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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 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 1213 1182 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.31% 21.35% 20.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.17% 55.75% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1088 1104
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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
1983 2120 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.21% 38.29% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1879 1864
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,960 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 300 £37,500 - 66
Gloucestershire +2 278 £40,000 +14.28% 41
Wiltshire +2 260 £39,500 +12.85% 30
Dorset -7 217 £35,000 +6.87% 46
Somerset -6 82 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Devon -14 38 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Cornwall -3 12 £35,000 +94.44% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1494 (61.71%) .NET
2 1380 (57.00%) C#
3 1115 (46.06%) ASP.NET
4 1104 (45.60%) SQL
5 898 (37.09%) HTML
6 877 (36.22%) JavaScript
7 769 (31.76%) Microsoft
8 762 (31.47%) MVC
9 737 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
10 731 (30.19%) CSS
11 520 (21.48%) Windows
12 516 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 456 (18.84%) Oracle
14 437 (18.05%) jQuery
15 435 (17.97%) .NET Framework
15 435 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 412 (17.02%) MS Excel
17 396 (16.36%) XML
18 394 (16.27%) T-SQL
19 368 (15.20%) WCF
20 343 (14.17%) Finance
21 342 (14.13%) Degree
22 314 (12.97%) TDD
23 304 (12.56%) Software Engineering
24 302 (12.47%) Scrum
25 300 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 274 (11.32%) Web Services
27 257 (10.62%) Java
28 256 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
29 248 (10.24%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 207 (8.55%) IIS
2 205 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 101 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 87 (3.59%) Node.js
5 82 (3.39%) CMS
6 58 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 52 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (1.61%) JBoss
9 39 (1.61%) Apache
10 38 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 38 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 31 (1.28%) NetWeaver
11 31 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 30 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (0.91%) NServiceBus
15 19 (0.78%) Lync
16 18 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 412 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 129 (5.33%) MS Office
3 14 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.41%) FastStats
6 9 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.25%) InDesign
8 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.21%) MS Project
10 4 (0.17%) Revit
11 2 (0.083%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 63 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.70%) SAP SD
3 15 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.29%) Changepoint
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.17%) Agresso
6 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.12%) Summit
8 2 (0.083%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.041%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.041%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.041%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.45%) SaaS
3 29 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.62%) Office 365
5 5 (0.21%) Pure360
6 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.12%) GitHub
8 2 (0.083%) Heroku
9 1 (0.041%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.02%) Firewall
2 54 (2.23%) Internet
3 52 (2.15%) SAN
4 42 (1.73%) DHCP
5 41 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.69%) WAN
6 40 (1.65%) DNS
7 30 (1.24%) LAN
8 26 (1.07%) VPN
9 23 (0.95%) HTTP
9 23 (0.95%) VLAN
10 19 (0.78%) NAS
10 19 (0.78%) FTP
11 15 (0.62%) Intranet
12 14 (0.58%) MPLS
13 12 (0.50%) Network Security
14 11 (0.45%) Multicast
14 11 (0.45%) ISDN
15 9 (0.37%) Wireless
16 8 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (17.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 300 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 241 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 191 (7.89%) MySQL
5 167 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 166 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 146 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 134 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 120 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
10 92 (3.80%) RDBMS
11 85 (3.51%) NoSQL
12 65 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.49%) Big Data
15 35 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 33 (1.36%) OLAP
17 32 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
18 26 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
18 26 (1.07%) MongoDB
19 25 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 248 (10.24%) Visual Studio
2 168 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (5.91%) NUnit
4 100 (4.13%) Git (software)
5 82 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
6 69 (2.85%) Moq
7 46 (1.90%) SpecFlow
8 45 (1.86%) Subversion
9 42 (1.73%) JUnit
10 35 (1.45%) TeamCity
10 35 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 31 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.20%) MSTest
13 27 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 26 (1.07%) CruiseControl
15 22 (0.91%) Ant
16 20 (0.83%) Selenium
16 20 (0.83%) Jenkins
17 19 (0.78%) Maven
18 15 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 343 (14.17%) Finance
2 98 (4.05%) Advertising
3 90 (3.72%) Marketing
4 84 (3.47%) Banking
5 71 (2.93%) Retail
6 51 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.86%) Games
8 35 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 24 (0.99%) Legal
10 19 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.78%) Back Office
11 17 (0.70%) Law
12 13 (0.54%) French Language
13 12 (0.50%) Electronics
13 12 (0.50%) Automotive
14 6 (0.25%) Publishing
14 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.21%) Local Government
15 5 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1513 (62.49%) Developer
2 649 (26.81%) .NET Developer
3 302 (12.47%) C# Developer
4 296 (12.23%) Analyst
5 260 (10.74%) Software Developer
6 257 (10.62%) Senior Developer
7 219 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 167 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 159 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 154 (6.36%) Web Developer
11 125 (5.16%) DBA
12 121 (5.00%) Applications Support
13 119 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 115 (4.75%) Support Analyst
15 108 (4.46%) Software Engineer
16 97 (4.01%) SQL DBA
17 91 (3.76%) Applications Developer
18 85 (3.51%) Consultant
19 82 (3.39%) Support Engineer
20 81 (3.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1494 (61.71%) .NET
2 1115 (46.06%) ASP.NET
3 898 (37.09%) HTML
4 731 (30.19%) CSS
5 516 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 437 (18.05%) jQuery
7 435 (17.97%) .NET Framework
8 396 (16.36%) XML
9 368 (15.20%) WCF
10 274 (11.32%) Web Services
11 237 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 207 (8.55%) HTML5
13 177 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 155 (6.40%) AngularJS
15 151 (6.24%) Ajax
16 139 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 129 (5.33%) LINQ
18 120 (4.96%) JSON
19 110 (4.54%) SOAP
19 110 (4.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 84 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 83 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 60 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.07%) Mathematics
8 46 (1.90%) Replication
9 44 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 41 (1.69%) Clustering
11 39 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
12 37 (1.53%) Open Source
13 32 (1.32%) User Experience
14 28 (1.16%) Social Media
15 24 (0.99%) Social Network
16 21 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 20 (0.83%) BBC
18 17 (0.70%) Statistics
18 17 (0.70%) iPhone
19 16 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 520 (21.48%) Windows
2 129 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (5.08%) Linux
4 88 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (3.30%) UNIX
7 43 (1.78%) Android
8 33 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.37%) CentOS
13 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.33%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.33%) AIX
14 7 (0.29%) Debian
15 6 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (31.47%) MVC
2 737 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (12.97%) TDD
4 304 (12.56%) Software Engineering
5 302 (12.47%) Scrum
6 256 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
7 237 (9.79%) OO
8 197 (8.14%) Web Application Development
9 178 (7.35%) ITIL
10 165 (6.82%) Web Development
11 153 (6.32%) BDD
12 138 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (4.96%) Unit Testing
14 118 (4.87%) Mentoring
15 116 (4.79%) ETL
16 114 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
17 101 (4.17%) E-Commerce
18 100 (4.13%) OOD
19 96 (3.97%) CRM
19 96 (3.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1380 (57.00%) C#
2 1104 (45.60%) SQL
3 877 (36.22%) JavaScript
4 394 (16.27%) T-SQL
5 257 (10.62%) Java
6 244 (10.08%) VB.NET
7 116 (4.79%) VB
8 108 (4.46%) Ruby
9 102 (4.21%) C++
10 71 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 64 (2.64%) PHP
12 61 (2.52%) VBA
13 43 (1.78%) VB6
14 37 (1.53%) Python
15 33 (1.36%) C
16 32 (1.32%) Perl
17 30 (1.24%) ABAP
17 30 (1.24%) VBScript
18 19 (0.78%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 342 (14.13%) Degree
2 137 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 124 (5.12%) Security Cleared
4 92 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.07%) MCP
6 35 (1.45%) MCSD
7 34 (1.40%) MCSE
8 33 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.99%) ISEB
10 22 (0.91%) MCSA
11 15 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.62%) MCPD
12 13 (0.54%) PhD
13 12 (0.50%) MCITP
14 11 (0.45%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.41%) MCTS
15 10 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.33%) CCNA
17 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
18 3 (0.12%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.89%) QA
2 63 (2.60%) SLA
3 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.21%) COBIT
5 3 (0.12%) Basel II
5 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.083%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.083%) Data Quality
System Software
1 154 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.87%) XenApp
5 17 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (0.62%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.50%) vSphere
8 9 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.25%) NFS
10 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.21%) UAG
11 4 (0.17%) XenServer
11 4 (0.17%) Xen
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.12%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.083%) Postfix
14 1 (0.041%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 1 (0.041%) Samba
Systems Management
1 59 (2.44%) SCCM
2 28 (1.16%) SCOM
3 15 (0.62%) WSUS
4 12 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.37%) Hyperic
7 8 (0.33%) Netcool
8 7 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.21%) SCSM
10 4 (0.17%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.12%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.083%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.083%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.041%) logstash
13 1 (0.041%) Graphite
13 1 (0.041%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.041%) Puppet
13 1 (0.041%) MOM
13 1 (0.041%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 769 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 456 (18.84%) Oracle
3 143 (5.91%) VMware
4 68 (2.81%) SAP
5 63 (2.60%) IBM
6 62 (2.56%) Facebook
7 57 (2.35%) Google
8 56 (2.31%) Citrix
9 45 (1.86%) Business Objects
10 35 (1.45%) Cisco
11 31 (1.28%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.87%) Informatica
13 20 (0.83%) Apple
13 20 (0.83%) Sony
13 20 (0.83%) Yahoo!
13 20 (0.83%) Twitter
14 17 (0.70%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.70%) Sybase
15 13 (0.54%) Teradata
16 11 (0.45%) Sage
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: please contact for details
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Haseltine Lake LLP
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 Day Holiday Pension Flexi-hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18-23k + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago