Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 370 711 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 9.15% 13.61% 16.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.62% 49.76% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 347 649 867
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +4.40%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £64,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 889 1,429 1,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.99% 27.34% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,214 1,498
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,800 £30,000 £30,063
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
Reigate +5 68 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Guildford -14 68 £45,000 +16.13% 16
Leatherhead +1 48 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Redhill -10 25 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Godalming -1 21 £58,750 +23.68% 4
Woking -28 15 £35,000 -20.00% 9
Staines 0 12 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Dorking +2 10 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Farnham 0 9 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Walton-on-Thames -11 9 £70,000 +47.37% 3
Camberley -25 8 £45,000 -16.28% 5
Epsom -13 7 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Weybridge -5 5 £33,000 -22.35% 2
Whyteleafe +1 4 £47,500 - 2
Horley -3 4 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Egham +12 3 £27,500 -47.12% 1
Esher - 3 £37,500 -
Chertsey -16 2 £26,500 -37.65% 5
Cranleigh - 2 £35,000 -
Cobham +1 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Caterham 0 1 £45,000 -10.00%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 197 (53.24%) C#
2 194 (52.43%) .NET
3 187 (50.54%) SQL
4 173 (46.76%) Microsoft
5 167 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (44.32%) Azure
7 138 (37.30%) JavaScript
8 130 (35.14%) MVC
9 112 (30.27%) HTML
10 108 (29.19%) Finance
11 103 (27.84%) CSS
12 98 (26.49%) Windows
13 93 (25.14%) ASP.NET
14 80 (21.62%) AngularJS
15 71 (19.19%) Scrum
16 64 (17.30%) Web Services
16 64 (17.30%) T-SQL
16 64 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
17 63 (17.03%) AWS
17 63 (17.03%) Windows Server
18 61 (16.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 59 (15.95%) HTML5
20 56 (15.14%) WCF
21 54 (14.59%) .NET Framework
21 54 (14.59%) Visual Studio
21 54 (14.59%) TDD
22 53 (14.32%) Active Directory
23 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
24 47 (12.70%) Java
25 46 (12.43%) DevOps

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 23 (6.22%) IIS
2 15 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.05%) Skype for Business
3 14 (3.78%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.97%) Confluence
6 9 (2.43%) CMS
7 7 (1.89%) JBoss
7 7 (1.89%) WordPress
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.54%) nginx
8 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) DNN
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 164 (44.32%) Azure
2 63 (17.03%) AWS
3 32 (8.65%) Office 365
3 32 (8.65%) Power Platform
4 28 (7.57%) SaaS
5 12 (3.24%) GitHub
6 10 (2.70%) PaaS
7 9 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.89%) IaaS
9 6 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (1.62%) Twilio
10 3 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.81%) NuGet
11 2 (0.54%) Apigee
11 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.54%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.54%) GCP
12 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.86%) DNS
2 16 (4.32%) Firewall
3 15 (4.05%) Skype
4 13 (3.51%) WAN
5 11 (2.97%) H.323
5 11 (2.97%) ISDN
5 11 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.97%) VLAN
5 11 (2.97%) VPN
6 10 (2.70%) DHCP
6 10 (2.70%) LAN
7 8 (2.16%) CTI
8 6 (1.62%) GPRS
8 6 (1.62%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (1.35%) SAN
9 5 (1.35%) Wireless
10 4 (1.08%) Internet
10 4 (1.08%) Network Security
11 3 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (8.65%) Power BI
3 31 (8.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 31 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (5.14%) Big Data
8 15 (4.05%) Data Lake
9 14 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.97%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.43%) Redis
12 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.62%) DB2
14 6 (1.62%) JasperReports
14 6 (1.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (14.59%) Visual Studio
3 42 (11.35%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.41%) JUnit
6 18 (4.86%) NUnit
6 18 (4.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (3.78%) JIRA
8 12 (3.24%) Maven
8 12 (3.24%) Selenium
9 11 (2.97%) Arquillian
9 11 (2.97%) Mockito
9 11 (2.97%) ReSharper
10 10 (2.70%) Subversion
10 10 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.16%) git-flow
12 6 (1.62%) JMeter
12 6 (1.62%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.81%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 108 (29.19%) Finance
2 18 (4.86%) Retail
3 12 (3.24%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.16%) Marketing
5 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.35%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.08%) Advertising
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 218 (58.92%) Developer
2 70 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 51 (13.78%) C# Developer
4 47 (12.70%) Senior Developer
5 39 (10.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 37 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 34 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 26 (7.03%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.76%) DBA
11 24 (6.49%) SQL DBA
12 22 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (5.68%) Analyst
14 19 (5.14%) Web Developer
15 18 (4.86%) Junior
15 18 (4.86%) Junior Developer
16 17 (4.59%) .NET Software Developer
16 17 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (4.32%) Lead Developer
17 16 (4.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (52.43%) .NET
2 112 (30.27%) HTML
3 103 (27.84%) CSS
4 93 (25.14%) ASP.NET
5 80 (21.62%) AngularJS
6 64 (17.30%) Web Services
7 61 (16.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 59 (15.95%) HTML5
9 56 (15.14%) WCF
10 54 (14.59%) .NET Framework
11 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (12.43%) .NET Core
13 43 (11.62%) jQuery
14 34 (9.19%) REST
15 33 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (8.92%) CSS3
16 27 (7.30%) Spring
17 25 (6.76%) Entity Framework
18 22 (5.95%) WPF
19 19 (5.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.70%) User Experience
6 8 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.62%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.08%) Clustering
9 4 (1.08%) CMDB
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (0.81%) PMI
11 2 (0.54%) BYOD
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) PKI
11 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.49%) Windows
2 63 (17.03%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.32%) Windows 10
5 13 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.24%) Linux
6 12 (3.24%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.43%) Android
7 9 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.62%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (35.14%) MVC
3 71 (19.19%) Scrum
4 54 (14.59%) TDD
5 46 (12.43%) DevOps
6 45 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (11.62%) Microservices
8 40 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 37 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 32 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.38%) SDLC
12 30 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (7.84%) OO
13 29 (7.84%) Software Engineering
14 28 (7.57%) Web Development
15 26 (7.03%) Analytics
15 26 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (6.49%) SOLID
17 23 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (5.95%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 197 (53.24%) C#
2 187 (50.54%) SQL
3 138 (37.30%) JavaScript
4 64 (17.30%) T-SQL
5 47 (12.70%) Java
6 42 (11.35%) Python
7 40 (10.81%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.14%) PHP
9 14 (3.78%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.24%) C++
11 10 (2.70%) R
12 7 (1.89%) XPath
13 6 (1.62%) Java 8
14 5 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (1.35%) U-SQL
14 5 (1.35%) VB
14 5 (1.35%) X++
15 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.08%) VBA
16 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (10.27%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.62%) CCNA
6 4 (1.08%) CCNP
6 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.81%) MCSA
7 3 (0.81%) MCSE
7 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CCDP
8 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MBA
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) VCP5
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.86%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) SLA
3 6 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) BS7666
System Software
1 53 (14.32%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.65%) Hyper-V
3 30 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.70%) vSphere
5 7 (1.89%) Docker
6 6 (1.62%) Firmware
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) LXC
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (3.24%) SCCM
2 8 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.62%) Perfmon
3 6 (1.62%) WSUS
4 5 (1.35%) Puppet
4 5 (1.35%) Terraform
5 3 (0.81%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) Consul
6 2 (0.54%) Grafana
6 2 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
6 2 (0.54%) SCSM
6 2 (0.54%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.54%) yum
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 173 (46.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.11%) VMware
3 29 (7.84%) Oracle
4 20 (5.41%) Cisco
5 10 (2.70%) SAP
5 10 (2.70%) Splunk
5 10 (2.70%) Veeam
6 8 (2.16%) Avaya
7 6 (1.62%) CA
7 6 (1.62%) Citrix
7 6 (1.62%) Hortonworks
7 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.62%) RedGate
8 5 (1.35%) Google
8 5 (1.35%) Sybase
9 3 (0.81%) Adobe
9 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.54%) CommVault
10 2 (0.54%) Dell
10 2 (0.54%) HP