The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 97 106 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 33.80% 43.44% 62.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.29% 87.60% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 94 107
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
140 121 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.78% 49.59% 68.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 109 113
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
Staffordshire

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 30 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 135 (73.77%) SQL
2 90 (49.18%) .NET
3 69 (37.70%) C#
4 49 (26.78%) ASP.NET
5 47 (25.68%) MS Excel
6 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (19.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (19.13%) VB.NET
9 33 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
11 31 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (15.85%) E-Commerce
14 28 (15.30%) Degree
15 27 (14.75%) jQuery
15 27 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
16 25 (13.66%) .NET Framework
16 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
17 22 (12.02%) HTML
18 18 (9.84%) MVC
18 18 (9.84%) N-Tier
18 18 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (9.29%) Data Management
19 17 (9.29%) CSS
19 17 (9.29%) Windows
20 16 (8.74%) VB
20 16 (8.74%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 47 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (13.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.19%) OLTP
8 4 (2.19%) OLAP
9 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) JIRA
2 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.19%) NUnit
4 2 (1.09%) Subversion
4 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 7 (3.83%) Games
2 6 (3.28%) Billing
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Finance
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (55.19%) Developer
2 37 (20.22%) .NET Developer
3 33 (18.03%) Team Leader
4 27 (14.75%) SQL Developer
5 20 (10.93%) Database Developer
5 20 (10.93%) SQL Database Developer
6 19 (10.38%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.74%) DBA
7 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.65%) SQL DBA
10 13 (7.10%) Analyst
10 13 (7.10%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.10%) Graduate
11 12 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.46%) MI Analyst
12 10 (5.46%) Junior
12 10 (5.46%) Web Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Junior DBA
13 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (49.18%) .NET
2 49 (26.78%) ASP.NET
3 27 (14.75%) jQuery
4 25 (13.66%) .NET Framework
5 22 (12.02%) HTML
6 17 (9.29%) CSS
7 16 (8.74%) WinForms
7 16 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (8.20%) HTML5
9 14 (7.65%) WPF
10 13 (7.10%) Silverlight
11 12 (6.56%) Ajax
12 11 (6.01%) XML
12 11 (6.01%) XHTML
12 11 (6.01%) CSS3
13 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (4.92%) Middleware
15 8 (4.37%) WCF
15 8 (4.37%) XSLT
16 7 (3.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.73%) Replication
3 5 (2.73%) Online Gambling
4 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.64%) Open Source
6 2 (1.09%) SCADA
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) Online Games
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Android
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.85%) E-Commerce
2 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (9.84%) MVC
3 18 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (9.29%) Data Management
5 16 (8.74%) Web Development
6 15 (8.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 13 (7.10%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (5.46%) SOA
10 7 (3.83%) TDD
10 7 (3.83%) SEO
10 7 (3.83%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.83%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.28%) Low Latency
11 6 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.73%) Project Management
12 5 (2.73%) OO
12 5 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (2.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (73.77%) SQL
2 69 (37.70%) C#
3 35 (19.13%) VB.NET
4 32 (17.49%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.74%) VB
7 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.64%) VBScript
8 3 (1.64%) Java
8 3 (1.64%) VB6
9 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.09%) Ruby
9 2 (1.09%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.83%) AccuRev
3 5 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (2.19%) Oracle
5 2 (1.09%) Adobe
5 2 (1.09%) Avaya
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.55%) Apple
6 1 (0.55%) Facebook
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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