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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.98% 7.53% 20.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 85.71% 31.87% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 27
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
14 91 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.14% 23.64% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 84 37
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (42.86%) SQL
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) C#
4 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) VB
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (28.57%) WCF
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (20.00%) Google
9 7 (20.00%) Games
9 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (20.00%) Android
9 7 (20.00%) iPhone
9 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) SAS
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.57%) Adabas
7 2 (5.71%) DTS
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.71%) DB2
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) DBA
3 8 (22.86%) SQL DBA
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support
7 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) WCF
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Ninject
2 7 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 5 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.00%) iPhone
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) EMV
4 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) TDD
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Security Management
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) RUP
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
4 10 (28.57%) VB
5 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (17.14%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.71%) PL/1
8 2 (5.71%) JCL
8 2 (5.71%) VB6
8 2 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (5.71%) COBOL
9 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.86%) VBA
9 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 8583
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
3 3 (8.57%) Samba
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Google
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) VocaLink
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) NCR
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago