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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 1046 1051 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.97% 18.15% 19.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.03% 55.14% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 903 951 979
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
1867 1906 1897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.29% 32.91% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1689 1695
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 April 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 17 April 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 -2 299 £38,500 +2.66% 60
Wiltshire 0 230 £35,000 -6.66% 20
Gloucestershire -1 192 £37,500 - 35
Dorset -2 164 £35,000 +7.69% 21
Somerset -1 93 £35,000 - 12
Devon -2 54 £34,000 +11.47% 17
Cornwall -12 9 £30,000 +16.50%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1402 (61.60%) .NET
2 1253 (55.05%) C#
3 1076 (47.28%) SQL
4 1037 (45.56%) ASP.NET
5 817 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 810 (35.59%) HTML
7 743 (32.64%) Microsoft
8 725 (31.85%) MVC
9 680 (29.88%) CSS
10 652 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
11 543 (23.86%) Windows
12 502 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 477 (20.96%) Oracle
14 414 (18.19%) jQuery
15 390 (17.14%) T-SQL
16 374 (16.43%) MS Excel
17 367 (16.12%) Finance
18 366 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
19 341 (14.98%) WCF
20 330 (14.50%) .NET Framework
21 327 (14.37%) XML
22 321 (14.10%) Degree
23 277 (12.17%) Software Engineering
24 275 (12.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 263 (11.56%) Scrum
26 262 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 255 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
28 254 (11.16%) Web Services
29 252 (11.07%) TDD
30 248 (10.90%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 248 (10.90%) IIS
2 187 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 89 (3.91%) MS Exchange
4 78 (3.43%) Node.js
5 59 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 55 (2.42%) CMS
7 47 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 44 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 40 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 40 (1.76%) JBoss
10 37 (1.63%) Umbraco
11 28 (1.23%) Apache
12 24 (1.05%) NServiceBus
13 23 (1.01%) Lync
13 23 (1.01%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.83%) SAS
14 19 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
15 16 (0.70%) NetWeaver
15 16 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 374 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 115 (5.05%) MS Office
3 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.44%) FastStats
6 8 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.26%) SPSS
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.18%) InDesign
9 4 (0.18%) MS Project
9 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.18%) Revit
10 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 52 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.40%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.35%) Changepoint
5 5 (0.22%) Summit
5 5 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.088%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.088%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.044%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.044%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.044%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.044%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.044%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (1.71%) SaaS
3 26 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.48%) Office 365
5 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.13%) Trello
6 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.81%) Firewall
2 53 (2.33%) SAN
3 44 (1.93%) WAN
4 42 (1.85%) DNS
4 42 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 42 (1.85%) Internet
5 34 (1.49%) DHCP
6 32 (1.41%) LAN
7 29 (1.27%) VPN
8 24 (1.05%) HTTP
9 13 (0.57%) VLAN
9 13 (0.57%) NAS
10 10 (0.44%) FTP
11 8 (0.35%) Intranet
11 8 (0.35%) Network Security
11 8 (0.35%) Multicast
12 7 (0.31%) Wireless
12 7 (0.31%) VoIP
13 6 (0.26%) SNMP
13 6 (0.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 275 (12.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 262 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (7.29%) MySQL
5 150 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 149 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 146 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
8 136 (5.98%) Relational Database
9 134 (5.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 81 (3.56%) Oracle Database
11 75 (3.30%) NoSQL
12 70 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
13 59 (2.59%) OLAP
14 57 (2.50%) RDBMS
15 53 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 33 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 33 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
17 28 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 24 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 232 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 169 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (4.57%) NUnit
4 72 (3.16%) Subversion
4 72 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 70 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 34 (1.49%) JUnit
7 33 (1.45%) Moq
8 28 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.10%) MSTest
10 22 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 21 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 17 (0.75%) Jenkins
13 17 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (0.75%) Log4Net
14 15 (0.66%) JIRA
14 15 (0.66%) Selenium
15 13 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 367 (16.12%) Finance
2 90 (3.95%) Banking
3 77 (3.38%) Advertising
4 76 (3.34%) Marketing
5 59 (2.59%) Retail
6 48 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.27%) Games
7 29 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.19%) Back Office
9 22 (0.97%) Legal
10 19 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 15 (0.66%) Law
12 13 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.53%) Publishing
14 9 (0.40%) Electronics
15 8 (0.35%) Automotive
15 8 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.31%) French Language
17 6 (0.26%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1420 (62.39%) Developer
2 614 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 277 (12.17%) C# Developer
4 253 (11.12%) Analyst
5 222 (9.75%) Senior Developer
6 217 (9.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 198 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 143 (6.28%) Web Developer
9 140 (6.15%) DBA
10 133 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 129 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 114 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
13 110 (4.83%) Applications Support
14 107 (4.70%) SQL DBA
15 94 (4.13%) Applications Developer
16 90 (3.95%) Support Analyst
17 85 (3.73%) Support Engineer
18 84 (3.69%) Software Engineer
19 81 (3.56%) SQL Developer
20 72 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1402 (61.60%) .NET
2 1037 (45.56%) ASP.NET
3 810 (35.59%) HTML
4 680 (29.88%) CSS
5 502 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 414 (18.19%) jQuery
7 341 (14.98%) WCF
8 330 (14.50%) .NET Framework
9 327 (14.37%) XML
10 254 (11.16%) Web Services
11 210 (9.23%) Entity Framework
12 183 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 175 (7.69%) HTML5
14 151 (6.63%) AngularJS
15 150 (6.59%) LINQ
15 150 (6.59%) Ajax
16 144 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 128 (5.62%) JSON
18 102 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
19 93 (4.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 70 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 53 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 46 (2.02%) Open Source
7 45 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 43 (1.89%) Replication
8 43 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 43 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 39 (1.71%) Clustering
10 28 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 28 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
11 27 (1.19%) Social Network
12 26 (1.14%) Social Media
13 17 (0.75%) Streaming Music
14 16 (0.70%) Web 2.0
14 16 (0.70%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 543 (23.86%) Windows
2 147 (6.46%) Linux
3 135 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (4.70%) UNIX
5 99 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (1.71%) Android
8 23 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 22 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.31%) CentOS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 7 (0.31%) Debian
14 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.18%) AIX
15 4 (0.18%) Solaris
16 2 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (31.85%) MVC
2 652 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (12.17%) Software Engineering
4 263 (11.56%) Scrum
5 255 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
6 252 (11.07%) TDD
7 194 (8.52%) OO
8 178 (7.82%) Web Development
9 177 (7.78%) Web Application Development
10 159 (6.99%) ITIL
11 121 (5.32%) ETL
12 120 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
13 115 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
14 105 (4.61%) Data Modelling
15 102 (4.48%) E-Commerce
16 101 (4.44%) Mentoring
17 99 (4.35%) BDD
18 97 (4.26%) SOA
19 95 (4.17%) CRM
20 84 (3.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1253 (55.05%) C#
2 1076 (47.28%) SQL
3 817 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 390 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 248 (10.90%) Java
6 229 (10.06%) VB.NET
7 97 (4.26%) C++
8 94 (4.13%) VB
9 82 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 81 (3.56%) PHP
11 71 (3.12%) Ruby
12 60 (2.64%) Python
13 52 (2.28%) VBA
14 43 (1.89%) Shell Script
15 42 (1.85%) C
16 37 (1.63%) Perl
17 25 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.10%) VBScript
18 23 (1.01%) VB6
19 16 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 321 (14.10%) Degree
2 137 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 105 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.76%) MCP
6 38 (1.67%) MCSD
7 29 (1.27%) MCSE
8 26 (1.14%) MCSA
8 26 (1.14%) ISEB
9 24 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.01%) MCPD
11 16 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 15 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.57%) MCITP
14 10 (0.44%) PhD
15 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.31%) CCNA
16 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.31%) MCTS
17 6 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.37%) QA
2 53 (2.33%) SLA
3 7 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.31%) Basel II
4 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) COBIT
7 2 (0.088%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.088%) DO-178B
System Software
1 173 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.41%) XenApp
4 29 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.05%) vSphere
6 11 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.18%) NFS
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.088%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.088%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.088%) Xen
12 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.044%) Snort
12 1 (0.044%) Samba
12 1 (0.044%) Firmware
12 1 (0.044%) XenServer
12 1 (0.044%) Postfix
12 1 (0.044%) iptables
Systems Management
1 53 (2.33%) SCCM
2 25 (1.10%) SCOM
3 11 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.40%) WSUS
4 9 (0.40%) Hyperic
5 8 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.26%) Netcool
8 5 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.22%) Puppet
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.088%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.088%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.088%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.088%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.088%) logstash
11 2 (0.088%) Graphite
12 1 (0.044%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 743 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 477 (20.96%) Oracle
3 119 (5.23%) VMware
4 79 (3.47%) Citrix
5 66 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 63 (2.77%) SAP
7 52 (2.28%) Cisco
8 44 (1.93%) IBM
9 43 (1.89%) Google
10 36 (1.58%) Facebook
11 35 (1.54%) Informatica
12 29 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.01%) TIBCO
14 19 (0.83%) Sybase
14 19 (0.83%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.70%) HP
15 16 (0.70%) Dell
16 15 (0.66%) Apple
17 12 (0.53%) NetApp
17 12 (0.53%) Twitter
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Proactive People
Salary: call out+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago