The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Analyst
Rank 848 827 806
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Analyst 43 62 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.061% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 88
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

SQL Server Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Analyst
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
England -41 43 £30,000 -25.00% 3
South East -13 13 £33,000 -21.89% 1
Hampshire +6 12 £35,000 - 1
North West -2 12 £28,500 +18.75% 1
Manchester - 12 £28,500 - 1
London -20 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -6 4 £30,000 -
South West - 4 £36,250 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 £36,250 - 1
Dorset - 4 £36,250 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Bedfordshire - 3 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
City of London - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £26,000 -
Warwick - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey -15 1 £31,000 -25.30%
Northwood - 1 £38,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £27,000 -
Bury - 1 £27,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £27,000 -

SQL Server Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Analyst in their job title 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 with SQL Server Analyst in their job title.

1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (86.46%) SQL
3 56 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 48 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (37.50%) Finance
7 36 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (31.25%) Oracle
8 30 (31.25%) Windows
9 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
10 27 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (25.00%) Degree
12 23 (23.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
14 21 (21.88%) Replication
14 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
15 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (17.71%) XML
16 17 (17.71%) VBA
16 17 (17.71%) .NET
16 17 (17.71%) VB
17 16 (16.67%) VB.NET
17 16 (16.67%) MS Access
17 16 (16.67%) Migration
17 16 (16.67%) Data Migration
17 16 (16.67%) Data Extraction
17 16 (16.67%) Business Analysis

SQL Server Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server Analyst in their job title 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 with SQL Server Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.54%) WordPress
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (38.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (23.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (16.67%) MS Access
9 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
10 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (7.29%) DTS
11 7 (7.29%) Data Mart
12 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (6.25%) MySQL
13 4 (4.17%) OLAP
13 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (2.08%) QlikView
14 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Billing
3 4 (4.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) XML
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) XSD
4 1 (1.04%) XSLT
4 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 21 (21.88%) Replication
2 21 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) DTV
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
2 16 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 16 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.50%) Data Management
3 12 (12.50%) ERP
4 11 (11.46%) Database Tuning
5 9 (9.38%) Data Reconciliation
6 7 (7.29%) Database Security
6 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL
6 7 (7.29%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.25%) CRM
7 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.25%) Data Entry
8 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) ETL
10 1 (1.04%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (1.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (86.46%) SQL
2 56 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 17 (17.71%) VBA
3 17 (17.71%) VB
4 16 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.54%) Python
5 13 (13.54%) PHP
6 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) C#
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) Java
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.46%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) ISO 9001
2 9 (9.38%) SLA
3 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.25%) Oracle
3 12 (12.50%) SAP
4 11 (11.46%) Infor
5 6 (6.25%) Tableau
6 4 (4.17%) TARGIT
7 1 (1.04%) Trillium
7 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.04%) DataFlux
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