The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 66 64 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.18% 10.63% 23.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.71% 43.24% 61.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 120
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
151 148 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.86% 24.58% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 197
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Slough region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 63 (48.84%) SQL
2 60 (46.51%) .NET
3 56 (43.41%) Windows
4 53 (41.09%) C#
4 53 (41.09%) XML
5 52 (40.31%) JavaScript
6 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
7 48 (37.21%) HTML
8 42 (32.56%) IIS
9 37 (28.68%) MS Excel
10 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET
11 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (21.71%) Ajax
13 27 (20.93%) CSS
13 27 (20.93%) Oracle
13 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
13 27 (20.93%) MVC
13 27 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (19.38%) jQuery
15 24 (18.60%) Degree
15 24 (18.60%) Web Services
15 24 (18.60%) OO
16 21 (16.28%) Linux
17 20 (15.50%) Java
17 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
18 19 (14.73%) MySQL
18 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (13.95%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 42 (32.56%) IIS
2 7 (5.43%) Apache
3 6 (4.65%) nginx
4 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
5 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.55%) Lync
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (28.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.78%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Internet
2 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.10%) FTP
3 4 (3.10%) Intranet
4 3 (2.33%) VPN
4 3 (2.33%) DNS
4 3 (2.33%) Firewall
5 2 (1.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (14.73%) MySQL
3 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.10%) Big Data
11 4 (3.10%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Subversion
2 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.10%) JIRA
4 4 (3.10%) Selenium
5 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (1.55%) NUnit
6 2 (1.55%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Legal
3 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 65 (50.39%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Software Developer
4 16 (12.40%) .NET Developer
5 15 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) Support Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Software Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate
9 9 (6.98%) Delphi Developer
9 9 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (6.20%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.43%) Programmer
11 7 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.51%) .NET
2 53 (41.09%) XML
3 48 (37.21%) HTML
4 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET
5 28 (21.71%) Ajax
6 27 (20.93%) CSS
7 25 (19.38%) jQuery
8 24 (18.60%) Web Services
9 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
10 17 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (10.85%) JSON
12 13 (10.08%) XSL
13 12 (9.30%) WCF
14 10 (7.75%) SOAP
15 9 (6.98%) J2EE
15 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (6.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (6.20%) WinForms
17 6 (4.65%) DHTML
17 6 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
1 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.10%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) Physics
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.41%) Windows
2 21 (16.28%) Linux
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.98%) UNIX
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.10%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.55%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.93%) MVC
3 24 (18.60%) OO
4 14 (10.85%) Workflow
5 13 (10.08%) Document Management
6 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.53%) OOD
8 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.98%) Scrum
10 8 (6.20%) Migration
11 7 (5.43%) TDD
11 7 (5.43%) UML
11 7 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.65%) CRM
12 6 (4.65%) E-business
13 5 (3.88%) Web Development
13 5 (3.88%) WFM
13 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.84%) SQL
2 53 (41.09%) C#
3 52 (40.31%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 20 (15.50%) Java
6 18 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 12 (9.30%) PHP
8 9 (6.98%) Delphi
9 7 (5.43%) VBScript
10 6 (4.65%) C++
10 6 (4.65%) VC++
11 2 (1.55%) VB6
11 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.55%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) MCP
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.65%) KVM
2 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Plesk
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Munin
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.93%) Oracle
3 17 (13.18%) VMware
4 9 (6.98%) Telerik
4 9 (6.98%) DevExpress
4 9 (6.98%) Infragistics
5 6 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.65%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 2 (1.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.78%) Kofax
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Sybase
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