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 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 17 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.78% 19.78% 8.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 66.67% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -29.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £42,200 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
29 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 31.52% 29.67% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 27
Average salary £41,250 £37,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.73% -10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
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 22 August 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) OO
7 10 (38.46%) WinForms
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 8 (30.77%) ERP
9 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
11 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
12 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
12 4 (15.38%) XML
12 4 (15.38%) MS Office
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.54%) SYSPRO
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (11.54%) XSL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (38.46%) WinForms
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSL
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) ERP
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) VCAP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SYSPRO
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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