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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1151 1042 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.56% 20.14% 18.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.52% 60.27% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 949 993
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,400
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2001 1729 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.27% 33.41% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1522 1655
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Bristol +1 297 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Wiltshire +2 241 £37,250 +6.42% 28
Somerset +2 169 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Gloucestershire -8 168 £37,000 +10.44% 26
Dorset 0 157 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Devon +2 103 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Cornwall -6 3 £28,000 -6.66%
Avon - 1 £25,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1231 (55.25%) .NET
2 1061 (47.62%) C#
3 1002 (44.97%) SQL
4 905 (40.62%) ASP.NET
5 740 (33.21%) Microsoft
6 723 (32.45%) HTML
7 643 (28.86%) JavaScript
8 612 (27.47%) Windows
9 565 (25.36%) CSS
10 549 (24.64%) MVC
11 454 (20.38%) MS Excel
12 413 (18.54%) Oracle
13 408 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 391 (17.55%) XML
15 385 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 344 (15.44%) Java
17 335 (15.04%) jQuery
18 323 (14.50%) Finance
19 311 (13.96%) Degree
20 280 (12.57%) T-SQL
21 277 (12.43%) IIS
22 268 (12.03%) .NET Framework
23 261 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
24 252 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 235 (10.55%) Relational Database
26 234 (10.50%) WCF
27 232 (10.41%) TDD
27 232 (10.41%) VMware
28 229 (10.28%) Scrum
29 219 (9.83%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 277 (12.43%) IIS
2 155 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 108 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
4 96 (4.31%) MS Exchange
5 80 (3.59%) CMS
6 69 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 67 (3.01%) Commerce Server
8 62 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 62 (2.78%) Umbraco
9 54 (2.42%) Node.js
10 41 (1.84%) Apache
11 39 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 34 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 27 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
14 26 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.99%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.72%) SAS
16 16 (0.72%) NServiceBus
17 14 (0.63%) ColdFusion
18 11 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 454 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 101 (4.53%) MS Office
3 12 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.40%) MS Project
4 9 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) InDesign
7 4 (0.18%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) FastStats
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (2.96%) Fredhopper
2 43 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.18%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.18%) AWD
8 4 (0.18%) Agresso
9 3 (0.13%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.090%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.090%) SmartPlant
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.045%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.045%) Academy Housing
11 1 (0.045%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.85%) SaaS
2 18 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.22%) Pure360
5 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) Trello
7 2 (0.090%) Heroku
7 2 (0.090%) Office 365
8 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 132 (5.92%) Internet
2 96 (4.31%) SAN
3 91 (4.08%) Firewall
4 74 (3.32%) DNS
5 60 (2.69%) LAN
6 56 (2.51%) WAN
7 45 (2.02%) SMTP
8 40 (1.80%) DHCP
9 39 (1.75%) TCP/IP
10 35 (1.57%) Intranet
11 33 (1.48%) FTP
12 31 (1.39%) HTTP
12 31 (1.39%) VPN
13 23 (1.03%) VoIP
14 21 (0.94%) Network Security
15 18 (0.81%) LDAP
16 17 (0.76%) NAS
17 13 (0.58%) VLAN
18 10 (0.45%) IPsec
18 10 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 252 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 235 (10.55%) Relational Database
4 200 (8.98%) MySQL
5 199 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 192 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 164 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 152 (6.82%) RDBMS
9 120 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
10 102 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
12 40 (1.80%) NoSQL
12 40 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
13 39 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (1.57%) DB2
15 34 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 31 (1.39%) MS Access
17 26 (1.17%) Big Data
17 26 (1.17%) MongoDB
17 26 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 179 (8.03%) Visual Studio
2 97 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (3.14%) NUnit
4 56 (2.51%) Eclipse
5 52 (2.33%) JUnit
6 48 (2.15%) Moq
7 47 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 45 (2.02%) Ant
8 45 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 37 (1.66%) MSTest
10 31 (1.39%) Eclipse RCP
11 23 (1.03%) Maven
12 21 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 20 (0.90%) Subversion
13 20 (0.90%) SpecFlow
13 20 (0.90%) Jenkins
14 18 (0.81%) Selenium
15 13 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (0.45%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 323 (14.50%) Finance
2 100 (4.49%) Telecoms
2 100 (4.49%) Retail
3 96 (4.31%) Banking
4 74 (3.32%) Marketing
5 45 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.02%) Advertising
6 42 (1.89%) Back Office
7 35 (1.57%) Games
8 31 (1.39%) French Language
9 21 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (0.85%) Legal
11 14 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.54%) Electronics
13 9 (0.40%) Local Government
14 8 (0.36%) Law
15 7 (0.31%) Military
16 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.18%) Publishing
17 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1255 (56.33%) Developer
2 573 (25.72%) .NET Developer
3 331 (14.86%) C# Developer
4 284 (12.75%) Analyst
5 225 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 180 (8.08%) Senior Developer
7 160 (7.18%) Software Developer
7 160 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 151 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 149 (6.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 127 (5.70%) Applications Support
11 116 (5.21%) Support Analyst
12 102 (4.58%) Administrator
13 98 (4.40%) DBA
14 97 (4.35%) Architect
15 92 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
16 86 (3.86%) Support Engineer
17 80 (3.59%) Java Developer
18 75 (3.37%) SQL Developer
19 72 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1231 (55.25%) .NET
2 905 (40.62%) ASP.NET
3 723 (32.45%) HTML
4 565 (25.36%) CSS
5 391 (17.55%) XML
6 385 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 335 (15.04%) jQuery
8 268 (12.03%) .NET Framework
9 234 (10.50%) WCF
10 219 (9.83%) Web Services
11 153 (6.87%) HTML5
12 130 (5.83%) WPF
13 113 (5.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 96 (4.31%) Ajax
15 95 (4.26%) XSLT
16 86 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 85 (3.82%) SOAP
18 78 (3.50%) XHTML
19 76 (3.41%) CSS3
19 76 (3.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 151 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 89 (3.99%) Client/Server
3 81 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 74 (3.32%) N-Tier
5 71 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 69 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 68 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
8 52 (2.33%) Replication
9 51 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.89%) Data Integration
11 31 (1.39%) SWIFT
12 24 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 21 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 19 (0.85%) Clustering
14 19 (0.85%) iPhone
15 15 (0.67%) Open Source
16 13 (0.58%) Digital Media
17 12 (0.54%) DTV
18 11 (0.49%) Reference Data
18 11 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 612 (27.47%) Windows
2 169 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 135 (6.06%) Linux
4 115 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 90 (4.04%) UNIX
6 78 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (3.10%) Windows 7
8 54 (2.42%) Android
9 36 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 22 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.58%) AIX
13 13 (0.58%) Solaris
14 10 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.31%) CentOS
18 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (24.64%) MVC
2 261 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (10.41%) TDD
4 229 (10.28%) Scrum
5 215 (9.65%) Software Engineering
6 169 (7.59%) OO
7 161 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 161 (7.23%) Web Development
8 140 (6.28%) ITIL
9 135 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 109 (4.89%) Unit Testing
11 108 (4.85%) Web Application Development
12 107 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (3.90%) ETL
14 75 (3.37%) Project Management
14 75 (3.37%) Content Management
15 74 (3.32%) OOD
16 73 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
17 71 (3.19%) UML
17 71 (3.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1061 (47.62%) C#
2 1002 (44.97%) SQL
3 643 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 344 (15.44%) Java
5 280 (12.57%) T-SQL
6 210 (9.43%) VB.NET
7 83 (3.73%) VB
8 80 (3.59%) C++
9 63 (2.83%) PHP
10 57 (2.56%) Ruby
11 51 (2.29%) C
12 41 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 40 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 39 (1.75%) VB6
15 31 (1.39%) Perl
16 29 (1.30%) Python
17 28 (1.26%) VBA
18 27 (1.21%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.12%) XPath
20 21 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 311 (13.96%) Degree
2 159 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (2.96%) MCP
4 56 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 49 (2.20%) MCSD
6 48 (2.15%) MCTS
7 43 (1.93%) MCSE
8 38 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 32 (1.44%) MCAD
10 29 (1.30%) MCSA
11 26 (1.17%) DV Cleared
12 25 (1.12%) PhD
13 24 (1.08%) HND
14 21 (0.94%) ISEB
14 21 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (0.94%) CCNA
15 11 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.45%) MCITP
17 8 (0.36%) MCPD
18 5 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.50%) SLA
2 46 (2.06%) QA
3 14 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.36%) WCAG
4 8 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) COBIT
6 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) GAMP
8 2 (0.090%) Basel II
9 1 (0.045%) TickIT
9 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 145 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.80%) VMware ESX
4 28 (1.26%) vSphere
5 22 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.54%) XenApp
8 10 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.27%) NFS
11 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.22%) Squid
11 5 (0.22%) qmail
12 4 (0.18%) XenServer
12 4 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.090%) Xen
14 2 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 30 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 22 (0.99%) SCCM
3 21 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 19 (0.85%) WSUS
5 11 (0.49%) Nagios
6 8 (0.36%) logstash
7 7 (0.31%) Puppet
8 6 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
8 6 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.22%) SCOM
10 4 (0.18%) WMI
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.18%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.090%) MOM
13 1 (0.045%) Hyperic
13 1 (0.045%) Netcool
13 1 (0.045%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 740 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 413 (18.54%) Oracle
3 232 (10.41%) VMware
4 79 (3.55%) Google
5 78 (3.50%) JBoss
6 70 (3.14%) EPiServer
6 70 (3.14%) IBM
7 68 (3.05%) Citrix
8 66 (2.96%) hybris
9 44 (1.97%) Cisco
10 37 (1.66%) SAP
11 26 (1.17%) Facebook
12 23 (1.03%) NetApp
13 21 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 20 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.90%) Sage
15 19 (0.85%) Sybase
16 18 (0.81%) HP
17 17 (0.76%) Teradata
17 17 (0.76%) Informatica
Devon
Vadis People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingsbridge, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sherborne, Dorset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k + Car or £5k Car Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Management Systems Modelling Ltd
Salary: Competitive - will be discussed at interview
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
RecruitX
Salary: £26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago