SQL Server Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring SQL Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL Server over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 26 44 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2,677 2,398 5,193
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.53% 6.40% 6.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.61% 26.20% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,375 1,996 3,722
10th Percentile £36,172 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home

SQL Server falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring database or business intelligence skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,965 9,151 22,656
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 22.41% 24.42% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,286 6,572 11,078
10th Percentile £37,101 £40,000 £37,491
25th Percentile £43,750 £49,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £93,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

SQL Server
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SQL Server trend for jobs with a WFH option

SQL Server
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SQL Server.

SQL Server salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SQL Server
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SQL Server over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

SQL Server salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 133 (4.97%) IIS
2 103 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 91 (3.40%) Microsoft Exchange
4 50 (1.87%) CMS
5 42 (1.57%) Apache
6 32 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 20 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 10 (0.37%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.30%) Kentico
10 8 (0.30%) SAS
11 7 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.26%) WordPress
12 6 (0.22%) DNN
12 6 (0.22%) Drupal
12 6 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
12 6 (0.22%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 70 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.11%) SPSS
6 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.34%) Endur
3 11 (0.41%) NEC Housing
4 10 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.37%) PlanetPress Connect
5 9 (0.34%) Sage X3
5 9 (0.34%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.30%) Elite 3E
7 7 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 2 (0.075%) Magento
10 2 (0.075%) MIS ActiveH
10 2 (0.075%) nopCommerce
10 2 (0.075%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.075%) Shopify
11 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.037%) Salesforce CRM
11 1 (0.037%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,750 (65.37%) Azure
2 462 (17.26%) Power Platform
3 446 (16.66%) AWS
4 249 (9.30%) Azure DevOps
5 125 (4.67%) Microsoft 365
6 95 (3.55%) SaaS
7 87 (3.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 82 (3.06%) GCP
9 79 (2.95%) Snowflake
10 52 (1.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 52 (1.94%) Entra ID
11 48 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
11 48 (1.79%) Matillion
12 46 (1.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 45 (1.68%) GitHub
13 45 (1.68%) Serverless
14 43 (1.61%) PowerApps
15 40 (1.49%) Power Automate
16 38 (1.42%) Google Play
17 24 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (5.12%) Internet
2 89 (3.32%) Broadband
3 87 (3.25%) DNS
4 83 (3.10%) Firewall
5 45 (1.68%) SAN
6 41 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.20%) DHCP
8 25 (0.93%) VoIP
9 23 (0.86%) SSL
9 23 (0.86%) WAN
10 22 (0.82%) HTTP
11 21 (0.78%) LAN
12 18 (0.67%) VPN
13 16 (0.60%) Hyperconnected
13 16 (0.60%) Network Security
14 15 (0.56%) Mobile Broadband
15 11 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.34%) Multicast
17 8 (0.30%) BIG-IP
17 8 (0.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (16.21%) Power BI
2 324 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 293 (10.95%) Azure SQL Database
4 290 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
5 282 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 262 (9.79%) Elasticsearch
7 196 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 192 (7.17%) Relational Database
9 136 (5.08%) MySQL
10 117 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
11 98 (3.66%) Data Lake
12 93 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 55 (2.05%) DB2
14 53 (1.98%) Tableau
15 52 (1.94%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.53%) NoSQL
17 32 (1.20%) Star Schema
18 30 (1.12%) BigQuery
18 30 (1.12%) Oracle Database
19 20 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 177 (6.61%) Git
2 112 (4.18%) Visual Studio
3 70 (2.61%) JIRA
4 47 (1.76%) GitLab
5 46 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 37 (1.38%) NUnit
7 35 (1.31%) Jasmine
8 34 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
11 16 (0.60%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.56%) Selenium
13 13 (0.49%) MSTest
14 12 (0.45%) Moq
14 12 (0.45%) Postman
15 10 (0.37%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.22%) Mercurial
17 6 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 627 (23.42%) Social Skills
2 509 (19.01%) Finance
3 203 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (7.17%) Retail
5 133 (4.97%) Public Sector
6 125 (4.67%) Marketing
7 109 (4.07%) Games
8 94 (3.51%) Law
9 87 (3.25%) Legal
10 73 (2.73%) Advertising
11 50 (1.87%) Banking
12 39 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
13 36 (1.34%) Music Industry
14 29 (1.08%) Telecoms
15 28 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.86%) Back Office
17 22 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 14 (0.52%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,464 (54.69%) Developer
2 904 (33.77%) .NET Developer
3 440 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 330 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 305 (11.39%) Senior
6 209 (7.81%) Lead
7 179 (6.69%) DBA
8 175 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 153 (5.72%) Consultant
10 151 (5.64%) Analyst
11 144 (5.38%) Senior Developer
12 134 (5.01%) Data Engineer
13 133 (4.97%) SQL DBA
14 96 (3.59%) Software Engineer
15 94 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 94 (3.51%) Support Engineer
16 86 (3.21%) Administrator
17 77 (2.88%) SQL Developer
18 71 (2.65%) Support Analyst
19 70 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,454 (54.31%) .NET
2 997 (37.24%) ASP.NET
3 900 (33.62%) .NET Core
4 794 (29.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 767 (28.65%) AngularJS
6 646 (24.13%) HTML
7 643 (24.02%) Entity Framework
8 600 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 596 (22.26%) .NET Framework
10 434 (16.21%) CSS
11 389 (14.53%) HTML5
12 375 (14.01%) React
13 306 (11.43%) Vue
14 257 (9.60%) Node.js
15 251 (9.38%) RESTful
16 208 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 203 (7.58%) Blazor
18 195 (7.28%) CSS3
19 192 (7.17%) LINQ
20 159 (5.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 186 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
2 127 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
3 102 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 77 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 76 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 56 (2.09%) Replication
7 48 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 39 (1.46%) Social Network
9 38 (1.42%) iPhone
10 37 (1.38%) Social Media
11 36 (1.34%) Swaptions
12 33 (1.23%) BBC
13 31 (1.16%) Cloud Native
14 30 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
14 30 (1.12%) Product Ownership
15 28 (1.05%) Life Science
16 27 (1.01%) Clustering
17 26 (0.97%) Driving Licence
18 25 (0.93%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 357 (13.34%) Windows
2 163 (6.09%) Windows Server
3 161 (6.01%) Linux
4 86 (3.21%) VMS
5 52 (1.94%) Android
6 48 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 45 (1.68%) Unix
8 43 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 34 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (0.93%) AIX
12 24 (0.90%) zOS
13 17 (0.64%) Solaris
13 17 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.60%) CentOS
15 8 (0.30%) Debian
16 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.22%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,158 (43.26%) Agile
2 911 (34.03%) MVC
3 860 (32.13%) Full Stack Development
4 650 (24.28%) Microservices
5 493 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 477 (17.82%) TDD
7 435 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
8 394 (14.72%) BDD
9 391 (14.61%) DevOps
10 389 (14.53%) Scrum
11 383 (14.31%) ETL
12 268 (10.01%) Kanban
13 235 (8.78%) OO
14 209 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
15 208 (7.77%) CI/CD
16 197 (7.36%) Data Science
16 197 (7.36%) Roadmaps
17 186 (6.95%) Analytics
18 184 (6.87%) Data Modelling
19 179 (6.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,474 (55.06%) C#
2 1,367 (51.06%) SQL
3 1,063 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 431 (16.10%) T-SQL
5 328 (12.25%) TypeScript
6 204 (7.62%) Python
7 145 (5.42%) Java
8 131 (4.89%) PowerShell
9 116 (4.33%) VB.NET
10 114 (4.26%) VB
11 46 (1.72%) C++
12 43 (1.61%) PHP
13 40 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.12%) C
15 29 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions
15 29 (1.08%) VB6
16 26 (0.97%) XAML
17 25 (0.93%) Bash
18 19 (0.71%) Bicep
18 19 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 316 (11.80%) Degree
2 135 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 43 (1.61%) Azure Certification
6 35 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 26 (0.97%) Master's Degree
9 15 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.30%) HND
12 7 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.22%) ISEB
13 6 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.19%) HNC
15 4 (0.15%) CISM
15 4 (0.15%) CISSP
15 4 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.18%) QA
2 88 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 40 (1.49%) SLA
4 15 (0.56%) GDPR
5 13 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.34%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.19%) NIST
7 5 (0.19%) WCAG
8 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 2 (0.075%) Software Quality Assurance
11 1 (0.037%) HL7
11 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 103 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 85 (3.18%) Docker
4 63 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.97%) vSphere
7 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.19%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) Firmware
11 3 (0.11%) pfSense
11 3 (0.11%) XenApp
12 2 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.037%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.037%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 71 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 68 (2.54%) Terraform
3 23 (0.86%) Ansible
4 18 (0.67%) Nagios
5 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (0.60%) SCCM
7 15 (0.56%) Grafana
8 10 (0.37%) vCenter Server
9 9 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.30%) MIIS
10 8 (0.30%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.26%) Foglight
11 7 (0.26%) PaperCut
11 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.22%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.15%) Kibana
15 3 (0.11%) Oracle Statspack
15 3 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,684 (62.91%) Microsoft
2 204 (7.62%) Oracle
3 128 (4.78%) Google
4 90 (3.36%) VMware
5 82 (3.06%) Facebook
6 58 (2.17%) Databricks
7 44 (1.64%) IBM
7 44 (1.64%) Sybase
8 40 (1.49%) Apple
9 39 (1.46%) Cisco
10 36 (1.34%) OpenLink
10 36 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 35 (1.31%) Veeam
12 33 (1.23%) Sony
12 33 (1.23%) Yahoo!
13 22 (0.82%) F5
14 21 (0.78%) SAP
14 21 (0.78%) YouTube
15 19 (0.71%) DevExpress
16 18 (0.67%) Aderant