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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 36 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.75% 6.32% 15.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.00% 30.00% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 9
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +61.76%
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
25 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.62% 21.05% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 25
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) OCP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleTools
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleCode
3 1 (16.67%) SQR
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) Multidimensional Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleCode
1 1 (16.67%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos