The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 4 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 20.00% 23.44% 16.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 46.88% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 18
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Warwickshire

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 Rugby region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Rugby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rugby 30.00% 50.00% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 28
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Rugby

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Rugby

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) NUnit
3 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Kanban
3 8 (47.06%) Spring.NET
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (47.06%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (47.06%) MSTest
3 8 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (47.06%) Ninject
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (47.06%) Moq
3 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
3 8 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Rugby 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) NUnit
1 8 (47.06%) MSTest
1 8 (47.06%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (47.06%) Moq
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 8 (47.06%) Spring.NET
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (47.06%) Ninject
3 8 (47.06%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (47.06%) Kanban
1 8 (47.06%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
1 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) VMware