The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 167 84 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.03% 19.05% 18.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.78% 53.85% 59.62%
Number of salaries quoted 136 75 110
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
266 156 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.09% 35.37% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 230 141 183
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

1 180 (57.88%) .NET
2 139 (44.69%) C#
3 131 (42.12%) Microsoft
4 122 (39.23%) ASP.NET
5 121 (38.91%) HTML
6 116 (37.30%) SQL
7 105 (33.76%) JavaScript
8 88 (28.30%) CSS
8 88 (28.30%) MVC
9 76 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 72 (23.15%) MS Excel
11 67 (21.54%) Windows
12 66 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (20.58%) XML
14 58 (18.65%) jQuery
15 57 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 47 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 44 (14.15%) Active Directory
18 43 (13.83%) Citrix
19 42 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 41 (13.18%) VB.NET
21 40 (12.86%) Ajax
21 40 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
22 39 (12.54%) WCF
22 39 (12.54%) T-SQL
23 37 (11.90%) Visual Studio
24 36 (11.58%) Hyper-V
25 35 (11.25%) XenDesktop
25 35 (11.25%) VMware
25 35 (11.25%) SOAP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 28 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.82%) IIS
6 14 (4.50%) CMS
7 10 (3.22%) Apache
8 7 (2.25%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.93%) WordPress
10 5 (1.61%) Drupal
10 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.29%) Node.js
12 3 (0.96%) Lync
12 3 (0.96%) JBoss
13 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.54%) MS Office
3 7 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.29%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.93%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.68%) DNS
2 22 (7.07%) WAAS
2 22 (7.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (3.86%) DHCP
4 8 (2.57%) SAN
4 8 (2.57%) Internet
5 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.61%) LAN
6 5 (1.61%) WAN
7 4 (1.29%) Firewall
7 4 (1.29%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.96%) Wireless
9 2 (0.64%) VPN
9 2 (0.64%) HTTP
9 2 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.64%) VLAN
9 2 (0.64%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.32%) MPLS
10 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 57 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 47 (15.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (13.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (7.72%) MySQL
7 19 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (5.79%) Oracle Database
9 17 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 9 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.57%) DTS
13 8 (2.57%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.65%) Subversion
3 27 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (4.18%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.89%) NUnit
7 8 (2.57%) CruiseControl
7 8 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (2.57%) Grunt
8 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.96%) Xcode
8 3 (0.96%) Selenium
8 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.64%) Maven
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.32%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.32%) JIRA
10 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.32%) MSI
10 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (5.47%) Manufacturing
2 13 (4.18%) Finance
3 7 (2.25%) Advertising
4 4 (1.29%) Retail
5 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (57.88%) Developer
2 83 (26.69%) .NET Developer
3 37 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 34 (10.93%) Consultant
5 33 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 29 (9.32%) DBA
7 27 (8.68%) SQL DBA
7 27 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (8.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (8.04%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.75%) PHP Developer
10 20 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.11%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.82%) Architect
12 15 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
14 12 (3.86%) Virtualisation Architect
14 12 (3.86%) Storage Architect
14 12 (3.86%) Storage Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (57.88%) .NET
2 122 (39.23%) ASP.NET
3 121 (38.91%) HTML
4 88 (28.30%) CSS
5 64 (20.58%) XML
6 58 (18.65%) jQuery
7 40 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (12.86%) Ajax
8 39 (12.54%) WCF
9 35 (11.25%) SOAP
10 33 (10.61%) Web Services
11 30 (9.65%) .NET Framework
12 25 (8.04%) Silverlight
12 25 (8.04%) HTML5
13 19 (6.11%) XHTML
14 13 (4.18%) XSLT
14 13 (4.18%) COM
14 13 (4.18%) Application Packaging
14 13 (4.18%) RESTful
14 13 (4.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.18%) CLARiiON
3 12 (3.86%) Celerra
4 10 (3.22%) FlexPod
4 10 (3.22%) Replication
5 9 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.57%) Tandem
7 5 (1.61%) Clustering
7 5 (1.61%) NHS
8 4 (1.29%) User Experience
9 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.54%) Windows
2 33 (10.61%) Linux
3 21 (6.75%) Android
3 21 (6.75%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.50%) UNIX
7 9 (2.89%) HPUX
7 9 (2.89%) Solaris
8 8 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.30%) MVC
2 66 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (10.61%) Web Development
4 32 (10.29%) TDD
5 26 (8.36%) Scrum
5 26 (8.36%) Unit Testing
6 24 (7.72%) E-Commerce
6 24 (7.72%) ERP
7 23 (7.40%) Software Engineering
8 21 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.47%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (5.47%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.14%) Android Development
10 16 (5.14%) iOS Development
10 16 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.14%) OO
11 15 (4.82%) ETL
12 13 (4.18%) ITIL
12 13 (4.18%) Web Application Development
13 12 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 139 (44.69%) C#
2 116 (37.30%) SQL
3 105 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.18%) VB.NET
5 39 (12.54%) T-SQL
6 31 (9.97%) VB
7 27 (8.68%) PHP
8 23 (7.40%) Java
9 16 (5.14%) VB6
10 12 (3.86%) C++
11 6 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.93%) PHP5
12 4 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.29%) Ruby
12 4 (1.29%) VBScript
12 4 (1.29%) VBA
13 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.64%) C
15 1 (0.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (9.65%) CCA
3 24 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.07%) NCDA
4 22 (7.07%) NCIE
4 22 (7.07%) VTSP
5 20 (6.43%) CCEA
6 16 (5.14%) MCSE
6 16 (5.14%) Degree
7 13 (4.18%) CCEE
8 12 (3.86%) VCAP
8 12 (3.86%) MCTS
8 12 (3.86%) MCITP
8 12 (3.86%) CCIA
9 9 (2.89%) CCAA
10 6 (1.93%) MCP
11 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.89%) WAI
2 7 (2.25%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.58%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.25%) XenDesktop
4 24 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (7.07%) vCloud
6 17 (5.47%) XenApp
7 16 (5.14%) vSphere
8 13 (4.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.61%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.64%) Xen
12 2 (0.64%) XenServer
13 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.32%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (5.47%) SCCM
2 11 (3.54%) Data Guard
3 10 (3.22%) SCVMM
4 9 (2.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 131 (42.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.83%) Citrix
3 35 (11.25%) VMware
4 30 (9.65%) Oracle
5 27 (8.68%) NetApp
6 26 (8.36%) Cisco
6 26 (8.36%) EMC
7 12 (3.86%) 3PAR
8 11 (3.54%) Zend
9 9 (2.89%) CommVault
10 6 (1.93%) Dell
10 6 (1.93%) Adobe
11 4 (1.29%) HP
12 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.64%) AppSense
13 2 (0.64%) Pega
13 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.32%) F5
14 1 (0.32%) Google
14 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
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