The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1046 1067 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 19.83% 19.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.49% 56.97% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 944 971 1040
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1885 1873 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.49% 34.81% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1671 1675
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 357 £37,500 +7.14% 81
Wiltshire +3 203 £37,500 - 34
Gloucestershire +1 180 £37,500 +11.94% 21
Somerset +12 135 £35,000 +11.11% 32
Dorset +5 109 £32,500 -7.14% 29
Devon -10 55 £31,000 -11.42% 12
Cornwall +6 7 £25,750 -8.03% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1348 (60.31%) .NET
2 1166 (52.17%) SQL
3 1142 (51.10%) C#
4 1008 (45.10%) ASP.NET
5 777 (34.77%) Microsoft
6 648 (28.99%) HTML
7 610 (27.29%) JavaScript
8 541 (24.21%) MVC
9 537 (24.03%) Windows
10 535 (23.94%) CSS
11 487 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 461 (20.63%) MS Excel
13 434 (19.42%) T-SQL
13 434 (19.42%) Finance
14 399 (17.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 398 (17.81%) XML
16 373 (16.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 349 (15.62%) jQuery
18 344 (15.39%) VB.NET
19 341 (15.26%) Oracle
20 332 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
21 312 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 293 (13.11%) Visual Studio
23 285 (12.75%) .NET Framework
24 284 (12.71%) Degree
25 251 (11.23%) Scrum
26 240 (10.74%) Web Services
27 239 (10.69%) WCF
28 238 (10.65%) SQL Server 2005
28 238 (10.65%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 206 (9.22%) IIS
2 176 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 98 (4.38%) Umbraco
4 94 (4.21%) CMS
5 89 (3.98%) MS Exchange
6 78 (3.49%) WebSphere
7 61 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 56 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (1.48%) Node.js
10 31 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 21 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.72%) SAS
15 15 (0.67%) Apache
16 14 (0.63%) ColdFusion
17 13 (0.58%) GlassFish
18 12 (0.54%) Kentico
18 12 (0.54%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 461 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.60%) MS Office
3 20 (0.89%) FastStats
4 13 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.49%) MS Project
6 8 (0.36%) SPSS
7 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.18%) InDesign
8 4 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.045%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 44 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.27%) Maximo
5 6 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.22%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.13%) Magento
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.045%) SyteLine
9 1 (0.045%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.27%) SaaS
2 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.045%) Trello
6 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.045%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.045%) Office 365
6 1 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.13%) Internet
2 69 (3.09%) Firewall
3 57 (2.55%) DNS
3 57 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 56 (2.51%) SAN
5 42 (1.88%) LAN
6 37 (1.66%) HTTP
7 36 (1.61%) SMTP
8 33 (1.48%) DHCP
9 31 (1.39%) WAN
9 31 (1.39%) Intranet
10 27 (1.21%) VPN
11 26 (1.16%) FTP
12 25 (1.12%) Network Security
13 15 (0.67%) VoIP
14 12 (0.54%) SSH
15 11 (0.49%) LDAP
15 11 (0.49%) PPTP
15 11 (0.49%) IPsec
16 9 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 399 (17.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 312 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (10.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 227 (10.16%) Relational Database
6 197 (8.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 167 (7.47%) MySQL
8 166 (7.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 159 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
10 109 (4.88%) RDBMS
11 84 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
12 79 (3.53%) Oracle Database
13 56 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 50 (2.24%) NoSQL
15 43 (1.92%) MS Access
16 40 (1.79%) MongoDB
17 37 (1.66%) OLAP
18 30 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (1.25%) QlikView
20 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 293 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 130 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (4.65%) NUnit
4 66 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 64 (2.86%) MSTest
6 58 (2.60%) JUnit
7 57 (2.55%) Moq
8 45 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 44 (1.97%) Ant
10 32 (1.43%) Git (software)
11 26 (1.16%) Subversion
11 26 (1.16%) Eclipse RCP
12 18 (0.81%) Selenium
13 13 (0.58%) InstallShield
14 12 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (0.40%) Maven
16 8 (0.36%) Toad
16 8 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
16 8 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 434 (19.42%) Finance
2 164 (7.34%) Marketing
3 85 (3.80%) Banking
4 77 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.73%) Retail
5 61 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 55 (2.46%) Legal
7 34 (1.52%) Law
8 29 (1.30%) Advertising
9 27 (1.21%) Automotive
10 26 (1.16%) Back Office
11 24 (1.07%) Publishing
11 24 (1.07%) French Language
12 13 (0.58%) Local Government
13 8 (0.36%) Military
14 7 (0.31%) Billing
14 7 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 1378 (61.66%) Developer
2 643 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 370 (16.55%) C# Developer
4 279 (12.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 227 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 212 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 200 (8.95%) Analyst
8 194 (8.68%) Web Developer
9 172 (7.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 159 (7.11%) Senior Developer
11 119 (5.32%) Applications Support
12 101 (4.52%) DBA
13 96 (4.30%) Administrator
14 88 (3.94%) Software Engineer
15 84 (3.76%) Support Analyst
16 81 (3.62%) SQL Developer
17 80 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
18 71 (3.18%) SQL DBA
19 69 (3.09%) Consultant
20 66 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1348 (60.31%) .NET
2 1008 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 648 (28.99%) HTML
4 535 (23.94%) CSS
5 398 (17.81%) XML
6 373 (16.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 349 (15.62%) jQuery
8 285 (12.75%) .NET Framework
9 240 (10.74%) Web Services
10 239 (10.69%) WCF
11 137 (6.13%) WPF
11 137 (6.13%) Ajax
11 137 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 110 (4.92%) WinForms
13 105 (4.70%) XSLT
14 101 (4.52%) HTML5
15 94 (4.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 86 (3.85%) LINQ
17 82 (3.67%) JSON
18 72 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 151 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 101 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 95 (4.25%) N-Tier
4 84 (3.76%) Inversion of Control
5 76 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 69 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 59 (2.64%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.24%) Mathematics
9 43 (1.92%) Replication
10 34 (1.52%) Digital Media
11 26 (1.16%) Social Network
12 24 (1.07%) SWIFT
13 19 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.76%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.67%) Open Source
16 14 (0.63%) Physics
17 13 (0.58%) Clustering
18 12 (0.54%) CCTV
19 11 (0.49%) Statistics
19 11 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 537 (24.03%) Windows
2 153 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (4.47%) Linux
4 99 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (3.45%) UNIX
6 49 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 47 (2.10%) Android
8 45 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 32 (1.43%) Solaris
11 27 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.49%) AIX
13 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (24.21%) MVC
2 332 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (11.23%) Scrum
4 228 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 219 (9.80%) OO
6 191 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 160 (7.16%) TDD
8 150 (6.71%) OOP
9 148 (6.62%) Web Development
10 138 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 138 (6.17%) ITIL
11 119 (5.32%) ETL
12 118 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
13 117 (5.23%) Web Application Development
14 106 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (4.61%) CRM
16 100 (4.47%) Project Management
17 76 (3.40%) SOA
18 74 (3.31%) Content Management
19 71 (3.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1166 (52.17%) SQL
2 1142 (51.10%) C#
3 610 (27.29%) JavaScript
4 434 (19.42%) T-SQL
5 344 (15.39%) VB.NET
6 238 (10.65%) Java
7 156 (6.98%) VB
8 103 (4.61%) C++
9 87 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 81 (3.62%) PHP
11 50 (2.24%) VB6
11 50 (2.24%) Ruby
12 39 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 32 (1.43%) C
14 30 (1.34%) Perl
14 30 (1.34%) VBA
15 24 (1.07%) VBScript
16 22 (0.98%) VC++
17 20 (0.89%) XPath
18 18 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 284 (12.71%) Degree
2 198 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (4.30%) MCTS
4 90 (4.03%) MCP
5 72 (3.22%) MCSD
6 54 (2.42%) MCAD
7 48 (2.15%) Security Cleared
8 33 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 32 (1.43%) MCSE
10 25 (1.12%) MCITP
11 23 (1.03%) ISEB
12 22 (0.98%) MCSA
13 16 (0.72%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.72%) MCPD
14 12 (0.54%) CCNA
14 12 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.54%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.36%) CCNP
15 8 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.30%) SLA
2 52 (2.33%) QA
3 10 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.40%) WCAG
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) TickIT
6 3 (0.13%) GAMP
7 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.089%) Basel II
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 166 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 124 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.66%) VMware ESX
4 30 (1.34%) vSphere
5 29 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 13 (0.58%) XenApp
8 12 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.13%) Xen
12 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.089%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.76%) Backup Exec
2 14 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (0.54%) SCCM
4 8 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.31%) Nagios
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.22%) WSUS
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.18%) SCOM
9 3 (0.13%) WMI
9 3 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.13%) MOM
9 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.089%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.089%) Foglight
10 2 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.089%) OpenView
10 2 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.045%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 777 (34.77%) Microsoft
2 341 (15.26%) Oracle
3 180 (8.05%) VMware
4 66 (2.95%) JBoss
5 63 (2.82%) Citrix
6 57 (2.55%) IBM
7 48 (2.15%) Sitecore
8 43 (1.92%) SAP
9 39 (1.74%) Google
10 35 (1.57%) Cognos
10 35 (1.57%) Business Objects
11 28 (1.25%) Cisco
12 25 (1.12%) Twitter
13 24 (1.07%) Facebook
14 17 (0.76%) HP
14 17 (0.76%) Sun
15 16 (0.72%) Tableau
16 15 (0.67%) Telerik
17 13 (0.58%) Sybase
18 11 (0.49%) Adobe
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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PruHealth
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CV Wow
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £31,500 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum D.O.E
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South West
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday