Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 498 1075 -
Rank change year-on-year +577 - -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 447 19 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.013% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 502 25 0
Median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -30.77% - -

SQL Server 2019 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 24,122 40,325 52,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.88% 28.04% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19,614 32,890 43,405
Median annual salary £53,931 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.71% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

SQL Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2019.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019 within the UK over the 6 months to 29 May 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
England +572 438 £55,000 -15.38% 153
London - 416 £55,000 - 65
Work from Home +100 58 £50,000 -28.57% 15
UK excluding London +191 22 £45,000 -30.77% 96
North of England +147 16 £45,000 - 35
North West - 16 £45,000 - 21
South East +95 4 £40,000 -11.11% 15
East of England +87 1 £45,000 +17.32% 8
Midlands +82 1 £50,000 -25.93% 20
West Midlands +68 1 £50,000 -23.08% 11

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2019.

1 447 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 429 (95.97%) .NET
3 427 (95.53%) C#
4 424 (94.85%) .NET Core
5 419 (93.74%) Agile Software Development
6 418 (93.51%) Scrum
7 416 (93.06%) TDD
7 416 (93.06%) Kanban
8 394 (88.14%) Azure
9 386 (86.35%) ASP.NET
10 385 (86.13%) AngularJS
10 385 (86.13%) Elasticsearch
11 383 (85.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 383 (85.68%) Microservices
11 383 (85.68%) JavaScript
12 381 (85.23%) AWS
12 381 (85.23%) BDD
12 381 (85.23%) MongoDB
12 381 (85.23%) Entity Framework
12 381 (85.23%) Node.js
12 381 (85.23%) Web Application Development
12 381 (85.23%) .NET Framework
12 381 (85.23%) React
12 381 (85.23%) TypeScript
12 381 (85.23%) Vue.js
13 374 (83.67%) MVC
14 373 (83.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 168 (37.58%) Greenfield Project
16 155 (34.68%) Microsoft
17 111 (24.83%) Games

SQL Server 2019
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
1 385 (86.13%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (5.37%) CMS
2 24 (5.37%) DNN
2 24 (5.37%) EPiServer
2 24 (5.37%) Immediacy CMS
2 24 (5.37%) Kentico
2 24 (5.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 24 (5.37%) Sitefinity
2 24 (5.37%) Umbraco
3 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Infor SunSystems
1 5 (1.12%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 394 (88.14%) Azure
2 381 (85.23%) AWS
3 6 (1.34%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.20%) Internet
2 13 (2.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 381 (85.23%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2017
7 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.34%) Power BI
9 5 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (1.12%) MySQL
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (24.83%) Games
2 94 (21.03%) Finance
3 73 (16.33%) Banking
4 35 (7.83%) Advertising
5 22 (4.92%) Marketing
5 22 (4.92%) Retail
6 16 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.24%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 434 (97.09%) Developer
2 425 (95.08%) .NET Developer
3 187 (41.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 187 (41.83%) C# Developer
4 44 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
4 44 (9.84%) Agile C# Developer
4 44 (9.84%) Agile Developer
5 38 (8.50%) Games Developer
6 35 (7.83%) Azure Developer
6 35 (7.83%) C# WPF Developer
6 35 (7.83%) WPF Developer
7 32 (7.16%) Graduate
7 32 (7.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 32 (7.16%) Graduate Developer
7 32 (7.16%) Junior
7 32 (7.16%) Junior .NET Developer
7 32 (7.16%) Junior Developer
8 24 (5.37%) CMS Developer
8 24 (5.37%) EPiServer Developer
8 24 (5.37%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (95.97%) .NET
2 424 (94.85%) .NET Core
3 386 (86.35%) ASP.NET
4 385 (86.13%) AngularJS
5 383 (85.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 381 (85.23%) .NET Framework
6 381 (85.23%) Entity Framework
6 381 (85.23%) Node.js
6 381 (85.23%) React
6 381 (85.23%) Vue.js
7 373 (83.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (17.67%) WPF
9 60 (13.42%) WinForms
10 49 (10.96%) RESTful
11 30 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (4.47%) WCF
13 12 (2.68%) CSS
13 12 (2.68%) HTML
14 10 (2.24%) Code First Entity Framework
14 10 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 168 (37.58%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (8.95%) Tandem
3 35 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.91%) Social Network
5 10 (2.24%) Replication
6 5 (1.12%) Clustering
7 4 (0.89%) User Experience
8 2 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.45%) Wiki
9 1 (0.22%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.29%) Windows
2 13 (2.91%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (93.74%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (93.51%) Scrum
3 416 (93.06%) Kanban
3 416 (93.06%) TDD
4 383 (85.68%) Microservices
5 381 (85.23%) BDD
5 381 (85.23%) Web Application Development
6 374 (83.67%) MVC
7 79 (17.67%) MVVM
8 73 (16.33%) OO
9 57 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (12.75%) Dependency Injection
10 28 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.37%) Content Management
12 16 (3.58%) Computer Science
13 15 (3.36%) SDLC
14 10 (2.24%) CQRS
14 10 (2.24%) Domain-Driven Design
15 9 (2.01%) ETL
16 8 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 427 (95.53%) C#
2 383 (85.68%) JavaScript
3 381 (85.23%) TypeScript
4 31 (6.94%) SQL
5 29 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.24%) Ruby
7 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (7.16%) Degree
2 16 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 155 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.04%) Oracle
3 24 (5.37%) Alterian
3 24 (5.37%) Sitecore
4 22 (4.92%) SAP
5 13 (2.91%) Facebook
5 13 (2.91%) YouTube
6 5 (1.12%) Sun
6 5 (1.12%) Tableau