The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.78% 13.56% 28.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.74% 50.00% 61.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
London

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 Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 64 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.80% 27.12% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 87
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (69.07%) SQL
2 60 (61.86%) .NET
3 51 (52.58%) C#
4 47 (48.45%) ASP.NET
5 42 (43.30%) JavaScript
6 40 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (41.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (40.21%) HTML
8 36 (37.11%) CSS
9 35 (36.08%) T-SQL
10 31 (31.96%) MVC
10 31 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (29.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (29.90%) Finance
12 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
14 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
15 22 (22.68%) jQuery
16 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
17 17 (17.53%) Degree
17 17 (17.53%) ETL
18 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
19 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (15.46%) TDD
19 15 (15.46%) Data Security
20 14 (14.43%) IIS
21 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
21 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (14.43%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.03%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Intranet
2 3 (3.09%) Extranet
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 40 (41.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (29.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
6 10 (10.31%) RDBMS
7 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
8 6 (6.19%) OLAP
8 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (6.19%) OLTP
9 4 (4.12%) QlikView
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.12%) VLDB
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.12%) SQLPlus
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.12%) Toad
2 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) NUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.03%) MSTest
3 1 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) .NET Developer
3 25 (25.77%) DBA
4 21 (21.65%) Analyst
5 20 (20.62%) SQL DBA
6 15 (15.46%) Software Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Analyst Programmer
7 13 (13.40%) Programmer
8 12 (12.37%) Development DBA
9 11 (11.34%) Developer Analyst
9 11 (11.34%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 11 (11.34%) .NET Software Engineer
9 11 (11.34%) .NET Programmer
9 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (10.31%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
12 7 (7.22%) Applications Support
12 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
12 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Programmer
13 6 (6.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.86%) .NET
2 47 (48.45%) ASP.NET
3 39 (40.21%) HTML
4 36 (37.11%) CSS
5 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (22.68%) jQuery
7 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.34%) XML
9 10 (10.31%) Ajax
9 10 (10.31%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (8.25%) WCF
11 6 (6.19%) Classic ASP
11 6 (6.19%) HTML5
11 6 (6.19%) CSS3
12 5 (5.15%) WinForms
13 4 (4.12%) XSLT
13 4 (4.12%) EDI
14 2 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) Economics
3 7 (7.22%) Statistics
3 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Open Source
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) MVC
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.53%) ETL
5 15 (15.46%) Data Security
5 15 (15.46%) TDD
6 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.22%) Change Control
8 6 (6.19%) Web Development
8 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.15%) CRM
9 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.12%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.12%) BDD
10 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (69.07%) SQL
2 51 (52.58%) C#
3 42 (43.30%) JavaScript
4 35 (36.08%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.28%) VBScript
7 4 (4.12%) VB
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) MCPD
3 6 (6.19%) MCSD
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
4 2 (2.06%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) Dell
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) Sage
4 2 (2.06%) Symantec
4 2 (2.06%) Wyse
5 1 (1.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
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