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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 54.55% 47.37% 45.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Average salary - £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birkenhead 54.55% 47.37% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Average salary - £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Java SE
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
3 5 (50.00%) JDBC
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Swing
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birkenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) JPA
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) Java SE
2 5 (50.00%) JDBC
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Swing
2 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) New Media
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco