The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 23.68% 30.00% 10.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 60.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 23.68% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 6
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Bicester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bicester region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Intranet
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) HTTP
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) Heroku
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) Spring.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (12.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) Spring.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (12.50%) Ninject
6 1 (6.25%) COM
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Draytek