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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 66.67% 16.67% 53.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 88.89% 66.67% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £19,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
9 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 75.00% 25.00% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 9
Average salary £19,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) LDAP
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Intranet

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Data Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Junior
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Junior Data Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Junior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) ICT Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Visualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) VLE
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik