Period
to 24 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 371 432 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.50% 20.02% 20.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.82% 64.77% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 330 404 549
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,975 £31,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 610 667 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 30.42% 30.91% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 511 596 798
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in West Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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
Chichester +2 106 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Crawley +3 89 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Worthing +2 72 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Horsham +3 42 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Gatwick -12 23 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Burgess Hill -35 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Pulborough -1 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Haywards Heath -5 3 £45,000 -
Littlehampton - 2 £30,000 -
East Grinstead +2 1 - - 1
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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.

1 243 (65.50%) .NET
2 229 (61.73%) C#
3 190 (51.21%) SQL
4 185 (49.87%) ASP.NET
5 167 (45.01%) MVC
6 158 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (30.46%) JavaScript
8 108 (29.11%) Microsoft
9 107 (28.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 105 (28.30%) .NET Framework
11 98 (26.42%) Entity Framework
12 95 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 91 (24.53%) T-SQL
14 84 (22.64%) TDD
15 82 (22.10%) HTML
16 81 (21.83%) Finance
17 76 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 75 (20.22%) WCF
19 74 (19.95%) AngularJS
20 69 (18.60%) CSS
21 65 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
22 60 (16.17%) Web Application Development
22 60 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
23 59 (15.90%) Windows
24 57 (15.36%) Oracle
25 54 (14.56%) jQuery
25 54 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
26 50 (13.48%) BDD
26 50 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 49 (13.21%) Software Engineering

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 41 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.23%) Drupal
4 12 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.70%) IIS
7 9 (2.43%) CMS
8 7 (1.89%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.08%) Apache
11 2 (0.54%) JBoss
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.47%) SAN
2 12 (3.23%) VoIP
3 7 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.62%) Internet
5 5 (1.35%) WebEx
6 4 (1.08%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (12.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 39 (10.51%) Relational Database
6 38 (10.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 29 (7.82%) NoSQL
8 28 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 28 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (7.01%) QlikView
10 25 (6.74%) OLAP
10 25 (6.74%) RDBMS
11 23 (6.20%) Power BI
12 18 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (4.04%) OLAP Cube
14 13 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (3.50%) DB2
15 12 (3.23%) InfluxDB
16 11 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.58%) JIRA
4 14 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.50%) NUnit
6 11 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.35%) MSTest
8 4 (1.08%) Selenium
8 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.81%) Maven
9 3 (0.81%) Subversion
9 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.27%) Grunt
11 1 (0.27%) gulp
11 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (21.83%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) Retail
3 19 (5.12%) Marketing
4 11 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.43%) Banking
6 8 (2.16%) French Language
7 7 (1.89%) German Language
8 5 (1.35%) Advertising
9 4 (1.08%) Russian Language
9 4 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.81%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 226 (60.92%) Developer
2 165 (44.47%) .NET Developer
3 108 (29.11%) C# Developer
4 95 (25.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (17.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 59 (15.90%) SQL Developer
7 58 (15.63%) Analyst
8 48 (12.94%) C# Software Developer
9 42 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 38 (10.24%) Software Developer
11 28 (7.55%) SQL Analyst
12 27 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (6.47%) Architect
14 24 (6.47%) Junior
15 23 (6.20%) Junior Developer
16 22 (5.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 22 (5.93%) Software Engineer
17 21 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
17 21 (5.66%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (65.50%) .NET
2 185 (49.87%) ASP.NET
3 107 (28.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 105 (28.30%) .NET Framework
5 98 (26.42%) Entity Framework
6 95 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 82 (22.10%) HTML
8 75 (20.22%) WCF
9 74 (19.95%) AngularJS
10 69 (18.60%) CSS
11 54 (14.56%) jQuery
12 47 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 47 (12.67%) RESTful
13 45 (12.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 45 (12.13%) XML
14 44 (11.86%) Node.js
15 43 (11.59%) WPF
16 39 (10.51%) Code First Entity Framework
17 35 (9.43%) WinForms
18 33 (8.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.47%) Clustering
3 17 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.50%) Reinsurance
5 11 (2.96%) FMCG
5 11 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.43%) Renewable Energy
7 9 (2.43%) Social Network
8 8 (2.16%) PMI
9 5 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.54%) EPoS
13 1 (0.27%) Fintech
13 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.90%) Windows
2 15 (4.04%) Linux
3 9 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.35%) Unix
5 3 (0.81%) zOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (45.01%) MVC
2 158 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (22.64%) TDD
4 60 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (16.17%) Web Application Development
5 54 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (13.48%) BDD
7 49 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 48 (12.94%) E-Commerce
9 43 (11.59%) Scrum
10 37 (9.97%) Waterfall
11 30 (8.09%) High Availability
12 29 (7.82%) Test Automation
13 27 (7.28%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.01%) ETL
14 26 (7.01%) OO
15 23 (6.20%) IT Strategy
15 23 (6.20%) Kanban
15 23 (6.20%) Microservices
15 23 (6.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 229 (61.73%) C#
2 190 (51.21%) SQL
3 113 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 91 (24.53%) T-SQL
5 41 (11.05%) Ruby
6 20 (5.39%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.50%) F#
7 13 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.23%) Java
9 8 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.35%) C
11 4 (1.08%) C++
12 3 (0.81%) Perl
12 3 (0.81%) VBScript
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) Python
13 2 (0.54%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.32%) Degree
2 34 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.12%) CCNA
3 19 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.12%) MCSE
4 8 (2.16%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.54%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) MCAD
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.89%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 25 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (6.47%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (3.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 13 (3.50%) Kibana
2 13 (3.50%) WSUS
3 3 (0.81%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.54%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 57 (15.36%) Oracle
3 24 (6.47%) 3PAR
3 24 (6.47%) HP
4 23 (6.20%) Cognos
5 22 (5.93%) Tableau
6 15 (4.04%) Intel
7 13 (3.50%) VMware
8 11 (2.96%) F5
9 9 (2.43%) Netezza
9 9 (2.43%) Teradata
10 8 (2.16%) Facebook
10 8 (2.16%) Sybase
11 7 (1.89%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.35%) Citrix
12 5 (1.35%) Twitter
13 4 (1.08%) IBM
13 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds