The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 28 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 37.84% 41.56% 45.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 93.33% 62.75% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 15
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
Staffordshire

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 Stafford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 40.54% 66.23% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 20
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Stafford

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (64.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
5 19 (35.85%) Degree
6 17 (32.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
7 16 (30.19%) ITIL
8 15 (28.30%) QA
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.64%) ISEB
11 11 (20.75%) MS Access
11 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (18.87%) C#
12 10 (18.87%) .NET
13 9 (16.98%) Windows
13 9 (16.98%) Project Management
13 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
13 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
13 9 (16.98%) Migration
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
14 8 (15.09%) Data Mining
14 8 (15.09%) Business Objects
14 8 (15.09%) Analytics
15 7 (13.21%) ETL
15 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
15 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (20.75%) MS Access
4 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (15.09%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.66%) OLTP
6 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Tester
4 11 (20.75%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Junior
7 7 (13.21%) Software Tester
7 7 (13.21%) Junior Tester
8 6 (11.32%) QA Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Programmer
9 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (9.43%) QA Engineer
10 4 (7.55%) Junior Software Tester
10 4 (7.55%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) Ajax
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) SCADA
3 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.19%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Analytics
5 7 (13.21%) ETL
5 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) MVC
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.43%) VBA
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) C++
5 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) ISEB
3 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Business Objects
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Sun
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 13 days ago