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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.59% 28.83% 9.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 87.04% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £32,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £37,500 £49,500
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 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.44% 33.13% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £49,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
5 13 (44.83%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (41.38%) Oracle
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
7 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) XML
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (24.14%) jQuery
11 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Web Development
12 6 (20.69%) CMS
12 6 (20.69%) Java
13 5 (17.24%) SOAP
13 5 (17.24%) XSLT
13 5 (17.24%) JBoss
13 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
13 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
13 5 (17.24%) PBX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.69%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) JBoss
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) PBX
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) RIP
1 5 (17.24%) H.323
1 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
1 5 (17.24%) MGCP
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) NUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Telephony Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 5 (17.24%) XSLT
7 5 (17.24%) VXML
7 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.24%) YUI
8 4 (13.79%) WCF
8 4 (13.79%) WPF
9 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.90%) XSL
11 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.45%) Statistics
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Physics
6 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
6 1 (3.45%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
1 12 (41.38%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) Contact Management
5 5 (17.24%) CAD
5 5 (17.24%) WFM
5 5 (17.24%) Resource Management
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) HNC
2 3 (10.34%) HND
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
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