The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 25 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 54.35% 42.86% 30.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.59% 100.00% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 24
Average salary £48,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
Manchester

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 Rochdale region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 58.70% 42.86% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 25
Average salary £48,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.61% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Rochdale

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 36 (80.00%) Internet
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (64.44%) Coaching
4 25 (55.56%) C#
4 25 (55.56%) .NET
4 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (46.67%) HTML
5 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 21 (46.67%) CSS
5 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 21 (46.67%) Marketing
6 19 (42.22%) UML
6 19 (42.22%) SOAP
7 16 (35.56%) Web Services
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
8 14 (31.11%) WCF
9 13 (28.89%) MVC
10 12 (26.67%) TDD
10 12 (26.67%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) OO
10 12 (26.67%) OOD
10 12 (26.67%) Refactoring
10 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
10 12 (26.67%) Billing
10 12 (26.67%) Time Management
10 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (26.67%) MSTest
10 12 (26.67%) Line Management
10 12 (26.67%) Mentoring

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 11 (24.44%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.56%) IIS
4 5 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (80.00%) Internet
2 11 (24.44%) NAS
2 11 (24.44%) SAN
3 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) SNMP
4 6 (13.33%) IPsec
4 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) OLTP
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MSTest
2 10 (22.22%) NUnit
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
2 10 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (46.67%) Marketing
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Billing
3 9 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Support
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Development Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Web Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) HTML
2 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 21 (46.67%) CSS
3 19 (42.22%) SOAP
4 16 (35.56%) Web Services
5 14 (31.11%) WCF
6 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (22.22%) LINQ
7 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 10 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
7 10 (22.22%) REST
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (20.00%) Java EE
8 9 (20.00%) JSON
8 9 (20.00%) WSDL
8 9 (20.00%) Servlets
8 9 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (8.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Open Source
1 9 (20.00%) Online Games
1 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (20.00%) Physics
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Coaching
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) UML
4 13 (28.89%) MVC
5 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 12 (26.67%) OO
5 12 (26.67%) OOD
5 12 (26.67%) Refactoring
5 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Time Management
5 12 (26.67%) Line Management
5 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 10 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 10 (22.22%) OWASP
6 10 (22.22%) BDD
7 9 (20.00%) Game Development
7 9 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) Content Management
7 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCP
2 2 (4.44%) MCSD
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) vSphere
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.33%) vCloud
5 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) SCOM
2 6 (13.33%) OpenNMS
2 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Dell
3 6 (13.33%) Veeam
3 6 (13.33%) Acronis
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco