The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 61 80 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.31% 17.06% 27.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.45% 66.67% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 75 57
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 120 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.41% 25.59% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 99 113 105
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Ipswich

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 50 (55.56%) SQL
2 42 (46.67%) C#
3 37 (41.11%) .NET
3 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (30.00%) MVC
5 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
7 24 (26.67%) HTML
7 24 (26.67%) jQuery
8 22 (24.44%) CSS
9 20 (22.22%) Web Development
9 20 (22.22%) Degree
10 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
11 17 (18.89%) IIS
11 17 (18.89%) TDD
11 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (17.78%) Marketing
12 16 (17.78%) XML
12 16 (17.78%) Windows
13 15 (16.67%) Finance
14 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (15.56%) Unix
14 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
15 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (14.44%) Linux
15 13 (14.44%) Validation
16 11 (12.22%) Scrum
16 11 (12.22%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 17 (18.89%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) IaaS
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.56%) MySQL
6 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.56%) PowerPivot
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.33%) OLAP
7 3 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (2.22%) Power BI
8 2 (2.22%) QlikView
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.56%) Selenium
2 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (17.78%) Marketing
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Games
4 7 (7.78%) Electronics
5 5 (5.56%) iGaming
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (60.00%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) .NET Developer
3 25 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 22 (24.44%) SQL Developer
5 19 (21.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (10.00%) Agile Developer
9 8 (8.89%) .NET Applications Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Applications Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Applications Support
9 8 (8.89%) Lead Developer
10 7 (7.78%) C# Application Developer
10 7 (7.78%) DBA
10 7 (7.78%) Junior
11 6 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (41.11%) .NET
2 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.67%) HTML
3 24 (26.67%) jQuery
4 22 (24.44%) CSS
5 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (17.78%) XML
7 10 (11.11%) WCF
8 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (8.89%) RESTful
9 7 (7.78%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.78%) Web Services
10 6 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (6.67%) SOAP
11 4 (4.44%) LINQ
12 3 (3.33%) DHTML
13 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.89%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.56%) Xbox
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Unix
3 13 (14.44%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) MVC
3 20 (22.22%) Web Development
4 19 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (18.89%) TDD
6 13 (14.44%) Validation
7 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.22%) OO
7 11 (12.22%) Scrum
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.67%) High Availability
9 6 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 6 (6.67%) People Management
9 6 (6.67%) Presales
9 6 (6.67%) SDLC
9 6 (6.67%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.67%) Web Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) SQL
2 42 (46.67%) C#
3 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.22%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.78%) C
6 3 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) Java
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) ISEB
3 6 (6.67%) HNC
3 6 (6.67%) HND
4 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.22%) OCP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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