Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 117 235 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 29.77% 43.04% 43.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.00% 86.72% 88.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 213 168
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +18.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £48,625 £50,000 £53,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 180 271 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 45.80% 49.63% 49.51%
Number of salaries quoted 162 244 167
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £49,875 £55,000 £53,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 64 (54.70%) SQL
1 64 (54.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (50.43%) .NET
3 56 (47.86%) C#
4 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (32.48%) T-SQL
6 33 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (27.35%) MySQL
8 31 (26.50%) WPF
9 30 (25.64%) TDD
9 30 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (23.93%) Microservices
10 28 (23.93%) SOLID
11 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
11 23 (19.66%) SDLC
12 21 (17.95%) E-Commerce
13 20 (17.09%) HTML
14 19 (16.24%) Electronics
14 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (16.24%) Line Management
14 19 (16.24%) Degree
14 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (13.68%) Mentoring
17 16 (13.68%) Windows
18 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
18 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (11.97%) Database Security
19 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2016

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 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) SaaS
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (54.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 33 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (27.35%) MySQL
4 30 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (5.98%) Power BI
9 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.71%) OLTP
12 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.85%) DB2
13 1 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) NUnit
4 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (16.24%) Electronics
2 11 (9.40%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Finance
4 2 (1.71%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (54.70%) Developer
2 25 (21.37%) C# Developer
2 25 (21.37%) DBA
3 22 (18.80%) SQL Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.09%) SQL DBA
5 18 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (14.53%) .NET Developer
7 13 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (8.55%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.55%) Tester
10 8 (6.84%) Administrator
10 8 (6.84%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Software Tester
11 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) .NET
2 31 (26.50%) WPF
3 20 (17.09%) HTML
4 14 (11.97%) CSS
5 11 (9.40%) HTML5
6 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.98%) Angular 2
8 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.98%) jQuery
9 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.42%) RESTful
9 4 (3.42%) XML
10 3 (2.56%) Ajax
10 3 (2.56%) Kendo UI
10 3 (2.56%) WinForms
10 3 (2.56%) XSLT
11 2 (1.71%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Replication
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Android
2 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) TDD
3 28 (23.93%) Microservices
3 28 (23.93%) SOLID
4 23 (19.66%) SDLC
5 21 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (16.24%) Line Management
7 18 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (14.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.68%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 14 (11.97%) Database Security
12 12 (10.26%) Migration
13 11 (9.40%) Regression Testing
13 11 (9.40%) Statistics
14 10 (8.55%) Black-Box Testing
14 10 (8.55%) MVC
14 10 (8.55%) Test Planning
15 8 (6.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.70%) SQL
2 56 (47.86%) C#
3 38 (32.48%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.11%) C++
5 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.84%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.42%) Java
8 3 (2.56%) VB
9 2 (1.71%) Erlang
9 2 (1.71%) Go
9 2 (1.71%) Haskell
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
9 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) ISEB
2 7 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) IDERA
3 2 (1.71%) Google
3 2 (1.71%) Telerik
4 1 (0.85%) BMC
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) Nintex
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Remedy
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
4 1 (0.85%) VMware