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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 71 163
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +92
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 153 248 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 3.56% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 9.12% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 136 238 80
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £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
2232 2719 2889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.70% 38.99% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 2378 2524
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -42 73 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Cheshire +8 55 £40,000 - 7
Lancashire -12 15 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Merseyside -7 5 £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 March 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.

1 276 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 216 (78.26%) SQL
3 179 (64.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 142 (51.45%) T-SQL
5 131 (47.46%) Microsoft
6 108 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 102 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 94 (34.06%) Windows
8 94 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (33.70%) C#
10 90 (32.61%) .NET
11 74 (26.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 67 (24.28%) ASP.NET
13 66 (23.91%) HTML
14 64 (23.19%) CSS
15 56 (20.29%) Replication
16 55 (19.93%) JavaScript
16 55 (19.93%) MS Excel
17 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 52 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
19 46 (16.67%) MVC
19 46 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
20 45 (16.30%) Finance
21 43 (15.58%) Degree
21 43 (15.58%) XML
22 41 (14.86%) .NET Framework
23 37 (13.41%) Migration
24 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
25 33 (11.96%) jQuery
26 31 (11.23%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.07%) IIS
3 11 (3.99%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.17%) Apache
6 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.72%) Drupal
9 2 (0.72%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (19.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.80%) HTTP
2 10 (3.62%) Firewall
3 9 (3.26%) SAN
4 7 (2.54%) WAN
5 6 (2.17%) LAN
5 6 (2.17%) Internet
6 5 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.81%) DHCP
6 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.45%) SMTP
7 4 (1.45%) DNS
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.09%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 179 (64.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (26.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (11.23%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (6.52%) Big Data
10 17 (6.16%) Relational Database
10 17 (6.16%) OLAP
11 11 (3.99%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (3.99%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.54%) DTS
14 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (7.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.09%) Moq
3 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.09%) NUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 45 (16.30%) Finance
2 12 (4.35%) Games
3 10 (3.62%) Retail
4 9 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.17%) Advertising
5 6 (2.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (46.74%) Developer
2 101 (36.59%) DBA
3 88 (31.88%) SQL DBA
4 48 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
5 47 (17.03%) .NET Developer
6 42 (15.22%) Administrator
7 24 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 22 (7.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (6.88%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.71%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.35%) Analyst
11 12 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.62%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.62%) Environment Manager
14 8 (2.90%) Business Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Consultant
15 7 (2.54%) Junior
15 7 (2.54%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (32.61%) .NET
2 67 (24.28%) ASP.NET
3 66 (23.91%) HTML
4 64 (23.19%) CSS
5 43 (15.58%) XML
6 41 (14.86%) .NET Framework
7 33 (11.96%) jQuery
8 31 (11.23%) SOAP
9 30 (10.87%) Web Services
10 26 (9.42%) JSON
11 25 (9.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (8.70%) WCF
13 19 (6.88%) Ajax
14 17 (6.16%) Entity Framework
15 14 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (5.07%) Sass
15 14 (5.07%) WPF
16 11 (3.99%) HTML5
17 10 (3.62%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (3.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.29%) Replication
2 30 (10.87%) Clustering
3 23 (8.33%) Statistics
4 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.07%) N-Tier
6 12 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.90%) NHS
8 7 (2.54%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.81%) User Experience
11 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.09%) Open Source
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.09%) Physics
12 3 (1.09%) PDA
13 2 (0.72%) GIS
13 2 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (34.06%) Windows
2 34 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.62%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.54%) Android
7 7 (2.54%) Linux
8 3 (1.09%) SUSE
8 3 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
3 46 (16.67%) MVC
3 46 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (13.41%) Migration
5 31 (11.23%) TDD
6 29 (10.51%) ETL
7 26 (9.42%) ITIL
8 23 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
9 22 (7.97%) SOA
9 22 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 17 (6.16%) Data Migration
11 17 (6.16%) Project Management
11 17 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (5.80%) Scrum
13 14 (5.07%) Service Management
13 14 (5.07%) CQRS
14 13 (4.71%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 216 (78.26%) SQL
2 142 (51.45%) T-SQL
3 93 (33.70%) C#
4 55 (19.93%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.23%) VB.NET
5 31 (11.23%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.26%) Java
7 5 (1.81%) VB6
7 5 (1.81%) VBScript
7 5 (1.81%) VB
8 4 (1.45%) VBA
9 2 (0.72%) Python
9 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (15.58%) Degree
3 12 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (4.35%) MCITP
4 9 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.26%) MCTS
4 9 (3.26%) NCDA
4 9 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.26%) MCDBA
4 9 (3.26%) CCNA
4 9 (3.26%) ISEB
4 9 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.81%) CCA
5 5 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.45%) MCSE
7 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MCSA
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.07%) vSphere
3 6 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.81%) XenApp
4 5 (1.81%) XenServer
4 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.62%) SCOM
2 8 (2.90%) SCCM
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 131 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.14%) VMware
3 17 (6.16%) Oracle
4 15 (5.43%) NetApp
5 10 (3.62%) Cisco
5 10 (3.62%) Epicor
6 8 (2.90%) Citrix
7 4 (1.45%) McAfee
7 4 (1.45%) Tableau
8 2 (0.72%) Facebook
8 2 (0.72%) Talend
8 2 (0.72%) ESRI
8 2 (0.72%) Google
8 2 (0.72%) Ektron
8 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
8 2 (0.72%) Cognos
9 1 (0.36%) Juniper
9 1 (0.36%) Teradata
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Witherslack Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fast-Track Career Progression
Posted: 10 days ago