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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 15.32% 46.94% 42.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.64% 74.19% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 26
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,900 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
44 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 39.64% 63.27% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 28
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
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 5 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 29 (82.86%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) C#
3 25 (71.43%) MVC
4 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 15 (42.86%) Web Services
5 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (37.14%) RESTful
8 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
9 10 (28.57%) PHP
9 10 (28.57%) MySQL
9 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.71%) Google
10 9 (25.71%) Google Analytics
10 9 (25.71%) SEO
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Analytics
10 9 (25.71%) HTML5
11 8 (22.86%) ColdFusion
11 8 (22.86%) Marketing
12 7 (20.00%) Web Development
12 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.00%) jQuery
13 6 (17.14%) Ajax
14 5 (14.29%) OOD
14 5 (14.29%) SQL
14 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (14.29%) MCSD

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 8 (22.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Advertising
3 4 (11.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Software Manager
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) RESTful
5 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 11 (31.43%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.71%) HTML5
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (17.14%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 5 (14.29%) Node.js
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (11.43%) Code First Entity Framework
11 4 (11.43%) WCF
12 2 (5.71%) Laravel
12 2 (5.71%) Symfony
12 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) EPoS
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Analytics
3 9 (25.71%) SEO
4 7 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (14.29%) OOD
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.57%) Business Development
7 3 (8.57%) Line Management
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.71%) Presales
8 2 (5.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) PHP
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) F#
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSD
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Facebook
3 2 (5.71%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) Telerik