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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 106 103 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +124
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 169 157 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 2.35% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.23% 6.20% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 150 149 22
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,000 £40,000
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
2712 2532 2658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.27% 37.83% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2309 2220 2383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £55,500
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 30 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 30 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 -7 75 £37,500 +5.63% 16
Cheshire -5 60 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Lancashire +1 26 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Merseyside +13 6 £40,000 - 4
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 345 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 239 (69.28%) .NET
3 226 (65.51%) C#
4 199 (57.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 195 (56.52%) SQL
6 176 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (50.14%) ASP.NET
8 160 (46.38%) MVC
9 141 (40.87%) WCF
10 130 (37.68%) T-SQL
10 130 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (32.17%) HTML
12 108 (31.30%) .NET Framework
13 107 (31.01%) CSS
14 99 (28.70%) TDD
15 96 (27.83%) Microsoft
16 85 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 83 (24.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 83 (24.06%) Web Application Development
18 82 (23.77%) JavaScript
19 81 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 81 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 60 (17.39%) jQuery
21 54 (15.65%) BDD
22 53 (15.36%) XML
23 52 (15.07%) ADO.NET
24 51 (14.78%) SOAP
25 50 (14.49%) Windows
26 49 (14.20%) VB.NET
27 48 (13.91%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 38 (11.01%) Node.js
2 13 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.74%) IIS
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle 10gAS
7 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.58%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.70%) Internet
2 13 (3.77%) HTTP
3 7 (2.03%) SAN
4 6 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.16%) DNS
5 4 (1.16%) SNMP
5 4 (1.16%) IPsec
5 4 (1.16%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.16%) NAS
6 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.87%) LAN
6 3 (0.87%) WAN
6 3 (0.87%) DHCP
7 2 (0.58%) Firewall
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) Wireless
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.29%) SMTP
8 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (57.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (24.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 83 (24.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (7.54%) NoSQL
9 22 (6.38%) Relational Database
10 21 (6.09%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (4.06%) DTS
12 12 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (2.90%) Xcelsius
13 10 (2.90%) Big Data
13 10 (2.90%) OLTP
14 9 (2.61%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.61%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.61%) MySQL
15 8 (2.32%) OLAP
15 8 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (11.59%) NUnit
2 27 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (6.67%) Moq
5 21 (6.09%) Git (software)
6 18 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.93%) Subversion
8 14 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.29%) LLBLGen Pro
9 1 (0.29%) JIRA
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (8.41%) Games
2 21 (6.09%) Advertising
3 17 (4.93%) Marketing
4 12 (3.48%) Finance
5 11 (3.19%) Retail
6 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (79.71%) Developer
2 153 (44.35%) .NET Developer
3 60 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 55 (15.94%) DBA
5 47 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 47 (13.62%) SQL DBA
6 37 (10.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (8.41%) C# Software Developer
8 28 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
9 26 (7.54%) SQL Developer
10 21 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
10 21 (6.09%) Administrator
11 17 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 14 (4.06%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.06%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (2.90%) Business Developer
14 10 (2.90%) SQL Server Developer
15 9 (2.61%) Junior
16 8 (2.32%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (69.28%) .NET
2 173 (50.14%) ASP.NET
3 141 (40.87%) WCF
4 130 (37.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 111 (32.17%) HTML
6 108 (31.30%) .NET Framework
7 107 (31.01%) CSS
8 81 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 60 (17.39%) jQuery
10 53 (15.36%) XML
11 52 (15.07%) ADO.NET
12 51 (14.78%) SOAP
13 48 (13.91%) Web Services
14 43 (12.46%) LINQ
15 42 (12.17%) Ajax
16 40 (11.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 38 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (10.72%) RESTful
19 31 (8.99%) WinForms
19 31 (8.99%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.83%) Replication
2 24 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 23 (6.67%) Physics
4 18 (5.22%) iPhone
4 18 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.48%) Statistics
7 11 (3.19%) Social Network
8 10 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.90%) User Experience
8 10 (2.90%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.74%) Social Media
10 6 (1.74%) PDA
11 5 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.16%) Open Source
12 4 (1.16%) BBC
13 3 (0.87%) EMV
13 3 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.49%) Windows
2 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (5.22%) Android
4 13 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.58%) Debian
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.58%) Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (46.38%) MVC
3 99 (28.70%) TDD
4 83 (24.06%) Web Application Development
5 54 (15.65%) BDD
6 46 (13.33%) OO
7 45 (13.04%) Scrum
8 42 (12.17%) Domain-Driven Design
9 41 (11.88%) Dependency Injection
10 39 (11.30%) Unit Testing
11 38 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (7.54%) CQRS
14 23 (6.67%) OOD
15 21 (6.09%) Mentoring
16 18 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (4.93%) Multithreading
17 17 (4.93%) Migration
17 17 (4.93%) Load Testing
17 17 (4.93%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 226 (65.51%) C#
2 195 (56.52%) SQL
3 130 (37.68%) T-SQL
4 82 (23.77%) JavaScript
5 49 (14.20%) VB.NET
6 21 (6.09%) Ruby
7 13 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.48%) VB
9 11 (3.19%) VB6
10 7 (2.03%) Java
11 6 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.16%) VBA
13 3 (0.87%) VBScript
14 1 (0.29%) Python
14 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (10.14%) Degree
2 31 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.35%) MCP
4 13 (3.77%) MCTS
5 12 (3.48%) MCAD
5 12 (3.48%) MCSD
6 3 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) NCDA
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) BS7799
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.32%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.03%) vSphere
3 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.16%) vCloud
5 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.16%) OpenNMS
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
2 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.16%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 96 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.38%) Google
3 21 (6.09%) Facebook
4 12 (3.48%) VMware
5 10 (2.90%) Oracle
6 7 (2.03%) NetApp
7 4 (1.16%) Apple
7 4 (1.16%) Dell
7 4 (1.16%) Sony
7 4 (1.16%) Cisco
7 4 (1.16%) Veeam
7 4 (1.16%) Acronis
7 4 (1.16%) Yahoo!
8 3 (0.87%) Sybase
8 3 (0.87%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.87%) SAP
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) Epicor
9 2 (0.58%) Vertica
9 2 (0.58%) Capita
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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