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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1028 1172 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 19.13% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.68% 56.87% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1054 962
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1880 2061 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.09% 33.63% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1767 1555
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 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 28 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 -6 321 £38,500 +2.66% 63
Wiltshire 0 246 £35,000 -5.40% 33
Gloucestershire +1 181 £42,000 +12.00% 26
Somerset -7 93 £35,500 +5.97% 16
Dorset -9 82 £35,000 - 27
Devon -6 73 £35,000 -5.40% 12
Cornwall +10 23 £32,500 +16.07%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 1230 (60.09%) .NET
2 1031 (50.37%) C#
3 934 (45.63%) SQL
4 824 (40.25%) ASP.NET
5 694 (33.90%) JavaScript
6 671 (32.78%) MVC
7 655 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 616 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
9 612 (29.90%) HTML
10 541 (26.43%) Windows
11 513 (25.06%) CSS
12 481 (23.50%) Oracle
13 462 (22.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 367 (17.93%) Finance
15 353 (17.24%) jQuery
16 313 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 310 (15.14%) MS Excel
18 300 (14.66%) TDD
19 295 (14.41%) Degree
20 294 (14.36%) T-SQL
21 291 (14.22%) Java
22 282 (13.78%) .NET Framework
23 276 (13.48%) Scrum
24 275 (13.43%) WCF
25 267 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 262 (12.80%) Web Services
27 254 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
28 240 (11.72%) XML
29 234 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 232 (11.33%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 211 (10.31%) IIS
2 187 (9.14%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.49%) Node.js
4 85 (4.15%) MS Exchange
5 80 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 73 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 68 (3.32%) JBoss
8 51 (2.49%) CMS
9 47 (2.30%) WebLogic
10 35 (1.71%) Umbraco
11 26 (1.27%) Apache
12 23 (1.12%) Lync
13 21 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
14 20 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
15 19 (0.93%) SAS
15 19 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.78%) ColdFusion
18 15 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 310 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 80 (3.91%) MS Office
3 9 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.24%) SPSS
6 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.15%) MS Project
8 2 (0.098%) FastStats
9 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.54%) Changepoint
4 7 (0.34%) Summit
4 7 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.24%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.20%) Aareon QL
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.20%) Pegasus Opera
8 3 (0.15%) Maximo
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.049%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.049%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.049%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.34%) SaaS
2 45 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.59%) Office 365
5 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.098%) Trello
6 2 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.049%) GitHub
7 1 (0.049%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.47%) SAN
2 63 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 56 (2.74%) Internet
4 52 (2.54%) Firewall
5 49 (2.39%) DNS
6 37 (1.81%) DHCP
7 35 (1.71%) VPN
7 35 (1.71%) HTTP
8 27 (1.32%) SMTP
9 25 (1.22%) LAN
10 24 (1.17%) WAN
11 22 (1.07%) SMPP
12 19 (0.93%) WebEx
13 15 (0.73%) SMS
14 13 (0.64%) FTP
14 13 (0.64%) VLAN
15 11 (0.54%) VoIP
16 8 (0.39%) Network Security
16 8 (0.39%) Wireless
17 7 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 267 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 234 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 156 (7.62%) Relational Database
6 148 (7.23%) MySQL
7 138 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 134 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
9 132 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 84 (4.10%) Oracle Database
11 76 (3.71%) NoSQL
12 73 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
13 68 (3.32%) RDBMS
14 61 (2.98%) SQL Server 2000
15 51 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (2.00%) OLAP
17 40 (1.95%) MongoDB
18 31 (1.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
18 31 (1.51%) Oracle9i Database
19 23 (1.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 232 (11.33%) Visual Studio
2 162 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 103 (5.03%) Subversion
4 101 (4.93%) Git (software)
5 93 (4.54%) NUnit
6 77 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 65 (3.18%) JUnit
8 40 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 37 (1.81%) Eclipse
10 35 (1.71%) MSTest
11 34 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 30 (1.47%) Moq
13 28 (1.37%) Maven
14 26 (1.27%) Selenium
15 24 (1.17%) JIRA
16 23 (1.12%) Ant
17 19 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
18 17 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 16 (0.78%) Mockito
20 15 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 367 (17.93%) Finance
2 96 (4.69%) Banking
3 77 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.05%) Marketing
5 40 (1.95%) Advertising
6 39 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.86%) Back Office
8 29 (1.42%) Retail
9 24 (1.17%) Games
10 16 (0.78%) Legal
11 12 (0.59%) French Language
11 12 (0.59%) Electronics
12 9 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.44%) Law
12 9 (0.44%) Publishing
13 8 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.24%) Military
15 5 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1262 (61.65%) Developer
2 562 (27.45%) .NET Developer
3 252 (12.31%) C# Developer
4 204 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 201 (9.82%) Analyst
6 185 (9.04%) Senior Developer
7 184 (8.99%) Software Developer
8 112 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (5.37%) Support Engineer
10 104 (5.08%) DBA
11 102 (4.98%) Web Developer
12 95 (4.64%) Software Engineer
13 94 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
14 93 (4.54%) SQL Developer
15 89 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
16 88 (4.30%) Java Developer
17 87 (4.25%) Applications Support
18 85 (4.15%) Administrator
19 83 (4.05%) Junior
20 80 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1230 (60.09%) .NET
2 824 (40.25%) ASP.NET
3 612 (29.90%) HTML
4 513 (25.06%) CSS
5 462 (22.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 353 (17.24%) jQuery
7 282 (13.78%) .NET Framework
8 275 (13.43%) WCF
9 262 (12.80%) Web Services
10 240 (11.72%) XML
11 183 (8.94%) HTML5
12 164 (8.01%) Entity Framework
13 127 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 126 (6.16%) LINQ
15 121 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 114 (5.57%) CSS3
17 110 (5.37%) Ajax
18 105 (5.13%) J2EE
19 95 (4.64%) WPF
20 86 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 95 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
4 64 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 50 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 49 (2.39%) N-Tier
7 48 (2.34%) Clustering
8 41 (2.00%) Mathematics
9 40 (1.95%) Replication
10 39 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 38 (1.86%) Social Network
12 37 (1.81%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.37%) User Experience
14 26 (1.27%) Streaming Music
15 25 (1.22%) GIS
16 24 (1.17%) Data Centre
17 19 (0.93%) SWIFT
18 18 (0.88%) Data Structures
18 18 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
19 17 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 541 (26.43%) Windows
2 153 (7.47%) Linux
3 130 (6.35%) UNIX
4 128 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.71%) Android
8 35 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.03%) Windows XP
11 18 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.20%) Solaris
17 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (32.78%) MVC
2 616 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (14.66%) TDD
4 276 (13.48%) Scrum
5 254 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
6 217 (10.60%) SDLC
7 206 (10.06%) Software Engineering
8 163 (7.96%) Web Application Development
9 158 (7.72%) OO
10 156 (7.62%) ITIL
11 129 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (6.30%) Web Development
12 114 (5.57%) ETL
13 108 (5.28%) CRM
14 100 (4.89%) Project Management
15 89 (4.35%) BDD
15 89 (4.35%) Unit Testing
15 89 (4.35%) Mentoring
16 88 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 88 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1031 (50.37%) C#
2 934 (45.63%) SQL
3 694 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 294 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 291 (14.22%) Java
6 203 (9.92%) VB.NET
7 95 (4.64%) C++
8 87 (4.25%) VB
9 79 (3.86%) PHP
10 73 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 63 (3.08%) Ruby
12 55 (2.69%) C
13 47 (2.30%) Python
14 45 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 42 (2.05%) VBA
15 42 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.71%) VBScript
17 30 (1.47%) Perl
18 18 (0.88%) VB6
19 16 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 295 (14.41%) Degree
2 162 (7.91%) Security Cleared
3 92 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.37%) MCP
7 23 (1.12%) MCSD
8 21 (1.03%) MCSA
8 21 (1.03%) MCITP
9 19 (0.93%) MCSE
9 19 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (0.73%) ISEB
10 15 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.68%) MCPD
12 10 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.34%) CCNA
13 7 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.34%) MCTS
14 6 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.25%) QA
2 36 (1.76%) SLA
3 13 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.39%) Basel II
6 7 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.098%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 92 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.10%) vSphere
4 25 (1.22%) XenApp
5 17 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.098%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.098%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.049%) Firmware
10 1 (0.049%) Postfix
10 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (1.76%) SCCM
2 18 (0.88%) SCOM
2 18 (0.88%) Backup Exec
3 17 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 17 (0.83%) WSUS
4 15 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.34%) Puppet
7 6 (0.29%) Hyperic
7 6 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (0.29%) Zenoss
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.098%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.049%) Nagios
10 1 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.049%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.049%) Graphite
10 1 (0.049%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 655 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 481 (23.50%) Oracle
3 154 (7.52%) VMware
4 72 (3.52%) Citrix
5 54 (2.64%) SAP
6 53 (2.59%) Google
7 50 (2.44%) IBM
8 48 (2.34%) Cisco
9 40 (1.95%) Sybase
10 34 (1.66%) Informatica
11 32 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 32 (1.56%) TIBCO
12 26 (1.27%) HP
12 26 (1.27%) Dell
13 22 (1.07%) Symantec
14 16 (0.78%) NetApp
15 15 (0.73%) Sophos
15 15 (0.73%) Facebook
16 14 (0.68%) Xamarin
17 13 (0.64%) ESRI
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