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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 22 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.30% 25.17% 19.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.46% 64.29% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 38
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
37 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 32.46% 39.16% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 62
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £27,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £51,500
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
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 24 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (51.56%) Degree
5 32 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (45.31%) C#
7 27 (42.19%) HTML
7 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET
8 25 (39.06%) MVC
9 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
10 23 (35.94%) Web Services
11 22 (34.38%) XML
12 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
12 21 (32.81%) Web Development
13 20 (31.25%) Visual Studio
14 19 (29.69%) Oracle
14 19 (29.69%) Java
14 19 (29.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (28.13%) CSS
15 18 (28.13%) Internet
16 14 (21.88%) Windows
16 14 (21.88%) Time Management
16 14 (21.88%) Use Case
16 14 (21.88%) User Experience
17 13 (20.31%) jQuery
17 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
18 11 (17.19%) Project Management
18 11 (17.19%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) JBoss
2 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Internet
2 9 (14.06%) Intranet
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (7.81%) EIGRP
3 5 (7.81%) MGCP
3 5 (7.81%) H.323
3 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) PBX
3 5 (7.81%) VoIP
3 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) RIP
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.56%) CTI
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) OLTP
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 19 (29.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.81%) MSTest
3 5 (7.81%) Rational Rose
3 5 (7.81%) NUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Integration Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) DBA
5 5 (7.81%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Telephony Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET
2 27 (42.19%) HTML
3 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (35.94%) Web Services
5 22 (34.38%) XML
6 18 (28.13%) CSS
7 13 (20.31%) jQuery
8 10 (15.63%) Silverlight
8 10 (15.63%) XSLT
9 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.38%) Ajax
11 5 (7.81%) SOAP
11 5 (7.81%) YUI
11 5 (7.81%) JSON
11 5 (7.81%) VXML
11 5 (7.81%) COM+
12 4 (6.25%) WCF
13 3 (4.69%) JDBC
14 2 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.88%) User Experience
3 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.06%) Client/Server
4 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.94%) Clustering
6 5 (7.81%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.56%) IVR
8 1 (1.56%) Statistics
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) Physics
8 1 (1.56%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.56%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) MVC
3 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
4 21 (32.81%) Web Development
5 14 (21.88%) Use Case
5 14 (21.88%) Time Management
6 11 (17.19%) Project Management
7 10 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.06%) User Stories
9 8 (12.50%) ITIL
10 7 (10.94%) SOA
11 5 (7.81%) Contact Management
11 5 (7.81%) UML
11 5 (7.81%) OOP
11 5 (7.81%) OO
11 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
11 5 (7.81%) CAD
11 5 (7.81%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) SQL
2 29 (45.31%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.81%) C
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (51.56%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.81%) MCAD
3 5 (7.81%) MCSD
4 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.56%) HND
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco
4 5 (7.81%) Avaya
4 5 (7.81%) Veritas
4 5 (7.81%) Symantec
4 5 (7.81%) Northgate
5 4 (6.25%) Sophos
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) KANA
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