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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 31 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 46.27% 51.85% 40.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 67.74% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 19
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £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
31 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 46.27% 76.54% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 24
Average salary £38,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 22 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (42.31%) Degree
4 15 (28.85%) ITIL
4 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
4 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (26.92%) QA
5 14 (26.92%) .NET
6 13 (25.00%) C#
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (21.15%) MS Access
8 11 (21.15%) ISEB
9 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (15.38%) Project Management
11 8 (15.38%) Migration
11 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
12 7 (13.46%) Windows
12 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.54%) Business Objects

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (21.15%) MS Access
5 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (11.54%) Data Mining
8 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.77%) OLTP
11 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Tester
3 11 (21.15%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Tester
6 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Junior Tester
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Junior
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Programmer
8 5 (9.62%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Ajax
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) SCADA
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) ETL
6 6 (11.54%) MVC
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.69%) ERP
8 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) VBA
5 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 11 (21.15%) ISEB
3 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Citrix
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Sun
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
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