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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 249 367 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.98% 21.61% 23.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.52% 58.72% 62.87%
Number of salaries quoted 234 345 402
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £28,300
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
524 625 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.83% 36.81% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 437 540 635
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -1 113 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Abingdon -4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wallingford +5 20 £40,625 -18.75% 2
Banbury +2 13 £32,500 +2.36% 4
Bicester +17 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Witney -5 4 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames +5 2 £27,750 -30.62% 1
Thame -2 2 £60,000 +53.84%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 398 (76.54%) .NET
2 354 (68.08%) C#
3 320 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 250 (48.08%) JavaScript
5 223 (42.88%) SQL
6 220 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 212 (40.77%) MVC
8 207 (39.81%) CSS
9 181 (34.81%) HTML
10 171 (32.88%) Microsoft
11 154 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 143 (27.50%) TDD
13 137 (26.35%) Degree
14 130 (25.00%) jQuery
15 117 (22.50%) Scrum
16 106 (20.38%) Windows
17 103 (19.81%) AngularJS
18 101 (19.42%) .NET Framework
19 83 (15.96%) MS Excel
19 83 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 82 (15.77%) SQL Server 2008
21 81 (15.58%) Ajax
22 75 (14.42%) OO
23 71 (13.65%) Web Services
24 70 (13.46%) XML
25 69 (13.27%) Computer Science
26 65 (12.50%) NoSQL
26 65 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 62 (11.92%) WCF
28 58 (11.15%) CouchDB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 54 (10.38%) IIS
2 30 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.65%) Drupal
4 18 (3.46%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.27%) CMS
6 13 (2.50%) Apache
7 12 (2.31%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.92%) OpenEdge
9 9 (1.73%) ColdFusion
10 7 (1.35%) Kentico
10 7 (1.35%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.96%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.96%) JBoss
12 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.77%) Node.js
13 4 (0.77%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 83 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.96%) Retail-J
2 5 (0.96%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Agresso
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (6.35%) SaaS
3 13 (2.50%) Office 365
4 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.69%) Firewall
2 12 (2.31%) HTTP
3 10 (1.92%) Internet
4 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.54%) DNS
4 8 (1.54%) WAN
5 6 (1.15%) DHCP
5 6 (1.15%) VPN
6 5 (0.96%) SAN
6 5 (0.96%) MPLS
7 4 (0.77%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (0.77%) Broadband
7 4 (0.77%) LAN
8 3 (0.58%) Intranet
9 2 (0.38%) RIP
9 2 (0.38%) SNMP
9 2 (0.38%) VoIP
9 2 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 58 (11.15%) CouchDB
4 57 (10.96%) MongoDB
5 51 (9.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (9.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (7.50%) MySQL
8 37 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (5.96%) RavenDB
9 31 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (4.81%) Relational Database
12 17 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.54%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.54%) QlikView
16 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (1.15%) MS Access
18 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 45 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.42%) NUnit
4 22 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.46%) Subversion
6 15 (2.88%) JIRA
7 10 (1.92%) Maven
8 9 (1.73%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.73%) MSTest
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.58%) Moq
10 3 (0.58%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 39 (7.50%) Finance
2 25 (4.81%) Marketing
3 22 (4.23%) Retail
4 15 (2.88%) Advertising
5 11 (2.12%) Back Office
5 11 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.54%) Banking
7 7 (1.35%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.96%) French Language
8 5 (0.96%) German Language
9 3 (0.58%) Avionics
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.58%) Law
9 3 (0.58%) Military
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
9 3 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 352 (67.69%) Developer
2 191 (36.73%) .NET Developer
3 117 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 91 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 63 (12.12%) Junior
7 61 (11.73%) Software Developer
8 56 (10.77%) Senior Developer
9 53 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 50 (9.62%) Web Developer
10 50 (9.62%) Junior Developer
11 44 (8.46%) Analyst
12 37 (7.12%) Graduate
13 31 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (5.77%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (5.58%) Junior .NET Developer
16 28 (5.38%) .NET Web Developer
17 26 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
17 26 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
17 26 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (76.54%) .NET
2 320 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 207 (39.81%) CSS
4 181 (34.81%) HTML
5 154 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 130 (25.00%) jQuery
7 103 (19.81%) AngularJS
8 101 (19.42%) .NET Framework
9 83 (15.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 81 (15.58%) Ajax
11 71 (13.65%) Web Services
12 70 (13.46%) XML
13 65 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 62 (11.92%) WCF
15 57 (10.96%) KnockoutJS
16 49 (9.42%) WPF
17 43 (8.27%) HTML5
18 34 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 33 (6.35%) RESTful
20 29 (5.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 45 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.54%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.27%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.69%) User Experience
7 12 (2.31%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.73%) Physics
9 8 (1.54%) W3C
10 7 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.35%) Life Science
11 6 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.96%) EPoS
12 5 (0.96%) Social Media
13 4 (0.77%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.77%) Economics
13 4 (0.77%) Statistics
13 4 (0.77%) Chemistry
14 3 (0.58%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.38%) Windows
2 31 (5.96%) Linux
3 22 (4.23%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.65%) Android
5 18 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.38%) NetWare
10 2 (0.38%) UNIX
11 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (40.77%) MVC
3 143 (27.50%) TDD
4 117 (22.50%) Scrum
5 75 (14.42%) OO
6 52 (10.00%) BDD
7 46 (8.85%) Software Engineering
8 39 (7.50%) Web Application Development
9 37 (7.12%) Unit Testing
10 34 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (6.35%) OOP
12 29 (5.58%) Web Development
13 27 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.81%) Project Management
15 24 (4.62%) E-Commerce
16 21 (4.04%) OOD
16 21 (4.04%) Migration
16 21 (4.04%) Data Management
16 21 (4.04%) Data Migration
17 20 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 354 (68.08%) C#
2 250 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 223 (42.88%) SQL
4 55 (10.58%) T-SQL
4 55 (10.58%) VB.NET
5 42 (8.08%) Java
6 30 (5.77%) PHP
7 25 (4.81%) C++
8 15 (2.88%) Ruby
9 14 (2.69%) Python
9 14 (2.69%) MATLAB
10 11 (2.12%) VBA
11 6 (1.15%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.77%) Groovy
13 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.58%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 137 (26.35%) Degree
2 28 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (0.96%) MCP
5 4 (0.77%) PhD
5 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) RHCE
7 1 (0.19%) CCNP
7 1 (0.19%) CCA
7 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCEA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.58%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) Docker
3 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Ansible
2 3 (0.58%) WSUS
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 171 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (5.19%) Oracle
4 21 (4.04%) VMware
5 13 (2.50%) Cisco
6 10 (1.92%) Facebook
7 9 (1.73%) IBM
8 8 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.54%) Sage
8 8 (1.54%) Telerik
9 6 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.15%) Logi Analytics
9 6 (1.15%) Tableau
9 6 (1.15%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.15%) Neolane
10 5 (0.96%) JDA
11 4 (0.77%) Siemens
11 4 (0.77%) Citrix
11 4 (0.77%) Sophos
11 4 (0.77%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
b2m Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: benefits.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago