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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.14% 14.29% 11.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 74.07% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 11
Average salary £39,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,120 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
35 27 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.35% 19.29% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 55
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,255 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) RUP
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) UNIX
10 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
10 4 (16.00%) MVC
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) AIX
10 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (16.00%) Perl
10 4 (16.00%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) DTS
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
3 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Graduate
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Graduate Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 7 (28.00%) WCF
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.00%) RUP
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) OOD
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Lua
7 1 (4.00%) X++
7 1 (4.00%) R
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Baan
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