The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 11 2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 5.41% 34.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 100.00% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 11
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
South East

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 Home Counties region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.14% 5.41% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 5 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 5 (100.00%) Ext JS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft