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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 47 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.13% 27.56% 20.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.81% 76.79% 67.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 27
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
62 56 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 41.06% 35.90% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 44
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 49 (61.25%) .NET
3 48 (60.00%) SQL
4 36 (45.00%) C#
5 32 (40.00%) Degree
6 31 (38.75%) HTML
7 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 30 (37.50%) Web Services
7 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (36.25%) XML
9 27 (33.75%) MVC
10 25 (31.25%) Visual Studio
10 25 (31.25%) Oracle
11 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 23 (28.75%) Windows
13 22 (27.50%) CSS
13 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
13 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (25.00%) Web Development
15 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
16 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (22.50%) IIS
16 18 (22.50%) ITIL
16 18 (22.50%) Java
17 17 (21.25%) Internet
18 15 (18.75%) Silverlight
19 14 (17.50%) Use Case
19 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
19 14 (17.50%) Symantec

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 18 (22.50%) IIS
2 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.75%) CMS
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) Internet
2 14 (17.50%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) DHCP
2 14 (17.50%) DNS
3 13 (16.25%) SAN
3 13 (16.25%) NAS
4 9 (11.25%) Intranet
5 3 (3.75%) RIP
5 3 (3.75%) PBX
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (3.75%) EIGRP
5 3 (3.75%) MGCP
5 3 (3.75%) H.323
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.25%) Big Data
7 1 (1.25%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 18 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) MSTest
3 5 (6.25%) Rational Rose
3 5 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) .NET
2 31 (38.75%) HTML
3 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 30 (37.50%) Web Services
4 29 (36.25%) XML
5 22 (27.50%) CSS
5 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (18.75%) Silverlight
7 12 (15.00%) jQuery
8 9 (11.25%) XSLT
9 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.75%) WCF
10 6 (7.50%) Ajax
11 5 (6.25%) SOAP
11 5 (6.25%) JSON
11 5 (6.25%) COM+
12 4 (5.00%) YUI
13 3 (3.75%) JDBC
13 3 (3.75%) VXML
14 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Clustering
2 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.75%) Open Source
4 6 (7.50%) GIS
5 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.75%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Linux
5 4 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) MVC
3 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 20 (25.00%) Web Development
5 18 (22.50%) ITIL
6 14 (17.50%) Use Case
6 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 13 (16.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (16.25%) Time Management
7 13 (16.25%) ITIL V3
7 13 (16.25%) SOA
7 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (13.75%) Project Management
8 11 (13.75%) OO
9 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.25%) User Stories
10 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 8 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) C#
3 18 (22.50%) Java
4 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (6.25%) C
7 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.25%) R
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (40.00%) Degree
2 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.50%) BC Cleared
5 6 (7.50%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) MCAD
6 5 (6.25%) MCSD
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) HL7
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) VMware ESX
2 13 (16.25%) vSphere
3 8 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) NetBackup
1 13 (16.25%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) Oracle
3 14 (17.50%) Veritas
3 14 (17.50%) Symantec
4 13 (16.25%) Sophos
4 13 (16.25%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) Citrix
5 6 (7.50%) ESRI
6 5 (6.25%) Northgate
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 4 (5.00%) JBoss
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
9 2 (2.50%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Cognos
10 1 (1.25%) Informatica
10 1 (1.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.25%) KANA
10 1 (1.25%) Tableau
10 1 (1.25%) Talend
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago