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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1109 1042 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.65% 19.79% 19.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.15% 54.13% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 950 987
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 £26,525 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
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
1907 1925 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.08% 36.56% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1692 1748
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -5 272 £37,500 -6.25% 74
Wiltshire +1 238 £38,500 +10.00% 21
Gloucestershire +1 228 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Dorset -5 224 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Somerset -6 78 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Devon -4 38 £32,000 +1.58% 20
Cornwall +1 17 £30,000 +66.66%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1497 (62.77%) .NET
2 1373 (57.57%) C#
3 1116 (46.79%) ASP.NET
4 1094 (45.87%) SQL
5 903 (37.86%) HTML
6 876 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 775 (32.49%) Microsoft
8 771 (32.33%) MVC
9 737 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
10 730 (30.61%) CSS
11 527 (22.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 508 (21.30%) Windows
13 468 (19.62%) Oracle
14 452 (18.95%) jQuery
15 417 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 408 (17.11%) .NET Framework
17 398 (16.69%) T-SQL
18 395 (16.56%) MS Excel
19 373 (15.64%) WCF
20 371 (15.56%) Finance
21 360 (15.09%) XML
22 330 (13.84%) Degree
23 313 (13.12%) Scrum
24 304 (12.75%) Software Engineering
25 301 (12.62%) TDD
26 286 (11.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 276 (11.57%) Web Services
28 268 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
29 249 (10.44%) VB.NET
30 246 (10.31%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 219 (9.18%) IIS
2 193 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 103 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 78 (3.27%) Node.js
5 74 (3.10%) CMS
6 59 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 50 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 49 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 41 (1.72%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.51%) Apache
11 32 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 32 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 31 (1.30%) JBoss
13 27 (1.13%) NServiceBus
14 26 (1.09%) NetWeaver
15 25 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (0.84%) Lync
17 19 (0.80%) WebLogic
18 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
19 15 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 395 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.42%) FastStats
6 7 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.25%) InDesign
7 6 (0.25%) SPSS
7 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.17%) MS Project
9 4 (0.17%) Revit
10 2 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.63%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.29%) Changepoint
6 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.21%) Summit
6 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.084%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.084%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.042%) SmartPlant
9 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.042%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.042%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.51%) SaaS
3 26 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.63%) Office 365
5 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.084%) Trello
7 2 (0.084%) Pure360
7 2 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.02%) Firewall
2 48 (2.01%) Internet
3 45 (1.89%) DNS
4 44 (1.84%) SAN
5 42 (1.76%) WAN
6 41 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 41 (1.72%) DHCP
7 30 (1.26%) LAN
8 28 (1.17%) VPN
9 23 (0.96%) HTTP
10 19 (0.80%) VLAN
11 15 (0.63%) NAS
12 14 (0.59%) FTP
13 13 (0.55%) MPLS
14 11 (0.46%) Intranet
15 10 (0.42%) ISDN
15 10 (0.42%) Network Security
16 9 (0.38%) Multicast
17 8 (0.34%) VoIP
17 8 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (17.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 286 (11.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 244 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 194 (8.13%) MySQL
5 157 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 150 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 142 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 132 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 123 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (3.48%) NoSQL
11 69 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
12 67 (2.81%) RDBMS
13 56 (2.35%) Oracle Database
14 50 (2.10%) OLAP
15 46 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
16 39 (1.64%) Big Data
17 32 (1.34%) Hadoop
18 31 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (1.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
19 27 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 246 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 166 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (6.12%) NUnit
4 86 (3.61%) Git (software)
5 85 (3.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 63 (2.64%) Subversion
7 61 (2.56%) Moq
8 49 (2.05%) SpecFlow
9 41 (1.72%) JUnit
10 36 (1.51%) TeamCity
11 33 (1.38%) Cucumber
12 29 (1.22%) MSTest
13 28 (1.17%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.09%) CruiseControl
15 22 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 19 (0.80%) Jenkins
17 17 (0.71%) Selenium
18 16 (0.67%) Ant
19 15 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 14 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 371 (15.56%) Finance
2 94 (3.94%) Advertising
3 91 (3.82%) Banking
3 91 (3.82%) Marketing
4 66 (2.77%) Retail
5 51 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.51%) Games
7 32 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.09%) Legal
9 25 (1.05%) Aerospace
10 22 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.75%) Law
12 16 (0.67%) Back Office
13 12 (0.50%) Automotive
14 11 (0.46%) Electronics
15 10 (0.42%) French Language
16 9 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.38%) Publishing
17 6 (0.25%) Billing
17 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1498 (62.81%) Developer
2 625 (26.21%) .NET Developer
3 285 (11.95%) C# Developer
4 284 (11.91%) Analyst
5 254 (10.65%) Senior Developer
6 243 (10.19%) Software Developer
7 208 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 154 (6.46%) Web Developer
9 147 (6.16%) ASP.NET Developer
10 146 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 125 (5.24%) DBA
12 121 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 108 (4.53%) Applications Support
14 105 (4.40%) Software Engineer
15 101 (4.23%) Support Analyst
16 98 (4.11%) Applications Developer
17 93 (3.90%) SQL DBA
18 88 (3.69%) Consultant
19 80 (3.35%) SQL Developer
20 78 (3.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1497 (62.77%) .NET
2 1116 (46.79%) ASP.NET
3 903 (37.86%) HTML
4 730 (30.61%) CSS
5 527 (22.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 452 (18.95%) jQuery
7 408 (17.11%) .NET Framework
8 373 (15.64%) WCF
9 360 (15.09%) XML
10 276 (11.57%) Web Services
11 238 (9.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 208 (8.72%) HTML5
13 194 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 165 (6.92%) AngularJS
15 156 (6.54%) Ajax
16 147 (6.16%) LINQ
16 147 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 127 (5.32%) JSON
18 110 (4.61%) CSS3
19 101 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 80 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (3.06%) Client/Server
5 62 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 59 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 46 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 45 (1.89%) Open Source
9 43 (1.80%) Replication
10 42 (1.76%) Mathematics
11 35 (1.47%) Clustering
12 33 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
13 31 (1.30%) Social Media
14 29 (1.22%) Social Network
15 19 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (0.67%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.67%) BBC
16 16 (0.67%) Statistics
17 14 (0.59%) Web 2.0
17 14 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 508 (21.30%) Windows
2 127 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (4.82%) Linux
4 90 (3.77%) UNIX
5 80 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 46 (1.93%) Android
8 31 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.34%) Windows NT
11 8 (0.34%) AIX
12 7 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.29%) Debian
12 7 (0.29%) CentOS
13 3 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.084%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.084%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.084%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (32.33%) MVC
2 737 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (13.12%) Scrum
4 304 (12.75%) Software Engineering
5 301 (12.62%) TDD
6 268 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 227 (9.52%) OO
8 201 (8.43%) Web Application Development
9 179 (7.51%) Web Development
10 166 (6.96%) ITIL
11 135 (5.66%) BDD
12 131 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
12 131 (5.49%) ETL
13 125 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 114 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
15 96 (4.03%) Unit Testing
16 95 (3.98%) Kanban
17 94 (3.94%) E-Commerce
18 93 (3.90%) CRM
19 88 (3.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1373 (57.57%) C#
2 1094 (45.87%) SQL
3 876 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 398 (16.69%) T-SQL
5 249 (10.44%) VB.NET
6 231 (9.69%) Java
7 105 (4.40%) VB
8 103 (4.32%) C++
9 94 (3.94%) Ruby
10 84 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 75 (3.14%) PHP
12 60 (2.52%) VBA
13 55 (2.31%) Python
14 40 (1.68%) Perl
15 39 (1.64%) C
16 36 (1.51%) VB6
17 35 (1.47%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.13%) VBScript
19 26 (1.09%) ABAP
20 20 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 330 (13.84%) Degree
2 138 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 129 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.80%) MCP
6 38 (1.59%) VCP4
7 33 (1.38%) MCSD
8 29 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.13%) MCSE
10 23 (0.96%) MCSA
10 23 (0.96%) ISEB
11 17 (0.71%) MCPD
12 15 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.59%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.55%) MCITP
15 10 (0.42%) MCTS
16 8 (0.34%) PhD
17 7 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
19 5 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.60%) QA
2 59 (2.47%) SLA
3 7 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.21%) COBIT
4 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.13%) Basel II
6 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.084%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 159 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 57 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.05%) XenApp
5 14 (0.59%) vSphere
6 13 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.21%) NFS
8 5 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.21%) UAG
8 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.17%) XenServer
9 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.084%) Xen
10 2 (0.084%) Postfix
10 2 (0.084%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.042%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.042%) Snort
Systems Management
1 62 (2.60%) SCCM
2 30 (1.26%) SCOM
3 13 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.46%) WSUS
5 10 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.34%) Hyperic
7 7 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.29%) Netcool
8 5 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.21%) SCSM
9 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.084%) logstash
10 2 (0.084%) Graphite
10 2 (0.084%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.084%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.084%) Puppet
11 1 (0.042%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.042%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 775 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 468 (19.62%) Oracle
3 122 (5.12%) VMware
4 63 (2.64%) SAP
4 63 (2.64%) Citrix
5 57 (2.39%) Facebook
6 56 (2.35%) IBM
7 52 (2.18%) Business Objects
8 42 (1.76%) Google
9 36 (1.51%) Cisco
10 34 (1.43%) Informatica
11 29 (1.22%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.88%) Twitter
12 21 (0.88%) Apple
13 18 (0.75%) Sybase
14 16 (0.67%) Yahoo!
14 16 (0.67%) Sony
15 14 (0.59%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.55%) Teradata
17 11 (0.46%) TIBCO
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tavistock, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago