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 28 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
28 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 135 244 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.67% 25.58% 23.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.33% 64.04% 67.78%
Number of salaries quoted 126 229 155
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +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
263 381 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.42% 39.94% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 242 337 224
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 28 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 239 (77.35%) .NET
2 207 (66.99%) C#
3 182 (58.90%) ASP.NET
4 178 (57.61%) SQL
5 161 (52.10%) Microsoft
6 127 (41.10%) JavaScript
7 124 (40.13%) HTML
8 105 (33.98%) CSS
9 98 (31.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 91 (29.45%) MVC
11 84 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
13 72 (23.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 64 (20.71%) Web Services
14 64 (20.71%) XML
15 56 (18.12%) T-SQL
16 55 (17.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 54 (17.48%) Degree
17 54 (17.48%) jQuery
18 49 (15.86%) TDD
19 43 (13.92%) Java
20 40 (12.94%) MS Excel
21 39 (12.62%) BDD
22 38 (12.30%) WCF
23 37 (11.97%) .NET Framework
24 36 (11.65%) Windows
24 36 (11.65%) C++
25 35 (11.33%) HTML5
26 34 (11.00%) PHP
26 34 (11.00%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (7.44%) IIS
2 19 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.53%) CMS
5 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) Drupal
8 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.97%) Node.js
10 3 (0.97%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.65%) Moodle
11 2 (0.65%) Lync
12 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.32%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 40 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.59%) Office 365
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) VLAN
2 3 (0.97%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) SAN
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) IPsec
3 2 (0.65%) LAN
3 2 (0.65%) VoIP
3 2 (0.65%) WAN
3 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.65%) VPN
3 2 (0.65%) NAS
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (31.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 72 (23.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 55 (17.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.15%) MySQL
7 12 (3.88%) MS Access
8 10 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.27%) OLAP
10 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.97%) Redis
12 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.32%) QlikView
13 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.32%) DB2
13 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.56%) MSTest
3 11 (3.56%) NUnit
4 7 (2.27%) Subversion
5 6 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.94%) Moq
6 5 (1.62%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.62%) Selenium
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.97%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.32%) TestNG
8 1 (0.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 25 (8.09%) Finance
2 11 (3.56%) Retail
3 8 (2.59%) Local Government
3 8 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.97%) Publishing
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Billing
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (63.11%) Developer
2 91 (29.45%) .NET Developer
3 72 (23.30%) C# Developer
4 54 (17.48%) Software Developer
5 49 (15.86%) Software Engineer
6 46 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (13.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (11.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (10.68%) Senior Developer
10 32 (10.36%) C# Software Engineer
11 30 (9.71%) Web Developer
12 29 (9.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 24 (7.77%) Technical Support
14 22 (7.12%) DBA
14 22 (7.12%) SQL DBA
15 20 (6.47%) C# Software Developer
15 20 (6.47%) C# Web Developer
15 20 (6.47%) Analyst
16 18 (5.83%) Consultant
17 14 (4.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (77.35%) .NET
2 182 (58.90%) ASP.NET
3 124 (40.13%) HTML
4 105 (33.98%) CSS
5 84 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (20.71%) Web Services
6 64 (20.71%) XML
7 54 (17.48%) jQuery
8 38 (12.30%) WCF
9 37 (11.97%) .NET Framework
10 35 (11.33%) HTML5
11 25 (8.09%) Ajax
12 21 (6.80%) CSS3
13 20 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (6.47%) WPF
13 20 (6.47%) ADO.NET
14 17 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.21%) WinForms
16 10 (3.24%) XSL
16 10 (3.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.71%) Mathematics
1 30 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.12%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.15%) Physics
4 14 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.24%) Open Source
6 7 (2.27%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.94%) Replication
7 6 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.32%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.65%) Windows
2 22 (7.12%) Android
3 21 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.94%) Linux
6 6 (1.94%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.45%) MVC
2 79 (25.57%) Software Engineering
3 49 (15.86%) TDD
4 39 (12.62%) BDD
5 34 (11.00%) OO
6 26 (8.41%) Scrum
7 22 (7.12%) Mobile Application Development
8 21 (6.80%) Migration
8 21 (6.80%) Android Development
8 21 (6.80%) iOS Development
9 20 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (6.15%) Data Migration
11 17 (5.50%) Project Management
12 16 (5.18%) MVVM
13 15 (4.85%) CRM
14 12 (3.88%) Web Development
14 12 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.56%) ITIL
16 10 (3.24%) OOP
16 10 (3.24%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 207 (66.99%) C#
2 178 (57.61%) SQL
3 127 (41.10%) JavaScript
4 56 (18.12%) T-SQL
5 43 (13.92%) Java
6 36 (11.65%) C++
7 34 (11.00%) PHP
8 27 (8.74%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.53%) VBA
9 14 (4.53%) Delphi
10 6 (1.94%) PHP5
11 5 (1.62%) VB
12 3 (0.97%) C
12 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.65%) VB6
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
13 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.32%) Groovy
14 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (17.48%) Degree
2 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.24%) PhD
4 7 (2.27%) MCTS
5 6 (1.94%) MCITP
5 6 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.94%) CCNP
5 6 (1.94%) CCDP
5 6 (1.94%) MCSE
6 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) HNC
7 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
1 2 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 161 (52.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.47%) Oracle
3 11 (3.56%) Sybase
4 10 (3.24%) Cisco
5 8 (2.59%) Apple
6 7 (2.27%) Cognos
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
8 4 (1.29%) Telerik
8 4 (1.29%) Symantec
8 4 (1.29%) Sage
9 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.65%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) Tableau
11 1 (0.32%) ExactTarget
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
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