The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex 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 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 18.33% 14.58% 16.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.67% 58.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +69.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
South East

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 Sussex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 20.00% 25.00% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 11
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Sussex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 7 (38.89%) Ajax
3 6 (33.33%) AOP
3 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
3 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 6 (33.33%) OCMJD
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 6 (33.33%) Clustering
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Dojo
3 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) JPA
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) JBoss
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
2 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.56%) Appium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) XML
1 7 (38.89%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) Dojo
2 6 (33.33%) J2SE
2 6 (33.33%) JMS
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (33.33%) JDBC
2 6 (33.33%) Servlets
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 6 (33.33%) JPA
2 6 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) UML
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) AOP
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Tcl
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) OCPJP
1 6 (33.33%) OCMJD
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Sun
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Dell
2 3 (16.67%) Avaya
2 3 (16.67%) Tableau
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Endeca
4 1 (5.56%) Epicor