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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 61 137
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +76
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 157 244 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.58% 3.61% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.39% 9.81% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 144 225 118
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
2124 2488 2853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.86% 36.83% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 2152 2492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -23 85 £43,500 +8.75% 18
Cheshire -19 36 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Merseyside -4 13 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Lancashire -27 10 £36,250 +16.00% 3
Cumbria - 4 £19,000 - 1
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 214 (80.15%) SQL
3 159 (59.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 149 (55.81%) T-SQL
5 143 (53.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (45.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 117 (43.82%) Microsoft
8 82 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (29.21%) Windows
10 70 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (25.84%) Replication
12 63 (23.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 62 (23.22%) .NET
14 58 (21.72%) C#
15 56 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
16 55 (20.60%) Performance Tuning
17 50 (18.73%) ASP.NET
18 49 (18.35%) MS Excel
19 48 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 45 (16.85%) Degree
22 44 (16.48%) Migration
23 41 (15.36%) Clustering
24 39 (14.61%) ETL
24 39 (14.61%) CSS
25 37 (13.86%) Finance
26 36 (13.48%) HTML
27 34 (12.73%) JavaScript
28 32 (11.99%) jQuery
28 32 (11.99%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.74%) IIS
3 10 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.25%) Apache
5 6 (2.25%) Oracle 9iAS
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.50%) Drupal
7 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.12%) Lync
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 49 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) ProjectWise
4 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.12%) Primavera
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.12%) SAN
2 10 (3.75%) Firewall
3 9 (3.37%) LAN
3 9 (3.37%) WAN
4 8 (3.00%) Internet
5 7 (2.62%) DNS
6 6 (2.25%) DHCP
6 6 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.87%) HTTP
7 5 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.12%) VLAN
10 2 (0.75%) NAS
10 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.75%) SMTP
10 2 (0.75%) DMZ
11 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (59.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 143 (53.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 121 (45.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (23.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (17.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (9.74%) Big Data
9 23 (8.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (6.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (5.62%) OLAP
12 14 (5.24%) Oracle Database
13 12 (4.49%) OLAP Cube
14 11 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (3.75%) Relational Database
15 10 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (3.00%) DTS
17 8 (3.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (8.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.75%) Moq
5 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.75%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 37 (13.86%) Finance
2 19 (7.12%) Games
3 7 (2.62%) Marketing
3 7 (2.62%) Retail
4 5 (1.87%) Advertising
5 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.12%) Local Government
7 2 (0.75%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (44.19%) Developer
2 109 (40.82%) DBA
3 93 (34.83%) SQL DBA
4 50 (18.73%) SQL Server DBA
5 43 (16.10%) Administrator
6 39 (14.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (8.99%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.74%) SQL Developer
9 16 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.24%) Analyst
11 11 (4.12%) Business Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Database Developer
12 10 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.00%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.00%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (3.00%) Consultant
14 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 7 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 5 (1.87%) Junior
15 5 (1.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.22%) .NET
2 50 (18.73%) ASP.NET
3 39 (14.61%) CSS
4 36 (13.48%) HTML
5 32 (11.99%) jQuery
6 29 (10.86%) Web Services
6 29 (10.86%) XML
7 25 (9.36%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (5.99%) SOAP
10 15 (5.62%) JSON
11 9 (3.37%) WCF
12 8 (3.00%) HTML5
12 8 (3.00%) Ajax
13 7 (2.62%) Entity Framework
13 7 (2.62%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (1.87%) Sass
15 5 (1.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.84%) Replication
2 41 (15.36%) Clustering
3 23 (8.61%) Statistics
4 17 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.62%) Visualisation
6 12 (4.49%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.00%) iPhone
7 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.00%) NHS
8 5 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.50%) User Experience
10 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.12%) Life Science
10 3 (1.12%) PDA
10 3 (1.12%) Open Source
10 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.21%) Windows
2 31 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.24%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.87%) Android
6 11 (4.12%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.00%) Linux
8 3 (1.12%) SUSE
8 3 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.71%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.60%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (16.48%) Migration
5 39 (14.61%) ETL
6 31 (11.61%) MVC
7 24 (8.99%) Database Mirroring
8 22 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (7.87%) ITIL
10 17 (6.37%) TDD
10 17 (6.37%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.24%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.24%) Project Management
12 13 (4.87%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.49%) Data Management
13 12 (4.49%) Data Analysis
13 12 (4.49%) Service Management
14 11 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.12%) CRM
14 11 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (80.15%) SQL
2 149 (55.81%) T-SQL
3 58 (21.72%) C#
4 34 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.86%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.12%) Java
8 5 (1.87%) PHP
8 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.50%) VB6
9 4 (1.50%) VB
9 4 (1.50%) Perl
9 4 (1.50%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.50%) VBA
10 3 (1.12%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 56 (20.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (16.85%) Degree
3 16 (5.99%) MCITP
4 13 (4.87%) MCTS
5 12 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.75%) MCDBA
7 9 (3.37%) CCNA
7 9 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.37%) NCDA
8 7 (2.62%) MCSE
9 5 (1.87%) CCA
9 5 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.12%) OCP
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.75%) MCP
11 2 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.24%) vSphere
3 9 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.87%) XenApp
5 5 (1.87%) XenServer
5 5 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) SCOM
2 8 (3.00%) SCCM
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.87%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.74%) VMware
3 24 (8.99%) Oracle
4 11 (4.12%) NetApp
5 9 (3.37%) Cisco
6 8 (3.00%) Google
6 8 (3.00%) Citrix
7 6 (2.25%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.87%) Epicor
8 5 (1.87%) Tableau
9 4 (1.50%) McAfee
10 3 (1.12%) CommVault
10 3 (1.12%) SAP
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos
10 3 (1.12%) Facebook
10 3 (1.12%) Talend
11 2 (0.75%) Teradata
12 1 (0.37%) Sage
12 1 (0.37%) Hyperion
Warrington, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
TRG
Salary: 45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skelmersdale
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
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Lancashire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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