The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 128 112 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.65% 16.94% 17.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.48% 51.61% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 96 119
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,750 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
264 217 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.27% 32.83% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 195 187 201
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,250 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in the North East

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in the North East

SQL Server
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 83 £33,500 +2.29% 32
Durham +1 29 £35,000 +23.89% 4
Northumberland -8 1 £40,000 -11.11%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

1 163 (62.45%) C#
2 150 (57.47%) .NET
3 130 (49.81%) ASP.NET
4 122 (46.74%) SQL
5 94 (36.02%) Microsoft
6 77 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (29.50%) MS Excel
7 74 (28.35%) MVC
8 73 (27.97%) HTML
9 71 (27.20%) Windows
10 58 (22.22%) CSS
11 57 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 52 (19.92%) T-SQL
14 45 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (16.86%) WCF
16 43 (16.48%) TDD
17 42 (16.09%) Web Application Development
18 38 (14.56%) Degree
19 37 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 36 (13.79%) JavaScript
21 33 (12.64%) VB
21 33 (12.64%) Web Services
21 33 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
22 32 (12.26%) Dependency Injection
23 31 (11.88%) XML
24 29 (11.11%) Ajax
25 28 (10.73%) Oracle
25 28 (10.73%) Android

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 26 (9.96%) Node.js
2 20 (7.66%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.07%) IIS
5 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (29.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.53%) BASE24
4 4 (1.53%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.53%) Line 50
5 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.75%) SAN
2 8 (3.07%) Firewall
3 7 (2.68%) DHCP
3 7 (2.68%) DNS
3 7 (2.68%) Intranet
4 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.53%) Internet
5 4 (1.53%) ATM
6 3 (1.15%) VoIP
6 3 (1.15%) HTTP
6 3 (1.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 45 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (14.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (9.58%) MySQL
5 23 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (4.21%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 9 (3.45%) DataStage
9 9 (3.45%) QualityStage
10 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.92%) DB2
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 45 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (8.05%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.30%) NUnit
3 6 (2.30%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.15%) Moq
4 3 (1.15%) MSTest
4 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 23 (8.81%) Games
2 19 (7.28%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Advertising
3 14 (5.36%) Marketing
4 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.30%) Retail
6 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 165 (63.22%) Developer
2 81 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 44 (16.86%) Software Developer
4 40 (15.33%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.34%) Analyst
6 24 (9.20%) DBA
6 24 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (7.28%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.13%) Support Analyst
9 15 (5.75%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.98%) Administrator
11 12 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (4.21%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.21%) Lead Developer
13 10 (3.83%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.83%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.83%) C++ Software Developer
13 10 (3.83%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (57.47%) .NET
2 130 (49.81%) ASP.NET
3 73 (27.97%) HTML
4 58 (22.22%) CSS
5 57 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (16.86%) WCF
7 33 (12.64%) Web Services
8 31 (11.88%) XML
9 29 (11.11%) Ajax
10 26 (9.96%) Ninject
10 26 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 24 (9.20%) HTML5
12 23 (8.81%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (7.66%) jQuery
14 18 (6.90%) WinForms
14 18 (6.90%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (4.98%) XHTML
17 11 (4.21%) CSS3
18 10 (3.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Mobile App
2 23 (8.81%) iPhone
3 22 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.36%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.83%) Clustering
6 9 (3.45%) Replication
7 7 (2.68%) Open Source
7 7 (2.68%) Blog
8 5 (1.92%) EFT
9 4 (1.53%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.53%) Tandem
9 4 (1.53%) EMV
9 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.15%) Social Network
10 3 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.20%) Windows
2 28 (10.73%) Android
3 20 (7.66%) Linux
4 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.45%) UNIX
6 8 (3.07%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.07%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.35%) MVC
3 43 (16.48%) TDD
4 42 (16.09%) Web Application Development
5 33 (12.64%) Domain-Driven Design
6 32 (12.26%) Dependency Injection
7 27 (10.34%) ITIL
7 27 (10.34%) CRM
8 21 (8.05%) Scrum
9 20 (7.66%) OO
10 16 (6.13%) Web Development
10 16 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.98%) Business Continuity
12 12 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (4.60%) Migration
13 11 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.21%) Project Management
14 9 (3.45%) ETL
15 8 (3.07%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 163 (62.45%) C#
2 122 (46.74%) SQL
3 52 (19.92%) T-SQL
4 36 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.64%) VB
6 27 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 22 (8.43%) C++
8 10 (3.83%) PHP
9 6 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.30%) Ruby
10 5 (1.92%) Java
11 4 (1.53%) JCL
11 4 (1.53%) PL/1
11 4 (1.53%) COBOL
11 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.15%) VBScript
12 3 (1.15%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) VB6
13 2 (0.77%) Python
14 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (14.56%) Degree
2 21 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.60%) MCP
4 9 (3.45%) MCSE
5 8 (3.07%) MCITP
6 7 (2.68%) MCTS
6 7 (2.68%) MCPD
6 7 (2.68%) MCSD
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) CIMA
9 2 (0.77%) AAT
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) SCCM
1 7 (2.68%) WSUS
2 4 (1.53%) SCOM
3 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.73%) Oracle
3 23 (8.81%) Google
4 22 (8.43%) VMware
5 13 (4.98%) IBM
6 11 (4.21%) Citrix
7 10 (3.83%) HP
8 9 (3.45%) Cisco
9 7 (2.68%) Facebook
10 6 (2.30%) SAP
11 5 (1.92%) Sage
12 4 (1.53%) NCR
12 4 (1.53%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.53%) VocaLink
13 3 (1.15%) Twitter
13 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.15%) Mitel
14 2 (0.77%) Progress
14 2 (0.77%) Dell
14 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
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