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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 131 168 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.10% 22.76% 11.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.98% 65.37% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 123 131 56
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
252 257 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.73% 34.82% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 242 216 117
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 163 (59.71%) .NET
2 143 (52.38%) C#
3 126 (46.15%) SQL
4 107 (39.19%) ASP.NET
5 103 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (31.14%) MVC
7 78 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 72 (26.37%) JavaScript
9 67 (24.54%) Windows
10 65 (23.81%) WCF
11 63 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 61 (22.34%) Finance
13 58 (21.25%) HTML
14 53 (19.41%) jQuery
15 49 (17.95%) CSS
16 48 (17.58%) MS Excel
17 45 (16.48%) Linux
18 41 (15.02%) Oracle
18 41 (15.02%) Java
19 39 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 37 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
21 36 (13.19%) .NET Framework
22 35 (12.82%) Degree
23 34 (12.45%) TDD
23 34 (12.45%) T-SQL
24 33 (12.09%) MySQL
24 33 (12.09%) Web Services
25 32 (11.72%) SQL Server 2005
25 32 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
26 31 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (10.26%) Node.js
2 24 (8.79%) CMS
3 21 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.59%) Apache
5 16 (5.86%) JBoss
6 15 (5.49%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.76%) IIS
8 12 (4.40%) WebLogic
9 11 (4.03%) nginx
10 9 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.47%) Drupal
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.10%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.73%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 48 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (6.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (5.86%) Pegasus Opera
2 16 (5.86%) SAP Business One
2 16 (5.86%) Sage 200
3 10 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Tesseract
4 2 (0.73%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.20%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.13%) HTTP
2 12 (4.40%) Firewall
3 10 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.66%) Internet
4 9 (3.30%) OpenLDAP
4 9 (3.30%) VPN
4 9 (3.30%) LDAP
4 9 (3.30%) VLAN
5 6 (2.20%) SAN
6 4 (1.47%) LAN
6 4 (1.47%) WAN
6 4 (1.47%) NAS
6 4 (1.47%) FCoE
6 4 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.47%) Multicast
7 3 (1.10%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.73%) DNS
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (12.09%) MySQL
3 32 (11.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (8.42%) NoSQL
8 16 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (4.03%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.56%) VLDB
11 7 (2.56%) OLAP
11 7 (2.56%) Informix
11 7 (2.56%) OLTP
12 6 (2.20%) DB2
12 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.83%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
15 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.96%) JIRA
3 10 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 10 (3.66%) PowerBuilder
3 10 (3.66%) Subversion
4 9 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.30%) Hudson
4 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) Yeoman
General
1 61 (22.34%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.13%) Retail
3 14 (5.13%) Law
4 9 (3.30%) Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Legal
6 5 (1.83%) Local Government
7 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (67.40%) Developer
2 82 (30.04%) .NET Developer
3 27 (9.89%) Analyst
4 24 (8.79%) Software Developer
5 23 (8.42%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (6.59%) SQL Developer
7 17 (6.23%) Consultant
8 16 (5.86%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.86%) Implementation Consultant
8 16 (5.86%) ERP Consultant
8 16 (5.86%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 15 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
9 15 (5.49%) Applications Support
10 14 (5.13%) Junior
10 14 (5.13%) Junior Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Architect
11 11 (4.03%) Administrator
12 10 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (59.71%) .NET
2 107 (39.19%) ASP.NET
3 65 (23.81%) WCF
4 63 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (21.25%) HTML
6 53 (19.41%) jQuery
7 49 (17.95%) CSS
8 36 (13.19%) .NET Framework
9 33 (12.09%) Web Services
10 32 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (10.26%) RESTful
12 27 (9.89%) Entity Framework
13 23 (8.42%) REST
14 17 (6.23%) HTML5
15 16 (5.86%) AngularJS
15 16 (5.86%) XML
16 15 (5.49%) Ajax
17 13 (4.76%) XSLT
17 13 (4.76%) CSS3
18 12 (4.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.49%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.30%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.47%) User Experience
6 3 (1.10%) NHS
7 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.73%) EPoS
7 2 (0.73%) Telematics
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) Home Automation
7 2 (0.73%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.37%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (24.54%) Windows
2 45 (16.48%) Linux
3 23 (8.42%) Debian
4 17 (6.23%) UNIX
5 13 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.76%) SUSE
6 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.03%) Solaris
7 10 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.20%) Android
9 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (31.14%) MVC
3 34 (12.45%) TDD
4 26 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 26 (9.52%) Web Development
5 25 (9.16%) Unit Testing
6 24 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.42%) BDD
7 23 (8.42%) Web Application Development
8 21 (7.69%) ERP
9 18 (6.59%) CRM
9 18 (6.59%) SDLC
10 17 (6.23%) ETL
10 17 (6.23%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (5.49%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.40%) Content Management
12 12 (4.40%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.40%) SOA
13 10 (3.66%) ITIL
13 10 (3.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 143 (52.38%) C#
2 126 (46.15%) SQL
3 72 (26.37%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.02%) Java
5 34 (12.45%) T-SQL
6 28 (10.26%) Uniface
7 25 (9.16%) Python
8 23 (8.42%) Ruby
9 20 (7.33%) C++
10 16 (5.86%) VB
11 15 (5.49%) PHP
12 14 (5.13%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.13%) Perl
12 14 (5.13%) Bash Shell
13 12 (4.40%) VBScript
14 10 (3.66%) C
15 9 (3.30%) VB.NET
15 9 (3.30%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
17 5 (1.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (12.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.10%) MCSD
4 2 (0.73%) PMP
4 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.37%) CCIE
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CCDE
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) QA
1 4 (1.47%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.30%) qmail
3 4 (1.47%) SRDF
3 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.47%) NFS
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.30%) Nagios
1 9 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.30%) Pingdom
2 2 (0.73%) Control-M
3 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.02%) Oracle
3 18 (6.59%) Sage
4 17 (6.23%) SAP
5 16 (5.86%) Pegasus
6 15 (5.49%) Cisco
7 14 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.66%) Northgate
9 9 (3.30%) New Relic
10 8 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.56%) Sitecore
12 6 (2.20%) NetSuite
12 6 (2.20%) Siebel
13 5 (1.83%) IBM
13 5 (1.83%) EMC
13 5 (1.83%) NetApp
14 4 (1.47%) Sybase
14 4 (1.47%) Zend
15 3 (1.10%) VMware
15 3 (1.10%) Xamarin
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