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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3597 4007 4479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.39% 19.00% 19.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.09% 60.65% 61.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3090 3664 4186
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,939 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6301 6607 7248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.72% 31.33% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5795 6553
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,859 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 856 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Hampshire -4 694 £37,500 - 96
Berkshire +2 693 £40,000 -5.88% 76
Buckinghamshire +1 357 £40,000 - 34
Oxfordshire -4 280 £40,000 +1.26% 36
West Sussex 0 245 £42,500 +3.65% 16
East Sussex +2 239 £40,000 - 21
Kent -3 200 £37,500 -16.66% 26
Middlesex -8 21 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Isle of Wight +3 19 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Sussex -2 7 £60,000 - 2
M4 Corridor +2 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4639 (59.56%) .NET
2 4240 (54.44%) C#
3 3941 (50.60%) SQL
4 3492 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 3084 (39.59%) Microsoft
6 2559 (32.85%) JavaScript
7 2527 (32.44%) HTML
8 2216 (28.45%) Windows
9 2188 (28.09%) MVC
10 2128 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
11 2055 (26.38%) CSS
12 1727 (22.17%) MS Excel
13 1555 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1449 (18.60%) jQuery
15 1356 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 1317 (16.91%) Degree
17 1291 (16.57%) T-SQL
18 1276 (16.38%) Oracle
19 1268 (16.28%) XML
20 1163 (14.93%) WCF
21 1137 (14.60%) Finance
22 1135 (14.57%) Web Services
23 1120 (14.38%) TDD
24 1021 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 1005 (12.90%) .NET Framework
26 1002 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 1000 (12.84%) VB.NET
28 942 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
29 924 (11.86%) IIS
30 913 (11.72%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 924 (11.86%) IIS
2 694 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 330 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 227 (2.91%) Apache
5 197 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 179 (2.30%) CMS
7 168 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 144 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 142 (1.82%) Node.js
10 134 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
11 131 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 112 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 101 (1.30%) Confluence
14 99 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 83 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 81 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
17 73 (0.94%) WebLogic
18 64 (0.82%) Lync
19 63 (0.81%) Umbraco
20 54 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1727 (22.17%) MS Excel
2 277 (3.56%) MS Office
3 35 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 33 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 27 (0.35%) PowerPivot
8 21 (0.27%) Fireworks
9 17 (0.22%) MS Project
10 13 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.17%) FastStats
11 6 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.077%) SPSS
12 2 (0.026%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 122 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 41 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 34 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 28 (0.36%) Magento
7 16 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.21%) Maximo
8 12 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.12%) Agresso
10 9 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 9 (0.12%) HFM
10 9 (0.12%) Line 500
11 8 (0.10%) Sage 1000
11 8 (0.10%) TIBCO iProcess
11 8 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (0.090%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 167 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 146 (1.87%) SaaS
3 76 (0.98%) Office 365
4 29 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.33%) GitHub
6 13 (0.17%) IaaS
7 9 (0.12%) Heroku
7 9 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.051%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.039%) PaaS
10 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 360 (4.62%) Internet
2 348 (4.47%) Firewall
3 299 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 275 (3.53%) SAN
5 256 (3.29%) DNS
6 180 (2.31%) VPN
7 158 (2.03%) WAN
8 157 (2.02%) DHCP
9 149 (1.91%) LAN
10 122 (1.57%) HTTP
11 74 (0.95%) SSL
12 68 (0.87%) VoIP
13 65 (0.83%) Intranet
14 61 (0.78%) NAS
15 56 (0.72%) Network Security
16 53 (0.68%) Wireless
16 53 (0.68%) FTP
17 52 (0.67%) VLAN
18 49 (0.63%) iSCSI
19 45 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1356 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1021 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1002 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 942 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 733 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 577 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 543 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 501 (6.43%) MySQL
9 478 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
10 306 (3.93%) RDBMS
11 251 (3.22%) Oracle Database
12 168 (2.16%) NoSQL
13 164 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 151 (1.94%) OLAP
15 121 (1.55%) RavenDB
16 118 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 115 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
18 114 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
19 109 (1.40%) DB2
20 101 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 877 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 555 (7.13%) NUnit
3 540 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 409 (5.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 366 (4.70%) Git (software)
6 314 (4.03%) Subversion
7 229 (2.94%) Moq
8 170 (2.18%) TeamCity
9 134 (1.72%) ReSharper
10 131 (1.68%) MSTest
11 126 (1.62%) JIRA
12 123 (1.58%) NCrunch
13 106 (1.36%) Cucumber
14 105 (1.35%) Selenium
15 92 (1.18%) WATIR
16 83 (1.07%) Eclipse
17 66 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 65 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 51 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
20 45 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 1137 (14.60%) Finance
2 263 (3.38%) Retail
3 224 (2.88%) Marketing
4 176 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 153 (1.96%) Back Office
6 145 (1.86%) Games
7 139 (1.78%) Banking
8 96 (1.23%) Advertising
9 63 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 59 (0.76%) Legal
11 56 (0.72%) French Language
12 51 (0.65%) Automotive
13 47 (0.60%) Publishing
14 43 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 39 (0.50%) Electronics
16 35 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 29 (0.37%) German Language
18 21 (0.27%) Spanish Language
19 18 (0.23%) Front Office
19 18 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 4553 (58.45%) Developer
2 2226 (28.58%) .NET Developer
3 1400 (17.97%) C# Developer
4 1024 (13.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 779 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 720 (9.24%) Analyst
7 640 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 622 (7.99%) Senior Developer
9 590 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 540 (6.93%) Web Developer
11 439 (5.64%) Consultant
12 433 (5.56%) DBA
13 350 (4.49%) SQL Developer
14 342 (4.39%) Software Engineer
15 321 (4.12%) Junior
16 311 (3.99%) SQL DBA
17 287 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
18 280 (3.59%) Administrator
19 263 (3.38%) Support Engineer
20 259 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4639 (59.56%) .NET
2 3492 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 2527 (32.44%) HTML
4 2055 (26.38%) CSS
5 1555 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1449 (18.60%) jQuery
7 1268 (16.28%) XML
8 1163 (14.93%) WCF
9 1135 (14.57%) Web Services
10 1005 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 752 (9.65%) Ajax
12 530 (6.80%) HTML5
13 493 (6.33%) LINQ
14 466 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 444 (5.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 434 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 429 (5.51%) WPF
18 407 (5.23%) WinForms
19 389 (4.99%) SOAP
20 303 (3.89%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 618 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 558 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 280 (3.59%) Clustering
4 275 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 248 (3.18%) Mathematics
6 212 (2.72%) Replication
7 193 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 163 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 155 (1.99%) Open Source
10 132 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
11 117 (1.50%) N-Tier
12 105 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 92 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 84 (1.08%) iPhone
15 79 (1.01%) User Experience
16 73 (0.94%) Statistics
17 67 (0.86%) Social Media
18 66 (0.85%) Kindle
19 64 (0.82%) Tandem
20 63 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2216 (28.45%) Windows
2 654 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 575 (7.38%) Linux
4 412 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 340 (4.37%) UNIX
6 308 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 264 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 242 (3.11%) Android
9 204 (2.62%) Windows 8
10 185 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 133 (1.71%) Windows XP
12 91 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 81 (1.04%) Solaris
14 51 (0.65%) CentOS
15 44 (0.56%) AIX
16 43 (0.55%) Windows Phone
17 35 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 35 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
18 25 (0.32%) HPUX
19 24 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2188 (28.09%) MVC
2 2128 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1120 (14.38%) TDD
4 913 (11.72%) OO
5 883 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
6 849 (10.90%) Scrum
7 799 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 478 (6.14%) Web Application Development
9 458 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 452 (5.80%) ETL
11 423 (5.43%) BDD
12 422 (5.42%) Web Development
13 394 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
14 391 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
15 363 (4.66%) ITIL
16 338 (4.34%) Mentoring
17 327 (4.20%) OOD
18 326 (4.19%) Unit Testing
19 315 (4.04%) CRM
20 312 (4.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4240 (54.44%) C#
2 3941 (50.60%) SQL
3 2559 (32.85%) JavaScript
4 1291 (16.57%) T-SQL
5 1000 (12.84%) VB.NET
6 688 (8.83%) Java
7 416 (5.34%) C++
8 372 (4.78%) VB
9 280 (3.59%) PHP
10 201 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 196 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 192 (2.47%) Ruby
13 137 (1.76%) VB6
14 125 (1.60%) C
15 102 (1.31%) VBScript
16 65 (0.83%) VBA
17 63 (0.81%) Perl
18 58 (0.74%) Objective-C
19 51 (0.65%) Shell Script
19 51 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 1317 (16.91%) Degree
2 578 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 256 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 248 (3.18%) MCSE
5 170 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 134 (1.72%) MCITP
7 118 (1.51%) ISEB
8 116 (1.49%) MCP
9 85 (1.09%) MCTS
10 72 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 71 (0.91%) MCSA
12 70 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 60 (0.77%) MCDBA
14 56 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
15 53 (0.68%) CCNA
16 48 (0.62%) MCSD
17 47 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
18 38 (0.49%) ISTQB
19 33 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
20 31 (0.40%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (3.48%) QA
2 210 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 175 (2.25%) SLA
4 47 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.27%) WCAG
6 21 (0.27%) WAI
6 21 (0.27%) HL7
7 17 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.22%) GAMP
8 14 (0.18%) COBIT
9 6 (0.077%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.064%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.039%) GPG13
12 2 (0.026%) DICOM
13 1 (0.013%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 651 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 391 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 257 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 113 (1.45%) vSphere
5 86 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 70 (0.90%) XenApp
7 61 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
8 56 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 42 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 35 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 34 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
13 33 (0.42%) UAG
13 33 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 26 (0.33%) XenServer
15 22 (0.28%) Terminal Server
16 20 (0.26%) vCloud
17 19 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 14 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 114 (1.46%) SCCM
2 85 (1.09%) SCOM
3 83 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 56 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 47 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 47 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 40 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 39 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 34 (0.44%) Puppet
9 33 (0.42%) WSUS
10 27 (0.35%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.30%) Nagios
12 19 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 18 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 17 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 17 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
15 14 (0.18%) Netcool
15 14 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 12 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3084 (39.59%) Microsoft
2 1276 (16.38%) Oracle
3 575 (7.38%) VMware
4 240 (3.08%) Citrix
5 238 (3.06%) Cisco
6 166 (2.13%) HP
7 155 (1.99%) Google
8 148 (1.90%) Cognos
9 136 (1.75%) IBM
10 131 (1.68%) SAP
11 129 (1.66%) Business Objects
12 127 (1.63%) Red Hat
13 115 (1.48%) JBoss
14 100 (1.28%) Endeca
15 92 (1.18%) RedPrairie
16 81 (1.04%) NetApp
17 78 (1.00%) Symantec
18 76 (0.98%) EMC
19 64 (0.82%) Sitecore
20 61 (0.78%) Telerik
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: 15% BONUS + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10%-20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago