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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 117 126 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.63% 46.32% 55.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 84.56% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 65 98 97
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,575 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -
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
156 149 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 54.17% 54.78% 58.20%
Number of salaries quoted 91 121 102
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 143 (74.09%) SQL
2 86 (44.56%) .NET
3 66 (34.20%) C#
4 50 (25.91%) MS Excel
5 46 (23.83%) ASP.NET
6 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
8 34 (17.62%) Microsoft
8 34 (17.62%) T-SQL
9 33 (17.10%) VB.NET
9 33 (17.10%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (16.06%) Mentoring
11 30 (15.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (13.99%) jQuery
14 26 (13.47%) Degree
14 26 (13.47%) Relational Database
14 26 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (11.92%) Dimensional Modelling
16 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
16 22 (11.40%) Windows
17 20 (10.36%) HTML
18 19 (9.84%) N-Tier
18 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (9.33%) .NET Framework
19 18 (9.33%) VB
20 17 (8.81%) Data Management
20 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 50 (25.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) VLAN
3 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 33 (17.10%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (15.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (13.47%) Relational Database
6 19 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (4.15%) OLTP
9 5 (2.59%) OLAP
10 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.55%) Big Data
11 2 (1.04%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.52%) MS Access
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) JIRA
2 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.04%) NUnit
3 2 (1.04%) Subversion
3 2 (1.04%) Ant
3 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (2.59%) Games
1 5 (2.59%) Retail
2 4 (2.07%) Billing
3 2 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (52.85%) Developer
2 42 (21.76%) Team Leader
3 31 (16.06%) .NET Developer
4 30 (15.54%) SQL Developer
5 19 (9.84%) Database Developer
5 19 (9.84%) SQL Database Developer
6 16 (8.29%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.77%) SQL DBA
7 15 (7.77%) DBA
8 14 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.74%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.22%) Development Team Leader
10 12 (6.22%) Graduate
10 12 (6.22%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.70%) Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Junior
13 8 (4.15%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (44.56%) .NET
2 46 (23.83%) ASP.NET
3 27 (13.99%) jQuery
4 20 (10.36%) HTML
5 18 (9.33%) .NET Framework
6 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (8.29%) CSS
8 15 (7.77%) WinForms
9 14 (7.25%) HTML5
10 12 (6.22%) CSS3
10 12 (6.22%) WPF
10 12 (6.22%) Silverlight
10 12 (6.22%) Ajax
10 12 (6.22%) XHTML
11 11 (5.70%) XML
12 10 (5.18%) Middleware
13 9 (4.66%) XSLT
14 8 (4.15%) XSL
14 8 (4.15%) Web Services
15 7 (3.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.66%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) Clustering
5 4 (2.07%) Open Source
6 3 (1.55%) Online Gambling
6 3 (1.55%) Replication
7 2 (1.04%) SCADA
7 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.40%) Windows
2 4 (2.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.55%) CentOS
3 3 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
2 31 (16.06%) Mentoring
3 29 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.92%) Dimensional Modelling
5 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.81%) Data Management
7 15 (7.77%) Web Development
8 12 (6.22%) MVC
9 11 (5.70%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.70%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.18%) Line Management
11 9 (4.66%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.66%) SOA
12 8 (4.15%) SEO
13 6 (3.11%) OO
13 6 (3.11%) Project Management
13 6 (3.11%) Low Latency
13 6 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (2.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 143 (74.09%) SQL
2 66 (34.20%) C#
3 34 (17.62%) T-SQL
4 33 (17.10%) VB.NET
5 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.33%) VB
7 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.55%) VB6
7 3 (1.55%) VBScript
7 3 (1.55%) Java
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Ruby
8 2 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.55%) vSphere
2 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.63%) AccuRev
3 6 (3.11%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (2.59%) VMware
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco
6 3 (1.55%) Avaya
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe
7 2 (1.04%) Remedy
7 2 (1.04%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.52%) Progress
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
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