The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.78% 7.21% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 21.05% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
West Sussex

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 Gatwick region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 24.44% 34.23% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Gatwick

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 10 (40.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) PHP
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) SOA
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Selenium
9 4 (16.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) LoadUI
10 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
10 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.00%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) PABX
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Behat
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Calabash
4 1 (4.00%) Appium
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (32.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) WCF
7 2 (8.00%) DOM
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) OO
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
3 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
7 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) VB6
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) Tcl
8 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) TARGIT