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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 90 70 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.26% 19.50% 20.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.17% 51.47% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 57
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
123 136 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 31.78% 37.88% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 92 133 141
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 151 (68.95%) .NET
2 127 (57.99%) C#
3 123 (56.16%) ASP.NET
4 106 (48.40%) SQL
5 94 (42.92%) Windows
6 93 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (40.64%) JavaScript
8 88 (40.18%) Microsoft
9 77 (35.16%) HTML
10 66 (30.14%) MVC
11 65 (29.68%) Visual Studio
12 62 (28.31%) Web Services
12 62 (28.31%) Scrum
13 60 (27.40%) WCF
14 52 (23.74%) TDD
15 50 (22.83%) XML
16 47 (21.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (20.09%) TeamCity
18 44 (20.09%) MS Excel
19 43 (19.63%) VB.NET
19 43 (19.63%) jQuery
20 40 (18.26%) E-Commerce
20 40 (18.26%) SQL Server 2005
21 39 (17.81%) IIS
22 38 (17.35%) Oracle
22 38 (17.35%) ASP.NET MVC
23 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
24 32 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 32 (14.61%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (17.81%) IIS
2 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.68%) CMS
3 17 (7.76%) NServiceBus
4 14 (6.39%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (6.39%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.83%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.46%) Apache
10 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) Liferay
Applications
1 44 (20.09%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.39%) WAN
2 14 (6.39%) MPLS
2 14 (6.39%) Firewall
3 12 (5.48%) LAN
3 12 (5.48%) Internet
3 12 (5.48%) BIG-IP
4 8 (3.65%) DNS
4 8 (3.65%) DHCP
4 8 (3.65%) SAN
5 5 (2.28%) NAS
6 2 (0.91%) xDSL
6 2 (0.91%) OSPF
6 2 (0.91%) BGP
6 2 (0.91%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.91%) VPN
6 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.91%) FTP
6 2 (0.91%) HTTP
6 2 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (18.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (11.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.39%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (5.48%) MySQL
8 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.65%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.83%) DB2
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 65 (29.68%) Visual Studio
2 47 (21.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (20.09%) TeamCity
4 29 (13.24%) Git (software)
5 25 (11.42%) JIRA
6 16 (7.31%) NUnit
6 16 (7.31%) Log4Net
6 16 (7.31%) SpecFlow
6 16 (7.31%) Jasmine
6 16 (7.31%) NSubstitute
6 16 (7.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (7.31%) FinalBuilder
7 15 (6.85%) Subversion
8 8 (3.65%) WATIR
8 8 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (3.65%) PowerBuilder
9 4 (1.83%) Selenium
10 3 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.37%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (10.50%) Finance
2 21 (9.59%) Marketing
3 16 (7.31%) Retail
4 15 (6.85%) Banking
5 14 (6.39%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (48.40%) Developer
2 35 (15.98%) Analyst
3 33 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.07%) Web Developer
4 21 (9.59%) Software Developer
5 16 (7.31%) Applications Support
6 14 (6.39%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) DBA
8 12 (5.48%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Analyst Programmer
9 11 (5.02%) Programmer
9 11 (5.02%) Administrator
9 11 (5.02%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (5.02%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (4.57%) Test Manager
10 10 (4.57%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.57%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (68.95%) .NET
2 123 (56.16%) ASP.NET
3 77 (35.16%) HTML
4 62 (28.31%) Web Services
5 60 (27.40%) WCF
6 50 (22.83%) XML
7 43 (19.63%) jQuery
8 38 (17.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (11.87%) CSS
10 23 (10.50%) COM
11 21 (9.59%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (9.13%) .NET Framework
13 19 (8.68%) XSLT
14 16 (7.31%) Classic ASP
14 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (7.31%) HTML5
14 16 (7.31%) Castle Windsor
15 12 (5.48%) WSDL
16 11 (5.02%) JSP
17 10 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.57%) Statistics
2 8 (3.65%) Clustering
3 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.83%) Replication
6 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.91%) SecurID
7 1 (0.46%) AS400
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) HACMP
7 1 (0.46%) EPoS
7 1 (0.46%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 94 (42.92%) Windows
2 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (10.50%) Linux
4 21 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.74%) UNIX
7 4 (1.83%) AIX
8 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.37%) Android
9 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.14%) MVC
3 62 (28.31%) Scrum
4 52 (23.74%) TDD
5 40 (18.26%) E-Commerce
6 30 (13.70%) BDD
7 26 (11.87%) Waterfall
8 24 (10.96%) OO
9 23 (10.50%) OOP
10 18 (8.22%) ITIL
10 18 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (7.76%) Web Development
12 16 (7.31%) Service Delivery
13 15 (6.85%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.94%) Software Architecture
14 13 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.94%) Incident Management
14 13 (5.94%) ETL
15 11 (5.02%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.02%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (57.99%) C#
2 106 (48.40%) SQL
3 89 (40.64%) JavaScript
4 43 (19.63%) VB.NET
5 30 (13.70%) Java
6 28 (12.79%) VB
7 24 (10.96%) Ruby
8 23 (10.50%) T-SQL
9 22 (10.05%) PowerShell
10 20 (9.13%) C++
11 17 (7.76%) C
12 16 (7.31%) VB6
13 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
14 7 (3.20%) Groovy
15 6 (2.74%) PHP
16 3 (1.37%) VBA
16 3 (1.37%) Perl
17 2 (0.91%) VBScript
17 2 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.85%) MCSE
3 14 (6.39%) Degree
4 10 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.28%) ISEB
5 5 (2.28%) MCSA
5 5 (2.28%) MCTS
5 5 (2.28%) MCITP
6 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.76%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.28%) XenApp
3 5 (2.28%) XenServer
4 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.46%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.31%) logstash
2 8 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.46%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 88 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.35%) Oracle
3 32 (14.61%) VMware
4 14 (6.39%) CheckPoint
4 14 (6.39%) Citrix
4 14 (6.39%) F5
5 8 (3.65%) Business Objects
6 7 (3.20%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.83%) JBoss
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.37%) Adobe
8 3 (1.37%) HP
8 3 (1.37%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.37%) Symantec
8 3 (1.37%) Sunopsis
9 2 (0.91%) SonicWALL
9 2 (0.91%) Brocade
9 2 (0.91%) Aruba
9 2 (0.91%) Lumesse
9 2 (0.91%) Websense
Luton, Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago