The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 152 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.61% 18.67% 18.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.29% 45.10% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 98 133 192
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
231 337 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.43% 41.40% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 292 386
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Oxford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

1 162 (76.78%) .NET
2 131 (62.09%) C#
3 122 (57.82%) ASP.NET
4 113 (53.55%) JavaScript
5 94 (44.55%) SQL
6 85 (40.28%) HTML
7 75 (35.55%) CSS
8 69 (32.70%) Microsoft
9 57 (27.01%) MVC
10 49 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (22.75%) XML
12 43 (20.38%) Degree
13 40 (18.96%) Windows
14 37 (17.54%) jQuery
14 37 (17.54%) Software Engineering
14 37 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (15.17%) MS Excel
16 30 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (13.74%) Computer Science
18 28 (13.27%) Ajax
19 27 (12.80%) Web Services
20 26 (12.32%) .NET Framework
21 25 (11.85%) TDD
21 25 (11.85%) IIS
21 25 (11.85%) Java
22 23 (10.90%) Linux
22 23 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
23 21 (9.95%) MySQL
23 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
23 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 25 (11.85%) IIS
2 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (4.27%) ColdFusion
5 8 (3.79%) JBoss
5 8 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.84%) CMS
7 6 (2.84%) Lync
7 6 (2.84%) Apache
8 5 (2.37%) Drupal
8 5 (2.37%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.90%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.95%) Node.js
10 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.95%) nginx
10 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.16%) SaaS
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.84%) GitHub
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) Intranet
2 6 (2.84%) DNS
2 6 (2.84%) Firewall
3 5 (2.37%) HTTP
4 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) Wireless
4 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.90%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) GPRS
5 2 (0.95%) WLAN
6 1 (0.47%) WAN
6 1 (0.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (9.95%) MySQL
4 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.84%) CouchDB
6 6 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.42%) QlikView
8 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.95%) MS Access
9 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.95%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) Xcelsius
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
10 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.37%) NUnit
6 5 (2.37%) MSTest
7 4 (1.90%) Subversion
8 3 (1.42%) JIRA
9 2 (0.95%) Selenium
10 1 (0.47%) JUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.47%) Moq
10 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (6.16%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Local Government
2 6 (2.84%) Marketing
3 5 (2.37%) French Language
3 5 (2.37%) German Language
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
4 4 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Publishing
5 2 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Avionics
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 153 (72.51%) Developer
2 79 (37.44%) .NET Developer
3 52 (24.64%) C# Developer
4 48 (22.75%) Software Developer
5 39 (18.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 37 (17.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (15.64%) Graduate
8 29 (13.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (11.85%) Junior
9 25 (11.85%) Web Developer
9 25 (11.85%) Graduate Software Developer
9 25 (11.85%) Graduate Developer
10 24 (11.37%) Senior Developer
11 23 (10.90%) Software Engineer
12 22 (10.43%) Junior Developer
13 19 (9.00%) Junior Software Developer
13 19 (9.00%) Analyst
14 16 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
15 15 (7.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (76.78%) .NET
2 122 (57.82%) ASP.NET
3 85 (40.28%) HTML
4 75 (35.55%) CSS
5 48 (22.75%) XML
6 37 (17.54%) jQuery
6 37 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (13.27%) Ajax
8 27 (12.80%) Web Services
9 26 (12.32%) .NET Framework
10 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (9.00%) AngularJS
13 18 (8.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (8.06%) WCF
15 13 (6.16%) HTML5
15 13 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (5.21%) WPF
16 11 (5.21%) SOAP
17 10 (4.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.84%) Open Source
7 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.90%) Physics
8 4 (1.90%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.90%) Life Science
8 4 (1.90%) User Experience
9 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.95%) GIS
10 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.47%) EPoS
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.96%) Windows
2 23 (10.90%) Linux
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.01%) MVC
2 49 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.54%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.85%) TDD
5 19 (9.00%) Migration
5 19 (9.00%) OO
6 17 (8.06%) Web Development
7 16 (7.58%) Scrum
7 16 (7.58%) Web Application Development
8 15 (7.11%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (6.64%) Data Migration
9 14 (6.64%) OOP
10 13 (6.16%) Project Management
11 12 (5.69%) CRM
12 8 (3.79%) E-Commerce
13 7 (3.32%) BDD
14 6 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (2.84%) Content Management
15 5 (2.37%) PRINCE2
15 5 (2.37%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (62.09%) C#
2 113 (53.55%) JavaScript
3 94 (44.55%) SQL
4 25 (11.85%) Java
5 20 (9.48%) PHP
6 19 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.53%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.32%) VBScript
9 5 (2.37%) VB
9 5 (2.37%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (20.38%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.90%) PhD
4 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.95%) MCP
5 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) CCAA
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
6 1 (0.47%) CCA
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCEA
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.16%) Oracle
3 11 (5.21%) VMware
4 8 (3.79%) Cisco
4 8 (3.79%) IBM
5 7 (3.32%) Citrix
6 4 (1.90%) NetApp
6 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.95%) Primavera
8 2 (0.95%) Open Text
8 2 (0.95%) Sage
8 2 (0.95%) Avaya
8 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos
9 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.47%) Epiphany
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago