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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 67 39 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.26% 20.63% 25.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.44% 70.91% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 89
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
90 55 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.25% 29.10% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79 53 116
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 95 (64.63%) .NET
2 94 (63.95%) C#
3 78 (53.06%) SQL
4 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
4 68 (46.26%) XML
5 55 (37.41%) Windows
6 51 (34.69%) Microsoft
7 50 (34.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
9 45 (30.61%) HTML
9 45 (30.61%) CSS
10 44 (29.93%) Finance
11 43 (29.25%) Web Services
11 43 (29.25%) MS Excel
12 39 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (24.49%) .NET Framework
15 31 (21.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 29 (19.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (18.37%) Relational Database
18 26 (17.69%) Mobile App
18 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (17.01%) T-SQL
20 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 22 (14.97%) Telecoms
21 22 (14.97%) Oracle
21 22 (14.97%) SMTP
22 21 (14.29%) XPath

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (9.52%) Node.js
2 7 (4.76%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (29.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.97%) SMTP
2 21 (14.29%) FTP
3 5 (3.40%) Internet
3 5 (3.40%) Network Security
4 2 (1.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 23 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (5.44%) MySQL
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.36%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.68%) SSDT
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.72%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (29.93%) Finance
2 22 (14.97%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (63.27%) Developer
2 63 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.69%) C# Developer
4 25 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (14.97%) .NET Software Developer
5 22 (14.97%) Software Developer
6 19 (12.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (11.56%) Applications Support
8 16 (10.88%) Analyst
9 15 (10.20%) Support Analyst
9 15 (10.20%) Lead Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Support Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Technical Leader
11 9 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.44%) Junior Developer
12 8 (5.44%) Junior
12 8 (5.44%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (64.63%) .NET
2 68 (46.26%) ASP.NET
2 68 (46.26%) XML
3 45 (30.61%) CSS
3 45 (30.61%) HTML
4 43 (29.25%) Web Services
5 36 (24.49%) .NET Framework
6 27 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 21 (14.29%) WCF
8 18 (12.24%) XSL
9 15 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (9.52%) RESTful
10 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (8.84%) WPF
12 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 11 (7.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 11 (7.48%) SOAP
14 10 (6.80%) Ajax
14 10 (6.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Mobile App
1 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.88%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (10.20%) User Experience
4 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.40%) AS400
5 5 (3.40%) iSeries
5 5 (3.40%) LPAR
6 1 (0.68%) Social Network
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.41%) Windows
2 37 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.80%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 18 (12.24%) Time Management
3 18 (12.24%) Regression Testing
4 15 (10.20%) TDD
5 14 (9.52%) BDD
5 14 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 14 (9.52%) MVC
5 14 (9.52%) SOA
6 8 (5.44%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.40%) Line Management
7 5 (3.40%) ITIL
7 5 (3.40%) OOP
7 5 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.40%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.40%) Workflow
7 5 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (2.72%) Scrum
9 3 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 94 (63.95%) C#
2 78 (53.06%) SQL
3 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.01%) T-SQL
5 21 (14.29%) XQuery
5 21 (14.29%) XPath
6 19 (12.93%) Java
7 15 (10.20%) PL/SQL
8 14 (9.52%) Ruby
9 11 (7.48%) VB
10 6 (4.08%) PHP
10 6 (4.08%) C
11 5 (3.40%) COBOL
12 3 (2.04%) C++
12 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) R
13 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) MCSA
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (21.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.97%) Oracle
3 14 (9.52%) webMethods
3 14 (9.52%) Facebook
4 5 (3.40%) IBM
5 4 (2.72%) Adobe
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco
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