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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 306 351 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.98% 17.45% 24.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.03% 56.16% 65.55%
Number of salaries quoted 281 305 393
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 £27,000 £27,500 £26,600
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
577 625 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.24% 31.06% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 509 536 575
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 331 (54.80%) .NET
2 261 (43.21%) C#
3 247 (40.89%) SQL
4 222 (36.75%) ASP.NET
5 208 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (29.64%) JavaScript
7 175 (28.97%) MVC
8 154 (25.50%) Microsoft
9 142 (23.51%) Oracle
10 141 (23.34%) HTML
11 131 (21.69%) CSS
12 118 (19.54%) Finance
13 115 (19.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 112 (18.54%) Windows
15 109 (18.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 106 (17.55%) XML
17 104 (17.22%) MS Excel
18 100 (16.56%) T-SQL
18 100 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 94 (15.56%) Java
20 91 (15.07%) Degree
21 82 (13.58%) Software Engineering
22 81 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
23 78 (12.91%) WCF
24 74 (12.25%) Scrum
25 71 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 70 (11.59%) VB.NET
27 64 (10.60%) Ajax
28 63 (10.43%) TDD
28 63 (10.43%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 38 (6.29%) Node.js
3 37 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.97%) MS Exchange
5 26 (4.30%) JBoss
6 19 (3.15%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.98%) IIS
8 15 (2.48%) Lync
9 14 (2.32%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (2.15%) CMS
11 11 (1.82%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.32%) Confluence
12 8 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.66%) Liferay
15 4 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 104 (17.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.48%) MS Office
3 9 (1.49%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.99%) SPSS
5 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.33%) Revit
6 2 (0.33%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.16%) SaaS
4 4 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.98%) HTTP
2 15 (2.48%) Firewall
3 14 (2.32%) Internet
4 11 (1.82%) SAN
5 7 (1.16%) DNS
6 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.99%) VPN
6 6 (0.99%) DHCP
7 5 (0.83%) LAN
7 5 (0.83%) WAN
8 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.33%) VLAN
9 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.33%) MPLS
9 2 (0.33%) ISDN
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 100 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (7.45%) MySQL
7 30 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 21 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.48%) MS Access
13 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.99%) OLAP
15 10 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.66%) SSDT
16 9 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (7.12%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.97%) JUnit
4 26 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (4.14%) Subversion
6 21 (3.48%) Cucumber
7 20 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 15 (2.48%) NUnit
9 13 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.99%) CruiseControl
11 11 (1.82%) Selenium
12 10 (1.66%) Moq
12 10 (1.66%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.49%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.49%) JBehave
14 8 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (1.32%) Maven
14 8 (1.32%) Ant
15 7 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 118 (19.54%) Finance
2 35 (5.79%) Banking
3 25 (4.14%) Marketing
4 18 (2.98%) Advertising
4 18 (2.98%) Legal
5 15 (2.48%) Retail
6 13 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.49%) Law
7 9 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.32%) Games
9 7 (1.16%) French Language
10 5 (0.83%) Back Office
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 369 (61.09%) Developer
2 150 (24.83%) .NET Developer
3 80 (13.25%) Analyst
4 52 (8.61%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.45%) Applications Support
6 43 (7.12%) SQL Developer
7 42 (6.95%) Software Developer
8 39 (6.46%) C# Developer
9 35 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 32 (5.30%) Support Engineer
11 29 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 28 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.30%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.64%) DBA
15 21 (3.48%) Architect
15 21 (3.48%) Lead Developer
16 20 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
17 18 (2.98%) Applications Support Analyst
17 18 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (54.80%) .NET
2 222 (36.75%) ASP.NET
3 141 (23.34%) HTML
4 131 (21.69%) CSS
5 115 (19.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 106 (17.55%) XML
7 78 (12.91%) WCF
8 64 (10.60%) Ajax
9 63 (10.43%) Web Services
10 52 (8.61%) jQuery
11 50 (8.28%) .NET Framework
12 45 (7.45%) HTML5
13 43 (7.12%) KnockoutJS
13 43 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 37 (6.13%) Spring
15 34 (5.63%) J2EE
16 33 (5.46%) CSS3
16 33 (5.46%) RESTful
17 27 (4.47%) JSP
17 27 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.80%) Open Source
3 25 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 22 (3.64%) Replication
6 18 (2.98%) Streaming Music
6 18 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.32%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.99%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.32%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.16%) BBC
12 7 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (1.16%) Social Media
12 7 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.16%) User Experience
13 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 112 (18.54%) Windows
2 31 (5.13%) UNIX
3 28 (4.64%) Linux
4 20 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.16%) Android
7 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (28.97%) MVC
3 82 (13.58%) Software Engineering
4 81 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (12.25%) Scrum
6 63 (10.43%) TDD
6 63 (10.43%) Web Application Development
7 50 (8.28%) OO
8 44 (7.28%) ETL
9 39 (6.46%) ITIL
10 36 (5.96%) E-Commerce
10 36 (5.96%) Unit Testing
11 30 (4.97%) BDD
12 27 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (4.30%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (4.14%) Web Development
14 25 (4.14%) OOD
15 24 (3.97%) OOP
16 23 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 261 (43.21%) C#
2 247 (40.89%) SQL
3 179 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 100 (16.56%) T-SQL
5 94 (15.56%) Java
6 70 (11.59%) VB.NET
7 29 (4.80%) Ruby
8 28 (4.64%) VB
8 28 (4.64%) VBA
9 22 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 21 (3.48%) C++
11 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.49%) Python
11 9 (1.49%) VBScript
12 8 (1.32%) PHP
13 7 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (0.83%) VB6
15 4 (0.66%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 91 (15.07%) Degree
2 33 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.15%) ISEB
5 15 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.83%) MCP
8 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) MCSE
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) MCTS
10 1 (0.17%) MCAD
10 1 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.64%) QA
2 21 (3.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.81%) SCCM
2 16 (2.65%) SCOM
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.33%) logstash
4 2 (0.33%) Graphite
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 154 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 142 (23.51%) Oracle
3 27 (4.47%) Citrix
4 26 (4.30%) VMware
5 25 (4.14%) Google
6 22 (3.64%) Business Objects
7 15 (2.48%) Facebook
8 12 (1.99%) Cisco
8 12 (1.99%) IBM
9 11 (1.82%) SAP
10 9 (1.49%) Sybase
11 8 (1.32%) Apple
12 7 (1.16%) Yahoo!
12 7 (1.16%) Sony
13 5 (0.83%) Dell
13 5 (0.83%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.66%) NetApp
14 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.66%) Talend
15 3 (0.50%) Sitecore
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