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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 12.50% 5.88% 50.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £41,938 £39,625 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% +1.60%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 22.92% 5.88% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £41,875 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £37,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 August 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 11 (91.67%) QA
1 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) TestComplete
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) VB
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) VBScript
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Advertising
8 2 (16.67%) DSDM
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
9 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (8.33%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft