The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 16 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 15.84% 7.14% 41.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.26% 33.33% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 18
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +51.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £36,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 9 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 26.73% 21.43% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ross-on-Wye - 8 £37,500 -
Hereford -12 3 £45,000 +5.88%
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (80.00%) MVC
1 32 (80.00%) C#
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
1 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) jQuery
3 23 (57.50%) Classic ASP
4 21 (52.50%) WPF
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 20 (50.00%) CMS
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (45.00%) Telerik
8 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 14 (35.00%) LINQ
9 14 (35.00%) Entity Framework
10 13 (32.50%) LINQ to SQL
10 13 (32.50%) Google
11 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
14 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (12.50%) Kendo UI
15 4 (10.00%) Web Development
16 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.50%) Power BI
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Developer
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) DBA
9 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
10 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Junior
11 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) jQuery
3 23 (57.50%) Classic ASP
4 21 (52.50%) WPF
5 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 14 (35.00%) Entity Framework
6 14 (35.00%) LINQ
7 13 (32.50%) LINQ to SQL
8 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.50%) Kendo UI
10 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) MVC
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) API Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Line Management
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) API Development
7 2 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.00%) Database Security
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.50%) ETL
8 1 (2.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) Telerik
3 13 (32.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin