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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 18 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.40% 23.53% 28.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 52.17% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
36 23 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.80% 45.10% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 9
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.29%) Confluence
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (14.29%) MDX
6 5 (14.29%) JIRA
6 5 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 5 (14.29%) JMS
6 5 (14.29%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) NetWeaver
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) IDOL
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) PVCS
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Data Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Application Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) MDX
3 5 (14.29%) WCF
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.43%) Silverlight
5 3 (8.57%) Ajax
5 3 (8.57%) EJB
5 3 (8.57%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) Java EE 5
5 3 (8.57%) JAX-WS
5 3 (8.57%) JDBC
5 3 (8.57%) JSF
5 3 (8.57%) JSP
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) NetWare
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) Document Management
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Process Management
5 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
2 4 (11.43%) VB
3 3 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISMP
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.86%) IISP
3 1 (2.86%) ISACA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Adobe
6 2 (5.71%) Kofax
6 2 (5.71%) OpenText
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Novell
7 1 (2.86%) Sun
Belfast
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