The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3300 4094 4382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.26% 18.95% 19.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.72% 60.09% 61.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 3717 4093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,700 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
SQL Server
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5922 6813 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.38% 31.53% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4897 5955 6420
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Surrey -2 763 £45,000 +5.88% 78
Hampshire -3 670 £37,500 - 111
Berkshire -2 622 £40,000 -5.88% 68
Buckinghamshire 0 350 £40,000 - 33
Oxfordshire -5 235 £38,000 +1.33% 39
East Sussex -3 223 £40,000 - 18
Kent -3 211 £37,500 -16.66% 32
West Sussex -5 186 £40,500 -4.70% 15
Middlesex -10 26 £40,000 -8.57% 8
Isle of Wight +2 19 £22,750 -37.24% 2
Sussex -5 9 £62,500 +4.16%
M4 Corridor -5 4 £40,000 -33.33%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4363 (58.90%) .NET
2 4001 (54.01%) C#
3 3739 (50.47%) SQL
4 3282 (44.30%) ASP.NET
5 2927 (39.51%) Microsoft
6 2526 (34.10%) JavaScript
7 2446 (33.02%) HTML
8 2130 (28.75%) MVC
9 2127 (28.71%) Windows
10 2079 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
11 2053 (27.71%) CSS
12 1622 (21.90%) MS Excel
13 1518 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1449 (19.56%) jQuery
15 1238 (16.71%) Oracle
16 1221 (16.48%) T-SQL
17 1220 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 1195 (16.13%) Degree
19 1173 (15.83%) XML
20 1118 (15.09%) Finance
21 1104 (14.90%) TDD
21 1104 (14.90%) WCF
22 1060 (14.31%) Web Services
23 968 (13.07%) .NET Framework
24 949 (12.81%) VB.NET
25 940 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 924 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 899 (12.14%) IIS
28 895 (12.08%) OO
29 875 (11.81%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 899 (12.14%) IIS
2 686 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 314 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 218 (2.94%) Apache
5 173 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 161 (2.17%) CMS
7 151 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 150 (2.02%) Node.js
9 130 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
10 127 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 114 (1.54%) Confluence
12 112 (1.51%) JBoss
13 111 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 111 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 93 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
15 82 (1.11%) WebLogic
16 77 (1.04%) WebSphere
17 71 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
18 54 (0.73%) Umbraco
19 49 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 1622 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 257 (3.47%) MS Office
3 36 (0.49%) PowerPivot
4 33 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 27 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 21 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (0.24%) MS Project
9 12 (0.16%) FastStats
9 12 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.081%) SPSS
11 5 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.054%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.027%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 116 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 44 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 37 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.27%) Magento
7 18 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.24%) Maximo
8 17 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 16 (0.22%) HFM
10 13 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.15%) SalesLogix
11 11 (0.15%) Agresso
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
13 8 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (0.11%) Sage 1000
13 8 (0.11%) Line 500
13 8 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 155 (2.09%) SaaS
2 144 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (1.03%) Office 365
4 32 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.30%) GitHub
6 12 (0.16%) IaaS
7 11 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.094%) Heroku
9 5 (0.067%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.054%) PaaS
10 4 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.027%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.027%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 343 (4.63%) Firewall
2 342 (4.62%) Internet
3 281 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 265 (3.58%) SAN
5 239 (3.23%) DNS
6 158 (2.13%) VPN
6 158 (2.13%) WAN
7 150 (2.02%) LAN
8 142 (1.92%) DHCP
9 118 (1.59%) HTTP
10 67 (0.90%) Intranet
11 65 (0.88%) SSL
12 64 (0.86%) VoIP
13 61 (0.82%) NAS
14 59 (0.80%) Network Security
15 56 (0.76%) VLAN
16 50 (0.67%) iSCSI
17 49 (0.66%) Wireless
18 37 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
19 34 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1220 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 940 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 924 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 778 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 697 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 554 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 515 (6.95%) MySQL
8 491 (6.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 437 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
10 283 (3.82%) RDBMS
11 258 (3.48%) Oracle Database
12 168 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
13 160 (2.16%) NoSQL
14 125 (1.69%) OLAP
14 125 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 124 (1.67%) RavenDB
16 113 (1.53%) DB2
17 108 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 105 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
19 102 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 875 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 603 (8.14%) NUnit
3 557 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 445 (6.01%) Rhino Mocks
5 360 (4.86%) Git (software)
6 277 (3.74%) Subversion
7 257 (3.47%) Moq
8 178 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 153 (2.07%) MSTest
10 134 (1.81%) JIRA
11 133 (1.80%) ReSharper
12 128 (1.73%) NCrunch
13 114 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 101 (1.36%) WATIR
15 99 (1.34%) Selenium
16 79 (1.07%) Eclipse
17 57 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
18 54 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 53 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 49 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 1118 (15.09%) Finance
2 271 (3.66%) Retail
3 209 (2.82%) Marketing
4 160 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 154 (2.08%) Back Office
6 139 (1.88%) Banking
7 128 (1.73%) Games
8 93 (1.26%) Advertising
9 58 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 56 (0.76%) Legal
11 50 (0.67%) French Language
12 49 (0.66%) Automotive
13 44 (0.59%) Publishing
13 44 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.42%) German Language
16 26 (0.35%) Electronics
17 19 (0.26%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.23%) Local Government
19 15 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4354 (58.77%) Developer
2 2119 (28.60%) .NET Developer
3 1231 (16.62%) C# Developer
4 919 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 749 (10.11%) Software Developer
6 654 (8.83%) Analyst
7 570 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 564 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 543 (7.33%) Web Developer
10 512 (6.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 393 (5.31%) Consultant
11 393 (5.31%) DBA
12 332 (4.48%) SQL Developer
13 317 (4.28%) Junior
14 294 (3.97%) Software Engineer
15 271 (3.66%) Support Engineer
16 269 (3.63%) SQL DBA
17 259 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
18 256 (3.46%) Architect
19 254 (3.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4363 (58.90%) .NET
2 3282 (44.30%) ASP.NET
3 2446 (33.02%) HTML
4 2053 (27.71%) CSS
5 1518 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1449 (19.56%) jQuery
7 1173 (15.83%) XML
8 1104 (14.90%) WCF
9 1060 (14.31%) Web Services
10 968 (13.07%) .NET Framework
11 745 (10.06%) Ajax
12 522 (7.05%) HTML5
13 457 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 449 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 423 (5.71%) LINQ
16 396 (5.35%) WPF
17 367 (4.95%) WinForms
18 364 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 361 (4.87%) SOAP
20 305 (4.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 584 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 532 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 259 (3.50%) Clustering
4 258 (3.48%) Mathematics
5 243 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 204 (2.75%) Replication
7 172 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 169 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 145 (1.96%) Open Source
10 142 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
11 117 (1.58%) N-Tier
12 103 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 86 (1.16%) Data Integration
14 73 (0.99%) iPhone
15 72 (0.97%) User Experience
16 71 (0.96%) Statistics
17 67 (0.90%) Tandem
18 64 (0.86%) Social Network
19 58 (0.78%) Kindle
20 46 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2127 (28.71%) Windows
2 619 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 581 (7.84%) Linux
4 404 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 344 (4.64%) UNIX
6 283 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 260 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 211 (2.85%) Android
9 181 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 169 (2.28%) Apple iOS
11 117 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 85 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 85 (1.15%) Solaris
13 53 (0.72%) AIX
14 51 (0.69%) CentOS
15 31 (0.42%) Windows 2000
16 27 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
17 26 (0.35%) Windows Phone
18 25 (0.34%) Windows Vista
19 14 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2130 (28.75%) MVC
2 2079 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1104 (14.90%) TDD
4 895 (12.08%) OO
5 833 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
6 827 (11.16%) Scrum
7 721 (9.73%) Software Engineering
8 469 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 464 (6.26%) Web Application Development
10 423 (5.71%) ETL
11 420 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
12 404 (5.45%) Web Development
13 400 (5.40%) BDD
14 376 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
15 346 (4.67%) ITIL
16 343 (4.63%) OOD
17 310 (4.18%) Unit Testing
18 305 (4.12%) CRM
19 300 (4.05%) Mentoring
20 297 (4.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4001 (54.01%) C#
2 3739 (50.47%) SQL
3 2526 (34.10%) JavaScript
4 1221 (16.48%) T-SQL
5 949 (12.81%) VB.NET
6 635 (8.57%) Java
7 365 (4.93%) C++
8 343 (4.63%) VB
9 291 (3.93%) PHP
10 225 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 197 (2.66%) Ruby
12 184 (2.48%) PowerShell
13 125 (1.69%) VB6
14 121 (1.63%) C
15 101 (1.36%) VBScript
16 64 (0.86%) Perl
17 61 (0.82%) VBA
18 55 (0.74%) Python
19 54 (0.73%) Shell Script
19 54 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1195 (16.13%) Degree
2 492 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 242 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 241 (3.25%) MCSE
5 170 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 117 (1.58%) ISEB
7 111 (1.50%) MCITP
8 83 (1.12%) MCP
9 77 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 73 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 66 (0.89%) MCSA
12 60 (0.81%) MCTS
13 57 (0.77%) CCNA
14 43 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 43 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
15 37 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
16 34 (0.46%) MCDBA
17 33 (0.45%) CISSP
18 31 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (3.58%) QA
2 210 (2.83%) ISO 9001
3 154 (2.08%) SLA
4 35 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.28%) WCAG
6 21 (0.28%) WAI
7 18 (0.24%) GAMP
8 17 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.18%) COBIT
10 5 (0.067%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.054%) HL7
12 3 (0.040%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.040%) GPG13
System Software
1 647 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 397 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 264 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 119 (1.61%) vSphere
5 84 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 75 (1.01%) XenApp
7 64 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 54 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 53 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 44 (0.59%) ISA Server
11 43 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 42 (0.57%) UAG
13 40 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
14 35 (0.47%) Terminal Services
15 25 (0.34%) XenServer
16 22 (0.30%) vCloud
17 20 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
18 18 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 13 (0.18%) Terminal Server
20 11 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 122 (1.65%) SCCM
2 104 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 95 (1.28%) SCOM
4 52 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 46 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 44 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 43 (0.58%) Backup Exec
8 41 (0.55%) SCVMM
9 34 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 29 (0.39%) WSUS
11 21 (0.28%) Puppet
12 20 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (0.27%) Nagios
13 19 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 19 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
14 18 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 13 (0.18%) Netcool
15 13 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 10 (0.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2927 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 1238 (16.71%) Oracle
3 579 (7.82%) VMware
4 241 (3.25%) Cisco
5 232 (3.13%) Citrix
6 191 (2.58%) HP
7 161 (2.17%) Cognos
8 149 (2.01%) IBM
9 140 (1.89%) SAP
10 133 (1.80%) Google
11 130 (1.75%) Business Objects
12 119 (1.61%) Endeca
13 114 (1.54%) Red Hat
14 101 (1.36%) RedPrairie
15 84 (1.13%) NetApp
16 80 (1.08%) EMC
17 68 (0.92%) Telerik
18 67 (0.90%) Dell
19 62 (0.84%) Symantec
20 57 (0.77%) Sybase
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30,000-43,000+Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 45,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Margate, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago