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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 25 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 40.98% 51.32% 28.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.59% 79.59% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 18
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £38,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
27 49 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 44.26% 64.47% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 18
Average salary £34,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (43.48%) .NET
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (34.78%) Degree
6 15 (32.61%) C#
7 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
7 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
9 11 (23.91%) QA
9 11 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.39%) MVC
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) Windows
12 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
12 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
12 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
12 7 (15.22%) ETL
12 7 (15.22%) ISEB
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
13 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
14 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LDAP
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (23.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (10.87%) MS Access
7 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (6.52%) OLTP
9 2 (4.35%) OLAP
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) MSTest
3 1 (2.17%) Moq
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Tester
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Programmer
5 8 (17.39%) Software Tester
5 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (15.22%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Junior
9 4 (8.70%) QA Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (6.52%) Software Programmer
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) Dojo
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) SCADA
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Economics
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Debian
2 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) ETL
5 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) ERP
7 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Usability Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Software Deployment
8 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Talend
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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