The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 75 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.47% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.62% 2.87% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £39,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.39% -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2012
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
303 244 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.86% 26.90% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 257 235 277
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (30.00%) DTS
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (30.00%) Clustering
8 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) MDX
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (15.00%) Database Theory
11 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (30.00%) DTS
5 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) DBA
3 8 (40.00%) SQL DBA
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Developer
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (30.00%) Server Administrator
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
8 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Database Theory
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP