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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 175 114 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.26% 13.82% 21.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.64% 51.35% 66.98%
Number of salaries quoted 151 111 131
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
275 222 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.99% 26.91% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 234 186 190
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 123 £37,500 +11.11% 20
Durham -1 40 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Northumberland +4 8 £25,000 -1.96% 3
Teesside - 2 £38,000 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 303 (79.11%) .NET
2 302 (78.85%) C#
3 235 (61.36%) ASP.NET
4 173 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (43.34%) MVC
6 146 (38.12%) Microsoft
7 131 (34.20%) JavaScript
8 129 (33.68%) SQL
9 124 (32.38%) .NET Framework
10 120 (31.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 113 (29.50%) WCF
11 113 (29.50%) HTML
12 109 (28.46%) TDD
13 96 (25.07%) CSS
14 79 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (20.37%) Entity Framework
16 77 (20.10%) Windows
17 75 (19.58%) Git (software)
18 73 (19.06%) Web Application Development
19 72 (18.80%) jQuery
20 67 (17.49%) WPF
21 65 (16.97%) RESTful
21 65 (16.97%) Ruby
22 64 (16.71%) OO
22 64 (16.71%) T-SQL
23 62 (16.19%) NoSQL
24 58 (15.14%) Node.js
24 58 (15.14%) Web Services
25 57 (14.88%) Finance
25 57 (14.88%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (15.14%) Node.js
2 45 (11.75%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.27%) CMS
4 22 (5.74%) MS Exchange
5 18 (4.70%) IIS
6 9 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.09%) Apache
7 8 (2.09%) SAS
7 8 (2.09%) nginx
8 7 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.31%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (1.31%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.31%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.09%) SPSS
4 4 (1.04%) MS Office
5 3 (0.78%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.57%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.09%) Office 365
4 3 (0.78%) Heroku
4 3 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.35%) Network Security
2 8 (2.09%) SSH
2 8 (2.09%) SAN
3 7 (1.83%) Firewall
4 6 (1.57%) Intranet
5 5 (1.31%) NAS
5 5 (1.31%) HTTP
6 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.78%) LAN
7 3 (0.78%) WAN
7 3 (0.78%) SSL
8 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.52%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) VLAN
9 1 (0.26%) DNS
9 1 (0.26%) GPRS
9 1 (0.26%) GSM
9 1 (0.26%) SMTP
9 1 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.19%) NoSQL
2 49 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (5.22%) MySQL
7 19 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.66%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.39%) DB2
11 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.09%) QlikView
13 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.09%) Pentaho
13 8 (2.09%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.75%) Visual Studio
3 42 (10.97%) NUnit
4 41 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (10.18%) Moq
6 34 (8.88%) MSTest
6 34 (8.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.87%) Subversion
8 7 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.57%) ProC
9 6 (1.57%) MorphX
10 5 (1.31%) JUnit
11 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.78%) JIRA
11 3 (0.78%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.78%) Selenium
11 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (14.88%) Finance
2 10 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.83%) Games
4 6 (1.57%) Legal
5 5 (1.31%) Back Office
6 3 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 304 (79.37%) Developer
2 176 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 62 (16.19%) C# Developer
4 49 (12.79%) Software Developer
5 44 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (10.44%) Web Developer
7 31 (8.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (7.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (6.79%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.39%) Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) Administrator
12 11 (2.87%) Lead Developer
12 11 (2.87%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (2.61%) Consultant
14 9 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.35%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Developer
15 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 8 (2.09%) SAS BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (79.11%) .NET
2 235 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 124 (32.38%) .NET Framework
4 120 (31.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (29.50%) WCF
5 113 (29.50%) HTML
6 96 (25.07%) CSS
7 79 (20.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 78 (20.37%) Entity Framework
9 72 (18.80%) jQuery
10 67 (17.49%) WPF
11 65 (16.97%) RESTful
12 58 (15.14%) Web Services
13 54 (14.10%) Ajax
14 49 (12.79%) WinForms
15 44 (11.49%) HTML5
16 40 (10.44%) Ninject
17 34 (8.88%) Castle Windsor
17 34 (8.88%) Unity DI Container
17 34 (8.88%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.88%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (9.40%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (6.01%) Social Network
4 17 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.09%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.57%) iPhone
8 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) User Experience
11 1 (0.26%) Physics
11 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.10%) Windows
2 21 (5.48%) Linux
3 15 (3.92%) UNIX
4 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.83%) Android
7 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (45.17%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (43.34%) MVC
3 109 (28.46%) TDD
4 73 (19.06%) Web Application Development
5 64 (16.71%) OO
6 55 (14.36%) Dependency Injection
7 54 (14.10%) Scrum
8 53 (13.84%) BDD
9 42 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (10.44%) CRM
11 36 (9.40%) Kanban
12 32 (8.36%) Web Development
13 29 (7.57%) MVVM
14 25 (6.53%) ITIL
14 25 (6.53%) Project Management
15 24 (6.27%) Unit Testing
16 23 (6.01%) Waterfall
17 22 (5.74%) OOP
17 22 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 302 (78.85%) C#
2 131 (34.20%) JavaScript
3 129 (33.68%) SQL
4 65 (16.97%) Ruby
5 64 (16.71%) T-SQL
6 48 (12.53%) VB
7 47 (12.27%) VB.NET
8 30 (7.83%) Java
9 27 (7.05%) C++
10 26 (6.79%) Python
11 19 (4.96%) VB6
12 17 (4.44%) C
13 13 (3.39%) Perl
13 13 (3.39%) PHP
14 10 (2.61%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.61%) Scala
15 8 (2.09%) R
16 6 (1.57%) X++
17 3 (0.78%) Delphi
18 1 (0.26%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 35 (9.14%) Degree
2 20 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) MCP
5 5 (1.31%) MCAD
5 5 (1.31%) MCSD
5 5 (1.31%) MCTS
6 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.35%) PMBOK
2 4 (1.04%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.49%) Oracle
3 31 (8.09%) Twitter
4 23 (6.01%) Facebook
5 22 (5.74%) Sybase
6 14 (3.66%) VMware
7 12 (3.13%) SAP
8 9 (2.35%) IBM
9 8 (2.09%) Teradata
9 8 (2.09%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.09%) Sencha
9 8 (2.09%) Tableau
9 8 (2.09%) Cognos
9 8 (2.09%) Adobe
9 8 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.83%) Google
11 5 (1.31%) Pega
11 5 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.04%) Lotus
12 4 (1.04%) Cisco
Hexham, Northumberland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hexham, Northumberland
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15.00 - £18.00 per annum
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
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hexham, Northumberland
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £29,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago