The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.35% 18.12% 25.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.18% 58.70% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 28
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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 Wakefield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
44 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.39% 30.87% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 38
Average salary £28,750 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.44% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Wakefield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 38 (76.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) .NET
3 32 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 30 (60.00%) SQL
5 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
5 28 (56.00%) CSS
6 27 (54.00%) HTML
7 26 (52.00%) MVC
8 24 (48.00%) jQuery
9 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (26.00%) TDD
12 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
13 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (22.00%) Windows
14 9 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
14 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (16.00%) Web Development
16 7 (14.00%) IIS
17 6 (12.00%) Scrum
17 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
18 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
18 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
19 4 (8.00%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Bower
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) gulp
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 31 (62.00%) C# Developer
3 26 (52.00%) .NET Developer
4 23 (46.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (34.00%) SQL Developer
7 11 (22.00%) Junior
7 11 (22.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (22.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 11 (22.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 11 (22.00%) Junior Developer
7 11 (22.00%) Junior SQL Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Consultant
9 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Analyst
10 4 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Support Consultant
10 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) .NET
2 32 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (56.00%) CSS
4 27 (54.00%) HTML
5 24 (48.00%) jQuery
6 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
7 9 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
9 3 (6.00%) WinForms
9 3 (6.00%) WPF
9 3 (6.00%) XML
10 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) MVC
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) Web Development
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) BDD
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) MVVM
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) CAFM
8 2 (4.00%) EAM
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.00%) ETL
9 1 (2.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C#
2 30 (60.00%) SQL
3 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.00%) VB
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) IBM
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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