Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 220 435 747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 13.60% 10.29% 14.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.82% 42.23% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 199 408 739
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% -4.21%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,650 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 374 1,030 1,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 23.11% 24.36% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 330 859 1,242
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £72,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +7 65 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Reigate +1 41 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Godalming +13 19 £60,000 +8.11%
Farnham +6 12 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Woking +11 10 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Epsom +10 10 £52,500 - 1
Camberley +23 6 £57,500 +24.32% 2
Chertsey +6 5 £60,000 +122.22%
Egham +14 4 £43,750 +2.94%
Leatherhead 0 4 £36,500 -33.64% 1
Walton-on-Thames +6 2 £32,500 -53.57% 2
Staines +3 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Redhill -4 2 £51,250 +2.50%
Weybridge +14 1 £55,000 +66.04%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 111 (50.45%) SQL
2 104 (47.27%) .NET
3 103 (46.82%) Azure
4 101 (45.91%) Microsoft
5 98 (44.55%) C#
6 97 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (39.09%) JavaScript
8 76 (34.55%) ASP.NET
9 62 (28.18%) CSS
9 62 (28.18%) MVC
10 60 (27.27%) HTML
10 60 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 55 (25.00%) Finance
12 50 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (20.45%) Windows
14 44 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
15 43 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (19.09%) T-SQL
16 42 (19.09%) TDD
17 40 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (17.73%) Power BI
18 39 (17.73%) Power Platform
19 37 (16.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 36 (16.36%) Active Directory
20 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
21 35 (15.91%) Office 365
22 33 (15.00%) .NET Core
22 33 (15.00%) Data Modelling
23 32 (14.55%) Degree

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 20 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 15 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.82%) CMS
3 4 (1.82%) DNN
3 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.36%) Confluence
4 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 103 (46.82%) Azure
2 39 (17.73%) Power Platform
3 35 (15.91%) Office 365
4 28 (12.73%) AWS
5 14 (6.36%) IaaS
5 14 (6.36%) PaaS
6 10 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (3.64%) Serverless
8 4 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.82%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (1.36%) SaaS
10 2 (0.91%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.09%) Skype
2 11 (5.00%) Firewall
3 7 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.73%) HTTP
5 4 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.82%) DNS
5 4 (1.82%) SAN
5 4 (1.82%) VPN
6 3 (1.36%) DHCP
6 3 (1.36%) SSH
6 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.55%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (17.73%) Power BI
3 37 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (16.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (13.64%) Big Data
5 29 (13.18%) Data Lake
6 22 (10.00%) NoSQL
7 20 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 16 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (5.91%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.91%) RDBMS
10 11 (5.00%) MySQL
10 11 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (4.55%) Biml
12 9 (4.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (3.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (2.73%) OLTP
14 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.36%) Moq
2 14 (6.36%) NUnit
3 12 (5.45%) MSTest
4 10 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.18%) JIRA
7 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.82%) Selenium
9 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.36%) tSQLt
9 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.91%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.45%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.45%) REST Assured
11 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (2.73%) Back Office
3 4 (1.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Local Government
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (58.18%) Developer
2 62 (28.18%) .NET Developer
3 40 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 30 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 25 (11.36%) SQL Developer
7 22 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 22 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 21 (9.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (9.55%) SSIS Developer
8 21 (9.55%) T-SQL Developer
9 20 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
10 19 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (8.18%) Consultant
12 15 (6.82%) SQL BI Developer
12 15 (6.82%) Support Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (5.00%) DBA
15 10 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (4.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (47.27%) .NET
2 76 (34.55%) ASP.NET
3 62 (28.18%) CSS
4 60 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 60 (27.27%) HTML
5 50 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (15.00%) .NET Core
7 32 (14.55%) WCF
8 29 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (11.36%) REST
10 20 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 18 (8.18%) jQuery
12 16 (7.27%) HTML5
13 14 (6.36%) Web Services
14 12 (5.45%) JSON
14 12 (5.45%) XML
15 11 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.36%) Private Cloud
3 14 (6.36%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.91%) Clustering
5 10 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.91%) EPoS
10 2 (0.91%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.45%) Windows
2 27 (12.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.55%) Unix
4 8 (3.64%) Linux
4 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.18%) Solaris
6 6 (2.73%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.27%) Android
8 4 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.18%) MVC
3 42 (19.09%) TDD
4 40 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 30 (13.64%) ITIL
7 29 (13.18%) Test Automation
8 24 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.91%) Data Strategy
9 18 (8.18%) ITIL V3
10 17 (7.73%) DevOps
11 16 (7.27%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (7.27%) ETL
12 15 (6.82%) CRM
12 15 (6.82%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.36%) Forensic Analysis
13 14 (6.36%) Presales
13 14 (6.36%) PRINCE2
13 14 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (50.45%) SQL
2 98 (44.55%) C#
3 86 (39.09%) JavaScript
4 42 (19.09%) T-SQL
5 36 (16.36%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.27%) Python
7 13 (5.91%) Java
8 10 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.09%) R
10 7 (3.18%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.82%) PHP
11 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.36%) VB
13 2 (0.91%) ABAP
13 2 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.91%) VBScript
14 1 (0.45%) C
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (14.55%) Degree
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.18%) MCSE
4 17 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (7.27%) CCNA
6 7 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (3.18%) MCP
7 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.82%) MCSA
9 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.45%) HNC
11 1 (0.45%) HND
11 1 (0.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) SLA
2 10 (4.55%) QA
3 7 (3.18%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.27%) GDPR
4 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.82%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.27%) Docker
4 5 (2.27%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.45%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (8.18%) SCCM
2 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (4.55%) Puppet
3 10 (4.55%) Terraform
4 6 (2.73%) Ansible
5 5 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (45.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.18%) VMware
3 26 (11.82%) Oracle
4 11 (5.00%) Citrix
4 11 (5.00%) Dell
5 10 (4.55%) HP
6 9 (4.09%) Hortonworks
7 8 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.18%) Cisco
8 7 (3.18%) Sun
9 4 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (1.82%) Informatica
9 4 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.36%) SAP
10 3 (1.36%) Zend
11 2 (0.91%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.91%) Plumtree
11 2 (0.91%) Polycom