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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 146 113 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.08% 17.85% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.93% 61.41% 66.46%
Number of salaries quoted 145 102 94
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,050 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
232 184 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.91% 29.07% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 166 141
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 26 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 188 (62.88%) .NET
2 183 (61.20%) C#
3 160 (53.51%) SQL
4 155 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (47.49%) ASP.NET
6 123 (41.14%) MVC
7 106 (35.45%) Microsoft
8 105 (35.12%) JavaScript
9 92 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (27.09%) HTML
11 75 (25.08%) CSS
12 71 (23.75%) jQuery
13 62 (20.74%) Windows
14 56 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 55 (18.39%) WCF
15 55 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 55 (18.39%) MS Excel
16 54 (18.06%) .NET Framework
16 54 (18.06%) TDD
17 51 (17.06%) T-SQL
17 51 (17.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 48 (16.05%) Finance
19 46 (15.38%) Entity Framework
20 45 (15.05%) Web Services
21 44 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
22 41 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 41 (13.71%) Unit Testing
23 39 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
24 38 (12.71%) Degree
25 37 (12.37%) RESTful

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 29 (9.70%) Node.js
2 26 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.01%) IIS
4 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.67%) CMS
6 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.67%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 55 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (9.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (6.69%) SAP Business One
2 20 (6.69%) Pegasus Opera
2 20 (6.69%) Sage 200
3 15 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.34%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.02%) SaaS
3 12 (4.01%) Amazon S3
3 12 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.01%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) SAN
2 6 (2.01%) VPN
2 6 (2.01%) NAS
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 55 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 25 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (6.02%) MySQL
10 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.01%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.01%) VLDB
13 6 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.34%) OLAP
15 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 3 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 34 (11.37%) Visual Studio
2 31 (10.37%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.69%) Eclipse
4 12 (4.01%) JIRA
4 12 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (1.67%) Subversion
6 4 (1.34%) NUnit
6 4 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.34%) MSTest
7 3 (1.00%) Selenium
8 2 (0.67%) Xcode
9 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 48 (16.05%) Finance
2 28 (9.36%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.69%) Retail
4 8 (2.68%) Back Office
4 8 (2.68%) Law
5 6 (2.01%) Legal
6 4 (1.34%) Banking
6 4 (1.34%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Automotive
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 227 (75.92%) Developer
2 109 (36.45%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.39%) Senior Developer
4 46 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 46 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (11.37%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (8.03%) SQL Developer
6 24 (8.03%) Implementation Consultant
6 24 (8.03%) Consultant
6 24 (8.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (6.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (6.69%) ERP Consultant
8 20 (6.69%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 18 (6.02%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (5.02%) CRM Developer
10 15 (5.02%) Analyst
10 15 (5.02%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (62.88%) .NET
2 142 (47.49%) ASP.NET
3 92 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 81 (27.09%) HTML
5 75 (25.08%) CSS
6 71 (23.75%) jQuery
7 55 (18.39%) WCF
8 54 (18.06%) .NET Framework
9 51 (17.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (15.38%) Entity Framework
11 45 (15.05%) Web Services
12 37 (12.37%) RESTful
13 36 (12.04%) AngularJS
14 28 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 25 (8.36%) HTML5
16 24 (8.03%) CSS3
17 23 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (7.69%) Ajax
18 20 (6.69%) REST
19 18 (6.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.35%) Management Information System
1 16 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.35%) NHS
3 12 (4.01%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.01%) Clustering
6 6 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.67%) Home Automation
8 3 (1.00%) Telematics
8 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.00%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.67%) iPhone
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.74%) Windows
2 28 (9.36%) Linux
3 19 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.69%) UNIX
5 11 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.68%) Android
6 8 (2.68%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.68%) SUSE
6 8 (2.68%) Debian
6 8 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.67%) Solaris
8 2 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (41.14%) MVC
3 54 (18.06%) TDD
4 41 (13.71%) Unit Testing
5 29 (9.70%) Scrum
6 28 (9.36%) ERP
7 26 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 26 (8.70%) BDD
8 25 (8.36%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (7.02%) OO
11 20 (6.69%) GAP Analysis
11 20 (6.69%) ETL
12 18 (6.02%) Test Scripting
13 17 (5.69%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.35%) Content Management
14 16 (5.35%) CRM
15 13 (4.35%) Web Development
16 12 (4.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (3.34%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 183 (61.20%) C#
2 160 (53.51%) SQL
3 105 (35.12%) JavaScript
4 51 (17.06%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.70%) Ruby
6 22 (7.36%) Java
7 15 (5.02%) C
8 14 (4.68%) PHP
9 13 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.01%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.68%) C++
12 10 (3.34%) Uniface
13 9 (3.01%) Python
13 9 (3.01%) VB
14 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.67%) VBScript
15 4 (1.34%) AWK
15 4 (1.34%) Tcl
15 4 (1.34%) COBOL
15 4 (1.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (12.71%) Degree
2 16 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.00%) ISEB
3 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.67%) MCSD
5 1 (0.33%) MCP
5 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PMP
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.00%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.01%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (2.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 106 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.03%) Oracle
3 28 (9.36%) Sage
4 20 (6.69%) SAP
4 20 (6.69%) Pegasus
5 13 (4.35%) Siebel
5 13 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (4.35%) NetSuite
6 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.34%) NetApp
7 7 (2.34%) VMware
8 6 (2.01%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.01%) Symantec
8 6 (2.01%) Citrix
8 6 (2.01%) Kaspersky
9 5 (1.67%) Northgate
10 4 (1.34%) Zend
10 4 (1.34%) Adobe
10 4 (1.34%) Pega
11 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Gold
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22194 - £25968 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, bupa health care
Posted: 22 days ago