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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 146 87 196
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +109
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 97 186 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 2.81% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 7.32% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 89 176 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2199 2540 3166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.32% 38.37% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2217 2848
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Manchester -52 49 £41,250 +10.00% 18
Cheshire -16 23 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Lancashire -26 14 £30,000 -24.05% 3
Merseyside +10 8 £40,000 -11.11% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 265 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (69.81%) SQL
3 177 (66.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 138 (52.08%) .NET
5 136 (51.32%) C#
6 121 (45.66%) T-SQL
7 119 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (44.53%) Microsoft
9 101 (38.11%) ASP.NET
10 98 (36.98%) HTML
11 94 (35.47%) CSS
12 85 (32.08%) MVC
13 80 (30.19%) .NET Framework
14 73 (27.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 71 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (26.42%) JavaScript
17 68 (25.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 66 (24.91%) Windows
19 63 (23.77%) WCF
20 58 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
21 48 (18.11%) XML
22 47 (17.74%) SOAP
22 47 (17.74%) jQuery
23 43 (16.23%) VB.NET
24 42 (15.85%) MS Excel
25 40 (15.09%) Degree
25 40 (15.09%) TDD
26 39 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
27 38 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
28 35 (13.21%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.53%) IIS
3 10 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.26%) Node.js
7 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.75%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) Apache
10 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle 9iAS
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.92%) HTTP
2 10 (3.77%) Internet
3 8 (3.02%) SAN
4 7 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.26%) DHCP
5 6 (2.26%) DNS
5 6 (2.26%) Firewall
6 5 (1.89%) WAN
7 4 (1.51%) LAN
7 4 (1.51%) SMTP
7 4 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.75%) NAS
8 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.75%) IPsec
8 2 (0.75%) SNMP
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) SSL
9 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 177 (66.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (27.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (25.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (9.81%) Relational Database
7 26 (9.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (6.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (4.53%) OLAP
10 11 (4.15%) DTS
10 11 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.77%) Xcelsius
12 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.26%) Big Data
14 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (6.04%) NUnit
4 12 (4.53%) Moq
5 9 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.51%) Subversion
7 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 28 (10.57%) Finance
2 11 (4.15%) Retail
3 9 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (3.40%) Advertising
4 6 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (62.64%) Developer
2 76 (28.68%) .NET Developer
3 67 (25.28%) DBA
4 61 (23.02%) SQL DBA
5 50 (18.87%) Software Developer
6 33 (12.45%) C# Developer
7 29 (10.94%) SQL Server DBA
8 27 (10.19%) Administrator
9 26 (9.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (6.79%) Senior Developer
11 17 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (6.04%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (4.91%) SQL Developer
14 12 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 10 (3.77%) Environment Manager
16 10 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
16 10 (3.77%) Junior
17 9 (3.40%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (52.08%) .NET
2 101 (38.11%) ASP.NET
3 98 (36.98%) HTML
4 94 (35.47%) CSS
5 80 (30.19%) .NET Framework
6 63 (23.77%) WCF
7 58 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (18.11%) XML
9 47 (17.74%) SOAP
9 47 (17.74%) jQuery
10 35 (13.21%) ADO.NET
11 34 (12.83%) Web Services
12 33 (12.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (9.81%) JSON
14 23 (8.68%) WPF
15 22 (8.30%) LINQ
15 22 (8.30%) Ajax
15 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (6.79%) WinForms
17 17 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.21%) Replication
2 17 (6.42%) N-Tier
3 16 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (4.91%) Statistics
6 12 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.53%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.53%) Physics
7 11 (4.15%) Visualisation
8 10 (3.77%) User Experience
8 10 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.26%) Clustering
10 5 (1.89%) PDA
11 3 (1.13%) iPhone
11 3 (1.13%) Open Source
11 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.75%) Social Network
12 2 (0.75%) APACS
12 2 (0.75%) GIS
12 2 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (24.91%) Windows
2 28 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.51%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.13%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) Debian
8 2 (0.75%) Linux
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (32.08%) MVC
3 40 (15.09%) TDD
4 34 (12.83%) Unit Testing
4 34 (12.83%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (10.57%) Migration
6 27 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (9.81%) Scrum
8 23 (8.68%) SOA
9 21 (7.92%) Mentoring
9 21 (7.92%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (7.17%) ITIL
11 18 (6.79%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (6.42%) CQRS
13 16 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (5.66%) Data Migration
14 15 (5.66%) OO
15 13 (4.91%) Service Management
15 13 (4.91%) Time Management
16 12 (4.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 185 (69.81%) SQL
2 136 (51.32%) C#
3 121 (45.66%) T-SQL
4 70 (26.42%) JavaScript
5 43 (16.23%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.30%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.77%) VB
8 9 (3.40%) VB6
9 6 (2.26%) VBScript
9 6 (2.26%) Java
10 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.13%) Ruby
11 2 (0.75%) Python
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (15.09%) Degree
2 38 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.40%) ISEB
3 9 (3.40%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.51%) NCDA
4 4 (1.51%) MCITP
4 4 (1.51%) MCTS
4 4 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.51%) CCNA
4 4 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.13%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) MCSE
6 2 (0.75%) MCP
6 2 (0.75%) CCA
6 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.15%) vSphere
3 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.75%) vCloud
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.75%) XenServer
6 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCCM
1 6 (2.26%) SCOM
2 3 (1.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 118 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.68%) VMware
3 11 (4.15%) NetApp
4 9 (3.40%) Epicor
5 7 (2.64%) Cisco
5 7 (2.64%) Oracle
6 4 (1.51%) Facebook
6 4 (1.51%) Citrix
7 3 (1.13%) SAP
7 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.13%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) Acronis
8 2 (0.75%) Ektron
8 2 (0.75%) Veeam
8 2 (0.75%) Capita
8 2 (0.75%) Sybase
8 2 (0.75%) ESRI
8 2 (0.75%) Dell
8 2 (0.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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