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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 215 128 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.56% 17.51% 21.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.69% 59.53% 71.24%
Number of salaries quoted 183 111 143
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,210
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,750
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
313 215 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.13% 29.41% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 266 192 198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,727 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 176 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Durham +9 26 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Northumberland 0 5 £30,000 -9.09% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 282 (75.81%) .NET
2 275 (73.92%) C#
3 219 (58.87%) ASP.NET
4 171 (45.97%) SQL
5 150 (40.32%) MVC
5 150 (40.32%) Microsoft
6 144 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (32.26%) HTML
8 111 (29.84%) JavaScript
9 107 (28.76%) .NET Framework
10 106 (28.49%) WCF
11 101 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 101 (27.15%) Windows
12 98 (26.34%) CSS
13 91 (24.46%) TDD
14 79 (21.24%) T-SQL
15 69 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 65 (17.47%) Entity Framework
17 64 (17.20%) OO
18 62 (16.67%) Ajax
19 61 (16.40%) jQuery
20 60 (16.13%) WPF
20 60 (16.13%) Git (software)
21 57 (15.32%) VB.NET
22 54 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
22 54 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
23 53 (14.25%) Web Application Development
23 53 (14.25%) VB
24 51 (13.71%) Node.js
25 48 (12.90%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (13.71%) Node.js
2 40 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 32 (8.60%) MS Exchange
4 28 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (7.26%) IIS
6 18 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.76%) CMS
7 14 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.88%) SAS
11 5 (1.34%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.34%) Orchard CMS
12 3 (0.81%) Lync
12 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.88%) SPSS
3 3 (0.81%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.30%) Firewall
2 15 (4.03%) WAN
3 14 (3.76%) LAN
4 13 (3.49%) SAN
5 12 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.23%) Internet
6 9 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.42%) DNS
6 9 (2.42%) DHCP
7 4 (1.08%) SSL
8 2 (0.54%) HTTP
8 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) NAS
9 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.27%) SMTP
9 1 (0.27%) VoIP
9 1 (0.27%) GPRS
9 1 (0.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.49%) MySQL
9 9 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.88%) Pentaho
10 7 (1.88%) QlikView
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.34%) DB2
11 5 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.81%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 60 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 54 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (12.63%) Visual Studio
4 23 (6.18%) NUnit
5 20 (5.38%) Moq
6 16 (4.30%) Subversion
7 15 (4.03%) MSTest
8 12 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (2.69%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.61%) MorphX
11 5 (1.34%) JUnit
12 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.54%) ProC
13 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.54%) Selenium
13 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (10.48%) Finance
2 12 (3.23%) Advertising
2 12 (3.23%) Games
3 8 (2.15%) German Language
4 6 (1.61%) Legal
5 5 (1.34%) Back Office
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 266 (71.51%) Developer
2 166 (44.62%) .NET Developer
3 62 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 41 (11.02%) Software Developer
5 40 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (6.99%) DBA
6 26 (6.99%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 22 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 22 (5.91%) SQL DBA
9 20 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.57%) Consultant
11 16 (4.30%) Administrator
11 16 (4.30%) Field Engineer
12 14 (3.76%) .NET Web Developer
12 14 (3.76%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (3.49%) Analyst
14 12 (3.23%) AWS Developer
14 12 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (75.81%) .NET
2 219 (58.87%) ASP.NET
3 120 (32.26%) HTML
4 107 (28.76%) .NET Framework
5 106 (28.49%) WCF
6 101 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 98 (26.34%) CSS
8 65 (17.47%) Entity Framework
9 62 (16.67%) Ajax
10 61 (16.40%) jQuery
11 60 (16.13%) WPF
12 54 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (12.90%) RESTful
13 48 (12.90%) Web Services
14 40 (10.75%) WinForms
15 39 (10.48%) XML
16 31 (8.33%) LINQ
16 31 (8.33%) HTML5
17 19 (5.11%) Ninject
18 18 (4.84%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.30%) N-Tier
5 12 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (3.23%) Social Network
6 8 (2.15%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.88%) Open Source
7 7 (1.88%) iPhone
7 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.08%) Replication
8 4 (1.08%) Clustering
9 3 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.54%) EFT
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.27%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (27.15%) Windows
2 23 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.96%) UNIX
6 9 (2.42%) Linux
7 7 (1.88%) Android
8 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (40.32%) MVC
2 144 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (24.46%) TDD
4 64 (17.20%) OO
5 53 (14.25%) Web Application Development
6 44 (11.83%) BDD
7 35 (9.41%) Scrum
8 34 (9.14%) CRM
8 34 (9.14%) Web Development
9 30 (8.06%) ITIL
10 29 (7.80%) Waterfall
11 27 (7.26%) Dependency Injection
11 27 (7.26%) Project Management
12 26 (6.99%) Analytics
13 24 (6.45%) MVVM
14 21 (5.65%) PRINCE2
15 20 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.38%) Unit Testing
15 20 (5.38%) Time Management
16 19 (5.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (73.92%) C#
2 171 (45.97%) SQL
3 111 (29.84%) JavaScript
4 79 (21.24%) T-SQL
5 57 (15.32%) VB.NET
6 53 (14.25%) VB
7 43 (11.56%) Ruby
8 35 (9.41%) C++
9 26 (6.99%) Java
10 25 (6.72%) VB6
11 12 (3.23%) Python
12 10 (2.69%) C
13 7 (1.88%) R
14 6 (1.61%) X++
14 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.34%) Scala
16 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.54%) XPath
17 2 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.53%) Degree
3 26 (6.99%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.49%) MCSD
5 12 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.96%) MCP
6 11 (2.96%) MCAD
6 11 (2.96%) MCTS
7 10 (2.69%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.11%) PMBOK
2 3 (0.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 34 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.18%) Hyper-V
3 22 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 150 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.60%) Oracle
3 24 (6.45%) VMware
4 14 (3.76%) Cisco
4 14 (3.76%) NetApp
5 12 (3.23%) Facebook
5 12 (3.23%) Twitter
6 11 (2.96%) Citrix
6 11 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.15%) Cognos
7 8 (2.15%) Google
8 7 (1.88%) Teradata
8 7 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.88%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.88%) Tableau
8 7 (1.88%) IBM
9 5 (1.34%) SAP
9 5 (1.34%) Telerik
9 5 (1.34%) Pega
10 4 (1.08%) CA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14.46 - £16.89 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k -£22k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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