The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 60 34 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.68% 5.34% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 10.38% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 5
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
243 260 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.25% 51.38% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 227 218 202
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth -4 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Lichfield -12 1 £45,000 +33.33%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
West Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
5 11 (47.83%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (26.09%) WCF
9 6 (26.09%) SOA
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) HTML
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (17.39%) SOAP
11 4 (17.39%) OOD
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (13.04%) IIS
12 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
12 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SQL DBA
3 5 (21.74%) DBA
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Server Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (26.09%) WCF
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
7 3 (13.04%) LINQ
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) HTML5
9 1 (4.35%) CSS3
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Physics
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Information Management
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) VMware