The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 233 185 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.49% 32.98% 28.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.73% 83.33% 74.31%
Number of salaries quoted 176 175 156
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
316 222 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.56% 39.57% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 250 209 196
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -3 80 £34,000 -20.00% 20
Burton-upon-Trent -1 36 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Stafford +6 15 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Cannock +4 15 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Lichfield +6 12 £31,250 -20.88% 1
Tamworth +6 5 £38,000 +8.57%
Burntwood - 2 £35,250 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 292 (62.66%) .NET
2 289 (62.02%) SQL
3 214 (45.92%) C#
4 188 (40.34%) ASP.NET
5 112 (24.03%) VB.NET
6 108 (23.18%) JavaScript
7 107 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 103 (22.10%) Microsoft
9 101 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 90 (19.31%) T-SQL
11 86 (18.45%) HTML
12 84 (18.03%) jQuery
13 83 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 82 (17.60%) .NET Framework
15 78 (16.74%) MS Excel
16 76 (16.31%) Windows
17 75 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 70 (15.02%) CSS
19 67 (14.38%) Software Engineering
20 65 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (13.95%) MVC
20 65 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 61 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
21 61 (13.09%) TDD
22 59 (12.66%) XML
23 58 (12.45%) Degree
24 57 (12.23%) Relational Database
25 56 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
26 52 (11.16%) OO
27 48 (10.30%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.15%) IIS
3 5 (1.07%) Node.js
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 78 (16.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.07%) Internet
3 3 (0.64%) Intranet
3 3 (0.64%) DNS
3 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.43%) PABX
4 2 (0.43%) DHCP
4 2 (0.43%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) BGP
5 1 (0.21%) IPv4
5 1 (0.21%) IPv6
5 1 (0.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 101 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (16.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 65 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (12.23%) Relational Database
7 45 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (6.22%) OLTP
9 27 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (4.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (3.43%) MySQL
12 13 (2.79%) MS Access
13 12 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.58%) DTS
13 12 (2.58%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.15%) OLAP
14 10 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.72%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 29 (6.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 15 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.00%) NUnit
4 14 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.00%) JIRA
5 8 (1.72%) Subversion
5 8 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.07%) Moq
7 5 (1.07%) Selenium
7 5 (1.07%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.86%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 17 (3.65%) Finance
2 10 (2.15%) Games
3 7 (1.50%) Billing
4 5 (1.07%) Retail
5 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 314 (67.38%) Developer
2 136 (29.18%) .NET Developer
3 72 (15.45%) SQL Developer
4 66 (14.16%) DBA
5 58 (12.45%) SQL DBA
6 41 (8.80%) Database Developer
7 40 (8.58%) SQL Database Developer
8 36 (7.73%) Web Developer
8 36 (7.73%) Senior Developer
9 33 (7.08%) C# Developer
9 33 (7.08%) SQL Server DBA
10 28 (6.01%) Graduate
11 27 (5.79%) Software Developer
11 27 (5.79%) Junior
12 26 (5.58%) Programmer
13 25 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (4.72%) Junior Developer
14 22 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (4.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (62.66%) .NET
2 188 (40.34%) ASP.NET
3 86 (18.45%) HTML
4 84 (18.03%) jQuery
5 82 (17.60%) .NET Framework
6 70 (15.02%) CSS
7 59 (12.66%) XML
8 44 (9.44%) WinForms
9 42 (9.01%) WPF
10 38 (8.15%) Ajax
11 35 (7.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 35 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (6.44%) Web Services
14 28 (6.01%) Middleware
15 27 (5.79%) WCF
16 25 (5.36%) HTML5
17 19 (4.08%) REST
17 19 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 18 (3.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.23%) N-Tier
2 36 (7.73%) Replication
3 11 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.07%) Tandem
4 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.07%) iPhone
5 4 (0.86%) Online Gambling
5 4 (0.86%) NHS
6 3 (0.64%) EPoS
6 3 (0.64%) Clustering
6 3 (0.64%) Statistics
6 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.43%) Open Source
7 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.21%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.31%) Windows
2 9 (1.93%) Android
3 6 (1.29%) Linux
4 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.43%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) UNIX
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.38%) Software Engineering
2 65 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (13.95%) MVC
3 61 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.09%) TDD
4 56 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
5 52 (11.16%) OO
6 48 (10.30%) Web Development
7 45 (9.66%) SOA
8 44 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (8.15%) E-Commerce
10 33 (7.08%) Unit Testing
11 29 (6.22%) Data Modelling
12 25 (5.36%) OOD
13 24 (5.15%) OOP
14 23 (4.94%) Ethical Hacking
15 17 (3.65%) Data Management
15 17 (3.65%) Automated Testing
16 16 (3.43%) Low Latency
17 15 (3.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 289 (62.02%) SQL
2 214 (45.92%) C#
3 112 (24.03%) VB.NET
4 108 (23.18%) JavaScript
5 90 (19.31%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.94%) VB
7 19 (4.08%) PHP
8 18 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.43%) Java
10 13 (2.79%) C++
11 12 (2.58%) VBA
12 10 (2.15%) VBScript
13 4 (0.86%) VB6
13 4 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (12.45%) Degree
2 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.50%) MCP
3 7 (1.50%) MCSD
3 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.07%) MCAD
4 5 (1.07%) MCTS
5 2 (0.43%) MCPD
5 2 (0.43%) CCNA
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.43%) QA
2 12 (2.58%) SLA
3 11 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Xen
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.51%) Oracle
3 13 (2.79%) AccuRev
4 6 (1.29%) VMware
5 5 (1.07%) Google
6 3 (0.64%) Apple
6 3 (0.64%) Telerik
7 2 (0.43%) Talend
7 2 (0.43%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco
7 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos
8 1 (0.21%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.21%) Sage
8 1 (0.21%) HP
8 1 (0.21%) Avaya
8 1 (0.21%) Informatica
8 1 (0.21%) IBM
8 1 (0.21%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.21%) Fortinet
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits including bonus, 23 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
TechRec
Salary: £30,000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum ,DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 44,000 plus Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago