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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 138 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.41% 17.08% 25.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.73% 50.55% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 109 129 246
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
191 273 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.73% 33.79% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 161 251 363
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 145 (62.50%) .NET
2 141 (60.78%) C#
3 131 (56.47%) ASP.NET
4 130 (56.03%) SQL
5 88 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 76 (32.76%) MVC
7 75 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (30.17%) JavaScript
9 69 (29.74%) T-SQL
10 66 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (22.84%) HTML
12 52 (22.41%) CSS
13 51 (21.98%) Relational Database
14 49 (21.12%) TDD
15 34 (14.66%) Windows
16 31 (13.36%) OO
17 30 (12.93%) jQuery
17 30 (12.93%) Life Science
18 29 (12.50%) Degree
18 29 (12.50%) BDD
19 28 (12.07%) AngularJS
19 28 (12.07%) VMware
19 28 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (12.07%) Project Management
20 25 (10.78%) IIS
20 25 (10.78%) Unit Testing
20 25 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
22 22 (9.48%) Oracle
22 22 (9.48%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (10.78%) IIS
2 15 (6.47%) Apache
3 7 (3.02%) Drupal
4 5 (2.16%) CMS
5 4 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.29%) JBoss
6 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.86%) nginx
7 2 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) WordPress
8 1 (0.43%) Kentico
8 1 (0.43%) Lync
8 1 (0.43%) DNN
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 21 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (2.16%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) SaaS
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.60%) Firewall
2 11 (4.74%) LAN
2 11 (4.74%) WAN
3 8 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.59%) DNS
5 5 (2.16%) MPLS
5 5 (2.16%) BIG-IP
5 5 (2.16%) VLAN
6 2 (0.86%) SAN
6 2 (0.86%) Internet
6 2 (0.86%) VPN
6 2 (0.86%) HTTP
6 2 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) NAS
7 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.43%) Skype
7 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.98%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.03%) OLAP Cube
5 14 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.03%) OLAP
6 12 (5.17%) MySQL
7 8 (3.45%) DB2
7 8 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.59%) QlikView
9 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.16%) Xcelsius
10 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.29%) SAP HANA
11 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.45%) NUnit
2 8 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.45%) MSTest
3 5 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (2.16%) Moq
4 4 (1.72%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.72%) Selenium
4 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.29%) JIRA
5 3 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 18 (7.76%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Marketing
3 13 (5.60%) Advertising
4 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.45%) Banking
6 6 (2.59%) Local Government
7 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.29%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 138 (59.48%) Developer
2 60 (25.86%) .NET Developer
3 44 (18.97%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.09%) Consultant
5 33 (14.22%) Senior Developer
6 31 (13.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (8.19%) Analyst
7 19 (8.19%) Junior
8 18 (7.76%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.90%) Support Consultant
10 14 (6.03%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (6.03%) Junior Developer
11 13 (5.60%) Technical Support Consultant
11 13 (5.60%) Technical Support
11 13 (5.60%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.74%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.74%) Graduate
12 11 (4.74%) Implementation Manager
12 11 (4.74%) Software Project Manager
12 11 (4.74%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (62.50%) .NET
2 131 (56.47%) ASP.NET
3 66 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (22.84%) HTML
5 52 (22.41%) CSS
6 30 (12.93%) jQuery
7 28 (12.07%) AngularJS
8 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (9.48%) .NET Framework
10 21 (9.05%) Ajax
10 21 (9.05%) XML
11 20 (8.62%) WCF
12 17 (7.33%) WPF
13 14 (6.03%) RESTful
13 14 (6.03%) XSL
13 14 (6.03%) Web Services
14 13 (5.60%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.93%) Life Science
2 16 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.03%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.02%) Statistics
6 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.16%) Physics
7 5 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.72%) User Experience
8 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.29%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.29%) NHS
10 2 (0.86%) GIS
10 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.66%) Windows
2 13 (5.60%) Linux
3 11 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.16%) Android
5 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.76%) MVC
2 75 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (21.12%) TDD
4 31 (13.36%) OO
5 29 (12.50%) BDD
6 28 (12.07%) Project Management
7 25 (10.78%) Unit Testing
8 21 (9.05%) Scrum
9 19 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.19%) Web Application Development
10 18 (7.76%) PRINCE2
11 17 (7.33%) Migration
12 16 (6.90%) Data Migration
13 15 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (6.47%) DevOps
14 14 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (6.03%) Test Automation
14 14 (6.03%) Refactoring
14 14 (6.03%) Performance Analysis
14 14 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 141 (60.78%) C#
2 130 (56.03%) SQL
3 70 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 69 (29.74%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.19%) Java
6 14 (6.03%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.74%) PHP
8 8 (3.45%) VBA
9 6 (2.59%) C++
10 5 (2.16%) VB
11 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) Groovy
12 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (12.50%) Degree
2 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.45%) MCSE
4 7 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.29%) MCP
7 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.86%) CCNA
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) CCNP
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) XenServer
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.43%) Ansible
1 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 88 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.07%) VMware
3 22 (9.48%) Oracle
4 16 (6.90%) Business Objects
4 16 (6.90%) IBM
5 10 (4.31%) Facebook
6 9 (3.88%) Sage
7 7 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.59%) SAP
9 5 (2.16%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.16%) F5
10 4 (1.72%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.86%) Adobe
12 1 (0.43%) HP
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix
12 1 (0.43%) NetApp
12 1 (0.43%) Cisco
12 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.43%) Telerik
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