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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.07% 8.38% 6.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 29.09% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 7
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
15 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.15% 28.80% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 48 18
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) Adabas
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) PeopleCode
4 1 (10.00%) SQR
4 1 (10.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (10.00%) JCL
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) OCP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
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