Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 255 434 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.21% 21.77% 21.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.30% 67.18% 65.42%
Number of salaries quoted 224 386 438
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 528 646 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.14% 32.40% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 445 549 649
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +9.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £29,650
90th Percentile £69,725 £64,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -4 57 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Worthing -11 57 £56,600 +25.78% 6
Crawley -11 48 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Gatwick -6 31 £62,500 +92.31%
Horsham -27 24 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Burgess Hill -4 17 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Haywards Heath - 8 £42,500 - 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 5 £25,000 - 1
East Grinstead -7 2 £55,000 +27.91%
Bognor Regis - 2 £37,500 -
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 178 (69.80%) .NET
2 162 (63.53%) C#
3 125 (49.02%) ASP.NET
4 113 (44.31%) SQL
5 94 (36.86%) Microsoft
6 83 (32.55%) MVC
7 77 (30.20%) JavaScript
8 72 (28.24%) HTML
8 72 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (24.31%) .NET Framework
9 62 (24.31%) CSS
10 52 (20.39%) T-SQL
11 51 (20.00%) Oracle
11 51 (20.00%) Entity Framework
12 46 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 45 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (16.08%) jQuery
14 41 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (14.90%) XML
16 34 (13.33%) Relational Database
17 32 (12.55%) Computer Science
18 30 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (11.37%) Cisco
20 28 (10.98%) Firewall
20 28 (10.98%) Windows
20 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
21 27 (10.59%) CRM
21 27 (10.59%) ETL
22 26 (10.20%) Degree

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 22 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.06%) IIS
3 7 (2.75%) Documentum
4 6 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.57%) GeoServer
6 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Liferay
9 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.75%) SAP CO
1 7 (2.75%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (2.75%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) Office 365
3 7 (2.75%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.35%) PaaS
5 5 (1.96%) SaaS
6 4 (1.57%) IaaS
7 3 (1.18%) Trello
8 1 (0.39%) Boomi
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.98%) Firewall
2 11 (4.31%) Network Security
3 9 (3.53%) DNS
3 9 (3.53%) Internet
4 6 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.35%) DHCP
5 5 (1.96%) Intranet
6 4 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.57%) WebEx
6 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.78%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.78%) Skype
7 2 (0.78%) VoIP
7 2 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.39%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 18 (7.06%) DB2
4 18 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (6.27%) GIS
7 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.14%) NoSQL
12 8 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (3.14%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (2.75%) SAP BW
14 6 (2.35%) MySQL
14 6 (2.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (3.14%) Selenium
5 7 (2.75%) JUnit
5 7 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.96%) Maven
7 5 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.57%) JMeter
8 4 (1.57%) Mockito
9 3 (1.18%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.18%) JIRA
9 3 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.18%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.18%) NUnit
9 3 (1.18%) Subversion
9 3 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 23 (9.02%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Marketing
3 10 (3.92%) Back Office
4 7 (2.75%) Advertising
5 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.96%) French Language
6 5 (1.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) German Language
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (50.98%) Developer
2 53 (20.78%) .NET Developer
3 48 (18.82%) C# Developer
4 45 (17.65%) Analyst
5 32 (12.55%) Junior
6 30 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 29 (11.37%) DBA
8 28 (10.98%) Administrator
8 28 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (9.80%) SQL DBA
10 24 (9.41%) Graduate
10 24 (9.41%) Web Developer
11 23 (9.02%) SQL Developer
12 21 (8.24%) Software Developer
13 20 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (7.45%) Graduate Analyst
14 19 (7.45%) Graduate Test Analyst
14 19 (7.45%) Graduate Tester
14 19 (7.45%) Junior Analyst
14 19 (7.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (69.80%) .NET
2 125 (49.02%) ASP.NET
3 72 (28.24%) HTML
4 62 (24.31%) .NET Framework
4 62 (24.31%) CSS
5 51 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 45 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (16.08%) jQuery
8 38 (14.90%) XML
9 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
10 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (8.63%) Classic ASP
11 22 (8.63%) WCF
11 22 (8.63%) Web Services
12 20 (7.84%) Ajax
12 20 (7.84%) JSON
13 16 (6.27%) LESS
13 16 (6.27%) Sass
14 14 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.14%) User Experience
5 7 (2.75%) CMDB
5 7 (2.75%) Replication
5 7 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.35%) Clustering
6 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.57%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.57%) NHS
7 4 (1.57%) PKI
8 3 (1.18%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.98%) Windows
2 16 (6.27%) Linux
3 11 (4.31%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.75%) Unix
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.55%) MVC
2 72 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (12.55%) Computer Science
5 30 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.59%) CRM
6 27 (10.59%) ETL
7 25 (9.80%) TDD
8 23 (9.02%) Data Modelling
9 20 (7.84%) Web Development
10 19 (7.45%) ITIL
11 16 (6.27%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.49%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.49%) Web Application Development
14 13 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (5.10%) DevOps
14 13 (5.10%) SDLC
15 12 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (4.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 162 (63.53%) C#
2 113 (44.31%) SQL
3 77 (30.20%) JavaScript
4 52 (20.39%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.24%) Java
6 17 (6.67%) PHP
6 17 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.14%) C++
8 8 (3.14%) VBScript
9 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.75%) VB
9 7 (2.75%) VB6
10 6 (2.35%) Python
10 6 (2.35%) Ruby
11 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.20%) Degree
2 23 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (7.45%) ISTQB
3 19 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.35%) MCITP
6 4 (1.57%) MCP
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
6 4 (1.57%) MCSE
7 3 (1.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.80%) QA
2 24 (9.41%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.31%) Docker
3 8 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (2.75%) Terraform
2 4 (1.57%) SCCM
3 3 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 94 (36.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (20.00%) Oracle
3 29 (11.37%) Cisco
4 16 (6.27%) VMware
5 14 (5.49%) SAP
6 12 (4.71%) Informatica
7 8 (3.14%) Citrix
8 7 (2.75%) Autodesk
8 7 (2.75%) OpenText
8 7 (2.75%) webMethods
8 7 (2.75%) Workday
9 6 (2.35%) HP
10 4 (1.57%) Mitel
10 4 (1.57%) Okta
10 4 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.18%) Dell
12 2 (0.78%) IBM
12 2 (0.78%) NetApp
12 2 (0.78%) Sage
12 2 (0.78%) Sybase