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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 128 176 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.13% 19.34% 22.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.67% 53.17% 61.72%
Number of salaries quoted 120 168 197
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
243 331 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.42% 36.37% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 215 311 311
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 200 (74.35%) .NET
2 181 (67.29%) C#
3 168 (62.45%) ASP.NET
4 133 (49.44%) SQL
5 126 (46.84%) Microsoft
6 114 (42.38%) JavaScript
7 112 (41.64%) HTML
8 83 (30.86%) CSS
9 74 (27.51%) MVC
10 71 (26.39%) Software Engineering
11 66 (24.54%) XML
12 62 (23.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (21.19%) Web Services
15 56 (20.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 55 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (16.36%) Degree
18 43 (15.99%) MS Excel
19 41 (15.24%) SQL Server 2005
20 38 (14.13%) Windows
21 37 (13.75%) T-SQL
21 37 (13.75%) jQuery
22 36 (13.38%) TDD
23 34 (12.64%) Java
24 31 (11.52%) OO
25 29 (10.78%) IIS
25 29 (10.78%) WCF
26 28 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 27 (10.04%) Ajax
27 27 (10.04%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (10.78%) IIS
2 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.20%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.97%) Apache
6 7 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.60%) Lync
6 7 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.86%) CMS
9 4 (1.49%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.12%) Drupal
10 3 (1.12%) Node.js
11 2 (0.74%) Moodle
11 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.74%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) GitHub
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
2 4 (1.49%) Office 365
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) Intranet
2 4 (1.49%) Firewall
2 4 (1.49%) Wireless
2 4 (1.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.74%) SAN
3 2 (0.74%) VPN
3 2 (0.74%) GPRS
3 2 (0.74%) WLAN
3 2 (0.74%) WAN
3 2 (0.74%) DHCP
3 2 (0.74%) IPsec
3 2 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 55 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (15.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (10.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.95%) MySQL
6 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.86%) OLAP
9 5 (1.86%) MS Access
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.12%) Redis
11 2 (0.74%) Big Data
11 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.37%) QlikView
12 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.09%) NUnit
3 11 (4.09%) MSTest
4 7 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (2.23%) Subversion
5 6 (2.23%) Selenium
5 6 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.23%) Moq
6 5 (1.86%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.37%) TestNG
8 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (10.04%) Finance
2 11 (4.09%) Retail
3 8 (2.97%) Local Government
4 7 (2.60%) Marketing
5 4 (1.49%) Publishing
5 4 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 184 (68.40%) Developer
2 97 (36.06%) .NET Developer
3 67 (24.91%) C# Developer
4 49 (18.22%) Software Developer
5 48 (17.84%) Software Engineer
5 48 (17.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (15.99%) Senior Developer
7 40 (14.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (14.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (11.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 31 (11.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (10.04%) Analyst
12 26 (9.67%) Web Developer
13 20 (7.43%) Support Analyst
14 18 (6.69%) DBA
14 18 (6.69%) SQL DBA
15 16 (5.95%) Programmer
15 16 (5.95%) Graduate
16 14 (5.20%) Graduate Developer
16 14 (5.20%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (74.35%) .NET
2 168 (62.45%) ASP.NET
3 112 (41.64%) HTML
4 83 (30.86%) CSS
5 66 (24.54%) XML
6 62 (23.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (21.19%) Web Services
8 37 (13.75%) jQuery
9 29 (10.78%) WCF
10 27 (10.04%) Ajax
11 26 (9.67%) .NET Framework
12 21 (7.81%) HTML5
13 20 (7.43%) WPF
14 14 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (4.46%) ADO.NET
17 10 (3.72%) COM
17 10 (3.72%) XSLT
18 9 (3.35%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (3.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.55%) Mathematics
1 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.60%) Open Source
5 7 (2.60%) Physics
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.86%) Replication
7 5 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.13%) Windows
2 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.09%) Android
4 10 (3.72%) Linux
4 10 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.37%) UNIX
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.51%) MVC
2 71 (26.39%) Software Engineering
3 59 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (13.38%) TDD
5 31 (11.52%) OO
6 22 (8.18%) Scrum
6 22 (8.18%) BDD
7 16 (5.95%) CRM
8 15 (5.58%) MVVM
9 13 (4.83%) OOP
10 12 (4.46%) Migration
10 12 (4.46%) Web Development
11 10 (3.72%) Content Management
11 10 (3.72%) Project Management
11 10 (3.72%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (3.72%) Android Development
11 10 (3.72%) iOS Development
12 9 (3.35%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.97%) Web Application Development
13 8 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 181 (67.29%) C#
2 133 (49.44%) SQL
3 114 (42.38%) JavaScript
4 37 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 34 (12.64%) Java
6 23 (8.55%) PHP
6 23 (8.55%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.95%) C++
8 7 (2.60%) VBScript
8 7 (2.60%) VB
9 6 (2.23%) Delphi
9 6 (2.23%) VBA
10 3 (1.12%) C
11 2 (0.74%) VB6
11 2 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (16.36%) Degree
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.60%) MCTS
4 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) CCNA
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) SCCM
1 2 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) Oracle
3 8 (2.97%) JBoss
3 8 (2.97%) VMware
4 7 (2.60%) Cognos
4 7 (2.60%) Cisco
4 7 (2.60%) IBM
5 6 (2.23%) Sage
6 5 (1.86%) Sybase
6 5 (1.86%) Citrix
7 4 (1.49%) Telerik
7 4 (1.49%) Symantec
8 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.12%) NetApp
9 2 (0.74%) Primavera
9 2 (0.74%) Open Text
9 2 (0.74%) Avaya
9 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.74%) Apple
10 1 (0.37%) ExactTarget
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 DOE
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