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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 143 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.92% 13.90% 16.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.83% 44.16% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 100 109
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
312 231 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 39.10% 31.47% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 250 210 260
Average salary £47,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.01% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 182 (61.28%) Microsoft
2 161 (54.21%) .NET
3 159 (53.54%) C#
4 158 (53.20%) SQL
5 126 (42.42%) ASP.NET
6 117 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 88 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (26.26%) MVC
9 76 (25.59%) CSS
10 75 (25.25%) MS Excel
11 72 (24.24%) HTML
12 60 (20.20%) T-SQL
12 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (17.85%) OO
15 49 (16.50%) Windows
16 47 (15.82%) jQuery
17 38 (12.79%) IIS
18 37 (12.46%) Software Deployment
19 36 (12.12%) Subversion
20 35 (11.78%) Finance
20 35 (11.78%) Windows Server
21 34 (11.45%) Project Management
21 34 (11.45%) Java
22 33 (11.11%) Degree
22 33 (11.11%) Migration
22 33 (11.11%) Mobile App
22 33 (11.11%) HTML5
23 30 (10.10%) Data Migration
24 29 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (12.79%) IIS
2 23 (7.74%) CMS
3 17 (5.72%) Drupal
4 16 (5.39%) Kentico
5 9 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.35%) Apache
9 3 (1.01%) Node.js
10 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Mule
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.03%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.67%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.36%) SaaS
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.01%) GitHub
4 2 (0.67%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.42%) Internet
2 10 (3.37%) SAN
3 8 (2.69%) DNS
3 8 (2.69%) Firewall
3 8 (2.69%) iSCSI
3 8 (2.69%) VPN
4 6 (2.02%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.41%) MySQL
2 20 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.02%) OLAP
9 6 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.67%) Big Data
11 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.67%) MS Access
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (12.12%) Subversion
2 29 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 18 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.37%) MSTest
5 10 (3.37%) T4 Templates
6 7 (2.36%) JIRA
7 3 (1.01%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.01%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.34%) Ant
9 1 (0.34%) Grunt
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) JUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Maven
9 1 (0.34%) Moq
9 1 (0.34%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (11.78%) Finance
2 19 (6.40%) Marketing
3 18 (6.06%) Banking
3 18 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.04%) Games
5 7 (2.36%) Publishing
6 4 (1.35%) Local Government
6 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (50.17%) Developer
2 100 (33.67%) .NET Developer
3 99 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 80 (26.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (19.19%) SQL Developer
6 55 (18.52%) Consultant
7 36 (12.12%) SQL Server Consultant
8 33 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (10.44%) Senior Developer
10 31 (10.44%) Software Consultant
11 29 (9.76%) Server Support
12 28 (9.43%) Analyst
12 28 (9.43%) Implementation Consultant
12 28 (9.43%) Software Implementation Consultant
13 27 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
13 27 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
14 25 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
16 23 (7.74%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (54.21%) .NET
2 126 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 76 (25.59%) CSS
4 72 (24.24%) HTML
5 60 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (15.82%) jQuery
7 33 (11.11%) HTML5
8 27 (9.09%) Ajax
8 27 (9.09%) CSS3
9 25 (8.42%) AngularJS
10 21 (7.07%) WinForms
11 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (5.72%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (5.05%) Zurb Foundation
13 13 (4.38%) Web Services
13 13 (4.38%) WPF
14 12 (4.04%) XML
15 10 (3.37%) JSON
15 10 (3.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.72%) Life Science
3 13 (4.38%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.37%) Social Network
4 10 (3.37%) Xbox
5 8 (2.69%) Clustering
5 8 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.69%) EqualLogic
6 7 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.36%) Statistics
7 6 (2.02%) Replication
8 5 (1.68%) Animation
8 5 (1.68%) User Experience
9 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.35%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.35%) Physics
10 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.50%) Windows
2 35 (11.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.72%) Android
3 17 (5.72%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.38%) Linux
5 11 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.26%) MVC
2 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.85%) OO
4 37 (12.46%) Software Deployment
5 34 (11.45%) Project Management
6 33 (11.11%) Migration
7 30 (10.10%) Data Migration
8 26 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 24 (8.08%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.74%) Scrum
10 23 (7.74%) TDD
11 18 (6.06%) ETL
11 18 (6.06%) Front End Development
11 18 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (5.72%) Android Development
12 17 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (5.72%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (5.72%) iOS Development
12 17 (5.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (53.54%) C#
2 158 (53.20%) SQL
3 117 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 60 (20.20%) T-SQL
5 34 (11.45%) Java
6 27 (9.09%) C++
7 19 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.35%) Ruby
9 3 (1.01%) C
9 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.67%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Python
11 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.37%) QA
2 8 (2.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.69%) WSUS
2 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 182 (61.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.37%) Oracle
3 8 (2.69%) Avaya
3 8 (2.69%) Dell
3 8 (2.69%) Fortinet
3 8 (2.69%) Sophos
4 6 (2.02%) Siemens
5 4 (1.35%) IBM
5 4 (1.35%) Tableau
5 4 (1.35%) VMware
6 3 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.67%) Telerik
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Informatica
8 1 (0.34%) NetApp
8 1 (0.34%) Netezza
8 1 (0.34%) SAP
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec
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Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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