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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 166 123 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.02% 14.70% 19.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.87% 49.80% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 145 111 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,350 £45,000
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
252 247 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 33.42% 29.51% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 223 191 186
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £45,000 £45,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +2 116 £37,500 +11.94% 31
Durham -8 39 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Northumberland +4 8 £25,000 -31.03% 3
Teesside - 1 £38,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 264 (74.16%) C#
1 264 (74.16%) .NET
2 214 (60.11%) ASP.NET
3 154 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (42.70%) MVC
5 131 (36.80%) Microsoft
6 122 (34.27%) JavaScript
7 120 (33.71%) SQL
8 105 (29.49%) WCF
8 105 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 102 (28.65%) .NET Framework
10 99 (27.81%) TDD
11 94 (26.40%) HTML
12 82 (23.03%) CSS
13 75 (21.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 71 (19.94%) Git (software)
15 70 (19.66%) Entity Framework
16 69 (19.38%) Web Application Development
17 67 (18.82%) jQuery
17 67 (18.82%) Windows
18 60 (16.85%) Ruby
19 58 (16.29%) RESTful
20 57 (16.01%) NoSQL
21 56 (15.73%) T-SQL
22 55 (15.45%) WPF
23 53 (14.89%) Web Services
24 51 (14.33%) Scrum
24 51 (14.33%) Node.js
25 50 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
25 50 (14.04%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (14.33%) Node.js
2 45 (12.64%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.46%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.21%) IIS
5 14 (3.93%) CMS
6 8 (2.25%) Apache
6 8 (2.25%) nginx
7 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.97%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.40%) Alfresco
8 5 (1.40%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.40%) SAS
8 5 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.56%) Zimbra
Applications
1 46 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.40%) SPSS
4 4 (1.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.69%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
3 5 (1.40%) Heroku
4 3 (0.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.09%) Intranet
2 10 (2.81%) Network Security
3 9 (2.53%) SAN
4 8 (2.25%) Firewall
4 8 (2.25%) SSH
5 6 (1.69%) SSL
6 5 (1.40%) LAN
6 5 (1.40%) WAN
6 5 (1.40%) HTTP
6 5 (1.40%) NAS
7 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) Internet
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
8 1 (0.28%) SNMP
8 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) SMTP
8 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.01%) NoSQL
2 41 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (6.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (6.46%) MySQL
6 21 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (5.62%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.65%) DB2
11 10 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.97%) Big Data
13 7 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.92%) Visual Studio
3 36 (10.11%) NUnit
4 34 (9.55%) MSTest
5 33 (9.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (9.27%) Moq
6 32 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.53%) Subversion
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.69%) ProC
9 5 (1.40%) MorphX
9 5 (1.40%) JIRA
9 5 (1.40%) JUnit
10 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.84%) Selenium
10 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.56%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (14.04%) Finance
2 10 (2.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.40%) Legal
4 4 (1.12%) Games
5 3 (0.84%) Retail
5 3 (0.84%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 282 (79.21%) Developer
2 157 (44.10%) .NET Developer
3 55 (15.45%) C# Developer
4 49 (13.76%) Software Developer
5 40 (11.24%) Web Developer
6 38 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.06%) Analyst
11 13 (3.65%) Administrator
12 9 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 8 (2.25%) CRM Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (1.97%) .NET Web Developer
14 7 (1.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (74.16%) .NET
2 214 (60.11%) ASP.NET
3 105 (29.49%) WCF
3 105 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (28.65%) .NET Framework
5 94 (26.40%) HTML
6 82 (23.03%) CSS
7 75 (21.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (19.66%) Entity Framework
9 67 (18.82%) jQuery
10 58 (16.29%) RESTful
11 55 (15.45%) WPF
12 53 (14.89%) Web Services
13 47 (13.20%) HTML5
14 44 (12.36%) Ajax
15 41 (11.52%) WinForms
16 37 (10.39%) Ninject
17 35 (9.83%) XML
18 33 (9.27%) Spring.NET
18 33 (9.27%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (9.83%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.34%) Social Network
4 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.40%) Social Media
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.12%) iPhone
8 2 (0.56%) Statistics
8 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.28%) Physics
9 1 (0.28%) W3C
9 1 (0.28%) Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.82%) Windows
2 19 (5.34%) Linux
3 15 (4.21%) UNIX
4 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.40%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (42.70%) MVC
3 99 (27.81%) TDD
4 69 (19.38%) Web Application Development
5 51 (14.33%) Scrum
6 49 (13.76%) Dependency Injection
7 48 (13.48%) BDD
8 42 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (11.80%) OO
9 34 (9.55%) Kanban
10 27 (7.58%) CRM
11 24 (6.74%) ITIL
11 24 (6.74%) Waterfall
12 23 (6.46%) Web Development
13 21 (5.90%) MVVM
14 20 (5.62%) Mentoring
14 20 (5.62%) ERP
15 19 (5.34%) Mobile Development
16 18 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (74.16%) C#
2 122 (34.27%) JavaScript
3 120 (33.71%) SQL
4 60 (16.85%) Ruby
5 56 (15.73%) T-SQL
6 45 (12.64%) VB.NET
7 33 (9.27%) VB
8 23 (6.46%) Java
9 22 (6.18%) PHP
10 19 (5.34%) Python
11 18 (5.06%) C++
12 16 (4.49%) C
13 13 (3.65%) Perl
14 11 (3.09%) VB6
15 10 (2.81%) Scala
15 10 (2.81%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.40%) R
16 5 (1.40%) X++
17 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (8.43%) Degree
2 19 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) MCSA
6 2 (0.56%) MCP
6 2 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MOS
7 1 (0.28%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.40%) QA
1 5 (1.40%) PMBOK
2 2 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 131 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.55%) Oracle
3 27 (7.58%) Twitter
4 26 (7.30%) Sybase
5 19 (5.34%) Facebook
6 14 (3.93%) VMware
7 13 (3.65%) SAP
8 9 (2.53%) Adobe
9 8 (2.25%) Sencha
10 7 (1.97%) Cisco
11 6 (1.69%) IBM
11 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.40%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.40%) Tableau
12 5 (1.40%) Pega
12 5 (1.40%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.40%) Teradata
12 5 (1.40%) Google
12 5 (1.40%) Cognos
12 5 (1.40%) Cloudera
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Eames Consulting
Salary: Unspecified Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum c.£35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £29,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Hexham, Northumberland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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