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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 5 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 22.73% 19.23% 43.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.69% 45.45% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 33
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £24,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
26 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 39.39% 42.31% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 38
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of job ads across the Stafford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) MVC
4 16 (53.33%) Web Services
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (33.33%) HTML5
7 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
7 10 (33.33%) Analytics
7 10 (33.33%) RESTful
7 10 (33.33%) Google
8 9 (30.00%) SEO
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) Marketing
9 8 (26.67%) Web Development
10 7 (23.33%) ColdFusion
11 6 (20.00%) jQuery
12 5 (16.67%) Games
12 5 (16.67%) Ajax
12 5 (16.67%) EPoS
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) Project Management
13 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 4 (13.33%) Laravel
13 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Software Manager
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) Web Services
3 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (33.33%) HTML5
5 10 (33.33%) RESTful
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) Laravel
9 3 (10.00%) WPF
10 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Symfony
11 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (3.33%) Sass
11 1 (3.33%) WCF
11 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) MVC
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) SEO
5 8 (26.67%) Web Development
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Business Development
8 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.67%) MVVM
9 2 (6.67%) Presales
9 2 (6.67%) Product Management
9 2 (6.67%) QMS
9 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
10 1 (3.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) F#
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (6.67%) MCSD
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCPD
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Zend
4 1 (3.33%) Telerik