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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 955 1094 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.98% 18.13% 19.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.94% 57.04% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 882 998 903
Average salary £37,500 £35,769 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +2.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1804 1918 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.19% 31.79% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1639 1464
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Bristol -6 306 £37,500 - 71
Wiltshire -2 217 £35,000 -5.40% 41
Gloucestershire -4 162 £40,000 +8.10% 30
Dorset -2 95 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Somerset -10 83 £35,000 +7.69% 32
Devon -5 67 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Cornwall +9 21 £32,500 +16.07%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1205 (60.92%) .NET
2 1017 (51.42%) C#
3 899 (45.45%) SQL
4 785 (39.69%) ASP.NET
5 664 (33.57%) JavaScript
6 656 (33.16%) MVC
7 649 (32.81%) Microsoft
8 605 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
9 558 (28.21%) HTML
10 504 (25.48%) Windows
11 487 (24.62%) CSS
12 446 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 419 (21.18%) Oracle
14 344 (17.39%) Finance
15 342 (17.29%) jQuery
16 319 (16.13%) TDD
17 316 (15.98%) MS Excel
18 292 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
19 289 (14.61%) Java
20 286 (14.46%) Degree
21 283 (14.31%) .NET Framework
22 279 (14.11%) T-SQL
23 272 (13.75%) WCF
24 265 (13.40%) Scrum
25 263 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 251 (12.69%) Web Services
27 249 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 237 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
29 225 (11.38%) XML
30 214 (10.82%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 192 (9.71%) IIS
2 191 (9.66%) SharePoint
3 97 (4.90%) Node.js
4 84 (4.25%) MS Exchange
5 78 (3.94%) WebSphere
6 70 (3.54%) JBoss
7 68 (3.44%) Tomcat
8 57 (2.88%) CMS
9 52 (2.63%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.67%) Umbraco
11 27 (1.37%) Apache
12 25 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (1.16%) Lync
14 21 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
14 21 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
15 19 (0.96%) ColdFusion
16 18 (0.91%) SAS
17 15 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.76%) Confluence
18 14 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 316 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 84 (4.25%) MS Office
3 9 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.25%) FastStats
4 5 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) HipChat
7 1 (0.051%) SPSS
7 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.56%) Changepoint
4 8 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.35%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.25%) Summit
7 5 (0.25%) Aareon QL
8 4 (0.20%) Pegasus Opera
8 4 (0.20%) Maximo
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.051%) Magento
11 1 (0.051%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.051%) Unica
11 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.12%) SaaS
3 26 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.76%) Office 365
5 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.10%) GitHub
6 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.051%) Route 53
7 1 (0.051%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.54%) Internet
2 67 (3.39%) SAN
3 61 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 46 (2.33%) Firewall
5 45 (2.28%) DNS
6 38 (1.92%) HTTP
7 37 (1.87%) SMTP
8 33 (1.67%) VPN
9 32 (1.62%) DHCP
10 31 (1.57%) SMPP
11 19 (0.96%) FTP
11 19 (0.96%) WebEx
12 18 (0.91%) LAN
12 18 (0.91%) SMS
13 15 (0.76%) WAN
14 11 (0.56%) VLAN
15 9 (0.46%) Wireless
16 8 (0.40%) VoIP
17 7 (0.35%) Network Security
18 6 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 263 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 249 (12.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 163 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 151 (7.63%) Relational Database
6 129 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 129 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 128 (6.47%) MySQL
8 116 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 72 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 70 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 64 (3.24%) Oracle Database
12 59 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
13 42 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
14 41 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (1.97%) MongoDB
16 24 (1.21%) MS Access
17 22 (1.11%) OLAP
18 21 (1.06%) SSDT
19 18 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 214 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 169 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 100 (5.06%) Subversion
5 82 (4.15%) NUnit
6 72 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
7 68 (3.44%) JUnit
8 38 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 36 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 35 (1.77%) Eclipse
10 35 (1.77%) JIRA
11 32 (1.62%) Maven
12 30 (1.52%) MSTest
13 29 (1.47%) Moq
13 29 (1.47%) Selenium
14 23 (1.16%) Ant
15 22 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (1.06%) Mockito
17 20 (1.01%) Eclipse RCP
17 20 (1.01%) Spock
General
1 344 (17.39%) Finance
2 90 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 87 (4.40%) Banking
4 44 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 44 (2.22%) Marketing
5 39 (1.97%) Back Office
6 32 (1.62%) Advertising
7 29 (1.47%) Retail
8 28 (1.42%) Games
9 20 (1.01%) Legal
10 19 (0.96%) Electronics
11 13 (0.66%) Law
12 12 (0.61%) French Language
13 7 (0.35%) Automotive
13 7 (0.35%) Publishing
13 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.30%) Military
14 6 (0.30%) Local Government
15 5 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1240 (62.69%) Developer
2 554 (28.01%) .NET Developer
3 254 (12.84%) C# Developer
4 204 (10.31%) Analyst
5 198 (10.01%) Software Developer
6 194 (9.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 181 (9.15%) Senior Developer
8 105 (5.31%) Support Engineer
9 102 (5.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 96 (4.85%) SQL Developer
11 94 (4.75%) Software Engineer
12 91 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 89 (4.50%) Applications Support
14 88 (4.45%) Junior
14 88 (4.45%) DBA
14 88 (4.45%) Java Developer
15 85 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
16 83 (4.20%) Web Developer
17 81 (4.10%) Administrator
18 80 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1205 (60.92%) .NET
2 785 (39.69%) ASP.NET
3 558 (28.21%) HTML
4 487 (24.62%) CSS
5 446 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 342 (17.29%) jQuery
7 283 (14.31%) .NET Framework
8 272 (13.75%) WCF
9 251 (12.69%) Web Services
10 225 (11.38%) XML
11 185 (9.35%) HTML5
12 151 (7.63%) Entity Framework
13 134 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 133 (6.72%) CSS3
15 114 (5.76%) Ajax
16 111 (5.61%) LINQ
17 107 (5.41%) J2EE
18 102 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 100 (5.06%) WPF
20 90 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 148 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 87 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.93%) Client/Server
5 51 (2.58%) Clustering
6 48 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
7 44 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 38 (1.92%) Mathematics
8 38 (1.92%) Social Network
9 35 (1.77%) Replication
10 34 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 32 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 31 (1.57%) User Experience
13 27 (1.37%) Streaming Music
14 25 (1.26%) GIS
15 21 (1.06%) Data Centre
16 20 (1.01%) Digital Media
17 19 (0.96%) SWIFT
17 19 (0.96%) DTV
18 17 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 504 (25.48%) Windows
2 152 (7.68%) Linux
3 126 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (5.92%) UNIX
5 81 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (2.28%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.67%) Android
10 23 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 19 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.25%) Solaris
17 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (33.16%) MVC
2 605 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (16.13%) TDD
4 265 (13.40%) Scrum
5 237 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
6 193 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 189 (9.56%) SDLC
8 167 (8.44%) Web Application Development
9 156 (7.89%) ITIL
10 155 (7.84%) OO
11 117 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (5.61%) CRM
13 107 (5.41%) Web Development
14 105 (5.31%) BDD
15 98 (4.95%) Unit Testing
16 96 (4.85%) ETL
16 96 (4.85%) Project Management
17 89 (4.50%) E-Commerce
18 87 (4.40%) Mentoring
19 85 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1017 (51.42%) C#
2 899 (45.45%) SQL
3 664 (33.57%) JavaScript
4 289 (14.61%) Java
5 279 (14.11%) T-SQL
6 200 (10.11%) VB.NET
7 93 (4.70%) VB
8 88 (4.45%) C++
9 70 (3.54%) PHP
10 68 (3.44%) Ruby
11 55 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 52 (2.63%) C
13 43 (2.17%) VBA
14 38 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 37 (1.87%) VBScript
16 34 (1.72%) Python
17 25 (1.26%) Perl
18 23 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.16%) XPath
19 20 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 286 (14.46%) Degree
2 146 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.21%) MCSE
5 24 (1.21%) MCSA
6 23 (1.16%) MCITP
7 22 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (0.86%) MCP
9 16 (0.81%) ISEB
10 15 (0.76%) MCPD
11 13 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.61%) MCSD
12 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.30%) CCNA
16 4 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.02%) SLA
2 38 (1.92%) QA
3 10 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.30%) Basel II
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.33%) vSphere
4 24 (1.21%) XenApp
5 21 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.051%) Postfix
12 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.051%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.051%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (1.47%) SCCM
2 22 (1.11%) WSUS
3 21 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 16 (0.81%) SCOM
6 10 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.46%) Zenoss
7 9 (0.46%) WhatsUp Gold
8 6 (0.30%) Puppet
8 6 (0.30%) Hyperic
9 4 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.051%) Nagios
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.051%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.051%) SCSM
Vendors
1 649 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 419 (21.18%) Oracle
3 147 (7.43%) VMware
4 62 (3.13%) Google
4 62 (3.13%) Citrix
5 53 (2.68%) SAP
6 47 (2.38%) IBM
7 43 (2.17%) Sybase
8 38 (1.92%) Cisco
9 35 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.37%) TIBCO
10 27 (1.37%) Symantec
11 25 (1.26%) Dell
12 23 (1.16%) HP
13 21 (1.06%) Sophos
14 20 (1.01%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.96%) NetApp
16 16 (0.81%) Informatica
16 16 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.76%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Verwood, Dorset
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Verwood, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £30000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday