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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 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 21 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 41.18% 40.68% 26.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.30% 77.42% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 14
Average salary £32,500 £25,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -49.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £53,500
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
23 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 45.10% 52.54% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 14
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £36,750
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 22 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (39.58%) Degree
3 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (31.25%) Windows
6 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.92%) MVC
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 8 (16.67%) QA
10 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (16.67%) Debian
10 8 (16.67%) Talend
11 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
11 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
11 7 (14.58%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (14.58%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LDAP
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (10.42%) MS Access
8 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.25%) OLTP
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.17%) OLAP
11 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Software Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Programmer
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Programmer
4 10 (20.83%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) Web Services
4 6 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) Dojo
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) SCADA
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) EPoS
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 8 (16.67%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.92%) MVC
4 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) OOP
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) ETL
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) Software Deployment
7 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Usability Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) C#
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Talend
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stafford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 12 days ago