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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1208 1139 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.01% 21.38% 19.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.95% 62.00% 60.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1061 1017
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1950 1837 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.69% 34.48% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1631 1599
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 323 £37,500 +4.16% 86
Wiltshire +4 266 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Gloucestershire -2 206 £37,000 +5.71% 43
Somerset -6 151 £32,500 -7.14% 30
Dorset +12 148 £35,000 +7.69% 36
Devon 0 91 £35,000 -4.10% 9
Cornwall -8 4 £26,250 -17.96%
Avon +2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1343 (56.43%) .NET
2 1189 (49.96%) C#
3 1042 (43.78%) SQL
4 962 (40.42%) ASP.NET
5 805 (33.82%) HTML
6 800 (33.61%) Microsoft
7 725 (30.46%) JavaScript
8 644 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
9 634 (26.64%) MVC
10 620 (26.05%) CSS
11 602 (25.29%) Windows
12 485 (20.38%) MS Excel
13 466 (19.58%) Oracle
14 429 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 421 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 400 (16.81%) XML
17 368 (15.46%) jQuery
18 354 (14.87%) Java
19 349 (14.66%) .NET Framework
20 328 (13.78%) Finance
21 327 (13.74%) Degree
22 311 (13.07%) TDD
23 295 (12.39%) Scrum
24 290 (12.18%) T-SQL
25 280 (11.76%) WCF
26 261 (10.97%) IIS
27 256 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 242 (10.17%) Web Services
29 241 (10.13%) Software Engineering
30 219 (9.20%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 261 (10.97%) IIS
2 192 (8.07%) SharePoint
3 123 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 115 (4.83%) BizTalk Server
5 85 (3.57%) CMS
6 68 (2.86%) Node.js
7 65 (2.73%) Commerce Server
8 64 (2.69%) JBoss
9 63 (2.65%) Umbraco
10 53 (2.23%) WebSphere
11 52 (2.18%) WebLogic
12 49 (2.06%) Apache
13 39 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
16 26 (1.09%) Tomcat
17 21 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.84%) NServiceBus
18 20 (0.84%) SAS
18 20 (0.84%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 485 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.50%) MS Office
3 12 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.17%) InDesign
7 4 (0.17%) SPSS
7 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.17%) FastStats
8 3 (0.13%) Revit
9 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 65 (2.73%) Fredhopper
2 56 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.21%) Agresso
7 5 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.17%) AWD
9 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.084%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.084%) SmartPlant
10 1 (0.042%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.042%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.042%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.042%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.042%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.43%) SaaS
2 25 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.42%) Office 365
4 6 (0.25%) Pure360
5 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.084%) Trello
7 2 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.42%) Internet
2 84 (3.53%) Firewall
3 82 (3.45%) SAN
4 58 (2.44%) DNS
5 46 (1.93%) LAN
5 46 (1.93%) WAN
6 41 (1.72%) DHCP
7 38 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.51%) FTP
9 33 (1.39%) SMTP
10 29 (1.22%) VPN
11 25 (1.05%) Intranet
12 22 (0.92%) HTTP
12 22 (0.92%) NAS
13 18 (0.76%) VoIP
13 18 (0.76%) VLAN
14 15 (0.63%) Network Security
14 15 (0.63%) LDAP
15 13 (0.55%) ISDN
16 12 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (17.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 256 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 217 (9.12%) MySQL
4 215 (9.03%) Relational Database
5 213 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 169 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 168 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 141 (5.92%) RDBMS
9 115 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
10 110 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (2.56%) NoSQL
12 52 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
14 39 (1.64%) Big Data
15 38 (1.60%) Hadoop
16 36 (1.51%) DB2
17 34 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
18 32 (1.34%) MS Access
19 30 (1.26%) Oracle Database
20 28 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 210 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 121 (5.08%) NUnit
3 105 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 69 (2.90%) Moq
6 68 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 50 (2.10%) Eclipse
8 48 (2.02%) JUnit
9 39 (1.64%) SpecFlow
10 35 (1.47%) Ant
11 33 (1.39%) MSTest
12 29 (1.22%) Subversion
13 27 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 25 (1.05%) Maven
14 25 (1.05%) Cucumber
15 23 (0.97%) TeamCity
15 23 (0.97%) Eclipse RCP
16 22 (0.92%) Jenkins
17 21 (0.88%) Selenium
18 19 (0.80%) CruiseControl
General
1 328 (13.78%) Finance
2 111 (4.66%) Retail
3 101 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 91 (3.82%) Banking
5 72 (3.03%) Marketing
6 64 (2.69%) Advertising
7 53 (2.23%) Games
8 44 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.34%) Back Office
10 24 (1.01%) Legal
11 23 (0.97%) French Language
12 19 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.67%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.46%) Electronics
16 8 (0.34%) Law
16 8 (0.34%) Local Government
17 6 (0.25%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.25%) Automotive
18 5 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1370 (57.56%) Developer
2 587 (24.66%) .NET Developer
3 330 (13.87%) Analyst
4 320 (13.45%) C# Developer
5 220 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 212 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 201 (8.45%) Software Developer
8 158 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 156 (6.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 152 (6.39%) Web Developer
11 125 (5.25%) Applications Support
12 123 (5.17%) Support Analyst
13 108 (4.54%) DBA
14 101 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
15 99 (4.16%) Support Engineer
16 93 (3.91%) Java Developer
17 90 (3.78%) Software Engineer
18 84 (3.53%) Administrator
18 84 (3.53%) Junior
19 81 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1343 (56.43%) .NET
2 962 (40.42%) ASP.NET
3 805 (33.82%) HTML
4 620 (26.05%) CSS
5 429 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 400 (16.81%) XML
7 368 (15.46%) jQuery
8 349 (14.66%) .NET Framework
9 280 (11.76%) WCF
10 242 (10.17%) Web Services
11 205 (8.61%) HTML5
12 155 (6.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 114 (4.79%) CSS3
14 105 (4.41%) Ajax
15 100 (4.20%) WPF
16 97 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 88 (3.70%) XSLT
18 84 (3.53%) SOAP
19 83 (3.49%) JSON
20 81 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 214 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 87 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 75 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 69 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 66 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 58 (2.44%) User Experience
9 57 (2.39%) Management Information System
10 54 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
11 42 (1.76%) Replication
12 30 (1.26%) Clustering
13 29 (1.22%) Visualisation
14 28 (1.18%) Data Integration
15 23 (0.97%) SWIFT
16 21 (0.88%) iPhone
17 20 (0.84%) Open Source
17 20 (0.84%) Blackberry
18 17 (0.71%) BBC
18 17 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 602 (25.29%) Windows
2 158 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (5.80%) Linux
4 106 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (3.70%) UNIX
7 68 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 63 (2.65%) Android
9 38 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.88%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.59%) AIX
14 11 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.34%) Solaris
16 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.29%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.29%) CentOS
17 6 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 634 (26.64%) MVC
3 311 (13.07%) TDD
4 295 (12.39%) Scrum
5 241 (10.13%) Software Engineering
6 200 (8.40%) OO
7 189 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 168 (7.06%) ITIL
9 149 (6.26%) Web Development
10 146 (6.13%) Web Application Development
11 141 (5.92%) E-Commerce
12 125 (5.25%) Unit Testing
13 123 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
14 111 (4.66%) BDD
15 106 (4.45%) Mentoring
16 94 (3.95%) OOD
17 91 (3.82%) CRM
17 91 (3.82%) ETL
18 89 (3.74%) Kanban
19 84 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1189 (49.96%) C#
2 1042 (43.78%) SQL
3 725 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 354 (14.87%) Java
5 290 (12.18%) T-SQL
6 209 (8.78%) VB.NET
7 107 (4.50%) VB
8 95 (3.99%) C++
9 90 (3.78%) Ruby
10 60 (2.52%) PHP
11 53 (2.23%) C
12 50 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.85%) VB6
14 43 (1.81%) VBA
15 33 (1.39%) Perl
16 31 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.01%) Python
19 22 (0.92%) VBScript
20 19 (0.80%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 327 (13.74%) Degree
2 116 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.31%) MCP
5 54 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.34%) MCSD
7 31 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.13%) MCSE
9 25 (1.05%) MCTS
10 24 (1.01%) PhD
11 22 (0.92%) ISEB
12 21 (0.88%) HND
13 16 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.67%) MCSA
13 16 (0.67%) MCAD
14 15 (0.63%) CCNA
15 11 (0.46%) MCITP
16 8 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.19%) SLA
2 62 (2.61%) QA
3 9 (0.38%) COBIT
3 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.17%) Basel II
6 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.084%) WCAG
8 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 121 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 16 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.55%) vSphere
6 13 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.46%) XenApp
8 7 (0.29%) XenServer
8 7 (0.29%) NFS
8 7 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.21%) qmail
9 5 (0.21%) Squid
9 5 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.21%) UAG
10 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 3 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (1.72%) SCCM
2 28 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 25 (1.05%) WSUS
4 18 (0.76%) SCOM
5 12 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.29%) Puppet
7 6 (0.25%) Nagios
7 6 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.21%) SCSM
9 4 (0.17%) logstash
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.13%) Netcool
10 3 (0.13%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.084%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.084%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.084%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 800 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 466 (19.58%) Oracle
3 219 (9.20%) VMware
4 77 (3.24%) IBM
5 75 (3.15%) Google
6 69 (2.90%) EPiServer
7 65 (2.73%) hybris
8 60 (2.52%) Citrix
9 47 (1.97%) SAP
10 46 (1.93%) Facebook
11 37 (1.55%) Cisco
12 32 (1.34%) Business Objects
13 27 (1.13%) Sitecore
14 22 (0.92%) Informatica
14 22 (0.92%) Sage
15 21 (0.88%) Red Hat
16 20 (0.84%) Sybase
17 19 (0.80%) Apple
18 18 (0.76%) NetApp
18 18 (0.76%) Teradata
Taunton, Somerset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, On Call, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £22500 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Dependant On Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Frome, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday