The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 18.64% 9.09% 8.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.93% 30.77% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 7
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,175 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,100 £36,834
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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 Dunstable region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 49.15% 29.55% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 14
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,400 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Time Management
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Clustering
3 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) EJB
5 5 (20.83%) JSP
5 5 (20.83%) OOP
5 5 (20.83%) J2SE
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.50%) XAML
7 3 (12.50%) Replication

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Support Specialist
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Server Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support
5 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
1 5 (20.83%) J2SE
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
1 5 (20.83%) EJB
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) WPF
3 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) MFC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Time Management
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) VB6
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
1 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft