The table below looks at the statistics for MSDE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSDE 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 Data Engine (MSDE)
Rank 879 891 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MSDE 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.006% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £41,500 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
32340 33223 34836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.21% 31.53% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27658 27903 30554
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MSDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MSDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSDE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSDE within the UK.

MSDE Salary Trend in the UK

MSDE
Top 1 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSDE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +10 2 - -

MSDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MSDE 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 MSDE.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture

MSDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MSDE 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 MSDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft