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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 28 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 38.89% 36.07% 15.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.79% 81.48% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 4
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
39 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 54.17% 44.26% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 4
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) .NET
4 24 (44.44%) C#
5 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (33.33%) MVC
7 17 (31.48%) OO
7 17 (31.48%) Ruby
7 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (31.48%) TDD
7 17 (31.48%) Retail
7 17 (31.48%) WCF
7 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
7 17 (31.48%) RESTful
7 17 (31.48%) BDD
7 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (31.48%) Node.js
7 17 (31.48%) Web Application Development
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
10 11 (20.37%) Project Management
11 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.67%) MS Office

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (31.48%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (31.48%) NoSQL
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (11.11%) MS Access
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (31.48%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) .NET Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Junior
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Junior Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 17 (31.48%) WCF
3 17 (31.48%) RESTful
3 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) Ajax
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.41%) Replication
5 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (33.33%) MVC
3 17 (31.48%) OO
3 17 (31.48%) TDD
3 17 (31.48%) BDD
3 17 (31.48%) Web Application Development
4 11 (20.37%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Analytics
5 7 (12.96%) Web Development
6 6 (11.11%) Workflow
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) ETL
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 17 (31.48%) Ruby
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) VBA
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Sun
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
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