Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 224 303 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 19.10% 14.42% 10.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.00% 56.01% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 203 258 256
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £44,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 350 541 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.84% 25.75% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 296 448 477
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Crawley +4 88 £55,000 - 7
Horsham 0 82 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Gatwick +17 16 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Worthing -22 12 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Chichester -3 6 £42,500 +9.68% 1
Littlehampton - 4 - - 1
East Grinstead +4 3 £37,500 -30.56%
Haywards Heath +1 3 £45,000 +12.50%
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 174 (77.68%) .NET
2 165 (73.66%) C#
3 137 (61.16%) Azure
4 116 (51.79%) Skype
5 105 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 92 (41.07%) .NET Core
7 91 (40.63%) SQL
8 89 (39.73%) JavaScript
9 86 (38.39%) MVC
10 84 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
11 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (36.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 82 (36.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (36.16%) React
13 75 (33.48%) TypeScript
14 72 (32.14%) Git (software)
14 72 (32.14%) .NET Framework
15 68 (30.36%) IaaS
16 66 (29.46%) HTML
16 66 (29.46%) CSS
17 65 (29.02%) NServiceBus
17 65 (29.02%) PaaS
17 65 (29.02%) NoSQL
18 64 (28.57%) HTTP
19 62 (27.68%) Test Automation
20 61 (27.23%) DevOps
21 54 (24.11%) Microservices
22 51 (22.77%) BDD
23 49 (21.88%) Scrum
23 49 (21.88%) QA

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 65 (29.02%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 137 (61.16%) Azure
2 68 (30.36%) IaaS
3 65 (29.02%) PaaS
4 11 (4.91%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.68%) Office 365
7 4 (1.79%) SaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.89%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.89%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.89%) Serverless
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (51.79%) Skype
2 64 (28.57%) HTTP
3 5 (2.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (29.02%) NoSQL
2 11 (4.91%) Power BI
3 8 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (3.13%) DB2
4 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 40 (17.86%) Selenium
2 40 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 37 (16.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 37 (16.52%) TeamCity
4 30 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 19 (8.48%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.68%) git-flow
8 6 (2.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.89%) JIRA
9 2 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 36 (16.07%) Finance
2 15 (6.70%) Advertising
3 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (58.48%) Developer
2 82 (36.61%) .NET Developer
3 50 (22.32%) Analyst
4 48 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 40 (17.86%) QA Analyst
5 40 (17.86%) QA Test Analyst
5 40 (17.86%) Test Analyst
6 35 (15.63%) Principal Developer
7 31 (13.84%) C# Developer
8 26 (11.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (11.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (10.27%) Lead Developer
11 21 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 21 (9.38%) Lead .NET Developer
11 21 (9.38%) QA Automation Analyst
11 21 (9.38%) QA Engineer
12 20 (8.93%) Principal .NET Developer
13 19 (8.48%) QA Test Engineer
13 19 (8.48%) Test Engineer
14 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (77.68%) .NET
2 105 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 92 (41.07%) .NET Core
4 84 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
5 82 (36.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 82 (36.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 81 (36.16%) React
7 72 (32.14%) .NET Framework
8 66 (29.46%) CSS
8 66 (29.46%) HTML
9 43 (19.20%) jQuery
10 41 (18.30%) AngularJS
11 37 (16.52%) Blazor
12 33 (14.73%) Entity Framework
13 27 (12.05%) Redux
13 27 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (11.61%) REST
15 19 (8.48%) Gherkin
16 17 (7.59%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.68%) AS400
2 6 (2.68%) iSeries
2 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.79%) Replication
4 3 (1.34%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.34%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.89%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.41%) Windows
2 8 (3.57%) Linux
3 7 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (38.39%) MVC
2 82 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.68%) Test Automation
4 61 (27.23%) DevOps
5 54 (24.11%) Microservices
6 51 (22.77%) BDD
7 49 (21.88%) Scrum
8 41 (18.30%) OWASP
9 40 (17.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 37 (16.52%) Unit Testing
11 31 (13.84%) Mentoring
12 29 (12.95%) TDD
13 28 (12.50%) SOA
13 28 (12.50%) SOLID
14 23 (10.27%) Software Engineering
15 20 (8.93%) Line Management
16 19 (8.48%) QA Automation
17 16 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
19 11 (4.91%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 165 (73.66%) C#
2 91 (40.63%) SQL
3 89 (39.73%) JavaScript
4 75 (33.48%) TypeScript
5 20 (8.93%) C++
6 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.68%) Python
7 6 (2.68%) X++
8 5 (2.23%) VB
8 5 (2.23%) VB6
9 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.89%) Go
10 2 (0.89%) XAML
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (21.88%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (11.61%) Docker
2 11 (4.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (11.61%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.36%) Terraform
3 2 (0.89%) Grafana
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.27%) VMware
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle
4 7 (3.13%) HP
5 4 (1.79%) Citrix
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Sparx
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik