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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 47 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.86% 11.56% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 94.00% 40.82% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 4
Median salary £50,000 £37,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -10.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.57% 28.32% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 38
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 57 (69.51%) C#
1 57 (69.51%) .NET
2 54 (65.85%) WCF
3 52 (63.41%) SQL
4 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
5 42 (51.22%) Finance
5 42 (51.22%) T-SQL
6 41 (50.00%) jQuery
6 41 (50.00%) MVC
7 40 (48.78%) HTML
7 40 (48.78%) Web Services
8 39 (47.56%) Visual Studio
9 37 (45.12%) WinForms
10 36 (43.90%) SOAP
10 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
12 30 (36.59%) Windows
13 25 (30.49%) SDLC
14 23 (28.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
15 21 (25.61%) WPF
15 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
16 19 (23.17%) IIS
17 18 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
18 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (18.29%) Database Tuning
19 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (18.29%) SharePoint
19 15 (18.29%) DTS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.17%) IIS
2 15 (18.29%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) LDAP
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) DHCP
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) VoIP
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 2 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (18.29%) DTS
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (47.56%) Visual Studio
2 23 (28.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) NuGet
4 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.66%) Moq
4 3 (3.66%) NUnit
General
1 42 (51.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) .NET Developer
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 46 (56.10%) C# .NET Developer
2 46 (56.10%) C# Developer
3 42 (51.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 42 (51.22%) Senior Developer
4 39 (47.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 39 (47.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 24 (29.27%) .NET Software Developer
5 24 (29.27%) C# Software Developer
5 24 (29.27%) Software Developer
6 21 (25.61%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 21 (25.61%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 21 (25.61%) Senior Software Developer
7 18 (21.95%) DBA
7 18 (21.95%) SQL DBA
8 17 (20.73%) Administrator
9 12 (14.63%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (14.63%) WCF Developer
10 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (69.51%) .NET
2 54 (65.85%) WCF
3 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
4 41 (50.00%) jQuery
5 40 (48.78%) HTML
5 40 (48.78%) Web Services
6 37 (45.12%) WinForms
7 36 (43.90%) SOAP
8 21 (25.61%) WPF
9 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
9 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (14.63%) XML
11 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.32%) CSS
12 4 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.66%) Ajax
13 3 (3.66%) CSS3
13 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
13 3 (3.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Replication
2 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) MVC
2 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
4 25 (30.49%) SDLC
5 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
6 15 (18.29%) Database Tuning
6 15 (18.29%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.41%) TDD
8 8 (9.76%) Scrum
9 7 (8.54%) SOLID
10 6 (7.32%) Secure Coding
10 6 (7.32%) Software Delivery
11 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.66%) Business Development
13 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.66%) ERP
13 3 (3.66%) ITIL
13 3 (3.66%) OO
13 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (69.51%) C#
2 52 (63.41%) SQL
3 42 (51.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Facebook
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