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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 101 64 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 24.69% 11.45% 15.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.33% 45.71% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 90 60 92
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,500 £62,250
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 157 140 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 38.39% 25.04% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 142 133 154
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +9 63 £41,000 +26.15% 10
Bury St Edmunds +10 20 £41,750 +19.28%
Stowmarket - 5 £37,500 -
Newmarket -2 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
SQL Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 105 (68.63%) SQL
2 94 (61.44%) Microsoft
3 90 (58.82%) .NET
4 75 (49.02%) C#
5 73 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
7 56 (36.60%) HTML
7 56 (36.60%) ASP.NET
7 56 (36.60%) CSS
8 55 (35.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (32.03%) MVC
10 48 (31.37%) T-SQL
11 46 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (26.80%) jQuery
13 33 (21.57%) AngularJS
14 32 (20.92%) Oracle
15 28 (18.30%) SOLID
16 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (16.99%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (16.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (16.34%) Windows
19 24 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (15.69%) ETL
19 24 (15.69%) .NET Framework
19 24 (15.69%) Analytics
20 23 (15.03%) Entity Framework
20 23 (15.03%) Visual Studio

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 17 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
3 5 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.27%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.61%) Kentico
5 3 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) Intranet
2 5 (3.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (30.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (11.11%) Big Data
5 17 (11.11%) MySQL
6 16 (10.46%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (10.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (6.54%) NoSQL
10 9 (5.88%) Power BI
10 9 (5.88%) QlikView
10 9 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (5.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (5.23%) Looker
11 8 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.92%) OLAP
13 5 (3.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.19%) JIRA
4 9 (5.88%) Subversion
5 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (4.58%) NuGet
7 5 (3.27%) gulp
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Marketing
3 5 (3.27%) Publishing
4 3 (1.96%) Legal
4 3 (1.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.31%) Advertising
5 2 (1.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (67.97%) Developer
2 47 (30.72%) .NET Developer
3 44 (28.76%) C# Developer
4 40 (26.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (20.92%) Senior Developer
6 24 (15.69%) SQL Developer
6 24 (15.69%) Systems Developer
7 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (13.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (13.07%) Applications Support
9 20 (13.07%) Senior Systems Developer
10 18 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (11.11%) Software Developer
12 15 (9.80%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (9.80%) Applications Specialist
12 15 (9.80%) Applications Support Specialist
12 15 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (9.80%) Support Specialist
13 14 (9.15%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (58.82%) .NET
2 56 (36.60%) ASP.NET
2 56 (36.60%) CSS
2 56 (36.60%) HTML
3 41 (26.80%) jQuery
4 33 (21.57%) AngularJS
5 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (16.99%) KnockoutJS
7 25 (16.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (15.69%) .NET Framework
9 23 (15.03%) Entity Framework
10 19 (12.42%) Web Services
11 18 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (11.11%) HTML5
12 17 (11.11%) WCF
13 15 (9.80%) CSS3
14 13 (8.50%) LINQ
14 13 (8.50%) Middleware
14 13 (8.50%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (8.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.54%) Replication
4 7 (4.58%) Clustering
5 6 (3.92%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.61%) iPhone
8 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.34%) Windows
2 20 (13.07%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.58%) Linux
4 5 (3.27%) Android
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.03%) MVC
3 41 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (18.30%) SOLID
5 24 (15.69%) Analytics
5 24 (15.69%) ETL
6 22 (14.38%) OO
7 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 20 (13.07%) Scrum
8 20 (13.07%) TDD
9 19 (12.42%) CRM
10 18 (11.76%) MVVM
11 17 (11.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 17 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 15 (9.80%) SDLC
13 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
13 14 (9.15%) Web Development
14 13 (8.50%) Data Modelling
14 13 (8.50%) Unit Testing
15 12 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 105 (68.63%) SQL
2 75 (49.02%) C#
3 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
4 48 (31.37%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.23%) Python
5 8 (5.23%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.96%) Java
8 2 (1.31%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.31%) CCA
3 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.31%) MCSA
3 2 (1.31%) MCSD
3 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) HL7
2 12 (7.84%) QA
3 5 (3.27%) SLA
4 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Oozie
2 3 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.31%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 94 (61.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.92%) Oracle
3 17 (11.11%) Tableau
4 5 (3.27%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.27%) Riverbed
4 5 (3.27%) Twitter
5 2 (1.31%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.31%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.31%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
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Newmarket, Suffolk
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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