The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 20.31% 20.25% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.42% 66.67% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Salford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 29.69% 30.38% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Salford

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Salford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 17 (65.38%) VBA
1 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Degree
4 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (38.46%) ERP
6 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 10 (38.46%) SYSPRO
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (30.77%) VBScript
8 8 (30.77%) VB
8 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
8 8 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (30.77%) MS Office
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) XSL
8 8 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (19.23%) Business Objects

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 (42.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (19.23%) SAS
4 3 (11.54%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (19.23%) MS Access
4 5 (19.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) NUnit
1 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Moq
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Support Technician
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 8 (30.77%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) XSL
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (7.69%) Fluent NHibernate
6 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) VBA
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 8 (30.77%) VBScript
3 8 (30.77%) VB
3 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) VCAP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) SYSPRO
3 5 (19.23%) Business Objects
3 5 (19.23%) Cognos
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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