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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 207 218 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.05% 40.45% 32.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.32% 77.03% 83.01%
Number of salaries quoted 197 167 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £51,400
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
303 283 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.84% 52.50% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 279 226 193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 0 70 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Tamworth +1 38 £35,000 -7.28% 7
Lichfield +3 28 £35,000 - 5
Stafford 0 19 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Burton-upon-Trent 0 8 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Cannock -3 4 £27,500 -26.17%
Uttoxeter - 2 £45,000 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 267 (68.46%) .NET
2 231 (59.23%) C#
3 226 (57.95%) SQL
4 182 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 115 (29.49%) Microsoft
6 101 (25.90%) VB.NET
7 100 (25.64%) HTML
8 99 (25.38%) Windows
9 98 (25.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (24.87%) MVC
11 91 (23.33%) MS Excel
12 87 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
13 86 (22.05%) JavaScript
14 83 (21.28%) T-SQL
15 80 (20.51%) .NET Framework
16 75 (19.23%) CSS
17 67 (17.18%) WCF
18 65 (16.67%) Finance
19 64 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 62 (15.90%) XML
21 57 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
22 55 (14.10%) jQuery
23 53 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
24 52 (13.33%) Visual Studio
24 52 (13.33%) OO
24 52 (13.33%) WinForms
24 52 (13.33%) TDD
25 48 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 46 (11.79%) VB
27 42 (10.77%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.38%) IIS
3 19 (4.87%) Node.js
4 13 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.82%) Apache
6 9 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.77%) CMS
11 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.26%) Lync
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 91 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.18%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.28%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.79%) Line 500
4 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.56%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.36%) Firewall
2 15 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.31%) SNMP
4 5 (1.28%) VPN
4 5 (1.28%) LAN
4 5 (1.28%) WAN
5 4 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 31 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (5.64%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.62%) MS Access
9 13 (3.33%) MySQL
10 11 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.56%) Data Mining
11 10 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.51%) OLTP
15 2 (0.51%) Big Data
16 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.36%) NUnit
4 12 (3.08%) JIRA
4 12 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (2.82%) MSTest
6 10 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.31%) ReSharper
8 8 (2.05%) AccuRev
8 8 (2.05%) Moq
9 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.54%) NetAdvantage
10 6 (1.54%) LLBLGen Pro
11 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.26%) Hudson
13 1 (0.26%) Xcode
13 1 (0.26%) Subversion
13 1 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 65 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (3.59%) Retail
3 10 (2.56%) Marketing
4 8 (2.05%) Back Office
5 6 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 242 (62.05%) Developer
2 118 (30.26%) .NET Developer
3 56 (14.36%) Analyst
4 53 (13.59%) C# Developer
5 38 (9.74%) Senior Developer
6 30 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 30 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (7.18%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.64%) SQL Developer
10 21 (5.38%) Team Leader
11 17 (4.36%) Junior
11 17 (4.36%) Programmer
12 15 (3.85%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.85%) Administrator
12 15 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Development Team Leader
14 12 (3.08%) Consultant
14 12 (3.08%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (68.46%) .NET
2 182 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 100 (25.64%) HTML
4 80 (20.51%) .NET Framework
5 75 (19.23%) CSS
6 67 (17.18%) WCF
7 62 (15.90%) XML
8 55 (14.10%) jQuery
9 53 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (13.33%) WinForms
11 40 (10.26%) WPF
12 39 (10.00%) HTML5
13 31 (7.95%) Web Services
14 30 (7.69%) Entity Framework
15 27 (6.92%) LINQ
15 27 (6.92%) Ajax
16 21 (5.38%) SOAP
16 21 (5.38%) CSS3
17 20 (5.13%) RESTful
17 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.51%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 22 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.05%) Social Network
5 8 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.79%) Statistics
7 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.28%) Open Source
9 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.03%) Tandem
9 4 (1.03%) PDA
9 4 (1.03%) FMCG
10 3 (0.77%) Replication
10 3 (0.77%) Clustering
11 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.26%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 99 (25.38%) Windows
2 22 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (4.36%) Linux
4 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.08%) Android
5 11 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.05%) UNIX
8 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.51%) CentOS
10 2 (0.51%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.87%) MVC
2 87 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (13.33%) OO
4 52 (13.33%) TDD
5 42 (10.77%) Web Development
6 36 (9.23%) Scrum
7 31 (7.95%) E-Commerce
7 31 (7.95%) OOP
7 31 (7.95%) Project Management
7 31 (7.95%) Web Application Development
8 27 (6.92%) Unit Testing
9 26 (6.67%) SOA
10 25 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.87%) BDD
11 19 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.62%) ITIL
13 16 (4.10%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.85%) CRM
15 13 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (59.23%) C#
2 226 (57.95%) SQL
3 101 (25.90%) VB.NET
4 86 (22.05%) JavaScript
5 83 (21.28%) T-SQL
6 46 (11.79%) VB
7 18 (4.62%) VBA
7 18 (4.62%) Ruby
8 17 (4.36%) VB6
9 16 (4.10%) Java
10 8 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.77%) PHP
12 2 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.26%) VBScript
13 1 (0.26%) XPath
13 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.26%) XAML
13 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (7.44%) Degree
2 10 (2.56%) ISEB
3 9 (2.31%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.77%) MCITP
5 3 (0.77%) MCSA
5 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.13%) QA
2 14 (3.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) COBIT
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.77%) XenApp
4 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.31%) WMI
2 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) Plesk
Vendors
1 115 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.38%) VMware
3 20 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.85%) Cisco
5 12 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.08%) Oracle
5 12 (3.08%) Cognos
6 8 (2.05%) Facebook
6 8 (2.05%) Twitter
7 7 (1.79%) Sage
8 6 (1.54%) Citrix
8 6 (1.54%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.77%) Avaya
9 3 (0.77%) Sun
9 3 (0.77%) Nintex
10 2 (0.51%) Nortel
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe
10 2 (0.51%) SAP
11 1 (0.26%) Remedy
11 1 (0.26%) SEEBURGER
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus pension benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago