The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 20 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 28.17% 16.07% 28.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.05% 42.86% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 19
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £41,400
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 Stafford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 37 21 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 52.11% 37.50% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 33
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £22,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Stafford

SQL Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Stafford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 30 (78.95%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) MVC
4 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (42.11%) CSS
6 16 (42.11%) HTML
7 15 (39.47%) Web Services
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 13 (34.21%) HTML5
9 12 (31.58%) Web Development
10 11 (28.95%) MySQL
11 10 (26.32%) PHP
11 10 (26.32%) Google
11 10 (26.32%) RESTful
11 10 (26.32%) Google Analytics
11 10 (26.32%) Analytics
12 9 (23.68%) jQuery
12 9 (23.68%) SEO
13 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
13 7 (18.42%) Marketing
14 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
14 6 (15.79%) ColdFusion
14 6 (15.79%) TDD
15 5 (13.16%) Ajax
15 5 (13.16%) Project Management
15 5 (13.16%) OO
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 6 (15.79%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) RavenDB
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.42%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Software Manager
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (42.11%) CSS
4 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 13 (34.21%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) RESTful
8 9 (23.68%) jQuery
9 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.16%) Ajax
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (10.53%) CSS3
11 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
11 4 (10.53%) Laravel
11 4 (10.53%) WPF
12 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) EPoS
2 3 (7.89%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) MVC
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Web Development
4 10 (26.32%) Analytics
5 9 (23.68%) SEO
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.89%) Business Development
9 3 (7.89%) Line Management
9 3 (7.89%) MVVM
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.89%) QMS
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
9 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.53%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCPD
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Zend
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