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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3854 4115 4533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.33% 19.00% 19.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.53% 60.09% 61.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3368 3756 4227
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 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
6585 6848 7320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.62% 31.62% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5534 5973 6604
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 910 £45,000 +8.43% 65
Berkshire +5 726 £42,500 +3.65% 74
Hampshire -4 688 £38,500 +2.66% 82
Buckinghamshire -1 371 £40,000 - 27
Oxfordshire -4 328 £40,000 +1.26% 35
West Sussex +3 281 £40,500 +1.25% 22
East Sussex 0 271 £40,000 - 29
Kent 0 235 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Middlesex +6 32 £40,000 +1.26% 7
Isle of Wight - 26 £20,500 - 2
Sussex 0 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Thames Valley -3 2 £60,000 -25.00%
M4 Corridor +4 1 £40,000 -33.33%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4923 (61.33%) .NET
2 4472 (55.71%) C#
3 4106 (51.15%) SQL
4 3673 (45.76%) ASP.NET
5 3170 (39.49%) Microsoft
6 2605 (32.45%) JavaScript
7 2567 (31.98%) HTML
8 2285 (28.47%) MVC
9 2234 (27.83%) Windows
10 2077 (25.88%) CSS
11 1762 (21.95%) MS Excel
12 1607 (20.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1481 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 1472 (18.34%) jQuery
15 1381 (17.20%) Degree
16 1348 (16.79%) T-SQL
17 1302 (16.22%) XML
18 1275 (15.88%) Oracle
19 1250 (15.57%) WCF
20 1183 (14.74%) TDD
21 1167 (14.54%) Web Services
22 1142 (14.23%) Finance
23 1079 (13.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 1073 (13.37%) VB.NET
25 1056 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 1029 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
27 1025 (12.77%) .NET Framework
28 969 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
29 948 (11.81%) OO
30 913 (11.37%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 900 (11.21%) IIS
2 667 (8.31%) SharePoint
3 326 (4.06%) MS Exchange
4 218 (2.72%) Apache
5 199 (2.48%) CMS
6 191 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 166 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 136 (1.69%) Node.js
9 134 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 134 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
10 128 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 109 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 96 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 88 (1.10%) WebSphere
14 85 (1.06%) Confluence
15 77 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 71 (0.88%) Lync
17 68 (0.85%) Umbraco
17 68 (0.85%) WebLogic
18 53 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1762 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 264 (3.29%) MS Office
3 40 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 26 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 19 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 14 (0.17%) FastStats
10 13 (0.16%) MS Project
11 11 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.075%) SPSS
14 2 (0.025%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.012%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 126 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 40 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 39 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 35 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.44%) Magento
5 34 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 13 (0.16%) Maximo
9 12 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 9 (0.11%) Line 500
11 9 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.100%) Sage 1000
12 8 (0.100%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.087%) SAP Business One
13 7 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
14 6 (0.075%) SAP CRM
14 6 (0.075%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 189 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (1.78%) SaaS
3 67 (0.83%) Office 365
4 28 (0.35%) GitHub
5 26 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.16%) IaaS
7 10 (0.12%) Heroku
8 6 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.050%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.037%) PaaS
11 2 (0.025%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.025%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 367 (4.57%) Internet
2 336 (4.19%) Firewall
3 287 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 275 (3.43%) SAN
5 256 (3.19%) DNS
6 188 (2.34%) VPN
7 150 (1.87%) WAN
8 148 (1.84%) DHCP
9 141 (1.76%) LAN
10 114 (1.42%) HTTP
11 69 (0.86%) VoIP
11 69 (0.86%) SSL
12 60 (0.75%) NAS
13 57 (0.71%) Network Security
14 55 (0.69%) FTP
15 54 (0.67%) Wireless
15 54 (0.67%) VLAN
16 53 (0.66%) Intranet
17 52 (0.65%) iSCSI
18 45 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1481 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1079 (13.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1056 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1029 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 769 (9.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 584 (7.28%) Relational Database
7 565 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 529 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
9 505 (6.29%) MySQL
10 326 (4.06%) RDBMS
11 227 (2.83%) Oracle Database
12 165 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
13 161 (2.01%) NoSQL
14 149 (1.86%) OLAP
15 127 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 119 (1.48%) DB2
17 110 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
18 109 (1.36%) RavenDB
19 104 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
20 103 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 860 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 558 (6.95%) NUnit
3 525 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 398 (4.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 355 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 343 (4.27%) Subversion
7 218 (2.72%) Moq
8 158 (1.97%) TeamCity
9 127 (1.58%) MSTest
9 127 (1.58%) ReSharper
10 113 (1.41%) JIRA
10 113 (1.41%) NCrunch
11 108 (1.35%) Selenium
12 100 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 81 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 80 (1.00%) WATIR
15 79 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 68 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 46 (0.57%) Ant
18 44 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1142 (14.23%) Finance
2 267 (3.33%) Retail
3 240 (2.99%) Marketing
4 175 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 157 (1.96%) Games
6 145 (1.81%) Banking
7 142 (1.77%) Back Office
8 94 (1.17%) Advertising
9 66 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 56 (0.70%) Legal
11 55 (0.69%) Publishing
12 53 (0.66%) Automotive
13 51 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 48 (0.60%) French Language
15 43 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 40 (0.50%) Electronics
17 28 (0.35%) German Language
18 20 (0.25%) Spanish Language
18 20 (0.25%) Front Office
19 18 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 4782 (59.57%) Developer
2 2334 (29.08%) .NET Developer
3 1498 (18.66%) C# Developer
4 1077 (13.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 832 (10.37%) Software Developer
6 723 (9.01%) Analyst
7 712 (8.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 671 (8.36%) Senior Developer
9 637 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 541 (6.74%) Web Developer
11 474 (5.91%) DBA
12 447 (5.57%) Consultant
13 382 (4.76%) SQL Developer
14 365 (4.55%) Software Engineer
15 341 (4.25%) SQL DBA
16 316 (3.94%) Junior
17 304 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
18 301 (3.75%) Administrator
19 283 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
20 250 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4923 (61.33%) .NET
2 3673 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 2567 (31.98%) HTML
4 2077 (25.88%) CSS
5 1607 (20.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1472 (18.34%) jQuery
7 1302 (16.22%) XML
8 1250 (15.57%) WCF
9 1167 (14.54%) Web Services
10 1025 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 778 (9.69%) Ajax
12 540 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 528 (6.58%) HTML5
14 525 (6.54%) LINQ
15 484 (6.03%) WPF
16 461 (5.74%) WinForms
17 427 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 423 (5.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 412 (5.13%) SOAP
20 343 (4.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 652 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 311 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
3 298 (3.71%) Clustering
4 252 (3.14%) Mathematics
5 224 (2.79%) Replication
6 211 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 158 (1.97%) Open Source
8 153 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 131 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
10 124 (1.54%) N-Tier
11 104 (1.30%) Data Integration
12 103 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 84 (1.05%) Social Media
14 80 (1.00%) iPhone
15 77 (0.96%) Statistics
16 70 (0.87%) Kindle
17 66 (0.82%) Tandem
18 62 (0.77%) Social Network
19 58 (0.72%) iPad
20 51 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2234 (27.83%) Windows
2 616 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 565 (7.04%) Linux
4 408 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 333 (4.15%) UNIX
6 300 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 251 (3.13%) Android
8 227 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 204 (2.54%) Apple iOS
10 194 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 128 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 93 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 70 (0.87%) Solaris
14 50 (0.62%) CentOS
15 44 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 43 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 42 (0.52%) AIX
18 40 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
19 29 (0.36%) HPUX
20 19 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2285 (28.47%) MVC
2 1183 (14.74%) TDD
3 969 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 948 (11.81%) OO
5 913 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
6 861 (10.73%) Scrum
7 848 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 500 (6.23%) Web Application Development
9 466 (5.81%) ETL
10 465 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 446 (5.56%) BDD
12 439 (5.47%) Web Development
13 418 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
14 385 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 352 (4.39%) ITIL
16 330 (4.11%) CRM
17 328 (4.09%) Unit Testing
18 319 (3.97%) OOD
19 310 (3.86%) Migration
20 260 (3.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4472 (55.71%) C#
2 4106 (51.15%) SQL
3 2605 (32.45%) JavaScript
4 1348 (16.79%) T-SQL
5 1073 (13.37%) VB.NET
6 719 (8.96%) Java
7 450 (5.61%) C++
8 395 (4.92%) VB
9 293 (3.65%) PHP
10 192 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 183 (2.28%) PL/SQL
12 181 (2.25%) Ruby
13 143 (1.78%) VB6
14 126 (1.57%) C
15 99 (1.23%) VBScript
16 69 (0.86%) VBA
17 65 (0.81%) Objective-C
18 61 (0.76%) Perl
19 59 (0.74%) Shell Script
20 51 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 1381 (17.20%) Degree
2 597 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 242 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 232 (2.89%) MCSE
5 154 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 139 (1.73%) MCP
7 136 (1.69%) MCITP
8 105 (1.31%) ISEB
9 104 (1.30%) MCTS
10 77 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 74 (0.92%) MCSA
12 67 (0.83%) MCSD
13 65 (0.81%) MCDBA
14 59 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 57 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
16 54 (0.67%) CCNA
16 54 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
17 51 (0.64%) MCAD
18 34 (0.42%) ISTQB
19 30 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (3.38%) QA
2 210 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 173 (2.16%) SLA
4 46 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.39%) HL7
7 20 (0.25%) WCAG
7 20 (0.25%) WAI
8 17 (0.21%) GAMP
9 15 (0.19%) COBIT
10 12 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.062%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.025%) GPG13
13 2 (0.025%) DICOM
14 1 (0.012%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 607 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 357 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 103 (1.28%) vSphere
5 77 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 66 (0.82%) XenApp
7 60 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
8 51 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 37 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 32 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 30 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
13 29 (0.36%) UAG
14 27 (0.34%) XenServer
14 27 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 23 (0.29%) Terminal Server
16 15 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
17 14 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 94 (1.17%) SCCM
2 71 (0.88%) SCOM
3 68 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 60 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 46 (0.57%) Data Guard
6 41 (0.51%) Puppet
7 40 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 40 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 39 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 33 (0.41%) WSUS
10 25 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (0.30%) Nagios
12 19 (0.24%) SCVMM
13 17 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 16 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 15 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 14 (0.17%) Netcool
16 14 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
17 13 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 12 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3170 (39.49%) Microsoft
2 1275 (15.88%) Oracle
3 518 (6.45%) VMware
4 226 (2.82%) Cisco
5 225 (2.80%) Citrix
6 161 (2.01%) Google
7 148 (1.84%) HP
8 144 (1.79%) Cognos
9 135 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 129 (1.61%) SAP
11 122 (1.52%) IBM
12 115 (1.43%) Business Objects
13 97 (1.21%) JBoss
14 80 (1.00%) Endeca
14 80 (1.00%) RedPrairie
15 77 (0.96%) Symantec
16 64 (0.80%) NetApp
17 63 (0.78%) Sitecore
18 62 (0.77%) Facebook
18 62 (0.77%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus £6k car allowance & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 18-28k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago