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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 26 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 24.76% 11.59% 26.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.09% 47.06% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 23
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,300 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
44 17 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 41.90% 24.64% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 36
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (73.33%) C#
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) HTML
2 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
2 31 (68.89%) CSS
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
5 21 (46.67%) HTML5
6 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (40.00%) SQL
6 18 (40.00%) WCF
7 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
8 15 (33.33%) MVC
9 14 (31.11%) Web Services
9 14 (31.11%) CSS3
10 13 (28.89%) XML
10 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
11 12 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (24.44%) Apache Cordova
13 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 10 (22.22%) Windows
13 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 9 (20.00%) jQuery
14 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
15 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (15.56%) Oracle
17 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 12 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
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%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Ant
2 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Gradle
2 2 (4.44%) Hudson
2 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.44%) JBehave
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JMeter
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) LoadUI
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) Mockito
2 2 (4.44%) NetBeans
2 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.33%) Advertising
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
2 31 (68.89%) CSS
2 31 (68.89%) HTML
3 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
4 21 (46.67%) HTML5
5 18 (40.00%) WCF
6 14 (31.11%) CSS3
6 14 (31.11%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) XML
8 11 (24.44%) Apache Cordova
9 9 (20.00%) jQuery
10 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.33%) LINQ
12 5 (11.11%) Ajax
12 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
12 5 (11.11%) Java EE
12 5 (11.11%) JMS
12 5 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Smart Energy
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
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%) Social Network
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) NetWare
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
2 15 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) EAM
5 3 (6.67%) Process Management
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (4.44%) System Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Usability Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (13.33%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) VB
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) BMC
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Novell
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy
3 1 (2.22%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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