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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1050 1160 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.81% 18.99% 19.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.44% 57.06% 60.85%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1028 966
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,425 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
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
1894 2033 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.13% 33.27% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1728 1547
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 343 £40,000 +6.66% 84
Wiltshire +2 261 £35,000 -5.40% 35
Gloucestershire +2 188 £41,500 +3.75% 24
Somerset -5 82 £36,000 +5.88% 29
Dorset -7 78 £35,000 - 16
Devon -6 72 £32,500 -12.16% 9
Cornwall - 16 £31,500 - 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1309 (60.27%) .NET
2 1114 (51.29%) C#
3 1003 (46.18%) SQL
4 902 (41.53%) ASP.NET
5 757 (34.85%) JavaScript
6 721 (33.20%) MVC
7 679 (31.26%) HTML
8 678 (31.22%) Microsoft
9 656 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
10 578 (26.61%) Windows
11 562 (25.87%) CSS
12 515 (23.71%) Oracle
13 485 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 390 (17.96%) jQuery
14 390 (17.96%) Finance
15 343 (15.79%) T-SQL
16 336 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
17 323 (14.87%) MS Excel
18 313 (14.41%) Degree
19 311 (14.32%) Java
20 302 (13.90%) .NET Framework
21 292 (13.44%) TDD
22 288 (13.26%) WCF
23 275 (12.66%) Scrum
24 268 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 267 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
26 265 (12.20%) Web Services
27 259 (11.92%) XML
28 251 (11.56%) SDLC
29 244 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 242 (11.14%) IIS
2 199 (9.16%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.24%) Node.js
4 89 (4.10%) MS Exchange
5 82 (3.78%) WebSphere
6 75 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 67 (3.08%) JBoss
8 57 (2.62%) CMS
9 45 (2.07%) WebLogic
10 38 (1.75%) Umbraco
11 29 (1.34%) Apache
12 25 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (1.01%) Lync
13 22 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (1.01%) SAS
14 21 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 20 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
16 17 (0.78%) ColdFusion
16 17 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 323 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.10%) MS Office
3 10 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.32%) SPSS
5 6 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.092%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 47 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.69%) Changepoint
3 11 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.46%) Summit
5 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.14%) Maximo
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.092%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.046%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.046%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.046%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.12%) SaaS
2 40 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.51%) Office 365
5 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.092%) Trello
8 1 (0.046%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.95%) SAN
2 61 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 53 (2.44%) DNS
4 52 (2.39%) Internet
4 52 (2.39%) Firewall
5 39 (1.80%) DHCP
6 35 (1.61%) VPN
7 33 (1.52%) WAN
8 30 (1.38%) LAN
9 27 (1.24%) HTTP
10 21 (0.97%) SMTP
11 19 (0.87%) WebEx
12 16 (0.74%) SMPP
13 14 (0.64%) VLAN
13 14 (0.64%) SMS
14 12 (0.55%) VoIP
15 10 (0.46%) Network Security
16 8 (0.37%) FTP
16 8 (0.37%) Wireless
17 7 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 268 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 244 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 160 (7.37%) Relational Database
6 151 (6.95%) MySQL
7 147 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 144 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
9 142 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 93 (4.28%) Oracle Database
11 79 (3.64%) NoSQL
12 72 (3.31%) RDBMS
12 72 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
13 56 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (2.26%) OLAP
15 37 (1.70%) MongoDB
16 36 (1.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 36 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
17 24 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 237 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 158 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (4.60%) NUnit
4 97 (4.47%) Subversion
5 95 (4.37%) Git (software)
6 81 (3.73%) Rhino Mocks
7 61 (2.81%) JUnit
8 38 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 37 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 33 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 32 (1.47%) MSTest
12 30 (1.38%) Moq
13 27 (1.24%) Maven
14 26 (1.20%) Selenium
15 25 (1.15%) JIRA
16 24 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.01%) Ant
18 19 (0.87%) SpecFlow
19 18 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
20 17 (0.78%) Log4Net
General
1 390 (17.96%) Finance
2 104 (4.79%) Banking
3 70 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.35%) Advertising
5 49 (2.26%) Marketing
6 41 (1.89%) Retail
7 37 (1.70%) Back Office
8 33 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.20%) Games
10 20 (0.92%) Legal
11 12 (0.55%) French Language
12 11 (0.51%) Publishing
12 11 (0.51%) Electronics
12 11 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.46%) Law
14 7 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1320 (60.77%) Developer
2 588 (27.07%) .NET Developer
3 278 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 220 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 219 (10.08%) Analyst
6 207 (9.53%) Senior Developer
7 173 (7.97%) Software Developer
8 122 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 118 (5.43%) DBA
10 112 (5.16%) Support Engineer
11 110 (5.06%) Web Developer
12 108 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
13 102 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 94 (4.33%) Applications Support
15 91 (4.19%) Software Engineer
16 89 (4.10%) SQL Developer
17 87 (4.01%) Java Developer
18 85 (3.91%) Administrator
19 82 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 81 (3.73%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1309 (60.27%) .NET
2 902 (41.53%) ASP.NET
3 679 (31.26%) HTML
4 562 (25.87%) CSS
5 485 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 390 (17.96%) jQuery
7 302 (13.90%) .NET Framework
8 288 (13.26%) WCF
9 265 (12.20%) Web Services
10 259 (11.92%) XML
11 195 (8.98%) HTML5
12 170 (7.83%) Entity Framework
13 154 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 142 (6.54%) LINQ
15 134 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 115 (5.29%) Ajax
17 113 (5.20%) CSS3
18 109 (5.02%) AngularJS
19 98 (4.51%) WPF
20 97 (4.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 167 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 97 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 52 (2.39%) N-Tier
6 49 (2.26%) Clustering
7 48 (2.21%) Replication
8 46 (2.12%) Mathematics
9 45 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 44 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
11 42 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 37 (1.70%) Social Network
13 26 (1.20%) Streaming Music
13 26 (1.20%) GIS
14 25 (1.15%) User Experience
15 24 (1.10%) Data Centre
16 22 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
17 20 (0.92%) Visualisation
18 18 (0.83%) SWIFT
19 17 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 578 (26.61%) Windows
2 157 (7.23%) Linux
3 140 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (6.03%) UNIX
5 101 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 76 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (1.70%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.61%) Android
9 31 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.23%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.18%) CentOS
17 4 (0.18%) Debian
18 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (33.20%) MVC
2 656 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (13.44%) TDD
4 275 (12.66%) Scrum
5 267 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
6 251 (11.56%) SDLC
7 228 (10.50%) Software Engineering
8 165 (7.60%) ITIL
8 165 (7.60%) OO
9 154 (7.09%) Web Application Development
10 142 (6.54%) Web Development
11 133 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (5.39%) ETL
13 110 (5.06%) Mentoring
14 100 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 100 (4.60%) SOA
15 99 (4.56%) CRM
16 97 (4.47%) Waterfall
17 96 (4.42%) Project Management
18 91 (4.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1114 (51.29%) C#
2 1003 (46.18%) SQL
3 757 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 343 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 311 (14.32%) Java
6 202 (9.30%) VB.NET
7 106 (4.88%) C++
8 89 (4.10%) PHP
8 89 (4.10%) VB
9 79 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 68 (3.13%) Ruby
11 58 (2.67%) Python
12 51 (2.35%) VBA
12 51 (2.35%) C
13 46 (2.12%) Shell Script
14 44 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.47%) VBScript
16 31 (1.43%) Perl
17 21 (0.97%) VB6
18 11 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 313 (14.41%) Degree
2 163 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 105 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.52%) MCP
6 32 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 30 (1.38%) MCSD
8 25 (1.15%) ISEB
9 24 (1.10%) MCSA
10 23 (1.06%) MCSE
11 21 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.92%) MCITP
13 19 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (0.74%) MCPD
14 16 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.41%) CCNA
16 7 (0.32%) MCTS
17 6 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
18 5 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.67%) QA
2 34 (1.57%) SLA
3 16 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.37%) Basel II
7 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.092%) DO-178B
System Software
1 178 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 94 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.07%) vSphere
4 30 (1.38%) XenApp
5 24 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.092%) Postfix
10 2 (0.092%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.046%) Snort
11 1 (0.046%) Samba
11 1 (0.046%) Firmware
11 1 (0.046%) XenServer
11 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.046%) iptables
Systems Management
1 47 (2.16%) SCCM
2 22 (1.01%) SCOM
3 17 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 16 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 16 (0.74%) WSUS
5 14 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.37%) Puppet
7 7 (0.32%) Hyperic
7 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.28%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.092%) logstash
11 2 (0.092%) Graphite
12 1 (0.046%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.046%) SCSM
Vendors
1 678 (31.22%) Microsoft
2 515 (23.71%) Oracle
3 156 (7.18%) VMware
4 80 (3.68%) Citrix
5 69 (3.18%) Business Objects
6 58 (2.67%) SAP
7 53 (2.44%) Google
8 51 (2.35%) Cisco
8 51 (2.35%) IBM
9 39 (1.80%) Informatica
10 35 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 34 (1.57%) Sybase
12 32 (1.47%) TIBCO
13 29 (1.34%) HP
14 24 (1.10%) Dell
15 22 (1.01%) Symantec
16 17 (0.78%) NetApp
17 16 (0.74%) Facebook
18 14 (0.64%) Sophos
18 14 (0.64%) ESRI
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