The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 48 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.61% 27.91% 25.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.50% 76.19% 61.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 36
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
Essex

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 Colchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.77% 36.63% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 53
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Colchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) .NET
3 23 (38.33%) C#
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 21 (35.00%) Java
4 21 (35.00%) JBoss
5 20 (33.33%) Web Services
6 19 (31.67%) PL/SQL
6 19 (31.67%) Oracle
6 19 (31.67%) RDBMS
6 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
7 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 18 (30.00%) Gradle
7 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 18 (30.00%) Maven
7 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 18 (30.00%) GlassFish
7 18 (30.00%) JMS
7 18 (30.00%) Data Mining
7 18 (30.00%) Ant
7 18 (30.00%) WebLogic
8 17 (28.33%) WPF
9 16 (26.67%) Degree
10 15 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 14 (23.33%) OOP
11 14 (23.33%) OO
11 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
12 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
12 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 21 (35.00%) JBoss
2 18 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (30.00%) GlassFish
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Magento
1 4 (6.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) RDBMS
1 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
2 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 18 (30.00%) Data Mining
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.00%) EDRMS
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.00%) DTS
8 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Ant
1 18 (30.00%) Maven
1 18 (30.00%) Gradle
2 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (15.00%) Automotive
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Junior
9 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 20 (33.33%) Web Services
3 18 (30.00%) JMS
3 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (28.33%) WPF
5 11 (18.33%) WinForms
5 11 (18.33%) J2EE
6 10 (16.67%) HTML
6 10 (16.67%) WCF
7 9 (15.00%) CSS
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.00%) Swing
7 9 (15.00%) Ajax
8 8 (13.33%) Silverlight
9 4 (6.67%) WSE
9 4 (6.67%) Spring
10 3 (5.00%) JRules
10 3 (5.00%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) Java EE
10 3 (5.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.00%) Kindle
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Android
1 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) OOP
2 14 (23.33%) OO
2 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.67%) Coaching
8 3 (5.00%) People Management
8 3 (5.00%) Line Management
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.67%) TDD
10 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) PL/SQL
4 15 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.67%) MCAD
3 1 (1.67%) MCSD
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) DevExpress
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Sage
6 3 (5.00%) webMethods
6 3 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix