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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 136 84 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.72% 40.19% 33.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.42% 84.85% 67.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126 71 57
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
165 99 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 49.40% 47.37% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 152 82 88
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 121 (67.22%) SQL
2 105 (58.33%) .NET
3 103 (57.22%) C#
4 63 (35.00%) MVC
5 62 (34.44%) Microsoft
6 61 (33.89%) ASP.NET
7 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 54 (30.00%) HTML
8 50 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 45 (25.00%) CSS
10 38 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 36 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (18.33%) Data Management
13 32 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 30 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 30 (16.67%) jQuery
16 29 (16.11%) Windows
17 28 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (15.00%) Web Development
19 26 (14.44%) .NET Framework
20 25 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
20 25 (13.89%) XML
21 24 (13.33%) HTML5
22 23 (12.78%) Web Services
23 22 (12.22%) Degree
24 21 (11.67%) Computer Science
24 21 (11.67%) WCF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.22%) IIS
2 6 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Sage Pay
2 7 (3.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) SSL
2 5 (2.78%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (17.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 28 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.00%) SQL CLR
7 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.44%) OLTP
9 7 (3.89%) MS Access
10 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Subversion
2 7 (3.89%) QADirector
2 7 (3.89%) Selenium
2 7 (3.89%) TestPartner
3 6 (3.33%) JIRA
4 5 (2.78%) NUnit
4 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.22%) ERwin
5 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.67%) Moq
6 3 (1.67%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (7.78%) Finance
2 10 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (0.56%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (62.78%) Developer
2 44 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 43 (23.89%) SQL Developer
4 34 (18.89%) C# Developer
5 29 (16.11%) DBA
6 27 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 25 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (10.56%) Tester
9 18 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (9.44%) Senior Developer
10 17 (9.44%) SQL DBA
10 17 (9.44%) Web Developer
11 15 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (7.78%) Database Developer
13 12 (6.67%) Administrator
13 12 (6.67%) Analyst
13 12 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
14 11 (6.11%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (58.33%) .NET
2 61 (33.89%) ASP.NET
3 54 (30.00%) HTML
4 45 (25.00%) CSS
5 32 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (16.67%) jQuery
7 26 (14.44%) .NET Framework
8 25 (13.89%) XML
9 24 (13.33%) HTML5
10 23 (12.78%) Web Services
11 21 (11.67%) WCF
12 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.78%) Ajax
14 14 (7.78%) Entity Framework
15 13 (7.22%) SOAP
16 12 (6.67%) EDI
16 12 (6.67%) XHTML
17 9 (5.00%) AngularJS
17 9 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) Replication
3 10 (5.56%) Statistics
4 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.22%) iPad
6 3 (1.67%) BBC
6 3 (1.67%) IVR
6 3 (1.67%) Social Media
7 2 (1.11%) FMCG
7 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.11%) Windows
2 7 (3.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.78%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.00%) MVC
2 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.33%) Data Management
3 27 (15.00%) Web Development
4 21 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
5 20 (11.11%) Logistics
5 20 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (10.56%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 18 (10.00%) SDLC
7 18 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (8.89%) OO
9 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (8.33%) Project Management
10 14 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (7.22%) Coaching
11 13 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (67.22%) SQL
2 103 (57.22%) C#
3 54 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 50 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 36 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.67%) VB
7 7 (3.89%) VBA
8 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.56%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (12.22%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) ISEB
2 7 (3.89%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (3.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.78%) WorldPay
3 12 (6.67%) PayPal
4 8 (4.44%) Google
5 4 (2.22%) Apple
6 3 (1.67%) Facebook
6 3 (1.67%) IDERA
6 3 (1.67%) Sony
6 3 (1.67%) Telerik
6 3 (1.67%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Ektron
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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