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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 122 170 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.20% 18.97% 19.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.28% 56.29% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 106 165 184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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
229 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.41% 33.71% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 187 280 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 6 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 149 (67.12%) .NET
2 132 (59.46%) C#
3 127 (57.21%) ASP.NET
4 109 (49.10%) SQL
5 87 (39.19%) MVC
6 81 (36.49%) JavaScript
7 77 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (33.78%) Microsoft
9 71 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (29.73%) HTML
11 64 (28.83%) CSS
12 50 (22.52%) TDD
13 48 (21.62%) T-SQL
14 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 36 (16.22%) Windows
16 33 (14.86%) Degree
17 30 (13.51%) .NET Framework
18 28 (12.61%) jQuery
18 28 (12.61%) Relational Database
19 26 (11.71%) Web Application Development
19 26 (11.71%) Project Management
20 25 (11.26%) Scrum
20 25 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (10.81%) BDD
21 24 (10.81%) IIS
22 23 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 22 (9.91%) Linux
23 22 (9.91%) Oracle
23 22 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
24 21 (9.46%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (10.81%) IIS
2 9 (4.05%) Apache
2 9 (4.05%) CMS
3 6 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.80%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.35%) Drupal
6 2 (0.90%) Node.js
6 2 (0.90%) nginx
6 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.90%) JBoss
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.45%) DNN
7 1 (0.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.25%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.41%) SaaS
3 9 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) Firewall
2 7 (3.15%) WAN
3 6 (2.70%) LAN
3 6 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.25%) BIG-IP
4 5 (2.25%) MPLS
5 4 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (1.80%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.35%) Internet
7 2 (0.90%) HTTP
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.61%) Relational Database
2 23 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.50%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.60%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.60%) OLAP
8 7 (3.15%) DB2
8 7 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.70%) QlikView
9 6 (2.70%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.25%) Xcelsius
10 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (1.35%) MySQL
11 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.60%) NUnit
2 8 (3.60%) MSTest
3 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.25%) JIRA
5 4 (1.80%) Selenium
5 4 (1.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.80%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.35%) Moq
6 3 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (6.76%) Marketing
2 13 (5.86%) Advertising
3 10 (4.50%) Finance
4 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.70%) French Language
5 6 (2.70%) German Language
6 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.25%) Banking
7 4 (1.80%) Local Government
8 3 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.45%) Avionics
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (60.36%) Developer
2 64 (28.83%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.37%) C# Developer
4 28 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (9.91%) Junior
8 21 (9.46%) Analyst
9 18 (8.11%) Consultant
10 16 (7.21%) Software Developer
10 16 (7.21%) Junior Developer
11 15 (6.76%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (6.76%) Graduate
12 14 (6.31%) Project Manager
13 13 (5.86%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.86%) Implementation Manager
13 13 (5.86%) Product Manager
13 13 (5.86%) Software Manager
14 12 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (4.95%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (67.12%) .NET
2 127 (57.21%) ASP.NET
3 71 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (29.73%) HTML
5 64 (28.83%) CSS
6 37 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 30 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 28 (12.61%) jQuery
9 25 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (9.46%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (9.01%) WCF
12 19 (8.56%) XML
12 19 (8.56%) Ajax
13 17 (7.66%) Entity Framework
14 16 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (6.76%) WPF
16 14 (6.31%) Web Services
17 13 (5.86%) HTML5
17 13 (5.86%) RESTful
18 11 (4.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.66%) Life Science
3 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.86%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.60%) User Experience
6 7 (3.15%) Statistics
6 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.70%) Physics
8 3 (1.35%) NHS
8 3 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.90%) GIS
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.45%) Xbox
10 1 (0.45%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.22%) Windows
2 22 (9.91%) Linux
3 10 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.25%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Android
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.19%) MVC
2 77 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.52%) TDD
4 26 (11.71%) Project Management
4 26 (11.71%) Web Application Development
5 25 (11.26%) Scrum
6 24 (10.81%) BDD
7 20 (9.01%) Unit Testing
7 20 (9.01%) Data Migration
7 20 (9.01%) Migration
8 18 (8.11%) OO
9 17 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.76%) PRINCE2
11 13 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (5.41%) Web Development
13 10 (4.50%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (4.05%) DevOps
15 8 (3.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (3.60%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (59.46%) C#
2 109 (49.10%) SQL
3 81 (36.49%) JavaScript
4 48 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.41%) Java
5 12 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.15%) VBA
7 4 (1.80%) PHP
8 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
10 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (14.86%) Degree
2 11 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.25%) MCSE
5 4 (1.80%) MCP
6 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) CCAA
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) CCA
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
1 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 75 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.91%) Oracle
3 18 (8.11%) VMware
4 13 (5.86%) Business Objects
5 10 (4.50%) IBM
5 10 (4.50%) Facebook
6 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.70%) SAP
9 5 (2.25%) Sage
9 5 (2.25%) F5
10 4 (1.80%) Cisco
10 4 (1.80%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.90%) hybris
11 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.90%) Adobe
11 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix
12 1 (0.45%) Epiphany
12 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
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