The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 55 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.35% 1.60% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.89% 4.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2012
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
180 188 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.68% 33.39% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 167 177 91
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (68.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 15 (68.18%) jQuery
4 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
5 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
6 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (54.55%) MVC
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
8 10 (45.45%) HTML
8 10 (45.45%) CSS
8 10 (45.45%) LINQ
8 10 (45.45%) CMS
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (22.73%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (68.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 15 (68.18%) jQuery
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (45.45%) LINQ
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (22.73%) NHibernate
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
1 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Practice Management
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) VB
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft