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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 80 76 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 32.26% 53.90% 36.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.80% 96.20% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 71 68
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
118 79 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 47.58% 56.03% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 74 74
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 115 (59.59%) SQL
2 112 (58.03%) .NET
3 81 (41.97%) C#
4 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET
5 56 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (24.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (22.80%) Relational Database
8 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (19.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
11 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
11 35 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
12 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
13 30 (15.54%) Software Engineering
13 30 (15.54%) HTML
13 30 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (15.54%) jQuery
14 29 (15.03%) CSS
14 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
15 27 (13.99%) N-Tier
16 26 (13.47%) VB.NET
17 24 (12.44%) Replication
18 21 (10.88%) Data Modelling
18 21 (10.88%) Ajax
19 20 (10.36%) Web Development
19 20 (10.36%) XML
20 19 (9.84%) WinForms
20 19 (9.84%) MVC
21 18 (9.33%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) HTTP
2 4 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) BGP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) IPv4
4 1 (0.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 48 (24.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (22.80%) Relational Database
4 43 (22.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (20.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (19.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.18%) OLTP
9 9 (4.66%) MySQL
9 9 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.66%) NUnit
2 5 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (1.55%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (3.11%) Billing
2 5 (2.59%) Games
3 2 (1.04%) Finance
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 108 (55.96%) Developer
2 48 (24.87%) .NET Developer
3 32 (16.58%) DBA
4 29 (15.03%) SQL DBA
5 28 (14.51%) SQL Developer
6 24 (12.44%) C# Developer
7 23 (11.92%) Database Developer
7 23 (11.92%) SQL Database Developer
8 17 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (8.81%) Web Developer
9 14 (7.25%) Tester
9 14 (7.25%) Team Leader
10 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.70%) Graduate
12 10 (5.18%) Application Security Specialist
12 10 (5.18%) Applications Support
12 10 (5.18%) Applications Specialist
12 10 (5.18%) Security Specialist
13 9 (4.66%) Junior
14 8 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (58.03%) .NET
2 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET
3 30 (15.54%) HTML
3 30 (15.54%) jQuery
4 29 (15.03%) CSS
5 21 (10.88%) Ajax
6 20 (10.36%) XML
7 19 (9.84%) WinForms
8 18 (9.33%) .NET Framework
9 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (7.77%) WPF
11 14 (7.25%) Silverlight
12 13 (6.74%) Middleware
13 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.70%) HTML5
14 9 (4.66%) WCF
15 7 (3.63%) XHTML
15 7 (3.63%) XSLT
15 7 (3.63%) CSS3
16 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) N-Tier
2 24 (12.44%) Replication
3 10 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) Tandem
5 4 (2.07%) Online Gambling
6 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) Open Source
7 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.70%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (15.54%) Software Engineering
2 30 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (10.88%) Data Modelling
4 20 (10.36%) Web Development
5 19 (9.84%) MVC
6 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.29%) Data Management
7 16 (8.29%) Low Latency
8 15 (7.77%) Multithreading
9 14 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (6.74%) TDD
10 13 (6.74%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.70%) OO
11 11 (5.70%) OWASP
12 9 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.15%) Scrum
14 7 (3.63%) SOA
14 7 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 115 (59.59%) SQL
2 81 (41.97%) C#
3 35 (18.13%) T-SQL
4 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
5 26 (13.47%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.77%) VB
7 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.59%) MCP
3 5 (2.59%) MCAD
3 5 (2.59%) MCSD
3 5 (2.59%) MCTS
4 1 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Xen
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle
3 2 (1.04%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.52%) VMware
4 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco
4 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.52%) Facebook
4 1 (0.52%) Twitter
4 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
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