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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 182 139 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.17% 17.73% 21.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.54% 56.28% 70.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 131
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
282 247 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.00% 31.51% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 235 221 180
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +4 150 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Durham -1 19 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Northumberland -1 5 £25,000 -2.91% 2
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 281 (78.27%) .NET
2 272 (75.77%) C#
3 214 (59.61%) ASP.NET
4 155 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (41.50%) SQL
6 145 (40.39%) MVC
7 143 (39.83%) Microsoft
8 110 (30.64%) .NET Framework
9 109 (30.36%) JavaScript
10 108 (30.08%) HTML
11 106 (29.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 103 (28.69%) WCF
13 95 (26.46%) TDD
14 90 (25.07%) Windows
15 88 (24.51%) CSS
16 72 (20.06%) T-SQL
17 70 (19.50%) Entity Framework
18 68 (18.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 67 (18.66%) OO
20 64 (17.83%) Git (software)
21 62 (17.27%) jQuery
22 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
23 59 (16.43%) Web Application Development
23 59 (16.43%) Ajax
24 57 (15.88%) WPF
25 55 (15.32%) Node.js
26 54 (15.04%) MS Excel
27 53 (14.76%) RESTful
28 51 (14.21%) VB.NET
28 51 (14.21%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 55 (15.32%) Node.js
2 34 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.69%) IIS
4 23 (6.41%) MS Exchange
5 17 (4.74%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (3.90%) CMS
7 13 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.23%) SAS
11 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.67%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.39%) Orchard CMS
14 3 (0.84%) Lync
14 3 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 54 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.23%) SPSS
3 3 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.06%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Heroku
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.62%) SAN
2 10 (2.79%) WAN
3 9 (2.51%) Firewall
3 9 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.51%) LAN
4 7 (1.95%) DNS
4 7 (1.95%) DHCP
5 6 (1.67%) SSL
6 5 (1.39%) Internet
7 4 (1.11%) HTTP
7 4 (1.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) GPRS
8 1 (0.28%) GSM
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 48 (13.37%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (4.74%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.90%) MySQL
10 10 (2.79%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.23%) QlikView
12 8 (2.23%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.67%) DB2
15 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.11%) VLDB
17 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 64 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.53%) Visual Studio
3 42 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (8.36%) NUnit
5 26 (7.24%) Moq
6 21 (5.85%) MSTest
7 20 (5.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (3.90%) Subversion
9 6 (1.67%) JUnit
9 6 (1.67%) MorphX
10 4 (1.11%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.84%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.56%) ProC
12 2 (0.56%) JIRA
12 2 (0.56%) Selenium
12 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (14.21%) Finance
2 12 (3.34%) Games
3 9 (2.51%) Advertising
4 6 (1.67%) Legal
5 5 (1.39%) German Language
5 5 (1.39%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 266 (74.09%) Developer
2 165 (45.96%) .NET Developer
3 47 (13.09%) C# Developer
4 41 (11.42%) Software Developer
5 33 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (8.36%) Web Developer
7 29 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (7.52%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (5.85%) DBA
10 20 (5.57%) SQL DBA
11 15 (4.18%) .NET Web Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (3.90%) Analyst
13 13 (3.62%) AWS Developer
14 11 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (3.06%) Applications Developer
15 10 (2.79%) Graduate
15 10 (2.79%) Administrator
15 10 (2.79%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (78.27%) .NET
2 214 (59.61%) ASP.NET
3 110 (30.64%) .NET Framework
4 108 (30.08%) HTML
5 106 (29.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 103 (28.69%) WCF
7 88 (24.51%) CSS
8 70 (19.50%) Entity Framework
9 62 (17.27%) jQuery
10 61 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (16.43%) Ajax
12 57 (15.88%) WPF
13 53 (14.76%) RESTful
14 41 (11.42%) WinForms
15 34 (9.47%) Web Services
16 30 (8.36%) HTML5
17 27 (7.52%) Ninject
18 24 (6.69%) XML
18 24 (6.69%) LINQ
19 20 (5.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.98%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (5.85%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.74%) Social Network
4 16 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.51%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.23%) Open Source
7 7 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.95%) iPhone
8 4 (1.11%) Clustering
8 4 (1.11%) Replication
9 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
11 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.28%) Physics
11 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.07%) Windows
2 18 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.90%) UNIX
5 11 (3.06%) Linux
6 10 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.23%) Android
8 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (40.39%) MVC
3 95 (26.46%) TDD
4 67 (18.66%) OO
5 59 (16.43%) Web Application Development
6 48 (13.37%) BDD
7 41 (11.42%) Scrum
8 36 (10.03%) Dependency Injection
9 34 (9.47%) CRM
9 34 (9.47%) Web Development
10 30 (8.36%) Waterfall
11 29 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (7.80%) ITIL
12 28 (7.80%) MVVM
13 27 (7.52%) Project Management
14 26 (7.24%) Analytics
15 25 (6.96%) Kanban
16 21 (5.85%) Unit Testing
17 19 (5.29%) Time Management
18 18 (5.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 272 (75.77%) C#
2 149 (41.50%) SQL
3 109 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 72 (20.06%) T-SQL
5 51 (14.21%) VB.NET
6 48 (13.37%) VB
7 47 (13.09%) Ruby
8 27 (7.52%) C++
9 23 (6.41%) VB6
10 21 (5.85%) Java
11 14 (3.90%) Python
12 9 (2.51%) C
13 8 (2.23%) R
14 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.67%) X++
14 6 (1.67%) Scala
15 5 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.84%) Delphi
17 1 (0.28%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 32 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.80%) Degree
3 22 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.34%) MCP
5 11 (3.06%) MCTS
5 11 (3.06%) MCAD
5 11 (3.06%) MCSD
6 9 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.11%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MOS
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.01%) PMBOK
2 3 (0.84%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
1 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 143 (39.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.75%) Oracle
3 17 (4.74%) Facebook
3 17 (4.74%) Twitter
4 15 (4.18%) VMware
5 12 (3.34%) Business Objects
6 11 (3.06%) NetApp
7 9 (2.51%) Cognos
7 9 (2.51%) Cisco
8 8 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.23%) IBM
8 8 (2.23%) Google
8 8 (2.23%) Teradata
8 8 (2.23%) Tableau
8 8 (2.23%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.67%) Pega
10 5 (1.39%) Telerik
10 5 (1.39%) SAP
11 4 (1.11%) CA
12 2 (0.56%) RedDot
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northumberland
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Enh Maternity, Life Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bike Scheme, life cover
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
RMI International
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 25 days holiday + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, PHI, Pension, Onsite gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago