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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 47 96 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.35% 32.99% 20.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.04% 74.42% 64.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 93 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
77 129 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.33% 44.33% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 126 121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 89 (73.55%) C#
2 85 (70.25%) .NET
3 75 (61.98%) ASP.NET
4 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
5 54 (44.63%) MVC
6 50 (41.32%) SQL
7 47 (38.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (31.40%) WCF
9 37 (30.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
10 35 (28.93%) Visual Studio
11 33 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
12 31 (25.62%) CSS
12 31 (25.62%) N-Tier
13 30 (24.79%) HTML
14 28 (23.14%) Web Services
14 28 (23.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (22.31%) Windows
16 25 (20.66%) TDD
17 24 (19.83%) Finance
18 23 (19.01%) SOA
19 22 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (17.36%) WPF
20 21 (17.36%) XML
20 21 (17.36%) T-SQL
20 21 (17.36%) IIS
21 19 (15.70%) jQuery
22 18 (14.88%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 21 (17.36%) IIS
2 17 (14.05%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.05%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Project
3 3 (2.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Force.com
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) SAN
2 8 (6.61%) Firewall
2 8 (6.61%) LAN
2 8 (6.61%) WAN
2 8 (6.61%) NAS
3 4 (3.31%) SSL
4 2 (1.65%) Telnet
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (30.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (23.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.79%) OLAP
8 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.65%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Visual Studio
2 33 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.74%) NUnit
4 7 (5.79%) NuGet
5 6 (4.96%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.96%) MSTest
6 3 (2.48%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.48%) NCover
6 3 (2.48%) FxCop
7 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.83%) WatiN
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Marketing
3 6 (4.96%) Advertising
3 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.48%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (65.29%) Developer
2 44 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 37 (30.58%) C# Developer
4 31 (25.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (12.40%) DBA
6 15 (12.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Architect
7 14 (11.57%) SQL DBA
8 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
9 11 (9.09%) Analyst
10 10 (8.26%) Web Developer
10 10 (8.26%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (8.26%) SQL Developer
10 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (7.44%) .NET Web Developer
11 9 (7.44%) Support Analyst
12 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (5.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) .NET
2 75 (61.98%) ASP.NET
3 38 (31.40%) WCF
4 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
4 31 (25.62%) CSS
5 30 (24.79%) HTML
6 28 (23.14%) Web Services
7 21 (17.36%) WPF
7 21 (17.36%) XML
8 19 (15.70%) jQuery
9 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (11.57%) WF
11 13 (10.74%) NHibernate
12 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (8.26%) Middleware
14 9 (7.44%) WSH
15 8 (6.61%) MDX
16 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (4.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) N-Tier
2 13 (10.74%) Clustering
3 10 (8.26%) Replication
4 9 (7.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) UNIX
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.63%) MVC
2 25 (20.66%) TDD
3 23 (19.01%) SOA
4 16 (13.22%) CRM
5 13 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (10.74%) Analytics
6 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.26%) UML
7 10 (8.26%) Web Development
8 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.61%) Identity Management
9 8 (6.61%) Benchmarking
9 8 (6.61%) OOP
9 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.61%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (6.61%) SIEM
10 7 (5.79%) Data Architecture
10 7 (5.79%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 89 (73.55%) C#
2 50 (41.32%) SQL
3 35 (28.93%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.48%) PHP
5 3 (2.48%) C
5 3 (2.48%) XAML
6 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.65%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) VB6
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.61%) MCP
3 8 (6.61%) MCSD
4 7 (5.79%) MCTS
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) VMware
4 8 (6.61%) Citrix
5 1 (0.83%) Dell
5 1 (0.83%) Sony
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