The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 168 141 200
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 70 71 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.37% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 3.78% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2012
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1891 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.99% 36.22% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1663 1654
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South West region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Wiltshire +12 20 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Dorset -25 15 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -17 13 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Bristol -8 12 £30,000 -33.33% 10
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Devon -2 1 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Somerset -2 1 £22,500 -42.30%
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 159 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (69.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (54.09%) SQL
4 85 (53.46%) .NET
5 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 69 (43.40%) C#
6 60 (37.74%) ASP.NET
7 59 (37.11%) Windows
8 58 (36.48%) JavaScript
9 57 (35.85%) HTML
10 51 (32.08%) jQuery
10 51 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (30.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (29.56%) MVC
13 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 42 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 42 (26.42%) CSS
15 40 (25.16%) .NET Framework
16 39 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (23.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (22.64%) Visual Studio
19 35 (22.01%) T-SQL
20 34 (21.38%) Finance
21 31 (19.50%) Web Services
22 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
23 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (16.98%) SharePoint
25 26 (16.35%) ETL
26 24 (15.09%) WCF
26 24 (15.09%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (6.92%) IIS
4 9 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.40%) Umbraco
5 7 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.14%) Node.js
6 5 (3.14%) JBoss
6 5 (3.14%) Apache
6 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.26%) Lync
9 1 (0.63%) Kentico
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.63%) FastStats
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.40%) Changepoint
3 5 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Office 365
2 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) SAN
1 9 (5.66%) Internet
1 9 (5.66%) WAN
2 5 (3.14%) DNS
3 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.89%) DHCP
5 2 (1.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.63%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) SMTP
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (69.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (30.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 42 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (23.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (10.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.77%) MySQL
10 5 (3.14%) SAP BW
10 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.89%) MS Access
12 2 (1.26%) OLAP
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.26%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.63%) SSDT
13 1 (0.63%) QlikView
13 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.77%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.77%) CruiseControl
3 6 (3.77%) NUnit
3 6 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (3.77%) Moq
3 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.77%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.14%) Subversion
4 5 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (21.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.77%) Retail
4 5 (3.14%) Automotive
5 4 (2.52%) Publishing
6 3 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.89%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (47.80%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) C# Developer
3 29 (18.24%) DBA
4 26 (16.35%) .NET Developer
4 26 (16.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (15.72%) SQL DBA
6 15 (9.43%) SQL Developer
7 14 (8.81%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (7.55%) Analyst
9 10 (6.29%) Software Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Trainer
9 10 (6.29%) Senior DBA
10 9 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Administrator
11 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.40%) Senior SQL DBA
12 7 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (53.46%) .NET
2 60 (37.74%) ASP.NET
3 57 (35.85%) HTML
4 51 (32.08%) jQuery
5 42 (26.42%) CSS
6 40 (25.16%) .NET Framework
7 31 (19.50%) Web Services
8 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (15.09%) WCF
10 21 (13.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (13.21%) Ajax
11 20 (12.58%) XML
12 17 (10.69%) LINQ
12 17 (10.69%) HTML5
13 16 (10.06%) CSS3
14 14 (8.81%) XSLT
14 14 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (8.18%) SOAP
16 12 (7.55%) XHTML
16 12 (7.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.03%) Statistics
4 6 (3.77%) Physics
4 6 (3.77%) Chemistry
5 5 (3.14%) Open Source
5 5 (3.14%) Clustering
6 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.89%) Photography
7 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.11%) Windows
2 51 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.03%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.63%) UNIX
7 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.56%) MVC
2 39 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.35%) ETL
4 24 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (12.58%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.06%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.06%) CRM
6 16 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.43%) Scrum
8 12 (7.55%) Coaching
9 11 (6.92%) Performance Improvement
10 10 (6.29%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (6.29%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.29%) TDD
11 9 (5.66%) Database Tuning
11 9 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.66%) Migration
12 7 (4.40%) Performance Testing
12 7 (4.40%) Load Testing
12 7 (4.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.09%) SQL
2 69 (43.40%) C#
3 58 (36.48%) JavaScript
4 35 (22.01%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.81%) PHP
5 14 (8.81%) VB.NET
6 13 (8.18%) C++
7 7 (4.40%) VB6
7 7 (4.40%) Java
7 7 (4.40%) VB
8 6 (3.77%) Ruby
9 2 (1.26%) VBA
9 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) PhD
3 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.26%) MCITP
5 2 (1.26%) VCP4
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
1 2 (1.26%) SCOM
1 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
1 2 (1.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 69 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.32%) VMware
3 6 (3.77%) SAP
3 6 (3.77%) Sage
4 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.52%) TARGIT
6 3 (1.89%) Citrix
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle
7 2 (1.26%) IBM
7 2 (1.26%) Talend
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco
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