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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 48 49 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.68% 21.03% 32.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.86% 62.03% 74.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 93
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
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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
107 79 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.48% 33.91% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 82 70 126
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 1 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 83 (76.85%) C#
2 76 (70.37%) .NET
3 53 (49.07%) JavaScript
4 52 (48.15%) HTML
5 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
6 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
7 41 (37.96%) jQuery
8 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (28.70%) N-Tier
9 31 (28.70%) .NET Framework
10 29 (26.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (26.85%) Computer Science
10 29 (26.85%) CSS
10 29 (26.85%) VB
11 27 (25.00%) MVC
12 26 (24.07%) TDD
12 26 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (24.07%) SQL
12 26 (24.07%) Degree
13 25 (23.15%) VB.NET
13 25 (23.15%) XML
14 20 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.74%) SDLC
16 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (13.89%) Windows
18 14 (12.96%) OO
19 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
19 13 (12.04%) VB6

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) IIS
3 6 (5.56%) Documentum
4 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.85%) Kentico
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.78%) MySQL
8 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.93%) OLAP
9 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) ProC
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.56%) Games
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Developer
2 27 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 22 (20.37%) Architect
3 22 (20.37%) Graduate
3 22 (20.37%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.81%) Programmer
4 16 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
4 16 (14.81%) Software Programmer
4 16 (14.81%) Software Applications Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (12.04%) AWS Architect
6 13 (12.04%) Graduate Software Developer
7 12 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Administrator
7 12 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Graduate Programmer
8 11 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (9.26%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (70.37%) .NET
2 52 (48.15%) HTML
3 43 (39.81%) ASP.NET
4 41 (37.96%) jQuery
5 31 (28.70%) .NET Framework
6 29 (26.85%) CSS
7 25 (23.15%) XML
8 20 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (12.04%) ADO
10 11 (10.19%) MDX
11 10 (9.26%) Entity Framework
11 10 (9.26%) Web Services
11 10 (9.26%) Kendo UI
12 7 (6.48%) WCF
13 3 (2.78%) Sass
14 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.85%) WPF
14 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.85%) DHTML
14 2 (1.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) N-Tier
2 29 (26.85%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 10 (9.26%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.56%) Online Games
7 4 (3.70%) Replication
7 4 (3.70%) Clustering
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) NHS
9 1 (0.93%) W3C
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) MVC
3 26 (24.07%) TDD
4 17 (15.74%) SDLC
5 14 (12.96%) OO
6 13 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (12.04%) Migration
6 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.19%) Project Management
8 10 (9.26%) SOA
8 10 (9.26%) ETL
8 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.41%) Scrum
9 8 (7.41%) Analytics
10 7 (6.48%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.48%) Business Process Improvement
10 7 (6.48%) Process Management
11 6 (5.56%) OOD
11 6 (5.56%) Content Management
11 6 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) C#
2 53 (49.07%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.85%) VB
4 26 (24.07%) SQL
5 25 (23.15%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.04%) VB6
7 12 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.56%) Java
9 5 (4.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.85%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) Delphi
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Degree
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.26%) HND
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (7.41%) OpenText
4 7 (6.48%) Kofax
5 6 (5.56%) EMC