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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 98 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.84% 21.00% 14.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.25% 56.76% 63.06%
Number of salaries quoted 90 84 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
199 148 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.11% 37.00% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 188 148 94
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 £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 104 (51.49%) .NET
2 100 (49.50%) C#
3 91 (45.05%) Microsoft
4 87 (43.07%) ASP.NET
5 83 (41.09%) Windows
6 71 (35.15%) SQL
7 51 (25.25%) CSS
8 50 (24.75%) HTML
9 48 (23.76%) JavaScript
10 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (21.29%) XML
13 39 (19.31%) jQuery
13 39 (19.31%) MS Excel
13 39 (19.31%) Active Directory
14 35 (17.33%) MVC
14 35 (17.33%) MS Exchange
14 35 (17.33%) ITIL
14 35 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (16.83%) VMware
16 33 (16.34%) TCP/IP
17 32 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 32 (15.84%) .NET Framework
17 32 (15.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (15.35%) Hyper-V
18 31 (15.35%) Visual Studio
19 29 (14.36%) DNS
19 29 (14.36%) DHCP
20 28 (13.86%) CCNA
20 28 (13.86%) Cisco

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (11.88%) CMS
4 21 (10.40%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.44%) Node.js
5 13 (6.44%) DNN
6 8 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.98%) Lync
7 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.99%) IIS
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.94%) MS Office
3 5 (2.48%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.34%) TCP/IP
2 29 (14.36%) DNS
2 29 (14.36%) DHCP
3 27 (13.37%) Firewall
4 5 (2.48%) Intranet
5 3 (1.49%) SAN
6 2 (0.99%) WAN
6 2 (0.99%) Internet
6 2 (0.99%) Extranet
6 2 (0.99%) LAN
6 2 (0.99%) SSL
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
7 1 (0.50%) FTP
7 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 32 (15.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.45%) Data Mining
6 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.96%) MySQL
8 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.48%) DTS
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.50%) MS Access
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (15.35%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.48%) NUnit
7 3 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.49%) MSTest
7 3 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.49%) Moq
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.99%) Firebug
8 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (13.86%) Retail
2 13 (6.44%) Marketing
3 9 (4.46%) Finance
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (51.49%) Developer
2 60 (29.70%) Analyst
3 43 (21.29%) .NET Developer
4 27 (13.37%) Support Analyst
5 25 (12.38%) Software Developer
5 25 (12.38%) C# Developer
5 25 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (9.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (7.92%) SQL Developer
8 16 (7.92%) Applications Support
9 14 (6.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.93%) Senior Developer
10 13 (6.44%) DBA
10 13 (6.44%) Network Analyst
11 12 (5.94%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (5.45%) SQL DBA
13 9 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
14 8 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (3.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (51.49%) .NET
2 87 (43.07%) ASP.NET
3 51 (25.25%) CSS
4 50 (24.75%) HTML
5 47 (23.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (21.29%) XML
7 39 (19.31%) jQuery
8 32 (15.84%) .NET Framework
9 27 (13.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 25 (12.38%) Ajax
11 24 (11.88%) WCF
12 19 (9.41%) HTML5
13 16 (7.92%) RESTful
13 16 (7.92%) Web Services
14 15 (7.43%) CSS3
15 14 (6.93%) LINQ
15 14 (6.93%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (6.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (4.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.44%) Open Source
3 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.49%) NHS
5 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (41.09%) Windows
2 21 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.96%) UNIX
6 6 (2.97%) Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.33%) ITIL
1 35 (17.33%) MVC
1 35 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.86%) TDD
3 22 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (9.41%) ITIL V3
5 18 (8.91%) Web Development
6 17 (8.42%) Web Application Development
7 14 (6.93%) Web Design
8 13 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (5.94%) BDD
9 12 (5.94%) E-Commerce
10 11 (5.45%) Unit Testing
10 11 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.95%) UML
12 8 (3.96%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.96%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.47%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (49.50%) C#
2 71 (35.15%) SQL
3 48 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.88%) VB.NET
5 23 (11.39%) T-SQL
5 23 (11.39%) VB
6 12 (5.94%) Ruby
7 11 (5.45%) Java
8 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.97%) C++
10 1 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (13.86%) CCNA
2 28 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (13.37%) MCSA
4 13 (6.44%) Degree
5 9 (4.46%) MCP
5 9 (4.46%) MCAD
6 6 (2.97%) MCSE
6 6 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) MCITP
7 2 (0.99%) MCSD
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (19.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
1 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 91 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.83%) VMware
3 28 (13.86%) Cisco
4 12 (5.94%) Oracle
5 11 (5.45%) SAP
6 6 (2.97%) Citrix
7 5 (2.48%) BMC
7 5 (2.48%) Remedy
8 3 (1.49%) HP
9 2 (0.99%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Sage
10 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) hybris
10 1 (0.50%) RedPrairie
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