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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 26 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 33.33% 40.00% 20.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.29% 75.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £25,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
35 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 44.87% 53.33% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 11
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (51.92%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
5 18 (34.62%) Degree
6 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 16 (30.77%) ITIL
7 15 (28.85%) .NET
7 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (26.92%) QA
8 14 (26.92%) C#
9 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) ISEB
12 9 (17.31%) Project Management
12 9 (17.31%) MS Access
12 9 (17.31%) Windows
12 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
13 8 (15.38%) Business Objects
13 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (15.38%) Data Mining
13 8 (15.38%) MVC
13 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
13 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
13 8 (15.38%) Analytics
14 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
14 7 (13.46%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (11.54%) Node.js
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (17.31%) MS Access
6 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (15.38%) Data Mining
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Analyst
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Tester
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Junior Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Junior
7 6 (11.54%) QA Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) QA Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
10 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.54%) WCF
3 6 (11.54%) RESTful
3 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Ajax
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 2 (3.85%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) SCADA
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (30.77%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 8 (15.38%) MVC
5 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.38%) Analytics
6 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) OO
7 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) BDD
7 6 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 5 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) Ruby
4 5 (9.62%) VBA
5 3 (5.77%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Degree
2 11 (21.15%) ISEB
3 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
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