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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 23 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 17 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.14% 10.32% 27.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.50% 26.00% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 24
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +20.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
40 50 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.57% 39.68% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 38
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (78.85%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
3 28 (53.85%) C#
3 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.00%) CSS
5 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
6 24 (46.15%) WCF
6 24 (46.15%) HTML
7 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
7 21 (40.38%) HTML5
8 20 (38.46%) CSS3
9 19 (36.54%) Unit Testing
10 18 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
12 16 (30.77%) Windows
13 15 (28.85%) Apache Cordova
14 11 (21.15%) MVC
15 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
15 10 (19.23%) SQL
15 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
15 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (17.31%) Web Services
16 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
17 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
17 7 (13.46%) ITIL
17 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
18 6 (11.54%) VB
18 6 (11.54%) Oracle
18 6 (11.54%) IIS

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 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.54%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.85%) IDOL
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Legal
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 26 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.00%) CSS
4 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
5 24 (46.15%) HTML
5 24 (46.15%) WCF
6 21 (40.38%) HTML5
7 20 (38.46%) CSS3
8 15 (28.85%) Apache Cordova
9 9 (17.31%) Web Services
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (7.69%) XML
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.77%) jQuery
11 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.85%) Ajax
12 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
12 2 (3.85%) LINQ
13 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.92%) Social Network
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) NetWare
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Unit Testing
2 11 (21.15%) MVC
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.77%) Document Management
6 3 (5.77%) Process Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Computer Security
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (1.92%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) C#
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.85%) EMC Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) CISM
6 1 (1.92%) CISMP
6 1 (1.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) IISP
6 1 (1.92%) ISACA
6 1 (1.92%) MCITP
6 1 (1.92%) MCTS
6 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (5.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) BMC
4 4 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) BT
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) Dell
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Kofax
5 2 (3.85%) Novell
5 2 (3.85%) OpenText
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
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