WCF
11 17 (10.43%) WinForms
12 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (9.20%) HTML5
13 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
13 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (6.13%) Web Services
14 10 (6.13%) XML
15 9 (5.52%) CSS3
16 8 (4.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.36%) Replication
3 9 (5.52%) Clustering
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.68%) Xbox
6 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.07%) Social Network
7 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.63%) Windows
2 17 (10.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.84%) Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.20%) MVC
3 36 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (19.02%) SDLC
5 30 (18.40%) OO
6 22 (13.50%) Analytics
7 21 (12.88%) TDD
8 17 (10.43%) CRM
8 17 (10.43%) ETL
8 17 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.20%) Project Management
9 15 (9.20%) SOA
9 15 (9.20%) SOLID
9 15 (9.20%) Time Management
9 15 (9.20%) Web Development
10 12 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.36%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (6.75%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.75%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 107 (65.64%) SQL
2 89 (54.60%) C#
3 68 (41.72%) T-SQL
4 52 (31.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.91%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.68%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.45%) PHP
9 3 (1.84%) Python
9 3 (1.84%) Ruby
10 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) Java
11 1 (0.61%) Jython
11 1 (0.61%) R
11 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.61%) CCA
4 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) SLA
3 3 (1.84%) HL7
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) HP Fortify
1 4 (2.45%) Nagios
2 3 (1.84%) Oozie
3 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 101 (61.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) Tableau
4 5 (3.07%) Facebook
4 5 (3.07%) Riverbed
4 5 (3.07%) Twitter
5 4 (2.45%) New Relic
6 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
Suffolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lowestoft
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago