The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 8 13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 15.38% 5.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £71,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 23.40% 15.38% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 9
Average salary £77,500 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) AppFabric

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) AppFabric
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#