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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 143 85 187
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +102
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 112 202 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 3.10% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 8.04% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 98 193 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
2293 2512 2925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.96% 38.54% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 2191 2549
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Cheshire 0 44 £37,500 -1.31% 9
Manchester -65 40 £37,250 -6.87% 17
Lancashire -15 18 £33,000 -22.35%
Merseyside 0 6 £40,000 - 3
SQL Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 270 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (74.07%) SQL
3 187 (69.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 127 (47.04%) Microsoft
6 115 (42.59%) C#
7 111 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (40.37%) .NET
9 86 (31.85%) Windows
9 86 (31.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 84 (31.11%) HTML
11 81 (30.00%) CSS
12 78 (28.89%) ASP.NET
13 77 (28.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 75 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 64 (23.70%) .NET Framework
15 64 (23.70%) MVC
16 61 (22.59%) JavaScript
17 49 (18.15%) Performance Tuning
18 48 (17.78%) Replication
19 47 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (17.04%) XML
21 44 (16.30%) MS Excel
22 41 (15.19%) jQuery
23 40 (14.81%) Degree
23 40 (14.81%) WCF
23 40 (14.81%) SOAP
24 38 (14.07%) Finance
25 37 (13.70%) VB.NET
25 37 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.70%) IIS
3 10 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.74%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle 9iAS
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.11%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.59%) WAN
2 7 (2.59%) SAN
2 7 (2.59%) DHCP
2 7 (2.59%) Firewall
3 6 (2.22%) Internet
3 6 (2.22%) LAN
3 6 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.22%) DNS
4 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.48%) SMTP
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) LDAP
7 1 (0.37%) SSL
7 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 187 (69.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (31.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (28.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 75 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (7.78%) Relational Database
8 21 (7.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (5.19%) OLAP
10 11 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.33%) DTS
11 9 (3.33%) Xcelsius
12 8 (2.96%) Big Data
12 8 (2.96%) OLAP Cube
12 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (2.22%) OLTP
14 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.96%) Moq
3 8 (2.96%) NUnit
4 6 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 38 (14.07%) Finance
2 12 (4.44%) Retail
3 9 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.59%) Games
5 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.11%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (50.74%) Developer
2 97 (35.93%) DBA
3 86 (31.85%) SQL DBA
4 57 (21.11%) .NET Developer
5 47 (17.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 40 (14.81%) Administrator
7 37 (13.70%) Software Developer
8 25 (9.26%) C# Developer
9 19 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (4.07%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (3.70%) Environment Manager
13 10 (3.70%) Business Developer
13 10 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (3.33%) Analyst
14 9 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (40.37%) .NET
2 84 (31.11%) HTML
3 81 (30.00%) CSS
4 78 (28.89%) ASP.NET
5 64 (23.70%) .NET Framework
6 46 (17.04%) XML
7 41 (15.19%) jQuery
8 40 (14.81%) WCF
8 40 (14.81%) SOAP
9 37 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (11.11%) JSON
11 27 (10.00%) Web Services
11 27 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (8.15%) ADO.NET
13 19 (7.04%) WPF
14 18 (6.67%) Ajax
15 17 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 17 (6.30%) Sass
16 15 (5.56%) LINQ
17 14 (5.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.78%) Replication
2 24 (8.89%) Statistics
3 19 (7.04%) Clustering
4 17 (6.30%) N-Tier
5 15 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.44%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.07%) User Experience
7 11 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.96%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.96%) Physics
9 7 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) PDA
10 4 (1.48%) NHS
11 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.74%) GIS
12 2 (0.74%) Open Source
13 1 (0.37%) APACS
13 1 (0.37%) W3C
13 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (31.85%) Windows
2 33 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.96%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.48%) Linux
8 3 (1.11%) SUSE
8 3 (1.11%) Android
8 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.70%) MVC
3 49 (18.15%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (11.48%) Migration
5 31 (11.48%) TDD
6 29 (10.74%) Unit Testing
7 25 (9.26%) SOA
8 21 (7.78%) ITIL
9 20 (7.41%) Scrum
10 18 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.30%) CQRS
11 17 (6.30%) ETL
12 15 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (5.56%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.81%) Project Management
14 12 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (74.07%) SQL
2 135 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 115 (42.59%) C#
4 61 (22.59%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.70%) VB.NET
6 30 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.59%) VB
7 7 (2.59%) VB6
8 6 (2.22%) VBScript
9 4 (1.48%) Java
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) VBA
10 2 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.81%) Degree
3 10 (3.70%) MCITP
4 9 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.33%) ISEB
4 9 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.59%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.85%) CCNA
6 5 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.85%) MCTS
6 5 (1.85%) NCDA
7 4 (1.48%) VCP4
8 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.11%) CCA
8 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.74%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) MCSA
10 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.70%) vSphere
3 8 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.11%) XenApp
6 3 (1.11%) XenServer
6 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) SCOM
2 5 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.48%) SCCM
4 3 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 127 (47.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.52%) VMware
3 12 (4.44%) NetApp
4 10 (3.70%) Epicor
4 10 (3.70%) Oracle
5 7 (2.59%) Cisco
6 5 (1.85%) Citrix
7 3 (1.11%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.74%) SAP
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) ESRI
8 2 (0.74%) Ektron
9 1 (0.37%) Capita
9 1 (0.37%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.37%) Sybase
9 1 (0.37%) Juniper
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