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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 189 288 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.68% 37.84% 39.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.05% 69.73% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 174 227 241
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £23,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
266 413 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.18% 54.27% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 242 328 270
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 73 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Stafford 0 30 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Tamworth +1 28 £35,500 +6.76% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -3 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Lichfield -3 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cannock -2 2 £43,250 +8.12%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 255 (64.39%) .NET
2 219 (55.30%) C#
2 219 (55.30%) SQL
3 173 (43.69%) ASP.NET
4 141 (35.61%) Microsoft
5 115 (29.04%) MVC
6 108 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 98 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 89 (22.47%) JavaScript
10 88 (22.22%) HTML
11 87 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 83 (20.96%) VB.NET
13 80 (20.20%) WCF
14 78 (19.70%) Finance
15 76 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 74 (18.69%) CSS
17 73 (18.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 70 (17.68%) Windows
19 67 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (14.90%) .NET Framework
21 58 (14.65%) jQuery
21 58 (14.65%) TDD
22 56 (14.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 55 (13.89%) OO
24 54 (13.64%) Web Application Development
24 54 (13.64%) Relational Database
25 52 (13.13%) MS Excel
26 50 (12.63%) XML
27 49 (12.37%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (8.84%) Node.js
2 19 (4.80%) IIS
3 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.01%) Apache
5 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.79%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.52%) Firewall
2 3 (0.76%) VLAN
2 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.76%) VPN
3 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) SNMP
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (23.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 87 (21.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (18.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (14.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 54 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 39 (9.85%) NoSQL
7 30 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (4.55%) OLTP
10 14 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (2.53%) MS Access
13 8 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.52%) MySQL
14 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
16 4 (1.01%) Star Schema
17 3 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.83%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.55%) NUnit
4 16 (4.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (3.03%) Moq
5 12 (3.03%) MSTest
6 11 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.78%) JIRA
7 10 (2.53%) ReSharper
8 7 (1.77%) Subversion
9 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.51%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.51%) Maven
11 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.51%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.51%) Hudson
12 1 (0.25%) Xcode
12 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 78 (19.70%) Finance
2 28 (7.07%) Retail
3 15 (3.79%) Back Office
4 14 (3.54%) Games
5 5 (1.26%) Marketing
5 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (60.61%) Developer
2 114 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 46 (11.62%) Analyst
4 40 (10.10%) DBA
5 39 (9.85%) Web Developer
5 39 (9.85%) C# Developer
6 28 (7.07%) SQL DBA
7 27 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 27 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.57%) Administrator
9 23 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.05%) SQL Developer
11 17 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (3.54%) Team Leader
13 13 (3.28%) Tester
14 11 (2.78%) VB.NET Developer
15 10 (2.53%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.53%) Development Team Leader
16 9 (2.27%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (64.39%) .NET
2 173 (43.69%) ASP.NET
3 88 (22.22%) HTML
4 80 (20.20%) WCF
5 76 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (18.69%) CSS
7 59 (14.90%) .NET Framework
8 58 (14.65%) jQuery
9 50 (12.63%) XML
10 46 (11.62%) Web Services
10 46 (11.62%) WinForms
11 36 (9.09%) RESTful
11 36 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (8.33%) HTML5
13 29 (7.32%) WPF
14 28 (7.07%) SOAP
14 28 (7.07%) Entity Framework
15 24 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (5.05%) LINQ
17 16 (4.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.35%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (5.30%) N-Tier
3 18 (4.55%) Replication
4 17 (4.29%) Clustering
5 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.53%) Social Network
9 7 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.01%) Tandem
12 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.76%) Statistics
12 3 (0.76%) FMCG
13 1 (0.25%) Wiki
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.25%) EPoS
13 1 (0.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.68%) Windows
2 23 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.27%) Linux
5 7 (1.77%) UNIX
5 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.26%) Solaris
7 5 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.26%) CentOS
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.51%) Android
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.04%) MVC
2 98 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (14.65%) TDD
5 55 (13.89%) OO
6 54 (13.64%) Web Application Development
7 37 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (8.84%) BDD
9 34 (8.59%) Web Development
10 30 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 29 (7.32%) Project Management
12 28 (7.07%) Scrum
12 28 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 24 (6.06%) OOP
14 22 (5.56%) SDLC
15 21 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.05%) Unit Testing
17 19 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (4.80%) SOA
18 16 (4.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 219 (55.30%) C#
1 219 (55.30%) SQL
2 108 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 89 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 83 (20.96%) VB.NET
5 49 (12.37%) VB
6 35 (8.84%) Ruby
7 13 (3.28%) VB6
8 12 (3.03%) Java
9 8 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.52%) VBA
12 3 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.25%) Python
13 1 (0.25%) XAML
13 1 (0.25%) C
13 1 (0.25%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (6.82%) Degree
2 11 (2.78%) MCITP
2 11 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.53%) MCSA
3 10 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (1.52%) ISEB
5 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.58%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) Nagios
2 3 (0.76%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 141 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.83%) VMware
3 18 (4.55%) Cognos
4 14 (3.54%) Business Objects
5 13 (3.28%) Oracle
6 10 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (2.53%) Facebook
6 10 (2.53%) Twitter
7 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.52%) SAP
9 5 (1.26%) Google
10 4 (1.01%) Informatica
11 3 (0.76%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.76%) Teradata
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix
11 3 (0.76%) Cisco
12 2 (0.51%) Adobe
12 2 (0.51%) Tableau
13 1 (0.25%) Sun
13 1 (0.25%) HP
Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Annual bonus, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum £30-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to £35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension, 33 Days Holiday inc Christm
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus standard benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 22 days ago