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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 25 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.99% 15.00% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.08% 35.29% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -7.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,750 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
52 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.41% 42.50% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 21
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Gatwick

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) C#
4 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
6 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (25.53%) MVC
10 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
10 12 (25.53%) CSS
10 12 (25.53%) HTML
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
11 11 (23.40%) Time Management
12 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (21.28%) REST
12 10 (21.28%) Scrum
12 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
13 9 (19.15%) XML
13 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
13 9 (19.15%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (14.89%) CMS
1 7 (14.89%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
1 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.51%) WLAN
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) BGP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (2.13%) OSPF
5 1 (2.13%) Skype
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (19.15%) RDBMS
4 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (17.02%) QualityStage
5 8 (17.02%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
7 6 (12.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
7 6 (12.77%) Pentaho
8 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
8 4 (8.51%) DB2
8 4 (8.51%) Informix
8 4 (8.51%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (8.51%) MySQL
8 4 (8.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
2 4 (8.51%) ERwin
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Developer
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (14.89%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Lead C# Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Tester
9 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
2 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) Web Services
4 10 (21.28%) REST
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
5 9 (19.15%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.89%) SOAP
7 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 6 (12.77%) ServiceStack
8 5 (10.64%) CSS3
8 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 4 (8.51%) JSON
9 4 (8.51%) Middleware
10 2 (4.26%) Ajax
11 1 (2.13%) LINQ
11 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
4 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
4 4 (8.51%) Economics
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
1 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Debian
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
5 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Time Management
6 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (17.02%) V-Model
8 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) SOA
9 7 (14.89%) TDD
10 6 (12.77%) SDLC
11 5 (10.64%) Coaching
11 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.51%) DevOps
12 4 (8.51%) Information Retrieval
12 4 (8.51%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) CITP
3 4 (8.51%) MBA
3 4 (8.51%) MCDBA
3 4 (8.51%) Postgraduate
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) Opsview
1 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) IBM
3 8 (17.02%) Trillium
4 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
5 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) Sybase
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam