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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.66% 11.67% 27.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 68.29% 66.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 46
Average salary £35,060 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.17% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £38,750 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
14 41 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.33% 17.08% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 67
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £34,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle
3 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (29.27%) Java
5 12 (29.27%) J2EE
5 12 (29.27%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) XML
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.07%) AIX
9 7 (17.07%) RUP
9 7 (17.07%) Perl
9 7 (17.07%) UNIX
9 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
9 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (17.07%) ClearQuest
9 7 (17.07%) Service Management
9 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) Samba
9 7 (17.07%) Replication
10 6 (14.63%) SLA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.32%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) VPN
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) ATM
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
5 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.32%) DTS
6 3 (7.32%) Adabas
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.88%) DB2
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) MS Access
8 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
1 7 (17.07%) ClearQuest
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) DBA
2 11 (26.83%) SQL DBA
3 10 (24.39%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Configuration Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
8 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) J2EE
2 9 (21.95%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) WCF
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) EMV
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Tandem
3 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) AIX
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) RUP
3 7 (17.07%) Service Management
3 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) Database Security
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
3 12 (29.27%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) VB
7 2 (4.88%) COBOL
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) PL/1
7 2 (4.88%) JCL
7 2 (4.88%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) X++
8 1 (2.44%) Lua
8 1 (2.44%) R
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 8583
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Samba
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) NCR
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) VocaLink
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Baan
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
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