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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 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 3494 3969 4866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.99% 18.33% 20.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.53% 58.17% 64.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3521 4583
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 £57,500 £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
6073 6823 7586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 31.51% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5808 6963
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 748 £45,000 - 36
Hampshire +1 715 £38,000 +1.33% 101
Berkshire -1 633 £42,500 - 72
Kent -2 313 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Buckinghamshire -1 302 £40,000 - 26
Oxfordshire -4 274 £35,000 -6.66% 37
East Sussex -3 241 £45,000 +20.00% 22
West Sussex +2 198 £40,000 - 17
Middlesex -7 32 £40,000 -11.11%
Isle of Wight +2 19 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Sussex -1 12 £47,500 -17.39%
M4 Corridor -2 2 £40,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4130 (58.01%) .NET
2 3746 (52.62%) C#
3 3518 (49.42%) SQL
4 3036 (42.65%) ASP.NET
5 2740 (38.49%) Microsoft
6 2377 (33.39%) JavaScript
7 2314 (32.50%) HTML
8 2208 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
9 2115 (29.71%) MVC
10 2090 (29.36%) Windows
11 1989 (27.94%) CSS
12 1568 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1505 (21.14%) MS Excel
14 1330 (18.68%) jQuery
15 1235 (17.35%) Oracle
16 1175 (16.51%) T-SQL
17 1162 (16.32%) TDD
18 1148 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
19 1117 (15.69%) Degree
20 1111 (15.61%) XML
21 1044 (14.66%) WCF
21 1044 (14.66%) Finance
22 1000 (14.05%) Web Services
23 967 (13.58%) .NET Framework
24 934 (13.12%) Scrum
25 913 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 867 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 852 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
28 834 (11.72%) Visual Studio
28 834 (11.72%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 823 (11.56%) IIS
2 705 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 326 (4.58%) MS Exchange
4 223 (3.13%) Apache
5 169 (2.37%) CMS
6 167 (2.35%) Node.js
7 155 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 151 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 135 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 122 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 114 (1.60%) JBoss
12 112 (1.57%) Confluence
13 100 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 94 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 92 (1.29%) WebLogic
16 84 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
17 80 (1.12%) WebSphere
18 68 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
19 58 (0.81%) WordPress
20 54 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1505 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 273 (3.83%) MS Office
3 48 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 27 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 22 (0.31%) MS Project
8 16 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.14%) FastStats
10 9 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.070%) SPSS
14 4 (0.056%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.028%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 108 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 49 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 32 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 19 (0.27%) HFM
8 18 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (0.20%) Magento
10 13 (0.18%) Maximo
11 11 (0.15%) SalesLogix
12 8 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.11%) Agresso
12 8 (0.11%) GoldMine
12 8 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.084%) Cognos Planning
13 6 (0.084%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
14 5 (0.070%) Retail-J
14 5 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 212 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (2.25%) SaaS
3 96 (1.35%) Office 365
4 35 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.29%) GitHub
6 19 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.11%) IaaS
9 6 (0.084%) PaaS
10 4 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.028%) Heroku
11 2 (0.028%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 364 (5.11%) Firewall
2 319 (4.48%) Internet
3 271 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 251 (3.53%) DNS
4 251 (3.53%) SAN
5 175 (2.46%) WAN
6 165 (2.32%) LAN
7 142 (1.99%) VPN
8 139 (1.95%) HTTP
9 138 (1.94%) DHCP
10 81 (1.14%) SSL
11 74 (1.04%) VLAN
12 72 (1.01%) Wireless
13 62 (0.87%) Intranet
14 61 (0.86%) VoIP
15 53 (0.74%) NAS
16 45 (0.63%) Network Security
17 44 (0.62%) iSCSI
18 40 (0.56%) LDAP
19 36 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1148 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 913 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 867 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 664 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 658 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 529 (7.43%) MySQL
7 521 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 503 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 475 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 251 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 250 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 242 (3.40%) NoSQL
13 146 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 145 (2.04%) RavenDB
15 136 (1.91%) Big Data
16 122 (1.71%) DB2
17 121 (1.70%) MongoDB
18 120 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
19 111 (1.56%) MS Access
20 110 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 834 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 643 (9.03%) NUnit
3 532 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 473 (6.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 399 (5.60%) Git (software)
6 272 (3.82%) Moq
7 227 (3.19%) Subversion
8 186 (2.61%) MSTest
9 179 (2.51%) TeamCity
10 152 (2.14%) JIRA
11 125 (1.76%) NCrunch
12 124 (1.74%) ReSharper
13 108 (1.52%) Cucumber
14 100 (1.40%) Selenium
15 91 (1.28%) WATIR
16 83 (1.17%) Maven
17 64 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 61 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
19 60 (0.84%) Eclipse
19 60 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1044 (14.66%) Finance
2 266 (3.74%) Retail
3 219 (3.08%) Marketing
4 172 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 133 (1.87%) Banking
6 130 (1.83%) Back Office
7 103 (1.45%) Games
8 95 (1.33%) Advertising
9 53 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 45 (0.63%) Publishing
11 44 (0.62%) Legal
12 39 (0.55%) French Language
13 34 (0.48%) German Language
14 31 (0.44%) Automotive
15 29 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 26 (0.37%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.32%) Local Government
18 22 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.25%) Electronics
19 18 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4120 (57.87%) Developer
2 1965 (27.60%) .NET Developer
3 1048 (14.72%) C# Developer
4 785 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 696 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 592 (8.32%) Analyst
7 545 (7.66%) Web Developer
8 463 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 451 (6.34%) Senior Developer
10 436 (6.12%) DBA
11 434 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 369 (5.18%) Consultant
13 331 (4.65%) Junior
14 280 (3.93%) Administrator
15 275 (3.86%) SQL DBA
16 274 (3.85%) Support Engineer
17 271 (3.81%) Junior Developer
18 258 (3.62%) SQL Developer
19 254 (3.57%) Software Engineer
20 246 (3.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4130 (58.01%) .NET
2 3036 (42.65%) ASP.NET
3 2314 (32.50%) HTML
4 1989 (27.94%) CSS
5 1568 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1330 (18.68%) jQuery
7 1111 (15.61%) XML
8 1044 (14.66%) WCF
9 1000 (14.05%) Web Services
10 967 (13.58%) .NET Framework
11 730 (10.25%) Ajax
12 511 (7.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 507 (7.12%) HTML5
14 419 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 399 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 390 (5.48%) LINQ
17 359 (5.04%) WPF
18 336 (4.72%) SOAP
19 322 (4.52%) WinForms
20 312 (4.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 600 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 567 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 237 (3.33%) Clustering
4 224 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 217 (3.05%) Mathematics
6 211 (2.96%) Replication
7 181 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 167 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
9 153 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 135 (1.90%) Open Source
11 104 (1.46%) Data Integration
12 102 (1.43%) N-Tier
13 90 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 80 (1.12%) Social Network
15 75 (1.05%) iPhone
16 72 (1.01%) User Experience
17 63 (0.88%) Tandem
18 53 (0.74%) Statistics
19 49 (0.69%) Visualisation
20 45 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2090 (29.36%) Windows
2 615 (8.64%) Linux
3 570 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 361 (5.07%) UNIX
5 348 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 275 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 241 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 214 (3.01%) Android
9 167 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 150 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 119 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 75 (1.05%) Solaris
13 68 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 55 (0.77%) CentOS
15 49 (0.69%) AIX
16 28 (0.39%) Windows 2000
17 25 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 23 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
19 20 (0.28%) Windows Phone
20 15 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2208 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2115 (29.71%) MVC
3 1162 (16.32%) TDD
4 934 (13.12%) Scrum
5 852 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
6 797 (11.20%) OO
7 664 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 490 (6.88%) Web Application Development
9 470 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 427 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
11 426 (5.98%) BDD
12 400 (5.62%) E-Commerce
13 390 (5.48%) ETL
14 351 (4.93%) Web Development
15 323 (4.54%) ITIL
16 316 (4.44%) OOD
16 316 (4.44%) Migration
17 307 (4.31%) Unit Testing
18 303 (4.26%) Project Management
19 277 (3.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3746 (52.62%) C#
2 3518 (49.42%) SQL
3 2377 (33.39%) JavaScript
4 1175 (16.51%) T-SQL
5 834 (11.72%) VB.NET
6 610 (8.57%) Java
7 344 (4.83%) VB
8 322 (4.52%) PHP
9 321 (4.51%) C++
10 222 (3.12%) PL/SQL
11 216 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 207 (2.91%) Ruby
13 107 (1.50%) C
14 104 (1.46%) VB6
15 103 (1.45%) Python
16 97 (1.36%) VBScript
17 89 (1.25%) Perl
18 75 (1.05%) VBA
19 67 (0.94%) Shell Script
20 42 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1117 (15.69%) Degree
2 445 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 229 (3.22%) Security Cleared
4 210 (2.95%) MCSE
5 161 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 103 (1.45%) ISEB
7 93 (1.31%) MCITP
8 78 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (1.10%) MCP
9 60 (0.84%) CCNA
9 60 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 59 (0.83%) MCTS
11 55 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 52 (0.73%) MCSA
13 44 (0.62%) DV Cleared
14 41 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 39 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
16 35 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 33 (0.46%) HND
18 32 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (3.78%) QA
2 182 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 147 (2.06%) SLA
4 39 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.27%) GAMP
8 14 (0.20%) WCAG
8 14 (0.20%) WAI
8 14 (0.20%) COBIT
9 8 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.11%) GPG13
10 6 (0.084%) HL7
11 1 (0.014%) BS25999
System Software
1 634 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 356 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 123 (1.73%) vSphere
5 73 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 67 (0.94%) XenApp
7 64 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 47 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
10 44 (0.62%) UAG
11 43 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 43 (0.60%) ISA Server
12 36 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
13 33 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.25%) vCloud
15 12 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 12 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.15%) KVM
16 11 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (1.57%) SCCM
2 102 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 79 (1.11%) SCOM
4 56 (0.79%) Data Guard
5 55 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 44 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 33 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 29 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 29 (0.41%) Puppet
9 26 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 23 (0.32%) Netcool
11 21 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 21 (0.29%) Nagios
11 21 (0.29%) cPanel
12 20 (0.28%) WSUS
13 18 (0.25%) Plesk
14 15 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (0.20%) Webmin
Vendors
1 2740 (38.49%) Microsoft
2 1235 (17.35%) Oracle
3 536 (7.53%) VMware
4 255 (3.58%) Cisco
5 212 (2.98%) Citrix
6 206 (2.89%) HP
7 171 (2.40%) SAP
8 165 (2.32%) Cognos
9 148 (2.08%) IBM
10 136 (1.91%) Business Objects
11 128 (1.80%) Endeca
12 112 (1.57%) Google
13 94 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 91 (1.28%) RedPrairie
15 76 (1.07%) Tableau
15 76 (1.07%) EMC
16 73 (1.03%) Dell
16 73 (1.03%) Telerik
17 70 (0.98%) NetApp
18 68 (0.96%) TOWER Software
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum £65,000 + 15% Bonus + Car + Pension + more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum 10% bonus + pension + life + health
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% bonus + 5.5K car + pension + hea
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-43k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago