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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 19 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 28.79% 34.00% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.88% 80.95% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
34 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 51.52% 42.00% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £37,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
7 14 (29.79%) MVC
8 13 (27.66%) TDD
8 13 (27.66%) Retail
8 13 (27.66%) Ruby
8 13 (27.66%) Degree
8 13 (27.66%) WCF
8 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
8 13 (27.66%) RESTful
8 13 (27.66%) BDD
8 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
8 13 (27.66%) OO
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (27.66%) Node.js
8 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
10 11 (23.40%) ITIL
10 11 (23.40%) Windows
10 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (27.66%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
3 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (17.02%) Data Mining
5 6 (12.77%) MS Access
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 4 (8.51%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Junior Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.66%) WCF
3 13 (27.66%) RESTful
3 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) MVC
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) OO
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
4 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.38%) BPR
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Business Objects
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Sun
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Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus pension benefit
Posted: 25 days ago