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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 267 313 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.91% 17.60% 23.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.28% 55.20% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 244 282 381
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
531 567 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.67% 31.89% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 470 497 595
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 313 (53.14%) .NET
2 255 (43.29%) C#
3 253 (42.95%) SQL
4 214 (36.33%) ASP.NET
5 202 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (27.84%) JavaScript
7 157 (26.66%) Microsoft
8 146 (24.79%) MVC
9 138 (23.43%) Oracle
10 135 (22.92%) HTML
11 116 (19.69%) CSS
12 111 (18.85%) Finance
13 109 (18.51%) XML
14 107 (18.17%) MS Excel
15 104 (17.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 102 (17.32%) Windows
17 98 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 96 (16.30%) T-SQL
19 93 (15.79%) Degree
20 87 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 84 (14.26%) WCF
21 84 (14.26%) Java
22 80 (13.58%) VB.NET
23 79 (13.41%) Scrum
24 76 (12.90%) Web Services
25 72 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
26 71 (12.05%) Software Engineering
26 71 (12.05%) Ajax
27 63 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 63 (10.70%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 30 (5.09%) WebSphere
4 28 (4.75%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.75%) Node.js
5 24 (4.07%) JBoss
6 19 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.23%) Lync
7 17 (2.89%) Office Communications Server
8 15 (2.55%) IIS
9 14 (2.38%) Umbraco
10 13 (2.21%) CMS
11 9 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (1.19%) Confluence
12 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 107 (18.17%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.57%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) SPSS
4 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.68%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.68%) Revit
6 2 (0.34%) FastStats
6 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.02%) SaaS
3 6 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.06%) Firewall
2 15 (2.55%) HTTP
3 10 (1.70%) Internet
4 9 (1.53%) SAN
5 7 (1.19%) MPLS
5 7 (1.19%) VPN
5 7 (1.19%) LAN
5 7 (1.19%) WAN
5 7 (1.19%) DHCP
6 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.02%) ISDN
6 6 (1.02%) VLAN
7 5 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.68%) DNS
9 2 (0.34%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) FTP
10 1 (0.17%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) NAS
10 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (17.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 87 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (6.96%) MySQL
6 40 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 18 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.55%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.21%) Big Data
13 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (2.04%) OLAP
13 12 (2.04%) MS Access
14 11 (1.87%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.60%) JUnit
3 26 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (4.07%) Cucumber
5 23 (3.90%) Eclipse
6 20 (3.40%) NUnit
7 19 (3.23%) Subversion
8 17 (2.89%) CruiseControl
8 17 (2.89%) Moq
9 16 (2.72%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.38%) SpecFlow
10 14 (2.38%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (1.87%) Ant
13 9 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.53%) Maven
13 9 (1.53%) Selenium
13 9 (1.53%) JBehave
14 8 (1.36%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 111 (18.85%) Finance
2 28 (4.75%) Banking
2 28 (4.75%) Marketing
3 22 (3.74%) Legal
4 15 (2.55%) Advertising
5 14 (2.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.38%) Law
6 10 (1.70%) Games
7 9 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.36%) French Language
9 7 (1.19%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 352 (59.76%) Developer
2 137 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 90 (15.28%) Analyst
4 57 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.49%) Applications Support
6 46 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 42 (7.13%) C# Developer
8 36 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 33 (5.60%) SQL Developer
10 30 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 28 (4.75%) Java Developer
12 27 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
13 24 (4.07%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.90%) Software Engineer
15 22 (3.74%) Architect
15 22 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
17 20 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 18 (3.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (53.14%) .NET
2 214 (36.33%) ASP.NET
3 135 (22.92%) HTML
4 116 (19.69%) CSS
5 109 (18.51%) XML
6 98 (16.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (14.26%) WCF
8 76 (12.90%) Web Services
9 71 (12.05%) Ajax
10 61 (10.36%) .NET Framework
11 59 (10.02%) jQuery
12 46 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 41 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
14 38 (6.45%) HTML5
15 37 (6.28%) Spring
16 35 (5.94%) RESTful
17 34 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (5.43%) J2EE
19 29 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 28 (4.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.58%) Open Source
3 27 (4.58%) Client/Server
4 24 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.74%) N-Tier
6 14 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.38%) Replication
6 14 (2.38%) Streaming Music
7 13 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.87%) Social Media
9 11 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (1.87%) BBC
10 9 (1.53%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.85%) Copywriting
13 5 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.32%) Windows
2 29 (4.92%) UNIX
3 22 (3.74%) Linux
4 19 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (24.79%) MVC
3 79 (13.41%) Scrum
4 72 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (12.05%) Software Engineering
6 63 (10.70%) OO
7 62 (10.53%) TDD
8 60 (10.19%) Web Application Development
9 49 (8.32%) ITIL
10 40 (6.79%) ETL
11 34 (5.77%) BDD
11 34 (5.77%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.43%) OOP
13 30 (5.09%) OOD
14 29 (4.92%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.24%) CRM
15 25 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (4.07%) Web Development
16 24 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (3.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 255 (43.29%) C#
2 253 (42.95%) SQL
3 164 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 96 (16.30%) T-SQL
5 84 (14.26%) Java
6 80 (13.58%) VB.NET
7 35 (5.94%) VB
8 32 (5.43%) Ruby
9 26 (4.41%) VBA
10 25 (4.24%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.06%) C++
12 11 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.53%) VB6
14 8 (1.36%) VBScript
15 6 (1.02%) PHP
16 5 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.68%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.68%) Python
18 3 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
19 2 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 93 (15.79%) Degree
2 26 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.89%) ISEB
5 14 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.70%) MCP
7 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) CCNA
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.17%) MCPD
9 1 (0.17%) MCAD
9 1 (0.17%) MCSD
9 1 (0.17%) MCTS
9 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.26%) QA
2 22 (3.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (8.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.34%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (3.74%) SCCM
2 21 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.34%) logstash
3 2 (0.34%) Graphite
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 157 (26.66%) Microsoft
2 138 (23.43%) Oracle
3 33 (5.60%) VMware
4 32 (5.43%) Citrix
5 29 (4.92%) Google
6 17 (2.89%) Business Objects
7 16 (2.72%) Facebook
8 13 (2.21%) Cisco
8 13 (2.21%) IBM
9 12 (2.04%) Apple
10 11 (1.87%) Sony
10 11 (1.87%) Yahoo!
11 9 (1.53%) SAP
12 8 (1.36%) Sybase
13 4 (0.68%) Metastorm
13 4 (0.68%) Dell
13 4 (0.68%) Autodesk
14 3 (0.51%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.51%) Sage
14 3 (0.51%) NetApp
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18-23k + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-24,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 8 days ago