Learn how to perform trend analysis in SQL Server, and create a meaningful revenue report from square one.
This online course is intended for users who know basic SQL concepts in SQL Server, such as WHERE, GROUP BY, ORDER BY and HAVING clauses, as well as how to JOIN tables. We've introduced this information in our SQL Basics in SQL Server course.
The analysis of revenue trends is vital for a business to succeed. After all, every company needs to run analyses to check its performance on the market. There are multiple tools to do so, including but not limited to Excel spreadsheets. However, if you wish to store large amounts of business data, the most ideal approach would be to use SQL. This language helps you write sophisticated queries and create an insightful revenue report quickly.
Through this online course, you will become a master at SQL trend analysis; in other words, you will learn to use SQL to analyze revenue trends using the SQL Server database. Although we are mainly going to focus on revenue, you'll still gain knowledge about a variety of topics. In this way, once you have completed the course, you'll be able to perform other SQL trend analyses in a similar manner (i.e. website visits over time).
Furthermore, this online course will not only teach you theory but also allow you to practically use your SQL trend skills. By building a revenue report, you'll learn about real-world scenarios in which SQL comes in handy. This online course is ideal for anyone aiming to create a revenue report in SQL Server.
Get to know the data model and learn some basic revenue trend concepts.
Get to know the database
Basic revenue metrics
Learn how to compare revenue values from different periods.
Total revenue for multiple periods
Creating "revenue in quarters" reports
Learn how you can extend the report types you already know by comparing different product categories.
Reports with revenue in categories
Revenue in time periods for selected categories