The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Sussex
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 18.75% 5.26% 16.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 20.00% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% -17.64%  
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 Sussex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 15 5 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 46.88% 26.32% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 8
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex 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 Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Sussex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Sussex

SQL Server
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) .NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support
1 7 (87.50%) Applications Support Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Logistics
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft