The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 21.43% 30.00% 27.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £61,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.69% +95.23%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
London

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 Westminster region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 42.86% 30.00% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +138.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Westminster

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) Struts
7 5 (31.25%) ETL
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 5 (31.25%) Marketing
7 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
7 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) TestNG
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) DBA
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Developer
2 7 (43.75%) SQL DBA
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) Struts
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) JPA
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) WebWork
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (25.00%) JSTL
4 4 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) High Availability
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Content Management
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) MCAD
2 3 (18.75%) MCSD
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Red Gate
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle