The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 27 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.42% 12.36% 20.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.05% 44.74% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 27
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.34% 27.64% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 41
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (66.22%) SQL
2 48 (64.86%) .NET
2 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (58.11%) C#
4 32 (43.24%) CSS
5 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
6 30 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (39.19%) Oracle
8 28 (37.84%) Visual Studio
9 26 (35.14%) Web Services
9 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
10 25 (33.78%) HTML
11 24 (32.43%) XML
12 23 (31.08%) SharePoint
13 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
13 22 (29.73%) MVC
14 21 (28.38%) WCF
15 20 (27.03%) Open Source
15 20 (27.03%) OO
15 20 (27.03%) SOA
16 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (25.68%) Windows
16 19 (25.68%) Degree
17 18 (24.32%) Silverlight
17 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
17 18 (24.32%) BC Cleared
17 18 (24.32%) CTC Cleared
17 18 (24.32%) GIS
17 18 (24.32%) ESRI
18 16 (21.62%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (31.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) DHCP
1 13 (17.57%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) NAS
2 7 (9.46%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 6 (8.11%) LAN
3 6 (8.11%) WAN
3 6 (8.11%) VLAN
3 6 (8.11%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (8.11%) OLAP
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.05%) MySQL
9 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.35%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.35%) Big Data
10 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.35%) Moq
4 1 (1.35%) MSTest
4 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
1 8 (10.81%) Banking
2 6 (8.11%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (63.51%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 19 (25.68%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (14.86%) DBA
6 11 (14.86%) SQL DBA
7 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Team Leader
9 5 (6.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Administrator
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Applications Support
12 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (64.86%) .NET
2 32 (43.24%) CSS
3 31 (41.89%) ASP.NET
4 26 (35.14%) Web Services
5 25 (33.78%) HTML
6 24 (32.43%) XML
7 21 (28.38%) WCF
8 18 (24.32%) Silverlight
9 12 (16.22%) jQuery
9 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.86%) Ajax
11 10 (13.51%) LINQ
11 10 (13.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (9.46%) WPF
12 7 (9.46%) ADO.NET
13 5 (6.76%) MDX
14 2 (2.70%) JDBC
14 2 (2.70%) SOAP
14 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Open Source
2 18 (24.32%) GIS
3 15 (20.27%) Clustering
4 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.11%) EqualLogic
6 5 (6.76%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX
8 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) MVC
2 20 (27.03%) OO
2 20 (27.03%) SOA
3 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 14 (18.92%) ITIL
6 12 (16.22%) Time Management
7 10 (13.51%) Capacity Management
8 9 (12.16%) Project Management
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) Migration
9 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.11%) Data Management
10 6 (8.11%) Database Tuning
10 6 (8.11%) Master Data Management
10 6 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (6.76%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) SQL
2 43 (58.11%) C#
3 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) C++
6 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.35%) R
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.68%) Degree
3 18 (24.32%) BC Cleared
3 18 (24.32%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 2 (2.70%) HL7
4 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Active Directory
1 13 (17.57%) vSphere
2 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.46%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Backup Exec
2 13 (17.57%) NetBackup
2 13 (17.57%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) Oracle
3 18 (24.32%) ESRI
4 16 (21.62%) VMware
5 13 (17.57%) Citrix
6 8 (10.81%) Symantec
7 7 (9.46%) Sophos
7 7 (9.46%) Veritas
8 6 (8.11%) NetApp
8 6 (8.11%) HP
8 6 (8.11%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Tableau
10 1 (1.35%) Talend
10 1 (1.35%) Altiris
10 1 (1.35%) CommVault
10 1 (1.35%) Informatica
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
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