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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 104 121 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.85% 16.44% 19.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.61% 53.30% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 97 105 161
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
228 227 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.76% 30.84% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 216 188 296
Median salary £51,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 153 (68.92%) .NET
2 145 (65.32%) C#
3 121 (54.50%) SQL
4 100 (45.05%) Microsoft
5 88 (39.64%) JavaScript
6 87 (39.19%) ASP.NET
7 75 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (28.38%) CSS
9 62 (27.93%) MVC
10 58 (26.13%) HTML
11 48 (21.62%) T-SQL
12 39 (17.57%) Software Engineering
13 38 (17.12%) jQuery
13 38 (17.12%) Windows
13 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
13 38 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (15.77%) OO
16 34 (15.32%) Scrum
17 31 (13.96%) VB.NET
18 29 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (12.61%) Degree
19 28 (12.61%) Java
20 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
21 25 (11.26%) Windows Server
22 24 (10.81%) .NET Framework
23 23 (10.36%) XML
24 22 (9.91%) Visual Studio
24 22 (9.91%) CMS
24 22 (9.91%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.91%) CMS
2 17 (7.66%) IIS
3 12 (5.41%) Kentico
4 10 (4.50%) Commerce Server
4 10 (4.50%) Drupal
4 10 (4.50%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (4.05%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.15%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.15%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.80%) Apache
7 4 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.35%) Node.js
9 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.90%) WordPress
10 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.50%) SaaS
3 6 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Internet
2 9 (4.05%) SAN
3 8 (3.60%) Firewall
4 7 (3.15%) iSCSI
4 7 (3.15%) VPN
5 5 (2.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (7.21%) Big Data
3 13 (5.86%) MySQL
4 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.50%) DB2
7 9 (4.05%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.70%) GIS
8 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.35%) QlikView
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.66%) Subversion
2 17 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.70%) MSTest
4 6 (2.70%) T4 Templates
5 3 (1.35%) JIRA
5 3 (1.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (9.91%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Retail
3 10 (4.50%) Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Marketing
3 10 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.80%) Games
5 3 (1.35%) Publishing
6 2 (0.90%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (53.15%) Developer
2 84 (37.84%) C# Developer
3 74 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 55 (24.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (18.47%) Software Developer
6 36 (16.22%) C# Software Developer
7 35 (15.77%) SQL Developer
8 29 (13.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (9.91%) Team Leader
10 21 (9.46%) Development Team Leader
11 18 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
12 17 (7.66%) Consultant
13 16 (7.21%) Agile Developer
14 15 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (6.76%) Architect
15 14 (6.31%) Analyst
15 14 (6.31%) SQL Server Consultant
16 13 (5.86%) Agile C# Developer
17 12 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (68.92%) .NET
2 87 (39.19%) ASP.NET
3 63 (28.38%) CSS
4 58 (26.13%) HTML
5 38 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (17.12%) jQuery
6 24 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 23 (10.36%) XML
8 22 (9.91%) HTML5
9 19 (8.56%) CSS3
10 15 (6.76%) Ajax
10 15 (6.76%) JSON
11 14 (6.31%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.31%) XHTML
12 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (4.50%) WCF
15 9 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.60%) WinForms
17 7 (3.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.11%) Algorithms
3 16 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.50%) Replication
6 8 (3.60%) Xbox
7 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.15%) Clustering
7 7 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.15%) EqualLogic
7 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.70%) Physics
9 5 (2.25%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.80%) Social Network
11 2 (0.90%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.90%) Telematics
11 2 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.12%) Windows
2 25 (11.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.31%) Android
4 13 (5.86%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.15%) Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.93%) MVC
3 39 (17.57%) Software Engineering
4 35 (15.77%) OO
5 34 (15.32%) Scrum
6 27 (12.16%) E-Commerce
7 22 (9.91%) SDLC
8 20 (9.01%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (8.11%) Web Development
10 16 (7.21%) Web Application Development
11 13 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.86%) Machine Learning
11 13 (5.86%) Project Management
12 12 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (5.41%) Migration
12 12 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (4.95%) Front End Development
13 11 (4.95%) OOD
14 10 (4.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 145 (65.32%) C#
2 121 (54.50%) SQL
3 88 (39.64%) JavaScript
4 48 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 31 (13.96%) VB.NET
6 28 (12.61%) Java
7 17 (7.66%) C++
8 13 (5.86%) PHP
9 9 (4.05%) Ruby
10 4 (1.80%) C
10 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.35%) Python
11 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.61%) Degree
3 18 (8.11%) PhD
4 4 (1.80%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) WSUS
2 4 (1.80%) Icinga
3 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.95%) IBM
2 11 (4.95%) Oracle
3 10 (4.50%) ATG
3 10 (4.50%) Demandware
3 10 (4.50%) hybris
3 10 (4.50%) Venda
4 9 (4.05%) Dell
4 9 (4.05%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.15%) Avaya
5 7 (3.15%) Fortinet
5 7 (3.15%) Sophos
6 4 (1.80%) Siemens
7 3 (1.35%) HP
7 3 (1.35%) VMware
7 3 (1.35%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.90%) Sage
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) NetApp
9 1 (0.45%) Symantec
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