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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 301 329 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.63% 20.88% 20.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.18% 64.13% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 271 300 287
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
566 513 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.27% 32.55% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 473 461 467
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 313 (49.06%) .NET
2 282 (44.20%) SQL
3 257 (40.28%) C#
4 221 (34.64%) ASP.NET
5 191 (29.94%) Microsoft
6 159 (24.92%) Windows
7 157 (24.61%) MVC
8 155 (24.29%) HTML
9 140 (21.94%) JavaScript
10 139 (21.79%) Oracle
11 121 (18.97%) CSS
11 121 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 116 (18.18%) Scrum
13 115 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
14 110 (17.24%) Degree
15 104 (16.30%) VMware
16 103 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 99 (15.52%) XML
18 96 (15.05%) Java
18 96 (15.05%) MS Excel
19 92 (14.42%) TDD
20 91 (14.26%) Finance
21 89 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 82 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
23 78 (12.23%) T-SQL
24 77 (12.07%) Software Engineering
25 76 (11.91%) WCF
25 76 (11.91%) Relational Database
26 73 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
27 72 (11.29%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 69 (10.82%) SharePoint
2 59 (9.25%) WebSphere
3 56 (8.78%) IIS
4 53 (8.31%) WebLogic
5 32 (5.02%) Umbraco
6 30 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (4.55%) MS Exchange
8 26 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
9 22 (3.45%) CMS
10 19 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.88%) Node.js
13 11 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (1.25%) Tomcat
15 7 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (1.10%) Apache
16 6 (0.94%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
19 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 96 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.86%) MS Office
3 9 (1.41%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.63%) Agresso
5 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
3 4 (0.63%) Pure360
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Heroku
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.43%) Firewall
2 38 (5.96%) SAN
3 34 (5.33%) DNS
4 25 (3.92%) HTTP
5 23 (3.61%) VPN
6 21 (3.29%) DHCP
7 19 (2.98%) SMTP
8 16 (2.51%) Intranet
9 13 (2.04%) LAN
10 10 (1.57%) PPTP
10 10 (1.57%) IPsec
11 9 (1.41%) ISDN
11 9 (1.41%) TCP/IP
12 8 (1.25%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.25%) VoIP
12 8 (1.25%) H.323
12 8 (1.25%) Internet
12 8 (1.25%) Network Security
13 7 (1.10%) WAN
14 6 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 89 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (11.91%) Relational Database
4 72 (11.29%) MySQL
5 68 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (8.78%) RDBMS
8 47 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 44 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (3.61%) MongoDB
12 18 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 18 (2.82%) Big Data
13 17 (2.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.72%) QlikView
15 11 (1.72%) MS Access
16 10 (1.57%) OLAP
17 9 (1.41%) DB2
18 7 (1.10%) Informix
Development Applications
1 46 (7.21%) JUnit
2 40 (6.27%) Eclipse
2 40 (6.27%) Ant
3 31 (4.86%) NUnit
3 31 (4.86%) Eclipse RCP
4 30 (4.70%) Moq
5 29 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (3.92%) MSTest
7 18 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 18 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.66%) Maven
9 15 (2.35%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.78%) Subversion
11 5 (0.78%) Selenium
11 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 91 (14.26%) Finance
2 45 (7.05%) Banking
3 31 (4.86%) French Language
4 28 (4.39%) Marketing
5 20 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.82%) Legal
6 18 (2.82%) Advertising
7 17 (2.66%) Back Office
8 9 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.25%) Law
10 7 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.10%) Games
11 6 (0.94%) Retail
12 5 (0.78%) Electronics
13 4 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.63%) Military
14 3 (0.47%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) International Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Billing
16 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 335 (52.51%) Developer
2 160 (25.08%) .NET Developer
3 85 (13.32%) C# Developer
4 70 (10.97%) Analyst
5 67 (10.50%) Senior Developer
6 58 (9.09%) Administrator
7 53 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (6.27%) DBA
8 40 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (6.11%) Applications Support
10 30 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (4.39%) Support Analyst
11 28 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (4.08%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.08%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
14 24 (3.76%) Support Engineer
14 24 (3.76%) Senior C# Developer
15 23 (3.61%) Team Leader
15 23 (3.61%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (49.06%) .NET
2 221 (34.64%) ASP.NET
3 155 (24.29%) HTML
4 121 (18.97%) CSS
5 103 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 99 (15.52%) XML
7 76 (11.91%) WCF
8 64 (10.03%) .NET Framework
8 64 (10.03%) jQuery
9 49 (7.68%) WPF
9 49 (7.68%) JSP
9 49 (7.68%) Web Services
10 45 (7.05%) J2EE
11 44 (6.90%) Servlets
12 42 (6.58%) WebSphere MQ
12 42 (6.58%) GWT
13 41 (6.43%) XSLT
14 40 (6.27%) JMS
14 40 (6.27%) Spring
15 36 (5.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.56%) N-Tier
2 58 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 56 (8.78%) Inversion of Control
4 48 (7.52%) Client/Server
5 41 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (4.86%) SWIFT
7 22 (3.45%) Replication
8 21 (3.29%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.57%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.57%) Open Source
11 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.41%) Social Media
11 9 (1.41%) BBC
12 8 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.10%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.78%) DTV
14 5 (0.78%) Clustering
14 5 (0.78%) Web 2.0
15 4 (0.63%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 159 (24.92%) Windows
2 58 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (8.31%) Linux
4 49 (7.68%) UNIX
5 27 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.25%) Solaris
8 8 (1.25%) AIX
9 7 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.94%) Android
11 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (24.61%) MVC
2 116 (18.18%) Scrum
3 115 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (14.42%) TDD
5 77 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 66 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (9.40%) Unit Testing
8 57 (8.93%) OO
9 49 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (6.58%) Web Application Development
11 40 (6.27%) UML
12 37 (5.80%) ITIL
13 36 (5.64%) CRM
14 30 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
15 29 (4.55%) Content Management
15 29 (4.55%) Problem Management
16 28 (4.39%) MVVM
17 27 (4.23%) ETL
18 26 (4.08%) Kanban
19 25 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 282 (44.20%) SQL
2 257 (40.28%) C#
3 140 (21.94%) JavaScript
4 96 (15.05%) Java
5 78 (12.23%) T-SQL
6 62 (9.72%) VB.NET
7 25 (3.92%) C
8 24 (3.76%) VB
9 22 (3.45%) Ruby
10 17 (2.66%) VBA
11 16 (2.51%) PHP
12 15 (2.35%) C++
13 13 (2.04%) Python
13 13 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.72%) VB6
15 9 (1.41%) Perl
16 8 (1.25%) Delphi
17 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.78%) VBScript
17 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (17.24%) Degree
2 73 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.17%) MCP
4 28 (4.39%) MCSD
4 28 (4.39%) MCSE
4 28 (4.39%) MCTS
5 24 (3.76%) MCAD
6 20 (3.13%) MCSA
7 13 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.04%) CCNA
7 13 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.41%) ISEB
10 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.78%) HND
12 4 (0.63%) CCA
12 4 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.63%) MCITP
12 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (1.25%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.47%) GAMP
4 3 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (10.82%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.39%) VMware ESX
3 28 (4.39%) vSphere
4 9 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.63%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Nagios
1 8 (1.25%) logstash
2 4 (0.63%) WSUS
3 3 (0.47%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.47%) ARCserve
3 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.31%) MOM
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 191 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 139 (21.79%) Oracle
3 104 (16.30%) VMware
4 56 (8.78%) JBoss
5 50 (7.84%) Google
6 46 (7.21%) IBM
7 23 (3.61%) Citrix
8 18 (2.82%) SAP
9 14 (2.19%) Apple
10 12 (1.88%) Sage
11 11 (1.72%) Cisco
11 11 (1.72%) Sybase
11 11 (1.72%) Tableau
12 9 (1.41%) Logi Analytics
13 8 (1.25%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.25%) Facebook
13 8 (1.25%) Yahoo!
13 8 (1.25%) Informatica
13 8 (1.25%) Sony
14 7 (1.10%) Red Hat
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + SP 2013 certs! Cross Train into CRM!
Posted: 6 days ago