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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 43 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.57% 14.64% 14.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.19% 68.63% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 24
Average salary £28,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
64 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 36.57% 21.34% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 31
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 26 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 67 (77.91%) .NET
2 66 (76.74%) C#
2 66 (76.74%) HTML
3 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
4 39 (45.35%) CSS
5 38 (44.19%) SQL
5 38 (44.19%) jQuery
6 36 (41.86%) VB.NET
6 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET
7 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
8 28 (32.56%) MVC
9 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
10 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
11 21 (24.42%) Oracle
11 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
12 20 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (22.09%) HTML5
14 18 (20.93%) MySQL
14 18 (20.93%) Project Management
15 17 (19.77%) XML
15 17 (19.77%) Web Design
15 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
15 17 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (18.60%) User Experience
16 16 (18.60%) .NET Framework
17 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (6.98%) WordPress
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) JBoss
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (29.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) Photoshop
3 6 (6.98%) InDesign
4 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) VPN
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
2 18 (20.93%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
2 16 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) Gradle
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
3 2 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (91.86%) Developer
2 55 (63.95%) .NET Developer
3 40 (46.51%) Web Developer
4 37 (43.02%) .NET Web Developer
5 34 (39.53%) C# Developer
6 33 (38.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (36.05%) C# Web Developer
8 15 (17.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (11.63%) Junior Developer
9 10 (11.63%) Graduate
9 10 (11.63%) Junior
10 9 (10.47%) Junior .NET Developer
11 8 (9.30%) DBA
12 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Programmer
12 5 (5.81%) Administrator
12 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.91%) .NET
2 66 (76.74%) HTML
3 39 (45.35%) CSS
4 38 (44.19%) jQuery
5 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET
6 20 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (22.09%) HTML5
8 17 (19.77%) XML
9 16 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.65%) Ajax
12 4 (4.65%) Swing
12 4 (4.65%) J2EE
13 3 (3.49%) Web Services
13 3 (3.49%) CSS3
14 2 (2.33%) WCF
14 2 (2.33%) JMS
14 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Wiki
3 1 (1.16%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.16%) SUSE
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) MVC
2 18 (20.93%) Project Management
3 17 (19.77%) Web Design
3 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.77%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.30%) Web Development
6 5 (5.81%) TDD
6 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.81%) OOP
6 5 (5.81%) OO
6 5 (5.81%) Line Management
7 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.49%) Open Source
8 3 (3.49%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.33%) SEO
9 2 (2.33%) Migration
10 1 (1.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.16%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 66 (76.74%) C#
2 64 (74.42%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.19%) SQL
4 36 (41.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.98%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.81%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) EMC
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Novell
4 1 (1.16%) Netezza
4 1 (1.16%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco