The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 28 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.62% 13.94% 13.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.90% 49.52% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 47
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.77% 28.15% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 97 69
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.00%) .NET
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (28.00%) C#
5 14 (28.00%) XML
6 13 (26.00%) SAS
6 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (24.00%) OO
7 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) Windows
8 11 (22.00%) Cognos
8 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
8 11 (22.00%) Data Management
8 11 (22.00%) Data Integration
8 11 (22.00%) Master Data Management
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
9 10 (20.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 9 (18.00%) MVC
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (16.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.00%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 13 (26.00%) SAS
2 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Site Server
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.00%) Line 500
1 2 (4.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (4.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) VoIP
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
1 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) MySQL
7 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Designer
3 11 (22.00%) Data Architect
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.00%) XML
4 10 (20.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) HTML
6 8 (16.00%) WCF
7 6 (12.00%) JSP
8 5 (10.00%) J2EE
8 5 (10.00%) XSLT
9 4 (8.00%) Ajax
9 4 (8.00%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (8.00%) REST
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.00%) WPF
10 3 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) OO
1 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.00%) Data Management
2 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
2 11 (22.00%) Master Data Management
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) MVC
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.00%) Logistics
5 5 (10.00%) Web Development
5 5 (10.00%) Workflow
5 5 (10.00%) OOD
6 4 (8.00%) OOP
6 4 (8.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Business Development
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Content Management
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.00%) UniBasic
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCP
4 3 (6.00%) HND
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSD
5 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Cognos
3 7 (14.00%) Redback
4 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) IBM
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix
7 3 (6.00%) Nintex
8 2 (4.00%) Sage
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.00%) Sun
9 1 (2.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Mitel