The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 70 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.95% 26.38% 23.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.09% 74.14% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 46
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
137 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.13% 35.58% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 122 53 58
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
Hampshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 83 (63.36%) .NET
2 63 (48.09%) SQL
3 59 (45.04%) ASP.NET
4 58 (44.27%) C#
5 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.24%) Windows
7 33 (25.19%) VB.NET
8 32 (24.43%) HTML
9 29 (22.14%) MVC
10 27 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (17.56%) CSS
12 22 (16.79%) .NET Framework
13 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
14 20 (15.27%) XML
14 20 (15.27%) TDD
14 20 (15.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
14 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (15.27%) BDD
15 19 (14.50%) WCF
15 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
15 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (13.74%) Internet
16 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
16 18 (13.74%) XSLT
16 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.98%) jQuery
17 17 (12.98%) Ruby

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 16 (12.21%) IIS
2 15 (11.45%) Node.js
3 7 (5.34%) CMS
4 6 (4.58%) Joomla!
4 6 (4.58%) WordPress
4 6 (4.58%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.29%) FileNet
6 2 (1.53%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Photoshop
1 10 (7.63%) Fireworks
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Maximo
2 6 (4.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (4.58%) Magento
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) FTP
3 5 (3.82%) Firewall
4 3 (2.29%) VPN
5 2 (1.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (15.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
6 10 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.58%) QlikView
7 6 (4.58%) Data Mart
7 6 (4.58%) Star Schema
8 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.05%) DB2
9 4 (3.05%) MySQL
9 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (2.29%) Ingres
11 2 (1.53%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.63%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (1.53%) Moq
3 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.53%) NUnit
3 2 (1.53%) WATIR
3 2 (1.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.53%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.53%) ERwin
3 2 (1.53%) NCrunch
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (10.69%) Back Office
2 13 (9.92%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Marketing
4 5 (3.82%) Legal
5 3 (2.29%) Automotive
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (67.94%) Developer
2 58 (44.27%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 21 (16.03%) C# Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Lead Developer
6 13 (9.92%) Lead .NET Developer
7 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 9 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.11%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Cognos Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Administrator
12 5 (3.82%) IT Manager
12 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Analyst
13 4 (3.05%) Applications Support
14 3 (2.29%) Data Analyst
14 3 (2.29%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (63.36%) .NET
2 59 (45.04%) ASP.NET
3 32 (24.43%) HTML
4 23 (17.56%) CSS
5 22 (16.79%) .NET Framework
6 20 (15.27%) XML
6 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (14.50%) WCF
8 18 (13.74%) XSLT
9 17 (12.98%) jQuery
10 16 (12.21%) Web Services
11 15 (11.45%) Ajax
11 15 (11.45%) RESTful
11 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (9.16%) XHTML
13 11 (8.40%) HTML5
13 11 (8.40%) CSS3
14 10 (7.63%) SOAP
14 10 (7.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Clustering
2 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.63%) Social Network
3 8 (6.11%) Replication
4 3 (2.29%) HACMP
4 3 (2.29%) Social Media
5 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.76%) PDA
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.50%) Windows XP
3 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (13.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.16%) Windows 2000
6 7 (5.34%) Linux
7 4 (3.05%) UNIX
8 3 (2.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) MVC
2 20 (15.27%) TDD
2 20 (15.27%) BDD
3 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.98%) CRM
4 17 (12.98%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (11.45%) Problem Management
5 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
5 15 (11.45%) Web Application Development
6 11 (8.40%) Customer Insight
7 10 (7.63%) OO
7 10 (7.63%) Web Design
8 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.58%) Release Management
9 6 (4.58%) Content Management
9 6 (4.58%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (4.58%) ETL
9 6 (4.58%) OOD
9 6 (4.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.09%) SQL
2 58 (44.27%) C#
3 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.19%) VB.NET
5 17 (12.98%) Ruby
6 11 (8.40%) VB
7 10 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.34%) PHP
9 5 (3.82%) Java
10 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.29%) C
10 3 (2.29%) VBA
10 3 (2.29%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) WCAG
1 10 (7.63%) WAI
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.16%) XenApp
1 12 (9.16%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (9.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 12 (9.16%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 15 (11.45%) Tivoli
2 12 (9.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
2 17 (12.98%) VMware
3 15 (11.45%) IBM
4 13 (9.92%) Citrix
5 12 (9.16%) Intel
5 12 (9.16%) Symantec
6 10 (7.63%) Facebook
6 10 (7.63%) Twitter
6 10 (7.63%) Adobe
7 6 (4.58%) Cognos
8 5 (3.82%) Endeca
9 3 (2.29%) Kofax
10 2 (1.53%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.53%) Sage
11 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.76%) NetApp
11 1 (0.76%) SAP
11 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £0 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus + Progression + Good Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum
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