The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 12 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 33 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.66% 24.82% 10.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.42% 61.40% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 10
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £38,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.86% 40.43% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 22
Median salary £36,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -8 32 £38,000 +1.33% 9
County Londonderry +1 1 £19,500 -48.00%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) .NET
3 25 (52.08%) C#
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (35.42%) Oracle
5 17 (35.42%) Silverlight
6 15 (31.25%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
7 14 (29.17%) Data Protection
8 13 (27.08%) J2EE
8 13 (27.08%) JMS
8 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) WPF
10 11 (22.92%) IBM
10 11 (22.92%) Degree
11 10 (20.83%) Web Services
11 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
12 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) WinForms
13 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
13 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 8 (16.67%) HTML
13 8 (16.67%) SAP
13 8 (16.67%) EAM
13 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
13 8 (16.67%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.08%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.58%) NetWeaver
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (12.50%) JBoss
3 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Kentico
6 1 (2.08%) SAS
6 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.17%) SSDT
7 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) PVCS
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) Silverlight
3 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.08%) J2EE
4 13 (27.08%) JMS
5 12 (25.00%) WPF
6 10 (20.83%) Web Services
7 9 (18.75%) WinForms
8 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.67%) HTML
9 7 (14.58%) Ajax
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) EJB
9 7 (14.58%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (14.58%) Java EE 5
9 7 (14.58%) JAX-WS
9 7 (14.58%) JDBC
9 7 (14.58%) JSF
9 7 (14.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Smart Energy
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.08%) iPhone
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Tandem
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Data Protection
2 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 8 (16.67%) EAM
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) MVC
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.50%) Process Management
6 5 (10.42%) Android Development
6 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
6 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
7 4 (8.33%) MVVM
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) Data Management
9 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.50%) Scala
7 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.17%) VB
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) MCSA
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.33%) XenApp
1 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
1 4 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 11 (22.92%) IBM
4 8 (16.67%) SAP
5 5 (10.42%) Xamarin
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 4 (8.33%) Sophos
6 4 (8.33%) Veeam
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Sage
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