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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 32.97% 16.90% 40.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.08% 40.00% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 38
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £37,375 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
37 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 40.66% 42.25% 65.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 62
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 £32,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Worcester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (69.84%) .NET
2 36 (57.14%) C#
3 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) VB.NET
7 21 (33.33%) SQL
8 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (28.57%) HTML
10 17 (26.98%) MVC
11 16 (25.40%) Scrum
11 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (23.81%) WCF
12 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (22.22%) CSS
14 13 (20.63%) Spring.NET
14 13 (20.63%) Unity DI Container
14 13 (20.63%) NUnit
14 13 (20.63%) MSTest
14 13 (20.63%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (20.63%) Moq
14 13 (20.63%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (20.63%) Ninject
14 13 (20.63%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (20.63%) TDD
14 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (20.63%) Kanban
14 13 (20.63%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (20.63%) Web Application Development
15 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
1 1 (1.59%) SMTP
1 1 (1.59%) VPN
1 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.59%) Informix
9 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) NUnit
1 13 (20.63%) MSTest
1 13 (20.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (20.63%) Moq
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
1 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Front Office
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 36 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.87%) DBA
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (7.94%) SQL DBA
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Administrator
10 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Programmer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (69.84%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (23.81%) WCF
6 14 (22.22%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (20.63%) Ninject
7 13 (20.63%) Spring.NET
7 13 (20.63%) Unity DI Container
8 12 (19.05%) jQuery
9 10 (15.87%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) Ajax
11 7 (11.11%) Web Services
12 3 (4.76%) XSL
13 2 (3.17%) HTML5
13 2 (3.17%) CSS3
14 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.35%) Physics
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) W3C
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 13 (20.63%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.63%) Kanban
4 13 (20.63%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (20.63%) Web Application Development
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.46%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.17%) Workflow
10 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) C#
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) VB.NET
4 21 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.52%) VB
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.17%) Java
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) PHP5
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) XenServer
2 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Dell