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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 27.27% 27.06% 15.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 92.31% 63.89% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 6
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +49.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
13 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 29.55% 42.35% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 22
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sussex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) JUnit
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
5 6 (33.33%) AOP
5 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) OCPJP
5 6 (33.33%) OCMJD
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) JPA
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (33.33%) Dojo
5 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
5 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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%) JBoss
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) RavenDB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) JUnit
3 6 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 6 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) StarTeam
4 4 (22.22%) NUnit
5 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (11.11%) Moq
6 2 (11.11%) NCrunch
6 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
6 2 (11.11%) WATIR
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) Ajax
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) Dojo
3 6 (33.33%) J2SE
3 6 (33.33%) JMS
3 6 (33.33%) JDBC
3 6 (33.33%) Servlets
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) RESTful
3 6 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 6 (33.33%) JPA
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) AOP
2 6 (33.33%) UML
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) Tcl
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Sun
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Endeca
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) RedPrairie