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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.95% 12.50% 11.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 13.95% 15.63% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) VB6
3 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) XenServer

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.25%) MVVM
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (31.25%) VB6
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenServer
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle