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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 7 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.98% 31.95% 15.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 81.82% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 40
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
UK

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
20 66 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.09% 39.05% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 49 64
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
County Antrim -16 5 £30,500 -12.85% 2
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server 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.

1 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 25 (53.19%) HTML
4 24 (51.06%) C#
4 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
4 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
5 22 (46.81%) Degree
6 20 (42.55%) Web Services
7 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
7 19 (40.43%) XML
7 19 (40.43%) MVC
7 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
8 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
9 16 (34.04%) Web Development
9 16 (34.04%) jQuery
10 15 (31.91%) Oracle
10 15 (31.91%) Visual Studio
10 15 (31.91%) CSS
11 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
13 10 (21.28%) Java
13 10 (21.28%) XSLT
13 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
14 9 (19.15%) Internet
14 9 (19.15%) Use Case
14 9 (19.15%) User Experience
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) CMS
1 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) PrestaShop
4 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) EIGRP
2 5 (10.64%) MGCP
2 5 (10.64%) H.323
2 5 (10.64%) RIP
2 5 (10.64%) PBX
2 5 (10.64%) VoIP
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (8.51%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) CTI
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) OLTP
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Visual Studio
2 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) MSTest
3 5 (10.64%) Rational Rose
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Telephony Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) HTML
3 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) Web Services
5 19 (40.43%) XML
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (34.04%) jQuery
7 15 (31.91%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) XSLT
9 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.77%) Silverlight
11 5 (10.64%) YUI
11 5 (10.64%) JSON
11 5 (10.64%) VXML
11 5 (10.64%) Ajax
11 5 (10.64%) SOAP
11 5 (10.64%) COM+
12 3 (6.38%) XSL
12 3 (6.38%) WCF
12 3 (6.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 9 (19.15%) User Experience
4 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
5 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) IVR
7 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Physics
7 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
7 1 (2.13%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) MVC
3 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) Web Development
4 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Use Case
6 8 (17.02%) Time Management
7 7 (14.89%) SOA
8 6 (12.77%) User Stories
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.64%) WFM
9 5 (10.64%) Resource Management
9 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) CAD
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) UML
9 5 (10.64%) OOP
9 5 (10.64%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) C
5 5 (10.64%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) MCAD
3 5 (10.64%) MCSD
4 2 (4.26%) HNC
4 2 (4.26%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Northgate
4 5 (10.64%) Avaya
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) KANA
5 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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