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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.76% 14.09% 45.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.59% 54.39% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 47
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,424 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
34 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 33.66% 25.91% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 62
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,156 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £38,000 £37,500
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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Wakefield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 34 (69.39%) C#
2 34 (69.39%) MVC
3 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (51.02%) TDD
6 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (40.82%) SQL
8 19 (38.78%) Windows
9 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
10 16 (32.65%) Scrum
10 16 (32.65%) WinForms
10 16 (32.65%) Kanban
11 14 (28.57%) Spring.NET
11 14 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (28.57%) MSTest
11 14 (28.57%) MVVM
11 14 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (28.57%) Moq
11 14 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
11 14 (28.57%) Ninject
11 14 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (28.57%) Web Application Development
11 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (28.57%) Tandem
11 14 (28.57%) NUnit
11 14 (28.57%) Retail
11 14 (28.57%) WCF
11 14 (28.57%) WPF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) DTS
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) NUnit
1 14 (28.57%) MSTest
1 14 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (28.57%) Moq
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Report Specialist
4 6 (12.24%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) DBA
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (32.65%) WinForms
5 14 (28.57%) WCF
5 14 (28.57%) WPF
5 14 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
5 14 (28.57%) Ninject
5 14 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
5 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
5 14 (28.57%) Spring.NET
6 10 (20.41%) jQuery
7 8 (16.33%) HTML
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
11 3 (6.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Tandem
1 14 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) MVC
2 25 (51.02%) TDD
3 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) Kanban
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 14 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (28.57%) MVVM
5 14 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) CRM
7 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.24%) Line Management
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 4 (8.16%) ERP
11 3 (6.12%) ITIL
11 3 (6.12%) Service Management
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Android Development
12 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) PHP5
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin