Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 287 492 853
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 11.85% 11.35% 16.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.56% 43.04% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 264 449 864
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 591 1,143 1,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.41% 26.37% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 501 924 1,347
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,175 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Surrey

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Surrey over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 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
Guildford 0 81 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Reigate +2 49 £65,000 - 10
Woking -4 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Godalming +12 18 £57,500 +2.68% 1
Farnham +7 16 £52,500 - 3
Leatherhead +4 16 £45,000 -18.18%
Camberley +24 8 £51,250 +10.81% 1
Thames Ditton - 8 £50,000 -
Esher +4 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Egham -2 6 £43,750 -2.78%
Redhill -18 6 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Chertsey +8 5 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Epsom +4 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Staines -1 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Weybridge +17 2 £45,000 +22.87%
SQL Server
South East

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

1 170 (59.23%) SQL
2 146 (50.87%) Microsoft
3 138 (48.08%) .NET
4 128 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (42.86%) C#
6 111 (38.68%) Azure
7 95 (33.10%) JavaScript
8 86 (29.97%) ASP.NET
9 81 (28.22%) HTML
9 81 (28.22%) MVC
10 78 (27.18%) Finance
11 77 (26.83%) AngularJS
12 76 (26.48%) CSS
13 66 (23.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (21.25%) Power BI
15 61 (21.25%) Power Platform
16 60 (20.91%) Data Modelling
17 55 (19.16%) Windows
18 54 (18.82%) T-SQL
19 50 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 44 (15.33%) Office 365
21 43 (14.98%) .NET Core
22 42 (14.63%) TDD
23 41 (14.29%) Active Directory
24 38 (13.24%) DevOps
24 38 (13.24%) Degree
24 38 (13.24%) WCF

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 25 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.09%) IIS
5 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.70%) Moodle
7 2 (0.70%) Totara
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 111 (38.68%) Azure
2 61 (21.25%) Power Platform
3 44 (15.33%) Office 365
4 27 (9.41%) AWS
5 14 (4.88%) IaaS
5 14 (4.88%) PaaS
6 10 (3.48%) SaaS
7 7 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.09%) Serverless
9 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.70%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.70%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.70%) NuGet
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.67%) Skype
2 12 (4.18%) Firewall
3 7 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.74%) DHCP
4 5 (1.74%) DNS
4 5 (1.74%) SAN
5 4 (1.39%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.05%) HTTP
6 3 (1.05%) SSH
6 3 (1.05%) VPN
7 2 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.35%) VLAN
8 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 63 (21.95%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (21.25%) Power BI
4 50 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (12.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (11.85%) Data Lake
7 24 (8.36%) Big Data
8 23 (8.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.23%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.53%) MySQL
11 11 (3.83%) NoSQL
12 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2017
13 8 (2.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.79%) Biml
13 8 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.79%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (2.09%) MS Access
15 6 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (6.27%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.27%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.14%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.44%) Selenium
5 6 (2.09%) NUnit
5 6 (2.09%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.74%) tSQLt
7 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.39%) JMeter
7 4 (1.39%) Moq
7 4 (1.39%) MSTest
7 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.39%) Postman
8 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.05%) JIRA
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.70%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.70%) Ranorex
General
1 78 (27.18%) Finance
2 11 (3.83%) Marketing
3 7 (2.44%) Back Office
4 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
6 2 (0.70%) Police
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (51.57%) Developer
2 64 (22.30%) .NET Developer
3 47 (16.38%) Software Developer
4 33 (11.50%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 28 (9.76%) Consultant
6 28 (9.76%) SQL Developer
7 23 (8.01%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 21 (7.32%) SSIS Developer
8 21 (7.32%) Technical Leader
8 21 (7.32%) T-SQL Developer
9 18 (6.27%) Analyst
10 17 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 16 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (5.57%) SSRS Developer
12 15 (5.23%) Applications Support
12 15 (5.23%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
14 12 (4.18%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (48.08%) .NET
2 86 (29.97%) ASP.NET
3 81 (28.22%) HTML
4 77 (26.83%) AngularJS
5 76 (26.48%) CSS
6 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (14.98%) .NET Core
8 38 (13.24%) WCF
9 37 (12.89%) .NET Framework
10 29 (10.10%) Web Services
11 26 (9.06%) jQuery
12 25 (8.71%) HTML5
13 24 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (6.27%) Entity Framework
16 15 (5.23%) XML
17 13 (4.53%) React
18 12 (4.18%) JSON
18 12 (4.18%) REST
18 12 (4.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.54%) Management Information System
2 35 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (7.32%) Reinsurance
3 21 (7.32%) Tandem
4 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.57%) Clustering
6 15 (5.23%) Data Centre
7 14 (4.88%) Private Cloud
7 14 (4.88%) Public Cloud
8 12 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.09%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.74%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.05%) EPoS
11 3 (1.05%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.16%) Windows
2 36 (12.54%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.18%) Windows Server 2019
4 10 (3.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.79%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.44%) Linux
8 5 (1.74%) Unix
8 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.70%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.22%) MVC
3 63 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (20.91%) Data Modelling
5 42 (14.63%) TDD
6 38 (13.24%) DevOps
7 35 (12.20%) ETL
8 29 (10.10%) Test Automation
9 28 (9.76%) Scrum
10 27 (9.41%) ITIL
11 25 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.71%) Data Integration
12 22 (7.67%) OO
13 21 (7.32%) Technical Leadership
14 20 (6.97%) Data Analysis
14 20 (6.97%) Unit Testing
15 19 (6.62%) OOP
15 19 (6.62%) Web Development
16 18 (6.27%) Analytics
16 18 (6.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 170 (59.23%) SQL
2 123 (42.86%) C#
3 95 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 54 (18.82%) T-SQL
5 37 (12.89%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.23%) Java
7 14 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.18%) Python
9 9 (3.14%) VB
10 8 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.79%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.44%) R
11 7 (2.44%) VBScript
12 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.39%) C++
13 4 (1.39%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) ABAP
15 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (13.24%) Degree
2 31 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (6.62%) CCNA
4 19 (6.62%) MCSE
5 9 (3.14%) MCP
6 8 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.79%) MCSA
7 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) Data Quality
2 17 (5.92%) QA
3 8 (2.79%) SLA
4 6 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.50%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.74%) XenApp
5 5 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.05%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) Docker
7 2 (0.70%) Firmware
7 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.62%) SCCM
2 16 (5.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.39%) Puppet
4 4 (1.39%) Terraform
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) WSUS
6 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Avamar
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.35%) vRealize
7 1 (0.35%) Webmin
Vendors
1 146 (50.87%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.50%) VMware
3 19 (6.62%) Oracle
4 14 (4.88%) Cisco
5 13 (4.53%) Dell
6 12 (4.18%) HP
7 9 (3.14%) Citrix
8 8 (2.79%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.44%) Hortonworks
10 5 (1.74%) Dell Compellent
10 5 (1.74%) Polycom
10 5 (1.74%) Remedy
10 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.74%) Yealink
11 4 (1.39%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.39%) Tableau
12 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.05%) DevExpress
12 3 (1.05%) Sage
12 3 (1.05%) Zend