The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 864 -
Rank change year-on-year +566 -  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 936 68 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.069% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 896 50 0
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 -

SQL Server 2016 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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27027 29884 34667
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.40% 30.29% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22910 25528 29241
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 2016 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 2016 in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 over the 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in the UK

SQL Server 2016
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +549 864 £45,000 - 125
London +248 215 £57,500 +4.54% 19
South East +222 177 £45,000 +5.88% 31
North West +92 132 £40,000 -5.88% 19
East Midlands - 87 £47,500 - 11
West Midlands - 74 £42,500 - 8
Manchester +32 71 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England +72 67 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Yorkshire +50 57 £45,000 -5.26% 15
South West +43 50 £40,000 +6.66% 10
West Yorkshire +41 47 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hampshire - 43 £40,000 - 4
Leeds +35 42 £45,000 - 6
Nottinghamshire - 40 £47,500 - 4
City of London +51 38 £75,000 +42.85% 6
Nottingham - 37 £47,500 - 4
Scotland +53 36 £45,000 - 6
Surrey - 35 £50,000 - 4
Northamptonshire - 31 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire - 29 £37,500 - 3
Birmingham - 28 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex +46 27 £35,000 -19.54% 7
Edinburgh - 26 £35,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 26 £50,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +28 24 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 19 £50,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 19 £45,000 - 1
Kent - 17 £37,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 17 £42,500 - 1
Crawley +21 16 £35,000 -19.54% 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 1320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 797 (60.38%) .NET
3 796 (60.30%) C#
4 728 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
5 650 (49.24%) ASP.NET
6 627 (47.50%) MVC
7 592 (44.85%) TDD
8 576 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 570 (43.18%) SQL
10 554 (41.97%) Web Application Development
11 553 (41.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 486 (36.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 478 (36.21%) BDD
14 450 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
15 435 (32.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 430 (32.58%) RESTful
17 427 (32.35%) WCF
18 401 (30.38%) Microsoft
19 390 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
20 373 (28.26%) T-SQL
21 372 (28.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 369 (27.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 334 (25.30%) Node.js
24 329 (24.92%) Git (software)
25 325 (24.62%) NoSQL
26 315 (23.86%) Ruby
27 302 (22.88%) SQL Server 2014
28 282 (21.36%) Scrum
29 280 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
30 273 (20.68%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 59 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (1.44%) IIS
4 14 (1.06%) SAS
5 13 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.68%) Confluence
7 7 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.53%) CMS
8 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.30%) DataSynapse
9 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.30%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.23%) Apache
10 3 (0.23%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.076%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.68%) HipChat
4 8 (0.61%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.076%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 280 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.58%) Google Play
4 24 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.44%) Azure Machine Learning
6 16 (1.21%) Office 365
7 15 (1.14%) GitHub
8 14 (1.06%) PaaS
9 13 (0.98%) IaaS
10 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.61%) SaaS
11 3 (0.23%) Boomi
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.23%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.076%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.70%) Internet
2 30 (2.27%) Broadband
3 14 (1.06%) DHCP
3 14 (1.06%) DNS
4 12 (0.91%) SAN
5 8 (0.61%) Firewall
5 8 (0.61%) Intranet
6 5 (0.38%) NAS
7 4 (0.30%) HTTP
7 4 (0.30%) MPLS
7 4 (0.30%) Skype
7 4 (0.30%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 435 (32.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 390 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
4 372 (28.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 369 (27.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 325 (24.62%) NoSQL
7 302 (22.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 263 (19.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 152 (11.52%) Power BI
10 150 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 150 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 85 (6.44%) Big Data
12 69 (5.23%) MongoDB
13 51 (3.86%) Relational Database
14 48 (3.64%) QlikView
15 46 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
16 43 (3.26%) RavenDB
17 39 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
18 30 (2.27%) OLAP
19 27 (2.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 329 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 113 (8.56%) NUnit
3 71 (5.38%) Moq
3 71 (5.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 70 (5.30%) MSTest
5 66 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 46 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.44%) JIRA
7 19 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.91%) Subversion
10 9 (0.68%) NSubstitute
11 5 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.076%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.076%) Selenium
14 1 (0.076%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 161 (12.20%) Finance
2 121 (9.17%) Advertising
3 107 (8.11%) Games
4 82 (6.21%) Marketing
5 60 (4.55%) Legal
6 45 (3.41%) Music Industry
7 36 (2.73%) Retail
7 36 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.21%) Banking
9 14 (1.06%) Law
10 3 (0.23%) Back Office
11 2 (0.15%) German Language
11 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.076%) Billing
12 1 (0.076%) Electronics
12 1 (0.076%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.076%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 972 (73.64%) Developer
2 640 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 180 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 165 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 158 (11.97%) DBA
6 152 (11.52%) SQL DBA
7 127 (9.62%) C# Developer
8 114 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 102 (7.73%) SQL Server Developer
10 85 (6.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 85 (6.44%) SQL Server DBA
11 78 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 78 (5.91%) SQL BI Developer
12 76 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
13 75 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 68 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 61 (4.62%) Senior Developer
16 58 (4.39%) SSIS Developer
17 54 (4.09%) Internet Developer
18 53 (4.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (60.38%) .NET
2 650 (49.24%) ASP.NET
3 576 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 553 (41.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 486 (36.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 430 (32.58%) RESTful
7 427 (32.35%) WCF
8 334 (25.30%) Node.js
9 273 (20.68%) .NET Framework
10 245 (18.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 242 (18.33%) AngularJS
12 229 (17.35%) Entity Framework
13 208 (15.76%) Code First Entity Framework
14 173 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
15 145 (10.98%) WPF
16 106 (8.03%) CSS
17 87 (6.59%) HTML
17 87 (6.59%) Ninject
18 76 (5.76%) WinForms
19 70 (5.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 203 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 71 (5.38%) Clustering
4 63 (4.77%) Replication
5 57 (4.32%) Fintech
6 55 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (3.18%) Computer Science
8 40 (3.03%) N-Tier
9 38 (2.88%) Streaming Music
9 38 (2.88%) Tandem
10 35 (2.65%) Social Network
11 34 (2.58%) iPhone
11 34 (2.58%) Mobile App
12 32 (2.42%) BBC
13 31 (2.35%) Social Media
14 21 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.36%) iPad
16 17 (1.29%) Blog
16 17 (1.29%) Digital Media
17 14 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.80%) Windows
2 67 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 56 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (2.58%) Android
6 5 (0.38%) Linux
7 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (55.15%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (47.50%) MVC
3 592 (44.85%) TDD
4 554 (41.97%) Web Application Development
5 478 (36.21%) BDD
6 450 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
7 282 (21.36%) Scrum
8 200 (15.15%) ETL
9 156 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (10.76%) Kanban
11 136 (10.30%) OO
12 132 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
13 106 (8.03%) MVVM
13 106 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
14 96 (7.27%) Analytics
15 80 (6.06%) High Availability
16 73 (5.53%) Data Modelling
17 64 (4.85%) Inversion of Control
18 60 (4.55%) Visualisation
19 58 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 796 (60.30%) C#
2 570 (43.18%) SQL
3 373 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 315 (23.86%) Ruby
5 130 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 75 (5.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 62 (4.70%) VB
8 61 (4.62%) VB.NET
9 59 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 39 (2.95%) R
11 32 (2.42%) Java
12 29 (2.20%) VBA
13 19 (1.44%) Python
14 13 (0.98%) F#
15 12 (0.91%) C++
16 11 (0.83%) C
17 7 (0.53%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.23%) SQR
18 3 (0.23%) TypeScript
19 1 (0.076%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (5.45%) Degree
2 27 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.06%) MCSE
5 11 (0.83%) MCSA
6 8 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.38%) PMP
8 2 (0.15%) CCA
8 2 (0.15%) CCNA
8 2 (0.15%) CCNP
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.076%) MCITP
9 1 (0.076%) MCT
9 1 (0.076%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (0.76%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) QA
4 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.076%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.38%) vSphere
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.30%) XenApp
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 13 (0.98%) Kibana
1 13 (0.98%) WSUS
2 10 (0.76%) SCCM
2 10 (0.76%) SCOM
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.15%) SQL Sentry
4 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.076%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.076%) Nagios
5 1 (0.076%) Opsview
Vendors
1 401 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 121 (9.17%) Facebook
3 84 (6.36%) Tableau
4 69 (5.23%) Google
5 64 (4.85%) Oracle
6 47 (3.56%) VMware
7 31 (2.35%) Apple
7 31 (2.35%) Cognos
7 31 (2.35%) Sony
7 31 (2.35%) Yahoo!
8 24 (1.82%) Splunk
9 19 (1.44%) SAP
10 17 (1.29%) Twitter
11 13 (0.98%) IBM
12 11 (0.83%) Citrix
12 11 (0.83%) iManage
13 10 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (0.38%) Avaya
14 5 (0.38%) Cisco
14 5 (0.38%) HP
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Twickenham, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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