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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1129 997 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.48% 19.61% 18.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.80% 59.31% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 912 1014
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
1920 1681 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.43% 33.06% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1488 1675
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +1 305 £37,500 +7.14% 53
Wiltshire +3 264 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Somerset -4 156 £32,500 -7.14% 27
Gloucestershire -4 151 £37,000 +5.71% 21
Dorset -2 133 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Devon +2 102 £35,000 +2.94% 15
Cornwall -2 4 £26,500 -11.66%
Avon +1 1 £25,000 -28.57%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1289 (56.04%) .NET
2 1121 (48.74%) C#
3 1013 (44.04%) SQL
4 938 (40.78%) ASP.NET
5 776 (33.74%) HTML
6 759 (33.00%) Microsoft
7 683 (29.70%) JavaScript
8 613 (26.65%) Windows
9 598 (26.00%) CSS
10 591 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
11 582 (25.30%) MVC
12 457 (19.87%) MS Excel
13 438 (19.04%) Oracle
14 409 (17.78%) XML
15 403 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 403 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 358 (15.57%) jQuery
17 356 (15.48%) Java
18 327 (14.22%) Degree
19 313 (13.61%) Finance
20 301 (13.09%) .NET Framework
21 283 (12.30%) T-SQL
21 283 (12.30%) IIS
22 267 (11.61%) TDD
23 264 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 254 (11.04%) Scrum
25 233 (10.13%) Web Services
25 233 (10.13%) VMware
25 233 (10.13%) Relational Database
26 231 (10.04%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 283 (12.30%) IIS
2 170 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 113 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
4 99 (4.30%) MS Exchange
5 82 (3.57%) CMS
6 68 (2.96%) Umbraco
7 67 (2.91%) Commerce Server
8 63 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 58 (2.52%) WebLogic
10 56 (2.43%) Node.js
11 42 (1.83%) Apache
12 36 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
15 23 (1.00%) Tomcat
16 22 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (0.87%) NServiceBus
18 19 (0.83%) SAS
19 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
20 15 (0.65%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 457 (19.87%) MS Excel
2 112 (4.87%) MS Office
3 12 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.35%) MS Project
6 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.17%) SPSS
7 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.13%) FastStats
8 2 (0.087%) InDesign
9 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (2.87%) Fredhopper
2 48 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.17%) AWD
8 4 (0.17%) Agresso
9 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.087%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.087%) SmartPlant
10 1 (0.043%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.043%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.043%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.13%) SaaS
2 19 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.35%) Pure360
5 7 (0.30%) Office 365
6 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) GitHub
7 3 (0.13%) Trello
8 2 (0.087%) Heroku
9 1 (0.043%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.61%) Internet
2 96 (4.17%) SAN
3 92 (4.00%) Firewall
4 71 (3.09%) DNS
5 52 (2.26%) LAN
5 52 (2.26%) WAN
6 45 (1.96%) SMTP
7 41 (1.78%) DHCP
8 36 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 35 (1.52%) VPN
9 35 (1.52%) FTP
10 31 (1.35%) HTTP
11 30 (1.30%) Intranet
12 24 (1.04%) VoIP
13 20 (0.87%) Network Security
13 20 (0.87%) NAS
14 16 (0.70%) VLAN
14 16 (0.70%) LDAP
15 13 (0.57%) ISDN
16 10 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (17.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 264 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 233 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 213 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 213 (9.26%) MySQL
5 190 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 156 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 152 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 120 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
9 111 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 44 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
12 42 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 34 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 34 (1.48%) Big Data
15 33 (1.43%) DB2
16 32 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 31 (1.35%) MS Access
18 26 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 197 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 100 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (4.17%) NUnit
4 61 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 57 (2.48%) Moq
6 54 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 50 (2.17%) JUnit
7 50 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 43 (1.87%) Ant
9 34 (1.48%) MSTest
10 30 (1.30%) SpecFlow
11 29 (1.26%) Eclipse RCP
12 28 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 25 (1.09%) Maven
14 22 (0.96%) Jenkins
15 21 (0.91%) Selenium
16 18 (0.78%) Subversion
16 18 (0.78%) Cucumber
17 14 (0.61%) TeamCity
18 13 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 313 (13.61%) Finance
2 107 (4.65%) Retail
3 100 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 98 (4.26%) Banking
5 67 (2.91%) Marketing
6 51 (2.22%) Advertising
7 43 (1.87%) Games
8 42 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.74%) Back Office
10 29 (1.26%) French Language
11 21 (0.91%) Legal
12 20 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.52%) Local Government
15 10 (0.43%) Electronics
16 7 (0.30%) Law
17 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.17%) Publishing
18 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 1312 (57.04%) Developer
2 582 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 329 (14.30%) C# Developer
4 290 (12.61%) Analyst
5 223 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 205 (8.91%) Senior Developer
7 174 (7.57%) Software Developer
8 168 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 156 (6.78%) Web Developer
10 154 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 128 (5.57%) Applications Support
12 118 (5.13%) Support Analyst
13 101 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 97 (4.22%) DBA
15 96 (4.17%) Administrator
16 93 (4.04%) Support Engineer
17 92 (4.00%) Architect
18 86 (3.74%) Java Developer
19 82 (3.57%) SQL Developer
20 78 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1289 (56.04%) .NET
2 938 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 776 (33.74%) HTML
4 598 (26.00%) CSS
5 409 (17.78%) XML
6 403 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 358 (15.57%) jQuery
8 301 (13.09%) .NET Framework
9 233 (10.13%) Web Services
10 231 (10.04%) WCF
11 191 (8.30%) HTML5
12 137 (5.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 115 (5.00%) WPF
14 96 (4.17%) CSS3
15 95 (4.13%) XSLT
16 91 (3.96%) Ajax
17 88 (3.83%) SOAP
17 88 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 82 (3.57%) XHTML
19 79 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 209 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 91 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 74 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 70 (3.04%) N-Tier
7 69 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 68 (2.96%) User Experience
9 63 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
10 57 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 52 (2.26%) Replication
12 39 (1.70%) Data Integration
13 29 (1.26%) SWIFT
14 28 (1.22%) Visualisation
15 25 (1.09%) Clustering
16 22 (0.96%) Blackberry
16 22 (0.96%) iPhone
17 16 (0.70%) Open Source
18 13 (0.57%) Social Media
19 12 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 613 (26.65%) Windows
2 174 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 135 (5.87%) Linux
4 115 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (3.87%) UNIX
6 86 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (3.26%) Windows 7
8 61 (2.65%) Android
9 40 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.09%) Windows XP
11 23 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.57%) AIX
14 12 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (0.48%) Solaris
16 9 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.30%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.30%) CentOS
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (25.30%) MVC
3 267 (11.61%) TDD
4 254 (11.04%) Scrum
5 226 (9.83%) Software Engineering
6 177 (7.70%) OO
7 176 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 156 (6.78%) Web Development
9 151 (6.57%) ITIL
10 141 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 124 (5.39%) Unit Testing
12 117 (5.09%) Web Application Development
13 116 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
14 102 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 97 (4.22%) ETL
16 81 (3.52%) OOD
17 78 (3.39%) Content Management
17 78 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
18 77 (3.35%) CRM
18 77 (3.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1121 (48.74%) C#
2 1013 (44.04%) SQL
3 683 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 356 (15.48%) Java
5 283 (12.30%) T-SQL
6 205 (8.91%) VB.NET
7 98 (4.26%) VB
8 90 (3.91%) C++
9 69 (3.00%) Ruby
10 64 (2.78%) PHP
11 55 (2.39%) C
12 47 (2.04%) PowerShell
13 46 (2.00%) VB6
14 36 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.43%) Perl
16 32 (1.39%) VBA
17 31 (1.35%) Python
18 25 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 24 (1.04%) XPath
20 21 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 327 (14.22%) Degree
2 144 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 63 (2.74%) MCP
5 45 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 41 (1.78%) MCTS
6 41 (1.78%) MCSD
7 39 (1.70%) MCSE
8 30 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.17%) MCSA
10 26 (1.13%) MCAD
11 25 (1.09%) PhD
12 24 (1.04%) HND
13 22 (0.96%) ISEB
13 22 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (0.91%) CCNA
15 11 (0.48%) MCITP
16 10 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (0.35%) MCPD
18 6 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.39%) SLA
2 51 (2.22%) QA
3 13 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.35%) COBIT
6 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.26%) WCAG
7 4 (0.17%) Basel II
8 3 (0.13%) GAMP
9 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 141 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 25 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.87%) vSphere
6 16 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.52%) XenApp
8 10 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.30%) NFS
11 6 (0.26%) XenServer
12 5 (0.22%) qmail
12 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.22%) Squid
13 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.17%) UAG
14 3 (0.13%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.087%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 28 (1.22%) SCCM
3 20 (0.87%) WSUS
4 19 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.43%) Nagios
6 9 (0.39%) SCOM
7 8 (0.35%) logstash
8 7 (0.30%) Puppet
9 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.17%) SCSM
11 3 (0.13%) WMI
11 3 (0.13%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.13%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.087%) MOM
12 2 (0.087%) Netcool
12 2 (0.087%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 759 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 438 (19.04%) Oracle
3 233 (10.13%) VMware
4 80 (3.48%) Google
5 75 (3.26%) JBoss
6 74 (3.22%) IBM
7 70 (3.04%) EPiServer
8 66 (2.87%) hybris
9 63 (2.74%) Citrix
10 43 (1.87%) Cisco
11 39 (1.70%) SAP
12 31 (1.35%) Facebook
13 26 (1.13%) Sitecore
14 22 (0.96%) Sage
14 22 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 21 (0.91%) Teradata
16 20 (0.87%) Informatica
16 20 (0.87%) NetApp
17 19 (0.83%) Sybase
18 16 (0.70%) Business Objects
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Bristol, Somerset
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension and excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum to £45k + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £42000 per annum - excellent benefits + training + flexi ti
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday