The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 59 102 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.82% 24.70% 22.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.63% 73.91% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57 86 76
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 138 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.96% 33.41% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 74 113 133
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Luton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Luton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

1 115 (75.66%) .NET
2 104 (68.42%) C#
3 99 (65.13%) ASP.NET
4 87 (57.24%) JavaScript
5 82 (53.95%) SQL
6 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (42.11%) HTML
8 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
9 62 (40.79%) CSS
10 60 (39.47%) MVC
11 51 (33.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (32.89%) Windows
13 49 (32.24%) jQuery
14 36 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 36 (23.68%) T-SQL
15 30 (19.74%) SharePoint
16 29 (19.08%) SDLC
17 28 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
19 25 (16.45%) Web Services
20 24 (15.79%) .NET Framework
21 23 (15.13%) Software Engineering
21 23 (15.13%) CSS3
21 23 (15.13%) Scrum
22 22 (14.47%) IIS
22 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012
23 21 (13.82%) TDD
24 20 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 20 (13.16%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 30 (19.74%) SharePoint
2 22 (14.47%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.63%) CMS
4 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.63%) Node.js
4 4 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.58%) Office 365
3 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) SAN
2 9 (5.92%) Intranet
3 6 (3.95%) LAN
3 6 (3.95%) WAN
3 6 (3.95%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) MPLS
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) FTP
5 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (14.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.95%) MS Access
10 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.32%) OLAP
13 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.66%) MySQL
13 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.66%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.89%) JIRA
3 9 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.95%) NUnit
5 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.63%) Log4Net
6 4 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.63%) FinalBuilder
6 4 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.63%) NSubstitute
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (10.53%) Banking
2 7 (4.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Retail
4 5 (3.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (53.29%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.13%) Web Developer
4 22 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 21 (13.82%) Analyst
6 19 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.89%) DBA
9 11 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.58%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Development Manager
11 9 (5.92%) SQL DBA
11 9 (5.92%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Tester
13 7 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (75.66%) .NET
2 99 (65.13%) ASP.NET
3 64 (42.11%) HTML
4 62 (40.79%) CSS
5 51 (33.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (32.24%) jQuery
7 25 (16.45%) Web Services
8 24 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 23 (15.13%) CSS3
10 20 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 20 (13.16%) Entity Framework
11 18 (11.84%) XML
12 16 (10.53%) WCF
13 15 (9.87%) WPF
14 14 (9.21%) HTML5
15 13 (8.55%) XSLT
16 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 6 (3.95%) Ajax
19 5 (3.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Clustering
1 12 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.26%) User Experience
3 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.29%) Replication
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.89%) Windows
2 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.97%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.66%) Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.47%) MVC
3 29 (19.08%) SDLC
4 23 (15.13%) Scrum
4 23 (15.13%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (13.82%) TDD
7 15 (9.87%) Kanban
8 14 (9.21%) ITIL
9 13 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.55%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.89%) High Availability
10 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.24%) Migration
11 11 (7.24%) BDD
12 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.92%) UML
13 8 (5.26%) ETL
13 8 (5.26%) Project Management
14 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (68.42%) C#
2 87 (57.24%) JavaScript
3 82 (53.95%) SQL
4 36 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 16 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 14 (9.21%) VB
7 12 (7.89%) C
8 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.26%) Java
9 4 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) VBA
10 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) ISEB
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.26%) MCSE
4 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) MCSA
5 1 (0.66%) MCP
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.66%) CCA
5 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.95%) Terminal Server
2 5 (3.29%) ISA Server
2 5 (3.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Oracle
2 10 (6.58%) Nintex
3 7 (4.61%) VMware
4 6 (3.95%) Citrix
5 5 (3.29%) Juniper
5 5 (3.29%) Websense
5 5 (3.29%) HP
6 4 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) Perforce
7 1 (0.66%) SAP
7 1 (0.66%) F5
7 1 (0.66%) Lumesse