The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 249 334 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.40% 21.26% 23.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.61% 57.99% 62.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 311 372
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
492 576 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.36% 36.66% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 429 493 596
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 99 £39,500 +5.33% 24
Wallingford +5 30 £31,625 -36.75% 4
Abingdon -9 20 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Henley-on-Thames +7 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bicester +11 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Banbury -4 4 £25,000 -33.33% 8
Witney -6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Wantage -2 2 £49,500 +19.27%
Thame -2 2 £60,000 +53.84% 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 392 (76.56%) .NET
2 343 (66.99%) C#
3 313 (61.13%) ASP.NET
4 263 (51.37%) JavaScript
5 215 (41.99%) SQL
6 209 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (40.43%) CSS
8 195 (38.09%) MVC
9 184 (35.94%) HTML
10 164 (32.03%) Microsoft
11 140 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 137 (26.76%) TDD
13 135 (26.37%) Degree
14 134 (26.17%) jQuery
15 116 (22.66%) Scrum
16 101 (19.73%) Windows
17 94 (18.36%) .NET Framework
18 89 (17.38%) Ajax
18 89 (17.38%) MS Excel
19 88 (17.19%) XML
20 87 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
21 85 (16.60%) AngularJS
21 85 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
22 80 (15.63%) Web Services
23 71 (13.87%) OO
24 67 (13.09%) WCF
25 66 (12.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 65 (12.70%) Computer Science
26 65 (12.70%) VB.NET
27 64 (12.50%) NoSQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 55 (10.74%) IIS
2 41 (8.01%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.71%) Drupal
5 18 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.73%) ColdFusion
6 14 (2.73%) Apache
7 13 (2.54%) CMS
8 12 (2.34%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.95%) OpenEdge
9 10 (1.95%) Node.js
10 9 (1.76%) JBoss
11 7 (1.37%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.17%) nginx
13 5 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.98%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 89 (17.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Agresso
1 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.98%) Sage 200
2 5 (0.98%) Retail-J
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (7.03%) SaaS
3 18 (3.52%) Office 365
4 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.13%) Internet
2 13 (2.54%) HTTP
3 12 (2.34%) Firewall
4 9 (1.76%) VPN
5 8 (1.56%) Intranet
5 8 (1.56%) WAN
6 7 (1.37%) DNS
7 6 (1.17%) SAN
7 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.98%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.98%) DHCP
9 4 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (0.78%) MPLS
9 4 (0.78%) VoIP
9 4 (0.78%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.59%) LAN
11 2 (0.39%) Multicast
11 2 (0.39%) BGP
11 2 (0.39%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 61 (11.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (10.74%) CouchDB
5 54 (10.55%) MongoDB
6 53 (10.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (9.57%) MySQL
8 42 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (5.86%) RavenDB
11 23 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (4.30%) Relational Database
13 17 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (2.73%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.56%) QlikView
17 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
18 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.10%) NUnit
5 15 (2.93%) Subversion
6 13 (2.54%) JIRA
7 9 (1.76%) MSTest
7 9 (1.76%) Maven
8 7 (1.37%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.59%) Moq
10 3 (0.59%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (8.20%) Finance
2 21 (4.10%) Retail
3 15 (2.93%) Back Office
4 14 (2.73%) Marketing
5 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.76%) Advertising
6 7 (1.37%) Games
7 6 (1.17%) Banking
8 5 (0.98%) French Language
8 5 (0.98%) German Language
8 5 (0.98%) Local Government
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Avionics
9 3 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (69.34%) Developer
2 195 (38.09%) .NET Developer
3 111 (21.68%) C# Developer
4 90 (17.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 63 (12.30%) Software Developer
7 62 (12.11%) Junior
8 56 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 53 (10.35%) Web Developer
10 49 (9.57%) Senior Developer
10 49 (9.57%) Junior Developer
11 40 (7.81%) Graduate
12 36 (7.03%) Analyst
13 30 (5.86%) Graduate Developer
13 30 (5.86%) .NET Web Developer
14 29 (5.66%) Graduate Software Developer
15 28 (5.47%) Junior Software Developer
16 27 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 27 (5.27%) Junior .NET Developer
17 26 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (76.56%) .NET
2 313 (61.13%) ASP.NET
3 207 (40.43%) CSS
4 184 (35.94%) HTML
5 140 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 134 (26.17%) jQuery
7 94 (18.36%) .NET Framework
8 89 (17.38%) Ajax
9 88 (17.19%) XML
10 87 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 85 (16.60%) AngularJS
12 80 (15.63%) Web Services
13 67 (13.09%) WCF
14 66 (12.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 53 (10.35%) KnockoutJS
16 47 (9.18%) WPF
17 40 (7.81%) HTML5
18 38 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 35 (6.84%) RESTful
20 32 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.93%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.15%) W3C
6 11 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.15%) User Experience
7 8 (1.56%) GIS
7 8 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.37%) Life Science
8 7 (1.37%) Physics
9 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.17%) Economics
9 6 (1.17%) Open Source
10 5 (0.98%) Social Media
10 5 (0.98%) EPoS
10 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.78%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.78%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.73%) Windows
2 26 (5.08%) Linux
3 23 (4.49%) Windows 7
4 22 (4.30%) Android
5 20 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (38.09%) MVC
3 137 (26.76%) TDD
4 116 (22.66%) Scrum
5 71 (13.87%) OO
6 52 (10.16%) Software Engineering
7 40 (7.81%) BDD
8 33 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 33 (6.45%) OOP
9 31 (6.05%) Web Development
10 28 (5.47%) Web Application Development
11 26 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (4.88%) Data Management
13 23 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (4.49%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.49%) Migration
14 22 (4.30%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.30%) MVVM
15 21 (4.10%) Refactoring
16 20 (3.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (66.99%) C#
2 263 (51.37%) JavaScript
3 215 (41.99%) SQL
4 65 (12.70%) VB.NET
5 46 (8.98%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.81%) Java
7 35 (6.84%) PHP
8 23 (4.49%) C++
9 16 (3.13%) Ruby
10 13 (2.54%) VBA
11 12 (2.34%) MATLAB
11 12 (2.34%) Python
12 8 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.98%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.98%) VB
14 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.78%) Groovy
15 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.20%) SPARQL
16 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 135 (26.37%) Degree
2 31 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.73%) VCP4
4 7 (1.37%) MCP
5 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.78%) PhD
7 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CCAA
8 1 (0.20%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) RHCE
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CCEA
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.78%) Docker
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Ansible
2 3 (0.59%) WSUS
3 2 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) cPanel
4 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 164 (32.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.27%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (4.49%) Oracle
4 15 (2.93%) VMware
5 14 (2.73%) Cisco
6 12 (2.34%) Telerik
7 9 (1.76%) Sage
8 7 (1.37%) IBM
9 6 (1.17%) Citrix
10 5 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.98%) Logi Analytics
10 5 (0.98%) Tableau
10 5 (0.98%) JDA
10 5 (0.98%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.98%) Neolane
11 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.78%) Siemens
11 4 (0.78%) Dell
11 4 (0.78%) Google
12 3 (0.59%) Remedy
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago