The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 241 167 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.08% 15.73% 29.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.86% 56.42% 73.35%
Number of salaries quoted 194 146 239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
345 296 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.32% 27.87% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 272 244 323
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Essex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL Server
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +15 44 £28,500 -17.39% 5
Southend-on-Sea - 30 £40,000 - 4
Basildon +2 18 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Brentwood -13 17 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Harlow +3 14 £35,750 -15.88% 1
Chelmsford -13 12 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Hockley - 5 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden +1 3 £56,250 +104.54%
Loughton - 3 £32,000 -
Harwich - 3 - -
Wickford 0 2 £31,500 -12.50%
Witham -3 2 £37,000 -35.65% 1
Braintree -3 2 £35,000 - 2
Billericay +1 1 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 242 (52.61%) .NET
2 231 (50.22%) SQL
3 178 (38.70%) C#
4 160 (34.78%) ASP.NET
5 153 (33.26%) Windows
6 135 (29.35%) JavaScript
7 131 (28.48%) HTML
8 130 (28.26%) MVC
9 124 (26.96%) Microsoft
10 123 (26.74%) Finance
11 112 (24.35%) CSS
12 101 (21.96%) jQuery
13 99 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
14 87 (18.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 82 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
17 79 (17.17%) Oracle
18 78 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 73 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 67 (14.57%) .NET Framework
21 63 (13.70%) MS Excel
22 62 (13.48%) Web Services
23 61 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
24 58 (12.61%) XML
24 58 (12.61%) Linux
25 56 (12.17%) T-SQL
26 54 (11.74%) IIS
26 54 (11.74%) ETL
27 53 (11.52%) VB.NET
27 53 (11.52%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 54 (11.74%) IIS
2 47 (10.22%) SharePoint
3 37 (8.04%) JBoss
4 25 (5.43%) GlassFish
5 23 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 23 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 21 (4.57%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.96%) Node.js
11 8 (1.74%) Apache
12 7 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.87%) WordPress
15 4 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.87%) InDesign
4 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.43%) Mingle
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) AWD
2 5 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.87%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.65%) Magento
4 3 (0.65%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.65%) arcHouse
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.22%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
3 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.96%) DNS
2 27 (5.87%) SAN
3 25 (5.43%) Firewall
4 15 (3.26%) BIG-IP
5 14 (3.04%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.39%) NAS
7 10 (2.17%) HTTP
8 8 (1.74%) VPN
9 7 (1.52%) Internet
10 6 (1.30%) WAN
10 6 (1.30%) VLAN
11 4 (0.87%) Junos
11 4 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.87%) Broadband
11 4 (0.87%) LAN
11 4 (0.87%) VoIP
11 4 (0.87%) FTP
11 4 (0.87%) Intranet
11 4 (0.87%) IPv4
11 4 (0.87%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 80 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (16.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (15.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 51 (11.09%) Relational Database
6 43 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (5.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 22 (4.78%) RDBMS
9 22 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (3.70%) MySQL
11 14 (3.04%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.83%) PerformancePoint
12 13 (2.83%) OLTP
13 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.96%) OLAP
15 8 (1.74%) DB2
15 8 (1.74%) DTS
15 8 (1.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (9.13%) Subversion
2 34 (7.39%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.22%) NUnit
3 24 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.57%) Moq
5 20 (4.35%) MSTest
6 19 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (2.17%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.30%) Selenium
12 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.65%) NCrunch
14 3 (0.65%) NSubstitute
14 3 (0.65%) NCover
General
1 123 (26.74%) Finance
2 16 (3.48%) Banking
3 13 (2.83%) Legal
3 13 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.39%) Marketing
5 8 (1.74%) Retail
6 7 (1.52%) Advertising
7 6 (1.30%) Music Industry
8 5 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (0.87%) Automotive
9 4 (0.87%) Games
10 3 (0.65%) Local Government
10 3 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (53.48%) Developer
2 101 (21.96%) .NET Developer
3 78 (16.96%) Analyst
4 73 (15.87%) C# Developer
5 61 (13.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (11.52%) DBA
7 50 (10.87%) Web Developer
8 49 (10.65%) Senior Developer
9 40 (8.70%) SQL DBA
10 29 (6.30%) Administrator
11 28 (6.09%) .NET Web Developer
12 26 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 22 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (4.78%) Programmer
13 22 (4.78%) Support Analyst
14 21 (4.57%) Business Analyst
14 21 (4.57%) SQL Server DBA
15 18 (3.91%) C# Web Developer
16 17 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (52.61%) .NET
2 160 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 131 (28.48%) HTML
4 112 (24.35%) CSS
5 101 (21.96%) jQuery
6 87 (18.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (14.57%) .NET Framework
8 62 (13.48%) Web Services
9 58 (12.61%) XML
10 51 (11.09%) HTML5
11 45 (9.78%) WCF
12 32 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (6.52%) Ajax
14 28 (6.09%) LINQ
15 27 (5.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (5.65%) CSS3
17 24 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (5.22%) Ninject
18 19 (4.13%) WPF
19 18 (3.91%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.91%) Replication
4 16 (3.48%) Data Extraction
5 15 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (3.26%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.83%) Clustering
7 7 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.52%) Streaming Music
7 7 (1.52%) Social Network
7 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.09%) Life Science
10 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.87%) User Experience
11 3 (0.65%) Open Source
11 3 (0.65%) Telematics
11 3 (0.65%) iPhone
11 3 (0.65%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 153 (33.26%) Windows
2 58 (12.61%) Linux
3 30 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.70%) UNIX
6 11 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.74%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.30%) Android
9 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.43%) CentOS
11 2 (0.43%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (28.26%) MVC
2 99 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (11.74%) ETL
5 42 (9.13%) E-Commerce
5 42 (9.13%) Software Engineering
6 39 (8.48%) TDD
7 37 (8.04%) Waterfall
8 36 (7.83%) Web Development
9 35 (7.61%) ITIL
10 34 (7.39%) Scrum
11 33 (7.17%) Web Application Development
12 31 (6.74%) Dependency Injection
13 28 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (5.00%) Data Analysis
16 22 (4.78%) SEO
16 22 (4.78%) Change Control
17 21 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 231 (50.22%) SQL
2 178 (38.70%) C#
3 135 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 56 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 53 (11.52%) VB.NET
6 37 (8.04%) PowerShell
7 28 (6.09%) Java
8 21 (4.57%) Perl
9 15 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.26%) Korn
9 15 (3.26%) VB
10 13 (2.83%) PHP
11 12 (2.61%) C
11 12 (2.61%) VBScript
12 7 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.30%) Python
13 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.30%) XPath
14 5 (1.09%) C++
15 4 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 48 (10.43%) Degree
2 26 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.26%) MCSE
4 12 (2.61%) VCP4
5 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.09%) MCP
6 5 (1.09%) MCSA
7 4 (0.87%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.87%) CCNP
7 4 (0.87%) CCNA
7 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.87%) MCTS
8 3 (0.65%) MCITP
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.26%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 45 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.70%) vCloud
5 15 (3.26%) vSphere
6 12 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.26%) Puppet
1 15 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (3.26%) Ansible
2 9 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.87%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.22%) Control-M
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 79 (17.17%) Oracle
3 53 (11.52%) VMware
4 33 (7.17%) IBM
5 27 (5.87%) Cisco
6 21 (4.57%) Red Hat
7 15 (3.26%) MKS
7 15 (3.26%) Citrix
7 15 (3.26%) F5
7 15 (3.26%) SaltStack
8 11 (2.39%) HP
9 10 (2.17%) NetApp
10 9 (1.96%) BMC
10 9 (1.96%) Tableau
11 7 (1.52%) Facebook
11 7 (1.52%) Twitter
11 7 (1.52%) NETGEAR
11 7 (1.52%) Adobe
11 7 (1.52%) SAP
12 6 (1.30%) Juniper
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Training Budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Bancrofts
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
IDPP
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k plus project bonus, pension, flexitime and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago