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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 212 248 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.72% 40.46% 32.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.23% 74.03% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 201 189 178
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £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
325 335 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 50.15% 54.65% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 299 266 213
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 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 1 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 +1 72 £35,000 +2.94% 11
Tamworth +3 46 £35,000 -6.66%
Lichfield -4 20 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Stafford 0 19 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Burton-upon-Trent 0 5 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Cannock -3 2 £27,500 -29.48%
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 265 (70.29%) .NET
2 229 (60.74%) C#
3 213 (56.50%) SQL
4 177 (46.95%) ASP.NET
5 117 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 100 (26.53%) MVC
7 92 (24.40%) Windows
8 91 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 90 (23.87%) VB.NET
9 90 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (23.61%) HTML
11 84 (22.28%) T-SQL
12 79 (20.95%) JavaScript
12 79 (20.95%) .NET Framework
13 78 (20.69%) MS Excel
14 76 (20.16%) WCF
15 70 (18.57%) CSS
16 66 (17.51%) Finance
17 65 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 63 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (16.45%) XML
20 57 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
21 56 (14.85%) TDD
22 50 (13.26%) WinForms
23 49 (13.00%) VB
24 47 (12.47%) jQuery
25 46 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 46 (12.20%) Visual Studio
26 45 (11.94%) OO
27 44 (11.67%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (6.90%) Node.js
2 21 (5.57%) IIS
3 19 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.18%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.92%) Apache
6 7 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 78 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.63%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.80%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.24%) Firewall
2 15 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.39%) SNMP
4 5 (1.33%) VPN
5 4 (1.06%) VLAN
5 4 (1.06%) LAN
5 4 (1.06%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 65 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 33 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 29 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (4.77%) MS Access
9 13 (3.45%) MySQL
10 12 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.65%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.06%) OLTP
16 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.80%) OLAP
18 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (3.71%) NUnit
4 13 (3.45%) JIRA
5 12 (3.18%) MSTest
6 11 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.65%) ReSharper
7 10 (2.65%) Moq
8 8 (2.12%) AccuRev
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.80%) NetAdvantage
10 3 (0.80%) LLBLGen Pro
10 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.27%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) Maven
11 1 (0.27%) Xcode
11 1 (0.27%) Hudson
11 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (17.51%) Finance
2 18 (4.77%) Retail
3 11 (2.92%) Back Office
4 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.33%) Marketing
5 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 239 (63.40%) Developer
2 119 (31.56%) .NET Developer
3 52 (13.79%) Analyst
4 50 (13.26%) C# Developer
5 34 (9.02%) Web Developer
6 32 (8.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (7.96%) Senior Developer
8 29 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 27 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.51%) Programmer
12 15 (3.98%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 13 (3.45%) DBA
13 13 (3.45%) Consultant
14 12 (3.18%) C# Programmer
14 12 (3.18%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.18%) Team Leader
15 11 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 11 (2.92%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (70.29%) .NET
2 177 (46.95%) ASP.NET
3 89 (23.61%) HTML
4 79 (20.95%) .NET Framework
5 76 (20.16%) WCF
6 70 (18.57%) CSS
7 63 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (16.45%) XML
9 50 (13.26%) WinForms
10 47 (12.47%) jQuery
11 39 (10.34%) Web Services
12 38 (10.08%) HTML5
13 35 (9.28%) WPF
14 32 (8.49%) Ajax
14 32 (8.49%) Entity Framework
15 28 (7.43%) SOAP
16 27 (7.16%) RESTful
17 26 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (6.37%) LINQ
19 21 (5.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.14%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (7.16%) N-Tier
3 18 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.65%) Social Network
4 10 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.86%) Statistics
6 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.33%) Open Source
8 4 (1.06%) PDA
8 4 (1.06%) FMCG
8 4 (1.06%) Tandem
9 3 (0.80%) Replication
9 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.27%) Clustering
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.40%) Windows
2 23 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (3.18%) Linux
3 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.59%) Android
8 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.80%) UNIX
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.53%) MVC
2 90 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (14.85%) TDD
5 45 (11.94%) OO
6 42 (11.14%) Web Development
7 41 (10.88%) Web Application Development
8 32 (8.49%) Project Management
9 30 (7.96%) Scrum
10 27 (7.16%) Unit Testing
11 26 (6.90%) BDD
11 26 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.90%) SOA
12 25 (6.63%) OOP
13 23 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 21 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (4.24%) ITIL
15 16 (4.24%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.45%) Analytics
17 12 (3.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (60.74%) C#
2 213 (56.50%) SQL
3 90 (23.87%) VB.NET
4 84 (22.28%) T-SQL
5 79 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 49 (13.00%) VB
7 25 (6.63%) Ruby
8 17 (4.51%) Java
9 15 (3.98%) VBA
10 14 (3.71%) VB6
11 8 (2.12%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.53%) C
13 2 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (7.16%) Degree
2 7 (1.86%) ISEB
3 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.80%) MCSA
5 3 (0.80%) MCITP
6 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.04%) QA
2 13 (3.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) WMI
2 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 117 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.57%) Business Objects
2 21 (5.57%) VMware
3 14 (3.71%) Cisco
4 13 (3.45%) Cognos
5 12 (3.18%) Oracle
6 10 (2.65%) Facebook
6 10 (2.65%) Twitter
6 10 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.86%) Citrix
8 3 (0.80%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.80%) SAP
8 3 (0.80%) Sage
8 3 (0.80%) Sun
9 2 (0.53%) Nintex
9 2 (0.53%) Avaya
9 2 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe
9 2 (0.53%) Nortel
10 1 (0.27%) Remedy
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + +FE Car, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago