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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 114 103 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 144 174 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 2.42% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 6.92% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 126 154 125
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
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
2244 2514 2664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.41% 34.94% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 2101 2346
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 3 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 3 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 +7 70 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Cheshire -18 40 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Merseyside +4 13 £42,250 +12.66% 1
Lancashire -13 6 £34,500 +25.45% 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 316 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 264 (83.54%) SQL
3 197 (62.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 195 (61.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 182 (57.59%) T-SQL
6 163 (51.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 105 (33.23%) Business Intelligence
7 105 (33.23%) Microsoft
8 86 (27.22%) Windows
9 83 (26.27%) Replication
10 75 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (21.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 69 (21.84%) .NET
12 68 (21.52%) Performance Tuning
13 63 (19.94%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (18.67%) ETL
16 57 (18.04%) C#
16 57 (18.04%) Migration
17 54 (17.09%) MS Excel
18 51 (16.14%) ASP.NET
19 46 (14.56%) Web Services
19 46 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (13.92%) Big Data
20 44 (13.92%) Clustering
21 43 (13.61%) Degree
21 43 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 42 (13.29%) XML
22 42 (13.29%) JavaScript
23 41 (12.97%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 29 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.65%) IIS
3 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.53%) Oracle 9iAS
5 8 (2.53%) Drupal
5 8 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.90%) Lync
6 6 (1.90%) Apache
7 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.95%) Node.js
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 54 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) ProjectWise
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.95%) Primavera
5 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.32%) Magento
6 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.53%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.43%) SAN
2 13 (4.11%) Internet
2 13 (4.11%) DNS
3 9 (2.85%) LAN
3 9 (2.85%) WAN
3 9 (2.85%) DHCP
4 6 (1.90%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.90%) DMZ
4 6 (1.90%) Firewall
4 6 (1.90%) VLAN
4 6 (1.90%) NAS
5 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.95%) HTTP
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 197 (62.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 195 (61.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (51.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (21.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (19.94%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (19.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 44 (13.92%) Big Data
9 33 (10.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 29 (9.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (5.06%) Oracle Database
12 14 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (4.11%) OLAP
14 12 (3.80%) MySQL
14 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (3.48%) DTS
16 10 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 33 (10.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 25 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.43%) Mercurial
3 14 (4.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (3.48%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 28 (8.86%) Finance
2 26 (8.23%) Games
3 8 (2.53%) Marketing
4 3 (0.95%) Retail
4 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.32%) Local Government
5 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 155 (49.05%) Developer
2 118 (37.34%) DBA
3 99 (31.33%) SQL DBA
4 54 (17.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 51 (16.14%) SQL Developer
6 47 (14.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 37 (11.71%) Administrator
8 22 (6.96%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.38%) Database Developer
9 17 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.38%) Consultant
10 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Developer
11 14 (4.43%) Analyst
12 12 (3.80%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Senior SQL Developer
14 8 (2.53%) Business Developer
14 8 (2.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 7 (2.22%) SQL Database Developer
16 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
16 6 (1.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.84%) .NET
2 51 (16.14%) ASP.NET
3 46 (14.56%) Web Services
4 42 (13.29%) XML
5 41 (12.97%) HTML
6 39 (12.34%) CSS
7 36 (11.39%) jQuery
8 19 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (5.38%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.43%) Ajax
11 13 (4.11%) HTML5
12 12 (3.80%) SOAP
13 9 (2.85%) JSON
14 8 (2.53%) J2EE
15 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
16 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (1.90%) WCF
17 5 (1.58%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (1.58%) CSS3
18 4 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 83 (26.27%) Replication
2 44 (13.92%) Clustering
3 31 (9.81%) Statistics
4 24 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (7.28%) Mobile App
6 18 (5.70%) iPhone
7 14 (4.43%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.53%) NHS
9 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.27%) Social Media
9 4 (1.27%) User Experience
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.95%) Life Science
10 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.22%) Windows
2 23 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (6.96%) Android
4 21 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.48%) Linux
7 10 (3.16%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.58%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.63%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.23%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (21.52%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (18.67%) ETL
5 57 (18.04%) Migration
6 39 (12.34%) Database Mirroring
7 30 (9.49%) MVC
8 24 (7.59%) Web Development
9 22 (6.96%) Data Migration
10 19 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (5.06%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.06%) ITIL
12 15 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.43%) Analytics
14 13 (4.11%) CRM
14 13 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (3.80%) TDD
15 12 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 11 (3.48%) Data Management
16 11 (3.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 264 (83.54%) SQL
2 182 (57.59%) T-SQL
3 57 (18.04%) C#
4 42 (13.29%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.97%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.75%) VB.NET
6 15 (4.75%) Java
7 11 (3.48%) PHP
8 8 (2.53%) Perl
8 8 (2.53%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.22%) ANSI SQL
10 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.27%) VB
11 4 (1.27%) VBA
12 3 (0.95%) Prolog
13 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 43 (13.61%) Degree
2 15 (4.75%) MCITP
3 12 (3.80%) MCSE
4 10 (3.16%) MCTS
5 9 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.22%) MCDBA
7 6 (1.90%) CCNA
7 6 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.90%) NCDA
8 5 (1.58%) MCSA
9 3 (0.95%) MCP
9 3 (0.95%) ISEB
9 3 (0.95%) CCA
9 3 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.95%) OCP
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.85%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.53%) vSphere
5 6 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.90%) XenApp
6 3 (0.95%) XenServer
6 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) SCOM
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.27%) SCCM
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
4 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.32%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 105 (33.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.76%) VMware
3 32 (10.13%) Oracle
4 18 (5.70%) Google
5 14 (4.43%) Citrix
6 11 (3.48%) NetApp
7 7 (2.22%) SAP
7 7 (2.22%) Cisco
8 5 (1.58%) Tableau
9 4 (1.27%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.95%) Teradata
10 3 (0.95%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) Cognos
10 3 (0.95%) CommVault
10 3 (0.95%) Facebook
10 3 (0.95%) Talend
10 3 (0.95%) Veeam
11 2 (0.63%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) McAfee
12 1 (0.32%) Epicor
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