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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 323 388 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.20% 20.31% 17.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.39% 55.04% 55.58%
Number of salaries quoted 305 333 278
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
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
605 705 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.34% 36.91% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 539 607 473
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 336 (52.83%) .NET
2 302 (47.48%) C#
3 280 (44.03%) SQL
4 235 (36.95%) ASP.NET
5 216 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (30.35%) Microsoft
7 158 (24.84%) MVC
8 153 (24.06%) JavaScript
9 146 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 125 (19.65%) Oracle
11 123 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 122 (19.18%) HTML
13 116 (18.24%) CSS
13 116 (18.24%) Windows
14 109 (17.14%) XML
15 108 (16.98%) MS Excel
16 105 (16.51%) Scrum
17 104 (16.35%) Web Services
18 98 (15.41%) TDD
18 98 (15.41%) Degree
19 97 (15.25%) Finance
19 97 (15.25%) WCF
20 95 (14.94%) T-SQL
21 93 (14.62%) .NET Framework
22 87 (13.68%) VB.NET
23 85 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 80 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 80 (12.58%) jQuery
25 79 (12.42%) OO
26 77 (12.11%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (11.16%) SharePoint
2 40 (6.29%) WebLogic
3 39 (6.13%) JBoss
3 39 (6.13%) WebSphere
4 33 (5.19%) Umbraco
5 32 (5.03%) MS Exchange
6 26 (4.09%) Node.js
7 19 (2.99%) CMS
8 18 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (2.83%) Apache ServiceMix
9 17 (2.67%) IIS
10 16 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.52%) Lync
11 14 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.73%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.79%) Kentico
15 4 (0.63%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 108 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.87%) MS Office
3 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.63%) MS Project
4 4 (0.63%) Revit
5 2 (0.31%) FastStats
5 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Agresso
4 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.94%) Office 365
4 5 (0.79%) Pure360
5 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.09%) Firewall
2 15 (2.36%) VPN
3 14 (2.20%) MPLS
3 14 (2.20%) DHCP
3 14 (2.20%) HTTP
4 12 (1.89%) LAN
4 12 (1.89%) WAN
5 11 (1.73%) SAN
5 11 (1.73%) ISDN
5 11 (1.73%) VLAN
6 9 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.26%) Internet
8 5 (0.79%) Extranet
8 5 (0.79%) DNS
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
9 4 (0.63%) NAS
10 3 (0.47%) Wireless
10 3 (0.47%) VoIP
10 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 85 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (8.96%) Relational Database
5 47 (7.39%) MySQL
6 46 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (5.35%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.19%) NoSQL
9 31 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (4.25%) Big Data
12 25 (3.93%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.36%) QlikView
13 15 (2.36%) OLAP
14 13 (2.04%) MS Access
15 12 (1.89%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (1.42%) DataStage
17 9 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.60%) NUnit
4 39 (6.13%) Moq
5 35 (5.50%) Eclipse
5 35 (5.50%) JUnit
6 34 (5.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (4.09%) Ant
9 24 (3.77%) CruiseControl
9 24 (3.77%) Cucumber
10 23 (3.62%) TeamCity
11 22 (3.46%) SpecFlow
12 19 (2.99%) Jenkins
13 18 (2.83%) Eclipse RCP
14 17 (2.67%) Maven
15 15 (2.36%) MSTest
16 12 (1.89%) Subversion
17 11 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 5 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 97 (15.25%) Finance
2 43 (6.76%) Marketing
3 34 (5.35%) Banking
4 29 (4.56%) Advertising
5 21 (3.30%) Legal
5 21 (3.30%) Retail
6 18 (2.83%) French Language
7 17 (2.67%) Games
8 13 (2.04%) Law
8 13 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.94%) Back Office
11 5 (0.79%) Automotive
12 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.47%) Local Government
14 2 (0.31%) International Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 369 (58.02%) Developer
2 156 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 78 (12.26%) Analyst
4 75 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 69 (10.85%) C# Developer
6 58 (9.12%) Software Developer
7 48 (7.55%) Applications Support
8 40 (6.29%) Support Engineer
9 37 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (5.03%) DBA
12 29 (4.56%) Support Analyst
12 29 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
13 28 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.25%) Software Engineer
15 26 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
16 25 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
17 24 (3.77%) Java Developer
18 23 (3.62%) Administrator
18 23 (3.62%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (52.83%) .NET
2 235 (36.95%) ASP.NET
3 123 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 122 (19.18%) HTML
5 116 (18.24%) CSS
6 109 (17.14%) XML
7 104 (16.35%) Web Services
8 97 (15.25%) WCF
9 93 (14.62%) .NET Framework
10 80 (12.58%) jQuery
11 71 (11.16%) Ajax
12 52 (8.18%) RESTful
13 44 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 43 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 40 (6.29%) J2EE
16 37 (5.82%) SOAP
17 35 (5.50%) XSLT
17 35 (5.50%) HTML5
18 32 (5.03%) JSP
18 32 (5.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.70%) N-Tier
2 47 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.92%) Client/Server
4 40 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 39 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (3.77%) Social Media
7 24 (3.77%) BBC
8 20 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.83%) SWIFT
10 17 (2.67%) Open Source
11 11 (1.73%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.26%) Statistics
12 8 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.10%) Replication
14 5 (0.79%) Clustering
14 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.79%) Copywriting
15 4 (0.63%) Web 2.0
15 4 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.24%) Windows
2 38 (5.97%) UNIX
3 28 (4.40%) Linux
4 19 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.26%) Android
7 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (24.84%) MVC
3 105 (16.51%) Scrum
4 98 (15.41%) TDD
5 79 (12.42%) OO
6 77 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (10.22%) Software Engineering
8 60 (9.43%) Web Application Development
9 55 (8.65%) CRM
9 55 (8.65%) ITIL
10 53 (8.33%) BDD
11 52 (8.18%) Unit Testing
12 46 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (7.23%) ETL
13 44 (6.92%) OOP
14 42 (6.60%) E-Commerce
15 40 (6.29%) Problem Management
16 39 (6.13%) OOD
17 36 (5.66%) Project Management
18 29 (4.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 302 (47.48%) C#
2 280 (44.03%) SQL
3 153 (24.06%) JavaScript
4 95 (14.94%) T-SQL
5 87 (13.68%) VB.NET
6 71 (11.16%) Java
7 48 (7.55%) VB
7 48 (7.55%) Ruby
8 26 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.14%) VB6
10 16 (2.52%) VBA
11 15 (2.36%) C++
12 12 (1.89%) VBScript
13 10 (1.57%) C
14 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.94%) PHP
15 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.47%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.47%) Python
17 2 (0.31%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 98 (15.41%) Degree
2 24 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.46%) MCP
4 20 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.42%) MCTS
7 8 (1.26%) MCAD
7 8 (1.26%) MCSD
7 8 (1.26%) MCSE
8 7 (1.10%) CCNA
8 7 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.79%) ISEB
10 4 (0.63%) MCITP
11 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.72%) QA
2 20 (3.14%) SLA
3 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.73%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.63%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (2.83%) SCCM
2 17 (2.67%) SCOM
3 4 (0.63%) WSUS
4 2 (0.31%) MOM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 193 (30.35%) Microsoft
2 125 (19.65%) Oracle
3 56 (8.81%) VMware
4 55 (8.65%) Google
5 31 (4.87%) Facebook
6 25 (3.93%) Citrix
6 25 (3.93%) Apple
7 24 (3.77%) IBM
7 24 (3.77%) Sony
7 24 (3.77%) Yahoo!
8 15 (2.36%) Informatica
9 13 (2.04%) Sage
9 13 (2.04%) Sybase
10 10 (1.57%) SAP
10 10 (1.57%) Cisco
11 9 (1.42%) Teradata
12 8 (1.26%) Metastorm
13 5 (0.79%) BMC
13 5 (0.79%) SmartFocus
14 4 (0.63%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits pension, healthcare, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + 10% Bonus, and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago