The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 20.00% 11.11% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £27,750 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 Dudley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 30.00% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £45,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Dudley

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
1 2 (22.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) VMware