The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 21.43% 14.89% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £42,125 £53,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.51% +20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
London

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 Sidcup region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 28.57% 14.89% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sidcup

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Sidcup

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) MS Office
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (64.29%) TestComplete
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
5 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
5 8 (57.14%) VB
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) ISEB
6 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Time Management
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) DSDM
8 4 (28.57%) VBScript
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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.

Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
1 9 (64.29%) TestComplete
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Quality Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) QA Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) Ajax
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) Ext JS
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) DSDM
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) BPMN
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) VB
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware