The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 71 83 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 38.38% 32.55% 51.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.89% 66.94% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 55 70
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,600 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
90 124 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.65% 48.63% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 73
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 71 (62.28%) SQL
2 61 (53.51%) .NET
3 50 (43.86%) C#
4 44 (38.60%) ASP.NET
5 34 (29.82%) Windows
6 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
6 31 (27.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (26.32%) VB.NET
8 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
9 23 (20.18%) HTML
10 22 (19.30%) MVC
11 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
12 20 (17.54%) Finance
13 17 (14.91%) CSS
14 16 (14.04%) VB
15 15 (13.16%) HTML5
15 15 (13.16%) jQuery
16 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (11.40%) TDD
17 13 (11.40%) Linux
17 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
18 12 (10.53%) Cognos
18 12 (10.53%) IIS
18 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (10.53%) IIS
2 10 (8.77%) Node.js
2 10 (8.77%) Apache
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.75%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.75%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.89%) SNMP
3 7 (6.14%) Firewall
4 4 (3.51%) VLAN
4 4 (3.51%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) WAN
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.65%) MySQL
6 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.14%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.75%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (48.25%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.04%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) DBA
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.77%) Consultant
7 8 (7.02%) Administrator
8 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Network Consultant
8 7 (6.14%) SQL DBA
8 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support
9 6 (5.26%) Database Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Graduate
9 6 (5.26%) Junior
10 5 (4.39%) Tester
10 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.51%) .NET
2 44 (38.60%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.18%) HTML
4 17 (14.91%) CSS
5 15 (13.16%) jQuery
5 15 (13.16%) HTML5
6 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (9.65%) RESTful
8 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (8.77%) WCF
8 10 (8.77%) XML
8 10 (8.77%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.26%) Ajax
10 6 (5.26%) XSL
10 6 (5.26%) Web Services
11 5 (4.39%) WinForms
12 4 (3.51%) COM+
13 3 (2.63%) XSLT
14 2 (1.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.51%) PDA
3 4 (3.51%) Statistics
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.82%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Android
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (19.30%) MVC
3 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.40%) TDD
4 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.65%) Project Management
5 11 (9.65%) BDD
6 10 (8.77%) Web Application Development
6 10 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (7.89%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.14%) Android Development
9 6 (5.26%) Data Management
10 5 (4.39%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.39%) Web Development
10 5 (4.39%) SOA
10 5 (4.39%) OOP
10 5 (4.39%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.51%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.28%) SQL
2 50 (43.86%) C#
3 30 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.04%) VB
6 10 (8.77%) Ruby
7 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.39%) Java
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.75%) VB6
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.88%) MCITP
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) SLA
2 7 (6.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) WMI
2 1 (0.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Cognos
3 11 (9.65%) Business Objects
4 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.77%) Oracle
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco
6 7 (6.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Nortel
7 2 (1.75%) Citrix
7 2 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.88%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) Nintex
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