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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 32 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.28% 20.88% 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.05% 55.32% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 45
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £51,100
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
39 94 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.49% 37.75% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 65 85
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £40,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 47 (61.04%) .NET
3 34 (44.16%) C#
4 29 (37.66%) HTML
5 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
5 27 (35.06%) CSS
6 26 (33.77%) T-SQL
6 26 (33.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
9 22 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (25.97%) MVC
12 19 (24.68%) Degree
12 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (23.38%) jQuery
14 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (22.08%) IIS
15 16 (20.78%) ETL
16 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
16 15 (19.48%) Finance
16 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (18.18%) Windows
18 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
18 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
20 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
21 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
21 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
22 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (22.08%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (10.39%) OLAP
5 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.09%) OLTP
6 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.19%) VLDB
8 4 (5.19%) MySQL
8 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.19%) QlikView
9 3 (3.90%) Big Data
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.30%) DTS
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Subversion
2 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.60%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) NUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) DBA
3 15 (19.48%) SQL DBA
3 15 (19.48%) Development DBA
4 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Support Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) Applications Support
6 10 (12.99%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.99%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
7 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Administrator
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.04%) .NET
2 29 (37.66%) HTML
3 27 (35.06%) CSS
4 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
5 18 (23.38%) jQuery
6 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.39%) XML
8 8 (10.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (7.79%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.49%) LINQ
11 4 (5.19%) Classic ASP
11 4 (5.19%) COM
11 4 (5.19%) Web Services
12 3 (3.90%) HTML5
13 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) iPhone
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Physics
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (25.97%) MVC
4 16 (20.78%) ETL
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.39%) Refactoring
6 8 (10.39%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (10.39%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (6.49%) Android Development
7 5 (6.49%) iOS Development
7 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.19%) Email Marketing
8 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.90%) OO
9 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) SQL
2 34 (44.16%) C#
3 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 26 (33.77%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) Delphi
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) MCSD
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Nagios
1 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Red Gate
2 4 (5.19%) Tableau
3 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) F5
4 2 (2.60%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) Sage
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.30%) Wyse
5 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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