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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 124 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.99% 19.02% 18.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.00% 56.36% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 110 126
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £21,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
250 220 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.75% 33.74% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 189 193 207
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,550 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 85 £32,500 - 35
Durham -1 29 £35,000 +20.68% 5
Northumberland -6 2 £41,250 -8.33%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 167 (61.17%) C#
2 161 (58.97%) .NET
3 142 (52.01%) ASP.NET
4 126 (46.15%) SQL
5 99 (36.26%) Microsoft
6 85 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (29.67%) MVC
8 74 (27.11%) Windows
9 73 (26.74%) HTML
10 71 (26.01%) MS Excel
11 64 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (21.25%) CSS
13 53 (19.41%) T-SQL
14 51 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 47 (17.22%) WCF
16 47 (17.22%) Web Application Development
16 47 (17.22%) TDD
17 43 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 42 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (13.92%) JavaScript
19 38 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
19 38 (13.92%) Degree
20 37 (13.55%) Domain-Driven Design
21 33 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 33 (12.09%) VB
22 32 (11.72%) Android
23 31 (11.36%) Oracle
23 31 (11.36%) Web Services
24 30 (10.99%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (10.62%) Node.js
2 25 (9.16%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.86%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.30%) IIS
7 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.10%) CMS
9 2 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (26.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.47%) Line 50
5 3 (1.10%) BASE24
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.59%) SAN
2 9 (3.30%) Firewall
3 7 (2.56%) Intranet
3 7 (2.56%) DHCP
3 7 (2.56%) DNS
4 5 (1.83%) Internet
4 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.10%) Extranet
5 3 (1.10%) ATM
5 3 (1.10%) VoIP
5 3 (1.10%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 48 (17.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (10.62%) MySQL
5 26 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (5.49%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.30%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (3.30%) DataStage
8 9 (3.30%) QualityStage
8 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.83%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.47%) DB2
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 43 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.20%) InstallShield
3 6 (2.20%) NUnit
4 3 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (1.10%) Moq
4 3 (1.10%) MSTest
5 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 27 (9.89%) Games
2 23 (8.42%) Advertising
3 18 (6.59%) Finance
4 14 (5.13%) Marketing
5 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.20%) Retail
7 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.10%) Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Local Government
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 169 (61.90%) Developer
2 86 (31.50%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.65%) Software Developer
4 39 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.62%) DBA
6 26 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (9.52%) Analyst
7 23 (8.42%) SQL DBA
8 21 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (5.86%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.49%) Administrator
11 14 (5.13%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (4.03%) Lead Developer
13 11 (4.03%) Support Consultant
13 11 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
13 11 (4.03%) Technical Support
13 11 (4.03%) Consultant
14 10 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 10 (3.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (58.97%) .NET
2 142 (52.01%) ASP.NET
3 73 (26.74%) HTML
4 64 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (21.25%) CSS
6 47 (17.22%) WCF
7 33 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 31 (11.36%) Web Services
9 30 (10.99%) Ninject
10 28 (10.26%) Ajax
11 27 (9.89%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (9.52%) XML
13 23 (8.42%) HTML5
14 22 (8.06%) jQuery
15 19 (6.96%) .NET Framework
16 18 (6.59%) WinForms
17 14 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (4.40%) XHTML
19 11 (4.03%) RESTful
19 11 (4.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.99%) Mobile App
2 27 (9.89%) iPhone
3 18 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.03%) Clustering
6 10 (3.66%) Replication
7 7 (2.56%) Blog
7 7 (2.56%) Open Source
8 5 (1.83%) EFT
9 4 (1.47%) Tandem
9 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.10%) Social Media
10 3 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.10%) User Experience
10 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.10%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.10%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.10%) EMV
10 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.73%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.11%) Windows
2 32 (11.72%) Android
3 20 (7.33%) Linux
4 9 (3.30%) UNIX
5 7 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Debian
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.67%) MVC
3 47 (17.22%) Web Application Development
3 47 (17.22%) TDD
4 38 (13.92%) Dependency Injection
5 37 (13.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 30 (10.99%) ITIL
7 26 (9.52%) CRM
8 23 (8.42%) Scrum
9 19 (6.96%) OO
10 17 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.49%) Web Development
12 13 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.03%) Business Continuity
14 11 (4.03%) Project Management
15 10 (3.66%) Migration
16 9 (3.30%) BDD
16 9 (3.30%) Software Engineering
16 9 (3.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 167 (61.17%) C#
2 126 (46.15%) SQL
3 53 (19.41%) T-SQL
4 38 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.09%) VB
6 30 (10.99%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.23%) C++
8 10 (3.66%) PHP
9 7 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.83%) Ruby
11 4 (1.47%) Java
12 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.10%) JCL
12 3 (1.10%) PL/1
12 3 (1.10%) Perl
12 3 (1.10%) COBOL
12 3 (1.10%) VBScript
12 3 (1.10%) C
13 2 (0.73%) Python
13 2 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (13.92%) Degree
2 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.86%) MCP
3 16 (5.86%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.30%) MCSE
5 8 (2.93%) MCITP
6 7 (2.56%) MCPD
6 7 (2.56%) MCTS
6 7 (2.56%) MCSD
7 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.47%) CCNA
7 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) CIMA
8 2 (0.73%) AAT
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.30%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (2.93%) WSUS
1 8 (2.93%) SCCM
2 5 (1.83%) SCOM
3 4 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.36%) Oracle
3 28 (10.26%) Google
4 26 (9.52%) VMware
5 15 (5.49%) Citrix
6 12 (4.40%) IBM
7 9 (3.30%) Cisco
8 6 (2.20%) SAP
8 6 (2.20%) HP
8 6 (2.20%) Facebook
9 5 (1.83%) Sage
10 4 (1.47%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.10%) VocaLink
11 3 (1.10%) Mitel
11 3 (1.10%) NCR
12 2 (0.73%) Progress
12 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.73%) Dell
12 2 (0.73%) Twitter
13 1 (0.37%) Talend
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Code Red Associates
Salary: £22000 to £25000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 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: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Code Red Associates
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago