The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 7.94% 20.41% 12.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.46% 43.48% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £28,500 £31,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.80% -30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 20.63% 46.94% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 33
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
South East

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 23 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Sussex

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) C++
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) WinForms
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (30.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) ADO
8 6 (30.00%) SOAP
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) RAD
8 6 (30.00%) RUP
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Marketing
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) WPF
10 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (20.00%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) DBA
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) WinForms
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) ADO
5 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) RAD
3 6 (30.00%) RUP
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Android Development
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft