The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 36 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 15.58% 17.54% 16.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.73% 48.78% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 17
Average salary £34,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.93% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.00% 35.96% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 28
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Shropshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +5 18 £30,500 -25.15% 2
Shrewsbury +2 1 £40,000 +3.22%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 28 (50.00%) C#
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 22 (39.29%) VB
5 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 18 (32.14%) VMware
7 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (28.57%) Linux
9 15 (26.79%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) Citrix
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (25.00%) Firewall
11 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (23.21%) Web Services
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (21.43%) NAS
12 12 (21.43%) SOAP
12 12 (21.43%) SAN
12 12 (21.43%) DNS
13 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
13 11 (19.64%) VPN
13 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
13 11 (19.64%) MCSA
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (17.86%) Degree
14 10 (17.86%) Back Office
14 10 (17.86%) T-SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) SAN
2 12 (21.43%) NAS
3 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.64%) VPN
4 9 (16.07%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.57%) DDNS
6 2 (3.57%) IPsec
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) FTP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.79%) MySQL
9 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Back Office
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) XML
3 13 (23.21%) Web Services
4 12 (21.43%) SOAP
5 9 (16.07%) WinForms
5 9 (16.07%) JSON
5 9 (16.07%) REST
6 8 (14.29%) HTML
7 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.93%) CSS
8 5 (8.93%) jQuery
8 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.14%) EDIFACT
10 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.57%) COM
11 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (28.57%) Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
2 6 (10.71%) MVC
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (5.36%) OOP
5 3 (5.36%) OO
5 3 (5.36%) Document Management
5 3 (5.36%) Web Development
6 2 (3.57%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) ERP
6 2 (3.57%) Data Security
6 2 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
7 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.79%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.79%) Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) VB
4 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.93%) VBScript
8 4 (7.14%) PHP
9 3 (5.36%) VB6
10 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCSA
3 10 (17.86%) MCSE
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 9 (16.07%) CCA
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) CCENT
6 2 (3.57%) MCDST
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) XenServer
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.36%) Mitel
5 3 (5.36%) Progress
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Brocade
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) SEEBURGER
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