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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 237 276 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.65% 21.18% 21.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.90% 68.15% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 178 229 253
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
344 405 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.33% 31.08% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 278 327 345
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +3 49 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Brentwood +14 44 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Basildon 0 19 £45,000 +45.16% 4
Chelmsford +6 15 £38,500 -14.44%
Southend-on-Sea -19 4 £41,750 +19.28% 2
Dunmow - 3 £26,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 3 - -
Witham 0 2 £40,000 +8.10%
Billericay +3 1 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Wickford -2 1 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Saffron Walden -4 1 - -
Harlow -6 1 £40,000 -11.11%
SQL Server
East of England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 251 (51.97%) .NET
2 228 (47.20%) C#
3 194 (40.17%) SQL
4 185 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 183 (37.89%) JavaScript
6 169 (34.99%) HTML
7 163 (33.75%) Finance
8 161 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 157 (32.51%) CSS
10 126 (26.09%) VB.NET
11 124 (25.67%) Ajax
12 120 (24.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 120 (24.84%) MS Excel
13 119 (24.64%) Windows
14 102 (21.12%) Visual Studio
15 99 (20.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 93 (19.25%) jQuery
17 91 (18.84%) Web Development
17 91 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
18 87 (18.01%) Oracle
19 85 (17.60%) MVC
20 80 (16.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 76 (15.73%) Workflow
22 74 (15.32%) Degree
23 73 (15.11%) Windows Server
24 72 (14.91%) Relational Database
25 70 (14.49%) Computer Science
26 69 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
27 68 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 66 (13.66%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (9.11%) JBoss
2 32 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 27 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.59%) MS Exchange
4 27 (5.59%) WebLogic
5 26 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 26 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (5.18%) IIS
7 12 (2.48%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.66%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.24%) Apache
10 6 (1.24%) Node.js
11 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 120 (24.84%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.18%) MS Office
3 7 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) AWD
2 4 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.49%) Firewall
2 36 (7.45%) SAN
3 35 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 31 (6.42%) DNS
5 29 (6.00%) VPN
6 28 (5.80%) DHCP
6 28 (5.80%) NAS
7 27 (5.59%) IMAP
8 26 (5.38%) DMZ
8 26 (5.38%) SMTP
8 26 (5.38%) VLAN
8 26 (5.38%) Wireless
9 15 (3.11%) LAN
9 15 (3.11%) WAN
10 11 (2.28%) VoIP
11 10 (2.07%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.86%) Internet
12 9 (1.86%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
14 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 80 (16.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (14.91%) Relational Database
4 69 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (10.56%) MySQL
7 41 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (6.63%) RDBMS
9 31 (6.42%) Oracle Database
10 23 (4.76%) MS Access
11 21 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (3.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 16 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (2.28%) QlikView
16 10 (2.07%) Big Data
17 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 6 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
19 5 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
19 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (21.12%) Visual Studio
2 99 (20.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (6.00%) Subversion
4 18 (3.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.86%) JUnit
6 8 (1.66%) Maven
6 8 (1.66%) Moq
6 8 (1.66%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (1.45%) NUnit
8 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.83%) MSTest
9 4 (0.83%) Selenium
10 3 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.62%) JIRA
10 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.41%) FxCop
11 2 (0.41%) StyleCop
General
1 163 (33.75%) Finance
2 20 (4.14%) Legal
3 19 (3.93%) Banking
3 19 (3.93%) Law
4 18 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.24%) Advertising
6 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 4 (0.83%) Retail
8 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 262 (54.24%) Developer
2 154 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 94 (19.46%) C# Developer
4 76 (15.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (13.25%) Web Developer
6 62 (12.84%) SQL Developer
7 57 (11.80%) DBA
7 57 (11.80%) SQL DBA
8 49 (10.14%) .NET Web Developer
9 43 (8.90%) Analyst
10 42 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
11 41 (8.49%) Senior Developer
12 40 (8.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (8.28%) Java Developer
13 37 (7.66%) Programmer
14 31 (6.42%) SQL Server Developer
15 28 (5.80%) IT Support
16 27 (5.59%) Support Engineer
17 25 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (51.97%) .NET
2 169 (34.99%) HTML
3 161 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 157 (32.51%) CSS
5 124 (25.67%) Ajax
6 93 (19.25%) jQuery
7 62 (12.84%) .NET Framework
8 61 (12.63%) Web Services
9 47 (9.73%) WCF
10 44 (9.11%) XML
11 40 (8.28%) Swing
12 37 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (6.42%) J2EE
14 26 (5.38%) HTML5
14 26 (5.38%) MAPI
15 25 (5.18%) Entity Framework
16 22 (4.55%) SOAP
17 21 (4.35%) CSS3
18 17 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 16 (3.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.49%) Computer Science
2 54 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.66%) Replication
4 31 (6.42%) User Experience
5 28 (5.80%) Clustering
6 26 (5.38%) Blackberry
6 26 (5.38%) iPhone
6 26 (5.38%) PDA
7 19 (3.93%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.93%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.11%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.07%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.45%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.62%) EPoS
13 3 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.62%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 119 (24.64%) Windows
2 73 (15.11%) Windows Server
3 66 (13.66%) Linux
4 35 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 35 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.63%) Android
6 28 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 26 (5.38%) Windows 10
8 26 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (5.38%) Windows Vista
8 26 (5.38%) Windows XP
9 22 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.86%) Unix
11 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (18.84%) Web Development
2 85 (17.60%) MVC
3 76 (15.73%) Workflow
4 66 (13.66%) Unit Testing
5 57 (11.80%) SDLC
5 57 (11.80%) Wealth Management
6 54 (11.18%) OO
7 52 (10.77%) Project Management
8 41 (8.49%) Software Engineering
9 39 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 38 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.66%) E-Commerce
11 37 (7.66%) ETL
11 37 (7.66%) OOD
12 30 (6.21%) Analytics
12 30 (6.21%) OOP
13 27 (5.59%) High Availability
14 25 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (4.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 228 (47.20%) C#
2 194 (40.17%) SQL
3 183 (37.89%) JavaScript
4 126 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 62 (12.84%) T-SQL
6 58 (12.01%) Java
7 30 (6.21%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.86%) VBScript
10 8 (1.66%) C
11 7 (1.45%) Perl
11 7 (1.45%) PHP
11 7 (1.45%) VB
12 5 (1.04%) ABAP
12 5 (1.04%) Python
13 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.41%) C++
13 2 (0.41%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (15.32%) Degree
2 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.48%) MCSA
4 9 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) MCSD
6 4 (0.83%) CCNP
6 4 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.62%) CCNA
7 3 (0.62%) ISEB
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.62%) MCSE
8 2 (0.41%) CCSA
8 2 (0.41%) MCP
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MCAD
9 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.42%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.42%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.73%) NFS
5 11 (2.28%) XenApp
6 9 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.62%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) vCloud
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (5.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.41%) Ansible
2 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) WSUS
3 1 (0.21%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 185 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 87 (18.01%) Oracle
3 36 (7.45%) Cisco
4 33 (6.83%) VMware
5 27 (5.59%) Apple
5 27 (5.59%) Draytek
6 24 (4.97%) Tableau
7 21 (4.35%) Veeam
8 18 (3.73%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.69%) Citrix
9 13 (2.69%) iManage
10 11 (2.28%) RedGate
11 9 (1.86%) Interwoven
12 8 (1.66%) Google
12 8 (1.66%) Guidewire
12 8 (1.66%) MKS
13 7 (1.45%) SAP
14 6 (1.24%) Telerik
15 5 (1.04%) HP
16 4 (0.83%) IBM
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Basildon
Simon James IT
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Maxegan
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Basildon
Langley James Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago