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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 187 197 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.09% 25.65% 17.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.75% 63.75% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 167 169 137
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
276 309 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.07% 40.23% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 248 260 244
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £25,500 £24,002
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 168 £37,500 - 25
Durham -1 18 £33,750 -15.62% 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 236 (69.21%) .NET
2 206 (60.41%) ASP.NET
3 201 (58.94%) C#
4 200 (58.65%) MVC
5 184 (53.96%) Microsoft
6 173 (50.73%) SQL
7 166 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (42.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 135 (39.59%) JavaScript
10 115 (33.72%) .NET Framework
11 105 (30.79%) HTML
12 97 (28.45%) CSS
13 90 (26.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (26.10%) WCF
15 85 (24.93%) Web Services
16 84 (24.63%) MS Excel
17 82 (24.05%) TDD
18 78 (22.87%) Entity Framework
19 74 (21.70%) Scrum
20 71 (20.82%) Windows
21 64 (18.77%) T-SQL
22 62 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
23 61 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 59 (17.30%) jQuery
25 57 (16.72%) RESTful
25 57 (16.72%) ITIL
25 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
26 56 (16.42%) Git (software)
27 54 (15.84%) BDD
27 54 (15.84%) Web Application Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 41 (12.02%) IIS
2 29 (8.50%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.87%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.52%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.64%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.35%) CMS
8 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.05%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.88%) Apache
10 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.88%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.88%) SAS
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 84 (24.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.59%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.81%) Office 365
4 9 (2.64%) Sage Pay
5 8 (2.35%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (2.35%) Linode
6 6 (1.76%) SaaS
7 5 (1.47%) GitHub
8 3 (0.88%) Force.com
9 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.59%) Heroku
9 2 (0.59%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.52%) SSL
2 11 (3.23%) DHCP
3 10 (2.93%) DNS
4 7 (2.05%) Skype
5 4 (1.17%) HTTP
5 4 (1.17%) Internet
5 4 (1.17%) SAN
6 3 (0.88%) Firewall
6 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) Intranet
7 2 (0.59%) NAS
8 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) LAN
8 1 (0.29%) SNMP
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 45 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 45 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (12.61%) NoSQL
3 43 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (9.68%) MySQL
7 25 (7.33%) Relational Database
8 21 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.76%) DB2
11 6 (1.76%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (1.76%) PerformancePoint
11 6 (1.76%) SQLite
12 5 (1.47%) DataStage
12 5 (1.47%) OLAP
12 5 (1.47%) OLTP
13 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 49 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.80%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.64%) CruiseControl
5 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.35%) Subversion
7 5 (1.47%) GitLab
8 4 (1.17%) JIRA
8 4 (1.17%) MSTest
8 4 (1.17%) NUnit
9 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.59%) git-flow
11 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.29%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) Mockito
11 1 (0.29%) Moq
11 1 (0.29%) MorphX
11 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (10.26%) Finance
2 29 (8.50%) Marketing
3 20 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.57%) Advertising
5 16 (4.69%) Games
6 2 (0.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 245 (71.85%) Developer
2 162 (47.51%) .NET Developer
3 89 (26.10%) C# Developer
4 78 (22.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (19.35%) Software Developer
6 57 (16.72%) ASP.NET Developer
7 52 (15.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 52 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (12.90%) SQL Developer
9 33 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 29 (8.50%) C# Software Developer
11 24 (7.04%) DBA
12 23 (6.74%) Senior Developer
12 23 (6.74%) SQL DBA
13 22 (6.45%) Web Developer
14 20 (5.87%) Lead Developer
15 15 (4.40%) Lead .NET Developer
16 14 (4.11%) Analyst
16 14 (4.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 14 (4.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (69.21%) .NET
2 206 (60.41%) ASP.NET
3 146 (42.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 115 (33.72%) .NET Framework
5 105 (30.79%) HTML
6 97 (28.45%) CSS
7 90 (26.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 89 (26.10%) WCF
9 85 (24.93%) Web Services
10 78 (22.87%) Entity Framework
11 61 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 59 (17.30%) jQuery
13 57 (16.72%) RESTful
14 49 (14.37%) XML
15 46 (13.49%) Node.js
16 45 (13.20%) Code First Entity Framework
17 41 (12.02%) HTML5
17 41 (12.02%) KnockoutJS
18 37 (10.85%) AngularJS
19 35 (10.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.28%) Replication
2 13 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.93%) Clustering
4 10 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.76%) NHS
7 5 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.47%) Telematics
7 5 (1.47%) User Experience
8 4 (1.17%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.82%) Windows
2 57 (16.72%) Windows Server
3 30 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.28%) Linux
6 13 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.52%) CentOS
8 11 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.35%) Unix
10 4 (1.17%) Android
10 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (58.65%) MVC
2 166 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.05%) TDD
4 74 (21.70%) Scrum
5 57 (16.72%) ITIL
6 54 (15.84%) BDD
6 54 (15.84%) Web Application Development
7 52 (15.25%) OO
8 42 (12.32%) Project Management
9 40 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (11.73%) SDLC
10 37 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (8.21%) Web Development
12 26 (7.62%) CRM
12 26 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 25 (7.33%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.16%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (5.28%) Automated Testing
16 17 (4.99%) ETL
16 17 (4.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 201 (58.94%) C#
2 173 (50.73%) SQL
3 135 (39.59%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.77%) T-SQL
5 49 (14.37%) Ruby
6 29 (8.50%) VB.NET
7 20 (5.87%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.57%) Java
9 10 (2.93%) Python
9 10 (2.93%) VB
10 9 (2.64%) ANSI SQL
11 8 (2.35%) PHP
12 7 (2.05%) C++
13 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (1.17%) Jython
14 4 (1.17%) RPG
14 4 (1.17%) RPG IV
14 4 (1.17%) VBA
15 3 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.99%) Degree
2 14 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.93%) MCSE
3 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.88%) MCSA
5 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.23%) QA
2 9 (2.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (5.87%) Active Directory
1 20 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.23%) Xen
3 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.23%) Ansible
1 11 (3.23%) Nagios
1 11 (3.23%) OpenNMS
1 11 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.23%) Puppet
1 11 (3.23%) ZABBIX
1 11 (3.23%) Zenoss
2 7 (2.05%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 184 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.87%) VMware
3 18 (5.28%) Oracle
4 14 (4.11%) Google
5 12 (3.52%) Facebook
6 11 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 11 (3.23%) SaltStack
7 10 (2.93%) Xamarin
8 9 (2.64%) PayPal
8 9 (2.64%) WorldPay
9 7 (2.05%) IBM
9 7 (2.05%) MobileIron
9 7 (2.05%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.05%) Twitter
10 6 (1.76%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.88%) Citrix
12 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.59%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.59%) Informatica
12 2 (0.59%) Sun
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