The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% 24.60% 13.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.00% 65.96% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 28
Average salary £32,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.75% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £26,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 47 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.46% 37.30% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 54
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Belfast

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) Subversion
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) NUnit
8 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) Open Source
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SAS
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Kentico
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) NUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) AWS Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) XSL
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) WPF
9 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) CSS3
9 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Open Source
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) GIS
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Economics
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 4 (18.18%) Physics
2 4 (18.18%) Chemistry
2 4 (18.18%) Psychology
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) CRUD
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Sencha
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago