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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 36 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 18.18% 19.92% 13.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.26% 55.32% 63.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 50
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
46 94 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.23% 36.02% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 79
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (79.07%) SQL
2 55 (63.95%) .NET
3 43 (50.00%) C#
4 31 (36.05%) T-SQL
5 30 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (32.56%) HTML
6 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
7 26 (30.23%) MVC
7 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 25 (29.07%) CSS
8 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (26.74%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (24.42%) ETL
11 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (20.93%) IIS
14 17 (19.77%) jQuery
14 17 (19.77%) Degree
14 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
15 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (17.44%) Finance
17 14 (16.28%) Windows
18 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 12 (13.95%) OLAP
20 11 (12.79%) OLTP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 18 (20.93%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (2.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) VPN
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (24.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (13.95%) OLAP
6 11 (12.79%) OLTP
6 11 (12.79%) Hadoop
7 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (6.98%) QlikView
9 6 (6.98%) VLDB
10 5 (5.81%) Big Data
11 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.65%) MySQL
11 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
12 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.49%) SQLPlus
12 3 (3.49%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Subversion
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Toad
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) DBA
3 19 (22.09%) Development DBA
4 18 (20.93%) SQL DBA
5 13 (15.12%) Analyst
6 12 (13.95%) Web Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Support Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Applications Support
7 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
10 7 (8.14%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (8.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Development DBA
11 6 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.81%) Programmer
12 5 (5.81%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.95%) .NET
2 28 (32.56%) ASP.NET
2 28 (32.56%) HTML
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
4 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (19.77%) jQuery
6 11 (12.79%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (8.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (8.14%) XML
9 6 (6.98%) ADO.NET
9 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.81%) LINQ
11 4 (4.65%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) COM
12 3 (3.49%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.49%) EDI
12 3 (3.49%) CSS3
13 2 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.81%) iPhone
4 3 (3.49%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Physics
5 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) MVC
2 24 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (26.74%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (24.42%) ETL
4 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.63%) TDD
6 8 (9.30%) Refactoring
6 8 (9.30%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (9.30%) Kimball Methodology
6 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.81%) Web Development
8 5 (5.81%) Android Development
8 5 (5.81%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.65%) Change Control
9 4 (4.65%) Email Marketing
9 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (79.07%) SQL
2 43 (50.00%) C#
3 31 (36.05%) T-SQL
4 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Delphi
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) MCSD
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
1 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Tableau
3 4 (4.65%) Red Gate
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Dell
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) Sage
5 2 (2.33%) Symantec
5 2 (2.33%) Wyse
5 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.33%) F5
5 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) Sun
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