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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 8 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.09% 21.95% 11.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 83.72% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 15
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £32,350 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £46,500
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
16 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 30.19% 26.22% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (78.57%) C#
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) NUnit
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) NUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 3 (21.43%) Silverlight
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) XSL
10 1 (7.14%) J2EE
10 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Chemistry
4 1 (7.14%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) HNC
2 3 (21.43%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago