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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 161 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.60% 18.72% 17.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.01% 54.21% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 171
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
251 297 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 35.30% 34.53% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 209 264 327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 159 (73.27%) .NET
2 134 (61.75%) C#
3 127 (58.53%) ASP.NET
4 98 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 97 (44.70%) SQL
6 83 (38.25%) MVC
7 76 (35.02%) Microsoft
8 73 (33.64%) CSS
9 71 (32.72%) HTML
10 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (20.28%) TDD
13 42 (19.35%) Degree
14 41 (18.89%) Windows
15 39 (17.97%) AngularJS
16 34 (15.67%) jQuery
17 31 (14.29%) Web Application Development
18 30 (13.82%) T-SQL
19 29 (13.36%) Computer Science
20 28 (12.90%) .NET Framework
20 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (11.52%) Scrum
23 24 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 23 (10.60%) Linux
24 23 (10.60%) MS Excel
25 22 (10.14%) Project Management
26 21 (9.68%) XML
27 20 (9.22%) OO
27 20 (9.22%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (7.37%) IIS
2 6 (2.76%) CMS
2 6 (2.76%) Drupal
3 5 (2.30%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.84%) Sitefinity
4 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) nginx
6 2 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Kentico
7 1 (0.46%) Lync
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Sage 200
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) SaaS
2 12 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) Firewall
2 4 (1.84%) IP Telephony
2 4 (1.84%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.38%) Internet
4 2 (0.92%) LAN
4 2 (0.92%) MPLS
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.92%) DNS
4 2 (0.92%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.61%) MySQL
6 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.76%) QlikView
7 6 (2.76%) CouchDB
7 6 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (2.30%) Xcelsius
8 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.30%) DB2
8 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.69%) NUnit
2 8 (3.69%) MSTest
3 7 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.30%) JIRA
5 4 (1.84%) Selenium
5 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.38%) Moq
7 2 (0.92%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.91%) Marketing
2 14 (6.45%) Advertising
3 9 (4.15%) Finance
4 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.30%) French Language
5 5 (2.30%) German Language
5 5 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.84%) Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Local Government
7 3 (1.38%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.46%) Avionics
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 144 (66.36%) Developer
2 69 (31.80%) .NET Developer
3 48 (22.12%) C# Developer
4 36 (16.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (15.21%) Software Developer
6 30 (13.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (12.44%) Junior
8 24 (11.06%) Graduate
9 22 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (9.68%) Junior Developer
11 20 (9.22%) Analyst
12 19 (8.76%) Web Developer
12 19 (8.76%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (6.91%) Graduate Software Developer
13 15 (6.91%) Junior Software Developer
14 14 (6.45%) Senior Developer
15 12 (5.53%) Project Manager
15 12 (5.53%) .NET Web Developer
16 11 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
16 11 (5.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (73.27%) .NET
2 127 (58.53%) ASP.NET
3 73 (33.64%) CSS
4 71 (32.72%) HTML
5 67 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (17.97%) AngularJS
7 34 (15.67%) jQuery
8 28 (12.90%) .NET Framework
8 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (9.68%) XML
10 20 (9.22%) Ajax
10 20 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 20 (9.22%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (8.29%) WCF
12 17 (7.83%) WPF
13 16 (7.37%) RESTful
13 16 (7.37%) HTML5
13 16 (7.37%) Entity Framework
14 14 (6.45%) CSS3
14 14 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.37%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.15%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.15%) Physics
5 8 (3.69%) User Experience
6 5 (2.30%) Life Science
6 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.84%) Statistics
7 4 (1.84%) Chemistry
8 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) GIS
9 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.92%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) LIMS
10 1 (0.46%) EPoS
10 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.89%) Windows
2 23 (10.60%) Linux
3 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.30%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.25%) MVC
2 70 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.28%) TDD
4 31 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 25 (11.52%) Scrum
6 22 (10.14%) Project Management
7 20 (9.22%) OO
8 18 (8.29%) Migration
8 18 (8.29%) BDD
8 18 (8.29%) Data Migration
9 16 (7.37%) Web Development
10 15 (6.91%) Customer Engagement
10 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.99%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (5.53%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.61%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.69%) OOP
15 8 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (61.75%) C#
2 98 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 97 (44.70%) SQL
4 30 (13.82%) T-SQL
5 17 (7.83%) Java
6 14 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.61%) PHP
8 6 (2.76%) VBA
9 5 (2.30%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.46%) Groovy
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (19.35%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.84%) MCP
4 4 (1.84%) PhD
5 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCA
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCEA
7 1 (0.46%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
1 1 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 76 (35.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.83%) Oracle
3 10 (4.61%) Business Objects
3 10 (4.61%) VMware
3 10 (4.61%) Facebook
4 6 (2.76%) CheckPoint
4 6 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.30%) Sage
5 5 (2.30%) Cisco
6 4 (1.84%) IBM
6 4 (1.84%) SAP
7 2 (0.92%) Citrix
7 2 (0.92%) F5
7 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.46%) Neolane
8 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.46%) Epiphany
8 1 (0.46%) Infor
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) hybris
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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