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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 38 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.46% 24.31% 15.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.86% 63.64% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 23
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £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
56 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.41% 38.19% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,250 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (60.00%) SQL
3 43 (57.33%) .NET
4 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (44.00%) Degree
6 32 (42.67%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (41.33%) C#
8 29 (38.67%) HTML
9 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET
10 26 (34.67%) Web Services
11 24 (32.00%) XML
11 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
11 24 (32.00%) MVC
12 23 (30.67%) Windows
12 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
13 22 (29.33%) MS Excel
14 21 (28.00%) Web Development
15 20 (26.67%) Oracle
15 20 (26.67%) CSS
16 19 (25.33%) Java
16 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (24.00%) IIS
17 18 (24.00%) Internet
18 17 (22.67%) ITIL
19 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
20 14 (18.67%) Time Management
20 14 (18.67%) Use Case
20 14 (18.67%) User Experience

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (24.00%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.67%) CMS
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (29.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Internet
2 14 (18.67%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 13 (17.33%) SAN
3 13 (17.33%) NAS
4 9 (12.00%) Intranet
5 5 (6.67%) RIP
5 5 (6.67%) PBX
5 5 (6.67%) VoIP
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
5 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (6.67%) MGCP
5 5 (6.67%) H.323
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) MSTest
3 5 (6.67%) Rational Rose
3 5 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Software Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (57.33%) .NET
2 29 (38.67%) HTML
3 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET
4 26 (34.67%) Web Services
5 24 (32.00%) XML
6 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (26.67%) CSS
8 13 (17.33%) jQuery
9 11 (14.67%) Silverlight
10 10 (13.33%) XSLT
11 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.00%) Ajax
13 5 (6.67%) SOAP
13 5 (6.67%) YUI
13 5 (6.67%) JSON
13 5 (6.67%) VXML
13 5 (6.67%) COM+
14 4 (5.33%) WCF
15 3 (4.00%) JDBC
16 1 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.67%) User Experience
3 12 (16.00%) Clustering
4 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (12.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.67%) Open Source
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.67%) GIS
8 1 (1.33%) IVR
8 1 (1.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.33%) Physics
8 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) MVC
2 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (28.00%) Web Development
4 17 (22.67%) ITIL
5 14 (18.67%) Use Case
5 14 (18.67%) Time Management
6 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
6 13 (17.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (17.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (14.67%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.00%) User Stories
9 9 (12.00%) SOA
10 8 (10.67%) Capacity Management
10 8 (10.67%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (9.33%) OO
12 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) SQL
2 31 (41.33%) C#
3 19 (25.33%) Java
4 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 5 (6.67%) C
7 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Degree
2 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.67%) MCAD
5 5 (6.67%) MCSD
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware ESX
2 13 (17.33%) vSphere
3 8 (10.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) NetBackup
1 13 (17.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
3 14 (18.67%) Veritas
3 14 (18.67%) Symantec
4 13 (17.33%) Sophos
4 13 (17.33%) Citrix
4 13 (17.33%) VMware
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) Northgate
6 5 (6.67%) Avaya
6 5 (6.67%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) ESRI
8 1 (1.33%) KANA
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago