The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan 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 11 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 11 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.28% 32.88% 31.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.67% 57.14% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 14
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
Manchester

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 Wigan region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 41.67% 57.53% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 21
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -7.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Wigan

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Wigan

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 25 (92.59%) C#
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
1 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 8 (29.63%) WPF
7 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
10 5 (18.52%) NHibernate
10 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) SDLC
11 4 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 4 (14.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (14.81%) MonoRail
11 4 (14.81%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) Ajax
11 4 (14.81%) Tandem

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) NUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) DBA
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
1 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) WCF
5 8 (29.63%) WPF
6 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) NHibernate
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) MonoRail
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.41%) XML
9 2 (7.41%) XSLT
10 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Tandem
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) E-business
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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