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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 117 234
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +117
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 175 134 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.35% 1.96% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 5.30% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 156 130 15
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +46.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,550 £41,000
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
2726 2526 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.64% 36.88% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2250 2479
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +23 74 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Manchester +2 61 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Lancashire -4 28 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Merseyside +11 11 £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 29 August 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.

1 416 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 301 (72.36%) .NET
3 281 (67.55%) C#
4 235 (56.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 218 (52.40%) ASP.NET
6 208 (50.00%) SQL
7 192 (46.15%) MVC
8 178 (42.79%) WCF
9 159 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 137 (32.93%) Microsoft
11 129 (31.01%) .NET Framework
12 128 (30.77%) TDD
13 119 (28.61%) HTML
13 119 (28.61%) Web Application Development
14 118 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 114 (27.40%) CSS
16 111 (26.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 107 (25.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 105 (25.24%) T-SQL
19 102 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 93 (22.36%) JavaScript
21 77 (18.51%) BDD
22 70 (16.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 69 (16.59%) OO
24 65 (15.63%) Web Services
25 64 (15.38%) XML
25 64 (15.38%) jQuery
26 63 (15.14%) Windows
27 59 (14.18%) Node.js
28 56 (13.46%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (14.18%) Node.js
2 22 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (5.05%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.16%) IIS
9 8 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
13 4 (0.96%) CMS
14 2 (0.48%) Apache
14 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.10%) Internet
2 21 (5.05%) SAN
3 17 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (3.61%) LAN
4 15 (3.61%) WAN
5 9 (2.16%) Firewall
6 7 (1.68%) IPsec
7 6 (1.44%) RFID
7 6 (1.44%) SNMP
7 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.44%) DNS
7 6 (1.44%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.44%) NAS
8 4 (0.96%) VLAN
9 3 (0.72%) DHCP
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.24%) HTTP
10 1 (0.24%) VoIP
10 1 (0.24%) SSL
10 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 235 (56.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (26.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 107 (25.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (24.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (11.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (9.86%) NoSQL
8 36 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (4.33%) Relational Database
11 17 (4.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (3.85%) Oracle Database
13 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.64%) MySQL
15 10 (2.40%) DTS
15 10 (2.40%) Big Data
16 9 (2.16%) OLAP
17 8 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (1.68%) QlikView
19 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (12.26%) NUnit
2 35 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.97%) Moq
4 27 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 21 (5.05%) Subversion
6 19 (4.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.92%) JIRA
10 3 (0.72%) MyEclipse
10 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.48%) LLBLGen Pro
11 2 (0.48%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (9.62%) Games
2 26 (6.25%) Advertising
3 21 (5.05%) Marketing
4 17 (4.09%) Finance
5 10 (2.40%) Retail
6 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.92%) Legal
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 341 (81.97%) Developer
2 195 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 57 (13.70%) Software Developer
4 52 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 41 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 33 (7.93%) C# Software Developer
7 33 (7.93%) .NET Software Developer
8 32 (7.69%) DBA
9 25 (6.01%) Web Developer
9 25 (6.01%) SQL DBA
10 22 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (4.09%) Administrator
12 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
13 12 (2.88%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.88%) Analyst
14 11 (2.64%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (2.64%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (1.68%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (72.36%) .NET
2 218 (52.40%) ASP.NET
3 178 (42.79%) WCF
4 159 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 129 (31.01%) .NET Framework
6 119 (28.61%) HTML
7 118 (28.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 114 (27.40%) CSS
9 70 (16.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 65 (15.63%) Web Services
11 64 (15.38%) XML
11 64 (15.38%) jQuery
12 56 (13.46%) Ajax
13 51 (12.26%) RESTful
13 51 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 50 (12.02%) LINQ
15 47 (11.30%) Razor View Engine
16 46 (11.06%) ADO.NET
17 44 (10.58%) SOAP
18 32 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.97%) Mathematics
2 29 (6.97%) Physics
3 26 (6.25%) iPhone
3 26 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.09%) Replication
5 16 (3.85%) Social Network
6 14 (3.37%) Social Media
7 11 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.16%) BBC
9 8 (1.92%) W3C
10 7 (1.68%) Clustering
11 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.44%) Open Source
12 5 (1.20%) EMV
12 5 (1.20%) APACS
12 5 (1.20%) PDA
13 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.14%) Windows
2 43 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (6.73%) Android
4 28 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (46.15%) MVC
2 128 (30.77%) TDD
3 119 (28.61%) Web Application Development
4 77 (18.51%) BDD
5 69 (16.59%) OO
6 55 (13.22%) Scrum
7 51 (12.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 48 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (10.58%) Dependency Injection
10 41 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 38 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (8.41%) OOD
13 26 (6.25%) CQRS
14 22 (5.29%) E-Commerce
15 18 (4.33%) ITIL
15 18 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (4.09%) ETL
16 17 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (3.85%) Configuration Management
17 16 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 281 (67.55%) C#
2 208 (50.00%) SQL
3 105 (25.24%) T-SQL
4 93 (22.36%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.82%) VB.NET
6 34 (8.17%) Ruby
7 14 (3.37%) VB
8 13 (3.13%) Java
8 13 (3.13%) VB6
9 8 (1.92%) VBA
10 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (13.46%) Degree
2 52 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (7.69%) MCP
4 30 (7.21%) MCTS
5 20 (4.81%) MCAD
5 20 (4.81%) MCSD
6 13 (3.13%) MCSE
7 10 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.40%) CCNA
7 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.40%) NCDA
8 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.05%) vSphere
3 19 (4.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.44%) vCloud
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.96%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.96%) XenApp
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) OpenView
2 6 (1.44%) SCCM
2 6 (1.44%) SCOM
2 6 (1.44%) OpenNMS
2 6 (1.44%) Puppet
2 6 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 137 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.41%) Google
3 27 (6.49%) Facebook
3 27 (6.49%) VMware
4 18 (4.33%) Oracle
5 15 (3.61%) NetApp
6 12 (2.88%) HP
7 9 (2.16%) IBM
7 9 (2.16%) Apple
7 9 (2.16%) Sony
7 9 (2.16%) Yahoo!
8 8 (1.92%) Tableau
8 8 (1.92%) Remedy
8 8 (1.92%) Cisco
9 6 (1.44%) Dell
9 6 (1.44%) Veeam
9 6 (1.44%) Acronis
10 4 (0.96%) WatchGuard
10 4 (0.96%) Citrix
11 3 (0.72%) Sybase
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5% pension, flexi working
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago