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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 51 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.88% 25.65% 33.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 79.69% 79.03% 74.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 46 61
Average salary £36,000 £38,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% +13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
64 62 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 40.00% 32.46% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 83
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (47.87%) C#
1 45 (47.87%) .NET
2 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
3 38 (40.43%) HTML
3 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 34 (36.17%) SQL
5 34 (36.17%) IIS
6 32 (34.04%) XML
7 31 (32.98%) CSS
8 30 (31.91%) MVC
8 30 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (28.72%) Java
10 26 (27.66%) Relational Database
11 25 (26.60%) RDBMS
12 24 (25.53%) REST
12 24 (25.53%) Degree
12 24 (25.53%) Umbraco
13 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
13 22 (23.40%) SOAP
13 22 (23.40%) UNIX
13 22 (23.40%) Linux
13 22 (23.40%) TDD
13 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
14 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (22.34%) Retail
14 21 (22.34%) ActiveMQ
14 21 (22.34%) Spring
14 21 (22.34%) Maven
14 21 (22.34%) Logistics

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (36.17%) IIS
2 24 (25.53%) Umbraco
3 6 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (6.38%) Sitefinity
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) PowerPivot
3 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) Relational Database
2 25 (26.60%) RDBMS
3 21 (22.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.06%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Maven
2 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.34%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Web Developer
5 14 (14.89%) C# Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (12.77%) C# Web Developer
7 10 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.51%) MI Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior
11 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
11 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) .NET
2 44 (46.81%) ASP.NET
3 38 (40.43%) HTML
4 32 (34.04%) XML
5 31 (32.98%) CSS
6 24 (25.53%) REST
7 22 (23.40%) SOAP
8 21 (22.34%) Java EE
8 21 (22.34%) JSON
8 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (22.34%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (22.34%) Servlets
8 21 (22.34%) JMS
8 21 (22.34%) WSDL
8 21 (22.34%) Hibernate
8 21 (22.34%) ActiveMQ
8 21 (22.34%) Spring
9 20 (21.28%) jQuery
10 15 (15.96%) Web Services
11 14 (14.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (22.34%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.38%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) UNIX
1 22 (23.40%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Android
3 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) MVC
2 22 (23.40%) TDD
2 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
2 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.34%) Logistics
3 21 (22.34%) Software Architecture
4 16 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.77%) Scrum
6 12 (12.77%) OOP
7 11 (11.70%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.64%) CRM
9 9 (9.57%) ETL
9 9 (9.57%) Web Development
9 9 (9.57%) People Management
10 6 (6.38%) Data Management
10 6 (6.38%) Content Management
10 6 (6.38%) ERP
10 6 (6.38%) Project Management
10 6 (6.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) C#
2 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.17%) SQL
4 27 (28.72%) Java
5 21 (22.34%) C
5 21 (22.34%) C++
6 11 (11.70%) VB
7 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.06%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) Sitecore
3 10 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (8.51%) Tableau
5 6 (6.38%) Cognos
6 5 (5.32%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) Capita
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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