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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 284 227 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.72% 34.92% 38.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.20% 77.21% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 222 186 169
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
388 294 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.27% 45.23% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 294 249 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -1 114 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +3 30 £38,750 - 5
Cannock +1 26 £35,000 -12.50%
Stafford +1 22 £32,500 +30.00% 9
Tamworth +6 11 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Lichfield -5 9 £30,000 - 2
Rugeley 0 4 £28,750 -4.16%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 403 (72.48%) SQL
2 318 (57.19%) .NET
3 226 (40.65%) C#
4 225 (40.47%) ASP.NET
5 183 (32.91%) Microsoft
6 139 (25.00%) HTML
7 138 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 136 (24.46%) VB.NET
9 130 (23.38%) .NET Framework
10 126 (22.66%) JavaScript
11 113 (20.32%) MS Excel
11 113 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 111 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (19.24%) CSS
14 100 (17.99%) T-SQL
14 100 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
14 100 (17.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 99 (17.81%) Windows
16 89 (16.01%) Degree
17 88 (15.83%) jQuery
17 88 (15.83%) XML
18 79 (14.21%) Ajax
19 73 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005
20 70 (12.59%) Web Services
21 66 (11.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 62 (11.15%) MVC
22 62 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
23 57 (10.25%) Relational Database
24 56 (10.07%) SOA
24 56 (10.07%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.88%) IIS
3 9 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.54%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 113 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
3 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.62%) Agresso
2 8 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.26%) Line 500
4 6 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.24%) Office 365
2 4 (0.72%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.80%) HTTP
2 7 (1.26%) DHCP
2 7 (1.26%) DNS
3 6 (1.08%) LDAP
4 4 (0.72%) Firewall
4 4 (0.72%) Internet
4 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.72%) VLAN
5 3 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) PABX
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 113 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (17.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (13.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 66 (11.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (10.25%) Relational Database
8 45 (8.09%) OLAP
9 22 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.70%) DTS
13 14 (2.52%) QlikView
14 11 (1.98%) OLTP
14 11 (1.98%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.62%) Big Data
15 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.47%) JIRA
3 26 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.26%) Subversion
6 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.90%) MSTest
7 5 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.36%) NetAdvantage
9 2 (0.36%) Ant
9 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.36%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.18%) Moq
10 1 (0.18%) Selenium
10 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 25 (4.50%) Finance
2 21 (3.78%) Retail
3 10 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (1.26%) Billing
5 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.72%) Games
6 3 (0.54%) Marketing
7 2 (0.36%) Automotive
7 2 (0.36%) Back Office
7 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 370 (66.55%) Developer
2 159 (28.60%) .NET Developer
3 64 (11.51%) SQL Developer
4 57 (10.25%) Software Developer
5 54 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 46 (8.27%) DBA
7 45 (8.09%) Team Leader
8 44 (7.91%) C# Developer
9 40 (7.19%) Analyst
10 37 (6.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (6.47%) VB.NET Developer
12 35 (6.29%) SQL DBA
13 33 (5.94%) Junior
14 30 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 29 (5.22%) Software Engineer
16 27 (4.86%) Web Developer
16 27 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 26 (4.68%) Programmer
18 24 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
19 22 (3.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (57.19%) .NET
2 225 (40.47%) ASP.NET
3 139 (25.00%) HTML
4 130 (23.38%) .NET Framework
5 107 (19.24%) CSS
6 88 (15.83%) jQuery
6 88 (15.83%) XML
7 79 (14.21%) Ajax
8 70 (12.59%) Web Services
9 56 (10.07%) WinForms
10 54 (9.71%) CSS3
11 52 (9.35%) HTML5
11 52 (9.35%) WCF
12 49 (8.81%) WPF
13 37 (6.65%) XHTML
14 35 (6.29%) XSLT
15 27 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (2.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.71%) N-Tier
2 37 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.52%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.16%) Replication
6 9 (1.62%) SCADA
6 9 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.62%) Clustering
7 8 (1.44%) Open Source
8 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.54%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.36%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.36%) Economics
11 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.36%) NHS
11 2 (0.36%) EPoS
11 2 (0.36%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.81%) Windows
2 16 (2.88%) UNIX
2 16 (2.88%) Linux
3 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.44%) Debian
4 8 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (17.99%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (11.15%) MVC
4 56 (10.07%) SOA
4 56 (10.07%) ETL
5 55 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (9.53%) Mentoring
7 51 (9.17%) Unit Testing
8 49 (8.81%) Web Development
9 48 (8.63%) TDD
10 46 (8.27%) OO
11 43 (7.73%) E-Commerce
12 35 (6.29%) SEO
13 34 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 31 (5.58%) Dimensional Modelling
15 29 (5.22%) ITIL
16 27 (4.86%) Data Modelling
17 26 (4.68%) OOP
17 26 (4.68%) Document Management
18 24 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 403 (72.48%) SQL
2 226 (40.65%) C#
3 136 (24.46%) VB.NET
4 126 (22.66%) JavaScript
5 100 (17.99%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.65%) VB
7 22 (3.96%) C++
8 18 (3.24%) Java
9 12 (2.16%) PHP
10 10 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.80%) C
10 10 (1.80%) VBA
11 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.26%) VB6
13 5 (0.90%) VBScript
14 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.36%) Python
15 2 (0.36%) Ruby
15 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (16.01%) Degree
2 19 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (1.62%) MCSD
4 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.54%) MCSE
5 3 (0.54%) MCSA
5 3 (0.54%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.88%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.72%) vSphere
4 3 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) WSUS
2 4 (0.72%) Nagios
3 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 183 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.94%) AccuRev
3 30 (5.40%) Oracle
4 17 (3.06%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (2.16%) VMware
6 8 (1.44%) Cognos
6 8 (1.44%) Talend
7 7 (1.26%) Cisco
7 7 (1.26%) Sage
8 4 (0.72%) Infragistics
8 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.72%) Citrix
8 4 (0.72%) Logi Analytics
9 3 (0.54%) Avaya
9 3 (0.54%) Teradata
10 2 (0.36%) Remedy
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe
10 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.36%) MobileIron
Burton-On-Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + +Car + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable (+ Bonus and Relocation)
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £380 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 6 days ago