The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 19.35% 34.34% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 62.96% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 9
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,902 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,600 £35,500
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 Taunton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 54 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 25.81% 54.55% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £33,075 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Taunton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Taunton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
3 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
5 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (46.88%) Big Data
6 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (46.88%) Java
7 14 (43.75%) Windows
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
8 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 12 (37.50%) SQL
9 12 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
11 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
12 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
12 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
12 9 (28.13%) Scrum
13 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (25.00%) Selenium
14 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
14 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
14 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
15 6 (18.75%) Xamarin
15 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 6 (18.75%) HTML
16 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
16 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Big Data
2 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) MS Access
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
5 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) WF
7 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
1 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Data Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) R
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) VMware