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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 11 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.48% 12.94% 28.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.00% 34.38% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 15
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.09% 37.65% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 24
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 18 (37.50%) C#
5 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
6 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 15 (31.25%) WCF
7 15 (31.25%) CSS
7 15 (31.25%) Windows
8 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
9 13 (27.08%) CSS3
9 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 12 (25.00%) HTML5
10 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.92%) Web Services
11 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
13 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (16.67%) MVC
14 8 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (14.58%) ITIL
15 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
15 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
15 7 (14.58%) Oracle
16 6 (12.50%) IIS
16 6 (12.50%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (8.33%) Confluence
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) CMS
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
7 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.17%) IDOL
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 15 (31.25%) CSS
4 15 (31.25%) WCF
5 14 (29.17%) HTML
6 13 (27.08%) CSS3
7 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 11 (22.92%) Web Services
9 8 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.33%) MDX
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.17%) J2EE
11 2 (4.17%) JMS
11 2 (4.17%) jQuery
11 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.17%) XML
12 1 (2.08%) COM
12 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) NetWare
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) MVC
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (8.33%) ETL
6 4 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Document Management
7 3 (6.25%) Process Management
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) VB
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.17%) EMC Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISMP
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) IISP
5 1 (2.08%) ISACA
5 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
3 1 (2.08%) HL7
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) DFS Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) BMC
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 2 (4.17%) Adobe
6 2 (4.17%) BT
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Kofax
6 2 (4.17%) Novell
6 2 (4.17%) OpenText
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
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