The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 916 1038 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.13% 16.78% 18.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.01% 54.26% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 791 891 939
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1869 1913 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.91% 30.93% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1597 1653
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,760 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Bristol 0 344 £39,250 +1.94% 39
Gloucestershire -11 135 £40,000 +3.22% 20
Wiltshire -8 133 £39,421 +12.63% 20
Somerset +4 122 £38,000 +8.57% 16
Dorset -4 82 £38,500 +10.00% 13
Devon +1 54 £33,000 - 7
Cornwall +10 28 £28,750 +11.65% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 1069 (53.24%) .NET
2 1068 (53.19%) SQL
3 968 (48.21%) C#
4 747 (37.20%) ASP.NET
5 745 (37.10%) Microsoft
6 662 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
7 629 (31.32%) JavaScript
8 607 (30.23%) MVC
9 567 (28.24%) HTML
10 553 (27.54%) Windows
11 450 (22.41%) CSS
12 416 (20.72%) Oracle
12 416 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 361 (17.98%) Finance
14 351 (17.48%) MS Excel
15 340 (16.93%) T-SQL
16 330 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 321 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 320 (15.94%) .NET Framework
19 313 (15.59%) Degree
20 291 (14.49%) Java
21 277 (13.79%) Scrum
22 269 (13.40%) Windows Server
23 264 (13.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 252 (12.55%) Visual Studio
25 246 (12.25%) MySQL
26 240 (11.95%) TDD
27 232 (11.55%) jQuery
28 228 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
29 222 (11.06%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 222 (11.06%) IIS
2 181 (9.01%) SharePoint
3 99 (4.93%) MS Exchange
4 97 (4.83%) Apache
5 69 (3.44%) JBoss
6 61 (3.04%) Node.js
7 59 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 59 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 54 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
9 50 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 48 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 43 (2.14%) Drupal
12 39 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
13 38 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 35 (1.74%) Umbraco
15 31 (1.54%) CMS
16 29 (1.44%) Tomcat
17 21 (1.05%) SAS
18 17 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 351 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.19%) MS Office
3 13 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.100%) MS Project
5 2 (0.100%) SPSS
6 1 (0.050%) HipChat
6 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (1.05%) FastStats
5 18 (0.90%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.40%) Magento
7 7 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.25%) Infor CRM
8 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.100%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.100%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.100%) Maximo
11 2 (0.100%) Unica
12 1 (0.050%) Changepoint
12 1 (0.050%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 107 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.59%) SaaS
4 20 (1.00%) Office 365
5 18 (0.90%) IaaS
5 18 (0.90%) PaaS
6 15 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.15%) Pure360
9 3 (0.15%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.100%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.100%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.100%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.100%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.100%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.100%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.73%) Firewall
2 72 (3.59%) Internet
3 68 (3.39%) SAN
4 64 (3.19%) DNS
5 55 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 54 (2.69%) DHCP
7 48 (2.39%) WAN
8 28 (1.39%) Intranet
9 26 (1.29%) VLAN
9 26 (1.29%) VoIP
10 24 (1.20%) VPN
11 23 (1.15%) LAN
12 20 (1.00%) HTTP
13 16 (0.80%) LDAP
14 12 (0.60%) NAS
15 11 (0.55%) ADSL
16 10 (0.50%) iSCSI
16 10 (0.50%) SSL
16 10 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 321 (15.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 264 (13.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 246 (12.25%) MySQL
5 185 (9.21%) Relational Database
6 163 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
7 157 (7.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 146 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 131 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 130 (6.47%) RDBMS
11 102 (5.08%) NoSQL
12 80 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 72 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
14 61 (3.04%) Oracle Database
15 44 (2.19%) MongoDB
16 38 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (1.15%) Hadoop
18 23 (1.15%) MS Access
19 21 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 252 (12.55%) Visual Studio
2 151 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 67 (3.34%) Subversion
5 64 (3.19%) JUnit
6 51 (2.54%) Cucumber
7 50 (2.49%) Maven
8 46 (2.29%) Selenium
9 45 (2.24%) NUnit
10 41 (2.04%) Eclipse
11 37 (1.84%) Ant
12 32 (1.59%) JIRA
13 28 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (1.29%) Jenkins
15 25 (1.25%) Moq
16 24 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 19 (0.95%) PHPUnit
18 17 (0.85%) JBehave
19 14 (0.70%) TeamCity
20 13 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 361 (17.98%) Finance
2 150 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 131 (6.52%) Banking
4 81 (4.03%) Marketing
5 69 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 53 (2.64%) Electronics
7 40 (1.99%) Retail
8 33 (1.64%) Publishing
9 32 (1.59%) Advertising
10 30 (1.49%) Automotive
11 17 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 17 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.70%) Legal
13 12 (0.60%) Back Office
13 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.45%) Games
16 8 (0.40%) Local Government
17 5 (0.25%) International Banking
18 4 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1128 (56.18%) Developer
2 541 (26.94%) .NET Developer
3 414 (20.62%) C# Developer
4 304 (15.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 224 (11.16%) Analyst
6 221 (11.01%) SQL Developer
7 203 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 174 (8.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 168 (8.37%) Senior Developer
10 161 (8.02%) Software Developer
11 141 (7.02%) DBA
12 127 (6.32%) SQL DBA
13 109 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 100 (4.98%) Web Developer
15 93 (4.63%) Administrator
16 91 (4.53%) Applications Support
16 91 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
16 91 (4.53%) Support Analyst
17 88 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 85 (4.23%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1069 (53.24%) .NET
2 747 (37.20%) ASP.NET
3 567 (28.24%) HTML
4 450 (22.41%) CSS
5 416 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 320 (15.94%) .NET Framework
7 232 (11.55%) jQuery
8 215 (10.71%) XML
9 211 (10.51%) Web Services
10 183 (9.11%) Entity Framework
11 178 (8.86%) WCF
12 170 (8.47%) HTML5
13 157 (7.82%) AngularJS
14 113 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 105 (5.23%) REST
16 97 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 87 (4.33%) WPF
18 83 (4.13%) J2EE
19 74 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 70 (3.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 56 (2.79%) User Experience
4 49 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 49 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (2.29%) N-Tier
6 40 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 40 (1.99%) Data Centre
7 33 (1.64%) Streaming Music
8 32 (1.59%) SWIFT
9 31 (1.54%) Clustering
10 30 (1.49%) EqualLogic
11 27 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
11 27 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.29%) EPoS
13 24 (1.20%) Credit Risk
14 23 (1.15%) Replication
15 22 (1.10%) iPad
15 22 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 553 (27.54%) Windows
2 269 (13.40%) Windows Server
3 181 (9.01%) Linux
4 134 (6.67%) Unix
5 117 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 53 (2.64%) Android
10 49 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 27 (1.34%) Windows 10
12 26 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.45%) CentOS
15 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.35%) FreeNAS
18 5 (0.25%) Solaris
19 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (30.23%) MVC
3 277 (13.79%) Scrum
4 240 (11.95%) TDD
5 228 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
6 217 (10.81%) ITIL
7 216 (10.76%) Software Engineering
8 182 (9.06%) Web Development
9 165 (8.22%) OO
10 155 (7.72%) ETL
11 125 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
12 124 (6.18%) SDLC
13 123 (6.13%) Mentoring
14 100 (4.98%) Web Application Development
15 97 (4.83%) Project Management
16 95 (4.73%) UML
17 89 (4.43%) CRM
18 86 (4.28%) BDD
19 80 (3.98%) E-Commerce
20 75 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1068 (53.19%) SQL
2 968 (48.21%) C#
3 629 (31.32%) JavaScript
4 340 (16.93%) T-SQL
5 291 (14.49%) Java
6 182 (9.06%) VB.NET
7 171 (8.52%) VB
8 157 (7.82%) PowerShell
9 151 (7.52%) PHP
10 104 (5.18%) C++
11 58 (2.89%) Python
12 56 (2.79%) C
13 51 (2.54%) VB6
14 40 (1.99%) Perl
15 38 (1.89%) Ruby
16 35 (1.74%) PL/SQL
17 32 (1.59%) VBA
18 28 (1.39%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.25%) VBScript
20 20 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 313 (15.59%) Degree
2 193 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 78 (3.88%) MCSE
5 72 (3.59%) SC Cleared
6 51 (2.54%) MCSD
7 50 (2.49%) MCSA
8 31 (1.54%) ISEB
8 31 (1.54%) MCITP
9 26 (1.29%) MCTS
10 23 (1.15%) MCPD
11 21 (1.05%) CCNA
11 21 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.05%) ISTQB
12 20 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 20 (1.00%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.95%) BC Cleared
13 19 (0.95%) MCP
14 18 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.09%) QA
2 43 (2.14%) SLA
3 18 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.50%) ISO15022
4 10 (0.50%) ISO20022
5 8 (0.40%) COBIT
6 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 156 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 124 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.69%) XenApp
5 21 (1.05%) vSphere
6 14 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 13 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.35%) Docker
9 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.30%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.20%) Postfix
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.100%) Dovecot
13 2 (0.100%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.050%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (1.69%) SCCM
1 34 (1.69%) SCOM
2 18 (0.90%) Foglight
3 17 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 16 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 13 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (0.60%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.55%) WSUS
8 9 (0.45%) logstash
9 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.40%) Puppet
10 7 (0.35%) Ansible
10 7 (0.35%) Kibana
10 7 (0.35%) Salt
11 5 (0.25%) Control-M
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.25%) Perfmon
11 5 (0.25%) SmoothWall
12 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 745 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 416 (20.72%) Oracle
3 169 (8.42%) VMware
4 88 (4.38%) SAP
5 80 (3.98%) Cisco
6 63 (3.14%) Citrix
7 61 (3.04%) Sybase
8 59 (2.94%) HP
9 51 (2.54%) IBM
9 51 (2.54%) NetApp
10 39 (1.94%) Dell
11 34 (1.69%) EMC
12 31 (1.54%) Google
12 31 (1.54%) WatchGuard
13 25 (1.25%) BEA
14 23 (1.15%) Veeam
15 22 (1.10%) Bloomberg
15 22 (1.10%) Informatica
15 22 (1.10%) Reuters
16 19 (0.95%) Palo Alto
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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