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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 55 73 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.07% 43.45% 57.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.37% 85.88% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 67
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £51,000
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
76 85 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 42.94% 50.60% 57.55%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 67
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £58,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 88 (69.29%) SQL
2 58 (45.67%) .NET
3 50 (39.37%) C#
4 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
5 39 (30.71%) MS Excel
6 36 (28.35%) Windows
7 33 (25.98%) VB.NET
7 33 (25.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (24.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
10 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (19.69%) HTML
11 25 (19.69%) T-SQL
12 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
13 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
14 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (15.75%) jQuery
16 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (14.96%) CSS
17 18 (14.17%) Linux
18 17 (13.39%) Finance
19 14 (11.02%) MVC
19 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
19 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 14 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 13 (10.24%) HTML5
21 12 (9.45%) OO
22 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
22 11 (8.66%) Oracle
22 11 (8.66%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (7.09%) Apache
2 7 (5.51%) IIS
3 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.15%) Node.js
5 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.57%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (30.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.09%) SNMP
3 7 (5.51%) Firewall
4 4 (3.15%) VLAN
5 3 (2.36%) LAN
5 3 (2.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 31 (24.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (20.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (18.11%) Relational Database
5 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (7.87%) MySQL
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (5.51%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (3.94%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.79%) MS Access
13 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.57%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.57%) NUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (44.88%) Developer
2 18 (14.17%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Team Leader
4 15 (11.81%) C# Developer
4 15 (11.81%) Administrator
5 14 (11.02%) Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) SQL Developer
6 13 (10.24%) DBA
7 11 (8.66%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (7.09%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.09%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (7.09%) .NET Team Leader
8 9 (7.09%) Consultant
8 9 (7.09%) Graduate
9 8 (6.30%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.30%) MI Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) SQL Database Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Database Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (45.67%) .NET
2 43 (33.86%) ASP.NET
3 25 (19.69%) HTML
4 20 (15.75%) jQuery
5 19 (14.96%) CSS
6 13 (10.24%) HTML5
7 9 (7.09%) XML
8 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.51%) XSL
9 7 (5.51%) Web Services
10 6 (4.72%) Ajax
11 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.94%) WinForms
11 5 (3.94%) RESTful
12 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.15%) WCF
12 4 (3.15%) COM+
13 2 (1.57%) XSLT
13 2 (1.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.72%) Clustering
2 6 (4.72%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) PDA
4 4 (3.15%) Statistics
5 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) Open Source
6 2 (1.57%) SCADA
6 2 (1.57%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.35%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 14 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.09%) UNIX
4 9 (7.09%) Android
5 5 (3.94%) Solaris
5 5 (3.94%) CentOS
5 5 (3.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
2 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.02%) MVC
4 12 (9.45%) OO
5 11 (8.66%) Data Management
6 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.09%) Performance Management
7 9 (7.09%) Android Development
8 8 (6.30%) Line Management
8 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.30%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (6.30%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.30%) OOP
8 8 (6.30%) Project Management
9 7 (5.51%) TDD
10 6 (4.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.72%) ERP
11 5 (3.94%) Web Development
11 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.29%) SQL
2 50 (39.37%) C#
3 33 (25.98%) VB.NET
4 25 (19.69%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.87%) VB
5 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.15%) Ruby
7 3 (2.36%) Java
8 2 (1.57%) VB6
8 2 (1.57%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
9 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) VCP4
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) WMI
2 5 (3.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 11 (8.66%) Business Objects
3 11 (8.66%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) Cisco
5 7 (5.51%) Cognos
6 2 (1.57%) Nortel
6 2 (1.57%) Avaya
7 1 (0.79%) Nintex
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy
7 1 (0.79%) SAP
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