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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3452 3736 4514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.66% 18.48% 20.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.05% 58.25% 63.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3148 3325 4257
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 £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5947 6414 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.69% 31.72% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5182 5413 6490
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Surrey 0 747 £45,000 - 79
Hampshire -3 692 £37,500 +1.35% 84
Berkshire -4 650 £42,500 - 103
Kent -1 310 £40,000 -11.11% 44
Buckinghamshire -2 282 £40,000 -3.61% 33
Oxfordshire -2 266 £37,500 -0.66% 44
East Sussex -2 231 £43,000 +7.50% 19
West Sussex +5 217 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Middlesex -7 22 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Sussex -1 12 £47,500 -17.39%
Isle of Wight - 9 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £38,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3922 (57.63%) .NET
2 3543 (52.06%) C#
3 3277 (48.16%) SQL
4 2874 (42.23%) ASP.NET
5 2616 (38.44%) Microsoft
6 2226 (32.71%) JavaScript
7 2189 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2174 (31.95%) HTML
9 2067 (30.37%) MVC
10 2033 (29.88%) Windows
11 1877 (27.58%) CSS
12 1512 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1436 (21.10%) MS Excel
14 1232 (18.10%) jQuery
15 1186 (17.43%) Oracle
16 1160 (17.05%) TDD
17 1131 (16.62%) T-SQL
18 1115 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
19 1038 (15.25%) Degree
20 1032 (15.17%) XML
21 1021 (15.00%) WCF
22 998 (14.67%) Finance
23 956 (14.05%) Scrum
24 935 (13.74%) Web Services
25 916 (13.46%) .NET Framework
26 856 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 819 (12.04%) Visual Studio
28 780 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 752 (11.05%) VB.NET
30 751 (11.04%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 735 (10.80%) IIS
2 669 (9.83%) SharePoint
3 348 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 225 (3.31%) Apache
5 180 (2.65%) CMS
6 166 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 164 (2.41%) Node.js
8 140 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 138 (2.03%) Tomcat
10 130 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
11 127 (1.87%) JBoss
12 116 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
13 93 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 92 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 90 (1.32%) WebLogic
16 87 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
17 80 (1.18%) Confluence
18 73 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
19 60 (0.88%) Lync
20 58 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1436 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 250 (3.67%) MS Office
3 52 (0.76%) PowerPivot
4 51 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 22 (0.32%) MS Project
8 12 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 9 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (0.073%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.029%) SPSS
12 2 (0.029%) FastStats
13 1 (0.015%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 91 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 48 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.28%) HFM
9 11 (0.16%) Sage 200
10 9 (0.13%) Sage 50
10 9 (0.13%) Magento
10 9 (0.13%) SalesLogix
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.10%) Maximo
12 7 (0.10%) Agresso
13 6 (0.088%) GoldMine
13 6 (0.088%) Cognos Planning
14 5 (0.073%) Retail-J
14 5 (0.073%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 217 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 189 (2.78%) SaaS
3 94 (1.38%) Office 365
4 32 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.22%) PaaS
6 15 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.21%) GitHub
8 7 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.044%) IaaS
10 3 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 361 (5.30%) Firewall
2 301 (4.42%) Internet
3 265 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 245 (3.60%) SAN
5 236 (3.47%) DNS
6 166 (2.44%) WAN
7 157 (2.31%) LAN
8 147 (2.16%) DHCP
9 146 (2.15%) HTTP
10 118 (1.73%) VPN
11 75 (1.10%) Wireless
11 75 (1.10%) VLAN
12 73 (1.07%) SSL
13 55 (0.81%) Intranet
14 52 (0.76%) VoIP
15 50 (0.73%) NAS
16 47 (0.69%) LDAP
17 45 (0.66%) Network Security
18 37 (0.54%) iSCSI
19 34 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1115 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 856 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 780 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 630 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 594 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 513 (7.54%) MySQL
7 480 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 448 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 436 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
10 249 (3.66%) NoSQL
11 229 (3.37%) Oracle Database
12 189 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 139 (2.04%) MongoDB
14 136 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 134 (1.97%) Big Data
16 121 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
17 119 (1.75%) RavenDB
18 114 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
19 111 (1.63%) MS Access
20 89 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 819 (12.04%) Visual Studio
2 612 (8.99%) NUnit
3 519 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 455 (6.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 364 (5.35%) Git (software)
6 264 (3.88%) Moq
7 201 (2.95%) Subversion
8 196 (2.88%) MSTest
9 149 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 133 (1.95%) JIRA
11 109 (1.60%) ReSharper
12 93 (1.37%) NCrunch
13 92 (1.35%) Maven
14 77 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 74 (1.09%) Selenium
16 68 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 62 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 61 (0.90%) WATIR
19 58 (0.85%) JUnit
20 55 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 998 (14.67%) Finance
2 252 (3.70%) Retail
3 217 (3.19%) Marketing
4 182 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 118 (1.73%) Banking
6 105 (1.54%) Back Office
7 92 (1.35%) Games
8 91 (1.34%) Advertising
9 48 (0.71%) Publishing
10 46 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.54%) Legal
12 29 (0.43%) German Language
13 26 (0.38%) Local Government
14 25 (0.37%) French Language
15 24 (0.35%) Automotive
16 23 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.29%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.26%) Billing
19 18 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3949 (58.03%) Developer
2 1884 (27.69%) .NET Developer
3 966 (14.20%) C# Developer
4 722 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 654 (9.61%) Software Developer
6 550 (8.08%) Analyst
7 511 (7.51%) Web Developer
8 471 (6.92%) DBA
9 453 (6.66%) ASP.NET Developer
10 430 (6.32%) Senior Developer
11 411 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 343 (5.04%) Consultant
13 335 (4.92%) Junior
14 310 (4.56%) SQL DBA
15 292 (4.29%) Administrator
16 283 (4.16%) Junior Developer
17 260 (3.82%) Support Engineer
18 237 (3.48%) Architect
19 233 (3.42%) Software Engineer
20 231 (3.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3922 (57.63%) .NET
2 2874 (42.23%) ASP.NET
3 2174 (31.95%) HTML
4 1877 (27.58%) CSS
5 1512 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1232 (18.10%) jQuery
7 1032 (15.17%) XML
8 1021 (15.00%) WCF
9 935 (13.74%) Web Services
10 916 (13.46%) .NET Framework
11 689 (10.12%) Ajax
12 499 (7.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 492 (7.23%) HTML5
14 428 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 379 (5.57%) LINQ
16 360 (5.29%) WPF
17 357 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 300 (4.41%) CSS3
19 295 (4.34%) WinForms
20 285 (4.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 584 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 506 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 257 (3.78%) Clustering
4 216 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 196 (2.88%) Replication
6 182 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
7 179 (2.63%) Mathematics
8 169 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 154 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 95 (1.40%) Data Integration
11 94 (1.38%) Social Network
11 94 (1.38%) Open Source
12 79 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 72 (1.06%) iPhone
14 69 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 68 (1.00%) User Experience
16 58 (0.85%) Tandem
17 47 (0.69%) Visualisation
18 44 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 42 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2033 (29.88%) Windows
2 608 (8.93%) Linux
3 538 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 345 (5.07%) UNIX
5 311 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 287 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 243 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 210 (3.09%) Android
9 147 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 147 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 121 (1.78%) Windows XP
11 72 (1.06%) Solaris
12 69 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 64 (0.94%) CentOS
14 40 (0.59%) AIX
15 36 (0.53%) Windows Vista
16 29 (0.43%) Windows Phone
17 24 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
19 20 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2189 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2067 (30.37%) MVC
3 1160 (17.05%) TDD
4 956 (14.05%) Scrum
5 751 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
6 726 (10.67%) OO
7 621 (9.13%) Software Engineering
8 497 (7.30%) Web Application Development
9 453 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
10 437 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
11 419 (6.16%) BDD
12 350 (5.14%) Web Development
13 330 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 326 (4.79%) ITIL
15 310 (4.56%) Project Management
16 309 (4.54%) OOD
17 308 (4.53%) ETL
18 294 (4.32%) Migration
19 281 (4.13%) Unit Testing
20 253 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3543 (52.06%) C#
2 3277 (48.16%) SQL
3 2226 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 1131 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 752 (11.05%) VB.NET
6 606 (8.91%) Java
7 316 (4.64%) C++
8 312 (4.58%) PHP
9 311 (4.57%) VB
10 252 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 197 (2.89%) PL/SQL
12 195 (2.87%) Ruby
13 124 (1.82%) Python
14 112 (1.65%) C
15 103 (1.51%) Perl
16 91 (1.34%) VB6
17 86 (1.26%) VBA
18 85 (1.25%) VBScript
19 63 (0.93%) Shell Script
20 31 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 1038 (15.25%) Degree
2 431 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (3.14%) MCSE
3 214 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 158 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 101 (1.48%) MCP
6 88 (1.29%) ISEB
7 84 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 82 (1.20%) MCITP
9 71 (1.04%) CCNA
10 67 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 65 (0.96%) MCSA
12 58 (0.85%) ISTQB
13 51 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (0.72%) MCTS
15 46 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
16 42 (0.62%) DV Cleared
17 35 (0.51%) CISSP
18 34 (0.50%) CCA
19 33 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (3.37%) QA
2 139 (2.04%) SLA
3 132 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 35 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.19%) GAMP
8 11 (0.16%) COBIT
9 8 (0.12%) GPG13
10 7 (0.10%) HL7
11 6 (0.088%) WCAG
11 6 (0.088%) WAI
12 5 (0.073%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.015%) BS25999
System Software
1 637 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 344 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (4.06%) Hyper-V
4 127 (1.87%) vSphere
5 77 (1.13%) VMware ESX
6 74 (1.09%) XenApp
7 60 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
8 44 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 39 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
9 39 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 38 (0.56%) UAG
11 34 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 31 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 27 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 14 (0.21%) vCloud
15 12 (0.18%) KVM
16 11 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.13%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 117 (1.72%) SCCM
2 93 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 75 (1.10%) SCOM
4 57 (0.84%) SCVMM
5 49 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 44 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 30 (0.44%) Puppet
7 30 (0.44%) Nagios
8 29 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 27 (0.40%) cPanel
10 24 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 23 (0.34%) Netcool
11 23 (0.34%) Plesk
11 23 (0.34%) NetBackup
12 21 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (0.29%) Webmin
14 19 (0.28%) WSUS
15 18 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (0.19%) SCDPM
17 12 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2616 (38.44%) Microsoft
2 1186 (17.43%) Oracle
3 524 (7.70%) VMware
4 261 (3.84%) Cisco
5 215 (3.16%) Citrix
6 193 (2.84%) HP
7 175 (2.57%) SAP
8 161 (2.37%) Cognos
9 128 (1.88%) IBM
10 122 (1.79%) Business Objects
11 103 (1.51%) Endeca
12 101 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 89 (1.31%) Google
14 88 (1.29%) Tableau
15 78 (1.15%) Dell
16 74 (1.09%) Sun
17 66 (0.97%) TOWER Software
18 64 (0.94%) Juniper
19 62 (0.91%) Symantec
20 61 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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