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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 168 115 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.51% 15.84% 21.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.14% 51.11% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 164 103 88
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,750
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
243 225 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.11% 30.99% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 225 198 117
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,900 £55,000
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 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 200 (64.52%) .NET
2 187 (60.32%) C#
3 168 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (52.26%) ASP.NET
5 139 (44.84%) SQL
6 136 (43.87%) MVC
7 124 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 107 (34.52%) JavaScript
9 100 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 93 (30.00%) HTML
11 86 (27.74%) CSS
12 70 (22.58%) jQuery
13 68 (21.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 66 (21.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 63 (20.32%) MS Excel
16 58 (18.71%) TDD
17 57 (18.39%) Windows
17 57 (18.39%) .NET Framework
18 52 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (16.77%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 49 (15.81%) WCF
20 49 (15.81%) T-SQL
21 47 (15.16%) Entity Framework
21 47 (15.16%) SQL Server 2012
22 44 (14.19%) Scrum
23 41 (13.23%) Web Services
24 40 (12.90%) RESTful
25 39 (12.58%) Unit Testing
25 39 (12.58%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.39%) Node.js
3 9 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.58%) IIS
4 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.26%) CMS
6 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.29%) Drupal
8 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.65%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.58%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.26%) MS Office
4 4 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project
7 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (4.52%) SAP Business One
3 14 (4.52%) Sage 200
3 14 (4.52%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (1.29%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.48%) SaaS
3 14 (4.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.26%) SAN
1 7 (2.26%) VPN
2 6 (1.94%) NAS
3 4 (1.29%) Internet
4 3 (0.97%) DNS
5 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.32%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) IPsec
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.32%) Broadband
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) PBX
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 66 (21.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (16.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (15.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (8.39%) NoSQL
8 24 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (5.81%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (3.23%) MySQL
13 9 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (2.58%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.61%) SQLite
16 3 (0.97%) VLDB
16 3 (0.97%) OLAP
16 3 (0.97%) OLTP
16 3 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 31 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.23%) Xcode
6 8 (2.58%) JIRA
7 7 (2.26%) NUnit
8 6 (1.94%) Subversion
9 4 (1.29%) MSTest
10 3 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.97%) Selenium
11 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.65%) Grunt
12 1 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (10.97%) Finance
1 34 (10.97%) Manufacturing
2 17 (5.48%) Retail
3 7 (2.26%) Back Office
4 3 (0.97%) Automotive
4 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (75.16%) Developer
2 115 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 53 (17.10%) Senior Developer
4 44 (14.19%) C# Developer
5 41 (13.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (11.29%) Software Developer
7 28 (9.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (8.71%) Consultant
9 26 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (8.39%) Implementation Consultant
10 23 (7.42%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (7.10%) ERP Implementation Consultant
11 22 (7.10%) ERP Consultant
12 21 (6.77%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (6.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (5.81%) Analyst
14 17 (5.48%) SQL Developer
15 16 (5.16%) Web Developer
16 15 (4.84%) CRM Developer
17 11 (3.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (64.52%) .NET
2 162 (52.26%) ASP.NET
3 100 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (30.00%) HTML
5 86 (27.74%) CSS
6 70 (22.58%) jQuery
7 57 (18.39%) .NET Framework
8 52 (16.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (15.81%) WCF
10 47 (15.16%) Entity Framework
11 41 (13.23%) Web Services
12 40 (12.90%) RESTful
13 36 (11.61%) Ajax
14 34 (10.97%) HTML5
15 30 (9.68%) AngularJS
15 30 (9.68%) CSS3
16 28 (9.03%) XML
17 25 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 23 (7.42%) KnockoutJS
19 19 (6.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.81%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.52%) NHS
4 10 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.94%) Clustering
7 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.61%) Home Automation
8 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.97%) BBC
9 3 (0.97%) Tandem
9 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.97%) Telematics
9 3 (0.97%) Social Media
9 3 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.65%) Xbox
10 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.65%) iPad
10 2 (0.65%) FMCG
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.39%) Windows
2 23 (7.42%) Android
3 20 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (5.16%) Linux
6 11 (3.55%) UNIX
7 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (43.87%) MVC
3 58 (18.71%) TDD
4 44 (14.19%) Scrum
5 39 (12.58%) Unit Testing
6 36 (11.61%) ERP
7 34 (10.97%) OO
8 29 (9.35%) Web Application Development
9 27 (8.71%) Test Scripting
10 26 (8.39%) BDD
10 26 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 21 (6.77%) Business Analysis
13 20 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
14 18 (5.81%) ETL
14 18 (5.81%) Content Management
14 18 (5.81%) CRM
14 18 (5.81%) iOS Development
15 16 (5.16%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 187 (60.32%) C#
2 139 (44.84%) SQL
3 107 (34.52%) JavaScript
4 49 (15.81%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.39%) Ruby
6 19 (6.13%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.16%) Java
8 14 (4.52%) C
8 14 (4.52%) VB
9 13 (4.19%) PHP
10 10 (3.23%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.26%) VBA
13 4 (1.29%) C++
13 4 (1.29%) PHP5
13 4 (1.29%) VB6
14 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.97%) VBScript
15 2 (0.65%) Python
15 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.68%) Degree
2 17 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.97%) ISEB
3 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCITP
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) MCSA
5 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.94%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (1.94%) Opsview
2 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.32%) WSUS
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 124 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.10%) Sage
3 21 (6.77%) Oracle
4 15 (4.84%) SAP
5 14 (4.52%) Pegasus
6 13 (4.19%) Siebel
6 13 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.19%) NetSuite
7 8 (2.58%) VMware
8 7 (2.26%) Symantec
8 7 (2.26%) Citrix
8 7 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.94%) NetApp
9 6 (1.94%) Zend
9 6 (1.94%) Kaspersky
10 5 (1.61%) Adobe
11 4 (1.29%) Pega
12 3 (0.97%) Facebook
12 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.97%) Telerik
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