The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 285 244 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.31% 36.04% 40.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.79% 79.22% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 216 209 189
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
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
397 308 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 56.15% 45.49% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 294 269 211
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 115 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Burton-upon-Trent +2 32 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Cannock +2 27 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stafford +1 18 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Lichfield -1 13 £30,000 - 4
Tamworth +1 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Rugeley 0 3 £30,000 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

1 395 (71.69%) SQL
2 317 (57.53%) .NET
3 220 (39.93%) C#
4 216 (39.20%) ASP.NET
5 173 (31.40%) Microsoft
6 136 (24.68%) VB.NET
7 135 (24.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 133 (24.14%) HTML
9 126 (22.87%) JavaScript
9 126 (22.87%) .NET Framework
10 109 (19.78%) MS Excel
11 104 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
11 104 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 101 (18.33%) CSS
13 100 (18.15%) T-SQL
14 96 (17.42%) Windows
15 93 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 87 (15.79%) Degree
17 85 (15.43%) jQuery
17 85 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
18 81 (14.70%) XML
19 71 (12.89%) Ajax
20 69 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
21 67 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
21 67 (12.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 60 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
22 60 (10.89%) Web Services
23 59 (10.71%) SOA
24 58 (10.53%) ETL
25 56 (10.16%) WinForms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 37 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.90%) IIS
3 9 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 109 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) Stata
3 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Agresso
2 8 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.27%) Line 500
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.27%) Office 365
2 4 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.54%) HTTP
2 7 (1.27%) DHCP
2 7 (1.27%) DNS
3 6 (1.09%) LDAP
4 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.73%) Internet
4 4 (0.73%) Firewall
4 4 (0.73%) VLAN
5 3 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) PABX
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 104 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 67 (12.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 67 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (9.26%) Relational Database
7 48 (8.71%) OLAP
8 20 (3.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.09%) DTS
10 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.72%) OLTP
12 14 (2.54%) QlikView
13 13 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.63%) MS Access
15 9 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.53%) JIRA
3 25 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.27%) Subversion
6 7 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.91%) MSTest
9 3 (0.54%) NUnit
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.36%) Ant
10 2 (0.36%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.36%) LLBLGen Pro
10 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.18%) Moq
11 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 25 (4.54%) Finance
2 21 (3.81%) Retail
3 10 (1.81%) Billing
3 10 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (1.09%) Games
5 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.36%) Back Office
6 2 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Legal
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 372 (67.51%) Developer
2 160 (29.04%) .NET Developer
3 68 (12.34%) SQL Developer
4 53 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 51 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 48 (8.71%) DBA
7 45 (8.17%) Team Leader
8 44 (7.99%) C# Developer
9 37 (6.72%) Analyst
10 36 (6.53%) SQL DBA
11 34 (6.17%) VB.NET Developer
12 33 (5.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (5.81%) Junior
14 30 (5.44%) Software Engineer
14 30 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 29 (5.26%) Web Developer
16 28 (5.08%) Programmer
17 27 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 24 (4.36%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (57.53%) .NET
2 216 (39.20%) ASP.NET
3 133 (24.14%) HTML
4 126 (22.87%) .NET Framework
5 101 (18.33%) CSS
6 85 (15.43%) jQuery
7 81 (14.70%) XML
8 71 (12.89%) Ajax
9 60 (10.89%) Web Services
10 56 (10.16%) WinForms
11 55 (9.98%) HTML5
12 54 (9.80%) CSS3
13 47 (8.53%) WCF
13 47 (8.53%) WPF
14 38 (6.90%) XHTML
15 35 (6.35%) XSLT
16 25 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (2.90%) Middleware
19 15 (2.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.80%) N-Tier
2 18 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.18%) Replication
4 11 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.45%) SCADA
6 7 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.27%) Open Source
7 6 (1.09%) Clustering
7 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.73%) Online Gambling
10 3 (0.54%) EPoS
10 3 (0.54%) Statistics
11 2 (0.36%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.36%) Economics
11 2 (0.36%) NHS
11 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.36%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.36%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.42%) Windows
2 14 (2.54%) Linux
2 14 (2.54%) UNIX
3 13 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.45%) Debian
4 8 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.91%) Android
7 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (10.71%) SOA
5 58 (10.53%) ETL
6 54 (9.80%) MVC
6 54 (9.80%) Web Development
7 53 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 52 (9.44%) TDD
9 46 (8.35%) E-Commerce
10 43 (7.80%) OO
11 36 (6.53%) Software Engineering
12 35 (6.35%) SEO
13 29 (5.26%) ITIL
13 29 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
14 26 (4.72%) Document Management
14 26 (4.72%) OOP
15 24 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (3.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 395 (71.69%) SQL
2 220 (39.93%) C#
3 136 (24.68%) VB.NET
4 126 (22.87%) JavaScript
5 100 (18.15%) T-SQL
6 36 (6.53%) VB
7 23 (4.17%) C++
8 18 (3.27%) Java
9 14 (2.54%) PHP
10 11 (2.00%) VBA
11 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.81%) C
12 8 (1.45%) VB6
12 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.09%) VBScript
14 4 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.36%) Ruby
16 2 (0.36%) Python
16 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 87 (15.79%) Degree
2 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.45%) MCSD
4 8 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.54%) MCSE
5 3 (0.54%) MCSA
6 2 (0.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.36%) MCP
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.54%) QA
2 7 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.54%) XenApp
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) WSUS
2 3 (0.54%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 173 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.99%) AccuRev
3 30 (5.44%) Oracle
4 17 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
5 10 (1.81%) VMware
6 8 (1.45%) Talend
6 8 (1.45%) Cognos
7 7 (1.27%) Cisco
7 7 (1.27%) Sage
8 4 (0.73%) Apple
8 4 (0.73%) Citrix
8 4 (0.73%) Logi Analytics
8 4 (0.73%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.54%) Facebook
9 3 (0.54%) Teradata
9 3 (0.54%) Avaya
9 3 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe
10 2 (0.36%) Remedy
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Bonus (upto 17.5%)
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + On-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable (+ Bonus and Relocation)
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable (+ Bonus and Relocation)
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: Highly Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable with Car, Bonus, Benefits, Re Location etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £43000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Required IT
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago