The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 23.91% 20.27% 25.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.84% 64.29% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 37
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
SQL Server
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
63 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 34.24% 31.53% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 62
Average salary £45,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.38% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (52.03%) C#
1 64 (52.03%) .NET
2 55 (44.72%) Microsoft
3 53 (43.09%) Windows
4 47 (38.21%) SQL
5 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
7 37 (30.08%) MVC
8 34 (27.64%) WCF
9 31 (25.20%) TDD
10 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (22.76%) Finance
11 26 (21.14%) WPF
11 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (20.33%) Scrum
13 24 (19.51%) NUnit
13 24 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 23 (18.70%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (18.70%) MVVM
14 23 (18.70%) Moq
14 23 (18.70%) Ninject
14 23 (18.70%) Java
15 22 (17.89%) VMware
15 22 (17.89%) WinForms
15 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (17.07%) MS Excel
16 21 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (16.26%) Kanban
17 20 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (6.50%) ColdFusion
1 8 (6.50%) IIS
2 4 (3.25%) CMS
2 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.25%) Sitefinity
2 4 (3.25%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (17.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
1 4 (3.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) SAN
2 2 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 16 (13.01%) OLAP
2 16 (13.01%) OLTP
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2000
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.25%) SQLite
6 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) NUnit
2 23 (18.70%) Moq
3 19 (15.45%) MSTest
3 19 (15.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (13.01%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.07%) Maven
8 4 (3.25%) FxCop
8 4 (3.25%) Gerrit
8 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.25%) StyleCop
8 4 (3.25%) WiX
9 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.44%) Selenium
9 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Developer
2 43 (34.96%) .NET Developer
3 25 (20.33%) C# Developer
4 20 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.01%) DBA
5 16 (13.01%) SQL DBA
5 16 (13.01%) SQL Server DBA
5 16 (13.01%) Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Lead Tester
6 15 (12.20%) QA Leader
6 15 (12.20%) QA Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Senior QA Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Senior Tester
7 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (52.03%) .NET
2 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
3 34 (27.64%) WCF
4 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (21.14%) WPF
6 24 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 23 (18.70%) Ninject
8 22 (17.89%) WinForms
9 19 (15.45%) Castle Windsor
9 19 (15.45%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (15.45%) Spring.NET
9 19 (15.45%) Unity DI Container
10 18 (14.63%) .NET Framework
11 17 (13.82%) HTML
12 14 (11.38%) jQuery
13 10 (8.13%) CSS
13 10 (8.13%) Entity Framework
13 10 (8.13%) Web Services
13 10 (8.13%) XML
14 9 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.45%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.25%) Statistics
5 2 (1.63%) FMCG
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.09%) Windows
2 20 (16.26%) Mac OS X
3 18 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 17 (13.82%) Windows 10
5 9 (7.32%) Linux
6 6 (4.88%) Unix
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.63%) Android
9 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
10 1 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) MVC
3 31 (25.20%) TDD
4 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.33%) Scrum
6 23 (18.70%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (18.70%) MVVM
7 20 (16.26%) Kanban
8 19 (15.45%) Web Application Development
9 18 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (13.82%) Automated Testing
10 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
11 16 (13.01%) Defect Tracking
12 15 (12.20%) Case Management
13 12 (9.76%) OO
14 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.50%) Change Management
15 8 (6.50%) Project Management
15 8 (6.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) C#
2 47 (38.21%) SQL
3 23 (18.70%) Java
4 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.32%) C++
5 9 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.50%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.07%) C
8 4 (3.25%) Ruby
8 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ISEB
2 9 (7.32%) Degree
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) CCNA
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.63%) MCP
4 2 (1.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (44.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) VMware
3 11 (8.94%) Cognos
4 8 (6.50%) Adobe
4 8 (6.50%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.25%) Wonderware
6 3 (2.44%) Citrix
6 3 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle
7 2 (1.63%) Veeam
8 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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