The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birkenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 25.00% 36.36% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server
Merseyside

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 Birkenhead region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birkenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 25.00% 36.36% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birkenhead

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Birkenhead

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Birkenhead

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birkenhead

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead 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 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
1 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (81.25%) Games
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) Ruby
3 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 13 (81.25%) Internet
3 13 (81.25%) RESTful
3 13 (81.25%) Node.js
3 13 (81.25%) Web Application Development
3 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 13 (81.25%) NoSQL
3 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) Firebug
5 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birkenhead 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 13 (81.25%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Firebug
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (81.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (81.25%) WCF
3 13 (81.25%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Web Application Development
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Mitel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin