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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 41.67% 42.86% 28.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.08% 93.10% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 6
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
37 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 51.39% 46.03% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 6
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (67.35%) .NET
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (63.27%) C#
3 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
4 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (51.02%) MVC
6 23 (46.94%) Retail
7 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (44.90%) OO
8 21 (42.86%) RESTful
8 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
8 21 (42.86%) BDD
8 21 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 21 (42.86%) Node.js
8 21 (42.86%) Web Application Development
8 21 (42.86%) WCF
8 21 (42.86%) TDD
8 21 (42.86%) Ruby
8 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (40.82%) SQL
10 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.29%) HTML
13 7 (14.29%) Windows
13 7 (14.29%) VMware
13 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (42.86%) Node.js
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) FogBugz
3 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 23 (46.94%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Tester
4 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Junior
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (42.86%) RESTful
4 21 (42.86%) WCF
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) WinForms
8 2 (4.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) MVC
3 22 (44.90%) OO
4 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 21 (42.86%) BDD
4 21 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.20%) Workflow
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) ETL
8 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) Ruby
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
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