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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1228 1295 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.41% 21.86% 20.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.79% 58.31% 60.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1203 1124
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2020 2221 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.92% 37.49% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1960 1786
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 321 £37,500 - 55
Gloucestershire -2 287 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Wiltshire +1 248 £38,500 +10.00% 26
Dorset +2 175 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Somerset -5 120 £35,000 -6.66% 30
Devon -12 43 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Cornwall -7 4 £31,250 +4.16% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1403 (58.97%) .NET
2 1283 (53.93%) C#
3 1068 (44.89%) SQL
4 1035 (43.51%) ASP.NET
5 821 (34.51%) HTML
6 800 (33.63%) JavaScript
7 785 (33.00%) Microsoft
8 699 (29.38%) MVC
9 676 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
10 673 (28.29%) CSS
11 541 (22.74%) Windows
12 481 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 451 (18.96%) Oracle
14 438 (18.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 428 (17.99%) MS Excel
16 415 (17.44%) XML
17 407 (17.11%) .NET Framework
18 394 (16.56%) jQuery
19 346 (14.54%) T-SQL
20 337 (14.17%) WCF
21 333 (14.00%) Finance
22 320 (13.45%) TDD
23 318 (13.37%) Degree
24 301 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 289 (12.15%) Scrum
26 279 (11.73%) Java
27 263 (11.06%) Software Engineering
28 259 (10.89%) Web Services
29 244 (10.26%) VB.NET
30 240 (10.09%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 223 (9.37%) IIS
2 193 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 109 (4.58%) MS Exchange
4 86 (3.61%) Node.js
5 85 (3.57%) CMS
6 70 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 57 (2.40%) Umbraco
8 50 (2.10%) JBoss
9 47 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 42 (1.77%) Apache
12 41 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 38 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 32 (1.35%) NetWeaver
15 30 (1.26%) Tomcat
16 28 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (1.09%) Commerce Server
18 21 (0.88%) NServiceBus
19 18 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (0.76%) Lync
Applications
1 428 (17.99%) MS Excel
2 122 (5.13%) MS Office
3 17 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.25%) InDesign
6 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.25%) FastStats
7 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.17%) MS Project
8 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.17%) Revit
9 2 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 66 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.09%) Fredhopper
3 19 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.71%) SAP SD
5 11 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.21%) Agresso
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.17%) AWD
10 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.084%) TIBCO iProcess
12 1 (0.042%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.042%) Cognos Controller
12 1 (0.042%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.60%) SaaS
2 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.59%) Office 365
5 5 (0.21%) Pure360
6 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) GitHub
8 2 (0.084%) Heroku
9 1 (0.042%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.99%) Internet
2 72 (3.03%) Firewall
3 61 (2.56%) SAN
4 46 (1.93%) DHCP
5 43 (1.81%) DNS
6 40 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 40 (1.68%) WAN
7 36 (1.51%) LAN
8 35 (1.47%) FTP
9 26 (1.09%) VPN
10 25 (1.05%) VLAN
11 24 (1.01%) NAS
12 22 (0.92%) HTTP
13 19 (0.80%) Intranet
14 14 (0.59%) SMTP
14 14 (0.59%) MPLS
15 11 (0.46%) ISDN
15 11 (0.46%) LDAP
15 11 (0.46%) Multicast
16 10 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (18.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 301 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 239 (10.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 206 (8.66%) MySQL
5 196 (8.24%) Relational Database
6 161 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 160 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 135 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 117 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 115 (4.83%) RDBMS
11 85 (3.57%) NoSQL
12 61 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.39%) Big Data
15 32 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
16 30 (1.26%) Oracle Database
17 29 (1.22%) MS Access
18 28 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (1.09%) OLAP
20 24 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 231 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 148 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (5.46%) NUnit
4 109 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 71 (2.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 69 (2.90%) Moq
7 43 (1.81%) SpecFlow
7 43 (1.81%) JUnit
7 43 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 33 (1.39%) Subversion
9 30 (1.26%) Ant
9 30 (1.26%) MSTest
10 28 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.01%) CruiseControl
12 24 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 22 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 22 (0.92%) Maven
14 21 (0.88%) Jenkins
15 18 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 333 (14.00%) Finance
2 90 (3.78%) Advertising
3 82 (3.45%) Banking
3 82 (3.45%) Marketing
4 81 (3.40%) Retail
5 66 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.10%) Games
7 40 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 23 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 21 (0.88%) Back Office
9 21 (0.88%) Legal
10 18 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.76%) French Language
11 15 (0.63%) Law
12 12 (0.50%) Electronics
13 11 (0.46%) Automotive
14 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.29%) Local Government
16 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1448 (60.87%) Developer
2 631 (26.52%) .NET Developer
3 311 (13.07%) Analyst
4 294 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 243 (10.21%) Software Developer
6 237 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 206 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 161 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 153 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 143 (6.01%) Web Developer
11 123 (5.17%) DBA
12 121 (5.09%) Applications Support
13 119 (5.00%) Support Analyst
14 112 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
15 100 (4.20%) Software Engineer
16 96 (4.04%) SQL DBA
17 87 (3.66%) SQL Developer
18 86 (3.61%) Support Engineer
19 83 (3.49%) Applications Developer
20 81 (3.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1403 (58.97%) .NET
2 1035 (43.51%) ASP.NET
3 821 (34.51%) HTML
4 673 (28.29%) CSS
5 481 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 415 (17.44%) XML
7 407 (17.11%) .NET Framework
8 394 (16.56%) jQuery
9 337 (14.17%) WCF
10 259 (10.89%) Web Services
11 222 (9.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 198 (8.32%) HTML5
13 143 (6.01%) Ajax
14 125 (5.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 119 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 115 (4.83%) JSON
17 113 (4.75%) AngularJS
18 112 (4.71%) RESTful
19 108 (4.54%) CSS3
20 104 (4.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 208 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 89 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 86 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 69 (2.90%) N-Tier
6 54 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 50 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 45 (1.89%) Replication
9 45 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
10 39 (1.64%) Clustering
11 37 (1.56%) User Experience
12 27 (1.13%) Social Media
13 24 (1.01%) BBC
14 22 (0.92%) Open Source
14 22 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 19 (0.80%) iPhone
15 19 (0.80%) Social Network
16 18 (0.76%) SWIFT
16 18 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 541 (22.74%) Windows
2 143 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (5.17%) Linux
4 97 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (3.45%) UNIX
7 49 (2.06%) Android
8 43 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.42%) AIX
14 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.34%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.17%) Solaris
19 3 (0.13%) CentOS
19 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (29.38%) MVC
2 676 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (13.45%) TDD
4 289 (12.15%) Scrum
5 263 (11.06%) Software Engineering
6 240 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
7 226 (9.50%) OO
8 193 (8.11%) Web Application Development
9 177 (7.44%) ITIL
10 152 (6.39%) Web Development
11 147 (6.18%) BDD
12 132 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (5.42%) Unit Testing
14 117 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
15 115 (4.83%) ETL
16 110 (4.62%) CRM
16 110 (4.62%) E-Commerce
17 103 (4.33%) Mentoring
18 91 (3.83%) OOP
18 91 (3.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1283 (53.93%) C#
2 1068 (44.89%) SQL
3 800 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 346 (14.54%) T-SQL
5 279 (11.73%) Java
6 244 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 113 (4.75%) VB
8 109 (4.58%) Ruby
9 89 (3.74%) C++
10 69 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 54 (2.27%) PHP
12 52 (2.19%) VBA
13 39 (1.64%) VB6
14 36 (1.51%) C
15 33 (1.39%) Perl
16 31 (1.30%) ABAP
16 31 (1.30%) VBScript
17 27 (1.13%) Python
18 20 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 318 (13.37%) Degree
2 124 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 83 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.10%) MCP
6 31 (1.30%) MCSD
7 29 (1.22%) MCSE
7 29 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.88%) ISEB
9 18 (0.76%) PhD
10 16 (0.67%) MCSA
11 15 (0.63%) MCTS
12 13 (0.55%) MCITP
13 11 (0.46%) MCPD
14 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.34%) HND
16 8 (0.34%) MCAD
16 8 (0.34%) CCNA
17 7 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.69%) SLA
2 61 (2.56%) QA
3 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.34%) COBIT
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.17%) Basel II
6 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 83 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.59%) XenApp
7 9 (0.38%) vSphere
8 7 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.25%) NFS
10 5 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.21%) UAG
11 4 (0.17%) XenServer
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.17%) Xen
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.042%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 52 (2.19%) SCCM
2 25 (1.05%) SCOM
3 23 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 21 (0.88%) WSUS
5 12 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.34%) Netcool
7 7 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.29%) Hyperic
8 5 (0.21%) SCSM
9 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.084%) MOM
10 2 (0.084%) Puppet
10 2 (0.084%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.084%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.042%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.042%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.042%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 785 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 451 (18.96%) Oracle
3 167 (7.02%) VMware
4 73 (3.07%) IBM
5 72 (3.03%) Google
6 67 (2.82%) Facebook
7 63 (2.65%) SAP
8 52 (2.19%) Citrix
9 41 (1.72%) Business Objects
10 31 (1.30%) Cisco
11 29 (1.22%) EPiServer
11 29 (1.22%) Sitecore
12 26 (1.09%) hybris
13 25 (1.05%) Apple
14 24 (1.01%) Informatica
14 24 (1.01%) Yahoo!
14 24 (1.01%) Sony
15 19 (0.80%) Sybase
15 19 (0.80%) Twitter
16 15 (0.63%) Sage
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 15 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-23,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago