Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 202 170 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.16% 21.04% 11.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.15% 78.34% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 155 151 260
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £56,875 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SQL Server 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 advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 325 217 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.00% 26.86% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 246 181 480
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £28,475
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,100
South East median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Worthing +24 57 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Crawley -2 41 £52,500 - 10
Horsham -14 29 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East Grinstead 0 23 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Gatwick -2 17 £65,000 +23.81%
Burgess Hill -15 6 £42,500 - 4
Chichester -13 5 £42,500 +10.39% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 3 £42,000 -
Pulborough - 2 £40,000 -
Bognor Regis - 1 £60,000 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 116 (57.43%) SQL
2 115 (56.93%) C#
3 114 (56.44%) .NET
4 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
5 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
6 75 (37.13%) Azure
7 54 (26.73%) ASP.NET
7 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (24.75%) Advertising
8 50 (24.75%) .NET Framework
9 47 (23.27%) Degree
9 47 (23.27%) Test Automation
10 45 (22.28%) Finance
11 44 (21.78%) HTML
12 40 (19.80%) SDLC
13 38 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 37 (18.32%) .NET Core
15 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
16 32 (15.84%) CSS
17 31 (15.35%) T-SQL
17 31 (15.35%) React
18 30 (14.85%) Microservices
18 30 (14.85%) Virtual Team
18 30 (14.85%) Full Stack Development
18 30 (14.85%) jQuery
19 29 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (13.86%) Windows
20 28 (13.86%) DevOps
21 27 (13.37%) Kubernetes
22 26 (12.87%) Selenium

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.43%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.95%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.49%) Confluence
5 2 (0.99%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (37.13%) Azure
2 25 (12.38%) Power Platform
3 15 (7.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (5.45%) IaaS
4 11 (5.45%) PaaS
5 10 (4.95%) Azure Storage
6 8 (3.96%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.48%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.99%) AWS
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.50%) GitHub
10 1 (0.50%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) HTTP
2 9 (4.46%) Skype
3 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) DNS
4 2 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.88%) Power BI
2 20 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.94%) MS Access
6 11 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.97%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.48%) Tableau
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.98%) QlikView
11 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.99%) MySQL
11 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2019
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (18.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (12.87%) Selenium
3 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.43%) SpecFlow
5 14 (6.93%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.93%) WebDriver
6 12 (5.94%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.97%) JIRA
9 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.49%) JMeter
11 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.50%) git-flow
12 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 50 (24.75%) Advertising
2 45 (22.28%) Finance
3 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.92%) Social Skills
4 3 (1.49%) Law
4 3 (1.49%) Marketing
4 3 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (49.01%) Developer
2 46 (22.77%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.81%) C# Developer
4 34 (16.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (15.84%) Analyst
6 22 (10.89%) Architect
6 22 (10.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (8.42%) SQL Developer
7 17 (8.42%) Tester
8 15 (7.43%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (6.44%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Regression Tester
11 12 (5.94%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (5.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.46%) Principal Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Technical Manager
13 7 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (56.44%) .NET
2 54 (26.73%) ASP.NET
3 50 (24.75%) .NET Framework
4 44 (21.78%) HTML
5 37 (18.32%) .NET Core
6 32 (15.84%) CSS
7 31 (15.35%) React
8 30 (14.85%) jQuery
9 23 (11.39%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.39%) XML
10 22 (10.89%) HTML5
11 21 (10.40%) CSS3
12 20 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (9.90%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (9.90%) REST
13 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (9.41%) Node.js
14 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET Core
16 12 (5.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Virtual Team
2 11 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Robotics
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.86%) Windows
2 5 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.49%) Linux
4 2 (0.99%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.27%) Test Automation
3 40 (19.80%) SDLC
4 33 (16.34%) Software Engineering
5 30 (14.85%) Full Stack Development
5 30 (14.85%) Microservices
6 29 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (13.86%) DevOps
8 24 (11.88%) Scrum
9 23 (11.39%) Mentoring
10 22 (10.89%) TOGAF
10 22 (10.89%) Unit Testing
11 20 (9.90%) MVC
12 19 (9.41%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (8.91%) Regression Testing
14 17 (8.42%) UML
15 16 (7.92%) Black-Box Testing
15 16 (7.92%) ITIL
15 16 (7.92%) White-Box Testing
16 14 (6.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 116 (57.43%) SQL
2 115 (56.93%) C#
3 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.35%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.90%) C++
6 15 (7.43%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.96%) Python
9 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.97%) R
10 3 (1.49%) VB
10 3 (1.49%) VB6
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (23.27%) Degree
2 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.47%) CCNA
3 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.47%) MCSE
4 6 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (2.48%) FFIEC
6 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.99%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.40%) QA
2 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.48%) NIST
4 2 (0.99%) Accessibility
System Software
1 24 (11.88%) Docker
2 15 (7.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (13.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.49%) Grafana
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle
3 19 (9.41%) VMware
4 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.50%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.50%) Databricks
5 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft