The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 52 70 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 36.62% 35.90% 36.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.61% 85.37% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 65
Median salary £40,000 £37,300 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.23% +6.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 67 82 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 47.18% 42.05% 48.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 73 83
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 100 (73.53%) .NET
2 95 (69.85%) C#
3 77 (56.62%) SQL
4 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
5 53 (38.97%) MVC
6 48 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 48 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (34.56%) HTML
8 46 (33.82%) CSS
9 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (30.15%) SOLID
11 40 (29.41%) T-SQL
12 39 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (27.21%) XML
14 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 34 (25.00%) HTML5
14 34 (25.00%) WPF
15 33 (24.26%) jQuery
16 30 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (21.32%) TDD
18 28 (20.59%) SOA
19 27 (19.85%) .NET Framework
20 25 (18.38%) WCF
21 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 24 (17.65%) Mentoring
21 24 (17.65%) Microservices
21 24 (17.65%) MySQL
21 24 (17.65%) OO
22 23 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 9 (6.62%) IIS
2 6 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (17.65%) MySQL
4 23 (16.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.09%) NoSQL
6 11 (8.09%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.94%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.94%) Power BI
9 4 (2.94%) Riak
9 4 (2.94%) SQL CLR
10 3 (2.21%) OLTP
11 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Subversion
2 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.82%) TeamCity
4 11 (8.09%) Selenium
5 5 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Electronics
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (61.03%) Developer
2 42 (30.88%) C# Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Software Developer
4 22 (16.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (13.97%) Senior Developer
6 17 (12.50%) DBA
7 16 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 13 (9.56%) SQL Developer
9 12 (8.82%) .NET Developer
9 12 (8.82%) Software Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Architect
11 9 (6.62%) Administrator
12 8 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (5.15%) Consultant
13 7 (5.15%) Software Architect
13 7 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (73.53%) .NET
2 48 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 47 (34.56%) HTML
4 46 (33.82%) CSS
5 39 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (27.21%) XML
7 34 (25.00%) HTML5
7 34 (25.00%) WPF
8 33 (24.26%) jQuery
9 27 (19.85%) .NET Framework
10 25 (18.38%) WCF
11 24 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (13.97%) AngularJS
13 18 (13.24%) Web Services
14 17 (12.50%) React
15 11 (8.09%) Entity Framework
15 11 (8.09%) SOAP
16 10 (7.35%) WinForms
17 9 (6.62%) EDI
17 9 (6.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (7.35%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.68%) User Experience
5 4 (2.94%) Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) Online Gambling
5 4 (2.94%) Replication
6 3 (2.21%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.68%) Android
4 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.97%) MVC
2 43 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (30.15%) SOLID
4 29 (21.32%) TDD
5 28 (20.59%) SOA
6 24 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 24 (17.65%) Microservices
6 24 (17.65%) OO
7 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
8 21 (15.44%) Line Management
9 18 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (13.24%) Scrum
10 17 (12.50%) SDLC
11 16 (11.76%) Web Development
12 14 (10.29%) OOP
13 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.56%) Logistics
14 11 (8.09%) Service Design
15 10 (7.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (69.85%) C#
2 77 (56.62%) SQL
3 40 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 34 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.82%) Java
8 9 (6.62%) Erlang
8 9 (6.62%) VB
9 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.21%) C++
10 3 (2.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) XenApp
3 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.68%) Telerik
3 1 (0.74%) Citrix
3 1 (0.74%) IBM
3 1 (0.74%) VMware
3 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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