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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.33% 4.95% 8.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.00% 18.18% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £35,500 £43,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.85% +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £33,650 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,750 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
50 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.22% 27.23% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 17
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (58.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) MVC
3 10 (41.67%) WCF
4 9 (37.50%) Android
4 9 (37.50%) iPhone
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Google
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) VB
6 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) Games
6 7 (29.17%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (29.17%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (29.17%) Node.js
6 7 (29.17%) Ninject
6 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
6 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (29.17%) Node.js
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) Adabas
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) WCF
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 7 (29.17%) Ninject
4 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) Cocoa
8 2 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) iPhone
2 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) RIA
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Android
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (29.17%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (29.17%) Web Application Development
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) PHP5
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 9 (37.50%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinbrugh/Halifax/London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago