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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 10 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.74% 30.07% 25.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.62% 72.88% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 31
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
21 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 45.65% 41.26% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 40
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) C#
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 10 (41.67%) Project Management
7 10 (41.67%) Java
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 10 (41.67%) Web Services
7 10 (41.67%) HTML5
8 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) Subversion
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 6 (25.00%) Python
10 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Hazelcast
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) NUnit
4 3 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Ant
4 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) JBehave
5 2 (8.33%) Mockito
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.33%) Gradle
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Swedish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (8.33%) Sass
9 2 (8.33%) LESS
9 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.33%) EclipseLink
9 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) Chemistry
2 5 (20.83%) Psychology
2 5 (20.83%) GIS
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Economics
2 5 (20.83%) Statistics
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.17%) Informatics
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) PACS
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) NetWare
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Operations Research
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) System Testing
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) MOM
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Sencha
6 1 (4.17%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago