Period
to 29 February 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2019
UK
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 713 1101 -
Rank change year-on-year +388 - -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2019 302 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.011% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 0.037% -
Number of salaries quoted 297 14 0
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

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 32,722 43,263 53,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.78% 28.62% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26,814 35,606 44,905
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,095 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% +4.19% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2019 over the 6 months to 29 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2019 in the UK

SQL Server 2019
Top 8 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 February 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 +367 289 £50,000 +11.11% 180
London - 264 £50,000 - 75
UK excluding London +124 25 £42,500 -5.56% 113
South East +44 15 £40,000 -11.11% 21
North of England +65 7 £45,000 - 32
North West - 6 £45,000 - 26
East of England +73 3 £45,000 +17.32% 13
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 February 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.

1 302 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 283 (93.71%) .NET
2 283 (93.71%) C#
3 282 (93.38%) .NET Core
4 270 (89.40%) Scrum
5 269 (89.07%) Agile Software Development
6 268 (88.74%) TDD
6 268 (88.74%) Kanban
7 255 (84.44%) ASP.NET
7 255 (84.44%) Azure
8 254 (84.11%) AngularJS
9 250 (82.78%) Entity Framework
9 250 (82.78%) .NET Framework
10 246 (81.46%) JavaScript
10 246 (81.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 244 (80.79%) TypeScript
11 244 (80.79%) Microservices
11 244 (80.79%) React
11 244 (80.79%) Elasticsearch
11 244 (80.79%) Web Application Development
11 244 (80.79%) Node.js
11 244 (80.79%) BDD
11 244 (80.79%) MongoDB
11 244 (80.79%) AWS
11 244 (80.79%) Vue.js
12 240 (79.47%) MVC
13 239 (79.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 112 (37.09%) Greenfield Project
15 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
16 70 (23.18%) 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
1 244 (80.79%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.64%) CMS
2 11 (3.64%) DNN
2 11 (3.64%) EPiServer
2 11 (3.64%) Immediacy CMS
2 11 (3.64%) Kentico
2 11 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (3.64%) Sitefinity
2 11 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (1.32%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 255 (84.44%) Azure
2 244 (80.79%) AWS
3 9 (2.98%) Power Platform
4 3 (0.99%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.24%) Internet
2 12 (3.97%) Broadband
3 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 244 (80.79%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2017
6 9 (2.98%) Power BI
6 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.32%) HDInsight
11 4 (1.32%) MySQL
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (3.31%) Bitbucket
3 10 (3.31%) JIRA
General
1 70 (23.18%) Games
2 64 (21.19%) Finance
3 47 (15.56%) Banking
4 24 (7.95%) Advertising
5 13 (4.30%) Marketing
6 12 (3.97%) Retail
6 12 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 289 (95.70%) Developer
2 276 (91.39%) .NET Developer
3 121 (40.07%) C# Developer
4 120 (39.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (7.95%) Agile .NET Developer
5 24 (7.95%) Agile C# Developer
5 24 (7.95%) Agile Developer
5 24 (7.95%) Azure Developer
5 24 (7.95%) C# WPF Developer
5 24 (7.95%) Junior
5 24 (7.95%) Junior Developer
5 24 (7.95%) WPF Developer
6 23 (7.62%) Games Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Graduate
7 22 (7.28%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Graduate Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Junior .NET Developer
8 12 (3.97%) Internet Developer
8 12 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (3.97%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (93.71%) .NET
2 282 (93.38%) .NET Core
3 255 (84.44%) ASP.NET
4 254 (84.11%) AngularJS
5 250 (82.78%) .NET Framework
5 250 (82.78%) Entity Framework
6 246 (81.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 244 (80.79%) Node.js
7 244 (80.79%) React
7 244 (80.79%) Vue.js
8 239 (79.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (15.89%) WPF
10 35 (11.59%) WinForms
11 34 (11.26%) RESTful
12 30 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 20 (6.62%) WCF
14 12 (3.97%) CSS
14 12 (3.97%) HTML
15 10 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (37.09%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (7.28%) Tandem
4 12 (3.97%) Social Network
5 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.99%) Replication
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.66%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.25%) Windows
2 10 (3.31%) Linux
3 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) VMS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (89.40%) Scrum
2 269 (89.07%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (88.74%) Kanban
3 268 (88.74%) TDD
4 244 (80.79%) BDD
4 244 (80.79%) Microservices
4 244 (80.79%) Web Application Development
5 240 (79.47%) MVC
6 48 (15.89%) MVVM
7 47 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (15.56%) OO
8 36 (11.92%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.64%) SDLC
11 11 (3.64%) Computer Science
11 11 (3.64%) Content Management
12 10 (3.31%) Biometrics
12 10 (3.31%) CQRS
12 10 (3.31%) CRM
12 10 (3.31%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 283 (93.71%) C#
2 246 (81.46%) JavaScript
3 244 (80.79%) TypeScript
4 38 (12.58%) SQL
5 22 (7.28%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.31%) Ruby
7 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 22 (7.28%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) MCSA
3 2 (0.66%) MCSE
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.31%) Docker
2 7 (2.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.30%) Oracle
3 12 (3.97%) Facebook
3 12 (3.97%) SAP
3 12 (3.97%) YouTube
4 11 (3.64%) Alterian
4 11 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.66%) Tableau
6 4 (1.32%) Sun
7 1 (0.33%) Avaya
7 1 (0.33%) RedGate