Period
to 30 March 2020

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 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 58 61 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Suffolk 18.95% 19.74% 22.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.21% 59.80% 58.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 131
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.05% +1.16%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,700 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Suffolk with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 109 102 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 35.62% 33.01% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 75 79 174
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +3.57%
10th Percentile £29,825 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Suffolk

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Suffolk.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Suffolk

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Suffolk over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 6 months to 30 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +10 47 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Felixstowe - 7 £50,000 -
Bury St Edmunds +1 3 £38,000 -10.59% 3
Newmarket +3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 43 (74.14%) .NET
2 42 (72.41%) C#
3 37 (63.79%) SQL
4 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.93%) HTML
7 18 (31.03%) Azure
7 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
8 17 (29.31%) Scrum
9 16 (27.59%) CSS
9 16 (27.59%) SOLID
10 15 (25.86%) Finance
11 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (24.14%) MVC
11 14 (24.14%) TypeScript
12 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
13 12 (20.69%) ERP
13 12 (20.69%) .NET Core
13 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2017
14 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
14 11 (18.97%) OOP
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
15 10 (17.24%) DevOps
16 9 (15.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 9 (15.52%) JIRA

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 9 (15.52%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) Azure
2 6 (10.34%) IaaS
2 6 (10.34%) PaaS
2 6 (10.34%) SaaS
3 5 (8.62%) Power Platform
4 3 (5.17%) Slack
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) Office 365
5 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.72%) AWS
6 1 (1.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) VoIP
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2017
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Power BI
5 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.90%) MS Access
7 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.45%) Big Data
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 9 (15.52%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.34%) NUnit
4 6 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.45%) JMeter
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Law
2 5 (8.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) C# Developer
3 15 (25.86%) .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
5 12 (20.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (15.52%) DBA
7 8 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
6 12 (20.69%) .NET Core
7 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
8 8 (13.79%) RESTful
8 8 (13.79%) XML
9 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.34%) CSS3
10 6 (10.34%) Dapper ORM
10 6 (10.34%) HTML5
10 6 (10.34%) REST
10 6 (10.34%) XSLT
11 5 (8.62%) JSON
12 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.90%) jQuery
13 3 (5.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.62%) Replication
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.45%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) SOLID
4 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.14%) MVC
5 12 (20.69%) ERP
6 11 (18.97%) OOP
7 10 (17.24%) DevOps
8 9 (15.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.07%) Information Security
10 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.34%) Content Management
11 6 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (10.34%) ETL
11 6 (10.34%) Microservices
11 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Visualisation
12 5 (8.62%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) T-SQL
5 14 (24.14%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.62%) C
6 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.62%) HND
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) RedGate
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Google