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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 142 118 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.49% 26.46% 28.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.28% 70.24% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 98 92
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
228 168 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 53.77% 37.67% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 96
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 191 (79.25%) .NET
2 176 (73.03%) C#
3 165 (68.46%) ASP.NET
4 159 (65.98%) JavaScript
5 136 (56.43%) HTML
6 132 (54.77%) CSS
7 113 (46.89%) MVC
8 105 (43.57%) VB.NET
9 103 (42.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 100 (41.49%) .NET Framework
11 99 (41.08%) jQuery
12 97 (40.25%) SQL
13 96 (39.83%) IIS
14 95 (39.42%) E-Commerce
14 95 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 93 (38.59%) Microsoft
16 91 (37.76%) TDD
17 88 (36.51%) BDD
18 85 (35.27%) Business Intelligence
19 80 (33.20%) Ruby
19 80 (33.20%) Git (software)
20 78 (32.37%) ERP
21 77 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
21 77 (31.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 76 (31.54%) NUnit
22 76 (31.54%) NHibernate
23 75 (31.12%) JIRA
23 75 (31.12%) ReSharper
23 75 (31.12%) Refactoring
23 75 (31.12%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (39.83%) IIS
2 75 (31.12%) Confluence
3 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.90%) CMS
4 6 (2.49%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.49%) Joomla!
4 6 (2.49%) WordPress
5 5 (2.07%) Node.js
6 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.83%) FileNet
9 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.88%) Photoshop
2 19 (7.88%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Maximo
2 6 (2.49%) Magento
3 5 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.28%) Internet
2 7 (2.90%) Firewall
3 6 (2.49%) FTP
4 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.66%) Intranet
5 4 (1.66%) VoIP
5 4 (1.66%) HTTP
6 2 (0.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.12%) RavenDB
2 42 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (9.96%) Relational Database
4 24 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (9.54%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.07%) Cognos Transformer
8 5 (2.07%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (2.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (2.07%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.66%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.66%) Cognos Metric Studio
9 4 (1.66%) Cognos Query Studio
9 4 (1.66%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (33.20%) Git (software)
2 76 (31.54%) NUnit
3 75 (31.12%) JIRA
3 75 (31.12%) ReSharper
3 75 (31.12%) WATIR
3 75 (31.12%) TeamCity
3 75 (31.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 75 (31.12%) Moq
3 75 (31.12%) Cucumber
3 75 (31.12%) NCrunch
4 22 (9.13%) Selenium
4 22 (9.13%) WebDriver
5 20 (8.30%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (28.63%) Back Office
2 65 (26.97%) Retail
3 5 (2.07%) Marketing
4 4 (1.66%) Electronics
5 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (66.80%) Developer
2 100 (41.49%) .NET Developer
3 53 (21.99%) C# Developer
4 33 (13.69%) Software Developer
5 25 (10.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.13%) QA Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Junior
7 19 (7.88%) Junior Developer
8 18 (7.47%) VB.NET Developer
8 18 (7.47%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.47%) Lead Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Junior .NET Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 12 (4.98%) Lead .NET Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (79.25%) .NET
2 165 (68.46%) ASP.NET
3 136 (56.43%) HTML
4 132 (54.77%) CSS
5 103 (42.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 100 (41.49%) .NET Framework
7 99 (41.08%) jQuery
8 95 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (31.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 76 (31.54%) NHibernate
11 75 (31.12%) Spring.NET
11 75 (31.12%) MSMQ
11 75 (31.12%) StructureMap
11 75 (31.12%) Dapper ORM
12 33 (13.69%) Ajax
13 31 (12.86%) XSLT
14 27 (11.20%) XML
14 27 (11.20%) CSS3
15 23 (9.54%) Web Services
16 22 (9.13%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Open Source
2 15 (6.22%) Clustering
3 12 (4.98%) Blog
4 6 (2.49%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Social Media
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) GIS
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.77%) Windows
2 20 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (7.05%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.39%) Windows XP
5 13 (5.39%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) Linux
8 1 (0.41%) UNIX
8 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.89%) MVC
2 95 (39.42%) E-Commerce
3 91 (37.76%) TDD
4 88 (36.51%) BDD
5 85 (35.27%) Business Intelligence
6 78 (32.37%) ERP
7 77 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (31.12%) Refactoring
8 75 (31.12%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (31.12%) Pair Programming
9 73 (30.29%) OO
10 67 (27.80%) OOD
11 53 (21.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (17.84%) Migration
13 31 (12.86%) Software Engineering
14 29 (12.03%) Scrum
15 22 (9.13%) Test Scripting
15 22 (9.13%) Test Strategy
16 21 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (7.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 176 (73.03%) C#
2 159 (65.98%) JavaScript
3 105 (43.57%) VB.NET
4 97 (40.25%) SQL
5 80 (33.20%) Ruby
6 14 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.39%) VB
8 4 (1.66%) Java
9 3 (1.24%) C++
10 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.83%) C
10 2 (0.83%) PHP
10 2 (0.83%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (16.60%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) MCSE
3 1 (0.41%) MCSA
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.54%) QA
2 19 (7.88%) WCAG
2 19 (7.88%) WAI
3 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (5.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 13 (5.39%) VMware ESX
2 13 (5.39%) XenApp
3 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.39%) Tivoli
1 13 (5.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 13 (5.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (38.59%) Microsoft
2 75 (31.12%) Endeca
2 75 (31.12%) RedPrairie
3 19 (7.88%) Adobe
4 18 (7.47%) VMware
5 16 (6.64%) IBM
6 14 (5.81%) Citrix
7 13 (5.39%) Intel
7 13 (5.39%) Symantec
8 8 (3.32%) Oracle
9 7 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.49%) Google
10 6 (2.49%) Cisco
11 5 (2.07%) Cognos
12 4 (1.66%) NetApp
12 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.83%) Kofax
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Posted: Yesterday
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