The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster 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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
London / Westminster
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 8.97% 6.98% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 42.86% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Westminster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 15 7 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 19.23% 16.28% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 3
Median salary £90,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Westminster

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Westminster

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Westminster

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Westminster over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Westminster

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Westminster region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) GeoServer
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Drupal
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Westminster 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 3 (37.50%) Drupal
1 3 (37.50%) GeoServer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com