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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1080 1222 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.84% 20.37% 21.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.76% 59.76% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1136 1082
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
2009 2045 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.04% 34.08% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1834 1865
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £51,500
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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +1 341 £40,000 +10.34% 69
Wiltshire -3 226 £37,500 -2.59% 29
Dorset -3 160 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Somerset +3 143 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Gloucestershire -14 121 £38,500 -3.75% 20
Devon +8 50 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Cornwall +1 21 £38,500 +10.00% 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 1138 (55.62%) .NET
2 1052 (51.42%) C#
3 1051 (51.37%) SQL
4 783 (38.27%) ASP.NET
5 778 (38.03%) Microsoft
6 741 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
7 667 (32.60%) MVC
8 653 (31.92%) JavaScript
9 598 (29.23%) HTML
10 543 (26.54%) Windows
11 501 (24.49%) CSS
12 447 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 380 (18.57%) Oracle
14 369 (18.04%) Finance
15 362 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 340 (16.62%) MS Excel
17 320 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 306 (14.96%) Java
18 306 (14.96%) T-SQL
19 304 (14.86%) TDD
19 304 (14.86%) .NET Framework
20 298 (14.57%) jQuery
21 287 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 287 (14.03%) Degree
22 283 (13.83%) Scrum
23 257 (12.56%) Windows Server
24 254 (12.41%) Visual Studio
25 246 (12.02%) Web Services
26 238 (11.63%) MySQL
27 232 (11.34%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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
1 232 (11.34%) IIS
2 154 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 81 (3.96%) Apache
4 79 (3.86%) JBoss
5 68 (3.32%) MS Exchange
6 67 (3.27%) Node.js
7 63 (3.08%) WebSphere
8 61 (2.98%) WebLogic
9 56 (2.74%) CMS
10 46 (2.25%) Drupal
11 45 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
12 39 (1.91%) Umbraco
13 33 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (1.52%) Tomcat
15 30 (1.47%) WordPress
16 27 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 26 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
19 13 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 340 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.15%) HipChat
4 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.098%) MS Project
6 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 34 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.32%) FastStats
3 22 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.83%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.24%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 5 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.15%) Unica
9 2 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.049%) Changepoint
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.049%) Magento
10 1 (0.049%) Maximo
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 99 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.32%) Office 365
3 27 (1.32%) SaaS
4 11 (0.54%) PaaS
5 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.24%) Pure360
6 5 (0.24%) Silverpop
7 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.20%) IaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.098%) CheetahMail
9 2 (0.098%) GitHub
9 2 (0.098%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.049%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.43%) Internet
2 81 (3.96%) Firewall
3 76 (3.71%) DNS
4 58 (2.83%) DHCP
5 48 (2.35%) SAN
6 44 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 36 (1.76%) HTTP
8 33 (1.61%) WAN
9 28 (1.37%) SMTP
10 26 (1.27%) Intranet
10 26 (1.27%) VPN
11 19 (0.93%) FTP
12 18 (0.88%) VLAN
13 17 (0.83%) LAN
14 16 (0.78%) SMPP
14 16 (0.78%) VoIP
15 14 (0.68%) LDAP
16 12 (0.59%) SSL
17 11 (0.54%) Network Security
18 10 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 320 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 287 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (11.63%) MySQL
5 195 (9.53%) Relational Database
6 164 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 163 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
8 160 (7.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 137 (6.70%) RDBMS
10 133 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 102 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 80 (3.91%) NoSQL
13 71 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
14 48 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
14 48 (2.35%) Oracle Database
15 46 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (1.37%) MongoDB
17 24 (1.17%) MS Access
18 21 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 254 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 180 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 123 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 85 (4.15%) Subversion
5 74 (3.62%) JUnit
6 54 (2.64%) NUnit
7 51 (2.49%) Maven
8 46 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 46 (2.25%) JIRA
8 46 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
9 45 (2.20%) Eclipse
10 39 (1.91%) Selenium
11 36 (1.76%) Ant
12 33 (1.61%) Moq
13 28 (1.37%) Jenkins
14 27 (1.32%) PHPUnit
15 26 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 21 (1.03%) JBehave
17 17 (0.83%) Bugzilla
17 17 (0.83%) PEAR
General
1 369 (18.04%) Finance
2 142 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 130 (6.35%) Banking
4 84 (4.11%) Marketing
5 58 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 34 (1.66%) Electronics
7 31 (1.52%) Retail
8 30 (1.47%) Automotive
9 29 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.32%) Advertising
11 24 (1.17%) Publishing
12 23 (1.12%) Legal
13 22 (1.08%) Back Office
14 20 (0.98%) Games
15 12 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.39%) Local Government
18 6 (0.29%) French Language
18 6 (0.29%) International Banking
18 6 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1201 (58.70%) Developer
2 575 (28.10%) .NET Developer
3 455 (22.24%) C# Developer
4 323 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 256 (12.51%) SQL Developer
6 217 (10.61%) Analyst
7 209 (10.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 199 (9.73%) Software Developer
9 189 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 160 (7.82%) Senior Developer
11 123 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 123 (6.01%) Web Developer
12 113 (5.52%) DBA
13 112 (5.47%) C# Software Developer
14 102 (4.99%) SQL DBA
15 101 (4.94%) Software Engineer
16 100 (4.89%) .NET Software Developer
17 99 (4.84%) Support Analyst
18 91 (4.45%) Applications Support
18 91 (4.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1138 (55.62%) .NET
2 783 (38.27%) ASP.NET
3 598 (29.23%) HTML
4 501 (24.49%) CSS
5 447 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 304 (14.86%) .NET Framework
7 298 (14.57%) jQuery
8 246 (12.02%) Web Services
9 232 (11.34%) XML
10 207 (10.12%) HTML5
11 202 (9.87%) WCF
12 185 (9.04%) Entity Framework
13 155 (7.58%) AngularJS
14 145 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 141 (6.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 118 (5.77%) Ajax
17 111 (5.43%) CSS3
18 96 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 92 (4.50%) J2EE
20 89 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 48 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 46 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (2.05%) User Experience
6 39 (1.91%) Digital Media
7 38 (1.86%) Streaming Music
8 37 (1.81%) Clustering
8 37 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 36 (1.76%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.47%) Replication
12 26 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
13 24 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 24 (1.17%) SWIFT
14 23 (1.12%) Mathematics
15 20 (0.98%) iPhone
16 17 (0.83%) EqualLogic
17 16 (0.78%) Data Structures
18 15 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 543 (26.54%) Windows
2 257 (12.56%) Windows Server
3 142 (6.94%) Linux
4 141 (6.89%) Unix
5 119 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (3.13%) Android
8 53 (2.59%) Apple iOS
9 52 (2.54%) Windows 7
10 45 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.39%) CentOS
14 8 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.24%) FreeNAS
18 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (32.60%) MVC
3 304 (14.86%) TDD
4 283 (13.83%) Scrum
5 230 (11.24%) Software Engineering
6 220 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
7 197 (9.63%) OO
8 172 (8.41%) ITIL
9 148 (7.23%) Web Application Development
10 132 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 120 (5.87%) SDLC
12 118 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (5.43%) ETL
14 108 (5.28%) BDD
15 93 (4.55%) Web Development
16 83 (4.06%) OOP
17 82 (4.01%) CRM
18 77 (3.76%) UML
19 73 (3.57%) Unit Testing
20 70 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1052 (51.42%) C#
2 1051 (51.37%) SQL
3 653 (31.92%) JavaScript
4 306 (14.96%) Java
4 306 (14.96%) T-SQL
5 202 (9.87%) VB.NET
6 182 (8.90%) VB
7 158 (7.72%) PHP
8 125 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 94 (4.59%) C++
10 59 (2.88%) C
11 52 (2.54%) Ruby
12 48 (2.35%) Python
12 48 (2.35%) VB6
13 35 (1.71%) VBA
14 32 (1.56%) XPath
15 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 29 (1.42%) Perl
17 28 (1.37%) VBScript
18 26 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 287 (14.03%) Degree
2 173 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 77 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 73 (3.57%) MCSE
6 38 (1.86%) MCSD
7 35 (1.71%) MCSA
8 30 (1.47%) MCITP
9 29 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (1.37%) MCPD
11 25 (1.22%) ISEB
12 22 (1.08%) MCTS
13 17 (0.83%) CCNA
13 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (0.78%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.73%) MCP
16 14 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (0.59%) DV Cleared
19 11 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.52%) QA
2 36 (1.76%) SLA
3 15 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.59%) ISO15022
4 12 (0.59%) ISO20022
5 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.24%) COBIT
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 146 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 85 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.61%) XenApp
5 22 (1.08%) vSphere
6 17 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.29%) Postfix
9 5 (0.24%) Docker
9 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.24%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.15%) Dovecot
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.098%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.049%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.049%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.049%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 38 (1.86%) SCCM
2 37 (1.81%) SCOM
3 14 (0.68%) NetBackup
4 13 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (0.59%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.44%) logstash
7 9 (0.44%) WSUS
8 8 (0.39%) Ansible
8 8 (0.39%) Foglight
8 8 (0.39%) Kibana
8 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.39%) Puppet
8 8 (0.39%) Salt
9 5 (0.24%) Control-M
9 5 (0.24%) cPanel
9 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.24%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 778 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 380 (18.57%) Oracle
3 148 (7.23%) VMware
4 72 (3.52%) SAP
5 71 (3.47%) Sybase
6 55 (2.69%) Citrix
7 44 (2.15%) Cisco
8 37 (1.81%) Google
9 36 (1.76%) IBM
10 33 (1.61%) HP
11 28 (1.37%) Dell
12 26 (1.27%) NetApp
13 25 (1.22%) BEA
14 24 (1.17%) Informatica
15 19 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.88%) Palo Alto
17 17 (0.83%) Sophos
18 16 (0.78%) Symantec
19 15 (0.73%) Sitecore
20 14 (0.68%) Veeam
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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