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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 130 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.81% 16.95% 17.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.51% 48.87% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 113 160
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
215 266 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.70% 34.68% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 190 233 316
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (75.25%) .NET
2 122 (61.62%) C#
3 111 (56.06%) ASP.NET
4 102 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 86 (43.43%) SQL
6 67 (33.84%) HTML
6 67 (33.84%) CSS
7 65 (32.83%) MVC
8 63 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 56 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (18.18%) Degree
11 36 (18.18%) jQuery
12 35 (17.68%) Windows
13 31 (15.66%) XML
13 31 (15.66%) TDD
14 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (12.63%) Computer Science
15 25 (12.63%) .NET Framework
16 24 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (12.12%) Software Engineering
16 24 (12.12%) Ajax
17 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
17 23 (11.62%) AngularJS
17 23 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (11.11%) T-SQL
19 20 (10.10%) Web Services
19 20 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 20 (10.10%) Web Application Development
20 19 (9.60%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (6.57%) IIS
2 8 (4.04%) ColdFusion
3 6 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.53%) Drupal
4 5 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.02%) Sitefinity
5 4 (2.02%) CMS
5 4 (2.02%) JBoss
5 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) Apache
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.01%) Lync
7 2 (1.01%) Node.js
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Sage 200
2 4 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.58%) SaaS
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (2.02%) IP Telephony
1 4 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (1.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) Extranet
3 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (7.58%) MySQL
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.03%) CouchDB
7 6 (3.03%) QlikView
8 5 (2.53%) Xcelsius
8 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.04%) MSTest
2 8 (4.04%) NUnit
2 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.52%) Subversion
3 3 (1.52%) JIRA
3 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (1.52%) Moq
4 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (6.57%) Finance
2 6 (3.03%) Local Government
2 6 (3.03%) Advertising
3 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.53%) French Language
3 5 (2.53%) German Language
3 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 141 (71.21%) Developer
2 70 (35.35%) .NET Developer
3 50 (25.25%) C# Developer
4 39 (19.70%) Software Developer
5 37 (18.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (17.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (13.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (13.13%) Graduate
7 26 (13.13%) Junior
8 22 (11.11%) Web Developer
9 21 (10.61%) Junior Developer
10 18 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
10 18 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
11 17 (8.59%) Junior Software Developer
12 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) .NET Web Developer
13 13 (6.57%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) Analyst
13 13 (6.57%) Senior Developer
14 12 (6.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (75.25%) .NET
2 111 (56.06%) ASP.NET
3 67 (33.84%) HTML
3 67 (33.84%) CSS
4 46 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (18.18%) jQuery
6 31 (15.66%) XML
7 25 (12.63%) .NET Framework
8 24 (12.12%) Ajax
9 23 (11.62%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (10.10%) Web Services
10 20 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (8.59%) WCF
12 16 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (7.07%) WPF
14 13 (6.57%) HTML5
15 11 (5.56%) CSS3
16 10 (5.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.04%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.04%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.54%) User Experience
4 6 (3.03%) Physics
5 5 (2.53%) Life Science
6 4 (2.02%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) GIS
8 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) LIMS
9 1 (0.51%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.68%) Windows
2 18 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.83%) MVC
2 56 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.66%) TDD
4 24 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 20 (10.10%) Web Application Development
6 19 (9.60%) Scrum
6 19 (9.60%) Web Development
7 18 (9.09%) OO
8 17 (8.59%) Migration
9 16 (8.08%) Data Migration
10 15 (7.58%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (7.07%) Project Management
12 13 (6.57%) OOP
13 9 (4.55%) CRM
14 8 (4.04%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
15 6 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.03%) BDD
15 6 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (2.53%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 122 (61.62%) C#
2 102 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 86 (43.43%) SQL
4 22 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.59%) Java
6 15 (7.58%) VB.NET
7 14 (7.07%) PHP
8 5 (2.53%) VBA
8 5 (2.53%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) Groovy
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.53%) VCP4
4 4 (2.02%) MCP
4 4 (2.02%) PhD
5 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) CCA
6 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CCEA
6 1 (0.51%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) SCCM
1 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.54%) Oracle
2 7 (3.54%) VMware
3 6 (3.03%) Cisco
4 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.53%) Sage
4 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.52%) Citrix
7 2 (1.01%) Facebook
7 2 (1.01%) NetApp
7 2 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Epiphany
8 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Infor
8 1 (0.51%) hybris
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