The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 101 124 247
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +123
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 175 130 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 1.81% 0.093%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% 4.93% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 155 124 7
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,250 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2506 2635 2881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.96% 36.70% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2093 2326 2580
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2012
England

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 1 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 1 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 +28 69 £40,000 +12.67% 9
Manchester +13 68 £40,000 +1.26% 11
Merseyside +7 20 £37,500 - 3
Lancashire -7 17 £27,500 -31.25% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 439 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 315 (71.75%) .NET
3 291 (66.29%) C#
4 242 (55.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 227 (51.71%) ASP.NET
6 218 (49.66%) SQL
7 205 (46.70%) MVC
8 175 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 173 (39.41%) WCF
10 152 (34.62%) Microsoft
11 147 (33.49%) TDD
12 133 (30.30%) .NET Framework
12 133 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 128 (29.16%) Web Application Development
14 118 (26.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 111 (25.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 110 (25.06%) HTML
17 108 (24.60%) T-SQL
18 104 (23.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 103 (23.46%) CSS
20 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
21 83 (18.91%) BDD
22 76 (17.31%) OO
23 74 (16.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 72 (16.40%) Windows
25 65 (14.81%) Node.js
25 65 (14.81%) jQuery
26 63 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
27 61 (13.90%) Web Services
27 61 (13.90%) Domain-Driven Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 65 (14.81%) Node.js
2 24 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.05%) IIS
7 9 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (1.82%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.59%) CMS
10 6 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
10 6 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.46%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.16%) Internet
2 20 (4.56%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (4.33%) SAN
4 18 (4.10%) LAN
4 18 (4.10%) WAN
5 12 (2.73%) Firewall
6 10 (2.28%) RFID
7 6 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.37%) DNS
8 5 (1.14%) IPsec
9 4 (0.91%) NAS
9 4 (0.91%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.91%) VLAN
9 4 (0.91%) SNMP
9 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.68%) DHCP
11 1 (0.23%) SSL
11 1 (0.23%) ADSL
11 1 (0.23%) VoIP
11 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 242 (55.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (26.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 111 (25.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 104 (23.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (10.02%) NoSQL
8 40 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (5.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (4.56%) Relational Database
11 19 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (4.33%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (2.28%) Big Data
15 8 (1.82%) QlikView
15 8 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.82%) MySQL
15 8 (1.82%) OLAP
16 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (9.79%) NUnit
2 37 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.97%) Visual Studio
4 25 (5.69%) Moq
5 18 (4.10%) Subversion
5 18 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (1.82%) JIRA
9 6 (1.37%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.68%) MyEclipse
12 2 (0.46%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 45 (10.25%) Games
2 24 (5.47%) Finance
3 23 (5.24%) Advertising
4 19 (4.33%) Marketing
5 11 (2.51%) Legal
6 9 (2.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 344 (78.36%) Developer
2 200 (45.56%) .NET Developer
3 49 (11.16%) C# Developer
4 46 (10.48%) Software Developer
5 38 (8.66%) DBA
5 38 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (6.38%) SQL DBA
7 27 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
7 27 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 27 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 27 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 26 (5.92%) Web Developer
9 19 (4.33%) Administrator
10 14 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (2.96%) Analyst
11 13 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
12 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Developer
12 12 (2.73%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (2.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (71.75%) .NET
2 227 (51.71%) ASP.NET
3 175 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 173 (39.41%) WCF
5 133 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 133 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 110 (25.06%) HTML
7 103 (23.46%) CSS
8 74 (16.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 65 (14.81%) jQuery
10 61 (13.90%) Web Services
11 59 (13.44%) XML
12 56 (12.76%) Razor View Engine
13 52 (11.85%) RESTful
14 51 (11.62%) Ajax
14 51 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (9.79%) LINQ
16 35 (7.97%) SOAP
16 35 (7.97%) KnockoutJS
16 35 (7.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 28 (6.38%) iPhone
3 25 (5.69%) Mathematics
3 25 (5.69%) Physics
4 18 (4.10%) Replication
5 16 (3.64%) Social Media
6 14 (3.19%) Social Network
7 12 (2.73%) Clustering
8 9 (2.05%) BBC
8 9 (2.05%) Open Source
9 8 (1.82%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.59%) W3C
11 6 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.91%) APACS
13 4 (0.91%) EMV
14 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.68%) Streaming Music
15 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.40%) Windows
2 44 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (7.06%) Android
5 29 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (46.70%) MVC
2 147 (33.49%) TDD
3 128 (29.16%) Web Application Development
4 83 (18.91%) BDD
5 76 (17.31%) OO
6 61 (13.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 52 (11.85%) Scrum
8 51 (11.62%) Unit Testing
8 51 (11.62%) Dependency Injection
9 50 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
11 41 (9.34%) OOD
12 32 (7.29%) CQRS
13 24 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (4.78%) E-Commerce
14 21 (4.78%) ITIL
15 18 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (3.87%) Software Engineering
16 17 (3.87%) ETL
17 16 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 291 (66.29%) C#
2 218 (49.66%) SQL
3 108 (24.60%) T-SQL
4 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 36 (8.20%) Ruby
5 36 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.28%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.05%) VB
7 9 (2.05%) VB6
8 8 (1.82%) Java
9 7 (1.59%) VBA
10 3 (0.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (14.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.85%) Degree
3 40 (9.11%) MCTS
4 38 (8.66%) MCP
5 27 (6.15%) MCAD
5 27 (6.15%) MCSD
6 12 (2.73%) MCSE
7 10 (2.28%) NCDA
7 10 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.28%) CCNA
7 10 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) MCITP
8 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.23%) BS7799
1 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 25 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.24%) vSphere
3 20 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.91%) XenApp
5 4 (0.91%) vCloud
5 4 (0.91%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.82%) Data Guard
1 8 (1.82%) OpenView
2 7 (1.59%) SCCM
2 7 (1.59%) SCOM
3 4 (0.91%) OpenNMS
3 4 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 152 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.43%) Google
3 29 (6.61%) VMware
4 25 (5.69%) Facebook
5 20 (4.56%) Oracle
6 18 (4.10%) NetApp
7 12 (2.73%) HP
8 11 (2.51%) Cisco
9 9 (2.05%) Apple
9 9 (2.05%) IBM
9 9 (2.05%) Yahoo!
9 9 (2.05%) Sony
9 9 (2.05%) Tableau
10 8 (1.82%) Remedy
11 4 (0.91%) WatchGuard
11 4 (0.91%) Veeam
11 4 (0.91%) Acronis
11 4 (0.91%) Dell
11 4 (0.91%) Citrix
12 2 (0.46%) Infor
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