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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 171 212 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.98% 27.18% 19.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.73% 67.09% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 154 179 126
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
277 316 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.23% 40.51% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 236 266 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,850 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -2 155 £37,500 - 20
Durham -15 13 £36,000 -10.00% 6
Northumberland -1 2 £38,750 +29.16%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 221 (70.83%) .NET
2 190 (60.90%) C#
3 182 (58.33%) MVC
4 178 (57.05%) ASP.NET
5 174 (55.77%) SQL
6 170 (54.49%) Microsoft
7 152 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (42.31%) JavaScript
9 127 (40.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 104 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 104 (33.33%) HTML
11 98 (31.41%) CSS
12 84 (26.92%) MS Excel
13 81 (25.96%) Web Services
14 77 (24.68%) Entity Framework
15 68 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 67 (21.47%) T-SQL
17 60 (19.23%) WCF
18 59 (18.91%) Windows
19 56 (17.95%) jQuery
20 54 (17.31%) HTML5
21 53 (16.99%) Git (software)
22 52 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 52 (16.67%) Scrum
22 52 (16.67%) TDD
23 50 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
24 47 (15.06%) ITIL
25 46 (14.74%) Project Management
26 45 (14.42%) OO
27 44 (14.10%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (12.50%) IIS
2 34 (10.90%) Node.js
3 28 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.77%) MS Exchange
5 16 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.53%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.56%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.92%) CMS
9 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.96%) Apache
11 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.96%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.96%) SAS
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.49%) SaaS
4 12 (3.85%) Heroku
5 8 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (2.56%) Linode
6 5 (1.60%) GitHub
7 4 (1.28%) Office 365
8 3 (0.96%) Force.com
9 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.49%) SSL
2 13 (4.17%) HTTP
3 6 (1.92%) Internet
4 5 (1.60%) Firewall
5 4 (1.28%) Intranet
6 3 (0.96%) DNS
7 2 (0.64%) DHCP
7 2 (0.64%) FTP
7 2 (0.64%) NAS
7 2 (0.64%) SAN
7 2 (0.64%) Skype
8 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) SNMP
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 38 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (9.94%) NoSQL
5 31 (9.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (8.65%) MySQL
8 26 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 14 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.60%) DataStage
12 5 (1.60%) MS Access
12 5 (1.60%) OLTP
12 5 (1.60%) PerformancePoint
13 4 (1.28%) DTS
13 4 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.96%) DB2
14 3 (0.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 52 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (14.10%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.49%) JIRA
5 11 (3.53%) Vagrant
6 9 (2.88%) Subversion
7 6 (1.92%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.60%) GitLab
9 4 (1.28%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.28%) MSTest
9 4 (1.28%) NUnit
10 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.64%) git-flow
12 1 (0.32%) Moq
12 1 (0.32%) MorphX
12 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 38 (12.18%) Finance
2 17 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.17%) Advertising
3 13 (4.17%) Marketing
4 9 (2.88%) Games
5 3 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 221 (70.83%) Developer
2 139 (44.55%) .NET Developer
3 100 (32.05%) C# Developer
4 84 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (21.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 63 (20.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (16.03%) Software Developer
8 49 (15.71%) SQL Developer
9 35 (11.22%) .NET Software Developer
10 32 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 28 (8.97%) Web Developer
12 27 (8.65%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (7.05%) Lead Developer
14 21 (6.73%) Senior Developer
14 21 (6.73%) VB.NET Developer
15 17 (5.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (5.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
17 15 (4.81%) Administrator
18 14 (4.49%) HTML Developer
18 14 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (70.83%) .NET
2 178 (57.05%) ASP.NET
3 127 (40.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 104 (33.33%) HTML
5 98 (31.41%) CSS
6 81 (25.96%) Web Services
7 77 (24.68%) Entity Framework
8 68 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (19.23%) WCF
10 56 (17.95%) jQuery
11 54 (17.31%) HTML5
12 39 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 37 (11.86%) LINQ
14 34 (10.90%) Code First Entity Framework
14 34 (10.90%) WPF
15 33 (10.58%) Ajax
15 33 (10.58%) RESTful
16 30 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
16 30 (9.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.53%) NHS
3 11 (3.53%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.88%) Clustering
5 9 (2.88%) Replication
6 5 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.28%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.64%) Neural Network
9 2 (0.64%) Social Network
9 2 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.91%) Windows
2 44 (14.10%) Windows Server
3 25 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.85%) Linux
6 11 (3.53%) CentOS
6 11 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.24%) Unix
9 4 (1.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (58.33%) MVC
2 152 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.67%) Scrum
3 52 (16.67%) TDD
4 47 (15.06%) ITIL
5 46 (14.74%) Project Management
6 45 (14.42%) OO
7 37 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.86%) Web Development
8 33 (10.58%) CRM
8 33 (10.58%) SDLC
9 32 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 31 (9.94%) BDD
11 28 (8.97%) Waterfall
12 25 (8.01%) Unit Testing
13 22 (7.05%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.73%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.73%) Software Engineering
15 20 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 190 (60.90%) C#
2 174 (55.77%) SQL
3 132 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 67 (21.47%) T-SQL
5 41 (13.14%) VB.NET
6 37 (11.86%) Ruby
7 22 (7.05%) VB
8 16 (5.13%) PHP
9 11 (3.53%) ANSI SQL
9 11 (3.53%) Java
10 9 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.92%) VB6
12 5 (1.60%) C++
12 5 (1.60%) Python
12 5 (1.60%) VBA
13 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.96%) Jython
14 3 (0.96%) Perl
14 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.81%) Degree
2 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.56%) MCSE
4 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.92%) MCSA
6 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) CCNA
7 3 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.64%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.37%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.53%) VirtualBox
3 11 (3.53%) Xen
4 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.53%) Ansible
1 11 (3.53%) Nagios
1 11 (3.53%) OpenNMS
1 11 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.53%) Puppet
1 11 (3.53%) ZABBIX
1 11 (3.53%) Zenoss
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 170 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.41%) Oracle
2 20 (6.41%) VMware
3 11 (3.53%) Rackspace
3 11 (3.53%) SaltStack
4 9 (2.88%) Google
5 7 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.24%) Twitter
5 7 (2.24%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.92%) Facebook
7 5 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.64%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.64%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.64%) Informatica
9 2 (0.64%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.64%) PayPal
9 2 (0.64%) Rally
9 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.64%) WorldPay
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