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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 96 62 144
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +82
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 173 270 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 3.84% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.76% 9.94% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 158 252 104
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2230 2715 2907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.39% 38.63% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 2370 2530
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -41 82 £43,000 +7.50% 21
Cheshire +4 55 £40,000 - 11
Lancashire -13 18 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Merseyside -6 8 £40,000 - 8
Cumbria - 4 £19,000 -
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (76.36%) SQL
3 171 (62.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (50.91%) T-SQL
5 130 (47.27%) Microsoft
6 120 (43.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 108 (39.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 93 (33.82%) Windows
9 85 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (29.45%) C#
11 76 (27.64%) .NET
12 70 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 61 (22.18%) ASP.NET
14 60 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (21.09%) Replication
16 53 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 53 (19.27%) MS Excel
16 53 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
17 52 (18.91%) CSS
17 52 (18.91%) HTML
18 50 (18.18%) Degree
19 44 (16.00%) Migration
19 44 (16.00%) Finance
19 44 (16.00%) JavaScript
20 40 (14.55%) MVC
21 36 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 35 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
23 34 (12.36%) ETL
23 34 (12.36%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.91%) IIS
3 11 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.18%) Apache
5 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle 9iAS
9 2 (0.73%) CMS
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.73%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 53 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) HTTP
2 10 (3.64%) Firewall
2 10 (3.64%) SAN
3 9 (3.27%) Internet
4 7 (2.55%) WAN
5 6 (2.18%) LAN
6 5 (1.82%) DNS
6 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.82%) DHCP
6 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.45%) SMTP
8 3 (1.09%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) DMZ
9 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 171 (62.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (43.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (39.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (8.36%) Big Data
8 19 (6.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (5.82%) OLAP
10 15 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (5.09%) Relational Database
12 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database
12 11 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (3.64%) RDBMS
14 9 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (2.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (8.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 21 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.73%) NUnit
5 2 (0.73%) Moq
6 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 44 (16.00%) Finance
2 13 (4.73%) Games
3 10 (3.64%) Retail
4 8 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.18%) Advertising
5 6 (2.18%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Local Government
7 2 (0.73%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (45.82%) Developer
2 101 (36.73%) DBA
3 89 (32.36%) SQL DBA
4 49 (17.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 43 (15.64%) Administrator
6 35 (12.73%) .NET Developer
7 28 (10.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (7.64%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.45%) SQL Developer
10 14 (5.09%) Analyst
10 14 (5.09%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
12 10 (3.64%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.64%) Environment Manager
12 10 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.64%) Junior
13 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Business Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Consultant
14 8 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.64%) .NET
2 61 (22.18%) ASP.NET
3 52 (18.91%) CSS
3 52 (18.91%) HTML
4 34 (12.36%) XML
5 30 (10.91%) .NET Framework
5 30 (10.91%) jQuery
6 26 (9.45%) Web Services
7 23 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (8.36%) JSON
8 22 (8.00%) SOAP
9 13 (4.73%) WCF
10 12 (4.36%) Entity Framework
11 11 (4.00%) Ajax
12 10 (3.64%) HTML5
12 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (3.64%) Sass
13 7 (2.55%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (2.55%) WPF
14 6 (2.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.09%) Replication
2 33 (12.00%) Clustering
3 23 (8.36%) Statistics
4 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.36%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.64%) N-Tier
7 9 (3.27%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.91%) NHS
8 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.18%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.45%) User Experience
12 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.09%) Open Source
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.09%) PDA
12 3 (1.09%) iPhone
13 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.73%) Physics
13 2 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 93 (33.82%) Windows
2 36 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.73%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.91%) Android
7 7 (2.55%) Linux
8 3 (1.09%) SUSE
8 3 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (19.27%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (16.00%) Migration
5 40 (14.55%) MVC
6 34 (12.36%) ETL
7 26 (9.45%) ITIL
7 26 (9.45%) TDD
8 22 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 21 (7.64%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (7.64%) Database Mirroring
10 16 (5.82%) Project Management
11 15 (5.45%) SOA
11 15 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.09%) Service Management
12 14 (5.09%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (4.73%) Scrum
13 13 (4.73%) Time Management
13 13 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 210 (76.36%) SQL
2 140 (50.91%) T-SQL
3 81 (29.45%) C#
4 44 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.73%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.27%) Java
8 4 (1.45%) VBA
8 4 (1.45%) VB
8 4 (1.45%) VB6
9 3 (1.09%) VBScript
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 53 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (18.18%) Degree
3 12 (4.36%) MCITP
3 12 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.27%) MCTS
4 9 (3.27%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.27%) MCDBA
4 9 (3.27%) CCNA
4 9 (3.27%) ISEB
4 9 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.27%) NCDA
4 9 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.82%) MCSE
5 5 (1.82%) CCA
5 5 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.09%) vSphere
3 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.82%) XenApp
4 5 (1.82%) XenServer
4 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) SCOM
2 8 (2.91%) SCCM
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.91%) VMware
3 19 (6.91%) Oracle
4 13 (4.73%) NetApp
5 10 (3.64%) Cisco
6 9 (3.27%) Epicor
7 8 (2.91%) Citrix
8 5 (1.82%) Tableau
9 4 (1.45%) McAfee
10 3 (1.09%) Google
10 3 (1.09%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.09%) SAP
10 3 (1.09%) Cognos
10 3 (1.09%) Talend
11 2 (0.73%) Facebook
11 2 (0.73%) Ektron
11 2 (0.73%) ESRI
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.36%) Sage
12 1 (0.36%) Teradata
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