The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Home Counties region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 5.41% 3.33% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.51% 23.33% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Average salary £67,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Home Counties region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Market Research

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL