The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 18.80% 20.81% 33.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.75% 55.38% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 17
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
Devon

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 Exeter region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
64 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 27.35% 37.57% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Exeter

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Exeter

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 59 (74.68%) .NET
2 50 (63.29%) C#
3 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 38 (48.10%) MVC
4 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
5 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.97%) SQL
7 28 (35.44%) HTML
8 27 (34.18%) Windows
9 24 (30.38%) CSS
9 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (29.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (27.85%) WCF
12 21 (26.58%) VB.NET
13 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
13 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
13 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
13 17 (21.52%) BDD
14 16 (20.25%) jQuery
14 16 (20.25%) ITIL
14 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
15 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (17.72%) TDD
15 14 (17.72%) Change Control
16 13 (16.46%) Web Application Development
16 13 (16.46%) Node.js
16 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (16.46%) NoSQL
16 13 (16.46%) RESTful

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 13 (16.46%) ColdFusion
1 13 (16.46%) Node.js
2 12 (15.19%) IIS
3 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.86%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.53%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) VPN
4 4 (5.06%) VLAN
5 3 (3.80%) SAN
5 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 2 (2.53%) VoIP
6 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 1 (1.27%) Skype
7 1 (1.27%) LAN
7 1 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (16.46%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.06%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.66%) Games
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.46%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) ColdFusion Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (74.68%) .NET
2 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.44%) HTML
4 24 (30.38%) CSS
4 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (27.85%) WCF
6 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
7 16 (20.25%) jQuery
8 13 (16.46%) RESTful
8 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (12.66%) Web Services
10 9 (11.39%) Ajax
10 9 (11.39%) Entity Framework
11 8 (10.13%) HTML5
12 6 (7.59%) WinForms
13 5 (6.33%) Software Packaging
14 4 (5.06%) XSLT
14 4 (5.06%) Cocoon
14 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
14 4 (5.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) MVC
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) BDD
4 16 (20.25%) ITIL
5 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) Change Control
6 13 (16.46%) Web Application Development
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
7 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.39%) B2B
9 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.33%) Time Management
11 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.80%) Server Hardening
12 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
13 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
13 2 (2.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.97%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) VB.NET
5 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
6 13 (16.46%) Ruby
7 12 (15.19%) VB
8 11 (13.92%) Java
9 9 (11.39%) VBScript
10 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
11 5 (6.33%) Python
11 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.33%) PHP
11 5 (6.33%) C++
12 4 (5.06%) Delphi
13 2 (2.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.33%) MCPD
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) XenApp
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.92%) VMware
4 10 (12.66%) Google
4 10 (12.66%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) IBM
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle
6 3 (3.80%) Sencha
7 1 (1.27%) Red Gate
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