The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.60% 17.11% 15.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.40% 52.21% 64.49%
Number of salaries quoted 106 71 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
SQL Server
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
213 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.96% 32.77% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 201 132 98
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

1 103 (50.00%) .NET
2 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 99 (48.06%) C#
4 89 (43.20%) Windows
5 88 (42.72%) ASP.NET
6 81 (39.32%) SQL
7 54 (26.21%) MS Excel
8 52 (25.24%) JavaScript
8 52 (25.24%) HTML
9 51 (24.76%) CSS
10 46 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (20.39%) jQuery
11 42 (20.39%) MVC
12 41 (19.90%) XML
13 38 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (16.99%) .NET Framework
15 35 (16.99%) Visual Studio
15 35 (16.99%) VB.NET
16 34 (16.50%) Active Directory
16 34 (16.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 31 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 30 (14.56%) ITIL
18 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
19 29 (14.08%) TCP/IP
19 29 (14.08%) TDD
19 29 (14.08%) WCF
20 28 (13.59%) VMware
21 27 (13.11%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 30 (14.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 23 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (9.22%) CMS
5 17 (8.25%) Node.js
6 9 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.40%) DNN
8 6 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.43%) IIS
10 4 (1.94%) Lync
11 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.91%) InfoPath
4 5 (2.43%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.65%) DHCP
2 24 (11.65%) DNS
3 22 (10.68%) Firewall
4 7 (3.40%) Intranet
5 4 (1.94%) SAN
6 3 (1.46%) LAN
6 3 (1.46%) WAN
7 2 (0.97%) Internet
7 2 (0.97%) Extranet
7 2 (0.97%) SSL
8 1 (0.49%) VLAN
8 1 (0.49%) WLAN
8 1 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (16.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.31%) Data Mining
6 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.40%) DTS
8 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.43%) MySQL
9 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (16.99%) Visual Studio
2 31 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.91%) Firebug
5 6 (2.91%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (11.17%) Retail
2 15 (7.28%) Finance
3 7 (3.40%) Marketing
4 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (51.46%) Developer
2 58 (28.16%) Analyst
3 50 (24.27%) .NET Developer
4 32 (15.53%) C# Developer
4 32 (15.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (9.71%) Support Analyst
6 20 (9.71%) DBA
7 19 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (9.22%) SQL DBA
8 14 (6.80%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.80%) Software Developer
8 14 (6.80%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.34%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (5.34%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.37%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (50.00%) .NET
2 88 (42.72%) ASP.NET
3 52 (25.24%) HTML
4 51 (24.76%) CSS
5 46 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (20.39%) jQuery
7 41 (19.90%) XML
8 35 (16.99%) .NET Framework
9 29 (14.08%) WCF
10 22 (10.68%) RESTful
10 22 (10.68%) Ajax
11 20 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 18 (8.74%) HTML5
13 17 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (7.28%) LINQ
16 13 (6.31%) Web Services
17 12 (5.83%) CSS3
17 12 (5.83%) Razor View Engine
18 9 (4.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) N-Tier
2 10 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.40%) Open Source
4 5 (2.43%) NHS
5 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.97%) iPhone
6 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) EPoS
7 1 (0.49%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 89 (43.20%) Windows
2 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.43%) UNIX
6 4 (1.94%) Linux
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.39%) MVC
2 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.56%) ITIL
4 29 (14.08%) TDD
5 21 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.25%) Web Application Development
6 17 (8.25%) Web Development
7 16 (7.77%) BDD
8 15 (7.28%) ITIL V3
9 11 (5.34%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.85%) Validation
10 10 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.88%) Web Design
12 8 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.40%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (2.91%) Coaching
14 6 (2.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 99 (48.06%) C#
2 81 (39.32%) SQL
3 52 (25.24%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.99%) VB.NET
5 27 (13.11%) VB
6 23 (11.17%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.77%) Ruby
8 12 (5.83%) C++
9 8 (3.88%) Java
10 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 38 (18.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.17%) CCNA
2 23 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.68%) MCSA
4 15 (7.28%) Degree
5 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.43%) MCSE
5 5 (2.43%) MCP
5 5 (2.43%) MCAD
6 3 (1.46%) MCITP
6 3 (1.46%) ISEB
7 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.97%) MCSD
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.74%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.59%) VMware
3 24 (11.65%) Cisco
4 11 (5.34%) Oracle
5 9 (4.37%) SAP
6 4 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.46%) Remedy
7 3 (1.46%) BMC
7 3 (1.46%) NetApp
7 3 (1.46%) Citrix
8 2 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Sage
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