The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1160 1052 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.92% 20.08% 20.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.09% 59.87% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 966 1040
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2032 1757 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.14% 33.54% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1749 1554 1721
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 304 £37,500 +7.14% 40
Wiltshire 0 216 £37,000 +2.77% 29
Somerset +6 199 £33,750 -3.57% 13
Dorset -1 168 £35,000 - 28
Gloucestershire -7 166 £37,500 +11.94% 27
Devon 0 94 £36,000 +12.50% 13
Cornwall -2 2 £28,000 -6.66% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1219 (55.18%) .NET
2 1044 (47.26%) C#
3 1028 (46.54%) SQL
4 900 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 765 (34.63%) Microsoft
6 686 (31.05%) HTML
7 605 (27.39%) JavaScript
8 591 (26.75%) Windows
9 538 (24.35%) CSS
10 534 (24.17%) MVC
11 457 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 424 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 398 (18.02%) Oracle
14 371 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 367 (16.61%) XML
16 350 (15.84%) Finance
17 333 (15.07%) Java
18 327 (14.80%) jQuery
19 306 (13.85%) T-SQL
20 294 (13.31%) Degree
21 276 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 271 (12.27%) IIS
23 267 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
24 233 (10.55%) .NET Framework
25 227 (10.28%) WCF
26 226 (10.23%) Scrum
26 226 (10.23%) Relational Database
27 222 (10.05%) Web Services
28 218 (9.87%) VMware
29 216 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 271 (12.27%) IIS
2 150 (6.79%) SharePoint
3 107 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 96 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 85 (3.85%) CMS
6 74 (3.35%) Umbraco
7 68 (3.08%) WebSphere
8 67 (3.03%) Commerce Server
9 55 (2.49%) WebLogic
10 44 (1.99%) Node.js
11 38 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (1.54%) Apache
14 26 (1.18%) Tomcat
15 25 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
16 16 (0.72%) NServiceBus
17 15 (0.68%) SAS
18 14 (0.63%) ColdFusion
19 13 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 457 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.80%) MS Office
3 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.50%) MS Project
3 11 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.23%) SPSS
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) InDesign
8 3 (0.14%) FastStats
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (2.99%) Fredhopper
2 42 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.23%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.14%) AWD
9 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.091%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.091%) Agresso
10 2 (0.091%) SmartPlant
11 1 (0.045%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.045%) Academy Housing
11 1 (0.045%) arcHouse
11 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.72%) SaaS
3 9 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.14%) Trello
4 3 (0.14%) Pure360
4 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.091%) Office 365
5 2 (0.091%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.84%) Internet
2 91 (4.12%) SAN
3 79 (3.58%) Firewall
4 73 (3.30%) DNS
5 60 (2.72%) LAN
6 52 (2.35%) WAN
7 45 (2.04%) SMTP
8 41 (1.86%) Intranet
9 36 (1.63%) TCP/IP
10 35 (1.58%) DHCP
11 31 (1.40%) VPN
11 31 (1.40%) FTP
12 29 (1.31%) HTTP
13 23 (1.04%) VoIP
14 18 (0.81%) Network Security
15 17 (0.77%) LDAP
16 13 (0.59%) NAS
17 10 (0.45%) IPsec
17 10 (0.45%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.45%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 276 (12.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 226 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 216 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 197 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 197 (8.92%) MySQL
6 173 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 141 (6.38%) RDBMS
8 134 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
9 114 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
11 51 (2.31%) Oracle Database
12 39 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 35 (1.58%) NoSQL
15 34 (1.54%) MS Access
16 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 32 (1.45%) DB2
18 29 (1.31%) MongoDB
19 23 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 173 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 92 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (2.76%) NUnit
4 53 (2.40%) JUnit
4 53 (2.40%) Eclipse
5 43 (1.95%) Ant
6 42 (1.90%) Moq
7 39 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
8 37 (1.67%) MSTest
9 31 (1.40%) Eclipse RCP
9 31 (1.40%) Git (software)
10 19 (0.86%) Maven
11 18 (0.81%) Subversion
11 18 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 18 (0.81%) SpecFlow
12 17 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 17 (0.77%) Selenium
13 11 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 10 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 350 (15.84%) Finance
2 101 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 99 (4.48%) Banking
4 96 (4.35%) Retail
4 96 (4.35%) Marketing
5 46 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 38 (1.72%) Advertising
7 36 (1.63%) Back Office
8 31 (1.40%) French Language
9 27 (1.22%) Legal
10 26 (1.18%) Games
11 21 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.59%) Law
13 12 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.50%) Electronics
15 10 (0.45%) Publishing
16 9 (0.41%) Military
17 7 (0.32%) Local Government
18 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1243 (56.27%) Developer
2 564 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 340 (15.39%) C# Developer
4 285 (12.90%) Analyst
5 236 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 178 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 172 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (7.15%) Web Developer
9 153 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 147 (6.65%) Software Developer
11 128 (5.79%) Applications Support
12 108 (4.89%) Support Analyst
13 99 (4.48%) Administrator
14 98 (4.44%) Architect
15 93 (4.21%) DBA
15 93 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
16 82 (3.71%) Java Developer
17 79 (3.58%) Support Engineer
18 77 (3.49%) SQL Developer
19 72 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1219 (55.18%) .NET
2 900 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 686 (31.05%) HTML
4 538 (24.35%) CSS
5 371 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 367 (16.61%) XML
7 327 (14.80%) jQuery
8 233 (10.55%) .NET Framework
9 227 (10.28%) WCF
10 222 (10.05%) Web Services
11 138 (6.25%) HTML5
12 135 (6.11%) WPF
13 92 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 89 (4.03%) XSLT
14 89 (4.03%) Ajax
15 84 (3.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 77 (3.49%) WinForms
17 74 (3.35%) SOAP
17 74 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 72 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 84 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 81 (3.67%) N-Tier
4 78 (3.53%) Client/Server
5 71 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 68 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
7 63 (2.85%) Mathematics
8 50 (2.26%) Replication
9 46 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.90%) Data Integration
11 31 (1.40%) SWIFT
12 21 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 21 (0.95%) Visualisation
12 21 (0.95%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.68%) iPhone
14 13 (0.59%) Social Network
14 13 (0.59%) Open Source
15 11 (0.50%) DTV
15 11 (0.50%) Reference Data
16 10 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 591 (26.75%) Windows
2 161 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (5.75%) Linux
4 101 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 88 (3.98%) UNIX
6 74 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 66 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 59 (2.67%) Android
9 38 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 27 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 21 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.91%) Solaris
13 17 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.59%) AIX
15 9 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.27%) CentOS
17 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (24.17%) MVC
2 267 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (10.23%) Scrum
4 204 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 198 (8.96%) TDD
6 171 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 170 (7.70%) OO
8 168 (7.61%) Web Development
9 133 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 128 (5.79%) ITIL
11 114 (5.16%) Unit Testing
12 97 (4.39%) Web Application Development
13 93 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (4.16%) ETL
15 79 (3.58%) CRM
15 79 (3.58%) Content Management
16 77 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
17 70 (3.17%) SOA
18 66 (2.99%) Project Management
18 66 (2.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1044 (47.26%) C#
2 1028 (46.54%) SQL
3 605 (27.39%) JavaScript
4 333 (15.07%) Java
5 306 (13.85%) T-SQL
6 211 (9.55%) VB.NET
7 82 (3.71%) VB
8 79 (3.58%) C++
9 61 (2.76%) PHP
10 55 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 50 (2.26%) C
12 45 (2.04%) Ruby
13 38 (1.72%) VB6
14 35 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.36%) Python
15 30 (1.36%) Perl
16 28 (1.27%) VBA
17 26 (1.18%) XPath
18 24 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 294 (13.31%) Degree
2 161 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (2.81%) MCP
3 62 (2.81%) MCTS
4 50 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 46 (2.08%) MCSD
6 41 (1.86%) MCSE
7 37 (1.67%) MCAD
8 36 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 31 (1.40%) MCSA
10 25 (1.13%) HND
11 24 (1.09%) ISEB
12 22 (1.00%) PhD
13 21 (0.95%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.77%) CCNA
14 17 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.59%) MCITP
17 10 (0.45%) MCPD
18 9 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.89%) SLA
2 42 (1.90%) QA
3 16 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.50%) WCAG
5 6 (0.27%) COBIT
6 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.14%) GAMP
9 2 (0.091%) Basel II
10 1 (0.045%) TickIT
10 1 (0.045%) WAI
10 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 158 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 139 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.86%) VMware ESX
4 35 (1.58%) vSphere
5 26 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 15 (0.68%) XenApp
8 8 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.23%) NFS
10 5 (0.23%) Squid
10 5 (0.23%) qmail
11 4 (0.18%) XenServer
12 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.14%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.045%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 19 (0.86%) SCCM
3 16 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 15 (0.68%) WSUS
5 11 (0.50%) Nagios
6 8 (0.36%) logstash
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.32%) Puppet
8 6 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
8 6 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.23%) SCOM
10 4 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.18%) WMI
10 4 (0.18%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.091%) OpenView
12 2 (0.091%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.091%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 765 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 398 (18.02%) Oracle
3 218 (9.87%) VMware
4 76 (3.44%) JBoss
5 72 (3.26%) Google
6 70 (3.17%) EPiServer
7 69 (3.12%) Citrix
8 66 (2.99%) IBM
8 66 (2.99%) hybris
9 39 (1.77%) SAP
10 37 (1.67%) Cisco
11 23 (1.04%) Sitecore
12 22 (1.00%) Facebook
12 22 (1.00%) HP
13 21 (0.95%) NetApp
14 18 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 18 (0.81%) Sage
15 17 (0.77%) Twitter
16 16 (0.72%) webMethods
17 15 (0.68%) Tableau
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