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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 318 304 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.24% 16.78% 19.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.45% 54.19% 63.02%
Number of salaries quoted 306 264 291
Average salary £38,700 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
595 561 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.25% 30.96% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 540 461 451
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 327 (52.40%) .NET
2 270 (43.27%) SQL
3 255 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (37.98%) C#
5 219 (35.10%) ASP.NET
6 213 (34.13%) JavaScript
7 192 (30.77%) Oracle
8 191 (30.61%) MVC
9 161 (25.80%) HTML
10 156 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 155 (24.84%) CSS
12 147 (23.56%) Finance
13 136 (21.79%) Java
14 125 (20.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 116 (18.59%) MS Excel
16 114 (18.27%) TDD
17 103 (16.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 103 (16.51%) Windows
18 100 (16.03%) Scrum
19 99 (15.87%) Degree
20 98 (15.71%) XML
21 93 (14.90%) Software Engineering
22 85 (13.62%) jQuery
23 79 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
24 74 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
25 73 (11.70%) T-SQL
26 70 (11.22%) HTML5
27 69 (11.06%) J2EE
28 68 (10.90%) Web Application Development
29 62 (9.94%) Node.js

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (9.94%) Node.js
2 54 (8.65%) WebSphere
3 51 (8.17%) SharePoint
4 49 (7.85%) JBoss
5 44 (7.05%) Tomcat
6 35 (5.61%) IIS
7 34 (5.45%) WebLogic
8 27 (4.33%) MS Exchange
9 21 (3.37%) Apache ServiceMix
10 17 (2.72%) CMS
11 15 (2.40%) Lync
12 14 (2.24%) Umbraco
12 14 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (2.08%) MQSeries
14 10 (1.60%) Apache
15 9 (1.44%) Mule
15 9 (1.44%) Confluence
15 9 (1.44%) Mule ESB
16 7 (1.12%) ArcGIS
17 6 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 116 (18.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.40%) MS Office
3 8 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.64%) SPSS
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.76%) SaaS
3 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.49%) Internet
2 20 (3.21%) HTTP
3 12 (1.92%) DNS
3 12 (1.92%) SAN
4 11 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.60%) VPN
6 9 (1.44%) DHCP
7 8 (1.28%) Firewall
8 5 (0.80%) FTP
8 5 (0.80%) MPLS
8 5 (0.80%) VLAN
9 4 (0.64%) Telnet
9 4 (0.64%) LAN
9 4 (0.64%) WAN
10 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.16%) DMZ
11 1 (0.16%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (7.85%) MySQL
7 45 (7.21%) Relational Database
8 43 (6.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (5.61%) RDBMS
10 34 (5.45%) NoSQL
11 26 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 22 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (2.56%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (2.24%) MS Access
16 14 (2.24%) Oracle Database
17 11 (1.76%) SSDT
18 9 (1.44%) Hadoop
18 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 59 (9.46%) JUnit
2 55 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.37%) Visual Studio
4 35 (5.61%) Eclipse
5 32 (5.13%) Subversion
6 29 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 27 (4.33%) Maven
8 26 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 23 (3.69%) Selenium
10 22 (3.53%) Ant
11 19 (3.04%) Eclipse RCP
12 17 (2.72%) JIRA
13 15 (2.40%) Mockito
14 14 (2.24%) Spock
15 12 (1.92%) EasyMock
16 11 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (1.76%) Geb
16 11 (1.76%) FishEye
17 9 (1.44%) jMock
General
1 147 (23.56%) Finance
2 51 (8.17%) Banking
3 29 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.04%) Marketing
5 12 (1.92%) French Language
6 10 (1.60%) Advertising
7 9 (1.44%) Legal
7 9 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.44%) Electronics
8 6 (0.96%) Retail
9 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.48%) Back Office
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.32%) Military
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (62.34%) Developer
2 146 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 81 (12.98%) Analyst
4 60 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 56 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 48 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 41 (6.57%) C# Developer
8 40 (6.41%) Software Engineer
9 38 (6.09%) Software Developer
10 31 (4.97%) Test Analyst
10 31 (4.97%) Java Software Engineer
10 31 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (4.81%) Applications Support
12 29 (4.65%) Support Engineer
12 29 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 28 (4.49%) Graduate
14 27 (4.33%) Junior
14 27 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (3.53%) Web Developer
15 22 (3.53%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (52.40%) .NET
2 219 (35.10%) ASP.NET
3 161 (25.80%) HTML
4 155 (24.84%) CSS
5 125 (20.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 98 (15.71%) XML
7 85 (13.62%) jQuery
8 70 (11.22%) HTML5
9 69 (11.06%) J2EE
10 62 (9.94%) WCF
11 61 (9.78%) Spring
11 61 (9.78%) .NET Framework
12 53 (8.49%) CSS3
13 48 (7.69%) Web Services
14 43 (6.89%) JSP
15 38 (6.09%) Ajax
16 36 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
17 35 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 35 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (5.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.13%) Computer Science
2 38 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 26 (4.17%) Replication
5 26 (4.17%) Streaming Music
6 25 (4.01%) N-Tier
7 19 (3.04%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (3.04%) SWIFT
8 18 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.08%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.76%) Clustering
11 10 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.44%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.44%) DTV
13 8 (1.28%) User Experience
14 7 (1.12%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.12%) GIS
15 6 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (0.80%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 103 (16.51%) Windows
2 38 (6.09%) UNIX
3 30 (4.81%) Linux
4 15 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.60%) Android
6 9 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (30.61%) MVC
3 114 (18.27%) TDD
4 100 (16.03%) Scrum
5 93 (14.90%) Software Engineering
6 79 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (10.90%) Web Application Development
8 62 (9.94%) SDLC
9 49 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (7.69%) OO
11 47 (7.53%) Unit Testing
12 39 (6.25%) ITIL
13 38 (6.09%) BDD
14 33 (5.29%) Project Management
15 31 (4.97%) E-Commerce
16 30 (4.81%) UML
16 30 (4.81%) ETL
17 29 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
17 29 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
18 26 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 270 (43.27%) SQL
2 237 (37.98%) C#
3 213 (34.13%) JavaScript
4 136 (21.79%) Java
5 73 (11.70%) T-SQL
6 43 (6.89%) VB.NET
7 27 (4.33%) Ruby
8 24 (3.85%) C++
9 23 (3.69%) VBA
10 15 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.24%) VB
12 12 (1.92%) PHP
13 11 (1.76%) C
14 10 (1.60%) Python
15 9 (1.44%) Groovy
15 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.28%) VBScript
17 7 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (15.87%) Degree
2 55 (8.81%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.28%) MCP
5 8 (1.28%) ISEB
6 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.64%) MCTS
7 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.32%) CCNA
8 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.16%) MCAD
9 1 (0.16%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) HNC
9 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.24%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.32%) XenApp
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.24%) SCCM
2 13 (2.08%) SCOM
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.32%) WSUS
4 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) Graphite
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 192 (30.77%) Oracle
2 156 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.57%) VMware
4 28 (4.49%) Google
5 24 (3.85%) Sybase
5 24 (3.85%) Citrix
6 19 (3.04%) SAP
7 16 (2.56%) IBM
7 16 (2.56%) TIBCO
8 11 (1.76%) BEA
9 10 (1.60%) Cisco
10 9 (1.44%) Dell
10 9 (1.44%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.28%) HP
12 7 (1.12%) Mapinfo
13 5 (0.80%) ESRI
14 4 (0.64%) Remedy
14 4 (0.64%) Facebook
14 4 (0.64%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.64%) Talend
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