The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Westminster region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 35.29% 20.83% 81.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.00% 83.33% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 44.12% 25.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
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 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
London

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 28 July 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) MCP
7 7 (35.00%) MCAD
7 7 (35.00%) MCSD
7 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (35.00%) QA
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (20.00%) Redis
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) DB2
7 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 7 (35.00%) DBA
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE Architect
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Struts
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) JPA
5 4 (20.00%) JSTL
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) WebWork
5 4 (20.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) MCP
2 7 (35.00%) MCAD
2 7 (35.00%) MCSD
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (25.00%) Red Gate
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle