The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 59 97 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.94% 23.60% 26.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.86% 78.86% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 73 77
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
148 123 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.96% 29.93% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 123 93 101
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheltenham region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 59 (51.30%) SQL
2 55 (47.83%) .NET
3 52 (45.22%) C#
4 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 48 (41.74%) ASP.NET
6 42 (36.52%) Windows
7 40 (34.78%) SDLC
8 33 (28.70%) IIS
9 29 (25.22%) Linux
9 29 (25.22%) HTML
9 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (22.61%) MVC
11 25 (21.74%) XML
11 25 (21.74%) VMware
12 24 (20.87%) Finance
12 24 (20.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 22 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (19.13%) Windows Server
15 20 (17.39%) Scrum
15 20 (17.39%) VB6
15 20 (17.39%) VB
16 19 (16.52%) Firewall
17 18 (15.65%) Perl
17 18 (15.65%) C++
17 18 (15.65%) Python
17 18 (15.65%) Waterfall
18 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 33 (28.70%) IIS
2 17 (14.78%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.57%) Apache
4 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Firewall
2 15 (13.04%) SAN
3 7 (6.09%) DHCP
3 7 (6.09%) DNS
3 7 (6.09%) SMTP
3 7 (6.09%) VPN
4 5 (4.35%) Internet
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.48%) HTTP
5 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.61%) FTP
6 3 (2.61%) SMPP
7 2 (1.74%) SSL
8 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (12.17%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.96%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.61%) Big Data
9 3 (2.61%) Biml
9 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.61%) OLAP
9 3 (2.61%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.61%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.83%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.83%) Selenium
4 7 (6.09%) NUnit
5 6 (5.22%) Subversion
6 5 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.61%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.61%) ERwin
7 3 (2.61%) InstallShield
7 3 (2.61%) MSI
7 3 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.74%) Maven
8 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.87%) WiX
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Developer
2 41 (35.65%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.13%) Analyst
4 18 (15.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (15.65%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.57%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Administrator
9 7 (6.09%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (47.83%) .NET
2 48 (41.74%) ASP.NET
3 29 (25.22%) HTML
4 25 (21.74%) XML
5 17 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (13.91%) ADO.NET
6 16 (13.91%) COM+
7 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.57%) Web Services
9 10 (8.70%) CSS
9 10 (8.70%) jQuery
10 9 (7.83%) LAMP
10 9 (7.83%) WCF
10 9 (7.83%) WSDL
11 6 (5.22%) Ajax
11 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.22%) HTML5
11 6 (5.22%) WPF
11 6 (5.22%) XML Schema
11 6 (5.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.35%) Social Network
4 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.61%) PMI
5 3 (2.61%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.74%) CMDB
6 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.74%) Replication
6 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.87%) iPad
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Linux
3 22 (19.13%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) CentOS
7 3 (2.61%) FreeNAS
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) SDLC
2 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.61%) MVC
4 20 (17.39%) Scrum
5 18 (15.65%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.17%) OO
7 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 9 (7.83%) Automation Testing
9 9 (7.83%) Data Management
9 9 (7.83%) DevOps
9 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.83%) ITIL
9 9 (7.83%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (7.83%) System Testing
9 9 (7.83%) Validation
9 9 (7.83%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) SQL
2 52 (45.22%) C#
3 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.39%) VB
4 20 (17.39%) VB6
5 18 (15.65%) C++
5 18 (15.65%) Perl
5 18 (15.65%) Python
6 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.48%) Java
8 4 (3.48%) Ruby
9 3 (2.61%) XPath
9 3 (2.61%) XQuery
10 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) MCITP
1 12 (10.43%) MCSE
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.70%) CCNA
2 10 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.96%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (6.96%) MCSA
4 5 (4.35%) ISEB
5 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
1 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.30%) vSphere
3 9 (7.83%) XenApp
4 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.48%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.74%) Postfix
7 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Backup Exec
1 8 (6.96%) NetBackup
1 8 (6.96%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (5.22%) WSUS
3 5 (4.35%) SCCM
4 4 (3.48%) SCOM
5 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) VMware
3 16 (13.91%) Oracle
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco
5 9 (7.83%) Citrix
5 9 (7.83%) Symantec
6 8 (6.96%) NetApp
6 8 (6.96%) Sophos
7 7 (6.09%) Dell
7 7 (6.09%) HP
8 5 (4.35%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.48%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.48%) Remedy
10 3 (2.61%) Alteryx
10 3 (2.61%) Apple
11 2 (1.74%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.74%) EMC
11 2 (1.74%) i2
11 2 (1.74%) IBM
12 1 (0.87%) Sage
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Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Strike IT Services
Salary: £42k + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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