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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.04% 13.04% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
11 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 23.91% 26.09% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 4
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) OOD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) RavenDB
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (16.67%) WATIR
2 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) NCrunch
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Firebug
3 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) WiX
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) StructureMap
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Spring.NET
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
2 2 (16.67%) Endeca
2 2 (16.67%) Netezza
2 2 (16.67%) RedPrairie