The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 52 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 26.00% 34.92% 25.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.79% 75.86% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 56
Average salary £38,750 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 87 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 33.00% 46.03% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 98
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Manchester

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stockport region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Stockport

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 85 (76.58%) .NET
2 75 (67.57%) C#
3 53 (47.75%) SQL
4 49 (44.14%) HTML
5 47 (42.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
6 41 (36.94%) ASP.NET
7 40 (36.04%) CSS
8 38 (34.23%) Degree
9 37 (33.33%) WCF
9 37 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (28.83%) VB.NET
10 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
10 32 (28.83%) MVC
11 31 (27.93%) Windows
12 29 (26.13%) Web Services
13 28 (25.23%) TDD
14 27 (24.32%) LINQ
14 27 (24.32%) Computer Science
15 26 (23.42%) Ajax
16 25 (22.52%) Scrum
16 25 (22.52%) XML
17 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (18.92%) OO
19 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (18.02%) jQuery
20 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (15.32%) Unit Testing
21 17 (15.32%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 14 (12.61%) IIS
2 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.50%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 37 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.50%) DB2
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.70%) OLAP
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.41%) Moq
2 16 (14.41%) NUnit
3 4 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.90%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Games
3 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (66.67%) Developer
2 47 (42.34%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 26 (23.42%) Software Developer
4 26 (23.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Team Leader
6 12 (10.81%) Software Team Leader
6 12 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Development Team Leader
6 12 (10.81%) Software Development Team Leader
7 11 (9.91%) .NET Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Software Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Tester
9 8 (7.21%) Software Tester
10 7 (6.31%) Consultant
11 6 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.50%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (76.58%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) HTML
3 41 (36.94%) ASP.NET
4 40 (36.04%) CSS
5 37 (33.33%) WCF
6 29 (26.13%) Web Services
7 27 (24.32%) LINQ
8 26 (23.42%) Ajax
9 25 (22.52%) XML
10 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (18.02%) jQuery
12 16 (14.41%) HTML5
12 16 (14.41%) .NET Framework
13 14 (12.61%) XSLT
14 12 (10.81%) ADO.NET
14 12 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (9.91%) Ninject
16 6 (5.41%) Spring
17 5 (4.50%) Spring MVC
17 5 (4.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
2 12 (10.81%) Physics
3 8 (7.21%) Social Media
4 5 (4.50%) Statistics
5 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.60%) Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) LIMS
7 2 (1.80%) Informatics
7 2 (1.80%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.93%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.80%) SUSE
4 2 (1.80%) AIX
4 2 (1.80%) HPUX
4 2 (1.80%) Solaris
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) OS/400
4 2 (1.80%) zOS
5 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.83%) MVC
2 28 (25.23%) TDD
3 25 (22.52%) Scrum
4 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.92%) OO
6 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (15.32%) Unit Testing
8 16 (14.41%) OOD
9 14 (12.61%) SOA
10 11 (9.91%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.21%) Web Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.21%) System Testing
12 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.41%) Data Analysis
14 5 (4.50%) Web Development
14 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 75 (67.57%) C#
2 53 (47.75%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.83%) VB.NET
5 12 (10.81%) XQuery
6 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) Java
8 4 (3.60%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.80%) VBA
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (7.21%) ISEB
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) MCTS
3 4 (3.60%) MCITP
3 4 (3.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.60%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (3.60%) UAG
4 2 (1.80%) KVM
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) MOM
1 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
1 4 (3.60%) SCOM
1 4 (3.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Symantec
4 3 (2.70%) Sybase
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.80%) Brocade
5 2 (1.80%) HP
5 2 (1.80%) EMC
5 2 (1.80%) Juniper
5 2 (1.80%) BMC
5 2 (1.80%) CA
5 2 (1.80%) NetApp
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
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