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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 997 1121 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.08% 18.40% 18.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.04% 56.76% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 870 988 924
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1779 1975 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.48% 32.42% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1714 1566
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 28 May 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 May 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 -2 314 £40,000 +6.66% 59
Wiltshire -1 216 £35,000 -6.66% 37
Gloucestershire +4 184 £39,250 -1.87% 38
Dorset -3 106 £35,000 +2.94% 16
Somerset -5 91 £35,000 +2.94% 38
Devon -3 65 £33,000 -3.64% 11
Cornwall -5 9 £31,500 +0.80% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1292 (61.35%) .NET
2 1122 (53.28%) C#
3 979 (46.49%) SQL
4 938 (44.54%) ASP.NET
5 744 (35.33%) JavaScript
6 702 (33.33%) MVC
7 694 (32.95%) HTML
8 693 (32.91%) Microsoft
9 609 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
10 575 (27.30%) CSS
11 574 (27.26%) Windows
12 490 (23.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 461 (21.89%) Oracle
14 385 (18.28%) jQuery
15 363 (17.24%) T-SQL
16 346 (16.43%) MS Excel
17 342 (16.24%) Finance
18 338 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
19 301 (14.29%) .NET Framework
19 301 (14.29%) Degree
20 294 (13.96%) WCF
21 268 (12.73%) Java
21 268 (12.73%) XML
22 267 (12.68%) IIS
23 262 (12.44%) SDLC
24 255 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 251 (11.92%) TDD
26 246 (11.68%) Scrum
26 246 (11.68%) Web Services
27 244 (11.59%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 267 (12.68%) IIS
2 192 (9.12%) SharePoint
3 87 (4.13%) Node.js
4 77 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 71 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 61 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 53 (2.52%) CMS
7 53 (2.52%) JBoss
8 40 (1.90%) Umbraco
9 35 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 28 (1.33%) Apache
13 20 (0.95%) SAS
14 18 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (0.85%) Lync
14 18 (0.85%) NServiceBus
15 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 346 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 107 (5.08%) MS Office
3 13 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.33%) SPSS
6 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.28%) FastStats
8 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.19%) MS Project
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 48 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.66%) Changepoint
3 11 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.24%) Summit
4 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.14%) Maximo
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.095%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.095%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.047%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.047%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.047%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.14%) SaaS
2 42 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.38%) Office 365
5 5 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.095%) Trello
8 1 (0.047%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.71%) SAN
2 52 (2.47%) Firewall
3 49 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 47 (2.23%) DNS
4 47 (2.23%) Internet
5 34 (1.61%) WAN
6 33 (1.57%) DHCP
7 28 (1.33%) HTTP
8 26 (1.23%) LAN
9 24 (1.14%) VPN
10 13 (0.62%) WebEx
11 11 (0.52%) VLAN
12 10 (0.47%) NAS
13 8 (0.38%) Network Security
13 8 (0.38%) Wireless
13 8 (0.38%) VoIP
13 8 (0.38%) SMTP
14 7 (0.33%) SMS
15 6 (0.28%) SMPP
16 5 (0.24%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 255 (12.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 241 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 142 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 141 (6.70%) Relational Database
7 139 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 138 (6.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 135 (6.41%) MySQL
10 80 (3.80%) Oracle Database
11 74 (3.51%) NoSQL
12 66 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
13 62 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
14 60 (2.85%) RDBMS
15 52 (2.47%) OLAP
16 33 (1.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 33 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
17 26 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 25 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
19 24 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 209 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 163 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (4.80%) NUnit
4 79 (3.75%) Subversion
4 79 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 72 (3.42%) Git (software)
6 39 (1.85%) JUnit
7 29 (1.38%) MSTest
7 29 (1.38%) Moq
8 27 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 25 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 24 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.04%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.85%) Selenium
13 18 (0.85%) Log4Net
14 16 (0.76%) JIRA
14 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 14 (0.66%) Maven
16 13 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 342 (16.24%) Finance
2 88 (4.18%) Banking
3 69 (3.28%) Advertising
4 50 (2.37%) Marketing
5 46 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.14%) Retail
7 29 (1.38%) Back Office
8 28 (1.33%) Games
9 22 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.76%) Legal
11 12 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.57%) Publishing
12 10 (0.47%) French Language
12 10 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.38%) Law
14 7 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.24%) Billing
17 4 (0.19%) Electronics
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1285 (61.02%) Developer
2 567 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 255 (12.11%) C# Developer
4 230 (10.92%) Analyst
5 206 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 202 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 168 (7.98%) Software Developer
8 129 (6.13%) DBA
9 122 (5.79%) Web Developer
10 117 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 111 (5.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 110 (5.22%) Applications Support
13 108 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
14 100 (4.75%) Support Engineer
15 95 (4.51%) SQL DBA
16 92 (4.37%) Software Engineer
17 85 (4.04%) Support Analyst
18 80 (3.80%) SQL Developer
19 77 (3.66%) Administrator
20 73 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1292 (61.35%) .NET
2 938 (44.54%) ASP.NET
3 694 (32.95%) HTML
4 575 (27.30%) CSS
5 490 (23.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 385 (18.28%) jQuery
7 301 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 294 (13.96%) WCF
9 268 (12.73%) XML
10 246 (11.68%) Web Services
11 177 (8.40%) Entity Framework
12 176 (8.36%) HTML5
13 158 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 144 (6.84%) LINQ
15 136 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 131 (6.22%) AngularJS
17 123 (5.84%) Ajax
18 99 (4.70%) JSON
18 99 (4.70%) CSS3
19 92 (4.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 171 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 71 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 47 (2.23%) Mathematics
6 46 (2.18%) Clustering
6 46 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 44 (2.09%) Replication
8 41 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 33 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
11 30 (1.42%) Social Network
12 27 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
13 22 (1.04%) Streaming Music
14 21 (1.00%) GIS
15 20 (0.95%) Social Media
16 18 (0.85%) Data Centre
17 17 (0.81%) Statistics
18 15 (0.71%) User Experience
19 14 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 574 (27.26%) Windows
2 153 (7.26%) Linux
3 147 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 105 (4.99%) UNIX
5 102 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.71%) Android
8 34 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 11 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.33%) Debian
14 7 (0.33%) CentOS
15 5 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.047%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (33.33%) MVC
2 609 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (12.44%) SDLC
4 251 (11.92%) TDD
5 246 (11.68%) Scrum
6 244 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 244 (11.59%) Software Engineering
7 164 (7.79%) Web Application Development
8 163 (7.74%) OO
9 147 (6.98%) ITIL
9 147 (6.98%) Web Development
10 120 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (5.18%) ETL
12 105 (4.99%) SOA
13 99 (4.70%) Mentoring
14 95 (4.51%) E-Commerce
15 94 (4.46%) Data Modelling
16 87 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
17 86 (4.08%) BDD
18 85 (4.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1122 (53.28%) C#
2 979 (46.49%) SQL
3 744 (35.33%) JavaScript
4 363 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 268 (12.73%) Java
6 184 (8.74%) VB.NET
7 99 (4.70%) C++
8 92 (4.37%) PHP
9 86 (4.08%) VB
10 77 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 73 (3.47%) Ruby
12 60 (2.85%) Python
13 47 (2.23%) VBA
13 47 (2.23%) C
14 43 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.42%) VBScript
16 30 (1.42%) Perl
17 19 (0.90%) VB6
18 9 (0.43%) CFML
Qualifications
1 301 (14.29%) Degree
2 154 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 125 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (4.70%) SC Cleared
5 36 (1.71%) MCSD
6 35 (1.66%) MCP
7 30 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 29 (1.38%) MCSA
9 28 (1.33%) MCSE
10 26 (1.23%) ISEB
11 18 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 18 (0.85%) MCPD
12 16 (0.76%) MCITP
13 13 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.43%) CCNA
15 9 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.38%) PhD
17 7 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.37%) QA
2 43 (2.04%) SLA
3 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.33%) Basel II
5 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.095%) DO-178B
System Software
1 187 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 78 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.95%) vSphere
4 40 (1.90%) XenApp
5 28 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.095%) Postfix
10 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.095%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.095%) NFS
11 1 (0.047%) Firmware
11 1 (0.047%) Samba
11 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.047%) Snort
11 1 (0.047%) XenServer
11 1 (0.047%) iptables
Systems Management
1 51 (2.42%) SCCM
2 19 (0.90%) SCOM
3 10 (0.47%) WSUS
3 10 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.38%) Hyperic
4 8 (0.38%) Puppet
4 8 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.14%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.095%) logstash
10 2 (0.095%) Graphite
10 2 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.095%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.095%) Netcool
Vendors
1 693 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 461 (21.89%) Oracle
3 133 (6.32%) VMware
4 86 (4.08%) Citrix
5 65 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 50 (2.37%) SAP
7 49 (2.33%) Cisco
8 45 (2.14%) Google
9 44 (2.09%) IBM
10 36 (1.71%) Informatica
11 34 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 25 (1.19%) TIBCO
13 24 (1.14%) HP
14 23 (1.09%) Facebook
15 21 (1.00%) Sybase
16 18 (0.85%) Dell
17 15 (0.71%) NetApp
17 15 (0.71%) Symantec
18 11 (0.52%) Apple
18 11 (0.52%) Sitecore
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £23,262 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Alto Venus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures - South West
Salary: £25k - £50k per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Minehead, Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + discretionary company bonus
Posted: Yesterday