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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 102 214 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.46% 22.11% 19.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.95% 49.65% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 100 193 202
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £51,600 £52,500
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
222 431 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.29% 44.52% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 206 373 391
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 £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 177 (76.29%) .NET
2 144 (62.07%) C#
3 130 (56.03%) ASP.NET
4 121 (52.16%) JavaScript
5 107 (46.12%) SQL
6 102 (43.97%) HTML
7 84 (36.21%) CSS
8 79 (34.05%) Microsoft
9 62 (26.72%) XML
10 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (21.55%) MVC
12 45 (19.40%) Degree
13 41 (17.67%) Software Engineering
14 40 (17.24%) Windows
14 40 (17.24%) MS Excel
15 39 (16.81%) Web Services
16 38 (16.38%) jQuery
17 33 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (13.79%) Ajax
19 31 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (13.36%) SQL Server 2012
20 29 (12.50%) Computer Science
21 28 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
22 27 (11.64%) IIS
22 27 (11.64%) Java
23 25 (10.78%) .NET Framework
24 24 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 24 (10.34%) MySQL
25 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
25 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (11.64%) IIS
2 15 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.88%) ColdFusion
6 8 (3.45%) CMS
6 8 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.02%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.02%) JBoss
7 7 (3.02%) Apache
8 6 (2.59%) Lync
8 6 (2.59%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.16%) Drupal
10 4 (1.72%) Sitefinity
11 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.43%) Moodle
12 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.31%) SaaS
2 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.59%) GitHub
4 4 (1.72%) Office 365
5 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.02%) Intranet
2 6 (2.59%) DNS
2 6 (2.59%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) Wireless
3 4 (1.72%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (1.72%) HTTP
3 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) GPRS
4 2 (0.86%) WLAN
4 2 (0.86%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 31 (13.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 28 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.34%) MySQL
4 19 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.59%) CouchDB
6 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.29%) MS Access
9 2 (0.86%) Big Data
9 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) QlikView
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.02%) Subversion
3 7 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.59%) MSTest
4 6 (2.59%) Selenium
4 6 (2.59%) NUnit
4 6 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.16%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.86%) JUnit
6 2 (0.86%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) TestNG
7 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (8.19%) Finance
2 8 (3.45%) Marketing
3 7 (3.02%) Local Government
4 5 (2.16%) French Language
4 5 (2.16%) German Language
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.72%) Advertising
5 4 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 174 (75.00%) Developer
2 96 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 60 (25.86%) C# Developer
4 46 (19.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (19.40%) ASP.NET Developer
5 45 (19.40%) Software Developer
6 40 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (14.22%) Senior Developer
8 32 (13.79%) Graduate
9 27 (11.64%) Web Developer
9 27 (11.64%) Software Engineer
10 25 (10.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (10.34%) Graduate Software Developer
11 24 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
12 23 (9.91%) Junior
12 23 (9.91%) Analyst
13 20 (8.62%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (8.62%) Junior Developer
14 18 (7.76%) Junior Software Developer
15 17 (7.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (76.29%) .NET
2 130 (56.03%) ASP.NET
3 102 (43.97%) HTML
4 84 (36.21%) CSS
5 62 (26.72%) XML
6 39 (16.81%) Web Services
7 38 (16.38%) jQuery
8 33 (14.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (13.79%) Ajax
10 25 (10.78%) .NET Framework
11 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (7.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (6.47%) WCF
15 14 (6.03%) HTML5
15 14 (6.03%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (6.03%) AngularJS
16 12 (5.17%) SOAP
17 11 (4.74%) XSLT
17 11 (4.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.74%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.02%) Open Source
6 6 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.16%) Replication
7 5 (2.16%) Physics
7 5 (2.16%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.72%) User Experience
9 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.24%) Windows
2 21 (9.05%) Linux
3 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.86%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) UNIX
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.55%) MVC
3 41 (17.67%) Software Engineering
4 21 (9.05%) OO
5 18 (7.76%) CRM
5 18 (7.76%) Scrum
6 17 (7.33%) TDD
7 15 (6.47%) Web Development
8 14 (6.03%) OOP
9 12 (5.17%) Migration
9 12 (5.17%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (5.17%) Web Application Development
10 11 (4.74%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.31%) Content Management
12 7 (3.02%) SOA
12 7 (3.02%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.59%) Project Management
13 6 (2.59%) OOD
13 6 (2.59%) Document Management
13 6 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 144 (62.07%) C#
2 121 (52.16%) JavaScript
3 107 (46.12%) SQL
4 27 (11.64%) Java
5 22 (9.48%) VB.NET
6 21 (9.05%) PHP
7 20 (8.62%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.02%) VBScript
8 7 (3.02%) VB
9 5 (2.16%) C++
10 2 (0.86%) VB6
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (19.40%) Degree
2 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.16%) MCTS
3 5 (2.16%) PhD
4 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CCAA
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CCA
5 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCEA
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (34.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.03%) Oracle
3 12 (5.17%) VMware
4 9 (3.88%) Cisco
5 8 (3.45%) IBM
6 7 (3.02%) Citrix
7 5 (2.16%) Cognos
8 4 (1.72%) Telerik
8 4 (1.72%) NetApp
8 4 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.86%) Sage
9 2 (0.86%) Primavera
9 2 (0.86%) Open Text
9 2 (0.86%) Avaya
9 2 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Epiphany
10 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
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