The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 140 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.43% 30.24% 31.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.64% 64.22% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41 96 102
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
SQL Server
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
97 218 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.91% 47.08% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 82 171 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,700
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 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 7 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 85 (67.46%) .NET
2 70 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 69 (54.76%) C#
4 68 (53.97%) MVC
5 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (48.41%) SQL
7 56 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (31.75%) TDD
9 33 (26.19%) HTML
10 32 (25.40%) Windows
11 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
11 31 (24.60%) OO
12 30 (23.81%) CSS
13 28 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 28 (22.22%) Apple
13 28 (22.22%) jQuery
14 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 26 (20.63%) Facebook
15 25 (19.84%) TeamCity
15 25 (19.84%) Endeca
16 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
16 23 (18.25%) NUnit
17 22 (17.46%) Git (software)
17 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (17.46%) BDD
17 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (17.46%) Dapper ORM
18 21 (16.67%) Social Media
18 21 (16.67%) Confluence
18 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 21 (16.67%) Confluence
2 17 (13.49%) Node.js
3 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.59%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Maximo
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) Internet
2 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) Firewall
3 5 (3.97%) WAN
4 3 (2.38%) LAN
5 2 (1.59%) VoIP
5 2 (1.59%) Telnet
5 2 (1.59%) VPN
5 2 (1.59%) DNS
5 2 (1.59%) SSL
5 2 (1.59%) SAN
5 2 (1.59%) Intranet
5 2 (1.59%) VLAN
5 2 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (13.49%) NoSQL
4 17 (13.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.17%) Big Data
10 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.38%) DTS
10 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.38%) OLAP
11 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.59%) MS Access
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) TeamCity
2 23 (18.25%) NUnit
3 22 (17.46%) Git (software)
4 21 (16.67%) JIRA
4 21 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.59%) Moq
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.79%) WATIR
8 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) NCrunch
General
1 14 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Retail
3 7 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Military
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (57.94%) Developer
2 53 (42.06%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.43%) DBA
4 21 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 16 (12.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 14 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 12 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 12 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (8.73%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Administrator
9 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.35%) Lead .NET Developer
10 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
11 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (5.56%) Senior DBA
12 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (67.46%) .NET
2 70 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 56 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (26.19%) HTML
5 30 (23.81%) CSS
6 28 (22.22%) jQuery
7 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (17.46%) Dapper ORM
9 19 (15.08%) WCF
10 18 (14.29%) RESTful
11 17 (13.49%) Ajax
12 13 (10.32%) Spring.NET
13 9 (7.14%) XML
14 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
15 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (2.38%) WinForms
15 3 (2.38%) Web Services
16 2 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) BBC
1 21 (16.67%) Clustering
1 21 (16.67%) Social Media
2 19 (15.08%) Social Network
3 12 (9.52%) Replication
4 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.40%) Windows
2 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.35%) Android
4 8 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.97%) Solaris
6 5 (3.97%) UNIX
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.97%) MVC
2 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (31.75%) TDD
4 31 (24.60%) OO
5 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
6 22 (17.46%) BDD
7 18 (14.29%) Open Source
7 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.49%) E-Commerce
8 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.49%) Web Application Development
9 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (11.11%) SDLC
11 13 (10.32%) OOD
12 12 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (8.73%) Scrum
14 9 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
15 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
15 8 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.76%) C#
2 61 (48.41%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 18 (14.29%) Ruby
6 11 (8.73%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) VBA
8 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) Java
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) MCP
2 3 (2.38%) MCSE
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.38%) MCTS
2 3 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.76%) XenApp
2 6 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Apple
2 26 (20.63%) Facebook
3 25 (19.84%) Endeca
4 21 (16.67%) Yahoo!
4 21 (16.67%) Google
4 21 (16.67%) Sony
5 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.70%) Oracle
7 11 (8.73%) VMware
8 6 (4.76%) Intel
8 6 (4.76%) Citrix
8 6 (4.76%) IBM
8 6 (4.76%) Sage
8 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.76%) Symantec
9 5 (3.97%) Veritas
9 5 (3.97%) Twitter
10 3 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.59%) Adobe
12 1 (0.79%) RedPrairie
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