The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 312 337 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.02% 16.87% 21.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.93% 56.26% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 292 287 336
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
South West

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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
548 599 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.13% 29.98% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 500 509 513
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 312 (53.24%) .NET
2 237 (40.44%) SQL
3 233 (39.76%) C#
4 217 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (34.47%) ASP.NET
6 175 (29.86%) JavaScript
7 170 (29.01%) MVC
8 150 (25.60%) Microsoft
9 145 (24.74%) Oracle
10 142 (24.23%) HTML
11 127 (21.67%) CSS
12 117 (19.97%) Finance
12 117 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 111 (18.94%) Windows
14 110 (18.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 109 (18.60%) MS Excel
16 106 (18.09%) Java
17 90 (15.36%) T-SQL
17 90 (15.36%) XML
18 89 (15.19%) Degree
19 81 (13.82%) Software Engineering
20 77 (13.14%) Scrum
21 76 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
21 76 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
22 74 (12.63%) TDD
23 66 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 66 (11.26%) WCF
24 65 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
25 64 (10.92%) Web Application Development
26 57 (9.73%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 46 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.51%) Node.js
3 43 (7.34%) WebSphere
4 38 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 32 (5.46%) JBoss
6 26 (4.44%) MS Exchange
7 24 (4.10%) IIS
8 23 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.39%) CMS
9 14 (2.39%) Lync
10 13 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 13 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (1.88%) Apache ServiceMix
12 8 (1.37%) Confluence
13 7 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.02%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.02%) Apache
14 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 109 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.05%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.02%) SPSS
5 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) FastStats
6 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.41%) Internet
2 19 (3.24%) HTTP
3 13 (2.22%) Firewall
4 10 (1.71%) SAN
5 9 (1.54%) DNS
6 8 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.19%) DHCP
8 5 (0.85%) VPN
9 4 (0.68%) LAN
9 4 (0.68%) WAN
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.34%) MPLS
11 2 (0.34%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.34%) VLAN
12 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.17%) Wireless
12 1 (0.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 76 (12.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (11.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (8.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (7.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (7.00%) MySQL
8 33 (5.63%) Relational Database
9 24 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (3.92%) NoSQL
11 19 (3.24%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (2.22%) MS Access
15 11 (1.88%) SSDT
15 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.88%) OLAP
15 11 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.54%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (6.31%) Visual Studio
1 37 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.97%) JUnit
3 27 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (4.10%) Eclipse
5 22 (3.75%) Subversion
5 22 (3.75%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.39%) Selenium
7 13 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.22%) NUnit
8 12 (2.05%) Maven
9 11 (1.88%) CruiseControl
9 11 (1.88%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.88%) Ant
10 10 (1.71%) JBehave
10 10 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
10 10 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (1.54%) Moq
12 8 (1.37%) JIRA
12 8 (1.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 117 (19.97%) Finance
2 42 (7.17%) Banking
3 18 (3.07%) Marketing
4 17 (2.90%) Advertising
5 14 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.39%) Legal
6 10 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.71%) French Language
7 7 (1.19%) Games
8 6 (1.02%) Law
8 6 (1.02%) Retail
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 352 (60.07%) Developer
2 139 (23.72%) .NET Developer
3 82 (13.99%) Analyst
4 51 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 44 (7.51%) SQL Developer
6 42 (7.17%) Applications Support
7 40 (6.83%) C# Developer
8 35 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 34 (5.80%) Support Engineer
10 32 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 32 (5.46%) Java Developer
11 31 (5.29%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.27%) Test Analyst
14 24 (4.10%) DBA
15 23 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
16 21 (3.58%) Junior
17 19 (3.24%) SQL DBA
17 19 (3.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (53.24%) .NET
2 202 (34.47%) ASP.NET
3 142 (24.23%) HTML
4 127 (21.67%) CSS
5 117 (19.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 90 (15.36%) XML
7 66 (11.26%) WCF
8 57 (9.73%) HTML5
9 55 (9.39%) .NET Framework
10 51 (8.70%) jQuery
11 46 (7.85%) Web Services
12 43 (7.34%) J2EE
13 42 (7.17%) Ajax
14 41 (7.00%) Spring
14 41 (7.00%) CSS3
14 41 (7.00%) KnockoutJS
15 34 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 32 (5.46%) JSP
16 32 (5.46%) RESTful
17 25 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.95%) Open Source
4 28 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 24 (4.10%) Replication
7 22 (3.75%) Streaming Music
8 20 (3.41%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.39%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (1.71%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.37%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.19%) User Experience
13 7 (1.19%) Clustering
14 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 111 (18.94%) Windows
2 34 (5.80%) UNIX
3 28 (4.78%) Linux
4 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.37%) Android
6 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (29.01%) MVC
3 81 (13.82%) Software Engineering
4 77 (13.14%) Scrum
5 76 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (12.63%) TDD
7 64 (10.92%) Web Application Development
8 40 (6.83%) OO
9 39 (6.66%) ITIL
9 39 (6.66%) ETL
10 35 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 32 (5.46%) E-Commerce
12 31 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.95%) BDD
14 28 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (4.27%) Domain-Driven Design
16 24 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (3.75%) Project Management
17 22 (3.75%) Data Modelling
17 22 (3.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 237 (40.44%) SQL
2 233 (39.76%) C#
3 175 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 106 (18.09%) Java
5 90 (15.36%) T-SQL
6 47 (8.02%) VB.NET
7 31 (5.29%) VBA
8 30 (5.12%) Ruby
9 24 (4.10%) VB
10 21 (3.58%) C++
11 16 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.88%) Python
13 9 (1.54%) VBScript
14 8 (1.37%) PHP
14 8 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.68%) Perl
16 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (15.19%) Degree
2 44 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.24%) ISEB
5 15 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.19%) MCP
8 3 (0.51%) MCTS
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) MCPD
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) MCAD
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.61%) QA
2 19 (3.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.34%) XenApp
4 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.22%) SCCM
2 12 (2.05%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.34%) logstash
4 2 (0.34%) Graphite
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 150 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 145 (24.74%) Oracle
3 27 (4.61%) Citrix
3 27 (4.61%) VMware
4 24 (4.10%) Google
5 23 (3.92%) Business Objects
6 15 (2.56%) IBM
7 12 (2.05%) SAP
8 11 (1.88%) Cisco
9 10 (1.71%) Facebook
10 9 (1.54%) Sybase
11 7 (1.19%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.02%) Dell
12 6 (1.02%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.85%) Mapinfo
14 4 (0.68%) Apple
14 4 (0.68%) NetApp
14 4 (0.68%) ESRI
14 4 (0.68%) Talend
15 3 (0.51%) Yahoo!
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