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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 24 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.49% 10.91% 21.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.86% 30.77% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 23
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
37 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.76% 35.45% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 35 (77.78%) C#
3 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET
4 31 (68.89%) CSS
5 29 (64.44%) HTML
6 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
6 26 (57.78%) .NET Framework
7 24 (53.33%) WCF
8 22 (48.89%) HTML5
9 20 (44.44%) CSS3
10 19 (42.22%) Unit Testing
11 18 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
12 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
13 15 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
14 13 (28.89%) SQL
15 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
15 12 (26.67%) MVC
16 11 (24.44%) Windows
17 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (20.00%) XML
18 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
18 7 (15.56%) jQuery
18 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
19 6 (13.33%) LINQ
19 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
19 6 (13.33%) Advertising

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 18 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Advertising
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 26 (57.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Support
9 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (68.89%) CSS
4 29 (64.44%) HTML
5 26 (57.78%) .NET Framework
6 24 (53.33%) WCF
7 22 (48.89%) HTML5
8 20 (44.44%) CSS3
9 15 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
10 9 (20.00%) XML
11 7 (15.56%) jQuery
12 6 (13.33%) LINQ
13 5 (11.11%) Web Services
14 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (6.67%) Ajax
15 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
15 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (6.67%) WPF
16 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Social Network
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) NetWare
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Unit Testing
2 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.44%) Content Management
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.22%) Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Coaching
7 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.22%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.44%) EMC Certification
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
6 1 (2.22%) CISMP
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.22%) IISP
6 1 (2.22%) ISACA
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
1 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) BMC
2 4 (8.89%) Remedy
3 2 (4.44%) BT
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) Dell
3 2 (4.44%) EMC
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Novell
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Capita Internal Resourcing (Capita RPO)
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago