The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 140 250 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.37% 26.23% 22.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.44% 64.43% 66.53%
Number of salaries quoted 132 235 151
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
262 388 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.38% 40.71% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 242 342 225
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,105 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Oxfordshire

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 22 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 238 (77.78%) .NET
2 206 (67.32%) C#
3 181 (59.15%) ASP.NET
4 178 (58.17%) SQL
5 157 (51.31%) Microsoft
6 128 (41.83%) JavaScript
7 121 (39.54%) HTML
8 103 (33.66%) CSS
9 98 (32.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 87 (28.43%) MVC
11 81 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (25.16%) Software Engineering
13 72 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 62 (20.26%) XML
15 60 (19.61%) Web Services
16 55 (17.97%) T-SQL
16 55 (17.97%) jQuery
17 54 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
18 52 (16.99%) Degree
19 49 (16.01%) TDD
20 42 (13.73%) Java
21 39 (12.75%) BDD
22 37 (12.09%) .NET Framework
23 36 (11.76%) C++
23 36 (11.76%) MS Excel
23 36 (11.76%) WCF
24 35 (11.44%) HTML5
24 35 (11.44%) Windows
25 33 (10.78%) OO
25 33 (10.78%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (7.19%) IIS
2 20 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.58%) CMS
5 10 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.29%) Drupal
8 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.98%) Node.js
9 3 (0.98%) Sitefinity
9 3 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Moodle
10 2 (0.65%) Lync
11 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 36 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.61%) Office 365
2 3 (0.98%) SaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) VLAN
2 3 (0.98%) SAN
3 2 (0.65%) LAN
3 2 (0.65%) VoIP
3 2 (0.65%) WAN
3 2 (0.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.65%) VPN
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) IPsec
3 2 (0.65%) NAS
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (32.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 72 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 54 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (5.88%) MySQL
7 12 (3.92%) MS Access
8 10 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.29%) OLAP
10 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.98%) Redis
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.33%) QlikView
14 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (9.80%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.27%) NUnit
3 10 (3.27%) MSTest
4 6 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (1.96%) Moq
5 5 (1.63%) Subversion
6 4 (1.31%) Selenium
6 4 (1.31%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.98%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 25 (8.17%) Finance
2 11 (3.59%) Retail
3 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.61%) Local Government
4 3 (0.98%) Publishing
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (63.07%) Developer
2 87 (28.43%) .NET Developer
3 71 (23.20%) C# Developer
4 56 (18.30%) Software Developer
5 47 (15.36%) Software Engineer
5 47 (15.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (12.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (10.46%) Senior Developer
9 31 (10.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 29 (9.48%) Web Developer
11 28 (9.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (7.84%) Technical Support
13 21 (6.86%) C# Software Developer
13 21 (6.86%) DBA
13 21 (6.86%) SQL DBA
14 20 (6.54%) Analyst
15 19 (6.21%) C# Web Developer
16 18 (5.88%) Consultant
17 14 (4.58%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (77.78%) .NET
2 181 (59.15%) ASP.NET
3 121 (39.54%) HTML
4 103 (33.66%) CSS
5 81 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (20.26%) XML
7 60 (19.61%) Web Services
8 55 (17.97%) jQuery
9 37 (12.09%) .NET Framework
10 36 (11.76%) WCF
11 35 (11.44%) HTML5
12 24 (7.84%) Ajax
13 21 (6.86%) CSS3
14 20 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 19 (6.21%) WPF
15 19 (6.21%) ADO.NET
16 14 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (4.25%) WinForms
18 10 (3.27%) XSL
19 9 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.13%) Computer Science
1 31 (10.13%) Mathematics
2 22 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.86%) Physics
4 13 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.94%) Open Source
6 6 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.63%) Replication
8 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.33%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.44%) Windows
2 22 (7.19%) Android
3 21 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.61%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.63%) Linux
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.43%) MVC
2 77 (25.16%) Software Engineering
3 49 (16.01%) TDD
4 39 (12.75%) BDD
5 33 (10.78%) OO
6 25 (8.17%) Scrum
7 22 (7.19%) Mobile Application Development
8 21 (6.86%) Android Development
8 21 (6.86%) iOS Development
8 21 (6.86%) Migration
9 19 (6.21%) Data Migration
10 18 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (5.56%) Project Management
12 16 (5.23%) MVVM
13 15 (4.90%) CRM
14 12 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.59%) Web Development
15 11 (3.59%) ITIL
16 10 (3.27%) OOP
16 10 (3.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (67.32%) C#
2 178 (58.17%) SQL
3 128 (41.83%) JavaScript
4 55 (17.97%) T-SQL
5 42 (13.73%) Java
6 36 (11.76%) C++
7 33 (10.78%) PHP
8 27 (8.82%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.58%) VBA
9 14 (4.58%) Delphi
10 6 (1.96%) PHP5
11 5 (1.63%) VB
12 3 (0.98%) C
12 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
13 2 (0.65%) VB6
13 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (16.99%) Degree
2 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.92%) PhD
4 6 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.96%) CCNP
4 6 (1.96%) CCDP
4 6 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.96%) MCSE
4 6 (1.96%) MCITP
5 5 (1.63%) MCTS
6 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) HNC
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
1 2 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 157 (51.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.54%) Oracle
3 11 (3.59%) Sybase
4 10 (3.27%) Cisco
5 8 (2.61%) Apple
6 7 (2.29%) Cognos
7 6 (1.96%) VMware
8 4 (1.31%) Symantec
8 4 (1.31%) Sage
9 3 (0.98%) Telerik
9 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.65%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) Tableau
11 1 (0.33%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
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Posted: 42 minutes ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible benefits
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Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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