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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 137 217 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.11% 22.79% 23.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.29% 59.62% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 128 208 178
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
262 364 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.54% 38.24% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 234 338 279
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 234 (76.72%) .NET
2 198 (64.92%) C#
3 185 (60.66%) ASP.NET
4 167 (54.75%) SQL
5 158 (51.80%) Microsoft
6 126 (41.31%) HTML
7 123 (40.33%) JavaScript
8 101 (33.11%) CSS
9 87 (28.52%) MVC
10 86 (28.20%) Software Engineering
11 84 (27.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 82 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 69 (22.62%) XML
14 65 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 60 (19.67%) Web Services
16 53 (17.38%) SQL Server 2005
17 52 (17.05%) Degree
17 52 (17.05%) TDD
18 47 (15.41%) T-SQL
19 45 (14.75%) Java
19 45 (14.75%) jQuery
20 44 (14.43%) MS Excel
21 38 (12.46%) Windows
22 34 (11.15%) PHP
23 31 (10.16%) C++
23 31 (10.16%) OO
23 31 (10.16%) WCF
23 31 (10.16%) .NET Framework
24 30 (9.84%) BDD
24 30 (9.84%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (9.84%) IIS
2 21 (6.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.25%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.95%) CMS
5 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.97%) Drupal
7 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.97%) Apache
8 5 (1.64%) Lync
9 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.98%) Node.js
11 2 (0.66%) Moodle
11 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.62%) Office 365
2 5 (1.64%) GitHub
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.97%) Intranet
2 5 (1.64%) HTTP
3 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.31%) DNS
3 4 (1.31%) Firewall
3 4 (1.31%) Wireless
3 4 (1.31%) VLAN
4 2 (0.66%) NAS
4 2 (0.66%) IPsec
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.66%) VPN
4 2 (0.66%) GPRS
4 2 (0.66%) WLAN
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (17.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.23%) MySQL
6 17 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.93%) MS Access
8 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.97%) OLAP
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.98%) Redis
13 2 (0.66%) Big Data
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.33%) QlikView
14 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.61%) MSTest
3 11 (3.61%) NUnit
4 7 (2.30%) Subversion
5 6 (1.97%) Selenium
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.97%) Moq
5 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.66%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.66%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 25 (8.20%) Finance
2 13 (4.26%) Retail
3 6 (1.97%) Local Government
3 6 (1.97%) Marketing
4 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.31%) Publishing
5 3 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (64.26%) Developer
2 103 (33.77%) .NET Developer
3 76 (24.92%) C# Developer
4 56 (18.36%) Software Developer
5 53 (17.38%) Software Engineer
6 51 (16.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (15.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (13.77%) Senior Developer
9 41 (13.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (11.15%) C# Software Engineer
11 31 (10.16%) Web Developer
11 31 (10.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (9.18%) Analyst
13 25 (8.20%) Technical Support
14 20 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (6.56%) C# Web Developer
15 18 (5.90%) SQL DBA
15 18 (5.90%) DBA
15 18 (5.90%) Support Analyst
16 13 (4.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (76.72%) .NET
2 185 (60.66%) ASP.NET
3 126 (41.31%) HTML
4 101 (33.11%) CSS
5 82 (26.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (22.62%) XML
7 60 (19.67%) Web Services
8 45 (14.75%) jQuery
9 31 (10.16%) WCF
9 31 (10.16%) .NET Framework
10 30 (9.84%) HTML5
11 27 (8.85%) Ajax
12 20 (6.56%) WPF
12 20 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (5.57%) CSS3
14 16 (5.25%) ADO.NET
15 15 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (3.93%) WinForms
17 11 (3.61%) COM
18 10 (3.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (7.87%) Mathematics
3 20 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.28%) Open Source
4 10 (3.28%) Physics
5 6 (1.97%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.97%) Replication
5 6 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.66%) iPad
8 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.46%) Windows
2 21 (6.89%) Android
3 20 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 16 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.28%) Linux
7 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.97%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.33%) UNIX
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.52%) MVC
2 86 (28.20%) Software Engineering
3 52 (17.05%) TDD
4 31 (10.16%) OO
5 30 (9.84%) BDD
6 23 (7.54%) Scrum
6 23 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
7 20 (6.56%) Android Development
7 20 (6.56%) iOS Development
8 19 (6.23%) Migration
9 16 (5.25%) MVVM
10 15 (4.92%) Project Management
11 14 (4.59%) CRM
11 14 (4.59%) Data Migration
12 11 (3.61%) Web Development
12 11 (3.61%) OOP
13 10 (3.28%) ITIL
13 10 (3.28%) Content Management
14 9 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 198 (64.92%) C#
2 167 (54.75%) SQL
3 123 (40.33%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.41%) T-SQL
5 45 (14.75%) Java
6 34 (11.15%) PHP
7 31 (10.16%) C++
8 26 (8.52%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.28%) VBA
9 10 (3.28%) Delphi
10 6 (1.97%) VBScript
10 6 (1.97%) VB
11 4 (1.31%) PHP5
12 3 (0.98%) C
13 2 (0.66%) VB6
13 2 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 52 (17.05%) Degree
2 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.30%) MCTS
4 4 (1.31%) MCITP
4 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.31%) MCSE
4 4 (1.31%) CCNP
4 4 (1.31%) CCDP
4 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) PhD
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) SCCM
1 2 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 158 (51.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.54%) Oracle
3 9 (2.95%) Cisco
4 8 (2.62%) Sybase
5 7 (2.30%) Cognos
5 7 (2.30%) VMware
6 6 (1.97%) IBM
6 6 (1.97%) Apple
6 6 (1.97%) Sage
6 6 (1.97%) JBoss
7 4 (1.31%) Telerik
7 4 (1.31%) Symantec
8 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.98%) Citrix
9 2 (0.66%) Avaya
9 2 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.66%) Primavera
9 2 (0.66%) Open Text
10 1 (0.33%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.33%) NetApp
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - Extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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