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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.03% 23.08% 5.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.83% 58.06% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 6
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
29 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.14% 39.74% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 11
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,650 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 10 December 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) J2EE
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) JMS
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Silverlight
6 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) IBM
6 9 (28.13%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
7 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
7 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.88%) Ajax
8 7 (21.88%) JSF
8 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (21.88%) NetWeaver
8 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (21.88%) JDBC
8 7 (21.88%) JSP
8 7 (21.88%) EJB
8 7 (21.88%) PVCS
8 7 (21.88%) SAP

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 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) NetWeaver
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.63%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Kentico
5 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) IDOL
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) PVCS
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Data Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Application Support Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DBA
8 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) J2EE
3 10 (31.25%) JMS
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) Silverlight
5 7 (21.88%) Ajax
5 7 (21.88%) EJB
5 7 (21.88%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (21.88%) Java EE 5
5 7 (21.88%) JAX-WS
5 7 (21.88%) JDBC
5 7 (21.88%) JSF
5 7 (21.88%) JSP
6 5 (15.63%) MDX
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) WinForms
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
4 5 (15.63%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.38%) Presales
6 3 (9.38%) Process Management
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.13%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 2 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
4 7 (21.88%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (9.38%) Adobe
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.25%) Kofax
7 2 (6.25%) OpenText
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
7 2 (6.25%) Veeam
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
8 1 (3.13%) HP
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