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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 190 261 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.55% 37.66% 35.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.52% 71.90% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 180 200 202
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
290 363 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.62% 52.38% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 261 290 232
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 57 £35,000 - 10
Tamworth +4 42 £35,000 +84.21% 2
Stafford 0 27 £40,000 +37.93% 6
Lichfield -4 14 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -3 5 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Cannock -1 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 249 (66.76%) .NET
2 215 (57.64%) C#
3 213 (57.10%) SQL
4 166 (44.50%) ASP.NET
5 124 (33.24%) Microsoft
6 101 (27.08%) MVC
7 90 (24.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (23.32%) T-SQL
9 85 (22.79%) Windows
10 83 (22.25%) VB.NET
11 81 (21.72%) HTML
12 78 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 74 (19.84%) WCF
14 73 (19.57%) JavaScript
14 73 (19.57%) MS Excel
15 70 (18.77%) .NET Framework
16 67 (17.96%) CSS
16 67 (17.96%) Finance
17 66 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (15.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 55 (14.75%) TDD
21 54 (14.48%) XML
22 50 (13.40%) Relational Database
23 46 (12.33%) VB
23 46 (12.33%) OO
23 46 (12.33%) jQuery
24 45 (12.06%) Web Application Development
25 44 (11.80%) WinForms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (7.77%) Node.js
2 22 (5.90%) IIS
3 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.22%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.14%) Apache
6 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 73 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.95%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.29%) Firewall
2 12 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.61%) SNMP
4 4 (1.07%) VLAN
4 4 (1.07%) VPN
5 3 (0.80%) WAN
5 3 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.54%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 78 (20.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (15.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (13.40%) Relational Database
5 38 (10.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (8.85%) NoSQL
7 32 (8.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.56%) MS Access
10 13 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.68%) MySQL
11 10 (2.68%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.41%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.88%) OLTP
15 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.31%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.02%) NUnit
4 14 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.68%) JIRA
6 10 (2.68%) MSTest
6 10 (2.68%) Moq
7 9 (2.41%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.34%) AccuRev
10 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.80%) Subversion
12 2 (0.54%) Hudson
12 2 (0.54%) Maven
13 1 (0.27%) Ant
13 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.27%) Xcode
13 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (17.96%) Finance
2 20 (5.36%) Retail
3 15 (4.02%) Back Office
4 6 (1.61%) Marketing
5 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 230 (61.66%) Developer
2 111 (29.76%) .NET Developer
3 51 (13.67%) Analyst
4 47 (12.60%) C# Developer
5 33 (8.85%) Web Developer
6 27 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (6.97%) Software Developer
8 25 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (6.70%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.36%) DBA
10 16 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (3.75%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.49%) Programmer
12 13 (3.49%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.22%) Administrator
13 12 (3.22%) Consultant
14 11 (2.95%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (66.76%) .NET
2 166 (44.50%) ASP.NET
3 81 (21.72%) HTML
4 74 (19.84%) WCF
5 70 (18.77%) .NET Framework
6 67 (17.96%) CSS
7 62 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (14.48%) XML
9 46 (12.33%) jQuery
10 44 (11.80%) WinForms
11 42 (11.26%) Web Services
12 34 (9.12%) HTML5
13 30 (8.04%) RESTful
13 30 (8.04%) WPF
13 30 (8.04%) Entity Framework
14 29 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (7.24%) SOAP
16 26 (6.97%) Ajax
17 21 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 19 (5.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (6.17%) N-Tier
3 20 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.68%) Social Network
5 10 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (2.68%) Replication
6 7 (1.88%) Clustering
6 7 (1.88%) Statistics
7 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.07%) FMCG
7 4 (1.07%) PDA
7 4 (1.07%) Open Source
7 4 (1.07%) Tandem
8 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.79%) Windows
2 27 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.68%) Linux
5 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.34%) Android
9 4 (1.07%) UNIX
10 2 (0.54%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.08%) MVC
2 87 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (14.75%) TDD
5 46 (12.33%) OO
6 45 (12.06%) Web Application Development
7 41 (10.99%) Web Development
8 35 (9.38%) Project Management
9 29 (7.77%) BDD
10 26 (6.97%) Scrum
11 25 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 25 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.43%) OOP
12 24 (6.43%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.90%) SOA
14 19 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (4.29%) ITIL
16 16 (4.29%) Analytics
17 12 (3.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 215 (57.64%) C#
2 213 (57.10%) SQL
3 87 (23.32%) T-SQL
4 83 (22.25%) VB.NET
5 73 (19.57%) JavaScript
6 46 (12.33%) VB
7 29 (7.77%) Ruby
8 16 (4.29%) Java
9 12 (3.22%) VB6
10 11 (2.95%) VBA
11 8 (2.14%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.54%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) Python
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
14 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (7.51%) Degree
2 6 (1.61%) MCITP
2 6 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (1.61%) MCSA
2 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.34%) ISEB
4 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.36%) QA
2 9 (2.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) WMI
2 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Nagios
3 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 124 (33.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.24%) VMware
3 23 (6.17%) Business Objects
4 14 (3.75%) Cognos
5 11 (2.95%) Cisco
5 11 (2.95%) Oracle
6 10 (2.68%) Facebook
6 10 (2.68%) Twitter
7 9 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.88%) Citrix
9 5 (1.34%) SAP
10 4 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.80%) Sun
12 2 (0.54%) Google
12 2 (0.54%) Nortel
12 2 (0.54%) Avaya
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe
13 1 (0.27%) Remedy
13 1 (0.27%) Teradata
13 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 7 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago