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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 119 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 150 177 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 2.41% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.57% 6.61% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 136 158 127
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,479 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2282 2677 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.93% 36.48% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2203 2257
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 £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 80 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Cheshire -25 42 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Lancashire -13 10 £30,459 -6.28% 3
Merseyside +2 6 £42,250 +19.01% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 309 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (82.20%) SQL
3 200 (64.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 182 (58.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 178 (57.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (55.99%) T-SQL
7 113 (36.57%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (32.69%) Microsoft
9 80 (25.89%) Replication
10 77 (24.92%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (24.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 74 (23.95%) Windows
13 69 (22.33%) ETL
14 63 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 62 (20.06%) .NET
16 61 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (18.77%) Performance Tuning
18 52 (16.83%) Migration
19 49 (15.86%) C#
20 47 (15.21%) MS Excel
20 47 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (14.56%) ASP.NET
22 44 (14.24%) Web Services
22 44 (14.24%) XML
23 42 (13.59%) Big Data
24 41 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
25 38 (12.30%) Clustering
25 38 (12.30%) Degree
25 38 (12.30%) PowerShell
25 38 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (11.33%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.44%) IIS
3 13 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.59%) Oracle 9iAS
5 8 (2.59%) Drupal
6 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.94%) Lync
6 6 (1.94%) Apache
6 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.29%) Node.js
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 47 (15.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.29%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.97%) Primavera
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.59%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.18%) SAN
2 15 (4.85%) Internet
3 13 (4.21%) DNS
4 8 (2.59%) DHCP
4 8 (2.59%) Firewall
5 7 (2.27%) LAN
5 7 (2.27%) WAN
6 6 (1.94%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.94%) DMZ
6 6 (1.94%) VLAN
6 6 (1.94%) NAS
7 5 (1.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (64.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 182 (58.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (57.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 77 (24.92%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (24.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (20.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 42 (13.59%) Big Data
9 35 (11.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (7.12%) Relational Database
12 16 (5.18%) Amazon Redshift
13 15 (4.85%) Oracle Database
14 14 (4.53%) MySQL
15 11 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (3.24%) OLAP
16 10 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (2.91%) DTS
Development Applications
1 38 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (8.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 20 (6.47%) Mercurial
4 19 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 14 (4.53%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.27%) Subversion
7 3 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (7.44%) Finance
1 23 (7.44%) Games
2 6 (1.94%) Marketing
3 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.97%) Advertising
4 3 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.32%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (50.16%) Developer
2 113 (36.57%) DBA
3 93 (30.10%) SQL DBA
4 58 (18.77%) SQL Developer
5 48 (15.53%) SQL Server DBA
6 47 (15.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 29 (9.39%) Administrator
8 21 (6.80%) Consultant
9 20 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 19 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
11 17 (5.50%) Database Developer
12 16 (5.18%) Senior SQL Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Analyst
14 10 (3.24%) Software Developer
15 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
16 8 (2.59%) C# Developer
17 7 (2.27%) Senior DBA
17 7 (2.27%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.06%) .NET
2 45 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 44 (14.24%) Web Services
3 44 (14.24%) XML
4 35 (11.33%) HTML
5 33 (10.68%) CSS
6 30 (9.71%) jQuery
7 18 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (5.18%) HTML5
9 15 (4.85%) Ajax
10 14 (4.53%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.91%) SOAP
11 9 (2.91%) J2EE
12 8 (2.59%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (1.94%) CSS3
14 6 (1.94%) WCF
15 5 (1.62%) JSON
16 4 (1.29%) Entity Framework
17 3 (0.97%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 80 (25.89%) Replication
2 38 (12.30%) Clustering
3 26 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.77%) Mobile App
5 22 (7.12%) Statistics
6 19 (6.15%) iPhone
7 13 (4.21%) Visualisation
8 10 (3.24%) NHS
9 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.29%) Social Media
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.97%) Life Science
11 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.97%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.97%) User Experience
12 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.95%) Windows
2 27 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (6.80%) Android
3 21 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.56%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.24%) Linux
7 8 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (2.59%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.65%) AIX
9 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (36.57%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (22.33%) ETL
3 61 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (18.77%) Performance Tuning
5 52 (16.83%) Migration
6 35 (11.33%) Database Mirroring
7 26 (8.41%) MVC
8 25 (8.09%) Web Development
9 22 (7.12%) ITIL
10 21 (6.80%) Data Migration
11 20 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.85%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.53%) Data Management
13 14 (4.53%) Analytics
14 13 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (3.88%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (3.56%) PRINCE2
16 11 (3.56%) Scrum
16 11 (3.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 254 (82.20%) SQL
2 173 (55.99%) T-SQL
3 49 (15.86%) C#
4 38 (12.30%) PowerShell
5 37 (11.97%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.85%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.53%) Java
8 12 (3.88%) PHP
9 8 (2.59%) Perl
9 8 (2.59%) ActionScript
10 7 (2.27%) ANSI SQL
11 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.97%) VB
12 3 (0.97%) Prolog
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
14 1 (0.32%) VB6
14 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.30%) Degree
3 12 (3.88%) MCTS
4 11 (3.56%) MCITP
4 11 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (3.56%) MCSE
5 8 (2.59%) CCNA
5 8 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.59%) NCDA
6 5 (1.62%) MCSA
7 3 (0.97%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.97%) MCP
7 3 (0.97%) ISEB
7 3 (0.97%) OCP
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.24%) vSphere
3 9 (2.91%) VMware ESX
3 9 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.62%) XenApp
7 2 (0.65%) XenServer
7 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) SCCM
2 5 (1.62%) SCOM
2 5 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.62%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 101 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.33%) VMware
3 28 (9.06%) Oracle
4 19 (6.15%) Google
5 13 (4.21%) NetApp
5 13 (4.21%) Citrix
6 10 (3.24%) Cisco
6 10 (3.24%) Tableau
7 8 (2.59%) SAP
8 5 (1.62%) McAfee
9 4 (1.29%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.97%) Teradata
10 3 (0.97%) Cognos
10 3 (0.97%) IBM
10 3 (0.97%) CommVault
10 3 (0.97%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.97%) Veeam
10 3 (0.97%) Facebook
10 3 (0.97%) Talend
11 2 (0.65%) HP
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