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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 96 163 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.66% 22.73% 18.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.06% 68.49% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83 149 110
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
188 238 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.67% 33.19% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 167 210 196
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 11 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (68.95%) .NET
2 113 (59.47%) C#
3 99 (52.11%) ASP.NET
4 73 (38.42%) MVC
5 71 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (33.16%) JavaScript
7 59 (31.05%) SQL
8 50 (26.32%) HTML
9 47 (24.74%) Microsoft
10 43 (22.63%) CSS
11 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (18.95%) jQuery
13 33 (17.37%) HTML5
13 33 (17.37%) Windows
14 31 (16.32%) Scrum
15 28 (14.74%) CMS
16 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (13.68%) MS Excel
18 25 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (13.16%) Mentoring
18 25 (13.16%) Degree
19 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (12.11%) SOLID
20 23 (12.11%) TDD
20 23 (12.11%) VMware
20 23 (12.11%) MySQL
21 22 (11.58%) Oracle
21 22 (11.58%) Python
21 22 (11.58%) Web Development
21 22 (11.58%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.74%) CMS
2 15 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (5.79%) CloudStack
4 9 (4.74%) Apache
4 9 (4.74%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.63%) JBoss
7 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.58%) IIS
8 3 (1.58%) nginx
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.05%) Node.js
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.26%) MS Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.11%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.58%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.16%) Office 365
4 3 (1.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Force.com
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Internet
2 8 (4.21%) Firewall
3 6 (3.16%) HTTP
4 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.58%) LDAP
5 3 (1.58%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (1.58%) SAN
5 3 (1.58%) VLAN
5 3 (1.58%) VPN
6 2 (1.05%) DNS
6 2 (1.05%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.53%) BGP
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (12.11%) MySQL
4 20 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (8.95%) Informix
6 17 (8.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.63%) QlikView
11 4 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.11%) MS Access
11 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.11%) Power BI
12 3 (1.58%) SQL CLR
12 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (11.05%) Subversion
1 21 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (8.95%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.42%) JIRA
4 13 (6.84%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.58%) MSI
7 2 (1.05%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.53%) MSTest
8 1 (0.53%) NUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) WiX
General
1 16 (8.42%) Law
2 10 (5.26%) Legal
3 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.16%) Back Office
4 6 (3.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Finance
5 3 (1.58%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (65.26%) Developer
2 96 (50.53%) .NET Developer
3 84 (44.21%) C# Developer
4 74 (38.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (23.16%) SQL Developer
7 42 (22.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (16.32%) Senior Developer
9 28 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 27 (14.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (13.68%) SQL Server Developer
12 25 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
13 24 (12.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 23 (12.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (11.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (11.58%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (9.47%) HTML Developer
17 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 16 (8.42%) Web Developer
19 15 (7.89%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (68.95%) .NET
2 99 (52.11%) ASP.NET
3 50 (26.32%) HTML
4 43 (22.63%) CSS
5 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (18.95%) jQuery
7 33 (17.37%) HTML5
8 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (11.58%) WCF
10 20 (10.53%) CSS3
10 20 (10.53%) Web Services
11 15 (7.89%) XML
12 10 (5.26%) Ajax
12 10 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (4.74%) XSLT
14 8 (4.21%) LAMP
14 8 (4.21%) RESTful
15 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
15 7 (3.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.79%) NHS
3 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.16%) IBM XIV
5 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) Replication
8 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) iPad
9 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.37%) Windows
2 18 (9.47%) Linux
3 14 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.11%) Unix
6 3 (1.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.42%) MVC
2 71 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.32%) Scrum
4 25 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 23 (12.11%) SOLID
5 23 (12.11%) TDD
6 22 (11.58%) Unit Testing
6 22 (11.58%) Web Development
7 19 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 18 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.89%) ERP
9 15 (7.89%) SOA
10 14 (7.37%) OOP
10 14 (7.37%) SEO
11 13 (6.84%) Analytics
12 12 (6.32%) Business Development
12 12 (6.32%) CRM
13 11 (5.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 113 (59.47%) C#
2 63 (33.16%) JavaScript
3 59 (31.05%) SQL
4 22 (11.58%) Python
5 20 (10.53%) Ruby
5 20 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 19 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 19 (10.00%) Perl
7 13 (6.84%) Java
8 10 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.63%) Uniface
10 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.11%) VBA
11 3 (1.58%) C
11 3 (1.58%) C++
11 3 (1.58%) R
12 2 (1.05%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.53%) RPG
13 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (2.11%) CCDE
2 4 (2.11%) CCIE
2 4 (2.11%) CCNP
2 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.58%) CCSP
3 3 (1.58%) CISSP
4 1 (0.53%) CCNA
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.53%) MCSD
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
4 1 (0.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.05%) BIND 9
4 2 (1.05%) Firmware
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.05%) qmail
4 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (8.42%) Nagios
2 16 (8.42%) Salt
3 14 (7.37%) Grafana
3 14 (7.37%) Graphite
3 14 (7.37%) Opsview
4 11 (5.79%) Cacti
5 9 (4.74%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.58%) SCCM
7 2 (1.05%) Pingdom
7 2 (1.05%) SCOM
7 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) VMware
3 22 (11.58%) Oracle
4 17 (8.95%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.42%) F5
6 15 (7.89%) Sitecore
7 13 (6.84%) Cisco
8 7 (3.68%) IBM
9 5 (2.63%) HP
9 5 (2.63%) NetApp
10 3 (1.58%) CA
10 3 (1.58%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.58%) Sage
10 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.58%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.58%) Symantec
10 3 (1.58%) Tableau
11 2 (1.05%) New Relic
11 2 (1.05%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
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