The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 26 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 31.33% 18.68% 41.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.79% 43.59% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 39
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
Worcestershire

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 Worcester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 39.76% 42.86% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 54
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Worcester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Worcester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 52 (77.61%) .NET
2 45 (67.16%) C#
3 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
4 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
5 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (35.82%) MVC
6 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
7 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (29.85%) HTML
8 20 (29.85%) Scrum
8 20 (29.85%) WCF
9 19 (28.36%) VB.NET
10 18 (26.87%) SQL
10 18 (26.87%) Kanban
10 18 (26.87%) Spring.NET
10 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.87%) TDD
10 18 (26.87%) NUnit
10 18 (26.87%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (26.87%) Inversion of Control
10 18 (26.87%) MSTest
10 18 (26.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 18 (26.87%) Moq
10 18 (26.87%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (26.87%) Ninject
10 18 (26.87%) Web Application Development
10 18 (26.87%) Unity DI Container
11 14 (20.90%) CSS
12 13 (19.40%) XML
13 12 (17.91%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 6 (8.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) SMTP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.46%) MySQL
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
7 2 (2.99%) OLAP
7 2 (2.99%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (2.99%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Informix
8 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) NUnit
1 18 (26.87%) MSTest
1 18 (26.87%) Rhino Mocks
1 18 (26.87%) Moq
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.49%) Front Office
1 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (83.58%) Developer
2 40 (59.70%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Software Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) DBA
6 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.46%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
11 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
11 3 (4.48%) Programmer
11 3 (4.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (77.61%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 22 (32.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (29.85%) WCF
4 20 (29.85%) HTML
5 18 (26.87%) Castle Windsor
5 18 (26.87%) Ninject
5 18 (26.87%) Unity DI Container
5 18 (26.87%) Spring.NET
6 14 (20.90%) CSS
7 13 (19.40%) XML
8 12 (17.91%) jQuery
9 9 (13.43%) Web Services
10 7 (10.45%) Ajax
11 5 (7.46%) XSL
12 3 (4.48%) HTML5
12 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (4.48%) CSS3
13 1 (1.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) Physics
4 2 (2.99%) W3C
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) MVC
3 20 (29.85%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (26.87%) Kanban
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
4 18 (26.87%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (26.87%) Web Application Development
5 12 (17.91%) OO
6 8 (11.94%) OOD
7 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.46%) Change Control
9 2 (2.99%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (2.99%) Data Architecture
9 2 (2.99%) Refactoring
9 2 (2.99%) ETL
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) C#
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) VB.NET
4 18 (26.87%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.46%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) PHP5
7 2 (2.99%) C++/CLI
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) MCSA
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Dell
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) VMware