The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.66% 17.10% 27.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.38% 78.57% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 50
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £21,100 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £37,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 42 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.77% 21.76% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 90
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Halifax

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (31.58%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) J2EE
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (23.68%) ITIL
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.05%) XML
10 8 (21.05%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) Perl
11 7 (18.42%) UNIX
11 7 (18.42%) AIX
11 7 (18.42%) ClearQuest
11 7 (18.42%) RUP
11 7 (18.42%) ClearCase
11 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (18.42%) Service Management
11 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.42%) Samba
11 7 (18.42%) Replication
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
12 6 (15.79%) Dynamics AX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.26%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
5 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) DTS
6 3 (7.89%) Adabas
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.63%) MS Access
8 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) ClearCase
1 7 (18.42%) ClearQuest
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) DBA
2 11 (28.95%) SQL DBA
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Manager
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Configuration Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
2 8 (21.05%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) WCF
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) EMV
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Tandem
3 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) AIX
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) RUP
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) OOD
6 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Database Security
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) COBOL
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) PL/1
7 2 (5.26%) JCL
7 2 (5.26%) X++
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) R
8 1 (2.63%) Lua
8 1 (2.63%) VB6
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 8583
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Samba
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) NCR
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) VocaLink
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Baan
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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