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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 219 282 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.54% 38.74% 37.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.49% 68.95% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 218 232
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
294 409 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.02% 56.18% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 262 313 278
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 86 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Stafford 0 32 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Tamworth +1 24 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Lichfield +6 19 £41,500 +38.33% 4
Burton-upon-Trent +1 15 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Cannock -7 2 £43,250 +23.57%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 259 (60.94%) .NET
2 244 (57.41%) SQL
3 220 (51.76%) C#
4 176 (41.41%) ASP.NET
5 154 (36.24%) Microsoft
6 119 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 117 (27.53%) MVC
8 107 (25.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 104 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (23.53%) HTML
11 96 (22.59%) JavaScript
12 94 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 89 (20.94%) VB.NET
14 85 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 84 (19.76%) CSS
15 84 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
16 82 (19.29%) WCF
16 82 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 80 (18.82%) Finance
18 70 (16.47%) Windows
19 68 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 63 (14.82%) Relational Database
21 60 (14.12%) jQuery
22 57 (13.41%) TDD
23 55 (12.94%) OO
23 55 (12.94%) Web Application Development
24 53 (12.47%) .NET Framework
25 52 (12.24%) VB
26 51 (12.00%) Web Services
26 51 (12.00%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 33 (7.76%) Node.js
2 17 (4.00%) IIS
3 3 (0.71%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) Site Server
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 48 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.94%) Firewall
2 3 (0.71%) VLAN
2 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) SNMP
4 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) VoIP
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (25.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 94 (22.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 63 (14.82%) Relational Database
6 40 (9.41%) NoSQL
7 31 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (6.12%) OLTP
9 19 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (4.24%) RDBMS
11 15 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (2.12%) QlikView
14 7 (1.65%) Snowflake Schema
14 7 (1.65%) Star Schema
14 7 (1.65%) MS Access
15 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.94%) NUnit
4 19 (4.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (3.53%) Moq
5 15 (3.53%) MSTest
6 13 (3.06%) JIRA
7 11 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.35%) ReSharper
9 9 (2.12%) Subversion
10 8 (1.88%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.71%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.71%) Maven
12 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.71%) FogBugz
12 3 (0.71%) Hudson
13 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 80 (18.82%) Finance
2 29 (6.82%) Retail
3 16 (3.76%) Games
3 16 (3.76%) Back Office
4 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (0.47%) Banking
5 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 251 (59.06%) Developer
2 114 (26.82%) .NET Developer
3 47 (11.06%) Analyst
4 44 (10.35%) Web Developer
4 44 (10.35%) DBA
5 37 (8.71%) C# Developer
6 30 (7.06%) Administrator
6 30 (7.06%) SQL DBA
7 28 (6.59%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 23 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (4.24%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.53%) Tester
15 14 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 13 (3.06%) .NET Team Leader
16 13 (3.06%) VB.NET Developer
17 11 (2.59%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (60.94%) .NET
2 176 (41.41%) ASP.NET
3 100 (23.53%) HTML
4 84 (19.76%) CSS
5 82 (19.29%) WCF
5 82 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (14.12%) jQuery
7 53 (12.47%) .NET Framework
8 51 (12.00%) Web Services
8 51 (12.00%) XML
9 49 (11.53%) WinForms
10 37 (8.71%) RESTful
11 35 (8.24%) HTML5
12 34 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (7.29%) SOAP
14 29 (6.82%) WPF
14 29 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (4.94%) Entity Framework
16 19 (4.47%) Castle Windsor
17 18 (4.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 21 (4.94%) Replication
4 20 (4.71%) Clustering
5 17 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.35%) Social Network
9 7 (1.65%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.94%) Tandem
13 3 (0.71%) FMCG
13 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.47%) EPoS
15 1 (0.24%) NHS
15 1 (0.24%) Kinect
15 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.47%) Windows
2 22 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.88%) Linux
5 7 (1.65%) UNIX
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.18%) CentOS
7 5 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.18%) Solaris
8 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (27.53%) MVC
2 104 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.76%) Business Intelligence
4 57 (13.41%) TDD
5 55 (12.94%) OO
5 55 (12.94%) Web Application Development
6 43 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (8.71%) Mentoring
8 36 (8.47%) Web Development
9 35 (8.24%) Project Management
10 33 (7.76%) BDD
11 32 (7.53%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.29%) Scrum
13 29 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.88%) OOP
15 23 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.94%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.94%) SOA
16 21 (4.94%) SDLC
17 18 (4.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 244 (57.41%) SQL
2 220 (51.76%) C#
3 119 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 96 (22.59%) JavaScript
5 89 (20.94%) VB.NET
6 52 (12.24%) VB
7 34 (8.00%) Ruby
8 15 (3.53%) Java
9 11 (2.59%) VBA
10 10 (2.35%) VB6
11 7 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.18%) PHP
13 3 (0.71%) XAML
13 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.47%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (8.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.29%) MCITP
2 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (3.06%) MCSA
4 8 (1.88%) ISEB
5 5 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.24%) HNC
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.18%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.18%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Nagios
2 4 (0.94%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.24%) WMI
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 154 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.76%) VMware
3 20 (4.71%) Cognos
4 16 (3.76%) Oracle
5 14 (3.29%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (2.35%) Facebook
6 10 (2.35%) Twitter
7 8 (1.88%) Google
8 7 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.65%) Informatica
9 6 (1.41%) SAP
10 5 (1.18%) Tableau
11 4 (0.94%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.94%) Teradata
11 4 (0.94%) Citrix
12 3 (0.71%) Netezza
13 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.47%) Remedy
13 2 (0.47%) Adobe
14 1 (0.24%) Sun
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £16,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 - £28850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago