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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 52 35 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.97% 14.89% 31.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.42% 53.03% 63.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 62
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 £30,200 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 66 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.65% 28.09% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 99
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,000 £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 23 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 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 68 (70.10%) SQL
2 60 (61.86%) .NET
3 50 (51.55%) C#
4 46 (47.42%) 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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (30.93%) MVC
12 29 (29.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (28.87%) Finance
14 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
15 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
17 21 (21.65%) jQuery
18 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (17.53%) ETL
19 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
19 17 (17.53%) Degree
20 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
20 15 (15.46%) IIS
20 15 (15.46%) TDD
20 15 (15.46%) Data Security
21 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
22 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 15 (15.46%) IIS
2 9 (9.28%) CMS
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 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%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
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 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.28%) RDBMS
6 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.19%) OLAP
7 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (6.19%) OLTP
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.12%) QlikView
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.12%) VLDB
8 4 (4.12%) SQLPlus
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
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%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.03%) Moq
3 1 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (54.64%) Developer
2 26 (26.80%) .NET Developer
3 25 (25.77%) DBA
4 21 (21.65%) Analyst
5 20 (20.62%) SQL DBA
6 14 (14.43%) Software Engineer
7 12 (12.37%) Development DBA
7 12 (12.37%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (12.37%) Programmer
8 10 (10.31%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 10 (10.31%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (10.31%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Developer Analyst
8 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.31%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (9.28%) Support Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
11 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
12 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Programmer
12 6 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.86%) .NET
2 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
3 39 (40.21%) HTML
4 36 (37.11%) CSS
5 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (21.65%) jQuery
7 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.34%) XML
9 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (9.28%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (9.28%) Ajax
11 8 (8.25%) WCF
12 6 (6.19%) CSS3
12 6 (6.19%) HTML5
12 6 (6.19%) Classic ASP
13 5 (5.15%) WinForms
14 4 (4.12%) XSLT
14 4 (4.12%) EDI
15 2 (2.06%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.19%) Statistics
3 6 (6.19%) Economics
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 8
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) MVC
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.53%) ETL
4 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.46%) TDD
5 15 (15.46%) Data Security
6 12 (12.37%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.22%) Change Control
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.19%) Web Development
8 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.15%) CRM
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
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 68 (70.10%) SQL
2 50 (51.55%) 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%) VC++
8 1 (1.03%) C++
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%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
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%) Symantec
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
4 2 (2.06%) Sage
4 2 (2.06%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) Dell
4 2 (2.06%) Wyse
5 1 (1.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
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