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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 189 234 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.93% 38.11% 43.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.97% 78.00% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 180 199 182
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
259 300 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.39% 48.86% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 237 258 217
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 57 £37,500 -5.06% 10
Stafford 0 27 £40,000 +53.84% 4
Lichfield +2 18 £29,250 -10.00% 4
Burton-upon-Trent +1 15 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Tamworth -3 13 £32,500 -
Cannock 0 6 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 337 (71.86%) SQL
2 248 (52.88%) .NET
3 207 (44.14%) C#
4 176 (37.53%) ASP.NET
5 147 (31.34%) Microsoft
6 124 (26.44%) MS Excel
7 121 (25.80%) HTML
8 112 (23.88%) VB.NET
9 106 (22.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 106 (22.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 103 (21.96%) Windows
11 98 (20.90%) JavaScript
12 97 (20.68%) T-SQL
12 97 (20.68%) .NET Framework
13 92 (19.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 87 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (17.06%) CSS
16 72 (15.35%) XML
17 67 (14.29%) MVC
17 67 (14.29%) jQuery
18 62 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
19 58 (12.37%) WinForms
20 57 (12.15%) OO
21 55 (11.73%) Degree
22 53 (11.30%) Visual Studio
22 53 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
23 52 (11.09%) WPF
24 48 (10.23%) Relational Database
25 46 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.35%) IIS
3 11 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.49%) Apache
6 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.85%) SAS
8 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.43%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) Lync
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 124 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.68%) MS Office
3 5 (1.07%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.13%) Line 500
3 8 (1.71%) Agresso
4 7 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.99%) Office 365
2 5 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.99%) Firewall
3 7 (1.49%) SNMP
4 5 (1.07%) LAN
4 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 3 (0.64%) VPN
5 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) Internet
5 3 (0.64%) VLAN
6 2 (0.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 106 (22.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 92 (19.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (10.23%) Relational Database
5 43 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (5.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (4.69%) OLAP
9 14 (2.99%) MS Access
10 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (2.56%) Big Data
12 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.13%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.71%) OLTP
14 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.71%) QlikView
15 7 (1.49%) MySQL
16 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.13%) JIRA
3 10 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (1.92%) LLBLGen Pro
4 9 (1.92%) NetAdvantage
5 5 (1.07%) NUnit
5 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.85%) MSTest
7 3 (0.64%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.43%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (7.04%) Finance
2 12 (2.56%) Retail
2 12 (2.56%) Marketing
3 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.43%) Legal
5 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 293 (62.47%) Developer
2 107 (22.81%) .NET Developer
3 59 (12.58%) Analyst
4 51 (10.87%) SQL Developer
5 50 (10.66%) C# Developer
5 50 (10.66%) Senior Developer
6 45 (9.59%) Team Leader
7 42 (8.96%) Software Developer
8 33 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (5.76%) Administrator
10 26 (5.54%) Junior
11 23 (4.90%) Development Team Leader
11 23 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.48%) Programmer
12 21 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 19 (4.05%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.05%) Junior Developer
13 19 (4.05%) VB.NET Developer
14 18 (3.84%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (52.88%) .NET
2 176 (37.53%) ASP.NET
3 121 (25.80%) HTML
4 97 (20.68%) .NET Framework
5 80 (17.06%) CSS
6 72 (15.35%) XML
7 67 (14.29%) jQuery
8 58 (12.37%) WinForms
9 52 (11.09%) WPF
10 42 (8.96%) Ajax
11 41 (8.74%) Web Services
12 37 (7.89%) WCF
13 27 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (5.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (5.12%) LINQ
15 21 (4.48%) HTML5
15 21 (4.48%) CSS3
16 15 (3.20%) Silverlight
17 12 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.33%) N-Tier
3 24 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.92%) Clustering
8 7 (1.49%) Open Source
9 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.85%) SCADA
12 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (0.43%) Physics
13 2 (0.43%) Statistics
14 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.21%) Wiki
14 1 (0.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.96%) Windows
2 20 (4.26%) Linux
2 20 (4.26%) UNIX
3 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.35%) Android
5 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.49%) CentOS
7 7 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.07%) Solaris
9 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.55%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (14.29%) MVC
3 62 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (12.15%) OO
5 40 (8.53%) E-Commerce
5 40 (8.53%) Web Development
6 39 (8.32%) Mentoring
7 35 (7.46%) Dimensional Modelling
8 33 (7.04%) OOP
9 31 (6.61%) ETL
9 31 (6.61%) Data Analysis
10 28 (5.97%) Data Modelling
11 27 (5.76%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.33%) ITIL
13 24 (5.12%) Analytics
14 23 (4.90%) Software Engineering
15 22 (4.69%) CRM
15 22 (4.69%) TDD
16 18 (3.84%) SOA
16 18 (3.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 337 (71.86%) SQL
2 207 (44.14%) C#
3 112 (23.88%) VB.NET
4 98 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 97 (20.68%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.61%) VB
7 21 (4.48%) VBA
8 16 (3.41%) Java
9 12 (2.56%) C++
9 12 (2.56%) VB6
10 10 (2.13%) C
11 9 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.28%) VBScript
12 6 (1.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.21%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (11.73%) Degree
2 15 (3.20%) ISEB
3 12 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.07%) MCSD
5 5 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) MCSA
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.69%) QA
2 10 (2.13%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.49%) vSphere
4 6 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.07%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.49%) WMI
1 7 (1.49%) Nagios
2 2 (0.43%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Plesk
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 147 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.69%) Oracle
3 21 (4.48%) VMware
4 16 (3.41%) Cisco
5 14 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.77%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (2.35%) Infragistics
7 11 (2.35%) Business Objects
8 10 (2.13%) Sage
9 9 (1.92%) Citrix
10 7 (1.49%) AccuRev
11 5 (1.07%) Avaya
11 5 (1.07%) Cognos
12 3 (0.64%) Nintex
13 2 (0.43%) Facebook
13 2 (0.43%) Sun
13 2 (0.43%) Nortel
14 1 (0.21%) Progress
14 1 (0.21%) SAP
14 1 (0.21%) Symantec
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi-time, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £43000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + pension + other exciting benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp+ Bonus, Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c£40,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 21 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago