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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 123 132 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.42% 19.97% 19.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 60.83% 61.42%
Number of salaries quoted 113 120 148
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
246 217 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.84% 32.83% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 188 191 226
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 85 £33,750 +2.27% 36
Durham -4 21 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Northumberland -7 5 £32,500 -27.77%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 152 (58.69%) C#
2 150 (57.92%) .NET
3 132 (50.97%) ASP.NET
4 115 (44.40%) SQL
5 89 (34.36%) Microsoft
6 81 (31.27%) MVC
7 69 (26.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (26.25%) Windows
9 62 (23.94%) HTML
10 61 (23.55%) MS Excel
11 54 (20.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 50 (19.31%) T-SQL
13 48 (18.53%) CSS
14 46 (17.76%) Web Application Development
15 44 (16.99%) WCF
16 43 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (16.60%) TDD
17 42 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 39 (15.06%) Dependency Injection
19 38 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 37 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
21 36 (13.90%) Degree
21 36 (13.90%) JavaScript
22 34 (13.13%) Android
22 34 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
23 33 (12.74%) ITIL
24 30 (11.58%) Oracle
24 30 (11.58%) Mobile App
25 29 (11.20%) Ninject
25 29 (11.20%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (10.81%) Node.js
2 23 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.25%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.32%) IIS
6 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.77%) WordPress
7 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 61 (23.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.54%) Line 50
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.95%) SAN
2 9 (3.47%) Internet
3 8 (3.09%) Firewall
4 7 (2.70%) Intranet
5 6 (2.32%) DHCP
5 6 (2.32%) DNS
6 3 (1.16%) VoIP
7 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.77%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 43 (16.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.81%) MySQL
5 16 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.47%) DataStage
8 9 (3.47%) QualityStage
8 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (3.47%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.16%) DB2
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.54%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.77%) JUnit
4 2 (0.77%) NUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.39%) Moq
5 1 (0.39%) MSTest
5 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (10.81%) Games
2 20 (7.72%) Advertising
3 16 (6.18%) Finance
4 14 (5.41%) Marketing
5 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Local Government
8 2 (0.77%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 159 (61.39%) Developer
2 83 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 36 (13.90%) C# Developer
4 30 (11.58%) DBA
5 29 (11.20%) Software Developer
6 27 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (10.42%) Analyst
7 24 (9.27%) SQL DBA
8 21 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Administrator
10 14 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.02%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.63%) SQL Server DBA
13 11 (4.25%) Support Consultant
13 11 (4.25%) Technical Support
13 11 (4.25%) Consultant
14 10 (3.86%) Lead Developer
15 9 (3.47%) SQL Developer
15 9 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (57.92%) .NET
2 132 (50.97%) ASP.NET
3 69 (26.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (23.94%) HTML
5 48 (18.53%) CSS
6 44 (16.99%) WCF
7 38 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 29 (11.20%) Ninject
9 28 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
10 27 (10.42%) Web Services
11 23 (8.88%) jQuery
12 18 (6.95%) Ajax
13 17 (6.56%) XML
13 17 (6.56%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.79%) WinForms
14 15 (5.79%) HTML5
14 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (4.63%) RESTful
16 10 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (3.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.58%) Mobile App
2 28 (10.81%) iPhone
3 11 (4.25%) Replication
3 11 (4.25%) Clustering
4 7 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.32%) Blog
5 6 (2.32%) Open Source
6 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.16%) EFT
7 3 (1.16%) DTV
7 3 (1.16%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.25%) Windows
2 34 (13.13%) Android
3 18 (6.95%) Linux
4 13 (5.02%) UNIX
5 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.93%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.27%) MVC
2 46 (17.76%) Web Application Development
3 43 (16.60%) TDD
4 39 (15.06%) Dependency Injection
5 37 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 33 (12.74%) ITIL
7 29 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (10.04%) Scrum
9 21 (8.11%) CRM
10 17 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.56%) OO
11 13 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.25%) Business Continuity
12 11 (4.25%) Project Management
12 11 (4.25%) Web Development
13 10 (3.86%) BDD
13 10 (3.86%) ETL
13 10 (3.86%) Software Engineering
14 7 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (58.69%) C#
2 115 (44.40%) SQL
3 50 (19.31%) T-SQL
4 36 (13.90%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.81%) VB.NET
6 24 (9.27%) VB
7 15 (5.79%) C++
8 8 (3.09%) Java
9 7 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.32%) PHP
11 3 (1.16%) C
11 3 (1.16%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) Scala
12 2 (0.77%) VB6
13 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.39%) XAML
13 1 (0.39%) Ruby
13 1 (0.39%) VBA
13 1 (0.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (13.90%) Degree
2 22 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.18%) MCP
4 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.70%) MCITP
5 7 (2.70%) MCSE
6 6 (2.32%) MCSD
6 6 (2.32%) MCPD
6 6 (2.32%) MCTS
7 4 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.54%) CCNA
8 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.77%) AAT
9 2 (0.77%) CIMA
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.39%) Samba
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) SCCM
1 8 (3.09%) WSUS
2 5 (1.93%) SCOM
3 4 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 89 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.58%) Oracle
3 29 (11.20%) Google
4 24 (9.27%) VMware
5 14 (5.41%) Citrix
6 9 (3.47%) Cisco
6 9 (3.47%) IBM
7 7 (2.70%) SAP
8 5 (1.93%) Sage
9 4 (1.54%) Facebook
9 4 (1.54%) Pegasus
10 3 (1.16%) Mitel
11 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.77%) Progress
11 2 (0.77%) HP
11 2 (0.77%) Dell
12 1 (0.39%) Sony
12 1 (0.39%) Epicor
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40, 000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago