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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.71% 9.62% 6.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 30.30% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
18 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.07% 31.73% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 12
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) C++
5 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) WinForms
5 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 13 (44.83%) Banking
5 13 (44.83%) Investment Banking
5 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
5 13 (44.83%) Marketing
5 13 (44.83%) WPF
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
7 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (20.69%) QlikView
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.24%) XHTML
9 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) vSphere
10 2 (6.90%) PHPUnit

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.69%) QlikView
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
1 13 (44.83%) Banking
1 13 (44.83%) Investment Banking
1 13 (44.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Software Developer
2 16 (55.17%) C# Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Analyst
3 13 (44.83%) Programmer
3 13 (44.83%) Developer Analyst
3 13 (44.83%) Software Programmer
3 13 (44.83%) C# Software Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Agile C# Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C# Programmer
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Database Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Database Developer
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) WinForms
2 13 (44.83%) WPF
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) XHTML
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) TDD
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.90%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) Tcl
5 2 (6.90%) VB6
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Squid
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft