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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 93 131 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.07% 17.37% 19.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.08% 54.36% 55.77%
Number of salaries quoted 87 116 164
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
211 241 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.20% 31.96% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 203 200 286
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 156 (64.73%) .NET
2 152 (63.07%) C#
3 130 (53.94%) SQL
4 126 (52.28%) Microsoft
5 100 (41.49%) ASP.NET
6 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
7 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (27.39%) CSS
8 66 (27.39%) MVC
9 59 (24.48%) HTML
10 54 (22.41%) T-SQL
11 49 (20.33%) MS Excel
12 48 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 46 (19.09%) OO
15 44 (18.26%) Windows
16 39 (16.18%) jQuery
17 32 (13.28%) Windows Server
18 31 (12.86%) VB.NET
18 31 (12.86%) Scrum
18 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
19 28 (11.62%) Visual Studio
19 28 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (11.20%) Degree
21 26 (10.79%) Java
22 25 (10.37%) Subversion
22 25 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
23 24 (9.96%) E-Commerce
23 24 (9.96%) Finance
24 23 (9.54%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.54%) IIS
2 21 (8.71%) CMS
3 12 (4.98%) Drupal
3 12 (4.98%) Kentico
4 9 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.90%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 5 (2.07%) Commerce Server
7 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.66%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.66%) Node.js
9 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Magento
2 4 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.73%) SaaS
3 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) Internet
2 11 (4.56%) SAN
3 10 (4.15%) Firewall
4 9 (3.73%) iSCSI
4 9 (3.73%) VPN
5 7 (2.90%) DNS
6 4 (1.66%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (7.05%) MySQL
3 16 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.98%) Big Data
6 10 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.07%) DB2
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.66%) GIS
10 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.24%) OLAP
10 3 (1.24%) QlikView
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 28 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.37%) Subversion
3 22 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.32%) MSTest
5 8 (3.32%) T4 Templates
6 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.24%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (9.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.56%) Banking
2 11 (4.56%) Marketing
2 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.49%) Publishing
5 5 (2.07%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (52.70%) Developer
2 85 (35.27%) C# Developer
3 82 (34.02%) .NET Developer
4 60 (24.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (18.67%) SQL Developer
6 42 (17.43%) Software Developer
7 38 (15.77%) C# Software Developer
8 31 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (9.13%) Consultant
9 22 (9.13%) SQL Server Developer
10 21 (8.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (8.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.71%) Development Team Leader
10 21 (8.71%) Team Leader
11 17 (7.05%) Analyst
11 17 (7.05%) SQL Server Consultant
12 16 (6.64%) Senior Developer
13 15 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (6.22%) Software Consultant
14 14 (5.81%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (64.73%) .NET
2 100 (41.49%) ASP.NET
3 66 (27.39%) CSS
4 59 (24.48%) HTML
5 47 (19.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (16.18%) jQuery
7 22 (9.13%) HTML5
8 20 (8.30%) .NET Framework
8 20 (8.30%) Ajax
8 20 (8.30%) CSS3
9 17 (7.05%) XML
10 15 (6.22%) JSON
11 13 (5.39%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (5.39%) WinForms
12 12 (4.98%) Web Services
13 11 (4.56%) XHTML
14 8 (3.32%) WCF
14 8 (3.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.22%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.98%) Replication
5 11 (4.56%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.73%) Clustering
6 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.73%) EqualLogic
7 8 (3.32%) Xbox
8 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.49%) Physics
10 5 (2.07%) Social Network
11 4 (1.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (1.24%) Life Science
13 2 (0.83%) LIMS
13 2 (0.83%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.26%) Windows
2 32 (13.28%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (5.39%) Android
5 12 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.98%) Linux
6 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.39%) MVC
3 46 (19.09%) OO
4 31 (12.86%) Scrum
4 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
5 25 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (9.96%) E-Commerce
7 21 (8.71%) SDLC
8 20 (8.30%) Project Management
9 17 (7.05%) Mentoring
9 17 (7.05%) Software Deployment
10 16 (6.64%) Migration
10 16 (6.64%) TDD
10 16 (6.64%) Web Application Development
11 15 (6.22%) Mobile Application Development
11 15 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.39%) Web Development
13 12 (4.98%) Android Development
13 12 (4.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (63.07%) C#
2 130 (53.94%) SQL
3 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 54 (22.41%) T-SQL
5 31 (12.86%) VB.NET
6 26 (10.79%) Java
7 21 (8.71%) C++
8 6 (2.49%) PHP
8 6 (2.49%) Ruby
9 4 (1.66%) C
9 4 (1.66%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (19.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.20%) Degree
3 13 (5.39%) PhD
4 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) SLA
2 7 (2.90%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (4.56%) Active Directory
1 11 (4.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.41%) vSphere
2 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.41%) Icinga
2 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 126 (52.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.15%) Dell
3 9 (3.73%) Avaya
3 9 (3.73%) Fortinet
3 9 (3.73%) Sophos
4 8 (3.32%) Oracle
5 7 (2.90%) IBM
5 7 (2.90%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.07%) ATG
6 5 (2.07%) Demandware
6 5 (2.07%) hybris
6 5 (2.07%) Venda
7 4 (1.66%) Siemens
8 3 (1.24%) VMware
9 2 (0.83%) HP
9 2 (0.83%) Sage
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.83%) Telerik
9 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco
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Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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