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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.11% 10.71% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 57.69% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £42,500
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
30 26 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.63% 18.57% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 61
Average salary £42,500 £35,200 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.73% -27.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £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 16 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 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 24 (77.42%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) .NET
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
5 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
6 15 (48.39%) Finance
7 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
8 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (25.81%) MVC
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (25.81%) WCF
12 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 7 (22.58%) XML
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) HTML
13 6 (19.35%) SOAP
13 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 6 (19.35%) jQuery
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (16.13%) VB6
14 5 (16.13%) VB
15 4 (12.90%) C++
15 4 (12.90%) IIS
15 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (12.90%) Windows
15 4 (12.90%) UML
15 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Developer
3 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Software Developer
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) ETL Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior ETL Developer
10 1 (3.23%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.23%) C Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior C Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
10 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) WCF
5 7 (22.58%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) SOAP
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.23%) Spring
8 1 (3.23%) WinForms
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) RUP
6 2 (6.45%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) VB6
4 5 (16.13%) VB
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Lua
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
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