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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 10 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.90% 27.15% 23.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.25% 73.21% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
32 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 38.10% 37.09% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 35
Average salary £37,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.52% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) HTML
5 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) Project Management
6 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (40.91%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
8 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
9 7 (31.82%) HTML5
9 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
10 6 (27.27%) Subversion
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) MVC
10 6 (27.27%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
10 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (27.27%) MS Office
10 6 (27.27%) Python
10 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (22.73%) SAS
11 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (22.73%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (22.73%) SAS
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
1 1 (4.55%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Graduate
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.64%) XML
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) XSLT
9 1 (4.55%) XHTML
9 1 (4.55%) WSDL
9 1 (4.55%) LAMP
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Economics
2 5 (22.73%) Statistics
2 5 (22.73%) GIS
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
2 5 (22.73%) Physics
2 5 (22.73%) Chemistry
2 5 (22.73%) Psychology
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) Informatics
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) NetWare
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Operations Research
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) MOM
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Sencha
6 1 (4.55%) New Relic
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Novell
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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