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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 5 45 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.95% 35.71% 16.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.67% 81.82% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 37
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
12 55 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.88% 43.65% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 58
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,700 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (72.09%) SQL
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 25 (58.14%) C#
4 24 (55.81%) Degree
5 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (46.51%) MVC
6 20 (46.51%) HTML
7 19 (44.19%) Web Services
7 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (39.53%) XML
9 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
10 16 (37.21%) Web Development
10 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
11 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
12 14 (32.56%) jQuery
12 14 (32.56%) CSS
12 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
13 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
14 12 (27.91%) Oracle
15 11 (25.58%) Java
16 10 (23.26%) Use Case
16 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
16 10 (23.26%) Internet
16 10 (23.26%) XSLT
16 10 (23.26%) User Experience
17 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
1 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
2 5 (11.63%) MGCP
2 5 (11.63%) H.323
2 5 (11.63%) RIP
2 5 (11.63%) PBX
2 5 (11.63%) VoIP
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (11.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) CTI
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) OLTP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
2 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) MSTest
3 5 (11.63%) Rational Rose
3 5 (11.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Integration Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Telephony Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) CMS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) Web Services
4 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (39.53%) XML
6 14 (32.56%) CSS
6 14 (32.56%) jQuery
7 10 (23.26%) XSLT
8 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
9 7 (16.28%) Silverlight
10 5 (11.63%) YUI
10 5 (11.63%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) SOAP
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) VXML
10 5 (11.63%) COM+
11 4 (9.30%) WCF
12 3 (6.98%) WPF
13 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
3 10 (23.26%) User Experience
4 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
4 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) IVR
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Physics
6 1 (2.33%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.33%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) MVC
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 16 (37.21%) Web Development
5 10 (23.26%) Use Case
5 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Time Management
7 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 6 (13.95%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Contact Management
9 5 (11.63%) CAD
9 5 (11.63%) UML
9 5 (11.63%) OOP
9 5 (11.63%) OO
9 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.63%) WFM
9 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
9 5 (11.63%) User Stories
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 25 (58.14%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) C
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCAD
3 5 (11.63%) MCSD
4 2 (4.65%) HNC
4 2 (4.65%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 5 (11.63%) Northgate
4 5 (11.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
5 1 (2.33%) KANA
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Posted: 23 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Full Benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago