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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 165 129 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.71% 20.87% 23.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.34% 67.54% 64.38%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 133
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,457
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
269 191 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.39% 30.91% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 246 160 197
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 131 £35,000 - 17
Durham +6 24 £31,500 +14.54% 3
Northumberland -4 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Teesside - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 210 (72.16%) C#
2 204 (70.10%) .NET
3 171 (58.76%) ASP.NET
4 143 (49.14%) SQL
5 126 (43.30%) Microsoft
6 111 (38.14%) HTML
7 108 (37.11%) MVC
8 96 (32.99%) CSS
9 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (29.21%) Windows
11 75 (25.77%) WCF
12 73 (25.09%) MS Excel
13 70 (24.05%) T-SQL
13 70 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 68 (23.37%) JavaScript
15 66 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (21.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 59 (20.27%) XML
18 57 (19.59%) Web Services
19 56 (19.24%) TDD
20 53 (18.21%) Ajax
21 45 (15.46%) jQuery
22 44 (15.12%) VB.NET
22 44 (15.12%) .NET Framework
22 44 (15.12%) Web Application Development
23 41 (14.09%) VB
24 37 (12.71%) C++
25 35 (12.03%) HTML5
26 33 (11.34%) Visual Studio
26 33 (11.34%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (10.31%) Node.js
2 29 (9.97%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (8.25%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.90%) MS Exchange
5 18 (6.19%) IIS
6 15 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.69%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 73 (25.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.37%) BASE24
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.53%) Firewall
2 15 (5.15%) Internet
3 11 (3.78%) SAN
3 11 (3.78%) WAN
4 10 (3.44%) LAN
5 8 (2.75%) DHCP
5 8 (2.75%) DNS
5 8 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.06%) Intranet
8 4 (1.37%) Extranet
8 4 (1.37%) ATM
8 4 (1.37%) VoIP
9 3 (1.03%) HTTP
9 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.34%) VPN
10 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (9.28%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.87%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.44%) MySQL
8 9 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.37%) DB2
12 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.03%) Ingres
13 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (21.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (11.34%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.28%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.78%) NUnit
5 9 (3.09%) Subversion
6 8 (2.75%) Mercurial
6 8 (2.75%) MSTest
6 8 (2.75%) Moq
7 5 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.03%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.69%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.34%) ProC
10 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (8.59%) Finance
2 20 (6.87%) Advertising
3 11 (3.78%) Games
4 9 (3.09%) Retail
4 9 (3.09%) Marketing
5 8 (2.75%) German Language
6 6 (2.06%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 209 (71.82%) Developer
2 110 (37.80%) .NET Developer
3 57 (19.59%) C# Developer
4 52 (17.87%) Software Developer
5 30 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (6.87%) Web Developer
7 19 (6.53%) Analyst
8 17 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.15%) Field Engineer
10 14 (4.81%) Administrator
11 13 (4.47%) Consultant
11 13 (4.47%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.78%) Support Analyst
13 11 (3.78%) C++ Developer
13 11 (3.78%) DBA
13 11 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.78%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (3.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (70.10%) .NET
2 171 (58.76%) ASP.NET
3 111 (38.14%) HTML
4 96 (32.99%) CSS
5 75 (25.77%) WCF
6 70 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (20.27%) XML
8 57 (19.59%) Web Services
9 53 (18.21%) Ajax
10 45 (15.46%) jQuery
11 44 (15.12%) .NET Framework
12 35 (12.03%) HTML5
13 33 (11.34%) WPF
14 29 (9.97%) WinForms
15 27 (9.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (7.90%) LINQ
17 22 (7.56%) RESTful
18 21 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 15 (5.15%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.84%) Client/Server
2 17 (5.84%) N-Tier
3 12 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.44%) iPhone
5 7 (2.41%) Blog
5 7 (2.41%) Open Source
6 6 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.06%) EFT
7 5 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.72%) Social Network
8 4 (1.37%) EMV
8 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.37%) Tandem
8 4 (1.37%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.03%) Social Media
9 3 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.21%) Windows
2 20 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.47%) Android
4 13 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.78%) Linux
6 9 (3.09%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.34%) UNIX
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (37.11%) MVC
2 88 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (19.24%) TDD
4 44 (15.12%) Web Application Development
5 32 (11.00%) OO
5 32 (11.00%) CRM
6 24 (8.25%) Scrum
7 23 (7.90%) Web Development
8 22 (7.56%) ITIL
9 21 (7.22%) Migration
10 19 (6.53%) BDD
10 19 (6.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.47%) Waterfall
15 12 (4.12%) Project Management
16 11 (3.78%) MVVM
17 10 (3.44%) Performance Management
17 10 (3.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 210 (72.16%) C#
2 143 (49.14%) SQL
3 70 (24.05%) T-SQL
4 68 (23.37%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.12%) VB.NET
6 41 (14.09%) VB
7 37 (12.71%) C++
8 22 (7.56%) Ruby
9 19 (6.53%) Java
10 11 (3.78%) PHP
11 8 (2.75%) VB6
12 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.37%) PL/1
12 4 (1.37%) JCL
12 4 (1.37%) COBOL
13 3 (1.03%) C
13 3 (1.03%) Perl
13 3 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (10.31%) Degree
2 29 (9.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.44%) MCSD
5 9 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.75%) MCP
6 8 (2.75%) MCSE
6 8 (2.75%) Sun Certification
6 8 (2.75%) MCTS
7 7 (2.41%) MCITP
7 7 (2.41%) MCPD
8 4 (1.37%) CCNA
8 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.59%) Hyper-V
3 18 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.72%) vSphere
6 3 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) Samba
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.06%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.72%) SCCM
3 3 (1.03%) WSUS
4 2 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 126 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.93%) VMware
3 18 (6.19%) Cisco
4 15 (5.15%) Oracle
5 13 (4.47%) HP
5 13 (4.47%) Citrix
6 10 (3.44%) Google
7 9 (3.09%) NetApp
8 5 (1.72%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.72%) Facebook
8 5 (1.72%) Twitter
9 4 (1.37%) Cognos
9 4 (1.37%) IBM
9 4 (1.37%) NCR
9 4 (1.37%) VocaLink
10 3 (1.03%) Mitel
11 2 (0.69%) Telerik
11 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.69%) SAP
11 2 (0.69%) CA
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Durham
CPS Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 15 days ago