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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.33% 13.19% 9.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.52% 73.08% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
27 26 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.00% 18.06% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 59
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £46,000
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 30 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (75.00%) C#
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
3 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) VB6
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 4 (14.29%) UML
11 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (14.29%) VB
12 3 (10.71%) C++
12 3 (10.71%) IIS
12 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Graduate
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 8 (28.57%) WCF
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (10.71%) RUP
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) VB6
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Lua
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
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