The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 6 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.24% 2.91% 18.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 26.09% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 26
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
England

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 23 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.67% 11.17% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 51
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (45.45%) HL7
3 5 (45.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (45.45%) Data Virtualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Informatica
7 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) Data Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleCode
3 1 (9.09%) SQR
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) OCP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft