Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1,032 1,025 1,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.11% 17.36% 18.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 58.44% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 932 918 1,413
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,892 1,754 2,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.37% 29.70% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,604 1,490 2,271
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -1 166 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Woking +6 129 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Reigate +3 122 £52,500 +31.25% 16
Egham +6 77 £53,000 -11.67% 5
Leatherhead -8 55 £28,750 -37.84% 9
Farnham 0 46 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Redhill -6 45 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Epsom +13 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Camberley +9 38 £47,500 +9.83% 5
Staines +1 37 £80,000 +60.00%
Chertsey +2 24 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Godalming -1 18 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Weybridge 0 16 £34,500 -40.52% 2
Walton-on-Thames -1 10 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Dorking +2 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Horley +4 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Addlestone - 6 £42,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 5 £80,000 +100.00% 3
Cobham 0 3 £50,000 +16.28%
Caterham +1 1 £55,000 -
Shepperton - 1 - - 1
Virginia Water - 1 £60,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 593 (57.46%) .NET
2 578 (56.01%) C#
3 563 (54.55%) SQL
4 501 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
5 457 (44.28%) Microsoft
6 364 (35.27%) ASP.NET
7 358 (34.69%) MVC
8 348 (33.72%) JavaScript
9 307 (29.75%) Windows
10 303 (29.36%) TDD
11 271 (26.26%) HTML
12 244 (23.64%) .NET Framework
13 233 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 217 (21.03%) WCF
15 216 (20.93%) Finance
16 212 (20.54%) T-SQL
17 207 (20.06%) CSS
18 198 (19.19%) ASP.NET Web API
19 196 (18.99%) AngularJS
20 186 (18.02%) Scrum
21 182 (17.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 158 (15.31%) Windows Server
23 157 (15.21%) SQL Server 2016
24 155 (15.02%) OO
25 146 (14.15%) VMware
26 141 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 135 (13.08%) Web Services
27 135 (13.08%) Visual Studio
28 131 (12.69%) Active Directory
29 128 (12.40%) RESTful

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 65 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
2 57 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 52 (5.04%) MS Exchange
4 48 (4.65%) IIS
5 40 (3.88%) CMS
6 19 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.55%) Umbraco
9 15 (1.45%) JBoss
10 13 (1.26%) Confluence
11 12 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (1.07%) nginx
13 10 (0.97%) Moodle
14 9 (0.87%) Apache
15 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.78%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.68%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.39%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.097%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.097%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 182 (17.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (6.40%) Office 365
4 47 (4.55%) SaaS
5 33 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (2.03%) IaaS
6 21 (2.03%) PaaS
7 10 (0.97%) Dropbox
8 7 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.29%) Serverless
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.097%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.04%) Firewall
2 44 (4.26%) Internet
3 41 (3.97%) DNS
4 39 (3.78%) SAN
5 35 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.00%) LAN
7 28 (2.71%) WAN
8 21 (2.03%) VPN
9 20 (1.94%) NAS
10 19 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (1.74%) DHCP
12 13 (1.26%) VLAN
13 12 (1.16%) Skype
14 10 (0.97%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.78%) SSL
16 7 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (0.58%) Broadband
18 5 (0.48%) FTP
18 5 (0.48%) HTTP
18 5 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.21%) SQL Server 2016
2 141 (13.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 106 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 70 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (6.20%) NoSQL
7 60 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (5.72%) MySQL
9 48 (4.65%) Relational Database
10 44 (4.26%) Power BI
11 40 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (2.23%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.94%) Big Data
16 20 (1.94%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.36%) QlikView
17 14 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (13.08%) Visual Studio
2 106 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (7.36%) NUnit
4 65 (6.30%) Selenium
5 60 (5.81%) Git (software)
6 40 (3.88%) JIRA
7 34 (3.29%) Subversion
8 23 (2.23%) MSTest
9 16 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.36%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.36%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (1.16%) Arquillian
12 12 (1.16%) JMeter
12 12 (1.16%) Maven
12 12 (1.16%) Mockito
12 12 (1.16%) Moq
12 12 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 216 (20.93%) Finance
2 44 (4.26%) Marketing
3 36 (3.49%) Games
4 26 (2.52%) Advertising
5 21 (2.03%) Retail
6 17 (1.65%) Banking
7 15 (1.45%) Back Office
8 14 (1.36%) Electronics
8 14 (1.36%) Music Industry
9 10 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.29%) Legal
13 2 (0.19%) International Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.097%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.097%) French Language
14 1 (0.097%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 629 (60.95%) Developer
2 361 (34.98%) .NET Developer
3 213 (20.64%) C# Developer
4 161 (15.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 135 (13.08%) Software Developer
6 114 (11.05%) Senior Developer
7 104 (10.08%) SQL Developer
8 73 (7.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 72 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 64 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 62 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 57 (5.52%) Support Engineer
13 55 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 54 (5.23%) Architect
15 53 (5.14%) Administrator
15 53 (5.14%) DBA
16 48 (4.65%) Agile Developer
16 48 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
17 45 (4.36%) Analyst
18 44 (4.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (57.46%) .NET
2 364 (35.27%) ASP.NET
3 271 (26.26%) HTML
4 244 (23.64%) .NET Framework
5 233 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 217 (21.03%) WCF
7 207 (20.06%) CSS
8 198 (19.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 196 (18.99%) AngularJS
10 135 (13.08%) Web Services
11 128 (12.40%) RESTful
12 115 (11.14%) jQuery
13 111 (10.76%) Entity Framework
14 101 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 95 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 88 (8.53%) XML
17 86 (8.33%) HTML5
18 82 (7.95%) WPF
19 60 (5.81%) REST
20 54 (5.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (4.55%) Clustering
4 46 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 37 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 31 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.52%) Fintech
9 18 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.36%) e-Learning
11 14 (1.36%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.26%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.16%) Replication
14 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.97%) W3C
15 8 (0.78%) Social Network
16 7 (0.68%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 307 (29.75%) Windows
2 158 (15.31%) Windows Server
3 75 (7.27%) Linux
4 50 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (3.10%) Windows 7
6 32 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.52%) Unix
8 22 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 14 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.16%) CentOS
11 8 (0.78%) Android
12 6 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.19%) Fedora
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (34.69%) MVC
3 303 (29.36%) TDD
4 186 (18.02%) Scrum
5 155 (15.02%) OO
6 118 (11.43%) BDD
7 113 (10.95%) SDLC
8 111 (10.76%) Web Application Development
9 99 (9.59%) Test Automation
10 98 (9.50%) ITIL
11 90 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
12 89 (8.62%) Unit Testing
13 84 (8.14%) Software Engineering
14 82 (7.95%) OOP
15 76 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
15 76 (7.36%) ETL
15 76 (7.36%) Web Development
16 75 (7.27%) DevOps
17 70 (6.78%) CRM
18 52 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 578 (56.01%) C#
2 563 (54.55%) SQL
3 348 (33.72%) JavaScript
4 212 (20.54%) T-SQL
5 84 (8.14%) Java
6 82 (7.95%) VB.NET
7 58 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.84%) Ruby
9 25 (2.42%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.42%) VB
10 19 (1.84%) PHP
11 16 (1.55%) Python
12 14 (1.36%) VBA
13 11 (1.07%) ES6
14 9 (0.87%) C++
14 9 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.78%) C
15 8 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 104 (10.08%) Degree
2 50 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (2.42%) MCSE
5 24 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (1.84%) MCSA
7 12 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.07%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.97%) MCP
10 9 (0.87%) MCDBA
10 9 (0.87%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.78%) CCNA
11 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.58%) CCNP
13 6 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.49%) QA
2 53 (5.14%) SLA
3 8 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.29%) PMO
5 2 (0.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) TickIT
System Software
1 131 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 101 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.33%) vSphere
4 43 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 35 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.26%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.58%) Firmware
10 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.097%) Docker
11 1 (0.097%) NFS
11 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (4.26%) SCCM
2 14 (1.36%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (1.36%) SCOM
2 14 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (1.26%) vCenter Server
4 11 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (0.97%) Puppet
6 9 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.68%) WSUS
8 6 (0.58%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.48%) Simpana
9 5 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.39%) Kibana
11 3 (0.29%) Ansible
11 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 457 (44.28%) Microsoft
2 146 (14.15%) VMware
3 111 (10.76%) Oracle
4 94 (9.11%) Cisco
5 41 (3.97%) HP
6 27 (2.62%) Symantec
7 24 (2.33%) Citrix
8 23 (2.23%) NetApp
9 22 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.13%) SAP
9 22 (2.13%) Sun
10 19 (1.84%) Dell
11 18 (1.74%) Tableau
12 15 (1.45%) 3PAR
12 15 (1.45%) Google
13 14 (1.36%) BMC
14 13 (1.26%) Adobe
15 11 (1.07%) Fortinet
15 11 (1.07%) RedGate
16 10 (0.97%) F5