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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 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 194 128 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.78% 16.06% 22.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.40% 57.92% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 166 121 139
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £24,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
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
306 221 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.08% 27.73% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 257 196 172
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 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 3 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 +2 146 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Durham +1 34 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Northumberland 0 9 £25,000 -1.96%
Teesside - 2 £38,000 - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 305 (77.02%) .NET
2 303 (76.52%) C#
3 235 (59.34%) ASP.NET
4 173 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (39.90%) MVC
5 158 (39.90%) Microsoft
6 147 (37.12%) SQL
7 126 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 124 (31.31%) .NET Framework
9 115 (29.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 112 (28.28%) WCF
11 108 (27.27%) HTML
12 107 (27.02%) TDD
13 92 (23.23%) Windows
14 89 (22.47%) CSS
15 73 (18.43%) jQuery
15 73 (18.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 72 (18.18%) Entity Framework
17 71 (17.93%) Git (software)
18 70 (17.68%) Web Application Development
19 67 (16.92%) OO
20 65 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
21 62 (15.66%) RESTful
22 61 (15.40%) Ruby
23 60 (15.15%) T-SQL
23 60 (15.15%) NoSQL
24 58 (14.65%) Node.js
25 57 (14.39%) WPF
26 56 (14.14%) Enterprise Software
27 55 (13.89%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (14.65%) Node.js
2 47 (11.87%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.56%) IIS
3 22 (5.56%) CMS
4 21 (5.30%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.02%) SAS
9 6 (1.52%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.26%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.26%) Apache
10 5 (1.26%) nginx
10 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.26%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.02%) SPSS
2 8 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.51%) MS Office
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.52%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.03%) Office 365
4 3 (0.76%) Heroku
4 3 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.53%) SAN
2 9 (2.27%) Firewall
2 9 (2.27%) Network Security
3 7 (1.77%) SSL
3 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.52%) DNS
4 6 (1.52%) DHCP
4 6 (1.52%) WAN
4 6 (1.52%) Intranet
4 6 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.26%) SSH
5 5 (1.26%) LAN
5 5 (1.26%) HTTP
6 4 (1.01%) NAS
7 3 (0.76%) Internet
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) SMTP
8 1 (0.25%) GPRS
8 1 (0.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 60 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 36 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.29%) MySQL
9 14 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.78%) DB2
12 8 (2.02%) QlikView
12 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.02%) Pentaho
12 8 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 41 (10.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (10.35%) NUnit
4 37 (9.34%) Moq
5 32 (8.08%) MSTest
5 32 (8.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (2.78%) Subversion
7 7 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.52%) ProC
8 6 (1.52%) MorphX
8 6 (1.52%) JUnit
9 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.76%) JIRA
9 3 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.76%) Selenium
9 3 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (2.53%) Games
3 9 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.52%) Legal
5 5 (1.26%) Back Office
6 3 (0.76%) Retail
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 300 (75.76%) Developer
2 182 (45.96%) .NET Developer
3 54 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 46 (11.62%) Software Developer
5 42 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (9.85%) Web Developer
7 33 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (7.07%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.29%) DBA
11 16 (4.04%) SQL DBA
12 15 (3.79%) .NET Web Developer
12 15 (3.79%) Analyst
12 15 (3.79%) Administrator
13 12 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (2.78%) Applications Developer
15 9 (2.27%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.27%) Consultant
15 9 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (77.02%) .NET
2 235 (59.34%) ASP.NET
3 124 (31.31%) .NET Framework
4 115 (29.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 112 (28.28%) WCF
6 108 (27.27%) HTML
7 89 (22.47%) CSS
8 73 (18.43%) jQuery
8 73 (18.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 72 (18.18%) Entity Framework
10 62 (15.66%) RESTful
11 57 (14.39%) WPF
12 51 (12.88%) Ajax
13 50 (12.63%) Web Services
14 45 (11.36%) WinForms
15 39 (9.85%) Ninject
16 35 (8.84%) HTML5
17 32 (8.08%) Spring.NET
17 32 (8.08%) Castle Windsor
17 32 (8.08%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.14%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (5.81%) Social Network
4 17 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.77%) iPhone
7 6 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.01%) Replication
8 4 (1.01%) Clustering
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.25%) Physics
10 1 (0.25%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 92 (23.23%) Windows
2 20 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (4.55%) Linux
4 16 (4.04%) UNIX
5 12 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.02%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (39.90%) MVC
3 107 (27.02%) TDD
4 70 (17.68%) Web Application Development
5 67 (16.92%) OO
6 52 (13.13%) BDD
7 50 (12.63%) Scrum
8 49 (12.37%) Dependency Injection
9 44 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.35%) CRM
11 38 (9.60%) Kanban
12 34 (8.59%) Web Development
13 29 (7.32%) MVVM
14 27 (6.82%) ITIL
15 26 (6.57%) Project Management
16 25 (6.31%) ERP
17 24 (6.06%) Waterfall
18 23 (5.81%) Unit Testing
19 21 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (5.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 303 (76.52%) C#
2 147 (37.12%) SQL
3 126 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 61 (15.40%) Ruby
5 60 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 48 (12.12%) VB
7 44 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 29 (7.32%) C++
9 27 (6.82%) Java
10 24 (6.06%) Python
11 18 (4.55%) C
11 18 (4.55%) VB6
12 11 (2.78%) Scala
13 10 (2.53%) Perl
13 10 (2.53%) PHP
13 10 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.02%) R
15 6 (1.52%) X++
16 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 34 (8.59%) Degree
2 31 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.53%) MCP
5 9 (2.27%) MCAD
5 9 (2.27%) MCSD
5 9 (2.27%) MCTS
6 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MOS
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.53%) PMBOK
2 4 (1.01%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 158 (39.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.36%) Oracle
3 28 (7.07%) Twitter
4 23 (5.81%) Facebook
5 20 (5.05%) VMware
6 18 (4.55%) Sybase
7 12 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.03%) SAP
8 9 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.02%) Cognos
9 8 (2.02%) Teradata
9 8 (2.02%) Google
9 8 (2.02%) IBM
9 8 (2.02%) Cloudera
9 8 (2.02%) Tableau
10 6 (1.52%) Pega
10 6 (1.52%) Cisco
10 6 (1.52%) NetApp
11 5 (1.26%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.26%) Adobe
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19048 - £20253 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £27,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
County Durham
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus profit related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
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
Billingham, Cleveland
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago