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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 102 119 246
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +127
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 181 139 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.45% 2.05% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.58% 5.53% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 164 133 17
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
2749 2512 2764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.23% 36.98% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2219 2484
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 23 September 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 23 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
Cheshire +3 70 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Manchester +7 68 £36,250 +3.57% 9
Lancashire +11 36 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Merseyside +7 6 £33,500 -23.42% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 393 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 280 (71.25%) .NET
3 265 (67.43%) C#
4 226 (57.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 205 (52.16%) SQL
6 201 (51.15%) ASP.NET
7 183 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
8 180 (45.80%) MVC
9 178 (45.29%) WCF
10 149 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 125 (31.81%) .NET Framework
12 121 (30.79%) Microsoft
13 117 (29.77%) TDD
14 116 (29.52%) HTML
15 115 (29.26%) T-SQL
16 111 (28.24%) CSS
17 109 (27.74%) Web Application Development
18 106 (26.97%) SQL Server 2005
19 105 (26.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 97 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 91 (23.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
23 70 (17.81%) BDD
24 66 (16.79%) OO
25 61 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 60 (15.27%) jQuery
26 60 (15.27%) Windows
27 59 (15.01%) Web Services
28 57 (14.50%) XML
28 57 (14.50%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 52 (13.23%) Node.js
2 21 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.33%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.29%) IIS
9 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.51%) Apache
14 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.16%) Internet
2 15 (3.82%) SAN
3 9 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.29%) LAN
3 9 (2.29%) WAN
4 8 (2.04%) DNS
5 7 (1.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.78%) HTTP
5 7 (1.78%) IPsec
6 6 (1.53%) iSCSI
6 6 (1.53%) NAS
6 6 (1.53%) SNMP
7 5 (1.27%) DHCP
8 4 (1.02%) Firewall
9 2 (0.51%) SSL
9 2 (0.51%) VLAN
10 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.25%) VPN
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless
10 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (57.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (26.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 97 (24.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (23.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (8.91%) NoSQL
8 34 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (4.58%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 16 (4.07%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (3.05%) DTS
14 11 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (2.80%) Big Data
15 10 (2.54%) MySQL
16 9 (2.29%) Xcelsius
17 8 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (1.78%) OLTP
18 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (13.49%) NUnit
2 31 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.89%) Moq
3 24 (6.11%) Visual Studio
4 23 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (5.60%) Subversion
6 19 (4.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (4.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (2.04%) JIRA
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.51%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 35 (8.91%) Games
2 26 (6.62%) Advertising
3 21 (5.34%) Marketing
4 16 (4.07%) Finance
5 10 (2.54%) Retail
6 9 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 321 (81.68%) Developer
2 182 (46.31%) .NET Developer
3 64 (16.28%) Software Developer
4 57 (14.50%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (9.41%) DBA
7 36 (9.16%) C# Software Developer
8 35 (8.91%) .NET Software Developer
9 33 (8.40%) SQL Developer
10 30 (7.63%) SQL DBA
11 22 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (5.09%) Web Developer
12 20 (5.09%) Administrator
13 13 (3.31%) Analyst
14 12 (3.05%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.05%) SQL Server DBA
14 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
15 9 (2.29%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 8 (2.04%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (71.25%) .NET
2 201 (51.15%) ASP.NET
3 178 (45.29%) WCF
4 149 (37.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 125 (31.81%) .NET Framework
6 116 (29.52%) HTML
7 111 (28.24%) CSS
8 105 (26.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 61 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 60 (15.27%) jQuery
11 59 (15.01%) Web Services
12 57 (14.50%) XML
12 57 (14.50%) ADO.NET
13 52 (13.23%) LINQ
14 48 (12.21%) SOAP
15 47 (11.96%) RESTful
15 47 (11.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (11.70%) Ajax
17 42 (10.69%) Razor View Engine
18 29 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 31 (7.89%) Physics
3 23 (5.85%) iPhone
3 23 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.09%) Replication
5 17 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.07%) Social Network
7 10 (2.54%) Social Media
8 9 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.29%) User Experience
9 8 (2.04%) BBC
10 6 (1.53%) PDA
11 5 (1.27%) Statistics
11 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.02%) Clustering
13 3 (0.76%) APACS
13 3 (0.76%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.27%) Windows
2 39 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (6.36%) Android
5 24 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.80%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.54%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.29%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.51%) Debian
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.51%) Solaris
10 2 (0.51%) Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (45.80%) MVC
3 117 (29.77%) TDD
4 109 (27.74%) Web Application Development
5 70 (17.81%) BDD
6 66 (16.79%) OO
7 51 (12.98%) Scrum
8 49 (12.47%) Domain-Driven Design
9 47 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (10.94%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (10.18%) Unit Testing
12 33 (8.40%) OOD
13 27 (6.87%) CQRS
14 26 (6.62%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (5.09%) E-Commerce
16 20 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (4.33%) Load Testing
17 17 (4.33%) Multithreading
17 17 (4.33%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 265 (67.43%) C#
2 205 (52.16%) SQL
3 115 (29.26%) T-SQL
4 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
5 49 (12.47%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.63%) Ruby
7 13 (3.31%) VB
8 12 (3.05%) VB6
9 11 (2.80%) Java
10 8 (2.04%) VBA
11 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.76%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (11.70%) Degree
2 38 (9.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.85%) MCTS
4 20 (5.09%) MCP
5 17 (4.33%) MCAD
5 17 (4.33%) MCSD
6 6 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.53%) CCNA
6 6 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.53%) NCDA
7 4 (1.02%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) BS7799
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.82%) vSphere
4 14 (3.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.53%) vCloud
6 5 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.02%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.02%) XenApp
8 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) OpenView
2 6 (1.53%) SCCM
2 6 (1.53%) SCOM
2 6 (1.53%) OpenNMS
2 6 (1.53%) Puppet
2 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 121 (30.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.89%) Google
3 26 (6.62%) Facebook
4 24 (6.11%) VMware
5 18 (4.58%) Oracle
6 10 (2.54%) HP
6 10 (2.54%) NetApp
7 9 (2.29%) IBM
8 8 (2.04%) Apple
8 8 (2.04%) Remedy
8 8 (2.04%) Sony
8 8 (2.04%) Yahoo!
9 6 (1.53%) Veeam
9 6 (1.53%) Acronis
9 6 (1.53%) Tableau
9 6 (1.53%) Dell
10 5 (1.27%) Citrix
10 5 (1.27%) Cisco
11 4 (1.02%) Sybase
12 3 (0.76%) Business Objects
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