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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 42.86% 30.43% 23.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £33,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.81% +10.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
Merseyside

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 St Helens region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 42.86% 30.43% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

SQL Server
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in St Helens

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft