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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 297 336 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.44% 19.26% 18.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.94% 52.50% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 283 297 292
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
561 640 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.16% 36.68% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 517 560 492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 332 (53.55%) .NET
2 300 (48.39%) C#
3 254 (40.97%) SQL
4 228 (36.77%) ASP.NET
5 214 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (26.94%) Microsoft
7 157 (25.32%) MVC
8 155 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 130 (20.97%) Oracle
10 127 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 126 (20.32%) HTML
12 115 (18.55%) CSS
12 115 (18.55%) Windows
13 113 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 110 (17.74%) XML
15 102 (16.45%) Web Services
15 102 (16.45%) Scrum
16 101 (16.29%) MS Excel
17 100 (16.13%) WCF
17 100 (16.13%) Degree
18 97 (15.65%) Finance
19 89 (14.35%) VB.NET
19 89 (14.35%) TDD
20 88 (14.19%) T-SQL
21 87 (14.03%) .NET Framework
22 78 (12.58%) OO
23 74 (11.94%) Java
23 74 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
24 72 (11.61%) Ajax
24 72 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 33 (5.32%) MS Exchange
4 31 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 31 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 30 (4.84%) JBoss
6 27 (4.35%) Node.js
7 21 (3.39%) CMS
8 18 (2.90%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.58%) IIS
9 16 (2.58%) Lync
10 14 (2.26%) Apache ServiceMix
11 13 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.81%) Kentico
15 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.65%) Revit
4 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) SPSS
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.32%) FastStats
5 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.32%) Agresso
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.97%) Office 365
4 5 (0.81%) Pure360
5 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.19%) Firewall
2 15 (2.42%) HTTP
3 14 (2.26%) VPN
3 14 (2.26%) MPLS
4 11 (1.77%) VLAN
4 11 (1.77%) ISDN
4 11 (1.77%) LAN
4 11 (1.77%) WAN
5 9 (1.45%) Internet
6 8 (1.29%) SAN
6 8 (1.29%) DHCP
6 8 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.48%) NAS
8 3 (0.48%) Wireless
8 3 (0.48%) VoIP
8 3 (0.48%) Intranet
9 2 (0.32%) Extranet
10 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 72 (11.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (7.90%) Relational Database
5 45 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (7.26%) MySQL
6 44 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (4.84%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.52%) Big Data
9 26 (4.19%) Hadoop
10 25 (4.03%) RDBMS
11 23 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.42%) QlikView
14 13 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.10%) MS Access
15 12 (1.94%) MongoDB
16 11 (1.77%) OLAP
17 10 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (1.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.29%) NUnit
3 38 (6.13%) Git (software)
4 35 (5.65%) JUnit
4 35 (5.65%) Moq
5 31 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.84%) Eclipse
6 30 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (4.19%) CruiseControl
9 25 (4.03%) TeamCity
10 24 (3.87%) SpecFlow
11 19 (3.06%) Ant
12 18 (2.90%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.42%) Maven
14 14 (2.26%) Subversion
14 14 (2.26%) Eclipse RCP
15 10 (1.61%) MSTest
16 9 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 5 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 97 (15.65%) Finance
2 42 (6.77%) Marketing
3 35 (5.65%) Banking
4 29 (4.68%) Advertising
5 21 (3.39%) Retail
5 21 (3.39%) Legal
6 17 (2.74%) Games
7 14 (2.26%) Law
7 14 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.26%) French Language
8 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Automotive
10 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 357 (57.58%) Developer
2 146 (23.55%) .NET Developer
3 89 (14.35%) Analyst
4 74 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 65 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 60 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 55 (8.87%) Applications Support
8 43 (6.94%) Support Engineer
9 33 (5.32%) Support Analyst
9 33 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 32 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 25 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
13 24 (3.87%) Java Developer
14 23 (3.71%) Consultant
15 22 (3.55%) SQL Developer
15 22 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
15 22 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (53.55%) .NET
2 228 (36.77%) ASP.NET
3 126 (20.32%) HTML
4 115 (18.55%) CSS
5 113 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 110 (17.74%) XML
7 102 (16.45%) Web Services
8 100 (16.13%) WCF
9 87 (14.03%) .NET Framework
10 72 (11.61%) Ajax
11 71 (11.45%) jQuery
12 51 (8.23%) RESTful
13 41 (6.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 38 (6.13%) HTML5
15 37 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 36 (5.81%) SOAP
17 35 (5.65%) J2EE
17 35 (5.65%) Spring
18 32 (5.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 39 (6.29%) N-Tier
4 36 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.87%) Open Source
7 22 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (3.23%) BBC
9 20 (3.23%) Social Media
10 14 (2.26%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.61%) Replication
11 10 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.29%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.13%) Statistics
13 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.81%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.81%) Copywriting
14 5 (0.81%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.55%) Windows
2 36 (5.81%) UNIX
3 24 (3.87%) Linux
4 19 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.65%) Android
8 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (25.32%) MVC
3 102 (16.45%) Scrum
4 89 (14.35%) TDD
5 78 (12.58%) OO
6 74 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
7 72 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 62 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 55 (8.87%) ITIL
10 51 (8.23%) BDD
11 46 (7.42%) OOP
12 44 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 44 (7.10%) E-Commerce
12 44 (7.10%) ETL
13 43 (6.94%) CRM
13 43 (6.94%) OOD
14 38 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (5.65%) Problem Management
16 33 (5.32%) Project Management
17 30 (4.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 300 (48.39%) C#
2 254 (40.97%) SQL
3 155 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 89 (14.35%) VB.NET
5 88 (14.19%) T-SQL
6 74 (11.94%) Java
7 48 (7.74%) Ruby
8 46 (7.42%) VB
9 24 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.23%) VBA
10 20 (3.23%) VB6
11 16 (2.58%) C++
12 12 (1.94%) VBScript
13 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.81%) C
14 5 (0.81%) PHP
15 4 (0.65%) Python
15 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.65%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 100 (16.13%) Degree
2 22 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.74%) MCP
4 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.94%) ISEB
6 9 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.81%) CCNA
7 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.81%) MCSE
8 4 (0.65%) MCTS
8 4 (0.65%) MCITP
9 3 (0.48%) MCAD
9 3 (0.48%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.45%) QA
2 23 (3.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.77%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.90%) SCCM
1 18 (2.90%) SCOM
2 3 (0.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.16%) logstash
3 1 (0.16%) Graphite
3 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 167 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 130 (20.97%) Oracle
3 49 (7.90%) VMware
4 45 (7.26%) Google
5 27 (4.35%) Facebook
5 27 (4.35%) Citrix
6 20 (3.23%) Sony
6 20 (3.23%) Apple
6 20 (3.23%) Yahoo!
7 19 (3.06%) IBM
8 12 (1.94%) Cisco
8 12 (1.94%) Sybase
9 10 (1.61%) Informatica
10 9 (1.45%) Teradata
10 9 (1.45%) Sage
11 8 (1.29%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.13%) SAP
13 6 (0.97%) Metastorm
14 5 (0.81%) SmartFocus
15 4 (0.65%) BMC
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