The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 109 232
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +123
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 178 140 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.40% 2.11% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 5.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 161 132 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,950 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
SQL Server 2012
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2790 2443 2710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.62% 36.79% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2354 2136 2418
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2012
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Manchester +8 72 £36,250 +3.57% 13
Cheshire +7 69 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Lancashire +4 33 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Merseyside +5 3 £39,250 -1.87% 5
SQL Server 2012
England

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 373 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 272 (72.92%) .NET
3 255 (68.36%) C#
4 213 (57.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 199 (53.35%) SQL
6 194 (52.01%) ASP.NET
7 179 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
8 174 (46.65%) MVC
8 174 (46.65%) WCF
9 146 (39.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 126 (33.78%) T-SQL
11 125 (33.51%) .NET Framework
12 117 (31.37%) HTML
13 114 (30.56%) TDD
14 112 (30.03%) CSS
15 106 (28.42%) Microsoft
16 104 (27.88%) Web Application Development
17 103 (27.61%) SQL Server 2005
18 100 (26.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 98 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 90 (24.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 82 (21.98%) JavaScript
22 67 (17.96%) BDD
23 65 (17.43%) jQuery
24 60 (16.09%) OO
25 57 (15.28%) ADO.NET
26 56 (15.01%) Web Services
26 56 (15.01%) XML
27 55 (14.75%) SOAP
28 53 (14.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (13.14%) Node.js
2 17 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.41%) IIS
5 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.07%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.54%) Apache
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.85%) Internet
2 10 (2.68%) SAN
3 9 (2.41%) HTTP
4 7 (1.88%) DNS
5 6 (1.61%) LAN
5 6 (1.61%) WAN
5 6 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.07%) DHCP
7 4 (1.07%) SNMP
7 4 (1.07%) IPsec
7 4 (1.07%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.07%) NAS
8 3 (0.80%) Firewall
9 1 (0.27%) Wireless
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) VLAN
9 1 (0.27%) LDAP
9 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 213 (57.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (27.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 98 (26.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (24.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (8.85%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 19 (5.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (3.75%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.49%) DTS
11 12 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.95%) Big Data
13 10 (2.68%) MySQL
14 9 (2.41%) Xcelsius
15 8 (2.14%) OLTP
15 8 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (13.40%) NUnit
2 29 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.77%) Moq
3 25 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (5.63%) Subversion
4 21 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 19 (5.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (4.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.61%) JIRA
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.54%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 34 (9.12%) Games
2 25 (6.70%) Advertising
3 21 (5.63%) Marketing
4 16 (4.29%) Finance
5 11 (2.95%) Retail
6 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (82.57%) Developer
2 174 (46.65%) .NET Developer
3 62 (16.62%) Software Developer
4 55 (14.75%) C# Developer
5 42 (11.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (9.92%) DBA
7 34 (9.12%) C# Software Developer
8 33 (8.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 33 (8.85%) SQL Developer
9 31 (8.31%) SQL DBA
10 21 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 21 (5.63%) Web Developer
11 17 (4.56%) Administrator
12 14 (3.75%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (3.49%) Analyst
14 12 (3.22%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (2.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (2.41%) Senior Developer
16 9 (2.41%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (72.92%) .NET
2 194 (52.01%) ASP.NET
3 174 (46.65%) WCF
4 146 (39.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 125 (33.51%) .NET Framework
6 117 (31.37%) HTML
7 112 (30.03%) CSS
8 100 (26.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 65 (17.43%) jQuery
10 57 (15.28%) ADO.NET
11 56 (15.01%) Web Services
11 56 (15.01%) XML
12 55 (14.75%) SOAP
13 53 (14.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 49 (13.14%) LINQ
15 47 (12.60%) Ajax
16 45 (12.06%) RESTful
16 45 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (10.72%) Razor View Engine
18 30 (8.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.58%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.77%) Mathematics
2 29 (7.77%) Physics
3 22 (5.90%) iPhone
3 22 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 21 (5.63%) Replication
5 17 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.02%) Social Network
7 11 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.41%) User Experience
8 9 (2.41%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.41%) Social Media
9 7 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.88%) Statistics
9 7 (1.88%) BBC
10 6 (1.61%) PDA
11 4 (1.07%) Clustering
12 3 (0.80%) EMV
12 3 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.40%) Windows
2 30 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (6.43%) Android
4 22 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.54%) Debian
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 2 (0.54%) Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (46.65%) MVC
3 114 (30.56%) TDD
4 104 (27.88%) Web Application Development
5 67 (17.96%) BDD
6 60 (16.09%) OO
7 49 (13.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 48 (12.87%) Scrum
9 45 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (11.80%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (10.72%) Unit Testing
12 29 (7.77%) OOD
13 28 (7.51%) CQRS
14 24 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (6.17%) Mentoring
16 19 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (4.83%) E-Commerce
18 17 (4.56%) Parallel Computing
18 17 (4.56%) Multithreading
18 17 (4.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 255 (68.36%) C#
2 199 (53.35%) SQL
3 126 (33.78%) T-SQL
4 82 (21.98%) JavaScript
5 46 (12.33%) VB.NET
6 28 (7.51%) Ruby
7 12 (3.22%) VB
8 11 (2.95%) VB6
9 8 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.88%) VBA
10 7 (1.88%) Java
11 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.80%) XPath
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (10.99%) Degree
2 35 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.09%) MCP
3 19 (5.09%) MCTS
4 16 (4.29%) MCAD
4 16 (4.29%) MCSD
5 4 (1.07%) MCSE
6 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.80%) CCNA
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.80%) NCDA
7 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) MCITP
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) BS7799
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.68%) vSphere
5 5 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.07%) Terminal Server
6 4 (1.07%) XenApp
6 4 (1.07%) vCloud
7 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) OpenView
2 5 (1.34%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.07%) OpenNMS
3 4 (1.07%) Puppet
3 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.07%) SCCM
3 4 (1.07%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.77%) Google
3 25 (6.70%) Facebook
4 18 (4.83%) VMware
5 16 (4.29%) Oracle
6 8 (2.14%) NetApp
7 7 (1.88%) Apple
7 7 (1.88%) HP
7 7 (1.88%) Sony
7 7 (1.88%) Yahoo!
8 6 (1.61%) Citrix
8 6 (1.61%) Remedy
8 6 (1.61%) IBM
9 5 (1.34%) Cisco
10 4 (1.07%) Sybase
10 4 (1.07%) Dell
10 4 (1.07%) Veeam
10 4 (1.07%) Acronis
10 4 (1.07%) Tableau
11 3 (0.80%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago